Singer songwriter Shanell has earned her steps into the music industry already by writing for hit machines Danity Kane, David Guetta, Ne-Yo, Beyonce, Melanie Fionna, Jennifer Hudson, Kelis, and Lil Wayne so no wonder this lady is destined for big things.
In fact her debut mix tape “Shut Up & Listen,” received over 1 million downloads, and current video “So Good” is a regular on the American music channels, followed by a staggering 5 millions views on Youtube/Vevo & Vimeo, not to mention the many interviews and coverage she’s featured in by the American press. About time we’d introduce this lovely lady to the rest of the world. And what a better way to do so with a first listen of brand new track ‘Just for the Night’, taken from her upcoming mix-EP “Nobody’s Bi@*h,” set to debut later this month.
‘Just For the Night’ is produced by Mad Decent/Diplo producer Derek DJA Allen. Shanell’s vocals are accompanied by a fluent dance beat featuring some hints of Skrillex dub step, making this R&B track top material and the perfect treat for global mainstream success. Releasing ‘Just For The Night’ has instantly raised the bar for Shanell’s mixtape, and her upcoming album, set for a release towards the end of the year, already launches her as one of the most anticipated entertainers of 2012. Without a doubt worth our title ‘One To Watch’:
Björk’s collaboration with app developers, scientists, writers, inventors, musicians, and instrument makers continues. The unique multimedia exploration of the universe and its physical forces (music, nature & Technology) have arrived onto chapter Vii.
The new chapter sees a further two songs, Mutal Core and Hollow, from the Biophilia album remixed. The tracks, remixed by 16-Bit for the occassion, are available on 12” vinyl as well as CD and digital download. Listen to them below; once again they are rather brilliant.
The Biophilia 10-track album, out now on One Little Indian/Nonesuch Records, is available digitally, in CD format and on vinyl. Additionally, each of the 10 songs also is available as a special feature of the Biophilia App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
Justin Bieber’s 3rd studio album has impressed friend and foe by the sounds of it, making it the most sold studio album of 2012 so far. The singer has now officially confirmed he’ll release ‘As Long As You Love Me’ ft Big Sean as the second single from ‘Believe’.
The track which was produced by Dark child and co-written by Justin Bieber and Rodney Jerkins is a fusion of R&B and dubstep featuring rap verses by Big Sean. The single was initially released as a promo-single 5 days ahead of the album launch, yet is set to be released as an actual single on July 9th.
As with ‘Boyfriend’ the track portrays a much mature Bieber, who’s clearly capable of following in the footsteps of Usher and Justin Timberlake. Read our full review on the album ‘Believe’ here.
Only a good week ago, Canadian superstar Nelly Furtado previewed the new track ‘Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)’ which should pave the return of the lady into the music industry.
The hip hop inspired track, which gets a dub step swing at the end, has now also seen the video release. Quite a funky video kicking off with Nelly gaining a lot of viewers in the streets as she’s walking around on stilts (Bigger the Better Of course). And bigger the better is a constant theme throughout the video with the superstar trying out big hair, big shades, big earrings,… you get the hint.
Do we like the song? In fact we do. On a first listen, while Furtado has a very unique voice, we couldn’t help but feel she’s gone a bit Nicki Minaj’ish in the song. And the video seems to be giving that impression too. Is it disturbing? God noFurtado’s been around the block for quite some time since the release of ‘I’m Like A Bird’ 12 years ago and has always come back with a reinvented style of music. Thumbs up girl!
Big Hoops was written by the famous Rodney Jenkins (Destiny’s Child, Jennifer Lopez) and is the lead track for new album ‘Spirit Indestructible’ which is out on June 19. A UK release for ‘Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)’ is expected on June 3rd via Itunes and available for pre-order.
Nelly Furtado fans will be happy to read their idol has unveiled the full version of her comeback single ‘Big Hoops (Bigger the better).
The track is the lead for Furtado’s 5th studio album ‘The Spirit Indestructible’ which will be launched on June 18th. That’s two weeks after the new single will be out.
‘Big Hoops (bigger the better)’ sees the Canadian superstar with Portugese roots experiment with hip hop. Her first single sounds very much something M.I.A could have recorded and included in her repertoire. Towards the end of the song, Furtado says, “I thought this song was over,” before it dips into a heavy dubstep drop. Nicely done Miss Furtado, welcome back!
”The Spirit Indestructible” will be the singer’s first new English album, since her Spanish album ‘Mi Plan’ in 2009.
Enjoy the song!
”Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)” will be released on June 4th.
Calvin Harris feat Tinie Tempah - Drinking From The Bottle
The Risk - Missiles
Sinead O'Connor - 4th And Vine
Destiny's Child - Nuclear
Jessie Ware - If You're Never Gonna Move
Lawson - Learn To Love Again
Little Mix - Change Your Life
Tyler James feat Kano - Worry About You
Gabrielle Aplin - Please Don’t Say You Love Me
Tegan & Sara - Closer
Rita Ora - Radioactive
Wretch 32 - Pop
Angel - The World
Bastille - Pompeii
Laura Mvula - Green Garden
Ke$ha - C'mon
Ms MR - Fantasy
Nicole Scherzinger - Boomerang
Ed Drewett - Drunk Dial
Robbie Williams - Be A Boy (11/03)
Year chart 2012
These are GloPop Music's most listened tracks of 2012.
1 Florence + The Machine - Spectrum
2 Woodkid - Run Boy Run
3 Lana Del Rey - National Anthem
4 Solange - Losing You
5 Nina Zilli - L'Amore E Femmina (Out Of Love) (Italy '12)
6 Ellie Goulding - Anything Could Happen
7 Loreen - Euphoria (Sweden '12)
8 Adele - Skyfall
9 PSY - Gangnam Style (강남스타일)
10 Ivi Adamou - La La Love (Cyprus '12)
11 GuGabriel - Salvation
12 Christophe Willem - Starlite
13 Bright Light Bright Light - Waiting For The Feeling
14 Girls Aloud - Something New
15 Paloma Faith - Never Tear Us Apart
16 Calvin Harris ft Ne-Yo - Let's Go
17 David Guetta ft Sia - She Wolf (Falling Into Pieces)
18 Alphabeat - Vacation
19 Passion Pit - Take A Walk
20 George Michael - White Light
21 Azealia Banks - 212 ft Lazy Jay
22 Matt Corby - Brother
23 Sam Sparro - I Wish I Never Met You
24 Rebeca Ferguson - Glitter & Gold
25 Elton John vs Pnau - Good Morning To The Night
26 Scissor Sisters - Let's Have A Kiki
27 Voltaire Twins - Solaris
28 Marina & The Diamonds - Power & Control
29 Muse - Survival
30 Will Young - Losing Myself
31 Saint Lou Lou - Maybe You
32 Coldplay - Princess of China ft Rihanna
33 Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans
34 Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill 2012
35 The Wanted - I Found You
36 Stooshe - Black Heart
37 Aiden Grimshaw - Curtain Call
38 Alphabeat - Love Sea
39 Gaitana - Be My Guest (Ukraine '12)
40 Caravan Palace - Rock It For Me
41 Roman Lob - Standing Still (Germany '12)
42 Afro-Dite - The Boy Can Dance
43 Rita Ora - R.I.P ft Tinie Tempah
44 Justin Bieber - Beauty & A Beat ft Nicki Minaj
45 Misha B - Do You Think Of Me 125
46 Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What doesn't Kill You)
47 Katy Perry - Wide Awake
48 Jessie Ware - Wildest Moments
49 terminal - Don't Worry My Love
50 Labrinth - Beneath Your Beautiful ft Emeli Sande
51 Madonna - Girl Gone Wild
52 Elton John vs Pnau - Sad
53 Nicki Minaj - Pound The Alarm
54 Gotye & Kimbra - Somebody That I Used to Know
55 Kylie Minogue - Flower
56 Rihanna - Where Have You Been
57 Swedish House Mafia - Greyhound
58 One Direction - Little Things
59 Tulisa - Young
60 Archeo - The Payback
61 Christina Aguilera - Your Body
62 Avicii - Silhouettes
63 Cover Drive - Explode
64 Beyonce - End Of Time
65 Charlie Simpson - Farmer & His Gun
66 Usher - Climax
67 Chris Brown - Don't Wake Me Up
68 Aiden Grimshaw - Is This Love
69 Lawson - Taking Over Me
70 No Doubt - Settle Down
71 Madeon - Finale
72 Jakwob - Electrify ft Jetta
73 Shawnee Taylor - Colors
74 Playmen ft Riskykidd, Courtney & Elena - All The Time
75 Lana Del Rey - Ride
76 Celeste Buckingham - Run Run Run
77 Alex Clare - Too Close
78 SHM ft Knife Party - Antidote
79 Lil'Wayne - Mirrors Ft Bruno Mars
80 Pastora Soler - Quedate Conmigo/Stay with Me
81 Scissor Sisters - Only the Horses
82 Delta Goodrem - Dancing With A Broken Heart
83 FEM ft Cover Drive - Turn Up the Love
84 J.Lo ft Pit Bull - Dance Again
85 Jodie Harsh ft Mel C - Set Me Free
86 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
87 Tom Dice - Out At Sea
88 Paloma Faith - Picking Up The Pieces
89 Usher - Scream
90 Burns - Lies
91 Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
92 Gossip - Perfect World
93 Jess Mills - For My Sins
94 Dune - Shoestring
95 The Script - Hall of Fame Ft Will.i.AM
96 Swedish House Mafia - Don't You Worry Child
97 terminal - Together We Are One
98 Little Mix - DNA
99 Icona Pop - I Love It
100 Yasmin - Light Up The World
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