Proving once again that she possesses one of the most premium voices in the industry, JoJo soared to the skies and beyond at the Nascar Sprint Cup yesterday (November 11th).

The Boston beauty took centre-stage, delivering a must-see rendition of the US national anthem, ‘The Star Spangled Banner’.

A notoriously tricky song to sing, it immediately begs the question of “how did the 21 year old fare”? See for yourself after the jump…


Roman is back! At least that’s what it sounds like on the freshly released snippets for the femcee’s ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re Up’ LP.

The Young Money maestra is joined by an All-Star cast on the hard-hitting top-up to ‘Roman Reloaded’ instalment to her Pink Friday franchise,  with the likes of Ciara and Lil Wayne featuring on ‘I’m Legit’ and ‘High School’ respectively.

Due November 19th, preview the set below…


Alexandra Burke may be between projects, yet that hasn’t stopped the star’s infallible hustle.

The X Factor graduate blew the roof off London’s Royal Albert Hall over the weekend when she performed at the Royal Remembrance Concert in front of her majesty The Queen. Featuring performances from the likes of Rod Stewart, the event was erected to honor those who’ve fought to protect their country in war.

Watch as the 24 year old and Opera singer Russell Watson soar to lofty heights with ‘There You Will Be’ below…


Fierce femcee Azealia Banks keeps her buzz a’buzzing with the video for ‘Atlantis’ – the latest track on her ‘Fantasea’ mixtape to be awarded the visual treatment.

The clip, which the 21 year old says is similar to a Windows 98 screen-saver, is oh so “out of the box”. It wouldn’t be Azealia if it wasn’t.

 Journey to ‘Atlantis’ with Ms. Banks below…


 Via ‘She Is Diva’:

They’re two of our favorite Divas, but it seems James Bond star Daniel Craig has favored Rihanna over her ROC sister Beyonce.

For, when quizzed on who’d make the better ‘Bond girl‘, he revealed that he thought the ‘S&M’ singer would fare much better than her Southern rival, because according to him- she’s ‘dirtier’.

Full story here!

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Oh, to be a (successful) gospel artist in 2012 indeed perplexes performers on every side.  For, on one side, there is the ministry – the very vein of intent to be a vessel for Christ through one’s artistry.  On the other hand, there is the business.

Regardless of intent, labels want to see records sold through marketing, publicity, and performance.  That very requirement catalyzes the ongoing battle between “ka-ching” and “blessing”…


Many a star came out to play at the 2012 MTV European Music Awards in Frankfurt, Germany tonight- launched in association with ‘Windows‘ and ‘Replay‘.

So, now the show is over, find out who picked up which awards at the high profile outing below…


Feast your eyes on these shots of Pop superstar Rita Ora, turning heads in red at the 2012 EMAs in Frankfurt tonight.

Hitting the event to perform her number one single ‘RIP‘, Ora enjoyed the company of fellow celebs Kim Kardashian and Kanye West– both of whom flew in from London to catch the show.


More from the ‘Shine Ya Light‘ beauty below…


As the release of Alicia Keys‘ new album ‘Girl On Fire’ creeps nearer, the soul-filled songbird nested on the MTV European Music Awards 2012 stage in Frankfurt tonight. There, Keys performed the LP’s title track and ‘A New Day’.

Flanked by a myriad of male dancers, the performance marked an interesting change for the piano-friendly singer.

See what we mean below…


Renown for his hard Hip-Hop appeal, Ludacris switches lanes on new single ‘Rest Of My Life’.

Indeed, while still ‘Representin’‘ his Urban core with his Kelly Rowland duet, the Disturbing Tha Peace headmaster has employed Usher and Dance maestro David Guetta for this altogether Pop-i-er affair – the video for which premiered moments ago.

Watch the latest visual offering from the rapper’s ‘Ludaversal’ LP below…


Rita Ora is not here to play. And neither are the machine behind her movement – Roc Nation.

Together, they continued their no stone unturned approach towards the singer’s debut campaign with a show-stopping performance at the MTV European Music Awards 2012.

Backed for the first time by stage theatrics aplenty, the 21 year old served up a rendition of her chart-topping smash ‘R.I.P’.

Get into Rita’s Ora below…


Reigning X Factor champions returned the stage that birthed their careers tonight to perform the title track of their debut album ‘DNA’.

With the LP due in stores next week and the single out today, the performance needed to be a slam dunk. Did the ladies deliver? The answer awaits below…


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