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Charlie Puth sure seems to be getting funkier with his new songs, even if the road it takes to get there sometimes starts a little differently. The singer-songwriter told Rolling Stone that “Attention” actually started out as “this really sad, depressing piano ballad” – and then...
It’s been almost exactly a year since Niall Horan of One Direction made his debut as a solo artist: the Irish singer released “This Town” as his first single in late September of 2016. He’s now preparing for the release of his first album, Flicker, and a tour that will bring him...
Nick Jonas is back! The former Disney Channel star (and forever Jonas Brother) released a new song earlier this month, and his style continues to evolve as he grows up before our eyes. Nick told Ellen that the music festival Coachella inspired him : “I ended up at the rave tent...
After leaving One Direction in 2015, Zayn became the first member of the group to pursue a solo career. Now that all the guys are creating music on their own, it’s been fun to watch their individual styles emerge. Between last year’s “Pillowtalk” and his collaboration with...
Hailee Steinfeld is a busy young woman. When she’s not making movies – like Pitch Perfect 3 , which will be in theaters in time for Christmas – she’s making music. Hailee is no stranger to What’s Next NOW, and this time, she’s bringing a bunch of friends along. She’s...
Fall Out Boy shows in St. Louis are always a good time – the next one is October 21st at Scottrade Center . The Chicago-born band will be getting fans psyched for their seventh studio album, M A N I A, which is set for release on January 19th. Pete Wentz says that the band has...
We’re fans of Dua Lipa here at NOW 96.3: she’s gotten What’s Next NOW love from us before , and it’s looking like the rest of the world is starting to catch on. When Dua released her self-titled debut album in June, The New York Times called her " a big-voiced, broad-stroke...
Simon Cowell has a pretty solid track record when it comes to discovering musical talent: without him and his show X-Factor, we wouldn’t have One Direction (or all five members’ current solo careers). Now Simon has formed a new group full of up-and-coming young singers called...
Sabrina Carpenter was a blast to watch at a cozy NOW 96.3 performance at 360 earlier this year - and pulled off a killer cover of Rihanna's "Love on the Brain" too. She's just 18 years old, but Sabrina already has a lengthy resume full of acting credits and musical highlights...