Taylor Swift Sent Selena Gomez a Video of Herself Dancing to New Album

Celebrity News May. 9, 2013 AT 9:45AM
Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez Credit: Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage.com

Taylor-approved! When Selena Gomez was deciding on the new direction and sound for her upcoming album, Stars Dance, she reveals that she turned to none other than BFF Taylor Swift for help.

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During the Tuesday, May 7, premiere of the video for her first single, "Come & Get It", Justin Bieber's on-and-off-again love told MTV News on Tuesday, May 7, that she got the ultimate thumbs up from Swift after the "22" chart-topper sent Gomez a video of herself dancing to her new songs.

"She sent me a video and she's, like, dancing," Gomez explained. "She's like the cutest dancer, because she has this little ponytail and her little bangs, and she's like just the cutest thing in the world. She's supported me from my first record to this one, and she's heard all of my stuff, so she's really sweet."

Photos: Justin and Selena, the way they were

Indeed, gaining Swift's seal of approval was important for Gomez, as the Spring Breakers actress embarks on a new change for her summer-release album, seemingly ditching her wholesome image for a more mature, risky look this time around. Case in point: Her new "Come & Get It" video, where the 20 year old can be seen dancing sensually underwater and hitting her derriere in one suggestive dance scene.

Of the new record, Gomez says she hopes her fans see the transformation she's had. "I definitely want them to know the growth that I've gone through," she told MTV. "I love it, I'm excited."

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Swift wasn't the only bestie the former Wizards of Waverly Place star was asked about, as she also gave major props to Demi Lovato, 20, for her own musical changes. Lovato and Gomez -- who've been friends since meeting at a Barney audition as kids but have had rough patches in recent years -- seem to have nothing but support for each other.

 "The one thing I appreciate about Demi is that she has her own individual style, and that's something she's wanted to remain no matter where she is, and I definitely love that and admire that about her," Gomez said, adding that she loves Lovato's song, "Heart Attack." 

Gomez will kick off her Stars Dance tour August 14 in Vancouver, Canada.

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