John Mayer appears on today's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show to speak about his upcoming tour, and touch on a more personal topic. Confirming his split from Katy Perry, John said, "It was a private relationship during and it's a private relationship still." He also performed "Something Like Olivia" from his new album, Born and Raised. Get a sneak peek at his appearance in the video.
Katy Perry and John Mayer Party With Miley Cyrus, Nicole Richie, and More at Clive Davis's Grammys Bash
Music industry stars made their way to the Beverly Hilton for Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy gala in LA Saturday night. The annual event honors industry icons, and this year's bash celebrated L.A. Reid. The event will also remember Whitney Houston, who died on the day of Clive's party one year ago. This week Clive shared that he planned on doing "something to remind everybody that her talent lived among us and in so many people."
Despite the sad anniversary, stars arrived ready to party, with Miley Cyrus stepping out in a sexy Emilio Pucci dress to mingle with pal Katy Perry. Katy, in a white Rafael Cennamo gown, showed PDA with boyfriend John Mayer inside, while couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen posed together on the red carpet. Nicole Richie made a solo entrance, and Jordin Sparks rocked Roberto Cavalli. Johnny Depp made an appearance after attending the MusiCares gala on Friday night. A few famous faces in sports stepped out for the fun, including San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.
John Mayer joined an impressive list of rockers in East Rutherford, NJ, last night to celebrate late musician Levon Helm at what was billed as the "Love For Levon" benefit concert. John didn't lend his vocals to the night's performances, though he did play guitar during "Tears of Rage" while Ray LaMontagne belted out the Bob Dylan classic. John's got another philanthropic appearance planned, offering fans a chance to hang out with him and volunteer on a project for veterans.
John's been laying low since his last vocal surgery, but his love life's still in the news. He's enjoyed an on-again-off-again relationship with Katy Perry, and is still embroiled in a war of words with ex Taylor Swift. In John's June interview with Rolling Stone, he spoke about the song she allegedly penned about him, "Dear John," saying, "It was a really lousy thing for her to do. . . . I will say as a songwriter that I think it's kind of cheap songwriting." She recently issued a rebuttal. Taylor fired back at John and told November's Glamour, "How presumptuous! I never disclose who my songs are about."
Breakups occasionally inspire a makeover, and that seems to be the case for John Mayer. He stepped out in West Hollywood last night with a fresh new haircut. John partied with pals B.J. Novak, Mindy Kaling, and Hilary Duff at the Mondrian's Skybar to toast Mindy's upcoming Fall comedy series, The Mindy Project. While John caught up TV's finest, some 35 miles to the west, Katy Perry spent her evening dining at Disneyland's ultraexclusive Club 33. John and Katy split earlier this week after only a few short weeks of dating. Since news of the breakup came out, both have spent time in the company of friends. John and Katy share a mutual acquaintance in Hilary, who spent Friday night partying with Katy in Santa Monica.
In the new edition of Rolling Stone, John Mayer talks about Taylor Swift and their short-lived relationship at the end of 2009 and in early 2010. John spoke about how hurt he was after she penned the song "Dear John" about their time together. The lyrics of the track include the words, "Don't you think I was too young to be messed with?"
John's speaking out about his feelings on the song while doing press for his own new album, Born and Raised. He told the magazine that he was "really humiliated." He added, "It made me feel terrible. Because I didn't deserve it. I'm pretty good at taking accountability now, and I never did anything to deserve that. It was a really lousy thing for her to do."
He apparently only found out about "Dear John" after hearing it. He didn't give her much credit for mining her personal life for inspiration, either. John told Rolling Stone, "I will say as a songwriter that I think it's kind of cheap songwriting."
The intimate conversation is probably the most personal thing John's said in two years. John famously went out of the limelight after saying some controversial things, including that infamous John Mayer Playboy interview.
What do you think of John's comments about Taylor? Is it a bit late to say something, or do you think he's justified in going public about how bad he felt?
Last night's Grammys in LA was a star-studded production from start to finish! The celebs went from posing on the red carpet into the Staples Center, where Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera, and Florence Welch participated in an all-female tribute to Aretha Franklin. Aretha herself said thank you via satellite, then Christina and her gang presented an early award for best pop duo or group award to Train. Lady Gaga emerged from her attention-getting egg to take the stage with a troupe of latex-clad dancers to sing her brand-new single "Born This Way" — what do you think of her rendition? Muse was next up to perform "Uprising" with a gang of vandals, and Justin Bieber nearly brought the house down doing a medley with Jaden Smith and Usher. Jaden's parents Will and Jada were the most enthusiastic fans in the crowd, leaping to their feet in order to give a standing ovation.
The best rock album of the year award went to Muse for The Resistance, and after giving a baby bump-revealing Kate Hudson a kiss, Matt Bellamy bounded to the stage to say, "a special thanks to my beautiful pregnant girlfriend over there!" Lady Antebellum took home top honours for their country record, and then a rather colorfully dressed Cee Lo Green appeared in feathers and with puppets to sing "Forget You" alongside a Tracy Anderson-toned Gwyneth Paltrow. Gwyneth went with the feather theme with a pair of pink earrings, but the real head-turner was her skin tight catsuit. Katy Perry sweetly incorporated images from her wedding in India with husband Russell Brand before segueing into dance mode with a snippet of "Teenage Dream," which had even Nicole Kidman bopping her head in the audience! John Mayer, Norah Jones, and Nicole's husband Keith Urban were next up to do a rendition of Dolly Parton's "Jolene," and the collaborations kept coming from Rihanna with both Eminem and Drake. Esperanza Spalding pulled off an upset in the best new artist category defeating big names like Florence and the Machine and Justin Bieber, while Lady Antebellum accomplished a similar feat taking home best record of the year for "Need You Now." Arcade Fire was the big winner with a best album nod for The Suburbs — check out all honourees over on Buzz!
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It was a smorgasbord of hotness at the Grammy Awards in LA last night! The ladies looked great heading into the show, while the guys all looked suave in their suits. John Legend was escorted by his lovely girlfriend Chrissy Teigen, while John Mayer posed for photos solo. Justin Bieber stepped out in a tuxedo, and Keith Urban coordinated with his gorgeous wife, Nicole Kidman — click through to see all the hotness!
The Grammy Awards red carpet was bustling yesterday with gorgeous ladies in eye-catching gowns! Heidi Klum walked with her husband Seal and said hi to pals Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, while Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, and Jennifer Lopez all smiled for the cameras solo. Click through to see who wore what, and also stay tuned to BellaSugar and FabSugar for all the night's beauty and fashion news!
Many big stars of the music world turned out in LA Saturday night for Clive Davis's annual pre-Grammys party held inside the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Marie Claire covergirl Miley Cyrus cozied up to her pal and So Undercover costar Kelly Osbourne, while Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey stopped to share about their Valentine's Day plans with BuzzSugar. Jennifer Hudson took the stage with performers like Matthew Morrison, who opened up at the bash about the joys of kissing Gwyneth Paltrow on Glee.
Jay-Z was the main attraction in Las Vegas, where he celebrated the Cosmopolitan and Marquee Nightclub's opening with Coldplay and special guests John Mayer and Kanye West. Chris Martin and Jay-Z's famous wives Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce Knowles weren't spotted on the grey carpet before the show, but a ton of famous fans were out. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan indulged in some PDA for the cameras, while Jessica Szohr, Kirsten Dunst, Kristen Davis, a slick-haired Kellan Lutz, and Mark Wahlberg all smiled solo. John, meanwhile, kept his distance publicly from some ladies he's been linked to lately like TV chef Giada De Laurentiis, who denied a link to him, and Rashida Jones. Beyonce was also on the list of performers, as she joined Jay-Z to perform "Young Forever," just like at Coachella.