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  • The 10 best Jason Mraz songs

    The 10 best Jason Mraz songs

    One of the greatest things about two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz is that his songs don’t fit neatly into one genre box. He’s a brilliant wordsmith with the incomparable capacity to lyrically bend the English language like no other. His musically eclectic catalog offers up a little Rap, some Scat...
  • The 10 best Maroon 5 songs

    The 10 best Maroon 5 songs

    Three-time Grammy-winning pop-rock band Maroon 5 rose to fame following the success of their 2002 debut album Songs About Jane. The group gained critical-acclaim for the heavily-played lead single “Harder to Breathe” and in 2005 they snagged the coveted Best New Artist Grammy Award. Four studio...
  • Top 10 essential Ed Sheeran songs

    Top 10 essential Ed Sheeran songs

    British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran burst onto the music scene after catching the attention of some incredibly famous people in 2011: six-time Grammy winner Sir Elton John and Grammy and Oscar winner Jamie Foxx. Since then, he has toured and collaborated with superstar Taylor Swift, written songs...
  • Collabro, Britain's Got Talent winners release debut album 'Stars'

    Collabro, Britain's Got Talent winners release debut album 'Stars'

    Stand aside One Direction, Collabro is the new group that has mesmerized England. They are the 2014 winner of Britain's Got Talent and have released their debut album Stars on Portrait Records/Sony Music Masterworks for the US. The members of Collabro are young (20-24 years old) and have not been in...
  • The Voice's Angie Johnson returns with new single, Can't Take That Away

    The Voice's Angie Johnson returns with new single, Can't Take That Away

    Angie Johnson, the powerful singer who was a fan favorite on NBC's "The Voice," has returned with the new single, "Can't Take That Away." Johnson proudly represented the United States Air Force during the singing competition's second season when she was personally recruited to audition after host...
  • Detroit prepares to drop 'The D' in Motown for New Year's Eve celebration

    Detroit prepares to drop 'The D' in Motown for New Year's Eve celebration

    Each year, it's become a tradition in Detroit to drop something of their own. Sure, New York City drops "the ball" each year to celebrate the arrival of the new year, but in the Motor City, the new and much-hyped annual tradition is the dropping of "The D." Now in its fifth-year, the Motor City New...
  • American Idol 2014 Top Five finalist Sam Woolf releases debut album 'Pretend'

    American Idol 2014 Top Five finalist Sam Woolf releases debut album 'Pretend'

    The heartthrob teen idol from the thirteenth season of American Idol, Sam Woolf, has released his debut EP album Pretend. The EP was produced, engineered and mixed by Grammy-winner (for Best Contemporary World Music Album) Danny Blume. The back-up vocals are by Curtis King and Cindy Mizzelle of the...
  • Britney Spears celebrates one year anniversary of residency in Las Vegas

    Britney Spears celebrates one year anniversary of residency in Las Vegas

    Britney Spears had a big night on Saturday, Dec. 27. Not only did she go back on stage for her Britney: Piece of Me concert at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino after a bit of a Christmas break, she also celebrated the one year anniversary of her concert residency at the hotel. Late...
  • Jessie J: Writing 'Party In The USA' for Miley Cyrus paid rent for years

    Jessie J: Writing 'Party In The USA' for Miley Cyrus paid rent for years

    Before Jessie J became a worldwide pop superstar about three years ago, she made her living as a songwriter. In fact, she penned one of the biggest hits of the past few years. As reported by Belfast Telegraph on Sunday, Dec. 28, in an interview with Glamour magazine UK's edition for an upcoming...
  • Justin Bieber promises a big 2015

    Justin Bieber promises a big 2015

    Justin Bieber made a lot of headlines in 2014, not so much for his music but for his legal troubles and love life. That may all change next year as he seeks to bring the focus back to his music. On Saturday, Dec. 27, Justin sent a hint that fans will see something big from him in the coming months...
  • One Direction among pop artists to have emailed hacked

    One Direction among pop artists to have emailed hacked

    One Direction are among a group of artists to have their emails hacked. The culprits are believed the be the same party who recently infiltrated Sony's film studio. According to a news release posted Dec. 28 at Contact Music, the British pop superstars are among a list of high-profile artists, which...
  • Meghan Trainor can't wait for her That Bass Tour

    Meghan Trainor can't wait for her That Bass Tour

    With just a few days left in 2014, Meghan Trainor can't wait for 2015 to begin. That's because she has a big tour lined up. On Sunday, Dec. 28, the singer tweeted her excitement over her upcoming That Bass Tour. "Ahhh can't wait for #ThatBassTour!!! What show are you guys cominggggg to??" she wrote...
  • Ringo Starr announces completion of new album in holiday greeting message

    Ringo Starr announces completion of new album in holiday greeting message

    Ringo Starr fans can look forward to a new studio album in 2015. The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee made the announcement in a newly-posted holiday greeting video. According to an article posted Dec. 27 at Ultimate Classic Rock, the ex-Beatle dropped the news in a 48-second video clip in...
  • Hey Rosetta! share upcoming tour dates

    Hey Rosetta! share upcoming tour dates

    Do your New Year’s resolutions include seeing more live concerts? Then you’re in luck, as indie pop-rock band Hey Rosetta! has just announced dates for an extensive North American tour. The band has 30 shows scheduled throughout Canada and the U.S., and informed fans via the band’s Facebook page...
  • Exclusive: The Vaughns talk bowling, NJ's local scene, and more

    Exclusive: The Vaughns talk bowling, NJ's local scene, and more

    Since releasing their debut self-titled EP back in August, Springfield, New Jersey, indie-pop/rock band The Vaughns have kept busy by playing shows all over the state. They have four shows already planned in the Garden State for next month; check out an exclusive interview that AXS did with the and...
  • Ariana Grande, Beyonce and other pop stars share Christmas photos on Instagram

    Ariana Grande, Beyonce and other pop stars share Christmas photos on Instagram

    Thanks to Instagram and Twitter, famous singers can now share their Christmas holiday experiences with their fans, which is exactly what happened yesterday when Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, and others posted pics from their own celebrations and sent out holiday-themed tweets...
  • Justine Dorsey: ‘Music is the closest thing to magic that we have’

    Justine Dorsey: ‘Music is the closest thing to magic that we have’

    Justine Dorsey’s crisp voice possesses an angelic beauty that is spiced with an intriguing hint of darkness. Her lyrics play vividly in your head like little three-minute movies. Last week it was announced that Justine and her sister, Kerris Dorsey, were the Overall Grand Prize winners in the 19th...
  • Overlooked gem of 2014: Kishi Bashi's 'Lighght'

    Overlooked gem of 2014: Kishi Bashi's 'Lighght'

    One of the more musically adventurous albums of 2014 was Lighght from violinist Kaoru Ishibashi, better known professionally as Kishi Bashi. The musician has toured with popular indie acts, including Of Montreal, in the past, but he came into his own this year with his second album, which blended an...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. releases lyric music video for ‘James Dean’

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. releases lyric music video for ‘James Dean’

    What do you get when you combine the talent of duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. with Instagram star Adam Carpenter? You get the new lyric music video for the electronic-pop group’s single “James Dean,” which debuted via Nylon Guys Magazine on Dec. 22, 2014. The official lyric music video features...
  • Demi Lovato releases 'Nightingale' video showing Wilmer Valderrama

    Demi Lovato releases 'Nightingale' video showing Wilmer Valderrama

    Demi Lovato has given her fans an early Christmas present. On Wednesday, Dec. 24, she released the video to her song "Nightingale," from her 2013′s album DEMI. Early Wednesday morning, Demi tweeted a message of thanks to her dedicated fans, known as Lovatics. "Thank you all so much for the most...
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