“Price Tag” cover
On her second channel, Alyssa posted an awesome audio file of her covering Jessie J’s single, Price Tag. I would have liked a video too, but I guess she didn’t feel like it… Anyway, enjoy as much as I did!
New pictures and icons added
I have added a few pictures, including personal ones, Twitter pictures and some photoshoot updates. Also, I’ve uploaded more than 40 icons of personal pictures and photoshoots. Enjoy them all!
Lots of news!
I have a lot of news for you today. First, for those are aren’t from the United States and wanted to buy Alyssa’s album, Love Hangover, you can do it on her official website.
Second, Friday, there will be a release party for the album at Klusoz, so for those you can, don’t miss it!
Third, you can now choose for your favorite picture to be her next official Facebook picture between two gorgeous pictures. The first one is already in the gallery, and I’ll be looking for the second one (personally, I think it’s maybe a photo from her shoot with Emily Yanez, but I’m not sure). You can click below to get to the Facebook page to do so.
Fourth, and finally, Ryan Seacrest (okay, one of his authors) talked about Alyssa’s cover of “It Will Rain” by Bruno Mars, calling it “dreamy”. Read it below!
Bruno Mars’ ‘It Will Rain’ Gets A Dreamy Makeover From YouTube Starlet Alyssa Bernal [VIDEO]
Twilight’s Breaking Dawn- Part 1 fever is in full effect this week onto YouTube. The movie’s signature song, Bruno Mars’, It Will Rain, is the song to cover. YouTube starlet, Alyssa Bernal, lends her vocals in an acoustic version for the smash hit!
Alyssa, who is signed to Pharrell Williams‘ music label (Star Trak), has been covering the hottest tracks for over four years. The YouTube veteran has over 500,000 subscribers and her guitar covers have reached over a million views.
The singer/songwriter doesn’t disappoint her fans with this Bruno cover. The part that gets us every time is when she starts singing the “woooo.” If you close your eyes, you can picture Edward and Bella dancing in the forest. Okay, maybe that’s just us.
“Alyssa Bernal’s ‘Love Hangover’ is a Potential Hit Train”
Posted on November 17, 2011 • Filed in Article
Here’s another album review from Jason Tanmore of Zoiks! Okline.
Alyssa Bernal brings an old school R&B sound with a current pop melody on her debut album, “Love Hangover.” The album, which drops Tuesday, November 15, 2011, combines the vocal opulence of Brandy and Monica.
Like the two 90s R&B divas, Bernal shows a great maturity in her voice well beyond her years. Not too long ago, the young artist was in high school when producer Pharrell Williams saw her videos on YouTube.
Her musicianship at such a young age impressed Williams to a point he signed her to his label. Since being discovered, the “Cali Cali Cali,” singer has toured with Lifehouse and has gained a wealth of experience in the industry. “Love Hangover” is the beneficiary of that experience. The album consists of 12 well produced tracks that reinforce Williams’ decision to take her under his wing.
“Soaking Up the Sun” and “Hold Me Tight,” a duet with Lifehouse front man Jason Wade, lead the potential hit train with the aforementioned “Cali Cali Cali” starting the ride as the album’s first single.
I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that my favorite song on “Love Hangover” is “Everyone Knows Jason.” The song indicates Bernal’s quest to gain “Jason’s” attention by possibly losing weight or changing her hair. Of course, “Jason” in this case is not me but advice to Bernal, you look just fine.
Alyssa Bernal is a rising star and “Love Hangover” is just the beginning of her promising career. If you’re a fan of pop music with a hint of R&B, this album may be for you.
“Love Hangover” reviews
Posted on November 17, 2011 • Filed in Article
Album Review: Alyssa Bernal Has Got Love Songs For Days
Maturity changes people’s music tastes. Around the tender teenage years, you get the love struck teens who prefer to remain loyal ‘N SYNC fans or those who drift the way of Dashboard Confessional. This transition takes place in the 90s, but the same goes for the 21st Century youngins who stick with Bieber and those who move to Daughtry. If you take the darker and at times, more distributed route, the hidden Bieber or ‘N SYNC fan within you will still expose itself every so often. You shouldn’t be embarrassed by this disclosure, but if you are well passed the midlife crisis age, maybe you should listen to Selena Gomez tunes in private.
The latest artist to be placed in the teen music category is Alyssa Bernal. If you were a JoJo fan in the early 2000s, Bernal will be your newest guilty pleasure. The San Antonio, Texas native, who was born in 1989, has garnered over 12 million Channel Views on YouTube with her covers from such artists as Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears. Her YouTube success sealed the deal with multi-platinum selling artist and producer, Pharrell Williams and her label, Star Trek. Following her self-titled EP release in October 2010, Bernal dropped her debut album, “Love Hangover” on November 15th via Star Trek.
The 13 track album opens up with the lead tune, “The Boy”. You shouldn’t think too hard as to what the meaning of the song is, but instead focus on Bernal’s vocal chops, which are beautifully innocent. The youthful sound of her voice complements the lyrical nature of the song and gives listeners the room to explore their own individual love woes within the track. Yes, Bernal isn’t singing about social or political injustices in the world, but that is why “The Boy” works.
As the album continues, Bernal sheds the light brighter on both her relatable side and talented side. The slower paced track, “Easy”, showcases her ability to tap into a higher register, while maintaining vocal strength. You should think of High School Musical’s Gabriella singing “When There Was Me And You”, when listening to this track. That last statement was a hint to you, Disney. Bernal is worthy of her own “Wizards Of Waverly Place”.
She spices up the track listing of “Love Hangover” with two duets. “One Of Us Gotta Leave” features Pharrell and takes the PG rated album to a possible PG 13 level. Surprisingly, Bernal and Pharrell have similar vocal pitches and ranges, which strengthen the fluidity of the song. The second duet, “Hold Me Tight”, tones down the tempo considerably from that of “One Of Us Gotta Leave”. Jason Wade chimes in on this tune and his rugged sound evokes a rawness that heightens the emotions Bernal’s voice exudes. “Hold Me Tight” is the ultimate romance song for the Twihards out there.
With the “subtle” teenage name drops above, it should become quite clear that Alyssa Bernal has a demographic. “Love Hangover” appeals to that age group, both lyrically and instrumentally. Keeping the beats simple and the words catchy is exactly what works for her market. In no way meant as an insult, but Alyssa Bernal has much more talent within and her debut album is just the beginning.
Alyssa Bernal ‘Love Hangover’ effortlessly fun (REVIEW)
Cute. Fun. Sunny.
The above words could be used to describe YouTube star Alyssa Bernal’s personality as well as her debut digital release, Love Hangover, available today — November 15. The Texas native first garnered the interest of millions on YouTube, but has most recently made a fan of industry heavyweights like Pharrell Williams, Martin Terefe and Jason Wade (Lifehouse) all of which contributed on Love Hangover.
Love Hangover is highlighted by the new single “Soaking Up The Sun”, “Cali Cali Cali” and “Hold Me Tight”, a wonderful duet with Wade (Bernal previously toured with Lifehouse); yet all 12 tracks of the digital release are noteworthy.
What makes the debut special, and will ultimately make Bernal a superstar, is the way the talented singer effortlessly makes fun, catchy tunes in an era where pop music simply tries too hard. You won’t get unnecessary SFXs and autotune. No ridiculous music videos. Just straight, simple pop that is all about the music.
Covering “The One That Got Away”
Alyssa posted a video of her covering Katy Perry’s The One That Got Away and sounds absolutely amazing! Also, don’t forget to get yourself Alyssa’s first album, Love Hangover which is available on iTunes!
“Top Ten With Alyssa Bernal”
Posted on November 15, 2011 • Filed in Interviews
Contest Corner did a small interview with Lyss asking her ten questions. It’s really interesting even if it’s really short, check it out!
Welcome to Top Ten With…, a fun Q&A session where you’ll get to learn all about the music scene’s hottest artists! Today’s featured musician is singer-songwriter Alyssa Bernal, who got her start back in 2006 by uploading cover songs to YouTube. Her channel is currently one of the top 30 most subscribed-to out of all musicians on YouTube, and now she’s preparing to release her debut album, Love Hangover, on November 15th. Get to know this YouTube star through our exclusive interview!
Top Ten With Alyssa Bernal
I’m inspired by: The other talented musicians I’ve met through YouTube.
I realized I wanted to play music when: I realized that I influence others.
Four songs you might find on my iPod: Anti Matter – N*E*R*D, Closer – Corinne Bailey Rae, Be Here Now – Ray LaMontagne, and Haunted – Taylor Swift.
One word I would use to describe myself: Humble
The best part of being a musician is: Performing and connecting with the audience.
Right now, I’m most excited about: This show I’m performing at tonight.
Something most people don’t know about me is: I was a competitive cheerleader for many years.
One of my happiest moments was: When Pharrell introduced me at his concert in Austin TX in front of thousands of people.
My music is: Groovy!
In ten years, I see myself: Settled in LA.
Posted on November 14, 2011 • Filed in News/Rumors
According to YoFresh Yogurt Cafe’s Twitter, Alyssa will be performing on November 17th at 6 PM at the grand opening of YoFresh Stone Oak.
Also, remember that tomorrow, November 15th, 2011 is the release of Alyssa’s first album, Love Hangover, which I’m so excited about. I don’t have any iTunes card nor a credit card, so I can’t buy it right now, but I’m seriously hoping to get it anytime soon. Also, I won’t have time to update about it tomorrow night, but I hope that those of you who’ll buy it will really enjoy it!
Alyssa has covered Bruno Mars’ It Will Rain and sounds amazing! She also posted a personal video called “The Chicas – “Oohh Sherry”". It’s really random and we can’t see much, but she looks like she’s having a great time with her friends!
Chosen as celebrity site of Nov. 9th
Posted on November 11, 2011 • Filed in Site
I have been so busy this week that I forgot to tell you something about the site. Actually, I’m very happy to announce that Alyssa Bernal Web has been chosen as the celebrity site of the day on November 9th. I’m very proud of this title and I don’t think I’d keep up with this site for so long if it wasn’t for the great feedback and views I get. So thank you, visitors!
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