On this mid-October Friday, San Diego State University's campus looks like a certain kind of college-goer's paradise. Lorde, who turns 18 on Nov. 7, sits in a booth, assembling a playlist on her MacBook.
Last month, Billboard.com premiered the first episode of Shawn Mendes’ video diary, dubbed Life On The Road, which chronicled the 16-year-old’s experiences on his first major tour. At long last, the second installment of the video series has arrived — and you can once again watch it first on Billboard.com.
Australian singer-songwriter Vassy has seen her profile grow thanks to the recent David Guetta/Showtek collaboration “Bad” and her own single “We Are Young.” The latter isn’t a fun. cover, but Vassy has decided to put a spin on another classic pop-rock sing-along: the New Radicals’ “You Get What You Give.”
Now that everyone has heard the full album, though, we can collectively speculate: what will the official follow-up single to “Shake It Off” be? On Thursday, Swift’s label Big Machine/Republic gave us the answer.
Singer-songwriter Kina Grannis is known by fans for her transcendent covers, often taking votes on what song she should do next. On her most recent reimagining, Grannis tackles Sia's "Chandelier" and makes it her own in a haunting fashion.