BREAKING NEWS: Winners of the 2014 MTV VMA’s are…

Last night, a wide variety of music artists gathered together at the Forum in Inglewood, California for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards!

Here is the list of this year’s MTV VMA winners, some of which were not announced during last nights show!

VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus.

BEST MALE VIDEO: Sing by Ed Sheeran (feat. Pharrell Williams).

BEST FEMALE VIDEO: Dark Horse by Katy Perry (feat. Juicy J).

ARTIST TO WATCH: Miss Movin’ On by Fifth Harmony.

BEST POP VIDEO: Problem by Ariana Grande (feat. Iggy Azalea).

BEST ROCK VIDEO: Royals by Lorde.

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO: Hold On, We’re Going Home by Drake (feat. Majid Jordan).

MTV CLUBLAND AWARD: Stay The Night by Zedd (feat. Hayley Williams).

BEST COLLABORATION: Drunk in Love by Beyonce (feat. Jay-Z).

BEST DIRECTION: Turn Down for What by DJ Snake & Lil Jon (Directors: DANIELS).

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY: Chandelier by Sia (Choreographer: Ryan Heffington).

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: The Writing’s on the Wall by OK Go (Visual Effects: 1stAveMachine).

BEST ART DIRECTION: Reflektor by Arcade Fire (Art Director: Anastasia Masaro).

BEST EDITING: Rap God by Eminem (Editor: Ken Mowe).

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Pretty Hurts by Beyonce (Directors of Photography: Darren Lew & Jackson Hunt).

BEST VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE: Pretty Hurts by Beyonce.

BEST LYRICS VIDEO: Don’t Stop by 5 Seconds of Summer.

MICHAEL JACKSON VIDEO VANGUARD AWARD: Beyonce.

Let us know which awards you agree with or whether you thought someone else should have won that award!

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Brumotions Playlist of the Week – 5 Seconds of Summer Special!

Brumotions playlist of the week is BACK!  with a special 5sos edition!

We LOOOOOOVEEEEEE what these boys are doing at the moment…. so we thought why not put some of our favourite tracks both past and present into one big playlist for you to take a listen to!

So enjoy and don’t forget to let us know which tracks from the 5sos foursome: Luke, Michael, Calum and Ashton are your favourites!

 

 

5 Seconds Of Summer – ‘Rock Out With Your Socks Out 2015 Tour’ Dates Revealed!

After completing a small number of shows in both the UK and Europe, Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer have FINALLY announced a full-length arena tour!

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Luke, Calum, Michael and Ashton have confirmed the details of their first ever headline arena tour, which covers both places and we CAN’T wait to hear some of the tracks from their debut album LIVE!

‘Rock Out With Your Socks Out 2015’ will see the chart-topping foursome perform a number of live shows across the UK and Europe in May and June 2015, including a show at the NIA here in Birmingham on June 5th!

The UK tour dates are as shown below:

1/6 – Glasgow, UK//The SSE Hydro.
2/6 – Newcastle, UK//Metro Radio Arena.
3/6 – Leeds, UK//First Direct Arena.
5/6 – Birmingham, UK//The NIA.
7/6 – Cardiff, UK//Motorpoint Arena.
9/6 – Manchester, UK//Phones 4U Arena.
12/6 – London, UK//The SSE Arena Wembley.
13/6 – London, UK//The SSE Arena Wembley.

Tickets will be available at 10:00am on Friday July 11th!

Covers of the Week – Stay With Me!

After another loooooooong fortnight, Brumotions is back with our ‘Covers of the Week!’

And once again, we have picked an incredible song, which has a TON of great covers online!

So, here are this weeks FIVE amazing covers of this weeks track…

Stay With Me – Sam Smith

If you haven’t already heard the original track, why not check out the video below, before feasting your eyes on our picks of the week!

So here are this weeks magnificent covers from the web!

Make sure to check them out and follow the incredible artists on Twitter!


Jackson Guthy – @jacksonguthy


Ceresias – @ceresiasworld


Jevon Toriano – @JevonToriano


Gina Marsh – @GinaMarshMusic


Michael Castro – @MCastroMusic  


Thoughts?

Let us know which one was your favourite or whether you’ve seen any other amazing covers of this incredible track!

Our next ‘Covers of the Week’ will be available on July 21st so make sure to check it out!

M.A.D – ‘Shotgun’

With the boyband phenomenon still sweeping the country, there are many young, next generation boybands appearing, wishing to steal the hearts of the teenage population.

Here at Brumotions, we are always on the look out for new music to tell all of you about so you can feast your ears on it, which helped us discover M.A.D, who you can also catch appearing in this weeks Brumotions Playlist of the Week!

M.A.D. for it:  Band members Dan, Michael and Ben.

M.A.D, a trio made up of Dan Lewis from South Wales, Michael Sutthakorn from Northern Ireland and Ben ‘AB’ Pryer from London (Left to Right) – are back with their newest single ‘Shotgun’ after achieving incredible success in the Top 40 chart with their debut single ‘Toyboy’ and their second single ‘Fame & TV’, which were both released and achieved ONLINE!

Shotgun is bubblegum pop at its finest!

The track is likeable with a memorable and upbeat tune, which will leave a smile on your face and is perfect for a younger audience.

However, we can’t help but feel that the song is slightly repetitive and bland in comparison to other songs gracing the charts at the moment. We also notice their newest tune bares a close resemblance to ‘Angel with a Shotgun’ by The Cab.

With that being said, the band have boyish good looks, which combined with their inoffensive lyrics and energetic video with love declarations, leave many girls wishing they could ride shotgun with the band.

M.A.D have already amassed a large online following and are a group to watch out for this year! We are sure they will continue to grow as a band and produce a more mature sound that we are sure everyone will love (including us)!

Shotgun is out NOW! And can be purchased on ITunes!

Check out the video below and let us know what you think:

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5 Seconds of Summer – ‘Don’t Stop’

Every time you release new music, it gets harder for us and you know it, know it, know it!

5 Seconds of Summer are back with their second single ‘Don’t Stop’, following the incredible success of their debut single ‘She Looks So Perfect’, which gained a number one spot in 39 countries and we LOVE their newest single!

The Australian band, made up of Michael Clifford, Ashton Irwin, Luke Hemmings and Calum Hood burst onto the music scene after playing an array of shows – however, they sky-rocketed to stardom after touring with British-Irish boyband One Direction.

We have been following the 5SOS journey before the lads became the pop-rock phenomenon’s they are today and it’s no surprise that they are causing hysteria, leaving girls and boys alike crying, shaking and even swooning over the teen heartthrobs who have stolen their hearts.

But 5SOS aren’t your typical boyband, but that’s why we love them, they each play their own instruments and are bringing back the revival of pop-punk music to the masses breaking the mould and being a band for everyone to enjoy!

Don’t Stop is instantly memorable and the mix of infectious lyrics and perfect vocals have left us signing along for hours on end, it will get you dancing around your room, head banging in the car and even singing it in the shower, it’s a great summer song and will leave you in a great feel good mood.

This is incredibly catchy tune teamed with the music video shows 5 Seconds of Summer’s fun personalities and the idea that they don’t take themselves too seriously as they adopt superhero persona’s to help the world: Dr. Fluke (Luke), Mike-Ro-Wave (Michael), Cal Pal (Calum) and Smash (Ashton)!

Their good deeds range from helping old ladies cross the road, litter picking, saving kittens and beating up ninja’s to save the ‘damsel in distress’ all whilst wearing tights… Oh yes girls, tights!

Don’t Stop is available NOW!

And 5SOS’ debut, self-titled album is available for pre-order!

We absolutely love what 5 Seconds of Summer are doing and if you haven’t seen the video already, check it out below:

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In Hindsight’s tunes are dangerously catchy!

On June 1st, Midlands based pop/rock band In Hindsight joined the jam packed line-up for the FutureProof party at the Islington Academy in London, alongside FutureProof themselves, Kingsland Road, Jake Sims and Canary Swing with headliners Loveable Rogues, just to name a few.

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Two members of the band – Issac and Michael (as Daniel was revising for his exams… Good luck Daniel!) warmed up the audience with an exclusive acoustic set list as a preview of what’s to come on their own tour in July.

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The band performed an array of original songs including ‘Sweet Valentine’ and their next single ‘Dangerous’, which left fans screaming back the lyrics to the two ecstatic lads.

They also performed many covers including Pharrell’s  number one hit ‘Happy’ and Michael Jackson’s ‘Billy Jean’, which was a great addition to their set.

We have previously seen the full three piece band and were impressed with their set, therefore we were slightly disappointed that we weren’t getting the full In Hindsight experience. However, even with the acoustic set, both Michael and Issac really impressed the audience and left many of them wanting to find out more about the group.

Check out their new single ‘Dangerous’ below!

And why not book tickets to see the group live on their UK tour in July with special guests Orchard Hill.

Brumotions gives them 3/5 Microphones!

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