Category Archives: Music

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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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.