Yuna presents a modern approach to Pop Music

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Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna has constantly reimagined the image of a pop star throughout her musical career. She began writing songs at age 14, started performing publicly at age 19, and signed her first record deal at age 24 with an indie label in New York. Yuna has released two international … Continue Reading →

Miranda Lambert – Wildcard

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“Wildcard”, the seventh solo studio album by country musician Miranda Lambert, is out now. The 35-year-old artist from Texas has won two Grammys and each of her previous LPs is certified platinum or double-platinum. For her new record, Lambert wrote songs together with Lori McKenna, Hillary Lindsey, Liz Rose, Natalie … Continue Reading →

Gallant – Sweet Insomnia

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Singer and songwriter Gallant has published his sophomore studio album, entitled “Sweet Insomnia”. Gallant, who was born in Washington, D.C., in 1991 and grew up in neighboring Maryland, made a name for himself with his highly praised debut album, “Ology”, and the single “Weight In Gold”. His new record is … Continue Reading →

Tank – Elevation

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Tank has released his ninth solo studio album, titled “Elevation”. His new LP includes the single “Dirty” and the standout track “This” featuring Shawn Stockman and Omari Hardwick. Tank is currently on US tour with Fantasia. For more info, including tour dates, go to therealtank.com

Review: James Blunt – Once Upon A Mind

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It’s no easy feat writing affecting music. Discerning ears easily separate the wheat from the chaff. James Blunt has hit the mark with his sixth studio album, “Once Upon A Mind”, featuring eleven songs that – in their disparate blend of musical styling – still form a coherent and completely … Continue Reading →

Emeli Sande’s new album REAL LIFE radiates infectious positivity

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In 2012, a few days before the release of her first album, British singer-songwriter Emeli Sande said in an interview: “These days nothing lasts. Music is like fast food – you’re in, then out.” However, throughout her decade-long career, Sande has shown that her own music is more like soul … Continue Reading →

Review: Asa – Lucid

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It was in 2007 that Asa, the Nigerian-French soul singer, first broke into our headphones, our playlists, and ultimately our hearts with her self-titled debut album. The album was a huge success with singles like “Jailer” and “Fire On The Mountain”. When I first heard “Jailer”, I was awestruck. Asa’s … Continue Reading →

Sabrina Claudio – Truth Is

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Sabrina Claudio has released her highly anticipated sophomore studio album, entitled “Truth Is”. The follow-up to Claudio’s debut LP, “About Time”, is an excellent album by the 23-year-old singer-songwriter from Miami, containing brilliant pop songs like “Rumors” featuring Zayn, “Holding The Gun”, and title track “Truth Is” which was co-written … Continue Reading →

Kristin Chenoweth – For The Girls

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“For The Girls”, the fifth studio album from actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, has been released. Chenoweth has chosen songs originally performed by iconic female artists like Barbra Streisand and Doris Day for this twelve-track covers album. It includes a powerful rendition of “I’m A Woman” featuring Jennifer Hudson and … Continue Reading →

Zac Brown Band – The Owl

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Zac Brown Band release their sixth studio album, entitled “The Owl”. The eight-piece country band from Atlanta, Georgia, surprisingly worked with pop and EDM producers like Max Martin, Andrew DeRoberts, and Poo Bear for the new LP. “The Owl” is billed as the band’s most personal album and comes with … Continue Reading →

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