Watch: Rising Star Alessia Cara Performs “Here” on ‘The Tonight Show’

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0301 -- Pictured: Musical guest Alessia Cara performs with The Roots on July 29, 2015 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC)

On Wednesday night, rising artist Alessia Cara made her television performance debut in a big way.

Taking to the stage of ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’ the raspy voiced newcomer performed her breakout single “Here,” backed by The Roots. In a simple grey t-shirt and jeans the 19-year-old Canadian singer showed off her soulful pipes and proved why she is one of the most exciting young talents to emerge this year.

Check out her performance below:

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Watch: BJ The Chicago Kid Performs on ‘The Hot Box’ with DJ Enuff


While visiting NYC recently on a promo run, BJ The Chicago Kid swung by Hot 97 for an interview with DJ Enuff on his ‘Hot Box’ series.

After a brief Q&A the Motown signee showed off his vocal gravitas performing his next single “Church,” which is off his anticipated debut album ‘In My Mind,’ due out this fall.

In addition, BJ dropped a soulful R&B freestyle proclaiming, “South Side here in New York.”

Watch below:

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Jill Scott Performs “Closure” on ‘Good Morning America’


Jill Scott brought some good vibes to morning TV on Tuesday as she rose bright and early for a performance on “Good Morning America.”

Currently promoting her brand new album WOMAN, the soulful songstress hit the Times Square studio to perform standout song “Closure,” backed by her full band.

Bringing her powerful vocals to the stage Jilly from Philly belted out the empowering lyrics of leaving a dead-end relationship over the funky instrumentation.

You can currently catch Jill on tour in a city near you. Watch her performance below:

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Watch: Leon Bridges Performs “Coming Home” Live From The Old Bronx Borough Courthouse


Texas native and modern-day soul man, Leon Bridges, has build a strong respect for his retro-styled songs and performances. His latest was created at the intersection of music and the visual arts.

The new creative initiative “Venue,” presented by VSCO, unveils a short film in which the singer/songwriter performs a stripped-down rendition of his song “Coming Home,” off his Columbia Records debut album of the same name. The unique performance was filmed on June 21, 2015 at the historic Old Bronx Borough Courthouse, a stunning turn-of-the-century building that’s only recently been reopened to the public after being shuttered for nearly 40 years.

This may be the most fitting stage yet for such a deceptively deep cut, performed in one take and opened with a powerful piece of prose. Watch and listen as Leon Bridges powerfully performs “Coming Home” in the old Bronx landmark below:

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Joss Stone Performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’


The soulful Joss Stone brought her gifted talent to the indoor stage of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday for a performance in promotion of her forthcoming new album Water For Your Soul, in stores July 31.

Opening her set with a stirring performance of “Stuck On You,” the English songbird gracefully belted out the lyrics. She previously revealed it is her favorite song off the new album. “I’ve been playing new songs gradually while on the road and it really is the scariest thing,” she told Official Charts. “I find when you’re playing new songs it’s important to explain what it’s about, otherwise it doesn’t go down very well. Stuck On You has gone down really well live, people really like that one. I mean, it’s got a Sarod in it for goodness sake! It’s also probably my favorite song on the album. I really love it.”

Additionally, Stone performed the groovy new song “Molly Town,” which is driven by an island rhythm and timbre.

Watch Joss’ late night performance below!

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Jeremih Performs “Tonight Belongs To You” with Flo Rida on ‘The Tonight Show’


Jeremih celebrated the night on Wednesday with a performance of his buzzing dance single “Tonight Belongs To You” with Flo Rida on ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.’

Opening behind the keys, the R&B hitmaker slowly built up the beat before jumping to the front of the stage to turn up with some robot dancers. Flo Rida turned the heat up even more with his uptempo verse, as strobe lights turned the TV studio into a festival stage.

In addition to his performance, Jeremih took part in their online series “How I Wrote That Song,” explaining the creation of his hit record “Don’t Tell ‘Em.”

Check out the performance and interview below:

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Watch: Monica Performs “Just Right For Me” at BET Players Awards


Monica is getting ready for a strong comeback, and if you weren’t watching last night, the R&B diva appeared on the inaugural BET Players Awards to perform her new single “Just Right For Me.”

Lighting up the stage with a troop of dancers, Mo delivered a strong performance of the soulful jam to an audience of athletic stars including her husband, basketball player Shannon Brown.

Monica is prepping for the release of her new album ‘Code Red,’ due out this fall.

Peep her performance below:

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Watch: Jill Scott Performs “Fool’s Gold” on ‘The View’


Jill Scott will release her anticipated fifth studio album WOMAN this Friday, July 24, and she’s getting some much appreciated daytime TV promo in this week. Making an appearance on ABC’s ‘The View’ on Tuesday, the soulful siren performed her latest single “Fools Gold,” and chatted with co-hosts Whoopie Goldberg and Rosie Perez.

Jilly from Philly had the audience swaying side to side with her groove, and after the performance she explained what came first in all of her versatile talents.

“The writing came first. I love to sing, but if I didn’t have something to say, I didn’t want to sing. So I waited, and as a poet it started working out…That’s when I started writing songs, then that came into theater…but theater, as you know, is hard, with eight shows a week, and I got a record deal in the middle of that, and I thought I’ll do that instead.”

In promotion of the album Jill will be coming to a city near you on her summer tour, see dates here.

Watch her stunning performance below:

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