U2 releases surprise, free album on iTunes
#TaniaOnTheScene - U2 performed at an Apple unveiling event on Tuesday in California.
The group revealed to their fans, anyone with an iTunes account could score their new album at no cost at all.
“Songs of Innocence” will be available for free on iTunes until October 13th, according to the band’s website.
Take a Listen Tuesday: @TonyCollinsTalk’s song: Love Someone
#TaniaOnTheScene - This male R&B singer has emerged on the NYC scene with a new buzz from his song “Love Someone.”
Tony Collins’ song has recently been played on Hot97.
Check it out here:
Prince set to release first solo album in four years
#TaniaOnTheScene - He’s back!
Prince announced Monday morning that he will release his first solo album in four years, entitled ART OFFICIAL AGE, out Sept. 30.
The news was delivered via 3rd Eye Girl, who also noted that the funk ‘n’ roll band will release a full-length album, PLECTRUMELECTRUM, on Sept. 30 as well. Both albums are currently available for presale online.
The Musician’s full-length album with 3rd Eye Girl will drop on the same day.
G-Unit surprises fans with a surprise EP release
#TaniaOnTheScene — G, G, G, G-Unit. So, apparently the group has pulled a Beyonce on fans and secretly released a new EP.
They digitally released six new songs early Monday, at midnight.
The rap group dropped “The Beauty of Independence” extended play at midnight, mirroring Beyonce’s successful surprise release of her self-titled album last year. The 50 Cent-led group disbanded over the years and last released “T.O.S: Terminate on Sight” in 2008.
The EP, The Beauty of Independence, is on iTunes now.
@ChakaKhan to give a live performance at the Hammerstein Ballroom
#TaniaOnTheScene — Ten time Grammy Award winner and living legend, Chaka Khan, will take this stage in NYC this weekend.
Chaka Khan will perform with her band on Saturday August 23, 2014.
It will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom, the most versatile mid-sized venue in New York.
Gloria Estefan’s musical coming to Broadway
#TaniaOnTheScene — She’s giving us another reason to get on our feet. Gloria Estefan’s musical is coming to Broadway in 2015.
Set to open at the Marquis Theatre in New York, the new musical is based on the life of Gloria Estefan and her husband. It will will feature some of Estefan’s most popular singles, including “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “Conga” and “1-2-3.”
"On Your Feet!" will begin previewing on October 5, 2015. The show has also launched an online open casting call that will allow hopefuls to submit their videos for consideration. Applicants are asked to submit videos of themselves performing a Gloria Estefan song in English, Spanish or both.
Since the musical is based on her life, casting will be for the person who will play Estefan. There will also be open casting calls in New York and Miami on Sept. 9 and 21.
Guitar Center grand opening with The Roots free concert
#TaniaOnTheScene — The Roots are set to perform a free concert at the Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036.
The Roots are playing a special free concert for the Times Square Guitar Center grand opening event on August 7th.
Tickets will be distributed at Guitar Center locations around the tri-state area.