Nominated for two Grammy Awards of 2019; Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Group alongside Florida Georgia Line for their collaboration, “Let It Be;” Bebe Rexha is finally getting the recognition she deserves. Sophie Chung sits with the honest, humble and beautiful Bebe to delve into her history, pain and working process for this issue...
The Australian indie-pop singer songwriter, Amy Shark, is part of the generation that has been uploading their musical dreams to the internet. However, this isn’t an overnight success story, it’s a story of a Gold Coast girl who has worked hard to find her sound through the noise, established firsts and stayed humble in her...
So far 2018 has shaped up to be a pretty exciting year for fresh music from a lot of our favourite artists and the excitement hasn’t stopped yet! Here’s the latest albums you need to look into plus the Kiwi musicians set to release some new tracks. James Bay Electric Light After the huge success...
The twenty-two year old porcelain-skinned beauty was more perfect than I could’ve ever imagined. Strong brows, bright round eyes adorned with thick black lashes to boot, terracotta bronzer chiselling her already high cheekbones and flawless skin that simply radiated youth; I was enamoured by not only her voice but her attitude and sheer god-like magnificence....
On Thursday April 19 Spark Arena unveiled a brand new customer space. The space will be a sanctuary where concert-goers can sit back, relax and have a drink before their favourite performer hits the main stage. S @ Spark Arena To celebrate the opening of the new space international pop star Halsey performed an exclusive […]
The world of musical theatre is a notoriously hard one to crack. However, one talented Kiwi is killing it both in New Zealand and over the ditch. Akina Edmonds landed a role in the upcoming Australasian production of the successful show Beautiful: The Carol King Musical. We had a chat with Akina to find out […]
Music sensation Lorde spent 3 days out in the wilderness in search for some inspiration. The singer released her last album in 2013 titled “Pure Heroine” and decided to take a helicopter to a secluded area to write some more hit songs without any interruption. She tweeted, “took a helicopter out into the wilderness spent 3 […]
Many celebs, families and friends of victims of the Orlando shooting have been doing tribute songs among other inspiring things to honour the victims. Interscope Records have released this lyric-video called “Hands” to back up the mega-track that was realease recently that featured many famous artists. It’s a musical tribute to the 49 victims that […]
On again off again couple, Gigi and Zayn are totally on again. This was confirmed by a cute Instagram post from Gigi, caption reading, “squish ya”. Aw how sweet. A source close to Zayn told E! News ,”They got through a rough patch that Zayn was facing personally and it started to put a dark […]
Rumor has it, ex girlfriend Taylor Swift cheated on Calvin Harris with Tom Hiddleston. The Scottish DJ’s new song is about to drop and word on the street is that it’s about the break up. The song is called “Ole” and lyrics are sung by the great John Newman. Recently Harris posted a photo of […]
Beyonce? Beatles? Michael Jackson? Any of these musicians are sure contenders for the most popular song in the world, but none of them have made it. Instead, the most popular song in the world is … “its a small world”. This Disney 1962 hit was written by the Sherman Brothers and apparently the whole world loves […]
Last month, Will.i.am confirmed that there will be a reunion for The Black Eyed Peas, however, Fergie will not be included as she’s busy with her new album Double Duchess. To replace her is The Voice UK finalist, Lydia Lucy, who was one of Will.i.am’s acts during the show. She’s performed with apl.de.ap, Taboo and […]
Remember when there were rumours that Kylie was going to break into the music industry? Yeah… well that just happened. Burberry Perry just released a collection of songs on his SoundCloud page and Kylie features in “Beautiful Day” with Justine Skye, Lil Yachty and Jordyn Woods. It’s so freaking terrible. If Kylie really does decide […]
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade right? Well that’s what Beyonce has gone and done with her latest visual album/cinematic masterpiece/spellbinding emotional experience, “Lemonade”. While it explores important and heavy topics such as race, class, gender and feminism, the theme that has caught everyone’s attention is the emphasis on infidelity. Some argue it’s about Jay […]
Flume has dropped his second official single from his upcoming album Skin a couple of hours ago on Annie Mac’s BBC1 radio show. It’s called “Say It” and I’m guessing this is going to be on repeat throughout all the radio stations here like “Never Be Like You”. Better start detoxing. Because you’ll be partying […]
Former Nickelodeon child star Ariana Grande is letting the world know that she is grown up and ALL woman. Donning some very sexy lingerie in her new music video, Ariana is indeed a “Dangerous Woman” in some dangerously sexy lingerie that is going to mark a big Internet moment.
Gwen Stefani filmed her live music video performance of her single “Make Me Like You” at the Gramy Awards and it was beyond spectacular. Everyone was thoroughly enjoying the entertainment until she fell – and not an elegant little trip – a full on bail. Gwen fell on her knee and landed on her back, […]
Charlie Puth is notorious for making killer tracks that go straight to number one. This time, he teamed up with Selena Gomez as she can “relate to the song and the lyrical sentiment” after going through a very public relationship with Justin Bieber. In an interview with MTV, Charlie said, “I was playing the song […]
DJ Earworm has returned again to capture the essence of the music that you just couldn’t stop hearing everywhere this year. Even if pop music isn’t your thing, you have to admit that this was a pretty impressive effort, and pushing 50 songs together to make one cohesive piece isn’t childs play. It crosses genres […]
The “Magnets” music video of Lorde’s latest collaboration with Disclosure has really honed in on the current trend of revenge fantasies, e.g. Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” and Ellie Gouding’s “On My Mind”. Things get a bit heated while she makes out with a married man but then it gets scorching hot when Lorde burns […]
At the Global Citizen Festival, Beyonce and Ed Sheeran performed ‘Drunk in Love’ together in New York City’s Central Park. After performing her hit singles, she welcomed Ed onto the stage and performed this epic acoustic duet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pv5UhO_BRhw Here are more videos of the Queen Bey rocking the stage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkWgrjwoc1c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RetTI4WkEHI
Best known for her debut single “Here”, 19-year-old singer songwriter Alessia Cara has released her much-anticipated EP Four Pink Walls a few days ago. Currently, listening to her debut album, she’s no doubt a rising star. Signed to Def Jam Recordings and EP entertainment, and having Taylor Swift as her fan, Alessia is only a […]
The breaking news for the day is that the Spice Girls are returning. Yes, it’s true. In order to celebrate 20 years since the release of their first single Wannabe next year, they will give the world a global concert series. Well, Emma Bunton, Mel C, Geri Halliwell and Mel B will be at […]
Japanese Singer Namie Amuro has released her latest single ─ while the track is itself quite the head bopper, the music video is what people are really catching on. If you are reading this on your phone, play the interactive video in full-screen mode and get ready to embrace your Golden Touch.
Queen Bey ─ pop culture icon, music sensation, feminist leader. In short, Beyoncé is an all-round badass. On top of that, she has proven time and again that she can pull some serious moves. One twitter use Kendall Gaines posted a Vine clip of the singer dancing in her “***Flawless” video to the theme song […]
Music could be perceived as a barometer of society; it’s pervasive and often reflects the mood and attitudes of its time. It’s already been proven that music has got progressively louder and less varied over time. Also pop music has become darker and more self focused. None of these seem to give a positive outlook. So has this […]
Information has been leaking for a little while about pop star Taylor Swift’s new music video. Even the star studded cast list including Jessica Alba, Cara Delevingne and Lena Dunham was released, but nothing could prepare us for the visually spectacular tribute to girlpower that is the Bad Blood video. Taking cues from movies like […]
When you have a vision for a creative idea, it can sometimes take a long time to bring it to fruition. Or in this case, 22 months, 1,357 hours, 30 people, and 288,000 jelly beans. That’s a terrifying proposition for a three minute music video but Kina Grannis was keen and director Greg Jardin had the […]
Rihanna has debuted her new video “American Oxygen” and it’s more politically charged than anyone would have suspected from a pop star. While a lot of the clips and lyrics may not have the same emotional impact for us here in New Zealand, we can all appreciate the moments portrayed in the video, from the moon […]
The award-winning mu-so from Naim Audio brings your digital music to life with effortless ease. You can stream your music wirelessly to a mu-so from your PC or Mac, Android or iPhone at high-resolution ‘better than CD’ quality. And play Internet Radio, Spotify and more. We’ve entered an age where most of our music isn’t […]
From Gotye and the Grammys to living on a farm surrounded by sheep, it’s been a roller coaster year for Kiwi sensation Kimbra. Her latest project The Golden Echo delves into a more introspective side of the fun-loving songstress. Take a look behind the scenes in our video above....