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Demi Lovato appears on All Time Low’s new cut of their hit song Monsters

Demi Lovato appears on All Time Low’s new cut of ‘Monsters’ with blackbear.



Demi Lovato sitting on a couch posing for the camera: Demi Lovato (c) Amber Asaly


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Demi Lovato (c) Amber Asaly

The pop punk band have teamed up with their “long time friend” Demi on a new version of the track from their acclaimed LP, ‘Wake Up, Sunshine’.

Frontman Alex Gaskarth said: “Demi’s been a friend for a long time and we’re really excited that she was down to lend her absolutely incredible voice to this song as we reimagine it and continue to celebrate all the ways it’s connecting with fans around the world.”

The collaboration had been teased by both the ‘Tell Me You Love Me’ hitmaker and Alex and co on social media, with Demi sharing a picture of her cartoon self as a teaser from the lyric video for the track, which dropped alongside the song.

While Alex revealed that he waited a decade to finally

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The Year in Charts 2020: The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ Is the No. 1 Hot 100 Song of the Year

SHINING ‘LIGHTS’

“Blinding Lights” leads the 2020 Hot 100 Songs recap after it spent four weeks at No. 1, becoming The Weeknd’s fifth and most recent leader, on the weekly Hot 100 in April and May. The song has since broken records for the most weeks spent in the top five and the top 10 among all titles in the chart’s 62-year history.

The song’s ’80s vibe is a favorite of The Weeknd’s, as he told Billboard in April, “I’ve always had an admiration for the era before I was born. You can hear as far back as my first mixtape [2011’s House of Balloons] that the ’80s — Siouxsie & the Banshees, Cocteau Twins — play such a huge role in my sound. Sometimes it helps me create a new sound and sometimes it’s just obvious. I’m just glad the world’s into it now.”

The Weeknd boasts his

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Musicians from every country form Earth Orchestra to record unique song

By Mindy Burrows



The 197 musicians who form the Earth Orchestra


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The 197 musicians who form the Earth Orchestra

LONDON (Reuters) – For the first time in music history, 197 musicians – one from each country – have formed an orchestra, hoping to exemplify how people can transcend physical and cultural borders to come together.

The Earth Orchestra’s song “Together is Beautiful” – recorded in different locations then mixed together – and a documentary telling the stories of some of the musicians were released on Friday.

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Earth Orchestra member Olgha Nk, from Cameroon, said she saw the project, which was three years in the making, as “the whole world holding hands”. Other musicians were also struck by the unifying element of the project.

In

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Here’s Where Every Song from BTS’ ‘BE’ Album Debuts on the Billboard Global Charts

“Dynamite,” the group’s first-ever English-language single, previously topped the Global Excl. U.S. listing for five weeks and the Global 200 for three.

From there, the rest of the album’s songs pack the top 40 of both charts, led by “Blue & Grey” at No. 9 on the Global 200 and No. 15 on the Global Excl. U.S. chart. See below for a full rundown of the songs’ current ranks.

Global 200

No. 1, “Life Goes On”
No, 3, “Dynamite”
No. 9, “Blue & Grey”
No, 16, “Stay”
No. 22, “Fly to My Room”
No. 28, “Telepathy”
No. 30, “Dis-ease”

Global Excl. U.S.

No. 1, “Life Goes On”
No. 2, “Dynamite”
No. 15, “Blue & Grey”
No. 20, “Fly to My Room”
No. 28, “Telepathy”
No. 32, “Stay”
No. 35, “Dis-ease”
No. 130, “Boy With Luv” (feat. Halsey)

The predominantly Korean-language album essentially performs better on the Global 200, which includes

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Here’s Where Every Song from BTS’ ‘BE’ Album Debuts on the Billboard Global Charts

Following the Nov. 21 release of BTS’ album BE, the South Korean megastars chart all seven songs from the set on both the Dec. 5-dated Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts. Six songs from the album debut on each tally, while the act’s former chart-topper “Dynamite” continues on each ranking and is part of BE’s tracklist. In all, BTS logs seven songs on the former chart and eight on the latter, where 2019’s “Boy With Luv,” featuring Halsey, also appears.

In total, the album’s seven charting songs combined for 351.9 million streams and 368,000 in digital sales worldwide in the week ending Nov. 26, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

As previously reported, the album’s opening track, “Life Goes On,” debuts atop both global rankings, while “Dynamite” returns at Nos. 2 (Global Excl. U.S.) and 3 (Global 200), making BTS the first act

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Premiere: Dappy Shares Captivating Short Film For New Song “Intro”

For the past two years, Camden-born star Dappy has been busy giving out features to everyone from Lotto Boyzz and Sneakbo to Poundz and Russ Millions, but today he returns with his first solo drop in a while with “Intro”, a song produced by Rxwntree and Mr. Mikas.   

Shooting to fame in the early 2000s as the frontman of N-Dubz, the celebrated rapper-singer has since created a lane for himself as one of the UK’s most musically-minded artists, with platinum records to show for it. It’s also fair to say that Dappy has lived the ultimate rockstar lifestyle, but he’s never forgotten where he comes from as shown in his new short film for “Intro”. In the clip, we see a young Dappy go through life on the blocks in Camden—before and after the fame—and also how certain friendships pan out, pieced together by heartfelt rhymes and a catchy melody.  

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Watch: Billie Eilish says every song on next album is different but ‘cohesive’

Dec. 3 (UPI) — Billie Eilish talked about her next album, alongside her brother and collaborator Finneas, in an interview Thursday with SiriusXM’s Alt Nation channel.

“Everything about every song is very different, but somehow cohesive, and I think that kind of the same with the last album,” Eilish said about her second studio album, which does not have a title or release date.

“We really want a project to be cohesive and make sense, but not just be a repeat and a clone of every other song,” the singer continued.

Eilish released her first album titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? in March 2019. The bestselling release contained the single “Bad Guy.”

The 18-year-old also discussed with Alt Nation what it was like to become famous at a young age.

“I’ve definitely talked to a lot of people about this [expletive] and especially, you know,

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The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ Is the No. 1 Hot 100 Song of the Year

The Weeknd’s record-shattering single “Blinding Lights” finishes 2020 as the year’s top Billboard Hot 100 song.

Billboard’s year-end music recaps represent aggregated metrics for each artist, title, label and music contributor on the weekly charts dated Nov. 23, 2019, through Nov. 14, 2020. The rankings for Nielsen Music/MRC Data-based year-end recaps reflect equivalent album units, airplay, sales or streaming during the weeks that the titles appeared on a respective chart during the tracking year. Any activity registered before or after a title’s chart run isn’t considered in these rankings. That methodology detail, and the November-November time period, account for some of the difference between these lists and the calendar-year recaps that are independently compiled by Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

Explore All of Billboard’s 2020 Year-End Charts

SHINING ‘LIGHTS’

“Blinding Lights” leads the 2020 Hot 100 Songs recap after it spent four weeks at No. 1, becoming The Weeknd’s fifth

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Roddy Ricch has Apple Music’s top album, song of 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Roddy Ricch is the king of Apple Music: The rapper has the music platform’s most-streamed song and album of the year.

Apple announced Thursday that Ricch achieved the feat with his hit “The Box” and his debut album, “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial.”

Rappers dominated the Top 5 most-streamed albums on Apple Music, with Lil Baby’s “My Turn,” Pop Smoke’s “Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon” and Lil Uzi Vert’s “Eternal Atake — LUV vs. The World 2” claiming spots two through four. R&B star Summer Walker’s “Over It” came in fifth.

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” was the second most-streamed song of the year, followed by Australian singer Tones and I’s “Dance Monkey,” DaBaby and Ricch’s “Rockstar” and “Life Is Good” by Future and Drake.

“Dance Monkey,” originally released in 2019 but reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this year,

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‘Sign o’ the Times’: How Prince Wrote and Recorded a Classic Song

“There’s a lot of things I can say about ’87. Pro and con, mostly pro. But I’m not a speechmaker so I’ll do what I do best.” [playing “Sign o’ the Times”] “If y’all want to dance, it’s cool.” Singing: “In France, a skinny man died of a big disease with a little name. By chance his girlfriend came across a needle and soon she did the same.” “How you doing, man?” “Pretty good.” “Let me turn my light on.” “There you go.” “OK, there we go.” “Tell me how you met Prince.” “The phone rings, it’s his secretary. She’s like, ‘Hold on.’ And I’m like, ‘Hold on for who?’ Next thing I hear, ‘Uh, Levi, you want to be in my band?’ And I’m like, ‘Yeah, OK.’” “Hello.” “Hi, hang on a second. Let me turn you up. I think it was his 24th birthday. And I hear click,

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