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New to L.A. / Ex-New Yorker
Associate Entertainment Editor — Mashable
Covers:  social tv, entertainment, music, celebrities, apps, technology

I’m @Mashable's entertainment reporter, where I interview celebs, TV networks and record labels about trending news topics or their digital/social presences.

Brian Hernandez's Biography

People call me “BAH” — as in the sound sheep make — because of my initials.

I’m an entertainment reporter at Mashable, where I interview celebrities, TV networks, record labels and other entertainment sources about trending news topics or their digital presences and social media campaigns.

Before joining Mashable, I was a business reporter at TechMediaNetwork, where I wrote news about small businesses, social media, technology, consumer trends and workplace behaviors ...

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With hotels full, Airbnb guests soar by 300% for Super Bowl host city — PHOENIX - Like a Hail Mary pass, some Super Bowl revelers have tossed lodging plans at the last minute to the wind and landed in the arms of Airbnb hosts. Local resident Sky King is one of those hosts who have opened their doors to the influx of travelers in need of lodging as hotels have had no vacancies for months now.

Katy Perry may get her freak on with Missy Elliott at Super Bowl halftime — PHOENIX - Katy Perry will get her freak on during the Super Bowl halftime show with none other than surprise guest Missy Elliott - if a new report holds true. At Perry's Thursday press conference, she hinted that her unconfirmed female guest would be "a throwback of sorts," and promised "jaws will drop and faces will melt."

13 things Katy Perry revealed at her Super Bowl halftime show primer — PHOENIX - "I'm just here so I don't get fined," Katy Perry quipped when asked if she has romantic eyes on anyone during Super Bowl week, mocking Seattle Seahawks player Marshawn Lynch's recent go-to reply to media.

Black Eyed Peas' lives every gamer's dream in 'Be' music video — Be anything you want to be, rapper asserts in his gaming-infused music video for "Be," a thumping inspirational solo track sans his Black Eye Peas pals. The video, which he's exclusively premiering on Mashable, subtly explores technology's impact on relationships.

Academy taps Adam Levine to perform nominated 'Lost Stars' at Oscars — LOS ANGELES - In what's sure to be the first in a string of music reveals before the Feb. 22 Oscars, The Academy announced Monday that Maroon 5's falsetto-loving Adam Levine will perform "Lost Stars" at the ceremony in Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.

Emma Watson cast as Belle in Disney's new 'Beauty and the Beast' — LOS ANGELES - Disney has cast Emma Watson as Belle in Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast. Watson, known for her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter film franchise and Sam in The Perks of Being a Wallflower (and, more recently, as an advocate for gender equality), will take on the legendary yellow-clad title character, Disney confirmed in an email to Mashable after TheWrap broke the news on Monday.

Montell Jordan surprises crowd with 'This Is How We Do It' Super Bowl remix — Imagine eating at your local sports bar when all of a sudden cheerleaders and Montell Jordan storm out of nowhere to interrupt your meal with his 1995 hit "This Is How We Do It." Well, Montell did just that (watch above), transforming his enduring No.

John Legend weighs in on wife's meme, 'Selma' snubs, the Super Bowl — LOS ANGELES - Golden Globes. Sundance. Super Bowl. Grammys. Oscars. You'll be hard pressed to find a major event where John Legend won't leave a mark this winter. Mashable caught up with the 36-year-old entertainer to chat about his busy 2015, which has already spawned a Golden Globe win for him and subsequent meme for his wife.

Rihanna releases 'FourFiveSeconds' with Kanye West and Paul McCartney — Where have you been, new Rihanna music? With her heavily anticipated eighth studio album on the horizon, Rihanna surprised fans Saturday by unleashing " FourFiveSeconds," a chill guitar jam featuring Kanye West on vocals and Paul McCartney on keyboard.

TLC's Kickstarter for final album reaches goal with Katy Perry's help — LOS ANGELES - Katy Perry roared out of nowhere to help the ladies of TLC successfully and swiftly reach their $150,000 goal on Kickstarter to fund a farewell album. In mere days since announcing the campaign, TLC has soared past the crowdfunding goal thanks to 2,000 donors, including "Roar" singer Katy Perry.
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Jan 30, 2015


Jan 30, 2015

@mrmedina @DustinBramell, that's where the biggest audience is for most of these celebrities. Go where the people are. Same thing I do.

Jan 30, 2015

@mrmedina, yup! Jay Z has done it. Ed Sheeran has done it. Who else, @dustinbramell? Mariah Carey debuted a song on FB, too. Many more.

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