Music You Should Know: Dan + Shay and 5 Seconds of Summer

Music You Should Know: Dan + Shay and 5 Seconds of Summer

Sometimes, relationships don’t go as we hoped or planned. This week’s picks are all about the emotional roller-coaster that comes with love lost and a strained relationship. Dan + Shay — Tequila “Tequila” is the lead single off of Dan + Shay’s self-titled third studio album, and is their first song to enter the .…

Music You Should Know: Imagine Dragons and Train

Music You Should Know: Imagine Dragons and Train

Two very strong song of the summer contenders!! Imagine Dragons – Natural The biggest rock band right now is back with another thunderous single, “Natural.”  While their new album Evolve already reached double platinum status (and produced hits like Believer, Thunder, and Whatever It Takes,) this song didn’t appear on the album.  In fact, it’s…

Music You Should Know: Weezer and Justin Timberlake

Whoever doesn’t love surprise singles isn’t a very fun person!  Weezer shocked one fan who asked them to cover an 80’s smash hit while JT finished his next #1 song in a week before dropping it with no announcement whatsoever.   Weezer – Africa This is what happens when you listen to your fans!  Weezer…

Music You Should Know: A Great Big World and Alessia Cara

Music You Should Know: A Great Big World and Alessia Cara

While Alessia says growing up is painful, A Great Big World say they’d do anything to be kids again!   Alessia Cara – Growing Pains It’s been awhile since Alessia Cara released new music, so allow “Growing Pains” to enlighten us about what she’s been up to for the past three years. Growing pains, Alessia…

Music You Should Know: Daughtry and Meghan Trainor

Music You Should Know: Daughtry and Meghan Trainor

Daughtry and Meghan Trainor are teasing their upcoming albums the best way they know how… with new music!   Daughtry – Deep End Daughtry is back and is teasing his 5th studio album, “Cage To Rattle”, which will be released on July 27th. So why does Daughtry sound a little different here? Well, that’s what…

Music You Should Know: Leon Bridges and Bazzi

Music You Should Know: Leon Bridges and Bazzi

It’s all about love songs this week… and one that became a pretty big meme!   Leon Bridges – Beyond It’s romantic destiny, according to Leon Bridges.  This song is about a guy realizing that he just might be head-over-heels for someone and his mind starts wondering if she’s “the one.”  This delicious anxiety sums…

Music You Should Know: John Mayer and Alessia Cara

Music You Should Know: John Mayer and Alessia Cara

While Alessia’s career is just getting started and she’s adjusting to the change, John Mayer is 100% done with being famous.   Alessia Cara – Growing Pains It’s been awhile since Alessia Cara released new music, so allow “Growing Pains” to enlighten us about what she’s been up to for the past three years.  Growing…

Music You Should Know: Echosmith and P!nk

Music You Should Know: Echosmith and P!nk

Nothing’s wrong with being emotionally vulnerable in a song… in fact, both P!nk and Echosmith excel at that!   Echosmith –  Over My Head Echosmith is back and the band has evolved beyond their “cool kids” days.  This is the first single off their upcoming album, their 2nd overall, Inside a Dream. The band is…

Music You Should Know: Lauv and Maroon 5

Music You Should Know: Lauv and Maroon 5

Love and respect is the theme this week! Lauv – I Like Me Better If you wanted to know what that cloying song you heard on the radio that preached about how his romance made him a better person… this is it.   This sweet tune is enough to rot your teeth a little because it…

Music You Should Know: A Great Big World and Backstreet Boys

Music You Should Know: A Great Big World and Backstreet Boys

Nostalgia has been hitting us hard lately.  We all wish we could be younger and dream about being front row at a BSB concert…   Backstreet Boys – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart We’re living in a time of nostalgia, people.  We don’t want to grow up, we want to be kids again!  With Britney…