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Millions of fans watched Lambert's stunning performances on the eighth season of "American Idol" and now those millions of fans are waiting for the release of the album and Adam's first single, which Adam introduced on Ryan Seacrest's radio show Oct. 30. "For Your Entertainment" was written by Claude Kelly ("Circus" by Britney Spears) and Dr. Luke ("I Kissed A Girl" by Katy Perry and "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne, "Right Round" by Flo Rida, along with multiple singles by Kelly Clarkson) and produced by Dr. Luke.
"I feel so lucky to have been granted true opportunity to work with some of the top producers and writers in popular music," Says Adam. "This album is a reflection of their genius and the collaborative energy that they were gracious enough to share with me."
- a lot more here including tracklistings with credits
Tony Lucca is an innately gifted singer/songwriter with a resume any musician would find gratifying. He's written and self- produced five studio albums, three EPs, several live recordings and a popular DVD. He's won the L.A. Music Award for Best Male Singer/Songwriter. He's performed with notable artists including pop icons NSYNC, Marc Anthony and Joss Stone, as well as indie favorites Josh Kelley, Jason Mraz and Bob Schneider. He's galvanized an international following and has sold out premier venues coast-to-coast, including Joe's Pub in New York and the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles.
Josh Hoge is from Nashville, TN and prides himself on the hard work and grass roots approach he takes to his music. Growing up exposed to all genres of music, on his debut CD "Everything She Was," he successfully mashes together pop/r&b/rock & a southern soul sound that is its own. He beats up the road touring 200 days a year and has toured with artists such as Marc Broussard, Elliott Yamin, Natasha Bedingfield, Matt Wertz and many more. He also has written songs for or been featured on albums by Blake Lewis, Lupe Fiasco, Backstreet Boys, Jesse McCartney, Matt Wertz, & Dave Barnes. His new CD, "This Holiday," was released on October 20th. It's a great mix of original & classic 90's soul/r&b style Christmas music. - more on this story
"Don't Be A Jerk (It's Christmas)," destined to be an eternal holiday favorite going forward, is a song with a message, an important and timely message. As Tom Kenny, the comic actor who has voiced SpongeBob for the series' entire duration and sings SpongeBob's part on the song, puts it, "It's a plea is for a minimal diminishment of jerk-oriented activities and attitudes for a mere 24 hour period; in other words, "Don't Be A Jerk, (It's Christmas)."
This is the first Liars album to be recorded entirely in the USA since 2004's "They Were Wrong, So We Drowned" and sees Angus Andrew, Aaron Hemphill and Julian Gross taking inspiration from fringe characters lured to LA and the resulting subcultures and alternate spaces that they generate.
Also on the EP, Jason Mraz and Brett perform their notable duet "Long Road to Forgiveness." The exclusive iTunes Live Session was released yesterday. Forro in the Dark previously recorded with Steve Earle, David Byrne, The Brazilian Girls, and recently Thom Yorke.
Beginning Nov.13 Brett will back tour North America, this time with Vermont's Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. Brett and band will perform at the Fox Theatre in Oakland for a special homecoming New Year's Eve show (12/31). Brett is a true road warrior, he is currently bringing the good vibes to Germany on his European dates.
This one-week-only attraction, open November 7th – l2th (see hours below), will be dedicated to country music and the lifestyle its fans enjoy, and feature the newly released Alan Jackson Collection. The highlight of the week will be an in-store appearance by superstar Alan Jackson on Tuesday, November l0, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Make It Land serves up a variety of original tunes, ranging from upbeat acoustic pop to thoughtful indie folk in a way that honors the spirited ups and downs of everyday life. Clinebell's second album features ten tracks of laid-back rock music showcasing his melodic core as follow up to Stomping Grounds, which was released on SP&G Records in 2008.
"The Noticer," "Return to Sawyerton Springs," "The Butterfly Effect" and " The Traveler's Gift & Mastering the Seven Decisions" were released earlier this year by the man a New York Times journalist called "one of the most influential people in America." "The Noticer" and "The Traveler's Gift" have already made the NYT Best Sellers list.
Andrews' big break came with the book, "The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success," which spent 17 weeks on the NYT Best Sellers list, selling more than 1.5 million copies to date. It has been translated into 20 different languages and made the bestseller lists of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Publisher's Weekly, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.com. Amazingly, 51 different publishers rejected the book before Thomas Nelson Publishers finally accepted it.
An internationally renowned speaker as well as a bestselling novelist, Andrews has spoken at the request of four U.S. Presidents, numerous high-ranking military officials, star athletes and prominent celebrities.
Available only at the band's live shows and through leading digital music retailers, the EP contains three songs from the band's forthcoming This Is How We Do It album. Produced by acclaimed songwriter and musician Jeffrey Steele and the band, the EP features "You Got Me", "Fresh Off The Farm" and "Right Here In Front Of You". Each track delivers the unique brand of imaginative and dynamic country LoCash Cowboys has refined through their 200+ high-energy live dates per year.
"We've been playing a bunch of the new songs at shows over the last year," says co-frontman Chris Lucas. "Fans at the shows and on our website have been asking for a while when they could get the new music and we decided they'd waited long enough. We love the stuff we've done with Jeffrey and thought this would be a good way to get a taste of the new music to the people who have been supporting us for years." - more on this story
The comedy special was taped in Epps' hometown of Detroit, MI. The special is currently airing on Showtime and will be available for the public on November 10th.
Epps will remain busy this fall as he's hosted TV shows and is currently working on a reality TV show and plans on releasing a Christmas album this December.
- Trailer is here