The 22-year-old singer talks in an interview with New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ, about the widespread rumors that him and Swift were dating after hanging out in a London hotel room on Feb. 19.

“I did stay there ’til four and I did leave in the same clothes,” he reveals. “But I was playing her my new record. It was strictly that kind of thing, literally, I went in there and we passed the guitar back and forth and played songs to each other.”

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