• Elenowen
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    For The Taking: Elenowen

    It was a first on NBC’s smash competition series The Voice. Four celebrity coaches sat with their backs turned to hopefuls, listening to and hand-picking voices they thought could take their teams to the end of the season. But when Nashville’s husband and wife duo, Josh and Nicole Johnson, took the stage the judges were shocked to hear two voices expertly harmonizing their selected song. It was Blake Shelton who added the duo, known as Elenowen, to his inaugural team in the show’s first season. Since then, Elenowen have released their debut full length album Pulling Back the Veil, toured the country, signed two record deals, had a baby and then considered trading their perfectly matched…

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    Take 5: Cassadee Pope

    As part of the newly launched YouTube channel, some of my favorite features from my music blog Tragic Kingdom are coming to life. Take 5 has been one of the most shared and commented on posts from Tragic Kingdom, so when I launched ‘Listen! It’s Vetrano’, I knew it had to carry over. And with the addition of the new channel, I decided to put your favorite stars in the Take 5 hot seat. Up first? Pop-rocker turned country sweetheart turned V for Vetrano BFF, Cassadee Pope. Cassadee is widely known for her time in the punk-rock band Hey Monday and the hit NBC series The Voice, in which Pope took first place. Since the show, her album…

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    Episode 1: Cassadee Pope

    Today is a big day for the Tragic Kingdom brand. Not only am I launching the new site design (how does it look? does it make my ass look fat?), but today officially marks the launch of my new YouTube channel. As a music lover since I was just a little baby fetus, I sometimes cannot believe that I’m living my dreams in Music City. Many of you now know – from my parade of Instagram photos and/or Twitter feed – that I do a lot of different things in Nashville and have a lot of really cool friends. I often get requests to ask my friends and colleagues questions…