Camila Cabello Reveals Why Ed Sheeran Collab Isn't on Album, Talks Hanging Out With Taylor Swift

Camila Cabello chatted with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs on the red carpet at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday (Jan. 27), discussing her chart successes, her unreleased Ed Sheeran collaboration and hanging out with Taylor Swift in Miami.

Speaking of simultaneously being No. 1 on both the Hot 100 chart with “Havana” and the Billboard 200 chart with her debut album, the former Fifth Harmony says, “It’s a lot going on right now. I just cried, and I think I cry like three times a day now. Oh god, I think I’m crying! It’s just amazing …mI’m really overwhelmed.”

Asked which song on her LP is the most vulnerable, she names “Real Friends,” explaining “that’s not something that’s easy to admit, is to be like ‘I’m lonely,’ because I feel like when you post on social media … everybody just posts like the highlight reel from their lives and unless you have a finsta [fake Instagram], people don’t really broadcast that part, which is like, I’m lonely, I’m afraid … and that’s what’s so great about music, and that’s something that you’ll never see from me in the public side, you’ll only hear in my music.”

Cabello also reveals why her collaboration with Sheeran didn’t end up appearing on her album, adding that it was “really hard” to tell him. “It’s like one of those weird things because I love him so much and he’s been one of my musical heroes and he knows that," she shares, "so I felt kinda weird ... but at the end it just didn’t fit sonically with the album, even though it’s such a great song, it just felt like the only one that felt like it was on another kind of album."

“But I definitely wanna do something with him again. I definitely think that’s gonna happen. I mean, I don’t know if it’s gonna happen from his side, but I’m gonna trick him,” Cabello jokes.

The singer also talks about hanging out with Swift, who was in Miami filming the music video for her song “End Game.” “I love her. She’s amazing,” says Cabello. “I love her, and I love that song. I brought her Cuban food … and we just ate a lot. It was great.”

Watch the full video above to hear more from Camila Cabello, and to see her do the robot.


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