TAKE OVER THE SUNSET STRIP WITH ALL ABOUT LUV POP-UP AT THE ICONIC TOWER RECORDS & SOLD-OUT ROXY SHOW TODAY, BARNES & NOBLE AT THE GROVE TOMORROW, & FAN EVENT AT CHELSEA MUSIC HALL IN NEW YORK FEBRUARY 20
TELVISION APPEARANCES INCLUDE THE TODAY SHOW ON FEBRUARY 20 & THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW ON FEBRUARY 21
(February 14, 2020 – Los Angeles, CA) – Unveiling one of the most-anticipated musical events of 2020, history-making K-pop super group and worldwide phenomenon Monsta X unleash their anxiously awaited new album, ALL ABOUT LUV, today.
Once again making history, ALL ABOUT LUVmarks the first all English-language album released by a K-pop group ever. It also immediately connected with enthusiastic fans everywhere. The single “WHO DO U LOVE?” [feat. French Montana] clocked 47 million streams and 31 million views thus far followed by“SOMEONE’S SOMEONE” [11 million streams and 19 million views], “MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT” [7 million streams and 5 million views], and “LOVE U” [7 million streams].
ALL ABOUT LUV merges sounds, styles, and cultures on one pop epic. Spanning emotional highs and lows, the album details heartbreak in “HAPPY WITHOUT ME”before getting cheeky on the catchy “GOT MY NUMBER.” Speaking to the group’s dynamics, “BESIDE U” [feat. Pitbull] remains a standout with global implications, bridging boundaries as it unites “Mr. Worldwide” and the Korean force of nature.
In order to celebrate the record’s arrival, the group launch a series of sold out events and immersive activations. Today, they take over the Sunset Strip. They will host an All About Luvpop-up at the iconic Tower Records on Sunset Boulevard (12pm-8pm) and personally appear for a meet-and-greet (4pm-5pm). The pop-up includes merch, CDs, and more. Then, they’ll head up the street to the world-famous Roxy in Hollywood for an album release event featuring a live performance and Q&A session.
Tomorrow, they host a sold-out in-store signing at Barnes & Noble at The Grove, which also promises to incite pandemonium. They bring this excitement to the East Coast next week with an album playback, Q&A, and live performance at Chelsea Music Hall in New York on February 20.
Entertaining fans everywhere, they take the stage at the TODAY Show on February 20. The next day February 21, they’ll perform on The Kelly Clarkson Show.
Opening today and running through February 28, Monsta X also launch a Sony Square activation. This immersive fan experience encourages highly shareable Instagram moments as well as offers exclusive merch and more.
This summer, Monsta X kick off their biggest North American headline tour to date. Hitting arenas coast-to-coast, it begins June 2 in Minneapolis, MN at The Armory, rolls through major markets, and closes out at The Forum on July 11. Check out the full itinerary below. Get tickets HERE.
It’s ALL ABOUT LUV and Monsta X in 2020.
Monsta X consistently made history in the U.S. throughout this past year. With “WHO DO U LOVE?”, they became “only the second K-Pop group ever to enter the Top 40 Airplay Chart.” By way of an historic performance at Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas, they emerged as “the first male K-Pop group to perform at a major music festival in the United States,” and stood out as the first K-pop group in history to hit the stage at iHeartRadio Music Festival the same day. Additionally, they made their United States television debut on Good Morning America, followed by electric performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!and The Ellen DeGeneres Show and became the “first K-pop group to perform on the Teen Choice Awards.” Not to mention, Monsta X charted on the Billboard Social 50 for over a year, remaining one of the biggest social media bands in the world. They also sold out their U.S. arena tour—which culminated at fever pitch during a triumphant headliner at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
2020 HEADLINE TOUR DATES:
Atlantic City, NJ
Borgota Event Center
Infinite Energy Center
Fort Worth, TX
accesso ShoWare Center
UBC Thunderbird Arena
San Jose, CA
Arizona Federal Theatre
Los Angeles, CA
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MADISON BEER NEW SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO “SELFISH” AVAILABLE NOW
(February 14, 2020 – New York, NY) – After gathering nearly 10 million total streams and views in two weeks and receiving unanimous critical acclaim, singer-songwriterMadison Beer releases her new single and music video “Selfish” as a Valentine’s Day surprise for her fans while her new single “Good In Goodbye” heats up the airwaves at Pop radio. Get “Selfish”HERE on all streaming services via First Access Entertainment/Epic Records and watch the video premiere HERE on YouTube Music/VEVO.
Co-written by Beer and produced by frequent collaborator Leroy Clampitt (who worked with Madison on her debut EP, As She Pleases) the minimalist backdrop highlights the passion, poise, and power of Madison’s vocals. In the accompanying music video, she sings alone on the ground before rain pours down and she finds herself submerged. Its intense bold beauty mirrors the spirit of the song. “I wanted to give my fans more of a taste of what’s to come from my upcoming album Life Support, and with “Selfish” being my most personal and intimate song yet it felt like Valentine’s Day was the perfect time to share it.” says Madison.
Selfish” follows hot on the heels of the critically acclaimed “Good In Goodbye”, from her forthcoming album out this year. Right out of the gate, it tallied 5.3 million streams and 2.7 million YouTube views and earned widespread praise. Paper Magazine included it among the coveted “Bops Only” and wrote, “There’s something here for everyone, even if you’re a toxic ex.”Timenamed it one of “The 5 Best Songs of the Week” and claimed, “it stakes out her space as a voice to be reckoned with, easily stealing center stage over the song’s dark beat.” It set the stage for her anxiously awaited forthcoming full-length, coming later this year.
Prior to signing with Epic Records late last year, Madison achieved unprecedented success as an independent artist with her partner First Access Entertainment. Her debut EP As She Pleases boasts over 700 million streams globally and made her the first independent female solo artist to break into the Top 20 radio charts, after having debuted in the Top 5 on iTunes in 18 countries and in the Top 10 in 42 countries worldwide. She’s attracted the endorsement of Time, Complex, NME, The Guardian andBillboard who named her among its coveted “21 Under 21” list, and has a social following that reaches an audience of over 14.3 million on Instagram and 2.5 million on Twitter. 2020 sees Madison begin her relationship with Sony where she, along with First Access Entertainment who have A&R’ed her debut LP, licensed the album and will release it via Epic Records. This unique deal has left Madison where she thrives – commanding complete creative control through writing her own songs, producing and creating her own visuals.
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“SELFISH” IS AVAILABLE ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS NOW:
WATCH THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “SELFISH” HERE:
DOWNLOAD HI-RES “SELFISH” ARTWORK AND VIDEO STILLS HERE
(Los Angeles, CA – February 7, 2020) – With millions of streams in the past year, a growing fan base and successful recent tour with Snoh Aalegrah, buzzing Long Beach-born R&B singer and songwriter GIVEON unveils the music video for his latest single “LIKE I WANT YOU” today. He teamed up with Okayplayer to exclusively premiere the visual.
“A native of Long Beach, CA emerging singer Giveon is breathing life into the R&B genre one song at a time.” Okayplayer writes.Within just a few months’ time, “LIKE I WANT YOU” has already racked up just under 1x Million streams and counting. The intimate video evokes the sensual spirit of the song as it follows GIVEON and his love through the ebbs and flows of an intense courtship and even more intense romance. Shot in vintage filters flared by film cigarette burns, it channels throwback films, while presenting a fresh fire for soul and R&B. Most importantly, it paves the way for more from the rising talent.
GIVEON infuses Rat Pack-style classiness into modern R&B. Developing his own baritone delivery, he caught the attention of another Long Beach local and multiplatinum singer and songwriter AUGUST 08 [DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber] who served as an initial mentor. In 2018, GIVEONindependently made his debut with “Garden Kisses” (623K Spotify streams to date) and “Fields,” clocking two million streams so far. At the same time, he earned acclaim by everyone from Flaunt to HotNewHipHop. A year later, he joined forces with producer Sevn Thomas [Drake, Rihanna, Travis Scott] and further honed a signature style of his own. In 2019, he also performed “Giveon Unplugged” to a packed crowd at Soho House in addition to leading a songwriting camp sponsored by Remy Martin and Ascis alongside top producers and songwriters such as boi-1da, Jahaan Sweet, Sevn Thomas, WondaGurl, Charlie Handsome, and more. Snoh Aalegra personally invited him on her headline tour. Now, he heralds his debut EP for Not So Fast/Epic Records with “LIKE I WANT YOU.”
OZZY OSBOURNE CELEBRATES ‘ORDINARY MAN’ ALBUM RELEASE WITH GLOBAL TATTOO EVENT AND LOS ANGELES IN-STORE APPEARANCE
TO BE FOLLOWED BY IN-STORE SIGNING AT AMOEBA RECORDS IN
HOLLYWOOD ON RELEASE DAY: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21
(Los Angeles, CA – February 6, 2020) – On the eve of the release (February 20) of OZZY OSBOURNE’s ORDINARY MAN (Epic Records),more than50 cities around the world will host celebrations for the largest global tattoo sale and album listening event in history. This will be followed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter appearing at an in-store signing at Amoeba Records in Hollywood, CA on release day (February 21).
Fans attending the February 20 events–to be held simultaneously at tattoo shops in 50 cities around the world–will not only have the opportunity to listen to ORDINARY MAN in advance of its release, but they’ll also be among the first to select from a collection of exclusive OZZY-inspired tattoo designs. For more information and to RSVP, click here and watch a video here.
Release day will see OSBOURNE hosting his first in-store in 10 years, set to take place at Amoeba Records in Hollywood, CA at 5:00 PM. To attend: purchase ORDINARY MAN (available on CD, LP or picture disc) in-store at Amoeba Hollywood on February 21. Please note: signing space is limited; line to purchase will form on Sunset Blvd. on February 21, before store opens at 10:30 AM. There is a limit of two copies of ORDINARY MAN per person for signing. No additional items will be signed at this event and no photos with the artist will be possible.