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"Blank Space" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift for her fifth studio album, 1989 (2014). It was written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback. The song was released to contemporary hit radio by Big Machine Records on November 10 2014 as the album's second single, after "Shake It Off". It is the second track on the album, after "Welcome to New York" and it is one of the three songs to have a voice memo version included in the deluxe version of the album.

"Blank Space" is an electropop song with influences of minimal pop. Many critics compared the song to the works of fellow singer-songwriter Lorde. It makes fun of Swift's recent exposure in the media about her dating life, portraying "an overly attached man-eater who dates for songwriting material" as herself. The song was written by Swift along with Martin and Shellback, and produced by the latter two. Swift's vocals range from A3 to C5, and is in the key of F major.

The accompanying music video was directed by Joseph Kahn who said that Swift approached him with the idea for the treatment, saying she was all too aware of the jokes made about all of her ex boyfriends and how she likes to include them in her songwriting. She told him that she wanted to address the general thought of her in the clip in a fun way by playing a crazy villain. The video was shot over three days in September at two different Long Island locations; 12 hours in day one, 18 hours in day two and 10 hours for filming the American Express Unstaged app. Most of the scenes depicting Swift were filmed at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York, while some of the interior scenes were shot at the Woolworth Mansion. After two days of filming with Swift, a second unit crew kept going, taking much of the photography and that would later be used to construct the world within the American Express Unstaged: Taylor Swift Experience app. The video borrows inspiration from Steven Spielberg's early works and was partly inspired by A Clockwork Orange. Kahn explained, "There’s a lot of symmetrical framing that’s Kubrickian, which is a really funny way to approach a pop video. But it’s there if you look at the way there’s center-framing and symmetry throughout the whole thing," Swift's love interest in the video is portrayed by model Sean O'Pry.
The video accidentally leaked on Yahoo! on November 10, 2014. Kahn tweeted about the accidental early release, "I'll link video later when I think it's clear. I think it may be a mistake on yahoo's part — they may have released it early by accident." To which he later added, "Yup. Yahoo effed up. Wait to see the Blank Space video. Let Taylor introduce it herself. It'll be worth it :)"

The song topped the Hot Digital Songs charts with sales of 155,000 copies in its first week, making it the third song from 1989 to reach number 1 on the Hot Digital Songs, becoming Swift's ninth number one on that chart. Swift stood at rank three as the artist with the most number-one Digital Songs tying her with Eminem and surpassed Rihanna for the most number-one debuts. The song debuted at number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100.[19] On its second week the song sold 164,000 copies (up 5%) and moved up to number 13 at the Hot 100 being the Airplay Gainer.

In New Zealand, it debuted at number 26. On its third week the song jumped from number 33 to number four, becoming Swift's sixth top five hit in New Zealand. In Australia, it debuted at number twenty nine on the Australian Singles Chart, before reaching number 2 on November



 





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"Anaconda" is a song by American rapper Nicki Minaj, from her upcoming third studio album, The Pinkprint (2014). It was released on August 4, 2014 by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records as the second single from the album. Production for the track was handled by Polow Da Don and Da Internz. "Anaconda" peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100, consequently becoming Minaj's highest charting single in the United States to date.

On August 4, 2014, producer Polow da Don claimed the "Anaconda" instrumental was originally referenced to fellow female rapper and musician Missy Elliott, but was scrapped and then re-recorded by Minaj. However, on August 24, 2014, Elliott revealed to fans and followers via her Twitter account that Polow's recollections were untrue and additionally confirmed that she never received the alleged instrumental. The cover art for the single went viral on the web after being revealed. On various digital music stores, the cover art is censored with the Parental Advisory label over her buttocks. The song heavily samples "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot.


 




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Nicki Minaj - Anaconda

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"Booty" is a song recorded by American entertainer Jennifer Lopez for her eighth studio album, A.K.A. (2014). It was written and produced by Cory Rooney, Lopez, and Benny Medina, with additional writing from Chris Brown, Asia Bryant, Pitbull, Diplo, Lewis D. Gittus, Tedra Renee Wilson, and Danny Omerhodic. "Booty" samples "Dat a Freak", a song by Diplo & Swick, and it features Lopez's frequent collaborator Pitbull. "Booty" was released as the third single from the record in September 2014.

Initially entitled "Big Booty", the song was first rejected by Lopez who didn't like the idea of having a song with a title like that. However, after playing the demo for her kids, they enjoyed the track and later Lopez was convinced to record the track; eventually becoming only "Booty". The song is a dance track, with middle eastern vibe, while its lyrics portrait Lopez inviting girls to the dancefloor to have a good time and dance, while shaking their "booty".

"Booty" was first premiered during a listening party Lopez threw for critics, later she performed a snippet of the track during a concert and eventually premiered it full at an Orchard Beach concert. The song received generally favorable reviews from music critics, with many complimenting the song's fun nature, the dance environment and Pitbull's appearance, but a few dismissed the song's concept. "Booty" has been performed numerous times, including on Good Morning America. A one-minute teaser clip for the track was released on June 13, 2014, and it features Lopez and a group of women twerking.

In 2011, Jennifer Lopez released her long-awaited seventh studio album, Love?. The album was met with mixed reception from critics and had a moderate impact on the charts. However, the album spawned her most successful single to date, "On the Floor", which topped more than twenty national single charts. In March 2012, Lopez released "Dance Again", the lead-single from her first greatest hits album, Dance Again... The Hits (2012). After her seven-month Dance Again World Tour, Lopez started writing and recording new songs for an upcoming album. On March 22, 2013, Lopez posted an image of herself, American recording artist Chris Brown and long-time producer Cory Rooney in a recording studio, indicating that they were collaborating on material for the album. Later, the singer confirmed the collaboration, saying, "We were in the studio writing songs and getting that whole 'Jenny from the Block' flavour back on. We actually worked on a bunch of ideas and we talked about doing a duet together for his album."

Later, Lopez received a demo of a song called "Big Booty", produced by Diplo, and was encouraged to record the track, with everybody indicating that it was the type of track she needed to do. However, Lopez claimed: "Never in my life will I do a song called 'Big Booty', it would never happen," explaining that she felt it was going to be a joke and the album was very important. After some reluctance, Lopez ended up writing the track and played the demo in her car to see if it would work. While playing some tracks in her car, with her twins, Lopez stated that they instantly loved that the track: "As soon as they heard 'Big Booty' they went crazy. They loved this song and because of that I recorded it," she admitted. During a brunch where she debuted multiple songs from A.K.A., Lopez spoke of the track, saying: "I didn't allow myself to be put in a box. On this album, I did all of it. This is who I am and i have to embrace all of that and be as honest as I can be."




 







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Jennifer Lopez - Booty ft. Iggy Azalea

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"Blame" is a song from Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris featuring British singer John Newman. It was released on 5 September 2014 as the second single from Harris' upcoming fourth studio album Motion.

The single was announced on Twitter on 8 June 2014 and the cover art was also revealed. On 15 August 2014, a different cover art was uploaded onto iTunes as the new official cover art. The original release date of 25 August was also pushed back to 7 September 2014.

On 20 August 2014, a 15-second clip was uploaded to Harris' Instagram account.[5] The next day, he uploaded another 15-second clip. On 31 August 2014, a third mini clip was released on Instagram. Harris then released two final teasers on 2 and 3 September 2014. Newman said of the song: "It will live up to the hype that's been built. I'm very excited about it, I think it's the next step up in my career."


 







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Calvin Harris - Blame ft. John Newman

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"Amnesia" is a song recorded by Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer, taken from their self-titled debut album 5 Seconds of Summer (2014). The song was announced as a new single during a live stream by the band on July 1, 2014, and was released to American contemporary hit radio as the third single from the album on 15 July 2014.

A lyric video was produced for the song. Filmed in Los Angeles, it was posted on the official VEVO YouTube channel of the band on July 2, 2014, at midnight, after their live stream. The video, in black and white, focuses on a bedroom, though in some scenes the members of the band appear in a close up. During the whole video the lyrics are projected in the room or on the members' faces.

A music video was also filmed, in which the band members and some girls and boys play around in several different scenes, diving into a pool fully clothed, playing golf on cars, etc. There are also several close-ups of the band-members singing along to the words of the song throughout the video.



 










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5 Seconds Of Summer - Amnesia

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"Leave the Night On" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Sam Hunt. It is his first release for MCA Nashville.

Matt Bjorke of Roughstock reviewed the single favorably, saying that "There will be some who see 'Leave The Light On' as nothing but another 'Bro' song but to me, it feels much different. Yes, it’s about hanging out and having a good time with a girl you like under the moonlight, but it uses that theme as a vehicle to deliver a seriously strong debut single". Taste of Country also reviewed the song favorably, with their review saying that "Lyrically ‘Leave the Night On’ is thematically similar to some of the most popular country songs but that doesn’t mean Hunt has stopped pushing the boundaries of traditional country music just yet. Perhaps the most unique aspect of Hunt’s talent, what distinguishes him from other new artists, is his polished, hip-hop inspired cadence." Giving it a "B", Kevin John Coyne of Country Universe said that "I feel like I’ve heard this song so many times before that the artist has to work extra hard just to even keep my attention. Sam Hunt works pretty hard to do that. Not as a vocalist, mind you. But as a songwriter, which is what’s put him on the map in the first place."


 




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Sam Hunt - Leave The Night On

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"Roller Coaster" is a song written by Michael Carter and Cole Swindell, and recorded by American country music singer Luke Bryan. It was released to country radio on July 14, 2014 as the fifth single from his fourth studio album, Crash My Party.

The official music video for "Roller Coaster" was directed by Michael Monaco and filmed in Panama City Beach, FL in the spring of 2014 as part of spring break festivities. It premiered June 20, 2014. The starring male is professional surfer Evan Geiselman; the leading female is Madison DeCamillis of New Smyrna Beach, FL.



 







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Luke Bryan - Roller Coaster

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Native is the third studio album by American band OneRepublic. It was released on March 22, 2013 in Germany and Ireland, March 25 worldwide except North America, and March 26 in North America. The album was originally planned to be released at the end of 2012, with the lead single being "Feel Again", released on August 27, 2012. However due to the album not being completed at the time, it was pushed back to early 2013. "Feel Again" was later branded as a promotional single, and on January 8, 2013, "If I Lose Myself" was released as the lead single for the album.

It has since spawned the very successful single "Counting Stars", which peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming their highest-charting hit since "Apologize" also peaked there in 2007. It has also become their biggest hit in the United Kingdom — it topped the charts there for two non-consecutive weeks — and has charted within the top ten in nine countries, including top five placements in Australia, Germany, Ireland and New Zealand. The album's fourth single, "Something I Need", has since been certified Platinum in Australia and Gold in New Zealand, peaking in the top 5 in both countries. As of August 2014, the album has sold 767,000+ copies in the US.

On February 4, 2012, OneRepublic announced via Twitter that their third studio album was scheduled for the fall of 2012 release, and that the band was hoping to release the lead single from the album around April or May 2012. The band stated that they were "not rushing it", saying that the album "has to literally be the best thing we've ever done".



 




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OneRepublic - I Lived

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"Where It's At (Yep, Yep)" is a song recorded by American country music artist Dustin Lynch. It was released in March 2014 as the first single from his second studio album. The album, Where It's At, was released on September 9, 2014. The song was written by Cary Barlowe, Zach Crowell and Matt Jenkins.

The song received a favorable review from Taste of Country calling it "catchy and easy to appreciate" and stating that "a song that doesn’t take itself too seriously but is still plenty enjoyable deserves appreciation." Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave the song four stars out of five, writing that it "has all the elements of a mainstream hit, from catchy jangly lead guitars to Dustin Lynch’s strong voice singing a rhythmic melody." Markos Papadatos of Digital Journal gave the song four and a half stars out of five, saying that it is "upbeat and it has a laid-back summertime vibe to it" and comparing it favorably to Joe Nichols' "Yeah".









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Dustin Lynch - Where It's At

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Wiggle" is a song by American singer-songwriter Jason Derulo, released as the fourth single from his third US studio album, Talk Dirty (2014) North America. In Europe, the song was released as the sixth single from his third international album, Tattoos and the first single from the special edition of the album. The song features American rapper Snoop Dogg.

"Wiggle" was written by Jason Derulo, Eric Frederic, Jacob Kasher, Sean Douglas, John Ryan, Joe Spargur, Axident, and Calvin Broadus. Production for the song was handled by Ricky Reed. It was recorded at Serenity West Recording in Los Angeles, Tha Compound in Los Angeles and at Start From Infinity "Joshua Tree Sessions" and mixed by Manny Marroquin.

Producer Ricky Reed used toy flutes, hand clappers, peanut wrappers, and percussive instruments as sound effects.

Jason Derulo chose to collaborate with Snoop Dogg because he "is the coolest, most swagged-out rapper there is. He's iconic, and I wanted to go for a more iconic look for this one." Derulo approached him while they were at an All-Star game. Once he heard the song, Snoop Dogg sent Derulo a message saying: "This is crazy. I'll get back to you in 48 hours". "That's exactly what happened", Derulo explained.

"Wiggle" is an "upbeat club-ready hip-hop infused R&B song that is about a woman's big fat butt".




 








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Jason Derulo - "Wiggle" feat. Snoop Dogg (Official HD Music Video)

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"All of Me" is a song by American contemporary R&B recording artist John Legend from his fourth studio album Love in the Future (2013). Legend co-wrote the song with Toby Gad and co-produced it with Dave Tozer. The song is a dedication to Legend's wife Chrissy Teigen. "All of Me" impacted American mainstream urban radio as the album's third single on August 12, 2013.

On the week ending May 16, 2014, it peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 becoming his first number one single in the United States. It knocked off "Happy" by Pharrell Williams, which spent ten weeks at number-one on the chart. The song peaked at number two in the United Kingdom and New Zealand and topped the charts in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands. A remix of the song featuring EDM artist Tiesto was released in January 2014.




 




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John Legend - All of Me

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"Bang Bang" is a song recorded by English singer Jessie J, American singer Ariana Grande and American rapper Nicki Minaj. The song was released on July 29, 2014 through Lava Records and Republic Records, the label that houses all three artists, and serves as a joint single listing all artist as lead artist. The song is the lead single from Jessie J's upcoming third studio album Sweet Talker (2014) and is also on the deluxe version of Grande's second studio album My Everything, which was released on August 25, 2014.[5] Although set to be released on July 29, the song was leaked a few hours earlier before its scheduled premiere.

"Bang Bang" is a pop, R&B, and soul song backed by "clap-heavy" production, and built over "big bouncy beats and horn blasts." Upon release "Bang Bang" was met with universal acclaim by both audiences and critics who praised Jessie's and Grande's vocals as well as Minaj's rapping. Commercially, the song fared well, debuting at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Jessie's J highest peaking song on the Billboard charts (next to "Domino" in 2012, which also peaked at number six). It also reached the top 10 in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Bulgaria. The song will appear in the upcoming video game Just Dance 2015.

Jessie was played a demo of the song, which she decided to record. Following her recording, Martin informed her that Grande wanted to record a verse. Minaj later heard the song and jumped on it. Jessie added that "It was like a real females, come together, empowering, supportive [vibe], and then Nicki jumping on it was like the icing on the cake."

On July 9, 2014, Jessie J uploaded a 15-second snippet of the song on her Instagram profile. On July 23, 2014, another snippet of the song was uploaded to an Instagram profile, this time by Minaj. On July 27, Grande uploaded the third and final snippet on her Instagram account.






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Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj - Bang Bang

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"Shake It Off" is a song by American recording artist Taylor Swift for her upcoming fifth studio album, 1989. Written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback, the single, a departure from her signature country pop musical style, is an uptempo pop track instrumented by saxophone. The song premiered during a Yahoo! live stream session on August 18, 2014; its music video was also released the same day. Hours later, "Shake It Off" was made available for digital download as the lead single from 1989.

"Shake It Off" was written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback. Produced by Martin and Shellback, it lasts for a duration of three minutes and thirty nine seconds. Musically, "Shake It Off" is an uptempo pop song that scrapped Swift's traditional country pop musical style in her previous releases. It is instrumented by saxophone; Jason Lipshutz from Billboard compared the song's melody to that of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' song "Thrift Shop" (2013). A writer from Music Times, meanwhile, likened the song to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" (2013). Writing for The Hollywood Reporter, Shirley Halperin labelled "Shake It Off" "an uptempo version" of Idina Menzel's version of the Disney song "Let It Go" (2013).[1]

Lyrically, the song is dedicated to Swift's detractors. Swift explained that, "I’ve learned a pretty tough lesson that people can say whatever they want about us at any time, and we cannot control that. The only thing we can control is our reaction to that." In an interview for Rolling Stone, Swift further elaborated, "I've had every part of my life dissected — my choices, my actions, my words, my body, my style, my music. When you live your life under that kind of scrutiny, you can either let it break you, or you can get really good at dodging punches. And when one lands, you know how to deal with it. And I guess the way that I deal with it is to shake it off."




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Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

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"Break Free" is a song by American recording artist Ariana Grande featuring Russian-German musician and producer Zedd. The song serves as the second single from Grande's upcoming second studio album My Everything. It premiered on July 2, 2014 on Total Ariana Live, MTV's revival of Total Request Live and was released later that day. Musically, the song explores dance-pop, EDM and electropop genres, a musical departure for Grande, whose previous music had been mainly pop and R&B.

In a May 2014 interview during which he talked about "Break Free", Zedd spoke about wanting to collaborate with Grande after hearing her voice for the first time at a Universal showcase. He said, "I was backstage and I heard someone sing. And I didn't know who it was, and I just said 'I want to make a song with whoever is singing right now.' I didn't know who it was, and it turned out being her. And luckily, now there's a song!" Grande first spoke about collaborating on a song with Zedd in late April in an interview with Billboard. She described the song as "fantastic and super-experimental for me" and further stated, "I never thought I'd do an EDM song, but that was an eye-opening experience, and now all I want to do is dance." She later talked about the song at Wango Tango and shared that she wanted it to be the next single. Grande began dropping hints about her second single on social media throughout the month of June but did not confirm that it was her collaboration with Zedd until June 21, at which point she also revealed the song's name. "Break Free" was written by Savan Kotecha, Zedd and Max Martin and produced by the latter two.



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Ariana Grande - Break Free ft. Zedd

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"This Is How We Do" is a song recorded by American singer Katy Perry for her fourth studio album, Prism (2013). Perry co-wrote the song with its producers Max Martin and Klas Åhlund and recorded in Stockholm, Sweden. The song was released as the album's fifth single on August 12, 2014. "This Is How We Do" is a dance-pop song, with "faux"-urban and hip-hop infuences, with Perry sing-talking about her hangout routine with her friends.

Music critics gave the song mixed to favorable reviews, with many praising its old-school vibe, calling it the song of the summer, while others criticized its lyrics. Some compared the song to her previous singles, "California Gurls" and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)". A music video for the song was released on July 31, 2014, and it sees the singer getting her nails done, doing karaoke with her friends while wearing outrageous outfits ranging from Yves Saint Laurent's Mondrian dress to a pepperoni pizza swimsuit.


While working on Prism, Perry collaborated in Stockholm to with record producer Max Martin for a few weeks to put "the icing on the cake," as she claimed. In addition, she also worked with Klas Åhlund, among others. Perry has claimed:

"Max has always been incredibly kind to me, he is the most authentic Swedish person I have ever worked with, and he just has an incredible ear for melodies and how they should be, we had so much fun making music together, we get really excited, we like to dance around the studio. He brought me to Stockholm to introduce me to a couple of different musicians, like Klaus Ahlund, I really enjoyed working with them. The different kind of sonic level of music that's been made over in Sweden is very advanced and it's very fresh... they kinda know what is coming first."

About working with Perry, Ahlund stated, "When you move around the planet, the vibe of the place you’re making the music in definitely makes an imprint on whatever you’re writing." While co-producing nine tracks on "Prism", Martin and Åhlund worked together on two tracks: "Walking on Air" and "This Is How We Do". The first was released as a promotional single, while the latter was announced as the album's fifth single, with its lyric video being released on July 24, 2014. "This Is How We Do" was sent to radio stations on August 12, 2014.




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Katy Perry - This Is How We Do (Official)

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Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles, he soon rose to fame as Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–82). Williams went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting.

Williams's film career included such acclaimed films as Popeye (1980),[1] The World According to Garp (1982), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), and Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as financial successes such as Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Night at the Museum (2006), and Happy Feet (2006). He also appeared in the video "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin.

Williams was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting. He also received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and five Grammy Awards. TV producer George Schlatter, who first saw Williams doing stand-up comedy in 1977 and gave him his first TV spot in Laugh-In, recognized Williams's talent immediately, telling friends and associates that Williams "is gonna be an important force. Not just a talent, but an important force in show business." Terry Gilliam, who directed Williams in two films, was awed by his ability to "go from manic to mad to tender and vulnerable," stating that Williams was "the most unique mind on the planet. There's nobody like him out there."

Williams sometimes suffered from depression and struggled with drug and alcohol addiction for much of his career. On August 11, 2014, he was found dead after committing suicide by hanging at his home in Paradise Cay, near Tiburon, California.


Robin McLaurin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, on July 21, 1951. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (c. 1923 – September 4, 2001), was a former model from Jackson, Mississippi, whose own great-grandfather was Mississippi senator and governor Anselm J. McLaurin. His father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams (September 10, 1906 – October 18, 1987), who was from a family prominent in Evansville, Indiana, was a senior executive at Ford Motor Company in charge of the Midwest region. He had two brothers: Robert Todd Williams (June 14, 1938 – August 14, 2007) and McLaurin Smith. Williams had English, Welsh, Irish, Scottish, German, and French ancestry. He was raised Episcopalian (while his mother practiced Christian Science), and later authored the comedic list, "Top Ten Reasons to be an Episcopalian."[17]

Williams attended elementary school in Lake Forest, Illinois and began middle school there. His young friends recall him as being very funny. When Williams's father was transferred to Detroit, the family moved from the Chicago area to a 40-room farm house in suburban Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he was a student at the Detroit Country Day School. He excelled in school and became president of the class. He was on the school's soccer team and wrestling team.[20] In middle school, Williams was bullied and would seek out new routes home to avoid his tormentors. He told jokes to his mother to make her laugh and pay attention to him. Williams spent much of his time alone in the family's large home, playing with his 2,000 toy soldiers. "My only companions, my only friends as a child were my imagination," he said.

Williams's father was away much of the time and, when he was home, Williams found him "frightening". His mother worked too, leaving Williams to be attended to by the maids they employed. Williams claimed his upbringing left him with an acute fear of abandonment and a condition he described as "Love Me Syndrome." When Williams was 16, his father took early retirement and the family moved to Woodacre, California, where he attended the public Redwood High School in nearby Larkspur. When he graduated in 1969, the senior class voted him both "Most Likely Not to Succeed" and "Funniest."

Williams studied political science at Claremont McKenna College (then called Claremont Men's College) in Claremont, California. Williams left Claremont and attained a full scholarship to the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City. In between Claremont and Juilliard, he returned to Marin County and studied theatre for three years at a community college, the College of Marin, where according to drama professor James Dunn, Williams's talent first became evident when he was cast as Fagin in Oliver!.

Williams described himself as a quiet child whose first imitation was of his grandmother to his mother. He did not overcome his shyness until he became involved with his high school drama department.[25] In 1973, Williams was one of only 20 students accepted into the freshman class at Juilliard and one of only two students to be accepted by John Houseman into the Advanced Program at the school that year; the other was Christopher Reeve. William Hurt was another classmate. Williams left Juilliard during his junior year in 1976 at the suggestion of Houseman, who told him, "There's just nothing more we can teach you. So you should go out and work."



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Jimmy Pays Tribute to Robin Williams

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"Come Get It Bae" is a song written and performed by American recording artist Pharrell Williams from his second studio album GIRL (2014). The song features uncredited vocals from American recording artist, Miley Cyrus.

"Come Get It Bae" is a funk song, and discusses sex through the metaphor of a motorcycle. The song received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who complimented its overall production, but were ambivalent towards its lyrical content. It was released in the United States as the third overall single from Girl on May 8, 2014. The song has since peaked at number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number 108 on the French SNEP.

Williams first collaborated with Cyrus while producing the tracks "4x4" and "Get It Right" for her fourth studio album Bangerz (2013).[1][2] It was announced that Cyrus would appear on Williams' second studio album Girl when its track listing was confirmed on February 25. Their collaboration, "Come Get It Bae", was premiered through iTunes Radio on February 28 during an exclusive streaming of the record before its official release on March 3. "Come Get It Bae" is a funk song with playful beat, which sees the incorporation of a "throbbing bass and handclaps". Williams delivers its verses, while Cyrus sings the chorus and is heard yelling "hey!" throughout the song. The metaphor "you want to ride my motorcycle?" is frequently heard during the chorus; it serves as an innuendo for sex, a recurring theme throughout Girl. The "World of Red Bull" commercial premiered on March 3, 2014, and features a 30-second snippet of "Come Get It Bae". Williams performed the song on Good Morning America on April 7; Cyrus was not present, although her vocals were heard on the pre-recorded backing track.






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Pharrell Williams - Come Get It Bae

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"Anaconda" is a song by Trinidadian-American recording artist Nicki Minaj, from her upcoming third studio album, The Pink Print (2014). It was released on August 4, 2014 by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records as the second single from the record. Production for the track was handled by Polow Da Don and Da Internz.

In 2012, the song was originally recorded by five-time Grammy Award-winning musician Missy Elliott, however due to undisclosed reasons Elliott shelved the track and was then re-recorded by Minaj.

The cover art for the single went viral on the web after being revealed. On various digital music stores, the cover is censored with a Parental Advisory label over her backside. The song samples "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot.




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Nicki Minaj Anaconda Video

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"No Mediocre" is a song by American hip hop recording artist T.I., featuring a guest appearance from Australian rapper Iggy Azalea. The song, produced by DJ Mustard, was released as the lead single from his upcoming ninth studio album Paperwork: The Motion Picture (2014), on June 17, 2014, through Grand Hustle and Columbia Records.

On November 22, 2013, T.I. announced that he had signed a deal with Columbia Records, to release his upcoming ninth studio album.[2] T.I. revealed he recruited Pharrell Williams to executive produce the LP and planned to release the album in early 2014.

Originally, T.I. had planned to release Trouble Man II: He Who Wears the Crown, a sequel to his 2012 album, but since getting into the studio with the album's executive producer, Pharrell Williams, he changed his mind. He stated: "Since we started working on the project and the project started has taken a different shape, I think we're going to postpone that title. We're gonna rework that. I got a couple of things in mind." He still plans to release the sequel to Trouble Man, however. About the current project:

All I'ma say is, it's gonna be a motion picture, it's gonna be a theatrical-worthy title. Something that will definitely seem instant classic. I'm thinking something like "Trap Champion", "Paperwork", but whatever it is the subtitle will be "The Motion Picture".

On December 16, 2013, it was reported that T.I. decided to name it Paperwork: The Motion Picture.

On June 17, 2014, T.I. released the official lead single from Paperwork, "No Mediocre", which features his protege Iggy Azalea and was produced by West Coast hip hop producer DJ Mustard. T.I. talked about the track on MTV News saying: "For me I think it was something to uplift women. It’s a get-your-sh—together-type of-record". He explained:

It’s denouncing mediocrity, man; all things sub-standard or below average or even moderately average should be set aside, man, and I think it starts internally. You must first have confidence and security within yourself, it goes from the heart, to the mind and then it is conveyed through your actions and your presentation of yourself.

He continued stating that men do not just look at physical attributes, but "social qualities" as well, and deep down "Every person knows what their strengths are, so showcase your strengths and not your weaknesses so much."



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Iggy Azalea -T.I. feat. - No Mediocre

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"Na Na" is a song by American recording artist Trey Songz, released on January 21, 2014. The song features production from west coast hip hop producer DJ Mustard, and serves as the lead single from his sixth studio album, Trigga (2014) which was released on July 1, 2014.



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Trey Songz - Na Na

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"Sing" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. It features production and additional uncredited vocals from Pharrell Williams. The song was released as a digital download on 7 April 2014, serving as the lead single for his second studio album





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Ed Sheeran - SING

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"American Kids" is a song recorded by American country music artist Kenny Chesney. The song was written by Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird, and Shane McAnally. It was released to radio on June 20, 2014 as the lead single from the forthcoming album The Big Revival.




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Kenny Chesney - American Kids

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"Shower" is a song by American recording artist Becky G from her upcoming debut studio album (2014). It was released on April 23, 2014 by Kemosabe Records as the lead single from the record. It is Becky's first top 20 hit in the USA.




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Becky G - Shower

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"Drunk on a Plane" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Dierks Bentley. It is the third single from his 2014 album Riser.


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Dierks Bentley - Drunk On A Plane

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"Pills n Potions" (stylized as Pills N Potions) is a song by Trinidadian-American recording artist Nicki Minaj from her upcoming third studio album, The Pink Print (2014). It was released on May 21, 2014 by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records as the lead single from the record. Minaj collaborated with Cirkut, Dr. Luke, and Ester Dean during the songwriting process, while Cirkut and Dr. Luke were responsible for its production. Backed by a drum beat and a piano, the song is a mixture of hip hop and R&B. The lyrics within the song revolve around someone who has wronged Minaj, but she still loves them.

Upon release the song was met with universal acclaim from music critics; who praised the track, appreciating its cross-over appeal and lyrical content. Commercially, the song has peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and within the top forty in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The song's accompanying music video was directed by Diane Martel, who Minaj has previously worked with, and was released on June 9, 2014. Minaj promoted the song by performing it live at the 2014 BET awards.

Minaj first mentioned the song in her promo single, "Yasss Bish" which features Soulja Boy. She stated that the single will drop in two weeks. In an interview with Rap-Up TV, she stated that the song was "uplifting" and "very soulful". Prior to its release, she also described the song with "It sounds like urgency, It sounds like betrayal. It sounds like running. It sounds like fainting. It sounds like love. It sounds like -- *gasp!*", in an interview with Billboard. On May 19, Minaj revealed the official artwork for the single via her Instagram page. She revealed the title of the song at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards and afterwards hosted a Q&A on Twitter where she revealed information regarding the single. On May 21, the full song premiered, worldwide, on her official Soundcloud page with song being available for purchase on iTunes later that day. She also promoted the single through multiple radio interviews including phone interviews with Power 105.1's nationally syndicated show The Breakfast Club, KIIS-FM's On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Hot 97's morning show, Z100 with Elvis Duran and the Morning Show and a sit down interview with Los Angeles based radio station, Power 106 with "The Big Boy's Neighborhood Morning Show".



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Nicki Minaj - Pills N Potions

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"Let It Go" is a song from Disney's 2013 animated feature film Frozen, whose music and lyrics were composed by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. The song was performed in its original show-tune version in the film by American actress and singer Idina Menzel in her vocal role as Queen Elsa. Anderson-Lopez and Lopez also composed a slightly different pop-rock version, which was performed by singer Demi Lovato over the start of the film's closing credits. A music video was separately released for the pop-rock version.

The song presents the ostracized Queen Elsa, who abandons her kingdom when her magical ability to create and control ice or snow is discovered by the public. Up in the mountains, away from confused and suspicious onlookers, Elsa realizes that she no longer needs to hide her abilities, and declares herself free from the restrictions she has had to endure since childhood. She rejoices in finally being able to use her power without fear, without limits, to let it go, and manipulate snow and icicles to create a living snowman and generate a magnificent ice castle for herself.




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Idina Menzel "Let It Go"

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"Let Her Go" is a song written and recorded by British singer-songwriter Passenger. It was recorded at Sydney's Linear Recording and co-produced by Mike Rosenberg and Chris Vallejo. The recording features Australian musicians Stu Larsen, Georgia Mooney, Stu Hunter, Cameron Undy and Glenn Wilson. "Let Her Go" was released in July 2012 as the second single from Passenger's third album, All the Little Lights.

"Let Her Go" was released in July 2012 as the second single from Passenger's third album All the Little Lights. The song became a hit in the Netherlands after Dave, a Dutch fan e-mailed Passenger expressing his wish to introduce the song to some Dutch radio stations claiming it would be possibly a hit in the Netherlands. This resulted in the song trending on Dutch stations and finding enormous commercial success with the Dutch public. The song reached top of Dutch Top 40 in December 2012 staying at the top for two weeks.

Since 2013, and after initial success in the Netherlands, the song has reached number-one in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland, number two in the UK Singles Chart, number five in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on Billboard Hot Rock Songs, making it his first international success. The song has sold over 1 million digital copies in the UK,[1] and over 3.9 million in the US as of June 2014. The song was nominated for the Brit Award for British Single of the Year at the 2014 BRIT Awards.



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Passenger - Let Her Go

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Just One of the Guys is a 1985 comedy film, directed by Lisa Gottlieb. The film is marketed with the tagline "Terry Griffith is about to go where no woman has gone before." This movie ranked number 48 on Entertainment Weekly 's list of the "50 Best High School Movies". The movie is a loose adaptation of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.




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Jenny Lewis - Just One Of The Guys

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The discography of Romanian female recording artist Inna consists of four studio albums, eighteen official singles, eleven promotional singles and twenty-three music videos.

Inna's debut album, Hot, was released in the autumn of 2009. Previously the first single, "Hot", reached number one on the Spanish Singles Chart and number five on the Romanian Top 100.The second single, "Love" reached number four in Romania and number thirty-one in Spain. In summer 2009, Inna released a feature single with Romanian DJ Bob Taylor, entitled "Déjà Vu, which reached number seven in Romania, number fifteen in Spain and number six on the French Singles Chart. For Christmas 2009, Inna recorded a Christmas song titled "I Need You For Christmas" and also shot a music video for it. Released as a promotional single only, it peaked at number ninety-seven on the Romanian Top 100. Her next single "Amazing" became Inna’s first number one single on the Romanian Top 100 and it debuted at number two in France and charted in other European countries such as Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Ireland. To support the release of the album in her native Romania in March 2010, Inna promoted a new single, "10 Minutes", a collaboration with her producers Play & Win, which reached number eighteen on the Romanian Top 100.

Inna's second album I Am the Club Rocker was released in 2011. The first single, "Sun Is Up", peaked at number two in Romania and France as well as at number three in Switzerland. It also peaked at number fifteen on the UK Singles Chart and at number twenty-two in Spain. In Germany the song became her highest-charting single to date, peaking at number twenty-six and spending twenty-six weeks on the chart. Inna's next single, "Club Rocker", has peaked at thirty-two in France and forty-two in Romania. "Un Momento", a collaboration with Juan Magan, peaked at number twelve on the Romanian Top 100 and at number forty-six on the Spanish Singles Chart. "Endless", the fourth release taken from the album, was released on November 25, 2011 and peaked at number five on the Romanian Top 100. The song "WOW" was released as the fifth and final single from I Am the Club Rocker on April 5, 2012.

Inna's third studio album, Party Never Ends, was released in 2013. Previously she released the singles, "Caliente" and "Tu şi eu", from the album, in May and June 2012. Inna's collaboration with her producers Play & Win, titled "INNdiA". In January 2013 Inna then released "More Than Friends" featuring Puerto Rican reggaeton and hip hop artist Daddy Yankee as the official lead single from Party Never Ends.

In March 2013, Inna was guest singer on the single "P.O.H.U.I." by Moldavian music project Carla's Dreams.

While "Dame tu Amor" was picked up as the next single for Mexico and features vocals by Mexican-Latin pop band Reik, "Be My Lover" was the second international single taken from Party Never Ends.The album opener "In Your Eyes" was released as the third international single. The single version of the song features Puerto Rican reggaeton rapper Yandel.

In April 2014, the singer released "Cola Song" as the first official single from her upcoming fourth studio album LatINNA. It features Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin. It became Innas fourth most successful single on the Spanish Singles Chart as it reached number seventeen so far.

Inna has reportedly sold over 1 million records worldwide, and 350,000 downloads in the United Kingdom alone.

Goodbye is a song by Romanian recording artist Alessandra, now known professionally as Inna. The break-up pop song was submitted as Alessandra's entry in the 2008 Selectia Nationala for the Eurovision Song Contest 2008. The song didn't pass the pre-selection stage of the contest in February. Even though, it was still promoted by Alessandra as her debut single. Most notably, it was performed live on the Teo Show at Prima TV in May 2008.

The song was then uploaded to YouTube where, as of January 2012, it has gathered over 10 million views. No music video or further promotion was given to the song. The song was composed by the producing trio Play & Win, who also produced and mixed it. Even though the song was a commercial failure, it led Alessandra to rein in and re-release herself, this time in the direction of dance music, with great success. Her new project, assisted by Play & Win was titled Inna (after the way her grandfather used to call her)[citation needed] and made Alessandra become an internationally-known superstar.







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INNA - Good Time ft. Pitbull

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"Lazaretto" is the first single from Jack White's second solo album, Lazaretto. The live version of the song was recorded, pressed and released on the same day (19 April 2014). On the B-side was a cover of Elvis Presley's song "Power of My Love".

By recording, pressing and releasing the live version of "Lazaretto" in less than four hours, Jack White broke the previous Guinness World Record set by Swiss polka trio Vollgas Kompanie, who issued their album Live on August 16, 2008, a day after they recorded it. There is a hidden message alongside matrix numbers in the runout areas on both sides of the "Lazaretto" "world's fastest record" vinyl: side A "Guinness", side B "Can Kiss My..."

The studio version of the song was released on April 21 on YouTube, and on April 22 the single was available for purchase digitally and as an instant download with all iTunes Lazaretto album pre-orders.

Sessions for the album began in 2012 during gaps in touring for White's Blunderbuss album. White told Rolling Stone in a February 2013 interview that he was working on "20 to 25 tracks." He explained of the new material, "it's definitely not one sound. It's definitely several. Like you heard in Blunderbuss, there're many styles there. I don't pick my style and then write a song. I just write whatever comes out of me, and whatever style it is what it is, and it becomes something later." He hinted during a January 2014 chat session with fans on the Third Man Records message board that he was almost done with the record. "I'm producing two albums this month, and finishing them," White wrote. "One of them is mine."

The Vault, Third Man's exclusive fan club subscription service, released a limited-edition version of the album on blue-and-white vinyl. It was packaged with a 40-page hardcover book, a fold-out poster, a National Archives photo that appears throughout the album art, and a 7-inch featuring demo versions of two songs recorded in Mexico, "Alone in My Home" and "Entitlement", the finished versions of which appear on the album. The "Ultra LP" version contains hidden tracks that are pressed into the vinyl underneath the inner label on each side of the record, a song ("Just One Drink") that has two different intros depending on where the needle is dropped, continuous drones, and holograms that appear on the record's surface when it's being played


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Jack White - Lazaretto