MI2N
Music Industry News Network
TUESDAY, MAY 31ST
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 01-15-2013

Dance/Pop Queen Kristine W's New Album Celebrates Illustrious History & 16 No. 1 Dance Hits

Bookmark and Share
Email: lydia@shockink.com
Website: http://www.shockink.com/
Las Vegas - Dance/pop powerhouse Kristine W celebrates her past and looks ahead to her future on her latest release, New & Number Ones, a collection of some of her 16 chart-topping dance hits, as well as new original songs, remixed hits, and covers of two of her music idols' songs.

Perseverance has served Kristine well as she began her career over a decade ago and landed her first of 16 No. 1 hits with "Feel What You Want" in 1994. By the end of the 2000s, Kristine had tied Mariah Carey for third-most chart toppers on the Dance/Club Play Songs chart. Kristine W now has 16 No. 1's and Carey is at 15. In December, 2009, Billboard published both their Year End and Decade End charts announcing Kristine in the third place position on the Decade’s Best of 2000s Dance Club Play Artists list, trailing only Madonna and Beyoncé.

"When I was named one of the top 3 artists of the decade by Billboard, that freaked me out," she laughs. "But, it's been great that I've been able to do this career and have a life and be a mom."

New & Number Ones, which was released last month on her own label Fly Again Music, made an impressive debut in the Top 5 on the iTunes dance album chart. The collection, which includes 15 songs for the CD version and 17 total for the digital edition, also clocked in on Billboard's Electronic Albums Chart and Heatseekers New Artists Chart. Meanwhile, the first single from the set, "Everything That I Got" is impacting now.

"With every new album that comes out, you get some new fans and some of those people have not heard of my earlier hits, so this was a way to introduce the new fans to the songs from the beginning of my career and to give the fans who have been with me a new take on that material, as well as some new songs," says the Las Vegas-based artist.

The album is also dedicated to the late great Donna Summer, the dance icon who passed away earlier this year. To honor the legend, Kristine recorded a house-ified cover of "Sometimes Like Butterflies." "I was racking my brain about how to pay tribute to her and somebody had told me about this obscure song and I just found the story in the song very haunting," she says.

Of Summer's influence on her own career, Kristine says, "Growing up, I always loved dance music, but when I first heard her voice, there was something in it that was so real, very emotional and rich. Her songs always went somewhere. There was always meaning behind it or a story and that's what I wanted to do with my life. I wanted to write songs like that. She gave me somebody to look up to."

New & Number Ones also features a cover of Chaka Khan's "Through the Fire"; new original songs, "I Get Up," "So Close to Me," "Busted," and "Glow On"; brand spankin' new arrangements of four of her hits, "Land of the Living," "One More Try," "Feel What You Want," and "Lovin’ You"; and remixes of other hits by an eclectic array of European producers, including Chus and Cebellos (Spain), Soulseekers (U.K), Bitrocka (U.K.), JRMX (U.K.), DJ Howard D (Netherlands) and Digital Dog (U.K.), as well as U.S. hit-makers, Tod Miner, Jamie J. Sanchez, and Dave Saronson.

Like her idol Donna Summer, Kristine also takes the listener on a journey through her storytelling on songs. The first single from the record, "Everything That I Got," is the story about pursuing your dreams.

"You kind of glamourize being your own boss and doing your own thing in your mind, but then you can't believe how hard you have to work and what you have to go through to do that. My fans and I talk all of the time and it seems like these last couple of years have really hit everybody hard. It just seemed to be something everyone was feeling. This song is about persevering and not giving up," she explains.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

John Keenan’s New Album, "The Illusion Of Logic" All Set To Make Buzz In June

Rachel Espendez Releases Her Spin On Shawn Mendes' Pop Hit Song "Stitches"

Colectivo Bunka Worldwide Releases USB Vol. 6th Special Anniversary Edition

Registration Closing For 21st Annual USA Songwriting Competition

"Live & Die": Alessandro Bagagli Announces His New Album Out June 10, 2016

Jazz & Beyond Reinterpretation Of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon

Indie Folk Artist Releases Cancer Tribute



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Google Play Music First To Sign With ICE, The New Music Licensing And Processing Service
» Zoom Delivers A Seamless Audio Solution For Google’s Jump
» Warner Music UK Launches The Firepit
» New App First To Offer Gamified Music Video Syndication Platform
» Singer Rainbow Chan Guest DJ On China's Kanjian FM
» Universal Music Group Appoints Graham Parker As President Of U.S. Classical Music Labels
» GESAC Welcomes European Commission's Communication On Online Platforms
» ROTATION RECORDS TO HOST MUSIC NETWORKING EVENT TO BENEFIT PHILADELPHIA RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
» Rachel Espendez Releases Her Spin On Shawn Mendes' Pop Hit Song "Stitches"
» MusicDish Yaogun Adds Chinese Rock On Colectivo Bunka USB Vol. 6th Asia Music Compilation


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Syndney Singer Rainbow Chan Guest DJ On China's Kanjian FM
» Brownswood Launches Second "Future Bubblers" Music Discovery Program
» MusicDish Yaogun Adds Chinese Rock On Colectivo Bunka USB Vol. 6th Asia Music Compilation
» Kobalt Offers Creators Real-Time Earnings & Data Reporting
» New Online Ticketing System In Hong Kong Offers Enhanced User Experience And Lower Promoter Fees
» Ryan West Video Shows How To Add 'Transformer Color' In A Mix
» Tou-JAM Presents Legendary DJ Scratchy
» AdShare Appoints June Zhan Head Of New Taiwan Office
» CMA Research Shows Country Music Consumers Spend More On Music
» Dippso.com Blurs The Line Between Search & Streaming
» Nominations Now Open For 2017 She Rocks Awards
» Planetrox China 2016 Semi-Final

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.