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American composer, producer, and sound designer Blake Aaron Henderson—better known as TaughtMe—has released “When I Calm Down,” third single from his upcoming album (out October 6, 2023).
GRAMMY Award winning Global Entertainment Icon and superstar USHER has announced the February 11 release of his highly anticipated ninth full-length album, COMING HOME. The album includes his hit single “Good Good” featuring 21 Savage and Summer Walker which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s R&B Digital Song Sales Chart upon release and posted triple digit gains at Urban, Rhythm, and Top 40 radio this week. “Good Good” was also featured on the cover of Spotify’s Are & Be for 1 week, on Apple Music’s R&B Now for 2 consecutive weeks and peaked at #1 on Shazam in Atlanta, Memphis, San Francisco, New Orleans, Philadelphia and more.
TOM ODELL RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE & VIDEO ‘BLACK FRIDAY’
THE MATINEE release stunning Americana album ‘Change Of Scene’
French Symphonic Prog. Metal Discovery Antipod Presents “Ne Jamais Douter” Music Video
LYNKS SHARES NEW SINGLE ‘NEW BOYFRIEND’
Lynks today returns with new single & video ‘New Boyfriend’ – a twisted, queer lovechild of LCD Soundsystem, Metronomy and Confidence Man – as well as announcing their biggest headline show to date. Tickets are on sale here from Friday
Multi-Award Winning Singer-Songwriter-Producer-Author, ERIC ROBERSON Releases Whimsical & Entertaining Visuals For His Latest Release, “I APOLOGIZE”
“I APOLOGIZE” was written and produced by Eric Roberson, Jairus Mozee, Brett “B Dubb” Baker and Rodney Jones. “The song is inspired by the creative gumbo that feeds my music. The theatrical musicality of Stevie Wonder, heartfelt word play of Commissioned and the unapologetic low end approach of A Tribe Called Quest,” mentions Eric Roberson. The whimsical and entertaining music video for “I APOLOGIZE” was directed by Steven Jon. The video just made its global premiere on BET SOUL and it is currently on rotation.
Powerhouse Destiny Rogers Returns with “Save My Love”
Produced by frequent collaborators the GRAMMY Award-winning songwriting/production duo The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey), “Save My Love” is a raw and heartfelt song that delves into the depths of moving on from a first love. With Rogers’ soulful-pop vocals taking center stage, the track sets the tone for what promises to be a must listen debut from the Mexican-American powerhouse and openly bisexual 24-year-old songwriter. Rogers teased the release of the song with a video of her coming out to her “therapist” – WATCH HERE
Katy J Pearson Shares “Fire Leap” (ft Wet Leg, Drug Store Romeos & Sarah Meth) / New EP Out Oct 31 via Heavenly
Katy J Pearson has today shared “Fire Leap”, a track taken from Katy J Pearson & Friends Present Songs From The Wicker Man, an 8-track EP featuring covers of tracks from The Wicker Man soundtrack which is out today as part of the 5-disc The Wicker Man 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition. The track also features musical contributions from Drug Store Romeos, Wet Leg and Sarah Meth.
Jakobs Castle (Jakob Nowell) Shares Dynamic New Single “Lights Out” Via Epitaph Records
Jakobs Castle is the eclectic passion project of 28-year-old Long Beach artist Jakob Nowell, who signed to Epitaph Records this past summer. Today he shares “Lights Out”, a song that combines ska-punk and alt-rock with hyperpop production into a sound he aptly coins “beach meets internet”. Check it out below!
Careful Shares New EP via Backseat Mafia | ‘Promise/Practice’ Out Now via All DSPs
Melodic Doom Legion KAUNIS KUOLEMATON Releases Lyric Video for Mesmerizing New Track “Elävältä Haudattu”
At just 21-years-old, Lil Tecca delivers a masterclass in authenticity with TEC, reaching new heights with his lyrical talents, melodic prowess, and top-tier production. The album opens with the electrifying “Yves,” featuring production from chart-topping powerhouse BNYX. Later on the project, Tecca reunites with long-time collaborator and Internet Money foreman Taz Taylor on the standout record “Gist,” showcasing his confidence through its charismatic and catchy chorus. “Dead or Alive” has Tecca exhibiting his triumph over the challenges he has encountered on his rise to fame, underscored by arresting production by Internet Money. The album concludes with “Monday to Sunday,” a heartfelt tribute to Tecca’s day-one friends.
Alt-Rock Singer Skye Wallace Confronts Fear Head-On in “Tough Kid”
Wallace wrote it when she was feeling burnt out from hustling in the music industry for so long. So coming into this next chapter of new music, Wallace was fully armed with concepts, desires, and collaborators who re-lit their fire, and thus made a promise to only do the shit that filled their cup. Things like only making content for social media that they truly felt excited about, creating with inspiring and supportive pals – especially things that didn’t have to be “releasable” or commodified – and being critical about what performance and career meant to them.
EMPRESS OF RELEASES NEW SINGLE “KISS ME” FEATURING RINA SAWAYAM
Today, Empress Of returns with a new single “Kiss Me,” featuring Rina Sawayama. The song serves as a tantalizing preview of the Honduran-American artist’s upcoming new studio album, and was premiered on BBC Radio 1 as the Hottest Record by Clara Amfo. Accompanying the track is a captivating music video directed by India Harris, featuring Empress Of and Rina in an angelic setting in the English countryside with their hair blowing in the wind.
NYC based alt-pop rising star Nicolas McCoppin is back with a synth-drenched single “more like u”, which will appear on his upcoming sophomore album mind motel (November 10th). You can stream the song and view the official visualizer here. With a mission to create space for himself in pop music,
MICHAL LEAH RETURNS WITH “LET ME HAVE IT ALL”
Pop powerhouse on the rise Michal Leah announces her new EP part two with her sultry new single “Let Me Have It All.”
Rising dreamtronica artist drops new single before their third LP
War Violet releases new single on Kill Rock Stars, will play Americanafest this week
Danny Towers Teams Up With Tony Shhnow for “Heavy”
Arcana Kings – New Single & Video “Soldier On”
Arcana Kings, out of British Columbia and Saskatchewan, Canada, formed in 2015, and have never looked back with their arena rock, punk pop sound and bagpipes as their secret weapon. Their new single and video, “Soldier On” is already gaining a mass amount of attention and can be experienced now on all streaming platforms and YouTube.
JACOB FOREVER ANUNCIA UN NUEVO CAPÍTULO EN SU CARRERA MUSICAL CON “CONFIESA”
Jacob Forever, uno de los cantantes y compositores cubanos más prominentes del género urbano, se prepara para sorprender a su audiencia con su más reciente y emocionante proyecto musical. El artista, reconocido a nivel mundial gracias a su éxito global “Hasta Que Se Seque El Malecón”, que le valió una nominación a los Latin Grammy en la categoría “Best Urban Fusión”, da un valiente salto hacia nuevos horizontes musicales con el estreno de su nuevo sencillo “Confiesa”.