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Zayn’s back with “Still Got Time,” announces forthcoming album

RCA RecordsIt's here, Zayn Malik's new single with Candian rapper PARTYNEXTDOOR, "Still Got Time."

The bouncy track features the hook, "Just stop looking for love, girl you still got time," repeated by the Auto-Tuned rapper against a rhythm track that's a little bit dancehall, a little bit afro-pop.

The single is the first from Zayn's forthcoming sophomore solo album. No further album details were announced, other than the fact that the set is due this summer.

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Zayn’s back with “Still Got Time,” announces forthcoming album

RCA RecordsIt's here, Zayn Malik's new single with Candian rapper PARTYNEXTDOOR, "Still Got Time."

The bouncy track features the hook, "Just stop looking for love, girl you still got time," repeated by the Auto-Tuned rapper against a rhythm track that's a little bit dancehall, a little bit afro-pop.

The single is the first from Zayn's forthcoming sophomore solo album. No further album details were announced, other than the fact that the set is due this summer.

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Lady Gaga judges “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season premiere: “You’re not ready for this!”

Image Courtesy Logo/VH1RuPaul's Drag Race kicks off its ninth season Friday night with a very special guest judge: Lady Gaga.  RuPaul says of her appearance, "You're not ready for this!"

"Lady Gaga has always been a fan of the show and she started in New York and clubs the same way I did," Ru tells ABC Radio, explaining how the guest appearance came about.

"She attributes a lot of her [joie de vivre] to her life with [drag] queens in clubs," he explains. "So she tweeted me maybe three years ago and said, 'Ru, why can’t I be on the show?' And I said, 'Are you kidding??'"

However, it's taken this long for Gaga to fit the appearance into her busy calendar.

"Doing these kinds of shows, the hardest part is scheduling people," says Ru. "So finally, we got her on the season opener and it is a blast. You’re not ready for this!"

This won't be the first time that Gaga and RuPaul have teamed up on TV, though -- Ru was a guest on Gaga's ABC holiday special with the Muppets a few years ago. Then, he marveled at how young Gaga still is.

"She’s an amazing person and a really loving person," he says. "And I’m always surprised when I see these people because she’s a child! You know, when you strip down the makeup, it’s like, 'Oh my God!'" 

Other judges on this season of the show include Meghan Trainor, The B-52s, Kesha, Lisa Kudrow, Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling and many others.  The drama starts tonight at 8 p.m. ET on VH1.

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Disney chief teases 15 years of “Star Wars” stories yet to come

Lucasfilm(LOS ANGELES) -- Disney CEO Bob Iger dropped not one, not two, but three huge spoilers about the Star Wars universe today, speaking at a conference that took place on campus at University of Southern California.

First, Iger spoke about the late Carrie Fisher, who died this past December, and how the upcoming eighth installment of the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi, would handle the loss of General Leia.

"We are not changing [Episode] 8 to deal with her passing," he said, according to 8.' In Rogue One, we created digitally a few characters… We’re not doing that with Carrie.”

This answers a question many fans had regarding Fisher's legacy and the possibility of more scenes in The Last Jedi.

Iger then revealed the plot of the untitled Han Solo spinoff, the next in a planned series of Lucasfilm standalone movies.

The movie, currently filming, will follow Solo from the ages of 18 to 24 and fans will learn "how he got his name," he said.

Last, but certainly not least, he teased the future of Star Wars past Episode IX.  The saga has been told in trilogies up to this part, and fans questioned whether or not there would be a story continuing beyond a ninth film.  The answer is yes.

In fact, Iger said the creative minds at Lucasfilm are pondering "what could be another decade and a half of Star Wars stories."

Lucasfilm and ABC News are both owned by Disney.

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Pink, Andy Grammer, Jason Derulo among artists performing at KAABOO Del Mar Festival

ABC/Randy HolmesPink has added another festival performance to her dance card this summer, but at this event, there'll be plenty of other pop acts joining her.

Pink will perform at the third annual KAABOO Del Mar festival, set for September 15-17 at the Del Mar fairgrounds north of San Diego.  Joining her on the bill will be Andy Grammer, Jason Derulo, David Guetta, Kesha, Alanis Morissette, X Ambassadors, Machine Gun Kelly, Smash Mouth and many more.

If you want to rock out a bit more, the festival has also booked Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Jane's Addiction and Muse.  And if you've ever wondered if a basketball star can hack it on the 1s and 2s, you can enjoy a set by DJ Diesel, aka NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal.

Performances will take place on four outdoor and two indoor stages, one of which will be devoted exclusively to comedy. For full details, go to KaabooDelMar.com.

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Demi Lovato honored with “Artistic Award of Courage”

Getty Images for UCLA Semel Institute’s “Open Mind Gala”Demi Lovato was honored Wednesday night for her work raising awareness about mental health issues.

Demi received the Artistic Award of Courage at the Open Mind Gala, a biannual charity event hosted by UCLA's Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.  Demi was presented with the honor by the CEO of CAST, a wellness and recovery center that personally helped her so much, she became an owner.

Demi has had her own struggles with bipolar disorder and substance abuse.  Accepting the award, she said, "When I started to raise awareness around mental health, my goal was to simplify the conversation and to break down the barriers that are placed around it."

While Demi noted that "showing kindness and acceptance to ourselves and to others" is important in raising awareness of this issue, she quickly learned that that a lack of resources keeps those with mental health conditions from getting the care they need.

"I feel like the work I'd like to do in creating change in our society has just begun," she said.

The event, hosted by Lisa Kudrow, featured a performance by former Glee star Chord Overstreet, who's now signed to Demi's Safe House record label.

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Ryan Gosling reveals why he laughed during Oscars “Moonlight” mix-up

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(LAS VEGAS) -- If you remember last month's Oscars Best Picture mix-up, you might have noticed Ryan Gosling laughing amidst the confusion. Oh, face it: you never took your eyes off him.

At any rate, now we know what was so funny.

"I was watching people start to have this panicked reaction in the crowd and guys were coming on with headsets and I felt like someone had been hurt," Gosling said at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas yesterday, according to Entertainment Weekly.

He continued, "I thought there was some kind of medical situation, and I had this worst-case scenario playing out in my head. And then I just heard Moonlight won and I was so relieved that I started laughing.”

Gosling starred in the Academy Award winning La La Land with Oscar winner Emma Stone, but lost best actor to Casey Affleck. Regardless, Gosling said he was pleased with the evening's outcome.

"Truthfully, I was also so thrilled that Moonlight won. I know the director...I’ve worked with them before. It’s such a groundbreaking film, made for a million dollars, and incredible achievement and I’m so happy for them that they were being recognized," he said.

Well, there you have it -- another reason to swoon for Gosling.

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In New Zealand, Adele pays tribute to victims of London terror attacks

Alasdair McLellanAdele is a London girl, so she was of course very affected by the terrorist attack in the British capital  Wednesday.  Even though she was halfway around the world in New Zealand, she sent her love to the victims with a special onstage song dedication.

"I feel very far away and very strange not being at home," she told the audience at Auckland's Mt. Smart Stadium. "All I want to do today is just be at home and be with my friends and family. Everyone [I know] is fine, but there are four people that aren’t fine."

"So let’s dedicate this to them tonight and to my hometown, which is my soulmate," she continued. "This is 'Make You Feel My Love.'”

Adele was performing for 45,000 fans in New Zealand as she completes the last few dates of her tour Down Under.  The 25 World Tour will wrap up for good with four shows at London's Wembley Stadium in June and July.

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John Mayer says new song “Still Feel Like Your Man” is about Katy Perry

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteWondering which song on John Mayer’s new album is about his ex, Katy Perry? He’s not keeping it a secret. The musician confirms to The New York Times that “Still Feel Like Your Man” is about Katy.

“Who else would I be thinking about?” he says. “And by the way, it’s a testament to the fact that I have not dated a lot of people in the last five, six years. That was my only relationship. So it’s like, give me this, people.”

The lyrics detail missing an ex. "I still keep your shampoo in my shower/In case you wanna wash your hair/And I know that you probably found yourself some more somewhere/But I do not really care," he sings.

John tells the Times the album contains other breakup songs, like “Moving On and Getting Over” and “Never on the Day You Leave,” but it’s about much more than that.  

"There were times when tears came out of me, and I went, 'OK, John, this is not about an on-again, off-again relationship,'” he says. “This is something more profound."

Katy and John were on-again, off-again from 2012 until 2015.

John’s album, The Search for Everything, was released in two four-song EPs.  Its final full-length iteration comes out April 14.

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Sia, unmasked! Singer gives us rare glimpse of her face at LAX

ABC/ Paula LoboIf you really try, it’s not hard to find pictures online of Sia without her trademark wig covering her face. But the singer made it really easy for us all Wednesday when she strutted through LAX without any disguise.

Paparazzi got come clear snaps of the star’s face as she went to catch her flight. According to E! News, the singer was headed to Dubai, where she’s scheduled to perform this weekend.

The singer, seen smiling with her real blonde hair flowing, sported comfy loungewear for her long flight. She was wearing a beige cropped sweatshirt and beige Kenzo sweatpants with white sneakers.

Sia’s music video mini-me Maddie Ziegler previously told E! News that Sia only covers her face for appearances and performances. "It could be weird if she just wore a wig talking to her friends,” Maddie said.

And we’re guessing covering your identity is probably frowned upon by airport security.

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