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MAR 23 2015

LEGENDARY SONGWRITER DIANE WARREN CREATES NEW SINGLE FOR OPRAH WINFREY TO BECOME OWN NETWORK ANTHEM

“You Will” Features Powerhouse Vocals By Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles in Their First Ever Duet

Single Available for Purchase and Streaming Tuesday, March 24


(L-R) Jennifer Hudson, Diane Warren and Jennifer Nettles at the “You Will” recording session.
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Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that legendary songwriter Diane Warren has written a new original song titled “You Will” for Oprah Winfrey and it will serve as the anthem for the network. The uplifting new single features a powerhouse performance by award-winning recording artists Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles in their first duet together.

“You Will” will be released by RCA Records and available for purchase and streaming beginning Tuesday, March 24.

The “You Will” campaign will premiere on OWN Tuesday, March 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT during the season finale of the hit series “The Haves and the Have Nots” and will also be available to live stream on Oprah.com. The music video will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the song’s recording session.

“I was so touched when Diane Warren came to me and said she wrote a song with OWN in mind,” said Oprah Winfrey. “And then to have Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles bring the song to life with their stunning collaboration…what a gift.”

"'You Will' is such a powerful song that I am so very proud to be a part of,” said Jennifer Hudson. “It is always incredible to work with the incomparable Diane Warren, who is consistently creating music that so many people can relate to. I was honored to come together with Jennifer Nettles and create something special for OWN, which stands for so many wonderful things."

“I have known Oprah for years and love to see this wonderful woman at the OWN network making it so successful,” said Diane Warren. “The sentiment of my song, ‘You Will,’ which is Oprah and her network’s new theme song, is that you should never give up on your dreams, own every breath, own every minute, go live a life that’s got no limits. You can do anything. It’s as simple as never think you won’t, and you will. Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles perform the song beautifully. I am very proud of this song and the message it sends.”

“I am hugely inspired by the message of ‘You Will,’” said Jennifer Nettles. “Like the OWN network, this song encourages us all to boldly dream. Yet again Diane Warren was able to capture, and orchestrate, this beautiful theme of believing in oneself, and to offer us a song as its anthem. I was honored to be invited to sing with such a powerful talent as Jennifer Hudson. I am thrilled to be able to give voice to this wonderful song with such a gifted duet partner as Jennifer, and to celebrate OWN through music.” “You Will” was arranged by Grammy Award-winning producers The Underdogs and Peter Stengaard and produced by The Underdogs.

Acclaimed songwriter Diane Warren has written songs for artists across all musical genres including Beyoncé, Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Kelly Clarkson, Cher, Mary J. Blige, Aretha Franklin and more. Her songs have been featured in more than 100 films, and she has won and been nominated for numerous awards, including Grammy Award (“Because You Loved Me”) and Golden Globe (“You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me”) wins and is a seven-time Academy Award nominee. In 2001, she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Academy Award-winning actress and Grammy Award-winning singer Jennifer Hudson made her film debut as Effie White in the 2006 film "Dreamgirls," garnering her several awards that year, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has released three albums, all of which have debuted on the Billboard “Top 10,” appeared in several other films including "Sex and the City" and "The Secret Life of Bees," and is set to make her Broadway debut this fall in a revival of "The Color Purple." Grammy Award-winning country music artist Jennifer Nettles is known for her role as lead vocalist of the award-winning duo Sugarland and most recently made her Broadway debut playing the iconic role of Roxie Hart in the Tony Award-winning musical "Chicago."
MAR 23 2015

Martin Garrix Releases New Music Video For New Single "Don't Look Down" feat. Usher

The new smash from EDM superstar Martin Garrix, "Don’t Look Down" featuring Usher, had its official music video premiere via the YouTube Music Awards today. You can watch the video by clicking here now or pressing play below. "Don’t Look Down" featuring Usher is available for download on iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play. Spotify users can stream the song here.

MAR 23 2015

Jennifer Hudson & Jennifer Nettles To Release "You Will (The OWN Song)" For Oprah's OWN Network On March 24th

RCA’s very own Jennifer Hudson teamed up with Jennifer Nettles to record a groundbreaking new anthem for Oprah’s OWN network! The music & lyrics for the brand new song, "You Will (The OWN Song)", were written by legendary songwriter Diane Warren. The song will premiere tonight on OWN at 9 p.m. ET/PT during the season finale of the series The Haves and the Have Nots. "You Will (The OWN Song)" will be available for download and streaming on Tuesday, March 24th.

To learn more about how the collaboration came about, visit USAToday.com to read an exclusive, in-depth piece.

MAR 23 2015

MARTIN GARRIX PREMIERES VIDEO FOR “DON’T LOOK DOWN FEAT. USHER” VIA YOUTUBE AS A FEATURED ARTIST ON THE 2015 YOUTUBE MUSIC AWARDS

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MARTIN GARRIX TO PERFORM AT ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL MARCH 28TH


(New York- March 23, 2015) Martin Garrix, electronic dance music’s youngest and fastest rising superstar premieres the brand new video for his just-released single “Don’t Look Down” featuring Usher today on YouTube. The video premieres as a featured artist video on the 2015 YouTube Music Awards. CLICK HERE to watch the video for “Don’t Look Down” featuring Usher.

The video was directed by Petros and stars model Natalia Bonifacci and actor AJ Knight, with a cameo by notable dancer Richie Greenfield.

The video premieres today as part of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards (#YTMA) and playfully embodies the song’s uplifting “carpe diem” anthemic message of overcoming rejection and hardships, and living your life to the fullest.

Martin Garrix was chosen as one of a select few artists to be honored at this year’s YouTube Music Awards. YouTube and Martin Garrix are celebrating with the premiere of the “Don’t Look Down” video today on YouTube. CLICK HERE to watch it.

Garrix’s brand new single “Don’t Look Down” featuring Usher was released last week worldwide on Spinnin’ Records/RCA Records. Buy/Stream at iTunes/ Amazon/ Spotify/ Google Play.

Be sure to check out Martin Garrix performing live at the Ultra Music Festival on Saturday, March 28th.
Link to watch “Don’t Look Down” feat. Usher: http://smarturl.it/DLDvb

MAR 23 2015

R.City Drops “I’m That...” Remix ft. Beenie Man & Azealia Banks

Check out R.City’s remix of their single “I’m That...” featuring Beenie Man & Azealia Banks! Click below to stream it on Vevo and get it now on iTunes here.