Contest: Win Tickets to “The Forever Charlie Tour” with Charlie Wilson, Along with KEM & JOE


It’s contest time once again! Today, we have a very special ticket giveaway for fans of the legendary Charlie Wilson along with R&B crooners KEM and Joe.  ThisisRnB has teamed up with AEG Live to offer some lucky fans the chance to see the singers live on the “Forever Charlie Tour” in a city near you!

The “Forever Charlie Tour″ will kick off it’s second leg on May 28 in Dallas, TX and currently run through the end of June. The tour takes its name from the title of Uncle Charlie’s latest album, which has spawned the hit singles “Goodnight Kisses,” “Touched by An Angel,” and “Infectious” featuring Snoop Dogg.

We have 1 pair of tickets available to 14 of the upcoming shows, and they could be yours!

See the available tour dates, rules and regulations below!

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New Music: August Alsina feat. Meek Mill – Right There (Remix)


To commemorate the one-year anniversary of his debut album Testimony, August Alsina has released a new remix to his fan-favorite track “Right There.”

Featuring rapper Meek Mill, the duo reflects on their time in the streets and how they created their escape to stardom. Utilizing their past struggles to encourage those who will listen, August and Meek are a perfect match over the Knucklehead and Cassius Jay production.

While this may not necessarily be a brand new song, August is working on his yet to be titled sophomore album and is still receiving positive reviews from his recently released single, “Hip-Hop.”

Take a listen to the remix to “Right There” below:

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Throwback Thursday: Tamia – You Put A Move On My Heart

Tamia is a multi Grammy nominated singer/songwriter whose music spans several genres, however, she is best known for her R&B hits.

“You Put A Move On My Heart” was the first single released from her eponymous debut album. The single was a cover of the 1993 song by British singer Mica Paris, and was produced by the legendary Quincy Jones. The song became Tamia’s first hit on the Billboard R&B chart, peaking at No. 12.  In 1995 “You Put a Move on My Heart” was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.

The music video has a sexy vibe to it as Tamia sings in a booth while Quincy produces. Her vocals are perfection. Can you believe she was only 19 when she recorded this hit? Enjoy the throwback above.

Alicia Keys Presented with Recording Artists’ Coalition Award at 2015 Grammys On The Hill


On Wednesday night music and politics united at The Recording Academy’s 2015 “GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards” where Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/producer Alicia Keys was presented with the Recording Artists’ Coalition Award.

“We are proud to honor Alicia Keys for her artistry, philanthropy and her passion for creators’ rights as a founding member of The Academy’s brand-new Grammy Creators Alliance,” said Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow. “We know that she will bring the same dedication to creators’ rights as she does to her global philanthropic efforts.”

First Lady Michelle Obama was in the building to present Alicia with the prestigious award. “She simply is who she is and she does what she knows is right, no matter what anyone else might think,” said the First Lady. “With her example Alicia has truly set a new standard for us all, that’s why I’m here – I love this woman.”

The GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards are sponsored by SESAC, and proceeds from the event benefit the GRAMMY Foundation’s GRAMMY Signature Schools program, which provides support for underserved music programs throughout the country.

Grammy-nominated songstress Ledisi was also in the building and performed a tribute to Alicia.

Check out photos and video footage from the event below:

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New Music: Courtlin Jabrae feat. Lisa LoneWolf – Too Grown

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It’s always a good feeling when you roll across a new song and/or new artist and it sounds damn good! And that was definitely the case this morning as I was browsing the net for some new tunes.

While you may not be too familiar with artist Courtlin Jabrae, he’s a little more close to home than you know.  With songwriting credits for the likes of Trey Songz, T-Pain, and rapper Gucci Mane, Courtlin’s work has probably already been in your ears.

Calling on up-and-coming Wisconsin based singer Lisa LoneWolf to collaborate on the addictive and relatable new song entitled “Too Grown,” the duo will have you rushing to learn the words to the well crafted new tune.

Take a listen to the track below:

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New Music: Samm Henshaw – Redemption

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Emerging UK soul singer Samm Henshaw first captivated our ears with an acoustic performance of his single “Only Wanna Be With You.” That was easily enough to make our must-watch list, but now he is back and adds fuel to the fire with another soul-stirring gem, “Redemption.”

Full of solemn power, Samm evokes seasoned meaning over a stripped-down guitar and brassy harmonica, while being beautifully supported by his backing vocalists.

“Oh good lord, good lord, said I can’t keep it up / Said now good lord, good lord, I need you to fill my cup / Said I’m searching for redemption, redemption for my weary soul,” he wails.

“Redemption” is the second release off Samm’s anticipated debut EP ‘The Sound Experiment,’ due out July 13.

Take a listen below:

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New Music: JoJo – Far From Heaven


It’s been a while since we’ve heard from JoJo, but that has changed today thanks to a random email containing a new song entitled “Far From Heaven.”

Currently working on her much-anticipated Atlantic Records debut, fans of the singer will be praising her once again after hearing the soulful new ballad.

“So far from heaven with nowhere to run / Should of seen it coming but we followed the sun / Far from perfect in this universe / No use fixing the things that never worked,” she sings over the piano-driven instrumental.

Since signing with Atlantic Records, JoJo has been working on her third album with Harmony Samuels, Da Internz, Noisecastle III, and more.

Listen to JoJo soar below:

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New Music: Anthony Lewis feat. T.I. – It’s Not My Fault (Acoustic Version)


Rising 18-year-old singer Anthony Lewis has been heating up the radio charts with his catchy new single “It’s Not My Fault” featuring T.I.

Hot on the heels of the music video, Anthony keeps the momentum going with an ultra smooth acoustic version of the hit single.

Take a listen below:

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