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Will Heath/NBCG-Eazy joined Halsey this past weekend on Saturday Night Live for a steamy rendition of their hit duet "Him & I."  The two of them have performed the song live many times together, but as G-Eazy tells ABC Radio, it's always different.

"You definitely discover new things," he says. "Both of us have a different kind of energy, or attitude, or whatever you wanna call it."  He laughs, "It's interesting dating your co-worker, and working together with them in new ways every single time."

While working with someone you're also dating doesn't always end well, G-Eazy says that because he and Halsey are similar, it was easy for them to collaborate on the song.

"We both are pretty intense, we both are a little bit crazy," he tells ABC Radio. "And that energy that you hear in the song is the energy that was there when we were bouncing ideas off each other -- y'know, as we're writing it, as we're making it, as we're putting it together."

And, according to G-Eazy, both he and Halsey have the same approach to recording.

"When an idea's alive, we have to go in and record it right there, because you might miss it," he says. "And that excitement of an idea coming to life is a really cool thing that we both share."

G-Eazy will kick off a tour in support of his album The Beautiful & Damned next month, and he's hinted that Halsey may pop up on a few dates so they can perform "Him & I" together live.

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Ruven AfanadorYou'd think selling millions of albums and winning an Oscar and four Grammys would be enough to convince any singer that they'd finally "made it."  But Sam Smith says until just recently, he was scared that his success was just "a gigantic fluke."

Speaking to Australia's Daily Telegraph, Sam says, "I became famous and it scared me and I ran into a hole and hid from it..my personality changed in good and bad ways constantly."

He adds, "There was so much that happened, and finishing on the Oscars, there was a part of me that thought, ‘Is this one gigantic fluke?’” 

After Sam scored an Academy Award for his James Bond theme "Writing's On the Wall," he dropped out of sight to work on new music, and finally emerged late last year with his latest hit "Too Good at Goodbyes." He says that was when he finally realized that he wasn't just a flash in the pan.

"After 'Too Good At Goodbyes' came out, I really felt deep down I am going to be OK,” Sam explains. "My dream is just to do this for the rest of my life. I'm not trying to beat every album; I'm playing the long game. I want to be here like the Elton [Johns] of this world. I want to be here when I'm 60, still singing and still performing.”

While he feels more secure these days, Sam says he doesn't want to get too comfortable.

“I have to be scared,” he tells the paper.  “I don’t like the idea of this ever becoming easy. I always want to be a student of music and of performing...I still have singing lessons as much as I can. It's important to me to always learn -- you are never bigger than the craft.”

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ABC/Image Group LAOver the weekend, Katy Perry got the rare opportunity for a "do-over," and was able to overcome some childhood trauma in the process.

As documented on her Instagram story, Katy visited the Medieval Times restaurant in Dallas, Texas over the weekend. She explained that she wanted to go to the eatery, which famously features a show of knights jousting on real horses while patrons eat dinner, to right a wrong that occurred when she was a small girl.

"One of my more embarrassing stories I have from childhood that traumatized me is that when I was very young, I went to Medieval Times," she explained. "And the guy came over to me and he had a ribbon at the end of his [lance]."

Katy said she wasn't aware that she was supposed to take the ribbon off.  Instead, she said, "I took my dirty napkin that I had been putting all the chicken grease on, and put it on top of the [lance] and everyone in the whole arena laughed at me."

"I think I was maybe, like, six or seven," Katy added. "And now I’m 33, and I’m gonna do it right this time!”

We then see Katy being crowned the "Queen of Love and Beauty," and being presented with a sash and tiara by a knight.  The video ends with a closeup of a photo of Katy in her "queen" regalia, smiling with the Medieval Times actors.

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David Livingston/Getty ImagesEver since Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber rekindled their romance, there have been countless stories about how Selena's mom Mandy Teefey disapproves of the relationship, and how it's driven mother and daughter apart.  Well, now Teefey herself is setting the record straight about her true feelings towards Jelena.

Speaking to Gossip Cop, a website dedicated to debunking celebrity rumors, Teefey says that she and Justin Bieber haven't spoken, or even texted "in years," and admits that she is "not happy” about the fact that he and Selena are dating again.  However, she notes, "Selena can live her life however she wants as long as she is happy, safe and healthy.”

“Every mother and daughter has disagreements,” Teefey adds, denying rumors that she and Selena's relationship had been strained since she and Selena's stepdad stopped managing Selena's career four years ago.

“We never expected to manage her her whole life. We lost family time because the only time we saw her, we talked business,” she explains. “It was no longer fun for any of us, like it was when she was younger, and we had to be with her because she was a minor.”

When asked if Selena's relationship could have a negative impact on the singer/actress' health, Teefey says, “She is 25 years old and knows what is at stake with her health. I do not control her the way it has been portrayed.”

She added, "Selena is an adult and can make her own choices.”

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Dennis LeupoldDemi Lovato is currently single, but that doesn't mean she isn't looking.  During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, she engaged in a spirited game of "Who'd You Rather" which revealed that her #1 celebrity crush is Rihanna, followed closely by Kristen Stewart and Niall Horan.

In "Who'd You Rather," Ellen shows photos of two celebrities and asked the guest who they'd "rather."  The celeb the guest picks then goes on to be matched up with the next celeb, and so on. Playing the game with Ellen, Demi picked the following stars from the possible matchups:

Harry Styles over The Weeknd
Rihanna over Harry Styles
Rihanna over Zac Efron
Rihanna over Milo Ventimiglia
Rihanna over Drake
Rihanna over Rita Ora
Rihanna over Chance the Rapper
Niall Horan over Rihanna
Niall over Bruno Mars
Niall over Jesse Williams
Kristen Stewart over Niall
Kristen over Michael B. Jordan

Then, Demi was asked to choose between Kristen Stewart and her BFF, Nick Jonas. "Kristen Stewart!" yelled Demi, and then cracked up.  "Call me, Kristen!" she giggled, as the audience cheered and laughed. 

The final match-up was between Kristen and Rihanna...and Rihanna won. Ellen joked, "You've left Kristen for Rihanna, and I will let Nick know both of those things."

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Ruven AfanadorIn April of 2015, Sam Smith was forced to cut his tour of Australia and New Zealand short when he developed a vocal cord hemorrhage that required surgery.  Now, he's heading back Down Under for a new set of dates on his Thrill of It All World Tour.

Sam has announced dates that will start November 2 in Auckland, New Zealand and wrap up November 20 in Perth, Australia.  Tickets go on sale January 22.

Meanwhile, Sam will give his first live performance of 2018 Tuesday at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, but that's a one-off date.  The actual Thrill of It All tour gets underway in March, and will visit the U.K. and Europe before arriving in North America in June.

On January 30, Sam will head to New York City for the taping of the CBS special Elton John: I'm Still Standing -- A Grammy Salute.  In addition to Elton himself, the special will feature performances from the likes of Coldplay's Chris Martin, John Legend, Miley Cyrus and country stars like Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert.

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ABC/Paula LoboBoy band PRETTYMUCH made their Good Morning America debut Monday, and not only was the group hyped about their performance, but one member in particular was thrilled to meet another guest on the show: Thor star Chris Hemsworth.

"He looked at me -- I was standing in the doorway," Austin Porter told ABC Radio. "He's like, 'Nice song!' I was like, 'Thank you...I hope you fix [your hammer], Mjölnir,' and he's like 'Hopefully, one day,' and I was like 'Yeah!'"

Austin's comment references the most recent Thor movie, Thor: Ragnorok, in which the Thunder God's enchanted hammer Mjölnir is destroyed.  Austin laughs, "I'm a big Marvel fan, I wanted to tell him something related to Thor."

On GMA, PRETTYMUCH sang their new single "No More," and the guys say everyone was surprisingly into the performance.

"That was crazy!" group member Brandon Arreaga told ABC Radio. "The people in the room were giving us so much energy and...it felt really tight. They got our logos everywhere, it was sick!"

"I also felt like...they were just like astonished, they were like in awe," Austin added. "So it was really cool."  Group member Nick Mara chimed in, "The environment was just dope, everyone was clapping and cheering us on."

You can see the guys on their PRETTYMUCH EVERYWHERE tour, which runs through January 28 in L.A.  Each tour stop is, of course, full of screaming, hyperventilating female fans, so how do they deal with that?

"Just give 'em hugs, show 'em love, thank 'em for being great fans," explained Nick.  Group member Zion Kuwonu added, "Tell 'em everything's gonna be O.K. and breathe! Just breathe!

"If anything, we just wanna let them know that they're just as important to us as we are to them," Brandon notes. "They're everything to us." 

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Kai Z. FengThe NAACP Image Awards take place tonight, but Bruno Mars is already a winner. 

Man of the awards were presented in advance at a gala dinner Sunday night in Pasadena, CA, and Bruno picked up three: Outstanding Male Artist, and Outstanding Traditional Song and Music Video for "That's What I Like." Bruno is also up for Entertainer of the Year, and he'll find out tonight if he wins in that category when the show airs live on TV One at 9 p.m. ET.

And in more good news for Bruno, his album 24K Magic has just returned to the top five on the Billboard Top 200 album chart.  That's because the album's new single, "Finesse," has been doing so well; it's expected to debut in the top 10. 

24K Magic is currently #4; it hasn't been that high on the chart since April of 2017. The album came out in late 2016.

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Ryan McGinleyJustin Timberlake's new album Man of the Woods comes out two days before the Super Bowl, so JT will be taking advantage of the fact that he'll already be in Minneapolis to host a unique listening party.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribute reports that American Express is hosting a "listening session" with Justin at Paisley Park, the legendary home of Prince, on February 1. The paper cites a posting on eTix.com announcing  the event, but notes that it's already sold out. At the event, cell phones will be taken away from fans and locked up -- so don't count on any video leaking out if you didn't get tickets.

Justin is a huge Prince fan, though other Prince fans were quick to point out that in the past, JT had taken a few shots at the late legend. One fan tweeted, "So Justin Timberlake dissed Prince in a song AND openly mocked his height, and the people running his Estate are gonna let him party at Paisley Park?"

As City Pages reminds us, back in 2006, Prince said at a post-Emmys party, "For whoever is claiming they are bringing sexy back, sexy never left!" A few months later, at the Golden Globes, JT accepted an award on Prince's behalf, but he did it by bending his knees and looking up at the mic, poking fun at the fact that Prince was short.

Then, a month later, Justin sang the following verse on the Timbaland song "Give It to Me:" "If se-sexy never left, then why's everybody on my sh**?/ Don't hate on me just because you didn't come up with it."

It's no wonder City Pages ran this headline: "Prince-mocking white guy Justin Timberlake to hold Paisley Park Event."

Justin will headline the halftime show at the Super Bowl on February 4.

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SYCO/Epic RecordsCamilizers everywhere rejoiced Friday when Camila Cabello released her long-awaited debut solo album, Camila.  It includes her global smash "Havana," but Latin music isn't all you'll findThe Cuban/Mexican singer says the album's a true reflection of who she is.

"I just took every element from things that influenced me, like my culture, my heritage...Latin music that inspires me," she tells ABC Radio. "I also love singer-songwriters, R&B, emo...I love dancing but I also love guitar. So all those different elements make the album what it is."

And, unlike in Fifth Harmony, Camila took creative control of the project and co-wrote every song.

"I just let myself not have any rules," she tells ABC Radio. "There are songs that are emotional...and then there’s also songs that are just fun. Y'know, they don’t have to be that deep. I just let myself be free and I didn’t overthink."

"Never Be the Same" is Camila's current single, but "Havana" is still huge, which Camila says surprised her.

"I definitely didn’t think it would be as big as it became," she admits. "I mean, I always knew that the song was special, but you can’t really predict. You just never know."

Now that the album's out, Camila says she's planning lots of live performances for 2018.  And of course, if she ever needs career advice, she can always ask rock legend Elton John, who recently gushed about how much he loves her in a radio interview.

"I thought it was fake...But no, it was real, it’s crazy!" Camila laughs. "He’s probably scared of me now, though because I’ve tweeted about it so many times!  I’m like, 'Elton! I love you!' He’s like, 'Whoa, shouldn’t’ve said that. She’s crazy!'"

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Nicole NodlandEd Sheeran may have been overlooked in the major categories at the Grammy Awards, but he's made up for it at the Brit Awards -- the British equivalent of the Grammys -- with four nominations, including British Album of the Year.

In addition to the Album of the Year nod for Divide, Ed's also up for British Male Solo Artist, as well as British Single and British Artist Video for "Shape of You."  At the Grammys, Ed only received two nods: Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.

On Instagram, Ed wrote, "Thanks for all my Brit award nominations, and well done to all the other nominees. All very exciting, see you at the ceremony."

Only one other artist received more nominations than Ed: Dua Lipa who had five.  She's up for British Female, British Breakthrough, British Single, British Artist Video and the British Album for her self-titled debut album, which spun off four hits in the U.K. including "New Rules," which reached #1.   That's the most nods ever for a U.K. female solo artist.

"OH MYYYYYY!!!!" she tweeted. "Lol how is this real...I can't believe it!"

In the British Artist Video category, which is fan-voted, one former member of One Direction and two current members are in the running.  ZAYN is nominated for his Taylor Swift duet "I Don't Wanna Live Forever," while Liam Payne is nominated for "Strip That Down," and Harry Styles got a nod for "Sign of the Times."

Nominees in the International Categories include Taylor Swift, Pink, Lorde, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Drake and Kendrick Lamar.  Surprisingly, Sam Smith was completely snubbed.

The Brit Awards take place February 21 at London's O2 Arena.  Ed and Sam are both performing at the ceremony.

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Warner Bros. RecordsDua Lipa faces off against herself in the stylish new video for her empowering kiss-off track, “IDGAF.”

In the visual, two versions of Dua lead two respective group of dancers all dressed in identical pant suit: one side dressed in blue, the other in pink. The blue-clad Dua represents her tough side, while pink Dua is her softer side.

“This video is about your stronger and weaker side fighting with each other, only to realize that self-love is what will help you overcome any negativity that comes your way,” the singer says in a statement. “I hope you like it as much as we have loved making it.”

The new song follows her hit, “New Rules.”

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BMLGFans have been busily dissecting Taylor Swift's new video for "End Game" ever since it arrived at midnight.   The video's director, Joseph Kahn, has been busy too...retweeting fan theories and offering one of his own.

First, Kahn seems to confirm that the snake imagery in the video is no accident by retweeting a number of posts referring to them.  In case you missed it, at one point, Taylor's playing a video game on her phone called "End Game," and a green snake is displayed on screen.  In another shot, a drink has a snake-shaped green straw.  And in the scene where she's riding a motorcycle, she's dressed in a head-to-toe snakeskin bodysuit.

He also retweeted a fan who made a list of things that were "reinforced" by the video, one of which was "No music video this era is going to feature a love interest."  Neither the clip for "Look What You Made Me Do" nor the one for "...Ready for It?" -- both directed by Kahn -- featured a male co-star.

And Kahn himself weighed in with this observation about the clip:  When Taylor sings the line "Here's the truth from my red lips" in the video, she's not wearing her usual bright red lipstick.  

He writes, "When Taylor sings 'truth from my Red lips' her lips are nude because I think it means her lips that sang the Red album."

Swifties promptly congratulated him for being as big a fan as they are.  "You're fitting in with us very well," wrote one.  Another noted, "This guy directed the #EndGameMusicVideo but still looks for Easter eggs."

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Miller MobleyZayn rang in his 25th birthday with some sweet words from his girlfriend Gigi Hadid.

The model posted a series of lovey-dovey pictures of her man, along with the caption, “Love this man more than I could ever put into words, & am inspired by his drive to be and do better everyday.”

She continued, “Cheers to YOUR YEAR my @zayn - happiest happiest birthday & 25th year of life !! I’m proud to be by your side.”

Zayn’s birthday comes one day after Gigi’s mom, Yolanda Hadid, celebrated her own birthday.

Zayn and Gigi have been dating since 2015.

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Atlantic RecordsBruno Mars' collaboration with Cardi B may help the "Bodak Yellow" rapper achieve yet another chart milestone.

Billboard reports that "Finesse," their song together, is doing so well that it may jump from its current #35 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 into the top 5 on next week's chart.  If it does, Cardi may become the first female artist in history to have four top 10 hits at the same time.

Billboard notes, however, that the record depends on whether or not Cardi's other three top 10 hits are still there next week.  Currently, she's #5 with the A$AP Rocky/G-Eazy collabo "No Limit," #8 with the Migos/Nicki Minaj collabo "MotorSport" and #10 with her own "Bodak Yellow."

The only acts ever to have four or more top 10s simultaneously, by the way, are The Beatles, T-Pain and 50 Cent.

As for Bruno, "Finesse" would be his 15th top 10 on the Hot 100.

Meanwhile, the other big song that was released last week, Justin Timberlake's "Filthy," could hit the top 15 on next week's chart, or possibly the top 10.  Either way, it'll be JT's first hit since "Can't Stop the Feeling!" debuted at #1 in 2016.

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ABC/Paula LoboWe've been waiting for it for a year, and Camila Cabello's debut solo album Camila is finally out today.  Camila sang her current hit, "Never Be the Same" on ABC's Good Morning America on Friday, and then told ABC Radio that now that the album's out, she can breathe for a minute.

"I'm definitely relieved and excited," she tells ABC Radio. "It just feels like the end of a chapter, y'know?  Today's the first day where I can really just enjoy it, and I can enjoy it being out."

Camila adds, "I love the idea of, y'know, there's not just two songs to listen to, there's like a whole body of work. So I'm relieved. I feel like I can just breathe now. I can exhale." 

In addition to "Never Be the Same," Camila also features the smash hit "Havana," and the previously-released song "Real Friends." The album is a mix of upbeat Latin and reggaton-flavored tracks, and introspective ballads about relationships and heartbreak.

Today at 3 p.m. ET, Camila will host a livestream listening party and Q&A on her YouTube channel.

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Chloe Rice/Disney Parks via Getty ImagesKaty Perry is presenting Minnie Mouse with a major honor.

The singer will be on hand to present the famous Disney character with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in celebration of Minnie’s 90th anniversary.

“After 90 years of serving LOOKS & smiles as the polka dot queen, it's time she got that recognition!” Katy tweeted. “It will be a childhood and grown adult dream come true for me that day!”

Katy, along with Disney CEO Bob Iger, will give Minnie her star on January 22 at 11:30 a.m. PT in front of Disney’s El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Fans can tune in to watch the event on the official Hollywood Walk of Fame website.

Minnie’s longtime companion Mickey Mouse got his star back in 1978 for his 50th anniversary.

Disney is the parent company of ABC News.

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Brian ZiffIn November, WALK THE MOON released their new album What If Nothing, and tonight in Washington, D.C., they'll kick off their Press Restart tour in support of the new disc.  What can fans expect?  Oh, just some "crazy production"...and maybe some tigers for good measure.

Asked to describe the tour, WALK THE MOON bass player Kevin Ray tells ABC Radio, "Two words: live doves.  Maybe some white Siberian tigers, just let 'em loose."

Of course, he's kidding, but he promises this tour will be special. 

"We're just so excited!" he says. "It's been a year and a half...since our last real headlining tour.  So here's a chance to take how we've changed and evolved in a year...and put it into our show, which is our favorite thing to do."

Kevin describes the tour as "the culmination of all this work that we put into our music," and adds, "We're kinda pulling out all the stops."

He promises "some crazy production," noting, "I think it's gonna be exciting for the fans, because maybe in the past we've been kinda limited in what we could afford to do or, space-wise, what we could pull off. Now, I think now we're in a position to just go a little crazy!"

WALK THE MOON is expecting two groups of fans on the tour: those who've been with them for years, and those they acquired thanks to "Shut Up and Dance."  While that song changed their lives forever, Kevin says with the new album, they didn't feel obliged to come up with an album full of "Shut Up and Dance Part 2s." 

"We decided to just be a rock band and just do what we know we can do best, and that felt great," says Kevin. "We've never been more excited."

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ABC/Randy HolmesRemember back in the day when there was no social media or Internet, and if you wanted to tell your favorite star how much you loved them, you had to write them a fan letter? Well, John Mayer wants to return to those days, and he wants you to come with him.

On Instagram, John writes, "2018: a return to naturalism. Let’s correspond. Real paper. Real ink. Real names. Here’s the plan: get yourself a typewriter (@californiatypewriter and Etsy have some great ones) and send me a one page, properly formatted letter (formal or informal) and I will reply to a few every morning. Include return envelope/postage if you’re overseas."

John then provides an address where you can write to him: PO Box 3784, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, United States.

The Grammy-winner's request for fans to write to him using a typewriter isn't a coincidence: he's such a fan of them that he even appears in a documentary called California Typewriter, about one of the last typewriter shops in America.

John is one of several celebrities featured in the movie talking about the joys of typing things on an old-fashioned machine.  He explains that he became intrigued at the permanence of words on paper after he saw a documentary showing Bob Dylan typing out his lyrics, and seeing other typewritten lyrics at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tom Hanks, a noted typewriter enthusiast who has more than 200 machines in his collection, is also featured in the movie.

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Courtesy BMLGAs promised, Taylor Swift dropped the video for "End Game" on Thursday night, and it's a globe-trotting party affair.

There's Taylor and her dancers hanging with Future on a yacht in Miami.  Then she's off, partying with Ed Sheeran at a bar in Tokyo. Next she's celebrating at what seems to be maybe a New Year's Eve party in a London apartment with fireworks visible over the skyline in the distance.  Then she's in what seems like a fancy bar, raising a glass to the delight of cheering patrons.

But, no, contrary to internet rumors, there's no Katy Perry appearance in the video.

"End Game" is the latest single from Taylor's album Reputation.

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