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Walking the talk in the best way possible.

Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei has been killing the game ever since she entered the 24th season of Dancing with the Stars. Together with her pro partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, the dancing duo has never failed to put up a show for the judges and viewers alike.

The theme for week 4 of the season was the "Most Memorable Year Night" which inevitably reminded Normani of 2012 where she met four other beautiful girls and was put into Fifth Harmony.

Team Valmani danced the Rumba while the remaining girls sang Impossible, the song which they first performed together as a group back at Simon Cowell's home during their time on The X Factor. It was simply an amazing performance as Normani recalled the emotions she felt when she knew her life was going to change forever.

As soon as the dance was finished, Normani and the rest of Fifth Harmony shared a beautiful moment together. Friends who have stuck together through thick and thin and supported each other since day 1, now that is the definition of girl power.

 

Photo Credit: Dancing with the Stars 

Well, who doesn't?

Noah Cyrus has been experiencing great success with her single Make Me (Cry) with Labrinth ever since it was released in November of 2016.

When asked about which UK artist she would like to collaborate with in the future during an interview with ODE, Noah mentioned Ben Howard without hesitation and went on to elaborate that she has tried reaching out to him but found no success in doing so.

The interviewer probed further by asking if there are any other Brits she had in mind. Noah mentioned that she would also like to have a song with Ed Sheeran and Little Mix which the interviewer suggested in reply that she could be in the fifth member of the number one British girl band. 

The 17-year-old singer was in a serious dilemma as she expressed that she really wants to be the fifth member of Fifth Harmony as well. She came to a conclusion that the two girl bands could just go on tour together with her and it would be one big party on stage. 

 

Photo Credit: YouTube

What a fabulous end to something magical.

At 7:15pm, the seats in The Star Theatre started to fill up one by one with excited fans who have been waiting forever for Fifth Harmony to perform in Singapore. It was a matter of minutes before the multi-platinum girl group was going to appear on stage as devoted Harmonizers make the finishing touches to their hand-held posters, hoping that their nicely decorated signs would catch the attention of the girls.

At exactly 8:18pm, the lights went down and the chants for Fifth Harmony echoed throughout the theatre. The time had finally arrived.

Donned in their red hot tour outfits, Fifth Harmony made a dramatic entrance with the female power anthem of 7/27, That's My Girl. As their fists punched the air in the chorus, an array of lights moved in the same fashion as fans happily joined in the iconic choreography of the song.

Lauren Jauregui shouted out the audience saying that this was their last show on the 7/27 tour and that Singapore had an obligation to be the loudest. The crowd roared in reply, knowing in their hearts that it is such a privilege to be present at the show that marks the closure of another significant chapter in the lives of the girls.

The ladies transitioned to throwback songs Miss Movin' On and Sledgehammer before pumping up the party with the cleverly-written Reflection and ever-so-filled with sass This Is How We Roll.

Heartfelt songs Scared Of Happy and I Lied continued to carry the set along. The lyrics of these songs resonated so well with the audience; Harmonizers sung them back to the girls with such raw emotions as they connected with each honest line.

The quartet belted out Write On Me before going backstage and reappearing one by one to sing their verses in No Way. They later united in perfect harmony in the chorus as they finished up their flawless performance of the song. Throwing it back once again to their first studio album, the melodic low-register We Know sounded unreal LIVE. The foursome cruised through the fan-favourite tune of their earlier days.

Dinah Jane took centre stage to address the audience by saying that she could not believe that the band was finally in our home, Singapore. She continued to engage the crowd by reading out signs that caught her attention like "your high notes are higher than my grades" and "#TeamValmani". She carried on by saying that although we are all strangers, to give the person next to us a little Squeeze. The girls too shared a moment among themselves.

BO$$ followed the cute moment and proved what a classic 5H track it is as it clearly reminds us all that these ladies truly embody the spirit of excellence in all they do like Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey.

It was Normani Kordei's time to have a little chit chat with the fans as she acknowledged that it took almost 5 years for them to finally make a trip to Singapore. With such a genuine heart, she thanked the Harmonizers present for making their dreams come true and that they would be nothing without the fans. She proceeded to ask the audience to guess the next song which was Not That Kinda Girl that had a really cool dance breakdown during the Missy Elliott rap.

The loveable girls started randomly singing "Singapore" and giggled about the fact that it's so funny to sing it as our country's name contained the word "sing". This is exactly why they are so precious :')

What's a concert without a little screaming competition? The girls split themselves into two teams. Team #Norminah took the side to their right and team #Alren was in charge of the other. Lauren was so adorable when she was hushing her side of the crowd because some of them screamed even though it wasn't their turn. After all the expansion of lungs, the crowd was sure ready to flex. What a smooth transition into All In My Head (Flex).

Our Polynesian queen Dinah grabbed a Singapore flag from the audience and exclaimed "don't mind if I do" in a cheeky voice. She continued to express her gratitude to the Harmonizers for being so loyal and defending them whenever annoying comments about them are made online. The family-loving gal gave a cute shout out to all their mothers for being so supportive and teaching them the ways of being Brave, Honest and Beautiful.

At the end of the song, Ally Brooke was seen wiping away tears from her face as she confessed that Dinah made her cry during the song. (Aww, can they get any cuter?) The oldest of the gang quickly moved on and thanked every single person of the 5H crew by name. She began declaring her love for the next song Gonna Get Better which is actually her favourite song from the album as it reminds her of a special memory.

Reality began to sink in as chart-toppers Worth It and Work From Home were performed. Harmonizers knew that the end was near and soaked in every single remaining moment left of the concert by dancing their little hearts out.

Obviously Dinah had to slip it in somewhere in the concert and asked everyone to support their girl Normani on Dancing with the Stars. Indeed, what a beautiful friendship all the girls share. They definitely represent the true meaning of girl power in a world where hate is so prevalent.

At 9:40pm, confetti showered the first few rows marking the official end of the night as the girls thanked everyone for their continuous support one last time before disappearing one by one down the stairs.

 

Y'all totally SLAYED it girls! It was definitely a dream come true for all of us and we can't wait till the next time y'all are back here again to tour 5H3 ;)

Setlist:

1. That's My Girl
2. Miss Movin' On
3. Sledgehammer
4. Reflection
5. This Is How We Roll
6. Scared Of Happy
7. I Lied
8. Write On Me
9. No Way
10. We Know
11. Squeeze
12. BO$$
13. Not That Kinda Girl
14. All In My Head (Flex)
15. Brave Honest Beautiful
16. Gonna Get Better
17. Worth It
18. Work From Home


Photo Credit: Alvin Ho for LAMC Productions

Only the sharpest will know.

Little Mix recently released the music video for their third single from the Glory Days album No More Sad Songs which feature American rapper Machine Gun Kelly.

The ladies are seen pulling up to a bar somewhere in the south all dressed up in their cowgirl outfits and having a good time partying as a way of getting over a relationship that caused a lot of pain.

If you're not alert enough, you would probably think that this is some ordinary music video where the ladies look as gorgeous as usual. However, a sharp-eyed (or sharp-eared) mixer pointed out for us that the busker featured in the beginning of the video was actually playing to the tune of Shout Out To My Ex on his guitar.

And that is the reason for many to have come to the conclusion that this music video is the continuation of their road trip that started out in the Shout Out To My Ex music video. This is the band's way of saying that they have successfully gotten over their exes and hence, there are No More Sad Songs.

 

Photo Credit: Daily Mail

Good music happening all in one place at the same time.

We have been trying to keep our lips sealed for a very long time now but the secret is finally out today! All of us here at Spin or Bin Music would like to officially announce that we are having our very first music festival right here on our little sunny island this coming June at the Fort Canning National Park!

For the very first time, Spin or Bin Music has managed to thank our readers in the best way possible by organising a very special music festival catered specifically for our loyal stalkers out there! We know that you have been with us for a very long time. Your support gives us the motivation to provide you the latest updates in music and to help you experience your ultimate fangirl and boy dreams.

So with a thankful heart and an extremely excited spirit, we would like to present to you Summertime Festival 2017!

We have an amazing lineup waiting for you from headlining performances from American rock bands Paramore and Fall Out Boy to opening acts like Singapore's rising girl group Z78 as well as The Philippines' dynamic duo Shine Sisters. And to top it all off, internationally known Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and the multi-talented heartthrob Austin Mahone will be present to entertain everyone with an evening of live music alongside many more artists you will surely enjoy.

Once again, we are very grateful for the continuous love you have shown us throughout the years and this is our way of saying thank you.

Ticketing details will be revealed tomorrow (2 April) at 11:00am. CONTINUE TO STALK US!

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Update (2 April):

The BIG reveal!

Gotcha! Did you get fooled by us? Happy April Fools' from all of us here at Spin or Bin Music!

If you have taken the bait and fallen for our prank, GOTCHA!!! However, we apologise in advance if you were on cloud nine and have already put on your war gear to prepare to buy tickets for the festival.

In all good fun, we just wanted to spice up your April Fools’ Day and we hope that you have enjoyed our little prank as much as we had fun creating an imaginary music festival.

That doesn't mean that it would never eventually happen one day ;) We will continue to do our best to bring you closer to all things music happening in Singapore and we really hope that we would one day announce for real that we would be organising a legitimate music festival in the near future.

But for now, we hope you had a good laugh and have a happy April! Hang tight!

Imagine "Little Mix feat. Rihanna".

Little Mix recently made a trip down to iHeartRadio's Honda Stage during their time on Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman Tour in America to perform their own rendition of Love On The Brain by Rihanna.

As usual, the ladies of Little Mix totally smashed their version by starting off the first part of badgalriri's track with their iconic a cappella harmonies and cruised through the rest of it with their perfect vocals and interpretation of the song.

You must already know by now that Little Mix has an amazing song off their third album called Secret Love Song. The single features American singer Jason Derulo who had previously heard their version of his hit Want To Want Me when the radio hosts of Shazam Top 20 played it for him to react to.

Clearly impressed by their flawless vocals, the collaboration was bound to happen and it did. So we are crossing our fingers and hoping that the same would happen when Rihanna hears Little Mix's cover of Love On The Brain!

 

Photo Credit: YouTube

Almost the whole album under 5 minutes.

Connor Ball, the bassist, from The Vamps has been releasing many bomb covers in the past few months and he just outdid himself once again.

The 21-year-old musician brilliantly mashed up a couple of songs from Ed Sheeran's Divide album from hits like Shape of You to other fan-favourites such as Happier and Supermarket Flowers.

Connor manages to add his own flavour into the two minute and 27 second mashup and if you listen carefully, you would be able to hear some vamp band elements in the backing track.

What we are saying is that this guy over here deserves more solos in future songs that are going to be released by the band because it would be a crime to let this unique voice be unheard.

 

Photo Credit: CelebMix

May we know where to audition?

Ed Sheeran recently made an appearance on the TODAY show to announce that he is planning to create a new boy band.

When asked why he chose to make such a move in his career, the multi-platinum recording artist mentioned that he has written a lot of songs that are just too pop-sounding to keep for himself. However, he added that the collection songs would be perfect for a boy band to release instead.

The singer-songwriter is unsure if this would be a successful venture on his part so he has declined any attempt at documenting the process but would rather let the success of the potential boy band speak for itself.

 

Photo credit: HelloGiggles

That's what we like ;)

Sabrina Carpenter recently visited the Ryan Seacrest Studios to perform her latest single Thumbs and an acoustic rendition of Bruno Mars' That's What I Like.

The talented 17-year-old singer totally smashed her take on that song with her effortless vocals and we obviously spotted that little swagger tonality that she had going on while jamming to this catchy tune.

She later revealed to Seacrest that it is her favourite song at the moment by Bruno Mars and that she only had a brief encounter with him once at an iHeartRadio awards show but never actually met the five-time Grammy award winner.

We hope that she'll keep these kind of covers coming our way because we are definitely addicted to this version of the song! She is seriously one of the most underrated musicians of our generation so if you haven't listened to anything by this girl, please check this cover out!

 

Photo Credit: On Air with Ryan Seacrest

Remember that name, he is going to be the next big thing in music.

Alfie Sheard is a 15-year-old schoolboy from the UK who was invited on The Ellen Show to talk about one of his busking YouTube videos that went viral and to later on perform an Eric Clapton classic Wonderful Tonight.

The young busker picked up the guitar when he was about 12 and received a couple of lessons but he mentioned that he is mostly self-taught. He didn't know exactly why but singing just came naturally along with it for him.

His motivation to busk comes from the smiles and compliments that strangers who appreciate his music give him. One of the sweetest things about this rising star is that his ultimate goal is to one day say to his mum that she doesn't have to work anymore because he can take care her. Aww!

When he was asked what he spends the money he earns from busking on, the down-to-earth singer says that he uses it to invest back into his music. And probably one of the luckiest things happened to this lad was when a pre-recorded video of the brilliant Ed Sheeran gave advice to him. Not only was advice given, but Ed also gave him one of his guitars on the condition that he plays it daily.

 

Photo Credit: The Sun

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