Category Archives: Artist to Watch

SecretFangirls.com Interview Nick Hissom

Nick Hissom is ready to take over the pop music world.  He just dropped a new single, “He Ain’t Better,” and has been hard at work on new music with some of the best in the business.  Nick has worked closely with producer Steve Morales, who has collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Santana, and Enrique Iglesias, to name a few.  The track was released by Massive Entertainment, in partnership with Sony Music and RED MUSIC, a new venture from Nick, Steve and Derrek Jackson.  The track has already gotten nearly 1 million plays on Spotify since it’s release.

We interviewed Nick Hissom while he was in NYC and learned more about his new single, his music style, and his go to karaoke song.  We had a blast chatting with him in Central Park.  His new single, “He Ain’t Better” is out now and it’s a fun bop with a catchy beat and message.  Watch our interview with Nick below!

Make sure you grab a copy of “He Ain’t Better” on iTunes now.

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Jacob Whitesides & Caroline Romano Release “Masterpiece”

Caroline Romano is a name you’ll want to remember.  She’s already shared the stage with some of our faves from every genre like Shawn Mendes, Kelsea Ballerini, Daya, Why Don’t We, Jacob Whitesides, Frankie Ballard, and Chris Janson.  The 16-year old Mississippi songwriter is currently working on her debut album and she’s teamed up with the PACER organization to crack down on bullying.

Since sharing the stage with Jacob Whitesides, the two teamed up for Caroline’s brand new single “Masterpiece” and they just dropped the soulful video. The two are looking to secure a spot on your playlist with the empowering track.  Watch the colorful video for “Masterpiece” below.

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

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Forever In Your Mind Release “Rabbit Hole”

FIYM took some time off from music to focus on their own projects but Ricky, Liam, and Emery are back with a new song called “Rabbit Hole” and they’re just begging you to follow them!  The guys debuted the new song on the revamped TRL this week with an electrifying performance.  Fans were dancing and singing along almost immediately.  Watch Forever In Your Mind’s TRL debut of the song below.

Grab a copy of “Rabbit Hole” on iTunes or Amazon now!

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Chase Atlantic Join LIGHTS Tour 2018

Chase Atlantic are moving full speed ahead as they wrap up their headlining US Tour and get ready to head home to Australia and New Zealand with Blackbear for the “Digital Drug Lord World Tour” at the end of November.   Missed them on tour or need to see them again ASAP?   Don’t worry!  They’ll be back in the US sooner than you think.  Mitchel, Clinton, and Christian announced that they will be opening for LIGHTS on her hotly anticipated “We Were Here” Tour!

The tour kicks off in January and hits venues across the US and Canada to warm up those cold winter nights.  Check out the tour dates below and make sure you grab your tickets before they sell out.

“We Were Here” Ft. LIGHTS & Chase Atlantic
Jan 30th – Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC – Buy Tickets
Jan 31st – Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC – Buy Tickets
Feb 2nd – The Showbox – Seattle, WA – Buy Tickets
Feb 3rd – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR – Buy Tickets
Feb 5th – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA – Buy Tickets
Feb 6th – The Regent Theatre – Los Angeles, CA – Buy Tickets
Feb 7th – The Observatory North Park – San Diego, CA – Buy Tickets
Feb 8th – Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ – Buy Tickets
Feb 9th – Vinyl @ Hard Rock Casino – Las Vegas, NV – Buy Tickets
Feb 10th – The Glass House – Pomona, CA – Buy Tickets
Feb 12th – Grand @ The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT – Buy Tickets
Feb 13th – The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO – Buy Tickets
Feb 15th – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX – Buy Tickets
Feb 16th – Emo’s – Austin, TX – Buy Tickets
Feb 17th – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX – Buy Tickets
Feb 19th – Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN – Buy Tickets
Feb 20th – Masquerade (Heaven) – Atlanta, GA – Buy Tickets
Feb 21st – The Beachman – Orlando, FL – Buy Tickets
Feb 22nd – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC – Buy Tickets
Feb 23rd – The NorVa – Norfolk, VA – Buy Tickets
Feb 25th – Theatre of The Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – Buy Tickets
Feb 26th – Irving Plaza – New York, NY – Buy Tickets
Feb 27th – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC – Buy Tickets
March 1st – Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON – Buy Tickets
March 2nd – Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON – Buy Tickets
March 3rd – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA – Buy Tickets
March 4th – Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA – Buy Tickets
March 6th – The Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY – Buy Tickets
March 7th – Mr. Small’s Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA – Buy Tickets
March 8th – Bogarts – Cincinnati, OH – Buy Tickets
March 9th – St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI – Buy Tickets
March 10th – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH – Buy Tickets 
March 12th – House Of Blues – Chicago, IL – Buy Tickets
March 13th – Majestic Theater – Madison, WI – Buy Tickets
March 14th – Delmar Hall – St. Louis, MO – Buy Tickets
March 15th – Madrid Theatre – Kansas City, MO – Buy Tickets
March 16th – The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE – Buy Tickets
March 17th – Music Hall MLPS – Minneapolis, MN – Buy Tickets

Watch the official video for “Okay” below.

Grab a copy of Chase Atlantic’s self titled debut album on iTunes or Amazon so you can sing along on tour!

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Citizen Four Drop “Say My Name” Cover

 Citizen Four have been laying low for a while but the guys are back – new and improved!  After Josh Levi’s departure, C4 added a new member, Mikey Fusco, and forged ahead with new music.  The band just released a brand new single which samples the Destiny Child’s song, “Say My Name.”   With Beyonce and Kelly Rowland’s approval, the boys of C4 reworked it with the help of GRAMMY-award winning producer Rodney Jerkins.

The track has a familiar feel but Citizen Four put their own unique twist on it! Listen to the new track below.

Pick up a copy of “My Name (Say It)” on iTunes or Amazon!

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Why Don’t We Announce “The Invitation Tour”

Why Don’t We are celebrating one year of being a band and they’re burning up the charts even faster!  The guys just dropped a new EP called “Invitation” with five brand new tracks to fill up your Fall playlists. The r&b infused pop is such a great throwback!  Daniel, Zach, Corbyn, Jonah, and Jack just announced a headlining tour that kicks off in February 2018 and they’re playing some pretty awesome venues!

Tickets go on sale Saturday, October 7th at 10am local time so make sure you get yours while they last!  Check out the tour dates below.

“The Invitation Tour 2018” Ft. Why Don’t We
Feb 27th – Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH – Buy Tickets
Feb 28th – Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN – Buy Tickets
March 2nd – The Rave – Milwaukee, WI – Buy Tickets
March 3rd – House Of Blues – Chicago, IL – Buy Tickets
March 6th – First Ave – Minneapolis, MN – Buy Tickets
March 8th – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO – Buy Tickets
March 9th – Complex – Salt Lake City, UT – Buy Tickets
March 10th – Knitting Factory – Boise, ID – Buy Tickets
March 12th – Vogue Theatre – Vancouver, BC – Buy Tickets
March 13th – Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA – Buy Tickets
March 14th – Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR – Buy Tickets
March 16th – Warfield Theatre – San Francisco, CA – Buy Tickets
March 17th – The Novo – Los Angeles, CA – Buy Tickets
March 20th – The Grove – Anaheim, CA – Buy Tickets
March 22nd – House Of Blues – San Diego, CA – Buy Tickets
March 23rd – The Van Buren – Phoenix, AZ – Buy Tickets
March 24th – Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM – Buy Tickets
March 27th – South Side Ballroom – Dallas, TX – Buy Tickets
March 28th – Emo’s – Austin, TX – Buy Tickets
March 29th – House of Blues – Houston, TX – Buy Tickets
April 2nd – House Of Blues – Orlando, FL – Buy Tickets
April 3rd – The Fillmore @ Jackie Gleason – Miami Beach, FL – Buy Tickets
April 5th – The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA – Buy Tickets
April 6th – The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC – Buy Tickets
April 7th – Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, MD – Buy Tickets
April 10th – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – Buy Tickets
April 11th – House Of Blues – Boston, MA – Buy Tickets
April 13th – Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre – Montreal, QC – Buy Tickets
April 14th – Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON – Buy Tickets
April 17th – Royal Oak Music Theatre – Royal Oak, MI – Buy Tickets
April 18th – Express Live – Columbus, OH – Buy Tickets
April 19th – Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA – Buy Tickets
April 21st – Playstation Theater – New York, NY – Buy Tickets

Listen to “Invitation” below!

Grab a copy of the “Invitation” EP on iTunes or Amazon now so you can sing along on tour!

Watch our interview with Why Don’t We at AAKD and get to know the guys!

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