Pop powerhouse Leona Lewis is ringing in the Holidays with hotly anticipated festive effort ‘Christmas, With Love’.
Preceded by the well-received ‘One More Sleep’, the LP sees the X Factor phenom serve up an uplifting mix of Christmas classics and new grooves created specifically for this project.
That Grape Juice sat down with the multi-Platinum talent to discuss a range of topics, including the inspiration behind this album, her next traditional effort (which she reveals will be inspired by Motown), US plans, the performance of Euro-only LP ‘Glassheart’, Mariah Carey, and much more. We only ask the questions you really want answers to!
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As breakout stars go, they don’t much bigger nor shine as bright as Ariana Grande.
Since bursting on the scene early this year with debut single ‘The Way’, the 20-year-old has gone on to enjoy blockbuster success with its parent album ‘Yours Truly’. Indeed, the hit-filled set appears to be the gift that keeps giving, spawning a number of chart smashes (including latest single ‘Right There’), a sell-out tour, and critical acclaim aplenty.
That Grape Juice recently sat down with the soulful Pop powerhouse, who readily dished on her phenomenal year, upcoming new album, those Mariah Carey comparisons, and more. As ever, we ask the questions you really want answers to!
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Ariana’s album ‘Yours Truly’ is available now!
Single ‘Right There (ft. Big Sean)’ hits iTunes (UK) December 2nd!
Indeed, few phrases better describe soulful British songbird Gabrielle.
Two decades have passed since the Londoner roared onto the scene with ‘Dreams’, and the time since has been exactly what dreams are made of. For, the diva has gone on to sell more than 10 million records and been honored with awards of the BRIT, MOBO, and Ivor Novello variety.
To celebrate the her iconic success, the singer has released ’Now And Always – 20 Years Of Dreaming’ - a greatest hits collection comprised of her much-loved hits, as well as six new songs. The latter include tracks produced by the likes of Syience (Beyonce) and Naughty Boy (Emeli Sande).
That Grape Juice sat down with Gabrielle for an in-depth, candid chat; one which saw her reminisce on her humble start, career successes, The X Factor, new album and much more. Check it out above.
21-year-old August Alsina is undoubtedly breaking ground as one of 2013′s breakout music stars.
Bringing his refreshing, street savvy brand of hip hop/R&B to the masses, the New Orleans native – in just a few short months – has already seen his Chris Brown and Trey Songz -assisted debut single ‘I Luv This Sh*t’ skyrocket to the top of R&B charts. This record-setting feat, the young crooner tells That Grape Juice, is just the beginning of what he has to offer.
Chatting exclusively to TGJ the ‘Ghetto’ hitmaker shares news about his successes so far, first full length LP, talks about that much-talked about ‘Wendy’ show appearance, and so much more. Get into it all below:
As Pop groups go, they don’t get much bigger than JLS.
Since blazing onto the scene in 2008, the British-bred quad have achieved five UK #1 singles and sold a whopping 10 million records worldwide. 10 Million.
Yet, as the age-old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. This April saw Marvin, Aston, Oritse, and JB announce that they are going their separate ways after five years together.
As the guys gear up to bid adieu with a sell-out arena tour next month, we sat down with them for a candid chat.
Few stones were left unturned, with the group waxing honest about their reason for breaking-up, being the most successful Black UK band of all-time, and much more.
Additionally, with all eyes on what each member will do next, Aston revealed exclusively to That Grape Juice that he is currently working on a solo project.
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Interviewer: Joe K (@JoeKams)
Final headline tour kicks off December 1st in Belfast. Tickets on sale now.
Indeed, that is the clear motive the ladies of Little Mix have with sophomore effort ‘Salute’.
The chart-topping group, who enjoyed trail-blazing success with their debut album ‘DNA’, are looking to up the ante with its hotly anticipated follow-up. Ushered in by dance-floor jam ‘Move’, the LP arrived in stores this week, rocketing straight into the upper echelon the iTunes tally.
That Grape Juice recently caught with members Perrie and Jade, who dished on embracing a more R&B sound, a potential collaboration with Nicki Minaj, their US plans, Destiny’s Child, and much more.
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Interviewer: Joe K (@JoeKams)
For singer and reality star K.Michelle 2013 has seen her breakout and breakthrough.
The fiery songbird found favour on VH1′s ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’, leveraging her popularity on the show into the recording of debut album ‘Rebellious Soul’ – which rocked the Billboard charts upon release this Summer.
Currently on a sell-out tour in support of the LP, the rising diva sat down with That Grape Juice‘s Patrick B at Hollywood’s House of Blues last week to discuss the project, its follow-up, upcoming collaborations with Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim, not being on “the struggle bus”, and much more.
As ever, we ask the questions you really want answers to! Hit ‘PLAY’ to watch our candid conversation with K. Michelle!
With a resume full of career milestones (see: Stellar & Dove Award wins, Grammy nominations, having the longest running #1 single in history), you'd think there would be few “firsts” left for gospel superstar Marvin Sapp.
But, as his first holiday-themed album 'Christmas Card' (in stores now) reveals, even the most seasoned of stars still have room for new achievements.
That Grape Juice recently caught up with the “Never Would've Made It” singer to chat specifically about the new album (which features the likes of former group Commissioned, R&B singer Joe, and more), his new reality show, thoughts on the controversial 'Preachers of LA', and so much more. As always, you don't want to miss this: