Archive for November 18th, 2012

Usher Opens The ‘American Music Awards’

Usher opened the 40th Annual American Music Awards with a medley of hits off his latest album Looking 4 Myself. He kicked off the set with “Numb,” then moved on to “Climax,” and closed with “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop” as he excited the crowd at NOKIA Theatre. If you missed the show live, catch Usher’s performance below…

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Elle Varner, Fantasia & Stevie Wonder Perform at ‘Soul Train Awards’ (Sneak Peek)

The 2012 Soul Train Awards were held earlier this month in Las Vegas, we showed you the photos, now take a sneak peek at of some of the performances before the show airs on Sunday, November 25, at 9 pm ET on both BET and Centric.

Elle Varner performed “Refill,” Fantasia covered Aretha Franklin’s “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied),” and Stevie Wonder closed the show with a celebratory performance.

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Rihanna Presents: “777 Tour” Day 1 Recap

Rihanna is making history with her “777 Tour,” doing 7 concerts in 7 cities in 7 different countries, all while flying with 150 different publicists from various countries. The Pop princess will release her seventh studio album Unapologetic on Monday. Take a look behind-the-scenes of Day 1, which finds RiRi departing for the trek and heading to Mexico for the first show.


Alicia Keys Presents: ‘Journey to A Girl On Fire: London’

Alicia Keys continues her journey to “Girl On Fire,” with her latest behind-the-scenes visual. Following the R&B star on her recent promo tour in London, check out some of AK’s busy schedule.


Behind The Scenes: Brandy “Two Eleven” Release Week

Brandy has officially made an incredible comeback with her new album Two Eleven. Fans and critics alike are praising the album, and now as a treat for all your loyal followers, aka the Starz, Bran has shared this official behind-the-scenes visual from all the appearances and performances during her release week.


New Music: Tomeka Williams – “What She Gave”

Up and coming singer-songwriter Tomeka Williams is back, releasing the new song “What She Gave.” The Washington state native is signed to rap legend Sir Mix A Lot who has been handling her production. We previously introduced you to Tomeka with the music video to her first single “Girlfriend.” She is currently in the studio working on her debut project. Take a listen to the new song below, and let us know what you think…

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New Music: Coline Creuzot – “You”

Texas based signer-songwriter Coline Creuzot has returned with new music, an EP entitled “Acapella Now.” The lead single, “You,” is a piano based ballad about lost love. Coline’s new EP, which features production from Happy Perez (Miguel, Frank Ocean), is available for free on her website. Take a listen to the song below, and let us know what you think…

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Alicia Keys Covers JET Magazine

Alicia Keys is truly the “Girl on Fire,” gracing numerous magazine covers as she readies the release of her new album dropping November 27. Keys latest cover feature is the new issue of JET magazine, and she gives a very candid interview discussing her marriage with Swizz Beatz and more.

The multi-talented songstress will be taking the stage for the “12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief” at Madison Square Garden December 12. The issue featuring Alicia Keys will be available on newsstands Monday.