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  • 7 best Maite Perroni songs

    7 best Maite Perroni songs

    Maite Perroni is a woman who can do it all. She can act, she can slay the trendiest clothes on the runway, and, most of all, she can sing.  Perroni’s other talents can, at times, overshadow the fact that she has one heck of a voice; and not only is that voice powerful, but she can also write some...
  • Ski and snowboard playlist: The best songs to listen to on the mountain

    Ski and snowboard playlist: The best songs to listen to on the mountain

    It’s that magical time of year in Colorado; the flurries are flying and the slopes are open. Every year millions of skiers and snowboarders from Colorado, the U.S. and all over the world hit the slopes in the Centennial State. Snowboarding is an experience, and a big part of that experience for many...
  • 7 best Ivory Layne songs

    7 best Ivory Layne songs

    Emerging pop sensation Ivory Layne credits Peter Gabriel, Annie Lennox, Coldplay and Imogen Heap among her chief influences. Upon close listen, one can also arguably hear some glimmering similarities to Adele in Layne’s unique, full-bodied, sparkling tone. With her background rooted in faith-based...
  • The best songs for your Labor Day weekend playlist

    The best songs for your Labor Day weekend playlist

    Labor Day is Sept. 3, and for many people that means Labor Day weekend barbecues and parties. But what's a party without the appropriate music? To help music fans' Labor Day celebrations, AXS has put together the 11 best songs to include on your Labor Day weekend playlist. Check out our selections...
  • 5 best songs from Demi Lovato's 'Tell Me You Love Me'

    5 best songs from Demi Lovato's 'Tell Me You Love Me'

    Several years ago, pop star Demi Lovato was showing off to the world a newfound confidence on the aptly titled Confident. Fast forward to 2017, Lovato released Tell Me You Love Me on Sept. 29 and dug deeper into her R&B side, showcasing a range of urban runs fit for the modern era. Tell Me You...
  • Top 10 best All That Remains songs

    Top 10 best All That Remains songs

    Hailing from Springfield, Maryland, metal band All That Remains has been bringing a diverse range of metal and metalcore to the masses since 1998. Fronted by ex-Shadows Fall vocalist Phil Labonte, All That Remains (ATR) has seen a variety of changes both to its influences and lineup. In an interview...
  • George Strait

    10 No. 1 songs that define the 'king of country' George Strait

    George Strait, the king of 60 No. 1 hits, first swept through the country music scene back in 1981with his platinum debut, Strait Country. Amidst what would become the flashy countrypolitan style (birthed from rowdy outlaws such as Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson of the '70s), Strait assisted...
  • If Rihanna were to party to her own songs on her Birthday, which ones are fitting to make the cut?

    8 of Rihanna’s best songs perfect for her own birthday celebration

    No one pumps out a party anthem quite like Rihanna. The R&B singer may be one of the biggest recording artists on the planet right now with last year's release of ANTI proving that she’s worthy of real singing recognition. History and millennials, however, will most likely remember her as the...
  • Top 10 best songs from BJ the Chicago Kid

    Top 10 best songs from BJ the Chicago Kid

    Bryan James Sledge, whose professional name is BJ the Chicago Kid, tenderly sings of love and intimacy in many of songs on the album In My Mind, his first release on the Motown label. He also sings of life and failure and learning lessons. BJ The Chicago Kid is nominated for three Grammys at the...
  • Top 10 best Blue Highway songs

    Top 10 best Blue Highway songs

    Blue Highway is a veteran Bluegrass band and expert group of musicians and songwriters whose work is traditional, yet contemporary. The bandmembers are Jason Burleson, Shawn Lane, Tim Stafford, Wayne Taylor, and Gaven Largent.  The band was formed in 1994 and has garnered several awards, including...
  • Top 10 trucker tunes

    Top 10 trucker tunes

    Truckers have always held a certain mystique as modern day cowboys living life on the road. This rare breed of tireless, modern day wranglers drive long hours on tight schedules to deliver pretty much everything we depend on. In fact, the average truck driver spends more than 300 days a year driving...
  • Top 10 best Rhiannon Giddens songs

    Top 10 best Rhiannon Giddens songs

    American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens is a versatile performer who brings stories to life through songs, melodically sung in her rich, strong voice. Giddens won a Grammy with her former band, the Carolina Chocolate Drop, for Best Traditional Folk Album for Genuine Negro Jig in 2011. She is nominated...
  • Of all the songs on the four full albums that Rogue Valley released in a year's time back in 2010/2011, it’s “The Wolves & The Ravens” which

    Eight best indie breakup songs

    Breakups. You know, that awkward but sometimes painful breaking of the romantic partnership agreement that you and your lover once held onto so tight. As the saying goes, all things must come to an end, and unfortunately for you, statistically speaking it’s probably going to be your next or current...
  • Top 10 best Brothers Osborne songs

    Top 10 best Brothers Osborne songs

    The Brothers Osborne are a duo that consists of T.J. Osborne and John Osborne. The brothers nominated for a Grammy for “21 Summer” as “Best Country Duo/Group Performance for the 59th Grammy Awards, being presented on Feb. 12, 2017. They were nominated for a Grammy for “Stay A Little Longer” in 201...
  • Top 10 best Claire Lynch songs

    Top 10 best Claire Lynch songs

    Singer/songwriter Claire Lynch is an acclaimed musical artist; the three-time winner of the IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Award. Her 2016 album North By South, has received a 2017 Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.This is the third Grammy nomination...
  • Top 10 best Sarah Jarosz songs

    Top 10 best Sarah Jarosz songs

    Singer/songwriter Sarah Jarosz is a rising star in Americana and Bluegrass music who released her fourth album, Undercurrent, in 2016. Jarosz is a talented vocalist and mandolin player who was nominated for four Grammys at the 59th Grammy Awards, which will be presented on Feb. 12, 2016. Following...
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