Are you aware of the latest trends and news in music industry? In this article, we present the hottest Top-5 news of 2015/2016 season.
The unknown video from The Beatles got the public access
The short video filmed the time of preparation of outstanding musicians for the performance.
Australian National Archives of Film and Music (NFSA) has published the video of preparing the Beatles for the performance. The clip was posted on the official channel of the museum on YouTube.
In the comments under the video it was noted that the recording was made in 1965. Its author is a dancer and makeup artist Don Swain, who withdrew the performers in front of one of his speeches in the framework of the tour of Australia.
After Prince’s death, more than 579,000 copies of his album were sold on the spot
The highest dynamics was observed on Thursday, April 21 – the day after the news that the Prince was found dead in his home.
Within three days after the death of the American singer Prince in the world more than 579,000copies of his albums were sold, as the company Nielsen Music claimed. Three days before the death of the musician, his fans bought only 1.4 thousand records. Thus, sales were increased by 42 thousand per cent. Of the greatest popularity is the album Purple Rain.
Beyonce has presented the world’s first visual album
The work on the project was performed by Jack White, James Blake, Kendrick Lamar and group Weknd.
A famous American singer Beyonce fans presented a visual album the main feature of which is that it includes not only recordings, but also videos, poetry and other content created by artist.
Beyonce’s fans say this is one of her most successful and extravagant works, despite the fact that the latest records were quite interesting. In addition, the album includes 13 new songs.
The Black Eyed Peas announced the reunion of the band
In the near future, the band is going to record a new album. American hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas announced the reunion and plans to record a new album.
“We get together again, but I am quite sad that I have to talk about reunification, because in fact, we did not have to leave; we should always act as The Black Eyed Peas.”, – claimed one of the participants in the band will.i.am .
In 2011, The Black Eyed Peas have announced the suspension of its activities. In 2015, three members of the band – will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo – starred in the video Yesterday, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the band.
Justin Bieber gathered 10 billion views on Vevo
Canadian singer Justin Bieber became the first artist who has collected ten billion views on Vevo. The administrators of the video site congratulated him in his Twitter. The song Baby became a truly smashing hit for the performer.
We should remind you that in 2014, Bieber has already set a record on Vevo: he became the youngest singer who reached the mark of one billion views – largely due to the popularity of Baby.
Bieber’s new album was released on November 13 Purpose and immediately got on the first place of the chart Billboard 200. All the 13 songs of the new album plus some bonus tracks appeared in the song hit parade Billboard Hot 100.