We have some BIG Selena Gomez news and you’re going to love it! HollywoodLife.com has just learned which artist Selena is listening to on repeat and you won’t believe who she says she’s obsessed with right now!
Selena Gomez is fangirling right now and we love it! HollywoodLife.com has the first look at Selena’s sit down with Music Choice and she says that there’s one music artist that she thinks is going to be big and she wants you to know … right now!
Drumroll please … it’s Kehlani! Selena says: “A new artist I can’t get enough of? Evidently she’s not new but she’s new to me and I think she’s going to blow up hopefully, is Kehlani! She’s really good, there’s a song called “Jealous” that I love, “Bright,” I love her whole new album right now. I think she’s got a fresh sound, her voice is just like butter, her lyrics are so relatable, I think she’s awesome!” Wow, those are some killer compliments and we are totally loving Kehlani too! To hear more about Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, head over to iTunes and download the latest HollywoodLife podcast for free!
Here are five things you need to know about this adorable singer!
1. Kehlani, 19, is from Oakland, Calif., and she’s of African American, Caucasian, Native American, Spanish and Filipino Native American descent!
2. Kehlani’s dad passed away when she was a little girl and she was raised by her aunt. She says: “When I was living with my aunt, she played me all of these powerful women and love songs. It was that Neo Soul-R&B, and I couldn’t get enough of it. It felt right to sing from the moment I began.”
3. She wanted to be a ballerina when she was little!
4. While in the eighth grade, she became a member of the group Poplyfe and the group was a finalist on season 6 of America’s Got Talent!
5. In April of 2015 she debuted her album, You Should Be Here and it came in at #1 on the iTunes R&B/Soul chart and #2 on both the Overall R&B Albums and Current R&B Albums chart!
HollywoodLifers, do you love Kehlani too?
— Chloe Melas