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New Music To Know: Ryn Weaver, a Pop Star For the Rest of Us

“I’m not a poster child,” Ryn Weaver says. “I’m not a creation that’s going to be making one type of music for any extended period.”

02/26/2015

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New Music To Know: MisterWives Leave Their Ego at the Door

MisterWives’ debut LP exhibits the many elements that make up the band’s collective musical personality: a bit of rocksteady reggae, a dash of Broadway balladeering, a splash of EDM and heaping helpings of neon-tinted new wave.

02/19/2015

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New Music to Know: Catfish and the Bottlemen Want to Sell Out

The band’s debut LP, The Balcony, has just been released stateside, with the single , “Kathleen” starting to receive a big radio push. And they’re already calling themselves “sell outs.” Whatever that means.

02/12/2015

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New Music to Know: Seinabo Sey Is a Pop Star Who is Wise Beyond Her 24 Years

Swedish singer Seinabo Sey may be just 24 years old, but her music has a level of maturity and introspection not usually offered by songs in rotation on the radio. Where her song ‘Younger’ is right now.

02/06/2015

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New Music to Know: The Magic of Børns

Børns lives in a tree house, was once a magician and recently had a whale pun-filled chat with Taylor Swift. And right now, he’s making some of the best pop music around.

01/30/2015

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New Music to Know: Sheppard Don’t Mind Playing ‘Geronimo’ 700,000 Times If It Means You Hear Them

Sheppard have conquered Australia with their Mumford & Sons-y single “Geronimo.” Next up: America.

01/22/2015

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New Music to Know: George Ezra Prepares to Take Over America, with a Little Help from Sam Smith

The English singer, who is already a household name overseas, is gearing up to have a Sam Smith-like year of his own, thanks to an impressive touring schedule and a catchy single inspired by a particular Hungarian city.

01/15/2015

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New Music to Know: Caitlyn Smith’s Long Journey to Radio

She’s written songs for stars like Garth Brooks, Cassadee Pope and Kenny Rogers, but Caitlyn Smith’s career path has by no means been easy. “What I learned to keep me going is just celebrating every small success,” she tells Radio.com.

01/08/2015

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Top 14 New Artists Of 2014

As the year comes to a close we’d like to honor those 14 artists who we think you’ll be hearing from for many, many years to come.

12/18/2014

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New Music to Know: Paramore Inspired Lynn Gunn to Form PVRIS

Lynn Gunn of PVRIS was in the seventh grade when she first saw Paramore live, and she was immediately hooked.

12/04/2014

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New Music to Know: Maddie & Tae, More Than Just Girls in a Country Song

“Like we say in the chorus, literally all we’re good for is getting in your truck and saying absolutely nothing,” Tae Dye tells Radio.com. “As you can tell, Maddie and I have a lot to say, so that doesn’t really work for us.”

11/20/2014

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New Music to Know: Niia Finds Her Voice With a Little Help from James Bond

“Some artists love that power of swooping in and watching the crowd eat out of their hand,” Niia says. “But for me, it’s a little scary and I think I realized we both can play the vulnerability card. Me as the artist, them as the audience.”

11/14/2014

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New Music To Know: Elijah Blake Finds Inspiration in the Darkness

He may not be a household name, yet, but he’s already won a GRAMMY for his part in writing Usher’s hit single “Climax.” And it kind of messed him up. Luckily, he found inspiration in his sadness.

11/06/2014

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New Music To Know: Dej Loaf Puts Detroit on the Map, Again

A shout out from Drake. A remix with Remy Ma. A spot on a new Detroit-centric Eminem track. Well-earned comparisons to Kendrick Lamar. DeJ Loaf is the hottest new thing in hip-hop. And it only took four months to get there.

10/31/2014

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New Music to Know: Sam Hunt Combines His Love For Usher & Steve Earle on Debut ‘Montevallo’

On his debut, Hunt blends country and R&B to make his own kind of music. A kind of music that could easily be played on the radio alongside Drake and Ed Sheeran, both of whom have crossed the genre lines.

10/23/2014

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New Music To Know: Teyana Taylor is the Young R&B Diva, Seven Years in the Making

From My Super Sweet 16 to Pharrell to Kanye, Teyana Taylor has leveraged her diva status to work with the top tier of hip hop. Now, it’s her turn to shine.

10/17/2014

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