Singer gains YouTube fans

Connor Smith, junior music composition major, is one student avidly working toward making his dreams of fame a reality—one YouTube visit at a time. Smith’s original YouTube channel, “ConnorsPlace,” features a variety of projects designated to build a fan base and launch the performer’s musical career. “You don’t need marketing money from a record label […]

Grammy nominees cause mixed reviews for students

From the celebrity performances and outrageous outfits to unexpected winners, the Grammy Awards attract a younger audience of viewers and capture the attention of music fans of all genres. Genres ranging from country, hip-hop, rhythm & blues, rap, rock and pop will all be represented by the 2013 Grammy nominees. The 55th annual Grammy Awards […]

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey feud might not save “American Idol’s” ratings.

  “American Idol” first began in June 2002 and is continuing to air on FOX nearly 10 years later, however, ratings have shown to decrease during the current season 12 airings. This is the first season since season nine to feature four judges: Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, and Keith Urban. Despite the fights […]