Drake featuring Michael Jackson (TONIGHT)

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Ok, thanks a lot. - Hadn't seen that. So there will be a statement. Hope it comes soon - maybe even with some details about future projects - MJ's 60th birthday etc.

Wishful thinking...

Probably some Cirque party that no one but US fans can enjoy.
 

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Themidwestcowboy;4225244 said:
You think this song is better than Love Never Felt So Good?? :O

I do think it’s a better song. The beat is great and MJ is kind of hypnotic in his part. I thought LNFSG was a bit over produced and they raised the tempo too much. JT really doesn’t do it for me either his time is long past. The charts will prove me right wait and see.
 

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dam2040;4225296 said:
Charts = quality?

I guess I should have just said I wasn’t a big fan of LNFSG. I like this song and hope it does well. Maybe if it is successful we will get a new MJ album in the near future. Enjoy the song everyone!
 

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I can`t see the song on MJ`s Spotify-page. Why is it only listed on Drake`s page? LNFSG is listed on MJ`s and Timberlakes page.


Michael Jackson Charts‏ @MJJCharts · 4 Std.Vor 4 Stunden

“Don’t Matter To Me” — Spotify Update:

���� UK: 1. (=) 616,196 plays
�� Global: 1. (+1) 5,898,868 plays
���� US: 2. (=) 2,355,218 plays
 

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I personally think the estate is missing the momentum here. The song was released on Friday and here we are on Tuesday with zero acknowledgement, zero statement, nothing. The success of the single is going to start dwindling without any video, promotion, acknowledgment from either Drake or the estate. All Im saying is, now is the time to use this organic success the single has already gathered and build on that. If they keep waiting, they are going to miss the window.
 

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UK Chart Update so far (Full week chart on Friday)

Singles

1 George Ezra - Shotgun (38.4k)
2 Drake feat. Michael Jackson - Don't Matter To Me [28.4k] *
2 Drake - Nonstop (28.2k) *
4 Clean Bandit feat. Demi Lovato - Solo (27.5k)
5 Drake - Emotionless (24.0k) *

6-10
10 Jonas Blue feat. Jack & Jack - Rise

Looks like a debut at number 2! Incredible. If the charts didn't have all the stupid rules, Drake x MJ would have been number one, despite the fact it wasn't released as a single, it's the debut, it's had barely any radio airplay and there's no video.
 

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="de"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/Drake?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Drake</a> X Michael Jackson’s song “Don’t Matter To Me” is atop on Global Spotify chart right now! MJ – true King!&#10084;&#65039;&#10084;&#65039;&#10084;&#65039; <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Scorpion?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Scorpion</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ScorpionSZN?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#ScorpionSZN</a> <a href="https://t.co/4ZrgRokIGo">pic.twitter.com/4ZrgRokIGo</a></p>&mdash; Danila&#127479;&#127482; (@DanilaTweetwood) <a href="https://twitter.com/DanilaTweetwood/status/1014176931053494273?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">3. Juli 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="de"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Spotify Top Stream Gainers~<br>DON'T MATTER TO ME (FEAT. MICHAEL JACKSON) by Drake<br>Streams: 5,898,868 (+210,600)</p>&mdash; ChartCrunch.net (@ChartCrunch) <a href="https://twitter.com/ChartCrunch/status/1014192801817427968?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">3. Juli 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="de"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Don't Matter To Me, Drake/Michael Jackson NUMBER ONE WORLDWIDE! <a href="https://t.co/sdbcz6pC6U">pic.twitter.com/sdbcz6pC6U</a></p>&mdash; andjustice4some (@andjustice4some) <a href="https://twitter.com/andjustice4some/status/1014162031027445761?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">3. Juli 2018</a></blockquote>
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Here in T.O Drake advertised his album on our City hall building, which our mayor stated the purpose for that was Drake is shooting a new music video. Whether thats the MJ music video I have no idea. We should expect one soon though...
 

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Here in T.O Drake advertised his album on our City hall building, which our mayor stated the purpose for that was Drake is shooting a new music video. Whether thats the MJ music video I have no idea. We should expect one soon though...

Have you been inside the building? What's it like?

I'm surprised because Drake rarely releases music videos. Hopefully IDMTM is a single with a video release, it's the most radio-friendly song on the album.
 

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Here in T.O Drake advertised his album on our City hall building, which our mayor stated the purpose for that was Drake is shooting a new music video. Whether thats the MJ music video I have no idea. We should expect one soon though...

Well, thanks for this. :)
 

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Have you been inside the building? What's it like?

I'm surprised because Drake rarely releases music videos. Hopefully IDMTM is a single with a video release, it's the most radio-friendly song on the album.

Being that I have lived here my entire life, I should be able to say yes lol I've been outside/around it though. Heres the local news article : https://www.google.ca/amp/s/www.the...s-face-on-city-hall-gets-lukewarm-review.html




Honestly, if the first video he releases isn't for this track then I'll be disappointed.
 
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Lots of Drake fans not happy with MJ estate too. Many saying the DIY acapella being passed as a feature is laughable
 

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Lots of Drake fans not happy with MJ estate too. Many saying the DIY acapella being passed as a feature is laughable

Lol Drake fans should be happy that a legend like Michael Jackson is featured on his song. MJ's vocals are the highlight of the song, despite the audacious effort by Drake to ruin his vocals. Drake vocals himself are so unbelievably boring. MJ is the highlight of the song and is the main reason why Don't Matter To Me is the most streamed song of Scorpion.
 

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Nite Line;4225341 said:
Lol Drake fans should be happy that a legend like Michael Jackson is featured on his song. MJ's vocals are the highlight of the song, despite the audacious effort by Drake to ruin his vocals. Drake vocals himself are so unbelievably boring. MJ is the highlight of the song and is the main reason why Don't Matter To Me is the most streamed song of Scorpion.

They’ve got a point. When we all saw (feat. Michael Jackson) we expected so so much more. This YouTube tier mashup isn’t that.
 

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dam2040;4225342 said:
They&#8217;ve got a point. When we all saw (feat. Michael Jackson) we expected so so much more. This YouTube tier mashup isn&#8217;t that.

MJ is singing the pre chorus, chorus & the outro. I think that's pretty good for a featured artist.
 

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I'm a bit behind, but I listened to this and... meh. It's kinda boring. Guess it's good to get more people aware of MJ but the song itself isn't really my cup of tea. Oh well.
 

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Lol Drake fans should be happy that a legend like Michael Jackson is featured on his song. MJ's vocals are the highlight of the song, despite the audacious effort by Drake to ruin his vocals. Drake vocals himself are so unbelievably boring. MJ is the highlight of the song and is the main reason why Don't Matter To Me is the most streamed song of Scorpion.

Agreed.
 

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MJ is singing the pre chorus, chorus & the outro. I think that's pretty good for a featured artist.

No one's ever said MJ isn't on the track enough. The problem is what MJs doing on the track. Those who worked with MJ hate it too. A DIY acapella processed within an inch of it's life and stretched to fit whatever 40 produced (I think he was the prod. on this) isn't going to be great for anyone. A raw powerful MJ vocal would have torn the world apart.
 

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dam2040;4225365 said:
No one's ever said MJ isn't on the track enough. The problem is what MJs doing on the track. Those who worked with MJ hate it too. A DIY acapella processed within an inch of it's life and stretched to fit whatever 40 produced (I think he was the prod. on this) isn't going to be great for anyone. A raw powerful MJ vocal would have torn the world apart.

Exactly! I think the song itself is actually good. And it‘s nice to hear Michael again. But I disagree with everyone who is saying his vocals are the highlight of the song. Any other singer could have done it too. His vocals are not very powerful and sounds like the are from a one try demo recording. Again I like the song, and I like that MJ is on it! Because I didn‘t hear anything about the track before I wasn‘t disappointed of it. But definitely not Michael‘s best vocal delivery

But right now it‘s the song I listen to the most! And I really wish there will happen more like this in the future! Perfect way to make something out of unfinished demos. And I‘m sure Michael has more vocals out there that could be used. So thank you drake for doing it!!!

And one last comment to the song Don‘t matter to me. I really like what the producers did. I think they made the best out of the vocals and they fit the production so well. Really good job by drake. Just imagine what he could have done if he had some other vocals that are better than these
 

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A raw powerful MJ vocal would have torn the world apart.

Ah ...exactly . It hurts how they have butchered his voice. Guess half the world doesn't appreciate raw powerful vocals much more.

edit- im hoping some type of video artistry from somewhere will somehow balance this whole mess out.
 
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Slave To The Rhythm;4225375 said:
His vocals are not very powerful and sounds like the are from a one try demo recording. Again I like the song, and I like that MJ is on it! Because I didn&#8216;t hear anything about the track before I wasn&#8216;t disappointed of it. But definitely not Michael&#8216;s best vocal delivery

So thank you drake for doing it!!!
he sounds ridiculous on it. the whole point of M was power. that was what he stood for, powerful vocals. Powerful delivery.Powerful figure.Powerful message.
No thanks Aubrey . Never, ever, ever again please. Just stay in your own weak ar$e lane.
 

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Ah ...exactly . It hurts how they have butchered his voice. Guess half the world doesn't appreciate raw powerful vocals much more.

edit- im hoping some type of video artistry from somewhere will somehow balance this whole mess out.

This is actually something I have thought about. Has the world moved on from the powerful, gritty, raw vocal approach to a more smoother delivery ala The Weekend, Justin Timberlake etc etc
 

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Let's just acknowledge that Drake is arguably the biggest recording artist in the world right now in terms of commercial viability (you could make an argument for Adele, but she's currently inactive), and the most popular song on his album is the one featuring Michael Jackson.

It's been four years since the last large scale MJ project. Maybe the fatigue isn't as bad as I thought.
 

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