Kelly Rowland is steamin in the photos for her brand new album Here I Am (in stores now!). Take a look behind-the-scenes of her photoshoot with famed photographer Derek Blanks.
Archive for July 28th, 2011
Beyoncé continued her promotion for 4 this morning, visiting the ladies of “The View.” B sat down for an interview with Whoopi, Barbara, Joy, Sherri, and Elizabeth, and also performed two songs off the chart-topping album, including a stripped-down version of her latest single “Best Thing I Never Had” and the soulful “1+1” perched atop a piano.
Catch more of Mrs. Knowles Carter when she performs with The Roots on tonight’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.”
Frank Ocean searches for forever on the falsetto driven “Thinking About You,” a previously unreleased song which he posted online before removing. The commercial release of his debut “Nostalgia, Ultra” has been put on hold, but look for the Odd Future crooner’s two features on Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch The Throne (Aug. 8).
We showed you the first clip from their chat, where a giddy Cee-Lo admitted to having a crush on Ms. Kelly. The “Motivation” singer flipped the script, asking Mr. Green the questions on his Fuse talk show, “Talking to Strangers.” The soulman, who flirted with the Destiny’s Child diva, spoke about getting married at 23, savoring his success, how many tattoos he has, and his first gig. He also performed “Bodies” off his latest album The Lady Killer.
Kelly’s third solo album Here I Am, the follow-up to 2007’s Ms. Kelly, is expected to debut at No. 2 on next week’s chart with 70-75,000 copies.
The spotlight was on Mary J. Blige during the latest episode of VH1’s “Behind the Music.” The resilient songstress gave viewers a deeper look inside her life and path to becoming the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, with candid interviews from husband Kendu Isaacs, sister LaTonya Blige Dacosta, Diddy, Nas, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, and Mary herself.
MJB will embark on the next chapter in her illustrious career with the release of her 10th studio album, My Life II: The Journey Continues, due September 20.
View the full episode below.