Danielle Kamela, What Are You Listening To?
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? 102.5 KNIX-FM. I love cruising around Arizona with my windows down listening to some country music. Always puts me in a good mood!
What's the first album you bought? I always laugh when I think about this, but it was actually Big Willie Style, by Will Smith. I just loved his music!! My favorite song on the album was "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It." Na-na-na-na-na-nana!
What's the first concert you saw? The first concert I saw was Nelly and TheBig Tymers. It was my freshman year of high school. I'll always remember it because my friends and I ditched cheer practice to go and, consequently, we were sitting on the sidelines the next football game.
What's your favorite concert you've ever been to? Jimmy Buffett. I was sitting front row center with a few of my girlfriends, best seats in the house! I love the Caribbean vibe to his music. Close your eyes and listen, and you escape to a tropical destination. He also handed me a signed a pair of sandals from the stage. Hands-down one of the best concert experiences I've ever had!
What's the last song played on your music player? "Another Breakup Song," by Allen Stone. I was recently turned on to his music and he's awesome!
Preferred format: CD, vinyl, cassette, 8-Track or digital? Digital -- my iPod. I have a very eclectic music library, so having a device that can hold all of my music is extremely important to me. I also love having the ability to download albums or songs at any moment with iTunes. Can't live without it!
What's your favorite album? Revolver, by The Beatles. All of their albums are great, but this one is the best!
Who is your favorite singer or band? How do you pick one favorite? I have favorites in every genre of music, but I guess if I had to go with an all-time favorite, I would say Bob Marley. He inspires me. Does your computer track how many times you've played something -- if so, what's at the top of the list? Yes, and it's "Favorite Girl," by Justin Bieber. Still haven't recovered from Bieber fever -- not complaining about it either!
What was your favorite new or new-to-you album from 2011? Take Care, by Drake. I've had it on replay since it was released, and I'm pretty sure I know every word to every song. He's one of my favorite rap/hip-hop artists, and I'm also a big fan of Lil Wayne, who's on the album, as well.
What one song would you play if you had a world-wide radio audience? "She's a Bad Mama Jama," by Carl Carlton. It's my all-time favorite song. Always will be.
What is your favorite local venue to see music? Celebrity Theatre. Every seat is a good seat, so you can enjoy without having to spend a lot of money. What is your favorite music video? This is a tough one! Since I'm a dancer, I love any music video with good dance choreography. My favorite video, although I have many, would have to be Michael Jackson's "Thriller"! I love the uniqueness, the zombies, the costuming, the dance, everything! MJ is a legend. He changed music and dance forever.
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