With nearly 40 years in the music industry, Babyface (born Kenneth Edmonds) has enjoyed millions records sold (that he’s written and/or performed), 13 GRAMMYs won, countless Billboard hits, and more.

Yet, even with all of those achievements to his credit he’s still managing to find “firsts.”

The latest uncharted territory the legend is treading comes courtesy of a trip to Sin City for a limited engagement.

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Ariana Grande is strutting forward with gusto to the release of her new album ‘eternal sunshine.’

Due via Republic Records on March 8, the ‘yes, and?’ led project serves as the chart-topper’s first studio LP in four years.

With its arrival rapidly approaching, Grande has unveiled the project’s official tracklist.

Teased in earnest ever since the 30-year-old announced the album, the full tally of songs that make up the LP has been revealed.

What are you waiting for? Check it out below…

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Beyonce‘s foray into Country music has been nothing short of historic.

Beyond watching the single ‘16 Carriages‘ ride her into history books for being one of few female singers with over 50 top 40 hits, the Killah B-produced ‘Texas Hold ‘Em‘ took hold of the Hot 100’s top spot this week – a feat that made her the first Black woman to occupy the hitlist’s summit with a Country tune.

As if that’s not enough to boast, she joins Taylor Swift as the only women to top the all-genre chart with a Country hit this century.

And, while her beloved fanbase – affectionately call the #Beyhive – continue to buzz over the aforementioned triumphs, there may be an even bigger reason to celebrate.

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All roads lead to March 8 for Ariana Grande.

For, the songbird will hatch her new studio album ‘eternal sunshine’ on said date.

Hitting the promotional trail, the chart-topper’s latest stop was the Zach Sang Show on the Amazon Music Channel on Twitch.

In the first part of the lengthy sit-down, the ‘yes, and?’ singer opened up in earnest about the process of putting together the LP – one she says wasn’t in the plan to release for a few years.

Watch below, where quotes also await…

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The promo campaign mounted for Jennifer Lopez‘s latest album, ‘This Is Me…Now,’ was nothing short of impressive.

When not tackling morning and late night talk shows, Lopez made her rounds to ‘SNL‘ as well as radio, print, and Web outlets amid promotion of the project’s accompanying movie on Prime Video.

The combined potency of the exposure helped ‘Now’ soar to be the week’s best-selling album, defeating the likes of Billboard top-sellers like Yeat‘s ‘2093,’ Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign‘sVultures 1,’ Usher‘s ‘Coming Home,’ and Taylor Swift projects.

Yet, in a polarizing twist, the figures that lifted it to #1 on the pure Album Sales chart were barely enough to land it in the Billboard 200’s top 40.

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Usher‘s electrifying halftime show at the 2024 Super Bowl may have boasted a who’s who of guests including GRAMMY winners H.E.R., Will.i.am, Ludacris, Lil Jon, and more, but the standout definitely came when he called on Alicia Keys to share the Allegiant Stadium stage to perform their #1 hit ‘My Boo.’

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Madonna may be speeding through her critically and commercially acclaimed ‘Celebration Tour‘ quicker than a ray of light, but – as we reported here – it’s still taking her too long to get to the stage to crank out her hits.

So long, in fact, a group of concertgoers announced intent to take the ‘Take a Bow‘ singer to court for her excessive tardiness.

Look inside to see how Madge responded to the news.

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Jennifer Lopez‘s promotional promenade in support of her latest album, the February 16-released ‘This Is Me…Now,’ culminated with a high-octane concert on the legendary stage of the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles.

When not showcasing fan favorites from the new project including its title track as well as ‘Rebound,’ ‘Hearts and Flowers,’ and more, the GRAMMY-nominated diva cranked out electrifying performances of previous hits like ‘If You Had My Love,’ ‘Love Don’t Cost a Thing,’ ‘Jenny from the Block,’ and others.

Did you miss the action when it first aired exclusively on Apple Music Live? No worries; we’ve got you covered.

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Fun fact: only 41 acts in the history of recorded music can boast the honor of having earned 20 or more Platinum-certified records from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) over their careers.

For context, “Platinum” refers to sales equivalence of 1 million units in the United States.

An exclusive list undoubtedly boosted by the inclusion of streaming in the certification criteria, it’s still one that’s eluded Black female performers on mass as they represent less than 10% of the hitmakers in the exclusive club.

Recently, R&B diva SZA – thanks to the ongoing success of hits found aboard her long-awaited sophomore album ‘SOS‘ – helped the score increase for women of color.

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Diddy‘s dramas continue to mount.

For, a male producer has filed a lawsuit against the mogul accusing him of sexual harassment, drugging, and assault.

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Is a Cardi B comeback on the cards?

Fans of the femcee seem to think so.

Find out why below…

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Yee-haw!

Beyonce has already seen her latest hit, ‘Texas Hold ‘Em,‘ saddle up for a ride to the top of the UK charts, but now – as predicted by industry analysts the Killah B-produced jam has also galloped to the peak of the Stateside Hot 100.

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