Category: R&B/Soul

L2 relaunches as RUUMER; debuts brand new single

By Alan HoReinventing and relaunching is a common thing in pop music and in the last few years, doing so results in striking gold.  Ask Taylor Swift as she switched gears via the former.  Ask Katy Perry or Lana Del Rey for the latter.For NYC sisters Melissa and Jessica Labbadia, it will be the latter […]

The Spotlight

By Amaris Rodriguez Who:  Leon BridgesWhere:  Dallas-Fort Worth, TXFor fans of:  Sam Cooke, Ben E. King, Otis Redding, John Legend If there is an artist to have on your watch list it is Leon Bridges. For a name that had not received a lot of mention outside of Texas, this up and coming […]

Cody Simpson announces new album, due out in June

By Alan Ho Now fully independent and free of major labels, Cody Simpson announced today (Wednesday April 15) that he will release his much anticipated third album and indie debut on June 23 via Coast House/Banana Boat.  Titled Free, the Cisco Adler-produced album marks a somewhat stark departure from his Atlantic days that featured […]

Kelly Clarkson announces summer tour to support new album

By Alan Ho On the heels of today’s official release of her sixth studio album and first since 2011 Piece By Piece, Kelly Clarkson continues her momentum by announcing the dates of an extensive North American tour this summer.  The 36 date tour begins July 11 in Hershey, PA and conclude September 20 in […]

Olly Murs announces sophomore release for March

By Alan Ho Rising British star singer-songwriter Olly Murs aims once again for the other side of the pond as his sophomore effort is set for a March 10, 2015 release date.  Never Been Better will be the anticipated follow-up to his 2013 breakout debut Right Place Right Time, which spawned the hit “Troublemaker” featuring […]