- Arcade Fire
- The Arcade Fire spent most of 2006 holed up in a small church in a small town outside of Montreal. They were recording their second album Neon Bible. It was a slow year, mostly. The couple years before that had been rather hectic. Funeral, their first album, was released in September of 2004. The moment it came out, the Arcade Fire were caught up in a flurry of activity that left none dead but several wounded. A lot of people liked Funeral a lot.
- Daft Punk
- The English journo who in 1995 dubbed the young Parisian duo 'daft punks' after to listening to their first single can little have imagined quite how far the group would go: a few years later and Daft Punk is the electronic group which has taken techno out of the clubs and given it to the masses across the planet. After their "Homework" album achieved sales of over 2 million and having been acclaimed as much by fellow musicians as by the record-buying public.
- Drake has been writing songs since he was ten years old. Since then he's collaborated with The Clipse, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake, has 30 registered fan clubs, more than 80,000 topics on message boards, and a collective attendance of over 20000 fans for mall tours. He has done interviews and specials for MTV, The New York Times, TeenNick, Teen People, Elle Girl, Pop Star Magazine, and 17.
- J. Cole
- Hotly anticipated Roc Nation artist, J.Cole, will headline Cole World...World Tour kicking off August 23rd in Vancouver. The tour comes on the heels of his much buzzed about debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story out September 27th.
- Katy Perry
- A new threshold, a new light - this is Katy Perry's PRISM, a compilation of songs that not only reflect her inner light, but also refract a colorful and mesmerizing wave of change in her music and life. On the heels of 2010's Grammy-nominated Teenage Dream, and after what proved to be one of the most challenging years of her personal life, Katy's cotton-candy world took a turn down a road of self-reflection as she was creating her new album.
- Lady Gaga
- Lady Gaga came to prominence following the release of her debut studio album The Fame (2008), which included the hits "Just Dance," "Poker Face," and "Bad Romance" and sold over 15 million copies worldwide. She is well recognized for her outré sense of style as a recording artist, in fashion, in performance and in her music videos. Her contributions to the music industry have garnered her numerous achievements including five Grammy Awards amongst fifteen nominations, two Guinness World Records, a record setting thirteen MTV Video Music Award nominations.
- Employing a stylish mix of arty, confessional bedroom pop and club-ready electro-rock that has drawn comparisons to the likes of Grimes, Lana Del Rey, and Sky Ferreira, New Zealand singer/songwriter Ella Yelich-O'Connor, who goes by the stage name Lorde, became an Internet sensation at the age of 16 with the video for her debut single, "Royals," which garnered over 750,000 hits on YouTube. Her 2013 debut EP, The Love Club, hit the number one spot on both the New Zealand and Australian charts.
- Macklemore And Ryan Lewis
- Macklemore holds a singular place in both the Pacific Northwest and now across the country as he emerges as a premier national hip-hop artist with numerous career highlights to his name. A genuine lyricist and a captivating performer, Macklemore, with his DJ/production partner Ryan Lewis, have garnered critical acclaim, a devoted fan base, and a steadily growing anticipation for their upcoming work.
- Miley Cyrus
- Miley Cyrus became an overnight sensation in 2006 as the star of Hannah Montana, a popular Disney Channel television series whose success allowed Cyrus to launch her own recording career several years later. Overnight popularity wasn't a new thing for the Cyrus family; Miley's father, country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, went from obscurity to stardom in a few short months in 1992, when "Achy Breaky Heart" became a crossover hit.
- Robin Thicke
- When you go to see a therapist, the first thing you might do is check his credentials. And Robin Thicke has got a whole wall's worth of accolades to recommend him. He has won three Grammys. He's written and produced for Michael Jackson, Lil' Wayne, Mary J. Blige, Christina Aguilera, Pink, Marc Anthony and Jennifer Hudson, and has ultimately contributed to over 40 gold and platinum records by other artists.