News archive - 2014, week 47

DirectLyrics Interviews Jessica Sutta: On Post-PCD Life, Hot Single "Candy" & Debut Album "Feline Resurrection"

We recently had the privilege to interview Ms. Jessica Sutta and she was generous enough to discuss all the subjects we inquired her about. Are you ready for the “Feline Resurrection”? Don’t understand what we’re saying? Then get to reading: As you should know, after the split of pop group The…

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New Music: Lil Wayne (feat. Christina Milian) - ‘Start A Fire’

After premiering his new single ‘Start A Fire’ live at the 2014 American Music Awards earlier in the night, Lil Wayne offers up the Christina Milian-assisted audio in its entirety. The track, which spans almost four minutes in length, will be featured on Wayne's upcoming much anticipated solo LP…

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Katy Perry's Super Bowl Halftime Show Commercial Unveiled by Pepsi! Watch Now!

It’s official. Katy Perry will perform at the Super Bowl XLIX halftime on February 1st, 2015 live from the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The NFL confirmed the news on Sunday night (Nov. 23) via a press release published on their official website and immediate after Pepsi –…

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2014 American Music Awards (AMAs) - The Performances [Videos]

The 2014 American Music Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 23rd. The 42nd annual edition of these music awards was hosted by rapper Pitbull and it was raptress Iggy Azalea who had the most nominations: 6. In AMAs fashion, the performers list was…

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New Music: Ariana Grande - "Santa Tell Me" [Full Audio]

Christmas is just a month away and Ariana Grande gives us a reminder with “Santa Tell Me”. Republic Records wants them juicy “xmas” sales; that’s why they’ve asked one of their best-selling roster acts Ms. Grande to record an original Christmas-themed song. “Santa Tell Me” was released on iTunes…

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New Music: Gwen Stefani - "Spark The Fire" [Full Studio Version!]

OMG! OMG! It’s the full studio version of Gwen Stefani’s “Spark the Fire”. Ever since unwilling-to-age Gwen previewed the Pharrell-produced record on radio last month I’ve been dying to hear it in its high-quality full studio version and I can’t believe it’s finally here! “Spark the Fire” surfaced…

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Bruno Mars Annihilates SNL with "Uptown Funk": Watch!

Please give us that new album of yours ASAP, Bruno Mars! The Hawaii-born superstar just KILLED IT on “Saturday Night Live” on November 22nd. He was there supporting English producer Mark Ronson by performing the funky track they’ve recorded together titled “Uptown Funk”. Ronson will be releasing…

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Download: Eminem Vs. DJ Whoo Kid: Shady Classics [Mixtape]

Before the arrival of Shady Records' 15th anniversary celebration album 'Shady XV' next week, DJ Whoo Kid serves up a appetizer mixtape compiled of classic records from the label's past and current artists. The tape comes packed with sixty six tracks and features names like 50 Cent, Proof, Royce…

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DirectLyrics Interviews The HeavyTrackerz: On UK Chart Success, "Old Habits" & Possible Ed Sheeran Collaboration!

We recently reviewed The Heavytrackerz’ hypnotizing new single “Old Habits” and now it’s time for an exclusive interview! Last week we spoke with the British production trio about going from behind-the-scenes producing to stepping out as an “act”. Composed of Lord Teedot, G.Tank and RasEye, The…

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Listen To Charli XCX's AMAZING Pop-Punk Track "Breaking Up"

Why the f*ck did Charli XCX release “Break the Rules” as single when she had impressive “gems” such as “Breaking Up” on “Sucker”!? The British singer-songwriter will be dropping her second major-label album on December 16 in the US and on January 26 in the UK, and last night (Nov. 21) a new…

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Jessie J Rocks "Burnin' Up" & "Masterpiece" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

Jessie J took to the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” stage earlier this week to perform a couple songs from “Sweet Talker”. She did “Burnin’ Up” WITH 2 Chainz (first time!) as well as “Masterpiece”, which has recently been announced as the next single from Jessie J’s newly-released album. I think it’s a wrong…

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Beyoncé - '7/11' [Music Video Premiere!]

First came the snippet to Beyoncé's '7/11' song, then the full audio, and now here goes the official music video. Produced by Detail and Bobby Johnson , the track is featured on Beyoncé's platinum reissue of her self-titled fifth studio album due out in stores November 24th . Beyoncé's label…

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G-Unit - 'Big Body Benz' [Music Video]

Kidd Kidd premieres the official music video for his 'Big Body Benz' single featuring G-Unit partners 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks . Produced by Ky Miller , the track is featured on the physical edition of G-Unit's 'The Beauty Of Independence' EP released in Best Buy stores earlier in the month.…

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One Direction - "Night Changes" [Music Video Premiere!]

World premiere! Check out now the music video for One Direction’s “Night Changes”! The catchy love pop/rock mid-tempo song is the official second single from the UK boyband’s fourth studio album “Four” which only hit stores this last Monday, November 17th, across the entire planet. “Night Changes”…

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Watch Bastille's Fun & Creepy "Torn Apart" Music Video

Awesome! If you’re smart you don’t need a huge budget to make a clever music video. Right, Bastille? The English rock band, led by Dan Smith, premiered on Friday AM (Nov. 21) the music video for “Torn Apart”, the first single from Bastille’s new mixtape “VS. (Other People’s Heartache p III)”, out…

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Conchita Wurst Premieres Abstract "Heroes" Music Video

I don’t like it when artists shoot music videos that are too abstract. We, the viewers, have to understand them easy. Otherwise, the confusion will makes us not wanting to watch them anymore. That’s the case of Conchita Wurst’s video for “Heroes”, the new single by the famous bearded Austrian…

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New Music: Pitbull (ft. Chris Brown) - "Fun" [Full Audio]

They spread some “International Love” a few years ago and now Pitbull and Chris Brown are here to bring the “Fun”. The rapper and the R&B star team up for the second time in history to make a new party-ready anthem. “Fun” is one the 11 songs that will appear on Mr. Worldwide’s 8th studio album…

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Eminem – ‘Shady XV’ [Album Lyrics]

On November 24th, Eminem and Shady Records will be releasing a compilation album in celebration of their fifteenth anniversary. Titled 'Shady XV', the project comes in double-disk format; with the first disk containing twelve new tracks and the second a collection of greatest hits released by the…

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New Music: Demi Lovato (ft. Olly Murs) - "Up" [Full Audio]

At last we can hear the Demi Lovato and Olly Murs collaboration “Up” in its entirety and studio version. This is the first duet by the American and British pop stars. “Up”, written by Wayne Hector, Daniel Davidsen, Maegan Cottone, Peter Wallevik and Mich Hansen, will appear on both “Never Been…

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New Music: Eminem – ‘Shady XV’ / ‘Lose Yourself’ (Original Demo)

With the Shady Records 15th anniversary compilation album ‘Shady XV’ set to release next week, we present two new Eminem tracks today for your listening pleasure. The first is the album's title track (also the intro) and the second the original version of Eminem's classic 'Lose Yourself' single.…

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New Music: Iggy Azalea & Ellie Goulding - "Heavy Crown" [Full Audio]

The most-anticipated track on Iggy Azalea’s “Reclassified” album has just hit the Internet. It’s her collaboration with British star Ellie Goulding, “Heavy Crown”. “Reclassified” is the repack of the Australian rapper’s debut album “The New Classic” due in stores on November 24th via Island…

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The Script - "No Good In Goodbye" [Music Video Premiere!]

Why the low budget? Irish band The Script just premiered on VEVO the music video for "No Good In Goodbye", the second single from their September-released fourth studio album "No Sound Without Silence". The song is just brilliant as all of the sons on the new The Script album...and honestly as all…

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Phillip Phillips - "Unpack Your Heart" [Music Video Premiere!]

An entire fantasy world is built behind Phillip Phillips' back in the music video for "Unpack Your Heart". The uplifting folk-pop song is the newest single from the "American Idol" star's sophomore album "Behind the Light". Could you believe "Unpack Your Heart" is only the second official single…

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New Music: Selena Gomez - "Do It" [Full Audio]

This is inevitably going to be released as single and watch it chart at least within the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. It’s a cute mini-bop! “Do It” is one of the two original songs (I do not count that “My Dilemma 2.0” mess) that will appear on Selena Gomez’ first greatest hits album of her…

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B.o.B (ft. Trey Songz) - "Not For Long" [Music Video Premiere!]

B.o.B pleases his lady on the bed while she makes him yummy breakfast in the morning. That’s the deal in the official music video for “Not For Long”. The Trey Songz-assisted “partner robbery” anthem is the newest single from rapper Bobby Ray’s upcoming yet-untitled fourth studio album due in…

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New Music: Hudson Mohawke (feat. Future, French Montana, Travis Scott, & Pusha T) - 'Chimes'

Just the instrumental of Hudson Mohawke's 'Chimes' single has reached three million plays on his SoundCloud page and today the track gets a complete Hip-Hop makeover with a new version starring Future , Pusha T , French Montana, and Travis Scott. The original version is featured on Hudson…

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30-Sec Snippets of Beyoncé's "7/11" & "Ring Off" Leak: Preview Now!

Wasn’t this supposed to be more like “Partition”? An alleged 30-sec snippet of Beyoncé’s “7/11” surfaced online on Wednesday morning (Nov. 19). The Detail-produced “7/11” is one of the two brand new songs that will appear on the platinum edition of “BEYONCÉ”. The re-pack will hit stores on…

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Meghan Trainor - "Lips Are Moving" [Music Video Premiere!]

One day of delay but the “Lips Are Moving” video is finally here. The catchy pop/doo-wop track is the lead single from Meghan Trainor’s upcoming full-length debut album “Title” – in stores in early 2015 via Epic Records. L.A Reid thinks the light of “All About That Bass” has extinguished and…

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New Music: David Guetta (ft. Nicki Minaj) - "Hey Mama" [Full Audio]

Yes, yes, and yes! Check out the full version of David Guetta and Nicki Minaj’s new collaboration “Hey Mama” NOW! (stream at the bottom of the page). This can be found on the French DJ’s upcoming album “Listen”, due in US stores on November 24th via Atlantic Records. This is Guetta and Onika’s…

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Hozier - "From Eden" [Music Video Premiere!]

“ From Eden” has finally gotten the music video treatment. Its visuals premiered on VEVO today, November 18. The uplifting indie-rock song is the official fourth single from Hozier’s critically-acclaimed self-titled debut album (Sept. 2014) – although it was originally included on the Irish…

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New Music: Chris Brown (feat. Kid Ink) - 'Love Me No More'

Chris Brown and Kid Ink , the duo behind hit singles 'Show Me' and 'Main Chick' (the remix), have joined forces once more today (Nov. 17th) for an new collaboration. Titled 'Love Me No More', the track spans almost two minutes in length and has a much slower tempo compared to their previous work.…

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Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars - "Uptown Funk" [Music Video Premiere!]

If you haven’t got into this song yet, watch the music video now because it’ll make you a fan instantly! Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars premiered on Monday morning (Nov. 17) the music video for “Uptown Funk”. The infectious funky tune is the lead single from Englishman Mark’s forthcoming fourth studio…

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One Direction - "Four" [Album Lyrics]

Today, November 17th, One Direction releases across the entire world their fourth studio album and they couldn’t have titled it better; “Four”. The 12-track album will feature more exclusive music depending on the store and the country where you buy the deluxe edition. So be smart! “Four” is…

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Hear Fifth Harmony Cover Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" (Audio Premiere)

It’s here! Ever since it was announced Fifth Harmony would be covering Mariah Carey’s holiday anthem “All I Want For Christmas Is You” I’ve been seriously dying of anticipation! But it’s finally here! Epic Records premiered the full audio of the cover via YouTube but also made it available for…

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New Music: Charli XCX - "Gold Coins" [Full Audio]

The December 16th date of the US release of Charli XCX’s second album “Sucker” is approaching and today (Nov. 17) Atlantic Records decided to release a new “countdown single” on iTunes. It’s the song “Gold Coins” – confirmed to have been written by Charlotte Aitchison (aka. Charli XCX) and Patrik…

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