While you were reading out one of our several Selena Gomez stories today, you might have missed some of music's breaking stories.
■ Now that Zayn Malik is free from producer Naughty Boy, who was vicariously stomped on at a One Direction show, RCA records' latest signee will explore his real musical talents beginning with Frank Ocean's creative partner and Channel Orange producer, Malay.
Malay posted a photo of Zayn and his daughter together with the caption, "Benefits of the job.. my daughter gets to meet my co-workers, one who happens to be one of her favorites @niazkilam what an amazing soul." Not long afterwards, Zayn uploaded a snap of him in the recording studio.
Where there's smoke, there's fire!
— zaynmalik (@zaynmalik) July 18, 2015
■ Rita Ora stuns in new promotional photos for her Chris Brown collaboration "Body On Me."
■ Azealia Banks is shooting a music video for "Miss Amor" off Broke With Expensive Taste.
@nrvsa yes. I'm doing an elliphant feature plus some others, workin on tour w/ K, finishing coco songs then shooting miss Amor video ?❤️?
— AZEALIA BANKS (@AZEALIABANKS) July 29, 2015
■ Major Lazer & KickRaux remix Kranium's "Nobody Has To Know" featuring Ty Dolla $ign.
■ Shawn Mendes and Hailee Steinfeld sing a beautiful acoustic version of Mendes' "Stitches."
■ Tina Fey, Tituss Burgess and Jane Krakowski sing a little Beyonce.
■ Audiences booed Meek Mill at Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint show in Canada last night (Drake's from Canada), causing Mill to argue with Canadian politician Norm Kelly. [Idolator]
■ And finally, Lady Gaga played craps until 2 a.m. after her show in Atlantic City last week. She reportedly played with $100 chips and blew on the dice for good luck. [Page Six]