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GWEN STEFANI AND SAWEETIE TEAM UP ON EMPOWERING “SLOW CLAP”

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Global superstar Gwen Stefani adds yet another iconic pop collaboration to her catalog with the release of Slow Clap” featuring the multi-platinum rap star Saweetie. The empowering track, Stefani’s first single of 2021, is inspired by a mash up of sounds with Saweetie’s unabashed verses. “Slow Clap” featuring Saweetie is available now at all digital retailers via Interscope Records.

The “Slow Clap” video was directed by Sophie Muller, a long-time Stefani collaborator who also helmed the memorable clips for No Doubt’s “Don’t Speak” and Gwen’s solo track “Wind It Up.” Watch the energetic video HERE.

With lyrics about embracing resilience and staying confident despite feeling like an underdog, “Slow Clap” is classic Gwen: “Been the champion, rang the bell / Rocked the bottom, been through hell,” she sings. “Climbed the mountain, now I’m well / I just feel like coming back for the belt.”  Saweetie, whose forthcoming debut album featuring recent drops with Doja Cat (“Best Friend”) and Demi Lovato (“My Girlfriends Are My Boyfriend”), reinforces this confidence with bold and unapologetic lines: “My favorite position is CEO check the stats / Me and Gwen Stefani snatchin’ wigs on the track.”

“Slow Clap” builds on the momentum of “Let Me Reintroduce Myself,”which reached No. 1 on the iTunes chart upon its release. In 2020, Stefani also had two No. 1 hits on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart with fiancé Blake Shelton, “Nobody but You” and “Happy Anywhere,” and reissued her holiday album, You Make It Feel Like Christmas, with two new songs, including “Here This Christmas” co-written with Ryan Tedder.

A three-time GRAMMY Award winner, Stefani has achieved global success as a performer, songwriter, and frontwoman of No Doubt, and a multi-platinum solo artist, among other accomplishments. To date, she’s sold more than 50 million units worldwide. Her 2015 solo album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. She also spent five seasons as a coach on the Emmy-winning NBC series The Voice where she led contestant Carter Rubin to be crowned the season 19 winner. The classic warmth of “Slow Clap” sets the tone for what fans can expect from Stefani as she plans to release more music this year.  

Gwen Stefani – “Slow Clap feat. Saweetie”
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SELENA GOMEZ FIRST NO. 1

Selena Gomez’s first single, “Lose You To Love Me,” from her highly anticipated third solo album, marks a historic moment for the singer as she lands her first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Gomez co-wrote the song with Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter and Mattias Larsson with additional production from FINNEAS. “Lose You To Love Me,” available via Interscope Records, immediately dominated and shot to No.1 at Global Spotify, Apple Music and US iTunes.  In the US the song, with 38.8 million streams this week, has over 58.5 million cumulative streams. The accompanying music video shot by the acclaimed Sophie Muller has nearly 110 million views on YouTube.  Watch the video shot entirely on the new iPhone 11 Pro HERE

On the heels of “Lose You To Love Me,” Gomez surprised fans 24 hours later with the release of a brand-new song, “Look At Her Now,” which debuts today at No. 27 on the chart.  Upon release, Selena said it was a “special gift to all of her fans” and thanked them for “pushing her to be her best.”  Gomez co-wrote the song with Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter as well as Ian Kirkpatrick.  Watch the Sophie Muller directed video also shot entirely on the new iPhone 11 Pro HERE.

“Lose You To Love Me” is Gomez’s 28th song on the Billboard Hot 100 with 14 of the songs going Top 20.   Gomez has had a total of seven Top 10 Hits on the Hot 100 and previously reached No.5 with “Same Old Love” and “Good For You.”   Selena’s “Bad Liar” was named No. 1 on Billboard’s “100 Best Songs of 2017.” 

Later this month, Selena will return to the stage at the “American Music Awards.”  This will mark her first live televised performance in two years.  The “2019 American Music Awards” will broadcast live on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC.

Earlier this year, Gomez was featured on “I Can’t Get Enough” with Benny Blanco, J Balvin and Tainy. In 2018, she collaborated with DJ Snake, Ozuna and Cardi B on the global hit “Taki Taki,” which became one of the fastest videos to reach over 100 million views. Her previous seventeen singles including “It Ain’t Me” with Kygo, “Bad Liar,” “Fetish,” “Wolves” x  Marshmello and “Back to You” all have been certified by the RIAA.  As a solo artist Gomez has accumulated over 20 billion global streams. 

Gomez most recently executive produced the critically acclaimed Netflix docu-series “Living Undocumented” which created much buzz and discussion regarding the polarizing issue of undocumented people living in the United States.  Earlier this year, she starred in Jim Jarmusch’s film THE DEAD DON’T DIE opposite Bill Murray and Adam Driver, which premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. 

*Photo by Sophie Muller

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LOOK AT HER NOW

Selena Gomez surprised fans today by releasing “Look At Her Now,” an upbeat song about perseverance. “Look At Her Now” is available today at all digital retailers via Interscope Records.  Selena co-wrote the song with Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter and Ian Kirkpatrick (“Bad Liar”). Gomez says, “I felt having these two songs released back to back completed the story of how one can rise no matter what challenges life brings.  Turning off the noise and living your life on your terms.” Listen to “Look At Her Now” HERE.

For the dance heavy music video, Gomez reteamed with acclaimed director Sophie Muller.  Just as Selena’s previous video (“Lose You To Love Me”), the video for “Look At Her Now” was shot entirely on the new iPhone 11 Pro. Watch the music video HERE.

Yesterday Gomez released the powerful ballad “Lose You To Love Me” available HERE.  Gomez co-wrote the song with long-time collaborators Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter as well as Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson with additional production from FINNEAS. 
 

Selena Gomez “Look At Her Now”
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Selena Gomez New Song

Selena Gomez releases a highly anticipated new song about self-love.  “Lose You To Love Me” is available today at all digital retailers via Interscope Records.  Selena co-wrote the song with long-time collaborators Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter as well as Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson with additional production from FINNEAS. Gomez says, “This song was inspired by many things that have happened in my life since releasing my last album.  I thought it was important to share the music, as I know many can relate to the fact that the road to self-discovery generally comes through the scars in one’s life.  I want people to feel hope and to know you will come out the other side stronger and a better version of yourself.” Listen to “Lose You To Love Me” HERE.


The beautiful music video directed by the acclaimed Sophie Muller (“Good for You”) was shot entirely on the new iPhone 11 Pro.  Watch the video HERE.


Earlier this year, Gomez was featured on “I Can’t Get Enough” with Benny Blanco, J Balvin and Tainy. In 2018, she collaborated with DJ Snake, Ozuna and Cardi B on the global hit “Taki Taki,” which became one of the fastest videos to reach over 100 million views. Her previous five singles “It Ain’t Me” with Kygo, “Bad Liar,” “Fetish,” “Wolves” x Marshmello and “Back to You” all have been certified RIAA platinum or multi-platinum.  As a solo artist Gomez has accumulated over 20 billion global streams. 


At the end of 2017 Gomez was named Billboard Magazine’s “Woman of the Year.” In 2015, Gomez released her critically acclaimed album Revival. The first three singles off the album “Good For You,” “Same Old Love” and “Hands to Myself” went to number one on the US Top 40 chart. Gomez is one of only six female artists to have at least three songs from one album reach the #1 position since the chart launched in 1992.

Gomez most recently executive produced the critically acclaimed Netflix docu-series “Living Undocumented” which created much buzz and discussion regarding the polarizing issue of undocumented people living in the United States.  Earlier this year, she starred in Jim Jarmusch’s film THE DEAD DON’T DIE opposite Bill Murray and Adam Driver, which premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. 
 
Selena Gomez “Lose You To Love Me” 
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*Photo by Sophie Muller.