- Take another look into Haus Laboratories and see how Lady Gaga‘s black perfume was created. Did we mention it’s the first ever black perfume? [YouTube]

- Lookin’ ab fab in orange! Mariah Carey has released her official promo pic for ‘American Idol.’ The mother of twins looks slim and trim and divalicious! [JustJared]

- Are you ready for the U.S. K-Pop invasion? Girl group, 2NE1 will play two stateside shows. The Korean outfit will perform in Newark, N.J. on Aug. 17 and Los Angeles on Aug. 24. [Billboard]

- Jay-Z is a powerful man. So powerful a battery company has tapped into him. HOV is featured in a new commercial for the Duracell Powermat. Word to the wise, you’ll get a cold shoulder from Jay-Z if you try and answer a call from Beyonce. [YouTube]

- We love us some Trey Songz! The crooner performed ‘Heart Attack,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ with a full band and rocked it! [YouTube]

- Poor Max George! The Wanted member is very upset that an ex-fling used the words “sex god,’ to describe him in the sack. Probably the only guy on the planet who objects to that description. [TMZ]

Watch How Fame is Created in New Haus Laboratories Promo