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LL Cool J - Authentic
LL Cool J is celebrating his 30th year in music in a big way with the release of his new album Authentic. The album really shows the rapper icon in his element as he executive produced the record and gathered everyone from Travis Barker, to Eddie Van Halen to be featured. To catch LL on tour this summer visit LLCoolJ.com or Ticketmaster.com.
Jessica Sanchez - Me, You & the Music
American Idol finalist, Jessica Sanchez, is hitting the scene with her debut album Me, You & the Music out today. With an amazing performance of her first single Tonight featuring Ne-Yo on Idol this month, and a guest role on Glee, this is sure to be the start of an amazing career for the 17-year-old California native. For more on Jessica go to www.jessicasanchezofficial.com.
Kenny Chesney - Life on a Rock
Country music icon Kenny Chesney kicked off the summer early when he hit the road with his No Shoes Nation Tour, and now he is releasing his latest album Life on a Rock. Kenny describes the album title as "Just living here on this planet, we're all living life on a rock; but for me, and for this record, it's about the way life is when you live on an island. Everywhere you go, there's everyone you know; you know everything about them, and they know everything about you… and well, that's just a whole other way to be."
Iron Man - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Brian Tyler/ Heroes Fall Music Inspired by the Motion Picture
Iron Man 3 has taken in an estimated $195.3 million and it won't reach the US till May 3, so until then you can bring the action home with you today with the film's new soundtrack by Brian Tyler and the Heroes Fall music inspired by the motion picture.
Alice Russell - To Dust
British soul artist Alice Russell is touching down in the US with her latest release To Dust. Known for her live shows, Alice will be kicking off her US tour dates on May 3 in San Francisco. Catch the video for her latest single Heartbreaker here.
George Benson - Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole
There are some artists that we listen to that truly stay with us and touch us in an emotional and creative way, and that's what happened to George Benson when he listened to Nat King Cole. Today the legendary guitarist releases his dream project, Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole. George says he "felt every moment of it. You can't put together a record like this without putting your heart into it. I got that from Nat King Cole. He put his heart into everything he did."
Tom Keifer - The Way Life Goes
Best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of the Blues-Rock band Cinderella, Tom Keifer is venturing out on his own this time with the release of his long awaited solo album, The Way Life Goes. This is a the most personal way for fans to get to know Tom as he takes us through 14 tracks of raw and intimate songs that describe his journey in music these last 14 years. For the latest news and tour dates for Tom go to www.TomKeifer.com.
Chandrika - Soul March
Grammy-nominated world musician Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon is bringing her Indian roots and musical talents to the world with the release of Soul March, out now. Recorded in India and the United States, the album was composed solely by Tandon who says her "goals are very simple: to share with as many as I can. People write to me and they say, 'I've listened to your CD 20 times,' or, 'My mother died and every day for six months she listened to the CD.' I feel that some broader purpose was served."
RaVaughn - Love Always
Already making a strong mark on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart with her first single Better Be Good featuring Wale, RaVaughn is on her way of becoming hip hops newest darling. Nicknamed by Ne-Yo as the "New Voice of Women," RaVaughn has been hard at work on her debut album Love Always, but gave her fans a taste of her latest track Best Friend with her new lyric video that you can watch here.
Paul Van Dyk - (R)evolution: The Remixes
After an special onetime only performance at the Avalon in Hollywood, electronic music pioneer, Paul Van Dyk continues to promote his latest project,(R)evolution: The Remixes, out now. The Grammy nominated producer took the original songs from his album Evolution and had 16 new remixed tracks created for (R)evolution that include Sun After Heartbreak and Such A Feeling. This album pushes the boundaries of Evolution a bit further.
La Santa Cecilia - Treinta Dias (Thirty Days)
Los Angeles based quartet La Santa Cecilia have gone from performing on the streets of Los Angeles to being called The Best Latin Alternative Band of 2012, and now releasing their latest album Treinta Dias (Thirty Days). Using their Latin roots and infusing it with a modern alternative sound, La Santa Cecilia have really captured audiences and famous artists like Elvis Costello who is featured on their track Losing Game.