News archive - 2015, week 25

DirectLyrics Interviews Alyxx Dione: Talks Debut Single “Chingalinga”, Signing to Jason Derulo’s Label & Top 5 Songs of Moment!

Alyxx Dione is the very first signee to superstar Jason Derulo’s Future History label, which he has created in partnership with Sony’s RCA Records, and her debut single “Chingalinga”, produced by hitmakers Jonas Jeberg (“Sledgehammer”) and Jason Evigan (“Heartbeat Song”), can currently be heard on…

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Simple Plan Want Teen Domination (Again) With Comeback Single “Saturday”: Listen

Hello there, Simple Plan. Didn’t we all (or almost all) of us love this Canadian rock band in the early 2000s? For 6 years they were really on a roll. They had hits like “Perfect” or “Welcome to My Life”, and toured the entire world. Unfortunately for them, their time kind of expired around 2009.…

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Stream: Miguel - 'Wildheart' [Album]

A week prior to the release of his new album 'Wildheart', Miguel has teamed up with NPR to give fans a stream of the anticipated project in its entirety. The 29-year old singer delivers a total of sixteen records with contributions from Kurupt, Lenny Kravitz, DJ Premier, Fisticuffs, AK Paul, and…

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New Music: Jidenna (feat. Kendrick Lamar) - 'Classic Man' (Remix)

If you've spent any time tuned into Urban radio the past couple weeks, chances are Jidenna's rising single 'Classic Man' was played. The catchy tune now receives the remix treatment courtesy of Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar , who adds in his own two verses. Kendrick Lamar's first verse on 'Classic…

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New Music: Selena Gomez (feat. A$AP Rocky) – ‘Good For You’

Following Selena Gomez’ teasers over the last few days of her new single ‘Good For You’, the full version of the A$AP Rocky -assisted tune is now available for your listening pleasure below. The track will be featured on the 22-year old singer’s upcoming solo LP due out later in the year via…

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Big Sean (feat. Kanye West & John Legend) – ‘One Man Can Change The World’ [Music Video]

Big Sean unleashes the official music video for his ‘One Man Can Change The World’ collaboration with Kanye West and John Legend . The track serves as the third single from his junior album ‘Dark Sky Paradise’, which was released earlier in the year. The visual for ‘One Man Can Change The World’…

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Hear 30 Seconds of Janet Jackson's Smooth And Sexy New Single "No Sleep" NOW!

Janet Jackson’s comeback is right around the corner. Next Tuesday, June 23rd, her new single “No Sleep” will be digitally released and served to radios. Meaning her eleventh studio album will be one step closer. “No Sleep”, co-written by Janet alongside Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, isn’t, however,…

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Pitbull (ft. Chris Brown) - "Fun" [Music Video Premiere!]

Colorful and kind of cool to watch! But the women over-sexualization in MVs is getting a bit too tacky IMO. But I guess with rappers that’s never going to change, huh? Pitbull premiered the official music video for his newest “Globalization” single, the Chris Brown-assisted and retro-dance “Fun”…

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Watch Lady Gaga’s Acceptance Speech & “What’s Up” Performance at 2015 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Awards

Pop sensation Lady Gaga was given the Contemporary Icon Award at the 46th annual Songwriters Hall Of Fame Induction And Awards held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City last night, June 18th. The 29-year-old was handed the award by “Cheek 2 Cheek” co-creator, jazz legend Tony Bennett and…

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Adam Lambert Performs Future Summer Smash “The Original High” And Other Songs on GMA: Watch

Adam Lambert performed a three-song mini-concert in the center of Central Park in New York City today (June 19) for ‘Good Morning America’ and its Summer Concert Series. The Idol alum has been very busy this week as on Tuesday saw the US release of his third studio album “The Original High”.…

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Fifth Harmony Assassinates ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Stage With “Worth It”: Watch The Kid Ink-Assisted Performance!

The slayage is real. Girl group of the moment Fifth Harmony performed their smash hit “Worth It” on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night (June 18) and they just assassinated the stage. Favorite “Worth It” TV performance of mine so far? I think it is! The 5H gals were just amazing. I don’t care if…

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Hilary Duff Wows Vocally With “Tattoo” Acoustic Performance From Her Backyard: Watch

Hilary Duff gets a little inspiration from labelmate Miley Cyrus and launches her own “Backyard” acoustic performances series too. The first of the few to come taped performances is a lovely stripped-down rendition of “Tattoo”, the pop ballad UK star Ed Sheeran wrote for Hilary for her album…

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Miguel Covers Slaves’ “Hey”, Performs “Coffee” on BBC Live Lounge (Video)

I’m so in shock. I didn’t imagine Miguel would know British punk band Slaves! However, a cover of their hit song “Hey” the R&B crooner performed on his “Live Lounge” appearance today (June 18) on BBC Radio 1. Was this Miguel’s first time doing a “Live Lounge” session? I believe it was! The…

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Chris Brown & Tyga Show Their “Bitches N Marijuna” In New Music Video: Watch

What are the two things that Chris Brown and Kylie Jenner’s rapper boyfriend Tyga need to be happy? “Bitches N Marijuana”. The Nic Nac-produced urban song has been selected as the second single from the buddy friends’ “Fan of a Fan: The Album” studio project, it’s currently hot on urban radio, and…

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Icona Pop Go Extremely Fashion-Forward In “Emergency” Music Video: Watch Now!

Icona Pop have debuted a new sound in their new single “Emergency”, the first official and real offering from the Swedish duo’s forthcoming second international album, and they’ve also given its recently-premiered music video a different spin to what we’re used to from BFFs Caroline Hjelt and Aino…

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WATCH: Madonna - "Bitch I'm Madonna" [Music Video Premiere!]

Queen of Pop Madonna premiered today (June 17) the music video for her new “Rebel Heart” single that is the Diplo-produced, club-ready “Bitch I’m Madonna”. Directed by Jonas Akerlund, the intense clip features cameos by Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora, among others. “Bad Blood”-much? Is…

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Vanessa Carlton Premieres New Song “Blue Pool”: Indie Anthem Of The Summer? (STREAM)

Before her new studio album “Liberman” arrives in stores in October, “A Thousand Miles” singer Vanessa Carlton will release a 4-song EP titled “Blue Pool” on July 24. That’s right. “Rabbits on the Run” is finally going to get a follow-up four years later, but first, we will have the “Blue Pool” EP…

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Hear 15 Seconds of Lana del Rey's "Honeymoon" Song Right Now!

Are you ready to go with Lana del Rey on a “Honeymoon”? Very soon the New York singer will be releasing her fourth studio album “Honeymoon” (she’s yet to reveal a definite release date but rumor has it the album might drop as soon as this summer!), and last night (June 16) she previewed the title…

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New Music: Omarion (feat. Kid Ink & French Montana) - 'I'm Up'

As his Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko-assisted single 'Post To Be' sits on the Billboard Hot 100 for its 22nd straight week, Omarion decides to premiere a new track on Power 106 entitled 'I'm Up'. The radio-friendly tune features guest assistance from French Montana and Kid Ink . There's no word on…

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Miguel - "Coffee" [Music Video Premiere!]

Busy Miguel day today! On top of releasing three new tracks from his upcoming studio album “Wildheart” on iTunes, the 29-year-old L.A singer has premiered the official music video for his current radio single “Coffee” on VEVO. This synth-R&B number may be the sultriest song released so far this…

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New Music: Meek Mill, Chris Brown, & French Montana - 'Poppin' (Remix)

One track that has been catching a lot of attention in the urban world the past few weeks is Rico Richie's 'Poppin' single. The 808 Mafia-produced tune gets it biggest look yet today as Meek Mill , Chris Brown , and French Montana decide to add their own touch to it. Meek and French cover the hook…

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Miguel Releases 3 New Songs: "Going To Hell", "Flesh" & "Face The Sun" (Stream)

In just 14 days R&B crooner Miguel will be releasing his very-anticipated new album “Wildheart” in stores (you already have June 30 marked on your calendar, right?). And in view fans are just too impatient and on the verge of a heart attack – I mean, it’s been three long years since “Kaleidoscope…

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Shawn Mendes Debuts Inspirational New Song "Believe": Listen Now!

Shawn Mendes has new music out. Is he releasing a new album so soon? No. This brand new track titled “Believe” is not from the “Handwritten” follow-up but from the soundtrack of the upcoming Disney TV movie “Descendants” that will premiere on July 31 on the kids’ channel. The guitar-driven…

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