Saturday, July 13, 2024

Jennifer Lopez’s Comeback Single “Can’t Get Enough” Fails to Launch, Stalls at Number 22 on iTunes


Jennifer Lopez’s fans have gotten enough.

After a big premiere on Wednesday, Lopez’s “Can’t Get Enough” has stalled on the iTunes charts at number 22.

At the same time, Ariana Grande’s “Yes, and?” hit number 1 out of the box and has remained there since yesterday morning. Of course, Grande is half Lopez’s age and her fans are motivated and paying attention to releases.

Lopez was banking on a hit to help launch her new album, coming next month, called “This is Me… Now.”

The video that accompanies the new song is fun but maybe doesn’t help Lopez’s image. It centers on a wedding. She’s in the dress, etc. It’s her umpteenth video or movie involving that theme, which may be a tad too much at this point.

“Can’t Get Enough” is a hybrid single, made of musical particle board — ten songwriters are listed and is built on two samples of obscure old songs. Conversely, the Ariana Grande song is new, written by hit maker Max Martin and his team.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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