Posts By Emily Exton

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The Flawless Sam Smith Shows Off His Diva Knowledge

It’s no secret that Sam Smith loves him a diva. But when it comes down to some of music’s all-time greats, which otherworldy female singer does he know best?

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Sam Smith Dreams Of Becoming A Florist And Moving To Italy

We’re often surprised by the range of jobs  our favorite musicians had before they hit it big. But what about the things stars wish they could do instead of making millions of people happy on a nightly basis? Back in March, You Oughta Know artist Sam Smith told us that if he wasn’t singing professionally, he’d be working as a florist. Naturally this unique piece of information was all we needed to create a DIY-explosion here at VH1 HQ.

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Rita Ora Gets In The Mood For Fifty Shades Of Grey With Some Twilight Chat

In addition to working on her second album, partying at the Cannes Film Festival and dating Calvin Harris, Rita Ora will soon be seen on the big screen. The multi-talented singer scored a role in the highly anticipated film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, scheduled for release on February 13, 2015. “It was one of the best experiences of my life,” Rita told VH1 of her time on set. This is a woman who’s worked with J.Cole and Sia, so that’s pretty high praise.

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Sam Smith Can’t Wait To Bring A Lamb On His Tour Bus

Sam Smith is our June You Oughta Know artist, as well as the man responsible for soundtracking your most recent ugly cries. His songs are heartfelt and poignant, and it’s impossible to listen to him without feeling all of the feels. But just because he writes sad songs doesn’t mean the 22-year-old is a downer! In fact, he’s exactly the opposite.

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Is Pharrell Hiding “Little Sister” Miley Cyrus From The World?

Pharrell and Miley Cyrus struck up a unique musical bond that was showcased on the former Disney’s starlet‘s 2013 album, Bangerz. An endorsement from the producer extraordinaire helped Miley’s credibility, allowing her to become more than the girl who twerked all up on Robin Thicke at the VMAs. And she’s returned the favor by lending vocals to Pharrell’s latest solo album, G I R L. Lovers of liner notes and music nerds have probably noticed that Miley’s not listed as a featured artist on “Come Get It Bae,” but that unmistakable drawl is most definitely hers. So what gives?

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VH1 Vintage: Elusive Chanteuse Mariah Carey Has Never Worried About The Rumors

In honor of this week’s release of Mariah Carey‘s 14th studio album, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, we’re going back to a time when Ms. Mariah was just a (very successful) girl who liked to wear fitted jeans and flirty tanks. Then again, she’s always preferred a nice top that shows off her best assets.

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