Australian artist Toni Watson who goes under the moniker Tones and I could have a worldwide smash. Her song Dance Monkey first conquered the Australian Charts and now it’s No. 1 in Switzerland and France – and now in the top 20 in the U.K. In America, the song is #30 on Alternative Radio Charts. Here is the real story. After obtaining a busking permit for Bourke Street, in the Melbourne city centre she won the Battle of the Buskers at Buskers By the Creek. Now she is embarking on a tripe j national tour, signing to booking agents around the world and selling out shows in minutes.
You’ve probably figured out by now that we are big supporters of electro-pop artist Flavia. She just dropped a new track Does She Like It Rough. Her debut video for Til I Die clocked over half a million views in the first month. Before making her debut appearance at SXSW in 2018 and settling in Los Angeles, she spent most of her time writing songs in Italy and Ireland. She’s opened up for Moby and has been performing at festivals. Give it a stream.
Forbes published the highest paid hip-hop artists. Kanye West was the clear winner earning 150 million.
The rest… Jay Z (81 million), Drake (75 million), Diddy (70 million), Travis Scott (58 million), Eminem (50 million), DJ Khaled (40 million), Kendrick Lamar (38 million), Migos (36 million), Nicki Minaj (29 million), Cardi B (28 million).
Look out for the duo that go under the moniker of Cynammon. The project is made up from songwriters and producers, Caleb Turman & Austin Bello (formerly of Forever The Sickest Kids). The new track Smile released via Field Day Records is reminiscent of Capital Cities and The Neighbourhood. The duo has landed song placements on Showtime’s Shameless and The CW’s The Flash. The two work remote from their studios in Texas and Virginia and will release a several singles over the year.
Lauren Daigle just booked her first ever 44 date arena tour. She will perform the major cities like Dallas, Atlanta, Orlando, Minneapolis, Omaha, Nashville, New York and Toronto. The tour will finalize in her hometown at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana. Ironically, Lauren Daigle has only scored one top 40 radio hit whereas most artists need several big hits to garner a large fan following. Daigle built her following with deep album cuts and Christian Radio hits.