HOT NEW MUSIC VIDEOS FROM SONY MUSIC INT’L ROSTER (Part 15)

Check out the latest music videos from Big Time Rush, One Direction, The Fray, Foster The People, Hot Chelle Rae, Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry and T-Pain.

Big Time Rush “Music Sounds Better With You”
“Music Sounds Better With You” is the first single of Big Time Rush’s forthcoming second album ELEVATE. The new songs are also featured in the second season of their Nickelodeon hit show Big Time Rush. The band will be hitting the road in February 2012 for the Better With U Tour starting in Las Vegas. The tour is going to be a boy-band spectacular, as British sensations One Direction will be the opening act for most of the shows. ELEVATE will be out in stores early 2012.

One Direction “What Makes You Beautiful”
One Direction is one of X-Factor 2010 finalists and a signed artist under Simon Cowell’s Syco label. The group are winning the heart of millions of fan girls all over the world with their hit “What Makes You Beautiful,” the first single from their upcoming debut album ‘Up All  Night’ which will be out in stores early 2012.

The Fray “HeartBeat”
“Heartbeat”, the first single of their upcoming album Scars and Stories. “Heartbeat” was written by The Fray’s front man Isaac Slade and Guitarist Joseph King. The song was inspired by a real life and very poignant encounter Isaac had with a genocide survivor in Ruanda. The music video was shot on the California coast north of Malibu the night of October 14, 2011 and directed by Justin Francis.  In the directors words:”On the surface it’s a beach party performance video, but it’s really about people coming together and sharing a common experience, and enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime evening together” – Justin Francis

Foster The People “Call It What You Want”
“Call It What You Want” is the 3rd single from indie pop band Foster The People’s ‘Torches’ album. The music video was directed by Ace Norton (who also directed the video for “Helena Beat”) where the band goes through a series of odd behaviors from the comforts of a lavish estate. Torches album is now out in stores, do grab a copy.

Hot Chelle Rae “Like It Like That”
American Music Awards New Artist nominee “Hot Chelle Rae” is riding high with the success of their two irresistible pop singles “Tonight Tonight” and their latest “I Like It Like That.” Both songs are included in their album, “Whatever.” The music video for “I Like It Like That” features live footage of the band performing and behind the scenes footage of the band. Hot Chelle Rae is currently on tour with The Script and will be opening for Taylor Swift on her Australian tour dates in March 2012. Their album “Whatever” is now available in music stores.

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KELLY CLARKSON’S “STRONGER” IN STORES STARTING NOVEMBER

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Since bursting onto the music scene 10 years ago, Kelly Clarkson has released 4 studio albums (Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted), sold over 20 million albums worldwide, 10 million albums in the US and has had 7 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.  She is the recipient of 2 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 2 MTV Awards and 11 Billboard Awards.  Clarkson’s last effort, 2009’s All I Ever Wanted debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and produced the smash singles “My Life Would Suck Without You” and “Already Gone.”

Kelly Clarkson has this to say about the first single, “Mr. Know It All” was the last song that we got for the album, and we’d already kind of finished the album. And it came about through—my manager called me and my A&R guy Jeff Aldrich, too, had gotten this song, and they said, “Oh, they’d really love her to sing it.” I was like, “Oh man we’re done with the album, come on…” And they sent me the song and then I said, “Ok cool, I’ll listen, it might be great, you never know.” And it was. I love the song. It’s super sassy; it’s different from everything else that is on the radio. It’s different from what I’ve done, or released especially as a first single, so um… It’s a real sassy and fun song and I love the point of, like, people think they know you but they don’t ‘cause there’s many different sides to people, so it’s ignorant to think you know someone completely, so um… I love that mentality.

Clarkson co-wrote five tracks on Stronger, a process she feels is therapeutic. Her favorite song on the album is “You Love Me,” which she says she wrote following an incident that she thought would break her. “It was probably the most hurt I’ve ever been in my life,” she admits. “But by writing about it, I got to work through it and get it out of my system.” The remainder of the songs were written by a host of A-list songsmiths, including Rodney Jerkins, Ester Dean, Bonnie McKee, and Toby Gad, whom Clarkson says really took the time to get to know her style. She also credits her producers, Jerkins, Kurstin, Abraham, and Gad among them, for what she says is the biggest difference between Stronger and her previous albums.

“What separates this album are the vocals,” she says. “They sound richer and fuller, and, for the first time, how I sound when I’m performing live. The producers I worked with just let me sing and be me. They didn’t strip away the personality. And it was one of those things where if the people I’m working with have confidence in me, I have more confidence in myself and that changed everything. I can’t wait to perform these songs on tour. I think that’s the best way to get to know an artist, and where you get to see actual personality, because we can’t hide much onstage.”

And how does she think her fans around going to react to Stronger? “I have an indication that they know they’re going to love it,” she says. “I ran into a fan the other day in Target. It was a mom and her daughter and they were just like, ‘Oh my God, we don’t even care what you put out if you could just put something out.’ It’s funny, they didn’t even care what it was. I love that people still get excited about new music.

STRONGER available in music stores nationwide starting November 2011, only from Ivory Music & Video, the official licensee of Sony Music in the Philippines.

KELLY CLARKSON REVEALS THE COVER ART FOR STRONGER

Kelly Clarkson reveals the cover art for her new album “Stronger” today! The album release in the U.S was also moved up to October 24th. Check out the beautiful artwork below:

To hear her new single “Mr KNow It All” visit WWW.KELLYCLARKSON.COM now.

KELLY CLARKSON TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “STRONGER”

KELLY TO HOST LIVE WEBCAST AUGUST 30TH AT WWW.KELLYCLARKSON.COM TO DEBUT FIRST SINGLE

“MR. KNOW IT ALL”

LAUNCHING AT RADIO DIRECTLY AFTER WEBCAST

SINGLE ON SALE AT ALL DIGITAL MUSIC STORES ON SEPTEMBER 5TH

CHECK OUT THE BRAND NEW OFFICIAL WEBSITE AT WWW.KELLYCLARKSON.COM FOR ALBUM PRE-SALE INFORMATION

Since bursting onto the music scene 10 years ago, Kelly Clarkson has released 4 studio albums (Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted), sold over 20 million albums worldwide, 10 million albums in the US and has had 7 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.  She is the recipient of 2 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 2 MTV Awards and 11 Billboard Awards.  Clarkson’s last effort, 2009’s All I Ever Wanted debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and produced the smash singles “My Life Would Suck Without You” and “Already Gone.”

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