Skepta shuts down Later with Jools…
Watch Skepta shut down Later with Jools Holland here!
You can’t get a much better description than this:-
“..at which point Skepta, dressed all in white, stood motionless, staring straight into the camera, and it’s probably the greatest thing that has ever happened in Jools history since Kanye did “Bound 2″ in the crucifix pose.” – VICE / NOISEY
Deorro & Chris Brown TV adds..
The fantastic feel-good summer video from Deorro & Chris Brown is going down a treat on TV channels, with the video moving up to #23 in the TV airplay chart this week and additions including 4Music, Viva, & The Box.
The track is also up to #13 in Shazam Worldwide Chart, #11 in Shazam UK Future Hits & has had an incredible 70 million plays on the Spotify!
Labrinth joins Sigma to perform at Baftas!
In an evening of firsts, UK star Labrinth joined Sigma on the 10th May to perform their single ‘Higher” for the first time on UK TV, on none other than the TV Bafta Awards (BBC 1) !
It was also the first time the TV Baftas’s have ever featured a music performance in the show, and what an amazing one it was…
Watch it here:
OMI ‘Cheerleader’ No 1 in both sales & TV Airplay Chart!
Due to massive demand, OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’ came forward in the UK to be released 12th April , initially charted at #2 in the Official Charts & reached the No 1 spot 2 x weeks later.
The HUGE worldwide hit still continues to gather momentum, reaching #1 in Shazam Worldwide Chart, and has been the UK No 1 for 3 x weeks now..
Chilli took the video to No 1 in the TV Airplay Chart (for 4 x weeks and counting) booked in a great performance on Paul O’Grady (ITV 1) and a gorgeous acoustic for 4 Music….
Deorro & Chris Brown..
Deorro’s track “Five Hours” has already been huge its original form with 48 million streams on Spotify and 32 million Youtube streams…
Now with the addition of a Chris Brown vocal, ‘Five More Hours’ is set for an even bigger release, with a video being shot in Coachella this week.
Chris Brown also surprised Coachella festival goers by joining Deorro for a performance of the track at the LED Club Pool Party, bottle of champagne in hand naturally!
We’ll be sending the video to UK TV screens very soon!
Dr Kucho “Can’t Stop Playing” – charts at #4
The infectious Dr Kucho & Gregor Salto “Can’t Stop Playing’ charted at #4 in the Official Singles Chart on Sunday, giving Chilli 2 x records in the Top 5 this week!
Video support prior to release came from MTV Music, MTV Dance (A list & VOTW) , MTV Hits, Chart Show Dance, Clubland TV, Planet Pop, Kiss TV, The Box, Starz, Capital TV, and a terrestrial TV clip in Sunday Brunch (C4) on Sunday 12th April .
Camelphat ft A*M*E video coming soon..
Axwell’s Axtone records are releasing the incredible Camelphat ft A*M*E “Paradigm” late May, following a R1 premier from B Traits (in for Annie Mac).
Chilli have seen a sneak peak of the video and it’s looking wicked – hitting TV screens soon..
Skepta ‘Shutdown’ video
Skepta will soon be releasing a video to accompany late single “Shutdown” – currently B-listed on R1, A listed at 1Xtra and on Capital Xtra / Kiss Fresh playlists.
Produced by Skepta and Ragz Originale, ‘Shutdown’ arrived online at the start of April to widespread acclaim and racking up 1 million Soundcloud views in just 2 x weeks (now on 1.8 Million)
Skepta continues to be at the forefront of of the current UK/US scene cross over, which saw the north London MC and producer join Kanye West on stage at both the Brit Awards (for the infamous debut performance of ‘All Day’), and a spontaneous full live show at London’s Koko (alongside the likes of JME, Meridian Dan and Novelist).
Album “Konnichiwa” will be released later this year, with more singles in the lead up.
J Spades ft Tinie Tempah and Professor Green
Hackney rapper J Spades, has rounded up some newcomers for the release of “Slick Rick”….Tinie Tempah and Pro Green.…anyone?
The video has been added to MTV Base B list, been AKA’s Rated video and is also on Flava and SUB TV’s playlists.
Watch out for J Spades Top 20 favourite videos on AKA soon..
Dappy charts in Top 20
Dappy’s latest single “Beautiful Me” has charted at #19 off the back of 1Xtra, Regional Radio & TV support alone (and would have been #9 if counting sales alone & not adding in streaming figures!)
Putting his tumultous couple of years firmly behind him, he has gone back to doing what he does best, writing epic sounding pop records with an edge and singing his heart out.
The video peaked at #24 in TV Airplay Chart, reached 1.9 Million views on Youtube and Chilli had him chatting with 4Music/The Box, MTV News, Chart Show TV and having fun on Celebrity Juice and Virtually Famous.
The new single, which we have heard, is sounding AWESOME!
Kid Arkade & Josh Franceschi
Next to drop on Chilli roster are the mysterious Kid Arkade who have been building a name as a remixers (Marlon Roudette, Kodaline, Sia) and producers (releasing underground tracks “Atlas Run”, “Iceberg” and “Underbelly” to critical acclaim).
Next up is their biggest release to date, “Not Alone” featuring the incomparable Josh Franceschi from You Me At Six.
Video dropping soon..
Sigma at #BRITAwards 2015
(** Serial Posting Warning** – There may be a few pics !)
Joe and Cameron from Sigma suited and booted themselves beautifully for the 2015 Brit Awards, where they were nominated for Best Single and Best Video for their No 1 single “Nobody To Love”.
Their new single “Higher” ft Labrinth has just been added to R1 playlist as well as an incredible x 19 Music TV Channels !
Sigma on #BRITAwards Red Carpet
Following the awards show Sigma took to the Brits Red carpet and chatted live to Capital FM.
The amazing scenic video for “Higher” ft Labrinth has just been added to Capital TV!
Sigma perform at #BRITAwards Aftershow live ITV2!
Sigma took the stage to perform a mash up of “Nobody to Love” and “Higher” at the Official Brits Afterparty – broadcast live on ITV 2.
Chilli had a bit too much fun and are paying the price today…Brilliant night!
Preditah releases ‘homage’ to Artful Dodger ‘Selecta’
Tour DJ for Skepta, remixer of Jessie Ware, Disclosure, Blonde & Tchami & now bringing UKG back to the fore with his sampling of the iconic “Rewind” by Artful Dodger is UK producer, composer & instrumentalist Preditah.
“Selecta” has had over 25 Radio 1 spins already across a broad spectrum of shows including Annie Mac, Zane Lowe, Huw Stephens, Target, Mistajam, BTraits & Dance Anthems!
Watch out for the video all shot at rave & featuring many a cameo from the UK urban scene – hitting screens soon.
Sigma nominated for 2 x Brit Awards!
Sigma had an incredible year with 2 x massive No 1 singles, and they start off 2015 with 2 x Brit Award nominations for “Best Video” and “Best British Single” !
Vote for “Nobody to Love” to win best video via Twitter – using #BRITSIGMA. www.brits.co.uk/voting/british-video.co.uk
Steke Aoki on Buzzcocks
Steve Aoki hits UK shores this week for a mini promo trip taking in Never Mind The Buzzcocks, MTV, Kiss TV, Sub TV, Kiss FM, Capital Xtra plus a high tea press event at The Savoy if you please!
His latest tune ‘Delerious (Boneless)’ with Chris Lake & Tujamo features Kid Ink, and is out next week, along with the album ‘Neon Future Part 1′
Congratulations Stylo G & Skepta!
Massive congrats to Stylo G for winning “Best Reggae” at this years Mobo Awards! Watch his brilliant acceptance speech here.
An equally HUGE congrats to Skepta & JME for winning Best Video for “That’s Not Me”.. It was well worth the hour or two transcribing the lyrics :). Another great acceptance speech to watch.
“80 English Pounds”….our favourite quote of the night.
Ghetts @ Mobo Awards
How amazing is this shot of Ghetts at the 2014 Mobo Awards?
A brilliant performance and definitely winner of the coveted Chilli ‘Best Dressed Male on Red Carpet ‘ award.. (!)
Mobo Nominations are in!
Congratulations to our Artists for lots of Mobo nominations for 2014!
Ghetts:- Best Album (‘Rebel with a Cause’), Best Male, and Best Grime (In association BBC 1 Xtra).
Lethal Bizzle: – Best Grime (In association BBC 1 Xtra).
Skepta :- Best Video (‘That’s Not Me’), and Best Grime.
Very excited the event in London this year also! #notrecktoglasgow
Sigma ft Paloma Faith #1 in Official Singles Chart!
It’s official, Sigma have score their second No 1 single with the epic “Changing” featuring the incredible vocals of Paloma Faith.
& they sold over 100,000 copies in the first week to do it!
Sigma are the only act this year to have sold over 100k in the first week on 2 x separate and consecutive releases…
“Changing” is now Gold in the UK (Nov 2014) and still selling..
After 17 x weeks of continuous TV airplay, the video is still sitting at #1 in the TV Airplay Chart today !
Bondax….just generally being brilliant…
Bondax (Brit duo Adam and George) have been described as “the aural equivalent of sipping an ice-cold Pimms on the balcony of your council estate flat” (Dazed & Confused).
“All I See” has been R1 Track of the Day and has just been added to the R1 Playlist, while the effortlessly cool video has been picked up MTV Dance, Chart Show TV, Chart Show Dance and Kiss TV in the first week of promo!
Sigma go Platinum in UK
We knew it was big but last week ‘Nobody to Love” hit Official Platinum status in the UK!
Congrats to Sigma, label 3Beat & management Insanity...and here’s to more amazing tunes..
Sigma “Changing” – MTV Most Wanted video!
The adorable Sigma boys have had the big seal of approval from MTV this week, they have made their video ‘Changing” ft Paloma Faith their Most Wanted Video of the week, meaning heavy rotation of all channels!
Sigma also popped in to MTV News and This Week’s Top 20 shows for a chat…
“Changing’ is currently at #11 in the TV Airplay Charts & still 2 x weeks to go!
#RariWorkout charts at #11 !!!
Big congrats to our unstoppable independent artist Lethal Bizzle who has charted the insanely energetic “Rari Workout” at No 11 in the UK Singles Chart!
In more good news the gents at R1 have added the track to the Playlist!
TV bookings in lead up to the release included Soccer AM, and featuring heavily in the BBC’s MOTD 50th Anniversary programme on prime time BBC 1. Bizzle even remixed the iconic theme tune and ended the show with a performance!
Bizzle on Soccer AM !
Leading into the release of #RariWorkout we took Bizzle, JME & Tempa T into Soccer AM for fun, football & to hang out with some cheerleaders….funnily enough not a word from anyone about the early morning!
Childish Gambino #15 on Shazam Future Hits
Childish Gambino “3005” is in at #15 on UK Shazam Future Hits Chart! This follows a UK trip for V festival (which is being broadcast on MTV Music and MTV Live in a half hour special) and a trip to Brixton Academy to give the crowd a taste of his phenomenal Deep Web Tour.
His latest release has also notched up amazing streaming stats, with the “3005” at 21 Million Vevo views, 24 x million Spotify streams, and Album ‘because the internet‘ at 53 Million Spotify streams.
Video for “3005” currently getting love from MTV Base (B List), AKA, Flava and Kiss TV..
Ferreck Dawn & Rendondo
The joyously old school sounds of “Love Too Deep” by Dutch producers Ferreck Dawn & Rendondo, comes with a super summery video shot on the hot streets of New York.
The track was added to R1 playlist with Video adds from MTV Dance, Clubland TV, Chart Show Dance, Kiss TV and a video play on the esteemed Sunday Brunch (C4) playlist…
Sigma – #1 in TV Airplay Chart!
Chilli had another No 1 TV Airplay Chart with the huge Sigma “Nobody to Love” – & more than that the video stayed #1 TV Airplay for 5 x weeks in a row! One week saw a staggering 903 plays!
Following their worldwide hit, the next release from Sigma drops soon, featuring a huge UK name! More soon…
It’s a good week when…
Your video for Sigma ‘Nobody to Love’ is #10 in the TV Airplay Chart, before release!
TV Playlists include VIP Track across 4 Music, The Box, Kiss TV & Smash Hits, MTV Dance VOTW & A list, MTV Music B list, MTV Hits & Viva playlists, Clubland TV, Planet Pop, Now TV, Chart Show TV, Chart Show Dance & Starz!
We’ve also got 3 x videos on Sunday Brunch (C4) this weekend (Show N Prove, Jordan Morris & Paul Woodford) and have just booked Lethal Bizzle on the show on 20th April!
Soccer AM are playing Bashy ‘Bring the Lights Down’ this Saturday on Showboat, and looking like a great week of TV additions for both this & the Jus Now ft Stylo G “Tun Up’ video…
Lastly, Tinchy unveils his warm up single for new album later in the year, & will be performing the footie themed track on Life’s A Pitch (BT Sport) and chatting to MOTD Kickabout in a couple of weeks.
Right, celebratory tea break over… more to do!
Sigma “Nobody to Love” VIP Track on Box TV Network!
As described by Twin B, the ‘choooonage” that is Sigma ‘Nobody to Love” & is *VIP Track across the Box TV Network next week!
As well VIP plays across 4Music, The Box, Kiss TV, Smash Hits TV, the video has been added to MTV Music, MTV Dance VOTW & A list, Clubland TV, Planet Pop, Capital TV, NOW TV, & Starz TV!
Lethal Bizzle story on Letterman!
From a certain Mr Bieber’s name-changing antics on Twitter to your pic on David Letterman in 3 easy stages!
Lethal Bizzle is back with a new single “The Drop” in May, has just been a guest on C4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and will be live in the studio for Sunday Brunch (C4) on 20th April.
‘Rebel With a Cause’ #12 in Album Chart!
This week sees the release of the brilliant, and eclectic debut artist album from Ghetts ‘Rebel With A Cause’ which has entered the midweek chart today at a very well deserved No. 12!!
The brilliant video for Rebel is now playlisted on AKA, MTV Base & Flava amongst others.
Erol Alkan’s Phantasy label
We are excited to be working with seminal DJ & radio host Erol Alkans record label Phantasy.
Their eclectic mix of artists such as Connan Mockasin, Daniel Avery, Chilly Gonzales, Ghost Culture along with Erol himself and many others. Lots of great music to come…
Stylo G ‘Move Back’
Lyrical Badman and king of Dancehall Stylo G is back with a new video “Move Back”.
Shot in Jamaica and with a cameo from Toddla T this has been added straight to Kiss TV, MTV Base, AKA, Clubland TV & Flava, plus the tune has already been used by Soccer AM as a soundbed…
Fatboy Slim #5 in TV Airplay Chart!
Fatboy Slim’s hook up with Riva Starr & Beardyman “Eat Sleep Rave Repeat” charted at #4 – above One Direction! and stayed Top 10 for 2 x weeks.
The video, featuring a dance-endurance contest, peaked at #5 in the TV Airplay Chart and was playlisted across 4Music, Viva, MTV Music, MTV Dance, The Box, Kiss TV, BuzMuzik, Capital TV, Clubland TV, Chart Show Dance, Chart Show TV, Starz, Sub TV, & received plays from Planet Pop, MTV Hits, Now That’s What I Call Music TV & even VH1!
So Solid – grand finale @ the Mobo Awards
So Solid, the collective that changed the face of UK Urban music forever, closed the 2013 Mobo Awards with THE performance of the night!
Megaman, Swiss, The Twins, Lisa Maffia, Kaish, Gman, Harvey & Romeo re-united and showed the world that what they are famous for, electrifying performances, incredible suits (Swiss), wicked heels (Lisa) and an eye for a lazer…
Retrospective album “Solid Soul” released Nov 2012.
Friction featuring Arlissa
With an amazing 27 + plays on R1, plus heavy support from KissFM, Kiss Fresh & Capital Xtra, DrumNBass DJ Friction brings us his new single “Long Gone Memory ” featuring vocals from Rocnation signee Arlissa, and a top-line written by Example.
2014 will see the release of his long awaited artist Album…
Chilli – recent TV bookings…
Our latest round of TV bookings include:
Stylo nominated for 2 x Mobo Awards
Everyone’s favourite Soundbwoy Stylo G has been nominated for 2 x Mobo Awards!
Paigey Cakey releases debut single
Paigey Cakey, East London female MC, singer & actress is about to take the UK by storm, releasing her debut single for Alwayz Music (home of Chip).
Ray Foxx charts at 12
“Boom Boom (Heartbeat)” the amazing follow up to “La Musica (The Trumpeter)” charted at #12
Chris Malinchak… possibly our favourite video ever!
The massive Chris Malinchak ‘So Good To Me’ has been on repeat in the office since the end of last year, and now we have a favorite video to add to our favorite tune.
Kings of the scene… we give you… Lethal Bizzle & Wiley
Bizzle and Wiley bury the hatchet and team up for “They Got it Wrong”
Chilli has a #1 in the TV Airplay Chart!
The unstoppable Bingo Players ft Far East Movement “Get Up (Rattle)” not only scores 2 weeks at #1 in the Official UK Top 40 but hit No. 1 in the TV Airplay Chart as well.
Goldie releases Triple Album ‘The Alchemist’
Pioneer, graffiti artist, drum ‘n’ bass icon, DJ, actor and producer. Goldie is a total original, a multi-talented complex shape shifter, who has sold more than 2.5 million records worldwide.
Vato Gonzales Vs Lethal Bizzle & Donae’o charts at #20 – DENCH!
Chilli is excited at a great start to 2013, with Vato Gonzales Vs Lethal Bizzle and Donae’o Not A Saint” charting at #20!
New from Porter Robinson…
LA newcomer Porter Robinson – who is being hailed as the new Calvin Harris – recently charted at #9 with his smash single ‘Language’.
Chilli PR TV 2012 TV bookings included
After wondering why we are rarely in the office, a quick ponder over some of this years reports told us why!
See our TV Clips section to see a select few…
Martika LA – new single coming soon…
Martika LA‘s beautiful video for debut single “Give me Your Love” (shot in Jamaica – Chilli is jealous) was added to MTV Base, The Box ‘New Kids’, Kiss TV ‘Breakin Beats’, Flava & Starz as well as securing terrestrial airings on Freshly Squeezed (C4) Video play and Spotlight (C4) Video play.
Much more to come from Martika in 2013…
Sway on Buzzcocks
Sway’s 3rd single “Charge” featured Mr Hudson and was supported on the following TV channels - Kiss TV Hot One, The Box, MTV Base, MTV Dance, Clubland TV, AKA, Massive RnB, Buz Muzik & Flava!
Steve Aoki brings whole new meaning to Emergency services…
Steve Aoki teams up with Chiddy Bang and Lil Jon for his latest caper… The video features the three dispensing their own unique brand of emergency treatment from the ‘party ambulance’.
Public Enemy ‘Harder Than You Think’
After being picked as the sync track to C4’s Paralympic promo’ Meet the Super Humans’, the phenomenal Public Enemy tune ‘Harder Than You Think’ got a well deserved re-release..
Josh Osho – BBC 4 & T4
After performing his debut single “Redemption Days” on Later With Jools this summer, Josh Osho once again performs for the BBC, this time with Sir Tom Jones!
Dappy tells the world his “Good Intentions”
Dappy’s third single “Good Intentions” sees the often outspoken urban superstar open his heart to showcase both his fantastic songwriting talent and ear for melody.
Chilli PR – Highlights Of 2011
2011 whizzed by in a blur of packed release schedules and promo itineraries that kept us busy for many weekends of the year (and experienced new forms of transport – sleeper train back from Glasgow Mobos anyone?!)
We worked with Tinchy Stryder, Skepta, Alex Gaudino ft Kelly Rowland, Wolfgang Gartner ft Will.I.am, Laidback Luke ft Example, Artful, Cleo Sol, Sincere, MC Harvey, Preeya Kalidas, Tim Berg, Eric Prydz, Afrojack & Steve Aoki amongst many others.
Dappy scored a No 1 with his debut solo single “No Regrets” & Chilli also hit No 1 in TV Airplay Chart for the video. We had him performing acoustically on Hollyoaks Music Show (C4) & The Crush (C4); with a full Orchestra & band on Children In Need (BBC 1); & backed by a band & choir on The Mobo Awards, T4 Super Sat & Daybreak.
Sway triumphantly returned with some of the fastest rapping committed to tape (& our personal favourite lyric of the year “I know you missed me, I missed you too”). “Still Speedin” exceeded all expectations as a set up single & charted at #19! We made the Top 20 in the TV Airplay Chart & had him sharing his wisdom on the Jo Whiley Music Show as a panel guest, as well as chatting on Freshly Squeezed & Soccer AM. Lots more material to follow…
The Mobo Awards were another busy date for us with performances from Boyz II Men, Dappy & Tinchy Stryder. Boyz II Men were honoured with an “Outstanding Contribution to Music Award”, and Tinchy & Dappy won “Best Video” for “Spaceship”.
On the pop / dance front, Alexandra Stan steadily climbed the singles chart to eventually reach #3. The video for “Mr Saxobeat” peaked at #6 in TV Airplay & stayed in both the Sales & TV Airplay Top 40 for a staggering 16 x weeks! The video to follow up “Get Back (ASAP)”also reached Top 20 in the TV Airplay Chart.
Roll Deep also returned to the Chilli PR roster after signing an indie deal with Cooking Vinyl & we are already off to a great start with TV performances on Friday Download (BBC 2) and an interview on Freshly Squeezed (C4)...
TVs booked in 2011:
We booked the following Terrestrial TVs in 2011:
Soccer AM (SKY1), Jo Whiley Music Show (SKY 1), Talk of the Terrace (ESPN), Video Takeovers for MTV HD (31 countries) / Chart Show / Flava & Massive RnB, and acoustic sessions for Mobo Mondays, Balcony TV, Drop Out UK, MTV Wrap Up & more.
We are starting 2012 with new releases from Tinchy Stryder ft Pixie Lott, Dappy, Jodie Connor, Roll Deep and Utah Saints, and we look forward to launching lots of new artists including Josh Osho, Anisa, Ny, Marger & Gracious K.
Here’s to a great year!
Chilli PR – Highlights Of 2010
2010 was another busy year for us at Chilli, and as well as securing playlist slots on all the major TV playlist networks, we booked a fair amount of terrestrial TV too!
In the last six months we’ve confirmed 3 x C4 Video Exclusives and have secured bookings on:
T4 on the Beach (C4)
We’re starting off 2011 with big releases from Tinchy Stryder, Skepta ft N-Dubz and Eric Prydz, as well as working with some amazing new bands including Mirrors, The Ultra Girls and If the Kids.
So watch this space – it looks like it’s going to be another great year…
Chilli PR – Highlights Of 2009
To start things off we had the No 1 Most Played Video of the Year!
Now the science bit – here’s some stats!
– 2009 Highest Played video – Tinchy Stryder ft N Dubz “Number 1″
Not to mention bookings on:-
Children in Need (BBC 1), Alan Carr Chatty Man(C4), National Lottery (BBC 1), T4 Stars of 2009, T4 Studio, Blue Peter (BBC 1), Xtra Factor (ITV2), Something for The Weekend (BBC 2), Breakfast (BBC 1), Orange Rock Corps (C4), London Tonight (ITV 1), Freshly Squeezed (C4)…(Also, video countdowns for 4Music/C4, MTV, Chart Show & Flava, Co Hosts on Nickelodeon…the list goes on!)
Here’s to a great 2010!