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For Variety‘s Power of Young Hollywood issue, Grammy-nominated singer Camila Cabello sat down to talk about her childhood idols such as Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran, the lessons she’s learned since rising to fame with Fifth Harmony (and eventually leaving to pursue her solo career in 2016) and — of course — her latest duet with Shawn Mendes “Señorita.”

“The reception to ‘Señorita, it’s been so cool to see. Especially because this song was eight months in the making,” Cabello told Variety. “Shawn texted me the idea for the song the song and he was like, ‘Oh my god, this is amazing that you want to do it.'” She went on the to explain that the two went back and forth for months trying to decide if they should actually go through with it. “Finally we were just like, ‘You know what, no pressure, let’s just go to the studio and try to finalize it and see how we feel about it.’ And then two weeks later we made the music video.”

 

 

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