Saturday, December 7th 2013
It’s that time of year again!
Indeed, tonight saw the 2014 Grammy nominations unveiled as per usual of its nomination concert special weeks before the actual showing. But, what comes with the ‘per usual’ showing are the jaw-dropping surprises, snubs, and all out “shut-outs” that accompany the annual spectacle.
Always a heated debate-starter, the coveted tally saw the likes of Christina Aguilera, Trey Songz, Janelle Monae, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Brandy, Ciara, Keyshia Cole, Kelly Rowland, Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, India.Arie, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga all go without mention.
For Bieber – whose manager made headlines for his rant regarding his 2013 Grammy shutout – this would be a second-go-round despite consistently clocking some of the year’s biggest hits.
Tuck in below for a list of other surprises and snubs:
Friday, December 6th 2013
The music industry moves at an ever-rapid race – an M.O. Kelly Rowland clearly understands.
For, despite releasing fourth album ‘Talk A Good Game’ this Summer (and with murmurs of a potential re-release this Fall), the ‘Motivation’ maven is already working on its follow-up. The revelation came during a backstage interview following a concert at Washington, DC’s Howard Theatre this week.
Check out what she had to say after the jump…
Thursday, December 5th 2013
As has made news headlines worldwide, revered statesman and political activist Nelson Mandela passed away today at age 95.
Leaving behind an unsurpassable legacy, the former South African president’s influence can be felt and seen affront the social media handles of many-a-politician and celeb who left kind words on behalf of the fallen politician.
Tuck in below to see the outpour of condolences of Rihanna, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, John Legend, Janelle Monae, and so many more:
Wednesday, December 4th 2013
As she continues to push sales of her new album via the ‘X Factor USA’, Kelly Rowland lends her support to the ‘Salvation Army’ - joining the mission to save their ‘After School’ programs.
How the Grammy nominated performer aids their cause?
Watch her introduce a short video showcasing the work the organisation does to aid communities in need of support…
Monday, December 2nd 2013
One is the King of R&B, while the other hails from the genre’s most successful group. R. Kelly and Kelly Rowland have teamed up for a titilating duet aptly titled ‘All The Way’.
As reported, the baby-making number is lifted from Kelly’s racy new album ‘Black Panties’ which drops December 10th via RCA.
Previously teased in snippet form, today brings with it the full course. Take a bite after the jump…
Tuesday, November 26th 2013
R. Kelly may be riding high with Lady GaGa duet ‘Do What U Want’, but the ‘ARTPOP’ diva isn’t the only name the Pied Piper has hit the studio with of late.
As earlier reported, the King of R&B has teamed up with Kelly Rowland for ‘All The Way’ - a new cut from his hotly anticipated new album ‘Black Panties’.
Ahead of the LP’s December 10th release, a snippet of Kelly’s duet with Miss Kelly has been unwrapped. Check it out below…
Tuesday, November 19th 2013
Kelly Rowland‘s flirtation with EDM in 2010 yielded chart smashes such as ‘Commander’ and ‘When Love Takes Over’. It’s little surprise, then, that the singer re-embraces the sound on her new collaboration with Pitbull.
Christened ‘That High’, the track appears on the dance-floor titan’s latest album ‘Global Warming: Meltdown’ – which hits stores on November 25th.
With the release around the corner, the LP -which also features Ke$ha, Jennifer Lopez, and Mohombi – has officially been made available to stream.
Take a listen to Ms. Kelly’s cut, and the rest of the LP after the jump…
Friday, November 15th 2013
Kelly Rowland may have her focus on The X Factor as of late, yet the FOX show hasn’t halted her musical hustle. For, the R&B diva has teamed up with the genre’s king, R. Kelly.
Rowland, who herself released a new album this year in the form of ‘Talk A Good Game’, joins the Pied Piper on ‘All The Way’ – a track on the crooner’s latest LP ‘Black Panties’.
Watch below as the 32-year-old spills on the collabo, her love for Sevyn Streeter, and more. The official tracklisting for ‘Panties’ also awaits after the jump…
Sunday, November 10th 2013
Whoa mama! If this plunging neckline-number is anything to go by, she likes more than her kisses down low!
‘Keep It Between Us’ beauty Kelly Rowland certainly kept all eyes on her as she stepped out to this weekend’s Beverly Hills-hosted BAFTA (British Academy of Film And Television Arts) Awards.
Joining the likes of Julia Roberts, Idris Elba, and more at the famed Beverly Hilton Hotel, the ‘X Factor’ star’s appearance came as no surprise as Jaguar (for whom she is an ambassador) sponsored the chic event. See more below: