New Extended Burlesque Trailer

Just in case you weren’t totally convinced that the upcoming movie musical Burlesque would fully quench your thirst for razzle, dazzle and such – Sony Pictures releases a brand new extended trailer for the upcoming film. With a cast including Cher and Christina Aguilera, as well as Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, and Allen Cummings, it … Continue reading

New Video: Shakira – “Loca”

Shakira premiered her official video today, featuring UK rapper Dizzee Rascal, for new single “Loca”. The single was released in both English and Spanish to promote Shakira’s upcoming bilingual album ‘Sale El Sol‘ (literally “The Sun Comes Out”) – so I’m a bit let down that the Spanish version of the video was not released … Continue reading

Marsha Ambrosius ‘Late Nights & Early Mornings’ Album Cover + Album Release Date

The official cover art for Marsha Ambrosius‘ upcoming debut solo album ‘Late Nights & Early Mornings‘ has been revealed – and what else can I say but she looks gorgeous! I love the concept; Marsha walking down a hotel hallway – it really simply yet effectively represents the same ‘life of a recording artist/performer’ theme … Continue reading

New Music: Jazmine Sullivan – “10 Seconds”

Well, isn’t this a great way to start the week – Jazmine Sullivan‘s official 2nd single, “10 Seconds,” off her upcoming sophomore album, ‘Love Me Back‘. The track, produced by long-time Jazmine collaborator Salaam Remi, has a bluesy sound that harks back to the soul singers of the ’50s and ’60s – and I’ve had … Continue reading

Shakira Performs “Loca” on David Letterman

How can you not love Shakira – she’s just so awesome, right? Recently Shakira stopped by the Late Show With David Letterman to perform her brand new single, “Loca” which is off her upcoming bilingual new album, ‘Sale El Sol‘ (album cover above). Watch Shakira’s “Loca” performance after the jump!

New Fiona Apple Album Early 2011

Fans of Fiona Apple will be very happy to hear the singer/songwriter is planning to releasing a new studio album in early 2011! The album is the long-awaited follow up to Apple’s critically acclaimed ‘Extraordinary Machine‘ (2005). Check out the news via A recent profile of Charley Drayton, Appleā€™s drummer since 2006, in Modern … Continue reading

New Music: Cee-Lo – “I Want You”

If the novelty of Cee-Lo‘s recent hit, “Fuck You,” is starting to wane from your consciousness, well don’t worry because he’s keepin’ it up with another leaked track off the upcoming album, ‘The Lady Killer‘ – “I Want You” – which I’ve been listening to on repeat for the past 20 minutes, head nodding and … Continue reading

Amel Larrieux LIVE @ SOB’s – 10/27

On Wednesday, October 27th, elusive R&B/Jazz vocalist Amel Larrieux will take the SOB’s stage for a rare performance! Most listeners will remember Amel from her work as part of the ’90s duo Groove Theory (“Tell Me”) – but don’t sleep; Amel has released multiple solo albums since, all of which have been incredibly solid albums, … Continue reading

Janelle Monae – “Cold War” Live on Last Call with Carson Daly

Janelle Monae is the definition of a true whole-hearted performer. I’ve never been fortunate enough to catch any of her live shows or performances myself, but from what I’ve seen on YouTube, talk shows, award shows, and now on Last Call With Carson Daly – she puts on one hell of a show! Watch Janelle’s … Continue reading

John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED

Thursday night at 9PM EST, YouTube, VEVO, and American Express hosted the live streaming concert, John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED – with direction from Spike Lee, and guest appearances from C.L. Smooth, Estelle, Common, Melanie Fiona, and Jennifer Hudson taking it to church(!) during an encore. The streaming concert event, which took place in … Continue reading