first_imgDerulo reaches out to K-pop with ‘Let’s Shut Up & Dance’ by Andrew Dalton, The Associated Press Posted Mar 21, 2019 11:50 am PDT FILE – In this April 12, 2018 file photo, singer Jason Derulo poses during a photocall upon arrival for the 2018 Echo Music Awards in Berlin. In “Let’s Shut Up & Dance,” the R&B singer collaborates with Asian K-pop acts Lay Zhang and NCT 127 in a trans-Pacific partnership he thinks ought to be increasingly common in the musical future. (Axel Schmidt/Pool Photo via AP) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email LOS ANGELES — Jason Derulo is simultaneously looking ahead, looking back and looking across the ocean for his new project.The pop singer collaborates with K-pop acts from South Korea and China for his new single “Let’s Shut Up & Dance.”Derulo tells The Associated Press that this kind of trans-Pacific song-and-dance collaboration should become the norm for artists in the future.The song is also the first of four singles he plans to release in the coming months in tribute to his childhood hero Michael Jackson.Derulo says that he understands it’s a sensitive time to be honouring Jackson as allegations of child molestation have remerged, but he’s focusing on the performer who is the reason he became a musician, not anyone’s personal life.Andrew Dalton, The Associated Presslast_img read more