Andrew Lipovsky/NBCCharlie Puth was Jimmy Fallon's musical guest on Tuesday's The Tonight Show, and also joined Fallon for the latest edition of his "Musical Genre Challenge."
The game featured Fallon and Puth singing popular tunes in different musical styles. For example, Charlie delivered Lizzo's "Truth Hurts" in the style of a Broadway show tune, and his own "We Don't Talk Anymore" as a Doobie Brothers song.
Jimmy gave the "Cha Cha Slide" a super smooth '90s R&B twist and The Proclaimers' "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" a techno spin.
A previous "Musical Genre Challenge" featured Ariana Grande.
While chatting with Fallon, Charlie, who is blessed with perfect pitch -- the rare ability to re-create a musical note without a reference tone -- revealed the talent almost got him suspended from school.
"It was almost summer break and I went into the middle of the hall and went into a very reverberant part of the school and just went [imitates the school's digital bell sound]. I let the entire school out early."
Puth later returned to perform "Mother," the title track from his latest album.
Trae Patton/NBCOn Tuesday’s episode of The Voice, the eight artists who performed Monday learned that Team Blake Shelton’s Kat Hammock Team John Legend's Will Breman and Marybeth Byrd; and Hello Sunday, from Team Kelly Clarkson were sent home.
Hello Sunday and Hammock were eliminated at the end of the one-hour results show. They lost an "Instant Save" vote to Team Gwen Stefani’s Rose Short.
Prior to the vote, Hello Sunday, Hammock and Short sang for an opportunity to be saved by the viewers. Hello Sunday performed Sia’s “Chandelier”; Hammock covered “You've Got a Friend” by James Taylor and Short tackled Aretha Franklin’s “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.”
For the first time in the show's 17-year history, all four coaches will each have artist going into the finals: Ricky Duran for Team Blake; Rose Short for Team Gwen; Jake Hoot for Team Kelly; and Katie Kadan for Team Legend.
The results show also featured Shelton and Trace Atkins performing their latest collaboration, “Hell Right”; Australian singer Tones and I, singing “Dance Monkey”; and Clarkson joining American Idol season 16 runner-up Caleb Lee for their collaboration, "I Dream in Southern."
The Voice returns Monday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
ABC/Lou RoccoEven celebrities say there's something special about New York City at Christmas time. Pink revealed on Tuesday that she took "nyc by storm" by taking her daughter, Willow, and two of her friends to see Hamilton.
"I’ve been waiting years to see Hamilton, my daughter owns the vinyl and knows every single word, and this past weekend we finally got to take it in," the three-time Grammy Award winner gushed on Instagram.
The photo depicts Pink along with her three young guests posing backstage with some of the cast. While the main cast and young girls grin happily for the photo op, Pink was completely unsuccessful in hiding her inner fangirl as seen by her expression, a wide-eyed and open-mouthed goofy grin.
She is also holding what appears to be a cup of wine in her left hand.
Pink raved in the caption, " IT WAS SO GOOD. What a way to learn and be entertained. These performers are AMAZING."
The "What about Us" singer also revealed that seeing Hamilton was only a fraction of the girls' day in the big apple. "We also saw Radio City Music Christmas Spectacular (for the third time) and my heart is full," she revealed.
Alexandra GavilletWhile Lewis Capaldi has a great voice, that talent apparently applies only to his songs. While doing a Song Association video for ELLE magazine, he managed to butcher hits by artists from Katy Perry and Adele, to the Beatles and Elton John.
The idea of the game is that Lewis is given various random words, and he has 10 seconds to come up with a song that mentions that word. His first word is "funny," and he immediately chooses "Teenage Dream" by Katy -- specifically the line, "You think I'm funny/when I tell the punchline wrong." But instead of just singing that one line, he continues to sing the entire chorus of the song, and it ain't pretty.
When he gets to the end, he sings, "We'll be young forever" -- and then notes, "Statistically NOT possible."
As the game proceeds, Lewis does a great job of coming up with songs for the words "hand," "stranger," "first," "hello," "love," "hell" and "sun," among others. Unfortunately he sounds terrible singing all the songs, which include Adele's "Hello," Niall Horan's "Slow Hands," The Beatles' "All You Need Is Love," Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith, "Kiss On My List" by Hall & Oates and "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" by Elton John.
When Lewis is given the word "one," he excitedly reveals that he himself has a song called "One" -- but even that sounds pretty bad. We'll just have to assume he wasn't trying very hard.
Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImageWhen Sam Smith changed their pronouns to "they/them" in September, it made a huge impact -- and not just for journalists who have to write stories about them. Merriam-Webster dictionary has chosen "They" as its Word of the Year, in part because of the attention Sam focused on it.
In its announcement, the company says, "Lookups for they increased by 313% in 2019 over the previous year," because, it says, of the word's new use as a way to "refer to one person whose gender identity is nonbinary."
The company's announcement goes on to say, "Nonbinary they was also prominent in the news in 2019...singer Sam Smith announced in September that they now use they and them as pronouns....it is increasingly common to see they and them as a person’s preferred pronouns in Twitter bios, email signatures, and conference nametags."
Sam evidently approves: They retweeted a Billboard article reporting on the announcement.
Speaking to the November issue of Out magazine, Sam explained, "In changing my pronouns, I felt incredible freedom. It’s like a brick was lifted off my chest...My art has become truer and more honest after coming to peace with being nonbinary."
Sheryl Crow: Dove Shore; Usher: Jordan Taylor Wright/dick clark productions Sheryl Crow and Usher will be ushering in 2020 by performing live in the Big Easy.
On December 31, both artists will perform in New Orleans as part of the Allstate Fan Fest, which takes place ahead of the Sugar Bowl. Their performances will air on ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest.
Pose star Billy Porter will also be on hand to countdown to 2020 in the Central Time Zone -- which is marked by the drop of -- not a ball, but a "fleur de lis," the symbol of New Orleans.
As previously reported, Ryan Seacrest will hold things down live in New York's Times Square with co-host Lucy Hale, and on the West Coast, Ciara will host performances by Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Blanco Brown, Dan Shay, Green Day, Dua Lipa, Ava Max, Salt-N-Pepa, SHAED and more. The show gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Allstate Sugar Bowl CEO Jeff Hundley said in a statement, “With performances by Sheryl Crow and Usher, fans in town for the Allstate Sugar Bowl are going to be treated to a New Year’s experience second to none. It’s going to be fun to be a part of it all.”
Walt Disney Television/Paula LoboTaylor Swift, London and Christmas are all coming together.
First off, Taylor gave her new holiday song, "Christmas Tree Farm," its live concert debut Sunday in London, at Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball. She donned a Santa hat and performed in a white romper and boots, as digital snowflakes drifted down the video screens behind her. The song's video, which features footage of her as a child, also played behind her.
According to People, Taylor also performed the Lover tracks "London Boy" -- naturally -- plus "You Need to Calm Down," "ME!" and the Grammy-nominated title track, plus older hits like "Blank Space," "22" and "Shake It Off."
Meanwhile, Madame Tussauds London has revealed its special Christmas gift to tourists: It's putting the first-ever permanent wax figure of Taylor on display starting December 13, which also happens to be her 30th birthday.
Finally, Taylor is teasing the imminent release of her upcoming movie CATS by posting a photo of her first day on set. The singer, who plays a cat named Bombalurina, is pictured on a giant-sized set designed to make people seem tiny by comparison, standing by a huge door and stretching up to reach a doorknob.
She writes in the caption, "Throwback to my first day on the set of @catsmovie. Basically, Bombalurina is one of those really mischievous cats you see in internet videos who has figured out how to open human doors."
CATS is in theaters December 20. Taylor received a Golden Globe nomination on Monday for "Beautiful Ghosts," the original song she co-wrote for the movie with CATS creator Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Throwback to my first day on the set of @catsmovie. Basically, Bombalurina is one of those really mischievous cats you see in internet videos who has figured out how to open human doors 🚪 pic.twitter.com/pBo11uCN40
Courtesy Crocs.Let's hope they're not already sold out, but Post Malone has officially announced his fourth Crocs collection.
The new collection features the Post Malone X Crocs Duet Max Clog, which features a blue and black camo pattern, a chunky sole and pivoting back straps with adjustable hook and loop closures. Posty himself worked on the design, including the detailing on the sole and the straps.
"This latest drop with Crocs is our best yet. I wanted to make a more tactical and chunky shoe, and they gave me all the tools to do just that,” he said in a statement. “I think they came out really neat, and I hope everyone loves them as much as I do.”
Posty introduced the footwear last week by arranging a surprise delivery of shoes to the employees and customers at Chicken Express in Southlake, TX, which provided Posty with his only job prior to becoming a professional musician.
The Duet Max Clog costs $60 and is available online and at select retail locations. Post Malone x Crocs Scrap Metal 3-Packs of Jibbitz -- those little charm things you put on your Crocs -- are also available globally for ten bucks.
Singer Marie Fredriksson, who with Per Gessle was one-half of the hitmaking pop duo Roxette, has died at age 61.
"It is with great sadness we have to announce that Marie Fredriksson of Roxette has passed away in the morning of December 9, following a 17-year long battle with cancer," reads a statement from Fredriksson's management company.
The statement goes on to say Fredriksson was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2002, which was successfully treated, resulting in a return to performing in 2009. "But by 2016, the show was finally over when Marie's doctors advised her to stop touring and focus on her health," the statement says.
"Thank you, Marie, thanks for everything," says Per Gessle, in the same statement. "You were an outstanding musician, a master of the voice, an amazing performer...You were the most wonderful friend for over 40 years. I'm proud, honoured and happy to have been able to share so much of your time, talent, warmth, generosity and sense of humour. All my love goes out to you and your family. Things will never be the same."
Even as their popularity waned, Roxette continued to tour and record with occasional breaks, including during Fredriksson's initial cancer diagnosis and treatment. Their most recent album, Good Karma, was released in 2016.
Fredriksson leaves behind a husband and two children. "The funeral will take place in silence with only Marie's closest family present," the statement reports.
Trae Patton/NBCThe Voice kicked off its semifinals on Monday, with the top eight artists competing for America’s votes, and a spot in next week’s finale. Along the way, they were advised by their coaches Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson and John Legend.
Each artist performed twice: a new song on his or her own and a duet on a 1980s song with another contestant.
Here are the highlights of Monday night's show:
On the suggestion of her coach John Legend, Katie Kadan got things started with Labelle's "Lady Marmalade," because, as he explained, Katie needed to sing "one more powerhouse song," and if she got to the finals, "a grand ballad." Stefani called it Kadan's best performance so far, simply for her ability to "work the room." John called her a "superstar."
Team Blake's 18-year-old indie pop singer, Kat Hammock, picked Keane's "Somewhere Only We Know," explaining that, quoting a line from the song, her semifinals performance “could be the end of everything” as far as her time on The Voice was concerned. Kelly said Kat had a voice that "touches" people. Her coach called it her most powerful performance so far in the competition, assuring Hammond that regardless of her outcome on the show, "I'm not going anywhere. I'm going to see this through with you. You need to be making records."
Team Blake's Ricky Duran and Will Breman from Legend's team kicked off the duets, singing -- and trading guitar licks -- on The Outfield's "Your Love."
Marybeth Byrd, representing Team Legend stepped up for her solo performance, showing off her tougher side on Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats." The song also returned the country artist to the genre that brought her to the competition in the first place. Legend told the audience that Byrd, whom they saved last week, came back with her best performance yet.
Team Kelly's duo, Hello Sunday, consisting of 14-year-old duo Chelsea and Myla, tackled Stevie Wonder's "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing," and they showed off some nifty dance moves as well. The performances delighted the fans and all four coaches, including Kelly, who declared the girls brought their "'A' game."
Byrd returned, this time with Team Blake's Jake Hoot for a duet on Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes' 80s hit, "Up Where We Belong."
Duran followed with a song he personally picked for his solo performance, The Beatles' "Let It Be," which has become a family anthem following the loss of both his parents, most recently, his mother, to breast cancer. Ricky, started off the song on piano and moved to the guitar, before finishing the song standing in front of the microphone, as pictures of his parents appeared on a large screen behind him. Duran's coach, Blake Shelton dubbed it "the vocal performance of [Ricky's] life."
Breman then took center stage on Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" -- his coach, John Legend's pick, because it was "a good hybrid of pop and rock" the audience would love. Following Will's live performance, Legend praised his artist for an "electric and magnetic" stage performance, coupled with a "strong voice."
The duets continued with Madonna's "Express Yourself," performed by Kadan and Team Gwen's Rose Short, followed by Hammock teaming up with Hello Sunday for Pat Benatar's "We Belong."
Next, Short -- who is Stefani's last remaining artist -- belted out Foreigner's "I Want to Know What Love Is," and dedicated the performance to her parents for having enjoyed a long and lasting love. Gwen praised Rose for having the guts to venture into a "more vulnerable place." Barely able to keep her composure, Stefani said she was honored to work with Rose, before breaking down in tears. Kelly followed.
Hoot, who told his coach Kelly during rehearsals that he was one of six children, closed out the show with one of his mother's favorite songs, "Desperado," by the Eagles. Legend noted Jake's voice "feels like home." Kelly hailed the performance as "eloquently delivered" and "perfect."
The Voice returns Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
Radio Disney/Richard HarbaughMiley Cyrus has added two new tattoos to her wide range of body art.
Celebrity tattoo artist Daniel Winter, also known as Winter Stone, posted a black and white photo on Instagram of Cyrus' latest ink on Saturday, which reads "freedom" in cursive just above her knuckles.
Winter mentions that Miley's tattoo was done using a delicately sharp, single needle.
Many people have speculated that Cyrus' new freedom tattoo maybe be related to her recent divorce from Liam Hemsworth, while others suggest that her tattoo could be a nod to Cyrus' empowering song "Mother's Daughter," which includes the lyrics "Don't f*** with my freedom" ... "I came back to get me some."
Cyrus' expressive "freedom" ink wasn't the only new tattoo she got. Winter also traced a handwritten note from Yoko Ono on the back of Cyrus' left shoulder that reads, "I'm proud of U. Yoko."
Columbia RecordsAfter John Legend and Kelly Clarkson recorded a new version of the holiday standard "Baby It's Cold Outside" with updated lyrics, they've been attacked for daring to mess with the original, despite people regarding the old lyrics as out-of-date and problematic. Now, John's defending the new version, saying it wasn't meant to be some big political statement.
As previously reported, the new version addresses concerns that male singer in the original song was pressuring the female singer to stay with him against her will, and may have even slipped something into her drink. Now, John tells the U.K. paper The Guardian, "The song was supposed to be silly!”
“It wasn’t supposed to be preachy at all. I never disparaged the old version," he adds. "And, by the way, the original writer, or his family, gets paid for my version, too.”
John says the song has become emblematic of the backlash towards the #MeToo movement.
"It’s interesting...people thinking we’ve gone too far speaking up for a woman’s right to not get raped or sexually harassed, when some would argue we’ve not gone far enough," John tells the paper.
"People think that because some people have lost their jobs, or have been expelled from Hollywood, like [Harvey] Weinstein, that we’ve gone too far," he adds. "I don’t agree. But people wanted the 'Baby It’s Cold Outside' war to be a proxy war for all that.”
If you don't like the song, John's holiday album A Legendary Christmas includes plenty of other seasonal tunes to enjoy, including a duet with Stevie Wonder on Stevie's song "What Christmas Means to Me," plus new takes on "This Christmas," "Please Come Home for Christmas," "Christmas Time Is Here" and "Silver Bells."
Columbia/ErskineHarry Styles' self-titled debut album didn't produce a string of smash singles, but it was critically acclaimed, and his solo tour was hugely successful. That's why Harry says that when he went in to make his new album Fine Line, he felt a lot more confident than he did the first time around.
Speaking to the U.K. publicationMusic Week, Harry says that when he made his first album, "I was a little subconsciously afraid of making fun music having come out of [One Direction].”
He adds, “I tried to get rid of that a little bit.”
“The fact that the last album wasn’t necessarily a radio record, but I could tour it and people came to the shows and enjoyed them, made me feel I had freedom to make what I wanted to, and I wanted to make some fun songs,” Harry explains.
But the "Adore You" singer also admits that while making the album, he went on a roller-coaster ride of emotions.
“The times where I was really happy were the happiest of my life, but the times where I was a little lower were the saddest times,” he says, noting that he went "through a lot of self-reflection” during the process.
“Having been through one [solo] album and one tour, it made me look at everything and be like, ‘OK, what do I want to do?’ and ‘Who am I if I don’t do this?’” he continued.
Ultimately, Harry says he realized, "People just wanted me to be myself and be authentic...so I definitely went into this album with a freedom, that I didn’t have, or didn’t allow myself to have, last time.”
Fine Line arrives this Friday, December 13. The North American leg of his upcoming tour starts June 26 in Philadelphia.
Amanda Edwards/FilmMagicThey didn't get any Grammy nominations, but on Twitter, K-pop superstars BTS ruled 2019.
Twitter has released its year-end stats, which show that BTS was the most tweeted-about musical act of 2019, followed by -- in descending order -- Ariana Grande, Drake, Rihanna, Cardi B, Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Kanye West, Billie Eilish and Lady Gaga.
In addition, the most-retweeted tweet worldwide in the past year was a video of BTS member Jungkook dancing and lip-syncing to Billie Eilish's hit "bad guy."
Initially, that tweet was the second most-retweeted tweet, after that viral image of an egg that also became the most-liked photo on Instagram. But after Twitter announced that fact, the group's fans started retweeting like crazy, and made the Jungkook tweet number one by six thousand tweets.
Over the weekend, BTS was named Group of the Year at Variety's annual Hitmakers Brunch. At the event, BTS member RMrevealed that the group is working on a new album.
ABC/Image Group LABillie Eilish can't stop winning awards.
The 17-year-old phenom has picked up the Best Voice for Animals prize at PETA's 2019 Libby Awards -- "Libby" is short for "liberation," as in "animal liberation." The organization lauds Eilish for using her social media to raise awareness for animal rights.
In a statement, PETA Senior Director of Youth Programs Marta Holmberg applauds Eilish and the other Libby winners -- who include Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown and Fuller House actor Juan Pablo Di Pace -- for "showing the world how easy it is to help animals by making kind choices in what we eat, what we wear, and how we entertain ourselves."
The organization is recognizing the celebs for "using their star power to make the world a better place for all species," the statement continues.
Previous Libby winners include Blink-182, Paramore's Hayley Williams, Miley Cyrus, Kesha and AFI's Davey Havok.
In addition to her new Libby Award, Eilish's humongous 2019 has included wins at the American Music Awards, the Apple Music Awards, the MTV VMAs and Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, among many others. She's also up for six awards at the 2020 Grammys.
Universal Pictures/Polydor RecordsTaylor Swift has reacted to her Golden Globes nomination in typical cat-lady fashion.
As previously reported, Taylor has received her third Globes nod for "Beautiful Ghosts," the song she co-wrote with Andrew Lloyd Webber for the upcoming movie musical, CATS, in which she also stars.
On Instagram, Taylor writes, "I woke up today to the news that Beautiful Ghosts is nominated for a Golden Globe - it’s so cool that one of the most fun, fulfilling creative experiences I’ve ever had is being honored in this way by the HFPA."
She adds, "I ended up spending many days on set watching the other performers do their scenes. Watching the character Victoria, played by [Francesca Hayward] inspired me so much and Beautiful Ghosts was the result. "
And Taylor finishes her statement by noting, "Congrats to my co-writer and buddy 4 life Andrew Lloyd Webber. This is just purrfect."
I woke up today to the news that Beautiful Ghosts is nominated for a Golden Globe - it’s so cool that one of the most fun, fulfilling creative experiences I’ve ever had is being honored in this way by the HFPA. pic.twitter.com/f8Ypo3b9VW
Parsa AraAfter opening for Ariana Grande on her Sweetener World Tour and receiving a Grammy nod for their collaboration with her, "Boyfriend," Social House is ready to step out solo.
The singer/songwriter/producer duo has announced its very first U.S. headlining show, which will take place March 18 at New York's Gramercy Theatre. Tickets go on sale December 13 at 10 a.m. local time via Ticketmaster.
The duo's EP, Everything Changed..., is available now.
Columbia RecordsIf you weren't fully convinced that winter is here and Christmas is just weeks away, just take a look at the Billboard Top 200 album chart.
Topping the chart is the soundtrack of the smash Disney sequel Frozen II, which rises from number three to number one. It's the third soundtrack to hit number one in 2019, following A Star Is Born and Kanye West's Jesus Is King, which is technically the soundtrack to the rapper's short film of the same name.
Meanwhile, holiday albums by Mariah Carey and Michael Bublé return to the top 10, while the official group of Christmas, Pentatonix, has scored its 10th top-10 album with The Best of Pentatonix Christmas.
Mariah's 1994 album Merry Christmas jumps from #21 to number nine. It initially hit the top 10 when it was first released, and then returned to the top 10 again in January 2019. With U.S. sales of 5.7 million copies, it's the third-biggest-selling holiday album since sales started being tracked electronically in 1991. The album's perennial hit "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is currently #18 on the Hot 100.
Michael's 2011 album Christmas rises from #17 to number six. The album has returned to the top 10 every year since its initial release. With U.S. sales of 4.3 million copies, it's Michael's biggest album, and the fifth-biggest-selling album since 1991.
As for Pentatonix, fully half of the group's ten top-10 albums are Christmas albums. Their new release, The Best of Pentatonix Christmas, has moved from #18 to number eight. It features four new songs, including a "virtual duet" with the late Whitney Houston on "Do You Hear What I Hear."
Taylor Swift has been nominated for a Best Original Song Golden Globe for "Beautiful Ghosts," a song she co-wrote with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber for the upcoming movie CATS, based on Lloyd Webber's hit musical.
This is Taylor's third Golden Globe nomination in this category: She also received nods for "Safe & Sound," from The Hunger Games, and "Sweeter Than Fiction," from One Chance.
Beyoncé is also nominated for co-writing "Spirit," one of the songs from Disney's CGI-animated version of The Lion King that came out this year. She's been nominated in this category twice before, for co-writing the song "Listen," from Dreamgirls, and co-writing the song "Once In a Lifetime," from the movie Cadillac Records. Beyoncé's also been nominated for a Golden Globe for acting in Dreamgirls.
The other nominees in the Best Original Song Golden Globe category include Elton John and Bernie Taupin for "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again," from Rocketman, Robert Lopez and Kristin Anderson-Lopez for "Into the Unknown" from the Frozen II soundtrack, and "Stand Up," from the movie Harriet, written by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Harriet star Cynthia Erivo. Erivo also received a Best Actress nod for her role as Harriet Tubman in Harriet.
erol savci/iStockAs most cat owners know, when your kitty wants attention... you have no choice but to give it to them. Hailey Bieber learned just that when her little Savannah kittens took up residence on her laptop.
"Um, excuse me. Can I get my computer back... please?" Hailey pleads in a video posted to her Instagram Stories, which she uploaded Sunday. It shows one of her Savannahs, Tuna, lounging about on the MacBook's screen.
Unfortunately for the model, the kitten remains unmoved. Instead, it flicks its tail and begins dismissively grooming one of its legs as she tries to gently pull the laptop out from underneath to no avail.
In a subsequent story, Hailey shows that she remained unsuccessful in retrieving her MacBook as her other kitten, Sushi, is seen idly perching on top of the keyboard. Bieber remains speechless in the video and, instead, turns to her puppy, Oscar, for some assistance.
Oscar hilariously ignores his owner's struggle as he lazes against a pillow and slowly closes his eyes. The next Story shows the Yorkie fast asleep in the same spot on the bed.
As for what was so important for Hailey to finish, it appears she was viewing a realtor's website and scrolling through available homes.
Justin Bieber purchased the two Savannah kittens last October for a whppping $35,000. Here's hoping the Biebers break their kittens of their computer-sitting habits because the Savannah is the largest domestic cat breed and those two kittens will only get bigger.
Savannah cats have the potential to weigh up to 20 pounds, as they are a cross-breed with the medium-sized wild African cat, the serval.
You can watch Sushi and Tuna grow up on their verified Instagram account.