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...

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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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Trust Me.

Trust me.  I’m (pretty) sure you’ll (almost) certainly love (or at least like) this duet by Macklemore, a rapper, featuring Kesha, a rocker, which COULD cause an immediate (not-pleasant) feeling of not knowing something that a lot of other people know, which is why …...

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An Irish Heart Is Breaking…

Irish super star singer/songwriter Gavin James has a top 20 hit on the USA’s Adult Top 40 music chart with "Hearts On Fire" and from the very opening you can hear its link to 1982’s A Flock of Seagulls “I Ran So Far Away” despite that the former looks and sounds...

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Dua Lipa is Sizzling Hot & You Need To Know About Her.

Remember Toni Tennille’s come hither purr-- “do that to me one more time” –her clear, sweet voice fronting the growling, prowling sound of a satisfied woman. It takes a lot of confidence to emote like that, and when listening to 22-year old Dua Lipa (pronounced...

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Country Star Hits #1 On The Dance Chart!

  Country music star Maren Morris teamed up with three of the world’s top electronic writers, producers and creators and voila! They’ve hit #1 on Billboard’s Hot Electronic/Dance Chart! Morris’ debut song, “My Church,” was a smash two years ago...

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Powerhouse Women Beget More Powerhouse Women

  There might not be an Adele if there hadn’t been a Stevie Nicks 30-years prior and there might not be an Alice Merton if there hadn’t been an Adele. Music, like all art forms, draws from the past, mixes it with the now, and voila! Something new. Stevie Nicks’...

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