In perhaps her strangest launch campaign yet, Christina Aguilera‘s ‘Lotus’ has been the subject of ample debate as of late.
Though a stellar album, the lack of live performances to push it have raised many an eyebrow, as too have the lack of magazine covers, radio interviews and other promo vehicles. All factors which contribute to the project’s first week sales. Find out what they are after the jump..
Who said reality TV didn’t have its perks. Just ask K. Michelle from ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’.
For, after being written off by much of the music industry following the termination of her first record deal, our friends over at SingersRoom have revealed that the Soul-filled songbird is once again nesting at a major label.
Easily one of this generation’s greatest stage blazers, Ciara has achieved such status in just eight years. It’s a window which has seen the singer serve up countless hits, yet a window that hasn’t been without its hardships.
Now back and on the cusp of releasing her fifth studio album ‘One Woman Army’, the 27 year old sat down with That Grape Juice for her most revealing interview yet.
Ever keen to ask the questions really want answers to, Patrick B quizzed the star on ‘One Woman Army’, the drama surrounding her last project ‘Basic Instinct’, changing labels, fellow female stars such as Rihanna, Beyonce, and Janet Jackson, and a whole lot more!
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Ciara’s ‘One Woman Army’ arrives in stores early next year, while current singles ‘Sorry’ and ‘Got Me Good’ are available to buy on iTunes now.
Easily one of the biggest music news stories this year, Frank Ocean‘s “coming-out” letter both rocked and shocked an industry that -for all its diversity is still marred by narrow images of masculinity.
Since then, the 25 year old has (smartly) kept the focus on his music, releasing critically-acclaimed debut ‘Channel Orange’.
However, in opting to discuss the matter on his terms, the ‘Thinkin’ Bout You’ singer has opened up to GQ, addressing his decision to be frank about his sexuality in the magazine’s December issue.
Nicki Minaj is leaving no show untouched in her promotional push for the re-release of her sophomore set, the aptly titled ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re Up’.
The femcee’s latest stop was ABC’s Good Morning America, merely moments ago, where dished on her American Idol stint, winning twoAmerican Music Awards, performing with Justin Bieber, her new fragrance, and of course ‘The Re Up’.
Kelly Rowland‘s new album ‘Year Of The Woman’ may not be due until early next year, but that didn’t stop the Destiny’s Child diva from gushing about the project to Billboard.
The industry bible caught up with the ‘Ice’ singer at Sunday’s American Music Awards, where she dished on working with Janet Jackson hitmakers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, what the album will be sonically, and much more.