Jojo – Interview [2006]

At the ripe old age of 15, Joanna Levesque—a.k.a. JoJo—has experienced more success and acclaim than most recording artists achieve in a lifetime. She signed her first major record deal at 12, debuted with her now-worldwide multi-platinum album, JoJo, at 13, and became both the youngest solo artist ever to score a #1 hit single …

Gene Simmons – Interview

Dad is Gene Simmons – the legendary, tongue wagging demon of KISS. Mom is Shannon Tweed — former Playmate of the Year, actress and model. And their kids, Nick and Sophie, are, well…surprisingly charming, well-behaved teenagers dealing with the trials and tribulations of adolescence, even though Mom and Dad are truly like no one else’s …

Keshia Chante – Interview

Keshia Chante has been stomping through the underdeveloped Canadian urban music landscape since the delicate age of 6. She first started as a performer when she launched her career at a talent show for Black History Month at a local university in her native Ottawa. The granddaughter of a well known Portuguese songwriter, Keshia is …

Jonas Brothers – Interview

“Music on Red Bull.” Without hesitating, that’s how 17-year-old Kevin Jonas describes the hyper-adrenalized sounds he’s created with his two brothers, 13-year-old Nicholas and 16-year-old Joseph, on the Jonas Brothers’ debut album, It’s About Time. And it’s no wonder since the boys’ influences include an eclectic mix of artists ranging from the Ramones to the …

Phil Collins – Interview

The cast album for TARZAN, the new musical presented by Disney Theatrical Productions, which opened on Broadway on May 10th, 2006, was released by Walt Disney Records on June 27. Oscar and six-time GRAMMY Award winner Phil Collins has written the music and lyrics, expanding his songs for Disney’s film into the complete theatre score. …

Julie Roberts – Interview [2006]

With her debut CD, Roberts was country music’s Cinderella, a stunning blonde from Lancaster, S.C., who stole everyone’s heart with her honest music, cover-girl looks, exuberant personality and irresistible laughter. And now with her second album, Men & Mascara, Roberts proves she’s in it for the long run. We chat with Julie as she makes …

The Afters – Interview

I Wish We All Could Win is the debut of the Afters, a Texas quartet whose slick alternative pop settles nicely between Switchfoot and Fountains of Wayne. They avoid the latter band’s sardonic wit — after all, Win is a joint release between Epic and Christian imprint INO. Instead, the Afters concentrate on bright and …