Check out breakout star Lana Del Rey standing tall and standing fierce in the latest issue of T Magazine.

The feature marks the latest in a long list of publications the 25 year old has graced pre-and-post the release of her critically acclaimed debut ‘Born To Die’ – which last week topped the chart here in the UK and sits at #2 on the Billboard 200.

Accompanying the shoot was an interview which saw the ‘Video Games’ singer address the critique which oft greets her live performance.

Find out what she had to say, and peep more pics, after the jump…


You’ve heard the track, now see the process.

Monica and Brandy have given fans a window-peek into the recording session for their new duet ‘It All Belongs To Me’.

So what are you waiting for? Peep the footage, via Perez Hilton, after the jump…


She’s your favorite’s favorite and arguably the most sought after female songwriter of all time. Lending her pen to hits such as ‘Unbreak My Heart’, ‘I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing’, and more, Diane Warren has seen her name inked in history books almost as many times as she’s inked hits for the likes of Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Mary J. Blige, and countless others – most recently Beyonce for ‘A Star is Born’.

Recognized four times Billboard’s Songwriter of the Year and six times ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, Warren tells That Grape Juice there are still unconquered territories in her already decorated career.  Giving us the scoop on her latest sessions with Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, and more, she dishes on her feelings on Rihanna and Nicki Minaj while addressing rumors that she is currently working with Pop icon Whitney Houston!

All this and more after the jump…

Diane Warren Shouts Out That Grape Juice

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In an era when most acts’ success doesn’t last 30 minutes, Pop royal Madonna has 30 years of chart-topping under her belt;  a trend which looks set to continue – even at the ripe age of 53.

For, spearheaded by the Super Bowl and a mammoth Clear Channel campaign, the Material Girl’s new album has broken iTunes records – more than a month before release.

Full story after the jump…


Nothing better to accompany a new cd, aptly titled ‘New Life’, than a new ‘do.  Such was clearly the forethought of ‘For You I Will’ wailer Monica.  Moments ago the multiplatinum diva gifted fans with a sneak peek of her new look, courtesy of famed hairstylist Kim Kimble.

The shot surfaces days before the singer rejoins fellow R&B belle Brandy for a live performance of their new cut ‘It All Belongs To Me’ at Clive Davis’ annual ‘Pre-Grammy Gala’.  The performance will come as the first time the two have joined forces on stage in almost 4 years.

Are you feeling the new look?

Your thoughts?

“One day you’re in, the next- you’re out”

Indeed, as is oft the case in entertainment, once an act has served their purpose, they are  chopped, screwed and spat out by the very machine that helped them realize their dreams.

Case point example: Houston.

Rising to fame back in 2004 with ‘I Like That‘ and its follow up ‘Ain’t Nothing Wrong’, his career came to a draw dropping halt after a failed suicide attempt in 2005, but succeeding to tear his left eye out with a plastic fork.

Now, he has spoken openly on his tragic past.

Dishing on the details surrounding the incident and ‘the strange things’ he was forced to do while in the music industry.

His damning interview below…

On February 28th, Estelle will releases her third studio album ‘All Of Me‘, the follow up to 2008’s ‘Shine‘.

So today, in support of the Soul driven record, the performer has released its official track list, two weeks ahead of its release.

Peep below…


Peep these snaps of  ‘Winnie’ star Jennifer Hudson at the amfAR New York Gala last night.

Sporting her now acclaimed figure, the belter enjoyed the company of Cindy Crawford and Janelle Monae at the event which honored those who have made outstanding contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDs.

Snaps from the star studded night below…


Get into ‘N*gga’s In Paris‘, the latest video spawned by power duo ‘The Throne‘.

Lifted from their 2011 release ‘Watch The Throne’, the video arrives days before the pair are set to win big at the 2012 Grammys, airing live this Sunday.

Video below…


Pop force Katy Perry may have already wracked up multi-Platinum success with her sophomore set, ‘Teenage Dream’, however she’s not ready to let the credits roll just yet.

As previously reported, the former Mrs Brand is set to unleash a re-release, christened ‘Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection’. 

Yet, today saw the the 27 year old’s label lift the lid on the LP’s cover, as well as official details surrounding the set.

Peep the colourful above, and read for the ‘good-good’ on the retooled LP.


Adele‘s gargantuan success over the last 14 months has left the industry breatheless.

Yet, that’s exactly how the Brit-bred star felt when her vocal chords went awry late last year, forcing her to cancel her sell-out US tour to under-go emergency surgery. A procedure which left her the singer unable to speak for months.

Healed up and ready to make a triumphant return at the Grammy Awards this Sunday, the chart-force recalled the troublesome period in a CBS ’60 Minutes’ special.

Check out a preview of the emotional, yet hilarious interview (which airs in full on Sunday) after the jump…


As earlier reported, last night was a major one for Kelly Rowland.

The Destiny’s Child alum was not only honoured by Essence, she was also awarded a Platinum plaque for the million-plus sales of ‘Motivation’.

Peep Ms. Kelly receive the award from the song’s producer Rico Love, as well as her performance of the track and ‘When Love Takes Over’ below….


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