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Alicia Keys is on a roll!

In prepping for the unveiling of her new album ‘Girl On Fire’, the soulful belle serves up the Maxwell assisted jam, ‘Fire We Make’.

Boasting a breathy falsetto rift, it’s safe to say the vocal on this song was phenomenal to say the very the least and already has us hoping it receives the single treatment.

Hear Keys take on the ‘bedroom champ’ below…

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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..

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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.

Find out where below…

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 After what seems like an eternity, November 27th will bring the release of ‘Girl On Fire‘, the stunning new album by Alicia Keys.

Currently perched at #6 with its lead single of the same name on iTunes UK, fans of the star will be pleased to know that her interview with ABC’s ‘Nightline’ is now available to watch below.

Showcasing her oft overlooked ‘cool’ personality, her conversation with the outlet comes as the perfect ad for the LP and should go some way to enticing the public in time for release date.

Watch below…

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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!

Hit ‘PLAY’ above and, as usual, let us know what you think below!

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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.

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Kelly  Clarkson proved her worth as one of Pop’s strongest entertainers today, taking her new single ‘Catch My Breath‘ to ‘The Ellen Show’.

Released to build hype for her ‘Greatest Hits: Chapter One’, her live rendition of  the budding hit will undoubtedly stands as one of her best, strong enough to force us to buy the release minutes ago.

Watch the Pop rocker in action below…

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Who knew trouble could be so good? The answer, so it seems, is rapper T.I who is gearing up for the release of his new album ‘Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head’.

Due on on December 18th, the set features an all-star cast which includes Andre 3000, Pink, R. Kelly and more.

See what T.I.P will be serving up next month below…

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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.

An intriguing read awaits in the excerpts below…

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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 two American Music Awards, performing with Justin Bieber, her new fragrance, and of course ‘The Re Up’.

Watch Nicki in action below…

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With a career spearheaded by careful management, hit producers and well publicized aesthetic changes, Rihanna has oft been accused of being everywhere but in the driving seat of her own success.

However, perhaps in a bid to capitalize on her own brand for the first time, she has secured herself publishing credits for 12 songs found on her new LP, ‘Unapologetic’.

Details below…

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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.

Interview awaits below…

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Young Money maven Nicki Minaj paid a visit to BET’s 106 & Park last night in support of her re-tooled sophomore album ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re Up’.

The set, which is currently sitting at #14 on iTunes, boasts seven new songs – including latest single ‘Freedom’, the video for which  premiered yesterday.

Watch Nicki’s appearance below…

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