News archive - 2018, week 15

Exclusive Interview: Soleima On ‘Low Life’, ‘Bulldog’ & Denmark

Danish singer-songwriter Soleima released last week her new EP "Bulldog" and it contains one of my favorite pop songs of 2018 so far, Low Life. Up-and-coming Soleima has been officially brought to America this year (after being discovered thanks to her flawless No. 14 debut EP last year) by…

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Cardi B Pregnant-Twerks In Coachella 2018: Watch Full Set Here

Cardi B slayed Coachella in just 30 minutes. That’s all the time she needed to cause death by slayage on the thousands of people gathered before the main stage on Day 3 of the 2018 edition of the Californian festival on Sunday (April 15). At the show she was paid $70,000 to do despite her $300,000…

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The Weeknd Cries Singing “Call Out My Name” Thinking Of Selena Gomez In Coachella 2018

This is heartbreak in its most honest form. Canadian music superstar The Weeknd headlined Day 1 of Coachella 2018 last Friday (April 13) and during his performance of “Call Out My Name” (the first single from his “My Dear Melancholy” EP) he just lost control of his emotions. Abel was on the verge…

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Post Malone Live-Debuts Swae Lee-Assisted New Song “Spoil My Night” In Coachella 2018

Post Malone took the opportunity of his Coachella 2018 performance last Saturday to live-debut a brand new song entitled “Spoil My Night” – which is a collaboration with Swae Lee. The Rae Sremmurd star was not in attendance in Coachella that day, however his vocals could be perfectly heard in the…

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Watch Beyoncé’s Coachella 2018 Full Show Here (Including Destiny’s Child Reunion)

Beyoncé missed her Coachella date last year because of her pregnancy but this year she made sure nothing stood on her way. The R&B diva headlined Day 2 of Coachella 2018 last night and she did it with a stunner show. Beyoncé performed 27 songs in total (see setlist here), she surprised everybody…

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Jessie J Sings “Bang Bang” & “I Will Always Love You” And Wins China’s Talent Show “Singer”

Massive congratulations are in order for Jessie J. The British pop singer won the Chinese singing competition she had been competing on for weeks, “Singer”. In front of an overall audience of over 100 million people (rivaling in ratings with the Super Bowl in the U.S.), Jessie J took the winner’s…

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J Balvin’s Gay-Themed “Ambiente” Music Video Is A Step Forward For Reggaeton

Reggaeton superstar J Balvin is showing his support for the LGBT community in his own way. He released yesterday a new single entitled “Ambiente” and simultaneously premiered its music video on YouTube. And in this case, it’s the video that’s making more buzz than the song. Why? Because this could…

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Britney Spears Deservedly Gets The ‘Vanguard Award’ At 2018 GLAAD Media Awards: Watch Her Amazing Speech

The legendary Britney Spears accepted the Vanguard Award at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards held in Los Angeles last night (April 12). The Vanguard Award is given to individuals who have “made a significant difference in promoting equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people”. And that’s basically…

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Bebe Rexha Unleashes “Ferrari” & “2 Souls On Fire”: Song Premieres

Bebe Rexha launched today the official pre-order for her debut studio album “Expectations” (in stores June 22) and with it came along the first two countdown singles from the project: “Ferrari” and “2 Souls On Fire” featuring Quavo. Stream both tracks using the embedded official YouTube and…

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Listen To Taylor Swift’s Unique Cover Of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September"

Can you believe this is coming from the Taylor Swift that not so long ago despised Spotify? Taylor released today a very unique cover of Earth, Wind & Fire's 1978 hit "September” as part of the Spotify Singles series. Swift’s version was recorded at The Tracking Room in Nashville. We say this is a…

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Tinashe - "Joyride": Album Lyrics

Read all the lyrics from Tinashe’s new album now! “Joyride” is the third studio album by the American singer. It was released on April 13th, 2018 via RCA Records. “Joyride” is the follow-up to 2016’s “Nightride”. Tinashe’s new album is made up by 13 tracks in total (no deluxe version available).…

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Watch The Weeknd’s Amazing “Call Out My Name” Official Music Video

Check out The Weeknd’s brand new music video for “Call Out My Name”, the first single from his “My Dear Melancholy” EP. The music video was directed by Grant Singer. My jaw was literally on the floor the whole time as I watched this music video. Amazing! WATCH Read the lyrics to "Call Out My Name"…

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Nicki Minaj Returns To Her Throne With “Barbie Tingz” & “Chun Li”: Single Premieres

Nicki Minaj released her two new singles (the ones she announced earlier this week on social media) "Barbie Tingz" and "Chun Li" today at 1pm EST sharp on all digital platforms. The double premiere took place right after an exclusive in-studio interview she had with Zane Lowe for Beats 1 in Los…

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Florence And The Machine Premiere New Song “Sky Full Of Song” By Surprise: Listen

Florence and the Machine, aka. Florence Welch, premiered a beautiful new song just moments ago, without any previous warning, entitled “Sky Full of Song”. Available now on all digital platforms, “Sky Full of Song” is said to be an official single from Florence and the Machine’s upcoming fourth…

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Dua Lipa Covers ‘V Magazine’, Katy Perry Interviews Her

Dua Lipa is on the cover of the new issue of V Magazine. The British singer looks kind of unrecognizable with that hair, don't you agree? Anyhow, Dua's cover story for this issue features an interview carried out by the one and only Katy Perry (I kid you not. Katy Perry as in the pop star who…

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5 Seconds Of Summer Release Studio Version Of New Song “Youngblood”

5 Seconds of Summer launched today the pre-order for their upcoming album "Youngblood" (in stores June 22) and with it came the release of the title track as the album's first countdown single. Stream "Youngblood", the song, using the official embedded player(s) at the bottom of this page. Trivia:…

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Zayn Is Back With “Let Me”: Single Premiere

Zayn is back. Mr. Malik premiered his new single "Let Me" today at 8am EST as promised. You can go ahead and stream the song now on all digital platforms (but for your convenience we've embedded a Spotify player at the bottom of this post). "Let Me" - produced by MakeYouKnowLove (MYKL) -…

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John Legend’s “A Good Night” Performance On ‘Ellen’ Was Almost Perfect

John Legend stopped by The Ellen Show yesterday to deliver the first ever performance of his new single "A Good Night" - which is such a groovy, feel-good wedding anthem R&B bop. Wearing a summer shirt, beige Chino pants and white sneakers, Mr. Legend slayed this performance serving flawless…

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5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Want You Back” Performance On “The Tonight Show” Had A Hand Problem

5 Seconds of Summer were on "The Tonight Show" to deliver the first live performance of very "Want You Back" on US national television last night. Want You Back, if you didn't know, is the first single from the Australian band's upcoming third studio album "Youngblood", which will arrive in stores…

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Jason Derulo Premieres Flag-Filled, High-Energy Music Video For “Colors”

So colorful. Jason Derulo premiered last night the music video for his song “Colors”, which will be the official Coca-Cola Anthem for the 2018 World Cup (taking place between June and July in Russia). Directed by Gil Green, the “Colors” music video features beautiful sceneries, diverse people…

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Mariah Carey Has Bipolar Disorder: Read Her Story

Mariah Carey left her fans shocked yesterday when PEOPLE magazine released the cover and cover story of their upcoming issue (in newsstands this Friday) on their website. Mariah was on the cover with the main headline reading “My Battle with Bipolar Disorder”. In an exclusive interview with…

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Giveaway! Win Handwritten Lyrics of Josh Gracin’s Song “Nothin’ Like Us”: Enter Now

Direct Lyrics is excited to present you with an exclusive giveaway of a sheet containing the lyrics of country singer Josh Gracin’s hit single “Nothin’ Like Us” handwritten by Josh himself. “Nothin’ Like Us” is part of Josh’s “Nothin' Like Us: Pt. 1” EP released last year via Revel Road Records.…

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Carrie Underwood Returns With Her Best Vocals Ever In "Cry Pretty": Single Premiere

Carrie Underwood premiered as promised at 6am EST today her new single “Cry Pretty”, which officially is the first offering from the country singer’s forthcoming yet-untitled sixth studio – the follow-up to 2015’s “Storyteller” and the first album Carrie will release since her awful fall at home…

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Normani Slays “Love Lies” Performance On “The Tonight Show"

Making her first TV appearance since the announcement of her RCA signing, Normani appeared last night on "The Tonight Show" on NBC to deliver the first live performance of "Love Lies", her collaboration with Khalid from the "Love, Simon" soundtrack. WATCH OMG! That was the bomb.com.org.co.uk!…

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Nicki Minaj Readies New Singles "Barbie Tingz" & "Chun Li": Here Are The Official Cover Arts

Nicki Minaj is finally coming back. After being a little M.I.A, the Trinidadian raptress announced last night she would be dropping two new single, titled "Barbie Tingz" and "Chun Li", this Thursday, April 12, at 1pm EST. May I remind you this is THE week Cardi B is heavily promoting her debut…

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Janelle Monáe's New Song 'Pynk' Is A Celebration Of 'Pussy Power': Premiere

Janelle Monáe just released a new song from her forthcoming "Dirty Computer" album (in stores April 27). The one she premiered today first on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show, and the released on social platform and whose music video she then premiered on YouTube is called "Pynk". The song features…

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Camila Camila Debuts Brand New Song “Sangria Wine” At Tour Kick-Off

Camila Cabello kicked off her "Never Be The Same Tour" last night in Vancouver, BC, Canada with a sold-out concert at the city's Orpheum Theatre. During her hour-long set, Camila treated fans with a couple of surprised. She first delivered the first live performance of the "Camila" leftover track…

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Gwen Stefani Announces Las Vegas Residency ‘Gwen Stefani: Just A Girl’, Read Official Statement + Shows Info

The big announcement was supposed to happen on ‘The Ellen Show’ later today but a newspaper just ruined that special moment. The Las Vegas Review Journal published this morning a supposed-to-be-embargoed statement where Gwen Stefani admits to have signed to do a residency spectacle in Las Vegas.…

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Cardi B Does Everything On ‘The Tonight Show’, Including Performing ‘Money Bag’

Cardi B was extremely busy last night (April 9) on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on NBC. She had to co-host, perform, play a game, and record a custom voicemail message for a fan. Her "Invasion of Privacy" album got released only last Friday so Atlantic Records has booked every possible…

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Watch Normani Sign Her Contract With New Label RCA, Praises Camila Cabello In New Interview - Oh Wow!

Last month we reported Normani had reached an agreement with RCA Records to join the label once her contract with Epic expired. Now we are witnesses of the official label change (which was more than expected given Epic is too busy promoting the career of Camila Cabello and simply can't give the…

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5 Second Of Summer’s New Album “Youngblood” Out June 22, See Artwork + ‘Meet You There Tour’ Dates Announced!

5 Seconds of Summer revealed moments ago the title, cover art and release date for their much-anticipated third studio album. The title is "Youngblood", the cover art is the one above (very cool, dark and mysterious), and the release date is June 22nd. This Thursday, April 12, the pre-order for…

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Bebe Rexha Reveals Cover Art For “Expectations” Album, Pre-Order Launches This Week!

After three EPs, Warner Bros. Records of finally letting Bebe Rexha release get much-desired full-length debut studio album. And this no doubt was the effect of the super smash hit single "Meant To Be" from Bebe's last year "All Your Fault PT. 2" EP. If she hadn't scored that hit, I would bet…

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Finally: Zayn's New Single's Release Date Is...

The confirmation has arrived. Zayn's comeback will occur this coming Thursday, April 12th. At most likely midnight that day, the former One Direction star all release his new single, with the music video premiering on YouTube simultaneously, taken from his forcing much anticipated second studio…

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Mariah Carey’s 'Hostelworld' Commercial Is The Best Thing Ever

This was so random! But made my day it has! Mariah Carey is the star of the new Hostelworld commercial/short film. Yeah, Hostelworld.com, the famous website that allows clients to book low-cost hostels, and not hotels, all around the world. Is Mimi a hostel kind of girl? I think we all know the…

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