"World's Best Variety"... That's what you hear on VOA Music Mix. On the air 24/7, bringing you the best music: Pop, Rock, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, Jazz, Folk and World.
Music Mix DJ's Larry London, Victoria Ray and Ray McDonald bring you the World's Best Variety along with artist info, concert dates and "Personal Picks."
Yvonne, Lee, Larry, Vince, Mary
Each weekday, VOA Music Mix host Larry London brings you Border Crossings, a full hour of requests and dedications. Larry also welcomes today's top music stars to the studio for interviews and live performances.
Larry is surrounded by the Border Crossings team Yvonne Curry, Lee Dravis, Vince Bonner and Mary Morningstar.
Doug, Mary, Ed, Ray, Katherine
"World's Best Variety" is alive and well with our daily music shows. On Monday, Doug Levine hosts American Gold, a look at Rock music's greatest hits; Katherine Cole brings you Roots and Branches on Tuesdays offering the best in American Roots music; Wednesdays, Ed Kowalski offers the Classic Rock Show; on Thursday's, Ray McDonald surveys the Top-20 singles and albums on the U.S charts; and on Fridays, Mary Morningstar presents the top country music hits in Country Music, USA.
As lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls, Nicole Scherzinger has seen the group rise from a Hollywood burlesque act to a Grammy-nominated band. Now in the midst of a world tour, Nicole says that what makes the Dolls unique is the way they combine singing and dancing.
Nicole is also currently working on her first solo album, but denies rumors that she will leave the Pussycat Dolls to pursue a solo career.
Since 1965, Welsh singer Tom Jones has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Tom says his career highlight was being knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2006. He has influenced many singers in the music industry and has made significant contributions to the industry with his powerful baritone voice and magnetic stage presence. At 69, Tom continues to attract fans of all ages and has no plans to slow down.
Colbie Caillat credits the website MySpace with helping her develop the fan base she needed to secure a record deal and release her debut album, Coco. She says her influences for the record ranged from soul to reggae to classic rock, and included her father, a recording engineer and producer who convinced Caillat to become a songwriter.
Now working on her second album, Caillat spoke with VOA's Larry London about the path her career has taken so far, the future, and the story behind her music videos.