Bruno Mars Wins Best Pop Vocal Album at 2014 Grammy Awards
Bruno Mars won Best Pop Vocal Album for Unorthodox Jukebox at the 2014 Grammy Awards. This was his second Grammy award. He was nominated four times this year. You can see a complete list of the 2014 winners here.
Bruno did a little dance when he arrived on stage. He dedicated the awards to this mother. Take a look:
A Great Big World's Debut Album Set for January 21 Release
A Great Big World's debut album, Is There Anybody Out There?, will be released on January 21. The band's collaboration with Christina Aguilera on "Say Something" has been a huge success. The single has already captured the number one slot on iTunes. The video (see below) has garnered over 26 million YouTube views. The song has also boosted interest in the band's debut album.
The album includes the "Say Something" track with Christina, plus 12 other songs. You can view the tracklist below. The band will also be heading out on tour. You can find the details on the band's website, agreatbigworld.com/.
Blush Girl Group Signs Record Deal for First Full Studio Album
The Blush all-girl group has signed a deal with producer Damon Elliott and Caroline/Capitol Records for their first full studio album. The album is set for a mid-2014 release. The group was discovered by Quincy Jones last summer.
Damon Elliott said in the announcement, "I've had the great fortune to work with unbelievably successful artists and know special when I hear and see it. I'm confident that Blush's powerful, original and unique sound will fast-track their presence in the music industry globally. Get ready for the Blush Crush world!"
Blush's joint venture with Damon Elliott Music Group (DEMG) begins with "Ain't Nobody Got Time For That." Here is one of the band's previous music videos for their 2013 song, "Warrior." Take a look:
Gasoline and Matches Music Video With LeAnn Rimes and Rob Thomas
Here is the music video for "Gasoline and Matches" from LeAnn Rimes album, Spitfire. The song features Rob Thomas and Jeff Beck. The music video features an animated gas pump and match box. They take a trip into outer space. LeAnn Rimes and Rob Thomas sing from photographs. Take a look:
Justin Bieber better start behaving himself as there are young pop stars ready to fill the void. Elyar Fox, who has a cute little fox logo, is being billed as a young talent with the potential for Bieber-like stardom. His first single, "Do It All Over Again," has garnered nearly 500,000 views on YouTube. The video is set in a studio filled with monitors and servers. Take a look:
Kacey Musgraves has finally released a music video for her cool country song, "Follow Your Arrow." The song has been out for a while. It is from Kacey's debut album, Same Trailer Different Park. Kacey finds arrows in different places as she walks around in blue shorts and cowboy boots. She also dances in the desert with a group of guys wearing blue outfits. Kacey also appears to have two sidearms in some of the scenes. Take a look:
Debby Ryan sings "Santa Baby" in this music video. We like her take on the Christmas classic written by Joan Javits and Phiip Springer and first recorded by Eartha Kitt. Debby also produced and directed the video, which was shot and edited by Jade Ehlers. Debby has Santa all wrapped up. Take a look:
Columbia Records to Release Carrie Soundtrack on October 15th
Columbia Records to release Carrie soundtrack on October 15th. The horror film remake stars Chloe Grace Moretz as the telekinetic Carrie White. It arrives in theaters on October 18. The album features a Matrimony cover of Bob Dylan's "Tombstone Blues." It also features music from Passion Pit, The Civil Wars, HAIM, Krewella, Cults, HAERTS and more. Here is the tracklist:
Here is the music video for Cher Lloyd's song, "I Wish," which features T.I.
It is the first single from Cher's upcoming album. Cher's trying to catch T.I.'s eye at a party in the music video, which is difficult to do when you are the help. Take a look:
Cassadee Pope Releases Wasting All These Tears Music Video
The Voice third season winner Cassadee Pope has released the music video for her new single, "Wasting All These Tears." Cassadee swings on a swing in the rain as she sings about getting over a past love. The video also shows Cassadee catching her boyfriend with another woman. Take a look:
Sneak Peek of Selena Gomez's Walmart Soundcheck Concert
Here is a sneak peek of Selena Gomez's Walmart Soundcheck concert, which arrives on July 23. The concert will celebrate the release of Selena's new album, Stars Dance!. Walmart says it will feature a live version of Selena's hit single, "Come & Get it." Selena says the album took about six months to record. Take a look:
Indian actress and singer Priyanka Chopra has released the music video for her song, "Exotic." The song and music video also feature Pitbull. Priyanka, winner of the 2000 Miss World pageant, emerges from the ocean in a swimsuit at the start of the music video. Priyana also wears a shimmering dress, neon top, silver shorts and other outfits in the video. Take a look:
Columbia Records has announced the MGMT will release its self-titled third studio album, MGMT, on September 17. Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser return to Tarbox Road Studios to work with longtime collaborator Dave Fridmann. The album includes ten songs, including a cover of "Introspection" by 1960s psych band Faine Jade.
The first music video released will be for "Your Life is A Lie." This music video will be directed by Tom Kuntz. MGMT is currently on tour. They recently performed to their largest headline audience in the U.S. with over 10,000 people in attendance at Artpark in Lewiston, NY.
A robot rock band performed with Japanese pop groum Amoyamo in Tokyo, Japan. The robots were designed by professors from Tokyo University. ITN quotes one of the professors, Yoichiro Kawaguchi, as saying he would like to have the robots perform on the moon, Mars or even Saturn's moon Europa in the future. That would be awesome. Take a look:
Here is the music video for Nina Nesbitt's catchy single, "Way in the World." Nina is an 18-year-old singer-songwriter from Scotland. The single is from her Way In The World EP, which can be found here on iTunes. Take a look: