Riker Lynch

R5’s Riker Lynch is in the Hollywire studio!! He’s talking new music, his family and telling us ALL the details about his recent engagement. His new song “Sex On The Beach” is out now and it is a banger! Check out our interview to see how his brothers, Ross and Rocky are still heavily involved making music with Riker even though R5 has gone their separate ways. We love the Lynch family and it’s always a pleasure when Riker is in the studio!! Have you heard “Sex On The Beach” yet?!

Riker Lynch is an American singer and actor from Littleton, Colorado and is the eldest of 5 siblings. In 2007, Riker and his family moved in Los Angeles to purse his acting and music career. While Ricker is the double threat, being an actor and singer, starring in shows such as the television series Glee, he even came in second place in season 20 of Dancing with the Stars!! On the other hand, Riker is the lead singer and bassist for the band R5 with brothers, Ross, Rocky, sister Rydel and family friend Elington. His love for music began while he and his sister, Rydel, started piano lessons and competed in dance competitions together. Riker and his siblings formed their band as a way to entertain their family at just about the ages of four to five years old, which clearly turned into a reality for the musically talented family and R5 was formed and signed to Hollywood Records.

Dermot Kennedy

Dermot Kennedy is in the studio with Jana Rosenberg!! We are OBSESSED with Dermot and his music. Very soon, his debut album will be releasing. Jana got the scoop on the vibe of the music and what the songs mean to Dermmot, PLUS how far he’s come to get to this point in his career. In honor of his hit song “Outnumbered”, we played “Chaos or Art” and a game of “Finish That Phrase”. Check out our exclusive interview with Dermot now!!

Dermot Kennedy is a 27 year old Irish singer-songwriter and musician signed with Interscope Records. His single “Power Over Me” is his most popular song with over 105,670,998 streams on Spotify, with “Outnumbered” following very close behind. He also recently released an EP titled ‘Doves & Ravens’ that encompasses all of the brightness and darkness of the world. His music is inspired by the sounds of James Blake, Bon Iver, and James Vincent McMorrow.
His goal in music career is to increase his production while also staying true to himself. He first began playing the guitar and singing on the streets of Ireland while saving the money he made to create music in the studio. This year he played both Coachella weekends, BBCs most recent Live Lounge and is currently on tour. He takes pride in his performances and gives everything he has with every line he sings. Dermot is a TRUE talent in the music industry and if you don’t already know him, you absolutely should.

Jayden Bartels

Jana Rosenberg is at VidCon with Jayden Bartels!! We play Rapid Fire Fan Favorites where she answers her who her favorite female and male celebs are. We also talk music and who Jayden would want to collaborate with. Her answer? Grace Vanderwaal!! We totally agree. More exciting music news with someone very special in the interview. Check it out now!

Jayden Bartels is a 14 year-old actress, dancer, singer and model born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Bartels may be young, but she definitely does it all. She has appeared on shows such as Dance Moms, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Walk the Prank and Ricky, Dicky & Dawn. This year, she has been working on starring in the web series Camp Nick. She toured with Maddie Ziegler and Johnny Orlando on their Day and Night Tour in 2017. Shortly after that, she released her first song “Can’t Help Me Now” in July of 2018. Her love for music began when she was a little girl, but she began to share that love with the public when she joined the music app Musically back in December of 2015. She gained over 6.5 million followers on Musically. Jayden also created her own Youtube channel at the beginning of 2017 and has gained over 600,000 subscribers since. She has 3 million followers on Instagram, where she posts selfies, videos of her singing and adorable pictures with her boyfriend, Armani Jackson. The couple has been reportedly dating for over a year now and they seem happier than ever.

Indiana Massara

We are at Instagram HQ with the one and only Indiana Massara!! Tony Moras catches up with Indiana and plays a hilarious game of “Noggin’s UP”. We chat with her about all things acting on the Brat Network shows “Attaway Appeal” and “Chicken Girls”. She also tells us why the aesthetic of her Instagram page is all RED!! Plus, we play cast superlatives and she spills the tea that Hayden Summerall and Rush Holland are most definitely the biggest flirts on set. Check out our IG interview with Indiana NOW to find out why!!

Indiana Massara is an Australian pop singer and actress best known for her role in the series ‘Chicken Girls.’ Born and raised in Australia, she moved to the United States after putting college on hold to start a career in acting. Although she is well on her way to massive stardom today, Indiana faced several rejections in acting auditions initially. However, the teen star was determined to make it big one day. Her perseverance helped her achieve success in both her singing and acting careers. She debuted on screen in 2015 and released her first hit single, ‘Drama,’ two years later, when she was just 15. She is most recently recognized for her role in the web series ‘Chicken Girls’. The upcoming singer and actress is also into modeling; her first successful modeling assignment was for the Los Angeles Fashion Week. Indiana is true triple threat. The young star is a social media personality as well. She has impressive numbers of followers on her Instagram and Twitter accounts. Her self-titled YouTube channel is also quite popular with an ever-increasing subscriber count.

Max and Harvey

Heartthrobs Max and Harvey are on this episode of Hollywire’s podcast BEHIND THE FAME!! These UK twins definitely did not disappoint. In between CRACKING UP pretty much the entire podcast, these two talked about how their fame has skyrocketed in the last couple of years and what that experience has been like for them. The singers discuss their life in the UK, how even though they are twins they are both very different, and of course, the music. Plus, It wouldn’t be a Hollywire interview without discussing celeb crushes… watch our interview to find out who Max and Harvey would GEEK out to meet. Max and Harvey Mills are both YouTube stars and singers, as well as identical twins from the UK. They have released singles such as “One More Day In Love” and “Stuck on the Ceiling.” Most recently, the twins released a song with mega-star and influencer, Jayden Bartels called “Electric”. Max and Harvey both developed a passion for acting and started harmonizing as well together at the age of five. They got their start by appearing in commercials, on television shows, and in West End Theater productions such as the Sound of Music UK Tour. Not only are the two super talented, but absolutely hilarious. We couldn’t stop laughing with Max and Harvey on this episode of our podcast BEHIND THE FAME.


K.Flay is in the Hollywire studio with Jana Rosenberg! She’s talking to us about her album “Solutions”, music collaborations and life on the road. This album too K.Flay is very positive and upbeat, just as she wanted it to be. She talks to us specifically about the song “Sister” – one of the most upbeat and fun songs on the album – what it means to her and what she hopes the fans take away from it. We also play “One For The Rest Of Your Life”, plus “The Solution” game in honor of her album. Kristine Meredith Flaherty is a singer, rapper and songwriter. A Wilmette, Illinois native, Flaherty dedicates her music to her late father, who was a lover of all genres of music. In 2014, she released her debut album Life As a Dog. The album charted on the Billboard Heatseekers and Rap Albums charts at numbers 2 and 14, respectively. In 2016, K.Flay signed with Night Street Records, a subdivision of Interscope Records, and released her EP Crush Me the same year. 2017 was a big year for K.Flay: she released her album Every Where Is Some Where, opened for Imagine Dragons on the US leg of tour, and released a book of compilation notes from fans titled Crush Me. Her single Blood in the Cut got a Best Rock Song nomination and Every Where Is Some Where nominated for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.

Stephanie Poetri

Stephanie Poetri is in the Hollywire studio with Tony Moras!! We’re talking all about her smash hit “I Love You 3000” – what is means and what she’s looking for in her future man. We also talk to Stephanie about life in Indonesia, being part of the 88Rising fam and her mom being a judge on Indonesia’s “The Voice”! Stephanie is SO awesome and we can’t wait to hear more music from her soon.

Stephanie Poetri is an Indonesian singer and songwriter. She plays the guitar and makes Youtube videos in her spare time. Her mother, Titi DJ, is a famous Indonesian personality and singer. Though singing runs in the family, Poetri gained over 1 million Instagram followers on her own with her song “I Love You 3000”. The music video has over 35 million views and her channel has over 630K subscribers.

Murda Beatz

Murda Beatz in the studio with Tony Moras! Murda is a legend in the rap industry. He’s produced for everyone from Migos, Nicki Minaj to Drake. Most recently, he just released “Shopping Spree” ft. Lil Pump and Sheck Wes. The song is a massive success and the video is already viral. We chat with him about the new jam, but coming up in the industry with Migos and making “wedding music” HITS with Drake.

Born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Shane Lee Lindstrom found a love for music at a young age. The drums were the first instrument he learned to play and his love grew from there. Growing up, he knew he was different, but he never let that discourage him from pursuing his dreams.He began producing when he was 17 years old using a program his friend showed him. Lindstrom had spent the summer after graduating high school learning and creating beats. He prides himself on making and working with people he creates personal relationships in the entertainment industry. Beatz started his career producing a track for Migos in 2015–this was a stepping-stone to his long list of production credits for dozens of acclaimed artists, such as Drake, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, PartyNextDoor, French Montana, and Meek Mill.

Lily Chee

Lily Chee is on this episode of Hollywire’s BEHIND THE FAME! Lily can really do it all. She is an actress, model, and content creator with a rapidly growing fan base. She breaks down how she got into the entertainment industry. Lily was actually discovered in a grocery store… specifically on the potato isle by a modeling agent at Wilhelmina. A week after signing with the agency, Lily booked a Nike campaign. After that, her career only kept blossoming. She recently worked on the last season of Brat’s “Chicken Girls” alongside Annie Leblanc. Lily has 2 sisters – Mabel and Nuala Chee. The 3 are the best of friends and are constantly creating vlogs together. If her sisters had to describe Lily in 3 works, they would say she is crazy, loving and loyal. Recently, Lily has started putting more content on her YouTube channel. In a very short time, Lily has gained for one hundred thousand subscribers. Aside from all that she’s doing in her career, Lily talks to us about the actives and hobbies that interest her. She loves photography, dancing and surfing. She also LOVES her fans. Lily is constantly engaging with her fans and any chance she gets to meet them, she loves it. We also talk to Lily about what it means to be an influencer. Listen to the podcast on all streaming platforms to find out what she has to say about this trending topic.

Born Li Ling Grace Chee, Lily Chee is an actress from Atlanta, GA, who now resides in New York. In 2015, Chee had a minor role in an episode of Daredevil and appeared in the movie Sunset Park in 2017. She is most known from Brat’s Chicken Girls (2017) as Britney. Chee is currently starring on Zoe Valentine, another web series produced by Brat. She has worked with Pencils of Promise, a company that gives a better education back to communities in need. Aside from acting, Chee has done work for Target and Old Navy and maintains an active social media presence– she dabbles in both Youtube and Tiktok, while also having over one million followers on Instagram.

Devin Druid

Devin Druid is in the Hollywire studio with Tony Moras spilling all the “13 Reasons Why” season 3 details that you do not want to miss. He tells us the story of how he got booked on the show and talks about how it really changed his quality of life and ultimately the future of his acting career. On theme of “13 Reasons Why”, we play “Guilty or Not Guilty” with Devin. We also play “13 Reasons Why” cast superlatives. Devin is SUCH an awesome guy. Who is watching season 3?!

Born in Chesterfield, Virginia, Devin Druid is an American actor. His passion for performing arose when he performed at a school talent show, and immediately grew from there. Druid’s acting career began in 2012 when he starred in the documentary Trading Ages. The 2015 drama, Louder Than Bombs adds to his list of professional work. The film shows Devin’s incredible range as an actor–the complexity of his character Conrad moves the storyline along. In 2016, Druid had a guest role on the political thriller House of Cards. He is most known for his character Tyler Down on Netflix’s groundbreaking series, 13 Reasons Why (2017). Although the topics on the show are sensitive and heavy, Devin names the show as one project he is most proud of because he knows it will help, encourage, and socially impact other people to come forth and tell their stories.

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