The 2020 pop masterpieces that we've had on repeat.
While we've been forced to party in the comfort of our own living rooms over the course of 2020, that doesn't mean we haven't had fun. The pop world has continued to push out hit after hit, many of which has kept smiles on our faces on the days when we didn't think it were even possible...
Cardi B at the Fashion Nova x Cardi B Collection launch party 2019 / Photo Credit: Image Press Agency/SIPA USA/PA Images
1. WAP - Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion
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'Chris' will be released on September 21st.
Good news for indie fans today as a second album from Christine & The Queens has been revealed, titled Chris, along with the release of a brand new single ‘Doesn’t Matter’.
Scheduled for release on September 21st via Because Music, it’s the long-awaited follow-up to the first album Chaleur Humaine, which was originally released solely in lead singer Heloise Letissier’s native France in 2014 but then widely re-issued in February 2016.
Chris will be available on double CD, vinyl and as a limited edition box set when it comes out.
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Christine and the Queens' song 'Tilted' is based on feeling ''out of place''.
Christine And The Queens' song 'Tilted' is based on feeling ''out of place''.
The musician - whose real name is Héloïse Letissier - ''stumbled'' on the name for her latest single, which won the Best Track of the Year award at this year's V05 NME Awards, but has admitted it was ''exactly'' the title she was looking for because she wanted the track to be about ''not finding your balance''.
Speaking to NME magazine about the recent release, the French vocalist said: ''It's about feeling out of place, not finding your balance, or being depressed been, but with playful images with a song you can dance to. I was searching for lots of images or words that could fit and I just stumbled upon this word, to tilt or be tilted, and I was exactly trying to find this image.
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2016 looks doomed to be the year that a millionaire, pig's-head-porking Prime Minister decided to 'let the people speak', blithely assuming to the bitter end that the good people of Sunderland must speak like he does.
Those from across the pond, will probably write it off as the year they ended up hiring a billionaire, tiny-handed, Shredded-Wheat-haired fanny-grabber as Commander-in-Chief. Oh, brave new world, that has such people in it...
Praise be, then, for the gift of music, and all of its artistry, its erudition and its social commentary. What more welcoming and uplifting distraction could we have had than the musical creativity that graced us in the last twelve months? Here are ten antidotes to the malaise that was 2016.
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Christine And The Queens seen outside BBC Studios at BBC Portland Place - London, United Kingdom - Monday 31st October 2016
Christine And The Queens performance on The Other Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2016 was quite easily the groups biggest performance so far. Glastonbury Festival - Somerset, United Kingdom - Friday 24th June 2016
The good news is the quality of the latest acts announced.
The 23rd edition of the Netherlands' Lowlands Festival sees yet another wave of incredible artists hit the bill ahead of the date this summer. Hot Chip and Kendrick Lamar are among the major new additions, with seventeen more acts also announced.
Following the enormous success of his worldwide number one third album 'To Pimp A Butterfly', Kendrick Lamar is bringing his hip hop talent to the festival circuit with Lowlands just being the latest in a string of gigs this summer; he will also be playing Bonnaroo, Summerfest, Outside Lands and Reading Festival in the UK. Hot Chip will be supporting their own new album, 'Why Make Sense?', which is set to be released on May 15th 2015.
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