Ben Rector is out with the music video to his new single ‘Brand New’, the title track off the Tulsa, Oklahoma singer songwriter’s sixth studio album, out now on his own record label, Aptly Named Recording. Ben decided to blow his music video budget on flying six fans to Six Flags after the label and management felt strongly the song needed a music video. Watch the Jeff Venable filmed footage via YouTube below.
Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda teamed up for the charity single ‘Love Make The World Go Round’, with the two artists, and Epic Records, donating 100% of their proceeds from each U.S. download sale of the single on iTunes from July 8th to October 5th going to the Hispanic Federation for the Somos Orlando Fund, which benefits those affected by the Pulse shooting in Orlando, Florida. Check out more details at somosorlando.info. Watch behind the scenes footage from recording and performing the track in Orlando via YouTube below.
Katy Perry is out with the video for her new single ‘Rise’, a track the Santa Barbara, California pop singer did for NBC’s television coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Perry said of the song:
I can’t think of a better example than the Olympic athletes, as they gather in Rio with their strength and fearlessness, to remind us how we ALL can come together, with the resolve to be the best we can be. I hope this song can inspire us to heal, unite, and rise together. I am honored that NBC Olympics has chosen to use (‘Rise’) as an anthem before and during the Rio Games.
Watch the Paul Gore directed video via YouTube below.
Charlie Puth joined Selena Gomez for the last U.S. date of her worldwide ‘Revival Tour’ at the Honda Center in Anaheim last month. Charlie jumped on the stage during Selena’s set to perform their smash single ‘We Don’t Talk Anymore’ live for the first time. ‘We Don’t Talk Anymore’ is the third hit single from Puth’s debut album, ‘Nine Track Mind’, which was recently certified Gold.
The 1975 are out with the music video to their new single ‘Somebody Else’, off the English indie pop group’s second album ‘I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it’, out now on Interscope Records.
“I had to shoot a love scene with a guy dressed as me,” singer Matt Healy told BBC. “It’s 2016, there are no fears about that but it was an intense creative process. It was a collaboration between me and Tim (Mattia, the director) and it was surreal. We had to shoot almost two or three videos because it goes back on itself.”
Watch it via YouTube below.
Calvin Harris is out with the music video to his new single ‘This Is What You Came For’, featuring Rihanna, off the English singer and DJ’s upcoming fifth album on Sony Music. Watch the Emil Nava directed video via YouTube below.
Miley Cyrus lashed out at leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Instagram after the billionaire businessman retweeted a image of his wife Melania demeaning the appearance of Heidi Cruz, the wife of his political rival Ted Cruz. Cyrus writes:
Trump can’t stop won’t stop saying stupid ass sexist sh**! Comparing two women! Are you fu**ing kidding! We will not allow you to destroy everything we have overcome as women! I feel as though we are stronger than ever as a unit. We have an understanding and respect for one another (more than Trump can say about anyone, his fellow candidates, other races and religions, other public figures, just HUMAN BEINGS in general, and of course animals! Check out his family hunting photos!). It’s absolute insanity that this has gone on this long and far! Wake me up from this nightmare someone PLEASE!
Jason Derulo is out with the music video to his new single ‘Get Ugly’, off the Miami, Florida recording artist’s fourth studio album ‘Everything Is 4’, out now on Beluga Heights / Warner Bros. Derulo wrote the track with Jason Evigan, Eric Frederic and Sean Douglas. Watch the Syndrome directed video via YouTube below.
Melanie Martinez is out with a double feature music video for her songs ‘Soap’ and ‘Training Wheels’. The treatment was directed and conceived by Martinez and produced by Wes Teshome. The two singles are off ‘The Voice’ season three contestant’s debut album ‘Cry Baby’, out now on Atlantic Records. Watch it via YouTube below.
Rachel Platten is out with the music video to her new single ‘Stand By You’, off the New York City singer songwriter’s debut album on Columbia Records, coming out January 1st. The Hannah Lux Davis directed single was shot in Los Angeles and captures the celebration of love. Watch it via YouTube below.