Everyone knows teenagers have raging hormones. Even with that in mind, this isn’t your typical prom. It’s one full-on orgy at the high school gymnasium.
You might recognized Charlie Puth from his appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The daytime talk show host signed the YouTube sensation to her eleveneleven record label but nothing ever came to fruition. Atlantic Records then swooped in to sign the 23-year-old singer.
“Marvin Gaye” is the lead cut off Puth’s forthcoming album. Wisely, his team enlisted Meghan Trainor to duet with him on the old school-tinged track. Like her or not, but Trainor seems to have the Midas touch these days.
The “All About The Bass” singer also joins Charlie in the accompanying video directed by Marc Klasfeld. Their performance on stage sexually arouses the students and even the teachers, leading everyone to ‘get it on’ Marvin Gaye style. Check out the clip below.
“Chains” was originally picked as the lead single for Nick Jonas’ eponymous album. When the single failed to make a dent on the charts and on radio, it was relegated to buzz single status.
In an interesting twist, Jonas’ camp decided to give the kick drum-driven track a second chance. A remix featuring Jhene Aiko was released and now an alternate music video has dropped.
This time around, the 22-year-old singer opted to go the colorful route as opposed to the dark and moody original visual. Filmed at the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti and street art center in Miami, Jonas parties at an outdoor vibrant post-apocalyptic-themed rave while video vixens dance around him.
It’s kind of an odd direction to go given the lyrics. I would’ve much preferred something more seductive featuring a scantily-clad Jonas. Anyhoo, check out the new version below directed by Black Coffee and Peter Tunney.
It’s all about girl power once again for Fifth Harmony. The five ladies show the male-dominated Wall Street who’s “Bo$$” in their latest video. ‘Women In Power’ and ‘Feminism Is Sexy’ scroll on the NASDAQ-like screen as Dinah Jane, Normani, Lauren, Camila and Ally drop it like it’s hot.
The Cameron Buddy-directed clip is their best one to date. For once there’s a slight narrative instead of the girls just bopping around on a sparsely decorated set. To boot, they’ve never looked better. All of them look stunning, especially Dinah Jane. Her makeup and moves are flawless. Also worth a mention is Normani. Her slinky poses on her office desk are on fleek (God I hate that saying).
As a fan of the ladies, I hope this charts well. I’m a little surprised “Sledgehammer” didn’t perform better. “Worth It” is a wise choice as the next single. The sax-driven beat and hook are supremely catchy. Give their latest a watch below.
While signed with Epic Records, Karmin released an EP and studio album. They even scored a Billboard Hot 100 Top 20 hit with “Brokenhearted.” Though their experience was positive with Epic, the duo asked out of their contract to return to their indie roots for their sophomore effort, Leo Rising.
Nick Noonan explains to Billboard, “We developed amazing relationships that we would not have today without them, they gave us the radio start. But we just felt it was a different thing [musically] from what they thought it was.” Amy Heidemann added, “We were hungry to try a more musically honest approach. We wanted to be a little bit nerdier than we think they had hoped.”
Writing and producing their owns songs isn’t all they’re tackling these days. The real life couple went all DIY while filming their music video for “Along The Road.” With some supplies purchased at Home Depot and thousands of sample shoes from Creative Rec, they created the eye-catching backdrop in the visual. Check out their video below.
“I see this app as the wave of the future. I know my fans will swipe right.” That’s his official stance on why he chose to debut his newest music video on Tinder. But could his decision be partly a dig on his ex-fiance Jordin Sparks who debuted “Double Tap” on Instagram recently? I wouldn’t be surprised since there is no love lost between these former lovers.
“Want To Want Me” is the lead cut off Jason Derulo’s upcoming fourth studio album. The Ian Kirkpatrick-produced track is a slick and catchy number. Looks like the 25-year-old R&B singer has another hit on his hands, following “Wiggle” and “Talk Dirty.”
For the accompanying clip, Jason enlisted director Colin Tilley to film an equally slick visual. It’s pretty by-the-numbers with Derulo dancing, taking his shirt off, working out and making out with some chick. Check out the video below.
When disco is mentioned, one can’t help but think of the iconic band, CHIC. They churned out some of the greatest hits from the genre including “Le Freak” and “Good Times.”
Nile Rodgers is the only surviving member of the band. He resurrected the group with a new lineup. The latest incarnation of the legendary disco-funk group just dropped a killer new track titled “I’ll Be There” that will no doubt become a club hit.
Supermodel Karlie Kloss stars in the sexy visual. She connects the past and the present, as explained by Rodgers. She visualizes the past looking at old school vinyl – then gets dressed and goes out to a current party to meet up with Stephen Galloway and the current ?CHIC? lineup happens to be play. The clip directed by Inez and Vinoodh also features vintage footage of the original CHIC members.
The video is being released today because it’s the vernal equinox. What’s that you ask? It’s when day and night are the same length—and because there’s a solar eclipse in parts of the Northern Hemisphere. I’m already obsessed with the single and the video. Check it out below.
Jennifer Lopez performed her new ballad on last night’s episode of American Idol. Her choice of gown was relatively demure and prom-like and not the revealing and sparkly designs the 45-year-old entertainer typically wears.
After watching her new music video, it all makes sense. The gown’s train is used as a backdrop as animated aliens dance around her. In essence, J. Lo is a glorified projector screen ;)
“Feel The Light” is lifted off the soundtrack for Dreamworks’ animated film Home. Lopez provides the voice of Lucy Tucci, the mother of lead character Tip played by Rihanna. Check out her bright and colorful new visual below.
Meghan Trainor certainly has the cute market cornered doesn’t she? The 21-year-old sticks to a similar formula used for her “All About That Bass” and “Lips Are Movin” videos. Colorful sets with Trainor rocking a retro-tinged wardrobe while executing simple cute choreography. Her fans, the #Meghatrons should be pleased.
“Dear Future Husband” is the third single off her debut album Title. I have to say, that I half-expected Meghan to be a one-hit wonder after her smash “All About The Bass.” The chart performance of “Lips Are Movin,” cracking into the the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10, surprised me. Her latest, a catchy doo-wop pop track, should follow suit and become another hit. Check out the video below.