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I have to agree with you, certainly, about Taylor (& some of the rest).  On the other hand, when someone with the vocal ability & terrific sounding voice of Danielle or Chevel comes along... they should be better  received or more recognized & appreciated for terrific voices regardless of whether they wrote a song or it's 'their song' written by someone else or co-written.

Notice 'should'... 

 

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16 minutes ago, Cranberrys said:

It used to be the case great songwriters wrote great songs and they handed them off to great singers to sing them.  Taylor Swift came along and played a big part in changing that business model.  Taylor is a shitty singer but a great songwriter.  She managed to write great songs with great hooks she could perform in her extremely limited one octave range.  Swifts vocals were never the artistic aspect of her songs.  Her songs are always reduced to simple, single octave vocals she's capable of performing - as basic and easy as a child singing "Happy Birthday".  When great singers cover Swifts songs they expand the range, nuance, and phrasing, and make her songs exponentially better.  But Swift and the current batch of radio girls (Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini etc.) are recording the songs they write despite they're limited vocal abilities for fame and fortune - art be damned - and you can't really blame them until you hear a great singer cover their shitty vocals.  I'm not a fan of this way of producing music.  I want to hear great singers sing great songs. Shitty singers singing great songs are like children playing. Unfortunately, today, all that matters is the songs hook - the singer's skill is an afterthought.


Yes, Chevel is a more capable singer than all of those you mentioned. I wasn’t downgrading her singing ability. It’s just that Nashville isn’t just looking for “singers” anymore. She certainly has an artistic flare to her, and it needs to be represented in self penned songs to get a serious look. If I’m wrong, and she gets signed tomorrow, I’ll be very happy. 

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8 minutes ago, Gmm99 said:

Quick question, are any of her singles on country radio?


No, and they won’t be. They need a label, radio friendly songs, and strong promotion. She’s playing the long game here, whether she realizes it or not. It’s gonna take some time. Just keep working. 

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Just now, TeamAudra said:


No, and they won’t be. They need a label, radio friendly songs, and strong promotion. She’s playing the long game here, whether she realizes it or not. It’s gonna take some time. 

Figured. It is a bummer that promotion is a long process, her songs are great lyrically and vocally so far. She deserves to have long-charting success. Thanks though.

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1 hour ago, rhapsody99 said:

Chevel mentioned tickets will be locked for purchase one hour before her concert tomorrow so if you are going to buy a ticket make sure you don't wait until the last minute.


That’s good to know. I’ll probably have to watch it later, so I’ll make sure I buy it in time. 
 

BTW, she should probably have that link in her IG bio, rather than the link to Randy Travis’ new single, but what do I know. 🙃
 

EDIT: Now, she changed it. Haha. 

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11 minutes ago, Drew1903 said:

This is who is behind streaming Chevel's concert

Just bought a ticket. Damn currency exchange. Ah, it's ok, it will be worth it.


Weird. That company is out of Miami, and the domain Chevel is using for her concert was registered in Colorado, and she’s the only one listed. 
 

https://spproductionslive.com

 

Do they use a different domain for every event? Plus, the people who filmed her music video (also from Colorado) are also filming this. It seems unlikely they’d have an association with these DJs from Miami, but who knows. I believe her dad is from Miami, so there could be some connection there. 

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Just seemed or looked to me that spproductions US & spproductions Live were related, for lack of a better word or way to say it.  One (Live) being the way to access the service they (US) provide and 1 event at a time or something.

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8 minutes ago, Drew1903 said:

Just seemed or looked to me that spproductions US & spproductions Live were related, for lack of a better word or way to say it.  One (Live) being the way to access the service they (US) provide and 1 event at a time or something.


I don’t know, but it’s clearly not something Chevel started. It’s probably more involved than meets the eye. Let’s hope it goes well! I will say the authentication process seems a little complex. She posted videos on that site to explain it. I hope her Facebook fans figure it out before the show starts! 

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I looked at that stuff a bit; was just curious... she & the videos do an excellent job of explaining things. And there are only some additional steps if the tickets are purchased on a different device than what is used to watch the concert; (only) that's when the 2 part authentication arises.

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6 hours ago, Cranberrys said:

I don't know anything about anything but Chevel's dad seems flakey - in a well-meaning but extremely crude (and a lil creepy) way.  


He clearly wants the best for his daughter, but he’s also very polarizing among her fanbase. He would be doing her a favor by stepping back a bit. He’s also very protective of her, and I wonder how that’s played out when dealing with industry people. But, she’s 18 now, and can legally make her own decisions. 


Tiptoeing around the subject again...

 

creep creeping GIF

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