TAYLOR SWIFT'S ALLEGED STALKER DEEMED UNFIT TO STAND TRIAL: Taylor Swift will be able to rest a little easier now. An alleged stalker who's been hounding the star has been committed to a state psychiatric facility after being deemed unfit to stand trial by a court doctor. The alleged stalker, Mohammed Jaffar, appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court, where Justice Laura Ward had him sent to the facility. Jaffar is accused of calling Swift's management company 60 times in two weeks, followed by repeated visits to her New York apartment to ring her doorbell. He was arrested in March after violating court orders to stay away from the pop star, and will stay in psychiatric care until found fit to stand trial on charges of stalking and burglary.
HARRY STYLES COVERS LITTLE BIG TOWN'S 'GIRL CRUSH': After recently taking on Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain," Harry Styles has turned his attention to Little Big Town's "Girl Crush." Styles rolled out the country cover during a show at Nashville's legendary Ryman Auditorium Monday night. Styles is set to further indulge his love for country music when he hits the road with Kacey Musgraves next year.
STEVE AOKI CONFIRMS COLLABORATION WITH K-POP GROUP BTS: Steve Aoki plans to collaborate with K-pop group BTS. The 39-year-old DJ shared photos with the South Korean boy band after teasing a project with BTS in May. News of the project follows the release of BTS' new EP, Love Yourself 'Her'. The album has been setting records, including becoming the highest-charting album from a K-pop group on the Billboard 200. Aoki and BTS have yet to announce details about their collaboration. The K-pop group will also release a collaboration with The Chainsmokers, and met with British singer Charli XCX at the Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival in August.
JOHN LEGEND TO HEADLINE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE CONCERT: John Legend has been tapped to headline this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert. Legend will perform at the annual event in Oslo, Norway, on December 11th, in honor of whoever wins the Nobel Peace Prize this year. He previously performed at the event in 2006. In a statement, John says, "Our capacity to transcend borders - to work together to overcome hate with love, to eradicate violence and, instead, pursue justice - is what moves us closer to a peaceful future." He adds, "As an artist, an activist and a father, I am honored and humbled to take part in this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert as we use our voices to advocate for peace in the face of global adversity." Additional performers will be announced later.
NIALL HORAN CANCELS MEXICO CITY CONCERT FOLLOWING DEADLY EARTHQUAKE: Niall Horan cancelled his Mexico City tour date scheduled for last night, as the city deals with the aftermath of several earthquakes. He made the announcement on Twitter, writing, "Unfortunately, due to the recent tragic events in Mexico City I have had to cancel my upcoming show." He adds, "I'm grateful for the overwhelming support from fans in Mexico. This difficult decision was made out of great affection and concern for the safety of my fans." Niall promises to come back to the city soon and ends his message by encouraging fans to donate to the Red Cross. Last week, Shawn Mendes also cancelled his Mexico City concert in the wake of the disaster.