'Big Time Rush' Star Carlos Pena Dishes On His Breakup And 'Windows Down' Video Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

Nickelodeon Star Dishes On His Breakup (EXCLUSIVE)

"Big Time Rush" star Carlos Pena couldn't be more excited about the debut of his band's new music video " Windows Down," which is set to premiere tomorrow on Vevo and will be available on iTunes on Monday, June 25th.

"It's definitely fun and high energy," says Pena, who adds that he thinks the song will appeal to fans young and old. "I'm hoping that this song can bring in some of the older demo, because a lot of the older kids think of us as a {boy band}, but in the end we're making music for everybody," he said.

The 22-year-old singer, who is Spanish and Venezuelan on his father's side and Dominican on his mother's side, says he and his bandmates—Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow and Logan Henderson—show plenty of skin in the highly anticipated new video.

"We are definitely all shirtless for 90 percent of the video," Carlos dishes. "We go to Maui and basically just have the time of our lives. We do every sort of activity you can do in Maui—surfing, paddle-boarding, swimming, hiking, going to waterfalls—we even have a big party at the end of the video," he adds.

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But while Pena's career is scorching hot (in addition to the new single, he's one of the stars of Nickelodeon's hit show "Big Time Rush,"), the actor-singer tells The Huffington Post that he just broke up with his girlfriend Samantha Droke, an actress best known for her role as Brooke in the Disney original movie "Princess Protection Program."

"There was someone special in my life, but I just recently broke up with my girlfriend so now there's not," Pena says. "The only special person in my life now is my dog, Sydney."

The Nickelodeon star also reveals what he looks for in a girl. "I really look for someone who's passionate about something, and who's driven, because I have a very busy schedule," he says. "I really admire that because I'm so deep into 'Big Time Rush' and I give it my all, so to have somebody else doing the same makes it so much better," he says.


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