Digest: Timberlake and Gaga on 'SNL'; Bon Iver Release Album

Also: 'American Idol' may change voting process; AC/DC to release concert movie

April 20, 2011 6:25 PM ET
Digest: Timberlake and Gaga on 'SNL'; Bon Iver Release Album
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Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga Return to 'SNL'
Justin Timberlake has been announced as the host of the May 21st season finale of Saturday Night Live. The frequent SNL visitor will be joined by musical guest Lady Gaga, who will make her second appearance on the show. [Popdust]

Bon Iver to Release New Album
Folk singer Justin Vernon is set to release his second album as Bon Iver on June 21st. The album, titled Bon Iver, is said to include a wider range of instrumentation than his acclaimed debut, For Emma, Forever Ago. [Spin]

'American Idol' May Change Voting Next Year
American Idol executive producer Ken Warwick has told Billboard that the show is planning to change the voting process for the hit series next year. No decisions have been made yet, but Warwick says that producers are considering limiting the number of text votes allowed out of concern that some segments of the audience were skewing results. [Billboard]

AC/DC DVD Arrives in June
Let There Be Rock, a concert movie featuring the final performance of AC/DC with their original frontman, Bon Scott, will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray on June 7th. A collector's edition will come out on the same day featuring more than 95 minutes of extra content. [press release]

Deerhoof, Battles, Swans Join ATP NJ
Battles, Deerhoof, Swans, Oneida and Peanut Butter Wolf have been added to the lineup of I'll Be Your Mirror, the All Tomorrow's Parties festival in Asbury Park, New Jersey. This year's festival, which is being curated by the members of Portishead, will also include sets by Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel, Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Shellac. [Brooklyn Vegan]

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