Watch: Chris Brown Performs “Zero” on ‘The Tonight Show’


On Thanksgiving Eve, Chris Brown paid a visit to “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Wearing glasses, a tan trench coat and Yeezy Season 1 boots, the R&B superstar served up an electrifying performance of his single “Zero.” Backed by The Roots, Breezy belted out the pop melodies, while his dancers handled the choreography.

Earlier in the day, Breezy was spotted in 50 Cent’s old stomping ground of Southside Queens giving out 2,000 turkeys for Thanskgiving. “The homie CB gave out turkeys in my hood today,” said 50. “This boy on fire, ain’t nobody f*cking wit him right now.”

His upcoming album Royalty is due Dec. 18 and will be available for pre-order on Friday.

Check out the performance below:

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Watch: Alicia Keys and Jussie Smollett Perform “Powerful” on ‘EMPIRE’


On Wednesday night, Alicia Keys made her anticipated guest appearance on FOX’s ‘EMPIRE,’ starring as a pop singer named Skye Summers.

Keys character forms a deep connection with Jamal (Jussie Smollett) and they collaborate on a duet called “Powerful,” which touches on the issue of racial justice, and heralds the power of the everyday man.

“There’s so much strength in you and me… Change comes when we all take a stand,” sing Keys and Smollett.

Watch their performance of the song below, and if you like it you can pick up the duet on Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2 Volume 1, which is on iTunes now.

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JoJo Gives Stunning Acoustic Performance of “Say Love”


JoJo was gone for a minute, but now she’s back with the jump-off, clearly.

After the release of her three-song rollout – which hit our ears in August – the talented Boston native has been on an ever-growing high since. Debuting the visual for “Say Love” last month, it’s only right that she now releases the acoustic version of the Harmony Samuels-produced fan favorite.

“Every song on the album is true to me. I can’t sing something – whether I wrote it or not – that I can’t feel. And I had a girlfriend that was in the studio with me and she was going through that exact thing. She had been the first to say ‘I love you’ and he didn’t say ‘I love you’ back. She was crying as I was recording it, and I knew that I had tapped into something and I was putting myself in her shoes; I wanted to feel what she was feeling,” JoJo said of the single.

Absolutely stunning, the raw recording of JoJo proves that she’s surely one of the most talented vocalists of her generation.

Take a listen to the compelling and heart-wrenching performance below:

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Jennifer Hudson & Cynthia Erivo Perform “The Color Purple” on ‘GMA’


After the release of last year’s JHUD, Jennifer Hudson has been steadily making strides to keep the next move in line. After nabbing the role of Shug Avery for the Broadway adaptation of The Color Purple, the talented vocalist took to Good Morning America‘s stage to show the crowd just what to expect when the show kicks off on December 10.

Joined by co-star Cynthia Erivo – who plays Celie – the duo wowed all those watching as they belted out the signature track of the show. Sounding more than incredible, we can only imagine what the actual show performance will sound like once it opens next month.

Take a look at the performance below!

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Watch: Adele, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Play “Hello” with Classroom Instruments


Adele‘s takeover of NBC continued on Tuesday night as she appeared on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” for the second night in a row. As her third album, 25, cruises to the biggest first week sales debut of all time, the vocal powerhouse joined Jimmy and The Roots for a playful performance of “Hello.”

The British singer and her hosts tackled the global hit with an array of classroom instruments, including percussion instruments, a ukulele and even a flip phone.

If you missed it, on Monday night Adele played a game of “Box of Lies” and performed “Water Under the Bridge.”

Check out their fun performance below:

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Adele Performs “Water Under The Bridge,” Plays ‘Box of Lies’ on ‘The Tonight Show’


With her new album 25 poised to land the biggest first week sales debut of all time, Adele stopped by “The Tonight Show” on Monday for an interview and performance. The powerhouse vocalist sat down with Jimmy Fallon and spoke about her “SNL” appearance, plus new music she’s excited for, which includes Rihanna and Frank Ocean.

“I was very excited last night ’cause there were some teasers for Rihanna’s new record, and I’m living life on the edge,” said Adele. “I’m the biggest RiRi fan. I love her.”

Later on, Adele and Jimmy faced off in a game called “Box of Lies,” and she capped off the show with a rousing performance of “Water Under the Bridge” off 25.

Check out the performance and clips below:

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The Weeknd Performs “The Hills” at ‘AMAS’


The Weeknd made a fiery entrance at the American Music Awards on Sunday, emerging in front of a flaming vestibule to perform “The Hills,” the chart-topping hit from his new album Beauty Behind the Madness, which won Favorite Soul/R&B Album. Earlier in the evening he was presented the award by non-other than Prince.

Dressed in all black with white kicks, the 25-year-old star belted out the sinisterly erotic tune in front of burning arches on the flame lined stage. Fellow stars such as Justin Bieber, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor and Wiz Khalifa were all seen mesmerized by his performance.

The Weeknd is currently traveling on his miini “Madness Fall Tour” with Travis Scott, Banks, and Halsey.

Check out the performance below:

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Ariana Grande Performs Jazzy Version of “Focus” on ‘AMAS’


Ariana Grande heated up the American Music Awards on Sunday night with a jazzy rendition of her burning new single “Focus.”

The pop princess emerged from behind a red curtain to deliver the piano bar rendition of “Focus” before slipping into the upbeat, horn-filled original.

With her backup dancers in black-and-white cocktail attire, Grande hit her cues while a brass section blared behind her in time. She power-sang all over the track, strutting to the back of the stage at the end of the set for a cool-down.

Peep her performance below:

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