It's safe to say that Olly Murs
and Demi Lovato
will have a massive UK hit on their hands when "Up"
drops January 4, 2015. The emotional duet has slick pop/rock production and a massive chorus that aptly showcases the duo's powerful pipes. It sounds just as good, if not better, stripped back to… More »
is one of 2014's unlikelier success stories. While the rest of the game seems to be doing more, the Australian singer/songwriter did less. All he needed was a ukelele and a demo that had been sitting on his computer for several years to land a global hit. "Riptide"
reached number one i… More »
is a great live performer, but you wouldn't know that from this morning's (December 17) appearance on Today
. The Brit looked sharp in a black beret and short, leopard-skin print dress and put on a typically energetic display, which is impressive considering her microphone was never switched on. She even moved away from the… More »
As part of her Froot
album promotion, Marina And The Diamonds
plans on releasing acoustic videos for the project's tunes — and the first visual is for "Happy."
It is a distinct variant from quirky lead single, "Froot,"
as it is a dreary, heartfelt ballad. The accompanying video displays just that, with the… More »
As 2014 comes to a close, there are a ton of fresh faces that begin to pop up just as the new year lurks around the corner. One artist to watch for 2015 is Alus
, the newest signee to Steve Rifkind
and Russell Simmons
' artist platform ADD52 — and today (December 17) we at Idolator are premiering… More »
Fresh after releasing their "Throw Sum Mo"
collaboration with Nicki Minaj
and Young Thug
, Rae Sremmurd
are back with a new song — "Up Like Trump." This time around, the tune has an accompanying video. The two rappers take over NYC's Times Square as they celebrate their success and equate it to the infamous Donald Trump
. The boisterous productio… More »
Prior to the formation of Jack Ü, Diplo worked with Skrillex on his debut LP Recess (released in March). One of the highlights of the album is "Dirty Vibe," a collaboration with K-Pop stars CL (of 2NE1 fame) and Big Bang's G-Dragon. Diplo and Skrillex aren't present in the official video, but the two Korean artists stand out all on their own! Their swagger is
… More »
's forthcoming King Push
LP is on its way, but for now the rapper is giving us a taste of what's to come! Today (December 15), he released the awesome visual for his Kanye West
-produced single — "Lunch Money."
The clip (directed by Emil Nava
) i… More »
bookends Robbie Williams
-voiced club-banger "The Days"
with "The Nights." Both singles sound alike, have an identical message and are housed on the Swedish DJ's The Days/Nights
EP (they also feature on his upcoming sophomore LP Stories
). It feels like overkill but at least the visuals are different. "The Days" mysteriously only a lyric video, while "The… More »
Bang bang into the room, indeed! Nicole Scherzinger
's Big Fat Lie
might have flown directly under the radar in the UK, but that isn't stopping the former Pussycat Doll
from continuing to unleash new content from her latest solo LP. After breaking down (in the emotional sense) with the understated video
for her… More »
shared a few adorable childhood photos in the lyric video
for her original Christmas song, "Santa Tell Me."
One snapshot in particular showed baby Grande in a onesie, next to… More »
broke (very) big in 2012/2013 when their debut LP Night Visions
spawned a string of massive hit singles ("It's Time", "Radioactive" and "Demons") and eventually sold double platinum. The band returned in October with "I Bet My Life,"
the first taste of their much-anticipated sophomore LP, and the sing-a-long anthem finds the… More »
is wrapping up 2014 with a new visual for "Wading," a cut off her debut album Souled Out
(released in September). The singer puts on her best "come hither" face as her plays a private dancer in a sleazy gentleman's club. It is seductive, slightly tragic… More »
Surprise! Yet again, Beyoncé
's just done a surprise digital drop out of nowhere...and this time, she's getting deep.
In fact, let's just call her the Beylai Lama, because she is serving truth after truth after truth in this introspective, philosophical 11-minute video. The artsy clip, loaded with footage from her 2013 visual album, has le… More »
stole the show at the BBC Music Awards 2014 tonight (December 11) with a show-stopping performance of "Steal My Girl." Zayn Malik
looked dead inside and Liam Payne
sang off-key, but who really cares when their hair and outfits were on-point? The boy band drew the biggest applause, which was quite a… More »
Straight after the release of their "Up" duet
, Olly Murs
and Demi Lovato
now have a visual to accompany it! The shadowy clip finds the pair brooding in bare rooms, as they are separated by a brick wall. But that soon comes crashing down when Murs goes at it with his electric guitar. It is a tense… More »
is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Enrique Iglesias
and Ricky Martin
by making the leap
from Latin superstar to crossover-pop sensation with his first English-language LP. The lead single from the project, Snoop Dogg
-assisted jam "Stuck On A Feeling,"
is a great starting point for the campaign with it… More »