Interview with Chris Trousdale & Anna Sundstrand at Howie D’s Lupus Charity Event

Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough came out to support his family’s Dorough Lupus Foundation in New York City.  The event began at Tony Di Napoli’s family-style Italian restaurant in Midtown and ended at Jay Z’s 40/40 Club.  Food, drinks and cigars were shared over great conversation and dancing for a good cause.  I was grateful to

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Jonas Brothers: The New Hanson?

The Jonas Brothers is the newest boy band; however, when we say “band” we mean it! Not only do these guys sing and write their own music, but they play their own instruments as well. With hit singles “Mandy” and “Year 3000” behind them, the Jonas Brothers are bringing in hoards of fans to their

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Leslie Carter is Paving Her Own Way

It’s been about five years since some of us heard from Radio Disney friendly Leslie Carter. But for many of you, this might be the first time hearing that name. You’re probably asking yourselves if she’s related to the same blood line that brought you Nick and Aaron… well, yes, she’s their sister. But don’t

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Play’s Last Stand

During Play’s down time in Sweden, Anna Sundstrand, Rosie Munter, and Janet Leon took some time out to call StarShine to talk about topics that’s been on our readers’ minds lately. Though Anais Lameche was unavailable, Play’s manager, Laila Bagge informed us she is finishing up school before starting her solo career. Though this will be StarShine’s last interview with Play, we know this will be just the beginning of our journey with the solo members of the group, so always stay tuned to starshinemag.com!

Recognize This Pop Country Sweetheart?

In May 2004, as a favor to an industry friend I went to a bar in NYC to interview a young up & coming country artist who hadn’t done any interviews before.  That country artist’s name is Taylor Swift.  I remember her being excited that I had interviewed Nick Lachey and she was sweet as

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