Idina Menzel announces album, Beyoncé's birthday, & 10 more stories everyone's talking about

1. It's Beyoncé's 33rd birthday! We couldn't be more excited to celebrate by gazing over photos of the fabulous performer and remising about how her career has developed.

2. Idina Menzel officially announced that her holiday album will be dropping on October 14th.

3. Kendall Jenner was asked to star in the sequel of "Fifty Shades of Grey"? Things are heating up for this newly minted model.

4. The new cast members for "The View" have finally been announced. Rosie Perez and Nicole Wallace will be the new editions to the cast of four for this season.

5. Last night in late night TV, Blake Shelton and Jimmy Fallon went head-tohead in an unconventional game of football. You've got to see the craziness for yourself.

6. Because it seems to be a day of cast announcements, new additions to "Dancing With the Stars" were also released. Competitors include Betsey Johnson and Lolo Jones.

7. In sports news, the NFL season kicks off tonight with a game between The Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers.

8. It's confirmed! Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will be playing the DC Legend Black Adam.

9. The Little Rascals got together for a reunion with a throwback photoshoot, and it was pretty amazing.

10. Joan Rivers is still on life support, but now it seems the clinic she's at is under some extreme scrutiny.

11. It's Fashion Week in New York! Zac Posen kicked off the packed week with an interview about where he got his inspiration from and what it was like to go to the Emmys with Heidi Klum.

12. Serena Williams quickly turned things around for herself at the U.S. Open and managed to beat Italy's Flavia Pennetta.