Today R&B singer/songwriter Vedo released an Amazon Original remix of his song “You Got It,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign. The track is available to stream and purchase only on Amazon Music.
“This remix is one for the books. I personally wanted this to happen because for some reason I knew that Ty would be able to say the same thing I said but in a different way â he’s a genius,” said Vedo. “This remix will give you even more motivation to Bo$ Up!”
Listen to Vedo’s “You Got It (Remix) ft. Ty Dolla $ign” [Amazon Original] only on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/VedoTy
Vedo’s original version of “You Got It” debuted in March and has been a runaway success, charting on Billboard’s Hot R&B, Heatseekers, and â for the first time in Vedo’s career â the Hot 100. Appearing on the artist’s new album, For You, the song has emerged as viral hit on Tik Tok where users have embraced the song as an anthem for personal empowerment. // Continue to the full article
Inspired by the interaction between a waitress and her customer, Home Cookin’ Band’s debut single, “Working For A Good Tip,” has been bringing audiences in Chicago out on the dance floor since the band started performing the song in live venues last year.
Lead-singer and co-writer, Anastasiya Protasevych, who sings the part of the waitress, relocated to Chicago from the city of Lviv in Western Ukraine in 2017. Her vocal style reflects her thorough knowledge of American Blues and Classic Rock music along with her love of Ukrainian folk music. Her vocal style also reminds the listener of her strong European influences such as The Cranberries. Anastasiya also plays rhythm guitar and piano for the band.
Co-written by lead guitarist, Michael Costelloe, the song has a classic rock feel. // Continue to the full article
Just in time for Thanksgiving, legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor has shared a surprise new 3-Track collection, Over The Rainbow – The American Standard EP, a companion to his acclaimed album, American Standard, released earlier this year.
The EP features three performances from the American Standard sessions including Taylor’s previously unreleased moving interpretation of The Wizard of Oz Classic, “Over The Rainbow,” written by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, along with Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner’s “I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face,” from the 1956 musical My Fair Lady, and “Never Never Land,” written by Jules Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green for the 1954 musical Peter Pan. (“I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face” and “Never Never Land” were previously available as CD exclusives only. // Continue to the full article
Rising pop-country artist and digital star Alexandra Kay has surpassed over 1 Million followers on TikTok this weekend. Kay has been rising up the ranks on the digital platform since her cover of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” went viral last fall.
“I joined TikTok with a goal of staying true to who I am and sharing my journey of being an independent artist,” shares Kay on diving into this digital creative space. ” I honestly didn’t know where it would take me. I’m so happy that my music has connected with over a million people and for all the doors it’s opened for me. Crazy to think we’re just getting started. “
Growing up about 40 minutes from St. Louis Missouri in Waterloo, IL, Alexandra began writing songs at the age of 15 as a way to cope with being a teenager, first loves and finding herself. // Continue to the full article
With the holiday season fast approaching, we’ll soon be hearing the distinctive sleigh bells of Christmas music: Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas,” Nat King Cole’s “The Christmas Song,” Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas is You,” and even “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer.”
Joe Eagleman is a passionate songwriter and musician. Since 2012, he and his Eagleman Band have recorded five albums of original music, including Eagleman Melodies, Golden Streets, Breath of Fresh Air and Super Vibration Sensations
In 2019, The Eagleman Band released Modernized Country Christmas, containing 11 original songs for the holidays.
“We had done other kinds of albums and we liked to do original music,” says Eagleman. “We knew a few Christmas songs that we played out, but I always liked to do new things. // Continue to the full article
Capitol Nashville/Universal Music’s Mickey Guyton will perform the sultry “Salt” from her acclaimed EP Bridges on The Kelly Clarkson Show tomorrow, November 19 (check local listings). Mickey co-wrote all six tracks on Bridges including “Salt” along with Jesse Frasure, Cary Barlowe and Steven Lee Olsen.
Mickey is also set to perform a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Make You Feel My Love” on tonight’s “Stand Up For Heroes” event airing at 9pm ET on ABC News Live, TikTok, Facebook Watch, Cheddar, Twitch and Armed Forces Network. Additional guests include Sheryl Crow, Tiffany Haddish, Brad Paisley as well as Bruce Springsteen and more information can be found at: standup.bobwoodrufffoundation.org/
Mickey just released a special NPR Tiny Desk Concert: NPR praises, “Guyton raises the rafters and distills emotion with impeccable clarity. // Continue to the full article
Country duo Florida Georgia Line, made up of Tyler Hubbard and BK Kelley, will produce and create original music for an upcoming musical film with Monarch Media.
Along with original music, the film will feature reworked country classics: ‘There is a feeling that only a great country song can give you,” said Powell. “It can make you smile bigger or cry harder than any other genre and frankly, our goal is to create a film that captures those feelings and puts them on screen in a way that’s never been done before. We believe Florida Georgia Line is the best partner to do that and are thrilled to work with them on this project.”
“We are so excited to bring a wholly original country musical to the big screen for the very first time,” said Hubbard and Kelley in a joint statement. // Continue to the full article
Command Sisters shared their new holiday inspired single “Steal Your Heart” today via 21 Entertainment/ Universal Music/ Republic Records.
Written by Charlotte and Sarah Command and produced by Marty Martino, “Steal Your Heart” hooks listeners right from the top, drawing them in to a seductive and mysterious storyline. With lyrics like, “The Grinch, he already stole Christmas, Now I’m gonna go steal your heart,” it can’t be denied that the Command Sisters have made their mark on holiday music, all in signature Command style.
“Steal Your Heart” is the latest single from the Command Sisters and follows the ultra-catchy track “Feel Good,” released earlier this month, and “Lonely Lullaby.” Their debut single, “I Can Do What I Want To” and its follow up, “I Like It,” were received with critical acclaim. // Continue to the full article
O.G, which is due for official release on November 20th, 2020, is the third track to drop from Auckland-born, Brisbane-based Rap artist NA$A. The introspective-deep track explores the dynamics of faith in a way which surpasses religious connotations and delves deep into the frameworks of morality we find ourselves navigating daily.
O.G. is set to follow on from NA$A’s debut single $aturn which was released on February 14th. For their hottest drop yet, they teamed up with TheBroMal to offer gospel to the impious and melodic Old School grooves to anyone who finds salvation in atmospheric Hip Hop.
The laidback Trap beats leave plenty room for the Rap verses to dominate as they pull you right back to the simplicity of adolescence while reminding you that you don’t need a book to guide you and spoon-feed you morality. // Continue to the full article
Vevo’s ‘Artists to Watch’ is now in its 7th year with the list consisting of artists who Vevo believes will break through in the coming year. Vevo DSCVR ATW champions emerging artists through engaging live performance content.
“Surf Mesa’s electro-pop songs are not only crazy catchy, they evoke a feeling, a mood that you don’t soon forget,” explains Parul Chokshi, Senior Director, Talent Booking at Vevo. “We’re especially excited to share these performances, as Surf Mesa has delivered a stunningly sultry version of his hit song “ily (i love you baby)” and the ethereal “Somewhere” with Gus Dapperton’s reverie-inducing vocals.”
Vevo’s Artists to Watch provides emerging artists with engaging, high-quality live performance content to expose them to new global audiences. // Continue to the full article
Today, Vuse and Rolling Stone announced a series of rooftop concerts throughout three of New York’s boroughs in celebration and support of its local music scene. Cold War Kids, Elle King, and Oddisee will play exclusive sets atop buildings in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens with a livestream of each set streaming exclusively at www.rollingstone.com/rooftopsessions and hosted by SNL’s Chloe Fineman. Join us as we come together to bring live music back to New York City and support the music community, in partnership with Sweet Relief Musicians Fund and Musicians Foundation.
“We’re excited to inspire creativity and expression of the human spirit by sharing one of our passions – music – with adults who may have missed live concerts this year and who want to give back to the music community,” said Leila Medeiros, Senior Vice President Vapor. // Continue to the full article
Lana Del Rey has recorded a special cover of “Summertime” by George Gershwin to raise awareness and to give support to two major American orchestras, the New York Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Lana has also generously donated to both organizations whose concerts have been cancelled through June 2021 due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
Donations can be made to the “Play Your Part” fund at www.laphil.com and to the “NY Plays On Fund” at www.nyphil.org/virtualgala.
The New York Philharmonic are also hosting a virtual fundraising gala tonight, which will be broadcast publicly on www.nyphil.org as well as on the orchestras YouTube and Facebook.
“We’re incredibly grateful for Lana Del Rey’s support and for her drawing attention to the challenges arts organizations have faced over the past several months,” said Chad Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles Philharmonic. // Continue to the full article
Toronto, ON based Dark Alternative Rock Band A PRIMITIVE EVOLUTION, fronted by The Birthday Massacre bassist Brett Carruthers, has released the official music video for “Ghost,” off of the band’s latest album, Becoming. Directed by Terra Joy McNerthney and produced by long time collaborator and friend Bailey Northcott, “Ghost” was originally premiered on tastemaker site mxdwn.
A song about love and loss, inspired by the shared grieving process of filial death, the video for “Ghost” takes place in a desolate, post-apocalyptic dreamscape where two lone survivors search for connection. Radio waves call to them, but what will they find at the source of the signal?
“‘Ghost’ was a song we took a chance on. We’d never written an epic long piece like this before and it really helped seal the album together for us. // Continue to the full article
Ne-Yo, Michael Buffer And More A-List Talent Round Out Program For Mike Tyson’s Return To The Ring Against Roy Jones Jr. On November 28, 2020
Viral entertainment platform, Triller announced today that Grammy-Award winning singer songwriter, actor, producer Ne-Yo will be performing the National Anthem before Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. enter the ring at next week’s highly anticipated event. Michael Buffer, who’s distinct announcing style has deemed him a cultural icon, is confirmed to announce the main event of Tyson vs. Jones, and UFC Middleweight Champion, Israel Adesanya will commentate the fight alongside Boxing Hall of Famer and Olympic Champion, Sugar Ray Leonard and sportscaster, Al Bernstein. Jim Gray is slated to host the pre- and post-fight interviews, while Barrie Eget will announce the undercard fights and sports anchor, Ernesto Amador will serve as the primary Spanish commentator. The fight can be ordered on Pay-Per-View through cable and satellite providers and is also available on PPV streaming at www. // Continue to the full article
Today, global music streaming and entertainment platform, TIDAL, announced a Black Friday and Cyber Monday limited-time offer. From November 24 through December 2, 2020, new customers can receive four months of TIDAL at $0.99 for Premium or $1.99 for a HiFi membership (a value of $39.96 (Premium) and $79.96 (HiFi) for four months.) To take advantage of the offer this holiday season, new members can head to TIDAL.com/blackfriday.
TIDAL’s Premium and HiFi tiers offer music fans unlimited access to its extensive catalog of over 70 million tracks across all genres, thousands of expertly curated playlists by TIDAL’s seasoned editorial team, and endless artist radio stations. HiFi members have the added benefit of listening to the best quality of sound available, including TIDAL Masters and immersive sound experiences from Dolby Atmos Music and Sony 360 Reality Audio. // Continue to the full article
On December 18, GRAMMY Award-nominated producer/songwriter/performer Maggie Rogers will release Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011 – 2016 – a 16-track retrospective featuring newly remastered versions of her nascent material, including six never-before-heard songs. Set to be the first release on Roger’s own record label, Debay Sounds via Caroline, this special collection closely documents the artistic evolution experienced on the way to creating her acclaimed debut on Capitol Records/Universal Music, Heard It In A Past Life.
Today, Rogers shares a self-narrated visual to introduce Notes from the Archive and reveal the inspiration behind the project. As Rogers explains in the video, Notes from the Archive took shape from a period of intense reflection on her path as an artist. // Continue to the full article
One of the most successful, iconic and revered artists in pop music history, Annie Lennox – with over 83 million albums sold – is in the spotlight once again. Today Annie Lennox releases a digitally remastered version of her sixth solo album, A Christmas Cornucopia – a collection of inspired interpretations of traditional festive songs, rounded out by a Lennox composition, “Universal Child.”
The 2020 re-issue of A Christmas Cornucopia, released via Island Records/Universal Music, to mark its 10 year anniversary, features brand new, previously unreleased track, “Dido’s Lament”, a new tracklisting, and new artwork (across all formats – vinyl, CD and digital).
Says Lennox: “I’m absolutely delighted to be releasing the 10th Anniversary of A Christmas Cornucopia. 2020 has been an unprecedented year around the worldâ¦ The carols on this album represent continuum – harking back to a time before modern technology, climate emergency, global pandemics, pollution, forest destruction, species extinction and all the challenges our world must urgently deal with in terms of crisis in sustainability. // Continue to the full article
Six-time JUNO Award winning singer, song-writer Johnny Reid released My Kind Of Christmas Deluxe Edition digitally today via Universal Music. Offering three brand new songs and exclusive commentary from the artist the special deluxe version comes at a time when the world can use some holiday cheer. Reid also shared the official music video for “A Time For Having Fun,” today.
Along with the new music Reid is planning a virtual event, A Time For Having Fun Virtual Christmas Variety Show Hosted by Johnny Reid, set to stream on December 12th at 8:00 PM EST. The special, which will be in support of March of Dimes Canada and people living with disabilities, will stream worldwide exclusively on JohnnyReid.com and promises to be an interactive variety show for the whole family. Fans can expect a special performance of a few songs from My Kind Of Christmas Deluxe Edition, giveaways, special guests, Christmas traditions and more! Tickets go on-sale today starting at 10:00am EST. // Continue to the full article
International music video production company Relaxing Blues teams with Atlanta blues rocker Tinsley Ellis. The result: over 20,000 blues fans view the hot new slow blues tune by Mr. Ellis in its first week.
It all started with veteran blues rocker Tinsley Ellis teaming with the world famous Alligator records and together they produced Tinsley’s latest album “Ice Cream In Hell”.
Next, the label and the artist team with the international music video production company Relaxing Blues. The goal: augment the audio presence with a visual story set to the music. The song they chose was “Your Love’s Like Heroin”. The song alone without the video presence will stop you in your tracks, you can feel it deep inside. The licks are crisp, the vocals clear, and the lyrics say it all. It’s blues, real blues, slow blues at its best. // Continue to the full article
Marfa, Texas-based multidisciplinary artist Rob Mazurek’s new album with Exploding Star Orchestra, Dimensional Stardust, is out now via International Anthem / Nonesuch Records, available here. Mazurek has made an indelible impact on creative music over the past thirty years since emerging from the musical nexus of the 1990s Chicago scene. He has written more than 400 compositions, is featured on more than seventy recordings from various labels, and has led or co-led many ensembles, including Exploding Star Orchestra (his flagship large ensemble), Chicago Underground, Isotope 217, and more.
Following the 2018 JazzFest Berlin debut of the new Exploding Star Orchestra music, Mazurek returned to Chicago, where International Anthem took the opportunity to capture his new ESO compositions with a cast of collaborators from their collective constellation of artists. // Continue to the full article
k.d. lang’s acclaimed 2008 Nonesuch album, Watershed, is now available on vinyl for the first time (December 4 outside the US), and is available to order here. Watershed was the first album of newly written material from lang since 2000’s Invincible Summer and her first studio album since 2004’s Canadian songbook, Hymns of the 49th Parallel. The Times of London declared it “a masterpiece.” The New York Times said: “Few singers command such perfection of pitch. Her voice, at once beautiful and unadorned and softened with a veil of smoke, invariably hits the middle of a note and remains there.”
As the title suggests, Watershed represented a milestone in k.d. lang’s groundbreaking career. For the first time, she assumed the role of producerâas well as writer, singer, and multi-instrumentalistâfor this album of eleven new songs. // Continue to the full article
Harlem rapper and basketball enthusiast Sheck Wes has released a new track – aptly titled – “2020 Draft.” Earlier today, Sheck posted to socials that he has been in training camps and in talks with teams, warming up the baseline for the new release. The song which comes with its official music video follows Sheck’s signature combination of hard hitting song balanced with his entertaining personality. Sheck Wes recruits Ronnie 2K, Zack Bia, John O, Moe Black, Mok Lite, Father Steve, Cian Moore, Kidthewiz, and Sturdy Max all of which can be seen in the comedic visual. In “2020 DRAFT” we see Sheck in training mode, “showtiming” in subway cars, dribbling on the courts and all around being the larger than life New York personality we have come to know.
The “Mo Bamba” phenom soundtracked a summer and beyond with his viral hit. // Continue to the full article
Today sees global superstar Ellie Goulding release a new holiday EP titled ‘Songbook for Christmas’, featuring a collection of previously released festive holiday tracks and winter favourites, out now via Polydor Records.
The six-track EP consists of several seasonal favourites from throughout Ellie’s illustrious career so far; from the 2010 John Lewis Christmas cover of Elton John’s ‘Your Song’ to ‘The Writer’ off Ellie’s debut album ‘Lights’, which also celebrated its tenth anniversary earlier this year. Amazon Music’s version of the EP will exclusively feature Ellie’s UK #1 Amazon Original cover of Joni Mitchell’s ‘River’. See the full track list below.
Talking about the EP, Ellie said “I’m excited to release Songbook for Christmas, a compilation of my favourite festive holiday tracks and winter favourites – these releases span across various releases and different stages of my career, so it’s really nice to have them together on an EP for my fans to enjoy. // Continue to the full article
The Award-winning pop artist Eli Rose shared the official music video for her latest single, “Alibi,” via Maison Barclay Canada/ Universal Music. Directed by long-time collaborator Jeremie Saindon [Milk & Bone, Yelle], the video stars actor Antoine DesRochers [L’acadÃ©mie, L’Ã©chapÃ©e, District 31].
Earlier this month Eli Rose took home her first ADISQ Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year. The award presentation was broadcast live from Montreal and included a special performance of the artist’s hit single, “Carrousel.” Most recently it was announced that “Carrousel” will be awarded one of the 10 Francophone 2020 Popular Music Awards at the 2020 GALA SOCAN set to take place in Montreal on December 7th. The award is given to the most-played songs of 2019, an impressive feat for a debut single. // Continue to the full article
Following the release of her highly anticipated EP ‘no one else, not even you’, Mae Muller today releases a brand-new video for addictively catchy new single “Dependent”. Directed by Sophia Ray [Little Mix + 5SOS], the video follows Mae on dates with a partner she’s falling for, backed by an army of girls. First appearing as disapproving friends, the girls later transpire to be Mae’s inner thoughts as she battles between the thrill of a new love and the fear of losing her sense of self. Both Mae’s and the girls looks for the video were provided by Dolce and Gabbana. The video is the third to be lifted from the EP following “so annoying” and “HFBD”.
Speaking about the video, Mae said “This is one of my favourite videos I’ve ever done, and I loved collaborating with the super talented Sophia Ray and the team that brought the concept of the song to life. // Continue to the full article
Portuguese singer Mariza celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her career and the centenary of the late Queen of Fado, AmÃ¡lia Rodrigues, with Mariza Sings AmÃ¡lia, her first full album of classics, available in the US on January 29, 2021, from Nonesuch Records. Mariza Sings AmÃ¡lia is available to pre-order here, where the two album tracks “LÃ¡grima” – a video for which can be seen below – and “Foi Deus” also are available. Mariza celebrates the album release with a livestreamed performance of AmÃ¡lia Rodrigues’ music as part of The Town Hall’s The Voice. A Voz. series on January 29.
Mariza and Rodrigues have a lot in common, beyond their origin. With her residencies at legendary venues such as the Paris Olympia and Carnegie Hall, Mariza swept global audiences off their feet in the early part of this century, like Rodrigues had done in the 1950s and 1960s. // Continue to the full article
TOMMY EMMANUEL, the acclaimed and Grammy-nominated acoustic guitarist, singer and songwriter, will release a live holiday album, LIVE! CHRISTMAS TIME, on December 4 via his label CGP Sounds along with Cruzen Street Records. Today (November 20), “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” has been released as the first song from the album. This marks TOMMY’s first Christmas live album having released two studio holiday albums before (2011’s All I Want For Christmas and 2016’s Christmas Memories).
Combining EMMANUEL’s acoustic guitar virtuosity with his stellar band’s musicianship and infectious holiday spirit, the 11-track LIVE! CHRISTMAS TIME (a digital release only) was recorded on December 7 and 8 in 2016 on his “Classics & Christmas Tour” at the Big Room at the Sierra Nevada Brewery in Chico, CA. // Continue to the full article
Toronto R&B Artist Savannah Re Finds Strength In Vulnerability On Her Eloquent, Highly Anticipated Debut EP Opia Today
Today, fresh off the announcement of being named Amazon Music’s Breakthrough Artist of the Month, Toronto R&B songstress Savannah RÃ© makes her highly anticipated debut with the release of Opia, out now via Universal Music. An evocative collection of songs she nurtured and perfected over the past three years, Opia celebrates the strength found in vulnerability. “In order for me to get the body of work that I wanted to get, I had to dig deep. I had to do the work,” shares Savannah RÃ©. “I want to let people see me and connect with my music but for that to happen, I have to be my authentic self and that comes from introspection – it takes a lot of time and maturity to do that.”
The nine-track EP is the product of a prodigious songwriter whose natural talent has flourished from self-growth and in-studio collaborations with elite talent including her mentor, Grammy Award winning producer Boi-1da who, along with YogiTheProducer (Kehlani, Jessie Reyez, Joyner Lucas), is credited as Executive Producer of Opia. // Continue to the full article
Having hastily sold out multiple pressings of their debut double A-side 7″ ‘Honey / Neapolitan’ in February, Melbourne’s breaking power-pop group Romero give us another taste just before the hectic year is up. Adoring followers swoon for frontwoman Alanna Oliver’s soulful verses layered by shimmering, unforgettable riffs that master the sonics of heavy-hearted stars of 70 / 80’s punk, glam and pop. As our collective news fatigue lingers and the frustrations of daily living continue to amplify, Romero’s new single “Troublemaker” helps smooth out the bumps and reassures you on your existential path ahead.
Mastered by Mikey Young (Total Control, Eddy Current Suppression Ring) and mixed by Andrew Hehir, “Troublemaker” strokes both classic and modern age pop records, while evoking an emotional response of the brill-building soundscapes of mid-century soul and groove. // Continue to the full article
Big Loud Records’ CMA New Artist of the Year Morgan Wallen barrels forward full speed ahead this week, launching the pre-order for his highly-anticipated sophomore album Dangerous: The Double Album and dropping a triple shot of brand-new music today via Universal Music.
The trio – “Somebody’s Problem” (writers: Wallen, Rodney Clawson, Jacob Durrett, Ernest Keith Smith), “Still Goin Down” (writers: Wallen, Michael Hardy, Ryan Vojtesak), and “Livin’ The Dream” (writers: Wallen, Ben Burgess, Jacob Durrett, Michael Hardy) – continues to crack open the broad range of Wallen’s 30-track double dip.
“Somebody’s Problem” is a twisty, deceptively sweet love song, where “Still Goin Down” adds to Wallen’s collection of signature, Tennessee-pride-riddled, hometown anthems, touting the lifestyle he knows from experience. // Continue to the full article