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Prince Announces Deal with Warner Bros., Confirms New Album on The Way

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Following numerous random digital releases, Prince fans finally get the news they’ve been waiting for. The music icon has returned to Warner Bros. Records after nearly 20 years with a new partnership for the release of unreleased material, along with a brand new album.

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LeToya Luckett Shines Bright On ‘Rolling Out’ Cover

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Single Ladies‘ star and superb vocalist LeToya Luckett has been having quite the year. After receiving the news that the former VH1 show will be picked up on Centric and working with some heavy hitting producers on her upcoming album, we’re expecting some great things coming from the former member of Destiny’s Child.

Covering ‘Rolling Out‘ magazine, the 33-year-old performer opens up about many of the things that we never knew. Touching on her time in Destiny’s Child, the singer states:

A lot of people ask me about my past. It’s part of my life so I expect people to ask certain questions. Maybe they’re curious. At the end of the day, I don’t let it get me down. It was a wonderful time in my life and I’m blessed that I was able to be a part of one of the biggest girl groups known to man. I don’t take those moments for granted and I expect it. I know people are going to have those questions.

Also taking the time to share her past insecurities, her transition into acting, and the infamous “Second Lead Vocalist” comment that’s made its way to Vine, the beautiful LeToya is a good sport about it all.

Although her album, Until…Then, has no official release date, we’re hoping that it comes ahead of the newest season of ‘Single Ladies’.

To read the full story, check it out here.


Ariana Grande Reveals “Problem” Single Cover

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Ariana Grande is growing up fast and portraying a more mature image for her forthcoming sophomore album.  After sharing some very sexy new photos, the singer has revealed the official artwork for her upcoming single “Problem,” which features the 20-year-old showing off her legs in a scantily clad ensemble.

Announcing the songs title earlier this week, we now know the upbeat track also features Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea. “Well, I’m extremely happy to be a part of @ArianaGrande’s new record and I’m warning you now… She may be small but the record is huge,” tweeted Iggy.

Ariana will debut the song live at the Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday, April 27. It will be available on iTunes at midnight following the awards.


Beyoncé & Jay Z To Tour Together This Summer?

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Well it looks as if fans of the powerhouse duo known as Beyoncé and Jay Z might be in for a blessing this summer. Rumor has it that The Carters will be embarking on a joint stadium tour and it’s coming sooner than you think.

Catch the details after the jump!

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Ariana Grande Announces New Single, “Problem”

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Ariana Grande has just been the busiest of bees lately!

With the teasing of her latest collaboration with Chris Brown and some pretty seductive promo shots for her sophomore album, the actress turner singing sensation is ready to give her fans what they’ve been waiting for.

Get the info after the jump!

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Brandy Confirms Split from Fiancé Ryan Press

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Following rumors that had been swirling earlier this year, a rep for Brandy has confirmed that she and her fiancé Ryan Press have officially split.

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Justin Timberlake to Kick Off New Season of Oprah’s ‘Master Class’

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Following her candid interview with Pharrell Williams for her ‘Prime’ special, Oprah Winfrey will be kicking off the new season of her series ‘Master Class‘ on Sunday, May 11. The intimate interview series will welcome superstar Justin Timberlake as the first guest of the season.

The show centers around artists, actors, entertainment personalities and more that are considered “masters” of their craft, as they share the greatest lessons they’ve learned—from triumphs and failures to disappointments and heartbreaks.

In a brief clip from his interview Justin says, “I never told anybody that story.” Hmm, now we are curious!

Peep the ‘Master Class‘ trailer below, and stay tuned for the premiere episode airing May 11 at 10pm/9 c on OWN.

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Tracklist: Michael Jackson ‘Xscape’ Album

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Michael Jackson’s anticipated ‘Xscape‘ album is only a month away, and more details are finally starting to emerge! Epic Records and the Estate of Michael Jackson held a small private listening session in Los Angeles last Thursday for a select group of MJ fan site editors. Of those in attendance was Matt Blank of MJWorld.net who has offered some details on the posthumous set.

Held at Jim Henson Recording Studios, John Branca, co-executor of Michael’s Estate, and L.A. Reid were there to play the album and share some insight behind making the project. Reid explained that the eight tracks selected were the best recordings he found in Michael’s archives. He disregarded any recordings that weren’t full songs, noting that if Michael recorded a whole song (compared to just a chorus for example) then that meant he liked it.

“Each song could be a dance floor filler,” says Blank “They all have very strong beats that rumble through your body. The opening song put an immediate smile on my face and raised the hair on my arms. With powerful vocals delivered by Michael throughout, his passion, his anger and his love is constantly there.”

The ‘Xscape‘ project will hit stores on May 13 in two versions. The 8 track standard which includes updated production from hit-makers Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, Stargate, Jerome “Jroc” Harmon and John McClain, and a 17 track deluxe, which will also include the original demo versions of all the songs as well as 2 videos.

Check out the track listing below:

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