Lil' Wayne is back with a new album; I Am Not A Human Being II which will be released on March 26. The album features the first single No Worries featuring Detail. Wayne recently released his newest single Love Me featuring Drake.
Justin Timberlake is the newest performer added to this years Grammy Awards ceremony airing February 10. Justin joins previously announced performers Rihanna and Alicia Keys.
A look at other songs to rule Billboard radio charts for at least 20 frames, as well as what makes Miguel's smash so durable. Miguel's
"Adorn" joins an elite group of hits to have led a Billboard airplay
ranking for a whopping 20 weeks or more, as his smooth ballad tops
R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for a 20th frame this week.
track is the first to log 20 weeks or more atop R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay,
a select set of songs have reached the milestone on other Nielsen
BDS-based Billboard radio airplay tallies (dating to the early '90s
advent of BDS' electronically-monitored data).
How has Miguel
managed a first on an R&B radio chart? The R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
reporting panel is a mixture of mainstream and adult R&B stations, a
benefit for him, as, according to radio programmers, his appeal is
wide-ranging. "Miguel is one of those rare artists who's able to bridge
the gap between 25-34 and 25-54-…
Fiery and outspoken singer K. Michelle has announced the title of her new album Rebellious Soul. The album will mark her debut album under the Warner Bros. Records label. K. Michelle announced the news a few months ago. Look for K. Michelle's Rebellious Soul this Summer!
In other music news... Fantasia will release her fourth album The Side Effects Of You on March 19. The album contains the new single Lose To Win.
It's been a long time coming but Eve is finally ready to release her new album Lip Lock on May 14. Check out what Eve has to say about her new album and what fans can expect!
Following an eleven-year recording hiatus, rapper-actress Eve has
announced that her fourth studio album will be released this spring.
"You can officially expect 'Lip Lock' on May 14," she promises in a new
While she originally started work on the follow up to
2002's "Eve-Olution" in 2007, Eve scrapped the project due to issues
with her then-label, Interscope, and started over from scratch. "It's
not the same record," she tells Billboard. "I just kept the same name.
It took a minute to get out of the situation that I was in back then.
That's what took so long."
Eve says that "Lip Lock" will be
released on her own independent label, the recently formed FTR Music, or
From the Ribs Music. The album will be distributed throug…
After several false starts, Eve is finally ready to make her return to
music. The Philly raptress has announced an official release date for
her first album in over a decade, Lip Lock.
Eve’s fourth album
will arrive on May 14 featuring appearances from Snoop Dogg, Pusha T,
Juicy J, and Chrisette Michele, with production from Claude Kelly, Swizz
Beatz, and more.
“Lip Lock is the album I’ve always wanted to
make and it represents me coming back into the game—lyrically locking it
down. But I also like the title because it can be a play on words,”
She will release the remix to the first single “She Bad
Bad” today featuring Pusha T and Juicy J. Last night during the Big
Brothers Big Sisters event in Washington, D.C., the pit bull in a skirt
debuted her new single, “Make It Out This Town.”
Lip Lock marks
Eve’s first album since leaving Interscope Records. Her last album,
2002’s Eve-Olution, peaked at No. 6 and spawned the hit single “Gangsta
Lovin’” featuring Alicia Key…
Keyshia Cole has called on fans to help her choose her next singles off her recently released album Woman To Woman. Fans responded and it looks like the title track featuring Ashanti will be the next single followed by the equally popular I Choose You.
Mariah Carey is currently turning up the drama on American Idol! When the singer was recently asked who her favorite American Idol is to she replied "Fantasia".
Ironically Fantasia honored(like she has so many other legends) Mariah when she sang Hero(I believe) when Mariah was honored at an awards ceremony(can't remember which one) awhile back.
Speaking of Fantasia her new album The Side Effects Of You has a release date of March 13. The video to the album's first single Lose To Win should be debuting any day now.
In other music news...
Legendary artist Prince is being honored this year at the Billboard Music Awards. The awards ceremony will take place this May.
A few days ago Kelly Rowland revealed the single cover art(which you see above) to her new single Kisses Down Low. The song is the second single from Kelly's upcoming album Year Of The Woman due later this year.
Boy Kelly is really exploiting this newfound sex kitten image to the hilt but I'm not mad at her!
Everyone has something to say about Beyonce's "alleged" lip syncing. To be honest I really don't know if she did or not but if she did I can't say I'm surprised. I came across an article regarding Aretha Franklin's thoughts on the whole lip syncing debacle. Check it out!
Aretha Franklin has said that she "cracked up" laughing at reports that
Beyoncé lip-synched through The Star Spangled-Banner at president
Obama's inauguration ceremony.
The 70-year-old singer performed
My Country, 'Tis of Thee at Obama's first inauguration ceremony in
Washington DC four years ago.
Franklin told ABC News she still
thinks Beyoncé "did a beautiful job" at Monday's event but added: "When I
heard the news this evening that she was pre-recorded I really laughed.
I thought it was funny because the weather down there was about 46 or
44 degrees and for most singers that is just not good singing weather."
In fact, temperatures we…
I have quite a bit of music news to share with you all. I'll start things off with one of the first major releases this year; Tamar Braxton's Love & War which will be released on March 5. The album was originally slated to be released on February 12. Love & War(the album) marks Tamar's debut album on the Streamline/Interscope Records label. Tamar had previously released a solo debut in 2000 on the now defunct Dreamworks label.
Tamar recently revealed that the song The One(which she performed at a showcase a few months back) will serve as her album's second single.
Speaking of new albums Tyga will release his new album Hotel California on March 26. It's his second album to be released on the Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Republic label.
Congratulations are in order for Real Housewives Of Atlanta star; Kandi Burruss and her fiance Todd Tucker. The couple got engaged over New Year's Eve. Kandi made the public announcement via US Weekly.
Rumors of Kandi's impending engagement have been running rampant for quite awhile and now the rumors are true.
One of the many albums I'm looking forward to this year is Eve's Lip Lock. Hey! I can't believe it myself. If you would of asked me this a year ago; I would of said something totally opposite. I've never been the biggest Eve fan but I'm loving her new single She Bad Bad and its accompanying video. Speaking of She Bad Bad; Eve plans to release a remix to the song featuring Pusha T & Juicy J. To top it off Eve will premiere her new single next week Make It Out Of This Town.
Are you all looking forward to Eve's new album? Well while you let that question marinate in your mind; Shawty Lo's new reality TV show; All My Babies Mama's won't see the light of day! Say what? Well that is word according to various reports. Oxygen(the network the show was supposed to appear on) is said to make a formal announcement any day now regarding the cancellation of the show. 38,000 online votes were said to play a part in Oxygen's cancellation of the show. The on…
The Destiny's Child reunion has everyone talking and with good reason. The trio has collaborated for each member's upcoming solo album all due this year.
Their newest collaboration Neutral will be available to the Destiny's Child album Love Songs due January 29. If that's not enough you can see the group come together again at the Super Bowl airing February 3.
We've been hearing and reading a lot about Justin Timberlake's coveted return to music and now I have new info.
Justin Timberlake will release his new single Suit & Tie on January 14. The song will be available on iTunes. It is the first single from Justin's new album The 20/20 Experience due later this year.
You know R&B releases get pushed back more than Lebron James' hairline. Such is the case with Ashanti's Braveheart album. Originally due last year; the album has suffered yet another pushback. This time the album will be released on March 26. eOne Records confirms that this is the new date and a new single from Ashanti is well on its way.
R&B crooner Brian McKnight is gearing up for his 15th album release,
after dropping the video to the first single this week entitled
“Sweeter.” UrbanBridgez.com has your info on the release, the new album
is entitled “More Than Words” and will be released on February 26th!
This will be Brian’s first new album since “Just Me” released in 2011,
which included a live disc of McKnight classics.
UrbanBridgez.com has your First Exclusive Look at The Official Tracklisting!
Official Tracklisting (subject to change) Don’t Stop Let Somebody Luv U 4th of July Sweeter She Doesn’t Know More Than Words Good Love Nothing But A Thang Live Without You Made F…
Here's something to cheer about! Justin Timberlake is back! The singer announced that he is readying new music. Word is that his new single will feature none other than Jay-Z.
Timbaland; a frequent collaborator of Justin's is said to be producing the new music. Rumor is that Beyonce is featured on Justin's new single as well. This comes on the heels of Beyonce mentioning that she was working with Justin in GQ magazine.
All I know is that 2013 is shaping to be a very interesting and quite possibly great year for music. Here's keeping my fingers crossed!
Nas has revealed that he is in the early stages of working on a new album. The rapper who released Life Is Good last Summer is nominated for four Grammys this year.
You all ready for a new Nas album?
Beyonce has revealed in her GQ magazine cover and article that she is working with Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, and The-Dream on her new album. She described the album as "R&B" and "early 90s" influenced. This time around Beyonce is channeling her inner Prince, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, and doo wop as well.
Beyonce will be performing at the Super Bowl on February 3. You ready to see Beyonce perform and do you think she will perform new music? Only time will tell.
Hello all! How is your day going? Mine; okay so far. Ask me later and I may have a different response. Here are some music news tidbits for you all to get your day going. Fantasia has revealed the title of her new album; The Side Effects Of You(preferably a jab at her married lover). The album will be released on March 13. The lead single is Lose To Win Again. Fantasia recently shot the video for the single which should be debuting soon.
Beyonce is gearing up for a very huge year! In addition to a new album, Pepsi endoresement, and Super Bowl performance; Beyonce has been tapped to perform at the President's Inauguration! She will perform The National Anthem.
Rihanna will perform at this year's Grammys airing in February. The singer is one of the first performers mentioned for the festitivies. Rihanna is nominated for three awards.
Kid Cudi is fuming at his label Universal Republic! The outspoken rapper feels that his songs have earned little radio play while his hits on VEVO …
Eve finally unveils the video for her new single She Bad Bad. It's the first single and video from her upcoming album Lip Lock due in April. Lip Lock will be released through Eve's own label Blondie Rockwell Inc. Go Eve!
Hot off the success of his debut solo single Bandz A Make Her Dance; Juicy J is forging ahead with his debut solo album. The untitled release will be housed through Columbia Records. The album is said to feature appearances by Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Trey Songz, Young Jeezy, and Big Sean.
Rick Ross has revealed his new album titled Mastermind. The new album is said to arrive later this year. Not much else is known about the album at presstime.
Rick Ross' current album God Forgives I Don't was nominated for a Grammy.
It looks like there have been some shuffling around in single choices for Rihanna. Rihanna has chosen Right Now featuring David Guetta as the new single off her #1 album Unapologetic. It was previously reported that Rihanna was releasing Stay as her second single.
Maxwell is back! After collaborating with Alicia Keys on her album on the track; Fire We Make; Maxwell is back with a new album Summers'. The album's release date is currently unknown. However the album's premiere single is titled Of All Kind.
Chrisette Michele has revealed that she will be releasing a new album on April 30. The album titled Better will be her first under the Motown label. Chrisette was previously signed to Def Jam where she released three albums.
The media has never been kind to Fantasia but when you say certain things; they are bound to be taken out of context. That was the case for Fantasia when she made comments about gay marriage and marijuana use on her Instagram account.
Once word spread about Fantasia's comments; fans were furious. Well Fantasia is now speaking out citing that her "manager is gay. her team is gay" and she's not against gay people!
I'm glad Fantasia cleared all that up before things really got out of hand. After this though Fantasia says she is "done with media". Can't say I blame her but their not done with you!
Ashanti plans to release her new album Braveheart on February 26. The oft-delayed album was originally due to be released on January 29 and most of 2012. A new single is said to be released any day now. There is no word on what the new single might be. If Ashanti is smart(which I know she is) she will release the song Mine(She Can't). The song has proven to be pretty popular when Ashanti performs it during concerts.
Kendrick Lamar will appear on the January 26 episode of SNL. The rapper had a successful year last year with the release of his album; good kid, m.A.A.d city and single; Swimming Pools(Drank).
Common will release an EP later this month to coincide with the release of the movie LUV; which will be in limited release. The EP will be followed by his first ever mixtape in April. A new full length album is said to follow in September.
The Queen Of Soul herself Aretha Franklin is working on a new album. The new album finds her collaborating with Babyface and Nate "Danja" Hills(known for his work with Timbaland). There is no word on when the album will be released. Aretha recently signed to RCA Records.