The ‘Uptown Funk’ hitmaker announces live performances by a series of musicians for a new lockdown livestream event which he describes as a video mixtape.
- May 3, 2020
AceShowbiz – Mark Ronson has enlisted Miley Cyrus, Dua Lipa and a host of other stars for a new “Love Lockdown” livestream.
The “Uptown Funk” hitmaker revealed the new project on Twitter and Instagram late on Thursday, April 30, 2020, unveiling an extensive list of musicians contributing “live performances” to what he’s calling a video mixtape.
In addition to Miley and Dua, others contributing to Love Lockdown include Christine and the Queens, Tame Impala, Darryl Hall, Mabel, Lil Jon, Disclosure, Robyn, Peggy Gou, Lykke Li, Troye Sivan, and even the actor and amateur musician Sam Neill.
Many of the artists involved have previously worked with Mark, with Miley and Lykke appearing on his last album “Late Night Feelings” and Tame Impala rocker Kevin Parker a friend and frequent collaborator.
The mysterious livestream, which is part of YouTube Music’s #StayHome #WithMe initiative promoting social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic with online gigs, is set to premiere at 11 P.M. BST on Friday on Mark’s YouTube channel.
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