Having landed a new gig on The Voice, Usher extends his ‘Looking 4 Myself’ campaign with the video for the LP’s fifth single ‘Numb’.

As one of the LP’s Pop’ier numbers, it’s clear the crooner playing his chart card hard with this, as thus far ‘Looking’ has generated more successful Pop singles than it has its Urban releases.

Can the ‘Numb’ video help massage interest in the album, which has to date sold 380k in the US thus far? The answer awaits after the jump…


Led off the strength of her socially conscious video ‘Far Away’, Marsha Ambrosius‘s debut solo album ‘Late Nights & Early Mornings’ skyrocketed the singer/songwriter to the top of pop charts.

Now certainly hoping for a redo with album #2, Ambrosius offers fans ‘F*ck & Get It Over With’ – a taste of the same brazen R&B that lined the tracklisting of her debut set.

Heading off her new album ‘Friends & Lovers’, get into the first, Erica D. Hayes & J. Erving-directed visual from the album due in forthcoming months:



Nicki Minaj?

No, as far as we’re concerned, its Keyshia Cole who boasts the best album cover today, unveiling the cover of her new LP ‘Woman To Woman‘.

Arriving one month before the project’s November 19th launch, the snap sees Cole boast a softer side, days after the launch of reality series ‘Family First’. 

The show, which comes in aid of the album, is set to mark one of BET’s highest rated outings this year, with an impressive opening numbers and next airs on October 16th.

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Ke$ha glistens and glows on the cover of ‘Vibe‘  this month, taking to the mag to promote her long awaited new album ‘Warrior‘.

Titled ‘Hip Hop’s Guilty Pleasure‘, her spread boasts a number of ‘clean cut’ shots arriving two months before the December 4th launch of her project, which features contributions from Will.i.Am and Iggy Pop.


Snaps and quotes below…


Let’s face it, when it comes to whipping up a buzz, no one does it better than the folk over at Roc Nation.

Hoping to enjoy monumental success with Rihanna‘s forthcoming album ‘Unapologetic’, the Entertainment group are readying the launch of an interactive campaign in aid of the release, unveiled by the singer’s official fan site, Rihanna Daily.

Details below…


Move over Rihanna!

Minutes after the ‘Diamonds’ singer shared the cover for her new album ‘Unapologetic‘, her ‘Fly‘ collaborator Nicki Minaj shared the cover for her new release ‘The Re-Up‘.

Get into it below…


Get excited!

Seconds ago, Rihanna announced the name of her seventh studio album via her account on the social networking site Twitter.

Its name below…


Ever eager to adapt to changes in the industry, Billboard have unveiled they are too- beginning this week- revamp many of their existing charts by altering the way the songs on these charts are tallied.

Find out how and why these charts- including that of R&B’s- have been changed below…


Arguably, Rihanna has never been an R&B act, despite dabbling in the genre every now and again throughout her seven year career.

However, in what is a testament to her far reaching appeal, the chart topper’s latest single ‘Diamonds’ has hit #1 on Billboard’s R&B/Hip Hop tally, despite being…well… not R&B.

Details below…


 Britney Spears stunned in the city of Angels last night, turning up at the ‘City Of Hope‘ awards with her fiance Jason Trawick.

Enjoying the company of Jordin Sparks and Miley Cyrus, the icon also looked on as Halston CEO Ben Malka picked up the ‘Spirit Of Life‘ awards.


One more pic below…



We do have time for this!

‘The Bridge’ beauty Melanie Fiona shows off her funnybone in a tribute to Youtube sensation Sweet Brown.  Youtube lovers may remember Brown from a clip that went viral months ago when she gave an interesting recount of her home that had caught fire.

Giving Internet junkies one-liners that they’re still repeating (‘Ain’t nobody got time for that’, ‘I got bronchitis’, etc.), see Fiona put a musical twist on Brown’s speech above:

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Still in heavy promotion of his top 10 sophomore set ‘Kaleidoscope Dream’, ‘Quickie’ crooner Miguel lent his talents to a live showing at ‘David Letterman’ last night.  Get into the electric performer as he does what he does best above:


See the singer offer stripped down versions of ‘Adorn’ and its follow-up ‘Do You’ via Rhapsody’s ‘South Park’ sessions below:

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