THE HATE U GIVE | In Theaters Today + Arlissa’s “We Won’t Move” Music Video Out Now!

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Def Jam Recordings has released a new music video for Arlissa’s “We Won’t Move,” the theme song to 20th Century Fox’s forthcoming feature film THE HATE U GIVE. The film opens in select theaters today, October 5, and is directed by George Tillman, Jr. and based on the New York Times bestseller by Angie Thomas. THE HATE U GIVE stars Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, with Common and Anthony Mackie.

The soundtrack by Def Jam Recordings will be released October 12 and also features music by Beau Young Prince, Pusha T, Logic and the title track by Bobby Sessions.

SYNOPSIS: Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.  Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.

THE HATE U GIVE opens in theaters everywhere on October 5, 2018! 

 

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SIERRA BURGESS IS A LOSER | Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Announced

GOOD POP, SONY/ATV AND BLACK LABEL MEDIA PRESENT
SIERRA BURGESS IS A LOSER – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK

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Good Pop and Sony/ATV will release the original motion picture soundtrack for SIERRA BURGESS IS A LOSER on September 7, 2018. The soundtrack was scored by Leland (Troye Sivan, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez) and Bram Inscore (Troye Sivan). The soundtrack includes 9 original songs by the duo and will be the first release on Leland’s own label ‘Good Pop’ in partnership with Sony/ATV and Black Label Media. Producers on the soundtrack include Bram Inscore and Jordan Palmer with Leland serving as Executive Producer. The film is directed by Ian Samuels and written by Lindsay Beer. Black Label Media (BLM) produced and fully financed the film with Black Label’s Molly Smith, Rachel Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill serving as producers.

SIERRA BURGESS IS A LOSER stars Shannon Purser, Kristine Froseth, RJ Cyler and Noah Centineo and will be released globally on Netflix on September 7, 2018. The film is a modern retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac story set in high school. The story centers on Sierra (Shannon Purser), an intelligent teen who does not fall into the shallow definition of high school pretty but, in a case of mistaken identity that results in unexpected romance, must team with the popular girl (Kristine Froseth) in order to win her crush (Noah Centineo).

“The Other Side” performed by Betty Who will be released in advance of the film on August 31, 2018. The full soundtrack will be released on September 7, 2018 in conjunction with the film.

“Sunflower,” performed by Purser, “Kid Wonder,” and “The Other Side” were co-written by Troye Sivan.

The soundtrack features performances by Sabrina Carpenter, MNEK, Betty Who, Allie X, K.I.D, Carlie Hanson along with a duet between Leland and Vincint called “Middle of Love”. Vincint was recently on The Four, where he blew away judges Meghan Trainor, P Diddy and DJ Khaled with his performance of “Creep”.

A full track listing can be found below:

The Other Side (Performed by Betty Who)
Lights (Performed by Leland)
Kid Wonder (Performed by Allie X)
Half of You (Performed by MNEK)
The Phone Call – Score from the Motion Picture
Lie for Love (Performed by Sabrina Carpenter)
Sunflower – Movie Version (Performed by Shannon Purser)
Latitude (Performed by Leland)
Sunflower – Synth Reprise (Performed by Allie X)
I Don’t Change (Performed by K.I.D)
Middle of Love (Performed by Leland and Vincint)
The Parking Lot – Score from the Motion Picture
Paper Love (Performed by Allie X)
Goodbye (Performed by Carlie Hanson)

Leland is an award-winning artist, songwriter, producer and composer based in Los Angeles. He has written songs for Selena Gomez (“Fetish”), Troye Sivan (“Youth”), Daya (“Hide Away”, and Martin Garrix (“There For You”). McLaughlin studied at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

Bram Inscore is a multi-instrumental, composer, and producer based in Los Angeles. He spent his formative years touring and recording as a bass player and keyboardist with a wide range of artists including Beck, Twin Shadow, and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Bram has recently been writing and producing hits with artists such as Troye Sivan (platinum selling single, “Youth”), Mayer Hawthorne, Icona Pop, and Little Boots.

Black Label Media (BLM) was formed in 2013 by partners Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill and Thad Luckinbill to finance and produce bold films with commercial appeal.

Credits include three-time Academy Award-nominated “Sicario” (directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin), “Sicario 2: Day of the Soldado” (directed by Stefano Sollima, starring Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin), “12 Strong” (directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and
Michael Peña), “Only the Brave” (directed by Joseph Kosinski, starring Josh Brolin and Miles Teller), “Demolition” (directed by Jean Marc Vallée, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts), “71” (directed by Yann Demange, starring Jack O’Connell), “The Good Lie”
(directed by Philippe Falardeau, starring Reese Witherspoon), and “Rebel in the Rye” (directed by Danny Strong, starring Nicholas Hoult). BLM also acquired an interest in “Begin Again” (written/directed by John Carney, starring Kiera Knightley and Mark Ruffalo). They also co-financed and Executive Produced the Academy Award-winning “La La Land” with Lionsgate.  Up next on the BLM slate is Peter Sattler’s “Love & Oatmeal” starring Ben Platt and Lola Kirke.

THE HATE U GIVE | First Trailer + Stills Released!

Find your voice, change the world.

20th Century Fox has released the first trailer and new stills for THE HATE U GIVE. Directed by George Tillman, Jr. and based on the New York Times bestseller by Angie Thomas, the film stars Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, with Common and Anthony Mackie.

SYNOPSIS: Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.  Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right. THE HATE U GIVE is based on the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller by Angie Thomas and stars Amandla Stenberg as Starr, with Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, Common and Anthony Mackie.

THE HATE U GIVE arrives in theaters on October 19, 2018! 

 

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FOX 2000 Starts Production on Angela Thomas’s Young Adult Bestseller “THE HATE U GIVE” – Anthony Mackie & Kian Lawley Join the Cast

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Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg stars with Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, Common, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, Lamar Johnson,
Anthony Mackie and Kian Lawley.

Based on the critically acclaimed novel by Angela Thomas (27 weeks on The New York Times young adult best-seller list), Fox 2000’s adaptation of THE HATE U GIVE begins principal photography in Atlanta on September 12, 2017, and will be released by Twentieth Century Fox.

21728002_989669334506461_7553341714000903514_n[1]THE HATE U GIVE is a timely, powerful and thought-provoking story of race and identity, told from the perspective of Starr Carter, played by Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger GamesAs You Are). Starr is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.

What Starr does-or does not-say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.

Directed by George Tillman Jr. (Soul FoodMen of HonorNotorious) from a screenplay by Tina Mabry (Insecure, Queen Sugar, Mississippi Damned) and Audrey Wells (Under the Tuscan Sun), THE HATE U GIVE also stars Regina Hall and Russell Hornsby as Starr’s parents Lisa and Maverick and features Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, and Common.

Anthony Mackie (Million Dollar Baby, The Hurt Locker) and Kian Lawley (Before I Fall) join the cast. Mackie will play the local drug dealer King and Kian will play Starr’s boyfriend, Chris.

THE HATE U GIVE by Angela Thomas has to date spent 27 weeks on the New York Times young adult best-seller list after debuting at No.1. The film rights were picked up by Fox 2000, with Temple Hill and State Street Pictures on board as production partners. The film’s producers are Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen and Bob Teitel.

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New Music Friday! | #music #newreleases #tour

 

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Good morning, music lovers!!

Ok . . . so I had to take a minute to compose myself after the influx of music releases and announcements over the past two weeks! How did you all hold up? lol . . .

So let’s talk tours first! Fans received announcements from some of their favorite artists regarding upcoming tours and, personally, I couldn’t be more excited! I’m hoping to make some contacts so I can keep up with all of them and get some show reviews posted for you all! Fingers crossed on that. Some of the artists who posted tour announcements include Fall Out Boy (dates posted below), Halsey (dates posted below), Janet Jackson, Harry Styles (dates posted below), Linkin Park, Sabrina Carpenter, Kendrick Lamar, an extension of the current Kings of Leon tour, the list goes on and on! Not to mention the fact that some of our favorite artists are currently working on new music, which means (hopefully) even more announcements are sure to be on their way!

 

Also announced in the past two weeks are singles, singles, and more singles! Fall Out Boy released “Young and Menace,” Imagine Dragons released “Thunder,” OneRepublic released “No Vacancy,” Harry Styles released “Sweet Creature,” Halsey released “Eyes Closed,” Paramore released “Told You So,” Niall Horan released “Slow Hands,” X Ambassadors released “Torches,” etc., etc., etc.

In light of all of these announcements, we also got a few music videos to watch! Anyone else miss when MTV and VH1 used to play music videos? Do they even do it at all anymore? Let me know! Here are a few of the new ones:

 

 

 

Which artists are you more excited about? Are there any tours you’re planning on attending? Are there any new artists I should be listening to? Sound off in the comments or tweet me @thisiskristin_! I also would LOVE to know who’s planning on attending ‘Kinky Boots’ on Broadway this summer to see Brendon Urie from Panic! at the Disco playing Charlie? I know I am!  🙂

Sabrina Carpenter Announces The De-Tour

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30+ City Summer 2017 Tour Kicks Off July 6 In Vancouver 
Featuring Special Guests Alex Aiono and New Hope Club 
FAN CLUB PRESALES STARTS APRIL 28 AT 10 A.M. LOCAL TIME

TICKET PRESALES BEGINS APRIL 28 AT 3 P.M. LOCAL TIME

GENERAL PUBLIC ON-SALE STARTS APRIL 29 AT 10 A.M. LOCAL TIME

Following her sold out, first ever headline tour last fall, singer/songwriter and actress Sabrina Carpenter is set to bring a summer of fun and music across the continent with The De-Tour, a 30+ date summer headline tour.

The De-Tour will begin July 5 in Vancouver, BC and continue across major North American cities such as Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, New Orleans, Orlando, Atlanta, Nashville and Boston before concluding on August 27 in Toronto, ON.

The De-Tour, presented by American Tourister, will feature special guests Alex Aiono and New Hope Club on all dates.

Fan club and ticket pre-sales begin April 28 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. local time, respectively.

Tickets for The De-Tour will go on sale to the general public beginning April 29 at 10 a.m. local time.

For more information, please visit sabrinacarpenter.com.

“Ever since I got off the road from my first tour, all I can think about is going back out. Now this time, everything is gonna be bigger, better and very, very unexpected,” Carpenter said. “I can’t wait to show everyone what we’ve been working so hard on. I want the live experience to be indelible.”

This weekend, Sabrina will take to the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards stage to perform her current, infectious single “Thumbs” off her sophomore album “EVOLution.”

The album’s first single, “On Purpose,” is nominated for XOXO – Best Crush Song.

The 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards air April 30 at 7 p.m. on the Disney Channel.

In May, Sabrina will embark as special guest on The Vamp’s UK and Ireland tour and in June, join Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman World Tour in Brazil as special guest.