GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum alternative pop maverick Halsey claimed the #1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 with her second release 'Hopeless Fountain Kingdom,' an album Rolling Stone called 'bold' in a 4-star review, claiming that 'Halsey could go anywhere from here.' Indeed, since storming on the music scene in 2015, she has garnered over 2 billion streams globally and more than 3 million global sales, graced the covers of magazines from Nylon to Billboard to Forbes, among others – a far cry from the New Jersey teen who'd escaped her suburban existence for New York, writing poetry and scrounging money for concerts and her next slice of pizza. Halsey went from putting songs on SoundCloud to having her first full-length album 'BADLANDS,' certified platinum by the RIAA within one year of its release, from couch surfing to witnessing her first tour sell out in minutes to touring globally with sold-out dates on five continents (including a sold-out Madison Square Garden performance) and performing for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway. Halsey first invaded pop culture in 2015 when her debut album 'BADLANDS' crash-landed at #2 on the Billboard Top 200. She garnered a 2017 GRAMMY nomination in the category of 'Best Pop Duo/Group Performance' for 'Closer,' her seven times platinum megahit with The Chainsmokers. As her star continues to rise, Halsey uses her voice to speak up for causes she passionately believes in, including disenfranchised youth, women's rights, mental health and the LGBTQ community, proving that both she and her music can affect meaningful change, and that, yes, the 23-year-old can go anywhere from here. Click on 'Bad at Love' to download or stream the song.
Molly Kate Kestner caught the world's attention in 2014 while still in high school, when a home video of her original song 'His Daughter' garnered 7 million views on YouTube in just a few weeks. To date, the song has reached 15.7 million views on YouTube, more than 10 million streams and sold more than 126K singles in the U.S. alone. After signing with Atlantic Records, the 21-year-old Kestner made the move from her hometown of Austin, Minnesota, to Los Angeles, where she has been working on new material for herself and writing for and collaborating with other artists, including Kelly Clarkson. Starting October 31, Kestner will head out on a U.S. tour in support of singer/songwriter Phoebe Ryan. Click on 'Compromise' to download or stream the song.
About Molly Kate Kestner
Uri Grey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. Grey's talent as a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer are all evident in her first self-penned and produced album 'Lovelations' and sophomore release 'Colors.' Her debut album 'Lovelations' was released under her given name Shameka Dwight in 2011. Songs like 'Roses Have Thorns,' 'Always,' and 'Love Is' have led others to describe her music as refreshing, organic, authentic and meaningful. Grey's ability to mix folk, jazz and pop styles resulted in a sound that's vintage, rich and soulful. Topics of love, struggle and self-worth continue to be the inspiration behind her pen. Grey began to explore new sounds and approaches to writing that are evident on her latest release 'Colors.' This EP was released June 2016 and features four original songs that have received much praise for the production and penmanship. Those ideas were expressed through songs, including 'I Just Wanna Be' and 'Inside Out.' Grey's music continues to uplift and inspire those who are able to witness it. Grey's latest single 'Blend Out' is the perfect example of inspiration and self-love. 'Blend Out' is available on all digital music platforms.
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Up-and-coming indie musician and songwriter, 14-year-old Chloe Nixon recently released her first single 'Free Fall' to Sound Cloud and YouTube. She is currently in the process of releasing her first album 'Anomalous Soul.' As a young artist, Nixon is creating a fresh sound that combines elements from different genres, including R&B, alternative, jazz-rock, dance and classical. She writes about things she's passionate about, including love, social justice and just being a teenager. She is a strong supporter of self-expression and believes everyone has something beautiful and unique inside of them. Her first album is titled 'Anomalous Soul.' Nixon had the honor of performing some of her original music, and an aria from an opera, at TEDx ABQ in 2015 when she was just 12 years old. Nixon is classically trained in voice and received a gold medal in the 2017 Golden Key Music festival for her performance of 'Summertime' from the opera Porgy and Bess, which she performed at Carnegie Hall. While Nixon is still in school, you can often find her singing and playing her guitar at various venues, such as coffee houses, around Albuquerque.
About Chloe Nixon
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