Singer-songwriter Juliana an upstate NY native who now resides in Nashville has become a Kings favorite. She began sharing her music at open mic nights, and, at the suggestion of a friend, posted a few early videos online. Juliana quickly garnered a substantial and a online following. She cites Joni Mitchell and Patti Smith as influences and is gearing up to release new music in 2015. Juliana is an artist to watch.
Kings favorite Stephanie Skye has been awarded Gold in the Pop category for her song Skin & Bones, while her other song Crash And Burn has been awarded Finalist in the Pop category of the 31st Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. Since we last featured new comer Stephanie Skye she has gained considerable amount of interest. Stephanie’s prowess vocals puts her in the same league as Christina Aguilera, Adele and Sia. She was also included in the Kings of A&R best emerging artists of 2014.
Step Rockets, a Kings favorite has premiered the new video “Phantom Flower“. It’s a modernly psychedelic video that is artistically animated and chalk full of futuristic green-screen glory. Step Rockets will be releasing a new single, “Turning Tides (By Your Side)” the first week in early February. Step Rockets burst onto the international music scene with their single Kisser, a self-released indie pop anthem that shot to #1 on the Hype Machine charts just weeks after its release. The track was featured on countless Best-of-2013 lists and set the stage for what has become one of the most exciting acts of the past year. Step Rockets almost made the Kings of A&R best in 2014 year end list.
Mark Ronson “Uptown Funk” 41,134 downloads
Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud” 27,576 downloads
Rihanna & Paul McCartney “FourFiveSeconds” 19,286 downloads
Maroon 3 “Sugar” 15,064
Imagine Dragons “Shots” 14,531
Ellie Goulding “Love Me Like You Do” 12,272
Hozier “Take Me To Church” 12,272
Taylor Swift “Blank Space” 11,996
Meghan Trainor “Lips Are Movin” 10,484
Fall Out Boy “Centuries” 10,474
Taylor Swift “Style” 9,043
The Weekend “Earned It” 7,627
Ella Henderson “Ghost” 7,055
Sam Smith “I’m Not The Only One” 7,020
Songstress Jennie Abrahamson is turning heads in Stockholm. Critics have been calling her a younger, more accessible Kate Bush and now arrives with her first official UK album release, Gemini Gemini. Produced by Jennie with longterm colleague Johannes Berglund (The Knife, Shout Out Louds, Owen Pallet. Jennie is currently on tour supporting former Genesis lynchpin Peter Gabriel and will be releasing Gemini Gemini on 27th March 2015.