HOT NEW MUSIC VIDEOS FROM SONY MUSIC INT’L ROSTER (Part 14)

Check out the latest music videos from Beyonce, Leona Lewis, Foster The People, Lenka, Pitbull, and Kasabian.
BEYONCE “1+1”
Here’s the brand new video of Beyoncé video to what she refers to as “my favorite song” — “1+1.” Directed by Beyoncé, Laurent Briet and Ed Burke, the “1+1” video is the story of love at its best. It’s about commitment and fulfillment and it’s Beyoncé at her most beautiful. The video experiments with psychedelic visual effects and innovative lighting that gives the clip a cinematic feel. “1+1,” which Beyoncé first performed on the season finale of American Idol, is the first song on the album. Visit www.beyonceonline.com and like at www.facebook.com/beyonce.

LEONA LEWIS “Collide”
‘Collide’ is the first single from Leona’s forthcoming 3rd album entitled “Glass Heart”. The video was filmed in LA with director Ethan Lader who also directed for Bruno Mars, Jason Derulo, B.o.B. Visit www.leonalewismusic.com, like www.facebook.com/leonalewis and follow her at twitter.com/#!/leonalewismusic for more info.

FOSTER THE PEOPLE “Pumped Up Kicks”
Spot.ph featured the band in their 10 Things We’re Loving Now and their single “Pumped Up Kicks” is already on its 2nd week at #1 at 99.5RT, Foster The People’s music has indeed arrived in the Philppines! Get to know more of the band, visit www.fosterthepeople.com, like facebook.com/fosterthepeople and follow them at twitter.com/fosterthepeople.

LENKA “Two”
Australian singer-songwriter Lenka will be returning to Manila for a concert on October 9, 2011 at A. Venue Hall, Makati City. Lenka’s new album “Two” will be release this month and it includes the hits; “Heart Skips a Beat”, “Roll with the Punches,” “Everything at Once” and “Two.” Check out her latest music video which feature hands of her fans from all-over the world. Visit www.lenkamusic.com, like facebook.com/lenka and follow her at twitter.com/lenkamusic

PITBULL “Rain On Me” feat. Mark Anthony
Pitbull’s music video for “Rain Over Me” was shot in the California dessert with Marc Anthony during the busy week leading into the Planet Pit album release. Directed and produced by Pitbull’s favorite video production duo David Rousseau and Alex Sdoucos the video is the perfect sexy, steamy visual component to the song. Visit www.pitbullmusic.com, like facebook.com/pitbull and follow him at twitter.com/pitbull.

KASABIAN “Switchblade Smiles”
Kasabian returns with a monster – “Velociraptor!” their 4th studio album set for release in the UK this September. The album includes “Switchblade Smiles” which has a music video directed by conceptual designer Aitor Throup. Check it out below and visit www.kasabian.co.uk, like facebook.com/kasabian and follow them at twitter.com/kasabianhq.

KASABIAN ARE BACK: New Album Velociraptor! Out September 2011

The most eagerly anticipated release of the year comes from Kasabian when they unleash their eleven track opus ‘Velociraptor!’ September 2011 on Ivory Music & Video, the exclusive licensee of Sony Music in the Philiipines.

The follow-up to the acclaimed ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’, the new album was recorded in Leicester and mixed in San Francisco.   Written and produced by Sergio Pizzorno, ‘Velociraptor!’ is a major leap forward from Britain’s biggest band.

As a taster of what’s to come, ‘Switchblade Smiles’ is now streamed over kasabian.co.uk. NME had a sneak preview and called it “a rumbling, black cloud of techno intensity, probably the heaviest tune they’ve ever done, and might well be their best”.

‘Switchblade Smiles’ is also available as an instant download with album pre-orders from kasabian.co.uk

Full track listing is:

Let’s Roll Just Like We Used To

Days Are Forgotten

Goodbye Kiss

La Fée Verte

Velociraptor!

Acid Turkish Bath (Shelter From the Storm)

I Hear Voices

Re-wired

Man of Simple Pleasures

Switchblade Smiles

Neon Neon

 

Kasabian are guitarist Sergio Pizzorno, singer Tom Meighan, bassist Chris Edwards and drummer Ian Matthews.

SONY MUSIC NEWS BITS WEEK OF SEP 16

BARBRA STREISAND

 

A Night With Barbra Streisand And Jonathan Ross

It has officially been announced that Barbra Streisand has confirmed an exclusive appearance on the Jonathan Ross TV show on the BBC in the UK.  This unique edition of his show, to be entitled “Friday Night With Streisand & Ross”, is entirely devoted to a celebration of her legendary life as an international icon. On top of Barbra discussing her career as an actress of the stage and the screen, a concert performer, a film director, a movie producer, a screenwriter, and a songwriter, Barbra will also be performing a few new songs from her upcoming album Love Is The Answer LIVE in the studio!

Friday Night With Streisand & Ross

Friday, October 2, 2009 (repeated Sunday, October 4)

Barbra’s Music Director Awarded “Creative Arts Emmy”

Bill Ross, who worked on Barbra’s Los Angeles and New York “Timeless” concerts in 2000, and more recently during the 2006/2007 US/Canada and European tours, was awarded a “Creative Arts Emmy” for “Outstanding Music Direction” from his work on the 2006 Concert which aired on CBS earlier this year.  Congrats Bill!

BEYONCE

Beyonce Wins 3 MTV VMA Awards!

Congratulations to Beyonce for winning 3 categories at the MTV Video Music Awards, including “Video Of The Year”!

She also won for “Best Choreography” and “Best Editing”.  Check out the rest of the winners HERE.

Congrats B!  You are truly the queen of the screen!

Ellen DeGeneres Gives Beyonce A Birthday Wish

Have you seen the birthday shout out Ellen gave to Beyonce on September 8???  If not make sure you check it out right HERE.  We promise it won’t disappoint you.

Happy Birthday Beyonce!

“Halo” #1 In Sweden!

Beyonce has finally made it to the top of the Swedish Airplay chart with “Halo”.  It is #1 this week!  Congrats B!  Keep up the great work fans!

Beyonce Is The Queen Of Latin AmericaCheck out these amazing highlights for Beyonce in Latin America:

–         Nominated for 9 MTV Latin America Awards

–         “Halo” is #1 on the charts for 11 straight weeks in Brazil-         So far in 2009, there have only been 2 weeks where Beyonce was not #1 on the airplay chart in Brazil!

–         In Mexico, “Single Ladies” #5(4) and “Halo” #6(9) are both in the Top 10 on the airplay chart!

Keep up the amazing work B!  We all love you!

New Zealand Is On Top With Beyonce

Congratulations go out to New Zealand!  I Am…Sasha Fierce is now certified PLATINUM there, as the latest single, “Sweet Dreams” takes the #1 spot on the charts this week!

BOYS LIKE GIRLS

“Love Drunk” Drunk With Top Charts Syndrome

“Love Drunk” is topping the charts all over Asia.  It is #2 all over Indonesia, the video debuts at #2 in Korea, and after 3 weeks at #1 in the Philippines, it is now at #3 there.  Congrats to the guys!

BRITNEY

Britney Wins “Best Pop Video” at the MTV Video Music Awards!
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BOYS LIKE GIRLS, RAYGUN & KASABIAN ON MTV WORLD STAGE

Check out these photos of Boys Like Girls, Raygun and Kasabian at the first ever MTV World Stage in Asia held last August 15 at the Sunway Lagoon at Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

Boys Like Girls performed their new single “Love Drunk” as well as songs from their debut album, while the new hip UK band Raygun, performed “Just Because.” The show’s headlining band Kasabian also did not disappoint as they performed 8 songs in their first ever South East Asian show.

Check out their performances here:
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