Entertainment The Weeknd refused to hold off on album release amid pandemic

02:21  30 march  2020
02:21  30 march  2020 Source:   wonderwall.com

Lady Gaga Announces New Album ‘Chromatica’

  Lady Gaga Announces New Album ‘Chromatica’ Lady Gaga’s “little monsters” are rarely wrong, and, on Monday, the Oscar winner confirmed their guesses about her new album title: Chromatica. She will release the album on April 10th, and it’s currently available for preorder. Gaga’s fans first noticed the title in small print on the billboard she used to announce new single “Stupid Love.” Chromatica is executive produced by BloodPop and Gaga and will contain 16 songs, as per the Apple Music page. She spoke with Zane Lowe about the album name and its meaning to her, describing the term as a location. “I live on Chromatica. I found Earth. I deleted it. Earth is canceled. I live on Chromatica,” she said.

With Album Release Amid Coronavirus Pandemic . 955. 30. The Weeknd defied music executives and refused to put his album release on ice in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic and now he looks like a At one point, "After Hours" songs held the top 12 spots on the Apple Music Top 100.

THAT awkward moment between Bella Hadid and ex The Weeknd at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

The Weeknd stuck to his original release date for his new project "After Hours," and it's paying off.

The Weeknd wearing a suit and tie: The Weeknd performs via video screen during the Juno Music Awards at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario, Canada, on March 17, 2019. © Lars Hagberg / AFP via Getty Images The Weeknd performs via video screen during the Juno Music Awards at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario, Canada, on March 17, 2019.

According to TMZ, The Weeknd was feeling pressure from music executives to delay the release of his album as coronavirus reached the United States, even though he had announced the March 20 release date before the pandemic. Had the artist gone ahead and pushed the date, he wouldn't have been alone; among others, Lady Gaga delayed the release of her album "Chromatic" saying it didn't "feel right" to her, given the pandemic.

Sam Smith to Change Album Title, Push Back Release Date Due to COVID-19

  Sam Smith to Change Album Title, Push Back Release Date Due to COVID-19 Sam Smith was originally scheduled to release their third album, To Die For, on June 5th. But on Monday, the singer announced that in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they will be renaming the album and pushing back the release date. “I have done a lot of thinking the last few weeks and feel that the title of the album and imminent release doesn’t feel right,” they wrote in a statement, “so I have come to the decision to continue working on the album and make some important changes and additions.”To my wonderful fans… x pic.twitter.

Khalid is holding it down for his fans amid the quarantine. The Texas crooner dropped a rough track called “wildflower” The Weeknd unleashes a scream fest with his bloody video for “In Your Eyes.” Just 72 hours after the release of After Hours, The Weeknd drops a deluxe edition of his new album .

The Weeknd 's decision to remove Selena from his Instagram account came shortly after it was reported that her family are 'still getting comfortable' The Weeknd - real name Abel Tesfaye - appears to be moving on, and is rumored to have reunited with former flame Bella Hadid, 21, in the wake of the split.

For execs on The Weeknd's team, they were concerned that the 30-year-old singer wouldn't be given the normal opportunities to promote his music, as TV appearances were few and far between with Hollywood shutting down.

However, The Weeknd, whose new album is his first full-length since 2016's "Starboy," decided to push forward and give his fans a distraction and new music in these times filled with suffering and darkness. The decision paid off; the album has already received 1 billion streams in the first week.

The Weeknd is expected to kick off his The After Hours World Tour this summer. His schedule consists of 57 dates in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Belgium, Germany and France. The tour is planned to launch on June 11 in Vancouver.

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MHD released from prison: the coronavirus could "offer him freedom"

 MHD released from prison: the coronavirus could According to the Parisian, this Wednesday, April 1, the investigating judge ordered the release of the rapper MHD. Locked up in the Health prison in Paris, for "intentional homicide" in January 2019, he has been infected with coronavirus for a few days. © Stéphane Vansteenkiste / BestImage MHD released from prison: the coronavirus could "offer him freedom" This is no joke.

Prince refused to allow his interviews to be recorded and anyone who used a cell phone at his During the interview he said that his new album would only be released on compact disc for Mirror During the interview he also played clips from the music show Soul Train, which had been off the air

However, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic , it has been postponed until next year. The annual music extravaganza held in Newport, Isle of Wight, was due to take place between June 11 Jennifer Garner takes her mind off things with a power walk amid coronavirus pandemic The actress

Ryan Tedder Slams 'Tone-Deaf' Artists Releasing Music Amid Coronavirus .
Ryan Tedder Slams 'Tone-Deaf' Artists Releasing Music Amid CoronavirusThe 40-year-old singer-songwriter shared his two cents about the ways that artists can be of service during the current pandemic during a conversation with USA Today on Monday, April 13. Though his band was planning on releasing a new song before summer, Tedder admitted “it’s really hard to get anyone to pay attention” to new music at a time like this.

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