Chaka Khan – Hello Happiness


Celebrated vocalist Chaka Khan returns with a new EP, titled “Hello Happiness”. This seven-track record features her first new material since 2013’s Lecrae-assisted single “It’s Not Over”, and is her first studio album since “Funk This”, released in 2007. Recharged by her recent return to the stage after rehab and … Continue Reading →

Review: Emily King – Scenery


Back in 2014, Emily King negotiated loving her partner without losing her sense of freedom on the single “Distance”. Of distance, she crooned, “It makes me want to clear my head / Find a little gap there and write the words to a song”. Since that time, if “Scenery” is … Continue Reading →

Nina Nesbitt – The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change


British singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt has released her second studio album, “The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change”. Five years after her debut LP with the hit single “Selfies”, the 24-year-old pop musician from Livingston, Scotland, returns with a matured sound, adding a 90s R&B vibe to her new … Continue Reading →

Mandolin Orange – Tides Of A Teardrop


Folk duo Mandolin Orange has released their sixth album, entitled “Tides Of A Teardrop”. A decade ago, Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz, both singers and multi-instrumentalists, formed Mandolin Orange in North Carolina, and with their new album they present a collection of intimate songs written by Marlin. Currently on tour … Continue Reading →

American Authors – Seasons


Pop rock band American Authors releases their third studio album, “Seasons”. The Brooklyn-based quartet made a splash in 2013 with the release of their debut single, “Believer”, and the follow-up “Best Day Of My Life”, which peaked at number eleven on the Billboard song charts and went triple-platinum. However, with … Continue Reading →

Addi McDaniel – After The News


Addi McDaniel’s debut solo album, entitled “After The News”, has been published. The talented vocalist, who was raised in Florida and is based in New York City where she started her career in 2012, presents a captivating LP which finds her breathing vivid life into original songs from collaborator Tom … Continue Reading →

Norma – Female Jungle


French singer-songwriter Norma releases her debut album “Female Jungle”. The Paris-based artist decided not to bow to label pressure, instead taking her time with this record, doing everything herself including music videos, and she did so with convincing results. Norma’s ten-track album features the sultry lead single “Another Red Day”. … Continue Reading →

Walter Trout – Survivor Blues


Blues guitarist and singer Walter Trout is set to release his next album, “Survivor Blues”. This album is the follow-up to 2017’s “We’re All In This Together” and features Trout’s interpretations of forgotten blues treasures. The 67-year-old artist has pre-released two tracks from “Survivor Blues”, his version of a song … Continue Reading →

Welcome to the POP AWARDS 2019, the second annual Pop Awards


Now that you’ve toasted the New Year vowing to make or break certain habits, and made it into mid-January grooving to your favorite tunes, here’s a resolution you will be happy to keep: voting at the Pop Awards! Today Pop Magazine launches the second annual Pop Awards, honoring the best … Continue Reading →

Liz Brasher – Painted Image


Newcomer Liz Brasher has released her first full-length studio album, titled “Painted Image”. Crossing generation gaps and genre lines, moving seamlessly between the secular and the religious world, this Memphis-based singer-songwriter and guitarist delivers an LP where you can hear the influence of Southern rock, Delta blues, gospel, and soul … Continue Reading →