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Life of a Rockstar Brings Music to Casa Pacifica Christmas
Life of a Rockstar is bringing music to the kids of Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families for Christmas with the help of Wade Martin, Ari Welkom, Katy Cappella and Heather Stewart. Casa Pacifica meets children and families at challenging times when they are facing circumstances of abuse, neglect, emotionally difficult times, behavioral issues, and family crises.
The Beatles, Armando Manzanero, Clifton Chenier, The Isley Brothers, Kraftwerk, Kris Kristofferson, And Maud Powell Honored With The Recording Academy® Lifetime Achievement Award
The Recording Academy ® announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's honorees are: The Beatles, Armando Manzanero, Clifton Chenier, The Isley Brothers, Kraftwerk, Kris Kristofferson, and Maud Powell as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients; Rick Hall, Jim Marshall and Ennio Morricone as Trustees Award honorees; and Emile Berliner and Lexicon as Technical GRAMMY ® Award recipients.
Kelly Clarkson Wrapped in 6 Million Dollars of Johnathon Arndt Jewels on NBC Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Special
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Special on NBC featured over 6 Million Dollars of Johnathon Arndt Jewels, The Canary Yellow Diamond collection dazzled on Kelly as she beautifully sang on stage everybody's holiday favorites. Kelly also sparkled in diamonds...and more diamonds and Red Burmese Rubies perfect for the holiday season.
Riff Raff Moves Into The Neighbourhood
The Neighbourhood just got a little more crowded. Riff Raff has moved into the band that has taken center stage with song "Sweater Weather" that has blown up The Neighbourhood over the past twelve months. Riff Raff is now signed to Diplo's record label Mad Decent. The announcement was made during the 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show in Los Angeles last night on December 8, 2013.
One Direction Make History With Music and Ticket Sales
With ticket sales for the One Direction North American Where We Are Tour Dates for 2014 heading one way only--UP--fans are soaking up every ounce of the new music and direction this Simon Cowell assembled boy band is headed. For the third year running, Directioners are paying thousands for seats just to get a glimpse and be near their favorite band.
Jay Stolar Plays The Mint with Erland
November 22nd, at The Mint in Los Angeles, Stolar brought an entire audience to their knees. His music took over the room in a way that the scent of cinnamon can pervasively encompass you. While Jay Stolar's music is luscious and spicy the music bounces off the walls and stirs up feelings that may make you--or well, me--want to run. After all, there's no crying in baseball.
Exclusive: Dev opens up about her shadows, the music industry, Eminem and new EP Bittersweet July
Dev has a brand of sass that's all her own with a whisper voice that sounds so sweet you almost don't realize she's serving up a song with a side of kiss my *ss. It's an apropos style for the artist whom recorded a diss track on her laptop which her friend later uploaded to MySpace that was discovered by The Cataracs. With a list that starts with Far East Movement and includes names like Timbaland, Flo Rida, Travis Barker, Demi Lovato, and Enrique Iglesias, Dev has come along way from her job at Old Navy which she left when The Cataracs called.
Sabriel Sings Soul Gashing R&B: Interview with Nicole Hanratty
With energy you can feed off of and a naiveté that is sure to serve her well, 19 year old Sabriel sings with a voice that will gash your soul. Her lyrics and dead on delivery leave a distinctive mark and remind you of the passion superb R&B has the power to evoke.
Pentatonix On Top of Billboard Album Chart with PTXmas
Vocal sensations Pentatonix have landed back in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for the second time in less than a month with the release of their new, deluxe version of PTXmas, titled PTXmas (Deluxe Edition). The PTXmas (Deluxe Edition) holiday album includes brand new recordings of “Little Drummer Boy” and “Go Tell It On The Mountain.” Watch the Pentatonix "Little Drummer Boy" YouTube music video that elicits chills, shows the power of one voice to bring joy and has offered the gift of holiday spirit to the entire world.
Ellie Goulding iTunes Session Available Today
UK Singer/Songwriter ELLIE GOULDING releases her iTunes session today. Recorded live in Los Angeles at Hollywood’s renowned Capital Studios, the six tracks are available today at iTunes.com/EllieGoulding. Listen to free music by Ellie Goulding.
Muse "Live At Rome Olympic Stadium" New Music Release
With thirteen live recorded tracks, Muse fans are ready to rock with their favorite band "Live At Rome Olympic Stadium." Muse is arguably the hottest rock band on the planet and their live show is on another level. The band's untouchable performance at iHeart Radio 2013 shows the depth of their talent and the pacesetting level at which they energize the audience.
Brit Smith Exposes Betty White's Provocative Side in New Music Video
You read it right. 91 year old Betty White has a starring role in a brand new music video released by hip hop artist on the rise Brit Smith. Showing off her "Provocative" moves, Betty White takes over the dance floor parading her moves like a young street dancer proving you're never too old to shake it! Check it out and see for yourself.
Lana Del Rey Premieres Her Short Film Tropico Today
Following last night’s sold out screening at Cinerama Dome at The Arc Light Hollywood, multi-platinum artist Lana Del Rey premieres her 30 minute film Tropico today across VEVO. Directed by Anthony Mandler and co-starring model Shaun Ross, Tropico is an epic tale based on the biblical story of sin and redemption and features Del Rey starring as Eve. Watch here.
Letter from the Editor, Nicole Hanratty
We grow up singing "if you're happy and you know it, clap your hands" safe and warm in our mommy's lap. The repetition of the song along with mom assisting with our clap timing makes us feel safe and secure. Even if we don't start out happy when the tune begins because we've had to give up our animal cookies for circle time, singing and clapping along to the snappy lyrics has the boomerang effect of actually making us happy.
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