News archive - 2017, week 18

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Big Sean Serves Super Nintendo Realness In "Jump Out The Window" Music Video: Watch

After performing it at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards last night (May 7), Detroit's very own Big Sean took to VEVO to unveil the music video for his official next "I Decided" single; "Jump Out The Window". A good strategy premiering the music video immediately after a major TV performance this is.…

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Watch Camila Cabello, Noah Cyrus and Big Sean’s Performances at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Any Favorite?

The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, hosted by Adam DeVine ("Modern Family") were held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday night (May 7). This was the first time TV categories were introduced to the traditionally Movies-only telecast (in view of the disappointing ratings of the past…

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The Chainsmokers’ Andrew Taggart Goes Shirtless For Instagram: Must-See Hottie!

If you asked me who my favorite member from The Chainsmokers was I would immediately answer Andrew Taggart (and not Alex Pall). And two are my main reasons: a) he actually SINGS in The Chainsmokers songs, and b) the photos above! Good looks for the win, right? We all knew "Paris" singer Andrew was…

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Watch TEASER of Harry Styles’ “Sign Of The Times” Music Video, Premieres MAY 8!

Harry Styles posted on Twitter just minutes ago the first teaser of the official “Sign of the Times” music video. “Sign of the Times” is the lead single from Harry’s forthcoming eponymous solo debut album, which will arrive stores across the world on May 12. The music video was shot secretly in…

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Miley Cyrus Responds To Backlash: Doesn’t Apologize For “Criticizing Hip Hop”, And She Shouldn’t!

Miley Cyrus has been involved in serious DRAMA this week for something she said about hip-hop music in an interview with Billboard magazine (she agreed to grace the cover of the May 2017 issue so she could tell the world in the cover story about her return to music and the imminent release of her…

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Nicki Minaj Sexily Slays David Guetta's "Light My Body Up" Music Video: Watch The Premiere!

Did David Guetta and Lil’ Wayne really need to be in this music video? Their presence wasn’t really necessary. Guetta has so singing part, and Lil’ Wayne’s verse could have been perfectly eliminated for the music video edit. Just saying… It’s really ALL EYES on Nicki Minaj in this music video.…

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Noah Cyrus Is A Bleachers Boss In “Stay Together” Music Video: Watch The Premiere!

Have I told you how f*cking much I love this song? Literally obsessed with it! And it finally has a music video! Noah Cyrus world premiered the music video for her “I don’t give a f*ck” teenager rebel anthem “Stay Together” today (May 5) via VEVO, and it’s just EPIC, just like the song. No extra…

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Watch Future Feel Up Amber Rose In “Mask Off” Music Video: VEVO Premiere!

“Mask Off” needs no introduction. It’s the super smash hit from Future’s eponymous fifth studio album. The single has been out for a long while, it’s been killing it on the radio and charts, but something was missing… an official music video! Everybody had been asking for it, Future told us it was…

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Halsey Makes Peace In “Now Or Never” Performance on “Fallon”: Watch Now!

Halsey delivered the first televised performance ever of “Now or Never”, the lead single from her forthcoming second studio album “hopeless fountain kingdom” (in stores June 2), last night on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon”. Halsey had been waiting so long for this first TV performance,…

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Happy 29th Birthday, Adele! / What's Next For Her?

The queen of all queens Adele turns 29 years old today, May 5th, 2017, and we at Direct Lyrics wanted to make this post to congratulate her! So, where is Adele right now? She’s definitely taking a well deserved break and spending more time with her family now that she’s completed 99% of her “25…

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Tyga Releases New Song "Eyes Closed" and Its Music Video Is So Yellow: Watch

Huh, and we thought Tyga would be locked in at home feeling devastated about splitting from Kylie Jenner for the millionth time and that he would be incapable of releasing new music in a long time… but we got it wrong. Tyga is finding new strength in having his heart bruised and broken it seems.…

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Emily Warren Steps Into The Spotlight With PERFECT Debut Single “Hurt By You”: Listen Now!

Emily Warren is one of the hottest songwriters out there now. What has she written? Let’s see: “No Lie” by Sean Paul and Dua Lipa, “No More Sad Songs” by Little Mix, “Capsize” by Frenship, The Chainsmokers’ “Don’t Let Me Down” and she’s also the uncredited female vocalist in The Chainsmokers’…

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Stream Halsey's New Song "Eyes Closed" Now: Premiere

Right on time Halsey premiered her new song “Eyes Closed”. She promised Zane Lowe would world premiere it at 12:30pm today on his Beats 1 show and that he did. “Eyes Closed” is the latest “countdown single” from Halsey’s forthcoming second studio album “hopeless fountain kingdom”, which will hit…

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Review of Niall Horan's Sexy New Single "Slow Hands": World Premiere!

This is sexy! Niall Horan released his second solo single “Slow Hands” earlier on Thursday (May 4) and it sounding SO GOOD. If “This Town” was on the “warm” side, “Slow Hands” is on the “hot” side. It’s very Nick Jonas (sexy Nick Jonas that is) meets John Mayer, it’s mid-tempo folk-rock but with…

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Breaking: Miley Cyrus Dropping New Single "Malibu" on MAY 11!

Miley Cyrus’s return is imminent. The 24-year-old singer just confirmed she’ll release the first single from her upcoming new full-length studio album (still untitled) on MAY 11. The song in question is entitled “Malibu” and it’s been reported it’s an ode to Miley’s boyfriend Liam Hemsworth.…

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Thomas Rhett Gives Us Plot Twist In "Craving You" Music Video: Watch The Premiere!

Thomas Rhett really ain’t what he appears to be throughout the majority of his “Craving You” music video – which premiered last night (May 3) on VEVO. He may play the bad guy on the most part but in the end he’ll really be the hero! The TK McKAMY-directed music video sees the country star and his…

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Ed Sheeran Falls In Love & Gets Punched In "Galway Girl" Music Video: Watch!

Ed Sheeran premiered the official music video for “Galway Girl”, a song from his third studio album “Divide”, on Thursday morning (May 4) on YouTube. Directed and shot by HIMSELF, the music video opens with Ed Sheeran finishing and leaving a concert in Ireland and immediately grabbing his phone,…

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HAIM Premiere New Song "Want You Back": Listen Now!

HAIM premiered another new song from their forthcoming second studio album “Something to Tell You” (out July 7th) tonight. “Want You Back” could be first heard on BBC’s Radio 1 before the song made its digital way onto iTunes and Spotify and its audio video was uploaded on VEVO minutes later.…

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Halsey Announces "hopeless fountain kingdom" 2017 Tour: See The Full Dates!

Halsey just announced her 2017 tour, the “hopeless fountain kingdom” tour, which will feature PARTYNEXTDOOR as “the special guest” and “support” from Charli XCX (meaning the Canadian singer/rapper will be opening at all dates and the British singer only at select ones). For the moment, only the…

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Premiere: Paramore Unleash New Song "Told You So"! [Music Video Added**]

Paramore world premiered a new song from their upcoming fifth studio album “After Laughter” (out May 12!) just minutes ago via Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio. The new song in question is “Told You So” (track #3 on the LP). It immediately became available on iTunes and Spotify following the radio…

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Iggy Azalea’s “Switch” Single Cover Is So Hot, But Where’s Anitta!?

Iggy Azalea has confirmed that her next “Digital Distortion” single “Switch”, featuring Brazilian pop princess Anitta, will be released on MAY 19. She even unveiled the single’s cover art – and quite a HOT one it is. The single artwork shows the Australian rapper wearing a dark-red low-cut…

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Imagine Dragons Embrace "The Different" In "Thunder" Music Video: Watch

Imagine Dragons have premiered the music video for their latest single “Thunder” this Wednesday afternoon (May 3) via the VEVO platform. The music video directed by EXPENSIVE music video director Joseph Kahn (he directed Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” video… HELLO!). FYI: “Thunder” is the second…

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Harry Styles Comes Through With New Solo Song "Sweet Creature": Stream Now!

Just ten days to go till Harry Styles' debut solo album comes out in stores but here's a new countdown single for y'all in the meantime. "Sweet Creature" impacted on digital stores earlier on Tuesday. Tuesday? Yes, Tuesday. But aren't countdown singles released on Fridays? You are correct, but…

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Katy Perry Gave First Ever Performance of "Bon Appetit" at MET Gala: Watch

Katy Perry did more than co-hosting the 2017 MET gala last night in New York City, she also took the opportunity to deliver the first ever live performance of her newest single "Bon Appetit" right there in front of dozens of A-list celebrities. This first ever live performance of "Bon Appetit"…

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Shakira Teases "Me Enamoré" Music Video With "Khaleesi" Set Photo! [*New On-The-Set Clip Added!]

Shakira has already shot the music video for her latest Spanish single "Me Enamoré" (which she wrote with her boyfriend Gerard Piqué in mind). The Colombian songstress shared a photo from the music video set earlier on Monday on her social media accounts. The photo saw Shakira out in the wild…

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Here's Nicki Minaj's "Regret In Your Tears" Music Video: Watch

Nicki Minaj finally premiered the "Regret In Your Tears" music video, directed by fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, today (after hyping the premiere much on Instagram over the weekend). However, the "news" weren't entirely good. For she premiered mi h anticipated music video on…

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