News archive - 2015, week 18

DirectLyrics Interviews Oh Honey: Talk “The Postcard Series” EPs, First Headlining Tour & Dream of Ed Sheeran Collaboration!

We were really excited we got the chance to interview indie-pop duo Oh Honey. You must know them from their song “Be Okay” which became a super huge hit last year. I mean, it was literally everywhere; on commercials, featured in TV series and films, it was even covered on “Glee”, I mean,…

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Is Charli XCX’s “Diamonds” The Best Song On "Deja Vu” LP?

I thought Sia and Britney would have the best songs on Giorgio Moroder’s forthcoming “Déjà vu” album (in stores June 12) but it turns out I was wrong! Here comes Charli XCX to strike a surprising blow. The British singer’s collaboration with the legendary Italian DJ titled “Diamonds” has just…

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The Game (feat. Dej Loaf) - 'Ryda' [Music Video]

The Game continues to build on the buzz of his latest single 'Ryda' with the release of the official music video. The track, which features Detroit artist Dej Loaf , is slated to appear on his forthcoming highly anticipated LP 'The Documentary 2'. Directed by Benny Boom , the visual for 'Ryda'…

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New Music: Miguel (feat. Wale) - ‘Coffee (F**king)’

Miguel has decided to re-release his 'Coffee' record as a single under a new title ‘Coffee (F**king)’ as well as an additional guest feature from MMG artist Wale . The original version of the smooth tune can be found on Miguel's 3-track EP that he dropped back in December. The new version of…

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Wiz Khalifa Performs "See You Again" & "We Dem Boyz" on 'SNL': Watch Videos!

Rapper Wiz Khalifa was the musical guest on the Scarlett Johansson-hosted 19th episode of Season 40 of “Saturday Night Live” on May 2. The weed lover performed twice last night in an all-black outfit that highlighted his blonde dreads. The first song Wiz did was the current #1 song in the US, “See…

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New Music: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea - "Pretty Girls" [Full Audio / Review]

If you’re not a pretty girl then this is not your new anthem; it’s only for the non-ugly ones. OK? We do not have to wait till May 5 to listen to Britney Spears’ much-anticipated new single “Pretty Girls” anymore, as the Little Mix-written track leaked on the Internet today Saturday, May 2 (2 days…

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New Music: Fabolous - 'Do It Again' Freestyle

Fabolous keeps it in his hometown of Brooklyn and reworks Jay Z's 'Do It Again' track for the latest offering from his Friday Night Freestyles series. The original version of the track is featured on Jay Z's fourth studio album 'Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter' released in 1999. 'Do It Again'…

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Juicy J - 'I'm Sicka' [Music Video]

Juicy J brings his bass-heavy track 'I'm Sicka' to life with the release of a cinematic visual. Produced by Mike Will Made It , the tune can be found on the Memphis veteran's 'Blue Dream And Lean 2' mixtape, which he put out earlier in the year. In support of his upcoming sophomore LP, Juicy J…

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New Music: Mac Miller – 'BOO! (Interlude)'

Mac Miller asked fans if they wanted new music on twitter, they responded, and now he delivers 'BOO! (Interlude)' via his Soundcloud page. The track, which spans a short length of just over two minutes, is produced by the Pittsburgh native's official DJ Clockwork . 'BOO! (Interlude)' is the first…

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New Music: Prince Royce (ft. Pitbull) - "Back It Up" [Full Audio]

Prince Royce is gearing up to release his full-length debut English-language album later this year via RCA/Sony, he’s already given us the first single, the Snoop Dogg-assisted “Stuck on a Feeling”, but that is already a thing of the past, because here is now the follow-up, a collaboration with…

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Ciara - "Jackie" [Complete Album Lyrics]

I think “Jackie” (named after her mother) has just become my favorite Ciara album after “Goodies” and “Evolution”. Yep, it’s pretty good! It’s seems she’s finally found her comfort zone and knows what type of music best suits her at this point in her career. Backed by Epic Records, “Jackie” is due…

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Watch Jennifer Lopez' Selena Tribute at 2015 Latin Billboard Awards (Full Performance)

Bravo! I’m sure Selena would be proud of this performance. Jennifer Lopez paid respect to the artist that in all truth lunched her career by portraying her in the biopic about her life. I’m talking about Selena Quintanilla, a beloved Mexican-American singer that was murdered by shotgun by a…

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New Music: Brandon Flowers - "I Can Change" [Full Audio]

And another one? Brandon Flowers better stop the releasing of all these new tracks because at this pace it won’t be necessary to buy his second solo album “The Desired Effect” when it hits stores on May 19 – because half of it would’ve already been heard! - Leave something unheard please! The new…

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Deorro & Chris Brown - "Five More Hours" [Music Video Premiere!]

This song ought to be a hit this summer. If “Five More Hours” doesn’t top Billboard’s Hot Club/Dance Songs chart, I will be mad. This is Chris Brown’s best EDM song since his collaboration with Benny Benassi, “Beautiful People”. “Five More Hours”, the vocal version of “Five Hours”, is the new…

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Adam Lambert Slays “Ghost Town” Live on “The Ellen Show”: Watch The Performance!

Adam Lambert premiered on Wednesday this week his new single “Ghost Town” and on Thursday he was already performing it live on television. Now that’s what I call quick promo! Good job Warner! One of the most successful ‘Idol’ alums ever performed his Max Martin-produced, club-ready single “Ghost…

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New Music: Ciara (feat. Pitbull & Missy Elliott) – ‘That's How I'm Feelin’

Ciara taps Pitbull and Missy Elliott for 'That's How I'm Feeling', a highlight track found on her upcoming sixth solo LP 'Jackie'. The radio-friendly tune is produced by Polow Da Don and comes right in time for the approaching Summer season. Ciara handles the opening verse and hook duties before…

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New Music: Pia Mia (feat. Chris Brown & Tyga) – ‘Do It Again’

18-year old artist Pia Mia continues to build her buzz with the release of a new single 'Do It Again' featuring 'Fan of A Fan' duo Chris Brown and Tyga . The Nic-Nac -produced track follows up her G-Eazy-assisted visual 'F*ck With U' in late March. Nic-Nac laces the trio with a EDM and…

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New Music: Tech N9ne (feat. Lil Wayne, Yo Gotti & Big Scoob) - 'Bass Ackwards'

Tech N9ne lines up Lil Wayne , Yo Gotti, and Strange Music artist Big Scoob for a new collab entitled ‘Bass Ackwards’. Spanning at a length of four minutes, the track is featured on his forthcoming fifteenth studio LP ‘Special Effects’. Tech kicks off ‘Bass Ackwards’ with a lengthy opening verse,…

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Britney Spears Falls On Stage In Las Vegas, Injures Left Ankle? (Video)

That certainly looked painful. Princess of pop Britney Spears fell on stage last night (April 29), hurting her ankle in the process, during the latest date of her “Piece of Me” spectacle in Las Vegas. The 33-year-singer was performing her hit song “(You Drive Me) Crazy”, nailing the bounc-y…

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Wiz Khalifa Samples “Sexual Healing” In New Song “Good For Us”: Watch The Music Video!

What does Wiz Khalifa do to celebrate his #1 song in the country feat with “See You Again”? Release new music! The Pittsburg rapper surprised fans on Wednesday night (April 29) by premiere a music video on his YouTube channel for a brand new song called “Good for Us” (don’t try to find it on…

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Florence + The Machine Performs "Ship to Wreck" & "What Kind of Man" on "Later… with Jools Holland": Watch

About time if you ask me! Florence + The Machine, aka. Florence Welch, visited ‘Later… with Jools Holland’ on BBC Two (a UK show) last night (April 28) to make her first TV appearance (with a performance) of the “How Big How Blue How Beautiful” era (the album comes out on June 1). Looking classy…

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Adam Lambert - "Ghost Town" [Music Video Premiere!]

Check out the Hype Williams-directed music video for Adam Lambert’s new single “Ghost Town”, which world premiered last night (April 28) on ‘ET’ and made its way onto YouTube immediately after. The Max Martin-produced deep house-esque track, as you very well know by now if you’re a loyal reader of…

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Muse - "Dead Inside" [Music Video Premiere!]

Spooky yet captivating! Check out the fresh-out-the-oven music video for Muse’s “Dead Inside”, the sinister-sounding lead single from the English rock band’s forthcoming seventh album “Drones” which will arrive in stores around the world on June 8. The Robert John “Mutt” Lange-produced song hears…

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Nick Jonas Flaunts Buff Arms In Chinese “For Him Collection” Magazine (Photos)

Hello there! Nick Jonas covers the latest issue of Chinese magazine “For Him Collection” and the “Chains” singer make sure he flaunts his huge arms in it – homeboy knows a hot body sells. He ain’t a fool. The rest of his photoshoot sees Kevin and Joe Jonas’ brother posing in a blue t-shirt, a grey…

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New Music: Miranda Lambert - "Two Of A Crime" [Full Audio / Review]

Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara’s upcoming film “Hot Pursuit” takes place in Texas so I guess it’s only right there’s some country music involved. The Anne Fletcher-directed comedy won’t be opening in theaters until May 8 but today we get a glimpse at the soundtrack – which apparently will be…

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Mika - "Talk About You" [Music Video Premiere!]

Remember when I said Mika could regain his “Grace Kelly” popularity in the US with his new single “Talk About You”? Well, kind of scrap that. The Lebanese-British singer premiered on Tuesday morning (April 28) the music video for the lead single from his upcoming fourth studio album “No Place In…

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New Music: Jason Derulo - "Cheyenne" [Full Audio / Review]

I’m liking this new Jason Derulo song “Cheyenne”. It’s giving me Michael Jackson vibes. The Miami singer just unveiled a new track from his forthcoming album “Everything is 4” (out May 29) titled “Cheyenne”, and you can get it for free if you pre-order the album right now on iTunes or you can…

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New Music: Ciara - 'Dance Like We're Making Love'

A week prior to her new solo LP 'Jackie', Ciara gives iTunes the green light to premiere a new single called 'Dance Like We're Making Love'. Produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, the bedroom-friendly tune is slated to appear at the no. 4 slot on the album tracklisting. In support of 'Jackie' hitting…

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