As Leona Lewis continues perfecting her ‘Glassheart’, she isn’t letting the lengthy delay in releasing the LP damper her live game. For following a rousing set at BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend, the X Factor alumni took front stage centre at the BMW Olympic Joy Festival in Beijing, where she served up titillating showings of ‘I Got You’, ‘Bleeding Love’, and ‘Collide’.

Watch the songbird soar after the jump…


As the star of ‘In The House’ & ‘South Central’ star, Maia Campbell was shaping up to be the quite force in entertainment.

Unfortunately, in what marked a tragic time in her life, mental illness, addiction and the death of her mother saw the promising star deteriorate in the full gaze of the public eye .

Now, three years after the world first learned of her battles, she has given a rare interview to Kempire Radio. An interview, which sees her bare all like never before.

Her story above…

Your thoughts?

As the UK’s reigning Pop Princess, the pressure is on for Rita Ora to deliver on her debut LP ‘Ora‘.

So, in the hope of securing a third #1 single in the country, the starlet has announced the name of her new single- set for release before her LP’s August 27th launch.

Watch her announcement below…



‘Miss Independent’ maestro Ne-Yo may have been missing from charts for the last few years, but he is certainly looking to turn that around with his upcoming LP ‘R.E.D.’ (September 18th).  Led by the racy ‘Lazy Love’, the singer is looking to deliver on his promise to debut his ‘bad boy side’ on the next album.

While That Grape Juice was treated to an exclusive listen of some of the record’s offerings, Ne-Yo took to KissFmUK to inform fans of what they can expect from the record, his work with Michael Jackson & Beyonce, and his thoughts on electro-pop and the failing status of R&B.

A great watch indeed. Get into it after the jump:


Get into the cover for Madonna‘s latest single ‘Turn Up The Radio‘, pulled from a scene in its long awaited video.

The follow up to the smash hit ‘Girl Gone Wild’, peep behind the scenes footage from the video and lets us know what you think below…


Whether his critics like it or not, Chris Brown‘s market power isn’t as ‘depleted’ as many had previously assumed.

Flexing his commercial muscles with his US #1 album ‘Fortune‘, Brown also celebrated the same success in the UK where the LP became his first to hit the top spot in the country.

Now find out how well Chris fared worldwide below…


It’s been sometime since the world has seen her, but last week saw the exciting reemergence of Teedra Moses at the 2012 Essence Festival.

Well received by the tough audience, Teedra’s set saw her serve up a number of unreleased jams, including our favorite ‘War For Love’.

Watch below…


With a #1 LP under his belt and the media’s gaze on his every move, Frank Ocean took to Showbox at the Market in Seattle on Friday night for the launch of his Channel Orange Tour.

A must see for any curious to see what his hype is about, his set was made up of cuts from ‘Orange’ and 2011’s ‘Nostalgia‘.

Enjoy below…


Oh to be a fly on the wall at the ‘Chateau Marmont’ this week.

For, in what makes the stuff ‘stan fantasies’ are made off, the hotel reportedly played host to a slumber party thrown by ‘Mean Girls’ actress Lindsay Lohan, attended by Interscope sisters Lady GaGa and Lana Del Rey.

Snapped leaving the hotel yesterday, a considerably ‘tamer’ GaGa hinted at the night’s events through a series of Tweets, which she – quite interestingly- deleted soon after publishing them.

Details below…


Without a doubt, Frank Ocean‘s ‘Channel Orange’ is set to be one of 2012’s highest selling LPs.

Already selling over 100,000 units via digital outlets, the LP is on course to dominate the Billboard Hot 100 for two consecutive weeks- following the release of its physical copies this coming week

Now world renown producer Jermaine Dupri has lent his support to the ‘Novacane‘ singer.

His interesting take on the situation below…


Cop a gander at ‘Facemelt’ darling Rita Ora, gracing the pages of US Glamour.

Striking a number of poses for the publication sans her trademark red lips, snaps from her lighthearted spread emerged online today.

A spread, which not only boasts stunning photography but some very interesting quotes from the star, discussing her relationship with ROC boss Jay Z and her thoughts on Beyonce‘s ‘alien’ like qualities.

More below…


Nicki Minaj continued to cement her mainstream status with a show-stopping performance on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno. There the Young Money maven performed her latest Pop hit, ‘Pound The Alarm’.

Watch Ms. Minaj in action below…


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