News archive - 2014, week 26

DirectLyrics Interviews Mohombi: On New Album 'Universe', Label Status & World Domination

‘It’s gonna be a bumpy ride’! That’s the catchy lyric that opened Mohombi the doors to international success back in 2010. The Swedish-Congolese singer scored a major monster hit in Europe, and even got a few US club dancefloors torn up, with ‘Bumpy Ride’, his dancehall-reggae breakthrough single…

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August Alsina - 'Benediction' [Music Video]

Prior to his big win at the 2014 BET Awards, August Alsina stopped by the ‘106 & Park’ special stage on the red carpet to chat about his critically-acclaimed debut album ‘Testimony’ and to world premiere the music video for his new single ‘Benediction’ featuring Rick Ross. Watch it in full below!…

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New Music: Chris Brown (feat. Usher & Rick Ross) – ‘New Flame’ [Full Audio]

Fresh off performing at the BET Awards in Los Angeles, Chris Brown debuts the studio version of his new single 'New Flame' featuring Usher and Rick Ross. The track is a follow up to his popular hit 'Loyal' and will be placed on Chris' forthcoming long awaited album 'X'. An unfinished version of…

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Watch: Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Usher, Jay Z, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Pharrell, & More Perform At 2014 BET Awards

All eyes tonight in the urban music world were tuned into BET for their annual award show. The main show kicked off at 8PM EST and ran up to almost 4 hours while the pre-show with Karrueche and Bow Wow (or Shad Moss) on the red carpet started up at 5 PM EST. Just like last year, this year’s event…

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Becky G - "Shower" [Music Video]

Becky G is stepping up her game with every new single she puts out. Her latest ‘Shower’ is proving to be little by little an unexpected hit. It’s broken the Top 40 on Mainstream radio in the U.S and it’s impacted on the Billboard Hot 100 too. ‘Shower’ is produced by Dr. Luke - she's signed to his…

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New Music: David Guetta (feat. Sam Martin) - 'Lovers On The Sun' [Full]

If you thought that David Guetta would follow Avicii’s EDM-folk route for his next album release, you were (sort of) dead wrong! The French DJ is gearing up to drop the follow-up to his 2011 'Nothing but the Beat' LP later this year and the first single from it is said to be the Sam…

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Watch: Lana del Rey LIVE at Glastonbury 2014 [Full Set]

Flawless singer-songwriter Lana del Rey performed on the main stage at Glastonbury Festival 2014 in Glastonbury, England on Saturday, June 28. The NYC-born star - who recently topped the Billboard 200 chart in the U.S with the 182,000 first week sales of her new album 'Ultraviolence' – performed a…

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Ariana Grande's New Album 'My Everything' Is Released August 25th! Check Out Cover Here!

During an exclusive interview with Ryan Seacrest for iHeartRadio on Saturday, June 28, pop star Ariana Grande revealed that her much-anticipated second studio album is titled ‘My Everything’ and that it will arrive in stores around the world on August 25th. She’s also made the album pre-orderable…

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[Video] Ariana Grande Releases Teaser Of New Single ‘Break Free’

As Ariana Grande’s hit single ‘Problem’ featuring Iggy Azalea continues its reign inside the top 2 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, the Florida-born singer is prepping the release of a new song titled ‘Break Free’. Now tonight after a slight delay understandably due to Ariana taking care of her…

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z: 'On The Run' Tour Rehearsals [Video]

Power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z just posted on YouTube a three-minute clip showing the rehearsals to the kick–off concert of their ‘On The Run’ tour that took place on Wednesday, June 25th at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami. The exclusive rehearsals video show Beyoncé double checking her…

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5 Seconds of Summer - '5 Seconds of Summer' (2014) [Album Lyrics]

The time is now. The 5 Seconds of Summer project that began in 2011, when friends Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford and Calum Hood – later to be joined by Ashton Irwin – started posting cover videos on YouTube that attracted a major fan base that made them sign a major deal with Capitol Records,…

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Cover Drive - 'Love Junkie' [Music Video]

When is Amanda going to start her solo career? Barbados-native band Cover Drive have recently premiered the music video for ‘Love Junkie’, the first single from their upcoming second full-length album, on VEVO. The EDM-meets-the Caribbean track will be released on iTunes in Europe on July 27 and…

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Sia & A Great Big World Perform at Logo TV's 'Trailblazers' - Watch Videos!

What better than to host an event supporting gay rights at a Cathedral, right? Logo TV aired on Thursday night, June 26, the earlier-this-week-taped ‘ Trailblazers ’, a sort of gathering with the aim of commemorating the one-year anniversary of when the Defense of Marriage Act was over-ruled. The…

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Sia - '1000 Forms of Fear' [Album Lyrics]

Sia’s one of the most profitable songwriters of the moment and undoubtedly one of RCA’s newest biggest assets. The Australian talended female will be releasing on July 8, 2014 her sixth studio album (yeah, she’s not only a songwriter, she’s also released plenty of music in the past!), which will…

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New Music: Lil Wayne - 'Krazy'

After dropping a teaser on the latest episode of 'Weezy Wednesdays', Lil Wayne unleashes the full audio of his new single 'Krazy' produced by Infamous. The record is the latest leak from Weezy's forthcoming highly anticipated LP 'Tha Carter V'. "AK to your face, knock half off like coupons. Too…

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New Music: Usher (feat. Juicy J) - 'I Don't Mind'

As Usher's 'Good Kisser' single continues to pick up steam, the veteran singer-songwriter lets off another single titled 'I Don't Mind' featuring Memphis rapper Juicy J. The record is produced by Dr. Luke and will presumably land on Usher's forthcoming and currently untitled eighth studio album.…

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Selena Gomez To Release Greatest Hits Album, Fires Her Month-Old Managers!

Last April HitsDailyDouble reported information about Selena Gomez’ contract status with Hollywood Records, and the changes in her managers/agents roster. Back then, the reliable music industry website asserted that Selena was out of contract with her label (supposedly ‘Stars Dance’ was her last…

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VIDEO: Enrique Iglesias & Nicole Scherzinger Perform 'Heartbeat' at Isle of MTV 2014 In Malta

(These two would make such a hot couple!) Enrique Iglesias and Nicole Scherzinger performed both separately and together at the taping of the Isle of MTV Malta 2014 special on Wednesday, June 25 in Valetta, Malta. The ‘Isle of MTV’ is an annual special featuring various performances by top…

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New Music: Grimes - 'Go' [Premiere]

Canadian singer-songwriter Grimes just called into Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 to world premiere a new song called 'Go', produced by fellow compatriot Blood Diamonds. The hot record will appear on Grimes’ forthcoming fourth studio, which in conversation Zane revealed that it will be releases…

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August Alsina (feat. Pusha T) - 'FML' [Music Video]

New Orleans’ upstart August Alsina has chosen his ‘FML’ collaboration with Pusha T as the next track to be serviced a music video. The record is produced by Drumma Boy and can be found on his debut album ‘Testimony’ released back in April. Controversial, graphic, and powerful would be good words…

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Stream: Day26 - "The Return" EP

All-male R&B group Day26 make their official comeback today, June 26, with the free-of-charge release of the EP ''The Return" (such a fitting name for this moment, huh?). The EP consists of 8 songs only, boasting the lead single 'Bullsh*t' which Day26 premiered last month. Fans of the male band…

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Demi Lovato - 'Really Don't Care' [Music Video]

Demi Lovato’s ‘Really Don’t Care’ music video is a gay-fest. Filmed at the 2014 L.A Gay Pride earlier this month, here is now the world premiere of the visuals for Demi's brand new 'Demi' single. The Cher Lloyd-assisted (her verse can so be cut… just saying!) 'Really Don't Care' is fourth single…

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z Kick Off 'On The Run' Tour In Miami - Watch Videos & Pictures!

Lucky Miami! Beyoncé and Jay-Z kicked off their joint stadium tour 'On The Run' at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Wednesday, June 25. The tour, as of now, is scheduled to run from June to September, with the power couple set to perform 21 live shows in the U.S, Canada and France (two Paris dates…

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Single Premiere: The Saturdays - 'What Are You Waiting For?'

BOOM! The Saturdays have just premiered their brand new single ‘What Are You Waiting For?', produced by Xenomania, from the girls' upcoming album 'Finest Selection: The Greatest Hits’, in stores in the UK on August 11. ‘What Are You Waiting For?', a bona-fide hit for the summer courtesy of…

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Sevyn Streeter - 'B.A.N.S' [Music Video]

Sevyn Streeter gives her cheating boyfriend a piece of her mind in the music video for ‘B.A.N.S', the new single from the R&B songstress' 'Call Me Crazy, But...’ EP. The visuals premiered on VEVO on June 25. Watch below! Her boyfriend tells Sevyn that he’s gotten his ‘other woman’ pregnant. A…

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Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood - 'Somethin' Bad' [Music Video]

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood channel Thelma & Louise in the music video for ‘Somethin' Bad', their rocking collaboration included on Miranda's latest album 'Platinum'. ‘Somethin' Bad' is the official second single from the album, and it is without a doubt destined to top a few charts this…

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New Song: Faith Evans (feat. Missy Elliott) - 'I Deserve It'

Did you think The First Lady was retired? You were wrong! Faith Evans has just left millions of R&B jaw-dropped after she uploaded to her official Soundcloud account the first single from her upcoming 8th studio, confirmed to be titled 'Incomparable', and dropping in stores later this year!! The…

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New Music: Sia - 'Big Girls Cry' [World Premiere]

Sia has triggered a battle with Fergie. On purpose? Listen now to the Australian singer-songwriter’s brand new song ‘Big Girls Cry’, off of her upcoming sixth studio album '1000 Forms of Fear', hitting stores on July 8 via RCA. Why the alleged Sia vs. Fergie beef? Well, because Fergie Ferg has a…

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Video: Demi Lovato Refuses To Take 'Selfie' With Fan

Demi Lovato is feeling bitchy these days. On Tuesday, June 24, Demi tweeted (and then deleted) about how fed up she was at ‘fans’ who appear to want selfies but in reality they record a video with their phones, causing a very 'awkward' situation according to her. The ‘Really Don’t Care’ singer was…

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Ariana Grande Celebrates 21st Birthday at Disney World, New Album Coming In 2 Months?

Ariana Grande will be 21 this Thursday, June 26, but she’s already celebrating the fact that she’ll soon be able to get drunk publicly. She spent one of her last days before officially being a 21-year-old at the happiest place on earth! That's right; the 'Problem' singer was at Disney World (in…

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New Song: 5 Seconds of Summer - 'Everything I Didn't Say' [Studio Version]

Ready for new 5 Seconds of Summer? Because here it comes! The Australian band have just liberated a brand new song from their upcoming self-titled debut album, scheduled to hit stores in Australia on June 27 and in the U.S on July 22. It’s ‘Everything I Didn’t Say’, track no. 6 on the album, and a…

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New Music: The Weeknd - 'Often'

Not much new music coming from The Weeknd in 2014 but he returns now delivering a original solo track titled 'Often'. The fresh tune was uploaded by the Toronto native to his Soundcloud page on Tuesday night (June 24th). "I usually love sleeping all alone, this time around bring a friend with ya.…

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New Music: Lil Wayne, Tyga, & Hood - 'Think I'm Lyin'

Lil Wayne, Tyga, and Hood connect for a new collaboration titled 'Think I'm Lyin'. The track was featured as an exclusive cut on DJ Stevie J's 'The Appreciation Volume 7: It’s Just A Vibe' mixtape released on Datpiff earlier today. "Mean muggin like we suckin on a lemon in this b*tch. Ima ball…

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New Music: Wiz Khalifa (feat. Project Pat & Juicy J) - 'KK'

It's been almost a month since Wiz Khalifa gave us 28 brand new tracks on his '28 Grams' mixtape and today he returns with even more new music. The Pittsburgh native's latest release finds him reaching out to fellow Taylor Gang rep Juicy J and Memphis native Project Pat for 'KK'. The…

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Trey Songz - 'Trigga' [Album Lyrics]

Trey Songz’ sixth studio album is called ‘Trigga’, one of Trey's many nicknames. The 13-song set (should you purchase the standard edition) is ready to hit stores on July 1 via Atlantic Records. Trey's last album 'Chapter V' was released in 2012, meaning we've had a ‘new Trey Songz music’ drought…

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Trey Songz - 'Change Your Mind' [Music Video]

The same day his sixth album 'Trigga' becomes available for full stream on iTunes, Trey Songz drops the visuals for his latest single ‘Change Your Mind’. The radio-friendly song may be the closing track on ‘Trigga’ but that hasn’t stopped the song from becoming the third official single from the…

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New Music: Trey Songz (feat. Nicki Minaj) - 'Touchin, Lovin’ / (feat. Justin Bieber) - 'Foreign' (Remix)

Instead of letting his 'Trigga' album take the inevitable leak route, Trey Songz has teamed up with MTV to give fans a full stream of the anticipated project. Two of the highlight records we present to you today is his 'Touchin, Lovin’ collaboration with Nicki Minaj and the official remix of…

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Watch: Demi Lovato Gives The Middle Finger Following 'Keep Your Nose Clean!' Comments

Demi Lovato attended yesterday afternoon (June 23) a promotional event in NYC for ‘TrailBlazers’, a soon-to-be-taped Logo TV special commemorating the one-year anniversary of when the Defense of Marriage Act was over-ruled. The event was held at the beautiful gothic Cathedral of Saint John the…

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Jason Mraz - 'Love Someone' [Music Video]

Jason Mraz performs with an all-female band as images demonstrating true love truly exists are shown on screen in the music video for ‘Love Someone’. The tender ballad is the newest single from the singer-songwriter’s upcoming fifth studio album “Yes!”, due in stores on July 15th via Atlantic…

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Video: Miley Cyrus Has Advice For Justin Bieber...And It's Police-Related!

Australian radio 2Day FM 104.1 interviewed Miley Cyrus moments before she took the stage in Antwerp, Belgium to do a new show of her 'Bangerz Tour' last week. The interview has just been released on the radio's website and it definitely has some interesting moments, like when Miley decided to give…

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A Great Big World's Singer Comes Out As Gay

Chad Vaccarino of A Great Big World, the pop duo who last year scored the huge hit 'Say Something' with Christina Aguilera, has come out as a gay man in a video recently posted on YouTube (well, it was actually uploaded on VEVO). Titled ‘Day 23 - A Day In the Life: Food for Thought', a new episode…

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New Music: Jhené Aiko - 'To Love and Die'

Oh Efuru, you went deep in my soul again! The uber-talented, destined to be HUGE singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko has a new single for us and that’s 'To Love and Die', the much-anticipated OFFICIAL first single from the Los Angeles-born newcomer's upcoming full-length debut album 'Souled Out',…

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An Interview with Lumidee: On Beginnings, Launching Own Label, New EP 'La Luz'

Uh oooh, uh oooh! Look who we have interviewed! It’s Lumidee! The ‘Never Leave You' singer is still doing music! (for real!) ‘But I don't hear her on the radio anymore' you say? Well, that’s because Lumidee isn't working for a major label anymore, as a few years ago she launched her own label,…

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Studio Version of 5 Seconds of Summer's 'Amnesia' Premieres!

5 Seconds of Summer show their softest side in this new song called ‘Amnesia’. The mellow pop/rock song has just been made purchasable on iTunes, where you can also pre-order the entire 5 Seconds of Summer debut album, which will be arriving in stores around the world in the following weeks.…

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New Music: Icona Pop - 'Get Lost'

Should Icona Pop try a new sound or just keep on releasing more of ‘the same’? That’s the question the Swedish duo and their record label should probably ask themselves ASAP. After ruling every dancefloor in the world with their monster hit ‘I Love It', Icona Pop's popularity has positively gone…

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New Music: Ab-Soul (feat. Kendrick Lamar) - 'Kendrick Lamar's Interlude'

Ab-Soul is gearing up to release his third studio album 'These Days' on iTunes tonight and we now receive a listen to one of the standout tracks titled 'Kendrick Lamar's Interlude' starring Compton native Kendrick Lamar himself. The record is produced by Terrace Martin and sits at the No. 9 spot…

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New Music: Keyshia Cole - 'She'

We know Keyshia Cole is over her future ex-husband Daniel Gibson but is she over men too? The R&B singer just premiered online a brand new song called 'She', and in it she talks about a lesbian experience. (Uh-huh!) Guuurl! What is going on with you? Is this the real reason why you left Daniel and…

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Trailer: 'Beyoncé X10' [An HBO Special]

Check out the 30-sec trailer to the upcoming HBO special ‘Beyoncé: X10 - The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour’ that will be bringing viewers exclusive concert performances by the Blue Ivy mother before the new episodes of ‘True Blood’ every Sunday starting June 29th during ten weeks. HBO cameras filmed…

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