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Colombian singer Shakira has released a new music video for the first single off her upcoming album, and it features none other than racy pop star Rihanna. We have the video for you below. Also, the French group Phoenix have announced plans to make a new album. All that and more below.

  • Lady Gaga To Tour Britain: Lady Gaga has announced a mini tour around Britain that’ll take place in October. The extravagant singer will bring her artRAVE tour to four different arenas, starting on October 15. ARTPOP is Gaga’s third studio album and was released in November 2013. Here’s the list of dates:

10/15 – Birmingham NIA
10/19 – Glasgow Hydro
10/21 – Manchester Phones 4U Arena
10/23 – London O2 Arena

  • Phoenix Working On 6th Album: The French band Phoenix has announced that they’re currently working on their 6th album. In an interview with Rolling Stone, frontman Thomas Mars said that the project is still in the early stages. He said, “It’s the beginning of something – the base of the pyramid. Right now, it could go anywhere. It’s this moment of pure freedom. The possibilities are endless. It’s very exciting.” He also added, “The way we tour is pretty unique. We go for two weeks, then we stop for two or three weeks. And when we’re back, we don’t really know how to take vacations, so we usually spend time on the record.”
  • “Digital Witness” Music Video: St. Vincent has unveiled a new music video for “Digital Witness.” The song is the first single from the singer’s upcoming self-titled album, out February 24. Check it out:

  • “Can’t Remember To Forget You” Music Video: Shakira and Rihanna have released a steamy video for their collaboration “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” The song is the first single from Shakira’s forthcoming self-titled album, out March 25. The video premiered on Thursday night, and has already racked up more than 3.5 million views on YouTube. Check it out:

Hope you’re all caught up now. Check in next week for another music news roundup, and don’t forget to keep coming back to BeatCrave for more industry news, and details on the latest bands.

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