Read: Camila Cabello Refuses To Sing Fifth Harmony Songs on Solo Tour

Life is indeed sweet for Camila Cabello.

The ‘Havana’ hitmaker, who is undoubtedly still celebrating the success of her eponymous, Gold-certified debut album, is still hot on the promo trail in its support.  Most recently spotted gracing the cover of ‘NME’ magazine, Cabello dished on a number of topics including why she changed her album’s name (from ‘The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving.’), solo success, leaving ‘Crying in the Club’ off her debut album’s final track list, and even addresses if she’ll ever cover Fifth Harmony hits when she embarks on a solo tour.

Read her thoughts on this and more below:

 

Camila on Performing Fifth Harmony hits on her solo tour:

“No… no, definitely not. I honestly have never even thought about that. I don’t know, I feel like this is such a new… chapter of me.” 

Camila on being a role model:

“I think it has a lot to do with the fact I have a sister who’s 10. Even if I swear in real life, I don’t like swearing in songs. Because she listens to my songs with all her friends and I don’t want them to not be able to sing along.

Growing up, I looked up to all the Disney girls like Selena, Demi, Miley, Taylor … I feel like the people you look up to as a kid definitely influence you in some way. And because of that I wanna be a good influence on younger kids.”

Camila on changing her album’s title:

“The album was about getting over this situation, but I’m never going to get over this situation if I’m constantly being asked about it. And also, I’m a super private person so I couldn’t even give an interesting answer to who it was about. I just kept being super vague, and that’s not fun for anybody.

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New Video: Jussie Smollett & Swizz Beatz – ‘Catch Your Eye’

After kicking off 2018 with his stirring official debut single, ‘Freedom,’ and an equally moving music video to accompany it (click here to see that if you missed it), ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett continues to showcase music from his long-awaited debut album, ‘Sum of My Music.’

Ahead of its reported March 2nd release fans are invited to feast their eyes on ‘Catch Your Eye’ – the LP’s Swizz Beatz-assisted second single.  Said to be inspired by the 1998 Hype Williams’-directed film, ‘Belly,’ the clip also features stunning artwork from Nigerian artist Laolu NYC.

Curious to see what Smollett’s cooked up with his second swing at the bat?  Look inside to see:

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Celebrities React To Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl LII Halftime Show

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Everyone is still abuzz after Justin Timberlake took to Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank stadium to rock the Super Bowl LII halftime show.

With pyrotechnics and high octane choreography to boot, the Grammy-winner was armed with a bevy of tricks, crowd-hyping, and, of course, his top hits. Taking the stage by his lonesomehe single-handedly set the city and Twitter alight tonight as evidenced by ongoing discussion by fans, critics, and even celebrities.

With weigh ins from all across the board, tuck in to see what some of your favorite celebs had to say about the outing:

 

 

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Watch: Justin Timberlake Performs At Super Bowl Halftime Show

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After much ado, Justin Timberlake performed at the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show.

Drawing on an array of production bells and whistles, the 37-year-old star delivered a set comprised of classics such as ‘Rock Your Body’ and ‘Cry Me A River’ and new tracks from his recently released album ‘Man Of The Woods.’ Also, with the game taking place in Minneapolis, Timberlake seized the moment to salute hometown hero Prince.

With much controversy surrounding JT’s return (in light of the fallout from his 2004 appearance with Janet Jackson and her unfair treatment), did JT deliver?

Watch below to find out.

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#Prince Fans Slam Justin Timberlake For Super Bowl Tribute

As of time reported, legendary singer/songwriter Prince is trending thanks to his inclusion in Justin Timberlake‘s epic Super Bowl showing (which aired moments ago).

The JT performance – which aired live from The Purple One’s hometown of Minneapolis – not only featured a visual interpolation of the late legend performing one of this top hits, ‘I Would Die 4 U,’ but also included a light show that lit up an entire region of the The Twin City in the purple Prince symbol.

Many took to Twitter to praise Timberlake for the touching tribute while others, well aware of Prince’s stance on his image being used after death AND outlook on Justin in particular, were well displeased with the ‘Filthy’ singer’s decision.

See their fiery roasting inside:

 

Did you miss the action? Click here to see the performance in full.

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From The Vault: Janet Jackson – ‘All Nite (Don’t Stop)’

As we celebrate Janet Jackson’s legacy on what has been christened #JanetJacksonAppreciationDay, we journey you back to 2004, when the diva released fan favorite ‘All Nite (Don’t Stop).’

Built on a Herbie Hancock sample, the track was produced by Jackson alongside Swedish producers Bag & Arnthor. Longtime collaborators Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis also helped cook up the cut.

Interestingly, the Samba-infused jam was initially intended to be the lead single from the artist’s eight album ‘Damita Jo,’ but was instead issued as the LP’s third offering.

Serviced at a time when Janet was unfairly pegged public enemy #1 – after the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” – this plausible radio hit never even entered Billboard’s Hot 100.

Indeed, not even its slick, choreography driven Francis Lawrence video could save its chart trajectory. Still, it still delivered many a moment.

Armed with an army of funky dancers, Janet leads the “kidz” as they rehearse in the dark after a blackout. Perhaps to offset any potential backlash and encourage mass play, a clean version (sans some of the “edgier” moments) was also rolled out.

‘Til this day, the visual remains a much appreciated gem in Jackson’s videography.

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Unlike numerous artists of her caliber, Janet never lost what made her so special in the first place. Hence, why it was frustrating seeing songs such as ‘All Nite’, ‘So Excited’ and (to a lesser, but still notable extent) ‘Feedback’ given the cold shoulder by radio and music shows at the time of their release. All because of an issue that was (purposefully) blown out of proportion and seemed rooted in both sexism and racism.

As Janet’s guest Justin Timberlake readies his own Super Bowl performance, it’s clear the world is a wholly different place than it was 14 years ago. With the rise of (Black) Twitter and the power of the #TimesUp movement, it seems people are finally waking up to the injustice that played out in the aftermath of “Nipplegate’ and the unjust ramifications it had on Jackson’s releases and career more broadly.

A bit late if you ask us, but better late than never, right?

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Janet Jackson Outtrends Super Bowl On Twitter Ahead Of Halftime Show

Janet Jackson has been a fixture in the headlines in recent weeks. For, Justin Timberlake‘s selection as headliner for this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show has forced many to take a long hard look at the blatant disparity in treatment the pair received following the 2004 “wardrobe malfunction.”

Indeed, all signs pointed to Jackson being “banned” from the platform, while JT has been invited back with open arms.

The injustice has caused for an interesting development on game day.

A celebratory hashtag, #JanetJacksonAppreciationDay, has been erected and is exploding! So much so that it’s outpacing the #SuperBowl equivalent.

Full story below…

As at writing, the trend is #1 in the US and is besting the Bowl:

Update: It’s now hit over 100,000 tweets. Including many from celebrities:

 The salute is spilling over to Instagram too…

If there’s any team we’re rooting for today, it’s Janet’s!

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Watch: Jennifer Lopez Performs ‘Us’ On ‘DIRECTV Super Saturday Night’ Super Bowl Pre-Show

Jennifer Lopez is wasting no time kicking off the promotion for her musical comeback.

The dynamite diva headlined DIRECTV‘s Super Saturday Night Pre-Super Bowl event in Minneapolis and seized the moment to perform new single ‘Us.’

Unleashed earlier this week, the Skrillex production is reportedly about Lopez’s relationship with boo Alex Rodriguez.

She brought the track to life with an explosive production, comprised of dancers, high-octane choreography, and vivacious vigour.

Watch J.Lo get down to her latest jam after the jump…

She did that!

We’re really hoping she pushes this hard because it sounds like a hit in waiting in many a region. Especially Europe.

Peep pics below…

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Watch: Dua Lipa Performs ‘New Rules’ & More On SNL

Dua Lipa is making a beeline for worldwide notability.

The Brit achieved major wins on home soil and has now struck global gold with ‘New Rules.’

Having topped the charts in the UK, the track has now climbed to #8 in the US on the Billboard Hot 100.

Said peak has carved the path for a major Stateside promo push, with her latest stop being Saturday Night Live.

Backed by a full band, the 22-year-old performed ‘Rules’ and more.

Peep her SNL showing after the jump…

Cute.

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Janet Jackson Issues Statement Confirming She Will NOT Be Performing At Super Bowl With Justin Timberlake

After months of speculation, Janet Jackson has shut down the rumors. Per the Pop queen herself, she will not be performing at the Super Bowl with Justin Timberlake.

Full story below…

In a statement issued today, Jackson (51) confirmed that – despite much press anticipation – she will not be taking part in JT’s Halftime Show tomorrow night in Minneapolis.

The pair infamously created waves like no other when their wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Halftime Show dominated headlines worldwide.

As widely reported, the treatment Jackson and Timberlake received thereafter defined disproportionate and many had hoped the latter would seize the moment to right that wrong by inviting Jackson to join him during his spot. Needless to say, that won’t be happening.

Given that was what many had been hoping for, one has to wonder whether this will impact Justin’s viewership.

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