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Podcast logoWith listeners in 125 countries around the world and having gotten extensive media coverage ranging from iHeartRadio to the CBS-TV affiliate in Tampa, major daily newspapers, and more, "Now Hear This Entertainment" features interviews with guests who are having success in the entertainment business, with the content presented in a way that not only entertains fans of that guest and fans of good music interviews in general, but in a manner that educates musicians, singers, songwriters – entertainers who want to learn from those who are being interviewed each week by Bruce Wawrzyniak, president of Now Hear This, Inc.  The guests come from a wide array of genres and locales.

There is also a segment called "Bruce's Bonus" in the middle of each episode, where Wawrzyniak "takes off (his) hat as podcast host and puts on (his) hat as president of Now Hear This, Inc., giving a helpful tip for the listeners that are musicians, singers, songwriters - entertainers who are out there, trying hard to make a go of it."

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He has a video on MTV.com and was on “The Voice” in Season 3. A singer/songwriter who plays guitar, he released a single earlier this year after having done a five-song EP in 2012. SEVEN of his songs were licensed to television shows like “Kourtney and Kim take Miami,” “Bad Ink,” and “MTV Road Rules Challenge.” He also talks about a partnership he’s starting up with a major property, performing at SXSW, and having been a past winner in the BMI Foundation’s annual John Lennon Scholarship program.

National touring and recording artist/singer-songwriter who plays guitar and just put out a new EP, “Everything is Changing,” his seventh release. He is scheduled in December to do eleven shows in 18 days in seven different states and has toured with some household names in Christian music. Away from music, he and his wife opened a group training fitness facility in Nashville in late 2014 and earlier this year they were blessed with the gift of their first child, all of which he talks about during this interview, plus some thoughts on baseball.

A Canadian singer/songwriter who has put out seven albums and says that #8 is “in the works.” She performed last year in the UK, has earned several honors, and tells how and why she’s making her videos in Mexico. Kelly also talks about having overcome what was diagnosed as life-threatening cancer that developed following a car accident.

A singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose new album is going into mixing and mastering, with hopes to release a single in the next month or two. She had several songs placed in movies and TV shows, and has toured the country playing over 700 clubs, theaters, festivals, TV shows, and radio stations. Among other topics, she discusses a four-month tour she’s planning for early next year, a recent endorsement deal that she got, and, being a mother and wife while being a touring artist.

Talking about his new EP, which comes out two days after this episode is released, this southern California singer/songwriter used GoFundMe for the project and shares his experiences with using that platform. He also discusses shows that he’ll be doing in December and January, airplay that he’s getting on FM stations around the U.S., and endorsement opportunities that he’s getting, plus having gotten a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Business as well as publishing deals that he got early in his career.

The Nashville-based singer/songwriter talks about having played live music all summer long, including 12 shows over three weeks across Ireland. She also discusses her new EP, which features a song whose video is on CMT. She gives her view of playing a new song live for the first time, working on a jingle for an NFL team, and more.

A singer/songwriter who is signed with Shoreline Records and was a house singer at the popular Tootsie’s in Nashville. She is working on a new album (planning to release new music in early 2016) to follow 2014’s debut EP. Writing songs since age seven, she talks about having juggled being a student with being a singer, how she got signed by a record label, and her recent trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Canadian Country Music Week, which included performing for multiple showcases.

The founding guitarist of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band Heart. He talks about his just released album “Rog & The Tribe Live 1,” a music instruction series called “Beyond Guitar” that he’s coming out with, and a book that he and his brother are writing that will talk about Heart “from a perspective that nobody has heard” that “is going to be a really good, revealing book.” He also introduces a four-album package entitled “One Vision,” the first of which is called, “All Told.”

Working with a Grammy Award-winning producer she released an EP early this year but will put out a full-length album by the end of 2015, although she’s already getting played on about 70 college radio stations across the country. She talks about having walked away from two million-dollar deals and not regretting it for a second. Early in her career a self-released album of hers had great success that led to song placements on TV’s “Party of Five” and in an HBO film. Plus she played major festivals and even opened for Jewel.

A Grammy Award winner who has played alongside the likes of Carlos Santana, among others. He talks about having gotten to play in stadiums, a completed “body of work that should be out very soon," and extensive involvement with charities. The L.A. Times said he “has the earnest inflections of singers like Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots,” with his star quality compared to Jim Morrison and Roger Daltrey.

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