Up & coming Toronto based Carys drops Some Of You via Warner Canada. She reached over 250,000 views on her debut music video for BadBoy and 80k + Spotify streams. The Canadian singer-songwriter notes, “I wanted to hold on to our love for as long as I could, even if it wasn’t how I wanted it”. Give it a stream.
Halsey celebrates her 25th birthday with the release of new track Clementine as well as a video which features her brother Sevian dancing inside an aquarium.
Justin Bieber releases Dan + Shay Love Song ‘10,000 Hours’ immediately after the Hailey Baldwin Wedding.
Charlie Puth releases ‘Cheating on You’ which is his third single off the 2018 release of his sophomore album, Voicenotes.
Brooklyn based alt pop singer-songwriter Aaron Taos drops the standout track Closure. Aaron notes, “Closure is about the process of searching for resolution after a break-up,” – It’s about that unexpected rush of emotions that come when you unexpectedly see your old person’s face – even when you were sure you were over them.”
Playlists: New Music Friday, Fresh Finds, and Chill Vibe.
Blogs: Wonderland, The Fader, Pigeons and Planes, Stereogum, Clash
Placements: Featured in NBA 2K20 video game
Streams: one million+ Spotify streams
Look out for Nashville based Wave & Rome. The band led by Sam Tinnesz was created with co-writer and co-producer Josh Farro (formerly of Paramore). The band tracked five songs releasing the Map EP. Now, the band released their single “Stardust” followed by their self-titled track including “Be My Girl”, “Hey K”, and “Velvet Sea”. The second single, “Hey K” landed on the Spotify Rock/ Pop playlist alongside Two Door Cinema Club. Give it a listen.
Concord bought indie label Victory Records. The Chicago-based emo label helmed by Tony Brummel earned approximately $5 million a year in revenue. It’s been said that Concord paid about $27 million-$34 million for the Victory company. Victory Records was known for bands such as Taking Back Sunday, Bayside, Thursday, Hawthorne Heights, and Silverstein. Concord picked up 4,500 masters and 3,500 compositions. Concord will get the Victory name and the well known Bulldog logo.