Today, Jessica Biggs aka Musicvein was featured on BBC Radio Leicester! Following my call to the Radio Station to retell a funny story regarding my Grandfather - who was unfortunately called Ronnie Biggs and nearly arrested on several occasions - I was invited by presenter Jo Hayward to choose songs for a lively Monday Morning … Continue reading Musicvein Chooses Kickstarter Songs for BBC Radio Leicester
This week the UK Chart battle for Christmas number 1, sees Ed Sheeran up against Eminem and Wham. Has Ed done enough with his 'Perfect' remixes featuring Beyonce and Andrea Bocelli to hold on to that top spot? Will Wham finally get to Number 1 with 'Last Christmas' or will the duel current of … Continue reading Musicvein Christmas Countdown: 7 Days to Go!
As the Christmas countdown continues - 8 Days to go! My next Christmas song to feature is one by Ella Fitzgerald, 'Sleigh Ride'.
With 9 days to go and to get you in the mood, Musicvein will be posting Christmas videos to bring you a little cheer. Yesterday, although not strictly a Christmas song, we saw Ed Sheeran's new video to 'Perfect Symphony' featuring Andrea Bocelli, today we have Gregory Porter and his version of 'The Christmas Song.'
Today sees the release of 'Perfect Symphony' a collaboration between Ed Sheeran and Opera singer Andrea Bocelli. Since releasing the original 'Perfect' song last month from third album 'Divide', Ed Sheeran has gone on a quest to release the perfect version of the song with a duet featuring Beyonce entitled 'Perfect Duet', and now classical-pop remix 'Perfect … Continue reading Ed Sheeran Collaborates with Andrea Bocelli on Perfect Symphony for Christmas Number 1
'Love's Not Just For Christmas' is the GM product of musicologists, choirs, musicians and composers to create what they believe to be the happiest Christmas song ever. Working with Intu to bring festive joy to shoppers in their malls, the 3 minute song performed by the London Community Gospel Choir will be played in the … Continue reading Can Science Create The Perfect Christmas Song?
On Thursday 30th November, the 15th annual Urban Music Awards were held in London. Winners were as follows: Best Newcomer: Not3s Artist of the Year (France) MHD Artist of the Year (Africa) Jupitar Artist of the Year (USA) Chris Brown Artist of the Year (Asia) Mumzy Stranger Artist of the Year (South America) C-Kan Best … Continue reading The Urban Music Awards 2017 Winners
If you missed Imelda May live this year, take a look at this short clip of her performing in Leicester, UK Read the review here
Chris Stapleton has released 'Millionaire' from his highly anticipated follow up album, 'From a Room: Volume 2'. The new single, a cover of Kevin Welch's hit, features Morgane Stapleton on harmony vocals. From A Room: Volume 2, is released December 1 on Mercury Records Nashville/Decca and available to pre-order digitally now.
Following months of planning, Mousehouse Promotions finally brought together the Soulfully Yours Tour 2017 and as Shalamar sung, it was a 'Night to Remember'. Featuring Gwendolyn Collins, Kenya (USA), Arthur Miles and Camera Soul (Italy) - this was the perfect opportunity for Musicvein to head over to Birmingham and soak up some Jazz, Blues and … Continue reading Review: Soulfully Yours Tour in Birmingham