The 25-year-old “Let It Go” singer talked to Alli about who he thinks will win at the Grammy’s this year.
“Taylor swift feels like somewhat of a no-brainer,” James said. “It’s a great album and she has had an enormous year – an enormous two years. It would be entirely deserved.”
He added, “I think It would be exciting as well to see Alabama Shakes take that award. I am a huge fan of the band. They are doing something else, very much their own thing, their own sound, and their own approach. And its a just a great sound, a great album, and they are just great people.”
Sam Smith performs at THR’s 2016 Nominees Night on Monday (February 8) at Spago in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The 23-year-old “I’m Not the Only One” singer performed three songs at the event honoring actors, musicians and filmmakers nominated for the 2016 Oscars.
“I know I said I was only going to do one, but I’m going to bore you for three if it’s OK,” Sam told the crowd. “It feels good to be back and singing, so thank you for listening. We are here for an incredible reason: me and the amazing Jimmy Napes have been nominated for an Oscar.”
Sam and Jimmy are nominated for their song “Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectre.
The 18-year-old singer took to Instagram where he shared a photo of himself kissing Bea, who turned 17 on February 7.
“happy birthday to the most wonderful person I’ve ever known,” Jacob wrote. “thank you for always being my person regardless of how hard it’s been. I’ve been better at embracing the difficult weeks sometimes months we go without seeing each other, and just being thankful I even have you in the first place.”
He added, “You’ll always be way out of my league but you’re my everything. Thank you for making this the best night of my life, I will never forget this. I love you forever and always.”
Daisy Ridley heads out for a stroll on Saturday (February 6) in London.
The 23-year-old actress went to see the play The Rabbit Hole with her mom the day before, and she posted that it made her feel moved to tears the rest of the day.
“I have never been so affected by a play… Ever. You know when the tears are streaming and you can’t sniff cause it’s quiet and your throat hurts from the lump in it? It was that,” Daisy wrote on Instagram. “It’s hours later and I still keep being moved to tears….(I had this excess emotional energy afterwards so I baked a lemon drizzle cake.)”