HOLLYWIRE MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Ambjaay

Ambjaay is in the Hollywire studio! He is chatting with us about his song “Uno” that’s gone viral on all social media platforms. If you’re a TikTok user, you’ve most definitely heard Ambjaays song “Uno”. However, even if you’re not, this song has been playing EVERYWHERE. We talk to the rapper about how his life has changed since releasing the hit song “Uno” and what is next. He tells us stories about performing with some of the top artists in rap music, like Tyga at Rolling Loud Music Festival and more. For more exclusive celebrity interviews and music news, keep it right here on Hollywire.

Waterparks

Waterparks is in the Hollywire studio with Tony Moras! Front man of Waterparks, Awsten Knight, gets comfy on the Hollywire couch and spills all! Not only is he insanely talented, he is HILARIOUS. He tells us about his songwriting process and how sometimes, songs take him less than 15 minutes to write! Waterparks new song “Fandom” is out now and it is amazing. Waterparks is punk rock band of 3 – Awsten Knight, Geoff Wigington, and Otto Wood from Houston, Texas. We think they are the next Blink 182 and could not be more excited about them taking over the punk-rock music scene. If you haven’t heard Waterparks yet, go listen to them RIGHT NOW!

Waterparks is an American rock band that was formed in Houston, Texas back in 2011. The group’s current members include lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Awsten Knight, lead guitarist Geoff Wigington, and drummer Otto Wood. When asked about the band’s general sound, frontman Awsten Knight has stated that he considers the group to be a rock band that has garnered significant inspiration from pop music. The pop punk trio made waves when they were asked by Good Charlotte to be their sole opening act during their 2015 reunion show. They signed with Equal Vision Records in 2015 after releasing two EPs, Airplane Conversations and Black Light. The band recently signed to Hopeless Records and has just recently released their latest album titled Fandom.

Boy In Space

Boy in Space is in the Hollywire studio! If you haven’t heard of him yet, you absolutely will. “Cold” singer Boy in Space, AKA Robin Lundback is a Swedish artist taking streaming platforms by storm. He just released a new song “On A Prayer” featuring Shy Martin. The song is AMAZING! He is also soon to be going on tour with the insanely successful Alec Benjamin. We get to know who Boy in Space is behind the music and everything he is about. He also plays Hollywords with Hollywire’s Dante Brunetto. Don’t miss it!

Diplo

Diplo stopped by on the American Music Awards red carpet with Hollywire’s Jana Rosenberg!! We chat with him about this new found southern style he is rocking and his recent collaboration with country music star Morgan Wallen. They collaborated on the song “Heartless” and it is a massive hit! Next Diplo has plans to collab with Thomas Rhett. We CANT WAIT! Diplo is a legend.

Diplo is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer from Tupelo, Mississippi. He started gaining attention as a DJ while attending Temple University in Philadelphia. His name is short for Diplodocus, which is derived from his childhood fascination with dinosaurs. He is a member of electronic duo Jack U with DJ Skrillrex, a member of the supergroup LSD with Sia and Labrinth, a member of Silk City with Mark Ronson, and he is the co-creator and lead member of Major Lazer. Diplo founded and manages his own record company, Mad Decent, and co-founded the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. Diplo has worked with many pop artists such as Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Shakira, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Usher, Snoop Dogg, and Ellie Goulding. In 2016, he won two Grammys for Best Dance Recording for “Where Are U Now” and Best Dance/Electronic Album. In 2019, Diplo won a Grammy for Best Dance Recording for “Electricity” with Mark Ronson and Dua Lipa.

Maisie Peters

Maisie Peters is at the Troubadour before her show and Hollywire’s Jana Rosenberg is there chat with her! Maisie talks to us about her recently released EP “It’s Your Bed Babe, It’s Your Funeral”. She breaks down the meaning behind the title and PUMPED all the fans get to sing along with the song “This Is On You”. We also chat with her about artists that inspire her and artists that she’s written with. Hollywire favorite, Lauv, being one of them. We would LOVE a Lauv and Maisie Peters collab!

Maisie Peters found her career beginning the same way many other big names in the industry did, by positing videos of herself singing on YouTube. Maisie began writing her own music at just the age of 12 years old, building a portfolio of music for her to share on her YouTube channel. Maisie describes herself and her original music with a genre of “Emo Girl Pop”. Masie found herself playing in a band with school friends and preforming in her own in local pubs in her hometown. Commonly compared to Birdie and Taylor Swift, she was signed with Atlantic Records within three years of making her YouTube channel.
The British singer and songwriter made her debut with her single “Place We Were Made” which quickly became viral, passing over a million streams. Since then, Maisie had had multiple singles reach over between 24 to 56 million streams including songs, “Favourite Ex”, “Worst of You”, “Feels Like This”, “Best I’ll Every Sing” and “Stay Young”. Maisie Peters is making a name of herself in the industry with only more hits to come.

Kim Petras

Chelsea Briggs is hanging out with Kim Petras backstage at her Los Angeles show. We play a game of Rapid Fire Questions with her and discuss her friendship with Charlie XCX. They are seriously friendship goals and Kim is telling us why! Kim is an incredible song writer and artist. We talk to her about how she recently collaborated with Ariana Grande and her writing team on a song for the new Charlie’s Angels movie soundtrack. Yes, Ariana Grande wrote a song for Kim Petras. No big deal! Not only is Kim extremely talented, she is SO sweet. We loved chatting with her!! For more music news, keep it right here on Hollywire. Kim Petras, born August 27, 1992, in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, is a popular singer and songwriter, currently based in Los Angeles. At a young age, she gained much media attention for undergoing gender transition and since felt a responsibility toward her community as she continues to gain traction with her EDM and dance-pop tracks. Kim got started uploading covers to YouTube, but she quickly graduated to working with a producer on her debut single “Fade Away,” released in 2008, by the time she was in her early teens. Her first EP, One Piece of Tape, followed in 2011. She also has collaborated with various artists having appeared as a featured singer on two 2013 singles by German DJ Klaas, “Flight to Paris” and “Heartbeat”, she’s lent vocals to Danity Kane’s 2014 album DK3, and co-wrote the single “That’s What’s Up” from Skylar Stecker’s 2015 debut LP This Is Me. She’s gone on to release her own stand-alone single “STFU” and in 2017 she re-emerged under her imprinted BunHead label with “I Don’t Want It at All.” More singles followed in 2019 leading up to the release of her debut album, Clarity, that summer. The album featured the single “Icy,” and input from Dr. Luke, and producers Made in China and Aaron Joseph. Kim has so much more in the works, having released another volume of her spooky Turn Off The Lights series. We’re excited for the more she has coming out!

Agnez Mo

Agnez Mo is on the American Music Awards Red Carpet with Hollywire’s Tony Moras!! We chat with her about her amazing look for this award show. Believe it or not, she put it all together the morning of! She also tells us about new music coming AND her new song with French Montana. Agnez is amazingly talented and we can’t wait to see her again soon!!

AGNEZ MO is a wild force that is taking the world by storm with a social following of over 35 million and numerous multi-platinum hits. This pop/R&B superstar is going down in history as Indonesia’s most-awarded artist. Born Agnes Monica Muljoto on July 1, 1986, in Jakarta, Indonesia, who has gained fame as AGNEZ MO, the singer, songwriter, actress, performer, and dancer. She began recording at the age of 6 and started gaining commercial success in many countries, including her homeland Indonesia, as well as Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the Philippines, and even the Netherlands. At thirteen she hosted several children’s programs to be awarded her first of many awards, ”Most Favorite Presenter of Children’s Program” at the Panasonic Awards in 1999 and 2000 for Tralala-Trilili. Today she has been awarded 170 awards, including 17 Anugerah Musik Indonesia, 8 Panasonic Awards, 5 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids’ Choice Awards, and 4 MTV Indonesia Awards.

Finneas

Finneas is on the American Music Awards red carpet with Tony Moras! He chats with us about making music with his legendary sister Billie Eilish. Finneas is up for FIVE Grammy awards this year. He tells us how it feels and if he ever imagined this would happen for not only him, but him and his sister. We also chat with him about his incredibly adorable relationship with her girlfriend Claudia. He has a song titled “Claudia” and he we are SWOONING. Finneas also plays Hollywire Firsts! Don’t miss this.

AJ Mitchell

AJ Mitchell is in the Hollywire studio with Jana Rosenberg talking all things music! AJ is an absolute heartthrob and a very successful one at that. He’s been busier than ever performing, making music in the studio, and doing collaborations with other A-list artists like Ava Max. Speaking of their song, “Slow Dance” is now a radio hit! AJ talks to us about what is journey has been like. We also talk to him about the fans! He has a MASSIVE fan base. We play Hollywire Firsts and AJ spills the tea. Don’t miss it! For more music and AJ Mitchell news, keep it right here on Hollywire.

Gabby Barrett

Gabby Barrett is in the Hollywire studio with Tony Moras! She gives a LIVE performance of her smash hit song “I Hope” and talks to us about where the emotion for that song came from. At just 19, Gabby Barrett has accomplished so much. We chat with her about placing third on American Idol, the success of her music career already and where her talents are going to take her. We’re not the only ones who can see that. Country music QUEEN Carrie Underwood also agrees. The two are now good friends! Can we get a Gabby and Carrie collaboration soon please?! Comment below how much you love Gabby and her music!

Gabby Barrett is a 19 year old American country singer who finished third in season 16 of American Idol. She started singing when she was 9 years old and started doing shows when she was 11. She auditioned for American Idol in Nashville, Tennessee, and emerged as a favorite contestant in the competition. Not only did she come in third place, but she also fell in love and married fellow contestant Cade Foehner. After being on American Idol, she collaborated with songwriter and producer Allen Foster to write three songs on her album The Fireflies. Barrett has opened for Toby Keith in Ohio, Keith Urban, and Cole Swindell. She also performed at a Pittsburgh Pirates’ game and sang the national anthem for the Pittsburgh Steelersand at the Daytona 500. In 2019, Barrett released a single titled “I Hope,” which was co-written by Jon Nite and Zachary Kale. The song attracted the attention of music labels, and in June 2019, she signed with Warner Music Nashville.

Scroll to top