Lorde Has N. 1 Digital Song!

Posted on September 29, 2013



Lorde has the World's 5th best-selling Single this week! Her global hit "Royals" is also No.3 in the American Hot 100 Singles Chart for a third week and N°1 on the Digital Songs Chart (307,000, up 17%). She is the first solo female to send a debut entry to No.1 on the sales tally since Carly Rae Jepsen ruled for eight weeks last year with "Call Me Maybe." The track crowns alternative Songs for a seventh week, extending its mark as the longest leading N°1 by a lead female in the chart's 25-year history. "Royals" tops Hot Rock Songs for a fourth week and blasts into the Pop Songs top 10 (13-5).


But Lorde, at just 16, is a singer and songwriter with the maturity of someone twice her age. Born Ella Yelich-O'Connor on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand, Lorde has been compared to Alanis Morissette but cites artists such as James Blake, Etta James, Fleetwood Mac, and Otis Redding as her influences. Lorde was discovered by her current manager and Universal Music New Zealand A&R rep Scott Maclachlan at age 12 and was signed to the label at just 13. In 2012 Lorde released her debut EP, "The Love Club EP". The five-track EP reached No. 23 on the Billboard Top 200, spurred by the hit "Royals". The singer admitted it was pretty easy to write the song. “Lyrically, I wrote it super fast. I was just at home on a Saturday or something and wrote it in like half an hour, an hour,” Lorde said. “And it didn’t even end up getting rearranged that much. The bridge was the only part I wrote afterward, and then it took us kind of a few days in the studio figuring it out. Yeah, it was swift, I guess.”


In regards to her much anticipated debut Album "Pure Heroine" out Sept. 30, but currently streaming online, Lorde says she loves the song “Ribs,” which is about “getting old and rites of passage and being a teen and all that kind of stuff.” Produced by Joel Little, "Pure Heroine" features 10 tracks co-written by Lorde, including "Royals" and "Tennis Court". Lorde is currently in the midst of an international tour with dates scheduled through February 2014.


Britney Teases Her New Video

Posted on September 29, 2013


Britney is so hawt in her new video "Work B***h!
Britney looks amazing in her new video after training five hours a day for her exhaustive schedule of highly anticipated Las Vegas shows. See video below!

The video, directed by Ben Mor, was shot over three days in the desert. The clip features Spears in several setups surrounded by sexy female dancers. The singer gyrates in front of a white wall, takes a lingering look at herself in a vanity mirror in the desert and later stands at attention, surrounded by scantily clad dancers, as a white Lamborghini drives around in the background. 

"I had to learn to use a bullwhip," Britney revealed. "I may or may not have hit Ben with it a few times."  She tweeted about how conditions shooting the video were tricky in the searing desert heat. "Gonna get my tan on in the desert in between shots on the#WorkB***h set today. It's HOT out here people!!!! #desert#heatwave," the 31-year-old singer wrote.

The star has been building up buzz for her new Album which will be released on December 3. Her two-year Las Vegas residency was just announced and her first concert will kick off at Planet Hollywood on December 27. And TMZ reported that she has already sold an impressive 70,242 out of 73,600 tickets available for the first 16 shows put up for sale!!

YES, Katy is No1 for the fifth week!

Posted on September 28, 2013


"Roar" is still the World's best-selling Single with Avicii's "Wake Me Up" close behind at N°2.

Miley slips from 2 - 3 with "Wrecking Ball" and Lady Gaga moves up 1 spot to N°4 with her N°1 Dance Hit "Applause".

Close behind Gaga is Lorde, the New Princess of Alternative with her global hit "Royals".

Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharell Williams' "Blurred Lines" slips to N°6 and Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" enters the World's Best selling Singles chart at N°7.  Drake stays put at N°8 with his immensely cool song and new video "Hold On We're going Home" and we have a brand new entry from Britney with her Super catchy new Single "Work B***h"!

Katy Perry closes this week's top 10 Best Singles with her new Single "Dark Horse".

New entry for "Lolly" by Def Jam's Maejor Ali feat. Juicy J & Justin Bieber at N°23. Avicii enters the Top 40 this week with his new Single "You Make Me" which debuts at N°29.

From Asia, new entry for J-Popstar Atsuko Maeda at N°27 with "Time Machine Nante Iranai"

Folk rock singer-songwriter, surfer, filmmakerJack Johnson is N°1 on the World's Best-selling Albums  chart with his sixth studio album "From Here To Now To You"  which sold 184.000 units globally in its 1st week, 117,000 of that in the US, 17,000 in Canada, 10,000 in the UK and 8.500 in Japan.

Swedish DJ Avicii is at N°2 with his brand new Album "True", driven by the huge success of his hit single "Wake Me Up!". "True'" sold 157.000 copies in its first week in the stores.

Arctic Monkey's new Album  "AM", which went to N°1 last week, slips to N°3 this week, after a 60% sales drop to 120.000 units. Justin Moore debuts  at N°4 with "Off The Beaten Path" and 101.000 in sales. Belgian Superstar Stromae who is selling all over the Continent,  moves up to N°5 with "Racine Carrée' selling 61.000 copies in Europe. British alternative rock band Placebo debut at N°6 with their seventh Studio album 'Loud Like Love" and sales of 60,000.  
Sir Elton John dives into the top 10 with "The Diving Board" and sales of 46.000 sales. US Rock band MGMT enters the charts at  N°17 with a self-titled album and sales of 37.000. Georgian songbird Katie Melua who has a British passport and double nationality, enters this week's charts at N°28 with her new Album "Ketevan" after selling 29.000 copies.

Mariah Goes Platinum!

Posted on September 23, 2013


Mariah Carey's latest track "#Beautiful" has been certified platinum in the US. 

The singer celebrated the success of the song, which reached number one in 40 countries, by posing with her Island Def Jam label boss Steve Bartels. 

Mariah posted the image on her Instagram page with the message: "As I heal from my recent injuries, it was nice for Steve Bartels, president of IDJ to come by and celebrate the Platinum success of "#Beautiful".

"Thank you lambily for having patience with me as I recover, I've never experienced any pain like this and I wouldn't wish this on my worst enemy,lol yet true, L4L LYM."

"#Beautiful" serves as the first single from Mariah's most anticipated new album "The Art of Letting Go".

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