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Travi$ Scott leaves 2015 with a bang

Travi$ Scott leaves 2015 with a bang

Sydney Kaplan, Staff Writer
January 21, 2016 • 280 views
Filed under A&E, Music

Travi$ Scott, born Jacques Webster, dreamed of becoming a part of the music industry ever since he was a teenager. Growing up in Houston, Texas, Scott has been surrounded by music his whole life. “My grandfather has his masters in music composition, he was a jazz composer. My dad was a musician... Read more »

The Voice climbs to the top of the charts

The Voice climbs to the top of the charts

Sydney Kaplan, Staff Writer
January 17, 2016 • 250 views
Filed under A&E, Music

When you typically think of the top ten songs most popular songs on iTunes, what comes to mind would be some overplayed Bruno Mars or Taylor Swift songs. But in the past couple weeks, as ninth season of The Voice came to a close, the contestants made covers of all kinds of music that have dominated ... Read more »

Selena Gomez’s skills suprise me

Selena Gomez’s skills suprise me

Eliza Goldberg, Features Editor
December 14, 2015 • 386 views
Filed under A&E, Music

When I hear the name Selena Gomez, various Disney productions I watched as a child are drawn to my mind. I remember her starring roles: “Alex” on “Wizards of Waverly Place”  and Mary in “A Cinderella Story.” The only singing I can picture is the theme song to her TV show and maybe a few ... Read more »

Jingle Ball travels to New York City

Jingle Ball travels to New York City

Ivy Prince, A&E Web Editor
December 13, 2015 • 402 views
Filed under A&E, Music

This year's iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball concert tour is getting closer, as it stops in New York City on December 11. This year, the production will hit 11 cities across the U.S. and has a rotating lineup of music’s biggest names. The Weeknd, Calvin Harris, Selena Gomez, 5 Seconds of Summer, Demi ... Read more »

Justin Bieber comes back stronger and isn’t ‘Sorry’ about it

Justin Bieber comes back stronger and isn’t ‘Sorry’ about it

Nicole Shapiro, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015 • 439 views
Filed under A&E, Music

After a bad fall out, Justin Bieber comes back strong with a fresh haircut and a new album ‘Purpose’ which was released on November 13, 2015. Back in 2014, Justin Bieber headed down hill in his career with numerous amount of arrests, a DUI, and a rebellious attitude. On top of all that he was cau... Read more »

Justin Releases his Album with a “Purpose”

Justin Releases his Album with a  “Purpose”

Hannah Bjorkman, Staff Writer
December 1, 2015 • 415 views
Filed under A&E, Music

With the release of Justin Bieber's new album “Purpose,” it has caused many Bieber fans to fall in love with him all over again. The new album aims to represent the mature Justin Bieber, not the teen idol poster boy. Justin has had a tough couple of years trying to find himself, due to the fa... Read more »

One Direction’s new album has me singing until the A.M.

One Direction’s new album has me singing until the A.M.

Becky Hoving, News Editor
November 30, 2015 • 452 views
Filed under A&E, Music

Never again will I cringe as One Direction comes on the radio or try to hide the flush in my cheeks when “End of the Day” or “Perfect” shuffles itself to the top of my playlist. Released on Nov. 13, 2015, One Direction’s fifth album, “Made in the A.M.,” immediately surged to the top of ... Read more »

Adele finally says “Hello”

Adele finally says “Hello”

Lauren Stack, Staff Writer
November 4, 2015 • 526 views
Filed under A&E, Music

After three long years, where Adele seemed to disappear, she released her comeback single “Hello” on October 23, 2015. The new song was a shock to the nation, giving the dedicated Adele fans the satisfaction of her return to the music world. “I have been a pretty big Adele fan for a while and... Read more »

A musical discussion featuring Jimmy Kavetas

Chase Emilio, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015 • 514 views
Filed under A&E, Music

Avicii’s new album is telling a different story

Avicii’s new album is telling a different story

Lauren Stack, Staff Writer
October 28, 2015 • 386 views
Filed under A&E, Music

Swedish DJ, Tim Bergling, also known by his stage name Avicii, released his new album “Stories” on October 2,2015.  Avicii is most commonly known for his album “True” which came out in September of 2013. “True” contains chart topping songs like “Wake me up,” “You make me” and “Hey Br... Read more »