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Rihanna and U2 are among the major names expected to come together this week in the name of disaster relief.

Universal Music has confirmed to Billboard that it plans to release a digital album at some point in the next few days, with all proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross.

"We are doing it only digitally because it is faster, and this will be a worldwide release. The plan is to have it available later this week," a company spokesman said.

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  • Rihanna in London

The lineup of artists is not finalized, as the label must find major acts willing to waive their royalties in exchange for a single to be included on the CD. Lady Gaga, a Universal signee who has already designed a special bracelet for the cause, is a strong possibility to join.

The March 11 earthquake in the region, and subsequent tsunami, have left over 20,000 people dead or missing.

UPDATE: Justin Bieber will also lend his voice to the album. He has Tweeted: "Japan is one of my favorite places on earth... it's an incredible culture with amazing people. My prayers go out to them."

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For those who thought it would never be appropriate to compare Justin Bieber with Michael Jackson, we have three words for you: never say never.

The 17-year old icon has set a new box office record with his first foray on to the big screen, surpassing the King of Pop in the process. Through yesterday, Bieber's Never Say Never has earned $72.2 million domestically, becoming the most successful concert-themed film of all-time in the United States.

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Jackson's This Is It brought in $72.1 million.

Bieber will never catch MJ on a worldwide basis, however.

This Is It, which chronicled Jackson's final tour preparations prior to his June 2009 passing, has garnered an unfathomable $189.1 overseas. Bieber's biopic has only grossed $10.8 million outside America.

Another point of historical comparison: Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour earned $5 million internationally in 2008 and $65 domestically.

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When Justin Bieber Tweeted March 5 that “im not shaving for a month so you all can see my mustache, im pumped,” Selena Gomez wasn't swooning at the idea.

On the Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM this morning, Gomez explained why she did not encourage her boo to go there: “You’ve gotta commit,” she told listeners.

“You can’t just be like, ‘All right, let me just do a little one.’”

Though Gomez explained that she’s not totally against facial hair, she does raise a good point. It's Justin Bieber. What is a month really going to produce?

“He … needs a little more time,” she laughed.

Hopefully there won't be more Selena Gomez death threats over that cute wisecrack. You never know with Beliebers. Here's a clip of her interview:

[Photo: Splash News]

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I'm blushing.

So responded Selena Gomez on The Late Show last night, as David Letterman peppered her with questions about Justin Bieber.

After showing the singer a photo of herself and the Biebs at a Vanity Fair Oscars party in February, he asked Selena how long she's known Justin (two years), how they met (his manager called her mom/manager) and whether or not the duo are dating.

Selena's unclear reply? "He's been in my life for so long, and it's just nice to have someone that understands what you're going through."

Gomez and Bieber are absolutely entitled to their privacy, but consider the lesson of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart: it might be best to just admit to a relationship and end the speculation once and for all.

Otherwise, the young stars will continue to be asked about their status and will be forced to come up with awkward answers that pretty much confirm it anyway.

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Unless you're willing to risk arrest and don a housekeeper's outfit, you probably won't get very close to Justin Bieber any time soon.

But fans can at least enjoy the next best thing, now that Madame Tussauds in London, New York and Amsterdam have unveiled wax statues of this 17-year old icon.

Justin himself posed with the British version of himself today, smiling a lot broader than the representation under his arm. Why so sad, fake Justin Bieber?!? You're about to get fawned over by millions of teenage girls...

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Said Bieber of this honor in February: "To be immortalized in wax alongside some of my idols - Michael Jackson, Prince, Beyonce and my mentor, Usher - is incredibly exciting and very cool."

[Photos: WENN.com]

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Justin Bieber may be adorable, but the actions of his fans can often be deplorable.

As has been well-documented, a set of crazed Beliebers have been threatening Selena Gomez ever since she started dating the singer. Now, Great Britain's Daily Mirror reports that a pair of obsessed followers actually broke into Justin's Liverpool hotel room last week.

Cutie in London

"Two girls snuck in through a side entrance and stole housekeeping outfits," a source tells the newspaper. "After ditching their regular clothes and slipping into their new costumes they got the lift to Justin's suite and knocked on the door... Having been allowed in, the girls began half-heartedly polishing tables and dusting surfaces."

This all took place while Bieber was trapped in the hotel because the streets were filled with screaming fans.

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What happens when pop meets country? Young meets old(er)? Beliebers meet... Flatters?

The official music video for "That Should Be Me," that's what. Justin Bieber and Rascal Flatts have released their recent collaboration, as Justin was actually on the video's set when he first Tweeted a photo of his new haircut.

The timing for this release couldn't be better, as perhaps it will distract the online world from searching for that Usher sex tape. Indeed, Bieber is indirectly helping his good friend and mentor. Check out the official video now and sound off: What do you think?

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Justin Bieber may be angry about the paparazzi coverage of his relationship with Selena Gomez - as evidenced by this middle finger - but the latter singer is simply scared.

Or terrified, to be exact, according to the latest issue of Star Magazine.

Ever since Justin and Selena went public at a Vanity Fair Oscars party last month, sources tell the tabloid that death threats against Gomez have intensified. Many Beliebers have transitioned from passionate to disturbing.

"Selena's terrified," says the insider. "She's only young and when she sees things written about her, she understandably freaks out. Justin tries to reassure her, but what can he do?"

As she discusses in the video above, Gomez has dedicated her latest single, "Who Says," to these critics. She told Ryan Seacrest last week:

"This song is such a great message to my fans, and it really touched me when I heard it. Basically, it's to the haters, it's to the people who try to bring you down."

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Officials are on high alert in Liverpool at the moment, and it's all due to the presence of Justin Bieber.

The pop icon is trapped in his hotel room in England as we type this because hundreds of screaming girls are outside and police have warned Bieber to remain where he is, as a "possible riot situation" could break out if he walks outside.

Beliebers in Liverpool

Sources actually tell TMZ that cops will arrest Bieber for inciting a riot if he so much as steps on to the balcony.

Over two dozen guards have taken up position outside Justin's hotel, while surrounding roads have been shut down to handle the masses that continue to gather. It's a loud, difficult-to-control mess and we'll keep you apprised of whether or not Bieber ever sees the light of day again.

UPDATE: Bieber has Tweeted: "This is crazy. There are like thousands of people out there. Love everybody but gonna try and get some sleep. Please dont scream. lol."

UPDATE: The cops have allowed Bieber to wave to his fans on the balcony. However, an appearance by their music god has not caused the crowed to disperse just yet.

[Photo: WENN.com]

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They both make women scream, but in very different ways.

Now, Chris Brown and Justin Bieber have teamed up on a new single.

The hip hop star/nude photo aficionado and 17-year old icon make for an unusual duo in the minds of many... but do they make for a successful one? You tell us. Listen to the newly-released "Next 2 You" and sound off on the duet: What do you think?

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