Quick to dispel some fast-spreading relationship rumors, Austin Mahone says he’s NOT dating Selena Gomez.

Speaking at an Aquafina FlavorSplash press conference, the “What About Love” singer explained, “We’re just friends. She’s really cool … I mean, I think she’s really pretty but every time I’m in L.A., she’s like, ‘Hey you’re in L.A., lets hang out. So it’s cool.'”

Stay linked to GossipCenter to see if sparks begin to fly in their relationship, but in the meantime, the 17-year-old star is keeping busy with his music.

On Friday, Austin will perform Live on “Good Morning America.” His new single “Mmm Yeah” featuring Pitbull is out now.