(In an effort to keep you fully informed, and fully entertained, below we present today's FYI and TMI — news you need and news that's, well, sometimes needless….)
Bieber, Swift Win Big At MTV EMAs
Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift were the top winners at the 2012 MTV European Music Awards on Nov. 11 in Frankfurt, Germany, garnering honors for Best Female and Best Male, respectively, among other awards. GRAMMY winner Whitney Houston was honored with the Global Icon Award. Additional winners included Lana Del Rey, Carly Rae Jepsen, Linkin Park, Nicki Minaj, and One Direction, among others.
Gomez, Bieber Break Up, INXS Split
Teenage power couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have called it quits after a nearly two-year relationship due to their "crazy schedules," according to a source reported by Us magazine. "Selena definitely had some major trust issues with Justin," the source continued. Gomez must not have been convinced when Bieber sang, "If I was your boyfriend, I'd never let you go." With Bieber back on the market, teenage girls everywhere are learning to beliebe again. In related breakup news, after 35 years of music, Australian pop/rock collective INXS no longer need each other tonight — or any other night. During a concert opening for Matchbox 20 on Nov. 11 in Perth, Australia, drummer Jon Farriss said the performance would be the GRAMMY-nominated band's last. "I'm getting teary," Farris noted before the band played their final song, "I Need You Tonight," according to a report.