Thursday, July 4th 2013
Fergie, Anita Baker, Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Justin Timberlake.
First mention of the aforementioned names usually evoke memories of some of the past two decades’ top pop hits. However, as our list below details, even some of music’s most prized acts have hit their fair share of sour notes.
Every year on U.S. ‘Independence Day’ the likes of Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Beyonce are oft-praised for their awe-inspiring renditions of the U.S. national anthem ‘The Star Spangled Banner’, while other renditions of the historical number will go down in history for some less flattering reasons.
Forgotten words, bum notes, and all around embarrassment await below. See our top 10 list of the “best of the worst” ‘Star Spangled Banner’ performances and weigh in:
Friday, June 28th 2013
Ariana Grande burns bright on the latest edition ‘Seventeen’, rocking the mag for a tell all piece centered around her brand new single ‘The Way‘.
Celebrating the song’s success with the teen publication, Ariana’s time with them also saw her open up on the difficulties she faced, when confronted with a fellow actor who bullied her throughout their time together.
Full story below…
Thursday, June 13th 2013
Is the 5th time the charm? 14 time Grammy winner Alicia Keys is probably hoping so with ‘Tears Always Win’ - the official fifth single lifted from her fifth LP ‘Girl On Fire’.
Taking time from her hotly selling ‘Set the World On Fire’ tour, Keys unveils a Vegas themed visual to accompany the ballad. But, while the Bruno Mars co-penned tune has long been a critic and fan favorite, its seen a very slow start on charts – making its first impact this month.
Now that it has a Robert Hales-directed video in tow, will that be enough to help the number win on the Hot 100? You tell us below:
Thursday, June 6th 2013
If these recent Marie Claire snaps are anything to go by, it’s pretty safe to say Alicia Keys is still on fire.
Taking time from her hotly selling Set The World On Fire tour, the diva dons the elegant threads of Gucci, Diane von Furstenberg, Versace, Cavalli to name a few to serve as the mag’s July cover girl (already on newsstands everywhere).
Dishing on her relationship with hubby Swizz Beatz, artistic evolution, and so much more, tuck in to see the behind the scenes action of the story’s accompanying photoshoot and finished products:
It all awaits below…
Sunday, May 26th 2013
Ever keen to broaden our musical scope, recent months have seen That Grape Juice venture into a number of new musical landscapes including, most recently, gospel.
Spearheaded by well-received interviews with gospel singers Fred Hammond, Kierra Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole, Israel Houghton, and more, TGJ is now offering readers ‘The Overflow’ – a collection of the top gospel-themed news stories from the week.
Tuck in below for the latest news on Twinkie Clark, The Showers, Kierra Sheard, Vashawn Mitchell, Livre, Mali Music, Zie’l, Sheri Jones-Moffett, and more:
Sunday, May 12th 2013
That Grape Juice extends a warmhearted “Happy Mothers Day” to all of our readers and their moms!
To celebrate the occasion, join us as we stroll down memory’s lane to revisit some of our favorite moments with musical moms and their kids.
From Whitney Houston duetting with daughter Bobbi Kristina to the introduction of Beyonce‘s bundle of joy Blue Ivy, some of music’s most memorable moments have come from shared screen time of divas and their little darlings.
Tuck in below to peep our top picks and share some of your own:
Thursday, May 9th 2013
Six months after the release of her fourth #1 album ‘Girl On Fire’ and 14-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys is proving she is still exactly that – on fire!
Lending a scorching performance to ‘Idol’ tonight with her tune ‘Tears Always Win’, tuck in below to see Keys rock the audience like only she can.
Thursday, May 9th 2013
We didn’t know it then, but during Lauryn Hill‘s recent tax related tribulations a number of entertainers made it their mission to help her during the difficult time. One of these entertainers, being ‘Samsonite Man’ singer Alicia Keys.
Indeed, in a letter thanking all who wrote to the case’s judge in the hopes of saving her from jail time, Ms. Hill praised the star and many others for their support.
Wednesday, May 1st 2013
Alicia Keys touches down with the video for ‘New Day‘ today, undoubtedly eyeing a summer smash with the inspirational jam.
Lifted from her critically acclaimed project ‘Girl On Fire’, the video features footage from one of her sizzling live shows, and well executed choreography from the 14 time Grammy winner.
Meet an up tempo Keys below!