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Release Talk

New Release – Hands on the Wheel by Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 17 year old singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Nashville, TN (USA). She is originally from Sedona, Arizona where she began writing songs at the age of 12. Riley moved to Nashville in 2020 to pursue music. She performs often throughout Nashville both solo and with her band. Riley has 10 original singles out and a six song EP. Riley's newest song ‘Hands on the Wheel’ is […]

todaySeptember 2, 2022 25

In the spotlight

In the spotlight – Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 17-year-old indie alternative musician/songwriter currently living in Nashville (USA). In addition to playing guitar, she also plays the keyboard, ukulele and violin. Riley grew up in a small town called Sedona, Arizona. She lived in the same town her entire childhood, and didn't move out of it till about a year and a half ago when she moved to Nashville. “Coming from a small town I […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 23

Spotify Playlists

Spotify Playlist – Best of CoolTop20 2021

Musically, 2021 was a special year. Hardly any live performances, except online. But still we have discovered enough beautiful new music. Our favorite tracks can be found in this playlist. You will find all the songs that have been in the top20 in the past year. Sorted by the results in the chart. Here at CoolTop20 we simply love music. Discovering new tunes is our passion. Thanks to all the […]

todayJanuary 1, 2022 4

Monthly Mixtape

Monthly Mixtape 2021-11

Out of the many tracks that were submitted to us last month we have again selected our most favourite 100 tracks (in random order). And to be honest...November was crazy. It was hard to pick only a handful of songs for a promotion to the CoolTop20 each week. Enjoy and discover the best of independent artists! Click the cassette to be directed to the Spotify Mixtape.

todayDecember 2, 2021 12

Release Talk

New Release – Love Somebody by Riley Whittaker

17 year old indie pop singer/songwriter Riley Whittaker will release her new single ‘Love Somebody’ on November 19th. Here’s what she had to say about the upcoming release: “The song is expressing the anger of being in love with somebody, and having nothing go anywhere: “is this how it feels to love somebody you know you'll never end up with?" as the songs hook states.” “I was talking to my […]

todayNovember 17, 2021 11

Release Talk

New Release – Changes by Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 16 year old pop-folk singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist living in Nashville, TN. She has been writing songs since she was 12 years old. Her new single 'Changes' will be out on May 14th. “This song is about when a relationship ends and all you want to do is hold on to the hope that you'll meet again in the future, and maybe it was the right person, but the […]

todayMay 10, 2021

Release Talk

New Release – Billy by Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 16 year old pop/folk singer-songwriter and musician from Nashville. She began writing songs at age 12. In addition to playing guitar, Riley also plays the keyboard, ukulele and violin. Her new single 'Billy' will be released this Friday, 19 March. "'Billy' is an upbeat Indie-pop song, that I wrote in the summer of 2020. I had performed this song quite a bit live.” “I wrote Billy about someone […]

todayMarch 14, 2021

Release Talk

New Release – Time Machine by Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 16-year-old pop-folk singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who has been writing songs since the age of 12.  Her new song 'Time Machine' was released today. The song is about wanting to go back and change the past to when things were easier. It was recorded and mixed in Sedona Arizona, by her producer Blake Vadasy. With this release Riley is hoping to gain more monthly listeners on Spotify, […]

todayFebruary 12, 2021 2