Last week, Ella Mai helped announce the nominees for the 2018 American Music Awards, alongside Bebe Rexha, Normani, Kane Brown, and Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs. Ahead the announcement occasion, she caught up with Billboard News host Tetris Kelly to talk concerning the success her tune “Boo’d Up,” her friendship with Kehlani and extra.
Mai, who's nominated for 2 AMA awards -- favourite feminine artist - soul/R&B and favourite tune - soul/R&B -- discusses the second when she realized her tune "Boo'd Up" was a success, telling Billboard, "As quickly because the summer time hit and everybody began doing covers, and there have been so many movies males singing it, that's after I was like, 'OK, I believe that is one thing. Definitely.'"
In the interview, Mai chats about her friendship with Kehlani as properly, noting that they are going to very doubtless collaborate sooner or later. “She took me out on tour final yr, and we’re actually, actually good buddies,” Mai says.
“We haven’t obtained the time to be within the studio but,” she continues. “I believe simply because our schedules have been so totally different, she was on tour after I wasn’t, after which when she got here f I used to be on tour, so we haven’t obtained round to it but however I’m certain it's going to come sooner or later.”
You can watch the complete video interview with Ella Mai above.