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  • TeenNick Top 10: Vote For Your Favorite Videos + Sara Bareilles Visits This Friday!

    Posted on 04/03/2014 by baileyb2112

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    Last week on TeenNick Top 10, we highlighted some of your favorite countdown stars who were nominated for the 2014 Kids' Choice Awards, and tons of them went home with the gold (or orange, that is...)! Because of your votes, Selena Gomez was named Favorite Female Singer, while Justin Timberlake took home the title of Favorite Male Singer! Plus, superstar boy band One Direction came out on top with the honors of Favorite Band AND Favorite song for "Story Of My Life!"

    And who could forget special KCA performances by countdown veterans Austin Mahone, Aloe Blacc and American Authors? Not to mention the most special moment of the night, aka the double Austin Mahone/Cody Simpson epic sliming...

    If you missed any of these magical musical moments at the KCAs this year, or if you just want to see them again, head on over to our recap to relive all the awesome action!

    Still, even though the KCAs have officially passed, TeenNick Top 10 is going strong and voting this week is back on! Once again, it's time for YOU to decide which videos will make it onto the countdown this week. Vote right here to make sure all of your favorites artists are represented on Friday's show! And guess which celebrity guest is stopping by this Friday?

    It's Sara Bareilles, y'all!

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    Until then, don't forget about TNT10's Spotify playlist--an epic mix featuring all of the songs nominated for this week's countdown!

    So who will be this week's #1?? Tune in this Friday at 10 PM ET to find out! And don't forget to give us your best guesses in the comments below!



  • TeenNick Top 10: KCA Takeover With American Authors and Aloe Blacc!

    Posted on 03/27/2014 by baileyb2112

    This week on TeenNick Top 10, The Kids' Choice Awards are taking over! In preparation for Saturday's star-studded awards ceremony, tune in for a very special episode of TeenNick Top 10 featuring the hottest videos from celebs nominated for a coveted orange blimp! Tons of your favorite countdown veterans are up for some of the night's biggest awards—you don't want to miss this one!

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    This week, we're showing love to all of our KCA nominees, so make sure you vote for your favorite groups, singers and songs for the 2014 awards! Will Katy Perry take home the ultimate prize for favorite female singer? Can former KCA host and award winner Justin Timberlake secure another blimp? Will One Direction be able to beat out Taylor Swift for this year's favorite song? You decide! Vote right here to make sure all of your favorites are winners this year!

    In the spirit of the KCA's, this week's special episode of TeenNick Top 10 will also packed with some very special guests, American Authors and Aloe Blacc!

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    Tune in this Friday at 10pm ET to learn even more about these music stars and to prepare yourself for Saturday's epic Kid's Choice Awards at 8pm ET! Who do you think will win those orange blimps? Give us your best guesses in the comments below!



  • TeenNick Top 10: Vote For Your Favorite Videos + Cody Simpson Visits This Friday!

    Posted on 03/19/2014 by baileyb2112

    On last week's episode of TeenNick Top 10, Katy Perry proved that a dark horse can be victorious! Katy, along with Juicy J, debuted on the countdown in a big way at #1 with their very exotic video for "Dark Horse," pushing previous countdown leader Lorde into the #3 spot. Jason DeRulo and 2 Chainz's "Talk Dirty" held on to the silver medal at #2.

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    Here's the full countdown from Friday, 3/14/14:

    1. Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, "Dark Horse"
    2. Jason DeRulo feat. 2 Chainz, "Talk Dirty"
    3. Lorde, "Team"
    4. John Newman, "Love Me Again"
    5. Demi Lovato, "Neon Lights"
    6. Avicii, "Hey Brother"
    7. Austin Mahone feat. Pitbull, "Mmm Yeah"
    8. One Direction, "Story of My Life"
    9. Nick Cannon, "Looking For A Dream"
    10. Ellie Goulding, "Burn"

    If you want to make sure your favorite artists and videos make the countdown next week, vote NOW for this Friday's episode right right here! In case you needed one more reason to tune in this Friday, we have some GREAT news. Countdown veteran and adorable singing sensation CODY SIMPSON is this week's extra special guest!

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    To get you ready for Cody's exciting appearance, here are five facts you might not already know about him:

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    Be sure to catch this Friday's episode to learn even more about Cody! Until then, enjoy all of the songs in the running this week on TeenNick Top 10's Spotify playlist below!

    Can Katy Perry hold on to her sudden victory on the countdown this week, or will another worthy competitor steal the coveted #1 spot?? It's up to you! As always, leave us your best predictions in the comments below and tune in this Friday at 10pm ET to find out!



  • TeenNick Top 10: Vote For Your Favorite Videos + Austin Mahone Stops By This Friday!

    Posted on 03/12/2014 by baileyb2112

    On last Friday's episode of TeenNick Top 10, you helped Lorde hold on to the top video spot with her hit song "Team," while Jason DeRulo's "Talk Dirty" took second place! Plus, TeenNick Top 10's very own host and TeenNick chairman, Nick Cannon, debuted on the countdown this week at #10 with his video for "Looking For a Dream"!

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    Here's the full countdown from Friday, 3/7/14:

    1. Lorde, "Team"
    2. Jason DeRulo feat. 2 Chainz, "Talk Dirty"
    3. John Newman, "Love Me Again"
    4. One Direction, "Story of My Life"
    5. Avicii, "Hey Brother"
    6. Austin Mahone feat. Pitbull, "Mmm Yeah"
    7. Ellie Goulding, "Burn"
    8. Demi Lovato, "Neon Lights"
    9. A Great Big World w/Christina Aguilera, "Say Something"
    10. Nick Cannon, "Looking For A Dream"

    Don't see your favorite videos on this list? Make sure all of your top picks get onto the countdown by voting for this Friday's episode right here! Need even more fun things to look forward to in this new episode? Prepare yourselves, ladies, because AUSTIN MAHONE will be gracing TeenNick Top 10 with his presence on Friday!

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    Here are a few things you might not know about the teen heartthrob and countdown favorite:

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    We can't wait to see this rising superstar on Friday's episode! But until then, listen to his song "Mmm Yeah," along with all the other songs in the running on TeenNick Top 10's Spotify playlist below!

    Can Lorde stay on top for yet another week, or will you help crown another artist as this week's champion? Give us your best predictions in the comments below and tune in this Friday at 10pm ET to find out!

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  • TeenNick Top 10 Fresh Artist Interview: Rixton

    Posted on 03/11/2014 by TeenNickBlogger

    Fresh Artist: Rixton


    If you've never heard of Rixton, let us enlighten you: The four-piece pop-punk outfit comprised of Jake, Danny, Charley, and Lewi, hail from Manchester, UK and have a sunny sound that is every bit roll-your-windows-down and cry-your-eyes-out good.

    The guys came on to the scene with a viral video for their song "Make Out" which parodied a few iconic videos (oh, you know, from like Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Miley Cyrus) but they're about to make some serious waves all on their own. Each of the four lads sings, they all play instruments, and they've got personality for DAYS. Check out our exclusive Q&A with the latest Fresh Artist below!

    1. If you had to describe your sound in three words that begin with the letter "S" what would they be?
    Sexy. Sultry. Super.

    2. Every single member of the band sings. How do you think that sets you apart from other acts? Have you ever done an impromptu a cappella performance?
    It shows our overall musicality. One of the songs on our album is a capella.

    3. What was it like opening up for Justin Bieber at Brooklyn's Barclays Center with just 24 hours' notice? Did you even have time to get nervous?
    It was mad!

    4. What is one moment so far in your career that's made you wonder, "How did we get here?"
    We met Tom Hanks and Will Smith recently. We all look up to those men and being in their presence was immense!

    5. In addition to your original music, you've made a name for yourself on YouTube with brilliant covers of popular songs. Of the famous artists you've covered, with whom would you like to collaborate most?
    We'd love to work with Drake.

    6. The last question's for Lewi: You're rarely seen without your backpack on, so what's in it?
    You'll never know!

    RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS
    And now, the rapid fire round! We asked Rixton a series of silly questions, and here's the first thing that came to mind!

    Rixton: Rapid Fire

    If you want to catch more of these guys, head over to the TeenNick Top 10 page! And don't forget to tune in this Friday at 10PM ET!

  • TeenNick Top 10: Vote For Your Favorite Videos + Hot Chelle Rae Join Us This Friday!

    Posted on 03/05/2014 by baileyb2112

    On last week's episode of TeenNick Top 10, Lorde's team of #1 fans voted her to the top of the countdown with her video for "Team," knocking Ellie Goulding off of her throne. Plus, the heartthrobs of One Direction managed to climb their way to the #2 spot with their video for "Story of My Life."

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    Here's the full countdown from Friday, 2/28/14:

    1. Lorde, "Team"
    2. One Direction, "Story of My Life"
    3. Ellie Goulding, "Burn"
    4. John Newman, "Love Me Again"
    5. Jason DeRulo feat. 2 Chainz, "Talk Dirty"
    6. Avicii, "Hey Brother"
    7. Austin Mahone feat. Pitbull, "Mmm Yeah"
    8. Lea Michele, "Cannonball"
    9. A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera, "Say Something"

    Want to make sure you see all of your favorite videos on next week's countdown? Vote NOW for Friday's episode right here! Then, tune in Friday to learn which videos made the cut, and stick around for some very special guests: Hot Chelle Rae! Can't wait until Friday? Here are some facts you might not have known about this sizzling pop group:

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    Don't miss this group of Nashville boys on this Friday's episode of TeenNick Top 10! But until then, check out all of the songs in the running for this week's countdown, including all of the new nominees, on TeenNick Top 10's Spotify playlist below!

    Will Lorde continue to reign over the countdown next week, or will another superstar take her place? VOTE, give us your best predictions in the comments below, and tune in Friday at 10pm ET to find out!

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  • TeenNick Top 10: Vote For Your Favorite Videos + Little Mix Stop By This Friday!

    Posted on 02/26/2014 by baileyb2112

    Last week, Ellie Goulding started off Season 3 of TeenNick Top 10, setting fire to the countdown with her sizzling video for "Burn." Plus, 17-year-old superstar Lorde (best known for her mega-hit "Royals") climbed to the #2 spot with her video for "Team."

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    Here's the full countdown from Friday, 2/14/14:

    1. Ellie Goulding, "Burn"
    2. Lorde, "Team"
    3. One Direction, "Story of My Life"
    4. Passenger, "Let Her Go"
    5. Sara Bareilles, "Brave"
    6. A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera, "Say Something"
    7. Beyonce, "XO"
    8. Pharrell Williams, "Happy"
    9. Austin Mahone feat. Pitbull, "Mmm Yeah"
    10. Jake Miller, "Collide"

    If you want to make sure the videos you love have a place on this week's countdown, vote right here! This is an episode you don't want to miss because we've got a group of very special guests: LITTLE MIX! This girl group has blown up over the last few years, and we can't wait to see where they go next.

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    We know you can't wait to see these super special guests on Friday's episode! But until then, check out all of the songs in the running for this week's countdown (including all of the new nominees) on TeenNick Top 10's Spotify playlist below!

    Will Ellie Goulding be able to hold on to that top spot, or will someone else knock her off of her throne? It's up to you! VOTE VOTE VOTE, then give us your best predictions in the comments, and find out during this Friday's episode!

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  • TeenNick Top 10 Fresh Artist Interview: New Politics

    Posted on 02/24/2014 by TeenNickBlogger

    Fresh Artist: New Politics

    If you thought Denmark's greatest gift to the United States was the country's delicious namesake puff pastry, then think again. New Politics are a three-piece band who burst on the scene after relocating from their hometown of Copenhagen to the artistic paradise of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and have since won many international hearts! The Danish-bred lads serve a unique blend of pop-tinged punk, and their performances are full of energy, heart, and even acrobatics. Check out our exclusive Q&A with our brand-new Fresh Artist below!

    1. You're originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, but have since relocated to Brooklyn, New York. Have any music influences traveled with you from Denmark to the States?
    Yes. We are very influenced by American and British music, but we also have our own Scandinavian music that has influenced us, as well.

    2. You're currently on the Harlem, USA Tour and will eventually gear up for the Monumentour this summer with Fall Out Boy and Paramore. What's the best part about being on tour?
    Meeting all of awesome fans. And playing our music every night. Touring with other bands is always inspiring and keeps us working hard.

    3. David, you incorporate break-dancing into a lot of your live shows, and it's featured in your video for "Harlem." How did you get into break-dancing? How has the break-dancing culture and/or Harlem influenced your sound?
    I got into break-dancing as a kid with my friends in Copenhagen. I fell in love with it and never stopped. Dancing has always been a part of New Politics and, yes, I am heavily influenced by all dancing cultures. It was surreal visiting Harlem because it is one of the birth places if hip-hop.

    4. What's the best and/or weirdest thing that's ever happened at a New Politics show?
    There are so many crazy things that happen on the road. Pinpointing one thing is hard. But if we had to pick one the best moments was performing on Jimmy Fallon. It was so unreal being on that stage with Jimmy Fallon to the right of us and the Roots to the left. Mind blowing!

    5. If you could collaborate with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
    We all have different people we would love to collaborate with. A few of them would be John Lennon, Kurt Cobain or Elvis Presley.

    RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS
    And now, the rapid fire round! We asked New Politics a series of silly questions, and here's the first thing that came to their mind!

    CHOCOLATE OR VANILLA: Vanilla

    ALL-TIME FAVORITE SONG: Billy Jean

    TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS: Tattoos

    FAVORITE PLACE TO PLAY: Las Vegas

    PRE-SHOW RITUAL: A good nights rest, and our dis-harmonic circle we do before we play.

    ULTIMATE COLLABORATION: Dave Grohl, Pharell Williams, Max Martin

    ZOMBIE OR VAMPIRE?: Zombie

    WHO WOULD YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU IN MOVIE?: Will Ferrell

    IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: Flying

    If you want to catch more of these guys, head over to the TeenNick Top 10 page! And don't forget to tune in this Friday at 10PM ET!
  • TeenNick Top 10 Is Back With Fifth Harmony!

    Posted on 02/19/2014 by baileyb2112

    It's the moment you've all been waiting for...TeenNick Top 10 is back! Your favorite music video countdown returns THIS FRIDAY at 10pm ET with new songs, new stars and new special guests.

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    This week, Nick Cannon will welcome one countdown favorite into TeenNick Headquarters. They're fierce, they're talented, there's five of them. Are you all ready for a little Fifth Harmony lovin'?! This power girl group made it big in 2013 (they were a TeenNick Top 10 Fresh Artist, after all), and we can't wait to see what 2014 brings for them!

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    Until then, you can help all of your favorite videos make it onto the countdown this week. Vote NOW for Friday's episode right here!

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    As always, don't forget to check out all of the songs in the running, including this week's new nominees, on TeenNick Top 10's Spotify playlist! Who will be crowned the king or queen of this week's countdown? Leave your best predictions in the comments and tune in this Friday at 10pm ET to find out!



  • TeenNick Top 10 Fresh Artist Interview: Echosmith

    Posted on 12/20/2013 by TeenNickBlogger

    Fresh Artist: Echosmith


    Every once in a while, a band will come along and make you want to know everything about them. So let the YouTube stalking commence, y'all, because we are officially obsessed with TeenNick Top 10's newest Fresh Artist, Echosmith (and think you should be, too).

    The indie-pop band of siblings, otherwise known as Jamie, Noah, Graham and Sydney Sierota, burst onto the scene this year with their debut album, Talking Dreams. We caught up with Echosmith to get some exclusive insight on their unique sound, their already blossoming career, and what lies ahead for the new year! Check it out below!

    Congratulations on your incredible debut album Talking Dreams! How many months (or years) was it in the making?
    Thank you! We are so very proud of it. Really, we've been working our entire lives up to this moment, releasing our first record. We spent two years writing specifically for it, and eventually came to the 12 [songs] on the record. We learned a ton while preparing and writing for this record.

    You've cited several (awesome) 80's rock bands like Joy Division and The Smiths as your influences. What sort of influences contribute to the pop half of your indie-pop sound?
    We love pop songs. Peter Gabriel is a huge influence on us, as is Coldplay and Fleetwood Mac. They all wrote/write such amazing pop songs, and it's something that we try our best to do as well.

    Your single "Tonight We're Making History" was featured in a promo for the Summer Olympics on NBC. What was that experience like? Was that one of the first defining moments of your career?
    Having our song on the Olympics was such a fun experience. It was our first time hearing ourselves on television, making it a very momentous occasion.

    What is your songwriting process like? Does one person typically come to the rest of the group with ideas, or do you collaborate differently every time?
    It changes per song. We don't force rules [or make] it only come from one person. We love getting different points of view and working on them together. We think it gives each song a different mood.

    Many of your songs deal with universally relatable things like love, acceptance, and growing up. "Cool Kids," in particular, talks about the tough parts of adolescence. What message did you hope to send with that song?
    "Cool Kids" is a story of feeling alone and being an outsider. We think it's a feeling that we all go through at times in our lives, and is a very difficult subject to talk about. With this song, we wanted to let out in the open that feeling, but also the hope past it. Often times, those [people who] have everything, have very little. There are so many beautiful unique things about us all, and we should show it. That was our message with "Cool Kids."

    What was your favorite part about being on the Warped Tour 2013? Did you become close with any of the other bands?
    We loved Warped Tour. Overall it was such a different experience for us [because] only our guitarist had been, and that was only once. We jumped right into a world that we really never experienced before. We got to meet so many amazing people through it. We made friends with bands like Alvarez Kings, Hands like Houses, Tonight Alive and pretty much everyone else.

    Now that you've released your album, what's next for Echosmith?
    Touring! We love playing live, and that has been an amazing way of getting our music out to people. So you can expect plenty of shows, and I'm sure we will always be writing through it all.

    If you want to catch more of Echosmith, head over to the TeenNick Top 10 page! And, of course, don't forget to tune in tonight at 10PM ET!