Category Archives: Music

Oh, Look! It’s Another Music Competition! The Four: Battle for Stardom!

FOX is teaming up with iHeartMedia for a new music competition – The Four: Battle for Stardom. The show will begin with the four finalists battling to hold their positions on the show against all comers.

FOX will work with iHeartMedia, with its more than a quarter billion monthly listeners in the U.S., to support auditions, assist in the search for talent and boost the careers of artists throughout the run of the competition.

As part of the grand prize, the winner will also be part of iHeartMedia’s coveted “On the Verge” artist development program.

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The American Music Awards® Announce 2017 Nominees!

The nominees for the 2017 American Music Awards were announced today – Bruno Mars, nabbed 8, while five others got 5.

The American Music Awards – the world’s largest fan-voted awards show will reveal the winners live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19th (ABC, 8/7C).

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NBC, Telemundo and Univision Host One Voice Somos Live! a Benefit for Disaster Relief!

NBC, Telemundo and Univision will simulcast One Voice Somos Live! – a benefit concert for disaster relief – hosted by Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.

The first two hours will be simulcast in Spanish on Telemundo and Univision (8/7C), with NBC joining in the third hour (10/9C) for the English portion of the concert.

Performers include Marc Anthony, DJ Khaled, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, Alejandro Sanz and many, many more.

MARC ANTHONY, JENNIFER LOPEZ AND ALEX RODRIGUEZ JOIN FORCES FOR “ONE VOICE: SOMOS LIVE!” TO BE BROADCAST ON  NBC, TELEMUNDO AND UNIVISION

Spanish-Language Networks Univision and Telemundo Come Together for the First Time in History to Simulcast Benefit Concert

NBC to Host Star-Studded L.A. Concert and Telethon Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

MIAMI PERFORMANCES BY: MARC ANTHONY, CAMILA, GENTE DE ZONA, NICKY JAM, DJ KHALED, MAGIC!, NACHO, PRINCE ROYCE, ROMEO SANTOS, ALEJANDRO SANZ,  and DADDY YANKEE

L.A. PERFORMANCES BY:  JENNIFER LOPEZ, DEMI LOVATO, MAROON 5, RICKY MARTIN, GWEN STEFANI, STEVIE WONDER, CHRIS MARTIN, JAMIE FOXX, MARY J. BLIGE, ANDRA DAY, MAXWELL and JULIA MICHAELS

APPEARANCES BY: CHRISTINA AGUILERA, LAUREN ASH, BAD BUNNY, MIGUEL CABRERA, CHAINSMOKERS, CIARA, SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS, VIN DIESEL, HOWIE DOROUGH, KENNY “BABYFACE” EDMONDS, E-FLAT, BEN FELDMAN, BETHENNY FRANKEL, SELENA GOMEZ, SETH GREEN, DEREK HOUGH, VANESSA HUDGENS, JOSE IGLESIAS, JOHN LEGUIZAMO, KIM KARDASHIAN, HEIDI KLUM, VINCENT LARESCA, GABRIEL MANN, ESAI MORALES,

ANDREA MARTIN, MARK MCKINNEY, DEBRA MESSING, MOTIFF, NAS, TYLER PERRY, NICOLE RICHIE, GINA RODRIGUEZ, RUBY ROSE, ZOE SALDANA, ANÍBAL SÁNCHEZ, NICO SANTOS, RYAN SEACREST, JADA PINKETT SMITH, JOAN SMALLS, JIMMY SMITS,

WILMER VALDERRAMA, SOFIA VERGARA, MARLON WAYANS, JESSE WILLIAMS, SUSAN KELECHI WATSON, RUSSELL WILSON

LOS ANGELES and MIAMI (Oct. 11, 2017) – Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have joined forces to present the special benefit concert telecast “ONE VOICE: SOMOS LIVE! A CONCERT FOR DISASTER RELIEF.”  The event will feature some of the biggest superstars in Latin music, including Marc Anthony, performing live from Miami’s Marlins Park stadium, as well as performances from an NBC soundstage in Los Angeles hosted by Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, featuring a star-studded array of today’s biggest talent from music, TV and film.  “ONE VOICE: SOMOS LIVE!” will air in Spanish simultaneously on Telemundo and Univision beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and NBC will join in the third hour to broadcast in English at 10 p.m. PT/ET with other stations to be announced shortly.

Under the banner of Somos Una Voz, the alliance of artists created by Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez to aid those in need from the effects of recent natural disasters, “ONE VOICE: SOMOS LIVE!” will help provide food, shelter, medicine, power and communications to the areas affected by the recent unprecedented devastation from natural disasters throughout the southern United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and other affected areas in the Caribbean.   Funds raised from the telethon will benefit the following organizations: Feeding America, Save the Children, Habitat for Humanity, Unidos for Puerto Rico, United Way and UNICEF.

This landmark event marks the first time in history that the two leading Spanish language networks have come together to simulcast programming.  The Miami Marlins Park event is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors Sprint, Banco Popular and Walmart.

Tickets to the “Somos Live!” Miami benefit concert at Marlins Park are on sale and available at www.marlins.com/somos.

Sub Pop To Release Music from ABC’s The Mayor!

It looks like his campaign for mayor (and winning!) will help Courtney Rose’s (Brandon Michael Hall) CD sales – Sub Pop will be releasing the music from ABC’s first season comedy series, The Mayor.

Songs will be available every Friday, preceding each Tuesday night episode throughout the season.

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iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Lineup Announced!

Everyone who has read this site for awhile knows I’m a Jingle Baller. It’s one of my favorite shows of the year. You get to see all the hot touring artist in one night. Just the hits with no filler. This year’s line up has been announced and I gotta say, I’m not that enthused by the DC lineup. Check it out after the jump. The star-studded lineup features: Fall Out Boy, Kesha, Logic, Zedd, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels and Why Don’t We Ticket information available via hot995.iheart.com.  The Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale begins Wednesday, October 11 at 10am.

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Pink Adds 2nd DC Show

Apparently I’m not the only one of who loves them some Pink. Presale for next year’s tour already sold out. Due to overwhelming demand she’s adding a 2nd DC date. The Beautiful Trauma tour will now hit Capital One Bank Arena (God I hate that name, for now on I’m calling it Cap Center II!), April 16 and 17th, 2018. For the added 4/17/18 show, Presale for American Express® Card Members starts Wednesday, October 11 at 10:00 AMFor the 4/16/18 show, Presale for American Express® Card Members is happening now.  Tickets go on sale to the public for both shows Friday, October 13 at 10:00 AM at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster, the venue box office, or by phone 800-745-3000.  Visit LiveNation.com for additional presale information.

iHeart Radio JingleBall 2017 Tour Announced

Yes, I’m a JingleBaller! It’s my favorite tour of the year. What’s not to like? You get a chance to see all the hot touring acts in one night for less than $250.  Usually I have no idea who most of these folks are, but I get crash course in pop music.  The show flows well and usually there are only a couple of acts that I end up not liking. The lineup hasn’t been announced, but I’m always up for more Demi, Miley and DNCE. The Capitol One Presale is Oct 11 and artist line up announced Oct 10.

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Residente Leads Latin Grammy Nominations with Nine!

The Latin Grammy Awards Nominations were announced today and rapper Residente lead the way with nine (including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year); Maluma picked up seven and Shakira got six.

The Latin Grammy Awards will be presented live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and broadcast on the Univision Network on November 16th (8/7C).

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Country Legend Don Williams Has Died at 78!

Nicknamed The Gentle Giant for his trademark soft spoken, laid back performances, country music legend Don Williams has died.

Williams was a renowned singer/songwriter and performed, first as part of the folk group the Pozo Seco Singers (which he co-founded) and then as a solo act.

His career spanned the better part of six decades. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Her Majesty Presents Shaken Not Stirred – The Music of James Bond at NYC’s The Django!

Come dressed to kill, grab a drink, and take aim at a night of music with everyone’s favorite secret agent. Served straight up with a twist, Shaken Not Stirred: The Music of James Bond premieres at The Django NYC on September 10th.

The revue features top Broadway performers like P.J. Griffith, Julia Haltigan, Natalie Joy Johnson, Matt Hetherington and Grace Stockdale and saucy comedy and variety acts, including Kevin Carr, Anna Copacabana, Amy Gordon, Trixie Little and the Romanova Dancers.

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