Jonas Blue called in from Dubai (!) to talk about his latest single, “Perfect Strangers,” joining “Team Follow Back” with Sam Smith and looking up to the great Max Martin. Fun fact: Blue is the 20th most-streamed artist on Spotify!
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Jonas Blue is a London-based producer who currently has one of the biggest songs on Spotify with his re-imagined version of the Tracy Chapman classic, “Fast Car.” The DJ called in to my show to chat about how he discovered the track’s singer Dakota and his interesting connection to superstar Sam Smith.
How hectic is Charlie Puth’s life right now? The singer behind the anthem “See You Again” didn’t realize how many GRAMMY nominations he received until Google told him. “Well, I originally thought it was ‘a’ GRAMMY,” revealed Puth when I spoke with him after he and rapper Wiz Khalifa performed the “Furious 7” track on… Read more »
InStyle Magazine Senior Editor Sharon Clott Canter called in from Los Angeles to chat about Sunday night’s Golden Globes. Sharon saw many stars on the red carpet, including currently InStyle cover woman Jennifer Lopez. She also witnessed a lovely candid moment at the InStyle after party with Golden Globes winner Sam Smith.
In this edition of Weekend Scoop, InStyle Magazine Senior Editor Sharon Clott Kanter called in and talked about the music video debut of Johnny Depp’s daughter Lily-Rose. Also discussed: the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s championship parade in Manhattan and a possible collaboration between Jazmine Sullivan and Sam Smith.
Mark Ronson, tall on knowledge but short on sleep, stopped by “Ralphie Tonight” to chat about his number one hit that almost never was. Ronson also talked about the media comparing new artists to others that have come before them and what it’s like to perform alongside the likes of Bruno Mars and Mystikal. The… Read more »
He came in to “Music’s Biggest Night” with six nominations and surrounded by high expectations. In his debut GRAMMY Awards, English singer Sam Smith did not disappoint. The clear winner of the evening took home four gramophones, including two of the biggest awards for Record and Song of the Year thanks to his smash hit,… Read more »
On Monday, nominations for the 2014 American Music Awards were revealed. Iggy Azalea leads all artists with nods in six categories, including “Artist Of The Year” and “New Artist Of The Year Presented By Kohl’s.” Nominations are determined by fan interactions with Billboard Magazine and Billboard.com. The winners will be chosen by fan votes at… Read more »
Sam Smith’s debut album In The Lonely Hour debuted at number two on the Billboard chart, with a solid week of sales. The “Stay With Me” singer spent a week in New York promoting the LP’s release, with appearances on “Good Morning America,” “Late Show With David Letterman,” and “The View.” Smith also stopped by… Read more »