Category: Pop

The Spotlight

By Alan HoWho:  Madison Ryann WardWhere:  Lawton, OKFor fans of:  Billie Holiday, Kelly Clarkson (post-RCA), Alicia KeysSooner fans and followers of NCAA women’s volleyball will know Madison Ryann Ward as an excellent outside hitter who was one of Oklahoma’s top high school volleyball players.  They will know her from her rebounding from an injury her […]

The Premiere Box

By Alan HoWho:  OneRepublicVideo:  ConnectionOne of the more catchier songs of the summer now lands in music video format, featuring frontman Ryan Tedder roaming around The Oculus in New York City while a woman is seen doing interpretive dance within a crowd of people.Video Player:

Josh Groban announces tracklist for new album

From Musiqtone NewsComing off a highly successful turn on Broadway, Josh Groban returns to original music with the announcement of the tracklist for Bridges, his first original album since 2013’s All That Echoes.The pre-order is live now, unlocking instant grat downloads of recent singles “Granted” and “Symphony” as well as “S’il Suffisait D’Aimer.”  Grab them […]

Jason Mraz and Meghan Trainor collaborate and showcase “More Than Friends”

Musiqtone NewsWe are about two weeks away from the highly anticipated release (his first in four years) from Jason Mraz, titled Know.  In the meantime, the multiple Grammy winner unveiled today (7/27) his monster collaboration with fellow superstar Meghan Trainor titled “More Than Friends” across all digital outlets and streaming services.In the press release today:“There […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  BantugWhere:  Nashville, TNFor fans of:  Eisley, Lana Del Rey, Florence Welch, KT Tunstall Nashville is still known as the hotbed of country music in spite of a recent deluge of non-country acts emerging out of the Music City and the runaway success of Paramore.  But Atlanta transplant Amanda Bantug looks […]