FROM ASHES TO NEW Share ‘Broken’ Video

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RELEASE VIDEO FOR ‘BROKEN’
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FOLLOW-UP SINGLE TO THEIR HIT
‘CRAZY’

NEW ALBUM THE FUTURE OUT NOW
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From Ashes to New have released their new music video for ‘Broken’, the follow-up single to their hit ‘Crazy’, which recently reached #2 on the U.S. Rock Radio chart. The track conveys a message of perseverance and believing in yourself when others try to push you down and hold you back in life. It’s a recurring theme in their music which is very personal to the band.

Their debut album Day One earned the band a Top 10 track at Rock Radio with the single ‘Through It All’.  Following  an extensive album cycle,  the band’s original drummer and co-vocalist both abruptly left the band. Rather than focusing on the setbacks, From Ashes to New forged ahead with a new energy and purpose.

The band, now comprised of frontman/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry, guitarist Lance Dowdle, vocalist Danny Case, and drummer Mat Madiro (Trivium) released their second album, The Future earlier this year, via Eleven Seven Music.

The band is touring the U.S. extensively for the rest of the year, with a headline run throughout September and October and are working on plans for a European tour in early 2019.

In addition to their U.S. headline tour, they will be opening for Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin on their autumn arena tour and will also be performing at several festivals, as well as providing direct support for Stone Sour and Papa Roach on select dates. For tickets and more information, visit www.fromashestonew.com/.

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SHINE Set To Release Nationwide on October 5th

SHINE Set To Release Nationwide on October 5th

Forgiven Films Announces SHINE Release Date, Trailer and Film Poster

Forgiven Films, a division of GVN Releasing, launched the first full-length trailer and film poster for “SHINE” on August 21.

The Latin dance drama stars “Dexter’s” David Zayas, “Orange Is the New Black’s” Alysia Reiner and world-renowned dancers Gilbert Saldivar as well as Jorge “Ataca” Burgos.

The film will be released in theaters nationwide on October 5.

“SHINE” won the audience award for best feature at last year’s Urbanworld Film Festival.

The story revolves around two brothers (Saldivar and Burgos), once celebrated Salsa dancers, who are separated after a tragedy only to be reunited years later on opposing sides of gentrification.

The film was directed and written by Anthony Nardolillo, via his 13 Paces Productions and produced with Sandra Varona of Varona Productions, in partnership with Sugar Studios LA and The Exchange.

“SHINE” is being distributed by Forgiven Films, a division of GVN Releasing.

SHINE
In Theaters October 5

About SHINE

Two Puerto Rican brothers, Ralphi Matas (Jorge Burgos) and Junior (Gilbert Saldivar), from New York’s Spanish Harlem and the street’s best Salsa dancers, are separated after a tragedy only to reunite years later on opposing sides of gentrification.

About Forgiven Films:

Created as a division of GVN Releasing, Forgiven Films is a global independent distributor with a broad focus specializing in content for underserved audiences and quality independent films for both the theatrical and home entertainment markets. Its first two releases SHINEand A Violent Manwill hit theaters in 2018. For more information, visit gvnreleasing.com.

About GVN Releasing:

GVN is an independent distributor of crossover micro-targeted (urban/women/faith-and-family) feel good content. With its seasoned and sophisticated executive team having over 30 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry, the company excels at the acquisition and exploitation of feature films suitable for theatrical, physical, digital, and television distribution. GVN deploys their multi-platform distribution strategy for independent films that have significant social media relevance to the micro-targeted demographic. For more, visit gvnreleasing.com.

Highlights from the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards aired on MTV August 20th at 8/7c. From Radio City Music Hall in NYC, there were so many great performances that I thought I’d share some of my favorites. What were your favorite moments? Let me know!

Another good (but too short) performance that is not yet online was from PRETTYMUCH. You can also check out the full winners list below:

Video of the Year:
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
Bruno Mars – “Finesse (Remix)” [ft. Cardi B]
WINNER: Camila Cabello – “Havana” [ft. Young Thug]
The Carters – “APES**T”
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Drake – “God’s Plan”

Artist of the Year:
Ariana Grande
Bruno Mars
WINNER: Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Drake
Post Malone

Song of the Year:
Bruno Mars – “Finesse (Remix)” [ft. Cardi B]
Camila Cabello – “Havana” [ft. Young Thug]
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Dua Lipa – “New Rules”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
WINNER: Post Malone – “rockstar” [ft. 21 Savage]

Best New Artist:
Bazzi
WINNER: Cardi B
Chloe x Halle
Hayley Kiyoko
Lil Pump
Lil Uzi Vert

Best Collaboration:
Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line – “Meant to Be”
Bruno Mars – “Finesse (Remix)” [ft. Cardi B]
The Carters – “APES**T”
WINNER: Jennifer Lopez – “Dinero” [ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B]
Logic – “1-800-273-8255” [ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid]
N.E.R.D – “Lemon” [ft. Rihanna]

Best Pop Video:
WINNER: Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
Camila Cabello – “Havana” [ft. Young Thug]
Demi Lovato – “Sorry Not Sorry”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
P!nk – “What About Us”
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

Best Hip Hop Video:
Cardi B – “Bartier Cardi” [ft. 21 Savage]
The Carters – “APES**T”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
J. Cole – “ATM”
Migos – “Walk It Talk It” [ft. Drake]
WINNER: Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li”

Best Dance Video:
WINNER: Avicii – “Lonely Together” [ft. Rita Ora]
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
The Chainsmokers – “Everybody Hates Me”
David Guetta & Sia – “Flames”
Marshmello – “Silence” [ft. Khalid]
Zedd & Liam Payne – “Get Low (Street Video)”

Best Latin Video:
Daddy Yankee – “Dura”
WINNER: J Balvin – “Mi Gente” [ft. Willy William]
Jennifer Lopez – “Dinero” [ft. DJ Khaled & Cardi B]
Luis Fonsi – “Échame La Culpa” [ft. Demi Lovato]
Maluma – “Felices los 4”
Shakira – “Chantaje” [ft. Maluma]

Best Rock Video:
Fall Out Boy – “Champion”
Foo Fighters – “The Sky Is A Neighborhood”
WINNER: Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”
Linkin Park – “One More Light”
Panic! at the Disco – “Say Amen (Saturday Night)”
Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Walk On Water”

Video With a Message:
WINNER: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Dej Loaf and Leon Bridges – “Liberated”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Janelle Monáe – “PYNK”
Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper”
Logic – “1-800-273-8255” [ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid]

Best Cinematography:
Alessia Cara – “Growing Pains”
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
WINNER: The Carters – “APES**T”
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Eminem – “River” [ft. Ed Sheeran]
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

Best Direction:
The Carters – “APES**T”
WINNER: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Drake – “God’s Plan”
Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
Justin Timberlake – “Say Something” [ft. Chris Stapleton]
Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”

Best Art Direction:
WINNER: The Carters – “APES**T”
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
J. Cole – “ATM”
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel”
SZA – “The Weekend”
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

Best Visual Effects:
Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left to Cry”
Avicii ft. Rita Ora – “Lonely Together”
Eminem – “Walk On Water” [ft. Beyoncé]
WINNER: Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All The Stars”
Maroon 5 – “Wait”
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

Best Choreography:
Bruno Mars – “Finesse (Remix)” [ft. Cardi B]
Camila Cabello – “Havana” [ft. Young Thug]
The Carters – “APES**T”
WINNER: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Dua Lipa – “IDGAF”
Justin Timberlake – “Filthy”

Best Editing:
Bruno Mars – “Finesse (Remix)” [ft. Cardi B]
The Carters – “APES**T”
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel”
WINNER: N.E.R.D – “Lemon” [ft. Rihanna]
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

Push Artist of the Year:
July 2018 – Chloe x Halle
June 2018 – Sigrid
May 2018 – Lil Xan
WINNER: April 2018 – Hayley Kiyoko
March 2018 – Jessie Reyez
February 2018 – Tee Grizzley
January 2018 – Bishop Briggs
December 2017 – Grace VanderWaal
November 2017 – Why Don’t We
October 2017 – PRETTYMUCH
September 2017 – SZA
August 2017 – Kacy Hill
July 2017 – Khalid
June 2017 – Kyle
May 2017 – Noah Cyrus

Song of Summer:
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – “One Kiss”
WINNER: Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin – “I Like It”
DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper & Quavo – “No Brainer”
Drake – “In My Feelings”
Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”
Juice WRLD – “Lucid Dreams”
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B – “Girls Like You”
Post Malone – “Better Now”

 

4TH AVE Attends and Performs at The VMAs

4TH AVE, everyone’s favorite boys of summer, ended off the season strong with the release of the Initiation EP on Friday and attending and preforming at the VMAs yesterday. They were seen on the pink carpet with Bebe Rexha and VMA MD and EMMY NOMINATED Adam Blackstone.

About 4TH AVE

Fresh  out  of  ABC’s  Hit  Show  “Boy  Band,” 4th  Ave  is  made  up  of  Jaden  Gray(Compton),  Marcus  Pendleton  (Nashville),  Cam  Jackson  (New  Jersey)  and  Mikey  Jimenez  (Los  Angeles),  who  all  came  together  after  making  it  to  the  season  finale  of  Boy  Band,  and  decided  to  form  their  own  group  with  the  advice  of  iconic  producer  Timbaland. 4th Ave’s journey together began in January 2018, when they officially announced the group name, website, and online store. In only a few months of working together, the group has surpassed expectations by exceeding 1 Million streams on Apple Music and Spotify. They have also amassed over 20K followers on Instagram, 8.5K subscribers on YouTube, and over 3K super fans have signed up for their text messaging service. Recent performances include The Voice with Charlie Puth, this year’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, and The March for our Lives Concert in D.C. alongside Vic Mensa, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, and many others.

 

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Country Star MORGAN EVANS Releases Self-Titled EP – Out Today! 

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SURPRISES FANS WITH POP-UP TOAST TO ANNOUNCE
SELF-TITLED EP, OUT TODAY
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FEATURING
THE VIBRANT NEW ANTHEM ‘YOUNG AGAIN’
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TOP 5 US SINGLE ‘KISS SOMEBODY’
WHICH CONTINUES CLIMBING COUNTRY CHARTS

Rising star Morgan Evans made a stop at Tootsie’s on Nashville’s historic Broadway last night to reveal the surprise release of his self-titled EP, out now. In the spirit of the EP’s brand new, live-in-the-moment track, ‘Young Again’, Evans treated fans to an impromptu round of shots to celebrate the moment.

Bringing it full circle, Tootsie’s was the Australia native’s first stop when he visited Nashville for the first time 10 years ago – dropping his bags and arriving on Broadway less than two hours after his plane landed.

“More and more when I experience big life and career moments, they remind me of all the little ones that happened before and made them possible”, Evans told The Tennessean. “I remember that moment as one of the defining ones, thinking, ‘This is the greatest city on Earth.’”

‘Young Again’ has quickly become a fan-favorite at Evans’ dynamic, one-of-a-kind live show where he commands the stage solo with his signature loop pedal. A fun party anthem that throws caution to the wind, the song couples carefree sing-along lyrics with a driving beat.

Produced by Chris DeStefano, the EP is a glimpse at Evans’ Warner Music Nashville / Warner Bros. Records full-length debut album, due out this autumn. The talented singer/songwriter co-penned each track on the EP and the forthcoming album.

Previous single ‘Day Drunk’ kicks off the EP,  followed by the stirring and anthemic ‘American’ alongside ‘I Do’, which Billboard acclaimed as a “breezy love song”. The top 5 US debut single ‘Kiss Somebody’ and the brand new track ‘Young Again’ round out the release.

Morgan will very shortly take to the stage for the 12th annual ACM Honors at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and then return home to Australia for a string of SOLD-OUT headline shows. He’ll also hit the road again with Chris Young in September as a special guest on the Losing Sleep World Tour 2018.

For more information and a full list of tour dates, visit MorganEvansMusic.com. Reach out to him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

MORGAN EVANS EP TRACKLISTING
1. ‘Day Drunk’
2. ‘American’
3. ‘I Do’
4. ‘Kiss Somebody’
5. ‘Young Again’

ABOUT MORGAN EVANS:
Praised by Rolling Stone as “a savvy performer with strong songwriting chops” Australian-born rising Country artist Morgan Evans is making waves with ‘Kiss Somebody’ – his debut U.S. single with Warner Music Nashville. Already a Top 5 hit at Country radio, the track has surpassed 45 million on-demand streams while skyrocketing into Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart.

Forging a path as one of the genre’s up-and-coming stars, he has been named one to watch by CMT, SiriusXM, Pandora, Rolling Stone and more.

A bona fide Country force in Australia, he has garnered countless awards and honours, most recently claiming Country Work of the Year for ‘Kiss Somebody’ at the 2018 APRA Music Awards. After sharing the bill with global superstar Taylor Swift, Country hit-maker Cole Swindell and more A-list acts, Evans is featured as a special guest on Chris Young’s Losing Sleep World Tour.

He recently completed his 10 IN 10 US tour, performing 10-straight shows in 10 days including SOLD-OUT headline dates in Los Angeles, Atlanta and New York. His highly anticipated debut album is in production, with additional details to be revealed soon.

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London Hard-Rockers 7HE 7OUCH Announce Debut EP ‘Seventyseven’

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ANNOUNCE SEVENTYSEVEN EP
OUT OCTOBER 29TH

‘SOLUTION’ VIDEO OUT NOW
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From Athens to London, emerging rock outfit 7he 7ouch are set to release their debut EP Seventyseven on October 29th.

The new single ‘Solution’ is out now and is the first track taken from the upcoming EP. Racing with energy and unmissable hooks, the track holds a deeper message, inspired by the political turmoil affecting us across the globe and the extreme ideologies people have on how to deal with the issues.

After leaving their home in the midst of the financial crisis to pursue their dreams in London, 7he 7ouch underwent months of hardship as they found their feet in the city, which has ultimately played a major role in defining their hard hitting, alternative rock sound.

The band, formed of Constantine (vocals), Stelios (guitar), John (lead guitar), Anthony (bass) and Dave (drums), recorded Seventyseven between studios in Athens and London which consists of six explosive tracks, written and performed from their hearts.

With each member bringing influences ranging from old school rock’n’roll through to nu metal, they’ve created a record which pays homage to the past, with huge guitar solos and memorable melodies, whilst ferociously tearing into tomorrow with attitude and force.

7he 7ouch have headlined venues across London, including Camden Assembly, Cargo and Proud and have played Camden Rocks Festival in both 2015 and 2017.

Now stamping their mark as a band to watch, 7he 7ouch will be releasing music throughout 2018 with more shows soon to be announced.

 

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Movie Review by Kristin: THE GUERNSEY LITERARY & POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY

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I was browsing the available content on Netflix this weekend and stumbled upon this cute little movie, THE GUERNSEY LITERARY & POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY.

SYNOPSIS: In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

I’ve been so impressed with the quality content Netflix has included in their library lately. I’m a sucker for movies and a sucker for books, so this one was a no-brainer for me. The cast was great and the storyline was interesting. The story is set in the 1940’s and follows the characters retelling their experiences of Nazi Occupied Guernsey to London author, Juliet Ashton. While she intends to write an article about the society and their experiences, she finds and values their friendship even more. She begins to reevaluate what she wants for her own life and helps the group find some sort of peace once they open up about the loss of a friend.

The scenery in the film was absolutely lovely and we get a glimpse of England (for those of us who have never had the pleasure of visiting). The performances were great in this. Surprisingly, Kate Winslet was slated to portray Juliet Ashton, but she dropped out of the project before filming began. Honestly, as much as I love Kate Winslet as an actress and human being, I can’t imagine anyone else playing this role other than Lily James. She really embraced the role and gave such an endearing performance.

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY & POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY does run a bit long — it sits at 124 minutes. It does include some drama, some comedy, a few flashbacks and the recipe for an old-fashioned romance, so it’s not difficult to hold your interest (in my opinion).

This is truly a beautiful story of love, friendship and the sadness of friends lost.