YouTube Re:View: Ariana Grande’s ‘no tears’, royal baby names & Christina Aguilera’s carpool karaoke
Welcome to our YouTube Re:View. This week a jaw-dropping scene in singer Ariana Grande's new single, the new royal baby name, and Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin on The Ellen Show.
Ariana Grande walks on top of ceilings in new song ‘No Tears Left to Cry’
Ariana Grande goes all 'Matrixy' in her new music video where she is surrounded by stunning skyscrapers that flip upside down like something out of a sci-fi puzzle game. It’s her first single following the Manchester bombing at her Dangerous Woman tour. She sings optimistically “No tears left to cry, So, I'm picking it up, I'm loving, I'm living, I'm picking it up.”
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Royal baby name suggestion: Dumbledore Cumberbatch!
The new royal baby. Hurrah! His name has been announced. Louis Arthur Charles. Clearly the name of a child that will never sit on the throne! But wait, before the announcement, the rest of us started speculating the name. Thanks to this video by Jimmy Kimmel Live in its edition of ‘Lie Witness News’, we have some suggestions to provide Kate and William. How about Vermouth McGillicutty? Or if that’s to much of a tongue twister for you, what about a more hip vibe, aka Thomas but replacing the ‘o’ with a donut emoji?
Louis Arthur Charles. Hmmm...
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Christina Aguilera’s carpool karaoke with James Corden
It has been 19 years since Christina Aguilera released her famous song ‘Genie in a Bottle’ but her vocals are as powerful as ever which she proves in this carpool karaoke with James Corden. While singing the empowering song ‘Fighter’ at the top of his lungs, James asks Christina for tips on how to sound more angsty without sounding like he has something trapped in his throat. And what about the famous Mickey Mouse Club with fellow members Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Ryan Gosling? Did Ryan really have a crush on Britney?
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Macaulay Culkin reminisces with Ellen on his ‘90s photos
Macaulay Culkin is 37-year-old. Imagine that! The Home Alone star appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about his new podcast with his friend called ‘bunny ears’ and reflected on his ‘90s movies like the time he co-stared with Anna Chlumsky in the movie ‘My Girl’ or his rap moment in Michael Jackson’s video ‘Black or White’ with gold jewellery galore.
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Dua Lipa releases catchy ‘One Kiss’ summer tune
Just in time for summer, singer Dua Lipa has released new song ‘One Kiss’ with Calvin Harris. In this fan-made lyric video featuring a simple TV lying on a beach, fans can sing along to the catchy song.
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Ever heard of Jasmine Thompson? Once you hear her voice, you probably won’t forget her. Gritty, dreamy and makes you get lost in the moment. First discovered on YouTube, this super talented vlogger delivers some of the most stunning covers of some of our favourite songs. This one in particular has officially stolen our hearts; a beautiful rendition of the recently late Avicii (RIP) and Rita Ora’s ‘Lonely Together’. Goosebumps guaranteed.
Fun fact: Following the success of her acoustic cover of Chaka Khan's ‘Ain't Nobody’ back in 2013, it was featured on this Sainsbury's ad.
(Subscribers - 3,079,664)
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