Essentially Pop Makes #8 Spot On Feedspot’s Top 25 Pop Music Website List!

Here at Essentially Pop we don’t do a lot of tooting our own trumpets, rather we just get on with it, writing about all your faves and highlighting a lot of artists that you might never have otherwise come across. But from time to time, something amazing happens that makes us really very very proud, and today is the occasion of one of those things.

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Faisal Shafique Shows That Success Is As Much About Determination To Succeed As Anything Else

Born in Pakistan, Faisal Shafique moved to the US at the age of 15 with his parents, and even though he couldn’t at that point speak English, he didn’t let that stop him, and instead through hard work and study developed the communication skills which have allowed him to get where he is today.

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Samantha Harvey Releases Debut EP ‘Please’

Singer songwriter and social media phenomenon Samantha Harvey is certainly taking 2018 by storm. After topping the iTunes pre-order chart and shooting straight in at #2 on the iTunes singles chart, Samantha returns today with the release of her major-label debut EP ‘Please’. The EP is out via Virgin EMI Records in the UK and Capitol Records in the USA.

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James Ghareeb Debuts New Single ‘Do It With Luv’

Singer songwriter James Ghareeb, from Peoria Illinois, but now resident in Chicago, has released his new single, ‘Do It With Luv’, ahead of the forthcoming EP of the same name, out later this year.

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MTV To Debut Original Content On Social Media With ‘Single AF’

Original content broadcasting started moving away from TV quite some time ago, with the advent of YouTube and other internet-based video hosting sites. Now with the rise and rise of social media, broadcasters are looking in other directions for fresh, unique approaches to share their programmes.

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Top Tips For Bands Starting Out On Social Media

Our friends at Quite Great PR have come up with some more innovative and very helpful advice – not just for those starting out in the music industry, but also those artists who’ve been established for a long while, as well as anyone else with a product they need to promote.

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Quite Great Tips for Musicians: – 5 MISTAKES your band is making on SOCIAL MEDIA

Our friends at Quite Great Communications have come up with this, well, Quite Great, list of tips for musicians! If you’re an up and coming musician, or even if you’ve been in the business for a while now, there’s sure to be something worth checking out in these!

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Judith Owen’s New Single Takes A Look At How Dependent We Are On Technology

As Judith Owen explained to Standard Issue Magazine, ‘writing an email or sending a text is a minefield. Who hasn’t written a rushed text or email, hit the ‘send’ button and immediately regretted it?’.

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Spotify, Social Media & the Modern Musician

Prince has deactivated all his social media accounts, including removing much of what he has had on YouTube and SoundCloud. His two most recent albums […]

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