Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s ‘Murder on the Dance Floor’ enjoys a resurgence thanks to Saltburn and More Celeb News

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In today’s Quickies — Get ready to groove and feel the nostalgia! Remember “Murder On The Dancefloor” by Sophie Ellis-Bextor? Well, it's back and making waves in the most unexpected way!
Picture this: Barry Keoghan as the quirky Oliver and Jacob Elordi as the irresistible Felix.

Their film caused a stir, with everyone talking about Felix's “fancams” and that unforgettable moment when Oliver took a bathwater sip (yes, you read that right!). But nothing could prepare us for the grand finale – Oliver's epic naked dance around Felix's family estate, all to the infectious beats of “Murder On The Dancefloor”!

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And the impact doesn't stop there. This iconic track has found new life in the TikTok era, joining the ranks of Kate Bush‘s “Running Up That Hill.” Just three days after the film Saltburn hit Amazon Prime Video, “Murder On The Dancefloor” experienced a surge in popularity. Spotify streams skyrocketed to a staggering 1.5 million in a single day, propelling the song onto the Global Spotify chart for the first time. And guess what? It's now sitting pretty at number one on Spotify's Viral 50 chart!

To add to the excitement, Sophie Ellis-Bextor herself hopped on the TikTok train, recreating Oliver's dance moves while sporting some fabulous antlers. Her video went viral, racking up over 4.3 million views and nearly 500,000 likes. Talk about an epic comeback!

So, get your dancing shoes ready, because “Murder On The Dancefloor” is taking over the charts and filling our hearts with pure joy. Let's bring back those funky moves and make this the anthem of the TikTok generation!


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ETLenny Kravitz on his daughter Zoe Kravitz‘s engagement to Channing Tatum: “Hey man, that's life. When your family is happy, when your child is happy, that's it — I've done well. Blessed.”

CNNJonathan Majors is set to give his first interview with Good Morning America since being found guilty of reckless assault and harassment in December.

TV LineDavid Soul, best known for playing Detective Kenneth “Hutch” Hutchinson in the hugely popular 1970s Starsky & Hutch TV series, has died “after a valiant battle for life in the loving company of family.”

Deadline — New guests are checking in to the White Lotus, with Leslie Bibb, Dom Hetrakul, Jason Isaacs, Michelle Monaghan, Parker Posey, and Tayme Thapthimthong set to join the cast of the HBO series’ highly-anticipated third season, along with returning cast member Natasha Rothwell.

Pop BaseAriana Grande was photographed today wearing a t-shirt with the text: “Yes, And?” Many fans are speculating that this is the name of her upcoming first single.


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