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Event Recap: Miguel Performs ‘Wildheart’ Show for NPR Music First Listen Live

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Miguel is not a R&B artist, he is a full-fledged Rock Star… If this wasn’t abundantly clear before, the opening whales of his bands guitars made it evident upon his first step on stage Tuesday night at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. In conjunction with the release of his well-anticipated third studio album Wildheart, the Grammy Award winning artist teamed up with NPR Music for a special performance as part of their “First Listen Live” series.

Before heading out on tour this summer, the Los Angeles native gave NYC fans an early preview of his upcoming summer tour, performing songs from Wildheart, and hits from his acclaimed catalog.

“If you got a drink right now I suggest you down that muthafucka,” Miguel instructed the packed room of fans, label reps and press. His stadium ready light show only set the tone of soulful rock god even more as he delve in the opening song “The Thrill” blending it perfectly with his unexpected fan favorite single “Simple Things,” from the soundtrack to HBO’s Girls.

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Watch: Miguel Premieres ‘Wildheart’ Short Musical Film (Chapter 1)


Miguel is on a mission to abstain from normality, and the R&B rock star continues to prove it with each new release.  To coincide with the debut of his well-anticipated third studio album, Wildheart, the talented artist has premiered a short musical film, separated into multiple parts, to deliver unique visuals for the tracks off the project.

Choosing “…goingtohell,” “coffee,” and “NWA” to be the first to receive a seductive treatment, the nearly 13-minute production finds Miguel going through the motions with a lover. From playing rough to having sweet coffee in the morning to the next day, the unexpected piece is a perfect visual addition to the already soul touching album.

Fair warning though: you might wanna call your boo up for a night cap after watching this.

Check it out below:

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Miguel Surprises Fan with “Coffee” Serenade, Performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’


With his brand new album Wildheart out now, Miguel brought some fun to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Monday night.

In addition to performing his single “Coffee” on the indoor stage, they asked Miguel to go to a cafe just down the street from the theater and surprise an unsuspecting customer with an impromptu performance of the sexy song!

Watch his performance and the special unexpected moment below:

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Miguel Models Young, Wild & Clean Looks for GQ, Talks Sex Tips


With the release of his third album WILDHEART right around the corner, R&B maverick Miguel gives us a glimpse at his rockstar lifestyle.

With rave reviews coming from the stream of his June 29 arrival, the acclaimed artist is sure to gain more attention after you feast your eyes on his new spread for GQ.

Sporting some incredibly stylish threads in each of the shots, the “Coffee” crooner continues to prove that his style is one of the most applauded out. From suits and loafers to ripped jeans and sneakers, you can’t deny that Miguel looks good in almost anything he wears.

In addition to his sexy photoshoot, the singer shared some provocative tips for better, hotter, longer, kinkier lovemaking in a video interview from Casa degli Atellani in Milan.

Take a look below:

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Listen: Miguel Releases ‘WILDHEART’ Full Album Stream!


With only a week to go before the release of his much-anticipated third album Wildheart, Miguel has teamed up with NPR Music for an advance preview of the LP with a full album stream!

The follow-up to 2012’s Grammy-nominated Kaleidoscope Dream features 13 tracks including the lead single “Coffee,” plus appearances from Lenny Kravitz and Kurupt.

“This album is Los Angeles, it’s attitude, it’s aggression, it’s sex, it’s pyschedelia, it’s lust, it’s loneliness,” Miguel previously told VH1. “It’s just more aggressive. It’s just raw. That’s why I love this album.”

In advance of his summer tour, which kicks off on July 24 in Austin, Texas, NPR is bringing Miguel to the stage for a First Listen Live performance. They will be giving away free tickets to attend the concert in New York City and also host a live video webcast of the entire show for those watching from everywhere else. The performance will be available to stream Tuesday, June 30, 2015 starting at 9PM ET at

Free tickets to the June 30 concert in New York City will be distributed by NPR Music via social media starting at Noon ET on Friday, June 26.

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Miguel Performs “Coffee” on BBC 1Xtra Live Lounge


While overseas promoting his upcoming album WILDHEART, Miguel paid a visit to BBC Radio 1xtra Live Lounge in the U.K.

Dressed in all white, the R&B maverick performed his single “Coffee” with some help from his band. In the Live Lounge tradition, he also chose to cover “Hey” by British punk band Slaves.

Miguel’s third album WILDHEART arrives June 29, and he will launch a summer tour starting July 24 in Austin, Texas.

Check out his performances below:

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Miguel Announces North American Summer “Wildheart” Tour

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In addition to premiering the sexy music video for his lead single “Coffee,” and sharing 3 new songs off his anticipated new album WILDHEART, Miguel has announced plans for the first leg of his North American “Wildheart Tour” kicking off July 24 in Austin, TX.

The 28 city trek includes stops in Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and many more, and will also feature supporting act Dorothy. General public tickets go on-sale beginning Friday, June 19 at 10am local time in most markets.

WILDHEART is set for release on June 29 via ByStorm Entertainment/RCA Records. Fans that pre-order the album on iTunes will receive six tracks instantly.

See all the tour dates below!

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Video: Miguel – Coffee


Miguel brings his all-night love affair anthem to the screen with the music video for “Coffee,” the first single off his upcoming album WILDHEART.

The steamy clip starts off with the R&B star and his gorgeous on-screen girlfriend in the shower. They take it to the bedroom, making love under the covers and against the blue glow of a cross, and keep the fire burning daybreak.

Miguel’s third album WILDHEART doesn’t arrive until June 30, but you can receive six tracks off the album now if you pre-order it on iTunes.

Watch the sexy video below:

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