Charlie Puth admits he was way more polite to Adam Levine when they first met

Jimmy FontaineCharlie Puth and Adam Levine may be “buddy-buddy” now, but when they first met in the studio, Charlie — who co-wrote and co-produced the song “Lips on You” for Maroon 5’s album, Red Pill Blues — admits it took him a little time to warm up around the Maroon 5 frontman.

“That was one of the first times I met Adam, too,” Charlie tells Billboard. “Him and I are like, buddy-buddy now, but that was like a week of knowing each other, so it was still very… you know, when you know you’re going to be friends with somebody, but you’re very careful with what you say around them?”

He adds, “I was like, ‘Adam… maybe you want to re-sing that one part… if you want to?’ Now I’d be like, ‘F*** you, that was horrible! You’re the worst singer ever!’”

Charlie’s new album, Voicenotes, will be released early next year. His collaboration with G-Eazy, “Sober,” is also set to be the rapper’s next single.

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