• Entertainment

    Top Songs of 2018

    Listen, you know I love music of all genres. But 2018 delivered some of the most delicious ear candy I’ve heard in a long time.  Dance floor inspired bops like “The Middle” and “Havana” were my go-to Friday night songs. While country’s spillover into the pop genre continued with hits from my friends Cassadee Pope and Dan + Shay, proving that they can redefine the genre.  Newcomers MØ, joan, and The Aces were my favorite ‘artists to watch,’ while veteran Ariana Grande bounced back from Sweetener with her biggest track to date.  All 15 of these jams are 2018’s Top Songs of the Year, so slip on your favorite headphones, and reminisce on…

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    Music Monday: Women of Country Edition

    THE WOMEN OF COUNTRY RELEASE TEASERS, VIDEOS, AND SINGLES TO KICK OFF COUNTRY MUSIC’S ACM WEEK. THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, HOSTED BY REBA McINTIRE, AIR SUNDAY, APRIL 15. Today the women of country music are making headlines with their jaw-dropping news, releases, and announcements. Early this morning, it was announced that Carrie Underwood will be debuting her new single at the 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM’s). The singer posted a cryptic Instagram post last night. The post seemed to tease potential artwork for a new single, which was confirmed this morning by the ACM announcement. This will be the singer’s first public appearance since an injury…

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    Cassadee Pope Talks New Single “Take You Home”

    CASSADEE POPE TALKS TO LISTEN! IT’S VETRANO ABOUT HER NEW SINGLE “TAKE YOU HOME,” OUT NOW, RETURNING TO NBC’S ‘THE VOICE’, AND GETTING THROUGH ONE OF THE HARDEST YEARS OF HER CAREER. Those that are long-time readers, know that Cassadee Pope is a regular on Listen! It’s Vetrano. The singer, who started her rise to the top in the pop-punk band Hey Monday and later won the third season of NBC’s The Voice as a solo vocalist, also happens to be my best friend and the maid-of-honor in my upcoming wedding.  Cassadee Pope Take You Home  So when she dropped her new [sexy] single “Take You Home,” last Friday, I knew her loyal fans…

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    Throwback Thursday: Summer Playlist

    As the storms that rocked our nation in the final stretch of summer begin to clear and the healing begins, cooler temps arrive to remind us that the season is officially coming to an end. If you’re like me, you’re eagerly anticipating the colder, sweater weather. But more than just the PSLs and crisper fall air, the season delivers fresh new albums from many anchoring artists in music. The ladies are set to rule the fall season this year with releases from Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Camila Cabello, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, P!nk, Shania Twain and more set to drop before the holiday season arrives. But before we usher in…

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    Sunday Funday Playlist: Catching “Feels”

    When Sunday morning rolls around, there’s usually only one thing that gets me out of bed. Brunch! And if you’re anything like me, you need the perfect brunch atmosphere to kick off your last day of the weekend. Typically a patio (weather dependent), a refreshing morning cocktail and the right music to fit the mood. Luckily, I have you covered on that last one. I have compiled a Sunday Funday playlist that will be the perfect companion as you sip mimosas, chat about the weekend’s gossip and pretend Monday isn’t right around the corner. No Sunday Funday would be complete without cameos from your favorite pop divas and pounding dance floor…

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    Cassadee Pope Summer Sizzles

    If you’ve felt a rise in the temps, it’s not just because the summer heat is upon us. Cassadee Pope delivered her long-awaited new Summer EP today and, with the help of the single and video of the same name, it’s helping steam up the season. Telling the story of a red hot love affair that heated up on “the boardwalk” and ended at the season’s end, “Summer” is sure to hit home for those with an impassioned love story above the age of 18. With country radio currently filled with sweet summery ballads, Pope’s single delivers what music lovers really want this time of year — a turn the volume up, roll the windows down kinda…

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    Cassadee Pope Is An Alien?!?

    Cassadee Pope returns for another installment of Cassadee Q&A on Listen! It’s Vetrano’s YouTube channel. Watch as the singer talks about her new single “I Am Invincible,” plans for touring and takes YOUR questions.  You submitted the questions you’ve been dying to ask the “invincible” singer on Twitter using the hashtag #ListenItsVetrano.  Then, our team –which consists of me and Bugsy, the long-haired Chihuahua– compiled them to get to the bottom of the things that you were dying to know. Watch the video above and don’t forget to subscribe to Listen! It’s Vetrano here and please give the video a BIG thumbs up so she will come back to do more soon. Subscribe for more videos: http://bit.ly/LIVsubscribe Last Cassadee…

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    VOTW: Wildest Dreams, Ghosts & Female Feuds

    When your week gets busy and time flies by, the internet doesn’t stop. That’s why V for Vetrano has you covered with all the must see videos of the week. Every Friday, visit Listen! It’s Vetrano for the week’s most talked about music premieres, television moments and viral videos that will keep you current and in-the-know at Sunday brunch with your friends. Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean? The newest single from Justin Bieber dropped late last week, followed by his return to the MTV Video Music Awards stage, and this week the R&B crooner debuted the video for “What Do You Mean?”. The video features the singer getting steamy with his female co-star and showing…

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    Q&A: Nash Overstreet

    All week Listen! It’s Vetrano has brought you Cassadee Pope related content to celebrate the release of her new single “I Am Invincible,” which was officially released on Apple Music this morning. Today, I’m sharing my interview with the song’s co-writer Nash Overstreet.  Overstreet is no stranger to hit music. His band Hot Chelle Rae won the American Music Award for Best New Artist in 2011, had a string of hits including their single “Tonight Tonight” and toured around the globe with Demi Loavto, Taylor Swift and more. Now working on his own solo music and celebrating the inevitable success of Pope’s “I Am Invincible,” Nash is ready for another…

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    Take 5: Cassadee Pope

    We all love to know what inspires our favorite stars and we want to know what – or who– is behind our favorite lyrics. But why is every interview so serious all the damn time? Take 5 is a regular feature on Listen! It’s Vetrano that gives readers insight into some of the lighter things in your favorite stars’ lives. And now Take 5 is coming to the LIV YouTube channel every week. Learn more about your favorite celebrities, artists and entrepreneurs, plus get ready to laugh when V for Vetrano hits the streets of Nashville to Take 5 with Music City locals and visitors. Subscribe now, so you don’t miss…

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    Music Monday: Ultimate Cassadee Pope Collection 

    Last week, Listen! It’s Vetrano launched the new Music Monday feature on the blog, which gives me a chance to share my favorite tunes and collections of music with my readers. Last Monday’s playlist included my picks for the hottest songs of the summer [listen to that here]. This week, to celebrate the release of Cassadee Pope‘s new single “I Am Invincible,” I’ve compiled the ultimate collection of Cassadee Pope music — that every fan should have on repeat all week long, until the release of her new song. That’s not all though. As most of you know, Cassadee is one of my dearest friends and so that’s why she’s taking over Listen!…