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MKTO Wraps up the Ones to Watch with Skype Tour

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Hey what’s up guys, this is MKTO! We just wrapped up our Ones to Watch with Skype Tour. So crazy to look back at all the incredible things that have happened. Thanks to our fans, we’ve had so many firsts this summer – first Top 10 hit with “Classic”, first Certified Platinum Single in the … Read more

MKTO and Skype give fans the thrill of a lifetime

To an adoring fan, the distance between them and their favorite pop sensation seems enormous. At Skype, we look for new ways to bridge those gaps and bring people closer together. That’s why we brought pop duo MKTO face-to-face with some of their biggest fans with the help of group video calls and Skype on mobile … Read more

Skype brings Turnpike Troubadours and their fans together

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Even if you’re sitting front and center during a concert, there’s still a barrier between the fans and the band. That’s why we decided to bridge that barrier by helping give fans of Oklahoma’s Turnpike Troubadours an exclusive backstage experience. While bringing some country twang to the Ones to Watch with Skype tour, the Turnpike … Read more

The Ones To Watch with Skype Tour welcomes MKTO

What would you say to your favorite music artist if you had the chance to talk to them? If you’ve ever wanted to chat with some of the hottest acts in music, the Ones To Watch with Skype tour is giving you the chance to make this dream a reality. With the help of Skype, … Read more

Skype gets fans closer to the artists: a look back at Sasquatch! 2014

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After three days of nonstop music, singing, and dancing, our time at Sasquatch! Music Festival has come to an end. While we give our vocal cords a rest, have a look at what we’ve been up to. The Skype Music Room was a giant success, thanks to all the Sasquatch fans and the artists who stopped by to hang out with … Read more

What’s it really like to be on tour?

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Hi! I’m Eric Hutchinson. I just released my new album PURE FICTION and am midway through my Tell The World Tour, my biggest and best tour ever. For this tour, I’ve partnered with Skype and House of Blues’s Ones to Watch program. Here’s a day in the life of my Tell The World Tour. 10AM … Read more

Kid Ink Fans Create Skype Moments on the Ones To Watch with Skype Tour

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Every musician dreams of becoming the next big sensation. The Ones To Watch with Skype tour showcases some of the hottest up-and-coming artists on their journeys to achieve stardom – and Skype is bringing fans along for the ride.   When Kid Ink set off on tour across North America, Skype enabled some Moment Makers … Read more

Cherub Joins the Ones To Watch With Skype Tour

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Discovering a band in an intimate venue before they hit the big time is a once in a lifetime experience for passionate music fans. Now, courtesy of Live Nation and their partnership with Skype, we are offering concert-goers around the United States an opportunity to check out the latest up-and-coming artists and be the first … Read more

Love Live Music? Check Out Ones to Watch

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There’s nothing as exciting as seeing music live. The anticipation and buzz in the air, the moment when your favorite artist takes the stage, the sheer joy you feel when they play your favorite song – going to live gigs is awesome. We want to make sure that music fans have access to everything exciting … Read more