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Mike Watson Makes Solo Debut With 'Lying For Love' - Watch Now! (Exclusive Premiere)

Mike Watson is moving past his boy band beginnings and stepping out solo on his debut single “Lying For Love,” which is premiering exclusively on JustJared.com today (September 1).

The 26-year-old solo singer, who first found success in Japan and Europe as part of the group The United, already found fans in acts like Anne-Marie and Martin Solveig with his covers on YouTube.

“I’m really excited to have my first solo work out there for everyone to hear! This feedback so far has been great which is really encouraging and nice to hear,” Mike says of the song.

“What I really like about ‘Lying For Love’ is that although it’s personal to me and my experiences, anyone can relate to it in their own unique way. This is only the beginning and I’m really looking forward for what’s to come!”

The accompanying video for “Lying For Love” was shot in Mike‘s hometown of Manchester.

“It was great to shoot my first video in Manchester. Having family from there and growing up there it’s played a big part in my life. The weather was very…’Mancunian’ (AKA wet and cold) when we shot it, but I’d like to think the grey stormy clouds only add to the atmosphere!”

Mike has been working on new music with the production teams behind Kaiser Chiefs, Little Mix and The Saturdays.

Watch the video for “Lying For Love” below! You can also download the song on iTunes.

Clairity & Gettic Debut New Song 'Sleepwalking' (Exclusive Premiere)

Kesha‘s mother, Pebe Sebert, and prolific pop songwriter Kara DioGuardi both count Clairity as a protege. And after hearing her new song “Sleepwalking” with emerging Danish act Gettic, premiering exclusively on JustJared.com today (September 1), you’ll understand why.

The 19-year-old singer-songwriter’s latest track, written in Copenhagen as an ode to the grieving process that comes after a break-up, serves as a fittingly chilly, finger-snapping soundtrack for finally letting go of that summer fling.

“‘Sleepwalking’ was written about the grieving process one experiences after the end of a relationship, and how difficult it is to accept it as a reality. It’s about the struggle to cope with loss, and realizing that the best way to heal is to ‘wake up’ and begin to move on,” says Clairity.

Most recently, Clairity co-wrote “Godzilla” on Kesha‘s new album Rainbow, which recently debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200.

Listen to the new song below! You can also download it on iTunes.

Get to Know R5's Ellington Ratliff with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Ellington Ratliff is the drummer for the band R5 and we sat down with him to learn some fun facts you might know about his life!

The 24-year-old musician has been a member of the band since 2009 and he is dating keyboard player Rydel Lynch.

Here are the 10 Fun Facts about Ellington:

  • 1. I was named after the Famous Jazz musician Duke Ellington.
  • 2. I play drums in the band R5.
  • 3. When I was thirteen I did the workshop and LA company of 13 a musical by Jason Robert Brown (famous composer in the theater world) and later Ariana Grande did the same show on Broadway.
  • 4. The biggest show I/R5 ever played was in front of 8,000 people in Argentina. It was insane. Ross (lead singer) fell into the crowd on the first song.
  • 5. I’m writing this list from Mexico and soon we’ll be coming to Europe and South America so come to a show if you’re around!

Click inside to read the rest of the fun facts… More Here! »

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Corey Harper Debuts New Song 'No Good Alone' (Exclusive Premiere)

Corey Harper is an up-and-coming singer that you should start paying attention to and JustJared.com has the exclusive premiere of his new song “No Good Alone.”

The 22-year-old singer-songwriter cites John Mayer as one of his influences and his breezy vocals have even been compared to the entertainer as well!

Corey has opened for Justin Bieber on tour and Niall Horan fans will soon seen him perform on select tour dates.

Justin even made a recent Instagram post calling him a “legend” and a “sick guitar player.” It seems we’ll definitely be seeing, and hearing, a lot more from Corey in the future!

Listen to the new song below and get it on iTunes when it drops at midnight!

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Aly & AJ Spill on New EP 'Ten Years,' First Dates & Social Media (Exclusive)

It’s been 10 years since Aly & AJ last released music under their eponymous name but they’re ready for a major comeback!

The sister duo shared their new single “Take Me” earlier this summer and are getting ready to debut their EP Ten Years soon!

Just Jared recently went behind-the-scenes of Aly & AJ‘s Refinery29 shoot and caught up with them about everything from inspirations to growing up Disney and social media.

Here’s what Aly & AJ had to share:

JJ: Are there any other major life events in the past ten years that have informed your new music?

Aly: I think moving out of our family home, having our parents go through a divorce and then my marriage 2 years ago were all big events that affected this new music. We’ve always been artists that write about personal experiences so it’s something that’s bound to happen when getting into the studio.

Click inside to read the rest of our interview with Aly & AJ…
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Get to Know Younger's Molly Bernard with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Molly Bernard is always one of the comedic highlights of the TV Land series Younger each week and now she’s giving us more insight into her life with these 10 Fun Facts!

Here is what the 29-year-old actress had to share with us:

  • 1. I wear a night guard at night and I don’t sleep without it. It keeps me from grinding my teeth and the case says in large, very aggressive letters “NIGHT GUARD”. I like to think he’s a guard who protects me as I sleep.
  • 2. Speaking of sleep. My dog/life partner/husband/son/best friend, Henry, sleeps in my womb at night. Literally curled into my belly from dusk til dawn. I LOVE IT. (See a photo in the gallery!)
  • 3. When I was really young, like 7-10 young, I was OBSESSED with Boy George and Culture Club. At the height of my love for him, one summer I asked to go by “Boy George” at day camp. This was also the summer I was the UNO and poker queen. Watch out!
  • 4. BEACH! I love sand. I will actually stop listening to even my nearest and dearest on the beach and begin to rub and cover my entire body with sand and roll in it and act like nothing weird is happening. Then I’ll say at odd intervals, “I love sand.” “I just love it”.
  • 5. I lived in Russia. I studied at the Moscow Art Theater my junior year of college and I loved it. I was in college and nuts, so I love-hated it, but I really had an incredible time. I voted for, and watched Obama win, saw three dead people, was attacked by a band of gypsies and saw theater every night I was there. I can’t wait to go back. And I am not being sarcastic.

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Lauv Introduces Himself to the World, Provides Proper Pronunciation to His Name (Exclusive)

Lauv is blowing up with his new song “I Like Me Better” and he’s opening up about the meaning behind his name and also the correct pronunciation in this new video, premiering exclusively on JustJared.com.

The 23-year-old singer, whose real name is Ari Staprans Leff, told us that he is “excited to set the record straight on how to pronounce my name and to share a bit of my story” with the release of the video!

“My mom’s side of the family is from a country called Latvia. I just remember looking up what the Latvian word for lion was, because Ari means lion and I’m a Leo,” he says in the video about the inspiration for his stage name. “And I found lauva. So I got rid of the A and it was Lauv. And it just felt right.”


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