Mika Nakashima Announces 8th Studio Album “TOUGH”


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Mika Nakashima will be releasing her 8th studio album “TOUGH” on March 22.

The singer’s new album will contain 14 songs. The exact track list will be revealed at a later date.

2 version of the album will be available: a CD-only regular edition, and a CD DVD limited edition. The limited edition version comes with a DVD containing footage from Nakashima’s 2016 acoustic tour “THE ACOUSTIC 2016 ~MIKA NAKASHIMA 1st Premium Tour~, specifically from her NHK Hall performance in Tokyo, as well as a photo book.

“TOUGH” is Mika Nakashima’s first studio album in 4 years. Her last one, “REAL“, was released on January 30, 2013.

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B2ST’s Dongwoon teases for a surprise new single!


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Great news for B2uty! B2ST‘s Dongwoon has dropped a cover image for a surprise new single!

Dongwoon has partnered up with singer/lyricist Yoo Jae Hwan, and their collaboration digital single will be titled ‘UNIVERSE‘. It’s also been revealed that fellow B2ST member Yoseob took part in the album to support the B2ST maknae, who participated in writing and composing all of the songs in ‘UNIVERSE’.

Previously, Dongwoon geared up for his solo musician activities by singing an OST for SBS drama ‘Defendant‘. If you just couldn’t get enough of Dongwoon’s voice through his OST, then you can listen to even more Dongwoon when ‘UNIVERSE’ drops February 2!

 

Cross Gene continue their ‘Mirror’ concept of angels/devils with more individual teaser images


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Cross Gene has released even more individual teaser images for their long-awaited comeback with ‘Mirror‘!

The concept for ‘Mirror’ seems to adopt a modernized, angels/devils style, with the members who were dressed in black for their last set of teaser images, now dressed in white, and vice versa. Earlier, Cross Gene also gave fans a taste of what’s to come with their comeback, with a pre-release single, “White Mind“.
Cross Gene’s full comeback is set for February 8!

Hong Jin Young to make a comeback!


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Trot singer Hong Jin Young is making a comeback!

On February 1 (KST), Music K Entertainment announced that Hong Jin Young is scheduled to release a new song titled “Love You, Love You Not” on February 9. This will be Hong Jin Young’s return in 11 months since her mini album ‘HwaYangYeonHwa’ back in March of 2016.

February will be a loaded month for comebacks, with Zion.T and Red Velvet recently having released new albums.

 

Cosmic Girls release MV for sweet ballad version of ‘I WIsh’


Cosmic GIrls have released a sweet, ballad version of their latest track “I Wish“.

Fans have been loving this slowed down version of the original track. The upbeat song with a ’90s vibe has been transformed into an R&B style ballad, and the results are definitely pleasant to the ears and eyes. Starship Entertainment also revealed a new MV just for the ballad version of “I Wish”.

Check out the “I Wish” ballad version above, and let us know what you think!

 

Tove Lo “Lady Wood (Phase 2)” | Available this Spring!


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“Lady Wood (Phase 2)” is the upcoming third studio album by Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo. It’s scheduled to be released sometime this Spring as the second part of her album “Lady Wood“, launched on October 28th, 2016 via Island Records.

During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the 29-year-old artist has revealed that this second part of the album will arrives next year including new tracks: “Light Beams” and “Pitch Black“.

The singer debuted mini film Fairy Dust on October 31st including new track “What I Want for the Night (Bitches)“, which is expected to be included on this next project.

During a recent interview with TimeOut, the singer revealed that the second part of the album will be available this Spring.

Confirmed/Recorded/Registered/Leaked:

 

  • Light Beams
  • Pitch Black
  • What I Want For The Night (Bitches)

 

Elena Temnikova “Сумасшедший русский” (featuring ST) [Video Premiere]


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Russian singer-songwriter and former SEREBRO Elena Temnikova has joined forces with Russian rapper ST to release new track.

The song is called “Сумасшедший русский” (English: Crazy Russian) and it’s confirmed as the main theme of upcoming Netflix’s TV Series Защитники (English: Marvel’s The Defenders).

It was released on digital retailers and streaming services on January 27th, while the music video arrived on February 1st.

 

Zara Larsson, international debut album is called “So Good”


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So Good” is the upcoming international debut studio album by Swedish pop star Zara Larsson is in the making and it’s scheduled to be released during the first quarter of 2017 via Epic Records and TEN Music Group.

This album arrives after the huge success achieved with her first album “1“, released in nordic countries in 2014, including smash single “Uncover“, Top 3 “Carry You Home“ and Top 10 hit “Rooftop“.

Before the arrival of this second album Larsson also released a first EP in the American market called “Uncover” on January 16, 2015 making her proper introduction release in the States.

The first official single “Lush Life“ was released on June 9, 2015 and it has become in her second number 1 single in Sweden. The second single “Never Forget You“, an amazing collaboration with MNEK was premiered on July 22nd and peaked at number 1 on Swedish single chart, and later released internationally on September 11th.

The singer debuted a new song called “Better You” in acoustic during a surprise concert on the electric bus in Gothenburg, Sweden. Some video to go with it was premiered on September 24th.

During an interview with Idolator, Larsson confirmed she worked in the studio with pop genius Dr. Luke. During an interview with Billboard, Larsson confirmed she worked with Max Martin’s team on this new project. She said:

I worked with so many. Me and MNEK have done a lot of other songs. Me and the Max Martin team. Not Max Martin himself, but hopefully next time. The team is really good. The Monsters & Strangerz, I love them so much. And just a lot of super talented people — R. City, Justin Tranter, so many good people. Whoever you meet, they’re like, “I just wrote a No. 1 for this or that.” Everyone has something to brag about, which is what I would do if I wrote that good songs.

During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Larsson confirmed that the new album will include even more tracks co-written and produced by MNEK, and also a collaboration with hitmaker Max Martin. She explained the album is a combination of pop-styles:

I do pop. Pop is everything from The Weeknd to Taylor Swift to Beyoncé to Rihanna, [and my album is] a good mix of everything. There are some very soulful songs on there, but also electric dance songs, and also pure pop, darker songs with a trap vibe.

Larsson has also worked with hitmakers Stargate and Charlie Puth. During an interview with Digital Spy, Zara confirmed that in her album every song has been written and produced by a different production team. She said:

It’s coming in September and I’ve been working with a lot of different people (…) I would say every song has different writers and producers, which is very exciting because all of the songs are very different

During a recent Facebook chat, Zara has confirmed that the album is “cool pop” and includes 12 tracks. The singer also collaborated with David Guetta on UEFA Euro 2016’s anthem “This One’s for You”, released on May 13th.

The next and third official single from the album “Ain’t My Fault” was launched on September 2nd. During an interview with NME, Zara revealed the name of some tracks and collaborators on the album. After her performance during The X Factor Australia, Larsson confirmed that the album will be out “early 2017”.

Larsson released a new single called “I Would Like” on November 11th, becoming the fourth official single from the album. The track “So Good” including the collaboration of Ty Dolla $ign was launched as fifth single on January 27th.

During a recent interview with AMP 103.7, Zara revealed that the album’s name is “So Good“.

 

Alicia Keys – That’s What’s Up (Lyrics)


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You want me to give you a testimony about my life
And how good he’s been to me
I don’t know what to tell you about him
I love him so much with all my heart and my soul
With every bone in my body I love him so much
Because he’s done so much for me

Ladies and Gentleman allow me my testimony
I’m so blessed, I’m so blessed
Stow your blessings upon me
And it feels so good, it feels so good
So good to be free
Oh, keep your presence
Keep your presence on me

Let all your inhibitions
Leave the way
Can nobody leave me
Can nobody leave me like you
I, I want to thank you Lord
For all the love, yeah
Time after time you’re lifting me up
Lord knows, you never let me down
Now that’s what’s up
That’s whats up