Lady Gaga’s 14 minute autobiographical video for “Marry The Night” is an insider’s look at the struggles Gaga went through before she hit it big. There are many memorable scenes and looks in the video (including a mental breakdown in which she smashes Cheerios on her naked body, some “Fame”-inspired dance routines in spandex, and of course a mental-hospital scene that features a very stylish hospital gown. However, when asked about her favorite scene she said “I do really love the ballet sequence.” Andy Grammer is one of the most promising new Pop stars to hit the music scene in the past year, and he follows “Keep Your Head Up” from his self-titled album, with his latest hit “Fine By Me“. Both songs are Hot AC HitPredictors this week.
As Katy Perry’s “The One That Got Away” climbs the charts, she hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, sporting a new blonde bob hairdo. Rick Ross was one of the most nominated artists for this year’s B.E.T. awards, and his collaboration with Nicki Minaj, “You the Boss” is the first single from his upcoming fifth studio album, God Forgives, I Don’t. Both songs are HitPredictors at Rhythmic this week.
Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition is the 3rd of the Thug Motivation albums and is Young Jeezy’s fourth studio album, to be released later this month. The first single from it is “I Do” featuring Jay-Z and André 3000. Diggy Simmons, lead singer of Mindless Behavior has a hit of his own with “Do It Like You” featuring Jeremih. Both songs are Urban HitPredictors this week.
The video for Taylor Swift’s latest hit “Ours” revolves around a workday at the office, full of problems but she escapes by daydreaming about her true love, played by Friday Night’s Zach Gilford. “Ours” is this week’s sole Country HitPredictor.
Two bands from Massachusetts have this week’s Active Rock HitPredictors. We Are Many is the fifth studio album by Springfield’s, All That Remains and “The Waiting One” is the 2nd single off that album. Justice, the third album by North Andover’s Rev Theory features several songs used by the WWE. The title track and first single were used in WWE Extreme Rules and Hangman. “That Fire” is the second single from the album and is used as a theme song for Smackdown.