Quickies: Katy Perry, The Weeknd & Ellie Goulding
KATY PERRY TEASES NEW SONG ‘SMALL TALK': Katy Perry teased lyrics from an upcoming song called "Small Talk" on her social media on Tuesday. "Isn't it weird / That you've seen me naked We had conversations about forever / Now it's about the weather okay," the lyrics read on a notepad that reads "From the desk of Katy Perry." "#SmallTalk," she captioned the image. This song will be the follow-up to Katy's last single, "Never Really Over."
BELLA HADID & THE WEEKND SPLIT: Bella Hadid and The Weeknd have reportedly split up again, about one year after reconciling. A source told E! News that "distance" has been a factor in their split, saying, "They are in different places right now, physically and mentally. Bella is prepping for her fashion week commitments and Abel is working on his music and his upcoming acting debut." The source added, "They have been arguing a lot recently," and "They haven't spent quality time together in months." Bella and The Weeknd originally split back in 2016, but they later reconciled.
ELLIE GOULDING REACHES IMPRESSIVE BILLBOARD CHART MILESTONE: Ellie Goulding has officially logged the most entries for any British female artist on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this century. Ellie's latest single, "Hate Me," with Juice WRLD has become her 14th song to enter the Hot 100 since 2000, following her other hits, which include "Burn," "Lights," "Love Me Like You Do" and her recent song with Diplo and Swae Lee, "Close to Me." Ellie surpasses other British female artists like Adele, Natasha Bedingfield, Dua Lipa and Jessie J. The Billboard feat comes shortly after her recent YouTube Diamond Award, marking 10 million subscribers on her YouTube channel.