Watch: Stevie Wonder Does Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

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Following Mariah Carey, A$AP Rocky, and Justin Bieber, the legendary Stevie Wonder joined “Late Late Show” host James Corden for some Carpool Karaoke. Corden was apprehensive at first, as Wonder sat in the driver’s seat, but he quickly remembered that he “forgot” his license so Corden took the wheel. Once they got on the road, Wonder belted a few favorites including “Superstition,” “Sir Duke,” “Isn’t She Lovely,” and “For Once in My Life.”

As a very special favor he called Corden’s wife and sang her a rendition of “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” at which point Corden tried to hold back tears.

But when Corden tried to learn the harmonica, Stevie advised him against it—”Don’t touch the harmonica, ever.”

He even joked about starting a group with Corden called the Wondercats. For their first number, they switched up the lyrics to Stevie’s classic “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.”

Stevie Wonder’s 20 city tour “Songs In The Key Of Life Performance” will kick off Sept. 30 in Montreal and wrap up Nov. 24 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Watch the hilarious sketch below:

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Watch: Miguel Visits ‘The Tonight Show’ Performs “Simple Things,” Plays Game of ‘Long Story Short’


On Monday night, Miguel paid a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” to perform his single “Simple Things.”

Dressed in all white, he initially appeared in profile on stage, strumming an acoustic guitar. Then the lights came on, and he launched into the slow-burning R&B jam.

Afterwards, Miguel competed in a game with Jimmy, Benicio Del Toro, and Jessica Alba called “Long Story Short.” He and Benicio, on a team together, had to guess movie titles in under five seconds without saying their names. Miguel described 50 Shades of Grey—”He likes to tie her up,” he offered. Benicio missed that clue, and missed another when Miguel described The Notebook as “something you write in at school.” But ultimately they were unable to pull off a win.

Backstage, Miguel spoke about how Boyz II Men’s Motownphilly album changed his life when he was nine years old.

Later in the evening, he surprised the crowd during Rita Ora’s show at Irving Plaza to duet on his single “Coffee.”

Check it all out below:

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Watch: Trey Songz Gets Punk’d


Punk’d really loves to pick on R&B singers it seems.

Following Chris Brown, K. Michelle, and Miguel, R&B heartthrob Trey Songz is the latest star to get setup on BET’s revival of the prank show.

Similar to Miguel, radio host Big Boy helped ‘punk’ Trigga while he visited his morning show on LA’s Real 92.3. Trey was asked to sit-in while they helped a guy in need of charity after supposedly losing his ability to walk. He offered some advice — “You put your life on the line, but the blessing within will never be taken away.”

Of course, then the guy revealed that he’s not actually injured, and only pretending to be on the show to get money.

“Not everybody can be Trey Songz,” he said, while Trey looks on horrified.

Eventually Trey is put on the spot when he’s asked to reveal if the guy is really faking it. As the guy swears and walks off set, the camera crew jumps out and reveals the trick, while a relieved Trigga laughs in relief.

Watch the full episode, which also features Sanaa Lathan, below:

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BET Announces New Docu-Series, Set To Feature Beyoncé, Chris Brown, And More


If you’re like us, when the news of the revival of BET’s popular after hours show “Uncut” had arrived, we were thrilled knowing that a portion of our past was coming back. Imagine our surprise though, and yours too we’re sure, when we found out it was all a lie and just another way to plug the revival of another fan favorite show from MTV, “Punk’d.” While we were pretty blowed that “Uncut” wasn’t returning, we found peace this week in knowing that a spin on another nostalgic show from our past is set to premiere in just a matter of days.

If you happened to be around when MTV’s popular hit show “Diary” was on television on VH1’s “Behind the Music,” then this will definitely be news that you’ll appreciate.

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Watch: Miguel Meets Insane Fan on “Punk’d”


Following their season opening episode of “Punk’d” with Chris Brown and K. Michelle, BET kept the spotlight on today’s R&B stars in episode No. 2 by playing a serious prank on Miguel.

While visiting L.A.’s 92.3 for an interview with Big Boy, the singer was asked to meet a die hard fan who had driven 6 hours to see him.  Things started out nice, just overly obsessed, but when she was asked to leave the room for him to finish his interview the real psycho came out…

Watch Miguel’s moment of panic below:

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First Look: Kelly Rowland Guests on “Empire”

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As previously revealed Kelly Rowland is coming to prime time TV this fall with a guest role on FOX’s hit drama “Empire.”

The 34-year-old singer will be playing Luscious Lyon’s mother, Leah, in a series of flashback scenes from his childhood.

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Watch: Chris Brown and K. Michelle Get ‘Punk’d’


“Punk’d” is back!!!

BET premiered the new season of the classic celebrity prank show last night, and Chris Brown and K. Michelle were the first two victims!

Breezy—who was previously pranked on MTV’s version of the show—was set up by French Montana on set of a video shoot. As part of the elaborate plot, a young actress pretended to be alone on set without her parents, which alarmed Breezy. Royalty’s father showed that he has a good heart and wouldn’t continue shooting until he knew she was OK. Eventually, French revealed that it was all a set up.

“I got ‘Punk’d’ before, but this actually had me on the edge of my seat. I’m just glad it’s not real,” said the relieved singer.

K. Michelle popped her “Punk’d” cherry thanks to her girlfriends, who set her up with a crazy Uber driver. The driver received an accidental phone call from his girlfriend, who was cheating on him, and soon K and her friends were involved. He tried to pull the car over and that’s when K lost it, jumping into the driver’s seat and taking off.

Watch all the hilarity below!

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Kelly Rowland Dishes on New BET Show ‘Chasing Destiny’ at 2015 Essence Festival


As everyone is still trying to catch up on rest from the exciting weekend in New Orleans at the 2015 Essence Festival, everything that you missed is still cranking out. From unexpected moments to juicy interviews, this year’s festival brought out all of your favorite stars to plug their new projects and ventures.

One artist in particular who worked the media was 34-year-old Kelly Rowland. Looking exceptional throughout the weekend, the “Motivation” singer sat down with ESSENCE Live Festival Edition host Adrienne Bailon to reveal the details on her new BET show, ‘Chasing Destiny.’

Confirming that the show is indeed a search for the ultimate girl group, the former girl group member went on to reveal that filming is already in the works with Frank Gatson – who was an instrumental creative force for Destiny’s Child as well as each of the member’s solo careers.

In addition to the upcoming show, Rowland has also been confirmed to be a guest star on season 2 of the FOX hit series, ‘Empire.’

Take a look at her sit down session at Essence below:

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