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Melanie Fiona Covers Chris Brown’s “Fine China,” Talks “Cold Piece” Single

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Melanie Fiona released her latest single “Cold Piece” to rave reviews back in June. As the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter continues work on her anticipated third studio album she sat down for a chilly interview with Page 31 during a photo shoot at the newly opened Minus 5 Ice Bar in Manhattan.

Along with talking about the creation of “Cold Piece,” and her career to date, Mel took part in Page 31′s karaoke series, delivering an impromptu performance of Chris Brown’s “Fina China” on the spot.

After some technical difficulties, Melanie pulls out an impressive rendition of the hit single.  Check out both clips below!

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Maxwell, Melanie Fiona & Rick Ross Attend ‘Art for Life’ Gala

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Russell Simmons held his 14th Annual ‘Art for Life Gala: A Field of Dreams’ this Saturday in the Hamptons. Moguls, actors, musicians, and philanthropists rubbed shoulders at the fundraiser dedicated to establishing art programs for inner-city youth.

Tyler Perry, Anne Pasternak, Walter Mosley, Sam Englebardt, and William D. Johnson were among the honorees, while Rick Ross, Maxwell, Estelle and Doug E. Fresh entertained the crowd.

The star-studded event, which took place at the picturesque Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton and raised over $1.5 million to help develop inner city art programs, was co-hosted by Soledad O’Brien and attended by a list of celebs — including Anthony Anderson, Melanie Fiona, Al Sharpton, Tichina Arnold, Star Jones, Angela Simmons, Michael Strahan and his fiance Nicole Murphy.

Check out pics and video of Maxwell’s performance below:

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New Music: Melanie Fiona – Cold Piece

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Oh lawd, this beat knocks. Following the sneak peek, Melanie Fiona liberates her raw new single “Cold Piece,” and boy are we pleased.

Mel lets the emotions flow from a rough breakup on the funky Alan Nglish-produced cut, which is the first taste of her forthcoming third studio album.

“I never dreamed you’d leave/ Oh how so very silly of me/ I just can’t believe how someone could be such a cold piece of work at heart,” sings the Canadian songstress.

Take a listen to the cold cut below:

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Glenn Lewis & Melanie Fiona In-Studio Recording “All My Love”

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Toronto came together when Glenn Lewis and Melanie Fiona connected to record their hot new duet, “All My Love,” which lives on Lewis’ forthcoming album ‘Moment of Truth,’ due out August 28.

Glenn and Mel reunited at Chung King Studios in New York City to record the Dre & Vidal produced jam, which finds the two singers pleading their desires to be the special someone in each others lives on the sweet, island inspired jam.

Take a look behind-the-scenes of their studio session below:

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Melanie Fiona Previews New Song “Cold Piece”

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Melanie Fiona has been back in the lab recording her anticipated third studio album. Today, the Canadian songstress shares some footage from a recent studio session of her recording a song called “Cold Piece,” and previews 30 seconds of the new track.

“And now my summers feel like winter/ And all I’m left with are these splintered memories/ I never dreamed you’d leave/ Oh how so very silly of me/ I just can’t believe how someone could be such a cold piece of work at heart,” she sings.

Melanie is scheduled to open for Beyoncé during her L.A. show at the Staples Center for the BET Experience this Friday.

Check out her preview of “Cold Piece” below:

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Melanie Fiona Covers Biggie’s “One More Chance”

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Melanie Fiona is back once again with a new at-home cover video. The R&B songstress pays homage to The Notorious B.I.G. in her latest clip, creating a unique cover of “One More Chance.”

As the sun was rising, Mel delivered a rap/sung rendition of the classic lyrics, while belting out the Faith Evans hook.

“R.I.P. BIG… Here’s to celebrating your life,” tweeted Melanie, who has also covered Drake’s “Started From the Bottom” and Wale’s “Bad” previously. Peep the video performance below:

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Melanie Fiona Performs Rare Acoustic Set at SOB’s

Melanie Fiona radiated the walls of SOB’s on Wednesday night with a rare acoustic performance. The Canadian songstress, who is now a residence of NYC, wanted to put on a special show and picked the venue where she had her first ever sold-out show (4 years ago), and of course she sold it out again.

On May 1st the New York City spring concert season got off to a proper start thanks to Melanie Fiona. The two time Grammy award winner packed the historic Sounds of Brazil to capacity and treated fans who live the “MFLife” to a rare acoustic performance followed by a 30 minute mostly acapella encore. After running through her catalogue of hits and fulfilling request from the crowd. Melanie sat down with us to recap her set and update us on the new music she has been working on.

Melanie rocked the stage once again! Peep the video recap and interview above.


Melanie Fiona Sings Cover of Wale & Tiara Thomas’ “Bad”

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Melanie Fiona follows up her recent remake/cover of Drake’s “Started From The Bottom” with her latest at-home performance. The Canadian songstress offers her take on Wale’s new single “Bad” featuring Tiara Thomas. Once again Mel creates her own track with her own vocal sounds and effects, prior to singing her cover of the single into her computers camera.

Peep Melanie Fiona’s version of “Bad” below:

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