Twitter index: Teen Choice Awards, Jay-Z and Kanye West release 'Watch The Throne'

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Justin Bieber fans are celebrating his recent wins at the Teen Choice Awards on the morning of August 8.

The Canadian singer picked up four out of the five awards he was nominated for, including Choice TV Villain, Choice Music Male Artist, Choice Male Hottie and Choice Twit.

Tracks from the newly released "Watch The Throne" album by Kanye West and Jay-Z (collectively called "The Throne") are piling up in Twitter's most talked about topics.

The songs “No Church In the Wild,” “Gotta Have It,” “Who Gon Stop Me” and “Murder to Excellence” all feature on the album and in Twitter’s trending terms.

The song names are accompanied by micro reviews of the album with Twitter users commenting, “‘Who Gon Stop Me’ sounds like a fight in Transformers, and that's kind of a good thing,” “the production on ‘murder to excellence’ is simply nothing short of superb” and “watch the throne has some exciting moments in production (‘who gon stop me’ is wild and ‘gotta have it’ is raw) but the raps are just so-so.”

Twitterers are replacing words in band names with "lesbian," according to third place hashtag “#replacebandnameswithlesbian.” My Chemical Romance has been transformed into “My Lesbian Romance” and microbloggers are proudly tweeting about their witty creations.

The hashtags “#TabCoSneakPeek,” “#WhyAreYou” and “#MessageToMyEx” fill first, second and fourth places on Twitter’s list of trending topics.

The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on August 8 at 7:30 AM GMT are:

  1. #TabCoSneakPeek (promoted)
  2. #WhyAreYou (new)
  3. #replacebandnameswithlesbian (new)
  4. #MessageToMyEx (new)
  5. JUSTIN WON (new)
  6. My Lesbian Romance (new)
  7. Who Gon Stop Me (new)
  8. No Church In the Wild (new)
  9. Murder to Excellence (new)
  10. Gotta Have It (new)

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