MAGAZINES

Ariana Grande Covers Marie Claire

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It seems like a little bit of everyone has something to say about Ariana Grande, and we’re not in opposition to joining in.

While the 21-year-old sensation found another range of success with her sophomore album My Everything, it also seems as if she’s finding it with landing another magazine cover. This time posing for famed Marie Claire, Ariana is turning in her “teen” card and pulling out the more adult looks.

Dishing on a few of her “firsts,” her hair, her plans of shooting to the top, and more, this is one read that you won’t want to miss. On her desire to sing R&B, Ariana stated: “I was 14 years old and ready to make an R&B album. I was like, ‘Where is that Mary J. Blige collab? Where is that Natasha Bedingfield writing session? Where is my session with India.Arie? I’m ready. Let’s go.”

Proving that she has more than the talent to fulfill all that her heart desires, we’re all here for what Ariana is supplying us with. Until the issue hits shelves on September 16, cheek out a few shots from the shoot below and get a sneak peek of the interview here!

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Usher Does It All In New ‘Fault’ Magazine ‘Millions’ Issue

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Usher just continues to make the ladies drool every chance he gets and we’re not mad one bit.

While the news of his tour The UR Experience – which features August Alsina – made every woman in America flip their lid, his spread in the new issue of Fault Magazine has done just the same.

Titled “The Millions Issue,” the magazine will give us a firsthand look into the life and mind of the R&B superstar. Shot by Sinisha Nisevic and styled by L.A. celebrity stylists The Kids, Usher’s feature in the magazine spans over 13 pages and includes him covering the Men’s Fashion section as well.

In his interview, entitled ‘The Man Who Can Do It All,’ the record-breaking entertainer discusses his stint on The Voice, his upcoming album, jumping back into acting, and more. When asked about his upcoming album and not making commercial hits, he told the magazine: “I don’t feel that I’ve got to sell out this tour, or sell crazy amounts of albums, or have the number one single. It’s great to have all those things, but that isn’t what I’m doing.”

The signer also went on to speak about his experience while creating the new body of work. “It’s still a work in progress. I’m at a place where I really just want to have fun and do what I feel is significant to me. These last three years have been the hardest times of my life. I’ve wanted to break down, I’ve wanted to quit. I’ve wanted to throw in the towel but my spirit wouldn’t allow me… The one thing the album represents is confidence. Not confidence in a cocky way, but being open about what I feel, take it or leave it. If I’m not honest about my feelings then you’ll never know how I really feel,” said the “Believe Me” crooner.

While the full interview isn’t available yet, fans can get a small taste of what Usher had to say here and don’t forget to check out a few of the shots from the shoot after the jump!

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Rihanna Channels Her Inner Warrior In ‘Tush’ Shoot

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Rihanna gives us something to look at yet again.

While the famed starlet is busy slaying the sidelines at every NYFW event right now, she has also managed to make headlines with a cover shoot…again. Posing for German fashion magazine Tush, Rihanna gave us a taste of something a little different.

Donning a gray wig, the singer is reminiscent of something like an Ice Queen. Styled by Nadia Rath and shot by Gomillion & Leupold, the head turning fashionista doesn’t disappoint.

Check out a few of the shots below as you wait on the issue to hit stands on September 18.

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Chris Brown Covers Billboard, Talks Past Demons and Upcoming Album

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It’s been a rough road for Chris Brown over the last few years, but it seems as if things have really been coming together for him lately. Nabbing the cover of Billboard, the singer has a lot to talk about this time around.

Catch more after the jump!

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Rihanna Goes Wild In New ‘W Magazine’ Issue

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And another one!

Rihanna‘s name is lighting up our lives again as she prepares for whatever it is that she has going on these days. While news has been swirling about a potential cosmetic/lingerie/fashion line branded under the “Fenty” name, RiRi is clearly giving them reason to push the chatter into the forefront.

Landing the cover of W Magazine‘s September’s issue, the “World’s Wildest Style Icon” sports a glamorous tribal look. Rocking a new septum piercing and a half painted face, the stylish singer is joined by fashion icons Naomi Campbell and Iman inside the covers for an ode to fashion designers, models and style icons alike.

Check out a few snaps from the shoot below!

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Mya Shines On ‘Women’s Running’ Magazine Cover

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Mya, Mya, Mya! In the words of Johnny Gill – “My, My, My!”

It’s no secret that everyone loves Mya. Whether it be for her musical and dancing talents or just her incredible figure, the love for the “Case of the Ex” singer has never been hidden from the masses.

Catch the details after the jump!
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Sevyn Streeter Covers ‘Rolling Out’ Magazine, Talks Songwriting With Chris Brown

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While many may think that Sevyn Streeter‘s fame has turned over night, the 28-year-old songstress has actually been in the game for over 10 years. Getting her start in a two girl groups and songwriting for some of your favorite artists, Sevyn has now found skyrocketing fame with her own material.

Armed with a vocal talent not compared to the rest, Sevyn has become one of the top artists whose debut albums we have anticipated. Noticing the same that we notice, urban magazine Rolling Out decided to tap the young singer to cover their latest issue of the famed mag.

Dressed in a blue crop top with a matching skirt, the Florida native shines bright in her shoot. Discussing her journey into music, Sevyn touches on why songwriting with Chris Brown has been one of the best things to happen to her. Stating, “You’re not put in a box when you go to write for Chris or with Chris,” the “B.A.N.S.” cooer expresses her appreciation for the highly publicized artist. 

Take a look at the behind the scenes footage of the shoot below and read the rest of the interview here!

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Solange Graces ‘Lucky’ Magazine, Talks Elevator Fight

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Solange is getting right for summer as she graces the cover of Lucky magazine. The 28-year-old fashionista shows off her obsession with color blocking in the vibrant images, shot by Todd Cole.

The magazine caught up with the “Losing You” singer in New Orleans, where she lives with her nine-year-old son, Julez, and her boyfriend, video director Alan Ferguson.

In the August issue, she speaks out on her bold style, musical growth, new album, and the infamous elevator fight with Jay Z, which she refers to as “that thing.”

Read highlights from the interview below:

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