News

10 Hottest New Music Acts in 2009

This year, many new faces are trying their luck in the game and competing with their seniors. Coming from places all over the U.S. and across the pond, some of them have to swallow bitterly as they failed to get their break, but several others succeeded in cracking Billboard charts and becoming one of those sought-after music talents.

Those newbies who have debuted either their single or album from January to December have been selected by AceShowbiz for its 10 Hottest New Music Acts list. Chosen based on their impressive achievements throughout the year 2009, they are expected to continue shining next year.

Drake

Drake is dubbed as one of the promising artists this year. In the July record of Billboard Hot 100, his American debut single "Best I Ever Had" climbed to No. 3, and Young Money's song "Every Girl" in which he lends his vocal reached No. 10. Those achievements placed him
See full article at Aceshowbiz »

Preview of Nick Jonas and The Administration's 'Who I Am' Video

A sneak peek to the music video for Nick Jonas and The Administration's single "Who I Am" has come out in the form of a commercial video. Debuted via YouTube, the less-than-a-minute clip offers a glimpse of 17-year-old Nick Jonas and his bandmates recording the song in a studio.

Beside sharing a look at how the upcoming video will be like, the clip also includes when the music video for the title track off the five-men band's debut album "Who I Am" can be enjoyed. It mentioned that the video will be debuted on Disney Channel on Friday, January 1 at 2:00 P.M. Eastern/ 1:00 P.M. Central.

Nick Jonas and The Administration comprises of Nick Jonas of Jonas Brothers on vocal, John Fields on bass, Michael Bland on drum, Tommy Barbarella on keyboard, and David Ryan Harris on guitar. In January 2010, the band are scheduled to hit the road
See full article at Celebrity Mania »

Nick Jonas and The Administration to Take the 2010 Critics' Choice Stage

Having made their debut at "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!", Nick Jonas and The Administration heads to 2010 Critics' Choice Movie Awards. On Wednesday, December 16, the Broadcast Film Critics Association announced that they have picked the side project of Jonas Brothers' own Nick Jonas as the awards' house band.

"We could not be more excited to have Nick Jonas & The Administration on our stage at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards," Tom Calderone, the president of VH1, said in a statement. "We pride ourselves at VH1 on presenting high-energy performances by top artists during our live events. Nick and his band will certainly continue that tradition, revealing another side of Nick that his fans haven't seen yet."

The appointment means that the five-men band will entertain the audience as well as keep the pace of the show moving. They will perform classic hits as well a few of their original songs between awards and commercials.
See full article at Celebrity Mania »

The 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Announces Nick Jonas & The Administration as This Year's House Band

  • PR Newswire
Santa Monica, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Nick Jonas & The Administration will be taking center stage at this year's Critics' Choice Movie Awards as the evening's house band where they will perform classic hits as well a few of their original songs between awards and commercials. Joining Nick are four accomplished musicians who make up The Administration -- bassist/producer John Fields and three former members of Prince's New Power Generation including drummer Michael Bland, keyboardist Tommy Barbarella and guitarist Sonny Thompson. The band will make their award show debut at the 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards hosted by Kristin Chenoweth on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 9:00 Pm Et/Pt.
See full article at PR Newswire »

Preview of Nick Jonas and The Administration's 'Conspiracy Theory'

A sneak peek at another song from Nick Jonas and The Administration has hit the web. On Tuesday, December 8, the band's lead Nick Jonas has released a preview of "Conspiracy Theory" during his appearance on "It's On With Alexa Chung".

Beside offering a sneak peek at the song, which is included in the band's debut album "Who I Am", the 17-year -old also talked about his preparation for Kevin Jonas' wedding to Danielle Deleasa. He told host Alexa Chung that he had created a song for his brother's upcoming nuptials.

Some days prior to the release of the track's preview, the youngest member of Jonas Brothers along with his new side project debuted their single "Rose Garden". They performed the song live during their visit at Ryan Seacrest's Kiss-fm radio show.

Nick Jonas and The Administration comprises of Nick Jonas on vocal, John Fields on bass, Michael Bland on drum,
See full article at Celebrity Mania »

Nick Jonas and the Administration Mini Us Tour Dates & Locations

  • PopStar
Synchronized Omj's were heard loud and far last night when Nick Jonas announced on his blog that he will be touring with his band in the Us. 2010 kicks off with the start of Nick Jonas and the Administration tour on January 2nd in Dallas, Texas and wrapping up in Berkeley, California on January 30th. The month long mini tour hits up practically every major city in the Us but sadly no Canada or International dates have been announced. Find out if your city made the cut and learn more about scoring tickets to the ultimate Nick Jonas event. Up until now, little news was made public about Nick Jonas and the Administration; we did just find out that they would be playing on the Grammy Nominations Concert Live Special airing December 2 on CBS hosted by LL Cool J. On Monday, Nick and his band took to their MySpace to fill
See full article at PopStar »

Nick Jonas And The Administration Announce Tour Dates

Jonas brother's side project kicks off tour in Dallas on January 2.

By Jocelyn Vena

Nick Jonas

Photo: Rob Hoffman/ Jbe/ Getty Images

Nick Jonas and the Administration will rock your television Wednesday night when they play the Grammy Nominations Concert Live special, but come January they're taking their act on the road. The band, which is Nick's side project without his superstar brothers, will kick off their tour in his hometown of Dallas on January 2 and wrap it up January 30 in Berkeley, California, just a few days before releasing their debut album, Who I Am, on February 2. Nick and his bandmates (bassist John Fields, drummer Michael Bland, keyboardist Tommy Barbarella and guitarist David Ryan Harris) will be joined by Diane Birch as their opening act.

According to the band's MySpace blog, while on tour they will play original songs, covers and a Jonas Brothers track or two. "With this tour
See full article at MTV Music News »

Nick Jonas & The Administration Head Out On Tour In January

Nick Jonas, brother of the Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling Jonas Brothers, is headed out for his solo tour with Nick Jonas & The Administration in January of 2010. The tour will feature music from Nick's upcoming album, "Who I Am," to be released in stores on February 2.

The tour kicks off on January 2 in Dallas at the House of Blues and will wrap up on January 30 in Berkely, California at the Zellerbach Auditorium. All of the shows will be set in intimate settings to reflect the feel of his new album.

The Administration consists of John Fields on bass, drummer Michael Bland and keyboardist Tommy Barbarella. Guitarist David Ryan Harris played on the new album, but Sonny Thompson will join the band on tour.

Tickets for the show go on sale starting December 5 for dates in New York, Nashville, D.C., Chicago and Dallas and on December 12 for nationwide tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at LiveNation.
See full article at iCelebz »

Nick Jonas On Concert-Tour Without His Brothers

The 17-year-old Jonas Brothers singer is to undertake a series of concerts across the Us next month with his side project The Administration after making their performance debut on the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! TV special tomorrow (02.12.09).

Nick – who releases album ‘Who I Am’ with the group in February – said: "With this tour we're going to try to accomplish the same thing we did in the studio. That's capturing some heart and soul in the music, and having fun doing it." Nick is “excited” about the tour and insists his sibling bandmates Kevin and Joe are equally as enthusiastic about his side project. He wrote on Twitter: “I just have to say thanks to my brothers for being as supportive as they've been.” The Administration includes bass player John Fields, drummer Michael Bland, keyboardist Tommy Barbarella and guitarist David Ryan Harris, who will be replaced by Sonny Thompson on tour.
See full article at Gossipvita »

Nick Jonas to Offer Intimate Shows on Tour With The Administration

Having shared a taste of his first single sans Jonas Brothers titled "Who I Am", Nick Jonas moves forward with his side project Nick Jonas and The Administration with a promise of intimate shows on tour. On Tuesday, December 1, the 17-year-old posted a press release announcing the dates for the band's January 2010 tour on his MySpace account.

The tour will be kicked off on January 2, 2010 in Dallas at House of Blues and wrapped up on January 30 in Berkeley, CA at Zellerbach Auditorium. The press release mentioned that "the shows will be intimate in their setting" and reflect the more raw and powerful feel of the band's upcoming album "Who I Am", which will be available on Hollywood Records on February 2, 2010.

Nick and the band will perform songs from the album as well as some surprise cover songs and a handful of Jonas Brothers' songs that are personal to Nick.
See full article at Celebrity Mania »

Nick Jonas and The Administration's Tour Dates Announced

Nick Jonas and his side project The Administration will be touring beginning January 2, 2010 at House of Blues in Dallas. The youngest member of the Jonas Brothers will continue traveling across U.S. with his new band until January 30 at Zellerbach Auditorium in Berkeley, CA.

"The shows will be intimate in their setting, reflecting the more raw and powerful feel of their upcoming album, 'Who I Am', which is due out February 2 on Hollywood Records," it was announced. Tickets for the gig are set to go on sale starting this coming Saturday, December 5. Serving as a special guest will be Diane Birch.

Nick will treat concertgoers with new songs from the forthcoming effort as well as some surprise cover songs and renditions of Jonas Brothers' tracks that are personal to him. "With this tour we're going to try to accomplish the same thing we did in the studio. That's capturing
See full article at Aceshowbiz »

See also

Credited With | External Sites