Katharine McPhee poses with David Foster at Artists Awards after insisting they're just 'close friends'

Katharine McPhee and David Foster are continuing to spend a lot of time together despite shooting down dating rumors. 

On Thursday night, the 68-year-old music producer and 33-year-old singer-actress posed together at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Patron of the Artists Awards 2017 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California. 

McPhee, who also performed at the event, looked stunning in a black lace, goth-like gown that she paired with green statement earrings. As for Foster, he was casually dressed in jeans, a white button-down shirt and a blue blazer.

While the two did meet up that night, when ET's Carly Steel asked McPhee who her date was to the event, she responded, "Me, myself and I."

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: (L-R) Honoree Lionel Richie, Lisa Parigi, Katharine McPhee, and David Foster attend the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Patron of the Artists Awards 2017 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on November 9, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SAG-AFTRA Foundation )
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: (L-R) Honoree Lionel Richie, Lisa Parigi, Katharine McPhee, and David Foster attend the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Patron of the Artists Awards 2017 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on November 9, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SAG-AFTRA Foundation)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on November 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on November 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on November 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on November 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 5: David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies basketball game at Staples Center on November 5 2017, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on November 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 5: David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies basketball game at Staples Center on November 5 2017, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
MALIBU, CA - APRIL 24: (Exclusive Coverage) Katharine McPhee and David Foster attend Barbra Streisand's 75th birthday at Cafe Habana on April 24, 2017 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
VANCOUVER, BC - OCTOBER 21: (L-R) David Foster and Katharine McPhee attend the David Foster Foundation Gala at Rogers Arena on October 21, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: David Foster and Katharine McPhee backstage during the 2017 GRAMMY Museum Gala Honoring David Foster at The Novo by Microsoft on September 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alison Buck/WireImage for The Recording Academy )
VANCOUVER, BC - OCTOBER 21: (L-R) Katharine McPhee and David Foster attend the David Foster Foundation Gala at Rogers Arena on October 21, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Musician David Foster and actress/singer Katharine McPhee attend the 2017 GRAMMY Museum Gala Honoring David Foster at The Novo by Microsoft on September 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alison Buck/WireImage for The Recording Academy )
Producer David Foster and singer/songwriter Katharine McPhee attend the Jane Seymour Open Hearts Foundation Inaugural Celebration at a Private Residence on February 19, 2011 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/WireImage)
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 16: Music producer David Foster and Katharine McPhee at the 'Kaleidoscope' rehearsal presented by sanofi-aventis US airing nationally on Thanksgiving Day on FOX at Verizon Center on November 16, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Edge Health)
David Foster, Katharine McPhee and guest during Mercedes-Benz Presents the 17th Carousel of Hope Ball - Backstage and Audience at Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
Katharine McPhee and David Foster during JCPenney Jam Press Conference - June 13, 2006 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Todd Williamson/FilmMagic)
'American Idol' Season 5 - David Foster, Andrea Bocelli, Top 6 Finalists, Katharine McPhee, 21, from Sherman Oaks, California, Paris Bennett, 17, from Fayettesville, Georgia, Kellie Pickler, 19, of Albemarle, North Carolina and Ryan Seacrest, host *EXCLUSIVE* ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage for Fox Television Network)
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EXCLUSIVE: Katharine McPhee and David Foster 'Nothing More Than Friends'

The two also posed with ABC's new American Idol judge, Lionel Richie, and his girlfriend, Lisa Parigi. As for what advice McPhee, an American Idol alum herself, had for Richie, she told ET, "I wouldn't dare give anyone like Lionel Richie any advice. I think he's a seasoned pro and and knows what he's doing."

She also revealed that she talked to the 68-year-old singer-songwriter last week and "he was saying that the chemistry between the judges [Katy Perry and Luke Bryan] is really good."

As for her relationship with Foster, this is the second time the two have been spotted hanging out this week. On Sunday, they looked quite comfortable as they sat courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

While their recent public appearances together have sparked romance rumors, McPhee recently told the December issue of Health magazine that they are strictly platonic.

"We’re very close friends, and we’ve been friends for a long time," the American Idol alum said. "I’m really, really fond of him, and I think he’s an incredible person."

See photos of David Foster with his ex-wife, Yolanda Hadid:

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Yolanda Hadid and David Foster during 14th Annual Race to Erase MS Themed 'Dance to Erase MS' - Red Carpet at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, California, United States. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage for PMK/HBH)
Yolanda Hadid and David Foster during George Lopez Hosts National Kidney Foundation Gala - Inside in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
WEST WOOD, CA - JULY 28: Yolanda and David Foster attend the Grammy Foundation's 'Starry Night' gala under the stars honoring Quincy Jones with the Grammy Foundations Leadership Award in recognition of his work both musically and philanthropically at Strauss Stadium on the UCLA Campus on July 28, 200f7 in Westwood, California. (Photo by John M. Heller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 05: Music producer David Foster and girlfriend Yolanda Hadid pose at the Distinctive Assets Gift Lounge held during Andre Agassi's 12th Annual Grand Slam for Children at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 5, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Distinctive Assets)
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 05: Music producer David Foster and girlfriend Yolanda Hadid enjoy the Spa Costa Del Sur display Distinctive Assets Gift Lounge held during Andre Agassi's 12th Annual Grand Slam for Children at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 5, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Distinctive Assets)
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 05: Music producer David Foster and girlfriend Yolanda Hadid pose at the Distinctive Assets Gift Lounge held during Andre Agassi's 12th Annual Grand Slam for Children at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 5, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Distinctive Assets)
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 05: Music producer David Foster and girlfriend Yolanda Hadid enjoy the Spa Costa Del Sur display Distinctive Assets Gift Lounge held during Andre Agassi's 12th Annual Grand Slam for Children at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 5, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Distinctive Assets)
David Foster and Yolanda at the Andrea Bocelli and David Foster Celebrate a Special Evening event at The Bon Appetit Supper Club on November 1, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Music producer David Foster (L) and girlfriend Yolanda Hadid arrive at the 2008 MusiCares person of the year honoring Aretha Franklin held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 8, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 11: Producer/composer David Foster (R) and wife model Yolanda Hadid arrive at the 13th annual Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation's Grand Slam for Children benefit concert at the Wynn Las Vegas October 11, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 25: Yolanda Hadid and songwriter David Foster arrive at the 30th anniversary Carousel of Hope Ball to benefit the Barbara Davis center for childhood diabetes held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 25, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Yolanda Hadid and David Foster attend the 1st Annual Night To Make a Difference At Mr. Chow on February 22, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by John M. Heller/Getty Images)
PHOENIX - MARCH 28: Songwriter David Foster (L) and Yolanda Hadid pose during Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XV held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 28, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night)
MALIBU, CA - APRIL 21: Songwriter David Foster (R) and Yolanda Hadid attend the Malibu Lumber Yard grand opening held at the Malibu Lumber Yard on April 21, 2009 in Malibu, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
Songwriter David Foster (R) and Yolanda Hadid arrive at the UNICEF Ball held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on December 10, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 30: Producer David Foster and wife Yolanda Foster arrive at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Salute To Icons Honoring Doug Morris held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 30, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
PHOENIX - MARCH 19: Producer David Foster (L) and Yolanda Hadid attend the Celebrity Fight Night XVI Founder's Dinner held at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort on March 19, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night)
LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 09: Yolanda Hadid, musician/music producer David Foster, and Bella Hadid arrive at the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education's 15th Grand Slam for Children benefit concert at the Wynn Las Vegas October 9, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event raises funds to help improve education for underserved youth in the Las Vegas community. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
David Foster (R) and Yolanda Hadid attend the 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year at Los Angeles Convention Center on February 11, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Yolanda Hadid (L) and producer David Foster arrive at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Honoree David Foster (2ndL) holding the BMI Icon Award, Yolanda Hadid and family attend the 59th Annual BMI Pop Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 17, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Yolanda Hadid (L) and songwriter David Foster attend the Los Angeles Philharmonic 'Rhapsody in Blue' opening night gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall on September 27, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 21: Yolanda H. Foster and David Foster attend the 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Season 3 premiere party at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on October 21, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29: TV personality Yolanda Foster (L) and musician David Foster enters the 'Today Show' taping at the NBC Rockefeller Center Studios on January 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Producer David Foster (R) and model Yolanda Hadid arrive at he 2013 MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala Honoring Bruce Springsteen at Los Angeles Convention Center on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Model Yolanda Hadid (L) and music producer David Foster arrive at Clive Davis & The Recording Academy's 2013 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Antonio 'L.A.' Reid at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Producer David Foster (2nd from right) and Yolanda Foster (2nd from lef) and guests arrive at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 23: TV Personality Yolanda Hadid and Producer David Foster attend Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XIX at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 23, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Fight Night)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Producer David Foster (R) and Yolanda Foster attend the Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2014 Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Composer/producer David Foster (R) and tv personality Yolanda Foster attend Patron Tequila at 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Patron)
PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 12: Record producer David Foster (R) and Yolanda Foster attend Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XX held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on April 12, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Yolanda Foster and David Foster attend an HBO premiere of an exclusive presentation of 'Billy Crystal 700 Sundays' at Ray Kurtzman Theater on April 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by FilmMagic.com/FilmMagic for HBO)
FLORENCE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 07: David Foster and Yolanda Foster attend 'Celebrity Fight Night In Italy' Gala at the Palazzo Vecchio on September 7, 2014 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 11: TV personality Yolanda Foster (L) and music producer David Foster attend the 2014 Carousel of Hope Ball presented by Mercedes-Benz at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 25: Actor David Foster (R) and Tv personality Yolanda Foster attend The Caritas Gala Honoring David & Yolanda Foster at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/WireImage)
GOLETA, CA - DECEMBER 06: Yolanda Foster and David Foster attend the 'Selma' and the Legends Who Paved the Way gala at Bacara Resort on December 6, 2014 in Goleta, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 08: Yolanda Foster (L) and David Foster attend the Global Lyme Alliance 'Uniting for a Lyme-Free World' Inaugural Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 8, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Global Lyme Alliance)
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Further defending her friendship with Foster, McPhee added, "I’ve known him since I was 21 years old, you know? He produced my first single. So he’s been really good to me. People can say whatever they want."

Romance rumors have been swirling around McPhee and Foster since May when they were spotted grabbing dinner together. "Katharine and David have known each other for over 11 years," McPhee's rep told ET at the time. "They are nothing more than friends."

 
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