Category Archives: Music

Star Trek: Discovery Original Series Soundtrack Coming December 15th!

Merry Christmas Trekkers!

The original Series Soundtrack for Star Trek: Discovery will be available digitally on Friday, Dec. 15, with presales beginning Friday, Dec. 8. The soundtrack will be available as a CD and vinyl album in early 2018.

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40th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced!

2017 Kennedy Center Honorees – Standing, left to right: LL COOL J, Lionel Richie; Seated, left to right: Carmen de Lavallade, Norman Lear, Gloria Estefan – Photo courtesy of CBS.

The 40th Annual Kennedy Centers Honors will salute a group of renowned artists that include: LL Cool J, Lionel Ritchie, Carman de Lavallade, Norman Lear and Gloria Estefan.

Presenters/Performers include: Stevie Wonder, Jon Secada, Rachel Bloom, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, Meryl Streep, Eva Longoria and more.

The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors will be broadcast on Tuesday, December 26th (9/8C).

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Wizards Concert Series Kicks off with DC GoGo Band EU!

The Washington Wizards and Monster Products, the iconic headphone and Bluetooth speaker company, will tip off the “Wizards Friday Night Concert Series Powered by Monster” on Dec. 1 following the Wizards’ game against the Detroit Pistons. Local Go-Go artists Experience Unlimited (E.U.) and Junkyard Band will be joined by DJ Kool for the first concert in the series.

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David Ayer Directs Video for Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors & Bebe Rexha’s Home!

Atlantic Records and Netflix have teamed up to bring the newest music video from Bright: The Album into homes this Thanksgiving Day. Home, by the incomparable trio of Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors & Bebe Rexha, is now a heart-warming video directed by acclaimed Bright director David Ayer (Fury, Suicide Squad, End of Watch, Training Day). The official video for “Home” makes its debut today on Netflix as part of the anthology Bright: The Music Videos.

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Songstress Kitten Playing DC 11/22

Believe it or not I was hit by a fire truck last week. A FIRE TRUCK. Unbelievable! So I’m a little late with this, if you are one of those folks staying in the DMV for Thanksgiving and looking for something to do. The female front Rock Band Kitten is playing at the Songbyrd Music House Nov, 22nd. Doors open at 7pm and tickets are only $12. I’m really digging their music. It’s kind of a house, electronic, dance vibe.  Check them out on Spotify.  They have 4 albums up and I’m really feeling Cathedral, especially the title track.

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American Idol’s ABC Premiere Date Announced!

AMERICAN IDOL – ABC’s “American Idol” judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan with host Ryan Seacrest. (ABC/Eric Liebowitz)

ABC’s American Idol will make its debut on Sunday, March 11, 2018 (8/7C) – with judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryant. Ryan Seacrest will host.

Auditioning has been in progress since August.

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Demi Lovato and Kelly Clarkson To Perform at 2017 American Music Awards®!

ABC has announced that music stars Demi Lovato (pictured) and Kelly Clarkson will perform at the 2017 American Music Awards® – the world’s largest fan-voted awards show.

The 2017 American Music Awards® will air on ABC live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 19 (8/7C).

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Voting Now Open for Two Major American Music Awards!

The 2017 American Music Awards (ABC, Sunday, November 19, at 8/7C) has opened voting for New Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year. Voting takes place until one hour into the live broadcast.

Christina Aguilera will pay tribute to Whitney Houston and music from “The Bodyguard” with a performance in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary, which falls on the same week as the awards ceremony.

Selena Gomez, will treat fans to the world television premiere of her brand new single, Wolves.

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Singer Carl Gershon Talks With Michelle about his Upcoming Tour w/ T Pain

Carl Gershon is the latest musician to launch his music career on YouTube. The singer’s sound is a mixture of funk with a bit of smooth R & B. Gershon is now traveling the country on T-Pain’s acoustic tour. The NYC native will be in the DMV area, Monday, October 30th at U Street Music Hall.. The full tour schedule is below. I recently did an interesting email interview and it went a little something like this. Check out his YouTube page.

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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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