Here are the Winners of the POP AWARDS 2022, the fifth annual Pop Awards!

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It is said that music soothes the soul. Indeed, music has many wonderful properties. It heals, eases, appeases, motivates, and elates. It’s a relief for the heart and an escape for the soul. In the troubled times that have fallen upon the world, each and every one of us needs … Continue Reading →

Heather Bond – The Mess We Created

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Indie artist Heather Bond has released her sophomore album, “The Mess We Created”. The pop musician, who was born in Texas and raised in Louisville, KY, resides in Nashville, TN, where she made a name for herself as a songwriter and performer. Seven years after her debut LP, “So Long”, … Continue Reading →

Beach House – Once Twice Melody

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Dream pop duo Beach House has released their eighth studio album, entitled “Once Twice Melody”. The four chapters of the 18-track LP have been published gradually between November 2021 and February 2022. The full album is extraordinary in its length and remarkably consistent in its sound. However, the consistency in … Continue Reading →

JP Cooper – She

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British R&B singer JP Cooper has released his highly-anticipated sophomore album, “She”. After a year of delays, the long-awaited follow-up to his 2017 debut has finally seen the light of day. It was preceded by a number of singles, including the track “Holy Water” in the original and Gospel version, … Continue Reading →

Review: Alma Naidu – Alma

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On her debut single, “White Tulip”, jazz singer Alma Naidu captives the audience with three minutes of enchanting ad-libs. Over a steady drumbeat and melodic piano on a truly dynamic track, she scats along after a brief lyrical introduction, with her ethereal voice giving us more and more moments of … Continue Reading →

Joss Stone – Never Forget My Love

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British soul music icon Joss Stone has published her eighth studio album, “Never Forget My Love”. The 34-year-old powerhouse vocalist serves this love-themed collection of songs just in time for Valentine’s Day. After a foray into reggae music with her 2015 release “Water For Your Soul”, Stone returns to classic … Continue Reading →

Review: Mary J. Blige – Good Morning Gorgeous

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Bold, powerful and unapologetic. How else could we define the undisputed Queen of Hip-Hop Soul? She is beautiful and strong. She is Mary J. Blige. The R&B songstress, who recently celebrated her 51st birthday, is set to blow us away with a Super Bowl halftime appearance alongside the likes of … Continue Reading →

Amber Mark – Three Dimensions Deep

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Rising star Amber Mark has released her highly-anticipated debut LP, “Three Dimensions Deep”. The talented singer-songwriter, who was born in 1993 in Tennessee to a German mother and a Jamaican father, grew up in Miami, New York, India, and Germany. Mark’s debut EP, “3:33am”, was published in 2017. Five years … Continue Reading →

Years & Years – Night Call

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“Night Call”, studio LP number three by British synth-pop act Years & Years, is out now. After two successful albums, “Communion” and “Palo Santo”, the release of the third album’s lead single “Starstruck” opened a new chapter. Previously a trio, Years & Years is now the solo project of singer … Continue Reading →

Birdy: From Soaring Talent to Full-Grown Artist

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Experience can refine your abilities but natural-born talent defies the limitations of youth. For Birdy, the daughter of a concert pianist, the gift of music graced her at a young age. She began writing her own songs when she was just eight years old. In 2008, at the age of … Continue Reading →