I have ALWAYS loved Christina Aguilera, but this is just amazing! In addition to treating some incredibly-lucky Fans at Starbucks Rockefeller Centre to free Coffees, Selfies and Autographs last week, she’s promoting her return to NBC‘s The Voice with a bang. Aguilera just appeared on THE TONIGHT SHOW with Jimmy Fallon and always out to get us clicking “share”, Fallon had Aguilera play WHEEL OF MUSICAL IMPRESSIONS. You’ll never guess who she had to imitate!!
That was epic! I wonder what Britney is thinking…. Although they totally are Friends. She wouldn’t mind… right? RIGHT??
Aguilera is working with Pharrell on her eighth Album and comes fresh off a Grammy Win for her Collabo with A Great Big World on Say Something.
2014’s first big Breakthrough Act in Pop Music is A Great Big World. The New York-based Group consisting of Chad Vaccarino and Ian Axel are currently in Toronto, just kicking-off their first Tour in our City in support of their forthcoming Major Label Debut, Is There Anybody Out There?.
After hearing Axel perform as a Solo Act, Vaccarino asked to partner with him as a Duo, then heading to the Studio to collaborate on some Music together. It was after Megastar Christina Aguilera heard their Song performed on So You Think You Can Dance that things began to take-off quickly for A Great Big World, adding her gorgeous understated Vocals to the Track.
In addition to achieving Double-Platinum Sales in the U.S., Say Something (Video here)has had performed v. well commercially, peaking at number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart and similarly so at number six on the Canadian Hot 100. The Track received great boosts in exposure as the Duo performed on the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and also the American Music Awards. Not bad, huh?
A Great Big World wowed an intimate Audience last night at the Drake Hotel on Queen West with Fans Tweeting their reactions from “so good” to “amazing”. Today they are doing the rounds with a mix of Radio and Television Interviews, some which saw Axel performing Say Something live with only his Keyboard, including visits to CTV‘s The Marilyn Denis Show, 104.5 CHUM, 98.1 CHFI and 680 NEWS.
Billy and I had the pleasure of meeting the awful gracious Vaccarino and Axel on one of their Stopoffs today at 98.1 CHFI‘s The Erin & Mike Morning Show. It was super-cold out but they were nice enough to stop, sign some Autographs and chat. This definitely is only the beginning as the Duo’s Album launches next week and they’ll be touring multiple Cities across the U.S. to promote. Check CHFI‘s Media Gallery later for Audio of their Appearance.
After wowing us hard on the Season Finale of The Voice a couple weeks back, Christina Aguilera headed straight into the studio and delivered some powerhouse additional vocals on Lady Gaga‘s latest Single Do What U Want. Vocals previously were recorded by R. Kelly, but Aguilera‘s lends a real vote of confidence here silencing years of feuding between the two Divas. Hopefully this isn’t too late for a Chart Boost as the Collabo is really what the Track needs!
Listen in full below:
This absolutely is the first absolute must-have of 2014 and the Single is now out on iTunes here!
My World is basically exploding right now!! On tonight’s The Voice Finale, Audiences were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime treat of seeing both Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera take the stage together to perform the former’s current Single Do What U Want.
Both thought to have been feuding since 2009, with some feeling Aguilera had taken perhaps a bit too much inspiration from Gaga on Aguilera‘s then-Single, Keeps Getting Better, those rumours were laid to rest tonight as the Duo were extra-friendly not only singing together, but clinking Champagne Flutes during their performance. Gaga is noted for having apologized publicly to Aguilera for any bad blood, citing that the Genie in a Bottle Singer was a great inspiration to her growing-up. Read more here.
Watch Gaga and Aguilera together:
The Winner of the Reality Singing Competition, now in its fifth season, is 28-year-old Chinese-Jamaican Vocalist, Tessanne Chin who brought the house down with renditions of Whitney Houston‘s I Have Nothing, The Beatles’ Let it Be (with Mentor Adam Levine) and P!nk‘s Try.
Hear Chin‘s debut Single, Tumbling Down penned by Ryan Tedder, now available on iTunes:
Comprised of New York-based Singer/Songwriters Ian Axel & Chad Vaccarino, A Great Big World are on the tip of something massive with their debut Single Say Something already garnering great acclaim. With a little help from Megastar Christina Aguilera, the Duo have created a chilling piece of Pop Music which likely will dominate our Airwaves this Winter.
Understated, Aguilera‘s Vocals are an instrument in the moment – a noble attempt to try something completely new. The Track already is number nine on the Canadian Hot 100 and number 16 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Charts. Expect it to climb.
If you haven’t checked-out the brand new Video for Say Something yet, please do so below:
Sony Music releases A Great Big World‘s debut Disc Is Anybody Out There? on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
It’s absolutely hard to believe that the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is just around the corner. It seems like yesterday that we were obsessing about some of the first Stills and casting announcements for the Film.
In advance of its release in November comes this amazing new Poster of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in all her greatness! Lawrence looks stunning and although it takes a bit of a mental shift remembering her as a Brunette, we are totally buying it.
The Poster reminds us, “Remember who the Enemy is”, which suggests tons of betrayal in this Installment?
Take a look at the brand new Poster below:
If you haven’t heard it yet, you must check-out Christina Aguilera‘s superb contribution to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire‘s OST. Easily her best Track in years:
eOne Films releases The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in Canada on Friday, November 22, 2013.
(Photo credit: eOne Films | Audio content: Sony Music)
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards were held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand tonight and winning top honours tonight was Taylor Swift with a total eight awards including Top Artist and Billboard Hot 200 Album with her Disc, Red. Poking fun at herself, Swift accepted her Award, stating, “you’re the longest and best relationship I’ve ever had!”.
Not to be outshone, Rihanna and Gotye both picked-up four awards each – the former doing extremely well in the R&B Categories winning Top Album, Song and Artist, while also nabbing Top Radio Songs Artist. Gotye was victorious in the categories: Hot 100 Song, Rock Song, Radio Song and Streaming Song (Audio) based on the strength of his Smash with Kimbra, Somebody That I Used To Know.
Two Pop Legends were honoured also in Prince and Madonna. The former not only performing tonight a Medley which included Let’s Go Crazy, received the Icon Award for his lasting career which has seen ten Diamond Albums and 30 Top 40 Hits. The latter, whom we spotted in New York City last week at the Met Gala, won Top Touring Artist for her MDNA Tour.
Canada’s Carly Rae Jepsen even was recognized with the Award for Top Digital Song with Call Me Maybe.
Although the evening was highlighted by some dazzling performances from the likes of Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Pitbull, it was Miguel who stirred-up the most controversy apparently kicking two female Fans when crowdsurfing into the audience during his performance of Adorn.
Christina Aguilera really needs no introduction and for me personally, much of the early 2000s were spent obsessing over her! Having sold 50 million Albums worldwide, the Singer/Songwriter/Actress and now Reality TV Star is on the verge of releasing her seventh Studio Album, Lotus. Sony Music Canada and Mr. Will Wong want to give Canadian Readers a chance to win a copy of the Disc which features Production from Alex da Kid, Shellback and Max Martin. Duets with The Voice Co-Stars Blake Shelton and Cee-Lo also can be heard on Lotus.
Check-out the Tracklisting for Lotus below:
Army Of Me Red Hot Kinda Love Make The World Move (featuring Cee Lo Green) Your Body Let There Be Love Sing For Me Blank Page Cease Fire Around The World Circles Best Of Me Just A Fool (with Blake Shelton)
To enter to win a copy, simply click “like” on this Post on Mr. Will Wong on Facebook and also be following on Twitter. Your deadline is Friday, November 16, 2012.
Double your chances by Re-Tweeting the below:
.@MRWILLW wants me to win a copy of CHRISTINA AGUILERA‘S “LOTUS“, in-stores 11/13/12! http://tinyurl.com/8ldydvm
Watch Christina Aguilera‘s latest Q&A below on the making of Lotus:
Sony Music Canada releases Lotus on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Pre-order Lotus(Deluxe Version) on iTuneshere.