As the world's first famous dancing violinist, Lindsay Stirling has made a name for herself by being different, but sadly the 29-year-old California native has not always been celebrated for it. Stirling's new book, The Only Pirate at the Party, which she co-authored with her sister Brooke S. Passey, tells the tale of how Lindsay was able to overcome humiliating run-ins with entertainment experts -- like Sharon Osbourne -- who told her she would never make it, only to become the highest paid female performer on YouTube today.
Having been released this week, Billboard has posted the SoundScan numbers of every album and artist that has sold a record this year. On the classical front, Andrea Bocelli, Lindsey Stirling, the Monks of Norcia, the Piano Guys, Jackie Evancho and more make the list of top contenders.
The people just can’t seem to get enough of charismatic dancing violinist, Lindsey Stirling. An overwhelming demand for the star's concert in Missoula, Montana has forced her to change venues to keep up with the high ticket sales.
This has been quite a year for violinist Lindsey Stirling. The dancing musician appeared in the Grammy Legacy concert and was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Now, Stirling has been announced as one of the 50 musicians who are winners at the 2015 YouTube Music Awards. Other artists include heavy-hitters such as Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.
It seems like there is no stopping the dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling. The viral artist has been named in "Forbes's" music 2015 Top 30 Under 30. The 28-year-old Stirling has been on a roll ever since appearing on "America’s Got Talent" in 2010. "Forbes’s" 30 Under 30 showcases artists from a variety of different musical backgrounds, including country, rock, electronic, hip-hop and pop. Not only does the list focus on musical talent, but also the entrepreneurialism of each performer. Forbes cited Sterling’s 5.8 million YouTube subscribers and her album "Shatter Me," which reached No. 2 on the "Billboard" 200. This is a pretty big deal for the Gilbert, Arizona, native, with internationally known artists like Sam Smith, Florida Georgia Line, Iggy Azalea and Ed Sheeran all being named on the list as well.
Acclaimed violinist Lindsey Stirling has been added to the lineup of the 17th annual Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert "Lean on Me: A Celebration of Music and Philanthropy.” Other performers include Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper, Willie Nelson, Robin Thicke, Aloe Blacc, John Mellencamp and Rozzi Crane. “Lean on Me” will be a part of Grammy Week, which highlights the Grammy Foundation’s ongoing work to safeguard music’s history. The Grammy Foundation hopes that by preserving our musical past, future generations will be able to benefit and grow in their own appreciation of history-making musical giants. Grammy Week will include a number of different events, culminating with the premiere of the 57th annual Grammy Awards. “Lean on Me” will bring together an extraordinary range of artists for a unique evening featuring live musical performances and archival footage from the Grammy Foundation’s preservation grant archives. The night will explore the history of and evolution of songwriting. By presenting an array of versatile artist, “Lean on Me” will celebrate the invaluable contributions of historic musicians and their impact on the American cultural landscape.
The 17th annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café has announced its lineup for the 2014 Film Festival with violinist Lindsey Stirling set as one of the performers. Other acts announced by the organization include Scott Weiland, Andrew Dost of fun. and Jamestown Revival. According to its website, Sundance will present a dynamic mix of emerging and established songwriters and artists, specially curated by ASCAP, and will run during the daytime from Jan. 23 to 30. Stirling is known for her electronic violin, dancing and composing. She rose to popularity after her appearance on "America’s Got Talent" in 2010. Though she did not win the competition, the exposure helped her to become a YouTube sensation in 2012, when her song “Crystallize” became one of the top 10 most-watched videos of that year, with more than 42 million views and more than 5.5 million subscribers. Stirling was also recently the focus of a two-part documentary television series “Song by Song,” which premiered on Ovation TV.
OWL CITY has teamed up with RollingStone.com to debut the music video for his latest single "Beautiful Times (ft. Lindsey Stirling)" today. You can view the video here! The premiere comes just in time for tomorrow's digital release of the multi-platinum singer, songwriter, and producer's new digital EP, Ultraviolet [Republic Records]. Ultraviolet is now available for pre-order now on iTunes.
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You've seen him eveywhere, including the New York City subway. And you've seen her pretty much every week on the Classicalite Chart Report. Now, watch Canadian crooner Michael Bublé's Sinatra and YouTube violin sensation Lindsey Stirling get results on Dancing With The Stars--Season 16, Week 7.