RAYE premieres the video for Love Me Again

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Today RAYE premieres the brand new video for her single 'Love Me Again'.

The beautiful video was directed by Fenn O’Meally and features an emotional, vulnerable and visually stunning performance from RAYE.

Watch here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sskdh-ZBm5U

Fresh from amassing over 1 billion streams of her music and co-writing Beyonce's new single 'Bigger', the opening track from the new Lion King inspired album, RAYE returned to the music scene this August with 'Love Me Again'.

Written by RAYE and Jin Jin, and produced by Fred Ball, 'Love Me Again' is a beautiful ode to winning back a lost love. With an indelible pop melody, church keys and a stunning and emotional vocal performance from RAYE, this song can't help but leave you moved.

To date, RAYE has a double Platinum, Gold and two Silver singles under her belt. She has written songs for artists such as John Legend, Major Lazer, Charli XCX, Little Mix, Hailee Steinfeld, Quavo, Normani, Ellie Goulding, Jax Jones, Khalid, 6LACK and Jessie Reyez, and worked with the world’s biggest songwriters and producers including David Guetta, Diplo, Bloodpop, Andrew Watt, Jin Jin, Kamille, Julia Michaels, Fraser T Smith, Fred Ball and Justin Trantor.

The most tipped artist of the 2017 Tips, including No.3 in the BBC Sound of 2017, she received a BRIT Award nomination for 'Best Single' with Jax Jones in 2018. This was followed by a Top 15 charting single, the Gold certified 'Decline', a record that stayed on the Radio 1 A List for a massive 8 weeks.

Later last year she released her second EP, 'Side Tape', a culturally relevant collection of music featuring a number of collaborations with her artist friends, all curated by RAYE herself.

RAYE has performed sold out shows at KOKO, Village Underground and Heaven, and will support Khalid on his upcoming UK and Europe tour. She has previously supported both Rita Ora and Halsey.


RAYE Returns With 'Love Me Again'

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Fresh from amassing over 1 billion streams of her music and co-writing Beyonce's new single 'Bigger', the opening track from the new Lion King inspired album, RAYE returns to the music scene this August with the future smash hit single 'Love Me Again', released today via Polydor Records.

Written by RAYE and Jin Jin, and produced by Fred Ball, 'Love Me Again' is a beautiful ode to winning back a lost love. With an indelible pop melody, church keys and a stunning and emotional vocal performance from RAYE, this song can't help but leave you moved.

Listen here:

https://raye.lnk.to/LoveMeAgainPR 

RAYE says: “I'm so deeply in it all, and this song is super vulnerable, but it's really powerful in its own way. I don't want to make plastic music.  I'm trying not to listen to anything that's on the radio right now because I don't want to create anything that anyone else is doing.” 

 To date, RAYE has a double Platinum, Gold and two Silver singles under her belt. She has written songs for artists such as John Legend, Major Lazer, Charli XCX, Little Mix, Hailee Steinfeld, Quavo, Normani, Ellie Goulding,  Jax Jones, Khalid, 6LACK and Jessie Reyez, and worked with the world’s biggest songwriters and producers including David Guetta, Diplo, Bloodpop, Andrew Watt, Jin Jin, Kamille, Julia Michaels, Fraser T Smith, Fred Ball and Justin Trantor.

The most tipped artist of the 2017 Tips, including No.3 in the BBC Sound of 2017, she received a BRIT Award nomination for 'Best Single' with Jax Jones in 2018. This was followed by a Top 15 charting single, the Gold certified 'Decline', a record that stayed on the Radio 1 A List for a massive 8 weeks.  

Later last year she released her second EP, 'Side Tape', a culturally relevant collection of music featuring a number of collaborations with her artist friends, all curated by RAYE herself.

RAYE has performed sold out shows at KOKO, Village Underground and Heaven, and will support Khalid on his upcoming UK and Europe tour. She has previously supported both Rita Ora and Halsey.

Simon Jones Named In Top 100 Most Celebrated LGBT+ People For Third Year Running

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Simon Jones has been listed in the Top 100 most celebrated LGBT+ people in the UK for the third year in the row.

The Pride Power List was published exclusively in The Independent, revealing the members of the LGBT+ community in the UK who have made the greatest positive impact in the past year in the fight for the equality and inclusion of LGBT+ individuals.

Read the full list here:

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/pride-power-list-2019-lgbt-munroe-bergdorf-ian-mckellen-ruth-hunt-a8989971.html


Louise Releases New Summer Single 'Lead Me On'

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Louise continues her amazing musical comeback with a sensational brand new track 'Lead Me On' released today.

 'Lead Me On' is a storming summer anthem in the making, full of Caribbean riffs and house pop piano, co-written and produced by pop dance superstars Clean Bandit.

 The song received its world first play this morning on the Ken Bruce show on Radio 2. 

Louise recently filmed the stunning video for the song in Lisbon last month and it will premiere tomorrow, Friday July 5th.

Listen here:

https://open.spotify.com/track/19rTS1sTpoYSTtXOfOWX0M?si=qBUAC4dcTfq0HZKmUYURtw


Louise says: "Clean Bandit were at the top of my wish list to work with on this album and I am so excited about the outcome and sharing this track. The lyrical concept of the song is something I am sure everyone has related to at some point in time”

This October Louise will release her first new album in 18 years 'Heavy Love'. Recorded in Sweden, London and LA, she has worked on the album with a sensational collection of music luminaries including Clean Bandit, RAYE, Eg White, Sinead Harnett and Karen Poole.

 Louise premiered the first song from the album 'Stretch' in March, a slick slice of mid-paced electric funk pop song that was playlisted at Radio 2 and won praise from pop fans and critics across the country.

 Louise rose to fame as one quarter of pop supergroup Eternal, the first girl band ever to sell over 1 million copies of an album with their 1993 debut ‘Always & Forever’. 

 As a solo artist Louise has had 18 consecutive top solo 20 singles, 6 with Eternal and 12 Solo. Her debut solo album 'Naked' sold over 1 million copies and overall she has sold over 15 million records worldwide and 5 million records in the UK. Her last single 'Pandora’s Kiss' was Top 5 hit in 2003. Louise has released three studio albums to date including the Platinum selling 'Naked' (1996), 'Woman In Me' (1997) and 'Elbow Beach' (2000). In 2001 she released a greatest hits collection ‘Changing Faces - The Best Of Louise’.

 In 2018 she returned to music with her 'Intimate and Live' comeback tour with the entire run of dates selling out in 3 minutes! In summer 2018 Louise played some of the biggest summer shows in the UK including the legendary Isle of Wight Festival, The Mighty Hoopla, as well as supporting Britney Spears at the Iconic Brighton Pride.


MNEK Announces Pride Writing Camp

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MNEK x Pride WC (Writing Camp)

In Association With Pride In Music

An All LGBTQ+ Music Camp To Celebrate Pride 2019

To celebrate Pride In London 2019, MNEK has teamed up with Pride in Music to host an all LGBT+ music writing camp on July 4th and July 5th.

A stellar line up of producers, writers, artists and engineers will come together to work together across two days on brand new music and encourage LGBTQ+ solidarity.

MNEK has curated and will host the event, which will feature artists such as Olly Alexander, L Devine, Ryan Ashley, Rina Sawayama and Kloe, who will work with producers such as Jon Shave, Leo Kalyan and Sakima across the two days.

The camp will be held at Warner Chappell Studio in West London. The aim of the writing camp is for LGBTQ+ artists to help one another and create some amazing new music, plus give up and coming LGBTQ+ artists, writers and producers the chance to work with established artists and writers.

MNEK says: "I’ve set up this camp to have a couple days specifically for Pride but to also invite some LGBT talent that I really rate to collaborate with each other. The community is so creative and full of really gifted writers and producers so I’m really excited that we are getting to come together, be there for each other and make music for this camp!”

Pride In Music is a cross-industry network for the LGBTQ+ community, artists and allies working within British Music, helping to make positive changes in the music industry and to support change across all UK industries.



Little Mix Bounce Back

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Little Mix Bounce Back. The world's biggest girl band return with a massive new single, released today June 14th.

'Bounce Back' was produced by the legendary Stargate (Rihanna, Beyonce, Katy Perry), and features an ingenious sample from the classic Soul II Soul smash 'Back To Life', which co-incidentally celebrates it's 30th anniversary this summer.

Little Mix gave a sneak peak of 'Bounce Back' at their amazing Radio One Big Weekend performance last month, causing a social media frenzy that has made this one of the most anticipated pop releases of 2019.

Listen here:
smarturl.it/LMBounceBack

Since 2011, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall have not only established themselves as one of British pop’s brightest acts, but as a global pop phenomenon. They have fully cemented their status as the world’s biggest girl band, with the quartet asserting dominance in the charts album after album.


Little Mix have had 21 UK hit singles, and sold more than 45 million records worldwide. They have notched up a total of four UK No.1 singles, four platinum-selling albums and nine platinum selling singles, surpassing a record previously held by the Spice Girls. Their album 'Glory Days' is the biggest selling album by a female group this millennium in the UK, alongside being named the longest-reigning Top 40 album for a girl group ever.

The band have established their reputation as one of the most phenomenal performers around. Alongside massive tours of Europe, Australia, Japan and the US, the group’s shows have also been named as the biggest UK arena tours for 2016 and 2017.

2019 will see Little Mix once again showcase their powerhouse vocals and incredible performance skills on a 30-date UK and Ireland 'LM5' arena tour later this year.

James Arthur Premieres Documentary on tmrw Magazine

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James premieres brand new mini documentary on tmrw Magazine.

An epic documentary that shows James returning to his North East roots ahead of BBC Radio One's Big Weekend 2019 at Stewart Park.

Watch how James Arthur prepared for his biggest show to date with a visit to his old bed-sit in Saltburn, Middlesbrough. James also talks openly about mental health and his own personal struggles with anxiety and depression before he auditioned on the X Factor.

Watch here:

https://www.tmrwmagazine.com/features/music/where-it-all-began-james-arthur


Little Mix Launch 'Mix It Up'

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Today the world's biggest girl group, Little Mix, launch their brand new YouTube series 'Mix It Up'.

'Mix It Up' will be a series of YouTube videos that Jade, Perrie, Leigh-Anne and Jesy will drop throughout 2019.

The first series to be released is the hilarious 'Eat In With Little Mix', where the girls each cook dinner for the other three members and are scored on their efforts.

Watch here!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvqWqjC4aLvp7zI8hzARrA




Louise Premieres Brand New Track 'Small Talk'

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"We used to be in love, we used to be inseparable.

Now it's a little awkward, it's like we've never met before.

It's almost like we're strangers, remember when we had it all? 

We used to dream big, now it's just small talk."

 

Louise premieres 'Small Talk', a brand new track from her upcoming album 'Heavy Love'.

'Small Talk' is deeply personal song, with lyrics that anyone who has gone through a break up will relate to. Louise wrote 'Small Talk' with Iain James (who co-wrote Read All About It with Emeli Sande, as well as hits for Little Mix, Anne-Marie and Olly Murs), singer/songwriter Georgia Ku and Tom Meredith (who penned the hit single ‘Ciao Adios’ for Anne-Marie. 

Louise says: "Small Talk is a personal favourite of mine. I remember during the recording process thinking lyrically this song was really clever and also so relatable no matter whoever you are. I'm so excited to share with you another song from the album."

Listen here:

https://open.spotify.com/album/0Ak0kQv6pCCMkEexQHnWCB

Recorded in Sweden, London and LA, 'Heavy Love' is Louise's first album in 18 years. She has worked on the album with a sensational collection of music luminaries including Clean Bandit, RAYE, Eg White, Sinead Harnett and Karen Poole.

 Louise premiered the first song from the album 'Stretch' in March, a slick slice of mid-paced electric funk pop song that was playlisted at Radio 2 and won praise from pop fans across the country.

Louise rose to fame as one quarter of pop supergroup Eternal, the first girl band ever to sell over 1 million copies of an album with their 1993 debut ‘Always & Forever’. As a solo artist Louise has had 18 consecutive top solo 20 singles, 6 with Eternal and 12 Solo. Her debut solo album 'Naked' sold over 1 million copies and overall she has sold over 15 million records worldwide and 5 million records in the UK. Her last single 'Pandora’s Kiss' was Top 5 hit in 2003. Louise has released three studio albums to date including the Platinum selling 'Naked' (1996), 'Woman In Me' (1997) and 'Elbow Beach' (2000). In 2001 she released a greatest hits collection ‘Changing Faces - The Best Of Louise’.

 In 2018 she returned to music with her 'Intimate and Live' comeback tour with the entire run of dates selling out in 3 minutes! In summer 2018 Louise played some of the biggest summer shows in the UK including the legendary Isle of Wight Festival, The Mighty Hoopla, as well as supporting Britney Spears at the Iconic Brighton Pride.

'Heavy Love' is released via ADA/Warners on 18th October 2019.



James Arthur Premieres Falling Like The Stars

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James Arthur returns this Spring with the beautiful song 'Falling Like The Stars'.

 'Falling Like The Stars' features a captivating and emotive story that fans of James are sure to instantly fall in love with. Written by James with Jamie Grey and Anders Hojer, the track is James Arthur back at his best.


Watch the lyric video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ7N7xRsRPo

The last few years have been remarkable for James. He was recently awarded a disc for reaching a billion streams on Spotify with his No.1 global hit 'Say You Won't Let Go'. Only 18 records have achieved a billion streams on Spotify in history, and James is one of 10 artists globally to do this including Drake, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber. 

 In total James has now sold over 25 million records globally. His recent duet with Anne-Marie 'Rewrite The Stars' from The Greatest Showman Reimagined has been streamed an amazing 251 million times, whilst his 2018 song 'Empty Space' has already hit over 100million streams. 

 James has 22 million monthly listeners on Spotify and has had over 1.5 billion views on You Tube. His 2016 album "Back From The Edge" went straight to No.1 in the UK charts and has gone multiplatinum worldwide.



Louis and Richard

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Louis Tomlinson helps 83-year-old Richard Green check off items from his 'bucket list' in a special video filmed for Louis's song 'Two Of Us'.

Watch here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QpwOKFkzmA

Leeds-born Richard lost his wife Pat to Alzheimer's disease in December 2016, the same month as Louis' mother Johannah passed away following a battle with leukemia. After hearing that Richard had a 'bucket list' of exciting and once-in-a-lifetime things he wants to experience, Louis went to meet him at his Yorkshire home. 

The two men bonded over their mutual love of singing, which led to one item from the list being checked off. Louis then introduced Richard to the crowd at Sheffield Arena, where the 83-year-old former professional singer delivered a showstopping rendition of 'Nessun Dorma'. Louis also joined Richard as he drove a racing car at Brands Hatch, co-piloted a helicopter and rode a rollercoaster. Richard even tried his hand as a tattoo artist by adding to Louis’ collection of body art. 

As part of their adventures together, Louis and Richard are encouraging donations to Cancer Research and the Alzheimer’s Society and Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.