Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TurnerLast year, notorious pothead Miley Cyrus announced that she'd given up smoking marijuana. But now the singer says she's back to blazing up -- and it's all her mother's fault.
Speaking to the British tabloid The Sun, Miley says, "We toke a little. Every now and then, you know. My mom [Tish] got me back on it." However, she insists, "When I’m...working I don’t think I function at my highest, most intelligent, most being-able-to-be-as-aware-and-as-present, so I don’t smoke when I work.”
Miley's back on the promo trail talking up her new single "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart," a collaboration with Mark Ronson. The "Uptown Funk" producer tells The Sun that he started writing the song about his ex-wife, and then decided to reach out to Miley.
"The first day she came in, she recorded the chorus and wrote the verses," he says, adding, "We both knew there was chemistry there. That led me to work on Miley’s [next album]. She’s really one of the greatest voices I’ve ever recorded.”
Considering Mark's worked with Adele, Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars, that's high praise indeed.
ABC/Fred LeeHozier's next album officially has a title. The sophomore effort from the "Take Me to Church" singer is called Wasteland, Baby!, and it'll feature the previously released single "Movement."
As for when you'll get to hear Wasteland, Baby!, Hozier says its release will coincide with the launch of his newly announced spring U.S. tour, which kicks off March 10 in Buffalo, New York. The trek will conclude April 14 in Spokane, Washington.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 14 at 10 a.m. local time. Ordering tickets online will earn you a CD copy of Wasteland, Baby!. Visit Hozier.com for all ticket info.
Wasteland, Baby! follows Hozier's 2014 self-titled debut. This past September, he released a new EP, Nina Cried Power.
Here are Hozier's North American tour dates:
3/10 -- Buffalo, NY, Shea’s Performing Arts Center 3/11 -- Albany, NY, Palace Theatre 3/13 -- Baltimore, MD, Hippodrome Theatre 3/14 -- Norfolk, VA, Chrysler Hall 3/16 -- Raleigh, NC, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium 3/17 -- Charlotte, NC, Ovens Auditorium 3/19 -- Miami, FL, The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater 3/20 -- Saint Petersburg, FL, Mahaffey Theater 3/21 -- Orlando, FL, Walt Disney Theater 3/23 -- Atlanta, GA, Coca Cola Roxy Theatre 3/24 -- Nashville, TN, Grand Ole Opry House 3/26 -- Memphis, TN, Orpheum Theatre 3/27 -- New Orleans, LA, The Fillmore New Orleans 3/29 -- Dallas, TX, Southside Ballroom 3/30 -- Houston, TX, Revention Music Center 3/31 -- Austin, TX, ACL Live at the Moody Theater 4/2 -- Oklahoma City, OK, The Criterion 4/3 -- Tulsa, OK, Brady Theater 4/5 -- Denver, CO, Bellco Theatre 4/6 -- Salt Lake City, UT, The Union Event Center 4/7 -- Las Vegas, NV, The Pearl 4/9 -- Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Forever Cemetery 4/10 -- Santa Barbara, CA, Arlington Theatre 4/12 -- Reno, NV, Grand Sierra Resort & Casino 4/13 -- Boise, ID, Knitting Factory Concert House 4/14 -- Spokane, WA, First Interstate Center for the Arts
Republic RecordsAriana Grande's video for "thank u, next" broke all kinds of viewing records, and now its success has translated into chart success for the actual song.
Thanks to the video, "thank u, next" has returned to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It racked up 93.8 million streams last week, according to Nielsen Music, the biggest weekly total ever for a track by a female artist. The previous record of 84.5 million was held by Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made me Do."
The only songs that have had more streams in a week are "In My Feelings" and "God's Plan," by Drake, and "Harlem Shake" by Baauer.
Ariana's song's also now the first #1 hit by a woman to be on top for four weeks total. The last time that happened was in 2016 with Sia's "Cheap Thrills," featuring Sean Paul.
But Ariana's achievement is a bit more impressive than Sia's. That's because "Thank u, next" is the longest-running Hot 100 #1 by a woman without any guest artists since Adele's "Hello," which started a 10-week run on top in November of 2015.
Columbia RecordsHere's a nice Christmas gift for Mariah Carey: "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has just hit #7 on the Billboard Hot 100, the highest it's been ranked since it was first released in 1994.
If you're wondering how that could possibly be, keep this in mind: The song only hit the top 10 for the first time last year. If it sounds unbelievable, well, blame Billboard's chart rules.
In 1994, when "All I Want for Christmas Is You" first came out, it wasn't commercially available as a single, and Billboard's rules back then prohibited it from charting on the Hot 100. When those rules changed in 1998, the song first charted in 2000, but only at #83.
Billboard now allows old songs to return to the Hot 100 if their stats -- like sales, streaming and airplay -- are significant. Every year since 2012, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has subsequently returned to the chart. In 2016, the song climbed to #11, and last year, it finally broke into the top 10, reaching #9, mostly due to streaming.
As Vulturenotes, the festive track has earned Mariah roughly $60 million over the years.
Elsewhere on the chart, Maroon 5's "Girls Like You" has just notched its 27th week in the top 10. It's only the 10th single in history to stay in the top 10 that long. Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" currently holds the record: It spent 33 weeks in the top 10 in 2017.
ABC/Paula LoboNot lucky enough to attend Liam Payne’s secret headlining London show on December 19? There's another option.
Liam is teaming up with MelodyVR to broadcast the show live in virtual reality. That means if you have the right technology, you'll be able to experience the concert in real-time without ever leaving home.
“I can’t wait for this show,” Liam says in a statement. “For those who are going to be there on the night, it’s going to be amazing ... but the fact there will be people from right across the globe watching the live stream via MelodyVR makes it extra special.”
In order to watch the show in VR, you’ll need an Oculus Go or Samsung GearVR headset with the MelodyVR app installed and an internet connection. Log into the app on December 19 at 8 p.m. GMT/3 p.m. ET and select Liam Payne from the home screen.
A select number of tickets to see the show in person will be available for free on the MelodyVR website.
ABC/Image Group LAKaty Perry is getting her own video game character.
The singer will be featured as multiple playable avatars in the Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius mobile game, starting December 12 for a limited time.
In a new teaser clip, we see Katy starting her day and getting ready for a big performance. As she uses her phone to snap selfies and pics of her dog, Nugget, the two start turning into pixelated game characters. The clip ends with Katy, wearing a blue gown, fully becoming part of the game.
The teaser also features Katy’s new anthem for the game, “Immortal Flame.”
Katy isn't the first pop star to join the game. Ariana Grande had a Final Fantasy avatar last year, which was dressed as her Dangerous Woman persona with a long blonde ponytail and black bunny ear mask.
Dave Meyers/Republic RecordsAriana Grande’s Sweetener tour just got even sweeter.
Billboard reports the singer has added extra dates to her upcoming world tour due to overwhelming demand. The trek will now include more arena shows in major cities like New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Tickets for the new shows go on sale Friday, December 14.
The North American leg of the tour will kick off March 18 in Albany, New York and run through June 26. Additional international tour dates have yet to be announced.
Normani and hip-hop duo Social House will be Ariana’s supporting acts on the tour.
Here are the dates, including the newly added shows:
3/18 -- Albany, NY, Times Union Center 3/20 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden 3/22 -- Buffalo, NY, KeyBank Center 3/25 -- Washington, D.C., Capitol One Arena 3/26 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center 3/28 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena 3/30 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena 4/1 -- Montreal, QC, Bell Centre 4/3 -- Toronto, ON, Scotiabank Arena 4/5 -- Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena 4/7 -- Chicago, IL, United Center 4/8 -- Chicago, IL, United Center* 4/10 -- Columbus, OH, Schottenstein Center 4/12 -- Indianapolis, IN, Bankers Life Fieldhouse 4/13 -- St. Louis, MO, Enterprise Center 4/15 -- Milwaukee, WI, Fiserv Forum 4/17 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center 4/18 -- Omaha, NE, CHI Health Center 4/20 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center 4/22 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Vivint Smart Home Arena 4/25 -- Edmonton, AB, Rogers Place 4/27 -- Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena 4/30 -- Portland, OR, Moda Center 5/2 -- San Jose, CA, SAP Center 5/3 -- Sacramento, CA, Golden 1 Center 5/6 -- Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center 5/7 -- Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center* 5/10 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Forum 5/14 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena 5/17 -- San Antonio, TX, AT&T Center 5/19 -- Houston, TX, Toyota Center 5/21 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center 5/23 -- Oklahoma City, OK, Chesapeake Energy Arena 5/25 -- New Orleans, LA, Smoothie King Center 5/28 -- Tampa, FL, Amalie Arena 5/29 -- Orlando, FL, Amway Center 5/31 -- Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena 6/1 -- Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena* 6/4 -- Raleigh, NC, PNC Arena 6/7 -- Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena 6/8 -- Atlanta, GA, State Farm Arena 6/10 -- Charlotte, NC, Spectrum Center 6/12 -- Pittsburgh, PA, PPG Paints Arena 6/14 -- Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center 6/15 -- Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center* 6/18 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden 6/19 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden* 6/21 -- Washington, DC, Capital One Arena* 6/22 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden* 6/24 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center* 6/26 -- Toronto, ON, Scotiabank Arena*
FilmMagic Inc via ABC/Jeff Kravitz/AMA2018If you missed the first opportunity to snag a pair of now sold out signature Post Malone Crocs back in November, you'll get another opportunity Tuesday.
You'll look like a total "rockstar" in the new Crocs, which arrive at 2 p.m. ET tomorrow. Styled in the footwear's "Classic Clog" design, according to Hypebeast, the Crocs are bright yellow, with a barbed wire graphic on the front and six new Jibbitz charms, including a saw blade, snake and "PM-2" logo. The shoes say "Posty Co" on the side of the heel.
The Crocs cost $59.99 and will be available on Crocs.com, as well as at select retailers in New York, Florida, California and Posty's hometown of Grapevine, TX. Full details are available on the website.
Post's first collabo with Crocs sold out in less than a day.
ABC/Image Group LAIn an Instagram Live video on Sunday, Cardi B hit back at people who are accusing her of splitting with her husband, Migos rapper Offset, for publicity, and people who claim the couple's entire relationship was "fake."
According to People, Cardi said, "I just really hate how people say we trying to do this for publicity,” and added that she'd never do that because "there's a child involved."
“Think we want to put our life out there for what -- what we gain from publicity? Nothing," she said. She also had praise for her estranged husband.
"I learned a lot,” she said. "I ain’t really know much about the music industry and my husband helped me. He made me wiser. He let me open my eyes to a lot of things, and even though we are not together anymore, I learned a lot.”
In another clip from the session, posted by a fan, Cardi slammed haters for claiming that her relationship with Offset was a publicity grab.
"I been seeing a lot of people say that my relationship was fake," she said. "There’s certain things called love. People do fall in love. Like, my relationship was never fake. I met this n*****, he was on my a**, I gave him a chance and we fell in love with each other."
"Things was not always gravy 'cause at the end of the day we are two different people," Cardi continued. "But we never did anything for publicity, b****. You think I got f****** pregnant, could have ruined my career for f****** publicity?"
For his part, Offset tweeted Sunday, "F*** YALL I MISS CARDI."
Neal Preston/Warner Bros.Lady Gaga continues to rack up the awards nominations for her role in A Star Is Born.
Her latest honors come from the 24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, which has nominated her for Best Actress and Best Song. In the Best Actress category, she'll be competing against Glenn Close, Emily Blunt, Melissa McCarthy and Toni Collette, among others.
In the Best Song category, she's nominated for "Shallow," her hit duet with her co-star Bradley Cooper. He's nominated for Best Actor, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.
The Critics' Choice Awards will be handed out live, January 13, on the CW starting at 7 p.m. ET.
Gaga has also received Golden Globe nominations and the National Board of Review has named her Best Actress. In addition, she's up for a number of awards from film critics' associations in a variety of cities, and she's nominated for two Satellite Awards, which are given out by by the International Press Academy.
Dick Clark ProductionsMore performers have joined the West Coast celebration lineup for Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest.
Camila Cabello, Halsey, Shawn Mendes, Bazzi, Ciara and Weezer will all be performing, joining a lineup which already includes Dua Lipa, Ella Mai, Charlie Puth, The Chainsmokers, Foster the People, Macklemore with Skylar Grey, and Kelsea Ballerini.
As previously recorded, Ciara will also be hosting the West Cost portion of the program, while Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy hold things down in New York City's Times Square. The performers who'll be appearing in Times Square during the show have not yet been announced.
As previously reported, just after midnight, Post Malone will perform on the ABC show, from his concert in Brooklyn, NY.
John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCIt looks like rapper Ty Dolla $ign's Christmas won't be very merry: TMZ reports that he's been indicted on drug charges that include felony possession of cocaine.
In addition to that charge, TMZ cites court documents that state Ty has also been indicted for felony possession of THC and misdemeanor possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
The charges stem from a September incident in Atlanta, Georgia when cops allegedly found the drugs in Ty's bag. If convicted, he could face up to 15 years in prison. According to TMZ, during the bust, Ty was traveling with six other people, but he was the only one who was charged.
The rapper has had a big 2018: His collabo with Post Malone, "Psycho" -- from Post's Grammy-nominated album beerbongs and bentleys -- hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Ty is also featured on Christina Aguilera's latest album Liberation, and on the recently released The Greatest Showman: Reimagined.
Ty is dating Lauren Jauregui; he collaborated with her group Fifth Harmony on their hit 2016 single "Work from Home." Earlier this month, she told US Weekly, "He’s amazing. He’s super supportive and super loving...I appreciate it very much.”
Kevin Kane/WireImageOn Friday, Bebe Rexha was nominated for two Grammys: Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group for "Meant to Be," and Best New Artist. Bebe realizes it's pretty weird that she's up for Best New Artist -- considering she's been working in the music industry in one capacity or another for a decade -- but she'll take it.
"I know! Best New Artist, 10 years later! Woo-hoo!" Bebe laughed when ABC Radio mentioned how long she's been in the business.
"But you know what? To the world, to certain people, I am a new artist, and that's how you gotta think about it every day, y'know? You gotta work to be the best that you can be, and not get too jaded and think that you're the s**t."
As far as her nominations are concerned, Bebe says her childhood self is pretty much satisfied, so she doesn't even care if she wins.
"Honestly, I feel like I won today," she told ABC Radio. "The fact that I just got nominated is so incredible, because for me, [the] Grammys is like what I grew up watching as a child. And for me, it was that I just wanted to be recognized by my peers."
What Bebe means is that, unlike, say, the American Music Awards or the Billboard Awards, the Grammy is a peer award. It's voted on solely by the members of the Recording Academy, all of whom work in the music industry. You can find out if she'll take home either of those trophies when the ceremony airs February 10, 2019 on CBS, live from in Los Angeles.
Natasha Moustache/Getty ImagesMeghan Trainor's 2018 tour dates wrap up Monday night, and then the Grammy-winning star will start getting ready for her wedding to actor Daryl Sabara, which is going to take place any minute. Meghan says she's more than ready to make the switch from "boyfriend" to "husband."
"It's crazy, I just realized a few days ago that I get to call him a new name now," she told ABC Radio on Friday night. "I get to call him 'hubby' or 'husband' and I was like, 'That's so awesome!' And I'm so ready!"
She laughs, "I keep saying every day, like, 'I'm just ready, I wanna do it now!'"
After she and the Spy Kids actor got engaged in December of 2017, Meghan said she wanted to get married -- not in some fancy event space -- but in her own backyard. She revealed that that's still the plan.
"Yep, it's in my backyard under a huge tent and there's a lot of Christmas lights," she said.
And when the wedding and honeymoon are over, Meghan says, it's back to the studio to put the finishing touches on her third album, Treat Myself. It was originally slated to come out earlier this year, but its release was delayed.
"Yeah, [I'm] still working on Treat Myself, I think it's coming out January or February," Meghan said, "I know I'm going on my honeymoon on Christmas night, so as soon as I come back, they told me I'm gonna work harder than ever."
"So I'm really excited," she added. "I'll come back with a bang!"
Island RecordsAmerican Authors, the band who brought you "Best Day of My Life," will return with their third album, Seasons, on February 1.
The band recorded the new album in a studio in Tennessee surrounded by woods; the title was inspired by the fact that during the recording sessions, they experienced all four seasons of weather. As for the album's sound, that was inspired by the '90s bands they grew up with, like Weezer and Nirvana.
"I want people to see a different side of American Authors,” says front man Zac Barnett. "I hope they realize there’s a message of hope, but it’s transmitted in a new and more exciting way for our band."
"Growing up, listening to my favorite artists helped me through so many hard times. It was the best therapy, he adds. "I’ve seen fans take that away from our music in the past, and I hope they continue to do so. That’s the ultimate goal for us.”
Starting January 11, American Authors will do a handful of shows in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Boston and New York, NY with The Revivalists.
So far, the band has released the songs "Deep Water," "Say Amen" and "I Wanna Go Out" from the album. They just dropped yet another track, "Neighborhood," which is available now.
Here's the tracklisting:
"Stay Around" "Say Amen" feat. Billy Raffoul "Calm Me Down" "I Wanna Go Out" "Neighborhood" feat. Bear Rinehart of NEEDTOBREATHE "Can’t Stop Me Now" "Deep Water" "Bring It On Home" "Before I Go" "Real Place"
Carter SmithThe Best Pop Vocal Album category at this year's Grammys is stacked with talent: Albums by Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Pink and Ariana Grande are all nominated in that category. All those artists also happen to have extremely vocal fan armies, which could lead to some arguments online -- but not if Kelly has anything to do with it.
After a Taylor Swift fan responded to a picture of all six nominated albums by tweeting, "This one will start fan wars on the day of the Grammys," Kelly jumped in to tell everyone to chill out.
"I am literally begging my fans & fans of all artists do not fight over which will win," she wrote. "We are all hard workers. We are all talented. We are all excited & honored to be nominated. Let’s focus on praising art & lift each other up in a time when there is far too much division."
Fans immediately responded by praising Kelly for her advice.
"Wish more artists were like Kelly, in the sense that they set a good example and try to keep their fandoms from spreading negativity," wrote one.
Another added, "Preach. Totally tired of those fan & social media wars. It’s not getting us anywhere anyway. And music is supposed to bring people together."
But one fan had the best suggestion: "Maybe you should all sing together at the Grammys?!"
Getty Images For DCP via ABC/Jeff Kravitz/AMA2018It's very likely that Post Malone will be the first artist you'll see -- and hear -- in 2019.
That's because Posty is performing at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on December 31, and just after the clock strikes midnight, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest will go to a performance from that concert. It'll be the artist's first time performing on the legendary ABC show. It's not clear if it'll be live, or a pre-recorded performance from earlier in the concert.
Post Malone received four Grammy nominations Friday morning.
As previously reported, the Hollywood Party portion of New Year's Rockin' Eve will include performances by Kelsea Ballerini, The Chainsmokers, Foster the People, Dua Lipa, Ella Mai, Charlie Puth and Macklemore with Skylar Grey.
Ciara will host the Hollywood portion of the show; Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy will hold things down live from New York's Times Square. There will also be a countdown from the Central time zone, as Lucy Hale rings in the new year from New Orleans. More performers will be announced in the coming days.
Dave Meyers/Republic RecordsTwo powerhouse female stars earned Entertainment Weekly's nod for two of the best albums of 2018: Ariana Grande and Camila Cabello.
On EW's list of the Top 20 Albums of 2018, Ariana's Sweetener comes in at #3. Calling it "her most complex project to date," EW says Sweetener -- in part thanks to Ari's "inimitable voice" and co-producer Pharrell's beats -- is a "a beautiful and minimalistic world that would bring any bitter taste to a halt."
Camila's solo debut, Camila, ranks #10. EW writes that the album is "an intimate, almost criminally pretty collection of delicate midtempo ballads and confessionals anchored by the sunny...swagger of...'Havana.'" The publication says Camila "sounds like an artist already completely at home in her own skin."
Cardi B's debut Invasion of Privacy ranks #2 on EW's list: The publication says it proved that Cardi "really was worth the superstar hype, haters be damned."
EW's #1 album of 2018 is Golden Hour, by envelope-pushing country star Kacey Musgraves. Other albums on EW's Top 20 Best include Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer, the Black Panther soundtrack, By the Way, I Forgive You by Brandi Carlile, and Astroworld, by Travis Scott.
It's worth noting that all of the albums just mentioned were also nominated for Grammys Friday morning.
ABC/Image Group LAElla Mai has always dreamed of winning a Grammy, and that dream may now come true. She was nominated for two awards today: Song of the Year, and Best R&B Song, for “Boo’d Up.”
The 24-year-old singer heard the news announced by Michael Strahan as she appeared on Good Morning America in New York City.
“I really didn’t know before I got on stage. So when Michael said it, I was like, What? I didn’t know what to say,” Mai tells ABC Radio. “I’m just super, super grateful. The Grammys is something that, as any musician or artist, we look up to it from when we’re little and we dream of being nominated. So I’m just so grateful and I’ve had an amazing year, so this is like the cherry on top.”
Mai says even after hearing the news, it didn't immediately register that her mutti-platinum single, “Boo’d Up,” had been recognized as one of the best of the year.
“I don’t think it’s actually hit me yet. It will,” she says. “I know it will sometime soon. Probably before the day. But yeah, it’s crazy.”
Mai lives in Los Angeles but was born in London, where her mom still lives. Nauturally, when she was informed about the nominations, Ella couldn't wait to inform her mother.
“My mom’s at work so I’m not even sure if she knows yet. So I’m going to call her,” Mai says. “I have to try to figure out the time difference 'cause she’s still in England.”
Tune in to see if Ella’s Grammy dream comes true when the Grammy Awards air live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center Sunday, February 10, on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Shawn, nominated for Song of the Year for "In My Blood" and Best Pop Vocal Album for his current self-titled release, tweeted, "Unbelievable, speechless right now. I LOVE YOU.”
Dua snagged a Best New Artist nod, and a nom for Best Dance Recording for "Electricity." She tweeted, "I’m so happy but I can’t stop crying, I can’t believe it!!!”
Maren Morris, up for five Grammys including Record of the Year for "The Middle," tweeted, "WHY DON’T YOU JUST MEET ME AT THE GRAMMYS! 5 nominations?! I am so honored...and so proud of all my GRAMMY NOMINATED FRIENDS."
Bebe Rexha, nominated for Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Performance for "Meant to Be," told Billboard, "I was crying and jumping and laughing. It’s unreal. It’s just so cool.”
She added, "You think you know where everything’s going to go with your life, but you have no idea. ‘Meant to Be’ has brought me so many blessings and so many incredible opportunities. It’s changed my life for sure.”
And in a nice comeback story, Demi Lovato is up for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Fall In Line," her duet with Christina Aguilera.
The singer, who just got out of rehab a few months ago, tweeted, "Dreams come true y’all... thank you @xtina. I love you so much.”
She added, "I grew up in Texas, singing to @xtina everyday, DESPERATELY trying to hit her high notes. If you would’ve told me I’d have a Grammy nod with her I would’ve laughed in your face!! This is so surreal."