[WATCH] Katy Perry drops electric new single and music video
Pokémon’s 25th-anniversary celebration continues with today’s release of iconic recording artist Katy Perry’s new single and video, “Electric.” Katy, whose love for all things Pokémon dates back to childhood, when she played the original video games on her Game Boy, created the track especially for “Pokémon 25: The Album,” which will be released this year.
[WATCH] J. Cole "Applying Pressure: The Off-Season" Documentary
Rapper J. Cole became the first artist to be featured solo on the cover of iconic basketball publication SLAM. The cover is for SLAM 232, the June/July 2021 issue of the magazine. The issue’s cover story was released this morning and can be read at covers.slamonline.com/j-cole.
Zweli gets Up Close with GoodLuck about their new acoustic album
GoodLuck joined Zweli to chat about their acoustic album, 'Up Close' on the 947 Top 40. It’s been in the works for a long time – and after wrapping up in-studio recently – the full 8-track album officially released on Good Friday, 2 April 2021, as well as a behind-the-scenes doccie on YouTube.
[PODCAST] Shekhinah: Trouble In Paradise Interview with Zweli on the 947 Top 40
Zweli caught up with songstress Shekhinah after her highly-anticipated sophomore album, Trouble In Paradise, finally dropped. Catch up on all the action as these two friends sat down for the Trouble In Paradise interview on the 947 Top 40.
Shekhinah navigates love on her highly anticipated sophomore album, Trouble in Paradise available - on all platforms.
[READ] Billie Eilish's powerful, exquisite Vogue cover and interview
According to Vogue's new cover star, “it’s All About What Makes You Feel Good”: Billie Eilish On New Music, Power Dynamics, And Her Internet-Breaking Transformation.
[WATCH] The G.O.D Guluva Interview: KWESTA joins Zweli on the 947 Top 40
Kwesta joined Zweli on the 947 Top 40 to talk about his brand new album, G.O.D. Guluva!
Apple Music celebrates the spirit of Umoja for Africa Month
With the eyes and ears of the world currently on Africa, Apple Music is celebrating Africa Month this May with a campaign themed around Umoja and a message of unity and togetherness. The campaign also shines a spotlight on the new generation of African artists who are changing the narrative in the music industry locally and abroad.
[WATCH] Incredibly beautiful performance by Jesse Clegg on 947
Huawei Joburg Day is always moving forward. We’ve gone from one large venue in the city, to wherever you want to be. From standing in line to watch your favourite artists perform, to not getting out at all. Mate40 Pro powers HUAWEI Joburg Day. Online and live on-air on 28 May 2021.
[LISTEN] Zweli catches up with the talented songstress, Mikhaela Faye
She's making big waves in the music scene and Zweli caught up with her on the 947 Top 40.
Julia Michaels Debut Album Not In Chronological Order out now
Not In Chronological Order, or NICO as she refers to it, is a 10-song body of work that finds Julia sharing various chapters of her life in one place. “I’ve never been more vulnerable or as happy as I was putting this album together,” she said. “On many of these songs I’m speaking from a new perspective on love that is so much healthier and happier than I’ve experienced in the past,” she adds. “I’m excited to share a new side of me and hope fans love it as much as I do!”
Maroon 5 New Album 'Jordi' and live performance on Ellen's 3,000th show
Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum band Maroon 5 announces their latest full-length album JORDI (222/ Interscope). The album is set for release on June 11th, with a special pre-order for fans. JORDI will feature the band’s latest hit single “Beautiful Mistakes” featuring Megan Thee Stallion.
Billie Eilish drops new track 'Your Power', new album details, and more
The GRAMMY Award-winning Darkroom/Interscope Records artist is back in action with her new single, “Your Power.” The stirring visual, directed by Eilish herself, opens with her camouflaged against a beige, mountainous landscape in Simi Valley, CA.
[WATCH] Lee Cole hangs out with Zweli on the 947 Top 40, chats new single
Johannesburg-based singer-songwriter, Lee Cole, has been steadily making his musical presence known one pristinely produced pop song at a time.
Still riding the wave of success his previous two singles ‘I Don’t Wanna Wait’ and ‘Pink Dragons’ achieved, charting high on major radio stations, Lee has returned with his brand new single ‘Honey, Let Me In’.
[LISTEN] The Weeknd drops smooth 'Save Your Tears (Remix)' ft. Ariana Grande"
The diamond-selling icon paired with Grammy winner Grande, continuing a tradition of epic collaborations together such as “Love Me Harder” and “off the table.”
[WATCH] Justin Bieber delivers beautiful, powerful 'Live From Paris' concert
Debuting music from his new album Justice, Justin Bieber performed a special live stream concert, “Live from Paris,” on his YouTube channel. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris, Bieber brought us 15 minutes, 5 performances, 4 live debuts, and a chapter by chapter glimpse into his world.
[MUSIC VIDEO] Mi Casa x YouNotUs team up for brilliant new single, Chucks
Mi Casa kick straight back after the huge success of their smash hit Mamela with their first international collab since signing their international record deal with Afroforce1 Records/Universal Music Group.
Olivia Rodrigo releases new single & video for 'deja vu,' new album details
Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter, Olivia Rodrigo, released her highly-anticipated new original single, “deja vu” – available to stream or download. The track is from Olivia’s forthcoming debut album, which will be released on Friday, May 21, 2021.
[WATCH] Catching up with Tresor as he opens up about life and music
The 947 Top 40 team caught up with one of the most incredible human beings - and someone with an unbelievable story.
Here's what Tresor's latest music releases is all about and how life has been over the past year and a bit.