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Battle Of The Summer Jams: The Unexpected Hits

Battle Of The Summer Jams

It’s the last week of July and we have a few more weeks to go before we determine the ultimate winner of the Battle Of The Summer Jams. This week we are putting two more songs to the test. But first, we need to look at who came out on top between Macklemore and Pink. With 57 percent of the vote,
“Just Give Me One Reason” won the battle of the relationship ballads over “Same Love.” Now it’s back to this week’s battle: the unexpected hits. That means Oscar-nominated actress, Anna Kendrick, is going up against newcomer Hunter Hayes. But who will reign supreme? Time to cast your vote!

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Music Seen: Hunter Hayes Proves Why He’s An Artist To Watch

Hunter Hayes Music Seen

Hunter Hayes is one of the most exciting new voices to emerge in today’s contemporary country music scene. How do we know? Well, we’ve seen him display his considerable talents on a few different occasions now, including the 2013 Grammy Awards, last week’s Philly Jam, and his Artist To Watch showcase set at New York City’s Webster Hall late last month. The latter concert was livestreamed by our friends over at MTV —you can catch the entire Hunter Hayes: Artist To Watch showcase here— and we sent our ace photographer Lauren Weissler to the show to capture the scene for the latest entry in our ongoing Music Seen series.

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WATCH: Bands Bring The Funk To Philly 4th Of July Jam

Did you miss Philly 4th of July Jam? No worries, VH1 has got you covered with the full concert! That’s right, you can jam out to 3 hours of great music by The Roots, Jill Scott, Grace Potter, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Cole, John Mayer and Ne-Yo. You may be wondering where Demi Lovato is in the line-up. The singer pulled out last minute but Hunter Hayes stepped in to deliver a killer performance. What a trooper!

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Hunter Hayes Replaces Demi Lovato At The 2013 Philly 4th Of July Jam

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You can’t always get what you want. Due to tonsillitis, Demi Lovato has had to pull out of this year’s Philly 4th Of July Jam. But with every dark cloud there is a silver-stringed lining and Hunter Hayes will be performing in her place. Check out some of Hayes’ best videos before the country star appears on tomorrow’s show.

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