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Jan 29 2013

Alicia Keys On Bruno Mars Being "Funny": "He's Borderline Comedian!"

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29th January 2013, 11:12 The 'Girl On Fire' singer says she was surprised at how hilarious the US star was to work with. You may also like: Alicia Keys Wants To Work With Emeli Sande Again: "We Have A Great Chemistry" - Video Alicia Keys Latest News Alicia Keys has hailed Bruno Mars as a "great comedian" after getting to work with the US star on a song from her new album 'Girl On Fire'. The two artists wrote Alicia's song 'Tears Always Win' last year for her latest record, and the 'Brand New Me' singer has praised Bruno for being both an incredible artist and a surprisingly funny man. "Yeah definitely," Alicia told Capital, when asked whether she is a big fan of the 'Locked Out Of Heaven' singer. "I believe this is like his second record and I think that he's a really great artist and writer as well.  "He's a very unique personality, he had me laughing the whole time," Alicia recalled. "He's really funny!  "I didn't expect him to be that funny but he's like borderline comedian," she added. "So not only is he a great writer and a great artist but he's also a great comedian." Check out a picture of Bruno Mars and friends out in Japan last week below (Credit: Twitter): Bruno recently scored a huge number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 with his latest single 'Locked Out Of Heaven' . Alicia Keys was speaking to Capital fresh from playing US President Obama's inauguration ceremony last week. Watch Alicia Keys talking about her collaboration with Bruno Mars below:

The 2015 MTV EMAs went down last night in beautiful Milan and featured incredible performances, surprisingly coherent acceptance speeches, and hit and miss moments from co-hosts Ed Sheeran and Ruby Rose.

Missed the show? Stream it on demand at and check out our recap of the best, worst, and most head scratching moments.

The opening monologue between Ed Sheeran and Ruby Rose contained four F bombs, two blow torches, the first of two terrible spaghetti jokes of the night, one dig at MTV playing nonstop reality shows, one confetti gun, a terrible cat reference, and way more...

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Kemptation attended the 2015 UK Music Video Awards at the Roundhouse in London. The venue was decked out beautifully in numerous colourful neon lights to make it look like a creative rainbow (or a load of lightsabers, perhaps?). The audience laughed at the antics of host Adam Buxton before the announcement of the winners. In between the hoots and hollers, directors, producers and press celebrated the talent behind the best of British and international music videos.

Royal Blood’s Out Of The Black and Kendrick Lamar’s Alright each took three awards while Flying Lotus won Best Artist. David Wilson (Royal Blood’s Out Of...

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Title: Son Little

Artist: Son Little

Label: Anti-

Formats: CD, LP, MP3

Release Date: October 16, 2015

Son Little comes to his first full-length album on Anti- with an already impressive resume.  The Los Angeles native who has worked in New York City and Philadelphia has already produced an EP for Mavis Staples, toured with Mumford and Sons, played Bonnaroo, and collaborated with the likes of The Roots and RJD2.  Son Little is as eclectic as the artist’s curriculum vitae would suggest, drawing from the broad repertoire of American popular and folk music in order to create a truly original collection of songs.


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Bruno Mars might be known for "Uptown Funk," but he brought the party downtown on Tuesday night.

The singer/songwriter performed in downtown Los Angeles at the Shrine Auditorium to celebrate T-Mobile's launch of Un-Carrier X. Before Mars hit the stage, Zedd and Lil Jon & DJ Vice also performed.

Bruno Mars & 'Empire' Producer Making Sitcom for NBC

The night kicked off with a performance by Zedd, and between the pyrotechnics and intense drops, he (somewhat literally) warmed up the crowd of 6,000. From there, Lil Jon and DJ Vice appeared and got the entire audience -- even the...

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Introducing UK-based singer/songwriter Mahalia, who has just unveiled her new single along with accompanying music video for "Borrowers", which is lifted from her upcoming second EP, Never Change, due for release on December 11th via her own label, Mahalia Music.

Growing up surrounded by music, Mahalia was already playing open mic nights by the tender age of 12. By the time she was 13, the Birmingham native was being championed by none other than man-of-the-moment, Ed Sheeran. Over the past couple of years the singer has continued to build a reputation on the live circuit by stunning audiences at Latitude and...

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Did video kill the radio star? No, it didn’t. But it has certainly changed it. The UK Music Video Awards arrives at the legendary Roundhouse in Camden this Thursday to celebrate this change. Get ready for galactic battles between the stars and cosmic creativity from the video makers.

On Thursday we will be honouring the talent behind the best of British and international music videos spread over more than 30 categories. It will be a sweet mashup between well-established and up-and-coming directors, cinematographers, producers, editors, stylists, art directors, visual effects artists, animators, colourists and commissioners.

Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, Naughty Boy,...

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