James Maslow Releases New Single “Cry”

We just want to fangirl cry because James Maslow just released his new single, “Cry!”  It’s been a minute since James has released solo music, and we’re so excited to have more!  James has been busy working on his first solo album, which is due out later this year.   He’ll be touring Europe in the Spring and we hope the US is next!  Listen to “Cry” below.

Pickup a copy of “Cry” on iTunes now!

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Hey Violet Announces First North American Headlining Tour

Hey Violet are on the up and up and they’ve set their sights on the sky for 2017!  The band just announced their first ever headlining tour for the Spring.  Rena, Miranda, Nia, Casey, and Iain will be hitting cities across the United States and Canada which gives you time to get your space buns perfect, and bump up your enamel pin collection before the shows.

Hey Violet’s latest single “Guys My Age” got the crowd grooving when they played the Z100 Jingle Ball Access Lounge just before the Holidays and it’s a bop if there ever was one.  Check out all of the tour dates below.  Tickets go on sale Friday January 20th at 10AM local time so make sure you grab those tickets!

Hey Violet Tour 2017 ft. Jessarae
March 7th – The Chapel – San Francisco, CA – Buy Tickets
March 8th – The Parish @ HOB – Anaheim, CA – Buy Tickets
March 10th – The Troubador – West Hollywood, CA – Buy Tickets
March 12th – Cambridge Room @ HOB – Dallas, TX – Buy Tickets
March 14th – Delmar Hall – St. Louis, MO – Buy Tickets
March 15th – Subterranean – Chicago, IL – Buy Tickets
March 17th – Songbyrd Music House – Washington D.C. – Buy Tickets
March 19th – Mod Club – Toronto, ON – Buy Tickets
March 20th – The Shelter – Detroit, MI – Buy Tickets
March 22nd – Gramercy Theater – New York, NY – Buy Tickets
March 23rd – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA – Buy Tickets

Watch the official video for “Guys My Age” below.

Grab a copy of “Guys My Age” on iTunes or Amazon so you can sing along on tour!

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Thomas Rhett Extends “Home Team Tour” Into 2017

Thomas Rhett just surprised us with some amazing news on this gloomy Tuesday in January – he’s extending the Home Team Tour well into 2017 and added a bunch of new tour dates!!  Venues and exact dates are still a secret but TR posted a list of the new cities on his Instagram this morning and he’ll be hitting a lot more of the Northern states but nothing in the North East – at least not yet.  We’ve still got our fingers crossed he’ll add a NY/NJ show or even  CT date to the tour.  Check out the new cities listed below.

New 2017 “Home Team Tour” Cities:
London, UK
Birmingham, UK
Manchester, UK
Glasgow, UK
Belfast, UK
Abbotsford, BC
Dawson Creek, BC
Edmonton, AB
Lethbridge, AB
Regina, SK
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA
Evansville, IN
Louisville, KY
Alpharetta, GA
Washington, DC
Columbia, SC
Pensacola, FL
Biloxi, MS
Columbia, MO
Kansas City, MO
Springfield, MO
Bismarck, ND
St Paul, MN
Omaha, NE

While we wait for the exact dates to be revealed, stay tuned and be sure to check out Thomas’s new video for “American Spirit” below.

Grab a copy of “Tangled Up” on iTunes or Amazon now so you can sing along on tour.

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Tennis Tuesday: Australian Open Week 1

This Week’s Tournament:
Australian Open – Melbourne, Australia

Last Week’s Winners:
ASB Classic – Jack Sock
Apia International Sydney – Gilles Mueller

We love how the tennis season starts off with a bang – it’s just the third week of January but it’s already time for the first slam of the year!

Where to Watch: ESPN and WatchESPN
Tournament Dates: January 16 – January 29
Time:  Play nightly starts at 7pm EST
Social Media: #AusOpen @AustralianOpen

Jack Sock Wins 2nd Career Title in Auckland
Jack had a strong end to 2016, reaching the finals in Stockholm (where he lost to Juan Martin del Potro), and the Quarterfinals of the Masters tournaments in Paris and Shanghai.  He’s been working hard in the off-season and it shows!  Jack was impressive in his run to a second career title in Auckland, where he defeated Joao Sousa in a high quality final.  We’re excited to see how he’ll fare at the Australian Open!

Reilly Opelka Qualifies for First Grand Slam
Part of the #NextGen of young American players, Reilly Opelka qualified for the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in Melbourne.  Reilly was the only player to go through qualifying without dropping a set – or dropping serve.  He’ll face David Goffin in the first round.  Other American qualifiers include Frances Tiafoe, Noah Rubin, Bjorn Frantangelo, and Ernesto Escobedo.  Let’s go USA!

Sasha Bublik Interviews “Rafa”
It’s been an awesome week in Melbourne so far for the Sasha Bublik – he qualified for the main draw of a grand slam for a first time AND managed to grab Rafael Nadal for a quick interview.   Wait a minute, for sure this is Rafa, no?

Lleyton Hewitt & Andy Roddick Join BNP Paribas Showdown
As if we weren’t already hype enough for the BNP Paribas Showdown coming up at Madison Square Garden on March 6th, it just got even better with the announcement that Lleyton Hewitt and Andy Roddick are joining the lineup!   We’re pretty sure that we filled out the “Who do you want to see at the BNP Paribas Showdown?” survey last year with “ANDY VS LLEYTON WOULD BE EPIC” so thank you tennis gods for making this happen!   The new format for the showdown, the 10th anniversary of the event, will be Team Americas Vs. Team World.   That means Andy Roddick, Jack Sock, Juan Martin del Potro, and Venus Williams will be taking on Lleyton Hewitt, Nick Kyrgios, Kei Nishikori, and Garbine Mugaruza.    Tickets are on sale now!

Dan + Shay Drop “How Not To” Music Video

Dan + Shay just dropped the music video for their new single, “How Not To!”   The intense video, directed by Patrick Tracy, has a powerful message and shows that even if you don’t know how not to do something, you can still learn from it and have a happy ending.  Watch the video below!

Pickup a copy of “Obsessed” on iTunes now!

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Dierks Bentley Releases New Video For “Black”

Dierks Bentley just released the music video for his latest single “Black” featuring his beautiful wife Cassidy.  The  video focuses on Dierks and Cassidy together wandering the stunning Icelandic coast.  Dierks has talked about how this song and his new album of the same name explores the deepest parts of a relationship, and how it can bring two people even closer together.  Black just also happens to be Cassidy’s maiden name.

Watch the official video for “Black” below!

Grab a copy of Dierks’ latest studio album “Black” on iTunes or Amazon now.

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Heffron Drive Release New Single “Living Room”

Kendall Schmidt from Big Time Rush and his pal Dustin Belt are working their way back into your hearts in 2017 with a brand new single called “Living Room.”  This single is the first released from the band in a while but the guys have been working on creating something special for their fans in between European tour dates.

“Living Room” has everything you love about a Heffron Drive song and more.  Kendall’s voice and lyrics are a heartfelt plea to fix what’s broken and start again while the video shows happier times for the couple.

Watch the official video for “Living Room” below!

Grab a copy of “Living Room” on iTunes or Amazon now.

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We are all fangirls at heart.