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Video: Melanie Fiona – Bite The Bullet

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Songstress Melanie Fiona is back and looking better than ever!

Releasing the visual for her recent single, “Bite The Bullet,” the gorgeous and talented singer struts her stuff in the black and white video. Equipped with a banging body, stylish hat, and thigh high boots, MF lets her lover know that she’s not here to battle for his love.

Backed by a reggae infused band and a gun shaped microphone, if you weren’t ready for Melanie’s new album, we’re hoping this gets you there.

Take a look below:

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Listen: The Red Light Special R&B Podcast #8 with Special Guests R. Kelly & Melanie Fiona

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On this week’s episode of “Red Light Special” Rob and Kristin are joined by non-other than the R&B King himself – R. Kelly, for a quick interview where he says R&B is in a “state of emergency” and urges all of the artists in the genre to really keep the music alive, but he salutes artists like Trey Songz and the Weeknd. He also talks about what we can expect from his forthcoming new album Buffet, and gives advice on building the perfect playlist.

As if Kellz wasn’t enough though, they were also joined by Melanie Fiona who spoke about going independent, her new single “Bite the Bullet,” and her upcoming album Awake. Mel also spoke about all the talent in her native Toronto and saluted Drake for really giving the city a platform. She also talked about being in a group with Drake before they both blew up (we all knew this right?). And at the end Melanie sings live and sounds AMAZING.

Stream the full podcast below!

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Melanie Fiona Talks Working Without a Label, Being Ready for Marriage, and Her Love for Michael Bolton

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Melanie Fiona swung by Hot 97 for a new interview this week speaking with Ebro and Laura Stylz. With her anticipated third album, Awake, on the way the singer/songwriter spoke about her recent relocation to Los Angeles from Brooklyn, where she had been living for a few years, her surprising collaboration with Michael Bolton, being ready for marriage and so much more.

Fiona said that she was glad about the move to Brooklyn because it gave her the opportunity to experience what it’s like having a house, and a place where she can carry the groceries to the door. Her collaboration with famed singer Michael Bolton was a surprise not only to her fans, but to her as well because she is a fan of Bolton’s music! Her latest single “Bite the Bullet” got many fans hype for her upcoming album, but she revealed she is already prepping for the release of the next single, called “I Tried.”

Melanie also talked about going independent and how she was fine with being able to do her own thing.

Check out the interview below:

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Melanie Fiona Talks Amazing Experience Working with Stevie Wonder

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Melanie Fiona is readying the release of her anticipated third studio album, which has currently been preceded by the hot first single “Bite The Bullet.”

During a recent interview with @247HH, the gifted singer/songwriter shared some special moments while creating the new album, including her truly amazing experience working with the great Stevie Wonder.

Check out Mel’s story below:

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List: Best of May – Top 12 Records

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Summertime is almost here and we absolutely cannot believe how we’re back here so quickly! Officially halfway through 2015, R&B has done nothing less than impress us and make us remember why we do what we do.

From the official return of veteran songstress Monica to another incomparable release from Tamia, May has produced some of the most praiseworthy releases of the year thus far. While the ladies held it down for sure, so did the fellas. From Jamie Foxx and Miguel to newcomers Jordan Bratton and Maurice Moore, R&B blessed us with some great pickings for the month of May.

Now that we’ve given you fair warning of what to expect, get into the “Best of May – Top 12 Records” below!

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Melanie Fiona Performs New Single “Bite The Bullet” Acoustic, Talks New Album on Skee TV

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Melanie Fiona is back and kicking off the promo for her brand new single “Bite The Bullet,” and upcoming album Awake, the R&B songstress appeared on SKEE TV on Friday and wowed the crowd with an acoustic version of the break-up song, and sat down with DJ Skee to discuss her return to music.

“I really just made the decision that I needed to become human again,” she said of her hiatus. “But I needed some experience, I needed some inspiration, and I needed to take care of my health and make sure that I was great—sound body, mind—and get some new stories to make a new album.”

Her third album Awake features production from Dre of Dre & Vidal, Jerry Wonda, and Jack Splash. “We just have great chemistry and it’s right,” she said of her collaborators. “The freedom to experiment and decide… I’m really pleased with the selection that I have.”

Watch her performance and interview below:

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Melanie Fiona Announces New Album ‘Awake,’ Releases New Single “Bite The Bullet”

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If you caught our post early Monday on Melanie Fiona‘s private show in Los Angeles, than you should already be aware that she is prepping for the release of her anticipated third studio album.  Kicking off a short mini tour this past Friday, the soulful songstress debuted some of her new music during the show, and now she has officially announced the album, entitled Awake, is due out this fall via Title 9 Productions/Primary Wave BMG.

“I am so excited to be partnering with Primary Wave for the release of my third album. The journey from my last project to this moment has been graced with many moments of happiness, vulnerability, strength, and ultimately, growth,” explains Fiona. “I am looking forward to sharing my personal and musical evolution with the world.”

The first taste of the album is the funky single “Bite The Bullet,” a Reggae influenced track where Melanie admits to loving the wrong man and accepting her mistakes.

“I’ll bite the bullet, I’ll do it in the name of love / I guess I’ll bite the bullet, or stop playing with loaded guns,” she sings with her infectious tone.

The remaining dates on her Verizon-sponsored promo tour will be making stops in New York, Atlanta and Washington, DC before wrapping in New Orleans at the Essence Festival.

Take a listen to Melanie’s new single below:

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ThisisRnB Nights: Melanie Fiona Performs Private Show in Los Angeles

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The extremely talented, and often underrated, Melanie Fiona partnered with Verizon for a special private show on Friday night at The Montalban Theater in Los Angeles.

The soulful songstress has been away from the spotlight for quite a while (at least in today’s standards), so it was great to see Mel back on stage, and exciting to hear some of the new music she has been working on for her anticipated third album.

Following an unfortunate technical difficulty with the theaters stage curtain, the Canadian singer-songwriter hit the stage with her band and put on a great show. Treating the audience to many fan favorites such as “4 AM,” “Give It to Me Right,” “Wrong Side of a Love Song” and “Fool For You,” Melanie also debuted the brand new song “Bite The Bullet.”

She also embraced the city by paying homage to Kendrick Lamar with a cover of “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe.”

Check out more of our exclusive photos below:

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