Wednesday, April 22, 2015

What's New On Freegal?


Walk Off The Earth: 
This top Alternative Rock band  has two new singles out: Sing It All Away and Rule the World. Both are from their new album that is due out later this Summer entitled Sing It All Away.


LunchMoney Lewis:
The Idolator calls artist LunchMoney Lewis one of “2015’s breakout stars” and describes his brand new Bills EP as “staggeringly good”


Passion Pit:
ABC News declared Passion Pit “America’s reigning Synthpop King”. The artists long awaited LP entitled Kindred was just released. Pitchfork writes that “rawness is what separates Passion Pit from it’s lesser contemporaries”


Wet:
The lead single from Electropop band Wet’s debut album is called Deadwater. Spin.com reviews the single by saying it has “gigantic, slick chorus’, memorably inescapable verses,  and smooth-sailing harmonies that can’t possibly be coming from a trio this young in their career”


Hilary Duff:
The first release from a new upcoming album for pop artist Hilary Duff is called Sparks. Buzzfeed calls it “the comeback we have been waiting for”


Kelsea Ballerini:
This rising country music star has a new full length LP coming out this May. Here first single Love Me Like you Mean It, has already charted in the top 15. Her newest single called Secondhand Smoke was just featured in Rolling Stone and is descsribed as “deeply personal”



Friday, April 17, 2015

50th American Country Music Awards




 


 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the American Country Music Awards. This years event, held on April 19th, will be the first time the show is held in a stadium rather than previous venues of Las Vegas and Universal City. It will also be a longer than usual show at 3. 5 hours.  The Academy of Country Music CEO announced that they will be honoring special artists in that extra time. One such star is Miranda Lambert who will be recognized for being the “most decorated” female within the genre. Listed below are more nominees that you can find on Freegal Music. Which are your favorite?

Entertainer of The Year: Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert
Male Vocalist of The Year: Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley
Female Vocalist of The Year:  Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood
Vocal Duo of The Year: The Swon Brothers
Album of The Year: Jason Aldean-Old Boots New Dirt, Miranda Lambert-Platinum
Single Record of The Year:
Kenny Chesney-American Kids, Miranda Lambert-Automatic
Video of The Year: Kenny Chesney-American Kids, Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood-Somethin’ Bad

Vocal Event of The Year:  Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood- Somethin’ Bad