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Pepsi or Coke: Beyonce Makes a Decision!

A roundup of the headlines you kinda sorta need to know
Kevin Mazur

Beyonce Teams Up With Pepsi The soft drink company announced "a hybrid project with Beyoncé that will include standard advertising... as well as a multimillion-dollar fund to support the singer’s chosen creative projects." The important part is you get to drink out of a Pepsi can with Bey's face on it. (New York Times)

Mexican Singer Jenni Rivera Dies in Plane Crash Billboard's former Mexican Female artist of the Year died in a plane crash in Mexico Saturday night. Rivera was 43 years old. (MTV News)

Miley Cyrus Joins Borgore Onstage Uh, what? The "Party in the U.S.A." singer performed with the Israeli dubstep DJ in L.A. this weekend. In case you missed the memo, Miley's cool now. (Rolling Stone)

Cyndi Lauper, Sleigh Bells, St. Vincent and Rosie O'Donnell Perform "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" And there's even video of it. (BuzzFeed)

The Decemberists Guest Star on The Simpsons The "Down by the Water" band are the newest music teachers in Springfield. I guess this means they've finally made it. (Pitchfork)

Rihanna Performs Unapologetic Ballad "Stay" on The X Factor We just cannot get enough of this song. (Popdust)

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June 24: Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Greatest Asset

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