American Idol is drawing to an end tonight and – depending on which reports you believe – so too is Mariah Carey‘s time on its judging panel.

Whatever the case, the diva supreme ensured she used the millions watching this evening’s finale to her advantage to promote new single ‘#Beautiful’.

Watch below as Mimi performs the Miguel assisted cut together with a medley of her biggest hits including ‘Vision of Love’, ‘Hero’, and ‘We Belong Together’.


As has become annual fare, some of music’s biggest stars have flocked to the ‘American Idol’ season finale to perform and/or cheer on their favorite talent hopeful.

With U.S. viewers glued to screens to see the outcome of the Candice Glover/Kree Harrison showdown, the former took to the stage to lend her melisma-laden vocals to the Natalie Cole hit ‘Inseparable’.

Much to crowd delight, the budding diva was joined by another Idol alum – Jennifer Hudson.  The result was a powerhouse combo that is sure to go down as one of the show’s most memorable moments.

Tuck in below to see if you agree:


Despite a loaded list of features aboard his fourth studio album ‘IV Play’ (Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland, Jay-Z, Big Sean, etc), hip hop hitmaker The Dream hopes to sail and sell his latest video.

Granting visual stats to the title track from the May 28th-due album, the ‘Falsetto’ crooner tapped famed video director X to bring the hot-and-heavy slow jam to life.

Need a dose of big booty heauxs and unnecessarily sexually explicit lyrics?  Well, looks like this is just what the doctor ordered:


British belter Jessie J boasts a talent that is global, hence its fitting that she has united Hip-Hop stars from the US and UK on her new single ‘Wild’.

Taking to Twitter today, the ‘Price Tag’ singer announced that the track – which serves as the lead release from her second studio album – features Big Sean and Dizzee Rascal.

The unlikely, yet oh-so-exciting trio recently shot the video for the track here in London town.

And is if that wasn’t enough, today saw the 25-year-old preview the cut via studio footage of her recording it with hitmaker Claude Kelly. Check it out after the jump…


She may struggle to draw in TV audiences, but very few come better than Rihanna when it comes to shifting lifestyle oriented products.

For, after watching her female fragrances soar far beyond heights reached by her closest rivals, the star has is gearing up for the release of her first male fragrance named…..’Rogue By Rihanna‘.

She Is Diva explains below…


In the event you’ve been living under a rock, you’d be one of the few who didn’t know that Eve dropped a brand new album this week.

Named ‘LipLock’, the project is now available to purchase on iTunes, and was the topic of discussion today when the Rapper made her way to ‘The Wendy Williams Show’ for fun filled chit chat.

Watch below as they discuss wealth, love, music and babies!


As the producer enlisted to craft her eighth studio album, the pressure is on Will.I.Am to create nothing short of a groundbreaking album for Pop icon Britney Spears.

Of course, while there are some who were hoping Darkchild would be tasked with the project, this week saw the ‘Check It Out’ Rapper share details on the release that may force many a doubter to reconsider their stance.

Details below…


You’ve seen the original here, now check out an alternative video to Rita Ora’s ‘Hunger’ fuelled ‘Facemelt‘- featuring none other than world renowned supermodel Cara Delivingne.

Featuring the fashion forward pair performing the lyrics to the number, this reworked visual stands as the latest video to come from the Brit-Pop chanteuse- who will continue working on her debut US album throughout the year.

Watch below…


Much like our ‘Retro Rewind’ and ‘From the Vault’ segments, readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.  So in a quest to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday we introduced a new retrospective segment – ‘TGJ Replay’.

Unlike its ‘Rewind’ and ‘Vault’ predecessors, ‘Replay’ looks to dust off and showcase albums (and eras) from a library of pop music hits.  Next up?  We ode birthday girl Janet Jackson’s (who turns 47 today) classic breakthrough album ‘Control‘.

More Miss Jackson (if ya nasty) below:


Streaming has become such an integral aspect of the music industry these days. Indeed, from deciding chart positions to more recently being awarded its own Gold and Platinum certifications, online play of music is redefining the market at a rapid rate.

Naturally, then, more and more corporations are eager to make their presence felt in the streaming arena. The latest? Google.

The internet juggernaut this week drew the curtain back on their new streaming service – Google Music Play All Access. A direct rival to similar-themed services such as Spotify and Pandora, read more about what the platform will have on offer after the jump…


Like rival Madonna, Mariah Carey‘s ability to “comeback” is uncanny.

Indeed, despite a number of commercial missteps, the diva always manages to get back in the good graces of the masses; case, point, her new single ‘#Beautiful’.

Thanks largely to a coordinated Clear Channel radio deal (which saw the track played every-hour-on-the-hour on FIVE formats upon launch), the cut has not only rocketed into the Billboard charts, it has -in the process-become Carey’s biggest hit in four years.

Details after the jump…


Kelly Rowland is the hottest of topics following the debut of her new single ‘Dirty Laundry’ yesterday.

The truth-baring cut, which sees the singer wax honest about an abusive relationship and her friendship with Beyonce, has trended three times on Twitter and ignited mass debate.

Not limited to fans and critics, Rowland’s industry contemporaries are also raving about The-Dream penned number – which serves as the second single to be lifted from her aptly titled album ‘Talk A Good Game’ (due June 18th).

Their words after the jump…


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