Mary Lambert doesn’t care if you know what her secrets are, which is why the fabulous artist has no shame admitting she is through and through, a cat lady. She chats with us about her new album Heart On My Sleeve, after being surprised with (and shedding a few tears over) adorable furry friends.
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We all want to be just like the cool kids, but nothing is cooler than the acoustic version of Echosmith‘s hit song “Cool Kids”. The techy-synthetic sounds of the original track are hard to beat, even with a voice as angelic as Syndey Sierota’s. However, Echosmith outdid themselves with this one and produced something arguably even better than the version you know and love.
Echosmith‘s song “Cool Kids” has been blowing up! It has been climbing to the top of the international charts, as well as our Top 20 Countdown list and Billboard‘s Hot 100 on this side of the globe. If you don’t know Echosmith by now, maybe you aren’t one of the the cool kids (JK). But that’s why we’re here, to bring you 5 reasons you NEED to know Echosmith.
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?
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…
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!
Acoustic loving Australian Vance Joy is September’s VH1 You Oughta Know artist! Find out why he thinks kangaroos are cool but still creepy and what advice he has for aspiring musicians. Check back all month long to see exclusive interviews and videos with Vance Joy at VH1’s You Oughta Know.
It’s the start of a new month, which means that we have a brand new You Oughta Know musician that we’d love for you to meet. Today we’re pleased to introduce Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy as September’s honorary YOK. You can learn the personal stats on him later this month, but for now we’ll just let his music do the talking. That’s right, we have his upcoming debut album Dream Your Life Away, available now for exclusive streaming! The album isn’t due out until next Tuesday, September 9th, but you can listen here (for free) until then.