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SIX60 RELEASE NEW TRACKS “PLEASE DON’T GO” & “RAINING”

October 11, 2019

ANNOUNCE JOINT SIGNING TO EPIC RECORDS AND HUMAN RE SOURCES (October 11, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – As they continue making history […]

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SIX60 RELEASE NEW TRACKS “PLEASE DON’T GO” & “RAINING”

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ANNOUNCE JOINT SIGNING TO EPIC RECORDS AND HUMAN RE SOURCES

SIX60 RELEASE NEW TRACKS “PLEASE DON’T GO” & “RAINING”

(October 11, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – As they continue making history back home, award-winning New Zealand sensation SIX60 share two new singles entitled “Please Don’t Go” and “Raining” today. This marks SIX60’s formal North American debut – simultaneously revealing their joint signing to Epic Records (label) and HUMAN RE SOURCES (production/development) in North America. They kick off a new chapter joining one of the most legendary rosters in the business, as Epic and CEO Sylvia Rhone give them a platform to properly debut in the states for the first time.

SIX60 represents where music is today. They embody the talent that will allow them to be global music trendsetters which is what we at HUMAN RE SOURCES saw when we signed them.” – HUMAN RE SOURCES Founder, Julius Erving

Get “Please Don’t Go” and “Raining” HERE via Epic Records.

“Please Don’t Go” spotlights the band’s scorching and sizzling style. Fusing rock, alternative, pop, and funk on one undeniable anthem, a distinct bass groove bops between a steady beat, while the fiery falsetto vocal takes hold. At the center, the title hook rings out. Then, there’s “Raining. Island guitar grooves sway in sync to a chantable chorus over minimal production.

The harmonies immediately hypnotize as SIX60 make a stunning debut Stateside on this powerful pair of tracks.

The band launch a full-scale world tour on November 18 at Jaeger in Oslo, Norway. They touch down in countries across Europe before heading to Australia and returning to their native New Zealand. Once again, they sold out Western Springs Stadium in Auckland, NZ on February 2020, moving 50,000-plus tickets in under just two months. This marks their second consecutive sell-out at the venue.

Check out the full itinerary below.

Experience SIX60 in 2019!

SIX60 remain one of the biggest New Zealand groups ever, and they also quietly stand out as a global phenomenon. The musicians notably took home “Best Group” at the 2018 NZ Music Awards, among five other awards. The boys made history by becoming “the first New Zealand Act to Sell 50,000 Tickets to a Show in Western Springs Stadium. Not to mention, they moved an unprecedented 1 million singles in New Zealand.

Now, they’re primed to impact North America with an inimitable sound of their own.

TOURDATES

11/18Jaegar Oslo, Norway
11/19Beta Copenhagen, Denmark
11/21Musik & Frieden Berlin, Germany
11/22Folks! ClubMunich, Germany
11/24Luxor Cologne, Germany
11/25Paradiso NordAmsterdam, Netherlands SOLD OUT
11/27La Belle AngeleEdinburgh, Scotland
11/28Deaf InstituteManchester, England
11/29Green Room Dublin, Ireland
12/11RoundhouseLondon, England SOLD OUT
12/5The Forum Melbourne, Australia SOLD OUT
12/6CroxtonMelbourne, Australia
12/7HOTAGold Coat, Australia SOLD OUT
12/12Eatons HillBrisbane, Australia
12/13Big TopSydney, Australia
12/14Metro CityPerth, Australia
1/25Hutt RecLower Hutt, New Zealand
2/1Bowl of BrooklandsNew Plymouth, New Zealand
2/8Mystery Creek EventsHamilton, New Zealand
2/15Semenoff StadiumWhangarei, New Zealand
2/22Western SpringsAuckland, New Zealand SOLD OUT
3/7Forsyth BarrDunedin, New Zealand

About EPIC RECORDS

A Sony Music Entertainment Company, Epic Records has launched the careers of GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum artists and influential icons since its foundation back in 1953, building a storied history as home to game-changing superstars, including Michael Jackson, George Michael, Céline Dion, Boston, Pearl Jam, Gloria Estefan, Shakira and Sly & the Family Stone, to name a few. The 2019 roster encompasses various trend-setting legends like Mariah Carey, OutKast, Ozzy Osbourne, Sade, Fiona Apple, Rick Ross, Judas Priest, and more as well some of the 21st century’s biggest and most incomparable acts, namely Travis Scott, Camila Cabello, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor, Future, French Montana, 21 Savage, Sara Bareilles, Jidenna, Zara Larsson, and many others.

About HUMAN RE SOURCES 

HUMAN RE SOURCES is a new digital distribution company founded on the premise of empowering independent artists. Founded in 2018 by veteran artist manager, Julius ‘J’ Erving, the enterprise quickly expanded to become a non-genre exclusive home for artists from the likes of Baby Rose, Bren Joy & Ant Clemons to ICECOLDBISHOP, Grip and Silver Sphere. To further its mission to provide a holistic offering for artists including both A&R and artist services, HUMAN RE SOURCES merged with Q&A in 2019. As co-founders, J. Erving, Troy Carter and Suzy Ryoo lead Q&A and HUMAN RE SOURCES as a music and technology venture dedicated to creating a new ecosystem where “the artist as an entrepreneur” is truly supported.

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BLACK EYED PEAS X J BALVIN DROP NEW TRACK & VIDEO “RITMO (BAD BOYS FOR LIFE)”

October 11, 2019

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BLACK EYED PEAS X J BALVIN DROP NEW TRACK & VIDEO “RITMO (BAD BOYS FOR LIFE)”

(October 11, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – Pacing for the most-anticipated comeback in recent memory, Black Eyed Peas resurface with a smash on par with their legendary run of hits…

The six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, genre-bending pioneers x history-making reggaeton superstar J Balvin—who remains one of the hottest acts in the globe today and possibly the biggest Latin star of the millennium—share a new collaborative single entitled “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” today. This marks the group’s first release under their newly minted deal withEpic Records. Uniting these two titans, this is undoubtedly the biggest song of 2019, to say the least. 

Get it HERE!

The song heralds the arrival of the anxiously awaited Bad Boys For Life Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album. It lands in stores and at all digital retailers on January 10, 2020. Meanwhile, the mega-anticipated Bad Boys For Life—starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence–opens in theaters everywhere the same day. It stands out as the third installment of the classic Bad Boys franchise, one of the most successful action series of all-time.

“RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” similarly captures the high-octane action the franchise remains known for. Breaking boundaries, it fuses Black Eyed Peas’ inimitable hybrid of hip-hop and pop with Balvin’s incendiary and infectious take on reggaeton. Fittingly, the word “Ritmo” translates to “Rhythm” in English. The song impacts Top 40, Latin, and Rhythm Crossover on Monday November 4. Meanwhile, Colin Tilley [Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna] helmed the accompanying music video intercut with explosive sequences from the movie.

Check it out HERE.

After two decades signed to Jimmy Iovine’s Interscope Records, Black Eyed Peas find a home with Sylvia Rhone at Epic Records. They join an iconic roster and align with the culture’s most trusted label.

Black Eyed Peas co-founder will.i.am said, “I wanted to reimagine ‘The Rhythm of the Night’ by Corona and give it a minimal, futurist, afro-fused reggaeton vibe. The final song and video feel like the classic next level futurism that the Black Eyed Peas are all about.”

J Balvin added, “I’ve been a Black Eyed Peas fan for as long as I can remember. They are legends!! and it’s an honor to join them and become part of the sound of Bad Boys for Life.”

Sony Motion Picture Group’s President of Music, Spring Aspers also said, “What a thrill to bring together the Bad Boys franchise with top global artists the Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin. I’m beyond excited to be partnering with Sony Music and Epic Records to deliver this amazing soundtrack.”

Last week, Black Eyed Peas jetted to Brazil to co-Headline RockInRio. Meanwhile, they appeared on Luciano Hucks’ show the day after. Next up, they fly to Australia & New Zealand for the next leg of their tour, and then wrap up on stage at closing ceremony of the SEA Games in the Philippines on December 11 for a performance of “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life).

Black Eyed Peas continue to set the rhythm for the globe in 2019, 2020, and beyond.

Black Eyed Peas 2019 Tour Dates:

October 5Rio de Janeiro, Brazil RockInRio
October 10Asunción, ParaguayMusic Experience 2019
November 8Perth, AustraliaHBF Park
November 9Melbourne, AustraliaMarvel Stadium
November 10Adelaide, AustraliaAdelaide Showground
November 15Brisbane, AustraliaBrisbane Showgrounds
November 16Sydney, AustraliaGiants Stadium
November 17Auckland, New ZealandWestern Springs Stadium
December 11PhilippinesSEA Games

Reggaeton’s Global Ambassador, J Balvin is currently YouTube’s #1 Global Music Artist for a remarkable 14th consecutive week (garnering over a billion views a month) and is in-the-midst of his critically-praised Arcoiris North American Tour, which Variety hailed as “an eye-popping,  mind-blowing, surreal experience…like no concert production ever staged before.”

J Balvin Arcoiris Tour Remaining Dates:

October 11El Paso, TXDon Haskins Center
October 12Phoenix, AZTalking Stick Resort Arena
October 13Chula Vista, CANorth Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
October 17San Jose, CASAP Center at San Jose
October 18Reno, NVGrand Sierra Theatre
October 19Las Vegas, NVPearl Concert Theatre at Palms Casino Resort
October 20Bakersfield, CARabobank Arena
October 25Rancho Mirage, CAThe Show at Agua Caliente
October 26Los Angeles, CASTAPLES Center

ABOUT BLACK EYED PEAS

Since forming in 1995, six-time Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum recording artists Black Eyed Peas have become one of the most globally successful groups, having sold more than 35 million albums and 120 million singles worldwide. They’ve sold more than 3 million tickets and headlined 300+ different tour dates in 30 different countries.

ABOUT J BALVIN

“Reggaeton’s Global Ambassador” – J Balvin is now one of the top streaming music artists in the world, regardless of language, and has developed a legion of fans represented by over 60 Million social media followers. Balvin is leading a second generation of Musica Urbana stars that have propelled Latin music to an unprecedented global embrace. Simultaneously, Balvin has become Latin music’s strongest cultural envoy to both the fashion and pop art communities, while becoming one of the music industry’s most in-demand collaborators, and worldwide major festival performers.

ABOUT BAD BOYS FOR LIFE

The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life.

Directed by Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah. Written by Joe Carnahan and Chris Bremner. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Will Smith and Doug Belgrad. Executive Producers are Barry Waldman, Chad Oman and Mike Stenson. The film stars Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Nunez, Kate Del Castillo, Nicky Jam and Joe Pantoliano.

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CAMILA CABELLO UNVEILS ANOTHER LAYER OF ROMANCE WITH BRAND NEW TRACK “EASY”

October 11, 2019

MUSICAL GUEST ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE THIS SATURDAY ROMANCE COMING SOON (October 11, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – Today, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum and […]

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CAMILA CABELLO UNVEILS ANOTHER LAYER OF ROMANCE WITH BRAND NEW TRACK “EASY”

(October 11, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA) – Today, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum and chart-topping singer/songwriter Camila Cabello unveils a new song entitled “Easy.” Get it HERE via SYCO/Epic Records. It stands out as the latest track to be uncovered from her anxiously awaited second full-length and one of the most anticipated albums of 2019, Romance—coming very soon.

It also arrives on the heels of unparalleled success for the superstar. The trifecta of “Liar, “Shameless, and “Cry For Me” cumulatively tallied over 150 million streams in just a month.

At radio, Camila made history with “Liar” and “Shameless” as the first solo artist to have two songs simultaneously debut at Top 40 Radio week of release. Now climbing the charts, “Liar” is currently sitting in the Top 20 at both Top 40 radio and Hot AC radio, while “Shameless” is in the Top 25 at Top 40 radio. Meanwhile, internationally, “Liar” is currently #23 on the Spotify Global Top 50 and in the Top 50 in 31 countries on Spotify. She also stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge last week to perform “Liar” and a cover of Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved.”

“Easy” illuminates yet another side of her artistry. Plucks of harp and keys glisten alongside a sparse beat as her angelic delivery powers vulnerable verses. This bold ballad builds towards the catchy and confessional refrain, “I always thought I was hard to love until you made it seem easy.

Next up, Camila makes her Saturday Night Live debut this Saturday October 12. Expect a powerhouse performance from the singer. Tune in to NBC.

Fall into Romance with Camila Cabello in 2019.

About Camila Cabello

Multi Grammy nominated Cuban born singer/songwriter Camila Cabello (Epic Records / SYCO) released her debut solo album, CAMILA in January 2018 to rave reviews. It debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart at the same time as her single “Havana” Reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making Camila the first solo artist in nearly 15 years to reach the #1 spot on the Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Artist 100 charts in the same week. The RIAA platinum-certified album, CAMILA, launched its debut at #1 on 110 iTunes charts around the world, breaking the record for most #1 positions for a debut album in iTunes history. Camila also became the #1 artist on global Spotify. At the end of 2018, Camila was nominated for two Grammy awards, “Best Pop Vocal Album” for her album, CAMILA, and “Best Pop Solo Performance” for “Havana” (Live). She took home awards for Artist of the Year and Video of the Year for her hit “Havana” at the 2018 Video Music Awards. Beginning her official solo career after four years in Fifth Harmony, Camila released her RIAA 9x platinum smash hit “Havana,” in August 2017 where it obtained the #1 spot on the pop radio chart, marking her second top 40 #1 as a solo artist. Furthermore, “Havana” hit #1 on iTunes overall top songs chart, #2 on the Spotify Global chart and hit #1 in 80 countries around the world. “Havana” is the first song by a female artist to reach No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary, Pop Songs and Rhythmic Songs charts in 22 years, it has earned over 1.1 billion on-demand U.S. streams, according to Nielsen Music, and attained the longest run at No. 1 on Pop Songs for any song by a female artist since 2013. Havana became the most streamed song of all time by a female artist and was the number one song of 2018 globally. Her triple-platinum single “Never Be The Same,” was released in January 2018 and peaked in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Camila became the first artist in history to have two multi-format number one singles as the first two singles from their debut album.  Camila had previously earned a chart-topping smash with her double platinum-certified hit “Bad Things” with MGK. The track generated over 400 million on-demand streams. As a result of its success, she became the fifth female artist to hit #1 on the Pop songs chart with and without a group. Most recently, Camila released the global smash single “Señorita,” with Shawn Mendes, which debuted at #1 on iTunes worldwide and broke Spotify’s record for the biggest debut from a male/female duet in its history. “Señorita” marks Camila’s second #1 at Hot 100 and fourth #1 at Pop Radio. Camila is currently the most listened to female artist in the world on Spotify and broke the record for the most monthly listeners for a female artist in Spotify history.  She is the first female artist since Adele to triple up atop Billboard’s Hot 100, Billboard 200 & Artist 100 charts. In November 2018, Camila was named the new ambassador for Save the Children. She is set to make her acting debut starring in Sony Pictures’ CINDERELLA, to be released February 5th, 2021. The film will be directed by Kay Cannon and produced by James Corden and Leo Pearlman.

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RAJA KUMARI RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “KARMA”

October 08, 2019

VISUALS PREMIERED EARLIER TODAY ON THEFADER.COM SONG TAKEN FROM ACCLAIMED 2019 EP BLOODLINE [October 8, 2019 – New York, NY] GRAMMY® Award-nominated songwriter […]

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RAJA KUMARI RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “KARMA”

[October 8, 2019 – New York, NY] GRAMMY® Award-nominated songwriter and rapper Raja Kumari unleashes the official music video for her track “KARMA” today. The Sam Madhu-directed visuals premiered earlier today via The FADER, who described the video as “balanc[ing] historical Indian imagery with neon colors.”

Check out the video HERE.

The colorful and empowering clip was created by an all-female team in collaboration with Kumari and Madhu. In speaking about the video, Kumari told The FADER

“KARMA is a reminder that beautiful things come to life when strong women put their skills together. The video was done by an all-female team. It started as a collaboration between myself and Sam Madhu, which explores transitions from art to reality and remixes cultural elements from the past and the future. It is inspired by traditional Indian aesthetics and futuristic cyberpunk worlds.

Sam basically developed the idea of a neon universe in which I’m the central character, where traditional Indian elements like Rakshasa masks, goddesses and tigers are reborn with contemporary, neon aesthetics to create a universe where I appear as an array of compelling, powerful female characters. So you’ll see a latex matrix-inspired Rakshasi, a neon devi with her shocking pink tiger, a futuristic laser goddess. The video was so fun to make, and I feel like it represent a real female-empowerment moment. “

The song itself is produced by Sean Garrett and packs a passionate and powerful punch locked and loaded with robust rhymes and fierce delivery over a throwback beat with international resonances, which Idolator says finds the artist “coming into her own.”

BLOODLINE was released this February on Epic Records and can be streamed on all DSPs HERE.  The 5-track project also boasts the acclaimed single “SHOOK.” TIME Magazine commending it as a song that “drips with blustering self-assuredness,” and its Gil Green (Drake, Kanye West)-directed music video has amassed 5.5 million-plus views. Along with Sean Garrett, the EP also includes production work from Danja

Currently, Kumari is a judge on the MTV India show Hustle, mentoring the next generation of artists in a rap battle competition show. It was the highest rated premiere in the network’s history. After completing her own headlining North American tour, she recently performed alongside Wiz Khalifa in New Delhi and was the first Indian artist to perform at the F1 Festival in Singapore. Look out for more new music from the budding superstar, coming soon. 

About Raja Kumari

Indian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress and dancer Raja Kumari is a force of nature. A fearless, charismatic personality and natural-born storyteller, her mission is to create art that blends her Indian roots with her American upbringing. Her music is a sonic bridge between East and West that fuses the rhythms she absorbed as a trained classical Indian dancer with her love for hip-hop.

Kumari made her initial impact on global pop music as a sought-after songwriter. The creative force behind hits like Fall Out Boy’s multiplatinum smash “Centuries,” Iggy Azalea’s “Change Your Life” [feat. T.I.], Fifth Harmony’s “Like Mariah”[feat. Tyga], music for the hit Fox show “Empire,” and numerous anthems for Gwen Stefani have earned her acclaim and accolades across the board. Notably, she received a  GRAMMY® nomination for her work with Azelea and a BMI Pop Award for her work with Fall Out Boy.

Emerging as a disruptive force in hip-hop in her own right, Kumari released her debut EP, The Come Up, in 2016. Her solo material has received acclaim and attention from the likes of BillboardPaper MagazineIdolator and Complex and has been featured overseas by the likes of Rolling StoneVogueCosmopolitanHarper’s Bazaar and GQ in India. Recently she performed on the Red Bull Tour Bus tour which showcases breakthrough artists throughout India, and performed as a guest on Amazon Prime’s digital reality show “The Remix”. Sharing the stage with Academy Award-winning composer A. R. Rahman on tour last year at the SSE Arena Wembley, as well as at the 2017 IIFA Awards at MetLife Stadium, Raja continues to collaborate with other artists throughout the world and was recently featured on the international banger “Vamos”, which cracked over 10 million YouTube views in under one week.  

Raja Kumari’s talents extend beyond the studio, having recently co-starred in the acclaimed movie Gully Boy. She also is the host and curator of her own Apple Music Beats 1 show, The New India, where she spotlights some of India’s brightest new talents.

Needless to say, as her star continues to rise, Raja Kumari is poised to be a global force in her own right.

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