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Bebe Rexha Dances Around An Insane Asylum In "I'm A Mess" Video

Bebe Rexha gets committed to an insane asylum in the new video for her song, "I’m a Mess."

The video features Rexha being carted around and dancing through an old school insane asylum, complete with sterile white walls and straightjackets.

"I have been very vocal and honest about my ongoing struggle with anxiety and depression," Bebe writes in the comment section of the YouTube video. "I wanted to create a video and song that expressed my truth."

She adds, "This video is a celebration of me finally being able to accept my imperfections. I’m okay with not being okay all the time. If you feel alone or lost please know you are not, and you are loved."

Jim Wright
Darius Rucker Reunites With Hootie & The Blowfish For Jason Aldean's Atlanta Show

Hootie & The Blowfish, fronted by Darius Rucker, will play a special show with Jason Aldean this weekend. They, along with Lauren Alaina and Luke Combs, were tapped by Jason to perform at SunTrust Park, otherwise known as Atlanta Braves Stadium, on Saturday (July 21st).

Hootie & The Blowfish do a handful of shows together each year, but Darius tells us exclusively that he was hesitant at first to agree to the band playing this ballpark. "They texted me, 'Hey, man, we want you guys to play Atlanta,' and I'm like, you know, 'I don't know if we're ready to go play a stadium (laughs), you know? We play but I don't know think we're ready to play a stadium,' and I thought about it and Jason's always been so cool to me and I thought, 'If you really want us we'll come do it.' It's gonna be a fun night. We can still play. We're old men but we can play." in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.
Daya Keeps Fans 'Safe' With New Music Video

Daya has unveiled the music video for her newest song, "Safe." The track follows her 2016 debut album, Sit Still, Look Pretty.

"Safe video out now. Favorite and most heartfelt video I’ve ever made to date. Thank u to this incredible team for helping execute the vision," Daya shared to Twitter.

The track was written after the tragic shooting in Las Vegas last October at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

To coincide with the new release, Daya has also introduced the #SafeIs campaign on her social media accounts. You can send the singer-songwriter a message letting her know what "Safe" means to you.

The singer details the things in her life that make her feel safe. Along with mentioning her family, playing guitar and eating mashed potatoes, Daya mentions that one of the things that makes her feel safe is being with her girlfriend, who makes a brief, romantic appearance in the announcement video. Daya recently came out publicly during her set at Milwaukee’s PrideFest.
Macklemore Takes You To Heaven & More In 'How To Play The Flute' Music Video

While currently on tour with Kesha, Macklemore had time to drop a trippy new video for his track "How To Play The Flute."

The rapper takes you on a mysterious journey through his version of Heaven, as well as multiple other weird situations, in the music video for his late-2017 track on flute playing.

First, Mack gets hypnotized by emcee King Draino, then he plays God, Bob Ross, goes to a prom, mimics the viral "goth dance circle" video, get his head stuck in the sand, and much, much, more.
Mariah Carey Back In The Recording Studio

While Mariah Carey recently kicked off her The Butterfly Returns residency at Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace, she was spotted multiple times this week in the recording studio, posing with frequent collaborator Jermaine Dupri and producer Bobby Ross Avila.

Avila shared a photo with Carey, writing, "Pulled an all nighter @ the studio with my bro’s @jermainedupri, @therealjohntaaustin, Mariah and the Magic was in FULL EFFECT!"

Carey and Dupri previously worked together on "We Belong Together" and "Don’t Forget About Us," two of the singer’s biggest hits from 2005’s The Emancipation of Mimi.

Carey also teased the coming of a new album in a March interview with V magazine, saying that "there’s a different approach that I’m taking as an artist. I think it’s like a fresh start." She continued to say that while most people see her as a diva, she sees herself as "a songwriter first, and then a singer. That’s what I love to do the most."
Meghan Trainor Debuts 'Treat Myself'

Following the announcement that her new album Treat Myself will arrive August 31st, Meghan Trainor has released an upbeat track called "All The Ways."

"All The Ways" is the fourth song released in support of her album – and will also be the soundtrack for Target’s new marketing campaign, highlighting services like same-day delivery with Shipt and Drive up – showing customers "All The Ways" they can shop at Target.

Watch Meghan as a judge on The Four every Thursday night on Fox.
Rihanna Has 500 Songs For Reported Dancehall Album

Looks like Rihanna might actually be cooking up a dancehall album. According to Rap-Up, Rolling Stone has spoken with eight sources who confirmed that Rih and her label, Roc Nation, have been scouting beats to complete an album that "explores her Caribbean roots."

One dancehall producer told the publication, "Rihanna’s team have, no lie, 500 records for this project from different producers and writers. They’re only choosing 10 records. They’ve been having writing camps and trying to keep them quiet for almost a year and a half now. I’ve been flying to Miami, flying to L.A., cutting records nonstop for this project"

Another source close to the album said, "Every artist, every producer, every songwriter in Jamaica or of Jamaican descent has been working on Rihanna’s album and has little snippets of publishing or production credits on it. I think they’ve got eight songs, but her A&R is still asking for records." A third source added, "They’re looking for one more song."

Meanwhile, two sources also said that Rihanna is simultaneously working on a pop album with the likes of Boi-1da and Skrillex.
Troye Sivan Debuts 'Dance To This' Music Video Featuring Ariana Grande

Troye Sivan and Ariana Grande are dancing it out in the new video for "Dance To This."

The Bardia Zeinali-directed music video debuted on Thursday ahead of the release of Troye’s upcoming studio album, Bloom.

"Dance To This" is the fourth release from Bloom, out on August 31, following "My My My," "The Good Side" and title track "Bloom."

Troye explained the inspiration for the video on Twitter, writing, "The DTT vid was inspired literally by High School Musical and Grease and Pass This On by the Knife and a gif of Cher spinning around that i cant find rn."

He added, "So glad the funnest day of my life was documented lol."
Quickies: Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz & More

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE MAKES FAMILY TIME WHILE ON TOUR: For Justin Timberlake, being a good husband to Jessica Biel and dad to Silas, 3, comes first and foremost. His wife Jessica Biel and their three-year-old son Silas have been joining him on the road on his Man of the Woods tour, and sources tell Us Weekly the tour vibe is very different these days. "Gone is the partying and hanging out until all hours of the night," a source says. "Justin is a very different man this tour around. He has been a family man." The source notes that when he gets off stage, "he’s 100 percent dad." In his down time on the current European leg of his tour, he makes time to do "touristy things" with Jessica and Silas. The source adds, "They’re having so much fun. It’s nice to see."

TAYLOR SWIFT RECORDING NEW SONG WITH MILEY CYRUS & LADY GAGA?: Taylor Swift has been spotted entering a recording studio in New York and it’s led to fans wondering about a possible collab. Swift singer was pictured entering Electric Lady Studios, where Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga are currently working on new music. People are speculating that Taylor is laying down vocals for a new song featuring one or both of the artists. Swift is on the North American leg of her Reputation Stadium Tour at the moment but has spent a few days back home in New York. Lady Gaga is recording her sixth studio album at the moment and Miley’s writing for her seventh studio album, following the success of Younger Now in 2017. Earlier this year, eagle-eyed fans also noticed Gaga topped off her Grammys look with a snake ring. "Lady Gaga’s snake ring she wore to the Grammys is rumored to be the same exact one Taylor Swift sells on her website," wrote one fan account.

JASON MRAZ TALKS ABOUT HIS SEXUALITY: Jason Mraz is opening up about his sexuality after a poem he released for Pride Month got people speculating. The 41-year-old singer previously wrote a line saying "I am bi your side" in his poem for’s Pride Month feature. "Honestly, I didn’t realize it was going to be so telling," Jason told the outlet while discussing the poem in a new interview. "But I’ve had experiences with men, even while I was dating the woman who became my wife. It was like, ‘Wow, does that mean I am gay?’ And my wife laid it out for me. She calls it ‘two spirit,’ which is what the Native Americans call someone who can love both man and woman. I really like that." Jason and his wife Christina Carano got married in 2015.

G-EAZY SHOOTS DOWN DEMI LOVATO DATING RUMORS: Following his split from Halsey, G-Eazy is setting the record straight on his relationship with Demi Lovato. The two sparked romance rumors when they were reportedly spotted holding hands, but G tells Entertainment Tonight Demi is "just a friend." "It’s just one of those things that comes with the territory. You trade in your anonymity in exchange for some of your success in the public eye," he said on the ESPYS red carpet Wednesday night, where he appeared sporting new bleached-blonde hair. "You have to remember the blessings and remember how grateful you are to be here in the first place and understand some of that is just what comes with the territory," he continued.
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