Ke$ha Parties in the Plaza on the 'Today' Show

Posted Aug 13th 2010 at 10:50 AM by Ashley Iasimone

Ke$ha brought her party-ready pop anthems to the 'Today' show on Aug.13. The singer performed live in Rockefeller Plaza, opening her set with her debut hit 'Tik Tok.' "I'm so excited," Ke$ha told host Matt Lauer, who then asked her about the origin of her stage name. "It was just me being ironic," Ke$ha explained. "I was really broke when I wrote this record. Instead of having a pity party, ...

Jared Evan -- About to Pop

Posted Aug 12th 2010 at 12:00 PM by Ashley Iasimone

Who: Jared Evan Single: 'In Love With You' Hails From: Nassau County, N.Y. For Fans Of: Mike Posner, Drake, Cage Why He's About to Pop: Ask Jared Evan about music and he'll light up. The rapper-singer-musician-producer -- he does a bit of it all -- has been drumming and writing rhymes since he was a kid, and his upbringing involved listening to everything from Led Zeppelin to Method Man. E...

Train Perform on the 'Today' Show

Posted Aug 6th 2010 at 10:40 AM by Ashley Iasimone

Train took their summer-friendly tunes to the 'Today' show on Aug. 6, performing live for fans in New York. The pop-rockers opened their set in Rockefeller Plaza with the hit song 'Hey, Soul Sister.' The group recently returned to the charts with the album 'Save Me, San Francisco' after going on a brief hiatus. "I think that we started to believe in ourselves again as people who could maybe add...

Matt Morris Praises Kristen Stewart and Lady Gaga at PopEater HQ

Posted Aug 5th 2010 at 05:30 PM by Ashley Iasimone

It's been a year of momentum for Matt Morris. In January, his debut album, 'When Everything Breaks Open,' was released on Tennman Records. That same month, he was a featured performer -- singing a memorable rendition of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' alongside Justin Timberlake -- on the 'Hope for Haiti' telethon. In June, he joined Ingrid Michaelson on the road, and his latest project involved sho...

Secondhand Serenade Grows Up on 'Hear Me Now' -- Exclusive Video

Posted Aug 2nd 2010 at 01:26 PM by Ashley Iasimone

John Vesely, aka Secondhand Serenade, is releasing his third studio album, 'Hear Me Now,' on Aug. 3. The singer-songwriter calls the album a slight departure from his previous releases, both in content and sound. "This album, for once, talks about how I'm feeling and how I'm kind of coping and moving on," Vesely tells PopEater. "And good things that are going on with me, bad things, things happeni...

Taio Cruz Brings 'Dynamite' Tracks to PopEater HQ

Posted Jul 30th 2010 at 10:20 AM by Ashley Iasimone

Taio Cruz's latest single, 'Dynamite,' is all about spending a night out and having a good time. When he recently stopped by PopEater's headquarters to meet the staff and play some tunes, the upbeat, catchy track spoke for itself but the British singer-producer had his own way of describing it. "The album is quite dance-oriented, up-tempo driven," Cruz told PopEater. "This one is another fun club ...

Official Hot Mess -- About to Pop

Posted Jul 26th 2010 at 05:40 PM by Ashley Iasimone

Who: Official Hot Mess Video: 'Welcome 2 L.A.' Hails From: Florida For Fans Of: Ke$ha, the Veronicas Why They're About to Pop: Sisters Kristy and Lindsey, the frontwomen of pop rockers Official Hot Mess, learned piano by ear at age four, wrote their first original tune at 13 and landed their first record deal before graduating high school. Since then, they've sold tons of records in Asia, ...

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