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Feb 23 LISTEN: Zedd, Alessia Cara – “Stay”

With Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, and Zedd releasing new music this Friday, it seems like it’s a battle between the mainstream pop-EDM master class. Zedd’s entry is here in the form of “Stay”, a snappy collaboration with Canadian hitmaker Alessia Cara reminiscent of Banks’ “Poltergeist” and Taylor Swift’s “All You Had To Do Was Stay”. Though Cara is a stranger to this sort of electronic pop/EDM hybrid, the teenage popstar fits right in while hovering on top of Zedd’s future bass-inspired beat with magnetic, instant melodies and a standout vocoder mix in the chorus. “All you have to do is...more

Jun 23 Listen: Troye Sivan – “Wild” (feat. Alessia Cara)

Say it ain’t so! Music goddesses are clearly at work this week. After a couple of tweets prophesying their love for each other’s music, Troye Sivan has just unveiled a re-worked version of his track “Wild” with Alessia Cara (!!!) The duet was premiered on Elvis Duran’s show this morning. 19-year-old Cara makes her appearance during the second verse, a fresh addition to the song with new lyrics by the singer herself. “We’re alike you and I/Two blue hearts locked in our wrong minds/So can we make the most out of no time?” sings Cara. Listen to “WILD” ft. Alessia Cara...more

May 13 Listen: Alessia Cara – “Wild Things” (feat. G-Eazy)

Alessia Cara continues to promote her debut album, Know-It-All. With the overwhelming success of her debut single, Here, getting her succeeding singles to be thrive as much as Here did, has been a slowly but surely process. Her current single, “Wild Things” is making it ways up Billboard Hot 10, currently peaking at No. 56. To help speed things along, Cara enlisted Bay Area rapper, G-Eazy for a Wild Things remix collection. The collection, which was released today (May 13), contains 4 songs – two of which are the same song but one of which is remixed. Cara’s lines in...more

Feb 10 Review: Alessia Cara Keeps It Low Key in Austin, TX

Being hyped by a pre-show playlist consisting of hits by Halsey, DNCE and Taylor Swift, a primarily teenage crowd waited for Alessia Cara to play her sold out show in Austin, TX last Saturday, February 06. 10 minutes before the show, genuine happiness could be seen on the faces of the predominantly female-skewed crowd. The front row — packed with teenage girls wearing beanies and the singer’s merch. 19 years young Alessia Cara carries herself with an enviable charisma and a relatable personality that most pop stars wish they had. That is what separates her from the rest of her...more

Dec 10 Year In Review: 25 Best Songs of 2015

Of all the lists we have had to compile, this, by far, was the toughest. Why? Narrowing the best tracks that were released in 2015 is like finding a needle in a haystack, the haystack being all of the great songs that were released this year. The saying “‘Tis the season” was applicable to the better part of this year as every single day, there was a brand new gift – in the form of music – to be unraveled. To make things less difficult (well, sorta), each Trendio editor was asked to pick five of their favorite songs born...more

Dec 09 Year In Review: Artists Of The Year (2015)

It is ridiculous how fast this year has gone. It feels like just yesterday we were counting down the seconds till 2015, and here we are, 3232 days after, prepping for a brand new year. This year, we were lucky enough to have discovered quite the number of talented artists, all of whom reside in different parts of the world. Through our ‘Artist of the Week‘ feature, we managed to introduce our readers to over 200 undeniable talents – pretty impressive, huh? Looking back, there were some artists who truly made this year memorable, be it the music they released...more

Nov 13 New Music Fridays: November 13, 2015

Already tired of hearing about One Direction and Justin Bieber? You are not alone. The two huge pop acts released their long-awaited studio albums today, overshadowing the likes of newcomers Alessia Cara, Hailee Steinfeld and more. Here at Trendio, we made a compilation of the hottest non-1D/Bieber tracks that were also released today. Our list includes new music by former The Cab frontman Alexander DeLeon, newcomer Brandyn Burnette, internet boy wonder Troye Sivan, actress-turned-popstar Hailee Steinfeld, and the lovely singer/songwriter Alessia Cara. Bohnes – Guns and Roses The Cab’s frontman Alexander DeLeon is finally back with a brand new project,...more