NEVERMIND THE BOLLOCKS—IT'S THE U.K. TOP 10
In the U.S. it's Brittany; in Britain it's Josh. (4/26a)
MOTOWN GOES HOLLYWOOD
Opening night Tuesday at the Pantages. (4/27a)
JAY Z TWEETS...
He's pissed off and he's not gonna take it anymore. (4/26a)
The band's on hiatus, but the front man is not. (4/26a)
We are Furious yellow. (4/26a)
Kemosabe/RCA/Sony Music singer-songwriter Christian Burghardt gives his fans a glimpse of some real California surf culture in the new music video for his debut single "Safe Place To Land," co-starring two gorgeous female pro-surfers, Quincy Davis and Bruna Schmitz.
Since being brought to his Kemosabe by writer/producer Dr. Luke, Burghardt has been busy in the studio writing and recording his debut album which is set to be released later this year. Collaborations include songwriter and producer Gregg Wattenberg (Train, Phillip Phillips), Derek Fuhrmann (Phillip Phillips, O.A.R.), and up-and-comer Josh Grant (Shawn Mendes).
Tyler Farr's sophomore full-length, Suffer in Peace, streets next week (4/28) via Columbia Nashville. After being categorized in the realm of bro-country party animals with his debut smash, Redneck Crazy, Farr seems to have redirected his sound, expanding his reach.
"On [Suffer in Peace] the brawny, strutting male lead from his debut collection has retreated within. His characteristic growl becomes the voice of a wounded lover," wrote Entertainment Weekly.
And apparently people are diggin' it. The first official video from his new set, "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (above), has already snagged north of 4m views. Although the aforementioned song and the title track fall into this suffer-centered tone, Farr still remembers to kick it up a notch on a handful of party anthems, including "C.O.U.N.T.R.Y" and "Damn Good Friends." The latter is a duet with noneother than damn good friend and renowned party-starter Jason Aldean.
I.R.S. Nashville is gearing up to release the debut EP from Ashley Clark. Greyhound is due 6/19 and its title-track is set to impact Country radio 5/18. Check out the clip here.
As a kid, Ashley played fiddle in his family band, the Clark Family Experience; he later hit the road as a touring musician for Carrie Underwood.
Oh, and did we mention his cousin is OneRepublic frontman and hitmaker Ryan Tedder? Sometimes the talent is just in the DNA.