News archive - 2015, week 43

DirectLyrics Interviews Brian McKnight: Talks 13th Album “Better”, Taking It Back To Basics & His Greatest Collaborations!

What can I say about Brian McKnight? The man is a legend. 16 times nominated at the Grammy Awards, he’s discovered the entire world thanks to tours that have sold-out every single time, he’s recorded duets with most of the top names of the music industry, and he’s released 12 studio albums in…

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Rihanna, The Weeknd, Demi Lovato & More Perform at 2015 'We Can Survive' Concert: Watch

CBS Radio celebrated its third annual “We Can Survive” concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles over the weekend (on Saturday, October 24th to be more precise). “We Can Survive” concert is an initiative by CBS Radio that started in 2013 to support the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. $2 from…

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New Music: Jeezy - 'Nov. 13th'

Jeezy continues his weekly #SundayService series with the release of a new freestyle called 'Nov. 13th'. This go around the Atlanta native dedicates the drop to the release date of his next studio LP 'Church In These Streets'. Production is handled by Cassius Jay. 'Nov. 13th' runs just over…

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Taylor Swift & Tove Lo Perform "Talking Body" In Atlanta: Watch!

80,000 people saw Taylor Swift and Swedish star Tove Lo perform the latter’s pop smash hit “Talking Body” last night (Oct. 24) at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at the latest stop of the “1989 World Tour”. This was the first time Taylor and Tove Lo performed together on any stage. And now we know,…

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Beyoncé Attends Ciara’s Halloween-Themed Birthday Bash As ‘Storm’ Of X-Men: See Her Hot And Dangerous Look!

She knows she has to be the center of attention every time! Beyoncé was one of the many A-list guests that attended Ciara’s 30th birthday bash on Saturday night (Oct. 24). The “Drunk In Love” star managed to get all eyes on her, and totally steal Ciara’s thunder, by attending the Halloween-themed…

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Does Ariana Grande Need This Much Make-Up To Look Good? See The Upsetting “Focus” Video Preview!

If a woman is a natural beauty, does she really need to put on a ridiculous amount of make-up (which virtually distorts her face) to look "good"? It seems that Ariana Grande’s answer to this question is “hell yeah!”. The pint-sized singer from Boca Raton, Florida uploaded to her official Instagram…

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Sara Bareilles Pours Her Heart Out Before An Empty Theater In "She Used To Be Mine" Music Video! [Premiere]

It wasn’t what I was expecting but I like the sentiment that got across. Sara Bareilles premiered today (Oct. 25) the music video for the song “She Used To Be Mine”, which the first single from the American singer-songwriter’s upcomingd studio album titled “What’s Inside: Songs From Waitress”,…

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Sam Smith’s First Live Performance Of “Writing’s On The Wall” Will Leave You Stunned: Watch!

This was already long overdue! British singer Sam Smith, winner of multiple Grammys and who shocked the world with his sudden new figure after losing the incredible amount of 50 pounds of weight in almost no time, at last performed “Writing’s On The Wall”, the song that he recorded to be the theme…

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Who Is Adele Singing To In Her New Single? Dissecting The “Hello” Lyrics…

Who is Adele singing to in her new single “Hello”? The first single from “25” premiered this morning, October 23rd, and after having heard it at least 100 times, read reviews about it online – most of them positive – and watched endless reaction videos on Vine and Facebook of fans either fainting…

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5 Seconds Of Summer Get Fans To Jump Up And Down For Their Lives On “Ellen” With “Hey Everybody”: Watch

Ellen DeGeneres wrapped up the week with a stellar musical guest on her daytime talk show. Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer were on Friday’s episode performing their song “Hey Everybody”, which more than just being a new song it’s the new official single from the band’s new album “Sounds Good…

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"Sexy Man" Nick Jonas Lose It To "Levels" On "Ellen": Must-Watch!

“Levels” still lives. He had only performed the funky track at the VMAs pre-show and on “Seth Meyers” (back in late August and early September, respectively), and the general belief was that Nick Jonas had already given up on the single, which let’s be honest hasn’t matched or come close to what…

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Carrie Underwood - "Storyteller" [Complete Album Lyrics]

Today’s the day! Carrie Underwood’s fifth studio album “Storyteller” drops in stores today, October 2rd3, courtesy of Arista Nashville (Sony). The 13-track album is available as of this precise moment in all physical and digital stores in the USA and at select outlets in the rest of the world. The…

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Demi Lovato Is An Angry Girl In The "Waiting For You" Music Video: Watch Now!

Cool. Black and white music videos suit Demi Lovato really well. For some reason they accentuate her beauty. The 23-year-old singer is apparently going to make a visual album out of “Confident”. For she premiered this Friday morning (Oct. 23) on VEVO a music video for her Sirah-assisted song…

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Adele - "Hello" [Music Video Premiere!]

Less than an hour after her new single “Hello” was released today (Oct. 23), British legend (yes, she’s already a legend) Adele premiered through the VEVO network the official music video for the super emotional ballad. Directed by noted Canadian auteur Xavier Dolan, the music video for “Hello” is…

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World Premiere: Adele - "Hello" [Full Audio / Review]

She is back, for real this time. Adele’s new single “Hello”, the first official offering from the British diva’s upcoming third studio album “25”, has world premiered. It did this Friday morning (Oct. 23) simultaneously on all major radios around the world and just a few minutes later the…

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World Premiere: Justin Bieber - "Sorry" [Full Audio / Review]

Justin Bieber ain’t no foolish boy. I bet the second he heard Adele’s new single “Hello” was premiering tomorrow Friday (Oct. 23), the very same day his new single “Sorry” was scheduled for world premiere, he started to plot this plan B to prevent a disaster. Instead of fans having to wait till…

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New Music: Ellie Goulding - "Lost And Found" [Full Audio]

Pre-order Ellie Goulding’s new album “Delirium” tomorrow (Oct. 23) on iTunes and get this new song “Lost and Found” immediately for free! The Carl Falk, Max Martin, Laleh Pourkarim and Joakim Berg co-written track becomes this way the latest countdown single from “Delirium”, which comes out in…

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New Music: Tori Kelly - "Hollow" [Full Audio / Review]

Tori Kelly released today (Oct. 22) a new single titled “Hollow”. “It’s about my relationship with God”, said the “Nobody Love” singer about the new song during a radio interview on New York City's Z100 last night. “Hollow” isn’t included on Tori’s debut album “Unbreakable Smile” that got released…

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This Is The Cover Art & Full Tracklist Of Adele's "25" Album!

I can already feel it in my hands! Adele’s “25” is so close! The British singer-songwriter unveiled today (Oct. 23) the official cover art and complete tracklist of her forthcoming third studio album “25”, which will be released in stores worldwide on November 20th via XL Recordings and Columbia…

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Justin Bieber Teases New Single "Sorry" Releasing Acoustic Snippet + Music Video Preview?

Justin Bieber’s new single, and follow-up to his smash hit “What Do You Mean”, hits iTunes tomorrow, October 23rd, and he keeps teasing it online. The Canadian singer posted a new acoustic performance snippet of “Sorry” on Instagram last night (Oct. 22) as well as a 15-second preview of what…

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Taylor Swift & Miranda Lambert Perform Sassy "Little Red Wagon" In Greensboro: Watch Now!

Taylor Swift brought on stage at the Greensboro Coliseum before 23.000 fans country star Miranda Lambert last night (Oct. 21). Tay-Tay was in Greensboro, North Carolina to play a new show of her “1989 World Tour”. What did Taylor and Blake Shelton’s ex wife perform together yesterday? The sassy…

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Demi Lovato Gives First “For You” LIVE Performance In Brazil Before CRAZY Crowd! Watch Now!

Demi Lovato was in Sao Paulo, Brazil recently doing “Confident” promo and during a private showcase before a small group of fans at the rooftop of a skyscraper the 23-year-old delivered the very first live performance of the fan-favorite “For You”. How do I know this one is a fan-favorite from…

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Tove Lo - "Moments" [Music Video Premiere!]

Tove Lo’s imagination gets really wild and freaky when she’s drunk sleeping. The Swedish singer took to VEVO moments ago (afternoon of Oct. 21st) to unveil the music video for her song “Moments”, the new single from her debut album “Queen of the Clouds”. Directed by Tim Erem, the “MV” shows…

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Florence + The Machine - "Delilah" [Music Video Premiere!]

The Odyssey series lives on! Florence and the Machine premiered on VEVO today (Oct. 21) the music video for their newest single “Delilah”. The epic indie-rock track is lifted from the Florence Welch-led band’s third studio album “How Big How Blue How Beautiful”. The Odyssey series, Florence’s…

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She Confirmed It! Adele’s New Album Is Titled “25”: Read Her LETTER To Fans!

She may be 27 now but the title of her new album will be “25”, Adele confirmed today (Oct. 21) via a letter posted on Twitter. “25” is the official title of her third studio album that will be released on November 20th. The lengthy letter, which you can read in its entirety below, sees British…

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Shakira: "I'll Start Recording My New Album In December" (Number 11th Is Confirmed & Coming!)

During a press conference to promote her latest fragrance “Love Rock! By Shakira” this week, the “Can’t Remember To Forget You” singer confirmed plans to start recording her new album (it would be number 11 for her) this December. And if my math ain’t wrong, if Shakira start recording songs for…

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World Premiere: One Direction - "Home" [Full Audio / Review]

Not only did One Direction release the “Perfect” music video today (Oct. 21), they also released an accompanying 4-track EP worldwide containing an acoustic version of their new single, two remixes and one b-side titled “Home”. “Home”, which is not included on the band’s forthcoming “Made In The…

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One Direction - "Perfect" [Music Video Premiere!]

Let’s just say One Direction have taken the “but if you like causing trouble up in hotel rooms” bit from their song “Perfect” too literal. The British-Irish boyband took to VEVO to world premiere the music video for their newest single, which is lifted from their upcoming fifth studio album “Made…

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Troye Sivan Deals With Two Deaths In “Talk Me Down” Music Video: Not For The Faint Of Heart!

What!? This is not the ending I was expecting at all. *heart breaks* Troye Sivan, Australia’s newest export, premiered the music video for his new single “Talk Me Down” on VEVO today (Oct. 21). As predicted this is the third and last part of his “Blue Neighbourhood” visual series that first…

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Haley And Michaels Talk New Single & Wedding Anthem of 2015 “Giving It All (To You)”, Love For Garth Brooks & Sound Off On “Leaving Country For Pop” Trend: Directlyrics Interview!

Need a new artist to add to your country music playlist? You should meet country duo Haley and Michaels then! They’re a real-life couple that makes music together, they released last year their self-titled debut EP (with phenomenal reviews), they dropped this summer a brand new single, “Giving It…

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Ben Haenow & Kelly Clarkson - "Second Hand Heart" [Music Video Premiere!]

“X Factor” and “American Idol” merged together. Loves it! Ben Haenow, winner of season eleven of “The X Factor UK”, and Kelly Clarkson, winner of season one of “American Idol”, join their voices in “Second Hand Heart”, the debut single of Haenow and the first official offering from the British…

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Gwen Stefani Confirms She’s Scrapped An Entire Album, Started Working On New Songs In June!

So she indeed scrapped it. Gwen’s just confirmed it. EW.com just posted a new interview with pop star Gwen Stefani where she confirms what has been long rumored – that the new album she recorded last year with the intention of being released as her third studio one has been entirely scrapped. I’m…

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Keith Urban Premieres Nathan Chapman-Produced New Single "Break On Me" And It's So Good! Listen Now!

Keith Urban premiered yesterday (Oct. 19) a new single, one that is believed to the be the first official offering from his forthcoming eighth studio album that according to some sources will be arriving in stores late this year via Capitol Nashville. Titled “Break On Me”, Keith’s new song was…

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Drake - "Hotline Bling" [Music Video Premiere!]

His D.R.A.M-sampled single “Hotline Bling” is doing so amazingly well on the Hot 100 chart and radio that it was just a matter of time till Drake premiered a music video for his laidback sexy track. He did so last night (Oct. 19) via Apple Music. Directed by Director X, the “Hotline Bling” clip…

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New Music: Kanye West - 'Say You Will' / 'When I See It'

Kanye West has been quiet on the music side of things as of late but makes his return today with the release of 'Say You Will' and 'When I See It'. The former is a re-release of his '808s & Heartbreak' album intro with a few additions and the latter is a remix of The Weeknd's 'Tell Your Friends'…

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New Music: Carrie Underwood - "What I Never Knew I Always Wanted" [Full Audio]

My mistake. I thought “Renegade Runaway”, released last Friday, was going to be the last countdown single from Carrie Underwood’s upcoming new album “Storyteller”, as it hits stores this coming Friday (Oct. 23), but NOP, there is time for more! Today (Oct. 19), a new countdown single was liberated…

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Taylor Swift & Ellie Goulding Perform "Love Me Like You Do" Together In Texas: Watch

Over the weekend at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas before 60.000 fans, Taylor Swift performed a live duet of “Love Me Like You Do”, the massive hit from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” soundtrack, with British singer Ellie Goulding. This wasn’t the first time the two ladies performed together on…

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