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Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 03/ 4/2011

Courtney Love to pay $430,000 for defamatory tweet; Britney's new single leaks; Pitchfork festival announces initial lineup

By David Malitz

courtney loveDoes this look like a person who would defame someone on Twitter? Well... (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP)

- Maybe Courtney Love will be a little more careful about what she says on Twitter after settling a lawsuit and agreeing to pay $430,000 to fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir for a series of defamatory tweets. Ha, we said "Courtney Love" and "be a little more careful" in the same sentence. Good one, us!

- The new Britney Spears single hit the Internet Thursday. "Till the World Ends" was written by Ke$ha and produced by Dr. Luke. That combo worked in 2010 -- does it still make magic in 2011?

- Pitchfork has announced the first slate of bands scheduled to perform at its annual festival, taking place this year July 15-17 in Chicago's Union Park. D.C.'s Dismemberment Plan keep their reunion going with yet another high-profile gig; other big names include Animal Collective, Fleet Foxes, TV on the Radio, Odd Future, Cut Copy, Destroyer and more.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Friday morning:

Magnetic Fields, "Swinging London"

By David Malitz  | March 4, 2011; 10:12 AM ET
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Britney Spears, Courtney Love, Dismemberment Plan, Dr. Luke, Ke$ha, Pitchfork  
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