InfoJhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo (born March 16, 1988) is an American singer and songwriter, who embarked on her music career contributing vocals and appearing in several music videos for R&B group B2K. At the time, she was known as B2K member Lil’ Fizz’s “cousin”, though she is not actually related to him. It was used as a marketing tool, suggested by Sony and Epic Records, to promote Aiko through B2K and attract an audience. In 2003, Aiko was set to release her debut album, My Name Is Jhené, through her labels Sony, The Ultimate Group and Epic, however the album was never released, with Aiko eventually asking to be released from the label in order to continue her education.
InfoBlu & Exile are an American hip hop duo, formed in 2007, composed of rapper Blu and hip hop producer Exile.
InfoKansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as “Carry On Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind”. The band has produced nine gold albums, three multi-platinum albums (Leftoverture 6x, Point of Know Return 4x, The Best of Kansas 4x), one other platinum studio album (Monolith), one platinum live double album (Two for the Show), and a million-selling single, “Dust in the Wind”. Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. “Carry On Wayward Son” was the second-most-played track on US classic rock radio in 1995 and No. 1 in 1997.
InfoMeghan Trainor has unveiled her ‘Treat Myself Deluxe’ album, due out on 17 July 2020. The release is the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and producer’s expanded offering of her third full-length album. It will feature the original tracklist along with three brand new songs and unreleased alternate recordings of two fan favourites.
InfoThe Aces (formerly The Blue Aces) are an American alternative pop band from Provo, Utah. The band has four members: guitarist Katie Henderson, bassist McKenna Petty, and sisters Alisa Ramirez (drums) and Cristal Ramirez (lead vocals and guitars.)
InfoSinger-songwriter Alessia Cara has announced a new EP, This Summer: Live Off The Floor – offering newly-recorded live performances of all six tracks from the original This Summer EP. Available 17 July via Def Jam Recordings, the 8-song collection will also include live versions of Cara’s best-selling debut, ‘Here’, and her hit single, ‘Scars To Your Beautiful’. Additionally, Cara announced that she will be donating all of her net royalties from the digital EP to Save The Children.
InfoOliver Tree Nickell is an American singer-songwriter, producer, rapper, comedian and filmmaker from Santa Cruz, California. He signed to Atlantic Records in 2017, after his song “When I’m Down” became popular. Tree is best known for being an “artist who’s part meme, part something less definable.”
InfoSuperstars, renegades, innovators, heroes, villains, and moms, The Chicks (formerly the Dixie Chicks) have grown from a band into a cultural phenomenon. Since the release of their debut album, ‘Wide Open Spaces’ in 1998, their music has stirred emotions in fans across the world, making them one of the biggest and most influential bands of our time. ‘Gaslighter’ is their fifth studio album and their first new album since 2006’s ‘Taking the Long Way’, which won five Grammy Awards, including ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Record of the Year’ and ‘Song of the Year’. The album is produced by Jack Antonoff along with the band themselves.