BBC Music Video: Entered Top 20 on Official Singles Chart [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 3 years ago
BBC Music Video: Entered Top 20 on Official Singles Chart [WATCH VIDEO]
Elton John, English singer-songwriter and pianist, performing on stage at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster, England./ Mattbr

Since a long time the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) has been the most reliable news source in the UK and the world. BBC has always made the best use of its power and popularity in various aspects of philanthropy and business. Now the company has stepped in the world of music, and did it in best possible manner; BBC heralded the start of the correctly-titled BBC Music, the company recently released a new version of the Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows.” Read on to know more about BBC’s musical venture success and full list of stars featured it the video.

As anticipated the outcome is that just four days on sale the newest rendition of the “The Beach Boys” classic song, which was performed by 29 international stars, has entered the Top 20 on the Official Singles Chart.

According to the channel’s official site, numerous well-known musicians in the industry today have recorded the Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” for the launch of BBC’s new music venture, BBC Music.  It was real tough task to identify all of the stars who feature in the video. We have compiled a list of the all the musical sensations in the order they appear the video.

BBC Music video: The full cast of celebrity musicians:

  1. Martin James Bartlett
  2. Pharrell Williams
  3. Emeli Sande
  4. Elton John
  5. Lorde
  6. Chris Martin
  7. Brian Wilson
  8. Florence Welch
  9. Kylie Minogue.
  10. Stevie Wonder
  11. Eliza Carthy
  12. Nicola Benedetti
  13. Jools Holland
  14. Brian May
  15. Jake Bugg
  16. Katie Derham
  17. Lauren Laverne
  18. Gareth Malone
  19. Alison Balsom
  20. One Direction
  21. Zane Lowe
  22. Jaz Dhami
  23. Paloma Faith
  24. Chrissie Hynde
  25. Jamie Cullum
  26. Baaba Maal
  27. Danielle de Niese
  28. Dave Grohl
  29. Sam Smith

The musical ensemble video was directed by Francois Rousselet. The grand Alexandra Palace Theatre brought to life by a delightful rendition of the track which amassed many decades and genres. The BBC first broadcast 90 years ago at the Alexandra Palace Theatre in north London. Indeed a perfect choice for a perfect performance for a dignified cause.

The venture takes the viewers down the memory lane to the splendid cover of Lou Reed’s Perfect Day in 1997.  It was also released by BBC Music to raise funds for Children In Need. It featured the superstars such as U2’s Bono, David Bowie and Elton John. BBC Music will be the most up-to-date section of the corporation and will focus on all things related to music.

And that’s it for BBC’s music launch update. For more details on celebrities, TV shows and upcoming movies, stay tuned here on Movie News Guide (MNG).

[jwplayer mediaid=”32867″]

Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons/Mattbr


About the author

I am an Indian native filled with charm, a sense of humor, style, and a passion for writing. I am an instinctive artist and writing prose and verse since I was 15 years old. I first realized my dreams of becoming a writer at age fourteen and wrote an anthology of Hindi poems. My academic background includes: FDCT ( Fashion Design and Clothing Technology), MA in English, M Sc. in Ecology and Environment Science, and M. Phil. in Sustainable Development. I write on Entertainment, Fashion, Lifestyle, and Sustainable Development.