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Ashley’s Morning Scoop 12.3.15

Britney Spears got a big gift from Miley Cyrus; the pop star celebrated her 34th birthday yesterday with a surprise party and a massive balloon arrangement from her pal Miley spelling out Britney. Miley says Britney is her go-to person for advice.

Reese Witherspoon will host the National Tree Lighting Ceremony this afternoon at the White House, rounding out a pretty huge lineup for the 93rd annual event. Performers include Fall Out Boy, Tori Kelly, Kelsea Ballerini, Aloe Blacc and, of course, Miss Piggy.

Mariah Carey was rushed to a New York Hospital yesterday after suffering severe flu symptoms. The diva is currently hooked up to IV’s and is said to be making a steady a steady recovery. It’s unknown if she will be able to make a special performance in New Jersey on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Carey’s ex-husband, Nick Cannon announced he has joined Radio Shack as its Chief Creative Officer. Cannon is best known as Mariah Carey’s ex and the host of America’s Got Talent, has actually already proven himself in the boardroom as the chairman of TeenNick for Nickelodeon. His duties with Radio Shack include growing the company’s educational and S.T.E.M (science, technology, engineering and math) initiatives nationwide to curating the in-store music selection.

Blake Shelton has had quite the year. The Voice coach, ex-husband to Miranda, boyfriend of Gwen and Country superstar is also Country Music Television’s Artist of the Year. Congrats Blake!

Adele might need some advice from Taylor Swift. It seems the media is all about her ex-boyfriend, now trying to find out who he is and who Hello is about. They have been hounding male friends of hers in an attempt to sort out who Hello was about. She says in the future she might reconsider how much she reveals in her music.