ANNOUNCES MAY TOUR
REVEALS ALBUM ART FOR FULL LENGTH US DEBUT ALBUM KIDDO; DROPS IN JUNE ON RCA RECORDS
“Meet the Swedish Pop Star You Need to Know This Spring… Styrke’s songwriting instincts rival the best of her peers.” – Time Magazine
“…the Swedish singer is coming back louder than ever.” – Vice/NOISEY
“…one of the country’s biggest up-and-coming singer-songwriters.”- Nylon
“From the dystopian interstellar synths to Styrke's space age swagger, "Borderline" plays like a Scandinavian M.I.A. covering Bad Boys theme with a bit of Coldplay’s "Paradise" thrown in there for good measure.” - Neon Gold
Following her appearance on Seth Meyers, Tove will make her SXSW debut with a variety of showcase performances in Austin.
March 19th - Flood Magazine - Cedar street @ 2:00 PM
March 19th - Neon Gold – New Shapes - Red Eyed Fly @ 3:45 PM
March 19th - Nylon Magazine Showcase - The W Hotel @ 5:30 PM
March 20th - Communion Showcase - St. David’s Church @ 7:45 PM
March 21st - Vitalic Noise Party - Brew Exchange @ 5:30 PM
March 21st - Hype Hotel - 1100 E. 5th St (Fader Fort) @ 8:00 PM
Styrke will kick off her first US tour on May 4th in Washington, DC at DC9. The tour will feature music from the Borderline EP and will preview new music from her forthcoming album Kiddo, including “Ego” which was already featured on Entertainment Weekly’s “Must List” (WATCH VIDEO). Tickets begin to go on sale this Friday, March 13th at 10:00 AM EST, please click on the hyperlinks below to purchase.
May 4th - Washington, DC - DC9
May 5th - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
May 7th - New York, NY - Studio @ Webster
May 8th - Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade
May 9th - Boston, MA - Middle East
May 11th - Detroit, MI - Shelter
May 12th - Chicago, IL - Schubas
May 13th - Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock
May 16th - Vancouver, BC - Media Club
May 17th - Seattle, WA - Crocodile
May 18th - Portland, OR - Doug Fir
May 20th - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel
May 21st - Los Angeles, CA - The Troubadour
SET FOR 2015 PIECE BY PIECETOUR THIS SUMMER WITH SPECIAL GUESTS PENTATONIX AND ERIC HUTCHINSON
NEW YORK – GRAMMY® award winner Kelly Clarkson’s sixth studio album, Piece By Piece debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart with over 97,200 total equivalent units. The album is also #1 on Billboard’s Current Albums Chart and marks Kelly’s third #1 on the Billboard Top 200. Overseas, Piece By Piece was Top 6 and in the UK, Canada and Australia and top 10 on iTunes in 21 countries including South Africa, Finland and New Zealand.
Kelly kicked off her US promotion with a profile on CBS Sunday Morning followed by a performance and skit on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, a performance on Good Morning America and panel spot on Watch What Happens Live. Critics have been raving about Piece By Piece with TIME saying it’s “a record that’s loaded with slick power-pop and uplifting empowerment anthems,” and Entertainment Weekly says, “it’s reminding fans of the powerhouse vocalist Clarkson is.” The Huffington Post said Piece By Piece, “is unmistakably Kelly Clarkson through and through. The hooks are big, her voice is booming and the lyrics are both personal and universal. Kelly also graced the cover of People Magazine, the cover of USA Today’s Life section and had features with Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times, TIME, Vulture, Elle, Glamour and many more.
Last week Kelly announced her 2015 Piece By Piece Tour. The 38-city tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will start on July 11 in Hershey, PA. and culminate on September 20 in Camden, NJ. Joining Kelly on the tour will be recent GRAMMY® winners, Pentatonix, and singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson. For more information on the tour and specific on-sale dates, please visit www.KellyClarkson.com or www.LiveNation.com. Join the 2015 Piece By Piece Tour conversation at #PieceByPieceTour.
GRAMMY® Award-winner Kelly Clarkson has released 6 studio albums (Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted, Stronger, Piece By Piece), 1 Greatest Hits album, 1 Holiday album, sold over 20 million albums worldwide, and has had 10 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. She is the recipient of 3 GRAMMY® Awards, 4 American Music Awards, 3 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 1 CMA Award. Clarkson’s last studio effort Stronger was certified platinum, won the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album and produced the smash singles, “Mr. Know It All” and “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” which mark Kelly’s 9th and 10th Top 10 hit. “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” was #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart for two consecutive weeks (3 weeks total) marking her 3rd #1 on the Hot 100 chart. In 2013, Kelly released her very first Christmas album Wrapped In Red which debuted at #3 marking the biggest holiday album debut for a female since 2010 and is certified platinum.
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CURRENTLY #1 ON ITUNES CLASSICAL TOP ALBUM CHART; “STAY WITH ME”
ALSO #3 ON ITUNES CLASSICAL TOP SONGS CHART
In conjunction with today’s release, Olusola released the music video for the title track and original composition “Renegade.” For the past six days, he released a series video entitled “KOStory.” The 6 videos showcase interview footage of Kevin talking about his background and the making of the EP.
The 5 track EP also includes arrangements of John Legend’s “All Of Me” and Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack,” as well “Julie-O”, which Olusola originally performed in 2011 via a YouTube video that garnered worldwide acclaim (and millions of YouTube views).
1. Julie – O
2. Renegade (Original Composition)
3. All of Me
4. Heart Attack
5. Stay With Me