When Lea Michele goes for a run or a hike, there are certain songs that just help to motivate her. And based on her Beats Music playlist, which you can listen to exclusively via PopCrush's profile, she seems to be a big fan of Lorde and John Mayer.
When the boys of To Be One visit PopCrush, we know we're in for a good time. The always-charming Mikey, Madison and Jason stopped by to treat us to some impressive freestyle dance moves and even a little a capella singing -- and they gave us the scoop about one of their biggest influences (the amazing Justin Timberlake), their tour plans and the "endless opportunities" that stand before them in 2014.
Calling all 'American Idol' fans: Season 12 champ Candice Glover (whose debut album, 'Music Speaks,' is available on iTunes), has exclusively shared her personal 'Music Speaks to Candice' playlist with PopCrush! What exactly is the powerhouse vocalist listening to these days? Read on to find out.
Scarlett Rabe is not afraid to be who she is.
Today, the crimson-haired singer-songwriter is proud to stand up for what she believes in, penning songs with hauntingly poignant lyrics that deliver the kind of raw truth that many young pop stars shy away from.
Even over the phone, Trevor Dahl radiates optimism.
Positivity is a running theme in Trevor's music, where is he known by the moniker Plug in Stereo. Whether he's using songwriting to find the upside in negative situations or talking about hitting the road with Cody Simpson ("A super nice guy!"), his enthusiasm is undeniably contagious.
The way Jeremy Messersmith tells it, becoming a musician was almost a happy accident.
The soft-spoken singer's journey to signing with his label, Glassnote Records, was unconventional, to say the least. Jeremy, who defines milestones by each time he completes a song, originally pursued a completely different career path.
John Newman’s aesthetic is as distinct as his voice. A pompadour with a defiant streak of blonde sits atop his towering physique, which is sleek and tailored in all black. His olive eyes light up at the mention of Motown, which he listened to on countless nights after losing two best friends when he was only 16. From Otis Redding and James Brown to Jackson 5, Michael Jackson and Prince, Newman attributes soul music (and those artists) as his biggest influence, which is evident on his latest release, ‘Tribute.’