Posts Tagged ‘Ne-Yo’

New Music: Candice – Everybody Loves

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Singer-songwriter Candice is back with something new for listeners. While 2013 brought her introduction with the ‘Live From The Smokers Room‘ mixtape, and last year saw her release the unexpected single “Lesbian,” it seems as if 2015 is set to push her into the limelight a little more.

Set to deliver a series of songs via her new #TuneInTuesdays series, the Compound U artist and protégé of Ne-Yo, drops off the first installment today. Titled “Everybody Loves,” Candice lays it down as she remakes Ne-Yo’s song of the same name, from his latest album Non-Fiction.

Take a listen below:

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Trey Songz Brings Out Ne-Yo, Ty Dolla $ign, Fabolous, Shares Behind the Scenes of “Between The Sheets” Tour

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Chris Brown and Trey Songz brought their “Between The Sheets” tour to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Monday night. While Breezy brought out 50 Cent and G-Unit, Trigga had some surprises of his own bringing out Ne-Yo, Ty Dolla $ign, Fabolous, and newcomer Fetty Wap.

Additionally, Trey has shared some official behind-the-scenes footage from the first few days of the North American tour.

Check out the footage from last night and get a glimpse into the tour below!

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John Legend, Ne-Yo, Rico Love, Eric Bellinger & Mila J Perform at Power 106’s ‘Valentine’s Crush’ Concert

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Los Angeles’ Power 106 kicked off Valentine’s weekend with a huge sold-out concert featuring some of R&B’s hottest stars on Friday night at The Forum.

Mila J turned things up with her sexy attitude and choreographed dance moves, performing her hit singles “My Main,” and “Smoke, Drink, Break-Up.”

Eric Bellinger opened his set with a romantic flare, as a saxophone player backed him up while performing his early song “Stay With Me,” before segueing into a cover of Jodeci’s “Freekin’ You.” Later he turned up with his club singles, “I Don’t Want Her,” and “Focused On You.”

Rico Love showcased his multiple talents performing his remix of “Latch,” and hits including “They Don’t Know” and new single “Somebody Else.” Ne-Yo had the audience on their feet with his many classics and new joints off his latest album Non-Fiction, including the club banger “She Knows.”

John Legend had everyone singing along as he performed his many classics and recent Grammy nominated smash “All of Me.”

Check out official footage from their performances below!

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Beyoncé, John Legend, Pharrell Williams and More Pay Tribute to Stevie Wonder

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Music’s biggest stars came out to honor the incomparable Stevie Wonder for the tribute special “Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute” at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre on Tuesday night. Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson and many more hit the stage to salute the iconic singer with musical performances from his songbook.

Beyoncé kicked off the celebration with a performance of Wonder’s 1963 hit “Fingertips, Pt. 2″ before singing “Master Blaster (Jammin’)” with Ed Sheeran. Gary Clark Jr. helped them close out the medley with “Higher Ground.”

John Legend serenaded the crowd with “I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever),” Lady Gaga paid tribute to Stevie with “I Wish,” and Ariana Grande and Babyface dueted on “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours.”

Janelle Monáe, India.Arie, and Jill Scott, teamed up for a rousing rendition of “As,” and Pharrell Williams and Ryan Tedder jammed on “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing.”

Jennifer Hudson belted out “All Is Fair in Love,” and Ne-Yo joined Stevie’s daughter Aisha Wonder for “Isn’t She Lovely.”

Stevie himself closed out the show with a medley of hits including “Contusion,” “You Are the Sunshine of My Life,” “Ribbon in the Sky,” and “Superstition,” and was joined onstage by his famous friends for the finale of “Happy Birthday” and “Another Star.”

The concert special will air Monday, Feb. 16, at 9 p.m. EST on CBS. Check out some photos and video clips below!

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Ne-Yo Earns Top 5 Debut with ‘Non-Fiction’

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Ne-Yo has exceeded the early projections as he returned to the charts this past week with his new album Non-Fiction.

The R&B crooner’s sixth studio album opened at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 with 59,000 units sold. Of that number, 82 percent were traditional album sales. Ne-Yo also scores a No. 1 debut on the R&B Albums chart.

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Album Review: Ne-Yo – ‘Non-Fiction’

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Ne-Yo has long been lauded as one of the industry’s most successful songwriters. Penning female-centric anthems for the likes of Beyoncé (“Irreplaceable”) and Rihanna (“Take A Bow”) the 32-year-old has illustrated his knack for understanding the point of view of the woman. As a solo artist with hit records of his own, the singer has often used the woman as his lyrical muse, whether mourning how she broke his heart (“So Sick”) or celebrating her independence (“Miss Independent”).

With his sixth studio album, Non-Fiction, Ne-Yo continues this musical trend, touring through the highs and lows of being a man with a healthy appetite for chicks. Characterizing the project as a true story inspired by real people and just so happens to be “complete fiction,” Ne-Yo explores the woman, love and sex through various vantage points.

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New Music: Ne-Yo feat. Trey Songz, The-Dream, & T-Pain – She Knows (Remix)

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It’s remix time!!! With his new album Non-Fiction in stores, Ne-Yo turns up with some R&B friends for the official remix to his Dr. Luke-produced slapper “She Knows,” which originally featured Juicy J.

The-Dream kicks things off but Trey Songz quickly sexes up the track. Ne-Yo delivers a slick new verse, and an Auto-Tuned T-Pain caps it off with his previously-released T-Mix.

Ne-Yo, Trey and T-Pain previously collaborated together in 2011 on the song “The Way That You Move.” Non-Fiction is expected to sell 30-35,000 copies in its first week.

Take a listen to their remix below!

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New Music: Ne-Yo – Body On You + Worth It (Bonus Tracks)

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Ne-Yo released his anticipated sixth studio album Non-Fiction this past Tuesday and has been hitting the promo circuit heavy.  The album, like most, comes in both a standard and a deluxe edition, however this deluxe edition packs a lot more content with 7 additional songs and hidden interludes.  But, the international deluxe edition boasts two separate bonus tracks which didn’t make the U.S. version.

On “Body On You” the R&B gentleman admits to doing some mild Instagram stalking and playfully propositions a new girl to let him get a taste.

On “Worth It,” Ne-Yo tells the story of a young lady looking for a Prince Charming but needs to prove it’s really real love that she wants. “You want a king, than you gotta show a king a queen,” he sings.

Take a listen to both tracks below, and pick up Ne-Yo’s new album on iTunes now!

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