A teenage singer/songwriter whose brand new EP is already her third release. The new music – and a video for one of the songs – came out of Nashville (she lives in South Carolina). She was a Nashville Universe nominee for Female Artist of the Year and had a single nominated for Song of the Year. She is a member of Tunes for Tots and has also been a part of the Teen Nation Tour. She also talks about going on stage with Amy Grant at age 3.
Having gotten listeners from over 125 countries around the world and 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.
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15-year old NYC-based singer/songwriter who two months ago released an EP that was recorded in Nashville. She has written over 80 songs and, in her young career, has already performed at notable venues The Bitter End (NY), Bluebird Café (Nashville), and House of Blues (New Orleans). She has already gotten national and international radio airplay and her songs have been used in network TV shows and in national advertising campaigns. She also talks about attending an online academy while doing music.
This Budapest, Hungary-based singer/songwriter has gotten international radio airplay from major U.S. metropolitan stations from New York to Los Angeles to Chicago as well as in Japan and Brazil. The first European guest on “Now Hear This Entertainment,” she was the Akademia Music Awards winner for “Best Pop EP.” A couple months ago she performed at what is believed to be one of, if not the biggest festival in Europe. This past summer she released a single, following up on her EP release from last year.
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.