“Now Hear This Entertainment” features interviews with guests who are having success in the entertainment business, with the content presented in a way that not only entertains fans of that guest and fans of good music interviews in general, but in a manner that educates musicians, singers, songwriters – entertainers who want to learn from those who are being interviewed each week by Bruce Wawrzyniak, president of Now Hear This, Inc. The guests come from a wide array of genres and locales.

As of August 1, 2017, “Now Hear This Entertainment” has gotten listeners from 128 countries, spanning all five regions of the world (Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania). Guests have ranged from the keyboard player for Aerosmith to the lead guitar player for Garth Brooks to the drummer for Joe Walsh to the trumpet player for Billy Joel, plus, a Grammy Award winner, a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, a Las Vegas headliner, two Emmy Award winners, and even participants from “American Idol,” “The Voice,” “America’s Got Talent,” and “The X Factor,” among many others. Guests have been from nine different countries and various genres.

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Check out a few episodes below!

  • NHTE 346 Dane Reis
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 23, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    Based in Las Vegas, a singer, dancer, actor, and the host of a daily podcast. He has performed in nine shows on the Las Vegas Strip, in addition to having performed in Australia, Italy, Germany, Canada, and New York City. Plus, he has sung as a featured soloist with renowned symphony orchestras. […]

  • NHTE 345 Amritha Shakti
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 16, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    Melbourne, Australia-based singer/songwriter who is a classically trained vocalist that was born in India and studied in the United States. She released a new single last month and is releasing an EP this year. Plus, she released a new music video in July and has another one in the pipeline as […]

  • NHTE 344 Transit Soul
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 9, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    An acoustic duo who released a new single earlier this year, there might also be an EP from them before year's end. Between the two of them they have a number 1 song in Norway, film credits, and songs playing on radio stations all over the world. As a duo they have performed from South Carolina […]

  • NHTE 343 Mike DelGuidice
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 2, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    Singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player who continues to perform with Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Billy Joel. At the beginning of June he released a new single and has a new album on the way. He was a guest on this show just over three-and-a-half years ago, back on […]

  • NHTE 342 Samantha Leigh
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 26, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    Singer, songwriter, dancer who just last month released a new single and a video to go with it featuring an acoustic performance of the song. Late last year she had put out a six-song EP. She is currently a nominee for four different awards in Creative Loafing’s 30th “Best of the […]

  • NHTE 341 Liz Longley
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 19, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    Just last Friday she put out a double release, two singles. A singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player, she already this summer released music that drew praise from the likes of Billboard and Forbes. There is a full album coming next month and she has been busy this year with releasing singles. […]

  • NHTE 340 Shannon LaBrie
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 12, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    Singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player whose new album will be out next month. She got signed to a publishing deal a year ago and her music has been recognized by the likes of Rolling Stone, CMT, and NPR, and, has gotten placed in films and TV shows. She also co-wrote a song that was on a […]

  • NHTE 339 Gary Wertz
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 5, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    He records and releases under the artist name GRW (pronounced GROW) and is a songwriter, performer, and producer who has just completed his twelfth album, due to be released later this year, although the first single from it was released on June 20th. His musical journey has taken him from New […]

  • NHTE 338 Jack Forman
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 29, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    The president of BiCoastal Productions, a New York City-based concert and theatrical booking agency. He had attended Columbia College in Chicago with a focus in Arts, Entertainment & Media Management, after which he was recruited to ICM Partners’ New York City branch in the Urban Concerts […]

  • NHTE 337 Casely
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 22, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    Miami-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who has released a number of singles this year, the latest of them being less than two weeks ago (July 10th). The official lyric video for it got over five thousand views in the first six days on YouTube. He has done collaborations with […]

  • NHTE 336 Iveta and Simone
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 15, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    An award-winning female vocal duo in New Zealand who are releasing their latest single next week Friday, July 24th, after having already released new singles this year on May 29th and April 3rd. A video for one of those songs was released just over a month ago and already has more than 8600 views […]

  • NHTE 335 Maggie Szabo
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 8, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    Canadian singer, songwriter, piano player now based in Hollywood who released a new single last month, a video for it last week, and has a remix of the song coming out this Friday (July 10) - and more new music coming out this year! She has landed multiple sync placements across the likes of NBC, […]

  • NHTE 334 Bryan Lanning
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 1, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    In January he released an EP that got over 60 thousand streams on Spotify in the first month alone. A singer, songwriter based one hour north of San Diego, he is about to release a full album, which will have twelve songs and come out on July 3rd. Last year there were a million-and-a-half streams […]

  • NHTE 333 Terry Barber
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 24, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    An internationally acclaimed vocalist, actor, songwriter, and producer who is a voting member of the GRAMMYs. On June 5th he released a video that got more than 125 THOUSAND views on Facebook alone in the first twelve-and-a-half days. He has toured with Grammy-winning Chanticleer and was hailed as […]

  • NHTE 332 Noah Guthrie
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 17, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    He has performed nationally and internationally, including opening for artists from Selena Gomez and Ed Sheeran to Dwight Yoakam and Willie Nelson. He has also performed on NBC’s Today Show and The Tonight Show, ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, and he was even a semi-finalist on Season 13 […]

  • NHTE 331 Mike Burke
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 10, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    With a new EP just released two weeks ago, this singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist has performed in notable venues such as The Bitter End and Rockwood Music Hall in New York as well as the Hotel Café in Los Angeles. He has even performed in France. He had more than 53 thousand […]

  • NHTE 330 Marc Scibilia
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 3, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    With song placements already this year in Samsung and Cadillac commercials, he is a Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player who has gotten tens of millions of streams on Spotify, with well over a half-million monthly listeners on that platform. He has done national headlining […]

  • NHTE 329 Liddy Clark
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 27, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    L.A.-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who's originally from Florida but also spends plenty of time in Nashville. She has opened for Chris Stapleton, Scotty McCreery, Jake Owen, and Joe Nichols, and has performed at some highly respected events and venues, including the Country Music Hall of […]

  • NHTE 328 Laura Pieri
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 20, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    A singer and actress who just released a new single two months ago and video for it as well. Grammy Award-winning Cory Rooney, executive producer and producer for Jennifer Lopez, who has also produced for artists such as Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, & Mark Anthony, has marked her as his next […]

  • NHTE 327 Twin Kennedy
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 13, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    Identical twin sisters who hail from western Canada. They have a new EP coming out in a few months digitally (although available now in physical units) and they have a song that was recently featured on CMT and is currently playing on SiriusXM. They have amassed three Canadian Country Music […]

  • NHTE 326 Cambree Lovesy
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 6, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    A British Columbia-based singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player who has gotten airplay on country radio in Canada. She has performed at notable venues and events, and has even traveled to Nashville to record new music that is coming soon. She is using her platform as an entertainer to be a […]

  • NHTE 325 Zack Greenburg
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 29, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    The senior editor of media and entertainment at Forbes. He is the author of four books, including his newest, which was just released last month and is called, “A-List Angels: How a Band of Actors, Artists, and Athletes Hacked Silicon Valley.” His writing has also appeared in the […]

  • NHTE 324 Moriah Formica
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 22, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    She made it to the Top 20 on Season 13 of “The Voice” and had a stint on “American Idol” last year. A singer, songwriter, guitar player who is just releasing a new single, she put out three new songs last year and has more new music planned for 2020. She has opened for […]

  • NHTE 323 Dyl
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 15, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    A recording artist and entrepreneur known for his platinum hit single, “Jordan Belfort” and accompanying tour where he performed 50-plus shows across the U.S. and Europe. The song reached number 25 on the Billboard charts and the official music video for it has more than 36.5 million […]

  • NHTE 322 Adrianna Foster
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 8, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Miami-based singer, songwriter, speaker, and the founder of the #REBIRTH Movement. She has been singing professionally for 20 years and was a contestant on NBC Telemundo’s American Spanish-language singing competition, “La Voz.” She has also shared the stage with some Latin […]

  • NHTE 321 Josh Gallagher
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 1, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Garth Brooks had said about him, “This kid, as soon as he opens his mouth — you believe him.” A Nashville-based singer, songwriter, and guitar player originally from Pennsylvania, he walked away from a college baseball scholarship to pursue music and ended up in the top four on […]

  • NHTE 320 Dauzat St Marie
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 25, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Singer songwriter duo who relocated from Louisiana to Los Angeles. They are currently putting the finishing touches on their second album which is due out later this year. Separately, they have played with Kelly Osbourne and Pat Benatar and this summer they are scheduled to tour with Rick […]

  • NHTE 319 Muriel Anderson
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 18, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists. Her new project is an international cookbook with a CD containing a tune for each recipe. She has released more than a dozen instrumental CDs and eight instructional DVDs and has also published articles in numerous […]

  • NHTE 318 Kash'd Out
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 11, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    They have two singles on Spotify that have amassed more than a million listens and their YouTube videos have over a million views. A reggae band out of Orlando, Florida, that got signed by LAW Records and reached Number 2 on the Billboard and iTunes reggae charts, they released their second album […]

  • NHTE 317 Shaun Martin
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 4, 2020 at 5:03 pm

    A multiple Grammy-winning keyboardist from Texas, he works in a variety of styles from instrumental jazz to gospel to hip-hop and R&B. He emerged in the 1990s by building his reputation as a session player and his willingness and ability to be a subtle part of each band. He performs with the […]

  • NHTE 316 Alisan Porter
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on February 26, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    The winner of Season 10 of "The Voice," last year she released her third album. She is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress originally from Massachusetts, now living in Los Angeles. As a child, she was the title character in the movie, “Curly Sue,” and has also been in other […]

  • NHTE 315 Wordsmith
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on February 19, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    A musician, rapper, and entrepreneur who hails from Baltimore, Maryland. He makes clean, purposeful, hip-hop music with a strong motivational message and also has his own independent label. He is a voting member of the Grammys and has partnerships with Netflix, ESPN, NFL Network, and WWE, his […]

  • NHTE 314 Judd Hoos
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on February 12, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    An indie rock band that hails from Black Hills, South Dakota, they played 120 dates last year, including headlining at Sturgis. They’ve opened for the likes of Third Eye Blind, Uncle Cracker, and Puddle of Mud. They have amassed more than half a million streams on Spotify alone and had their […]

  • NHTE 313 Whitney Tai
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on February 5, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    Singer and songwriter of emotive dream pop who is originally from New York but now lives in Los Angeles. She was named one of the top 100 unsigned artists by Music Connection Magazine. A clip from one of her videos has been heavily featured at Hard Rock Cafes all over the world. Her first album […]

  • NHTE 312 Brian Grilli
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 29, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    Singer, songwriter, guitar player originally from Illinois, now living in Virginia. He is a Navy Veteran and Boot Campaign Veteran Ambassador who has written a song for the TV show, "Sons of Anarchy." He has opened for notable artists including Cheap Trick, 38 Special, and Florida Georgia Line. […]

  • NHTE 311 Analise Hoveyda
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 22, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    A singer, dancer, and actress who last year released two singles, one of which was released on All Star Music/Sony/Red and produced by PJ Bianco, who discovered and developed the Jonas Brothers. She is currently working on new music. And, she was also in the Disney movie, “A Wrinkle in […]

  • NHTE 310 Joey Stuckey
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 15, 2020 at 7:01 am

    An award-winning guitarist, songwriter, singer, composer, producer, and sound engineer who has been blind since a brain tumor as an infant. He also runs a studio and is a voting member of the GRAMMYs. He is very active as a touring musician, having started off 2020 with a show at the famed […]

  • NHTE 309 Sam Woolf
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 8, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    He gained national recognition in 2014 when he was in the top five on Season 13 of “American Idol.” That same year he released his debut EP, working with a Grammy Award winning producer. He has also worked with a Grammy nominated engineer and he has co-headlined an event with the […]

  • NHTE 308 Death Angel
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 1, 2020 at 6:01 am

    The band has a song that is up for a GRAMMY in the Best Metal Performance category. They are signed to Nuclear Blast Records and released an album in May 2019 and a music video in November, and next month they will do seven shows in nine days in Europe, performing in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, […]

  • NHTE 307 Mudbone
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 25, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    Calling himself a music historian, he is a Nashville-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist. He has had two Top 75 Americana Music Association charting records and is currently recording a blues album to be released in Spring of next year. He has toured for more than 15 years, including […]

  • NHTE 306 Christina Christian
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 18, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    Based in the Florida panhandle, she's a singer, songwriter, and guitar player. Plus, she and her husband have a record label and produce music events. She is very active performing, doing shows in December alone in Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, and Tennessee. Earlier this year she traveled to New […]

  • NHTE 305 Sean Gasaway
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 11, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    Singer, songwriter, guitar player, publisher, and producer who has had songs played on “The Today Show” on NBC as well as on FOX Sports. Based in Nashville, he holds major publishing deals in every country in the world, garnering over 120 songs cut, including four Number One songs on […]

  • NHTE 304 Colleen Lloy
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 4, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    She has opened for the likes of George Jones, Tanya Tucker, Lee Greenwood, Billy Ray Cyrus, and more. Plus, she has performed with Mick Fleetwood. She also once had the opportunity to interview the legendary B.B. King. More recently she has been in the studio recording new music and is also a […]

  • NHTE 303 Angela Predhomme
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 27, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Based outside of Detroit, a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer who released a new album in September. Her music has been heard in major retail chains, in film, and on TV, such as the popular Hallmark movie, “Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane” and Lifetime’s hit […]

  • NHTE 302 Striking Matches
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 20, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Blues-pop duo based in Nashville who released an EP earlier this year, three singles since then, and have more new music coming out. They both write, sing, and play guitar, and they had NINE songs on the TV show “Nashville” and a song on "Gray's Anatomy." The last two weeks of October […]

  • NHTE 301 Best Of Volume 3
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 13, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    A look back at just some of the highlights from the show's third hundred episodes. Clips are played from an assortment of the guest interviews done between episodes 201 and 300 to celebrate the latest milestone as well as to give listeners a sampling of just some of what was aired over that span. […]

  • NHTE 300 Daxx Nielsen
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 6, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    The drummer for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Cheap Trick, having performed more than one thousand shows with them and recorded three critically acclaimed albums. He also co-wrote and drummed on the score for the Oscar Award-winning documentary, “Undefeated.” He even performed with […]

  • NHTE 299 Mikel Paris
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on October 30, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    Singer, songwriter, musician, and filmmaker who is making a long overdue return to this show, having been a guest way back on Episode 30 in August 2014. He is the creator of “Tune Trek,” a travel and music show that has aired on PBS. He also performs with the band O.A.R., although he […]

  • NHTE 298 Audra McLaughlin
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on October 23, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who is actively performing there in Music City and is writing music to prepare for her next release. She put out an EP earlier this year and is passionate about using her platform to inspire students to believe in themselves and be inspired by her […]

  • NHTE 297 Braiden Sunshine
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on October 16, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    He came into the public conscience four years ago as a semi-finalist on “The Voice.” A singer, songwriter, guitar player based in Connecticut, he has opened for the likes of Blues Traveler and Huey Lewis. He had a song on the iTunes Top 50 and is working on a new EP (possibly full […]

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