The redheaded Brit joined the 19-year-old pop star the second verse and the two artists harmonized for the remainder of the song. "That was just as crazy for me as it was for you guys," Mendes told the crowd after Sheeran left the stage.
Just about four years ago, a then 15-year-old Mendes tweeted, "To ever meet Ed Sheeran would honestly be the best, he's 100% the person I look up to for music," Billboard reports. For Mendes, it was a dream come true and for the fans who were still wondering if they'd hallucinated the whole thing, there's social media footage to serve as evidence. Watch Sheeran and Mendeshere.
"I feel like my songwriting definitely developed," he told V Man magazine, 'just because I've been doing it so much. I feel like the songs are a bit more organized, where I felt like, before, that Mind of Mine was a brainstorm.
"That's why I called it Mind of Mine, because it was ideas that I had that I put out. This one is more thought out. I had more time to process everything and go through it all. It's an evolution."
Malik released "Still Got Time," the first single from the new project, in March. The track features PartyNextDoor. Read morehere.
In a statement, Perry said she didn't have the set pieces she needed to begin rehearsals. "Due to unavoidable production delays, major elements of my tour stage design could not be available for me to rehearse on until this week," she said in a statement.
"I'll be spending the next few weeks taking the time to properly prepare the show to be an experience I am proud to share with you. I'm sorry for any inconvenience this causes, but hope everyone who sees the show will agree it was worth the wait." Read morehere.
"I acknowledge the privilege that I benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to shoulder the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this," Swift said in a statement. 'My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. Therefore I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves."
Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation is among the first organizations to receive money from Swift, reports Billboard. The company's CEO, Maile Zambuto, called the donation, "an extremely generous financial investment in the movement to end sexual violence."
"Taylor is aware of the Joyful Heart Foundation and follows our work," said Zambuto. "Her team got in touch with me and we talked a lot about her commitment, all along throughout this ordeal, to wanting to be of service to survivors." Read morehere.
Tomica Woods-Wright, has the rights to Compton Records, the label founded by N.W.A.'s Eric 'Eazy-E" Wright. He started the company in 1986 in Compton, California under the name Ruthless Records.
That's why she has filed a trademark infringement suit against Arnold E. White (Bigg A) and Eric Darnel Wright, a.k.a. Lil Eazy-E (Eazy's son) for launching their own version of Ruthless Records, reports Billboard.
The suit claims that the defendants used the Ruthless Records trademark and ran http://www.ruthlessrecordsinc.com even though their application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark Ruthless Records was denied. The suit calls the actions, 'malicious, fraudulent, deliberate, and/or willful."
In their defense, the new Ruthless says they have the right to use the name because the roots of the are in their president's blood. Read morehere.
"It just felt so authentic to me I had to put it on," Rhett told Esquire about the brand new song, among just a handful of tracks on Life Changes that he didn't co-write.
"I don't go into a creative space like a recording studio or writing sessions with the intention of forcing anything or dictating a mood," Rhett added about his creative process. "I just let what feels natural to me take the lead." Listen to "Grave"here.
They will be joining an already stacked roster of performers that is set to include Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, Vince Gill, George Strait, Hillary Scott and more.
A slew of presenters have also been revealed, with Jason Aldean, Bobby Bones, Ross Copperman, Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Maren Morris among those who will be handing out awards on the big night. Read morehere.
"I'm ecstatic to add my longtime collaborator and friend Calvin Harris to the stellar line-up at this year's Diamond Ball," Rihanna said in a press release. 'Calvin's music will bring the perfect mix of energy and excitement to the evening as we celebrate the Clara Lionel Foundation."
Proceeds from the annual benefit support the Clara Lionel Foundation's global education, health and emergency response programs. The Foundation also funds innovative education projects and scholarships, healthcare programs and micro grants. Read morehere.
In the cinematic clip, actor Coy Stewart plays a high school student dealing with the trials of being gay, with Oscar nominee Don Cheadle as his disgruntled dad and Modern Family star Nolan Gould as Stewart's love interest.
Golden Globe winner Matthew Modine appears as Gould's father, with Luis Guzman cast as a sympathetic coach. Watch the intense and powerful video for "1-800-273-8255"here.
"We've been writing a lot of new music recently – Hannah in particular is starting to come into her own in a new and very honest way," said band member Christian Zucconi in a press release. "She is really starting to show her fire. Hope you can feel it."
The new track has been added to the band's latest album, Big Mess, which was originally released in September 2016. Listen to "Remember That Night"here.
The show, which debuted in 1989 and featured iconic performances from such acts as Nirvana, Mariah Carey, KISS and LL Cool J, even had an impact on the 19-year-old Mendes.
The pop star's favorite session--Pearl Jam in 1992--was recorded before he was born. "It wasn't so much about the commercial, showman side of it," Mendes told Variety. "It was really about the music." Read morehere.
The video parody plays on reports that Irving wants to be traded so he's no longer living under James' immense shadow, casting Irving in the "Stan" role and writing a sad letter to his superstar teammate.
'Dear LeBron, I wrote you but you're only subtweeting/I left my cell, my email and my address in Cleveland/I sent two letters to Dan Gilbert you must not have got him/He probably fell off the flat earth or something," are among the lyrics (referencing Irving's belief that the Earth is indeed flat). Watch the videohere.
Artists took to social media to offer their solidarity and condolences in the wake of the tragedy. "Our thoughts are with Barcelona. Sending you all our love," wrote Imagine Dragons.
"My heart is breaking for the people of #Barcelona," wrote Sheryl Crow. "My prayers and thoughts will be constant for Barcelona and for humanity in general." See all the messageshere.
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