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Coi Leray teams with Busta Rhymes for new ‘Players’ remix

Coi Leray is sharing another remixed version of her smash hit “Players” courtesy of legendary rapper Busta Rhymes.  The latest version of “Players” arrives on the heels of the “Players (David Guetta Remix),” “Players (DJ Smallz 732 Jersey Club Remix)” and “Players (DJ Saige Remix).”

“Players” continues to dominate the charts, and this past week it hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs Chart, after it remained at No. 1 on the Rhythmic Radio Chart for the second consecutive week, as well as climbed into the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.

To date, Leray has amassed six billion streams and counting with 300 million on “Players,” inspiring 2.75 million TikTok creates with 10 billion-plus views. The song also soared to No. 1 on TikTok and IG Reels,, and spent seven weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Rap Song Sales Chart, and three weeks at No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales Chart.

Take a listen to Coi’s ‘Players (DJ Saige Remix)‘ ft. Busta Rhymes – here.

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Demi Lovato releases rock version of ‘Heart Attack’ for 10th Anniversary

Demi Lovato has given one of her biggest hit songs, “Heart Attack,” a ‘rock makeover’ to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The rock version of “Heart Attack” features re-recorded vocals and fresh production provided by Warren “Oak” Felder and Mitch Allan, who produced the original song.

The original version of “Heart Attack” was released as the lead single from Demi’s fourth studio album, Demi, back in February 2013. That version shot up to No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has since been certified as a four-times platinum single in the U.S.

Said Lovato of the new rock version of the song: “I’m so happy to be able to give a new life to ‘Heart Attack’ with a sound that reflects where I am with my music. This one is for the fans who have shown so much love to the song over the last decade, thank you for riding with me.”

Take a listen to the rock version of “Heart Attack”here.
To stream “Heart Attack (Rock Version)” via multiple platforms, head here.

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Ed Sheeran shares stripped-back version of ‘Eyes Closed’ with Aaron Dessner

Ed Sheeran has shared a live performance clip of his latest song, “Eyes Closed,” joined by Aaron Dessner of The National on piano, as well as a string orchestra. Dessner served as producer of Sheeran’s upcoming album –’ (aka ‘Subtract’).

Sheeran revealed that he wrote “Eyes Closed” after experiencing the loss of a close friend. “This song is about losing someone, feeling like every time you go out and you expect to just bump into them, and everything just reminds you of them and the things you did together,” said Sheeran. “You sorta have to take yourself out of reality sometimes to numb the pain of loss, but certain things just bring you right back into it.”

Check out the performance of “Eyes Closed (Piano and Strings Version)” – here.
‘–’ (Subtract) is due out May 5th. To pre-order, head here.

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Mariah Carey and Megan Thee Stallion to headline LA Pride in the Park

Mariah Carey and Megan Thee Stallion will headline LA Pride in the Park, to be held at Los Angeles State Historic Park.  According to Christopher Street West Association — the nonprofit that has produced the LA Pride celebration for more than 50 years — the multi-stage event will expand to a two-day concert this year, taking place on June 9-10th.

Megan Thee Stallion will perform June 9, with Carey taking the stage on June 10.  Megan Thee Stallion said: “I can’t wait to headline LA Pride in the Park and celebrate the phenomenal LGBTQIA+ community. This incredible event advocates for diversity, inclusivity and equality, so I’m honored to perform and have a blast with all of the Hotties in attendance.” Carey added: “I am happy to be back in person celebrating with the LGBTQIA+ community here in Southern California and throughout all of the lands. Let’s come together to celebrate love, inclusion, and Pride.”

Gerald Garth, board president of LA Pride. said: “Mariah Carey and Megan Thee Stallion are the perfect artists to headline LA Pride in the Park this year as we expand to two days. These empowering and iconic women are sure to take the stage by storm to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community and will undoubtedly make this year’s LA Pride in the Park an unforgettable experience.”

General and VIP single-day, as well as weekend tickets, are available at For more information, head to L.A. Pride’s official website.

Mariah Carey And Megan Thee Stallion To Headline LA Pride In The Park

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Kelly Clarkson announces new album and Las Vegas residency

Kelly Clarkson has announced she will headline an exclusive Las Vegas Residency dubbed ‘Chemistry…An Intimate Night With Kelly Clarkson’ at the Bakkt Theater (formerly Zappos Theater) at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The announcement follows the recent news that Clarkson will drop a new album, Chemistry, which she shared is “coming soon.”

Said Clarkson: “I am so excited for these shows and couldn’t think of a better place to get back on stage than Las Vegas! The crowds in Vegas are such an amazing collection of people that simply want to have a great time and that’s what we’re going to do! So many of my musical idols have had, and still have, incredible residencies on The Strip, and I’m so excited to create my own!”

Clarkson also surprised the audience of a recent episode of ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ with tickets to the upcoming residency, and shared that she’s only performing 10 shows: “I could only commit to 10 shows, that’s why it’s exclusive, there’s only 10 shows. I ain’t adding more, I’m telling ya right now. Mama needs a little bit of a break.”

The 10 performances going on sale are July 28 and 29 and August 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 18 and 19. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, March 31st at 10 am PT at Ticketmaster.

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Matchbox Twenty announce new album and North American tour

Matchbox Twenty are returning with the release of their first new album in over a decade, titled “Where The Light Goes.”  As a preview, the band has shared the first single, “Wild Dogs (Running In A Slow Dream),” which you can take a listen to – here.

Matchbox Twenty has also announced an extensive 50+ date North American tour, the band’s first in six years. The “Slow Dream Tour” kicks off on May 16th in Vancouver and runs through early August. Matt Nathanson will provide support on the the first half of the tour, while Ben Rector will open the second leg.

Tickets for the “Slow Dream Tour” are now on sale here.
“Where The Light Goes” is due out on May 26th via Atlantic Records.  To pre-order, head here.

Matchbox Twenty returns with new single, 2023 North American tour

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Dave Matthews Band, Imagine Dragons and more to headline 2023 Summerfest

Milwaukee’s Summerfest festival will celebrate its 55th anniversary this summer with over 100 artists taking the stage over three weekends in June and July.  Milwaukee World Festival Inc. CEO Don Smiley in a statement: “Celebrating 55 years of live music is a true testament to this festival. Together with the City of Milwaukee, we look forward to hosting music fans from across the globe at Summerfest and delivering a world-class lineup with hundreds of artists during our nine-day run”. 

The festival has announced its headlining performers, including Eric Church (with Elle King), the Zac Brown Band (with Marcus King) and James Taylor & His All-Star Band (with Sheryl Crow) on the first weekend (taking place June 22-24). The second weekend (taking place June 29-July 1) will feature headliners Dave Matthews Band, Odesza (with a Bonobo DJ set) and another artists to be announced, with the final weekend (July 6-8) t0 feature Zach Bryan and Imagine Dragons (with AJR).

Other acts appearing at 2023 Summerfest include: The Avett Brothers, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Bleachers, Three 6 Mafia, Brett Eldredge, Sofi Tukker, Gryffin, Fitz and the Tantrums, NLE Choppa, Cheap Trick, Lyle Lovett, Tegan and Sara, Santa Fe Klan, Earth, Wind & Fire, Noah Kahan, Ava Max, Lord Huron, Yung Gravy, Vance Joy, Cypress Hill, The Pretty Reckless, Sean Paul, Coi Leray, Brett Young, Spin Doctors, Jesus Jones, Japanese Breakfast, Lauren Daigle, Tyler Hubbard, Yellowcard, Smokey Robinson, Fleet Foxes, The War on Drugs, Yungblud, Styx, Grupo Niche, Tesla, Dinosaur Jr., Jenny Lewis, Scotty McCreery and many more.

Tickets for Summerfest are on sale now –

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Adele announces concert film; extends Las Vegas residency

Adele announced during her final “Weekends With Adele” residency show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace over the weekend that she is adding more dates to her Las Vegas Residency as she films her upcoming concert film.

Adele revealed a series of extended dates running from June-November, as well the making of her concert film. She said to the crowd: “Playing to 4,000 people for 34 nights is not enough, and I know that, so I am coming back. I’ll be back for a few weeks in June, and I’m going to film it and I’m going to release it to make sure that anyone who wants to see this show can see it. And then I’ll be back from the summer. Back in August until the end of fall.”

Adele will be in Vegas June 16/17, 23/24, and June 30/July 1st. Then will appear weekends starting  August 4/5-November 3/4.

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Coi Leray releases David Guetta ‘Players’ remix

Coi Leray links up with Grammy Award-winning David Guetta for a new remix of her chart-topping smash “Players,” marking their first collaboration together.  The Guetta remix also follows the “Players (DJ Smallz 732 Jersey Club Remix)” and “Players (DJ Saige Remix).”

Featuring a sample of “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five, the original version of “Players” made it into the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100, and has amassed a staggering six billion streams and counting with 300 million. The latter inspired 2.75 million TikTok creates with 10 billion-plus views. The song also spent seven weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Rap Song Sales Chart and three weeks at No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales Chart.

Take a listen to the ‘Players (David Guetta Remix)’ – here.

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Charli XCX and Jack Antonoff writing/producing soundtrack for A24 film ‘Mother Mary’

Charli XCX and Jack Antonoff will write and produce original songs for ‘Mother Mary‘, a new film from A24 starring Anne Hathaway and Michaela Coel.  The Green Knight‘s David Lowery is set to direct and has penned a script for the film, which is described as ‘a pop melodrama.’ Mother Mary follows a fictional musician (Hathaway) and her relationship with an iconic fashion designer (Coel). The film will also have an original score composed by Daniel Hart.

Charli XCX has previously collaborated with A24. Her song “Hot Girl,” which she wrote with the 1975’s George Daniel, appeared on the soundtrack to last year’s A24 murder mystery Bodies Bodies Bodies. was used on the soundtrack to last year’s Bodies Bodies Bodies. Her latest album CRASH was released in 2022

Jack Antonoff’s “A&W,” his latest collaboration with Lana Del Rey, dropped on Valentine’s Day. He also recently took home his second consecutive Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, award at the 2023 Grammys.

Jack Antonoff and Charli XCX to Write and Produce Soundtrack for Upcoming A24 Drama

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