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Brittany Howard’s Debut Solo

Brittany Howard ߝ lead vocalist/guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY winning bandAlabama Shakes will release her debut solo album, Jaime, on September 20 via ATO Records. Today, she shared the lead off track, History Repeats. Download History Repeats HERE and listen HERE. Pre-order Jaime HERE.

History Repeats is as much a personal song as it is a song about us as a human species. Our times of success may propel us forward, but our repeating failures hold us back from evolving into harmony,Éd; says Brittany Howard, who posted her mission statement for the album earlier today. See below for links to her social media.

Howard will support the album with a North American tour, which includes two-night stands at intimate venues in Asheville, NC, Washington, DC and Los Angeles. The headline run will also include shows at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville (August 19) and New York City’s Beacon Theatre (September 24). See below for full itinerary. Howard and her band made their live debut last week at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

The fan ticket pre-sale begins today at 10:00 AM local time. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 28, at 10:00 AM local time unless otherwise noted below. Every online ticket purchased for U.S. dates on the fall tour will include a CD of the new album, Jaime.

Citi is the official pre-sale credit card of the Brittany Howard 2019 North American tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning today at 10:00 AM through Thursday, June 27, at 10:00 PM local time through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete pre-sale details visit www.citientertainment.com.

Howard recorded Jaime after a cross country drive that took her from Nashville to a small house in Topanga, CA a rustic Los Angeles county town wedged between the mountains and the beach. She titled the album after her sister, who taught her to play the piano and write poetry, and who died of cancer when they were still teenagers.

The title is in memoriam, and she definitely did shape me as a human being, saysBrittany Howard. But, the record is not about her. It’s about me. I’m pretty candid about myself and who I am and what I believe. Which is why I needed to do it on my own.

While Howard admits it was daunting, stepping out alone from her work with Alabama Shakes and revealing so much of herself, it was a necessary step. I turned 30 and I was like, What do I want the rest of my life to look like? she recalls. Do I want to play the same songs until I’m 50 and then retire, or do I do something that’s scarier for me? Do I want people to understand me and know me, do I want to tell them my story? I’m very private, but my favorite work is when people are being honest and really doing themselves.

She brought a handful of finished songs into engineer Shawn Everett’s L.A. studio. Once she started working with the band she had assembled a core group of Alabama Shake’s bassist Zac Cockrell, innovative jazz-based keyboard player Robert Glasper and drummer Nate Smith the music started to take shape. Different sounds and approaches began to emerge. Howard examines spiritual ritual on He Loves Me and celebrates love with Georgia. Goat Head is informed by the experience of growing up as a mixed-race child in the South while 13th Century Metal grew out of Glasper and Smith jamming in the studio. See below for track listing.

As the front woman and guitarist for Alabama Shakes, Howard has become one of music’s most celebrated figures. The band has won four GRAMMY Awards and topped the Billboard 200 with the Gold-certified Sound & Color, the follow-up to its Platinum debut album, Boys & Girls. Howard has performed everywhere from the Obama White House to the main stage at Lollapalooza, where she sang with Paul McCartney at his invitation. In between albums and tours with Alabama Shakes, Howard grows restless. To me, there is no time off  I’m a creative person and I need to create, or I just feel weird, not fully human, she says. She’s channeled that relentless creativity into Jaime, her most revelatory work yet.

Jaime Track Listing

  1. History Repeats
  2. He Loves Me
  3. Georgia
  4. Stay High
  5. Tomorrow
  6. Short and Sweet
  7. 13th Century Metal
  8. Baby
  9. Goat Head
  10. Presence
  11. Run To Me
Brittany Howard  North American Tour
Tickets go on sale to public Friday, June 28, at 10:00 AM local time, unless otherwise noted.
* Tickets on sale Friday, June 28, at 12:00 PM
** Tickets on sale Thursday, June 27, at 10:00 AM
8/17 | Asheville, NC | Orange Peel *
8/18 | Asheville, NC | Orange Peel *
8/19 | Nashville, TN | Ryman Auditorium
8/23 | Washington, DC | 9:30 Club **
8/24 | Washington, DC | 9:30 Club **
9/18 | Milwaukee, WI | Riverside Theater
9/19 | St. Paul, MN | Palace Theatre
9/20 | Chicago, IL | Riviera Theatre
9/22 | Toronto, ON | Rebel
9/24 | New York, NY | Beacon Theatre
9/25 | Boston, MA | House of Blues
9/27 | Philadelphia, PA | The Fillmore
10/5 | Austin, TX | ACL Festival  tickets on sale now
10/8 | Los Angeles, CA | Theatre at Ace Hotel
10/9 | Los Angeles, CA | Theatre at Ace Hotel
10/12| Austin, TX | ACL Festival tickets on sale now
10/13| Atlanta, GA | AfroPunk Festival  tickets on sale now
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Chanel West Coast drops a New Single

America’s bad ass sweetheart Chanel West Coast drops her new single/video “Old Fashioned” today featuring Nessly. The Quentin Tarantino-esque Wild West themed hip hop video was directed by Edgar Stevens and produced by Riveting Entertainment.

Comments West Coast:  “Old fashioned is a song I made about keepin’ it classy like they used too. There’s something about old Hollywood glamour that I respond too. Back in the day when people got together, spoke to one another and experienced life outside the worlds of our phone. Having values in which you come home for dinner, a man opens a car door, and finding love was going out on dates, not just sliding in DM’s. My whole upcoming project I’m taking it back to things that warm my heart, inspire me, and have a little nostalgia. But don’t get it twisted, I’m about women’s rights and leaps and bounds we as women have made.

Just want to see some real gentlemen and women out there keep it classy and sexy. At least part of the time lmfao!”

Check it out here.

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Amber Mark Releases New Single

Today New York based singer, songwriter and producer Amber Mark releases her brand new single ‘What If’ via PMR/Interscope Records. The sultry, downtempo track features soaring R&B vocals from Amber and was produced by Jeff “Gitty “ Gitelman (Anderson. Paak, Mac Miller, Chic). ‘What If’ is accompanied by a sensual, kaleidoscopic video directed by previous collaborator Renée Rodenkirchen.

WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO HERE

Having spent the winter writing and recording at home in NYC, Amber returned last month with the groove-driven breakthrough single ‘Mixer’, with even more sublime, genre-bending releases from the multi-faceted artist still to come this summer.

Following her raved about set at New York’s Governors Ball Festival this past weekend, Amber is set to perform at Pitchfork Festival in Chicago before heading to Philadelphia to play Made in America festival. After a whistle-stop visit to London in November to play two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton supporting Leon Bridges followed by a stellar sold-out headline show at Oslo Hackney, Amber is heading back to Europe for a string of headline dates and festivals in July, including her biggest London show to date at Scala July 9th.

BabyJake releases Debut Single

Singer and songwriter BabyJake releases his debut single “Cigarettes On Patios” today. The Fort Meyers, FL native brings clever song craft on his new track produced by DVLP [Eminem, Lil Wayne] and Shayon Daniels.

Listen to “Cigarettes On Patios”: HERE

BabyJake is the latest music artist to acquire buzz out of Ft. Myers, Florida. After realizing he no longer wanted to pursue college sports, he dropped out to focus on music. In 2016, under his government name, Jake Herring, he self-released an EP titled Little Mess, and followed with a single, “Miami,” which garnered attention online and led him to connect with producers Luyo Mario and DVLP who saw Jake’s true potential for stardom.

He inked a deal with School Boy Records and Republic Records through DVLP’s Transcendent Entertainment imprint after catching the attention of SB Projects with a new name [BabyJake] and a whole new angle to his craft. His debut single “Cigarettes On Patios” is a feel good party cut about living carefree and partying with friends. It’s destined to be the party anthem of the summer, though once the sun sets, BabyJake is geared to mix genres and feelings in a way that’s never been done before. Harnessing his knack for strong songwriting mixed with his love of hip-hop, his music is set to hit hard and you won’t want to miss out.  

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Jonas Brothers Release Happiness Begins

After building overwhelming anticipation and delivering a number one hit single, GRAMMY® nominated multiplatinum powerhouse trio–Jonas Brothers—release their highly anticipated fifth full-length album, Happiness Begins, today.

Get it HERE via Republic Records.

Happiness Begins marks the return of Jonas Brothers following a six-year hiatus. Inspired by events captured in their newly released documentary Chasing Happinessavailable now exclusively via Amazon Prime Videothe album features the band’s history-making comeback single, “Sucker.

Upon release, “Sucker” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, marking the first #1 for the band and the first #1 debut from a group this century. Recently ranked #1 on Billboard’s critic’s picks list of the “50 Best Songs of 2019,” it has become a song of the summer anthem, rapidly ascending to #1 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart for the last 7 weeks – the most for any song this year – with the band’s follow up single “Cool” climbing closely behind.

Produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter, producer, and lead singer of the multi-platinum band OneRepublic, Ryan Tedder, with additional production from Shellback on “Only Human” and Greg Kurstin on “I Believe” and “Every Single Time, the music captures the band’s new sound and turns the page on a new Jonas Brothers era.

“For us this album is a culmination of the last ten years and our story as brothers. We are so excited this album is officially out! We can’t wait for you to finally hear it and to perform it in front of all our fans around the world! 

PS – We’ve been to the year 3000. Not much has changed but they live underwater.”

To celebrate the arrival of the record, Jonas Brothers launch a full-scale media blitz, which kicked off earlier this week with an appearance at Wango Tango, a profile on CBS Sunday Morning, and gracing Harper’s Bazaar’s first ever Men’s Bazaar cover. This morning, they celebrate the triumphant release with a performance for the Today Show Summer Concert Series. Next up, they take over NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on June 12 and co-host LIVE with Kelly and Ryan June 13, with more appearances to follow. Be sure to tune in!

In partnership with Amazon StudiosPhilymack, and Federal Films—a division of Republic Records— the group’s official documentary Chasing Happiness premiered to rave reviews this week, bringing fans together closer than ever.

Available exclusively via Amazon Prime Video, the documentary follows the band from their earliest days through stratospheric success, disbanding, and ultimately reuniting for the comeback we’ve all been waiting for.

After selling out shows for the North American leg of the Happiness Begins Tour with special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw, the group recently announced European dates. The full itinerary can be found below.

As if that wasn’t enough, the band continues to satiate their fans with news of their upcoming memoir Blood, which is available for pre-order HERE now and will be released in November 2019.

With Jonas Brothers back, Happiness has begun.

 

Jonas Brothers “Happiness Begins Tour” 2019 Dates here.

MONEYBAGG YO PREMIERES NEW SONG & VIDEO “BLAC MONEY” FT. BLAC YOUNGSTA

It’s going to be a Heartless Summer as Rap’s foremost Preacher, Moneybagg Yo, delivers his newest song and video “Blac Money,” featuring fellow Memphis rapper Blac Youngsta. Produced by DrumGod x DMacTooBangin, “Blac Money” is the first single from Moneybagg Yo’s forthcoming project 43VA Heartless, due this Friday via N-Less Entertainment/Interscope Records.

Listen to “Blac Money” by Moneybagg Yo ft. Blac Youngsta HERE.

Watch the video for “Blac Money” by Moneybagg Yo ft. Blac Youngsta HERE.

43VA Heartless arrives as the follow-up to RESET, Moneybagg Yo’s debut album for N-Less Entertainment/Interscope Records. Released last November, the acclaimed album includes guest spots from J. Cole, Future, YG, and Kodak Black and showcases the raw lyrical honesty that prompted The FADER to praise Moneybagg Yo as “Rap’s foremost Preacher.”

This summer, Moneybagg Yo will embark on a nationwide tour supporting Wiz Khalifa. Also featuring support from French Montana, Playboi Carti, Chevy Woods, and DJ Drama, the Decent Exposure summer tour kicks off on July 9 in Atlanta. See below for the tour itinerary.

MONEYBAGG YO TOUR DATES:

July 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood

July 10 – Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion

July 12 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Banks Art Center

July 13 – Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre

July 14 – Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center

July 16 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

July 18 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion

July 19 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live

July 20 – Pittsburgh, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion

July 21 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater

July 23 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage

July 25 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center

July 26 – Indianapolis, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

July 27 – Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

July 30 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center

July 31 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Center

Aug. 1 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Aug. 2 – Camdenton, MO @ Ozarks Amphitheater

Aug. 3 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion

Aug. 4 – San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theatre

Aug. 6 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium

Aug. 9 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre

Aug. 10 – San Diego, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

Aug. 11 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion

Aug. 13 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre

Aug. 14 – Ridgefield, WA @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater

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SACHI shares new anthem featuring Roe

With over twenty-five million cumulative streams and a pair of gold plaques back home, rising New Zealand duo SACHI share a brand new single entitled “Sparking My Fire” [feat. ROE]today.

Get it HERE via Casablanca Records.

Once again, the twosome ignites a fresh flame for electronic dance music. Weaving together live choir, strings, and a horn section, they craft a warm and wondrous sonic background that builds towards a shimmering climax. Over this soundscape, Los Angeles songstress ROE carries heavenly and hypnotic verses towards an anthemic refrain, “You’re sparking my fire.

Most importantly, the single lights the fuse for the group’s upcoming EP—due out July 27, 2019. Be on the lookout for more music and big news from SACHI very soon.

Smashing boundaries between electro, pop, and house, SACHI harness unabashed, unfiltered, and undeniable energy in their music. By 2019, they notched over 25 million cumulative streams and earned two gold singles back in their native New Zealand—“No More” and “Shelter.” Recently, “Hollywood Angel” [feat. E^ST]and “Worst Behaviour” [feat. Sam DeRosa] ignited excitement for the arrival of new music this year.

Madison Beer releases “Dear Society”

Today, rising independent pop singer-songwriter Madison Beer released Dear Society’, the first single off her debut album, due out this summer.  The catchy single, co-written by Madison, is accompanied by a vintage, yet futuristic video, co-directed by The Young Astronauts and Madison. ‘Dear Society’ explores the constant pressure to be perfect in today’s society.  

“’ Dear Society’ is my letter to our culture expressing the pressure I feel from everyday life in today’s world.” Says Madison. “I know this is such a common struggle for so many people in my generation and I want this song to be an anthem for my fans so they know they are not alone; we are all in this struggle together.” Shot with a grainy, vintage aesthetic, the video mix’s elements of cult thrillers and psychological horror as it subtly shares the songs deeper message about the harmful effects of societal pressure. 

Recorded in LA, Madison wrote ‘Dear Society’ with Elizabeth Lowell Boland, Leroy Clampitt, Timothy Sommers, and Jeremy Dussoliet. It is produced by Big Taste and One Love. Recognized by Billboard on their 2018 “21 Under 21” roster of the most promising young talents in music, Madison proves that she is in control and has never been more confident as an artist. ‘Dear Society’ follows Madison’s ‘Hurts Like Hell’ ft. Offset, (which has amassed 115 million+ streams), and debut EP ‘As She Pleases’, (which has amassed 500 million+ streams), released in 2018. After selling out her first ever European and US headline tour last spring, Madison will hit the road again, both in the US and Europe, this fall. 

About Madison Beer

Madison Beer is an independent artist breaking in a major way. Her debut EP, ‘As She Pleases’ (which spawned ‘Home With You’, ‘Say It To My Face’ and ‘Dead’), has notched up over 500 million combined streams and accumulated Gold certifications in 3 countries after debuting in the Top 5 on iTunes in 18 countries and in the Top 10 in 42 countries worldwide.  Recognized by Billboard on their 2018 “21 Under 21” roster of the most promising young talents in music, Madison proves that she is in control and has never been more confident as an artist. Following the success of ‘Home With You’, Madison released ‘Hurts Like Hell’ ft. Offset, which has been described by Complex Magazine as her “biggest track to date.” The song is just a glimpse of what’s to come from her highly-anticipated upcoming debut studio album.

 Outside of her own music, Madison appeared on David Guetta’s album 7 and was featured on K/DA’s debut track “POP/STARS.” The latter track made its live performance debut in Seoul, Korea in front of an audience of 80 million viewers and went on to top Billboard’s world digital song sales charts and the iTunes charts in over 16 territories worldwide, demonstrating that Madison an international sensation.  This spring she released “All Day And Night” with Jax Jones, Martin Solveig, which has reached the top 10 in the UK iTunes chart. 

Madison Beer – who has partnered with First Access Entertainment and is distributed through AWAL – is consistently praised for her trailblazing efforts and her passion for creating music that empowers listeners. Her huge, engaged and ever-growing fanbase, (evident from her 2.6 million+ followers on Twitter, eye-popping 12+ million on Instagram, and 10+ million monthly listeners on Spotify), regard her as a pioneer of the ‘Girl Boss’ generation.

 

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Yoshi Flower releases New Song and Video

Yoshi Flower comes back with the latest track “Validation”, out now on Rock Mafia/Interscope Records. Earlier this year Paper Magazine named Yoshi Flower as one of their 100 names worth getting to know in advance. Check out the video shot in Southern California, HERE

The up-tempo, electronic/trap tune begins with Yoshi delicately singing “you’re so beautiful to me, can’t you see,” however, the song is not as sweet as his voice sounds. His lyrics debate the constant feeling we seek out more than ever in the era of social media – “validation.” Although the internet allows us to easily connect with others and access endless information, the dark side can be unsettling. Yoshi goes on to sing “I just spent a ticket on these new dress clothes, you’re not impressed though…just searching for validation…” The nostalgic visual, directed by Alex McDonnell, serves as a metaphor for how everything comes full circle. We’re all on a constant ride of wanting acceptance from one another. Yoshi ends the track the way he began, singing, “but you don’t need no validation. Baby ‘cause, you’re so beautiful to me, can’t you see.”

Last year Yoshi Flower signed to Interscope Records, released his debut mixtape titled, American Raver, toured with blackbear, Elohim, SG Lewis and opened for Dua Lipa. This year, he played his first 5-city headline tour, a string of showcases at SXSW and just last week, wrapped up a sold-out tour opening for K-Rap group, Epik High. Additionally, he released “Dirty Water,” which premiered on HYPEBEAST and led to L’Officiel calling the track a “demonstrative of Flower’s ability to transcend multiple genres of music, as he continues to elevate his eclectic sound by blending hip hop with electronic-pop, creating music that is not only of the moment but is uniquely his.” Yoshi continues to work on new music and is set to play Lollapalooza in August.

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TAYLOR SWIFT SETS NEW VEVO 24 HOUR VIEW RECORD

SWIFT NOW HOLDS 3 OF THE TOP 5 VEVO 24 HOUR RECORDS

The highly anticipated official music video marking Taylor Swift’s return has set a brand-new 24 hour Vevo record with over 65 million views, taking the No. 1 spot from Ariana Grande who was the incumbent Vevo record holder with 59 million views for ‘thank u, next.” Previous record holders have included Miley Cyrus and Adele.

WATCH “ME!” HERE

Taylor’s latest song and video, ‘ME!’ featuring the vocalist Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco, premiered on Vevo last Friday, April 26 at 12am ET.

The video, which also features Urie, opens with a slithery snake shedding its skin and bursting into a playful world of butterflies and pastels. The enchanting new video also features Taylor’s pet cats, rainbows, unicorns, and potential clues of a new album, making the video a must-see.

TOP 5 VEVO 24HR RECORD HOLDERS

Video Date of Release Views
“ME!” – Taylor Swift 04/26/19 65 million (estimated)
“thank u, next” – Ariana Grande 11/30/18 59 million (estimated)
“Look What You Made Me Do” – Taylor Swift 08/28/17 43.3 million (estimated)
“Hello” – Adele 10/23/15 28 million (estimated)
“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift 05/17/15 20 million (estimated)