By Angela Hickey
Numerous heavy hitters debuted in the music industry this past month! To start off, Post Malone released his new album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, combining his personal style with many other influential and well-known artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott, SZA, and many more. He teased his album with the release of his rock-leaning single, “Circles”. The album also follows the release of his recent big hits, “Sunflower” featuring Swae Lee and “Goodbyes,” featuring Young Thug.
With the release of the rebooted Charlie’s Angels movie comes a brand new original soundtrack. The first song released off the official soundtrack is titled “Don’t Call Me Angel” and features the vocal stylings of Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, and Lana Del Rey. The music video premiered on September 12th and has already amassed over 30 million views. The movie is set to premiere on November 15th.
Lizzo has been topping the charts recently with her hit song “Truth Hurts,” which was originally released in 2017, but has since then gained major popularity and has officially gone platinum. The song has been number one on the Billboard Charts Hot 100 list and has joined Beyoncé, Rihanna, Janelle Monáe, and Cardi B as the only African American women to hit #1 on the Hot 100 this decade.
Halsey released her new single “Graveyard” earlier this week, after it was teased on her Instagram. Soon after the song’s release, she announced the release of her new album “Manic,” which is set to release on January 17th, by posting the cover that was painted by the singer herself in 7.5 hours. The album is now available for pre-order on iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Play and many more.
Lil Nas X is at it again, after becoming one of the top performers of the decade with his song “Old Town Road” and its numerous remixes, he released his popular album, 7 He recently performed one of the songs from the album, “Panini,” at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, but he wasn’t done there. Recently, he emphasized his love of remixes by releasing a new remix of his hit “Panini,” featuring rapper DaBaby, with the music video following the art style of the popular Cartoon Network show “Chowder” which aired from 2007 to 2010.
When asking fellow student, Freshman Marketing major Emily Lynn, about what music she’s listening to at the moment, she discussed Youtube personality, vlogger, and musician Scotty Sire’s new single, “Ain’t That Something”. Lynn stated “Scotty Sire’s new song popped off.” When asked about any new music, Emily was excited to discuss AJR’s upcoming performance on November 21st at The Anthem auditorium in southwest D.C.