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Coldplay teams up with The Chainsmokers on new track, “Something Just Like This”

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Last year, footage leaked online of hitmaking DJ duo The Chainsmokers working with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. Now, that collaboration has materialized in the form of a song called "Something Just Like This," which you can download on iTunes. You can also check out the track's starry lyric video via YouTube.

While Coldplay has experimented with electronic music before, "Something Just Like This" is very much an EDM song, though it features some piano that gives it a more Coldplay feel.

"Something Just Like This" appears on The Chainsmokers' forthcoming debut full-length album Memories...Do Not Open, which will be released April 7.

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Which Oscar nominee was starstruck by Justin Timberlake?

Dan MacMedan/WireImageNaomie Harris is nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as an emotionally abusive mother in the acclaimed film Moonlight.  But the British actress said one person who really left her starstruck at this year's annual Oscars luncheon wasn't a fellow actor -- it was one of her childhood pop idols.

"I was actually really excited that Justin Timberlake came up and he was like, 'I really loved Moonlight, and I really loved you in Moonlight,'" Harris told ABC News. "And I was like, 'Ohmigosh, I used to listen to you when I was a child and you're here!' It was weird!"

Harris, who also appeared in two of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, as well as in the James Bond movies Skyfall and Spectre, is up against some stiff competition in her category, including Viola Davis, the favorite to win for Fences.  Justin also is no shoo-in: he's up for Best Original Song for "Can't Stop the Feeling!" but his competition includes two songs from La La Land, the movie that's predicted to sweep this year's Oscars.

The Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, air Sunday night on ABC.

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Katy Perry blasts back into the top 10; Bruno Mars also scores Grammy gains

Rony AlwinWhen a super-popular artist who's been quiet for a while debuts a new single at the Grammys, what do you get?  A super-impressive chart debut.

Katy Perry's new single "Chained to the Rhythm" has entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #4, the highest debut by a lead female artist since Adele bowed at #1 in November of 2015 with "Hello."  This is Katy's 14th top-10 hit, and her third-highest debut, following "Part of Me" and "California Gurls," which entered the chart at #1 and #2 respectively.

Katy's song, whose video premiered yesterday, is the first single from her upcoming album, due later this year.

Elsewhere on the chart, Bruno Mars also cashed in from his Grammy performance of "That's What I Like."  The song jumps from #37 to #7 on the Hot 100.  It's Bruno's 14th top-10 hit, and his first #1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart.  

Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" tops the Billboard Hot 100, while Taylor Swift and Zayn's duet "I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)" rises to #2, making it the highest-charting song from either of the 50 Shades movie soundtracks.

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Paris Jackson talks about her late father, Michael Jackson, and music as a hobby in latest issue of “CR Fashion Book”

Johnny Nunez/WireImageGracing the cover of CR Fashion Book's latest issue is Michael Jackson's 18-year-old daughter, Paris Jackson, and inside she talks to Empire creator Lee Daniels about a number of topics, including a quality of her late dad's that she would take if she could.  

"Definitely his strength. He was the strongest person I know and tried to do everything with as much love and kindness as possible," she says.  

Paris also spills details about her songwriting and being in a band with her boyfriend -- making music that's a mix of, as she explains, The Lumineers and legendary country musician Johnny Cash.  

However, she has no desire to follow in her father's professional footsteps, viewing music as more of a hobby rather than a career.

"I'm in a band. We're doing it for fun. My boyfriend's the drummer and we have two others, a bassist and a backup vocalist," she tells Lee. 

"I write music for myself," Paris adds. "I use it as a way to get stuff out. It's not something I see myself following career-wise. There are so many amazing artists in my family. If I were to do it as a career, it would change how I feel about music and I don't want that to happen."   

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For Andy Grammer, “freaking out” at sports events is his best job perk

Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesLast week, Andy Grammer fulfilled a lifelong dream by getting to play in the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game.  Though he and his West Team were soundly beaten, Andy still considers the things he gets to do at sporting events to be the best perk of being a pop star...for him, anyway.

"Some of the sports stuff has been really sweet 'cause I'm, like, a super jock at heart," Andy told ABC Radio a few months ago.

In fact, Andy told Sports Illustrated that when he was a kid, "Basketball was every day of my life. Wake up with a ball, sometimes I’d sleep with it because someone told me that was better for you.”

While a career in sports never materialized, Andy says the opportunities he's had to hang out at various high-profile events because of his fame as a musician have been some of the biggest highlights of the past few years.

For example, Andy say "going to the AFC Championship game with some of my high school friends" was a definite high point for him. 

"I got to sing the national anthem at was Denver versus the Patriots, and it was me and my best high school friends," he told ABC Radio. "And I just sang the national anthem, and then we got to sit in John Elway's box and freak out, that was really cool." 

He also cites "getting to sing the national anthem at the NBA finals" as being "really cool, too."  

When he's not singing at sporting events, Andy is busy working on his third album, due out later this year.

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The Chainsmokers set all-time record with “Closer”; Rihanna bests MJ on the chart

Rory KramerThe Chainsmokers' biggest hit ain't never getting older.  "Closer" has now spent more time in the top five than any other single in the 58-year history of the Billboard Hot 100.

"Closer," which spent 12 weeks at #1 last year, has been in the Billboard top five for 26 weeks -- in other words, six full months.  There were two other songs that had spent 25 weeks in the top five -- Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" and LeAnn Rimes' "How Do I Live" -- but "Closer" has just broken the tie to set the record.

In addition, the song has been #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs for 27 weeks.  That's the most at #1 since the chart debuted in 2013. The previous record holder was "Wake Me Up" by Avicii, with 26 weeks.

There's another chart milestone this week as well: Rihanna's "Love on the Brain" has become her 30th top-10 hit.  There are now only two acts in history who've had more: Madonna, with 38 and The Beatles, with 34.  Rihanna was tied with Michael Jackson, but she just broke that tie.  Not bad for someone who's only been making records since 2005.

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Mariah Carey gives 5-year-old twins jobs to “instill a work ethic”

ABC/Randy HolmesIf you think Mariah Carey spoils her kids, think again. The singer tells Entertainment Tonight she’s already put twins Monroe and Moroccan to work.

"They work for me now," she says. "I had to give them jobs."

She explains, "I'm trying to instill a work ethic. I don't want them to think since they're my kids…that they can just get whatever they want; do whatever they want. And they kinda think that."

So she gives the five-year-olds chores to do around the house, and then they get an allowance for it.

"I started saying, 'OK look, guys, here's what we're going to do, you're going to help out, maybe clean a couple of things," Mariah says. "I don’t expect it to be done properly. Then they’ll get a couple of dollars or however much."

Next up for the twins: joining their mom on tour. Mariah kicks off her tour with Lionel Richie on March 15.

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X Ambassadors playing Planned Parenthood benefit concert for International Women’s Day

ABC/Paula LoboX Ambassadors will headline a concert in Los Angeles to benefit Planned Parenthood on March 7, the eve of International Women's Day.

"In honor of International Women's Day, we are so excited to announce this special benefit show for Planned Parenthood," says frontman Sam Harris in a statement. "It'll be a kicka** night of music, love, community, inclusivity, and celebrating all the incredible women of the world."

Tickets for the show will go on sale this Friday, February 24 via

Along with the Planned Parenthood concert, X Ambassadors have a number of festival dates lined up for the spring and summer, including at SunFest, Shaky Knees and Forecastle.

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Pink schedules second live performance of 2017

ABC/Randy HolmesLooks like we may have some new music from Pink in the coming months, if her concert schedule is any indication.  The new mom has just scheduled her second live performance of 2017, and like her first, it's part of a music festival.

Following her July 2 performance at Milwaukee's Summerfest, Pink will perform July 9 at the Ottawa Bluesfest in Canada.  The festival, which runs from July 6 to July 16, features artists of every genre, from Melissa Etheridge to 50 Cent to Tom Petty to British alt-rockers Muse.

Pink's appearances on the festival circuit may indicate that she'll be coming out with some new music at some point.  She's had great success with her last two releases: "Just Like Fire," from the movie Alice Through the Looking Glass, was a smash, and her duet with country star Kenny Chesney, "Setting the World on Fire," hit #1 on the Billboard Country chart and was nominated for a Grammy.  She ended up losing to a collaboration between Pentatonix and country music icon Dolly Parton, but Pink didn't mind.

"My life is made. I can say I lost a Grammy to Dolly Parton," she tweeted. "Thanks Universe."

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Mariah on New Year’s Eve fiasco: “I blame everybody”

ABC/Lou RoccoMariah Carey is still talking about her performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve Live with Ryan Seacrest -- she's still upset about it, but she says she couldn't possibly begin to explain what happened.

Speaking to Rolling Stone, Mariah says, "It's just something where if I can't explain it to the entire world, then they're not going to understand it, because it's not what they do. Just like I wouldn't understand somebody who had a desk job and how to do that. I couldn't. I literally am incapable of being in the real world and surviving."

The story that fans got was that Mariah claimed her in-ear monitors didn't work; she couldn't hear herself, or her backing tracks, so she couldn't sing. Dick Clark Productions claimed her monitors were working fine.

"This was out of my control, and had everything not been such a total chaotic mess, then I would have been able to make something happen," she tells Rolling Stone. "Even the dancers should have stopped dancing and helped me off the f****** stage. I'm sorry. It was a mess, and I blame everybody, and I blame myself for not leaving after rehearsal."

So what's next for Mariah? She says she has no plans to make a new album -- instead, she plans to record and release individual singles, in between going on the road with Lionel Richie.  "I Don't," her most recent release, is the first example of that.

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