News archive - 2014, week 45

DirectLyrics Interviews Vinyl Theatre: On Signing With Fueled By Ramen, Debut Album "Electrogram" & First Headlining U.S Tour!

Milwaukee-based quartet Vinyl Theater are Fueled By Ramen’s latest “acquisition” and I feel like this band is going to bring much joy to the Atlantic/Warner Music label from now on. Vinyl Theatre is made of Chris Senner, Keegan Calmes, Josh Pothier, and Nick Cesarz and they have a really cool…

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World Premiere: Selena Gomez - "The Heart Wants What It Wants" [Full Audio + Music Video!]

So. Is this inspired by Justin Bieber? Pop star Selena Gomez unveiled on Thursday morning (Nov. 6) the music video for her new single “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, with it being the full audio premiere as well – don’t really think this thing of premiering audio and video at the very same time…

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New Music: Mark Ronson (feat. Bruno Mars) - "Uptown Funk" [Full Audio]

Mark Ronson recruits Bruno Mars for his new single “Uptown Funk”. The upbeat record is the lead single from the English producer, musician and songwriter’s forthcoming yet-untitled fourth studio album due in stores in “early 2015” via RCA Records. “Uptown Funk” was released at midnight on Sunday,…

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Oranges Are Squeezed In Broods' "L.A.F" Music Video!

Broods keep on producing singles from their debut album “Evergreen”. The latest has been confirmed to be “L.A.F”. How do I know? For the Joel Little-produced upbeat indie-pop track just got the music treatment today! (Sunday, November 9). Exclusively premiered via VEVO, watch the “interesting”…

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Pharrell Plays Full Version of Gwen Stefani's "Spark the Fire" In Concert: Watch

Pharrell Williams headlined the 3rd Annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Saturday, November 8. He treated his hundreds of fans with a setlist made of his best N.E.R.D hits, solo hits and Daft Punk hits. However, not all the songs played at his LA show included vocals by…

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Preview: Nicki Minaj - "Bed Of Lies" [2 Minute Snippet!]

Nicki Minaj hosted the 2014 MTV EMAs on Sunday, November 9 but also performed. She did a medley of hits that consisted of “Superbass” and “Anaconda”, but Onika also found time to introduce a brand new track off “The Pink Print” (out December 15). Titled “Bed of Lies”, the heart-felt mid-tempo…

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New Music: Lupe Fiasco (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) - 'Deliver'

After releasing 'Maziner', 'Haile Selassie', and 'Lilies' in the month of October, Lupe Fiasco kick starts November with another new track titled 'Deliver'. Unlike the October records, 'Deliver' will be placed on the Chi-town artist's long awaited fifth solo LP 'Testuo & Youth'. Although not…

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Nick Jonas - "Nick Jonas" (2014) [Album Lyrics]

It’s life or death time for Nick Jonas. The 22-year-old “hottie” from Dallas, Texas is dropping on November 11th his self-titled “debut” solo album via Island Records. And it better do good otherwise his solo career will be very in jeopardy. His 2010 album as “Nick Jonas & the Administration” was…

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New Music: G-Unit - 'Big Body Benz'

On November 10th, G-Unit will be re-releasing their 'The Beauty Of Independence' EP at Best Buy retailers with an additional two new tracks. Two days prior to that, the collective have decided to let fans hear one of those new tracks, 'Big Body Benz'. 50 Cent , Kidd Kidd , and Lloyd Banks handle…

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Watch Fifth Harmony Do "Sledgehammer" on GMA Now! [Full Performance]

This is what happens when you make an artist pre-record his performance: that it gets leaked online before the scheduled TV premiere! Teen pop girl band Fifth Harmony stopped by the “Good Morning America” studios in New York City on Friday (Nov. 7) to tape their first television performance of…

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Conchita Wurst Releases Power Ballad "Heroes": Listen!

Lady with beard Conchita Wurst just released this Saturday morning (Nov. 8) a brand new single called “Heroes” on iTunes. This is the Austrian singer’s first official single since conquering Europe earlier this year with the song “Rise Like A Phoenix” which made her – and her home country of…

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Listen To The New Foo Fighters Track "What Did I Do?/God As My Witness"

So with this we have four songs from Foo Fighters’ upcoming album “Sonic Highways”. And think this has been a very risky move to do. To offer so many songs from one album before it’s released. If it were a 13-track album it’d be no problem but “Sonic Highways” will only feature 8! So you where’s…

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New Music: Shawn Mendes - "Something Big" [Full Audio]

Up-and-coming pop singer Shawn Mendes released on Thursday midnight (Nov. 6) his brand new single “Something Big” on iTunes. The upbeat soulful pop record is the lead single from Shawn’s upcoming yet-untitled full-length debut album due in stores in early 2015 via Island Records. This is the young…

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New Music: Future (feat. Drake) - 'Never Satisfied' [Full Version]

Future released his sophomore album 'Honest' back in March and on it was a collaboration with Drake titled 'Never Satisfied'. Unfortunately to the disappointment of many fans, the track was incomplete and spanned less than two minutes in length. Fast forward eighth months later and Mike Will Made…

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Big Sean (feat. E-40) - 'IDFWU' (Starring Kanye West) [Music Video Premiere]

Just as promised, Big Sean premieres the music video for everyone's favorite break up track of the moment 'I Don't Fuck With You' featuring E-40 . The G.O.O.D. Music artist chose to go the cinematic route and plays the role of a High School football quarterback not living up to expectations. Brand…

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New Music: T.I. - 'Handling My Business'

Coming off the release of his ninth studio album ‘Paperwork’ last month, T.I. debuts a new track titled ‘Handling My Business’. Fans of Young Jeezy will recognize the instrumental as its the same one he used on his ‘Seen It All’ album cut ‘Enough’. Consider ‘Handling My Business’ a preview of T.I.…

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P. Reign (ft. Drake) -"DnF" [Music Video Premiere!]

P. Reign and Drake hit the beach and surround themselves with pretty bikini-clad ladies in the music video for “DnF”, the latest single from P. Reign’s “Dear America” project. The track also features Future, but Ciara’s ex has no appearance in the summery visual. This was directed by Drizzy…

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New Music: One Direction - "Ready To Run" [Full Audio]

New One Direction! The British boy band JUST released (at midday on Nov. 6) by surprise the first “countdown single” from “Four” on iTunes. It’s the second track on the album; “Ready to Run”. This was co-written by Jamie Scott, Julian Bunetta, John Ryan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne. “Ready to…

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Lorde - "Yellow Flicker Beat" [Music Video Premiere!]

Lorde premiered at 6am (ET) on Thursday, November 6, the official music video to “Yellow Flicker Beat”. The intense song is the lead single from the “The Hunger Games: MockingJay – Part 1” which Lorde is the official curator of. The soundtrack will hit stores on November 17th via Republic Records.…

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Nick Jonas & Tinashe Rock "Jealous" on BET's "106 & Park" + Watch His Sex Scene from "Kingdom"

Nick Jonas on BET? Who could have imagined!? The Jonas hottie stopped by “106 & Park” on Wednesday night (Nov. 5) to perform for the first time ever the brand new remix of “Jealous” with R&B songstress Tinashe. Nick looked pretty good in his comfortable outfit of choice consisting of black jeans,…

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Carrie Underwood - "Something In The Water" [Music Video Premiere!]

Minutes after her performance at the 2014 CMA Awards on Wednesday night, Carrie Underwood premiered via Twitter the music video for “Something in the Water”. The baptism anthem is the lead single from the country star’s forthcoming first greatest hits compilation; “Greatest Hits: Decade #1”, in…

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Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor & Carrie Underwood Perform at 2014 CMA Awards (Video)

The 48th annual CMA Awards were held at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood hosted this year’s awards (again) that saw Luke Bryan take home the accolade of “Entertainer of the Year”. The ceremony was filled with country…

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New Music: Cheryl - "Goodbye Means Hello" [Full Audio]

What the hell is? “Coo, coo, coo, coo, coo?”. Cheryl is just lost this era. What’s the sound of “Only Human”!? What is she trying to convey with it!? She’s just recorded the songs she’d been told to. It’s all very sad. Mrs. Fernandez-Versini just released a new “countdown single” from “Only Human”…

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Download: Migos - ‘Rich Nigga Timeline’ [Mixtape]

There has yet to be a month in 2014 where Migos haven’t dropped new music. The Atlanta trio - Quavo, Offset, & Takeoff - have been on their grind and today as promised show their strenuous work ethic once more with the release of a new mixtape titled ‘Rich Nigga Timeline’. ’Rich Nigga Timeline’ is…

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Preview G.R.L's New Single "Lighthouse" / First Song Since Simone Battle's Death & Inspired By Her!

Major weeping alert! G.R.L is not over. They are pushing forward as a group despite the tragic loss of member Simone Battle earlier this year to suicide. Moments ago (afternoon of Nov. 5), a video interview of producers Dr. Luke and Cirkut discussing the new G.R.L material was uploaded on YouTube.…

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Listen: Kendrick Lamar Freestyles Over Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’

Continuing his early November media tour, Kendrick Lamar visited Dallas-based radio station K104. During the stop, the radio hosts challenged Kendrick to freestyle over Taylor Swift's hit single 'Shake It Off', which is not a unfamiliar track to the TDE artist as he was spotted singing the hook in…

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The Veronicas Sound More Like Them In "If You Love Someone": Stream Their New Single!

This feels more Veronicas-ish. The Australian sisters just premiered on radio in Australia their next single “If You Love Someone” and it’s totally better than “You Ruin Me”. The piano ballad was pretty and it helped showed one of the many sides of the Veronicas’ prism, but I just didn’t connect…

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Neon Jungle & Fans Star In "Can't Stop The Love" Music Video

Neon Jungle spread love in the music video for “Can’t Stop The Love”. The electro-pop mid-tempo serves as the fifth single from the British girl band’s debut album “Welcome to the Jungle”. This follows up “Louder” - the fourth and latest single until now - that was released back in July. “Can’t…

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New Music: T-Pain (feat. Lil Wayne) - 'Let Me Through'

T-Pain links up with his longtime partner Lil Wayne for a new T-Wayne collaboration titled 'Let Me Through'. The Florida-born artist premiered the track on Tuesday morning via Sway In The Morning. "I still ride with my n*ggas, money don't change a gangster / And when I'm asked to pull a few…

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Kendrick Lamar Goes To Compton In "I" Music Video

Kendrick Lamar heads back to Compton in the video for “I”, the lead single from rapper’s forthcoming third studio album due in stores “soon” via Interscope Records. The MV for the high-energy empowering hip-hop song was unveiled on VEVO at midday today, November 4th. The “I” 70’s-inspired video…

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Awkward! Watch Taylor Swift's Reaction To Hearing A John Mayer Song On "The Voice"

“That’s an interesting choice”, Adam Levine said about contestant Blessing Offor’s decision to cover John Mayer’s hit song “Your Body Is A Wonderland” on his dead or life “Knockout” performance on “The Voice”. I’m still, though, not sure if Adam said that in reference of his hesitation that his…

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Mary J. Blige Drops Touching Ballad "When You're Gone": Listen

Mary J. Blige unveils the audio of another song from her upcoming “The London Sessions” album – out on November 28th on Capitol Records. This time the new song the Queen has unveiled is “When You’re Gone”, a touching ballad co-written by Mary, James Napier and Eg White (no Sam Smith this time,…

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"BEYONCE Platinum Edition Box Set" Tracklist + Details Unveiled!

At last! It’s been unveiled! A press release sent out by Beyoncé’s label this Tuesday morning (Nov. 4) confirmed all the details about the much-talked-about “Beyonce Vol. 2” album. Unfortunately, it’s not going to be the “Vol. 2“ project we were all expecting, but the “new” Beyoncé project WILL…

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K. Michelle Does Chair Routine In "Love 'Em All" Music Video

K. Michelle flirts with some black mannequins in the official video for “Love ‘Em All”. The R&B-dance SLUT anthem is the lead single from Kay-Kay’s upcoming album “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?”, due in stores on December 9 via Atlantic. The full MV premiered in the morning of Tuesday, November 4 on…

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New Music: Nick Jonas & Tinashe - "Jealous" [Remix]

When Detroit’s 98.7 AMP Radio tweeted tonight (Nov. 3) about the existence of a Nick Jonas and Tinashe collaboration I thought they were joking. But when they later sent out another tweet saying it was the official remix of “Jealous” and that it would get its first play at 8:47pm I started…

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New Music: Slaughterhouse – ‘Y’all Ready Know’

You can now pre-order Eminem's upcoming 'Shady XV' compilation LP on iTunes and with that comes the release of a new leak titled 'Yall Ready Know' starring the Slaughterhouse collective. The track, which is produced by the legendary DJ Premier, sits at the no. 5 spot on the album tracklist. With…

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Cheryl Wants Us To Be All "Stars" In New Song: Stream

Cheryl promised a surprise to fans and here it is. At midnight (UK time) on Monday (Nov. 3), the British singer released a new “countdown single” from her upcoming album “Only Human” (out Nov. 10) on iTunes. It’s “Stars”. The eighth track on the album tracklisting becomes the second “countdown…

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Meghan Trainor Performs New Single "Lips Are Moving" For The First Time on "TODAY"

Meghan Trainor paid “The Today Show” a visit on Monday morning (Nov. 3) to perform for the first time ever her brand new single “Lips Are Moving”. The “All About That Bass”-esque song has been chosen as the official follow-up to Meghan’s monster breakthrough single and as the second single from…

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New Music: DJ Khaled (feat. Rick Ross, Usher, Fabolous & Ace Hood) - 'Hold You Down' (Remix)

DJ Khaled celebrates his 'Hold You Down' single reaching No. 1 on Urban radio with the premiere of the official remix. Khaled gives the Bkorn and Lee On The Beats-produced track more of a Hip-Hop feel swapping out Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, and Future for Rick Ross, Fabolous, Ace Hood,…

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Hoodie Allen (feat. Ed Sheeran) - "All About It" [Music Video Premiere!]

Now this a rap duo we never imagined to see! American hip-hop artist Hoodie Allen debuted at 10am on Monday (Nov. 3) the official music video for “All About It”, the four single from his October 2014-released Top 10 debut album “People Keep Talking”. The self-praising indie-urban song is produced…

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New Music: K. Michelle - "Maybe I Should Call" [Full Audio]

This is super nice! K. Michelle launched on Sunday midnight (Nov. 2) the pre-order for her upcoming album “AWBAH” (stands for: “Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart”) and with it a brand new track came along; “Maybe I Should Call”. This super cute R&B mid-tempo is the confirmed next single from K. Michelle…

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Ariana Grande Premieres Intense "Love Me Harder" Music Video!

Ariana Grande puts her “petite” beauty on display in the official “Love Me Harder” music video which FINALLY hit VEVO in its full version at 3am (ET) on Monday, November 3. “Love Me Harder”, a Max Martin-produced R&B cut featuring The Weeknd, serves as the third single from Ari’s second studio…

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