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Get to Know 'Up All Night' Singer Baker Grace With These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Baker Grace is one of the rising music acts we’ve got our eyes on, and we want Just Jared readers to get to know her better!

The 19-year-old New York City-based singer-songwriter just released her latest single, “Up All Night,” on Wednesday (July 1), which was produced by Cautious Clay.

“’Up All Night’ is about how too often we judge people or a group of people without getting the chance to know them. Everybody has a story and I think it’s important to take the time to understand each other and become more compassionate, so we can learn, grow, and heal together,” she says.

The song, along with previous releases “Pops” and “Bottle of Wine,” will appear on Grace‘s forthcoming Yourz Truly EP, due out on August 28, following her 2019 debut, the Girl, I Know EP.

“Each song is a letter to myself or to somebody else, because writing letters has always been one of the best ways for me to be completely truthful. It allows me to get down to the core of what I want to say, which is the main goal in all my music: to be as raw and honest as possible,” she says of the upcoming release.

Listen to “Up All Night” and find out more about Baker Grace with these 10 Fun Facts

  • 1. The first song I ever wrote was when I was 3 years old, it was called “Cookie Dough” and it went like this: “Cookie Dough, oh Cookie Dough, I thank god for Cookie Dough.”
  • 2. One of my ancestors fell off the Mayflower but was able to get and make it to America.
  • 3. I used to have a pet iguana and one time my aunt picked it up by its tail and its tail came off, luckily it grew back.
  • 4. I didn’t sleep by myself until I was ten years old because I didn’t think it was fair that my parents got to sleep with each other while I was by myself.
  • 5. I used to have such a bad fear of pigeons and was living in New York City. I would cross the street to avoid them if I had to.

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Watch Soko Perform 'Are You A Magician?' in a Virtual House (Exclusive)

Soko is sharing an exciting, live performance of her new song “Are You A Magician?” exclusively for Just Jared readers.

“I’ve never actually played “Are you a Magician?” live with my band,” shared the French singer/songwriter. “And because of quarantine, we couldn’t actually record all together online because of bad internet connections, so we had to figure out a way to each play individually in our house, in different rooms. I was singing in my baby’s toy karaoke mic! So the video is all of us playing in different room of a little doll house, in reference to the official music video for the song directed by Gia Coppola.”

Soko also recently released her first song ever in French with her newest track “Blasphémie”. Listen to the erotic, dramatic, and poetic song here!

Out July 10th, Soko‘s upcoming third album, Feel Feelings, explores the complexities of life while tapping into the remarkable accessibility to emotion that she has shown throughout her career.

Watch Soko perform “Are You A Magician?” live below in a cute virtual house!


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Brec Bassinger & ‘Stargirl’ Cast Take Self-Portraits & Interview Each Other (Exclusive!)

Stargirl is a brand new DC Universe drama series airing right now on The CW and we caught up with the cast to learn more about them!

Brec Bassinger, who previously starred in the Nickelodeon series Bella and the Bulldogs, plays high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. The new drama reimagines Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in an unpredictable series.

Instead of us asking the questions, we decided to have the show’s four stars – Brec, Anjelika Washington (Dr. Mid-nite), Cameron Gellman (Hourman), and Yvette Monreal (Wildcat) – interview each other.

The first five episodes of the series, in which we finally meet all of the heroes, are streaming now on The CW’s digital platforms. New episodes air on Tuesday nights at 8/7c all summer long!

Click inside for the interview… More Here! »

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Get to Know 'Levitate' Indie-Pop Singer Julietta With These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Julietta is one of the acts on the rise we’ve our eyes on, and we want Just Jared readers to get to know her better!

The indie-pop singer just dropped her new song, “Levitate,” on Wednesday (June 17), which is also the title track from her forthcoming EP.

“‘Levitate’ means the world to me. I wrote it with Jordan Topf and Sean Silverman when I moved to Los Angeles and began to shed the layers I had been carrying for my whole life,” she explains.

“I left everything and everyone I knew behind in New York to start over. At times it was very lonely and other times exhilarating. ‘Levitate’ is a song about choosing your own story and choosing what to tell people vs. what they think they know about you. And above it all, understanding that at the end I’ll always be left with me myself and I – so let go of all the bulls–t and hold yourself up.”

The Levitate EP follows her 2018 debut, Smooth Sailing. Julietta‘s already impressively racked up over 6 million streams, as well as being featured on Spotify’s Viral 50 and Indie Pop playlists, among others.

Listen to “Levitate” and check out 10 Fun Facts

  • 1. I have a phobia of some fruits, the strongest one is my phobia of bananas. They legit make me uncomfortable, and I have a hard time touching them. I’ve never really held one for longer than a couple of seconds, and I’ve never had a bite. I know how they taste because I’ve accidentally had them in smoothies. Don’t know why but I turn into a 4 year old that refuses to eat their veggies when someone tries to get me to take a bite!
  • 2. I have another weird phobia. Phobia of beer. I have never tried one. I feel like I’ve smelled it off of people enough to know I’m not into it. I’m a wine lover, that’s enough for me.
  • 3. My whole family is Sicilian, which also means there hasn’t been one divorce in the family…like ever. When you commit to la famiglia – you commit!
  • 4. I didn’t speak English till I was 5, Italian is my first language. My neighbors thought my parents were very strange as I was born and raised in New York City but didn’t speak a word of their language. My family wanted to make sure I was truly Italian before turning into a New Yorker!
  • 5. My grandparents on both sides had arranged marriages.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Sheds Light on Being a Black Woman in Music in 'The High Note' Clip (Exclusive)

Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson‘s new movie The High Note is now available to rent at home on demand and the film includes a scene that sheds light on what it’s like to be a black woman in the music industry.

In the film, Tracee plays Grace Davis, a huge music star who hasn’t released an album in years, and Dakota plays her personal assistant, who is also an aspiring music producer.

In the exclusive clip that we’re premiering on JustJared.com, Dakota‘s character Maggie tries to convince Grace that she should record a new album.

Grace responds by explaining what it’s like to be a black woman of a certain age in the music industry. She says, “In the history of music, only five women over 40 have ever had a number one hit. And only one of them was black. One. Do you understand that? No, you do not understand that and none of you guys in there understand what I’ve been through. So, I don’t know. We can just pretend. We can pretend we live in some sort of magical world where I don’t know, age and race are not a thing.”

You can watch The High Note right now by renting it on iTunes, Amazon, or wherever you get your digital movies.

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Logan Lerman Flirts with Sarah Bolger in Exclusive 'End of Sentence' Clip - Watch Now!

Logan Lerman stars in the new indie film End of Sentence, which is available NOW to watch out home via on demand platforms!

We have an exclusive clip from the film, in which his and Sarah Bolger‘s characters have a flirtatious encounter. In the scene, Sarah asks Logan to give her his best pickup line after revealing a very personal detail about her past.

Here is the synopsis for the new movie: “After being widowed, Frank Fogle (John Hawkes) reluctantly embarks on a journey to honor his wife’s last wish of spreading her ashes in a remote lake in her native Ireland and a promise of taking his estranged son, Sean (Lerman), along for the trip. Between a disconcerting Irish wake, the surfacing of an old flame, the pick up of a pretty hitchhiker (Bolger) and plenty of unresolved issues, the journey becomes a little more than father and son had bargained for.”

The movie is now available on iTunes and other streaming platforms.

Earlier this month, Logan reacted to the news that one of his iconic characters will be the subject of an upcoming TV series!

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Rising Star Payton Releases Music Video for Debut Pop Single 'Love Letter' - Watch! (Exclusive)

Payton is making his big debut.

The Georgia-born, North Carolina-raised teenage singer-songwriter and viral content creator released his debut pop single “Love Letter” back in April – and Just Jared is exclusively bringing our readers the premiere of the song’s accompanying music video.

The song, inspired by the abrupt ending of a relationship, tells Payton‘s story as he processes the feelings.

“I had a little relationship with this girl, and it didn’t go very well. Things ended, and a lot of the lyrics came from that. I put the story in the song. I was super invested in her. When the whole thing cut off abruptly, I had no closure. Luckily, I was starting to explore making music. I gave myself closure by expressing the feelings she left me with in ‘Love Letter,’” he explained of the song’s origins.

The track quickly took off in popularity from the start, racking up an impressive 1.5 million Spotify streams in just a week.

“‘Love Letter’ was a really special project to me and I’m super excited to finally be dropping this music video for it! The video brings you through the studio sessions making ‘Love Letter,’ which is really dope because you guys all get to see and re-live the day we made this special song!” Payton shares.

Watch the music video for “Love Letter”…