This week, Nicole Scherzinger revealed that she has a new gig in the UK (hint: it will require a lot of tears). Also, it was disclosed that R&B star R. Kelly owed quite a lot of money to the government for taxes. And No Doubt finally announced the name of their upcoming record. Catch up on this week’s news below.

  • Nicole Scherzinger Goes To U.K.: Some of us may have thought that Nicole Scherzinger’s judging days were over, but she’s deceived us! She may have quit X Factor here in the States, but she’s just joined the UK X Factor family (via Twitter). We can look forward to some more tears.
  • The Strokes: According to Billboard, The Strokes are working on a new album in New York. The group is working with producer Gus Oberg, who also worked on their 2011 record Angles. No word yet on what the title of the album will be.
  • R. Kelly’s Tax Evasion: According to TMZ, R&B star R. Kelly owes $4.8 million in back taxes. Kelly owes large amounts of money to the government for every year between 2005 and 2010.
  • Push and ShoveNo Doubt has finally revealed the name of their upcoming album. The name: Push and Shove. This is the first album in a decade and it’ll hit stores September 25th.

Hope you’re all caught up now. Check in next week for another music news roundup, and don’t forget to keep coming back to BeatCrave for more industry news, and details on the latest bands.

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