For some performers, acclaim is only a matter of when, and not if.
The above could be used to explain Miguel’s rise to fame this year, hailed as the poster child for Contemporary R&B following a long and tiresome journey to the top.
Releasing his second studio album ‘Kaleidosope Dream’ on September 25th of this year, last night saw him take to ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ to perform one of its standout cuts ‘Do You’, days after the LP hit combined US sales of 170,000 units.
After wowing audiences worldwide with his sensual brand of R&B, Miguel now finds himself lending his skills to another sonic trendsetter this month. A trendsetter, who goes by the name of...Beyonce.
Sharing this snap of them together during a studio session for her fifth album, he marks the latest act the singer has enlisted to help craft the project, following studio sessions with ‘Climax’ writer Elijah Blake, last month.
Now find out how Miguel found out he was to work with Knowles, in an interview with MTV below…
We know for a fact that Bey has been clocking up A LOT of studio time as of late with a host of different writers and producers. And having had ‘Adorn’ on constant replay for much of this year, we couldn’t be more ecstatic that Miguel is included in that All-Star line-up.
Beyonce’s 5th studio album is earmarked for an early 2013 release and will be supported by the epic platform that is the Super Bowl Half-Time stage. For, as reported, the Destiny’s Child graduate has been tapped as next year’s headliner.
‘Quickie’ crooner Miguel has quickly kept the singles coming from his sophomore set ‘Kaleidoscope Dreams‘ – already winning rave reviews for its lead singles ‘Adorn’ and ‘Do You’.
Now, the R&B beau introduces ‘P*ssy Is Mine’ (Live) – the sexually charged fan favorite lifted from that same set. One of many fiery R&B tunes that helped lead Miguel to his first top 10 debut, see the live performance below that has had tongues wagging…
Adele has crashed Billboard’s digital charts this week with ‘Skyfall’ – the theme to the forthcoming James Bond film of the same name. Besting sales of last week’s best sellers Rihanna and Ke$ha, Adele’s storm of charts is bested only by country princess Taylor Swift whose third single boasted 312k in first week sales.
Interested to know how the others fared? Find out their stats as well as the Billboard 200 newcomers when you click below:
Soul-filled singer Miguel has much to smile about this week. For, his hotly anticipated sophomore set ‘Kaleidoscope Dream’ is not only riding high on iTunes, it’s been also received showers of praise from critics.
During his recent trip to London, That Grape Juice caught up with the eclectic star for a unique chat. Filmed Diary-style enroute to his sell-out show at the Jazz Cafe, we spoke on the new LP, the hyper-sexual lyrics of his contemporaries, his previous “image”, and more.