Season 2 of ‘American Idol’ on ABC drew to a close last night, but not before judge Katy Perry took to the stage.

The animated songbird rocked the house with Daddy Yankee.

Together, they delivered a spirited rendition of their ‘Con Calma’ remix.

In true Perry form, a colorful spectacle defined the showing.

Having thus far topped the charts in many a Latin region, the song has peaked at #31 on the Billboard Hot 100. Does the performance pack punch enough to help it climb higher?

Check it out below and let us know…

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DJ Khaled keeps the content a’coming with the newly unleashed video for Cardi B collaboration ‘Wish Wish.’

21 Savage joins the ‘Dinero’ collaborators on the jam, which is lifted from the hitmaker’s latest album ‘Father Of Asahd.’

A fiery affair, the clip forms part of a visual onslaught from Khaled during the LP’s release week and follows the debuts of ‘Higher (ft. John Legend & Nipsey Hussle)’, ‘Just Us (ft. SZA)’, amongst others.

What are you waiting for? Watch after the jump…

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In building her empire, Rihanna continues to make history.

For beyond her colossal success on the singles chart, the Bajan belle is bulldozing barriers by becoming the first Black woman to head up her own luxury fashion house under the LVMH umbrella.

Set for a major unveiling on May 22nd, RiRi poses it up for a first look feature in the newest issue of the New York Times’ T Magazine.

In a compelling interview feature, she also confirms she’s working on a Reggae album, and waxes honest about possible collabs with Drake and Lady Gaga.

All the action after the jump…

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With summer fast approaching, Chris Brown has unleashed a scorcher with a little help from Nicki Minaj and G-Eazy.

The turn-up anthem has been making waves on the stream scene and now looks poised to make an almighty splash with the arrival of its accompanying video.

A colorful affair, the visual is the latest to be lifted from C. Breezy’s incoming album ‘Indigo’ (due June 21st via RCA Records).

What are you waiting for? Watch this hitmaking trio in action after the jump…

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As hotly anticipated movies go, few are drumming up as much buzz as ‘Ma’ – starring Octavia Spencer.

Brought to the big screen by Universal Pictures and Blumhouse (the producers of ‘Get Out’), the psychological horror showcases Spencer’s talents like never before.

The Academy Award winner takes on the role of Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. She befriends a group of unsuspecting youngsters, who eventually learn that all is not as it seems with the once warm woman they simply called… Ma.

Tipped for major success, the flick hits cinemas worldwide on May 31st and That Grape Juice is giving YOU the chance to see ‘Ma’ before the masses at our exclusive Central London screening on May 29th.

Want to be in with a chance of attending? We thought so! Simply answer the question below:

In which year did Octavia Spencer win her Oscar?

1) 2019
2) 2012
3) 2001

Submit your answer, along with your full name, age, address, and contact number to the email address below. Please be sure to title entry ‘Ma – TGJ’ :

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All entries must be received by 11.59am GMT on May 24th 2019.

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Racking up critical acclaim aplenty for her latest studio album, ‘Lovers Rock,’ Brit-born R&B singer Estelle continues to deliver tastes of the project’s diverse palette of tunes with the latest coming via the sexy ‘Lights Out.’

“Cause there ain’t no question, my mind’s always open for you / I wanna be the one you run to / Call it obsession, but my body’s calling for you / I’ve fallen for you,” the Grammy-winner coos over the Caribbean-tinged beat.

Like the album’s previous visuals, the video to ‘Lights Out’ was directed by Denzel Williams.  Bringing the tune to life by using an the beauty of Australia as a backdrop, look inside to see Estelle go ‘down under’ for the long-awaited clip:

 

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While many-a-viewer was praying Madonna would find and stay on the right key while performing her legendary hit, ‘Like a Prayer,’ at the 2019 Eurovision Songwriting Contest yesterday (May 18), others scolded the diva for stirring controversy during her musical medley.

As we reported here, before the Pop icon’s performance was even confirmed for the showing the rumor alone was greeted with protests from pro-Palestinian activists who were pressuring companies, performers, and more to disengage from Israel as this year’s contest, the 64th annual, was hosted in Tel Aviv.

Madge shrugged off protests and argued her performance would be used to promote unity.  It did everything but.

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Ahead of a stunning performance of the cut on last night’s ‘SNL’ as seen here (May 18), DJ Khaled‘s ‘Jealous’ got the video treatment via an Eif Rivera-directed clip.

Famously sampling Diana King‘s signature 90’s hit, ‘Shy Guy,’ the tune – found aboard Khaled’s recently released, ‘Father of Asahd’ – features longtime collaborators Lil WayneChris Brown, and Big Sean.  Its cinematic accompanying music video, which registers in at a whopping 8-minutes, sees a cameo from Khaled’s ‘Dinero’ co-star Jennifer Lopez and so many more.

Look inside to see the extended version of the visual:

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Months before making her film debut in the Jennifer Lopez-led stripper film, ‘Hustlers’ (click here to read more about that), burgeoning diva Lizzo will be making her televised awards show performance debut via the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards next month.

Having already rocked the house at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards earlier this year, the 31-year-old is certainly no stranger to award shows.  This time, however, her performance will hit television screens across the nation and sees her join a bill that features the likes of Martin Garrix, Macklemore, Patrick Stump, and more.

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From The Vault is back this week with a powerful double-duo. Long before Normani and Khalid’s ‘Love Lies,’Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson proved a formidable force on flavorsome jam ‘The Best Things In Life Are Free.’

In 1992, legendary team Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis were tasked with producing the original soundtrack to crime comedy ‘Mo’ Money’ – starring Damon Wayans, Stacey Dash and Bernie Mac. And  they made sure to arrange an A-list affair.

The album housed contributions from the likes of Johnny Gill, MC Lyte, and Public Enemy, but the most notable came courtesy of Jackson and Vandross with ‘Free.’ Also part of the track’s creation were Bell Biv DeVoe and Ralph Tresvant.

The New-Jack-Swing number was yet another hit for the duo, peaking at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US and #2 in the UK – Jackson’s first Top 10 in the country since 1987’s ‘Let’s Wait Awhile.’ It spent 5 consecutive weeks at #2 on the Australian Singles Chart.

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Although neither Janet nor Luther were available to shoot the tune’s visual, director Paris Barclay still managed kept things interesting by featuring the movie’s leads having a fun-filled day at the carnival. Alongside Damon and Stacey, Marlon Wayans – who also stars in the flick – can be seen lip-syncing the rap section of the song while scenes from the film are shown.

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The talent that was Luther Vandross will be forever unparalleled. From his tone and range, to his technique and lyrics, he has an unshakable place up-there amongst the greatest to ever do it. One of the most vocally versatile too.

As far as Ms. Jackson goes, she manages, year in year out, to show the world what a class act is. Ever (and equally) refined plus potent, she has shown constant dedication to her craft, without ever sacrificing the many facets of her brand, and we admire her for that.

So, join us as we salute two of music’s most gifted artists on one of the most memorable classics from their respective catalogues. They did that!

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DJ Khaled kicked off the campaign for new album ‘Father Of Asahd’ with a seismic showing on Saturday Night Live. 

Much like LP, the hitmaker was surrounded by a number of notable guests – including SZA, Big Sean, and J Balvin. 

Also joining him was John Legend, who helped deliver a spirited rendition of their Nipsey Hussle collaboration ‘Higher.’

As widely reported, the late rapper was tragically killed outside his Marathon clothing store back in March.

In salute to him, Khaled and his collaborators observed a moment in his honor.

Peep the performances below…

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Foxy Brown has been off the chart radar for well over 15 years. And if new fans are what she was hoping to to gain with her appearance at Kandi’s ‘Dungeon Tour,’ she may need a backup plan. Because the showing last night didn’t play out as planned.

See what we mean below…

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