Live From New York, It's Jessie J: A Day in the Life

Posted Mar 15th 2011 at 12:15 PM by Emily Tan

All over the UK, Jessie J is a household name. Aside from playing sold-out gigs, the London singer was named BBC Sound of 2011, beating out indie breakout the Vaccines and James Blake and recently won the Brit Award for Critic's Choice. And now that she's taken over at home, Jessie J is bringing her combination of pop, R&B and soul to the US with her current single, 'Price Tag,' featuring...

Meg and Dia Would Rather 'Do It on Our Own' Than Sign with Another Label

Posted Jan 12th 2011 at 10:30 AM by Emily Tan

When indie pop-rock band Meg and Dia signed a deal with Warner Bros. Records in 2007, the deal led the five-piece from Draper, Utah, to open for Angels and Airwaves, taking their live show to Europe and making their rock star dreams come true -- until the band was dropped from the label in 2009. And while some bands would disappear soon after losing their contract, Meg and Dia wanted to keep...

Emmanuel Jal Enlists George Clooney, Alicia Keys and More for 'We Want Peace' Campaign

Posted Dec 21st 2010 at 01:37 PM by Emily Tan

With Sudan on the cusp of splitting into two countries, a vote many fear will lead to civil war, hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal is hoping music can help prevent any more violence in the country. So, the former Sudanese child soldier penned 'We Want Peace' and, with the help of some famous friends, made a music video to spread his message. "The whole year, we knew something was going to happen,"...

Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber and More Spread Holiday Cheer at Jingle Ball 2010

Posted Dec 16th 2010 at 02:09 PM by Emily Tan

Sure, Z100's Jingle Ball 2010 brought some of the year's biggest celebrities -- like Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian, to name a few -- to a packed Madison Square Garden last Friday night. But when fans watch the Fuse broadcast, they'll see it was the show's onstage collaborations and special guests that made it an evening to remember. First-time Jingle Ball performer and the...

James Blunt Has 'Far Too Much Fun' Recording 'Stay the Night' Album

Posted Dec 16th 2010 at 10:30 AM by Emily Tan

Although he's been known to sing some moody and depressing ballads, James Blunt is looking at the happier side of life on his upcoming album 'Some Kind of Trouble,' which is out Jan. 18. "It's f---ing happy," Blunt tells PopEater. "There are a few of those ballads on the album, but yes, it's is much more upbeat and energetic. That's because I wrote before on acoustic guitar -- and I always...

David Archuleta -- A Day in the Life

Posted Oct 18th 2010 at 03:00 PM by Emily Tan

When David Archuleta went up against David Cook in the seventh season of 'American Idol,' millions of fans -- and even Cook himself -- thought the then 16-year-old was a shoo-in for the crown. But even though the Florida-born, Utah-raised singer took second place, his growing fan base and a record deal with Jive made sure Archuleta wouldn't leave the limelight anytime soon. One debut...

David Archuleta Puts His Own Spin on Pop Music

Posted Oct 7th 2010 at 02:15 PM by Emily Tan

When David Archuleta started working on the follow-up to his 2008 self-titled album, he wanted to put his own spin on some of his musical influences like Natasha Bedingfield and Jason Mraz. "I wanted to have something where everyone can listen to my music, so I tried to take it a little bit further than that last album," the19-year-old 'American Idol' alum tells PopEater. "I kind of 'dorkified'...

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