Shawn Mendes, Gwen Stefani and Meghan Trainor at the Z100 Jingle Ball: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 29

Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Joe Levy stops by Z100’s Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden on Episode 29, which features red carpet interviews with Shawn Mendes, Jessie J, Sam Smith, Gwen Stefani, Ryan Seacrest, Meghan Trainor, and Rixton.

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“Don’t live in fear and don’t live in denial,” Jessie J replied on the subject of how she deals with Twitter.

“Not everyone that has a Twitter is going to be nice, and not everybody that has a Twitter is going to be horrible. Be controversial, don’t be offensive, and understand that you can edit it, but it’s always there if it’s been there for a moment.”

Gwen Stefani was slower to get started on Twitter. “I’m from the old-school,” Stefani says. “I don’t want people to talk to me, like this is weird!”

Watch the video above for the rest of the red carpet interviews, which include Mendes, Smith, Trainor and Seacrest.

The Trending 140 chart measures the acceleration of conversation around artists and their music, while the Emerging Artists chart measures the volume of tweets around new artists and their songs.


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