Meghan Trainor talks about her new album, her song ‘Title’ goes viral on TikTok – Billboard

Ahead of the release of her new album Takin’ It Back, Meghan Trainor sat down with Billboard News host Tetris Kelly to talk about the inspirations behind the project and what it’s like to go viral on TikTok with her 2015 song “Title.” .

The singer explained that her back catalog inspired what’s to come on the new album, which will be released in October. “I’m going to go back to my sound that I apparently had, because I started writing and one of my co-writers was like, ‘That’s crazy, these artists are saying I want to do the Meghan Trainor sound,'” she said. she said she. “I have the doo-wop sound. At the same time, ‘Title’ blew up on TikTok. I was like, ‘Wow, the universe is talking to me and I’m listening.

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Fans will also be delighted to learn that Trainor’s collaboration with Natti Natasha has finally come to fruition after being teased on social media. While the girls haven’t met in person yet, the 28-year-old revealed that the track of her came together at the last possible moment: “I haven’t even met her yet! I have sent her a DM and she is beautiful. They told us, ‘It’s not going to happen,’ and the day the album was due, vinyl and all, she recorded her verse that morning. I was like… ‘Is she down?!?’ So yeah, I was very lucky.”

Trainor’s back catalog has had a viral hit on TikTok recently after his song “Title” made waves on the social media app, seven years after the song’s initial release. Although some artists may feel overwhelmed by posting on TikTok to appease their record labels, Trainor says the app has been a blessing in disguise.

“When you’re feeling uncreative, I can see how annoying that is, but when you finally came up with a video or when ‘Title’ blew up, I felt like it was my birthday every day,” says Trainor. “I thought it was the coolest thing in the world. It’s the fastest way to connect with fans. It’s the best place to get a whole new audience, and now I’m obsessed with TikTok and obsessed with posting. I’m constantly like, ‘What ideas can I do?’ … If a new artist asked me what he should do with music, he would say, ‘Get a TikTok.’”

Check out Meghan Trainor’s interview with Billboard News in the video above.

Source: www.billboard.com