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- MIXTAPE: CURRENT Q2 FAVES with Brandon Flowers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Erik Hassle, Nikki Flores, & More!
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- BACK IN THE DAY: 'No Strings Attached' Turns 15on Mar 21, 2015 in *nsyncFor daily dose of "Do You Feel Old Yet?", *NSYNC's career-changing No Strings Attached album -- the one that sold over a million copies in a DAY -- turns fifteen years young today, March 21st, 2015.Fifteen years ago to the day, I was playing this alb...
- HEAR THIS: AJR's RALLYING CRY "Big Idea"on Mar 9, 2015 in ajrNYC-based brother band AJR was an unexpected favorite of my CMJ experience in 2013. Fast forward a year and a half. Adam, Jack, and Ryan (A-J-R, get it?) have signed with Warner Brothers (!), released that super catchy, Sponge Bob-sampling "I'm...
- FRESH OUT THE BOX: Carly Rae Jepson, Kelly Clarkson, Jordin Sparks, Rixton & More
- HEAR THIS: The Mutya Keisha Siobhan Project LIVES with "Back In The Day"on Mar 7, 2015 in mutya keisha siobhanDespite sinking suspicions (including on my part), Mutya Keisha Siobhan (MKS) are still a thing even though this obviously-going-to-be-brilliant album is totally M.I.A. "Flatline" was, after all, released over a year and a half ago!A few we...
- NOW KPOPPING: Junsu's Lovely (but Intense) "Flower"
- HEAR THIS: Ida LaFontaine Gives Us An "Anthem"on Mar 3, 2015 in ida lafontaineI think I might need to move to Sweden. January 2015 gave us Zara Larsson and now I have yet another proper popstar in the making to rave about: Ms. Ida LaFontaine.Like Zara, Ida is no rookie when it comes to making quality pop. She's sung...
- HEAR THIS: Tori Kelly Slays "Nobody Love"
- HEAR THIS: Wrathschild Finally Unleashes 'Birds' EP
- #NOWKPOPPING: Shinhwa & 4minute Return to Smash the Scene
- FRESH OUT THE BOX: MNEK, Raylee, Elle King, Charli XCX, Deborah Cox, & more...
- GRAMMY NIGHT 2015: Mel's Pickson Feb 8, 2015 in grammysAnother year gone -- and considering Taylor Swift's 1989 was released after the Grammy nomination period ended, we're sure to be inundated with her nominations next year. I tend to watch the Grammy's mostly for the performances alone but in case...
- FRESH OUT THE BOX: Hayley Kiyoko, Marina & The Diamonds, Vanbot, & More
- #TBT: SHANIA TWAIN PUTS HER FOOT DOWN WITH "ANY MAN OF MINE"
- IN REVIEW: ZARA LARSSON MAKES A STELLAR US BOWon Feb 1, 2015 in zara larssonJanuary 2015 is in the books and we already have a new rookie popstar to root for.Okay, so "rookie" is kind of a misnomer -- at least in the case of Sweden's own Zara Larsson. At just 17 years young, Zara has released a #1 debut album in her native S...
- HEAR THIS: W0LFY of WRATHSCHILD BEGS "LOVE ME"
- FRESH OUT THE BOX: Mikky Ekko, G.R.L., Tove Styrke, & More