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ABC/Eddy ChenJohn Legend's new music video for his song "Surefire" shows the power of young, forbidden love between a Muslim girl and a Hispanic boy. 

Regarding the powerful visual, John states, "Love is powerful. Love endures. Love can overcome the divisions that fear creates. We made this film to celebrate the power of love."  

The video's director, Cole Wiley, adds, "'Surefire' is a song about eternal faith. Fear of immigration, religious bigotry and many other forms of prejudice are contaminating our cultural landscape on a daily basis."

"Thankfully, Jamila and Roberto are able to transcend those circumstances and enjoy the fullest depths of the human experience because of their 'Surefire' love for one another." 

"Surefire" is John's latest single from his album Darkness and Light, available everywhere now.  

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Terence Patrick/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.Katy Perry was the big guest on James Corden's The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special Monday night, and besides joining Corden on a string of her hits, Katy expounded at length on her beef with Taylor Swift.

"Honestly, it's really like she started it and it's time for her to finish it," Katy told the host.  "And I tried to talk to her about it and she wouldn't speak to me"

"It was a full shutdown and then she writes a song about me," she explained, "and I'm like, 'OK, cool, cool, cool, that's how you want to deal with it?...karma.'"

Katy added, "I think personally that women together, not divided and none of this petty s***, will heal the world."

Corden pressed Katy on whether she'd be willing to call a truce, asking, "Would it be enough to just receive a text from Taylor Swift that just said, 'The beef is off the grill.'  If you receive that text will you then remove the beef from the grill?"

"Absolutely.  100 percent," responded Katy, as the host vowed to get to the bottom of things.

Meanwhile, there was a lot of singing and car-seat dancing in the segment as Katy and Corden ran through "Firework," "Roar," "Darkhorse," "Bon Apetit" and "Swish Swish." The pair also tackled "I Kissed a Girl" in an extended cut on Corden's late night show.

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Image Group LA/ABCWALK THE MOON is leaving their “Shut Up and Dance” days behind them in favor of something a little different. The band is currently putting the finishing touches on their new album, a follow-up to 2014’s Talking Is Hard, and they say things are getting “weird.”

Frontman Nicholas Petricca admits to ABC Radio there will always be an 80s influence in their music, but this time around they’re “incorporating a lot of noise and weird sounds.”

Band mate Kevin Ray adds, “I think when you put all the four of us in a room for two months, three months, four months, we’re bound to get weird.”

The band also prides itself on transforming the average pop song into something unexpected. “We like seeing how we can take a pop song and just like turn it inside out till you can’t tell it’s a pop song anymore,” Nicholas says.

So is there pressure this time around to top the success of “Shut Up and Dance”? “Yes and no,” Nicholas says. “In a way, ‘Shut Up and Dance’ kinda got bigger than the band ever was and so, in a way, we kinda get to start over again and be a new band, a new artist. So we’re constantly redefining ourselves.”

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ABC/Randy HolmesThe recently chosen winning videos of Elton John's global competition The Cut, which invited people to create official clips for three of the pop-rock legend's classic hits -- "Tiny Dancer," "Rocket Man" and "Bennie and the Jets" -- premiered Monday during a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival. The music videos also have been posted on Elton's official VEVO YouTube channel.

The YouTube-supported contest -- launched in December in honor of the 50th anniversary of John and lyricist Bernie Taupin's partnership -- asked fans to create videos using three distinct styles: animation for "Rocket Man," live-action for "Tiny Dancer" and choreography for "Bennie and the Jets."

The "Rocket Man" video, which was created by an Iranian filmmaker and refugee named Majid Adin, is an animated tale where the main character is a refugee who takes a metaphorical journey to another planet, where he feels isolated and longs to see his family again.

"Tiny Dancer," by filmmaker Max Weiland, shows a variety of colorful characters driving in their vehicles around Los Angeles as they listen to or sing along with Elton's 1971 tune. Marilyn Manson has a cameo in the clip.

The winning video for "Bennie and the Jets," by Jack Whiteley and Laura Brownhill, tells how the fictional space-age band in the song was formed via a "futuristic talent show" featuring flamboyantly dressed dancers.

"I've been moved and amazed by these re-imaginings of our songs and pretty humbled by the process overall," Elton says in a statement. "The future of creativity is clearly collaborative, fusing art and technology and it's been fantastic to open up our work to the next generation of creative talent and to share that process with the world on YouTube."

The creator of each winning video received $10,000 to support their future projects.

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ABC/Fred Lee; ABC/Randy HolmesFirst, actress Ruby Rose took aim at Katy Perry and her rumored Taylor Swift diss track, “Swish Swish.” Now, it appears the director of Taylor’s “Bad Blood” video, Joseph Kahn, is weighing in.

"If you're gonna do a diss track, at least put a decent hook in it," he tweeted Friday, the day Katy’s single was officially released.

The director has been firmly on Team Taylor for a while now. He previously came to her defense after Kim Kardashian released a tape of Taylor’s phone call with Kanye West.

“I've worked with everybody,” Kahn tweeted at the time. “I don't need to work with anybody. Taylor is a rainbow in a swamp.”

After Ruby Rose initially called “Swish Swish” a “sloppy mess,” she decided to take a step back from the drama.

“Being mean doesn't suit me and leaves me feeling dirty,” she tweeted over the weekend, adding, “Get so triggered when I think bullies don't get held accountable and it makes me think I should say something.. but it's not [my] place.”

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If you're gonna do a diss track, at least put a decent hook in it.

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Image Group LA/ABCLady Gaga’s close friend, Sonja Durham, the inspiration behind her song “Grigio Girls,” has died after a long battle with cancer.

The singer posted a series of touching tributes to her friend and former assistant on Instagram. In one post, alongside a photo of Sonja and her husband, Andre, Gaga writes, “Watching one of my best friends in the world show unfathomable courage, strength, and positivity while battling cancer has really changed my life. Thank you Sonja for inspiring me and all of us everyday with your joy.”

She continues, “I love you so much it brings tears to my eyes just to think of all the years we've spent together backstage running the show, taking care of each other. You are one of a kind. I'm so proud of you.”

In another post, featuring a photo of Gaga and Sonja together, Gaga writes, “I vow to be a warrior for her and be a voice for cancer patients so the world can continue to improve the dialogue and the fight.”

She adds, “Last thing I told her, ‘Go find Joanne, Sonj.’ Somehow I think she did.” Joanne is Gaga’s aunt who passed away at the age of 19. She named her last album after her.

At Coachella this past April, Gaga dedicated an acoustic version of her song “Edge of Glory” to Sonja.  The month before, she helped plan Sonja’s wedding.

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Rony AlwinKaty Perry's love life has been somewhat tumultuous: her brief marriage to Russell Brand ended in divorce; she dated John Mayer on and off for several years before splitting with him for good, and she split up with Orlando Bloom in March after 10 months of dating.  Now, Katy says she's learned her lesson.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly about how she's grown as a person in the last few years, Katy says, "I've surrendered. I've healed some of my issues with my family, with my relationships."  The singer adds that she's gone through an "emotional and spiritual transformation."

"I think I've had a really delicate dance with gentleman and was caught in kind of a vicious cycle for a while. All of them were lessons and they were all trying to teach me something, and I did learn a lot," she says. "But I feel now, more than ever, I broke the cycle."

Katy says her new album Witness reflects her new outlook.  "It's revealing, very vulnerable, very empowering. But very raw in a beautiful way."  

The album is out June 9.

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ABC NewsCeline Dion may be a music legend, but she's also a music fan.  That's why she stopped everything backstage at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas to check out Cher's performance on a nearby monitor.

As Cher performed her huge hit "Believe," Celine and all the reporters gathered around the monitor.  Celine started to sing along, and so did all the reporters.  Soon, everyone was singing and dancing to the song, which Cher performed before she accepted the Billboard ICON Award.  It was the award that Celine herself received last year.  Celine -- as well as everyone else -- marveled that Cher is 71 years old.

Celine gave a memorable performance herself, though: in honor of the 20th anniversary of Titanic, she performed "My Heart Will Go On" wearing an incredible white dress designed by Stephane Roland, with a deep plunging V and massive puffy shoulders that looked like clouds.  Backstage, she told reporters that her stylist presented her with 15 racks of clothes to choose from. But, Celine says, "When I saw those clouds, I said 'Done!'" 

Celine also recalled that initially, when she first heard "My Heart Will Go On," as performed by its composer James Horner, she hated it and didn't want to record it.  But her husband persuaded her to go into the studio and record a demo version, just to see what it sounded like.  That's the version that became the Oscar-winning hit we all know and love.

"I'm so glad that none of them listened to me that I didn't wanna record it," she told reporters.  "Thank God."

During her performance, she said, she thought there were technical issues because all of a sudden, she couldn't hear herself very well. It turned out that was because the audience was singing so loud.

"Everybody was singing like the biggest choir in the world," she said. "The people here tonight...they really made it."

Afterwards, Rachel Platten made her musical dream come true when she approached Celine for a photo -- she called her "my idol."

Celine's son Rene Charles was with her last night, and at one point, he came backstage himself so he could meet the son of another music legend: C.J. Wallace, whose father was the late rapper The Notorious B.I.G. It would have been his 45th birthday yesterday.  Rene and C.J. embraced and spoke about collaborating, but it's not clear on what.

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INCREDIBLE MOMENT just now backstage at @BBMAs @celinedion stops to watch @cher perform and the press room joins in! #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/8M93HGh4fb

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Courtesy Dick Clark ProductionsThe 2017 Billboard Music Awards aired live on ABC from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, and the night was full performances -- both on-site and on location.

Nicki Minaj opened the show with a four-song medley complete with costume changes and special guests including Jason Derulo, David Guetta and Lil Wayne. She kicked off the performance with “No Frauds,” then did “Light Up My Body” and “Swalla” before closing out with “Regret in Your Tears.”

Former Fifth Harmony member Camila Cabello delivered her first performance as a solo artist singing her two new tunes, “I Have Questions” and “Crying in the Club.”

Miley Cyrus also gave her debut performance of her new single, “Malibu,” and it was surprisingly tame. She kept things casual in a white off-the-shoulder midriff-baring top, white cutoff shorts, beige hat and boots. Miley even got emotional at the end of performance, as balloons rained down on the crowd.

Lorde gave what was perhaps the most unique performance of the night, singing her song “Green Light” as if at lonely karaoke night. With a set that that resembled a dimly lit karaoke booth, Lorde sang in front of a TV screen flashing her lyrics and only turned to face the crowd at the end.

Not all the performances were confined to Vegas' T-Mobile Arena. Ed Sheeran was patched in from his concert in Santiago, Chile to give a rousing rendition of “Castle on the Hill” using his signature looping machine.

Drake performed “Gyalchester” from the middle of the Bellagio fountain surrounded by flaring pyrotechnics. And Bruno Mars appeared from a stage in Amsterdam to perform his sultry jam “Versace on the Floor.”

But it was two singing legends who ultimately stole the show: Celine Dion and Cher.  First, Celine brought the arena to tears with an emotional performance of “My Heart Will Go On” in honor of the 20th anniversary of Titanic. She belted the classic underneath a giant chandelier wearing an angelic white dress with voluminous sleeves.

Later, Cher -- who received the Icon Award from Gwen Stefani -- proved she’s in better shape than most of us during her first awards show performance in 15 years. Cher, who just turned 71 the day before, wore a barely-there silver sparkly fringe number and a platinum blond wig to perform “Believe.” Then, she turned back time with a throwback performance of “If I Could Turn Back Time,” wearing the same iconic look from the song’s 1989 music video.

The night's lineup also included the following performances:

The Chainsmokers, “Young”
Halsey, “Now or Never”
Imagine Dragons, “Believer”
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Julia Michaels, “Issues”
John Legend and Florida Georgia Line, “Surefire” and “H.O.L.Y.”

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Courtesy Dick Clark ProductionsDrake really made a splash at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards last night -- in more ways than one. He not only delivered a one-of-a-kind performance in middle of the Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas, he also beat Adele’s record for the most Billboard awards won by an artist in a single year.

The rapper took home 13 trophies, including the biggest award for Top Artist. It was his speech after collecting the award for Top Billboard 200 Album, for Views, that generated the most buzz. In it, he flirted with host Vanessa Hudgens, telling her she looked “incredible,” and squashed his beef with the show’s other host, Ludacris.

But Nicki Minaj’s reaction to Drake complimenting Vanessa was perhaps the best part. She yelled in mock-outrage, “What about me?!” Drake, of course, did praise Nicki as well in his speech saying, “To Nicki Minaj, I’m so glad we found our way back, and I love you, and I couldn’t see it any other way.”

And after accepting the Top Artist prize, Drake brought his whole crew on stage and called Nicki “the love of my life.”

The Chainsmokers were the other big winners of the evening, picking up Top Hot 100 Song, Top Collaboration and Top Dance/Electronic Song for their collab with Halsey, “Closer.” They also won Top Dance/Electronic Artist.

Also during the show, P. Diddy took the stage to honor what would have been the Notorious B.I.G’s 45th birthday. He got the crowd on its feet and brought out Biggie’s son CJ Wallace before debuting the official trailer for his new documentary Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story.

And in another moment honoring an artist gone too soon, Imagine DragonsDan Reynolds led the crowd in a moment of silence for Chris Cornell, who died earlier this week of an apparent suicide.

The three-hour show was broadcast live on ABC.

Here's the list of winners for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards:

Top Artist
Drake

Top New Artist
Zayn

Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity
Twenty One Pilots

Top Male Artist
Drake

Top Female Artist
Beyonce

Top Duo/Group
Twenty One Pilots

Top Billboard 200 Artist
Drake

Top Hot 100 Artist
Drake

Top Song Sales Artist
Drake

Top Radio Songs Artist
Twenty One Pilots

Top Streaming Songs Artist
Drake

Top Social Artist
BTS

Top Touring Artist
Beyonce

Top R&B Artist
Beyonce

Top R&B Tour
Beyonce

Top Rap Artist
Drake

Top Rap Tour
Drake

Top Country Artist
Blake Shelton

Top Country Tour
Kenny Chesney

Top Rock Artist
Twenty One Pilots

Top Rock Tour
Coldplay

Top Latin Artist
Juan Gabriel

Top Dance/Electronic Artist
The Chainsmokers

Top Christian Artist
Lauren Daigle  

Top Gospel Artist
Kirk Franklin

Top Billboard 200 Album
Drake, Views

Top Soundtrack/Cast Album
Hamilton: An American Musical

Top R&B Album
Beyonce, Lemonade

Top Rap Album
Drake, Views

Top Country Album
Chris Stapleton, Traveller  

Top Rock Album
Metallica, Hardwired…To Self Destruct

Top Latin Album
Juan Gabriel, Los Duo 2

Top Dance/Electronic Album
Lindsey Stirling, Brave Enough

Top Christian Album
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be

Top Gospel Album
Tamela Mann, One Way

Top Hot 100 Song
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, "Closer”

Top Selling Song
Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top Radio Song
Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”

Top Streaming Song (Audio)
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Top Streaming Song (Video)
Desiigner, "Panda"

Top Collaboration
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”

Top R&B Song
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Top R&B Collaboration
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”

Top Rap Song
Desiigner, “Panda”

Top Rap Collaboration
Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

Top Country Song
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”

Top Country Collaboration
Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire”

Top Rock Song
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens”

Top Latin Song
Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer”

Top Dance/Electronic Song
The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”

Top Christian Song
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will”

Top Gospel Song
Travis Greene, “Made a Way”

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ABC/Ida Mae AstuteEver since ABC announced plans to reboot American Idol, speculation as to who would judge the show has been non-stop.  Katy Perry is the only name confirmed so far, but there are rumors that former contestant Adam Lambert might sit behind the table, too.  Adam says at this point, the fact that his name is in the mix doesn't surprise him.

"Every time Idol is casting a judge, there’s a rumor about me," he tells ABC Radio, laughing. "So I mean, yeah, I’m flattered that people associate me so closely. It’s really great."

Adam says he's interested in the job because he recently served as a judge on The X Factor in Australia.

"I had such a great time helping young talent discover who they wanted to be as an artist and get to from point A to be B and be the best that they could be," he tells ABC Radio. "And I think that’s the most exciting thing about these talent competition shows...critiquing with positivity and getting them better."

"So yeah, I would love to do it again," he adds. "It would be awesome."

While we wait for another announcement, Adam plans to spend the summer touring with Queen, and, he says, "I am working on new music, I've been working the past six months, I'm really excited."

When can we hear it?  He teases, "I think something will be out...soonish."  

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Credit: Kevin MazurU2 fans will find what they're looking if they tune in to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Tuesday, May 23. The Irish rockers will be visiting the talk show that evening to give their only planned TV interview and performance during the North American leg of their Joshua Tree Tour 2017.

U2's latest trek, which celebrates the 30th anniversary of their classic 1987 album The Joshua Tree, got underway on May 12 in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to their Kimmel appearance, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers will play a pair concerts this weekend at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles. The current tour leg winds down July 1 in Cleveland, after which U2 heads to Europe for a summer outing.

Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs at 11:35 p.m. ET/10:35 p.m. CT on ABC.

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Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCThe 2017 Billboard Music Awards air Sunday night on ABC, and one of the show's highlights is sure to be Celine Dion's performance of her signature song "My Heart Will Go On" to mark the movie Titanic's 20th anniversary. Celine says on those nights when she feels she just can't face belting the tune out yet again, the audience's reaction makes it all worth it.

"[It's a] classic that I will sing for the rest of my life, it's a good problem to have," she says. "People are asking me often, 'Are you tired [of singing] that song?' Sometimes I'm like, 'Ugh...' and then the curtains open and people are, like, crying....[so] I mean, I can't complain.  I'm very very fortunate."

Celine also reveals that her late husband and manager Rene once told her, "I didn't wanna have a hit, I wanted to have a career," and "My Heart Will Go On" has given her that.

"I think if you're fortunate enough to have one classic in your life, you can be remembered for the rest of your journey if you wanted to stop singing tomorrow," she adds.

In fact, Celine jokes, "I don't wanna sound pretentious saying this but 'Beauty and the Beast'....and 'My Heart Will Go On'...I think I'm all set! Bye!"

You can watch Celine bring down the house Sunday night when the 2017 Billboard Music Awards air live from Las Vegas on ABC starting at 8 p.m. ET.

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Brian Bowen Smith/NBCIf you can’t wait until next month to hear Shania Twain’s new single, well, it turns out you don’t have to.

“It’s been a longggg 15 years but the day has finally arrived!!” the Canadian superstar posted on her socials. “Incredibly excited to share a preview of my new single, ‘Life’s About to Get Good…’”

Shania included a one-minute clip of the lead single from her new album, which is due in September. The snippet of “Life’s About to Get Good” is part of a promo for the 2018 Winter Olympics on NBC.  

As she mentioned, the fall release will be Shania’s first since Up! came out in November of 2002. It’ll also be her first without her longtime producer and ex-husband Mutt Lange.

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Incredibly excited to share a preview of my new single 'Life's About To Get Good' - released next month! 😁💜 Thanks @nbcolympics pic.twitter.com/8r1J0lta17

— Shania Twain (@ShaniaTwain) May 19, 2017

 

 

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Def JamPeople really love "Love Yourself."  The Justin Bieber hit, co-written by Ed Sheeran, was named the Pop Music Song of the Year at the 34th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Thursday night in LA.

The ceremony, held annual by the performing rights organization ASCAP, also saw Meghan Trainor accepting the ASCAP Vanguard Award, and hitmaker Max Martin -- who co-wrote songs like "Can't Stop the Feeling," "Just Like Fire" and "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" this past year -- earning an unprecedented 10th Songwriter of the Year Award.  Adam Lambert presented Martin with the award.

Hitmaking songwriter Diane Warren, who's penned hits for Celine Dion, Toni Braxton, Aerosmith, Whitney Houston, LeAnn Rimes and dozens more, received the ASCAP Founders Award.

Other songs which honored Thursday night include "7 Years" by Lukas Graham, Bruno Mars' "24K Magic," "Let It Go" by James Bay, DNCE's "Cake by the Ocean," Walk the Moon's "Shut Up and Dance," Megan Trainor's "Like I'm Gonna Lose You," Justin Bieber's "Sorry," Taylor Swift's "Wildest Dreams," "Ex's and Oh's" by Elle King, "Want to Want Me" by Jason Derulo, "Cheap Thrills" by Sia, and "One Call Away" by Charlie Puth.

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Theo Wargo/WireImageOver a year after Prince died, a Minnesota judge has ruled that the late musician's six siblings are the legal heirs to his estate.

The ruling came Friday in Carver County, MI, where Prince lived and worked on his Paisley Park estate. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide declared that Prince's sister, Tyka Nelson, and Prince's five half-siblings are his heirs: Omarr Baker, Alfred Jackson, Sharon Nelson, Norrine Nelson, and John R. Nelson.

Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson, died without leaving a will -- or at least, none that's so far been found.  Beginning in the weeks after his death, an assortment of people have come forward, claiming to either be related to Prince or to have some other legal claim to the estate.  Although Judge Eide rejected those other claims, he acknowledged some are under appeal, and said he'd reconsider them pending any appellate court ruling. 

Eide also said none of Prince's assets can be distributed without a court order, nor in any way that might adversely affect any of the appeals.

Prince died April 21 of last year at age 57 of an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl.

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Capitol RecordsRemember when Katy Perry sidestepped the question of whether her new album included a "payback" song for Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood?"  Looks like we have our answer.

Katy's new single is called "Swish Swish," and features guest artist Nicki Minaj, who's tangled with Taylor publicly.  And the lyrics aren't exactly subtle.

"Don't you come for me/no, not today/you're calculated/I got your number/'Cause you're a joker and I'm a courtside killer queen/and you will kiss the ring," Katy sings.  In another verse, she sings, "Karma's not a liar/she keeps receipts."

Taylor's friend, actress Ruby Rose, evidently believes that the song slams Taylor, because she took to Twitter to attack Katy. 

"'Purposeful poop' to 'bomb a petit' to a sloppy mess of writing... over the top of Funkagenda..stop trying to make 'Wit..I mean 'fetch' happen," Ruby tweeted, in an apparent dig at Katy's new album, Witness.

Rose continued, referring to Katy's claim that she's making "purposeful pop": "I just think with everything going on in the world, to go from rebranding as political activist only to ditch it and go low..is.. a bummer."

But after the actress wrote, "I've always stood up for the people I love and against things I think are cheap or mean spirited," a fan challenged her, writing, "But you were against 'Bad Blood?'" 

Ruby replied, "Wasn't around sweetheart but my bully experiences came from one of the people involved in that song and it's obviously not T."

As Katy fans continued attacking, Ruby replied, "You are her fans you should buy all her songs so the songs will finally chart. If as many as tweeted me bought her last 3 .. they'd be hits."

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Rony Alwin/Capitol Music GroupSeems like a lot of people are into the idea of Katy Perry being boiled and served with a side of vegetables to a bunch of hungry club patrons.  That's the premise of her new video for her song "Bon Appetit," and according to Variety, it just broke her own YouTube record.

The bizarre video grabbed 16.8 million views on its first day of release, more than her previous record-holder, "Roar."  "Bon Appetit" also earned the most channel views in a single calendar day -- 25 million -- and the highest number of playlist adds in a day: 84,000.

At press time, "Bon Appetit" had racked up more than 48 million views overall.

"Roar" is still Katy's leader, though: it's the 11th most-viewed YouTube video of all time, with more than two billion views total.

"Bon Appetit" is the second single from Katy's new album Witness, due June 9.

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John Russell/NHLI via Getty ImagesThese days, Nashville is more than a little obsessed with its hockey team’s most successful run ever toward the Stanley Cup. But if you’ve been keeping up with the Nashville Predators at all, you know the action on the ice is not the only reason to watch the games.

During the playoffs, the Preds have offered up an array of superstars to sing the national anthem, and Thursday night brought the biggest one yet. Nashville resident Kelly Clarkson showed off her impressive pipes with her rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner,” making her the first non-country anthem singer, and the second American Idol winner, to take on the task this season.

Appropriately, Carrie Underwood -- whose husband Mike Fisher plays for the Preds -- was the first.  Country superstars Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum and Vince Gill have all taken their turn as well.

You can check out her version of the national anthem at NHL.com.

She may not, however, be a lucky charm for the Preds, who lost to the Anaheim Ducks in overtime. Their fight for the Stanley Cup continues Saturday in Anaheim, California. 

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Jason BellFor his starring role as Pierre in the Tony-nominated musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Josh Groban sports a beard, a fat suit and a pair of spectacles.  Now, he's giving you a chance to not only see him in the show, but to take those glasses home with you.

Josh is teaming up with the online charity auction site Prizeo to raise funds for his arts education charity the Find Your Light Foundation.  You can bid on a chance to win a trip to New York to see Josh in his final week on Broadway -- the package includes hotel, round-trip airfare, VIP tickets, a meet-and-greet and photo op with Josh and, yes, the glasses he wears in the show.

Just one $10 donation will get you an entry, but if you want to donate more, you'll receive even more chances to win, plus some cool autographed merchandise like a playbill, a poster, a journal, exclusive t-shirts and more.

"Thanks for helping students find their light," Josh says in a statement on the site. "I’ll see one of you on Broadway!"

Visit Prizeo.com for more details on how to enter and win.

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