The Jonas Brothers Go Back to the ’80s in Fun New Music Video for ‘Only Human

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They’re only human — in the best way!

Complete with disco lights, grainy footage, colorful outfits, and synchronized dancing, the Jonas Brothers went back to the ’80s for their new “Only Human” music video.

The video opens up with the trio on stage, with sunglasses on, surrounded by clubgoers head-bopping to the beat of their hit reggae-pop song. Perfectly edited to mimic a music video produced in the ’80s, the camera zooms in and out of scenes, flipping through colorful lights and footage of the audience shimmying to the music.

During the first chorus, the entire club joins in to sing with Joe Jonas, before the venue is filled with bubbles as Nick Jonas begins his vocals.

They even take the scene outside in an iconic ’80s-esque moment when Joe and Kevin Jonas dance on top of a vintage taxi cab. The clubgoers jog and dance in unison around them.

The music video dropped just one week after the Jonas Brothers kicked off their worldwide Happiness Begins tour on August 7, with a show at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

The tour marks their first in nearly a decade and follows their highly anticipated reunion earlier this year. It’ll take them across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Europe, before coming to an end in February 2020.

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Harry Styles Turns Down the Role of Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Live-Action Remake

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Despite being in talks to play Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid for over a month, Styles has officially turned down the offer, PEOPLE confirms.

“While he is a fan of the project, he has respectfully declined the offer,” a source close to the film tells PEOPLE.

Disney has not commented on who is being considered to play the handsome prince.

News that Styles may be appearing as Princess Ariel’s love interest initially surfaced in July, shortly after R&B singer Halle Bailey, 19, was officially cast as the leading mermaid.

Harry Styles (and Prince Eric

“I think anybody could do a wonderful job with the role,” Bailey told PEOPLE when asked about the English singer joining her. “I’m so blessed to be a part of such a beautiful project.”

The role of Prince Eric would have been Styles’ second major acting gig.

His only role came in 2017’s Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s epic WWII thriller. The performer had a bulk of the lines in the otherwise dialogue-light film, which also starred Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, and Fionn Whitehead.

He also recently screen-tested for the role of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming biopic, but the singer lost out on the role to Austin Butler.

Besides acting, Styles was famously part of One Direction before the boy band went on hiatus in early 2016. He then embarked on a successful solo career.

Harry Styles

Production for The Little Mermaid is anticipated to begin in early 2020.

The film has already been getting plenty of attention — both good and bad — as shortly after Disney announced its casting of Bailey as Ariel in July, some internet commenters lashed out against the idea of a black woman in the role.

Bailey later addressed those comments in an interview with Variety and made it clear that she was not letting other people’s opinions get to her.

“I feel like I’m dreaming and I’m just grateful and I don’t pay attention to the negativity,” she told the outlet. “I just feel like this role was something bigger than me and greater and it’s going to be beautiful. I’m just so excited to be a part of it.”

Fans and stars were also quick to rally behind the choice, including Jodie Benson — the original voice of Ariel in the 1989 animated classic — who argued at Florida Supercon in July that “the most important thing is to tell the story.”

Halle Bailey and Princess Ariel

Besides Bailey, Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay are in talks to star in the film as Scuttle and Flounder, respectively, while Melissa McCarthy is reportedly near a deal to play the voice-stealing villain Ursula.

Alan Menken, who wrote the score to the original 1989 animated film, will return to the remake and create new music alongside Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, who worked with Marshall on Mary Poppins Returns.

Miranda previously worked with Disney on 2016’s Moana, which he fully composed.

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Miley Cyrus Is Back in the Recording Studio After Announcing Split from Husband Liam Hemsworth

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Could new music from Miley Cyrus be on the way after her split from husband Liam Hemsworth?

On Monday, days after PEOPLE exclusively confirmed her breakup, the singer, 26, shared a selfie from a recording studio on Twitter and Instagram Story that showed her wearing headphones and posing in front of a microphone.

Cyrus, whose most recent single “On a Roll” was released in June, left the photo without a caption but the new image comes after hours after she seemingly broke her silence about the separation on social media Sunday.

Speaking out about how “change is inevitable,” the star shared an empowering message during her Italy trip with her sister Brandi and Kaitlynn Carter, whom the “Mother’s Daughter” hitmaker was spotted kissing over the weekend.

“Don’t fight evolution, because you will never win. Like the mountain I am standing on top of, which was once under water, connected with Africa, change is inevitable,” Cyrus captioned two photos of herself with the picturesque mountain ranges of northeastern Italy in the background.

“The Dolomites were not created over night, it was over millions of years that this magnificent beauty was formed. My dad always told me ‘Nature never hurries but it is always on time’…. it fills my heart with peace and hope KNOWING that is true. I was taught to respect the planet and its process and I am committed to doing the same with my own,” she concluded.

Seven months after tying the knot, Cyrus and Hemsworth, 29, announced their breakup in a statement exclusively to PEOPLE on Saturday.

“Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time,” a rep for Cyrus said. “Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what’s best while they both focus on themselves and careers. They still remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart. Please respect their process and privacy.”

A source tells PEOPLE the couple actually split months prior to the announcement.

Cyrus and Hemsworth, who met in 2009 on the set of The Last Song, had a rocky, on-again, off-again relationship for years before he proposed in 2012.

The two ended their engagement and broke up a year later, before reconciling in 2015. Then in December 2018, they wed during an intimate ceremony at their home in Franklin, Tennessee.

Hours before their announcement, Cyrus shared multiple photos of herself in Italy without her 3.5-carat cushion-cut diamond engagement ring and wedding band.

During her Italian getaway, Cyrus is “just having fun” with the newly single Carter, according to a source who told PEOPLE that the pair has mutual friends in common.

Earlier this month, Carter annnounced her split from husband and The Hillsstar Brody Jenner, whom she wed in 2018. “Brody Jenner and Kaitlynn Carter have decided to amicably separate,” the pair’s reps, Scott Newman and Lindsay Maguire, told PEOPLE. “They love and respect one another, and know that this is the best decision for their relationship moving forward,” the reps added.

At the time, an insider said Jenner and Carter were not legally married as they never made their union official.

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Cardi B Can’t Swim — So Rapper Jokes That She Bought Breast Implants to ‘Float’ Instead

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Cardi B is back with yet another hilariously candid confession — and this time, it’s about her breast implants.

On Sunday, the “Press” rapper captioned a photo of herself rocking colorful braids, a cut-out black long-sleeved crop top (which exposes most of her chest) and neon pink pants on Instagram, “I can’t swim so I bought these titties so I can float.”

In the comments section of the post, Cardi, 26, received love from several stars, including DJ Diplo, who wrote, “Your [sic] a genius.” Supermodel Naomi Campbell also commented, “I know the feeling can’t float,” with two hearts.

Though it has been a longstanding urban myth that breast implants can help people float, it has been proven that saline implants have little to no impact on swimmers as they are neutrally buoyant. Silicone implants, which are denser than water, might even have a slight sinking effect.

During an interview with Entertainment Tonight in May, Cardi revealed that she underwent a second breast augmentation surgery following the birth of her 13-month-old baby girl, Kulture Kiari, whom she shares with husband Offset, 27.

“I just got my boobs redone,” she said. “I feel good, but then sometimes I feel like not, you know? [When] your skin is stretched out.”

“Yes, my daughter f—ed me up,” she joked. “She did. She so did.”

Cardi B

Last September, Cardi — who had her first breast enhancement surgery at 19 — posted a candid clip to her Instagram page explaining that she wanted to go under the knife to make her chest appear more lifted.

“I don’t give a f—. If y’all mothaf—ers see me gone in November, December I’m getting my tits done! I don’t give a f—. Matter of fact, I’m not even gonna call it surgery. I’m just gonna say a titty renovation cause I gotta renovate these s—s!” she said. “Kulture did me filthy!”

In May, Cardi confirmed that she also had liposuction after denying it for months. During her performance at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Cardi told the crowd that she did, in fact, get the plastic surgery.

“I have some news for y’all. I should have canceled today,” she said at the festival. “I shouldn’t really be performing because moving too much is gonna f— up my lipo. But bitch I’m still gonna get my motherf—ing money back, let’s go!”

Cardi B

Cardi went on to cancel and postpone a series of her concerts as she recovered from the surgery. To critics who said she should exercise instead of opting for surgery, Cardi said during an Instagram Live later that month, “I do whatever the f— I want with my body.”

“My job as an entertainer is a 24-hour job, bro. So, no, I don’t have time to work out,” she said. “And I wanted specific things that I know that no matter how much I work out, is not going to get fixed. Like my boobs, no matter how much I work out, they’re not going to lift themselves. So yeah, I have to get f—ing surgery. That’s right. All right?”

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Drake Is Officially the First Solo Artist to Have More than 200 Appearances on Billboard Hot 100

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Drake has «more slaps than the Beatles,» but not more Billboard Hot 100 charting songs than the cast of Glee

Started from the bottom and now he’s here!

Drake has officially made Billboard history. This week, the “Started From the Bottom” rapper became the first solo artist to have more than 200 appearances — a number that trumped legends like Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, and Ray Charles.

The Canadian artist and Degrassi: The Next Generation alum, 32, hit the major milestone on the Aug 17-dated charts thanks to his new album, Care Package — a compilation of never-released singles.

The LP, which dropped on Aug. 2, yielded six tracks on the Hot 100, upping Drake’s grand total to 203 entries, according to Billboard. Only the Glee cast has accumulated more on the charts with 207 songs.

Care Package also hit No. 1, making it Drake’s ninth LP to top the charts. The songs from the album that pushed him to his new record are “Trust Issues” (No. 58), “How About Now” (No. 60), “The Motion” (No. 61), “Dreams Money Can Buy” (No. 68), “Club Paradise” (No. 85) and “Days in the East” (No. 95).

Other rappers that have come close to Drake’s Hot 100 record include Lil Wayne, who has 163 entries, Nicki Minaj who has 103, and JAY-Z, who has 100.

Presley is the highest of the legendary musical acts on the list, with 109 tunes, while iconic artists like Franklin boasts 73 — just two more than the Beatles, who have 71 entries.

Drake

Last year, Drake set another record for the highest number of top 10 songs on the Hot 100 chart in a single calendar year — surpassing The Beatles, who earned 11 top 10 songs in their breakout year of 1964. The rapper beat the legendary band by one song.

The artist recently celebrated his history-making record, proving that he’s “got more slaps than The Beatles”  with a tattoo inspired by the group’s iconic Abbey Road album cover. The unique tatoo features Drake walking ahead of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr on the famous road.

Drake has been releasing music for more than 10 years with his breakthrough track, “Best I Ever Had,” charting in May 2009.

Of his 203 Hot 100 charting singles, he’s seen 35 hit the top 10 and six hit No. 1 — including “One Dance,” “God’s Plan,” and “In My Feelings.”

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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Hold Hands in N.Y.C. Before Meeting His Parents

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Shawn Mendes and his rumored girlfriend Camila Cabello stepped out hand-in-hand for a stroll in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday, where they also met up with Mendes’ parents.

Cabello, 22, wore an oversized tie-dye hoodie with jeans for the outing, while Mendes opted for a white sweatshirt with black pants.

The pair has been seen packing on the PDA in recent weeks — including on Mendes’ 21st birthday on Thursday — but have yet to confirm their relationship.

On Friday, just one day after Mendes’ birthday, Cabello shared a sweet tribute to the “In My Blood” singer on Instagram, even dropping the L-word.

“Happy birthday to this magic human, I love you!!!! ❤️,” Cabello wrote alongside a polaroid, which shows Mendes sweetly fixing her hair.

The post came after Mendes and Cabello were spotted leaving Jack’s Wife Freda bistro in New York City on Thursday, and after he celebrated his major milestone birthday by renting out a hotel near New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge. Cabello was also in attendance at the party.

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes

Rumors of their relationship began to fly following the debut of their steamy music video for “Señorita” in late June.

The musicians have been friends for years, and also collaborated on the song “I Know What You Did Last Summer” in 2015.

After being spotted in Los Angeles holding hands and spending the Fourth of July together, things seemed to heat up when they were seen kissing in San Francisco.

While vacationing in Miami at the end of July, the singers were again spotted kissing in the water. They were later seen holding hands as they wandered along the boardwalk enjoying the summer weather.

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

In a recent interview with Variety, Cabello talked about collaborating with Mendes on “Señorita,” saying, “I’ve known Shawn for such a long time and it’s so much fun getting to work and do things with somebody who means a lot to you.”

In addition, the former Fifth Harmony member discussed her upcoming album and revealed she wrote it while she was “falling in love” — seemingly referring to her ex-boyfriend Matthew Hussey, whom she split from in June after more than a year of dating.

“Falling in love is like an infinite amount of levels and layers and angles,” Cabello said. “I fell in love and just opened up. Everything was written in present moment.”

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