News archive - 2017, week 9

Elle King Channels Sia In New Single "Wild Love": Listen Now!

Did Sia write or cut the demo for this song? Because her influence is REAL. It appears Elle King’s second album release is around the corner. The American singer premiered this Monday morning a new song entitled “Wild Love” which is said to be the lead single from her forthcoming sophomore LP -…

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Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran & MORE Perform Hits at 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Watch All Videos!

The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards were held at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Sunday night (March 5th) and as usual it was packed with nothing but stars. Who took home the biggest awards of the night? “Song of the Year” was given to Justin Timberlake for “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” and “Pop…

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Ariana Grande Is ROYAL In "Beauty And The Beast" Music Video: Watch The Premiere!

Why was Emma Watson and not Ariana Grande picked up for the role of Belle in the new “Beauty and the Beast” remake again? Ariana Grande is way more princess-y than Emma, hands down. If you don’t believe us just take a look at the “Beauty and the Beast” (song) music video uploaded on VEVO last…

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Meghan Trainor Is Every Woman In "I'm A Lady" Music Video: Watch The Premiere!

Yes, Meghan Trainor is a lady, and a fierce one. The curvy singer premiered the official video for her uplifting song “I’m a Lady”, from the soundtrack of the upcoming “Smurfs: The Lost Village”, moments ago on VEVO. “I’m a Lady” is all about female empowering and that’s exactly what the music…

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Listen: Jennifer Hudson Returns With New Single "Remember Me" - A Finger-Snapping Bop!

Jennifer Hudson is enjoying popularity right now in the UK as she’s one of the coaches of “The Voice” in the European country this year and apparently she’s planning on exploiting this surge in love moment. How? She’s releasing new music! (duh). J-Hud’s new single “Remember Me” (yeah - she…

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Hear Iggy Azalea's New Song "Can't Lose" With Lil Uzi Vert - It's Fire!

Iggy Azalea’s “Digital Distortion” album has been delayed for God knows how long but she’s still promising to release it “soon”. In the meantime, the Australian raptress has included a brand new song titled “Can’t Lose” featuring Lil Uzi Vert on Def Jam’s latest Spotify mixtape “Direct Deposit”.…

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World Premiere! Lea Michele - "Love Is Alive": Full Audio + Review

Lea Michele (“Glee”) has been through so much since the death of Cory Monteith that it was a given she needed a fresh start for her music career and a project to channel her new view for life. And that’s what’s shown in her new single “Love Is Alive” - another song that should have been released…

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World Premiere! Lorde - "Green Light": Full Audio + Review

Was someone fearing a leak? Against all odds, Lorde premiered her new single “Green Light” a little in advance (a whole day, actually). The Jack Antonoff production was set for global premiere tomorrow, March 3rd (Thursday midnight, NYC), but New Zealand-born singer-songwriter Lorde surprised…

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Becky G’s “Todo Cambio” Is A Spanish EDM Banger: Listen In Full!

If Little Mix’s “Touch” had a Spanish version, it would be Becky G’s new single “Todo Cambio” (Everything Changed). After feeling more welcomed with her Spanish music than with her English one, the little girl from Inglewood, California is keeping up with the Latin language. She dropped today a…

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Future Feels “Incredible” On “Ellen”: Watch His LIT Performance!

Future stopped by “The Ellen Show” today to deliver the very first televised performance of his song “Incredible” - one of the 17 new ones he included on his album “HNDRXX” (released in stores only last week and which is en route to go #1 on the Billboard Top 200). “Incredible” is a fan-favorite…

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Ed Sheeran - "÷" / "Divide": Full Album Lyrics!

Three long unbearable years after “x”, British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is finally back with a new album for us. His third studio album “÷” (Divide) - set for a March 3rd, 2017 global release - is already out (thank you Australia/New Zealand) and available for streaming (use Spotify below).…

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LISTEN: Coldplay Premiere New Song “Hypnotised” + Announce “Kaleidoscope” EP!

Coldplay just announced that they will be releasing a new EP called “Kaleidoscope” this June 2nd. The EP will feature “five new songs” - with one of them being their recently-unveiled collaboration with The Chainsmokers, “Something Like This”. Hypnotised (Official Lyric Video):…

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Bruno Mars - "That’s What I Like": Music Video Premiere!

When you have a good song and a lot of swag, you don’t need to do much to produce a killer music video. That’s the case of Bruno Mars and “That’s What I Like” - the latest official single from the Hawaiian singer’s “24K Magic” album. The visual sees Mister Mars just dancing non-stop and feeling…

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Lorde Previews New Single “Green Light” In The Streets of Her Hometown: Hear It!

Lorde is coming, it’s official. First she teased the new era with a TV ad and now she’s properly previewing her new single. Confirmed to be titled “Green Light”, Lorde played a tiny snippet of her new song at a precise location she told fans to go to in her hometown of Auckland, New Zealand last…

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Happy Birthday To Justin Bieber, 23, and To Kesha, 30! What’s Next For Them?

Today, March 1st, 2017, two of pop’s biggest stars, Justin Bieber and Kesha, officially grow a year older. The Canadian singer turns today 23 years old while the “Tik Tok” singer turns 30. Justin was born in 1994. Kesha was born in 1987. How does 2017 looks for Justin Bieber? After having a superb…

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Official: Lady Gaga Will Replace Beyoncé at Coachella 2017 - See The New Poster!

Beyoncé fans won’t have to whine for a refund after all. They just got a great replacement! Following Beyoncé’s expected drop from the Coachella 2017 bill (she would have been 8 months pregnant according to reports by April), the festival organizers announced last night via social media the…

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Ed Sheeran Debuts New Song “Eraser” In Full In Exclusive SBTV Performance: Must-Watch

March 3rd is around the corner and Ed Sheeran is losing no time in premiering more new songs from his upcoming album “÷”. The latest is the song “Eraser” - which he first previewed last month during an interview on “The Breakfast Show”. Ed has performed the full version of the rap song (uh-huh,…

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Get Wowed By Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” Performance With Classroom Instruments On “Jimmy Fallon”: VIDEO

To date we’ve seen millions of live performances of Ed Sheeran doing “Shape of You” on TV. Some of them have been regular performances, other acoustic performances, but we had never seen one like the one the British singer-songwriter did last night on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on…

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Keyshia Cole Gets Away With Crime In "YOU" Music Video: Watch

Note to self: Never mess with Keyshia Cole. If you get with her, and you break her heart cheating on her, she will kidnap you, torture you, and give you a bad ending. The R&B songstress just premiered on VEVO this Tuesday morning the official music video for her song “You”, featuring Remy Ma (aka.…

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Not Cool? Fifth Harmony Still Using Camila’s Vocals In Concerts…

Houston, we have a problem. Fifth Harmony are still using Camila’s vocals for their performances. S.H.A.M.E? You all know we at Direct Lyrics we live for this girl group and they still have our full support after losing one of their members, but it is just not professional for them to still be…

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Lorde Teases New Era In "Mysterious" Ad, New Single Out This Friday?

Lorde’s much-anticipated new era about to begin? There’s an ad featuring the “Royals” singer being aired since this Monday morning on New Zealand television. The ad shows Lorde eating french fries and drinking soda in an SUV as an instrumental of a song plays in the back (could this be her new…

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