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Prolific Singer Songwriter Enters Blues Rock Arena With Ode To Lone Star State

For the last 8 years, Chicago-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Sarantos has been releasing one single per month, without fail. April 2022 is no exception, as the prolific artist continues his audio travelogue. Sarantos follows his first-ever Greek language release, “Τα δακρια μου (My Tears Fall)” (an iTunes world music hit!) with “Party In Texas.” As with all previous releases, a lyric video and an official music video are available. A book chapter and poem will be released later this month, in support of the track.

Watch the Official Video for “Party In Texas” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQkH4SUEyug.

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“The punchy rhythm and bouncy beat, with lots of character, will have you tapping your feet and swaying to the beat,” says Sarantos. “I hope you enjoy all of the different sounds in this song, including influences of rock music, as well as pop, jazz and blues.”

ABOUT SARANTOS: Sarantos is a DIY international award-winning solo music artist, #1 iTunes UK Charting singer-songwriter, #1 iTunes South Africa Charting Folk & Country artist, proud nerd, multi-instrumentalist, book author, comic book nut, radio show host, poet and part time spy. His music is a cross between Justin Bieber, Queen, Journey & Ed Sheeran. He’s an alien who landed here to infect the human race and spread the disease of music. 2022 is Year #9 of his journey as he continues to release a new song, lyric video, music video, book chapter and poem every month bringing his music to life! In 8 years, he has released 16 albums with 202 original tracks as well as 8 fiction/fantasy books that parallel the songs! He has had numerous media placements for his songs, instrumentals & cues.

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Taylor Swift Strikes Gold on Spotify, 2023 Earnings Skyrocket to Over $100 Million

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In a dazzling triumph, Taylor Swift has clinched the title of 2023’s most-streamed artist on Spotify, and the numbers are nothing short of extraordinary. Swift’s musical juggernaut, the Eras tour, launched in March, is on track to rake in a staggering $4 billion. But that’s not all – her Eras concert film, released in October, has globally pocketed an additional $250 million.

The dynamo from Pennsylvania isn’t slowing down; she dropped the deluxe edition of her 2022 LP Midnights in May and unleashed a wave of re-recorded “Taylor’s Versions” across her discography. As the curtain falls on 2023, Swift’s relentless efforts are reaping rewards.

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Clocking in an unprecedented 26.1 billion streams on Spotify this year, Swift leaves heavyweights like Drake, The Weeknd, Peso Pluma, and even the reigning streaming king, Bad Bunny, in her wake. Billboard projects a jaw-dropping $101 million from Spotify royalties alone by year-end, surging to a grand total of $131 million with publishing revenue.

Hold onto your seats – these colossal figures don’t even factor in the windfall from other streaming giants like Apple Music, YouTube Music, and Amazon Music. When combined, estimates suggest a mind-boggling 38.3 billion streams, translating to a whopping $200 million in earnings when accounting for both recorded royalties and publishing.

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Are you as blown away as we are by Taylor Swift’s meteoric rise on Spotify in 2023? Join the conversation in the comments below, and stay tuned to Honk Magazine for all the latest updates!

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Beyonce’s Blockbuster ‘Renaissance’ Film Set to Dominate Global Box Office Charts

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In a dazzling turn of events, Beyonce’s latest cinematic masterpiece, “Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce,” is poised to conquer the weekly box office, anticipating a staggering $22 to $24 million opening in the domestic market. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this impressive debut marks the most significant early December opening in two decades, rivaling even Tom Cruise’s iconic “The Last Samurai.”

Since its U.S. premiere last Friday, the film is unleashing its global charm, with projections soaring to a phenomenal $40 million worldwide. The glittering premiere in Los Angeles earlier this week attracted a constellation of stars, including Taylor Swift, Michelle Williams, Blake Lively, will.i.am, and more.

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Beyonce, who teased the film’s arrival after concluding her tour in October, weaves a captivating narrative through “Renaissance,” accentuating the journey of her World Tour from inception in Stockholm, Sweden, to the grand finale in Kansas City, Missouri. The movie delves into Beyoncé’s dedication, hard work, and creative prowess, aiming to carve out her legacy and master her craft. Garnering extraordinary acclaim, the Renaissance World Tour transformed into a sanctuary for freedom and shared joy, captivating over 2.7 million fans.

While “Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce” takes center stage, it’s not the sole blockbuster concert film of the year. Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour,” released in October, has already amassed a jaw-dropping $250 million, securing its place as the most successful concert film of all time. Stay tuned for more Beyonce updates on Honk Magazine and seize the chance to experience “Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce” in theaters now.

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