Feb 16 Introducing: Sierra Deaton is Essy

It’s a rebirth. Goodbye Sierra Deaton, hello Essy! We last caught with Sierra in 2016 during the release week of her last project as part of The X-Factor winning duo Alex & Sierra, who announced their split as a group only a few months ago. Today, Deaton is back under a new moniker and with a brand new, fitting sound. Essy’s debut single “Don’t Hurt” was produced by Dylan William (Halsey, Flor) and co-written with rising alt-pop artist LostBoyCrow. “I wanna tell you everything about it, boy / I don’t know if I should / Don’t hurt if you don’t know”...more

Feb 16 Listen: Bronze Avery – “Secrets”

Florida’s Bronze Avery is ready to jump over inevitable obstacles and get to the point on his new single “Secrets”. The track is Avery’s third official release, preceded by “Leave Together” and “Pressure”. A shimmery recurring bell synth and Avery’s breathy, confident vocal elevate the track’s pop-R&B hybrid soundscape. “We live in shadows / Always a battle / But there’s nothing to lose” sings Avery reassuring a doubt-ridden lover that they are in for something special, and we can assure you “Secrets” is exactly that. Listen to the track below.

Feb 02 VIDEO: Halsey – Sorry

Alt-pop singer Halsey took to Twitter yesterday to announce a surprise coming today. The surprise takes form as a one take music video for 2017’s Hopeless Fountain Kingdom‘s tearjerking ballad “Sorry.” The Sing J Lee and Halsey-directed music video finds the “Bad at Love” singer in what appears to be the aftermath of the climatic shooting at the end of her music video for lead single “Now or Never.” Watch the music video for “Sorry” above. a song recorded in 1 take, a video recorded in 1 take, one of my fav things i’ve ever made. something to hold u...more

Jan 31 Years & Years performs new track “DNA” live on Radio 1’s Sound of 2018

We have been patiently waiting for new Years & Years music and it looks like the trio is almost ready for their big comeback. The dance-pop outfit – consisting of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen – performed a new, stripped down ballad titled “DNA” during Radio 1’s Sound of 2018 show on January 30. According to Alexander, new music is “weeks, not months away,” so stay tuned for new tunes from the group very soon. “I’m gonna show you that history can change / the patterns of my youth / the cut of my DNA” sings frontman Olly...more

Jan 31 VIDEO: Hailee Steinfeld, BloodPop® – Capital Letters

Hailee Steinfeld lives a real life fairytale in her new music video for her collaboration with BloodPop titled “Capital Letters.” The Hannah Lux Davis-directed visual shows the “Starving” singer having the time of her life with her lover everywhere from a lavish mansion, to Paris, to a private beach. “Capital Letters” is part of the Fifty Shades Free soundtrack, in theaters February 9. Watch the music video above.

Jan 29 VIDEO: Red Velvet – “Bad Boy”

K-Pop supergroup Red Velvet released their first album repackaging, The Perfect Red Velvet, today and a new fiery music video for lead single “Bad Boy.” Their new EP, a repackaging of 2017’s “Perfect Velvet” includes “Bad Boy” and two new tracks titled  “All Right,” and “Time to Live” bringing a total of 12 tracks. Red Velvet debuted back in 2014, and has produced consistent hit singles like “Ice Cream Cake,” “Red Flavor,” and “Peak-a-Boo.” Watch the music video above.

Jan 29 VIDEO: Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – “The Middle”

Zedd teamed up with DJ duo Grey once again to bring us another earworm with “The Middle.” The safe-sounding new track finds country darling Maren Morris ditching her twang to fill in for 2018 Grammy’s Best New Artist Alessia Cara for what is basically 2018’s reboot of 2017’s hit “Stay.”  The official music video, sponsored by Target premiered yesterday during The 60th Grammy Awards telecast. Watch the music video above.