During a live performance at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, The Fray announced that their new album will be titled Scars and Stories, and this week its first single, “Heartbeat” is a Mainstream Top 40 and Hot AC HitPredictor this week.
It’s so amazing to see how many Hip Hop stars are featured on newcomer Big Sean’s first album, Finally Famous. Among them are Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Pharell, and Kanye West. The second single from the album is “Dance (A$$)”. Bruno Mars‘ new single “It Will Rain” is from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and both it and Big Sean are HitPredictors at Rhythmic this week.
University of Michigan grad Bei Maejor’s debut album featured superstars Keri Hilson, Trey Songz, Drake and T-Pain. His new single, from an as yet unnamed album, is titled “Trouble” and features rapper J. Cole. Rick Ross has also announced the release of his next album around Christmas time, titled God Forgives, I Don’t and “You The Boss (featuring Nicki Minaj)” is its first single. Both songs are Urban HitPredictors this week.
Chris Cagle signed with a new label last year, Bigger Picture Music Group, and released a new single “Got My Country On” this summer. It will serve as the lead-off single to his fifth studio album Back In the Saddle. Lee Brice holds the distinction of having the longest chart run achieved in the history of the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, and his latest single is “A Woman Like You”. Both songs are Country HitPredictors this week.
Blink 182, composed of vocalist and bass guitarist Mark Hoppus, vocalist and guitarist Tom DeLonge, and drummer Travis Barker have reformed and following their 6-year hiatus, have a new album, Neighborhoods off which the first single is “After Midnight”. “Not Their Fault” is the followup to Top 5 Alternative hit, “Sail” from Aaron’s Brunos AWOLNATION. This week both songs are Alternative HitPredictors.
Korn just announced that they will be composing music for Silent Hill: Downpour, an upcoming survival/horror video game, that is the eighth installment in the Silent Hill series. Their song “Narcissistic Cannibal” featuring Skrillex & Kill The Noise is an Active Rock HitPredictor this week.