Category Archives: Billboard Magazine

Thicke With Soul — Billboard Magazine (Robin Thicke Feature Article)

 My featured R&B article on Robin Thicke’s in Billboard magazine’s “Happening Now” section. Focused on his new album “Love After War,” his touring plans, and where his career stands after five albums. Article scan after the cut. Advertisements

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Jason Mraz Fine-Tunes 4th Album for 2012 Release — Billboard.com

In what was a very quick (and unattributed) contribution for Billboard’s inaugural Grammy Voters Guide, I also showed enough knowledge about Jason Mraz’s career that he ended up telling me exclusive news about his upcoming fourth album that was not reported … Continue reading

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Valley Of The Dolls — Billboard Magazine (Pussycat Dolls Feature Article)

When Perez Hilton reported about the supposed new Pussycat Doll line-up, even including a photo, I decided to investigate further. Turns out he was wrong and I got to the bottom of the story with creator Robin Antin. Turns out … Continue reading

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Taking A Giant Step — Billboard Magazine (Young The Giant Feature Article)

My “Happening Now” feature on up and coming rock band Young The Giant. The article focused on how the group is fortifying the momentum of being selected as the only rock act performing at the 2011 MTV VMAs. We talked … Continue reading

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Upward Bound — Billboard Magazine (Mat Kearney Feature Article)

My “Happening Now” feature on Christian rock singer Mat Kearney who reached a career best with his fourth album “Young Love” reaching No. 4 on the Billboard 200 with 44,000 copies sold. What my editors wanted to know is how … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: How To Be Your Own Booking Agent and Rockin’ In The New World — Billboard Magazine

For Billboard’s DIY manual for musicians I was given two book reviews. “How To Be Your Own Booking Agent” by Jeri Goldstein and “Rockin’ In The New World: Taking Your Band From The Basement To The Big Time” by Bob … Continue reading

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6 Questions With Alison Haislip — Billboard Magazine

I was researching the unique ways “The Voice” was allowing viewers to vote for contestants for Billboard.biz when I came across the opportunity to interview the show’s social media correspondent Alison Haislip. The article did not necessarily fit with Billboard.biz or Billboard.com … Continue reading

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