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H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Alesso. Swedish DJ Alesso went from 0 to 100 in just a few short years. At 18, he was already catching the attention of established acts like Groove Armada and David Guetta with

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: WALK THE MOON’s bright, buoyant alt-rock is meant to get you moving. The Ohio band’s huge, flashy hooks meld high-powered synth-pop with the fast, frenetic drive of EDM. 2014’s heart-pumping “Shut Up and

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Teddy Swims- With a voice that can soothe and soar at once, Georgia native Teddy Swims (born Jaten Dimsdale) began building up a massive following in 2019 and 2020, laying down an impressive

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Afrojack does it all—a DJ, producer, songwriter, and pop star—roles that have come to define the modern EDM movement. Afrojack (real name: Nick van de Wall) was born and raised in the suburbs

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Aurora: AURORA’s dark, cinematic electro-pop reflects the never-ending push-and-pull between nature and man. The Norwegian singer/songwriter/producer paints vast, surreal worlds in the course of a sharp, concise pop song. On tracks like her

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Alessia Cara. Alessia Cara has a penchant for message songs that feel personal, not preachy, with a voice to match: rich and soulful, intimate but able to soar. Take her 2015 breakthrough, "Here"—a

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Indila, Album: Mini World, Genre: French Pop. Of mixed Asian and Arabic origins, singer, songwriter and composer Indila blends authentic French variety with groovy R&B. After successful collaborations with leading artists, she was

H&S Magazine's Best Album Of The Week Album: The Greatest Showman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Genre: MUSICALS Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle, Zac Efron, Zendaya Modern big-top anthems from the P.T. Barnum biopic, in Spatial Audio. Synopsis: Growing up in the

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Lauren Daigle's CCM comes infused with a wide variety of flavors: tons of vintage soul mixed with gospel, pop, and even reggae. Uniting the styles is the balladeer's supremely confident voice, which delivers

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Lewis Capaldi addresses the private pain that people prefer to keep hidden. A young Scottish bluesman venting his romantic agony with gospel fervor, he belts out confessional songs of love gone bad in

Willy Paul- Wilson Abubakar Radido is a Kenyan artist and songwriter from Nairobi. He is the chief executive officer and founder of Saldido international entertainment.

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Sauti Sol. ishukuti dancing band Sauti Sol is a Kenyan ishukuti dancers band formed in Nairobi, Kenya, by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano and Savara Mudigi in 2005. Initially an a cappella

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Céline Dion. Céline Dion's tremulous purr is one of the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music, taking her from teen francophone fame to global superstardom. Her songs are an exquisite fusion of

An all-star team of three veteran producers, Dash Berlin stormed the trance scene in the late '00s. Jeffrey Sutorius is the public face and festival-headlining DJ for the trio, while Eelke Kalberg and Sebastiaan Moljin stick to the studio. Putting

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Armin Van Buuren. It's a verifiable fact that when it comes to big room trance, no one does it better than the Dutch. And sitting atop this pyramid of greatness is Armin van

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Boyz II Men, One of the hottest and most successful boy bands of the ‘90s, vocal quartet Boyz II Men rocked the music scene with their 1991 debut Cooleyhighharmony. The release propelled the

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Sami Yusuf. Strings, piano and traditional instruments flow together for a windswept sound that extends seemingly endlessly, and, at the centre of it, the commanding voice of Sami Yusef, both booming and tender.

Christopher Maurice Brown is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. According to Billboard, Brown is one of the most influential and successful R&B singers ever, with several considering him the "King of R&B" alongside Usher and R. Kelly.

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Zara Maria Larsson is a Swedish singer. In 2008, at the age of 10, she won the second season of the talent show Talang, the Swedish version of the Got Talent format. Since

DJ Antoine, Switzerland’s most successful music export, conquers the global charts and dancefloors in 2011 with his huge hit single "Welcome To St. Tropez". He subsequently reaches the high rankings of the world's top DJ league with his infectious summer

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Diamond Platnumz. At this point, the anointed king of Bongo Flava must have surpassed his own wild expectations. From his base in Tandale, Dar es Salaam, the East African champion has steadily leapfrogged

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Carly Rae Jepsen. Carly Rae Jepsen has carved out a space in pop that's full of giddy hooks and deep-seated sentiment—there's a reason she called her third album E•MO•TION. Her craft is meticulous:

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Toto. When Toto first formed in Los Angeles circa 1977, the band was comprised of session musicians who played on significant projects by Sonny & Cher, Steely Dan, and Boz Scaggs, among others.

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles worked relentlessly to become the million-selling artist she is today. She released her own independent debut Careful Confessions in 2004. However, it was her sophomore effort, 2007's Little Voice on

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Spice Girls: The Spice Girls were a bona fide British pop culture institution. Formed in 1994, the group consisted of Melanie Brown (Scary Spice), Melanie Chisholm (Sporty Spice), Emma Bunton (Baby Spice), Geri

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Davido's upbeat singles inject hip-hop style into the Nigerian charts, where his sugary choruses, icy-sleek beats, and vocal hooks rich in digital enhancement reign supreme. Dig a little deeper into the singer's body-rockin'

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Hillsong UNITED Essentials. Wonderful Prayer Songs To Uplift Your Spirit! Taking its name from Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia, the worship group Hillsong UNITED has earned a devoted global following among the faithful.

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week Rita Ora, Album: Essentials. Since she appeared in 2012 with "How We Do (Party)," Rita Ora has defined herself as a bold singles artist aware of the power of collaboration. She's sung of

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Jonas Blue, Jonas Blue made his name with a 2015 cover of Tracy Chapman's “Fast Car,” channeling the sunset vibes of tropical house through a wistful, nostalgic lens. Those impulses shade much of

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Diddy: Balling out of control at all times, Diddy rocks the mic with the swagger of the self-made mogul, inviting you inside a nonstop party fueled by glorious excess. Debuting as the shot-caller

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Little Mix - Essentials, The evolution of UK pop phenoms Little Mix from fledgling X Factor winners to global superstars has been testament to the unyielding power of their particular brand of neon-laced,

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Ellie Goulding- Essentials: British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding partnered with producer Starsmith while still in college, resulting in a unique brand of folk-influenced electro pop that took the UK charts by storm. After a

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Don Omar, In 2003, dance floors around the world grinded to the tenacious reggaetón of “Dile” and "Dale Don Dale," a pair of razor-sharp dembow jams that proved acoustic guitar could still sound

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Taylor Swift, To understand the colossal talents of Taylor Swift, flash back to where it all began: “Tim McGraw,” the then-16-year-old's ode to her high school sweetheart. Plaintive, melodic, dense with rich imagery—the

Holiday Hits 2021- Sure, holiday music is carols and chorales, Bing Crosby doing “White Christmas” and “Silent Night,” and all that good stuff. But it’s also about fresh takes on familiar moods: Festive, giving, fun, but a little reflective, too—a

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: LeAnn Rimes- Essentials- As a teenager, LeAnn Rimes made a name for herself in Nashville with showcases of her precocious interpretative skill, such as her breakthrough smash, “Blue.” As she matured, she added

Apple Music- H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week- Major Lazer- Essentials: Starting out as a trio comprising of producers Diplo and Switch, and hype man Skerrit Bwoy, Major Lazer have since transformed into a vibrant musical collective. Combining elements

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week- Mabel- Essentials: British singer Mabel's genre-bending music blends bedroom-pop intimacy with the grandeur and drama of great R&B, resulting in beat-heavy romantic anthems that are decidedly personal. “Fine Line” pairs its Caribbean-inspired vocal

ZAYN has spent his solo career digging into sensual electro-R&B. The former One Direction member casts off his boy-band past and spreads his wings on his 2016 debut single, “PILLOWTALK”; his assured voice soars over swirling R&B as he details

While they may have never achieved massive critical success, Mississippi alt-rockers 3 Doors Down have a fervent fanbase, having sold over 13 million albums in the U.S. alone. Starting in the late-'90s as a trio consisting of frontman Brad Arnold,

Melodies that gleam like festival lights, floor-shaking drops, sublime vocal hooks—Avicii was a master of hands-in-the-air EDM anthems. His music cuts between arena-scale house epics, hypnotic trance bangers, and crossover dance-pop smashes with the crowd-pumping skill of a killer DJ.

Growing up in Ireland, pianist Danny O'Donoghue and guitarist Mark Sheehan loved cutting-edge American pop and R&B, but they were also captivated by the power and drama of U2 and The Police. First coming together as The Script in 2001,

Krewella has become known as EDM's fiercest girl group, dropping battle cries over the heaviest of bass. The signature sound of sisters Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf is one part pop-punk swagger, one part emo lyrics and a whole artillery of

England's Anne-Marie stormed the ‘10s charts with a slick but relatable package that blends rave-ready club bangers, searing vocal talent, and synth-heavy electro-pop. She revels in witty storytelling on “Boy,” its staccato hip-hop beats buffing up against her honeyed melodies,

A pop star in the mold of Michael Jackson—a consummate performer whose appeal seems to transcend genre and demographics—Usher has spent three decades in the spotlight with little sign of slowing down. Straddling club music (“Yeah!”), ballads (“Confessions Part II”),

Like their home base of Las Vegas, Imagine Dragons' alt-rock is big, bright, and a whole lot of fun. Their 2012 debut, Night Visions, quickly amassed a following—even among hip-hop and EDM fans—with arena anthems "Radioactive" and "Demons," which wobble

Miley Cyrus puts in overtime to be the most unpredictable star of her generation, and pop is all the better for it. The singer has poured the ups, downs, and utter weirdness of growing up famous into a string of

The mid-’90s pop-punk revolution built a bridge from Warped Tour to the Top 40, and few acts were as eager to cross over to the other side as Simple Plan. On their 2002 breakthrough, “I’m Just a Kid,” the Montreal

The queen of Christmas takes us on a magical journey to save Christmas after a tough year. With friends like Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Misty Copeland, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Billy Eichner, Tiffany Haddish, and Mykal-Michelle Harris, this is a

Born Amanda Ava Koci in Wisconsin (AVA MAX), she was raised by Albanian immigrant parents in Virginia. She started singing at a young age and was already active in singing competitions by the time she reached high school. After moving

Along with ABBA and Roxette, Ace of Base are one of the most famous Swedish pop acts of all time. Though the foursome's debut project was first titled Happy Nation in 1992, a re-release as The Sign a year later

Rihanna was introduced to the world by then Def Jam president JAY Z in 2005, and broke through with a demand on behalf of all the gals on the dance floor: Turn the music up. Since then, the Barbados-born pop

Blessed with one of pop's most astounding voices, Adele shot from unknown UK singer/songwriter to international star in the late '00s. Known for both her vintage style and her intense performances, she can let loose with the show-stopping power of

The trio of will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo entered the aughts sitting on two well-received albums that showcased the group's alternative leaning, boho hip-hop styles. Everything changed with the addition of the singer Fergie to the crew, and since breaking into

Mariah Carey is one of a kind. She's equally comfortable singing power pop ballads as she is churning out R&B hits, which is part of what's made her a mainstay on the charts for over 20 years. That versatility has

She first found fame singing in French as a teen, but it wasn't until Quebec's Céline Dion won '88's Eurovision Song Contest and released her first English LP, Unison, two years later that she became an international star. With a

P!nk is a fierce hard-rock goddess with the sassy-but-sweet heart of an R&B diva. She's also a dance-pop queen who tears up her glittering club jams with roaring punk riffs—and sounds like she's having a blast even when she's seriously

When Maroon 5 released their debut, Songs About Jane, in 2002, it was truly novel. Radio was riding out the boy-band explosion, dirgey modern rock was ubiquitous, and hip-hop hadn't quite taken over the mainstream. Fronted by the clean-cut Adam

The mid-’90s pop-punk revolution built a bridge from Warped Tour to the Top 40, and few acts were as eager to cross over to the other side as Simple Plan. On their 2002 breakthrough, “I’m Just a Kid,” the Montreal

Teenage Dream is the third studio album by American singer Katy Perry. It was released on August 24, 2010, through Capitol Records. Musically, the record contains songs in the genres of pop and rock, with influences of disco, electronic, funk,

On Midnight Train, Sauti Sol recruits an assortment of guests and aesthetics—including neo-soul musician India.Arie and roots-reggae singer Mortimer—without losing their sonic identity. On “Brighter Days”, Soweto Gospel Choir joins the Kenyan band, blending South African gospel with reggae touches

The Bob Marley biography provides a testament to the unparalleled influence of his artistry upon global culture. Since his passing on May 11, 1981, Bob Marley’s legend looms larger than ever, as evidenced by an ever-lengthening list of accomplishments attributable

Celebration is a befitting retrospective for the shapeshifting international icon: a double-length, 36-song greatest-hits collection. Every era, every reinvention, every musical nuance is captured here, from the '80s gleam of "Burning Up" and "Like a Virgin" to the ghetto-fab swagger

H&S Magazine's Best Artist Of The Week: Michael Jackson, Album: Number Ones, There are rare talents, and then there is Michael Jackson. Yes, the Indiana-born musical prodigy's albums sold like kitchen appliances in the ‘80s, but more importantly, the lifelong