CHRISTINA AGUILERA SHARES VIDEO FOR ‘LOYAL BRAVE TRUE’ FROM ‘MULAN’: Christina Aguilera has released a video for her song “Loyal Brave True” from Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. The video shows Aguilera performing against a red background as scenes from the movie play in silhouette. The video was directed by Mulan director Niki Caro. Aguilera also recorded a new version of “Reflection,” the song she performed for Disney’s 1998 animated version of Mulan, for the remake. “Loyal Brave True” and the new version of “Reflection” will both appear in the film and on the movie’s soundtrack. The Mulan remake will be released September 4th as a rental for $29.99 on Disney+.
KATY PERRY PLAYS VIDEO GAME IN NEW ‘SMILE’ MUSIC VIDEO: Katy Perry has released a new video for her song “Smile.” In the video, a pregnant Perry plays a video game featuring circus performers and a spider woman as the final boss. Perry is dressed as her clown-like character as she plays the game. Perry previously released a performance video for “Smile” in July which featured her dressed as a clown. “Smile” is the second single to debut from Perry’s forthcoming sixth studio album of the same name. The album also features the single “Daisies,” which Perry released a music video for in May. Perry will release Smile on August 28th.
CHARLIE PUTH RELEASES NEW SONG ‘HARD ON YOURSELF’ WITH BLACKBEAR: Charlie Puth teamed up with DJ Blackbear to release the new song titled “Hard on Yourself.” “Hard On Yourself” is Puth’s latest single since releasing his ode to turning a fling into the real thing on the track “Girlfriend.” He also gifted fans with the quarantine anthem “Quarantine Blues” earlier this year. His latest album, Voicenotes, was released in 2018.
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 14TH, KELLY CLARKSON HOSTING: The Billboard Music Awards have announced a new date for their 2020 awards show. The 2020 Billboard Music Awards will air October 14th on NBC. The awards were originally scheduled for April 29th. They had to postpone due to precautions over the COVID-19 pandemic. Kelly Clarkson will still host the Billboard Music Awards. It will be her third year in a row hosting the show.