Quickies: Harry Styles, Lady Gaga, Rina Sawayama
Harry Styles has reached a billion views on YouTube with the song that introduced his solo career. “Sign Of The Times” is from his self-titled album that reached #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart 5 years ago. Just last week, he set the Spotify record for being the fastest solo artist to reach a billion streams.
Lady Gaga seems to be considering her next movie role in Joker 2, but details on her character are still under wraps According to Billboard, the sequel is likely to star Joaquin Phoenix again as the DX villain, and is expected to be out in October of 2024.The first Joker, released in 2019 grossed around $1 billion at the box office.
Rina Sawayama has released a new song and video for “Hold The Girl.” She says it was the first song she wrote for the album. She commented, “I had gone to therapy and had a revelation, so I decided to write this song… that was the start of it. I was crying before going into the studio to write about it.” Her new album by the same title will be released next month.