Things are finally looking up for Christina Aguilera. The singer, along with Samuel Dixon and Sia Furler, has landed a Golden Globe nominated for ‘Bound To You’ from her ‘Burlesque’ soundtrack in the ‘Best Original Song’ category. The film has also been nominated for ‘Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy’. Congratulations!
Jamie Foxx’s ‘Best Night of My Life’ album is set to be released on December 21st. Featuring appearances from Rick Ross, Drake, Justin Timberlake, T.I, Ludacris and others, the record comprises 15 tracks. Listen to the preview of the LP below:
With Christmas right around the corner, a string of new releases have hit the shelves. Artists from all corners of the industry – both dead and alive – are hoping that their albums make into the carts of the crazed shoppers who are looking for the biggest bang for the buck.
Arriving in stores this week are R. Kelly’s ‘Love Letter’ (which has already captured the #1 spot on iTunes), Diddy-Dirty Money’s ‘Last Train To Paris’ and Ciara’s’ ‘Basic Instinct’. Additionally, Atlanta Housewife Kandi has put forth her 2nd solo effort, ‘Kandi Koated’, which will face strong competition from Tank’s new record, ‘Now or Never’.
Even the late Michael Jackson is releasing music from beyond the grave as his 1st posthumous album, ‘Michael’, makies its debut this week. As controversial as the King of Pop’s latest effort has been, he has proven time and again that his selling power should not be ignored.
The question that arises is this: which of these albums will you buy? There are so many records from which to choose and we know that your Christmas bonuses are just begging to be spent!
Participate in the poll below and let us know which of these artists will get your money!
ABC aired Mariah Carey’s ‘Merry Christmas To You’ Christmas special last evening. The icon thrilled viewers with an extensive setlist of Holiday tunes from both her Christmas albums, ‘Merry Christmas’ and ‘Merry Christmas II You’.
Check the full lineup below which includes ‘Oh Holy Night’, ‘Joy To The World’ and ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’/‘Hallelujah Chorus’ featuring Carey’s Opera-singing mother, Patricia. ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ will be added when suitable video is found:
R. Kelly released his ‘Love Letter’ album this week. To help promote the project the R&B King has produced ‘Love Letter: The Documentary’ where he sheds light on the making of the record. The show can be seen below via Urban Music Direct:
Diddy-Dirty Money are grinding hard on the promotional trail. The trio visited ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ last evening where they performed ‘Coming Home’ from their ‘Last Train To Paris’ LP which hit stores today. Peep the footage below:
We here at That Grape Juice are gearing up for Christmas. Hence, in continuing to spread some Holiday cheer, the latest in our festive series of give-away’s gives YOU the chance to win a copy of Def Jam Rapstar for the Playstaion 3!
The ultimate emcee experience for video game consoles, Def Jam Rapstar is the only music game that focuses exclusively on Hip Hop. With more than 40 of the greatest Hip Hop songs available at release, Def Jam Rapstar allows you to be the star by rhyming, using your console camera, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community. Check out the trailer below:
To be in with a chance of winning, answer the following question correctly:
Which of the following is not signed to Def Jam….
a) Kanye West
Submit your answer, along with your name, age, address, and telephone number to the below address. Please be sure to title it ‘Def Jam Comp’:
All entries must be received by 7pm GMT Friday 17th December 2010!
Hip-Pop phemom Nicki Minaj stopped by the ‘Chelsea Lately’ tonight show to promote her ‘Pink Friday’ LP. Holding her own with hilarious host Chelsea Handler, the Young Money Mrs talked everything from album sales, to her alter egos, to butt pads, relationships, and male double standards.
Check out the entertaining interview after the jump…
Diddy has decided to set the record straight about his position in the Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj feud in an interview on Hot 97. The media titan, who has worked with both women, made it clear that he has never heard Minaj be negative about Kim in any way. See what he has to say below:
Billboard debuted a new song from Keri Hilson today. ‘Toy Soldier’ will appear on her new album, ‘No Boys Allowed’, on December 21st. Give it a listen below: