It’s Friday, October 27th, and we’re breaking down all the new music you need to know. Taylor Swift’s ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ is finally here, Rema released his highly anticipated EP ‘Ravage,’ SEVENTEEN dropped their 11th mini album, titled ‘SEVENTEENTH HEAVEN,’ and more. Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ concert film will have two premieres, one in London and one in LA. Jay-Z revealed that Blue Ivy thought he wasn’t a “cool” dad. The Queen of Afrobeats, Tiwa Savage, stopped by Billboard News and opened up about the Afrobeats explosion, the backlash she received for performing at the coronation of King Charles III, and more.
Beyoncé’s movie is so big it’s getting two premieres. Tiwa Savage stops by our studio. Billboard hits up all the hottest events for All Access. We find out what all your favorite artists are listening to. And we collect music from around the world for your Friday music guide.
We’re almost to the weekend. I’m Tetris Kelly. This is Billboard News. It’s Friday, October 27th — 1989 day. You know we’ve got to kick things off with our Friday music guide and Taylor Swift. ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ has five vault tracks, and of course re-recordings of some of her biggest hits, like her seven-week Hot 100 No. 1 “Blank Space.”
We’ve got more new music throughout the show. But first, let’s get to our top story. Beyoncé is dropping perfume and info on her ‘Renaissance’ movie premiere while her husband discusses: Do their kids think he’s cool? These are some updates on the Carters. Bey’s new fragrance is $160 and begins shipping in November and we know ‘Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé’ will release November 30th. But now ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ reports she will host dual premieres of the concert movie in Los Angeles on November 25th and in London on November 30th. An invitation for London suggested a formal opulence dress code, while the LA premiere calls for cozy opulence. Even Jay-Z struggles to be a cool dad. He had this to say on ‘CBS Morning.’
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