Summer Walker is attempting to move past the drama that has been her live shows of late.

So what better way to justify her buzz than to perform on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

Backed by a full band, the 23-year-old offered up an “interesting” rendition of ‘Playing Games.’

After all the headlines, did she deliver? Watch below for the answer…


Alicia Keys secured early preparation for her hosting gig at the GRAMMYs last night by covering for James Corden on ‘The Late Late Show.’

The gifted singer seized the moment to invite other artists to join her in song – and her first pick was a big one.

For, she welcomed music’s most magnetic new name Billie Eilish to the show and together they soared with a stirring rendition of the 17-year-old’s track ‘Ocean Eyes.’

Check out their performance below…


Whether good, bad, ugly, or somewhere in between, 2019 brought with it some of modern Pop culture’s most memorable moments.

Now, as the year draws to a close, TGJ is reflecting on 31 moments that rocked – and to some degree maybe even reshaped – the Urban and Pop musical landscape as we’ll know it.

First, let’s reflect on Pop queen Janet Jackson‘s amazing year…


In what must be the most random beef of the year, Eminem and Nick Cannon have been trading verbal blows all week.

As reported, Slim Shady poked first with a jab at Cannon and their mutual ex Mariah Carey on the song ‘Lord Above.’

Today the episode erupted when comedian Cannon released diss track ‘The Invitation’ – on which he implied his MC nemesis was gay. A claim Em has now hit back at.

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Congratulations are in order for Cassie!

For, the singer and her husband Alex Fine have joyously welcomed their first child together.

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Beyond contributing to soundtracks, specialty projects, and guest starring on other artists’ efforts, R&B siren Jazmine Sullivan has been relatively quiet over the last five years.

But, with 2020 right around the corner, the Grammy nominee has sent fans into a frenzy with indication that absence is set to change.

Details inside:


Christmas is coming early for Mariah Carey and fans.

The Pop diva, whose enduring holiday classic ‘All I Want for Christmas’ has become an anthem synonymous with the season’s arrival, has been burning up streaming and digital download platforms with the song since early November.

And, while the tune’s annual ascension on Billboard charts is by no means a surprise, now – just a day after learning its parent album, ‘Merry Christmas,’ cracked the Billboard 200’s top 10 again – the Walter Afanasieff-co-written cut has snipped out the competition to land at #3 on this week’s Hot 100 (mirroring last year’s re-peak).

25 years after its debut, ‘Christmas’ could claim Billboard’s top spot in the coming weeks. See what why inside:


As we reported here, The Weeknd‘s recently released duo of singles – ‘Heartless’ and ‘Blinding Lights’ – were out of the box successes.

Zooming to the top of real-time iTunes sales and Spotify streaming charts, the songs respectively dominated competition on the tallies ahead of the release of their accompanying visuals.  The former saw that dominance cemented courtesy of a boost from its Anton Tammi-directed music video and mind-bending live performance last week on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ (click here to read).

Now, thanks to the aforementioned (alongside a warm reception from radio), the Metro Boomin-produced track has become the singer’s fourth Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper.  Details inside:


After quite the campaign, Camila Cabello‘s sophomore album ‘Romance’ was unwrapped last Friday.

The set, which was preceded by a slew of singles, was greeted with mixed reviews.

Indeed, some took to the clearly carved for radio cuts such as the chart-topping Shawn Mendes collab ‘Senorita’ and ‘My Oh My’ featuring Da Baby. Yet others bemoaned the otherwise lack of clear hits on the largely mid-tempo/ballad-heavy set.

Now, as Cabello aims to elevate from solo hopeful to bonafide Pop darling, all eyes are on what the project’s commercial debut is on course to deliver.

Well, wonder no more because the first week predictions for ‘Romance’ await below…


There’s been a development in the tragic story of the 21-year-old musician Juice WRLD.

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Lizzo is going all out in her push for “new” single ‘Good As Hell.’

With unorthodox defining the singer’s success, the release serves as one of her story’s most unique chapters.

For, the song was originally released in 2016 and placed on the ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’ during her rise.

Following the chart-topping run of another previously released cut (‘Truth Hurts’), ‘Good As Hell’ has received a huge boost and now looks like a serious contender for the top spot too.

With the help of an Ariana Grande assisted remix, the song has thus far peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Now, with the arrival of an all-new video (there was an original), the Houston native is in the running for a major streaming boost.

Watch the visual, which tributes her band playing beginnings (HBCU style), below…


R. Kelly‘s efforts to rescue himself from legal trouble have been to no avail…and today the alleged child rapist has learned that it won’t be long before his face is slapped by the heavy hand of justice.

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