When Jeff Gutt first performed as the new singer for STP, he felt pressure because the singer who replaced Scott Weiland from 2013 to 2015, Chester Bennington, was in the audience.
"We took something that could have ruined my day and made me feel really bad about myself and turned it into a positive message for other people.”
Gutt said landing the job with Stone Temple Pilots felt like "joining Led Zeppelin, because, to me, they're my Led Zeppelin."
On Friday, the indie-pop duo of Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton announced via Twitter that their romantic relationship in fact ended more than a year ago. During their tenure on The X Factor, judge Demi Lovato expressed concern about Alex & Sierra’s professional future if they ever were to split up. Ironically, while competing on The X Factor, Alex & Sierra had their biggest iTunes success with a cover of A Great Big World’s “Say Something,” a devastating heartbreak ballad.
When she was 6 years old, Camila and her mom flew from Cuba to Mexico. Then they took a bus across the border and to Miami — it took a month. Camila only had a backpack, a blond plastic doll, and a Winnie the Pooh diary. They left friends and family behind, including Camila’s father. Her mom felt as though “chances for success were limited” in Cuba. “I didn’t want that for my daughter … I wanted her to have opportunities,” she said. Camila’s dad joined them in Miami a year and a half later. Camila reflected on how her journey influenced her. “I want to be what people think of when they think of America.