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December 2010

Check Out New Single by Nick Hagelin | “ICU”

From New York To Atlanta He Has Paid His Dues For The Past Decade – Introducing: Nick Hagelin

Listen to “ICU” by Nick Hagelin on The Urban Music Scene!!
Nick Hagelin – ICU by ThinkTank Digital

Pop lothario Nick Hagelin doesn’t need a gimmick to win over listeners –
the Atlanta-based crooner is as real as they come. Armed with an
acoustic guitar, a dulcet voice and chiseled looks, the 23-year-old
sings it from the heart, using feel-good music to directly connect with
fans by spinning romantic tales set to danceable rhythms. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Chantel Christie To Represent The City of Los Angeles in The Miss California Teen USA 2012

Jean Rah Fya Records Teen Pop
Star/Author Chantel ‘Chani’ Christie Named To Represent The City Of Los
Angeles In The Miss California Teen USA 2012 Pageant Competition


HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Jean Rah Fya Records recording artist and Teen pop star Chantel “Chani” Christie has been named to represent the city of Los Angeles as The Miss Los Angeles Teen USA in Donald Trump‘s Miss California Teen USA® 2012 Pageant. “Chani” is also set to star in the new reality television show, “The Real Teens of Hollywood,” which follows the lives of six multi-talented teens in Hollywood. The show, produced by Dick Clark Productions,
aims at showing the ups and downs and struggles as well as
accomplishments that teens face in “making it” in the entertainment
industry. In addition, “Chani” is putting the finishing touches on her
upcoming sophomore album titled “Lyrics ‘N Lipstick” set for release Valentine’s Day 2011 with her first single titled “DOWN” featuring iRoCc   off of her upcoming album being released this December 2010

“I’m so honored
to have been accepted for the 2012 Miss California Teen USA Pageant. It
is a dream come true and my hope is to inspire girls everywhere to
follow their dreams,” states the multi talented “Chani” Christie. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

19 Year Old Singer Blare LeVoir Releases New Single, “Happy Mistake”.

Captivating Pop/R&B Artist Blare LeVoir to Release Single, ‘Happy Mistake’


19-year-old singer-songwriter-dancer-model kicks off song produced and written by MGI & GoodWill

DALLAS, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Blare LeVoir announced today the release of his third single, “Happy Mistake,” along with video. The upbeat single produced and written by MGI & GoodWill (Akon, Sean Kingston, Justin Bieber),
features LeVoir’s standout pop and R&B vocals and falsetto over a
backdrop of keyboards, synths, and a dance-infused beat. Lyrically, “Happy Mistake” highlights how not all mistakes turn bad — that some mistakes or chance meetings can end happy.

Happy Mistakereverberates with intensity.
“It’s a fantastic track to describe how someone can make you feel happy
after bad relationships,” LeVoir says. “Everyone makes mistakes, but
it’s ok to take a chance. Fans who’ve heard the song say it’s a hot song
that is both meaningful and gets them dancing, which is exciting,
because if they love this they will love what I’ll be doing down the
road.” To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Taio Cruz to Perform John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ on New Year’s Eve

Taio Cruz to Perform First Ever Live
Rendition of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ in Times Square on New Year’s Eve
Just Before the Ball Drops at Midnight


Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter
Makes History with Live Performance for Millions on The Famed NIVEA Kiss
Platform with Charitable Download

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — NIVEA joined the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment — the co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square — to announce today that multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter Taio Cruz will be the first-ever artist to do a live performance of John Lennon‘s “Imagine” just before the final countdown to midnight on New Year’s Eve
2011 on the NIVEA Kiss Platform, located in the heart of Times Square.
Millions of people all around the world will experience this memorable
moment and connect with one another through the brand’s sponsorship of
the Times Square New Year’s Eve
celebration. Following the performance, Taio’s version of “Imagine” will
be available to download exclusively on iTunes beginning 1/1/11 through
1/31/11 with proceeds benefitting Big
Brothers Big Sisters, a nonprofit organization that creates
long-lasting, strong relationships that enable children to reach their
greatest potential through quality one-to-one mentoring, as part of
NIVEA’s ongoing relationship with the charity. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

New Headphones by Monster and Justin Bieber, “Justbeats™” Available Now

Justin Bieber’s New Headphones ‘Justbeats™’ Launch Exclusively at Best Buy® ‘Just’ in Time for the Holidays


Newest artist inspired headphone
line from Beats™ by Dr. Dre™ and Monster® comes in Justin’s signature
favorite color purple and allows fans to hear his music the way he
intended it

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Pop music phenomenon Justin Bieber has launched a new line of headphones, Justbeats™ by Dr. Dre™, exclusively at Best Buy® stores
in the U.S. and on  As passionate about music and sound as
he is about his fans, Justin saw the opportunity to team with Beats™ by
Dr. Dre™ and Monster, a global leader in high performance headphones
and AV accessories, as a way to bring his fans even closer to his music,
to allow them to really feel the emotion that he wants each song to
evoke.  The headphones also express Justin’s signature style by offering
both on-ear and in-ear versions in Justin’s favorite color purple.  The
Justbeats by Dr. Dre Solo Headphone (SRP $199.95) and iBeats by Dr. Dre Justbeats Edition (SRP $119.95) include high tech features such as ControlTalk so that users can seamlessly answer a phone call while listening to music. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Walt Disney World Resort Announces The 100 Students Selected for 4th Disney’s Dreamers Academy

Walt Disney World Resort, Steve Harvey
and Essence Magazine Announce the 100 Students Selected for Fourth
Disney’s Dreamers Academy


High School Teens from Coast to Coast Will Attend the Ultimate Outside-the-Classroom Education Experience

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Walt Disney World Resort, in collaboration with nationally syndicated radio personality Steve Harvey
and Essence Magazine, the leading communications company dedicated to
African-American women, has announced the selection of 100 high school
students from across the country to participate in Disney’s Dreamers Academy class of 2011. Dreamers will travel to Walt Disney World Resort in March 2011
to participate in immersive workshops focusing on a variety of subjects
including Walt Disney Imagineering techniques, entertainment,
entrepreneurship, and culinary arts. Disney experts, world renowned
entrepreneurs and celebrities will share their blueprints for success,
upholding the program’s mission to motivate, empower and inspire young

Tracey Walters-Powell,
executive champion of the program for Disney Parks & Resorts, said,
“Disney’s Dreamers Academy is a perfect platform to further the goal,
shared by Disney Parks, Essence Communications and – it goes without
saying – by Steve Harvey, to inspire children. We are genuinely excited about the possibilities ahead.” To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Jazz Quartet ‘Cool Train Railroad’ Releases EP, “Live In Monophonorama” for The Kids

Coal Train Railroad Releases Digital Ep “Live In Monophonorama!”

In response to the enthusiasm
surrounding Coal Train Railroad’s 2010 Summer Pod-cast Series,
Nashville’s breakout “jazz-for-kids” quartet has bundled together the
newly-recorded material from the podcasts into a digital EP entitled
“Live in Monophonorama”.

New York, NY (Vocus) December 1, 2010

In response to the enthusiasm surrounding Coal Train Railroad’s 2010 Summer Podcast Series,
Nashville’s breakout “jazz-for-kids” quartet has bundled together the
newly-recorded material from the podcasts into a digital EP entitled “Live in Monophonorama”.
The EP will initially be released December 1, 2010 on the band’s
online store and BandCamp before going to other music retail sites on
December 15.

Included are two CTRR standards arranged for voice and piano trio, a
version of “Bicy-cle” by “kindie-rock” band The Jellydots, the funky
“Spider and the Fly” (written by the band’s close friend and KC jazz
legend “Mama” Myra Taylor), the folk classic “Choco-late Ice Cream
Cone”, and a quirky original Coal Train jump-blues entitled “Jump@7”. To continue, Please click “MORE”!