Fresh off her recent Grammy win for “Best New Artist”, American pop-star Meghan Trainor has released the first single from her upcoming album Thank You titled “NO”.

The track which premiered yesterday, is a ‘girl-power independent’ anthem, showcasing the confidence Trainor has developed since first bursting on to the music scene, while lyrically, it works as a strong demonstration of her song-writing capabilities.

“NO” also moves her away from the more cheesy-pop numbers that featured heavily on her debut album Title, and instead, the track has a heavy R&B, hip-hop feel to it which was created with the help of Jason Derulo and Pitbull producer Ricky Reed.

Trainor’s music has already been featured on shows including The Originals and she’s also up for two awards at this year’s iHeartRadio Awards – “Female Artist of the Year” and “Best Collaboration” for “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” which features John Legend.

She is already a multi-platinum selling artist with Title having received more than 900 million streams globally while her videos having been watched more than two billion times on VEVO and 2016 looks set to be an even bigger year for Massachusetts singer.

“NO” is available now on itunes where Thank You is also available for pre-order ahead of its release on May 13.

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Now aged seventeen, Ventresca has long since known that music would be a key part of her life. Having started out as a member of the Canadian Dance Unit, who together won multiple awards, she then decided to stretch her wings and began to experiment with song-writing and exploring her vocal abilities.

With a mini tour of Germany and with a steadily growing fan-base to her name, Ventresca is proving herself to be a real talent with a bright future, and her latest single “Craving,” the video which ThisIsTheLatest are delighted to premiere, offers fans a brilliant pop track that blends both funk and disco with powerful lyrics.  

Asked about the video for the single, Ventresca says:

“You’re really gonna get 2 videos in one, and your gonna get to decide what video you want to see. In our video, you’re literally going to enter a dream world. Lets’ put it this way, people are going to be having a lot of cravings for my music.”

Check out “Craving” below and for more information on Ventresca, visit her website.


There are perhaps few artists around who have become a staple across several genres of music quite like Eileen Carey. The singer-songwriter from Ohio has shared the stage with acts including The Motels, Jefferson Starship and Don Mclean and has been a near permanent feature on the New Music Weekly charts over the past three years.

Carey saw out 2019 by being named the Hot AC/AC Breakthrough artist of the year and now, at the start of this new decade, as someone who is already well established for writing songs so many can relate to, Carey is kicking off 2020 with the release of her single “Finally”, the video for which ThisIsTheLatest are delighted to premiere.

Asked about the meaning/story to the song and the creative process to the video, Carey says:

“Strong emotions sometimes cry out for strong language. These lyrics state in the plainest possible way what we feel but may be hesitant to say.

“Finally” is the most unusual music video I have ever released. It came out of my long relationship with producer-director Taner Tumkaya who collaborated with me on most of my recent music videos. Our last music video of “Meet Me Halfway” has had 70,000+ Youtube views. After 8 years in the U.S., he returned to Germany earlier this year, so we had to figure out a way to work. It was meant to be a lyric video initially, but in attempting to make the lyric video more interesting we happened on this stop-action animation. It turned out to be a great experience. It was a case of necessity being the mother of invention,” so to speak.

Check out “Finally” below and for more information on Eileen Carey, visit her website, give her page a like on Facebook or follow her on Twitter.