Just when we thought it was about to get dangerous for R&B music we may just have one queen reaching out to support another! The Queen of R&B music, Aretha Franklin has sounded off about the controversy involving Beyonce’s performance at the 2013 inauguration of President Barack Obama. Unless you’ve been living under a rock the world has crumbled at the thought that Beyonce lip sync’d the National Anthem even…… Read More!
Rita Ora was clearly allegedly swagger jacked by Rihanna and if this video doesn’t show proof we don’t know what does! The blonde beauty appeared on David Letterman and performed her hit song, ‘R.I.P‘. Rita Kardashian also recently posted a photo of her and her beau Rob Kardashian which will undoubtedly end all rumors of their sexcapades. Ok back to the performance. An excited Rita Tweeted that she was…… Read More!
Last night the Minneapolis, Minnesota music legend, Prince, rocked the Hollywood stage of the Jimmy Kimmel Live show. As usual he brought his funky hooks, high energy band, and his stylish wardrobe to perform his newest track ‘Rock N Roll Love Affair’. Though there is no word of Prince releasing a new album yet, what is clear is that even at 54 years old Prince still knows how to put on…… Read More!
At 43, Jennifer Lopez continuously proves her worth as a live performer with one incredible performance after another and her opening set at the 2012 Azerbaijan FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was no exception. Back by a live band, skilled background singers, and a troupe of sexy dancers, Miss Jenny From The Block wowed the crowd with stellar renditions of her newer hits ‘Dance Again’ and ‘On The Floor’. Watch…… Read More!
In 2008 Janet Jackson proclaimed “strobe lights make everything sexier,” and in 2012 Usher took her advice to heart. Featuring the Swedish House Mafia, the 33-year-old father of two tore up the sage performing his hit single ‘Euphoria’ accompanied by a wondrous light show of special effects. Get into his energetic set after the jump and sound-off below. Your thoughts?
Following the ill-received live debut of ‘Triumphant’, legendary vocal maven Mariah Carey impressed onlookers with a series of impromptu performances at the popular Jazz club Cafe Carlyle. Carey demonstrated why many regard her as ‘The Voice’ and/or ‘ The Songbird Supreme’ as she fluttered effortlessly through her range. From the bellowing low alto notes to her airy falsetto, this woman can do it all and everything in between. It would…… Read More!
Pop sensation Rihanna was joined by Coldplay and Jay Z to co-headline the Closing Ceremony of yesterday’s 2012 London Paralympics. Usually the singer is a series of hit and misses when it comes to live singing, but this particular night Miss Fenty was in exceptionally fine voice. To be honest, the Coldplay duet ‘Princess of China’ just isn’t my cup of tea. I know, on paper, it’s a really great…… Read More!
R&B singer Brandy is often praised for her uncanny vocal ability, but many overlook her talents as a skilled performer. However, after her recent live showing of ‘Put It Down’ at the MDA Show of Strength on CBS, no one can ever say Brandy isn’t a great entertainer with magnetizing stage presence. Get into ‘Put It Down’ live after the jump and sound-off below. Your thoughts?
Leona Lewis, class president & valedictorian of “Mariah Carey’s School of Melisma” delivered a stunning vocal of ‘Come Alive’ for the Amberliegh Talent Showcase last night. The performance was classic-Leona with it’s pristine vocals and nearly flawless intonation. Watch Lewis demonstrate why she’s arguably the most [vocally] talented winner of ‘The X Factor’ to come from any entity of the show after the jump and sound-off below! Your thoughts?
Acclaimed r&b vocalist Melanie Fiona flexed her golden set of pipes for Billboard‘s ‘Candid Covers’ series performing a soulful cover of Alanis Morisette‘s ‘Ironic’. Following in the footsteps of Britney Spears and Beyonce, find out how the urban diva’s version stacks up against theirs after the jump and sound-off below! Don’t forget to check out Fiona’s latest album ‘The MF Life’! Your thoughts?
Trey Songz‘s favorite artist R. Kelly delivered an exception performance of his new song ‘Feelin Single’ on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ earlier this week. Lifted from his critically acclaimed LP ‘Write Me Back’, Kellz demonstrated why many considered him the “King of Bump‘n’B”. How did he fare?