Next Up is our outlet to help you discover new & upcoming artists that KIIS is watching! You may or may not know some of these guys, but we think it is worth a listen & a great way to stay current with artists you might know and love!
Some fun new music that you should check out
by KIIS Music Director, Beata (@wildbeata)
WHO: Our Next Up Artist of the Week is Mika. Mika can be seen and heard as a judge on the X Factor in Italy or The Voice in France!
WHY: Mika's single "Popular Song" featuring Ariana Grande is gaining speed in The States. You may already be familiar with the tune or maybe you saw Mika's recent performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno!
FUN FACT: The music video for "Popular Song" currently has over 33 million views on youtube.com!
Each week we like to play a game with our Next Up Artist of the Week and this week we played "Heads Up." It is kind of like charades....only better! Check out how Mika worked his "acting" skills in the video below.
Watch the exclusive performance Mika's hit song "Popular Song." The song is off of Mika's new album A The Origin of Love, available on iTunes now!
Connect with Mika online
WHO: Our Next Up Artist of the Week is Mally Mall. This Bay Area native turned Las Vegas resident is one of the most well-connected players in the music industry. Mally Mall has produced tracks for veterans such as Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, Tyga, E40, Usher, 50 Cent, and The Game to name a few.
WHY: Mally Mall has partnered up with Wiz Khalifa, Tyga and Fresh for Mally Mall's single "Drop Bands On It" which is already making itself comfortable in Night Clubs everywhere!
FUN FACT: Mally Mall's home in Las Vegas is a popular stop for artists when they come to the desert. Everyone from DJ Skee to Chris Brown and Drake are familiar with Mally Mall's "zoo." From monkeys to a cheetah/bob cat, Mally has it all!
Check out our interview with Mally Mall below!
Check out the official music video for Mally Mall's single "Drop Bands On It" and see if you can spot an surprise guest celebs!
Connect with Mally Mall online
WHO: Our Next Up Artist of the Week is New Politics. This trio from Denmark has made their way to the States and are making waves with their garage rock/ rap-rock sound. This is a band who will please the masses. Whether you like alternative rock music or pop, New Politics will find a way into your music catalog!
WHY: New Politics is going on tour with Billboard's Woman of the Year, P!nk, starting on October 10th in Oakland, CA. The group has also recently opened for major acts such as 30 Seconds To Mars and Fall Out Boy!
FUN FACT: Are you ready to be impressed? Lead singer David Boyd, is a legitimate break dancer. CLICK HERE to see David bust a move!
SOUNDS LIKE: The Neighbourhood meets Fall Out Boy
Can we talk about how smooth these guys are? Single ladies beware!
Each week we like to play a game with our Next Up Artist of the Week and this week we played "Heads Up." It is kind of like charades....only better! Check out how Soren and David did with their "acting" skills in the video below.
Watch the exclusive performance of their single "Harlem." The song is off of New Politics' sophmore album A Bad Girl In Harlem, available on iTunes now!
CLICK HERE to watch New Politics perform "Tonight You're Perfect!"
Connect with New Politics online