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  • Watch: Molly Kate Kestner discusses creating opportunities for fans at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Molly Kate Kestner discusses creating opportunities for fans at the BBVA Music Sessions

    "Every single show, in and of itself, no matter how big the audience, no matter what the venue, is an incredible opportunity," Molly Kate Kestner explains. "As long as there's one person who's affected, who is happier when they leave than when they came in, then I've done my job." The rising pop...
  • Watch: Ivory Layne discusses the connective power of self-expression at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Ivory Layne discusses the connective power of self-expression at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Ivory Layne's voice can silence a room. It can also get people to sing, dance, and feel strongly. She demonstrated this effect at the most recent BBVA Music Sessions event in Dallas, where she commanded attention with a mix of up-tempo hits and bold ballads that showcased her impeccable songwriting...
  • Watch: John Splithoff discusses the opportunities he seeks at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: John Splithoff discusses the opportunities he seeks at the BBVA Music Sessions

    He has two hit singles under his belt and tens of millions of streams; now, John Splithoff is ready for more. With an artistry based on talent, hard work and humor, the rising pop-soul artist never passes up an opportunity to play live and reach new fans.  Recently, Splithoff performed at the BBVA...
  • Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: Ivory Layne

    Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: Ivory Layne

    Making her mark on the music scene, Ivory Layne is exaclty what the music industry needs. With her fiery vocals and catchy tunes, Layne is on the fast track to becoming pop music’s next big thing. Performing at the seventh installment of the BBVA Music Sessions on Nov. 2 in Dallas at Sheraton Dallas...
  • Watch: Victoria La Mala discusses finding strength in challenges at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Victoria La Mala discusses finding strength in challenges at the BBVA Music Sessions

    "Through many obstacles and through many people who have told me 'you're never going to do it' I have picked myself up and said 'I'm gonna do it and I'm gonna do it for myself." This quote represents the spirit of Victoria La Mala, the passionate, posied and wildly talented rising Latin artist. The...
  • Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: John Splithoff

    Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: John Splithoff

    The multi-faceted musical stylings of John Splithoff will grace the stage at the sixth installment of the BBVA Music Sessions on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. in Phoenix at The Park Bar (3 S 2nd Street). With his first single, “Sing to You”, racking up over 28 million streams on Spotify - Splithoff is quickly...
  • Watch: Elsa Carvajal of Elsa y Elmar discusses key opportunities at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Elsa Carvajal of Elsa y Elmar discusses key opportunities at the BBVA Music Sessions

    A simple search for "music colleges" is what initiated Elsa y Elmar's global music career. After finding, applying to, and, eventually, receiving a scolarship to the esteemed Berklee College of Music, the Columbia-born singer-songwriter found herself in Boston, where she honed her artistic craft...
  • Watch: Stephanie Quayle discusses the challenges that drive her at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Stephanie Quayle discusses the challenges that drive her at the BBVA Music Sessions

    "With every challenge and every closed door, you learn something," Stephanie Quayle tells AXS. "So I think it's just a choice of how you look at it, you can either let it slow you down or speed you up." The hardworking country singer has never encountered a speed bump that hasn't propelled her...
  • Watch: Tyler Rich discusses the power of acoustic performances at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Tyler Rich discusses the power of acoustic performances at the BBVA Music Sessions

    "There's nothing more real and organic to me than getting the opportunity to connect with the fans up close and personal," Tyler Rich explains. As the latest artist on the BBVA Music Sessions, the rising country artist got to do just that at an exclusive, intimate showcase in Denver.  Ahead of his...
  • 5 reasons to see Elsa y Elmar live

    5 reasons to see Elsa y Elmar live

    Latin music is everywhere these days, and it’s a really wonderful energy to grab onto if you get the chance! Spiritual if you will. That’s Elsa y Elmar’s thing; She’s a young, award-winning songwriter from Boston by way of Colombia, with a Latin-fueled mix of dance-friendly indie pop with a real fun...
  • 5 things you didn’t know about Elsa y Elmar

    5 things you didn’t know about Elsa y Elmar

    Latin indie-pop artist Elsa y Elmar is helping to bring the soul and spirit of Colombian music to American audiences, one song at a time. The young artist from San Francisco by way of Boston and initially Bucaramanga, Colombia is just the latest songwriter and recording artist alongside her native...
  • 5 things you didn’t know about Victoria La Mala

    5 things you didn’t know about Victoria La Mala

    Most American music fans may not have heard the name Victoria La Mala just yet, but the emerging singer and recording artist from Mexico is making her way up the Latin pop charts and it is quickly becoming impossible to ignore her growing reputation. After breaking through to Mexican audiences on a...
  • Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: Elsa y Elmar

    Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: Elsa y Elmar

    As the indie-pop sensation hailing from Colombia, Elsa y Elmar is bringing her award-winning skills to the fifth BBVA Music Sessions on Sept. 13 in Forth Worth, Texas at Sundance Square (201 Main Street). Bringing a one of a kind style and sound to the Latin genre, Elsa y Elmar Is an artist quickly...
  • Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: Victoria La Mala

    Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: Victoria La Mala

    Consistently topping the charts and breaking records, Victoria La Mala is no newcomer to the Latin music scene. Mala is going to bring her highly unique sounds to the fifth BBVA Music Sessions on Sept. 13 in Forth Worth, Texas at Sundance Square (201 Main Street). Related — 5 things you didn’t know...
  • 5 reasons to see Victoria La Mala live

    5 reasons to see Victoria La Mala live

    Victoria La Mala is not your mother's banda. The self-proclaimed daughter of Tupac and Selena, "La Mala" is literally "The Bad" woman coming through to make you forget everything you think you know about banda music. She has already put in work in Mexico and is now taking over America with her...
  • Listen: Tyler Dial's hit 'Hold You to It' on Spotify's New Boots playlist

    Listen: Tyler Dial's hit 'Hold You to It' on Spotify's New Boots playlist

    As a rising country star, Tyler Dial is quickly taking over the scene with his refreshing take on the genre. Dial’s stand out track “Hold You To It” from his Repaint EP was recently added to the New Boots playlist on Spotify, showcasing the newcomers sure to take over the country charts. As the...
  • Watch: Tyler Dial discusses setbacks and opportunities at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Tyler Dial discusses setbacks and opportunities at the BBVA Music Sessions

    "I'm a firm believer that things happen for a reason," Tyler Dial tells AXS. "So when bad things happen it's important to try to find the opportunity in those moments." Ahead of his performance at the BBVA Music Sessions at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the rising country artist and BBVA brand...
  • Performing on the BBVA Music Sessions: Tyler Rich

    Performing on the BBVA Music Sessions: Tyler Rich

    As a CMT Listen Up artist for 2018, Tyler Rich is the must see country star with a unique sound all his own. Be sure to catch the powerhouse act at the fourth BBVA Music Sessions on Aug. 15 in Denver at the Skyline Beer Garden (1601 Arapahoe St.). With his latest release “The Difference” climbing...
  • Performing on the BBVA Music Sessions: Stephanie Quayle

    Performing on the BBVA Music Sessions: Stephanie Quayle

    Quickly taking over the country charts, Stephanie Quayle is the newcomer with years of musical talent under her belt. Playing music since the age of four, Quayle is sure to bring the crowd to their feet at the fourth BBVA Music Sessions on Aug. 15 in Denver at the Skyline Beer Garden (1601 Arapahoe...
  • Watch: Hailey Knox discusses opportunities at the BBVA Music Sessions

    Watch: Hailey Knox discusses opportunities at the BBVA Music Sessions

    "I just love to play my guitar and sing for people," Hailey Knox explains. "So any opportunity to get up and sing to people, I love." The rising pop singer-songwriter was recently given the opportunity by BBVA Music Sessions, where she wowed the audience at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston with her...
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