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    Max: A Top Pop-Star To Watch

    Maxwell George “Max” Schneider was born June 21, 1992. Known professionally in music as MAX, he’s not only a successful recording artist but also a songwriter, actor, dancer and model. Since 2015, he has been signed to DCD2. Schneider was raised in Woodstock, New York and began performing at age three. He actually got his […]

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    Kelsea Ballerini: On The Way To The Top

    Kelsea Ballerini grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her father, Ed, a former sales manager for a country radio station, is of part Italian descent. At 19, she signed a deal with Black River Entertainment. In late 2014, she released her debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It”, which debuted on the Country Airplay chart […]

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    Runaway June: Building at radio, Gaining fans

    We have been following the group Runaway June for a good many years here at New Music Weekly and our radio stations, programmers and subscribers just love them. They are by every stretch an American country music group consisting of vocalists Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland, and Jennifer Wayne. The group is currently signed to Wheelhouse […]

  • Bebe Rexha

    Bebe Rexha: Songs that stick

    Rexha was born on August 30, 1989, in Brooklyn, New York, to Albanian parents. Her father, Flamur Rexha, is an Albanian born in Debar, when it was part of Yugoslavia. He immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 21, and her mother, Bukurije Rexha, was born in the U.S. to an Albanian family with […]

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    Calvin Harris: From Turntables to Artistry

    Calvin Harris’ debut studio album “I Created Disco” was released in June 2007 and it spawned two UK top 10 singles “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”. In 2009, Harris released his second studio album Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was later certified gold […]

  • Bucky Covington

    Bucky Covington: From American Idol To Indie Superstar

    Bucky Covington first came to our attention on American Idol. William Joel “Bucky” Covington III was born November 8, 1977. At the age of 18, Covington taught himself how to play the guitar and began performing at clubs. He is also a bassist, drummer and songwriter. Over the years, Covington has expanded his talents, both […]

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    Bobby Bones Climbing His Way To The Top

    Bobby Estell (aka Bobby Bones) was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Pamela Hurt. Bobby began dreaming of a radio career around the age of 5 or 6. Bones grew up poor in a trailer park, and often viewed radio as a ticket out of poverty. Bones began his radio career at age 17 at the campus station […]

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    Sugarland Is One Of Our Long-Time Favorites

    Sugarland is one of our long-time favorites here at New Music Weekly. We have been tracking them from the beginning of their career and have been one of the first music publications to do so. This super all American country music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Jennifer Nettles (lead vocals) and Kristian Bush (vocals, acoustic guitar, […]

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    Julia Michaels: Hit songwriter to Recording Artist

    Julia Carin Cavazos was born November 13, 1993. Known by her stage name Julia Michaels, she is an American singer and songwriter from Davenport, Iowa who began performing as a teenager and later began writing songs that were given to other high-profile artists, most notably Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony, Hailee Steinfeld, and Gwen Stefani. Michaels […]

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    Demi Topping The Charts Again

    After making her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends, Lovato rose to prominence in 2008 when she starred in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and released her debut single “This Is Me” which peaked at number one on the New Music Weekly. The success of the film and its soundtrack […]