Talk about having great family genes! The kids in this month’s You Oughta Know band, Echosmith, are one photogenic bunch. As if that weren’t enough, they have great personalities, too! They don’t want to be like the cool kids, they are the cool kids! And lucky us, we got to spend the entire day with them.
We aren’t the only ones who think You Oughta Know amazing, up-and-coming artists. Taylor Swift thinks so too. Why else would she cover Vance Joy‘s “Riptide,” perform with Sam Smith and hang with Lorde? The real question remains: will she make an appearance at this year’s You Oughta Know Live in Concert to prove her devotion?
Get ready for this year’s VH1 “You Oughta Know” concert hosted by Nicole Richie with performances by former YOK artists such as Sam Smith, Tove Lo, Aloe Blacc and more. Tune in to watch some of the biggest names in music perform all of your favorite hits in this two-hour special. This exciting live show will go down on November 13th at 9 PM ET/PT only on VH1!
Welcome to the VH1 You Oughta Know family, Echosmith! As part of their initiation, we threw them a curve ball: our Stop/Watch Challenge. This can separate the boys from the men and the rookies from the professionals. For newcomers, we think these cool kids did pretty well.
Let’s get it out of the way right now: it’s pronounced Toe-v Low. The last two days have been HUGE for electropop singer Tove Lo. Not only did she release her debut studio album Queen Of The Clouds on Tuesday, but she also just launched her U.S. Tour last night at Webster Hall in NYC. In association with VH1′s You Oughta Know series, we livestreamed her concert across multiple platforms, but there was no comparison to seeing her live.
VH1′s You Oughta Know artist from down under Vance Joy says he’s afraid of dentists, the dark and pretty girls in his hit “Riptide,” but what really terrifies him most? Watch the video above to find out. Read more…
Tomorrow night, VH1′s You Oughta Know artist Tove Lo will perform live at NYC’s Webster Hall, and you have a front row ticket. VH1 will be exclusively streaming the performance at 10/9C on ToveLo.VH1.com and the VH1 app.
How does Australian heartthrob and September You Oughta Know artist Vance Joy navigate through the mean streets of Manhattan? Pretty well actually if judging by the photographic evidence. Don’t believe us? Click through the gallery to see for yourself as the singer-songwriter does press and catches up with Top 20 Countdown host Jim Shearer!
Besides being a totally cool, up and coming singer-songwriter, September You Oughta Know artist Vance Joy is one of many awesome musicians that hail from the “Land Down Under” A.K.A. Australia. But how well does he really know his native land? VH1 News correspondent Ellie Lee puts the singer to the test by quizzing him about all things Aussie. Read more…