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Katy Perry in Katy Perry was high when she recorded "California Gurls."

The singer was overcome by the weed smoked by her collaborator Snoop Dogg [currently going by the name Snoopzilla], when they recorded a rap in the middle section of the song, for her last album Teenage Dream.

"It was really cool. He came by the studio, played the song and rolled a J. Everybody was contact [passively] high. But he was super-cool and he's been around forever. It's really amazing if you meet someone that's been around for 20 to 25 years and they're still cool, because sometimes they aren't," Katy is quoted by The Sun newspaper as saying.

The first song Katy wrote for her latest album, Prism, was "By the Grace of God," which has a much darker tone, as it was inspired by Katy's breakup with ex-husband Russell Brand, and she admits she was in a bad way when she wrote it.

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Elton John and Lindsay LohanElton John says Lindsay Lohan inspired one of his new songs.

The "Candle in the Wind" hitmaker admits the title track of his new album, The Diving Board, which deals with the subject of success at a young age and the perils of fame, was written with the troubled Mean Girls star - who recently completed 90 days of court-ordered rehab - in mind.

"It could be a summation of my career because it's about young people becoming successful and diving off into the unknown. What's going to happen? Are they going to survive it? Are they going to become victims of their own success? Are other people going to prey on them and destroy them? You could actually say it's about me, but I was thinking about Lindsay Lohan when I was writing it."

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Britney Spears

Britney Spears has teased her "dirty" and "flirty" new music video on Twitter. The singer shared a sexy snapshot from the her first day of the video shoot for comeback single "Work Bitch," which shows her flaunting her abs in a gold bustier and elbow-high leather gloves.

"Hot day on set... 😉 A little dirty, little flirty, danced my ASS off. Stoked for tomorrow!" she wrote on Twitter before adding, "#WerkBitch." The blonde bombshell dropped further hints about the highly-anticipated video the next day, revealing it was being shot in the middle of the desert. "Gonna get my tan on in the desert in between shots on the #WorkBitch set today. It's HOT out here people!!!! #desert #heatwave" she posted.

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Celine Dion Eminem

Celine Dion wants to record a track with Eminem. The "Think Twice" singer would love to collaborate with the rapper - famed for his controversial and often violent lyrics - to give her more "street cred."

When asked if she'd collaborate with Eminem by AccessHollywood.com, she replied, "I'd love to." The vocalist - famed for her ballads - also talked about getting the seal of approval from her son Rene-Charles, 12, after he found out she'd worked with Sia Furler - who has penned hits including "Titanium" with David Guetta and "Diamonds" for Rihanna - on her new album. "When I told [Rene] I was getting ready to do another album and that there's a new song called 'Loved Me Back to Life' and it was Sia who actually wrote it for me, he said, 'No way.' He couldn't believe it because I'm not cool, and I'm not Rihanna," she explained.

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Taylor Swift and Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez and Taylor Swift are to collaborate on a new track.

The 44-year-old singer and the "Everything Has Changed" hitmaker have reportedly locked down a plan to duet on Jennifer's upcoming eighth studio album - expected later this year - after they performed together during Taylor's final Red Tour show last month.

"Both of them are huge fans of each other and excited to work together!" a source said.

The blonde beauty recently shared behind-the-scenes footage from her gig at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, which shows Jennifer saying, "Thank you so much for allowing our family to come and be a part of your family. To create a beautiful moment, thank you, Taylor, for being so gracious and beautiful and loving me enough to have me be here tonight. I feel very blessed to be able to share the stage with you, and I just hope that everybody has the best show that they could ever have."

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One DirectionOne Direction's new album will be called Midnight Memories.

The "Little Things" hitmakers have revealed the name of their new record - the follow-up to last year's Take Me Home - in a video posted on their Instagram account today. The clip showed Harry Styles rearranging pieces of paper - each with a letter on - to spell out the album's title. The caption for the video said, "So did you get it...? 1DHQ x #1DAlbumTitle. (sic)"

The band confirmed the name and release date for their third studio album, and added fans can pre-order it from Monday 9. "YES - 1D's 3rd album is MIDNIGHT MEMORIES & is out Nov 25th! AND you can pre-order Mon! 1DHQ x #RememberRememberThe25thNovember. (sic)" they wrote on Twitter.

The record will feature their hit single "Best Song Ever," which recently won the "Song of the Summer" prize at the MTV Video Music Awards. Zayn Malik teased fans earlier in the day when he posted a cryptic video which featured the first few seconds of the final clip, showing his band mate starting to move the pieces of paper into place. Along with the clip, he wrote, "What is @harry_styles up to? (sic)"

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Chris BrownChris Brown appears to have revoked his intention to retire.

The "Beautiful People" singer said he was quitting music last month claiming people were too caught up with his private life to pay attention to his tracks, but the lure of the studio seems to have proved too great to keep him away for long. "One thing you can't do is make more songs than me. I'ma robot in da booth. Limiting your self is the worst thing u can do. #BEGREAT" he wrote on Twitter. "The party don't ever stop so the show must continue!"

Chris, 24, then retweeted a link to a new single he features on, "Show Me" by Los Angeles rapper Kid Ink.

The positive outlook comes a month after Chris said he was "tired of being famous" and wants to stop after his upcoming album X because he's fed up of still hitting the headlines for the domestic violence altercation he had with ex-girlfriend Rihanna back in 2009.

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Wiz Khalifa and Adele with Amber Rose

Wiz Khalifa says he collaborated with Adele on his forthcoming album Blacc Hollywood. The "Black and Yellow" rapper claims he has recorded tracks with Miley Cyrus and the "Someone Like You" hitmaker, who has been on hiatus since the birth of her son Angelo last October.

Speaking of the unlikely collaboration to Fuse.TV, Wiz explained, "I got a lot of guest appearances that I've already done, but none of them have been cleared for the album yet, I got songs with Miley [Cyrus], I got songs with Adele."

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50 Cent50 Cent's latest track has leaked online.

The rapper's track "(Don't Turn On Me) Warning You," featuring vocals by Skylar Grey, has appeared online, which he claims could ruin the release of his next album, Street King Immortal.

"Damn I may have lost this ALBUM. SH!t leaking off my old drive. This is crazy. #smsaudio. Look it's ever were a joint I did called DON'T TURN ON ME. it out now titled I'm warning you. That was a joint I did over a year ago in Detroit with EM. I hope nothing else got out #smsaudio (sic)" he wrote on Twitter.

He also confirmed the song was produced by Alex Da Kid and claims the leaked version isn't properly finished: "Yea Alex da kid did the track it's not even mixed (sic)."

50 appeared to have made a return in January when his track "My Life" featuring Eminem and Maroon 5's Adam Levine made it to number two in the UK charts. He then released two further tracks "Major Distribution" in February and "We Up" in March, but the album is yet to materialize.

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Lady GagaLady Gaga has asked her fans to choose her next single.

It seems likely Sex Dreams - which Gaga debuted live at the iTunes festival in London on Sunday - could be released as the follow-up to "Applause" as it currently has over 22,000 votes after the singer took to Twitter to ask her fans to decide which track from her forthcoming ARTPOP album they prefer.

"OK MONSTERS! Now that you've seen some of ARTPOP Live, what would be YOUR pick for 2nd Single?RT for MANiCURE FAV for SEXDREAMS...Or are you an...RT for AURA FAV for SWINE (sic)" she wrote.

"Sex Dreams" popularity follows the singer's admission the songs risque lyrics were inspired by her own erotic dreams. Writing on Twitter, Gaga - who is dating actor Taylor Kinney - said, "#SexDreams is me talking to two different lovers. One im with in reality, the other in fantasy. (separated by me singing vs. speaking). #SexDreams chorus is that moment when you wake up sweaty from that dream and laugh because you know you got away with something naughty! (sic)"

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