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UNEARTHED: 'Wasn't Expecting That' by Jamie Lawson

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UNEARTHED features hidden gems in music for all music lovers to discover great new music and for emerging artists to gain online exposure.

Song: "Wasn't Expecting That" by Jamie Lawson

Genre: Acoustic

Description: Jamie Lawson's reputation as an artist and writer has soared in the past year. With a number 1 single in Ireland and a YouTube page that boasts well over half a million views, Jamie has the perfect platform to build a fan base devoted to his deep lyrics and heartfelt delivery. Jamie recently opened for Ed Sheeran on his UK and European Arena tour.

For fans of: Ed Sheeran, James Morrison.

Perfect for easy listening, this acoustic serenade will bring back puppy love butterflies and sweet, innocent memories...

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MTV Music Evolution 2015

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The MTV Music Evolution 2015 that is set to take place in Manila on May 17 will be recorded live for global telecast under the MTV World Stage global series to an international audience of more than three-quarters of a billion households in over 160 countries.

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Philippines’ very own pride, Apl.de.ap will join the previously announced line-up of Naughty by Nature, YG, DJ Mustard, Gloc-9 and Abra. This year's edition of MTV Music Evolution will feature on hip hop, showcasing iconic and contemporary hip hop acts from both international and local music scenes on a single stage. Excited yet? The show will premiere on-air on Saturday, 30 May at 6pm (TH/WIB), 7pm (SG/PH), and 8pm (MY). You are not going to want to miss it!

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UNEARTHED: 'Ain't Nobody Got Time for That' by Reuby

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UNEARTHED features hidden gems in music for all music lovers to discover great new music and for emerging artists to gain online exposure.

Song: "Ain't Nobody Got Time for That" by Reuby

Genre: Folk-rock

Description: A newly discovered Singaporean gem, 19 year old Reuby's compositions and vocal quality far surpasses his tender years. His debut single "My Sunshine" debuted at #1 on iTunes Singapore. In March 2015, he took home the LeTV Top Pick Award—Singapore's first win at the annual Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival.

For fans of: One Republic, The Fray.

Maybe the second track from Reuby's debut self-titled album was inspired by a viral video of Sweet Brown, or maybe it wasn't. Who cares though, since ain't nobody got time for that! "Ain't Nobody Got Time For That" is the fun, q...

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UNEARTHED: 'Fireworks' by The Moon and Me

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UNEARTHED features hidden gems in music for all music lovers to discover great new music and for emerging artists to gain online exposure.

Song: "Fireworks" by The Moon and Me

Genre: Alternative rock

Description: The Moon and Me is a brand new one-man indie-pop project based in Cincinnati, OH consisting of Austin Nivarel on vocals, guitar, bass, piano, percussion, and programming. Its debut EP Horoscope Heart was released in September 2014.

For fans of: Arctic Monkeys, Panic! At the Disco, The Click Five

With incredibly relatable lyrics and a sick beat, "Fireworks" is truly a song to be obsessed with. In this catchy tune, Austin Nivarel—the man behind The Moon and Me—proves himself to be an undiscovered lyrical genius in this song...

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UNEARTHED: 'Lost' by Gentle Bones

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UNEARTHED features hidden gems in music for all music lovers to discover great new music and for emerging artists to gain online exposure.

Song: "Lost" by Gentle Bones

Genre: Indie pop

Description: Born and raised in the sunny island of Singapore, Joel Tan aka Gentle Bones has been making serious waves in the Singaporean music industry over the past year with his self-written music. With his debut EP charting at #1 (which includes chart-topping singles “Until We Die”, “Elusive” and “Save Me”) on Singapore’s iTunes charts, Gentle Bones is a hidden gem that the rest of the world needs to discover.

For fans of: Ed Sheeran, The Civil Wars, Jayesslee

"Lost" is a song for easy listening and is perfect for a slow rainy day...

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UNEARTHED: 'Tonight' by Chasing Grace

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UNEARTHED features hidden gems in music for all music lovers to discover great new music and for emerging artists to gain online exposure.

Song: "Tonight" by Chasing Grace

Genre: Indie pop

Description: Hailing from Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, four-piece band Chasing Grace (Phil Plested, Grace Ackerman, Phil Leigh and Matt Holmes) are old school friends who have been making music together for over four years.

For fans of: Mumford and Sons, James Arthur, Jessie Ware

"Tonight" by Chasing Grace is the perfect road trip anthem. Oozing youth and freedom with hard drum beats and clever lyrics, the song was produced by one of the hottest producers today: Naughty Boy...

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Review: 'Marlisa' by Marlisa

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Everyone is familiar with television music competition The X Factor, which has been adapted by many countries around the world. Fresh from Australia's X Factor competition is Marlisa Punzalan, who made Australian history this year when she became the youngest winner of The X Factor (Australia). The fifteen year old vocal powerhouse released her long-awaited self-titled debut album Marlisa on Nov 7, 2014.

Marlisa opens with "Stand by You", Marlisa's debut single which was her X Factor winner's single. The track was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association with over thirty-five thousand copies sold in Australia alone. A beautiful song with meaningful lyrics, "Stand by You" motivates each and every listener to love themselves...

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Recap: 2014 MTV EMA

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MTV is known for its lavish award ceremonies and among its famed award shows is the annual MTV Europe Music Awards (better known to the public as the MTV EMAs). Held at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Nov 9, 2014, this year's EMA was hosted by "Anaconda" hit-maker Nicki Minaj. Read on as we recap our favourite parts of this year's EMA!

Stealing the show with her out-of-the-world wardrobe changes and her elaborate performances, Nicki blew our minds with a mash up of her hits "Anaconda" and "Super Bass". She also took the opportunity to debut her newest single "Bed of Lies", on which she was joined by singer-songwriter Skylar Grey .

America's iconic ponytail-wearer Ariana Grande let down her hair in Glasgow that night as she snagged not one but two awards: one for Best Song and another f...

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Review: 'I Forget Where We Were' by Ben Howard

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British singer-songwriter Ben Howard is definitely a gem in the undiscovered genre of indie folk. Since kicking off his music career in 2008 with the release of his first EP Games in the Dark, Howard has come a long way. With two BRIT Awards for British Breakthrough Act and British Solo Male Artist in 2013 under his belt and having won over the hearts of crowds in music festivals like the Glasgonbury Festival 2013 and the 2012 T in the Park in Scotland, Ben Howard is truly a class act to keep on your radars.

The UK chart-topping full-length release I Forget Where We Were features ten golden tracks that we think fans of The Neighbourhood or George Ezra would enjoy...

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UNEARTHED: 'Runaway' by James Poole

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UNEARTHED features hidden gems in music for all music lovers to discover great new music and for emerging artists to gain online exposure.

Song: "Runaway"  by James Poole

Genre: Soft pop

Description: Incorporating classical music into his pop ballads, you might not be able to pin-point James Poole's genre of music right away. However, his hauntingly clear voice would seem to be a right fit in any television drama series. First discovering his talents at the young age of 7, James has come a long way. "Runaway" is the third of his self-written music that has been released on James' YouTube channel. Having started uploading covers of popular classics and favourites since four years ago, James has build up a following of fans who call themselves the Poole Party.

For fans of: Elton John,...

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