Posts tagged "Kiesza"

Kiesza, the Weeknd, and Magic! Win Big at the 2015 Juno Awards

Kiesza was the big winner at Juno Awards over the weekend, taking home the Breakthrough Artist of the Year trophy and picking u…
By: James Grebey / March 16, 2015

Missy Elliott Returns to Rap With Pounding ‘Take U There’ Remix

After teasing their epic collaboration on Snapchat last week, Diplo, Skrillex, Kiesza, and Missy Elliott have released the "Take U There" remix. An official…
By: Brennan Carley / February 18, 2015

Kiesza Blends ‘Hideaway’ and ‘Sound of a Woman’ in Bombastic ‘Ellen’ Performance

As part of Ellen Degeneres' birthday week celebration, Sound of a Woman singer Kiesza dropped by to perform a medely of her album'…
By: Brennan Carley / January 27, 2015

Magic! Lead Canada’s 2015 Juno Award Nominations

The nominees for this year's Juno Awards, Canada's equivalent of the Grammys, were announced today. It was magical. Seriously — white reggae aficionado…
By: James Grebey / January 27, 2015

Forecastle 2015 Lineup: Modest Mouse, Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, and More

Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, and Sam Smith are at the top of the just-announced Forecastle Festival lineup. The full…
By: James Grebey / January 27, 2015

Ultra Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Avicii, David Guetta, Skrillex, and More

The hits just keep on coming. After the recent announcements of Coachella and Governors Ball lineups, Miami's Ultra Music Festival has just…
By: Brennan Carley / January 7, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2014

Music videos took a bonkers turn in 2014: "Weird Al" Yankovic reveled in all things tasteless, Pee-Wee Herman played a loony race-car driver, butts hit peak ubiquity,…
By: SPIN Staff / December 30, 2014

Kiesza Puts Her Powerhouse Touch on Sam Smith’s ‘La La La’

Naughty Boy and Sam Smith's "La La La" is a tough one to tackle, but Kiesza has done the duo's club-ready…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 25, 2014

Diplo and Skrillex Dance the Night Away With Kiesza in Their ‘Take U There’ Video

Back in August, Diplo and Skrillex released their first official track as Jack Ü, a scorcher of a trap anthem featuring "Hideaway" vocalist…
By: Brennan Carley / November 25, 2014

Kiesza’s ‘No Enemiesz’ Video Suggests Her Clothes Are Alive, Good at Dancing

Kiesza's video for her very good but ridiculously spelled song, "No Enemiesz," starts off pretty innocuously. The Sound of a Woman singer retur…
By: James Grebey / October 24, 2014

Review: Kiesza Channels ’90s House Divas on ‘Sound of a Woman’

It takes, at most, five seconds of Kiesza's "Hideaway" to realize that something transformative is happening. The staccato siren noise that signals the Canadian singer'…
By: Brennan Carley / October 21, 2014

Kiesza Owns ‘Ellen’ With Set-Traversing ‘Hideaway’ Performance

If they gave every popular musician one of those apps that tracks how many steps they take during the day and then tested them over…
By: Andrew Unterberger / September 25, 2014

Gorgon City Don’t Think Choruses Need ‘Real Endings’

Take a look at any singles chart or turn on any Top 40 radio station: It's impossible to deny that the U.K.'s grip on po…
By: Brennan Carley / September 18, 2014

Twitter Tries to Do Music Again With a New ‘Buy’ Button

After its ill-fated foray into music last year, Twitter is coming back swinging with an in-app "Buy" button that will allows iPhone and…
By: Brennan Carley / September 8, 2014

Let Diplo, Skrillex, and Kiesza ‘Take U There’

Skrillex and Diplo have long been plotting an EDM assault with their Jack U side project. Now the men have…
By: Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

Watch Kiesza Take New York by Storm With Pop-Up Performances

UPDATE: For more of Kiesza's takeover, visit Idolator and Death and Taxes.Last weekend, the Canadian singer-songwriter and increasingly regular street-dancer…
By: Brennan Carley / August 13, 2014

See Stripped-Down Kiesza Stun With Nirvana ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ Cover

House-pop singer Kiesza has got a hit song on her hands in "Hideaway," but she's not afraid to venture far afield to expose…
By: Chris Martins / August 7, 2014

Arches Delivers Pulsing House Remix of Kiesza’s ‘Giant In My Heart’

Canadian singer-songwriter Kiesza danced through Brooklyn in her one-take video for "Hideaway" (which was also the title track of her debut…
By: Killian Young / July 29, 2014