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Listen To John Mayer & Katy Perry's Duet 'Who You Love'

8/13/2013 8:20am EDT
Katy Perry & John Mayer
Pop star couple John Mayer and Katy Perry have teamed up on a romantic song for his new album "Paradise Valley."

The country-style track, "Who You Love," is their first duet together. The pair split earlier this year but rekindled their relationshipp in June.

The tune features lyrics by Mayer such as: "My girl, she ain't the one that I saw coming/ Sometimes I don't know which way to go/ And I tried to run before but I'm not running anymore/ Cuz I fought against it hard enough to know/ That you love who you love who you love."

Perry responds: "My boy, he ain't the one that I saw coming/An...

Katy Perry Says Last John Mayer Breakup Was A Wake-Up Call For Her To Change

7/31/2013 7:01pm EDT
Katy Perry ELLE Uk
Katy Perry has opened up about her on/off relationship with John Mayer in the September issue of ELLE UK magazine, saying she needed to make some changes in her life if she was going to make the relationship work.

"He pulled away," she says of their last breakup, their second in the last year. "That was a big hello for me. I realized I could lose the person I loved and I had to deal with some things, issues I think a lot of women have.

"You can be strong in one aspect of your life but submissive in another," she adds. "In relationships, it was hard for me to speak up and set boundaries. I...

Katy Perry: My Breasts Are To Blame For Robert Pattinson Rumors

7/30/2013 7:07pm EDT
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has blamed her chest on a rumor that has strained her relationships with her friends.

Katy reached out to Kristen Stewart after rumors surfaced the singer was going after Stewart's ex Robert Pattinson. Perry has been a friend to the pair for some time, and was caught in an awkward situation when she tried to support both of them following their split.

The media jumped on the chance to report a romance between the Perry and Pattinson when she consoled him, while also claiming Stewart felt "betrayed" when Katy did so.

Perry tells Elle UK in an interview for their September issue...

John Mayer 'Wildfire' – A Fun And Perfect Song For The Summer

7/20/2013 2:07pm EDT
John Mayer
This has a Coldplay “Strawberry Swing” feel to it, only more bluesy. Poor John Mayer seemed to be starting to get his life back on track after making some fairly funny, yet completely awkward comments. Then he had to have a couple of surgeries on this throat, which caused him to have to miss out on touring to support Born and Raised. So to make it up John wrote another album and it’s coming out soon.

The first single, “Paper Doll,” was a fun reminder that John Mayer existed. “Wildfire” is the track that you can get on iTunes, you can either pre-order his new album, Paradise Valley, or just...

John Mayer Dedicates Song To Katy Perry To End First Tour Gig

7/8/2013 1:07pm EDT
John Mayer
John Mayer took time during his first concert back from throat surgery to dedicate a song to his former (and allegedly current) girlfriend Katy Perry.

Mayer sang live for the first time since doctors removed a granule from his vocal chords last August. He began his Born and Raised World Tour July 6 at the Marcus Amphitheatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and used a vocal-cord lubricating throat spray between songs to keep his voice strong.

However, headlines won't be just about Mayer's comeback. Before he played his last song for the night, Mayer dedicated it to Katy Perry. "She was so patient...

Patriotic Katy Perry And John Mayer Share Stars & Stripes 4th Of July Pic

7/5/2013 6:55pm EDT
Katy Perry And John Mayer
Katy Perry and John Mayer aren't keeping it a secret that they're back together.

Katy shared a photo of the on-again/off-again couple on her Instagram page with the caption "Whose broad stripes & bright stars?!"

Mayer was in Philadelphia for the city's 4th of July Jam and his girlfriend is seen giving him a hug before he hit the stage for his performance.

Both stars wore patriotic getups.

A source recently told Life & Style magazine that Katy laid down the law for John over getting back together.

"She said it will only work if he follows some of her rules," says the source.

"Getting r...

Katy Perry And John Mayer Spotted Together - Are They Dating Again?

6/25/2013 3:07pm EDT
Katy Perry and John Mayer
Katy Perry and John Mayer were snuggling up together yesterday in New York, adding to the rumors they are a couple - but that's not the strongest evidence.

Katy and John were seen at the Friars Club for an event honoring legendary comedian Don Rickles. The two arrived separately but left holding hands.

John sang during the event, and People reports, “When John performed, Katy was enamored by his performance. He sang ‘One for My Baby (and One More for the Road).’ When they were sitting down, she had her arm around John at one point. They shared kisses.”

In the July issue of Vogue Katy gus...

Katy Perry Spills About Exes Russell Brand & John Mayer, Is Still 'Madly In Love' With The Singer

6/18/2013 10:00am EDT
Katy Perry
In a new interview with Vogue magazine, Katy Perry discusses her broken marriage to Russell Brand and her on/again, off/again romance with John Mayer.

The July cover girl explains that she hasn't spoken to her ex-husband in over a year and a half. They wed in India in 2010.

"He's a very smart man, and I was in love with him when I married him. Let's just say I haven't heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011," she explained.

Perry, 28, partially blames their split on her success. "At first when I met him he wanted an equal, and I think a lot of times...

15 Songs For A Rainy Summer Day

6/1/2013 2:00pm EDT
The coming of Summer brings an anticipation of relief from winter blues, shedding of heavy clothes, outdoor activities, and sunny days ahead.  However, if Spring showers sneak a bit into June bringing more rain, just in case, here is our list of 15 songs for a rainy Summer day.

1. “Umbrella” - Rihanna (Good Girl Gone Bad, 2007)

2. “Rain” - Madonna (Erotica, 1992)



3. “Here Comes The Rain Again” - Eurythmics (Touch, 1983)

4. “It Will Rain” - Bruno Mars (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Pt. 1, 2011)

5. “The Rain” - Missy Elliot (Supa Dupa Fly, 1997...

Katy Perry And John Mayer Spark New Rumors At Memorial Day Party

5/28/2013 8:02pm EDT
Katy Perry And John Mayer
Katy Perry and John Mayer sparked some new 'are-they-or-aren't-they' rumors over the weekend, when the two reunited at Katy's Memorial Day barbecue.

Perry threw a bash at her Hollywood Hills home on Monday and onlookers say the couple seemed to be enjoying each other's company.

"They seem to be back together-ish. They were very flirty and having a really good time together. They have good chemistry," a source told Us Weekly.

The Office stars Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak along with 2 Broke Girls star Beth Behrs were spotted at the party, along with Katy's good friend Allison Williams.


John Mayer Cried During Vocal Chord Procedure

4/3/2013 8:56am EDT
John Mayer
John Mayer struggled not to cry when he found out a doctor would be sticking a large needle in his neck (without an anesthetic) to treat his voice problems.

In order to cure his ongoing throat issues, a doctor had to inject muscle freezing Botox into his vocal chords in August, and the singer/songwriter was stunned he would be wide awake for the procedure and didn't need to be admitted to the hospital.

He explained, "I met this great doctor and he said, 'We just give you Botox'. I said, 'What day would that be?' and he goes, 'We can do it right now' and I said, 'So would you put me under ...

John Mayer Confirms Split From Katy Perry: 'Coupling Is A Tricky Thing'

4/2/2013 6:07pm EDT
John Mayer and Katy Perry
John Mayer has made headlines in the past when discussing previous relationships with famous women. He called Jessica Simpson "sexual napalm" and spoke truthfully about getting out of a relationship with Jennifer Aniston. Now, he's answering questions about his recent break up with Katy Perry.

Ellen DeGeneres asked Mayer about his split with the pop star, and he said, "Listen, it was a very private relationship going in. It was a private relationship during and it's a private relationship, still."

Mayer acknowledged he understands why everyone is waiting for him to release juicy info on...

Katy Perry And John Mayer's Shocking Split - What Went Wrong?

3/24/2013 10:03am EDT
Katy Perry People
After several months Katy Perry and John Mayer's once-hot romance may have cooled. This week's issue of PEOPLE examines what may have gone wrong with the singers who got so serious, so fast. Have his jealousy and her career come between them? Following seven months jam-packed with relationship milestones – meeting the parents! house-hunting! a ring! – the once-inseparable couple have been spending time apart in L.A., showing signs that their romantic fireworks have flamed out.

While reps for Mayer, 35, and Perry, 28, had no comment when asked about the pair's split, Perry may have said eno...

John Mayer Announces First Tour In Three Years

3/22/2013 8:30am EDT
John Mayer
John Mayer has announced he's hitting the road for a new tour just days after reportedly splitting from his latest love Katy Perry.

The Your Body Is A Wonderland hit-maker was forced to put his singing career on hold for six months last year after undergoing a second operation to remove a granuloma from his vocal cords.

He was also forced to scrap his Born and Raised tour in 2011 due to his throat problems, but now Mayer is heading out on his first trek in three years.

He tells Billboard magazine, "The greatest gift I have in my life is the opportunity to play again, which is also the...

Katy Perry And John Mayer Split Again

3/19/2013 8:54pm EDT
Katy Perry And John Mayer
Katy Perry and John Mayer have parted ways for the second time in their short relationship, only a few months after going public with their romance.

The two music stars began dating last summer before ending things in August, only to reconcile and get back together in September.

But according to Katy and John's latest split might not be the end for the couple.

"It's sad," a friend of the couple tells Us. "It's not over until it's over. You have to see how things play out."

"She's leaving the window open," added a second source. "They have both been so focused on work."


Katy Perry's Ruby Ring Was A Valentine's Day Gift, Not Engagement Ring

2/18/2013 8:47am EST
Katy Perry & John Mayer
Katy Perry and John Mayer are not engaged. The ruby ring that sparked wedding bell rumors earlier this week was just a Valentine's Day gift from Mayer.

On Thursday night Perry wore the ring on her wedding finger, prompting gossips to suggest that Mayer had proposed on the most romantic day of the year. The singer's reps neither confirmed nor denied reports of impending nuptials.

However, a representative for Santa Barbara, Calif., jeweller Daniel Gibbings has revealed Mayer bought the ring as a Valentine's Day surprise for the pop star.
The rep told that Mayer was "really sup...

Are Katy Perry & John Mayer Engaged?

2/17/2013 11:00am EST
Katy Perry & John Mayer
Reports have surfaced that Katy Perry is engaged to boyfriend John Mayer, and her publicist is neither confirming nor denying them.
On Valentine's Day, the pop star was spotted with a ruby ring on her wedding finger during a romantic night out with the singer/songwriter, suggesting he had proposed. She was wearing the ring as they left Vicenti restauraunt in Brentwood, Calif.
Perry's people aren't commenting on the rumors.
The singer split from her husband, British actor and comedian Russell Brand, at the end of 2011.

Meanwhile, Mayer has opened up about his past womanizing ways, say...

John Mayer Opens Up About Katy Perry Relationship; Regrets Womanizer Reputation

2/11/2013 6:20pm EST
John Mayer and Katy Perry
John Mayer opened up about his relationship with Katy Perry, calling his relationship with the pop singer "something very human."

After months of denial, Mayer only recently confirmed that he and Katy are dating; and he says it's different this time around.

During an interview on CBS' "Sunday Morning" on Sunday, the singer discussed how he's matured from the days of kissing and telling, which earned him the reputation as a lothario in the press. He says he regrets all of that, has come to love himself and has high expectations for his relationship with Perry.

"I don't feel like I'm in a ...

John Mayer Says He Was A Jerk, Wanted Everyone To Like Him

2/8/2013 7:38pm EST
John Mayer
Is John Mayer a changed man? The singer insists he is no longer the "jerk" he used to be when he spilled all about his romances with Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston back in 2010.

During a candid Playboy magazine interview a couple of years ago the singer revealed intimate details about his relationships with his famous ex-girlfriends, famously describing Simpson as "sexual napalm."

He was deemed a womanizer after dating and dumping stars such as Jennifer Love Hewitt, Minka Kelly and Taylor Swift, who allegedly wrote break-up track "Dear John" about the singer.

Mayer - who is now dat...

2012 Celebrity Breakups

12/15/2012 9:00am EST
Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes
Every year some of our favorite famous couples decide it isn't working out for them anymore and they break up. Sometimes fans are surprised by the announcement, and other times we wonder why it didn't happen sooner.

One of the most shocking splits was Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. The actress stunned fans over the summer when she announced her five-year marriage to Cruise was over, and she filed to legally end the union on June 28, citing "irreconcilable differences" for the split.

Katie will receive $400,000 a year in child support for the couple's daughter, Suri. The payments will con...

John Mayer Joins The Rolling Stones On Stage In New Jersey (Video)

12/14/2012 7:17pm EST
John Mayer and Ronnie Wood
Singer/songwriter John Mayer will join the The Rolling Stones at the group's New Jersey show in Newark on Thursday night - but don't expect him to sing.

Katy Perry's rumored boyfriend was silenced by vocal problems last year and he's still resting his voice - but that isn't going to prevent the guitarist from hitting the stage with the rock legends.

The gig was the first of two Stones 50 and Counting shows at the Prudential Center; Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and The Black Keys are set to join Mick Jagger and his bandmates onstage on Saturday, when they close their brief run of shows wit...

50 Hottest Celebrity Guys Of 2012

12/8/2012 8:33am EST
Hottest Guys of 2012
Who are the sexiest guys in music, film and television? We narrowed our picks down to 50 in our annual list, spotlighting those who made our hearts skip a beat when we watched them perform.

Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey bared quite a bit in "Magic Mike," while "The Avengers" actors got our blood flowing with their explosive action scenes.

We lusted after Chris Hemsworth in "Snow White And The Huntsmans" and felt a little bit giddy when rumors swirled that Justin Bieber broke up with Selena Gomez (he didn't.)

British imports The Wanted and One Direction also caught our fancy, as ...

Birthday Girl Katy Perry Turns Vampire For Costume Party

10/21/2012 1:04pm EDT
Katy Perry
Singer Katy Perry and her rumored beau John Mayer dressed up in ghoulish costumes on Friday for a star-studded party to mark her upcoming birthday.

The "I Kissed a Girl" hitmaker, who will turn 28 on Thursday, donned sharp fangs, a velvet cape and red-colored contact lenses to transform into a vampire, and Mayer showed up with a prosthetic nose and chin for his zombie hunter outfit.

The bash, held at The Magic Castle in Los Angeles, was also attended by Twilight's Kristen Stewart, Perry's brother David Hudson, her stylist Johnny Wujek, actor Matt Dallas, and Raising Hope star Shannon Wood...

Katy Perry's Brother Doesn't Approve Of Her Romance With John Mayer

10/18/2012 8:18am EDT
Katy Perry's Brother Doesn't Approve Of Her Romance With John Ma
Katy Perry's brother David Hudson doesn't believe John Mayer is the right boyfriend for his sister. He recently told Life & Style magazine, "She deserves a true gentleman, and I don’t think she’s found that." Ouch!

Perry previously dated musician Travie McCoy from Gym Class Heroes and rocker Robert Ackroyd from Florence + The Machine. She also married and divorced British actor Russell Brand last year.

Her brother added, "Katy needs a man who’s changing the world like she is — although not necessarily in the business. Just someone that’s really got something impressive — she can’t be unma...

John Mayer Celebrates 35th Birthday With Katy Perry In NYC

10/17/2012 8:31am EDT
Katy Perry & John Mayer
On-again, off-again couple Katy Perry and John Mayer are definitely back on again. We spotted the couple out and about in New York City on Tuesday, stepping out for John's 35th birthday.

During the afternoon the pair went to lunch at ABC Kitchen in NYC's West Village followed by a trip to the private club SoHo house. Katy wore black skinny jeans, a fedora, and a denim jacket, while John opted for a leather jacket, plaid shirt and jeans.

They also dined together in the evening, where John "dressed up" in a bow tie and brown slacks while Katy wore a pastel floral frock and yellow pumps.


Katy Perry And John Mayer Hooked Up Again Over The Weekend

10/16/2012 11:32am EDT
Katy Perry
Katy Perry and John Mayer have sparked rumors suggesting their romance is back on after they were spotted enjoying a romantic meal in New York together on Sunday night.

Diners at Perla were stunned when the singers entered the restaurant with another couple just after 9pm and ordered a huge pasta meal.

One onlooker tells Life & Style magazine, "During appetisers, Katy used her fork and her hands to eat off her and the others' plates and John fed her with his fork!

"Katy and John sat across from one another. They seemed relaxed and comfortable. Katy was over-the-moon happy... and laughing...

John Mayer Recruiting Volunteers For Veterans' Project

9/20/2012 4:21pm EDT
John Mayer
John Mayer is offering fans the chance to spend a day volunteering with him for a veterans' charity project.

The rocker, who donated proceeds from his last tour to help former servicemen and women, will take time out from work to spend a day in November carrying out volunteer tasks for a special scheme to help veterans.

He is urging fans to join in and be in with a chance of spending the day helping out with him and his friends in aid of NCIRE - The Veterans Health Research Institute.

In a post on his website, Mayer writes, "This November, I'll spend a day working on a volunteer proje...

Katy Perry And John Mayer Spotted Out To Dinner Together Despite Recent Breakup Rumors

9/5/2012 4:04pm EDT
Katy Perry and John Mayer
Katy Perry and John Mayer are definitely still together despite reports the couple broke up two weeks ago.

The couple was spotted leaving the Little Door Restaurant together in Los Angeles Tuesday night and made their way to their car with the help of a bodyguard who looks a lot like Lost's John Locke. Perhaps they're just broken-up in an alternate reality.

Several reports said that Mayer had called things off via email after just a couple of months of seeing each other and that Katy was reportedly "devastated". The two were also spotted at a mutual friend's party last week and eye-witnes...

Katy Perry & John Mayer Still Together?

9/3/2012 10:24am EDT
Katy Perry and John Mayer at the FYF Fest
Katy Perry and John Mayer were both spotted at the FYF Fest in downtown Los Angeles Saturday night checking out M83's headlining set.

The two reportedly posed for pictures in the VIP section of the indie music festival (the photo above was taken by instagram user Katheryn Hudson and shows the couple smiling and posing with friends) and were seen getting very close, dancing together and reportedly kissing, according to

Last week, several reports that the couple had split after just a couple of months of dating surfaced; and that John pulled the plug, leaving Katy devastate...

John Mayer Recovering From Second Vocal Cord Surgery

9/3/2012 8:39am EDT
John Mayer
John Mayer has been ordered not to sing again for six months after undergoing throat surgery last week.

The rocker underwent an operation to remove a granuloma from his vocal cords last Monday and is now recovering at home. The surgery comes nearly a year after he first went under the knife last October in a bid to resolve ongoing problems with his voice.

Mayer's representative confirmed the news to and the star has since opened up about his medical issues in a post on his blog. The musician reveals he has been ordered to rest his voice for several months and is banne...