Blake Shelton ‘Healing In The Heartland’ Benefit To Feature Usher, Ryan Tedder, Miranda Lambert & More
Two more headline artists have been added to Blake Shelton’s star-studded Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert on May 29: Blake’s fellow ‘Voice’ coach Usher and country star Darius Rucker.
The wait is almost over to hear new music from Gavin DeGraw.
With a little help from Swedish DJ Alesso, the first single off their latest album, Native, turns into a party jam for the ages.
Katharine McPhee is heading back into the studio to record and she’s teaming up with a few high profile songwriters.
OneRepublic’s new album, Native, is a hit with the general public so far–landing in the top 5 on this week’s Billboard 200 chart–but the band was actually going for a very specific demographic with this record.
With OneRepublic’s new album, Native (out today), leader Ryan Tedder wanted to show a more personal side of the band. He wanted each song to sound like it was straight from the heart, but written specifically for the fans. It’s a songwriting outline Tedder says he stole from U2.
Last year, OneRepublic were given the biggest challenge of their careers. Their label, Interscope Records, called Ryan Tedder and the rest of the guys in June and asked if they could have the follow-up to 2009’s Waking Up ready by November.
OneRepublic is a band of five completely different guys, who somehow manage to get along. That’s what artist Willo Perron, who worked on the album art for OneRepublic’s upcoming record Native, said after having one dinner with them.
Quincy Jones is making learning the piano easy with a new app. The legendary producer told Billboard that a new application he co-created called Playground Sessions will help teach music education to children and adults of all ages.
OneRepublic are back and tearing it up with their single “If I Lose Myself.” With a new album, Native, scheduled for release on March 26 (check out a preview if you can’t wait to hear it!) we got the guys into our hot seat for a game of What’s That Song?