Pandoland 2015: Country musician Annie Bosko shares the path to success in traditionally male-dominated industries


After the craziness of the relaunch, we’re finally getting around to posting the last of our videos from Pandoland 2015. Sorry it’s taken so long.

Fortunately we’ve left some of the best footage till last.

When Annie Bosko took to the Pandoland stage back in June, a fierce debate was raging about women in country music. Just a few days earlier, radio station consultant Keith Hill had said this:

“Trust me, I play great female records and we’ve got some right now; they’re just not the lettuce in our salad. The lettuce is Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and artists like that. The tomatoes of our salad are the females.”

Some of the struggles Bosko describes in her on-stage interview with Pando’s Sarah Lacy might sound familiar to women working in the tech industry. In other ways, however, Bosko makes the plight of women in country music sound way more dire — in particular her commentary on how things have actually gotten worse in recent years, not better…

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Age is only a number.

Justin Bieber went back to high school this weekend and crashed a Los Angeles-area prom.

Bieber was reportedly on his way to a nearby recording studio in Chatsworth, California when he decided to drop by Chatsworth Charter high school’s prom on Saturday night. Or maybe the Prince of Pop just wanted to be crowned prom king.

Teens appropriately swarmed the 21-year-old pop singer when they saw that it was actually him and freaked out all over social media.


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