New Music to Know: Years & Years on 'King', Ariana Grande & Being the Next Big ThingYears & Years singer Olly Alexander left a burgeoning acting career for music, and considering the success of single 'King,' it was a smart decision.
New Music to Know: Life of Dillon Set the Sound of Summer with 'Overload'With 'Overload,' British pop trio Life of Dillon may already have the song of summer 2015. And summer is still a month away.
New Music To Know: As American Wrestlers, a Scotsman Moves to the Midwest and Finds Freedom in Anonymity"The whole record is so personal. I was avoiding this when I was talking to journalists before. I was avoiding the idea that any of it was personal at all."
New Music to Know: Courtney Barnett Makes the Mundane Come AliveCourtney Barnett's songs focus on the boring things in her life. The things the average person tends to overlook, but she somehow makes sound poetic.
New Music To Know: MisterWives Leave Their Ego at the DoorMisterWives' debut LP exhibits the many elements that make up the band's collective musical personality: a bit of rocksteady reggae, a dash of Broadway balladeering, a splash of EDM and heaping helpings of neon-tinted new wave.
New Music to Know: Catfish and the Bottlemen Want to Sell OutThe band’s debut LP, The Balcony, has just been released stateside, with the single , “Kathleen” starting to receive a big radio push. And they're already calling themselves "sell outs." Whatever that means.
New Music to Know: Seinabo Sey Is a Pop Star Who is Wise Beyond Her 24 YearsSwedish singer Seinabo Sey may be just 24 years old, but her music has a level of maturity and introspection not usually offered by songs in rotation on the radio. Where her song 'Younger' is right now.
New Music to Know: George Ezra Prepares to Take Over America, with a Little Help from Sam SmithThe English singer, who is already a household name overseas, is gearing up to have a Sam Smith-like year of his own.
New Music to Know: Niia Finds Her Voice With a Little Help from James Bond"Some artists love that power of swooping in and watching the crowd eat out of their hand," Niia says. "But for me, it’s a little scary and I think I realized we both can play the vulnerability card. Me as the artist, them as the audience."
New Music to Know: The Eeries Make a Name For Themselves, With a Little Help From Rock RadioOne can't help but wonder if the guys of The Eeries purposely tried to make it extremely hard for anyone to discover their band. Or, if it was an accidental business model that has just so happened to pay off.
New Music to Know: Shawn Mendes Vines His Way to Pop StardomFor the emerging teen pop star, music stardom is coming six seconds at a time.
New Music To Know: Ella Henderson Is Coming For AmericaThe Brit got her start back in 2012 when she appeared on UK's The X Factor. She was an early favorite to win with famous backers like Cher, Adele and Leona Lewis tweeting her praises, but she would only end up coming in sixth. But don't feel sorry for her, she's got her sights on a much bigger prize: America.