Becky G may be a 17-year-old star in her own right having shot herself to recognition by posting several videos of herself performing remixes of popular songs but it seems the American rapper, singer, actress and dancer is still happy to get a little help from the super, super stars.

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Becky G has taken performing advice from Katy Perry

Speaking at the American Music Awards, Becky G explained what she learned about the music world and touring when she supported Katy Perry and Jason Derulo.

She said: "I got to learn a lot. Katy is such a humble person and I’m proud to be able to call her a friend of mine.

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"I got to see how she handled all of her business and she performs live, live, live and Jason does everything live as well.

"They’re such incredible performers, they give it their everything. I took from that and I know I’ve got to step my game up a little bit."

She also talked about her latest single, Can’t Stop Dancing, and the inspiration behind it.

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She said: "Can’t Stop Dancing is this other side of me that I was ready to introduce to my fans which is like, after you hang out with me you start to see that I can be chilled and relaxed and I’m a little bit more mature for my age."

Watch Becky G’s interview at the AMAs here: