One Liners: Drake, Justin Bieber, Charli XCX & The 1975, more
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By Andy Malt and Chris Cooke | Posted on Friday, March 5, 2021
Sony Music Edition has signed daylight – real name Sloan Struble – to a global deal. “I am delighted to work with the Sony Music Publishing family,” he says. “As an artist doing all my music by myself, it’s great to have the whole team supporting me. Working with good people is vital for me, and everyone at SMP is so nice, creative and understanding of me and my work.” Her debut album, ‘Harmony House’, will be released on May 21st.
Elsa Vivero was promoted to Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Global Business Services for Warner Music’s Artist and Label Services Division AEM in the USA. “Elsa is a fantastic collaborator with our many global partners and a strong advocate for our labels and artists,” said WEA President Maria Weaver. “She – alongside her brilliant team – will be key in continuing to find new and inventive ways to build our global presence and expand our artists’ fan base with big, bold campaigns.”
Duck released a new EP, “Scary Songs 2”, featuring three new tracks: “What’s Next”, “Wants And Needs” with Lil Baby and “Lemon Pepper Freestyle” with Rick Ross. Still no sign of that new album though.
justin bieber released their new single ‘Hold On’.
Charlie XCX, The 1975 and No Rome have released a new single titled “Spinning” together. “I think Rome and the 1975 guys are so talented, it’s really cool to have that song with them,” Charli XCX says. “I feel like we all speak the same musical language in one way or another, and that language is beautiful, exquisite, tasteful and classy.”
Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak have teamed up for a new project Sonic Silk. Here is the first single, ‘Leave The Door Open’.
luck the rapper released new track ‘The Heart & The Tongue’.
Kings of Leon jumped on the NFT bandwagon and energized it with their new album “When You See Yourself”, out today. Because you can buy NFT versions of it, see. NFTs are non-fungible tokens, an attempt to introduce scarcity and collectability into digital content. Blockchain and smart contracts contribute to scarcity, and mean artists can even earn from any resale of assets. How funny! It almost makes me nostalgic for that year when bands were selling albums on USB sticks.
Storm and Kwesi Arthur have released a remix of ‘Saw’ by Yaw Tog.
Little baby released new track ‘Real As It Gets’, featuring EST Gee.
Tyler the Creator released new track ‘Tell Me How’, which originally appeared in a Coca-Cola ad last month.
Ray BLK released a new single “Games”, featuring Giggs.
Una Healy released the new single “Swear It All Again”. The song, she says, “is about the mistakes you make when you let your heart take over your mind. It’s about those relationships that you keep coming back to when you know they’re bad. I’ve definitely been there – sometimes you have to be disappointed and heartbroken many times before you accept that it’s time to move on”.
Pussy Riot have released new single ‘Sexist’, featuring Hofmannita.
A certain report announced the release of the new EP “ACR:EPA” on May 7th. From there it’s ‘Wonderland’.
Co-founder of Vampire Weekend Rostam released new single ‘4Runner’. His new album, ‘Changephobia’, is out June 4th.
Ezra Furman and Blonde released the video for their recent single “I’m Glad We Broke Up”. Du Blonde’s new album, “Homecoming”, from which this track is taken, will be released on April 2.
Liza Owen released new single ‘Josie’.
Jodie hard released the video for the recent single “My House.” “I wanted to bring the whole UK drag queen community together in one video because it’s never really been done before,” she says of the video. “We were all stuck at home during the height of the second wave, so I got a lip sync from everyone!”
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