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Justin Bieber might be prepping to get roasted by Hollywood next month, but he’s also gearing up to drop new music in the near future. The “Confidence” singer recently posted a video to his Instagram, where he teased his fans by showing a preview of a new song. The track seems to be pretty somber, compared to more recent releases, as he plays the acoustic guitar. [GossipCop]

Rita Ora is heading to the Academy Awards, and she is going to be part of the performance lineup. The “I Will Never Let You Down” singer made the announcement on her Twitter today, and producers of the awards show said, “the mixture of her incredible voice and glamour makes a perfect combination for our show.” [Rap-Up]

Things are getting more and more serious by the day, it seems, for Selena Gomez and EDM producer Zedd. A source recently revealed how she is doing in the new relationship, telling reports, “Everything is going great with him. She is really happy and they are having fun.” Meanwhile, her friends are “remaining hopeful” about Selena’s new guy. [E! News]

Future‘s DJ, DJ Esco, was released from Dubai jail not too long ago, and he was held there for a total of 56 days. He recently shared his crazy story, and the details are pretty insane. From coming face-to-face with a Taliban leader, to nearly being abandoned by the U.S. Embassy, it’s definitely something you’ll want to read. [The Fader]

In the midst of the controversy surrounding the movie The Interview, we haven’t heard much of a response from the film’s star, James Franco. The actor finally spoke out about the big scandal involving North Korea, and revealed that he was “sick over it,” but didn’t fear his life. [Complex]

Charles Hamilton is making a comeback, and he’s releasing some new music for his extremely patient fans. The Brooklyn rapper discretely uploaded a new track to his Soundcloud today, called “Correct,” and it touches on police brutality and feeling lost. [Charles Hamilton]