Twitter says it's testing an 'edit' button
Twitter tweeted Tuesday that it is indeed working on a way for users to edit their 280-character messages, although it says the project has nothing to do with the fact that edit-function fan Elon Musk was just revealed as the company’s largest shareholder and now sits on its board.
One Good Thing: An artist preserves Wuhan's COVID memories
(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)WUHAN – Scribbled instructions for incoming patients plastered on the window of a silent hospital reception counter. Fear gripped the city as authorities abruptly shut its residents in their homes and froze transport links on Jan. 23. With public transportation closed, the only solution was to bicycle to the hospital, with Yang leading the way. AdSoon after sending the mother-daughter pair to hospital, Yang came down with a fever and cough and feared she had the virus. Yang is currently working on a wall-size aerial view of Wuhan under lockdown, with individual residents represented by black ink dots.
Still divisive, Dr. Luke resurges at Grammys — as Tyson Trax
Dr. Luke appeared as Tyson Trax on the Grammy ballot for Doja Cat's Say So," which he produced and co-wrote. But not all of the academy members may have been aware they were voting for Dr. Luke when they completed their ballots this year. Ad“I didn’t know that Tyson Trax was Dr. Luke. AdTogether, Martin and Dr. Luke crafted hits for Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, Pink and Kesha, who he signed in 2005. Eventually Dr. Luke stepped into the forefront, helming successes for Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida, logging 17 No.
The Weeknd vows to tone it down for his Super Bowl show
This photo provided by the NFL shows singer The Weekend speaking at the halftime press conference ahead of the Super Bowl 55 football game, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (Perry Knotts/NFL via AP)The Weeknd may be known for his graphic music videos and performances featuring blood and violence, but the three-time Grammy winner says he will tone down his act during the Super Bowl halftime show. The pop star said he will “keep it PG” during his headliner slot on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium as the reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Florida. The 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show will be different this year due to the pandemic and The Weeknd said he will use different parts of the stadium, the field and a “little bit" of the famously massive pirate ship. AdWhen asked for his favorite Super Bowl halftime show, The Weeknd cited Diana Ross' 1996 performance. The Weeknd, whose real name is, Abel Tesfaye, joins a list of celebrated musicians who have played during Super Bowl halftime shows, including Madonna, Beyoncé, Coldplay, Katy Perry, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and last year’s duo of Shakira and Jennifer Lopez.
Hollywood on the Potomac: A-list turns out for Biden-Harris
Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. And country star Garth Brooks, doffing his black cowboy hat, sang a soulful a capella rendition of “Amazing Grace,” his eyes closed for much of the song. While stars mostly eschewed Trump's inauguration four years ago, the A-list was back for Biden. Brooks was careful to call his decision to perform on Wednesday non-political, and in the spirit of unity. Alone with his guitar, The Boss sang his “Land of Hope and Dreams” in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out
And it earned him his first Grammy nomination in six years. 3 spot on the pop charts — is up for best rap song and best rap performance. And Anderson .Paak's “Lockdown," about police brutality and racial injustice, is up for best melodic rap performance and best music video. JAY-Z, THE SONGWRITERS, SHINESHappy wife, happy life: Jay-Z has lent his songwriting hand to his wife Beyoncé and he's earned Grammy nominations for it. PAUL McCARTNEY, THE ART DIRECTORPaul McCartney scored his 79th Grammy nominations this year — as an art director.
Taylor Swift no-show at AMAs despite wining top prize
In this screen shot provided by ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, Taylor Swift accepts the award for artist of the year at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. She also won favorite music video and favorite pop/rock female artist, winning three honors and tying Bieber, Dan + Shay and the Weeknd for most wins Sunday. “The last time I received this award it was given to me by the late, great Prince," he said after winning favorite soul/R&B album. Breakthrough singer-rapper Doja Cat performed and won new artist of the year and favorite soul/R&B female artist. And Megan Thee Stallion — won favorite rap/hip-hop songs for “WAP" with Cardi B — performed “Body" from her recently released debut album “Good News."
The Weeknd to headline the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show
The NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation announced Thursday, Nov. 12 that the three-time Grammy winner will perform at the 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show on Feb. 7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – The Weeknd will bring his popular falsetto vocals to the 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show. “We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position,” the singer said in a statement. This is an extraordinary moment in time and the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show is going to be an extraordinary experience with an extraordinary performer.”Roc Nation and Emmy-nominated producer Jesse Collins will serve as co-executive producers of the halftime show. “We are thrilled to have The Weeknd join us in Tampa Bay on the Pepsi Halftime Stage,” said Brian Rolapp, the NFL’s chief media and business officer.
'Jagged Little Pill' leads Tony Awards nominations with 15
This image released by Vivacity Media Group shows Elizabeth Stanley, left, and Celia Rose Gooding during a performance of "Jagged Little Pill." The musical leads the Tony Awards nominations with 15 nods in a pandemic-shortened season. The dozen nods make “Slave Play” the most nominated play in Tony history. The nominations were pulled from just 18 eligible plays and musicals, a fraction of the 34 shows the season before. The 2020 Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast digitally and take place later this year, at a date still to be announced.
Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction
FILE - This Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 file photo shows the Instagram app icon on the screen of a mobile device in New York. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are taking part in a 24-hour freeze Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 on Instagram to protest against the failure of the social media platform's parent company, Facebook, to tackle misinformation and hateful content. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction
FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 file photo, Kim Kardashian West speaks at the "Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project" panel during the Oxygen TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington, in Pasadena, Calif. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are taking part in a 24-hour freeze Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 on Instagram to protest against the failure of the social media platform's parent company, Facebook, to tackle misinformation and hateful content. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)LONDON – Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are among celebrities taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” on Wednesday to protest against what they say is parent company Facebook's failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election misinformation. The movement asks people to put up a message highlighting what they called the damage Facebook does but otherwise refrain from posting on Instagram for a day. With 188 million followers, Kardashian West is one of the most influential people on Instagram and support from her and other big names for the boycott saw Facebook shares slide in aftermarket trading late Tuesday.
Smile!: Katy Perry gives birth to a baby girl named Daisy
Katy Perry has given birth to a baby girl named Daisy Dove Bloom. The pop superstar and her partner, actor Orlando Bloom, got UNICEF to announce the news on its Instagram account. Both Perry and Bloom are goodwill ambassadors for the United Nations agency that helps children. The baby is Perry's first. Bloom and his former wife, Miranda Kerr, have a son, Flynn, who was born in 2011.
New this week: Katy Perry's 'Smile' and 'Love Island' return
This image released by BBC America shows Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in a scene from "Planet Earth: A Celebration." The special debuts at 8 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 31, on BBC America, AMC, SundanceTV and IFC. (BBC Studios/BBC America via AP)
New this week: Katy Perry's 'Smile' and 'Love Island' return
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Infused with a hip-hop energy and a solidly anarchic spirit, Get Duked! is the directorial debut of music video director Ninian Doff. Katy Perry says shes been on a real emotional, psychological and spiritual journey... to find my smile in the last three years since releasing her Witness album. AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISIONWhether the new season of CBS Love Island includes any version of love remains to be seen, but its definitely not on an island. Love Island, with host Arielle Vandenberg and narrator Matthew Hoffman, debuts 8 p.m. EDT Monday with a two-hour episode, followed by nightly episodes at 9 p.m. EDT.
New this week: Selena Gomez, Jason Sudeikis & Gloria Estefan
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Project Power: Missing new superhero pics? Netflix has one up its sleeve in Project Power, hitting the streamer Friday. Selena Gomez is on new turf the kitchen in Selena + Chef, a 10-episode cooking series that debuts Thursday on the HBO Max streaming service. The answer may be found in Ted Lasso, a new Apple TV+ series starring Jason Sudeikis as the character he played in NBC Sports promotions for the Premier League.
Dr. Luke rebounds, thanks to Saweetie, Doja Cat, Juice WRLD
Hes returned to the charts in 2020, working on songs for rising and established rap stars, including Lil Wayne, Juice WRLD, Saweetie and Doja Cat. Dr. Luke marked a major comeback this year with the success of the Billboard Hot 100 No. Label representatives for Saweetie, Juice WRLD, Lil Wayne and Cat didnt immediately reply to emails seeking comment. Months later, Kesha accused him of sexual assault during their yearslong partnership (Dr. Luke has vigorously denied the allegations.) Outside of rap in 2020, Dr. Luke has produced music for pop singer Kim Petras, using the pseudonym MADE IN CHINA.
Family re-imagines Bob Marley classic for COVID-19 relief
FILE - In this July 4, 1980 file photo, Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley performs at a reggae festival concert in Paris. The family of Bob Marley are covering his song One Love to raise money for coronavirus relief efforts. Stephen Marley, Cedella Marley and her son, Skip Marley, have joined forces to produce a new version of One Love, which will be released July 17 and will also include special guest appearances from other musicians. Not just lip service, but real action, Cedella Marley, 52, said in an interview with The Associated Press this week. Bob Marley died of cancer in 1981 at age 36.
Chrissy Teigen honored at Baby2Baby gala
Kate Hudson arrives at the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)CULVER CITY, CA – Chrissy Teigen said she felt honored to receive an award at the Baby2Baby Gala, but her acceptance speech wasn't all about her achievement: "No kid should go hungry. "I feel honored to be honored," Teigen said. Legend praised Teigen for being an advocate for children through Baby2Baby. The nonprofit organization looks for high-profile celebs to highlight their mission of helping provide basic necessities to children living in poverty. Teigen said she and Legend have tried to instill the importance of giving to the less fortunate in their young children, Luna and Miles.
Katy Perry's Stylist Jamie Mizrahi Designs Collection We Predict So Many Celebs Will Wear
Katy Perry's stylist (yes, the one responsible for the Met Gala chandelier and burger ensembles) designed a fall and winter collection that's functional and fashionable. The line features cold-weather and holiday pieces to wear from the office to a soiree -- think cozy sweaters and sumptuous velvet dresses to statement coats. Mizrahi's 18-piece Rent the Runway collection is by rental only through the site's three subscription plans. Not only does this minimize waste and save money, but you can borrow, return and wear multiple items in rotation. The Sweet Baby Jamie collection will be available to rent on Nov. 15.
Why Katy Perry's Fellow 'American Idol' Judges Refuse to Get on the Back of Her
Katy Perry's fellowAmerican Idoljudges are huge fans of her music -- but her motorcycle hobby? The 35-year-old singer got her motorcycle license ahead of her new music video for "Harleys in Hawaii," and couldn't have been more excited. "I had done the four-day course, but I had never like, actually hopped on a Harley [before filming the music video]," Perry gleefully revealed. "She took a four-day course and she comes to me and she says, 'I'm going to leave on my motorcycle,'" Richie said, with the horror adorably displayed all over his face. RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Shares Rare Pic With Fiance Orlando Bloom While Celebrating Her Birthday in EgyptKaty Perry Has Steamy Romance in 'Harleys in Hawaii' Music Video
Katy Perry Shares Rare Pic With Fiance Orlando Bloom While Celebrating Her Birthday in Egypt
Ancient pyramids, afterlife thoughts and fairy-tale love -- Katy Perry is getting deep as she continues to celebrate her 35th birthday. The pop star took to Instagram on Friday to share a slideshow of snapshots from her trip to Egypt, including a rare and adorable photo with fianc Orlando Bloom. Ancient Egyptians believed that when you pass on your heart had to be weighed, Perry captioned the post. In between music and Egypt trips, Perry is also continuing her American Idol judging stint, with the show returning in spring 2020. RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Has Steamy Romance in 'Harleys in Hawaii' Music VideoKaty Perry and Ryan Seacrest Have Already Been Brought to Tears During 'American Idol' Auditions (Exclusive)
Katy Perry Has Steamy Romance in 'Harleys in Hawaii' Music Video
Katy Perry had a special gift for fans on Wednesday -- a music video to accompany her new single, "Harleys in Hawaii." The music video ends back at a hotel, where, after dancing and munching on Flamin' Hot Cheetos, Perry cuddles with her biker fella as the sun is coming up. She was shooting this very music video, posing with female friends for the clip's beach scenes. "That's what this American Idol is about," Perry added. RELATED CONTENT: Katy Perry Says Orlando Blooms Son Flynn Has Drastically Changed Her Daily Life Embed Code RestartPaula Abdul Reacts to Katy Perry's $25 Million 'American Idol' SalaryKaty Perry and Ryan Seacrest Have Already Been Brought to Tears During 'American Idol' Auditions (Exclusive)Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Jonas Brothers and More to Play 2019 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour
Paula Abdul Reacts to Katy Perry's $25 Million 'American Idol' Salary
Paula Abdul is celebrating Katy Perry's hefty American Idol salary. The 57-year-old singer appeared on Wednesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen and responded to a fan question about Perry's reported $25 million paycheck as a judge on Idol. Abdul previously expressed similar sentiments when ET's Nischelle Turner spoke to her in June 2017. "So I'm a paid woman and I'm ready for a beautiful man," she added at the time, which came just months after she and her now-fiance, Orlando Bloom, called it quits. "Their plan is to have a close friends and family wedding in the fall, but are keeping many of their plans private."
Katy Perry and Ryan Seacrest Have Already Been Brought to Tears During 'American Idol'
"Katy and I were actually crying [while] watching [an audition]" Seacrest said of a mother who patiently waited for her chance to sing for the stars. "That's what this American Idol is about," Perry explained. "She came to collect it," added Richie, with Perry saying, "And she's going to Hollywood!" Season three of American Idol is expected to premiere in early 2020. RELATED CONTENT:Ryan Seacrest Officially Returns as 'American Idol' HostOriginal 'American Idol' Judges Reunite With Kelly Clarkson, Talk Working Together AgainLauren Alaina Shares How Competing on 'American Idol' Differs From 'Dancing With the Stars' (Exclusive)
Katy Perry explains why she ended her feud with Taylor Swift
Katy Perry and Taylor Swift ended their feud -- which Perry now calls a "misunderstanding" -- because of the young girls who look up to them. The "Small Talk" singer appeared on "Ellen" Wednesday to perform the single and sounded mature while talking about her former rival. Perry explained that while Swift was on her "Reputation Tour," she sent her a literal olive branch, then would say hello to Swift and be kind whenever she saw her in public. They publicly showed everyone they buried the hatchet over the summer when Perry played a burger to Swift's fries in Swift's music video for "You Need to Calm Down." The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.
Taylor Swift Reveals She and Katy Perry Reconnected Over Past 'Miscommunications'
These days, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have passed the olive branch (literally) and buried the Bad Blood, but things werent always so nice between to the two pop stars. Katy and I were talking about our signs of course we were we were talking about our signs because we had this really, really long talk when we were reconnecting and stuff, Swift explains. We were talking about how weve had miscommunications with people in the past, not even specifically with each other, Swift shares. It was actually just a misunderstanding, Perry says of the fight, which was supposedly over stolen backup dancers. Theres probably only about 10 people in the world that have the same things in common, Perry notes.
Katy Perry Says Orlando Blooms Son Flynn Has Drastically Changed Her Daily Life
Katy Perry has changed a lot since connecting with her fianc, Orlando Bloom. The 34-year-old musician opens up on Wednesdays episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show about how the British actors 8-year-old son, Flynn, whom he shares with ex Miranda Kerr, has drastically changed her daily schedule. Thats why I still dress like a child, to fight against!As for Bloom, Perry gushes about how her man shows up for her and how they share affection. He is the kindest man Ive ever met. If we can just wrangle this beast and get on it, well have the ride of our life.For more from Perry and Bloom, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Orlando Bloom Says He and Katy Perry Are Planning for KidsKaty Perry Turns Her Puppy, Nugget, Into a Show Dog in Small Talk Music VideoWhy Orlando Bloom Says He and 'Remarkable' Fiancee Katy Perry Won't Get Divorced
Orlando Bloom Says He and Katy Perry are Shooting for Kids
Orlando Bloom is looking to expand his brood! The 42-year-old actor has an 8-year-old son, Flynn, with ex-wife Miranda Kerr, but would like to have more kids with fiancee Katy Perry. "Im on the phone right after this -- 'Katy, Howard Stern is marrying us!'" At the Hollywood premiere of the show, Bloom revealed to ET the sweet gesture he and Perry do for one another. Here's more with the happy couple:RELATED CONTENT:Why Orlando Bloom Says He and 'Remarkable' Fiancee Katy Perry Won't Get DivorcedKaty Perry Says Orlando Bloom Has 'Mad Respect' for Ariana Grande After She Secretly Paid for Their MealKaty Perry and Orlando Bloom Are Planning a Fall Wedding -- and Taylor Swift Could Be on the Guest List!
Katy Perry Turns Her Puppy, Nugget, Into a Show Dog in Small Talk Music Video
Katy Perry made one important part of her life the star of her new Small Talk music video. In the video, Perry and Nugget wear matching outfits as she sings to the cute pooch. Nugget has been a core part of Perrys life for several years now. I pushed on her little chest and blew in her mouth and I brought her back to life, Perrys assistant said at the time. To see ET's exclusive interview with Bloom, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Jams Out to Small Talk in a Public BathroomWhy Orlando Bloom Says He and 'Remarkable' Fiancee Katy Perry Won't Get DivorcedOrlando Bloom Reveals the 'Secret' Sweet Thing He and Katy Perry Love to Do Together (Exclusive)
Fashion police: Best looks from the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards
The MTV Video Music Awards happened Monday night, and music's biggest stars all came out to the iconic event. The performances are always the best part of the show, but the fashion that hit the red carpet before the show started was an event in itself. Here are some of the best looks from the night. LizzoLizzo not only owned the red carpet, she also owned the entire awards show. Camila CabelloThe other member of Fifth Harmony with a solo career looked absolutely ethereal at the VMAs.
Katy Perry Jams Out to Small Talk in a Public Bathroom
Katy Perry is once again taking her talents to the bathroom! The songstress rocks a pink dress covered in flamingos, which she paired with feathered earrings and heels for the touching "potty jams" session. In July, she and her band took over a bathroom to deliver an equally moving rendition of her song "Never Really Over." Although "Small Talk" is a somber lament about the awkward conversations between lovers after the passion is gone, there appears to be no lack of passion between the songstress and her fianc, Orlando Bloom, these days. RELATED CONTENT:Why Orlando Bloom Says He and 'Remarkable' Fiancee Katy Perry Won't Get DivorcedOrlando Bloom Reveals the 'Secret' Sweet Thing He and Katy Perry Love to Do Together (Exclusive)Katy Perry Says Orlando Bloom Has 'Mad Respect' for Ariana Grande After She Secretly Paid for Their Meal
Orlando Bloom Reveals the 'Secret' Sweet Thing He and Katy Perry Love to Do Together
Orlando Bloom and fiancee Katy Perry can't keep their hands off each other, and they want the world to see their love. The "Swish Swish" songstress looked lovely in a lavender dress and a blonde bob, while Bloom looked dapper and handsome in a regal blue suit. Steve Granitz/WireImageBefore walking over to speak with ET's Lauren Zima, Bloom whispered sweetly in his ladylove's ear, and insisted on keeping the loving message between them. Carnival Row debuts Aug. 30 on Amazon Prime Video. RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Says Orlando Bloom Has 'Mad Respect' for Ariana Grande After She Secretly Paid for Their MealOrlando Bloom Addresses Whether He'll Appear in Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' SeriesOrlando Bloom and Cara Delevigne's 'Carnival Row' Gets Season 2 Renewal
Katy Perry Says Orlando Bloom Has 'Mad Respect' for Ariana Grande After She Secretly Paid
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are big fans of Ariana Grande and her sweet acts of kindness. The "Never Really Over" singer stopped by Ellen K Morning Show last week, where she revealed that Grande secretly paid for her, Bloom and his 8-year-old son, Flynn's, meal. "Two weeks ago, I was at sushi and I ran into Ariana Grande," Perry began. They were like, 'Ariana Grande has taken care of it.' RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Admits She Has a Type: 'I Like English Gentlemen'Orlando Bloom Talks Wedding Planning With Katy Perry | Comic-Con 2019 (Exclusive)Ariana Grande Reveals Her Signature High Ponytail Has Been a Staple Since Childhood -- See the Adorable Pic!
Katy Perry Admits She Has a Type: 'I Like English Gentlemen'
Katy Perry opened up about her type during a Friday morning radio appearance on British station Heart FM. I think I like English gentlemen because of the kind of sarcastic, dark sense of humor. It was definitely like, Whoa, this is a moment!Perry recently released her new single Small Talk, and has more new music in the works. For more on Perry and Bloom's wedding planning, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Drops New Single 'Small Talk '-- Listen to the Summer Bop Now! Taylor Swift Dishes on Burying the Hatchet With Katy Perry and Humiliating Kim Kardashian FeudOrlando Bloom Talks Wedding Planning With Katy Perry | Comic-Con 2019 (Exclusive)
Katy Perry Drops New Single 'Small Talk' -- Listen to the Summer Bop Now!
Katy Perry just blessed us with another bop! The 34-year-old singer dropped her new single, "Small Talk," Thursday night, and as expected, we already have it playing on repeat. Watch below:KatyCats have anxiously been awaiting "Small Talk" since the California native shared a series of handwritten notes from "the desk of Katy Perry" to her social media accounts this week. "Small Talk" follows "Never Really Over," which Perry released in May with a hippie-chic music video. RELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Teases Lyrics to New Single 'Small Talk'Katy Perry Drops 'Never Really Over' Video With Love Potions and MoreInside Katy Perry's 'Never Really Over' Fan Event -- Tattoos, Fire Alarms and New Music!
Taylor Swift Dishes on Burying the Hatchet With Katy Perry and Humiliating Kim Kardashian Feud
Taylor Swift has been through her fair share of public ups and downs. The 29-year-old singer recently buried the hatchet with Katy Perry after a years-long feud, and opens up about the experience in her new Vogue September issue cover story. While she and Perry have made amends, Swift also opens up about her past beef with Kim Kardashian. Referring to the 2016 feud that launched an anti-Swift Twitter campaign filled with snake emojis, Swift calls it "humiliating," "a mass public shaming" and an "isolating experience." "A mass public shaming, with millions of people saying you are quote-unquote canceled, is a very isolating experience," Swift explains.
Taylor Swift Says Its a 'Great Thing' That Shes No Longer Considered 'America'
Swift is proud that she and Perry were able to reconcile after years of tension and barbs in the press. So she came over and we talked for hours.Though shes not ready to make amends with Kimye -- the main subjects behind her Reputation album -- Swift is willing to see the positives that came out of the drama with the famous couple. A mass public shaming, with millions of people saying you are quote-unquote canceled, is a very isolating experience, she says. After publicly making a political stance last year, Swift has continued to speak out, petitioning in support of the federal Equality Act. I didnt realize until recently that I could advocate for a community that Im not a part of.
Katy Perry Teases Lyrics to New Single 'Small Talk' -- Is a Taylor Swift Collab Coming?
Over the past few days, Katy Perry has been teasing fans with clues that new music is on the way. In four separate posts, the California native shared handwritten notes "From the desk of Katy Perry," which seemingly reveal some of the lyrics to "Small Talk." The upcoming single follows "Never Really Over," which Perry released in May with a hippie-chic music video and epic fan event in Los Angeles. A month later, Perry appeared in Taylor Swift's music video for "You Need to Calm Down," squashing their years-long feud for good. Katy Perry Reveals How Taylor Swift's Cat Helped to End Their Feud
Taylor Swift Drops More Clues About Upcoming Album Following Secret Listening Party
Swifties are having a hard time keeping calm ahead of the release of Taylor Swift's next album. According to a fan who was invited and attended to #LoverSecretSessions, there will be a Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Katy Perry collab. pic.twitter.com/IVXtaDAMgO Taylor Swift Facts (@blessedswifty) August 3, 2019FEARLESS- it's capitalized in Selena's ig bioCat- Taylor has multiple so this could be referring to KatyTaylor Swift feat. Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift feat. Here's more on Swift's new music:RELATED CONTENT:'Cats' Official Trailer Drops With Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and More in Digital FurScooter Braun Recalls Meeting 'Kind' Taylor Swift for the First Time in 2010Amanda Seyfried Is Down To Do a Duet With Taylor Swift After 'Mean' Cover (Exclusive)
ABC 'Hopeful' Ryan Seacrest Will Return to 'American Idol'
American Idol will be bringing back Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie for its third season on ABC, but one name synonymous with the franchise was noticeably missing. So, why isn't longtime host Ryan Seacrest confirmed yet? American Idol will return in spring 2020 on ABC. RELATED CONTENT:Ryan Seacrest Not Yet Confirmed to Return to 'American Idol' Next Season'Bachelor's Ashley I. & Jared Haibon Reveal an 'American Idol' Alum Will Sing at Their Wedding (Exclusive)Carrie Underwood Celebrates 'American Idol' Anniversary With Throwback Pic: 'You Can't Cry Pretty'
Katy Perry, others have to pay nearly $2.8M in 'Dark Horse' suit
(CNN) - Katy Perry and her producing partners have to pay up in a copyright infringement case over her 2013 song "Dark Horse." The jury determined that 22.5% of the profits from "Dark Horse" were owed to "Joyful Noise." Her label, Capitol Records, has to pay nearly $1.3 million. Flame argued that "Dark Horse" infringed on his copyright by using an underlying beat from his song without permission, according to court filings. "Dark Horse" held the No.
Will Katy Perry Have to Pay Damages for Plagiarizing 'Dark Horse'? Today on Inside Edition
Katy Perry plagiarized part of her hit song "Dark Horse," a jury ruled Monday. Gospel rapper Marcus Gray, who goes by the name Flame, flashed Inside Edition a thumbs-up as he headed into court for the penalty phase of the case on Tuesday. Will Perry have to pay damages? For more Inside Edition stories, tune in to today's show. ': He-Man Villain Teaches Life LessonsNewborns Get Cute 'Baby Shark' Onesies for Shark WeekBaby Born With Blood Alcohol Level of .234 After Mom Allegedly Drank While Pregnant: Cops
What a Jury Says Katy Perry Stole From a Christian Rap Song to Make 'Dark Horse
Katy Perry is on vacation in Spain, but news from America is not good for the singer, as a jury found her guilty of plagiarizing her hit "Dark Horse." A jury on Monday found that the pop star stole the underlying beat to her 2013 song that earned her a Grammy nomination. She also performed "Dark Horse" at the Super Bowl in 2015. Christian hip-hop artist Marcus Gray, who goes by Flame, sued Perry for copyright infringement because he said the beat to Dark Horse sounded like his 2008 single Joyful Noise.Gray's attorneys argued that the beat and instrumental line featured through nearly half of "Dark Horse" stole from Joyful Noise." RELATED STORIESGospel Rapper Says Katy Perry Plagiarized Part of 'Dark Horse'Katy Perry Shoes Pulled From Stores for Resembling BlackfaceKaty Perry Bashed Online for Her 'Flirty' Behavior on 'American Idol'
Jury: Katy Perry tune copied from Christian rap song
LOS ANGELES - Katy Perry's 2013 song "Dark Horse" was copied in part from "Joyful Noise," a song by Christian rap artist Flame, a Los Angeles jury decided Monday, according to several media reports. The unanimous decision from a nine-person jury came after a weeklong trial, during which Perry testified about the track's creation, Variety reported. Flame, whose real name is Marcus Gray, argued that "Dark Horse" infringed on his copyright by using an underlying beat from his song without permission, Variety reported. Both Perry and Dr. Luke testified that they had not heard "Joyful Noise," according to an article in the Hollywood Reporter. Technical difficulties plagued the trial, Variety reported, saying attorneys attempting to play the song were unable to make the track work.
Katy Perrys 2013 Hit 'Dark Horse' Copied Christian Rap Song, Federal Jury Rules
Katy Perry could be looking at a hefty payout. A jury in California has ruled that Katy Perry's 2013 hit single "Dark Horse" improperly copied another artist's song, according to multiplereports. After a week-long trial, a federal jury of nine jurors deliberated and returned with a decision on Monday, agreeing with claims made by Christian rapper Marcus Gray that Perry's single borrowed liberally from his 2009 track, Joyful Noise." The plaintiffs argued that the beat, instrumental line and several other acoustic elements of "Dark Horse" directly stole from "Joyful Noise." Perry was not present in court when the jury returned with their decision on Monday, according to the Associated Press.
Scooter Braun Throws Star-Studded Fundraiser for Kamala Harris Attended by Katy Perry, Ariana Grande
Scooter Braun is showing his support for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris with the help of his famous clients and friends. The talent manager threw a glitzy fundraiser for Harris on Saturday night at his home in Los Angeles, which brought out Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and Katy Perry. Meanwhile, Perry posed with Harris, Grande and Lovato in a photo shared by Harris' husband, Douglas Emhoff. "Another Twitter user wrote, "Oh and Katy Perry, say goodbye to your reconciliation campaign with Taylor Swift. "For having Scooter Braun throw her a party with Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, and Demi Lovato just to make people like her.
Why This Teen Bitten by Shark Is Smiling: Today on Inside Edition
A 16-year-old who was bitten by a shark is making the best of a bad situation. Jackie Jozaitis said she was boogie-boarding when she felt a sharp pain on her heel. A pint-size baseball coach for the Kalamazoo Growlers sometimes hilariously lets his temper get the best of him. And a gospel rapper is suing Katy Perry, claiming she plagiarized her hit "Dark Horse." For more Inside Edition stories, tune in to today's show.
Gospel Rapper Says Katy Perry Plagiarized Part of 'Dark Horse'
Did Katy Perry plagiarize the beat of her 2013 hit "Dark Horse? That's what gospel rapper Marcus Gray is claiming, saying the beat was nicked from his song "Joyful Noise." Now, Gray, who goes by the name "Flame, is suing Perry for copyright infringement. Perrys attorneys insist she's never heard the 2008 song "Joyful Noise" before, but the song has millions of views on YouTube and was even nominated for a Grammy. It's not the first high-profile case of its kind.
Katy Perry Reveals How Taylor Swift's Cat Helped to End Their Feud
Benjamin Button helped mend Katy Perry and Taylor Swift's relationship! "I just thought, you know, she was about to embark on something new and big and needed the support. From there, Swift got Perry's number and told her about her idea for her upcoming music video for "You Need to Calm Down." "Katy agreed to do the music video because both she and Taylor are on the same page in regard to LGBTQ rights," the source said. RELATED CONTENT:Taylor Swift vs. Katy Perry: The Complete Timeline of Their FeudTaylor Swift Reveals the Moment She Reconnected With Katy Perry: 'Everything Was Different'Why Katy Perry Agreed to Be in Taylor Swift's 'You Need to Calm Down' Video
John Mayer Responds to Fan Who Asks How He's Still Single
From Jennifer Aniston to Katy Perry, John Mayer has dated some of showbizs hottest stars. How are you still single? the Instagram user responded on the post. Mayer later dated Jessica Simpson before she settled down with athlete Eric Johnson, then moved on to actresses Minka Kelly and Jennifer Aniston. And, while he may appear to be currently single, he still seems to be a hopeless romantic, judging by one of his latest Instagram Stories. See more on Mayer, and what he had to say about the latest rumors about his love life, below.
Celebs Celebrate 4th of July: See Katy Perry, Scooter Braun & More Stars' Holiday Posts
In honor of Independence Day, the stars have been taking to social media to share pics, videos and tweets about how they're celebrating the special holiday. "Happy 4th." Amazing day surrounded by friends and family Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) July 4, 2019Prepping the grill Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) July 4, 2019Happy 4th Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) July 4, 2019Kristin Cavallari was up bright and early, sharing a cute photo of herself in American flag overalls in front of a giant grill. Lovebirds Pink and Carey Hart also took to Instagram to wish their fans a "Happy Independence Day," with photos featuring their two kids, daughter Willow and son Jameson. ""Happy 4th of July," added Pink.
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Are Planning a Fall Wedding -- and Taylor Swift Could Be on the Guest
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are getting ready to tie the knot! One of those differences, the source says, may be linked to a focal point of the wedding -- Perry's dress. One unexpected person who may be present for the big day is Taylor Swift, with whom Perry recently reconciled after a years-long feud. "Theyve already talked guest list, and have even talked about including Taylor Swift!" Reporting by Adriane SchwartzRELATED CONTENT:Katy Perry Celebrates With Fiance Orlando Bloom's Ex-Wife Miranda Kerr at Skincare LaunchTaylor Swift vs. Katy Perry: The Complete Timeline of Their FeudTaylor Swift Reveals the Moment She Reconnected With Katy Perry: 'Everything Was Different'