The stars of the hit Netflix series Queer Eye appear in Taylor Swift's new video for "You Need to Calm Down." But for one member of the Fab Five, the appearance is a full-circle moment because years ago, he auditioned for Taylor's "Blank Space" video, but didn't get the job.
Antoni Porowski, Queer Eye's food expert, tells Entertainment Tonight, "Remember the music video for 'Blank Space'? I auditioned for that when I was a waiter and I got called back twice and it was between me and two other guys and in the audition, I had to pretend like I was running away from a lion...and I told (Taylor) that."
Antoni says he didn't get the job because Taylor "changed the direction" of the video -- instead, model Sean O'Pry got to play the singer's love interest in the clip.
"So, I did have a first chance at a Taylor Swift music video and I didn't get it, so now I felt like 'Phoenix Rising Redemption' and I got to actually be in one, as myself" says Antoni. "How weird is the world and life?"
Antoni says he saw the completed video when Taylor texted it to him.
"I freaked out and I thought it was so cool 'cause I didn't even know everybody else who was in it," he said, referring to the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Lambert, Katy Perry, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Laverne Cox and others.
"Just to see all these wonderful LGBTQIA personalities and allies who were featured in the video was, like, 'She doesn't have to do that,' and she does," Antoni says. "And I really respect that."
Neal Preston/Warner Bros.It seems as though fans want to see Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper back together again in any way they can -- even in the guise of talking animals.
Last week, an account called Film Updates tweeted, "Lady Gaga is reportedly being considered for the role of Lylla, Rocket's love interest, who is set to make an appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. This would mark a reunion between Gaga and Bradley Cooper, who voices Rocket, after last year's A Star is Born."
If you haven't seen the Guardians of the Galaxy movies, Bradley Cooper provides the voice of Rocket, a tough-talking raccoon who walks upright and has been genetically modified to have human intelligence. In the comics, his love interest, Lylla, is an otter.
ComicBook.com has rounded up fans' reactions to this rumor, with all of them expressing delight at the prospect of the A Star Is Born lovebirds reuniting onscreen.
As one fan put it, "Please make Lady Gaga an otter!"
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is set to begin filming in 2020.
Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty ImagesElton John fans can now watch two videos offering high-quality footage of the pop-rock legend performing the same song in Cannes, France...but were filmed 36 years apart.
First, the video for Elton's classic 1983 hit "I'm Still Standing" has been digitally restored and is now available in 4K ultra HD, with the footage re-scanned from the original negative. Directed by Russell Mulcahy, the video features Elton driving, performing and dancing on and near Carlton Beach in Cannes, along with a troupe of dancers covered in brightly colored body paint.
Fun fact: One of the dancers is Bruno Tonioli, future Dancing with the Stars judge. His body isn't painted, though -- he's variously seen wearing a bellboy uniform, a black outfit with a policeman's cap and a one-shoulder black top and red pants.
"The energy you see in the video is the energy on the set…It's just a fantastic song," Mulcahy says in a statement. "It surfaced just at the right time in his career…It sends such a clear message that everyone can have a fall but you can get back up, and that's the anthem."
The 16-millimeter footage of the original video shoot was used at the end of Rocketman, with star Taron Egerton as Elton inserted into the footage.
"I'm very personally proud that the video is in Rocketman, which is his most extraordinary piece of work," adds Mulcahy. "And I'm very happy for Elton and everyone involved."
In addition, footage of Elton singing "I'm Still Standing" earlier this year during the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Rocketman also has been released. The performance took place at the afterparty on, yes, Carlton Beach.
Jackson Lee/GC ImagesLady Gaga's been performing in Las Vegas lately but Monday night, she came home to New York City for a special show at Harlem's famed Apollo Theater.
According to Variety, Gaga told the crowd, "I see all your beautiful faces, and I feel you. I was just a girl in an apartment on the Lower East Side with a keyboard, and it feels so good to be here — I’m home and I’m with you. I go all over the world, but I’ll always come back home.”
Musing about her success, Gaga said, "I used to sit in my apartment and write songs about fame, boys, my family. And I made it...And then I looked up one day, and I had a f***in’ Oscar in my hand.”
The lesson? She noted, "You can do anything that you put your mind to. Every time someone tells you no, you tell yourself a thousand more [times]: ‘Yes, I can do this.’"
According to Rolling Stone, Gaga also told the audience, "It’s World Pride Week – if I had it my way, World Pride would be a 365 deal during the year.” She then dedicated "Million Reasons" to Marsha P. Johnson, a black trans woman who was a major force in the Stonewall Riots 50 years ago which started the modern gay rights movement in the U.S.
Kevin Mazur/WireImageToday marks the 10-year anniversary of the death of pop icon Michael Jackson.
Jackson died from cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009 at the age of 50. His untimely death was later ruled a homicide caused from an overdose of the powerful sedative propofol that was administered by his doctor, cardiologist Conrad Murray. Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to four years in prison in November 2011.
Ten years after Jackson's death, celebrities and music stars are reflecting on the music legend's impact on pop culture.
"There's no one like Michael Jackson. I don't think that ever will be, honestly," Pop superstar Ciara tells ABC Radio. "You know, what he did for music. He definitely was one of the pioneers of music that kind of helped with shaping the culture of music and why we all love it as fans."
As for his passing, Ciara says it doesn't feel like it's already been 10 years, because to her, MJ's impact is still standing strong.
"He made songs that will live on forever," she says. "And that's what it's about...the cool thing is that his legacy is so powerful that it still lives on. And it will continue to live on and continue to inspire people."
As far as his impact, Ciara says MJ openly shared his journey with others through music, which in turn, "help[ed] someone else's life."
Not surprisingly, Jackson's ability to authentically share his journey and capture his audiences' attention was something that Kim Sledge, of legendary vocal group Sister Sledge, says was unmatched.
"He was one of the best entertainers I've ever seen perform, I have to say he really was," Sledge says.
"All of them, we loved all of their performances," Sledge says, referring to the Jackson 5, with whom she and her sisters toured during the 1970s. "When I saw him when he was singly performing, there was something about the energy that was just enchanting. If was fascinating. I've never seen energy like that. I can say the only other person I could think of that I saw that type of energy is when I was really, really little watching maybe Sammy Davis Jr."
Even as celebs recall their fondest memories of Jackson as a performer, it's difficult to ignore some of the recent controversies surrounding the pop legend.
After years of being plagued by sexual abuse allegations and a 2005 child molestation trial, which ended with Jackson's acquittal, the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, released in January, once again brought up Jackson's past sexual abuse allegations.
The doc followed the accusations of Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who both accused Jackson of sexually abusing them as children, although they denied Jackson abused them while the singer was still alive. Both have said having their own children forced them to come clean.
The Jackson family and estate continues to vigorously deny all charges in the documentary and subsequently filed a $100 million lawsuit against HBO, claiming the documentary breached a "non-disparagement" clause in a contract HBO signed in 1992, when it agreed to air a Jackson concert film.
Despite the documentary and resulting, Jackson's music and legacy appeared to have weathered the storm, at least so far. In fact, one of his producers, Dallas Austin, says MJ "will always have cultural impact."
"It's all about the music. It's all about the songs, it's not about the drama," Austin says. "It's just about songs and music. And he's given us so many great songs and music for all of his life, for all of our lives. I think that is still just as important."
Hip-hop superstar Method Man agrees, and says Jackson will never lose his influence on American culture.
"He will forever be an icon," Method Man says. "He's the reason why a lot of these kids nowadays have the shot that they have in music. Michael Jackson paved the way."
Meth adds that it's important that people also "speak up" for their legends when they pass.
"And to watch him grow up over the years and for his legacy to continue on we have to be caretakers of it," he says. "This is why when certain things come out against these OGs after they're gone, they need people there to speak up for them, because they can't speak up for themselves."
Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty ImagesFollowing Monday's news that Elton John has written and recorded a new song called "Never Too Late" for the upcoming soundtrack of The Lion King, he immediately becomes the front runner in the race for Best Original Song Oscar. That is, of course, unless he gets beaten by...himself.
As Variety notes, Elton was already being talked about as an Oscar contender for "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again," the song he and Bernie Taupin wrote for the end credits for Rocketman, which he sings with the movie's star, Taron Egerton.
Now that "Never Too Late" -- which Elton wrote with lyricist Tim Rice -- has been thrown into the mix, there's a real chance that Elton will end up competing against himself in the category. That won't be the first time it's happened, either.
In 1995, Elton and Rice were nominated three times in the Best Original Song category for their tunes from the original Lion King: "Circle of Life," "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" and "Hakuna Matata." They ended up winning for "Can You Feel the Love Tonight."
Variety also notes that there's a chance that one of the voice stars of the new Lion King, Beyonce, may receive a nomination as well. In the track listing for the new Lion King soundtrack, one song is labeled "TBA" -- meaning it has yet to be announced.
Director Jon Favreau told Fandango that Beyonce, who plays Nala, had recorded a new song for the project, so that may be the missing track.
"There's a song that she performed and wrote in the spirit of the production," said Favreau.
If that's the case, Elton may take up two slots in the Best Original Song category, but Beyonce may get another. Stay tuned.
ABC/Eric McCandlessLaine Hardy may have won American Idol, but runner-up Alejandro Aranda has already announced a new single and a fall headlining tour.
Performing under the name Scarypoolparty, Alejandro will be releasing his first single, “Tonight,” this Friday. He first performed the original tune on the American Idol finale back in May.
After immediately selling out his first run of solo acoustic summer tour dates shortly after Idol concluded, the singer-songwriter will now be embarking on a U.S. tour with a full band.
The trek kicks off October 10 in Berkeley, CA and includes shows at New York’s Playstation Theatre and Chicago’s Vic Theatre, before wrapping November 21 at L.A.’s Belasco Theatre.
Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 28 at 10 a.m. local time.
Alejandro’s solo acoustic dates begin July 8 in Washington, D.C. and will wrap July 17 in his hometown of Pomona, CA.
Here’s the list of new fall dates:
10/10 -- Berkeley, CA, The UC Theatre 10/11 -- Sacramento, CA, Ace of Spades 10/13 -- Portland, OR, Crystal Ballroom 10/14 -- Seattle, WA, Neptune Theatre 10/16 -- Salt Lake City, UT, The Depot 10/18 -- Aspen, CO, Belly Up 10/19 -- Boulder, CO, Fox Theatre 10/21 -- Kansas City, MO, The Truman 10/22 -- Minneapolis, MN, First Avenue 10/23 -- Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre 10/25 -- Detroit, MI, Majestic Theatre 10/26 -- Cleveland, OH, House of Blues 10/28 -- New York, NY, Playstation Theatre 10/29 -- Philadelphia, PA, Union Transfer 10/30 -- Boston, MA, Royale 11/1 -- Baltimore, MD, Baltimore Sound Stage 11/3 -- Charlottesville, VA, Jefferson Theatre 11/4 -- Raleigh, NC, Lincoln Theatre 11/5 -- Charlotte, NC, The Underground 11/7 -- Atlanta, GA, Buckhead Theatre 11/9 -- Orlando, FL, The Plaza Live 11/10 -- Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Revolution 11/12 -- New Orleans, LA, House of Blues 11/13 -- Houston, TX, White Oak Music Hall 11/15 -- Austin, TX, Emo's 11/16 -- Dallas, TX, House of Blues 11/19 -- San Diego, CA, House of Blues 11/21 -- Los Angeles, CA, Belasco Theatre
TAS Rights ManagementFor the second time, Taylor Swift has failed to cross "Old Town Road."
Taylor's new single "You Need to Calm Down" has debuted at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. It's her 24th top 10-hit. As Billboard notes, only 12 artists have scored 24 or more top-10 entries. "Calm Down" also tops Billboard's Digital Song Sales chart, giving Taylor 17 number-ones on that tally, more than any other artist. That's the good news.
The bad news is that Taylor has once again been kept off the top spot by Lil Nas X's viral hit "Old Town Road," which holds at number one for an amazing 12th week. Back in April, her hit "ME!" also had to settle for number two behind "Old Town Road."
Taylor's in good company, though: Other artists who haven't been able to knock off "Old Town Road" include Shawn Mendes and the combined power of Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber.
Walt Disney Records So far, this has been a great year for Elton John soundtrack songs.
Following the release of "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again," his duet with Taron Egerton that plays over the end credits of the movie Rocketman, it's now been announced that Elton has also written and recorded a new song for Disney's new CGI Lion King film.
The song is called "Never Too Late," and Elton co-wrote it with Tim Rice, with whom he wrote all the songs for the original movie, including "Can You Feel the Love Tonight." The song, performed by Elton, will appear in the movie's end credits, and also on the soundtrack, which is coming out July 11 as a digital release and July 19 as a physical release. You can pre-order it now.
The soundtrack includes new recordings for the songs written for the original Lion King, including "Circle of Life," "Hakuna Matata," "I Just Can't Wait to Be King," "Be Prepared" and, of course, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight."
Five songs on the soundtrack were produced by Pharrell Williams, including Beyonce and Donald Glover's new rendition of "Can You Feel the Love Tonight." The score was composed by famed film composer Hans Zimmer.
The Lion King is in theaters July 19.
Disney is the parent company of ABC News.
Here's The Lion King soundtrack's track listing:
“Circle of Life”/“Nants’ Ingonyama” – Performed by Lindiwe Mkhize; African vocals performed by Lebo M; written and composed by Elton John and Tim Rice; “Nants’ Ingonyama” written by Lebohang Morake and Hans Zimmer; produced by Hans Zimmer; vocals produced by Stephen Lipson
“Life’s Not Fair” – Hans Zimmer
“Rafiki’s Fireflies” – Hans Zimmer
“I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” – Performed by JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph and John Oliver; written by Elton John and Tim Rice; produced by Pharrell Williams; co-produced by Stephen Lipson
“Elephant Graveyard” – Hans Zimmer
“Be Prepared” (2019 Version) – Performed by Chiwetel Ejiofor; written by Elton John and Tim Rice; produced by Hans Zimmer and David Fleming
“Stampede” – Hans Zimmer
“Scar Takes the Throne” – Hans Zimmer
“Hakuna Matata” – Performed by Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, JD McCrary and Donald Glover; written by Elton John and Tim Rice; produced by Pharrell Williams; co-produced by Stephen Lipson
“Simba is Alive!” – Hans Zimmer
“The Lion Sleeps Tonight” – Performed by Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen; written by Luigi Creatore, Hugo Peretti, George David Weiss and Solomon Linda; produced by Pharrell Williams
"Can You Feel the Love Tonight” - Performed by Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen; written by Elton John and Tim Rice; produced by Pharrell Williams; co-produced by Stephen Lipson
“Reflections of Mufasa” – Hans Zimmer
“Battle for Pride Rock” – Hans Zimmer
“Remember” – Hans Zimmer
“Never Too Late” – Performed by Elton John; African vocal and choir arrangements created and produced by Lebo M; written by Elton John and Tim Rice; produced by Greg Kurstin; additional production by Elton John and Matt Still
“He Lives in You” - Performed by Lebo M; written by Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin and Lebohang Morake; produced by Lebo M and Mark Mancina
“Mbube” - Performed by Lebo M; African vocal and choir arrangements created and produced by Lebo M; written by Solomon Linda; produced by Pharrell Williams
Courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesDon't book those tickets to England, A Star Is Born fans: Despite rumors, the movie's two leads won't be performing together at the U.K.'s massive Glastonbury festival this month.
According to the U.K. paper The Independent, a BBC Radio deejay said that she "may know" one surprise act that's performing at the festival, and added that Bradley Cooper told her last year that he was in discussions with the festival organizers to perform with Lady Gaga at the event.
But now Emily Eavis, the co-organizer of the festival, has shot down the rumors on Twitter.
Replying to a story speculating on a Gaga/Cooper appearance, she wrote, "Before this one gets out of control... the answer is no, that isn’t happening. (Although you can watch the amazing A Star Is Born in our...cinema tent at 4.30pm on Friday.)"
This year's festival runs from June 26 to June 30. The lineup includes more than 2,800 acts on 79 stages, including Janet Jackson, George Ezra, Billie Eilish, The Killers and The Cure.
In 2017, Gaga and Cooper shots scenes for A Star Is Born at the 2017 edition of Glastonbury, borrowing four minutes of legendary singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson's stage time to do so. It's not surprising that Kristofferson was happy to oblige: He starred in the 1976 version of A Star Is Born.
Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Perrier-Jouët and Absolut ElyxWere they doing wedding research?
Engaged couple Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom attending a huge wedding blowout over the weekend, as Karlie Klossmarried Josh Kushner -- brother of Ivanka Trump's husband Jared Kushner -- for the second time. The two originally tied the knot in October in New York state. This time, they threw a huge party at Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming.
Orlando posted a photo on Instagram of himself in full cowboy gear, gazing lovingly into Katy's eyes. He captioned it, "wonderful weekend of being loved and celebrating love, congrats to a beautiful union @karliekloss @joshuakushner."
CNN Style host Derek Blasberg posted photos and videos of the weekend on his Instagram story, including a shot of himself and his "best friend" Karlie posing with Orlando and Katy. There were several videos of himself, Karlie, Orlando and Katy all going for a horseback ride.
In one video, Orlando seems to be in the distance answering nature's call, as Katy sings, "Home, home on the range/where the cowboys pee on the range."
On her Instagram story, Karlie dubbed the event, "Wild West Weekend."
Incidentally, Karlie and Taylor Swift are -- we think -- still good friends, but if she was at the wedding, she was camera shy. But at least we know that if Taylor was there, there wasn't any awkwardness between her and Katy, now that they've kissed and made up.
Brian ZiffFollowing the release of "Senorita," his new song and video with Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes posted a heartfelt note on Instagram advising fans to ignore the haters and stay true to themselves.
"I’m thinking about being in 9th grade right now," he wrote. "The day after I posted one of my first covers onto YouTube back in 2014...at school walking down the hall straight into a group of older guys yelling out 'sing for me Shawn sing for me!' In a way that made me feel absolutely horrible... made me feel like a joke, like what I was doing was just stupid & wrong."
"I was lucky though, I had the best friends & the best parents anyone could ask for...no matter what, they would never let me stop doing what I LOVED to do just because someone ELSE thought it was stupid," he continues.
"To make someone feel bad about doing what they love... every single person deserves to do what makes them feel alive."
Shawn then notes that his post is aimed at "not only the 15-year-old kid who’s scared to follow their heart because of what people might say, but also the 50-year-old who may be doing the exact same thing."
His message? "I know it’s not just that easy...BUT I want you to know that no matter how old you are, no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from... you deserve to follow your heart. I'm here & I’m rooting for you."
Camila responded with the crying emoji, writing, "This is beautiful."
And Niall Horan added, "Couldn’t relate or agree with something more If I tried... we had the last laugh."
Interscope RecordsThirty-four years after she scored her very first Billboard 200 #1 album and 11 years after her last one, Madonna's just notched her ninth number-one debut with her latest, Madame X.
Released June 14, Madame X moved 95,000 equivalent album units, with an impressive 90,000 of those being actual album sales, according to Billboard. The album includes the hit singles "Medellin" and "Crave," collaborations with Maluma and Swae Lee, respectively.
The feat makes Madonna, who turns 61 in August, second only to Barbra Streisand among women who have the most Billboard 200 number-one albums. Streisand has eleven number-ones, while The Beatles lead all artists, with 19.
The feat's also impressive when you consider six of Madonna's nine #1 albums were released in the 2000s, following an eleven-year drought that began with 1989's Like a Prayer. Madonna's previous #1 albums include MDNA and Hard Candy, both from 2008; 2005's Confessions on a Dance Floor; 2003's American Life; Music, from 2000; 1989's Like a Prayer; 1986's True Blue; and Like a Virgin, from 1985.
Tonight on MTV, it's the premiere of The Hills: New Beginnings, a sequel to the MTV reality series that ran from 2006 to 2010. The original cast members are all back, along with their kids and their friends -- and so is the woman whose hit song served as The Hills opening theme: Natasha Bedingfield.
Natasha has recorded a new, electronic-flavored remix of "Unwritten," her 2004 top-five single, for the opening of The Hills: New Beginnings -- "just for the hell of it," she notes on Twitter. It's now available for streaming and download at all digital providers.
Just as "Unwritten" has changed, so has Natasha: The British singer just celebrated ten years of marriage to her husband, Matt Robinson, and their son, Solomon, is 18 months old. According to Vice, Natasha's planning to release new music this summer via an independent label, and she's very excited for what's next.
As Vice reports, Natasha's new music, like her previous material, will include "life lessons, love, heartbreak, independence, feminism, freedom."
"This chapter has been amazing," Natasha tells Vice. "I signed a record deal when I was pregnant. I was touring when I was pregnant. When [my son] was born, I was writing. He’s been in the studio his whole life."
As for whether Natasha ever watched The Hills, the answer's no, except for an episode here and there, she tells Vice. She doesn't really watch much TV at all. Music-wise, she listens to a lot of ambient artists, and of course, music her son likes, such as songs from Sesame Street.
Copyright Agnès DHERBEYS/MYOPOn Friday, Elton John received France's highest award, the Legion of Honor, from French president Emmanuel Macron.
Elton was given the honor during a visit to the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris, during the country's annual music festival. Before the ceremony, Elton and Macron spoke about the replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, which puts resources toward helping to abolish those three diseases.
In remarks after the ceremony, Elton told the crowd, who also had gathered for the start of the music fest, "It is humbling indeed to receive such an honor...to receive it on this day is even more special."
John also discussed France's continued support for the Global Fund, which works with the Elton John AIDS Foundation toward eradicating the disease around the world.
"When I started my Foundation back in 1993, we would have been overjoyed to save just one life," Elton said. "The thought that by combining all our efforts we could actually halve AIDS deaths globally is the most wonderful prospect imaginable. This is why I feel strongly about replenishment of the Global Fund. We will all do as much as we possibly can with what we have but we cannot work miracles."
Elton played two shows in France earler this week and will play two more this weekend, in Bordeaux on Saturday and Nimes on Sunday.
Andy Lecompte @andylecompteMadonna's the Queen of Pop, but she's also the Queen of Dance: She's just scored her 47th #1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart. She has more chart toppers on that tally than any other artist.
The song that did it for her is "Medellín," her collaboration with Maluma from her new album Madame X. It's her first #1 on the chart since 2015.
The Dance Club Songs chart has been around since 1976, and Madonna has been topping it since 1983, starting with "Holiday/Lucky Star," back in September of that year. Since then, nearly every major Madonna song has topped the chart in original or remix form, from "Like a Virgin" and "Like a Prayer," to "Vogue" and "Ray of Light," to "Music," "Hung Up" and "Ghosttown."
The closest any other artist has gotten to Madonna on the chart is Rihanna, who's had 33 number ones.
However, across the pond, Madonna didn't fare as well. Her new album Madame X was beaten to the #1 spot in the U.K. by an album from a guy she used to share chart space with regularly in the '80s: Bruce Springsteen.
The Boss' new album Western Stars sold 25,000 units more than Madonna's to take the top spot. Madonna had to settle for #2, but she still has 12 U.K. number one albums to Bruce's 11.
Back in January of 1985, Bruce's album Born in the U.S.A. was the #1 album in the U.S. for three weeks -- until it was replaced by Madonna's Like a Virgin.
Cabin 24Ingrid Michaelson's new song, "Pretty," was inspired by the Netflix hit Stranger Things -- and now the video is being used to help support a good cause.
"Pretty" is from Ingrid's upcoming album inspired by the series, Stranger Songs. The song takes its inspiration from the scene in the show's first season where Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown, is put in a dress and a wig, and told she's "pretty" -- a concept she's doesn't entirely understand.
The song explores what it means to be "pretty" and "feminine" -- and the chorus states, "I'm not just pretty, no, I'm pretty damn good."
The video is a montage of Ingrid and her friends, who include Meghan Trainor, the Today show's Hoda Kotb and Westworld star Evan Rachel Wood, all lip-syncing along to the song.
The clip has been released via a partnership with YouTube Giving, in support of She Should Run, a nonpartisan charity which works to expand the number of women running for U.S. political office. On the video's YouTube page, you can donate directly to the organization.
In addition, Ingrid is also selling a t-shirt on her website that reads "Pretty. Damn. Good.," whose proceeds will go to She Should Run.
Stranger Songs comes out on June 28. Ingrid's Stranger Songs tour kicks off September 24.
Inez and Vinoodh/PRNewsfoto/MGM Resorts InternationalLady Gaga has hit the jackpot with her Las Vegas residency, the Las Vegas Review-Journalreports.
The Oscar-winning star has extended her two shows at the Park Theater in Sin City through next spring. Enigma, which features over the top production and Gaga's pop hits, and Jazz Piano, which features Gaga belting out standards with a big band, will now run through May of 2020.
Gaga will ring in 2020 with a New Year's Eve Jazz Piano performance.
As the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports, Jazz Piano, which Gaga pushed to make part of her residency, is now selling faster than Enigma. It's added six new dates; Enigma has added seven.
All 20 of her previously announced shows, including her return to the Park Theater October 17 through November 9, have sold out.
Here are the new dates, which go on sale at 10 a.m. June 28 via Ticketmaster or GagaVegas.com:
Enigma: Dec. 28 Dec. 30; April 30; and May 2, 8, 19 and 15.
Jazz Piano: Dec. 31, May 3; May 7; May 10; and May 16.
In addition to Gaga's own residencies, she sometimes pops up at the After Dark shows that her bandleader Brian Newman does at 11 p.m. at the NoMad Hotel in Vegas.