Valentine’s Day Playlist

1.   Justin   Timberlake   –   Mirrors 



- "Mirrors" is a single included on Justin Timberlake's third studio album - "The 20/20 Experience", released in 2013



- The video was released on February 11th, 2013, being declared by the music critics and cinematographers alike, as one of the most romantic and exciting videos of the new millennium



- The video tells the love story of his maternal grandparents, William and Sadie Bomar, who have been married for 63 years



- It has been directed by Floria Sigismondi and choreographed by Noemie Lafrance


- "Mirrors" peaked at number two on "Billboard Hot 100"


2.   Beyonce   feat.   Jay-Z   –   Drunk   In   Love



- “Drunk In Love” belongs to Beyonce's fifth studio album, entitled simply - “Beyonce” (2013); a visual album, simultaneously released with 17 video teasers


- The video was released on December 16th, 2013 and it represents the first single from the new album



- Directed by Hype Williams, the video was filmed in August in Golden Beach, Florida



- The single is considered a follow-up to "Crazy In Love", single released by the couple in 2003.


3.   Rihanna   feat.   Mikky   Ekko   -   Stay



- "Stay" is the second single of Rihanna's seventh album – "Unapologetic", prized with Best Urban Contemporary Album at the 56th Grammy Awards Gala.



- It is a featuring with Mikky Ekko, one of the two producers who worked on this single


- This pop ballad was released on January 7th, 2013 and peaked at number three on the “U.S. Billboard Hot 100"



- Directed by Sophie Muller, “Stay” is not an action video, but one concentrated on feelings,placing emphasis on Rihanna's vocal performance


- "Stay" was played on some of the biggest stages of the entertainment world at 2013 Grammy Awards, X Factor UK and Saturday Night Live.


4.   Bruno   Mars   –   Just   The   Way   You   Are



- "Just The Way You Are" represents Bruno Mars' first single



- It was released on September 8th, 2010



- Extracted from his debut album "Doo-Wops & Hooligans", the single went straight to the first position in "U.S. Billboard Hot 100” and “Mainstream Top 40"



- Directed by Ethan Lader, the video depicts Bruno, Peter Gene Hernandez on his real name, declaring his love to the Australian actress, Nathalie Kelley



- "Just The Way You Are" combines reality and animation, with Bruno trying to describe the beauty of his girlfriend, using cassette tapes.


5.   Jason   Mraz   &   Colbie   Caillat   –   Lucky



- "Lucky" stands under the sign of “3”, considered to be lucky as well


- It is the third single signed by Jason Mraz, taken from his third album - "We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things" (2008)


- The conception of this featuring started when Jason discovered Colbie through MySpace and felt enchanted by her voice



- The video was shot in Prague and on the island of Kauai in Hawaii, picturing a love story born of a beautiful friendship



- "Lucky" has a Spanish version, too - "Suerte", featuring Ximena Sarinana


- Launched on January 16th, 2009, the song "Lucky" was performed in shows like Saturday Night Live and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.