For any performer hoping to reach a truly global status, the UK is market many a performer will go to great lengths to excel in.

Handing Rihanna many a #1 album in the face of her failure match this feat in the US, the nation has long been a haven for acts hoping to pull in major numbers outside of their domestic markets.

So now, in celebration of these acts, the Official Charts has released the Official Top Ten Biggest Selling Female Singles Artists Of All Time.

Their eye opening tally below…


Janet Jackson and her mogul boyfriend Wissam Al Mana were snapped looking all sorts of fierce in Russia last night.

The pair, who have been together for almost three years, were in attendance at the Kira Plastinina fashion presentation, where they themselves turned many a head.

Wissam, as some may know, is the chair of Al Mana Luxury Company which represents A/X Armani Exchange and other luxury brands. It’s a position which has garnered the 37 year old a net-worth of over $200 million and the title of  one of the richest investors in the Middle East.

He is also heir his family’s billion dollar Al Mana Retail empire.

Your thoughts?

R&B star Ciara is playing approximately no games with her comeback campaign.

Fresh from premiering her new single ‘Got Me Good’, the electrying performer chatted it up with ‘The Insider’ about the track, its high-octane video, housing album ‘One Woman Army’, and much more.

Peep the interview after the jump…


Kelly Rowland really is in permanent “grind” mode these days.

Indeed, if she’s not in the studio, she’s shooting a video. When not doing that, the singer can also be found on set of her new BET sitcom ‘What Would Dylan Do?’.

The last two weeks, though, saw the Destiny’s Child graduate on feature video duty, cranking out not one but two visuals. The first for Ludacris‘ ‘Representin‘ and the second for ‘Mama Told Me’ – her hot new collaboration with Outkast’s Big Boi.

Peep pics from both clip’s below, where you can listen to each track too…


“Just met a boy, just met a boy when…”

Alright guys, try your best to relax when we tell you this. Are you ready? Cool.

Almost a year after being teased to fans by the Rapper, Nicki Minaj has finally released the video for ‘Va Va Voom’, the infectious Rap cut already making a bid for UK chart supremacy.

Fierce, fun and bursting with color, the video debuted on ‘E!‘ minutes ago and is waiting for you to unwrap it below.

Pop art below!



Alicia Keys is in the giving mood.

Yes, tonight saw the gifted vocalist share a brand spanking new cut ‘Unlock Yourself’, pulled from her new app- The Journals Of Mama Mae and LeeLee,  now available for both iPhones and iPads.

So, before she releases her forthcoming album ‘Girl On Fire’, ‘Unlock Yourself’ below…


November 27th.

Mark the above day in your diary, because this is the day Roc Nation’s Solange will release her hotly anticipated EP ‘True‘.

Releasing its cover this afternoon, fans will also be pleased to know that the vocalist has also shared its seven song strong track list, featuring the well received jam ‘Losing You‘.

Info below…


Turn your ears to ‘Never Give Up‘, the Jermaine Dupri produced number by the iconic Diva Whitney Houston.

Reportedly recorded nearer the end of her life, the release arrives courtesy of her forthcoming LP ‘I Will Always Love You- The Best Of Whitney Houston’ greatest hits compilation, due out November 13th.

Enjoy its snippet below…


Before the visual for her new single ‘Va Va Voom‘ drops tonight, Nicki Minaj stopped by in Manchester, England on the 22nd to deliver the ‘Pink Friday: Reloaded’ arena tour.

Performing cuts from both of her studio albums, it was the Rapper’s delivery of her 2010 number ‘Save Me‘ that we’re shining a light on today, serving the vocals and conviction many had argued her cause was lacking.

Not sure what we mean?

Pink passion below…


Since the release of Christina Aguilera‘s scorching new single ‘Your Body’ last month, relative silence has greeted those eager to know the singer’s next promotional move.

Indeed, with less than three weeks until the song’s housing album ‘Lotus’ hits stores, many have been scratching their heads as to just what the “plan” is. Where are the performances? Major TV spots? New single(s)? An American Music Awards ‘Lotus’ showcase has been announced, yet this takes place after the album arrives.

Well, according to Christina, fans should fret not. For, speaking at the launch of the Samsung  Galaxy Note II in Los Angeles last night, the superstar diva -who was rocking a noticeably leaner frame- promised a “huge” promotional push for the hotly anticipated LP.

Her video interview and pics await after the jump…


For Christina Aguilera fans, the arrival of her new LP ‘Lotus‘ couldn’t come a day too soon, following the explosive launch of its lead single ‘Your Body‘.

Set for release on November 9th, the project took center stage yesterday upon the singer’s arrival at Billboard‘s ‘Film & TV Music Conference’ where she spoke with the company’s edititorial director Bill Werde on anything and everything.

Excerpts from their convo below…


Ciara is back! And if ever there was any doubt, the dynamo performer dispelled it moments ago with a must-be-seen-to-believed showcase on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The singer, who turns 27 today, marked her birthday by gifting her fans with live renditions of new singles ‘Sorry’, ‘Got Me Good’, along with past hits such as ‘Goodies’. Undoubtedly a high-profile gig, the set officially kicks off the vixen’s promotional push for new album ‘One Woman Army’ – which arrives early next year.

Watch Ciara blaze the stage below…


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