Chatting with Billy V: August 4, 2010

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Lady Gaga won a leading 13 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday, setting a new record for the most nominations ever in a single VMA season. Rapper Eminem was the most nominated male artist with eight after the success of his latest album Recovery, while Justin Bieber scored his first nomination in the best new artist category for the music video of hit single Baby. The VMAs air September 12.

They sure can freeze you out fast in Alaska -- take it from Bristol Palin, who, in a matter of hours, called off her engagement to baby daddy Levi Johnston and has reportedly moved back in with her parents, Sarah and Todd Palin. She told People magazine, "It's over. I broke up with him. I need a man who's going to be completely honest with me and someone who loves me and Tripp and wants to be with him all the time." Johnston's manager feels the split was caused by "misinformation".

Though early reports say Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will join Randy Jackson at the judges' table for the 10th season of American Idol, host Ryan Seacrest says it could take several weeks before anything definitive is announced.

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