Ariana Grande, Jessie J And Nicki Minaj Drop 'Bang Bang'
Ariana Grande, Jessie J and Nicki Minaj have dropped their new collaboration "Bang Bang." "I fell in love with her, the tone of her voice and everything," said Nicki of Jessie, with Jessie adding, "I'm a huge fan of hers." The track features production from Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, and Ilya.
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Guest On Fences' 'Arrows'
Fences have released "Arrows" the lead single, featuring a spot from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The cut comes from band's upcoming debut Lesser Oceans, due October 14. "Fences is a good friend," Macklemore told Billboard. "He's fu---d up in the same way that I'm f----d up. Because of that, our lives relate beyond the music. I've always admired his talent."
Ludacris To Receive BMI President's Award
Ludacris will receive the President's Award at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on August 22. "The President's Award is bestowed to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in songwriting with profound global influence on culture and the entertainment industry," said Mike O'Neill, BMI President & CEO.