Monday, September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 eNewsletter Link

The link for the September 12, 2016 Freegal Music eNewsletter is here:

http://www.icontact-archive.com/rRNQRindhS7dymwqjcvUTRcvO1k4QMTP?w=3

Please feel free to share the link on your library webpage, Facebook page, or in a Tweet.

Friday, August 26, 2016

2016 MTV Music Video Awards

The 2016 MTV Music Video Awards are on this Sunday, August 28th. The show typically causes a stir every year and this year promises to be "epic" according to US Weekly. Britney Spears will be making a long awaited comeback performance for starters.  Other top stars scheduled to take the stage include DJ Khaled, Beyonce, Future, Alicia Keys, Rita Ora, and many more that have music on Freegal. 




Here is the complete list of nominees that you can download with your library card on Freegal:

Video of The Year:
"Hello" by Adele

Best Female Video:
"Hello" by Adele
"Cheap Thrills" By Sia

Best Male Video:
"Don't" by Bryson Tiller

Best Collaboration:
"Work From Home" by Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign


Best Hip Hop Video:
"Don't" by Bryson Tiller

Best Pop Video:
"Hello" by Adele

Best Electronic Video
"The Girl Is Mine" by 99 Souls feat. Destiny's Child
"Don't Let Me Down" by The Chainsmokers feat. Daya 

Best New Artist:
Bryson Tiller
Zara Larsson

Best Visual Effects:
"Send My Love To Your New Lover" by Adele
"Pillowtalk" by Zayn

Best Art Direction:
"Hello" by Adele

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http://www.freegalmusic.com



Friday, July 15, 2016

2016 Teen Choice Awards

The 2016 Teen Choice Awards will be held on July 31st. The Fox Network will air the show. Many of the top nominees have music on the Freegal site, including Justin Timberlake. Mr. Timberlake is being presented with the celebrated "Decade Award" during the program. Our playlist of all the outstanding nominees is below. Streaming libraries have a 2016 Teen Choice Awards playlist available under 'Freegal Playlists' on the site.



Choice Male Artist:
Zayn Malik

Choice Female Artist:
Beyonce

Choice Music Group:
Fifth Harmony
One Direction
The Chainsmokers

Choice Country Artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
Carrie Underwood

Choice Song: Female Artist:
"Hello" by Adele
"No" by Meghan Trainor

Choice Song: Male Artist
"Pillowtalk" by Zayn

Choice Song: Group
"Home" by One Direction
"Work From Home" by Fifth Harmony

Choice Country Song:
"Peter Pan" by Kelsea Ballerina
"Church Bells" by Carrie Underwood
"Without A Fight" by Brad Paisley & Demi Lovato

Choice R&B Song:
"Chasing The Sky" by The Empire Cast

Choice Rock Song:
"America's Sweetheart" by Elle King

Choice Love Song:
"Perfect" by One Direction
"Secret Love Song" by Little Mix


Choice Break-Up Song:
"Never Forget You" by Zara Larsson & MNEK

Choice Party Song:
"Break A Sweat" By Becky G
"This Is What You Came For" by Calvin Harris
"Cheap Thrills" by Sia
"Can't Stop The Feeling" by Justin Timberlake

Choice Song From A Movie:
"Just Like Fire" by P!NK
"I'm In Love With A Monster" by Fifth Harmony
"Can't Stop The Feeling" by Justin Timberlake

Choice Music: Next Big Thing:
Grace
Ruth B.

Choice Summer Song:
"This Is What You Came For" by Calvin Harris
"Can't Stop The Feeling" by Justin Timberlake
"Like I Would" by Zayn
"Work From Home" by Fifth Harmony

Choice Summer Music Star: Female:
P!NK

Choice Summer Music Star: Male:
Pitbull
Zayn

 


Choice Summer Music Star: Group:
Fifth Harmony
The Chainsmokers

Choice Music: International Artist:
Little Mix
Zara Larsson

Choice Web Star: Music
Chloe X Halle

Social Media Queen:
Britney Spears
Miley Cyrus
Fifth Harmony

Choice Fandom:
Fifth Harmony
One Direction
Zayn




Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Songs of the Summer 2016



Summer is almost officially here! What will be your favorite songs of the summer for 2016? Below is our list of contenders... so far! All of them are available on the Freegal Music site.


JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Can't Stop The Feeling 
(Also the #1 choice for song of the summer by Billboard, Time, and Yahoo.com)
THE CHAINSMOKERS
Don't Let Me Down
CALVIN HARRIS feat. RIHANNA
This Is What You Came For
KENT JONES
Don't Mind
P!NK
Just Like Fire
ZAYN
Pillowtalk
FIFTH HARMONY
Work From Home
ADELE
Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
MEGHAN TRAINOR
No
SIA
Cheap Thrills
ST. LUCIA
Help Me Run Away
ELLE KING
Good Girls
TRAVIS SCOTT
Pick Up The Phone
LITTLE MIX feat. SEAN PAUL
Hair
BENNY BENASSI & CHRIS BROWN
Paradise
FLEUR EAST
Sax
G-EAZY
Me, Myself & I
ZARA LARSSON & MNEK
Never Forget You
FLUME
Never Be Like You
ALAN WALKER
Faded
LEON
Tired of Talking
CHRIS YOUNG & CASCADE POPE
Think of You
CARRIE UNDERWOOD
Church Bells
GHOST TOWN DJ'S
My Boo
IZZY BIZU
White Tiger
KYGO
Stay
SNAKEHIPS
All My Friends
LOST FREQUENCIES
Reality
WET
Deadwater
RACHEL PLATTEN
Better Place
DAYA
Sit Still, Look Pretty
JENNIFER LOPEZ
Ain't Your Mama
A$AP FERG
World Is Mine
FRANKIE
New Obsession
USHER
Crash






Thursday, May 5, 2016

Feliz Cinco De Mayo!



Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Here is our playlist of songs that are all available on the Freegal site to help celebrate the day:



RICKY MARTIN
Livin' La Vita Loca
PITBULL feat. JENNIFER LOPEZ
We Are One (Ole, Ola)
JAMES TAYLOR
Mexico
MARC ANTHONY
Vivir Mi Vida
MARIACHI VERACRUZ
Viva Mexico
CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Mi Reflejo
PRINCE ROYCE
Darte un Beso
JULIO IGLESIAS
Soy un Truhan, Soy un SeƱor
GLORIA ESTEFAN
Conga
SANTANA
Oye Como Va
LOS LONELY BOYS
La Bamba
VYBE
Hot Hot Hot
JUAN GABRIEL
El Noa Noa
HERB ALPERT & THE TIJUNA BRASS 
Cinco de Mayo
BECKY G. feat. PITBULL
Can't Get Enough
LOS CHICANOS
La Cucaracha
LOU BEGA
Mambo No. 5
SHAKIRA
Hips Don't Lie
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
Duele El Corazon
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Senorita 

Monday, May 2, 2016

New Arrivals

Below is a small sampling of what has just arrived on Freegal Music. More new music is being added
continuously.



Sugar Symphony by Chloe & Halle
Atlanta natives Chloe & Halle Bailey got themselves noticed by posting a cover of the Beyonce song “Pretty Hurts” on Youtube. Viewers went crazy for their version and they girls were eventually notice by Beyonce herself. The superstar was so taken with the duo that she got them signed to her record label, and even featured them in her latest album. The sisters have been working hard since being signed to Parkwood Entertainment,  and their debut EP ‘Sugar Symphony’ is out now. Billboard calls the record “gorgeous”. Nylon Magazine writes “we might just be talking about the most promising new act in pop music.




All The Way by Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan has announced a summer tour in support of his new LP “Fallen Angels” that is coming
out later in May. The new record will be out just days before he turns 75.  It is a follow up to last year’s “Shadows In The Night” LP. “All The Way” is the second single released ahead of the full length record. It was previously sung by Frank Sinatra. 



                                This is What You Came For by Calvin Harris & Rihanna
The last time Calvin Harris & Rihanna collaborated on a song, it was sold to over 10 million fans and it became the longest running #1 hit of the entire year. That was 2011. The two have just worked together for the first time since then, and the result is the single “This is What You Came For”. USA Today proclaimed it “the hit we need”. Rolling Stone describes it as “addictive”. Numerous sites have already declared it to be the song of the summer for 2016.



Great Moments At Carnegie Hall
May marks the 125th Anniversary of the opening of one of the most prestigious venues in the world for classical and popular music: Carnegie Hall. To commemorate this occasion, a series of live recordings from from top performers has been released. Some of the artists on this record of over 200  songs includes Leonard Bernstein, Leontyne Price, Yo-Yo Ma, and many more.





Empire Soundtrack: Season 2, Vol 2.
The latest full length LP of music from the megahit series Empire is here. This volume focuses on the second half of the second season and it includes some unheard songs from future episodes. With regards to this new LP,  Newsday writes “ the music it (Empire) has generated has only gotten stronger..stands on it’s own.”