News archive - 2015, week 9

DirectLyrics Interviews Mel Jade: Talks New Single "Bliss" & Second Album, Praises 5 Seconds of Summer!

Get to know Australian independent artist Mel Jade. She just released a new single called “Bliss” which we are completely obsessed with. Mel initiated her music career in 2011 when her unreleased song “Alien” was remixed by production team Pretty Boys, after a private hearing, and suddenly was…

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Conor Maynard's New Single "Talking About" Is A Deep-House Bop and Its Music Video Has Cameo by Craig David!

Conor Maynard is a diamond in the rough that Parlophone Records should take particular care of. He’s just 22, haven’t had a #1 hit in the UK yet but with the potential he has his label doesn’t really need to worry if he can't get a single to the top of the charts right now because he may he having…

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New Music: Carly Rae Jepsen - "I Really Like You" [Full Audio / Review]

Rejoice Carly Rae Jepsen fans because the Canadian pop singer's new single “I Really Like You” is now available for stream in its full and high-quality version, hours before its scheduled worldwide release on iTunes this midnight (March 1). It’s just a bit too soon so it shouldn’t hurt first-day…

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Nick Jonas Recruits Jhené Aiko For "Chains" Remix: Listen!

Nick Jonas is duplicating the “Jealous” remix approach with his next single “Chains”. It ain’t broke, don’t fix it, huh? If with “Jealous” the Jonas brother asked Tinashe to jump on the official remix, and open him the doors of Rhythmic radio, he’s recruited another of R&B’s current heavy-weights…

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Stream: G-Unit - 'The Beast Is G-Unit' [EP]

As G-Unit prepare to release their anticipated 'The Beast Is G-Unit' EP, the veteran collective surprise fans with a full stream of the 6-track release. All five - 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Young Buck, & Kidd Kidd - are present throughout and there are no outside guest features on the…

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Check Out Carly Rae Jepsen's Artwork For "I Really Like You" & New HQ Snippet

Her return is just around the corner. Carly Rae Jepsen took to social media last night (Feb. 27) to first, reveal the official cover art for her new single “I Really Like You”, second, release a new snippet, and third, announce to the world that her comeback song will be out on iTunes and radios…

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Iggy Azalea (feat. Jennifer Hudson) - 'Trouble' [Music Video]

Iggy Azalea has chosen 'Trouble' featuring Jennifer Judson as the next single from the 'Reclassified' re-issue of her debut album 'The New Classic'. Today the Australian-born rapper gets the weekend started on the right foot with the release of the official music video for the track, which is…

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Tori Kelly - "Nobody Love" [Music Video Premiere!]

Who else is loving Tori Kelly’s new single “Nobody Love”? I loved it from the second the full version arrived on iTunes earlier this month. She’s a terrific new talent, her vocals are stunning, her range is to envy it, and she’s released the most perfect single now (co-written by Max Martin) in…

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New Music: Lady Gaga - "Till It Happens To You" [Update: HQ Studio Version Added!!!]

The first screening of the “The Hunting Ground” documentary took place on Friday (Feb. 26) at midnight and that only means one thing: that at least one Little Monster must’ve used his smartphone to record the brand new Lady Gaga song that is played during the ending credits, right? RIGHT! Many did…

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New Music: Jack Ü (ft. Justin Bieber) - "Where Are U Now" [Full Song]

So it was more than just a song. Electronic producers Skrillex and Diplo joined forces a few months ago to form a new super-power electronic producing duet with the alias of “Jack Ü”. Last year the first Jack Ü -produced song was unleashed to the world, it was the Kiesza-assisted "Take U There".…

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Kelly Clarkson - "Piece by Piece" [Album Lyrics]

Kelly Clarkson’s seventh studio album “Piece by Piece” is released by RCA Records on March 3rd stateside. The record follows up to Kween Kelegend’s first Christmas album “Wrapped In Red” that was released in late 2013, meaning fans have only had to wait 2 years to get new music from the original…

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[Video] Kanye West Interview With Zane Lowe

While out overseas to attend and perform at the 2015 Brit Awards, Kanye West cleared forty minutes in his schedule for an interview with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1. The sit down comes a year-and-a-half since their last chat and less than a week since Kanye appeared on Power 105's The Breakfast Club.…

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Watch: 2015 BRIT Awards - The Performances (Videos)

There was more to the 2015 BRIT Awards than Madonna’s terrible tumble. There were also live performances by the industry’s current finest such as Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran or Kanye West and by up-and-coming artists too like Paloma Faith or George Ezra. The 35th edition of the British…

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New Music: Kelly Clarkson - "Let Your Tears Fall" + "Take You High" [Full Songs]

What a pleasant surprise! Kelly Clarkson premiered today, Thursday February 26, not one but two new songs from her upcoming album “Piece by Piece” (March 3). The fixed plan was for her to just unveil one song today, and then the last “iTunes countdown single” tomorrow Friday, but it looks like a…

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Video: Madonna Falls Horribly at BRIT Awards...But Carries On!

OUCH!!! Queen Madonna took a horrible tumble during her closing performance of “Living for Love” at the 2015 BRIT Awards tonight (Feb. 25). The latest edition of the British Phonographic Industry's annual music awards, which are the UK equivalent to the Grammy Awards in the US, was held at The O2…

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New Music: Kelly Clarkson (ft. John Legend) - "Run Run Run" [Full Audio / Review]

What a beautiful song. My only disappointment is that it was first recorded by Tokio Hotel. But no wonder why Kelly Clarkson wanted to do her own version of “Run Run Run” upon listening to the German band’s original. It is an outstanding ballad and she sings it incredibly well. I’m so mad I can’t…

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New Music: Rihanna - "Towards The Sun" [Full Audio / Review]

Surprise premiere!!! Rihanna just gave BBC Radio 1 the green light to world premiere her new song "Towards The Sun" during the live broadcast of Scott Mills' show this Tuesday afternoon (UK time), February 24th. “Towards the Sun” is the official lead single from the soundtrack of the upcoming 3D…

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New Music: Tamia - "Sandwich And A Soda" [Full Song]

Canadian R&B singer Tamia is pulling a comeback in 2015. She’s signed a deal with Def Jam Recordings and will release her first album with the Universal label (overall would be her sixth) in June this year. The first single from project is the song "Sandwich and a Soda" and this Tamia released on…

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Ed Sheeran Covers Christina Aguilera's "Dirty" on BBC "Live Lounge": Must-Hear!

I’m still screaming! Ed Sheeran JUST performed a cover of Christina Aguilera’s 2002 hit “Dirty” on BBC Radio 1’s “Live Lounge”. This was part of Ed’s super special “Live Lounge” session that saw him perform 6 songs in acoustic mode in total today (Feb. 24). Ed took over the whole Tuesday morning…

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Sevyn Streeter Unveils Club-Ready "How Bad Do You Want It (Oh Yeah)" From "Furious 7" OST: Listen

Any Sevyn Streeter fans in the house? The R&B singer is a collaborator on the “Furious 7” soundtrack album and her personal contribution “How Bad Do You Want It (Oh Yeah)” has just been released online for her fans’ listening pleasure. The full soundtrack will arrive in stores on March 17th via…

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New Music: Kelly Clarkson - "Piece by Piece" [Full Song]

Kelly Clarkson’s “Piece by Piece" album keeps getting better with each "iTunes countdown single" that is released. If yesterday was "Invincible", today (Feb. 24th) is the turn of the title track, "Piece by Piece", which becomes the second new track that is unveiled this week from the upcoming KC…

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Big Sean Premieres "Me, Myself & I" Freestyle And "Dark Sky (Skyscrapers)" Music Video

Big Sean is bombarding us with new music and videos so we remember his new album “Dark Sky Paradise” is out today, February 24th, in the US and that we must buy plenty copies of it so it debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 next week. The first ‘attack’ happened around 6pm (EST) last night when…

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Wiz Khalifa (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Chevy Woods) - 'Still Down' [Music Video Premiere!]

Wiz Khalifa heads back to his Pittsburgh roots for the official visual to 'Still Down' featuring fellow Taylor Gang partners Ty Dolla $ign and Chevy Woods. Produced by ID Labs, the uplifting tune is featured on Wiz' third studio LP 'Blacc Hollywood'. The visual to 'Still Down' starts off on a…

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Watch: Chris Brown Disses Drake On The Breakfast Club & Hot 97

While the 'Between The Sheets' tour had its stop at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn last week, Chris Brown found some time in his schedule to do a quick media run. His first stop came with Ebro In The Morning at the Hot 97 studio followed by a 45-minute sit down with Power 105's The Breakfast…

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Nate Ruess - "Nothing Without Love" [Music Video Premiere!]

That was rather quick. This morning Nate Ruess released his debut solo single “Nothing Without Love” on iTunes and in the afternoon he premiered the official music video through VEVO. Directed by Anthony Mandler, there’s a cool fact you need to know about the "Nothing Without Love" clip before you…

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New Music: Kelly Clarkson - "Invincible" [Full Audio / Review]

The first ‘promo’ single from Kelly Clarkson’s sixth album “Piece by Piece” is finally here. “Invincible” has been the chosen one by RCA Records to serve as the first of the five “iTunes countdown singles” that will be released throughout this week. Remember “Piece by Piece” is just days away from…

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Lady Gaga, Rita Ora, Adam Levine & More Perform at 2015 Oscars (Videos)

The 87th Academy Awards (aka. The Oscars) were held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles on Sunday, February 22nd and they saw live performances by the likes of: Lady Gaga, Adam Levine, Rita Ora, among others. Usually at the Oscars only the songs nominated in the "Best Original Song"…

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New Music: Nate Ruess - "Nothing Without Love" [Full Audio / Review]

The question is: does Nate Ruess really need Fun.? I thought recording music without Fun. would mean a new sound from lead vocalist Nate Ruess but it looks like he won't be needing to return to the three-piece indie-pop band after his first-time solo adventure because his solo music is sounding…

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