Young? Younger? Really Young!

As Boomers, we’ve been around the block a few times. When we think of our “youth” we might think back to when we were in our 20s or early 30s--back when we were, you know, young. However, there’s a hit arising on Adult Top 40 radio:  “Younger“ by A Great Big World,...

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Girl(s) Like You

When Maroon 5 released "Girls Like You" (their newest), an up-tempo love song, the buzz was instantaneous. Almost every Top 40 and Adult Top 40 outlet had the song in high rotation, resulting in millions of streams and millions of views. In less than 2 weeks the song...

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Ariana Grande: 24-year Old SuperStar

When 24-year old super-star Ariana Grande opened the Billboard Music Awards two weeks age with her hit "No Tears Left To Cry,” she bowled us over with her vocal range and soulful sensitivity that brought the song’s lyrics to life. Naturally, our thoughts turned to a...

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Charlie Puth: A Crooner For Our Time

Boomer Music Update has shouted and showered praise on Charlie Puth since “One Call Away,” his irresistibly smooth and sophisticated  2015 debut hit.   https://boomermusicupdate.com/top-40/charlie-puth-sinatra-millennial-generation/ Puth’s new album hasn’t even...

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James Bay Is Important & You Should Know About Him

  In 2015, James Bay was named Best British Male Vocalist; his “Hold Back The River” (2014) is certified platinum, and in 2016, he was nominated for three Grammy’s:  Best Rock Album, Best New Artist and Best Rock Song. Boomer Music Update raved about “Hold Back The...

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Boy Bands

While Boy Bands may not be as culturally dominant as they were in their heyday –in the 90's American boy bands such as New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys and N'Sync sold millions of records, sold out concert venues and became staples of Top 40 radio, the boy band...

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Enough Is Enough. “No Excuses.”

Megan Trainor’s latest, “No Excuses,” is all about respect:  for yourself and for others. Inspired by recent events, it could become a rallying cry for the #metoo and TimesUp movement. Trainor’s a music biz heavyweight with a moral compass and a clear point of view....

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