Fred Bronson

No Label, No Problem as 'Idol' Alums Turn to Kickstarter (and Fans) to Fund Their Music

No Label, No Problem as 'Idol' Alums Turn to Kickstarter (and Fans) to Fund Their Music

Earlier this year, season nine finalist Siobhan Magnus successfully raised over $23,000 to support her ‘90s tribute band, Doubtful Guest, and other alums are following suit. Idol season four runner-up Bo Bice, season eight finalist Scott MacIntyre and season 10 finalist Erika Van Pelt have all recently launched campaigns to fund and market their respective releases.
Mumford & Sons, 'Babel': Track-By-Track Review

Grammy Album of the Year: How Much Does Being a Billboard No. 1 Help? Mumford Are the 37th

The Grammys are based on quality, not quantity. But is it possible to make an informed prediction of who will triumph at the annual awards ceremony by looking at the Billboard charts? Based on the number of winners who have topped the Billboard album chart since the first statuette was handed out in 1959, the answer is a qualified yes: Mumford & Sons are in good company.

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