Shawn Mendes Reveals a New Side of Himself While Eating Spicy Wings | Hot Ones

In the span of a few short years, Shawn Mendes has gone from learning the guitar via YouTube tutorials in his bedroom to playing sold-out arenas alongside Taylor Swift. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the 19-year-old pop phenom reps his Canadian roots while taking on the wings of death. Along the scorched road, Mendes addresses everything from Justin Bieber’s hockey skills, to guitar-store etiquette, to what he can sing about on his forthcoming album that he could never sing about before. Have we seen a bigger physical transformation from a guest in the hot seat since Martin Garrix? You be the judge.

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Creamfields 2017 Unveils Full Headlining Lineup With Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, The Chainsmokers & Much More

For the 20th anniversary of Creamfields, festival organizers spared no expense in rolling out what might be the heaviest festival lineup in Europe when it comes to sheer star power in the dance acts. In fact, there are so many headliners that the festival’s main poster is literally just a poster of all headliners cross genre.

The festival will take place across four days from Thursday, August 24th Sunday the 27th. Now take a deep breath and get a hold of this ‘headliner lineup.’ Above & Beyond, Armin van Buuren, The Chainsmokers, deadmau5 & Eric Prydz, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Diplo, DVBBS, Hardwell, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Tiësto.

And that’s not to speak of other major dance acts like Jauz, Galantis, Tchami, Alesso, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Nicky Romero, Oliver Heldens, KSHMR, Steve Angello and more. While Idris Elba might not be a superstar DJ by any means it looks like he’s also been given the ‘headliner’ treatment here.

Check out the full headliner lineup below and grab tickets and check out the full lineup here and here respectively.


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Source: Creamfields 2017 Unveils Full Headlining Lineup With Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, The Chainsmokers & Much More

Daft Punk Have 3:1 Odds Of Headlining Coachella In Beyonce’s Stead

After the announcement yesterday that Beyonce would not be performing at Coachella this year, the rumor began spinning at full force to try and figure out who would be taking her place. Guesses ranging from Daft Punk to Chance The Rapper have been dominating news feeds over the past 24 hours. Now, UK betting company Betfair has released odds on who will take over.

Stemming from the bevy of rumors surrounding their return, Daft Punk are clear favorites to take over, despite them not having been booked in the first place. Their last run at Coachella was actually in 2006, despite their live album being titled Alive 2007. It would still make sense for them to make an appearance, though.

Naomi Totten, a spokesperson for Betfair, said: “Rumours have been circulating about a tour for Daft Punk and what a spectacular way to kick off their revival than by headlining Coachella. With Beyoncé now officially very pregnant, she has had to rule herself out of the April festival and so all attention is now focused on who will be wowing the crowds in her absence.

Kanye West has been out of the spotlight since cancelling his ‘Saint Pablo’ tour last year and is likely itching for a comeback, the rapper is 7/1 joint second favourite with Lady Gaga who absolutely smashed her Super Bowl performance early in February. Beyoncé most famous fan girl Adele is also in the running at 50/1 but has always made it clear she isn’t keen on playing big festivals, so may be a nice fit but would be a surprising addition to the line-up.”

See the Betfair odds below.

Daft Punk 3/1
Jay Z 5/1
Kanye West 7/1
Lady Gaga 7/1
Green Day 15/2
The Weeknd 10/1
Rihanna 10/1
Bruno Mars 12/1
Katy Perry 12/1
Frank Ocean 12/1
Chainsmokers 12/1
Ed Sheeran 16/1
Taylor Swift 18/1
Justice 18/1
Drake 20/1
Coldplay 25/1
Solange 25/1
Clean Bandit 25/1
Dua Lipa 25/1
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man 33/1
Kygo 33/1
Zayn 33/1
Justin Bieber 50/1
Maroon 5 50/1
Robin Schulz 50/1
Martin Garrix 50/1
Ariana Grande 50/1
Adele 50/1
Major Lazer 80/1
Elbow 100/1
Donny Osmond 200/1


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Source: Daft Punk Have 3:1 Odds Of Headlining Coachella In Beyonce’s Stead

Martin Garrix Talks “Scared To Be Lonely” & Returning To Coachella After 3 Years

Martin Garrix recently sat down in his studio to speak with about a variety of topics, including his collaboration with Dua Lipa on “Scared To Be Lonely,” and collaboration in general, as well as his Seven EP and finally returning to Coachella.

First, Garrix reveals that Dua Lipa was actually on his bucket list of vocalists to collaborate with, and it was a dream come true to work with her on “Scared To Be Lonely.” Because they were working remotely, the entire collaboration was finished without them ever meeting – their first time seeing each other in person was on the set of the music video!

Garrix also talked about the reasoning behind releasing his Seven EP during Amsterdam Dance Event, as a way to give back to fans, and also because nearly the entire dance music industry was present in the city while tracks were being released.

Founding his own record label, STMPD Records, has allowed him to work in the studio without any restrictions and little oversight, which he says has improved his creativity. He also says he has a lot of new music coming out this year, some of which we might be lucky enough to hear at Coachella in April. Garrix hasn’t played Coachella since 2014, so he’s obviously happy about coming back.

Check out the full interview below:

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Source: Martin Garrix Talks “Scared To Be Lonely” & Returning To Coachella After 3 Years

Your EDM Premiere: Third Party – ‘Hope’ [Full Album]

For years, Third Party has been steadily climbing the ranks with impeccable production and emotive songwriting, earning them a well-deserved place in the upper echelons of dance music. After constructing an early legacy with explosive solo releases and high profile remixes, the London-based duo went on to form their own imprint, Release Records, and have since worked with the likes of Martin Garrix, Steve Angello, and more. Now, all those years of work culminate in their debut LP, Hope.

The album’s title says it all, and this 11-track collection is formed around just that, to motivate and inspire fans to move persevere no matter what life throws their way. The music itself is everything you love about Third Party, packing everything from pounding electro to gorgeous progressive, chilling piano-driven house, and even tossing bits of acid into the mix.

Kicking off the album on a high note, “Without You” is an absolute monster of a tune, blaring a euphoric melody that’s enough to make even Dr. Scrooge himself crack a smile. The mood quickly bounds on to “Live Forever,” and as the lead single off the album, the track hasn’t lost an ounce of allure since we first heard it back in December. “Veins” continues the uplifting themes of Hope with a hint of nostalgia in the arpeggiated synthwork, which offer a subtle nod to turn-of-the-millennia records that form the roots the modern soundscape.

Considering this is dance music, what album would be complete without a dose of soul? “Guiding Light” seamlessly blends sultry vocals with the explosive vigor of bright-eyed synths supported by insatiable mids, all of which carry over to the tones of “Waiting.”

As a welcome mid-point, Third Party’s heavier leanings begin to shine through on”Arrival,” an electro-inspired demon that’s going to absolutely break crowds this festival season. It’s not hard to imagine what the boys were going for with this one; shimmering embellishments, laser assaults, and driving bass place listeners firmly into the realm of science fiction.

Next up, threading together nostalgic hits with a fat twinge of acid, “Get Back” is going to get your blood pumping just right. This gem is a proper throwback with delectable sequencing, ebbing fills, voluptuous risers, and a heavenly balance of tension and release. And we’d be fools to forget about Third Party’s collaboration with Martin Garrix “Lions In The Wild.” This main stage weapon remains the powerhouse anthem we know and love, now with over 17 million collective plays to date.

“Hurt” is by far the most pop-friendly track off the album, but despite being of a different cut, it fits in beautifully in the context of Hope. The arrangement’s piano arrangement is chillingly appropriate, each element is given plenty of space to breathe through the mix, and the vocals are simple, yet oh-so powerful.

Then it’s back to the arena-filling sounds of “Have No Fear,” boasting an enormity as befits its message. Oh, and take care your heart doesn’t crumble with the fresh VIP mix of “Everyday Of My Life.” Placing the remix of this iconic tune at the end of the album was no accident, and all the emotion you’ve felt throughout Hope is revisited once more in this certified tearjerker. Don’t worry though, they’re happy tears, we promise.

This is easily one of the best electronic dance albums we’ve heard in years, and we couldn’t be more proud to present the World Premiere of Third Party’s Hope, available tomorrow 2/24 on your favorite digital platform.

Prepare your ears for an over-the-counter dose of auditory bliss, and read on to hear Third Party’s thoughts behind the album, and what’s in store for 2017.

Congratulations on the album! I can honestly say it’s one of the best progressive works I’ve heard in the last couple years. How long have you guys been working on this and how does it feel to finally release it into the world?

“Thank you! We probably started the project about 18 months ago, that was when we really committed to the idea of doing an album and to have it finally finished is an amazing feeling!”

You’ve got a history of successful singles under your belt, what has been different about working on a full-length LP?

“The main difference is working out what your overall concept is, making sure all the tracks have the same feeling and can work as a body of work together. We hate seeing albums that are obviously just a load of singles stuck together without any real meaning of what the bigger picture is.”

The album’s namesake says a lot about the material, but can you describe the concept and what you wanted to accomplish?

“We came up with the title ‘Hope’ as we felt this represented what we wanted the message of the album to be as a whole. We want people who listen to the album to be inspired the way we were inspired by music we listened to growing up. Also from a human level, music has the power to create ‘Hope’ for someone in any aspect of their life, so if any of the songs can motivate/inspire/help anyone in anyway we will feel it was all worth it!”

I’m a sucker for “Without You”, but there’s something for everyone in ‘Hope’. What are your personal favorites from the album and why?

“Tricky question, we probably change our mind every week so maybe ask us later on in the year!”

What can fans expect from Third Party and RELEASE in 2017?

“We have a lot planned for 2017, we’re announcing an album tour very soon which includes our residency at Ministry of Sound where we’re back at on March 10th for a ‘Release’ night. Then we’re putting on our biggest show to date in Liverpool with a brand new concept called ‘The STAGE’ which we’re really excited about! It’s a big new custom made stage being made, we’re putting in a lot of work with our visual team to create the best visuals to fit with the music, which hopefully creates an unforgettable experience for the fans!”

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Source: Your EDM Premiere: Third Party – ‘Hope’ [Full Album]

Could Martin Garrix Be Remixing His Own Newest Hit?

Martin Garrix played a massive set in Amsterdam last night, during which he played a really great remix of his new hit with Dua Lipa, “Scared To Be Lonely.” Believed to be a Brooks remix of the track, we’re already excited enough about it.

However, a recording of Martin’s Snapchat at the end of the video, showing him jamming to the remix in his own studio, leads us to question whether or not Garrix also put his own spin on the remix along with Brooks.

Check out the recording below and let us know what you think.


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Source: Could Martin Garrix Be Remixing His Own Newest Hit?

How 20-Year-Old Martin Garrix Plays His Residency At OMNIA In Las Vegas

Producers these days are getting younger and younger, and touring at the same time, often before they’re 21. So how does a superstar DJ like Martin Garrix, who has an actual residency in Las Vegas, one of the most intoxicated towns in the US, play at clubs when he’s only 20?

Garrix explained the situation to BBC Radio 1’s Cel Spellman, at least with how it goes down at Omnia.

“They start my intro and then I’m allowed to get in the club. They escort me with security and clear the entire DJ booth and the surrounding VIP tables from alcohol. I’m not allowed to be close to alcohol. As my last song is playing they kick me out of the club.”

This means Garrix can’t even hang around in the club after his set to meet fans – but he can still do so off-premises, if he isn’t too tired from jetting around the world.

Garrix turns 21 in May, and says it’s “going to be crazy.”


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Source: How 20-Year-Old Martin Garrix Plays His Residency At OMNIA In Las Vegas

Go Behind The Scenes of Martin Garrix’s “Scared To Be Lonely” Music Video

Martin Garrix and pop vocalist Dua Lipa released their collaborative track “Scared To Be Lonely” at the end of January, coming as a stylistic follow-up to Garrix’s 2016 song with Bebe Rexha, “In the Name of Love.” The track served as a deeper and more personal exploration of the melancholy and romantic path that his releases are beginning to go down.

The song was unveiled alongside an official music video, starring both Garrix and Lipa. The story followed the two as they experience the ups and downs of an intimate relationship, complete with abstract imagery and multiple shooting locations.

According to director Blake Caridge, however, the story’s main meaning comes from the small, fleeting moments during which a partner evaluates staying or leaving their relationship. In a brand new Behind the Scenes video, he and Garrix are interviewed about the process of creating the music video alongside footage of the sets and time in between shooting.

From the various technology used to shoot the video – including drones! – to the difficulties of working with non-actors, all of the information surrounding the mysterious music video is revealed in full.

Check out the Behind the Scenes clip below, and scroll further to watch the official music video itself.

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Source: Go Behind The Scenes of Martin Garrix’s “Scared To Be Lonely” Music Video

Martin Garrix Disses Radio Compression & Talks Touring With Justin Bieber

Martin Garrix will be joining Justin Bieber on tour in Australia and New Zealand in March. Sure to be an incredible performance from both artists, Martin Garrix stopped by 97.1 AMP Radio to talk about the tour and his new single with Dua Lipa, “Scared To Be Lonely.”

After throwing a subtle diss at basic radio compression, Martin talks about how he’ll perform as an opening artist. Especially crazy is the fact that both artists are absolutely massive stars, so it will be interesting to see the dynamic between them and their audiences on stage.

Check out the interview below.

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Source: Martin Garrix Disses Radio Compression & Talks Touring With Justin Bieber

Your EDM Premiere: Third ≡ Party – “Have No Fear”

Third Party has been absolutely dominating these last few years, and after the massive success of “Lions In The Wild” with Martin Garrix, the UK progressive house duo is nearing the release of their debut album Hope on February 24th. To satiate fans until then, Third Party has decided to treat fans to one more track, and damn is it a goodie.

We’re proud to present the premiere of “Have No Fear,” packed with all the melodically induced euphoria and impeccable songwriting we’ve come to expect from Third Party.

Belting vocals soar above the track’s vibrant lead, and precise percussion graces the entire arrangement, making for an exquisitely produced track that has us frothing for more. Have a listen to “Have No Fear” and join us in anxiously awaiting the arrival of Hope on February 24th.

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Source: Your EDM Premiere: Third ≡ Party – “Have No Fear”