First Look: Ne-Yo Performs Cameo’s “Candy” On ‘Lip Sync Battle’

“Lip Sync Battle” is back, and Ne-Yo is coming to the stage!

The R&B hitmaker is set to battle actor Taye Diggs this week on the popular performance competition show.

In a preview of the new episode, Ne-Yo channels Larry Blackmon of Cameo rocking a wild flat-top and even wilder red codpiece while performing their hit single “Candy.”

Tune in tonight (Apr. 27) at 10:00pm ET/PT on Spike TV to watch Ne-Yo show his funky side. Meanwhile, get a taste of the battle below.

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New Music: Anderson .Paak feat. Ty Dolla $ign & ScHoolboy Q – Come Down (Remix)

Anderson .Paak had an amazing 2016, thanks to his excellent, breakout album Malibu, and collaborative project Yes Lawd! with producer Knxwledge. Now, the Aftermath singer/rapper delivers a hot remix to standout cut “Come Down.” Produced by Jahlil Beats, .Paak teams up with friends and fellow Cali natives, Ty Dolla $ign and ScHoolboy Q.

Adding his own twist, Ty Dolla pulls inspiration from the original. “So hard to be doing what you’re really meant for,” he sings. “Spread love / Don’t I make it look easy? / Don’t I make it look good?”

Q enters with a rapid-fire delivery, before smoothing it out at the end. “If you drank up all my liquor, come on, now what I’m ‘posed to do now?” he asks. “2-0-1-7 now, ni**as, come on, now you gon’ have to back it up.”

Even more music from Anderson .Paak seems to be on the way, as he was recently spotted in the studio with Bruno Mars, Nile Rodgers, and Guy Lawrence of Disclosure. .Paak and Mars are currently touring together, and apparently they had a special session at Abbey Road studios. Later this year, fans should also expect an album from .Paak and his band, The Free Nationals.

Check out the new remix below via Apple Music.

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Watch: Mary J. Blige & Jennifer Hudson Perform on ‘Ellen’

Ellen Degeneres invited two R&B powerhouses to her show this week.  On Tuesday (Apr. 25), Mary J. Blige hit the daytime talk show stage for a commanding performance of her single “Thick Of It,” in promotion of her upcoming album Strength of a Woman.

Wearing a black bodysuit and accompanied by a live band and background singers, Blige belted out the emotional record inspired by her divorce from Kendu Issacs.

On Wednesday (Apr. 26), Ellen welcomes Grammy & Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson back to the show for her first time in 5 years. Also wearing all black, the songstress delivered her first American TV performance of her comeback single “Remember Me.”

If anyone had forgotten, J-Hud showed off her incredible grace, power, and control with an outstanding display of her vocals.

Check out both Mary and Jenn’s performances below!

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Watch: John Legend Performs “Sure Fire,” Plus Makes Mundane Things Sound Sexy

John Legend was a special guest on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ on Tuesday night (Apr. 25). As a friend and frequent guest on Colbert’s previous show, The Colbert Report, the two have had a long relationship.

The R&B crooner was on the show to perform his latest single “Sure Fire,” but he also sat down for an interview with Stephen where they discussed fatherhood, his cover and feature in ‘Time’ magazine’s latest “100 Most Influential People” issue, and his latest album Darkness and Light.

Before hitting the stage for his performance of “Sure Fire,” he joined the house band for a special segment called, ‘John Legend Makes Mundane Things Sound Sexy,’ where he sang about shopping at Costco and doing laundry.

Check out his interview and performance below.

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New Video: Jovanie feat. Lil Yachty – Two Seater

It takes two.

Atlantic Records teen sensation Jovanie debuts the neon colored visuals for his infectious, dancehall based single “Two Seater” featuring Lil Yachty.

The Brooklyn native is growing up quick, showing off his choreographed moves in a warehouse as he bumps and grinds with an older leading lady in the Eif Rivera-directed video.

“I only got room for you / Like a two-seater / I’m only gon’ ride with you / Like a two-seater / Ooh baby you know this ain’t a test drive / Fly you out from the east to the west side,” he sings on the chorus.

Yachty backs him up throughout the visual, and comes in for the third verse with raps about cruising in his Mercedes with a girl that “blow him like a cup of soup.”

Check out the video below.

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Watch Khalid Perform “Location” on ‘Good Morning America’

Khalid continues to expand his “Location” to the mainstream. On Tuesday (Apr. 25), the 19-year-old singer-songwriter brought his talents to “Good Morning America” for another stellar performance of his breakout hit.

Wearing a blue letterman jacket with a “K” on it, the soulful crooner belted out the acoustic smash for the studio audience. Backed by his bandmates, Khalid vibed out to the tunes hypnotic chords.

“Location” is currently sitting at No. 25 on the Hot 100, while his acclaimed debut album American Teen is presently at No. 16 on the Billboard 200.

Khalid previously performed “Location” on “Ellen” and “The Tonight Show.”  Last month, he released the all-star remix featuring Lil Wayne and Kehlani.

Check out his performance below.

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Beyoncé Announces ‘Formation Scholars’ Scholarship Program

Beyoncé will soon have two more children to take care of, but before she gives birth to twins, the global superstar is giving back to young women.

In honor of the one-year anniversary of her album Lemonade, Bey has announced “Formation Scholars,” a new scholarship program for young women going into the 2017-2018 school year.

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Usher, Andra Day, Jimmy Jam & More Help Raise Over $1M for Type 1 Diabetes Research

“We’re going to find a solution. We’re going to fight this. We’re going to figure it out,” Usher said at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund’s Imagine Gala.

Usher, Sugar Ray Leonard, Brec Bassinger, Hailee Steinfeld and James “Jimmy Jam” Harris were among the stars who stepped out on the red carpet Saturday (Apr. 22) for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund’s Imagine Gala.

The event, which took place at the Beverly Hilton, raised over $1 million in support of the research JDRF funds to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

Usher spoke at the event about how Harris had reached out to him to perform at the gala. The singer-songwriter added, though, that he felt much more compelled to do more and speak to the audience since his son was diagnosed at the age of 5 with T1D.

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