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Emeli Sande is renown for her soul-stirring ballads.

But the belter is picking up the pace and making a beeline for the dance floor with new single ‘Starlight.’

The Illangelo production, which fuses elements of House and Pop, finds the songbird gushing about a new love.

It’s the first taste of new material from Sande since last year’s sophomore set ‘Long Live The Angels.’

There’s no word yet on whether it’s the lead release from album #3; and the timing of its arrival (see: just  before the launch of her arena tour in support of ‘Angels’) suggests it may in actuality be a standalone track promote that project.

What is certain though is that ‘Starlight’ awaits your listening below…

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After storming Adult R&B charts with ‘High,’ ‘Add To Me,’ and ‘Here’ – the first three releases from her forthcoming ninth studio album, ‘Let Love Rule’ – powerhouse songstress Ledisi keeps the fire burning with ‘Us4Ever.’

A soulful venture with BJ the Chicago Kid, the guitar-laden cut is only increasing the already mounting anticipation from the singer’s fans ahead of its parent album’s release on September 22.

Hear it inside:

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‘Shake It Off’ hitmaker Taylor Swift is looking to shake off accusations she intentionally plagiarized concepts and content from former R&B group 3LW‘s 2001 hit, ‘Playas Gon’ Play.’

Details inside;

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Who told ‘Told Y’all’ rapstress Trina the pretty ladies she was posing it up with at VH1’s epic ‘Hip Hop Honors’ was Fifth Harmony?

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Rihanna may be on a musical hiatus, but she’s still riding the wave of success with her side ventures.

The latest, cosmetics line Fenty Beauty, has been flying off shelves globally and is being showered with praise for its racial inclusiveness.

Not resting on her laurels, Runway RiRi landed in London to officially launch the products at upmarket department store Harvey Nichols.

Ever one to work the camera, the 29-year-old turned heads in an eye-grabbing purple ensemble.

Peep more pics below…

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Xscape‘s reunion is Bravo bound.

As reported, the return of the R&B outfit will be broadcast in a new reality series this Fall.

Today not only brought with it the confirmed title – ‘Xscape: Still Kickin’ It’ – but also a titillating trailer.

The Mona Scott Young production will follow Kandi, Tiny, Tamika, and LaTocha as they work to rediscover their collective mojo after almost 20 years apart.

Inter-spliced with their preparation for performances at the BET Awards and Essence Festival will be scenes of the ladies re-addressing old wounds as they strive to heal once and for all.

Get a first look at the show below…

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Serena Williams is a force with her tennis racket and she’s proving equally as potent with her pen.

The sports icon gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Alexis Olympia, on September 1st and is celebrating motherhood by writing an open letter to her own mom Oracene Price.

Published on Reddit, the platform co-founded by fiancé Alexis Ohanian, the powerful piece sees the star thank the Williams matriarch while slamming those who’ve called her own body “manly.” She goes on to salute the women who – like her – have strong, muscular frames.

Must see reading awaits below…

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In a world without social media intense criticism of public figures could be contained in the corners of obscure message boards by PR savvy publicists.

The world, as we all know has changed.

What that means for potentially problematic stars? Hell.

For, after escaping the harsh hand of public criticism during their peaks they now find themselves forced to face the music.

The latest act to find herself in a spot of historic trouble?

Gwen Stefani.

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‘Married To Medicine’ is back for its 5th firework filled season.

The popular Bravo series chronicles the lives of group of ladies – some of whom work in the medical field and others who are married to those who do.

This instalment, which launches on November 5th (alongside ‘The Real Housewives Of Atlanta’), promises to make for gripping viewing.

In a freshly hatched trailer, Dr. Jackie is seen dealing with a shocking blow to her marriage, while Quad is still trying to find balance in hers. Dr. Heavenly remains at the center of conflict and cracks are starting to show in Dr. Simone‘s union.

There’s also a new addition to the cast – Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, a sassy mom who’s mulling whether to leave medicine behind to focus on family.

Check out the sneak peek below…

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Mark those calendars because ‘The Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ returns for its milestone 10th season on November 5th!

The latest instalment of the reality smash promises an array of dramatic twists and turns – especially with the addition of two familiar faces.

Original Nene Leakes is back in the mix as a full-time cast member, while fellow OG Kim Zolciak will appear in a “friend of” capacity.

To drum up buzz, Bravo have unleashed a titillating trailer hinting at this season’s many plotlines.

We won’t give too much away, but it’s safe to say Nene’s reintroduction, Kenya’s marriage, and lingering beef’s will play a major role.

Really though, what are you waiting for? Get all the way into the sneak peek below…

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Even the most successful careers are plagued by challenges.

This is a reality that Pop empress Madonna is well-acquainted with.

One of her more public setbacks came with the release of her most recent album, 2015’s ‘Rebel Heart.’

The ‘Living For Love’ led set was rocked by a series of catastrophic leaks prior to its arrival – with both demos and full songs hitting the net.

It defied the odds to open at #1  on the pure sales tally in the US, but was the first casualty of the chart’s embrace of streaming and had to settle for a #2 on the final Billboard count after being bested by the SPS figure of the ‘Empire’ soundtrack. To date, it’s only sold 240,000 copies — in total.

Internationally, the project fared even worse.

Now, the 59-year-old is opening about why…

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Nicki Minaj has kept her Barbz in the dark about her new album, spending much of the year adding to her colossal collection of collaborations.

However, in the newest issue of Dazed Magazine, the 34-year-old opened up about the follow-up to 2014’s ‘The Pink Print.’ A set she’s been working on aggressively in Miami.

What did she have to say about the project? Find out below…

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