Common has signed a new deal with No I.D.’s Artium Records/Def Jam Recordings, where he’ll release his 10th studio album, ‘Nobody’s Smiling.’
Coldplay remains #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with their latest studio album ‘Ghost Stories,’ while Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah…’ debuts within the #3 position.
Alternative R&B songstress BANKS teams up with i-D Magazine and director Mike Piscitelli to present new visuals for yet another addictive offering, “Drowning.”
On Friday, June 13th, Chicago’s global bass party ambassadors Christian Vera and Caswell James of Soulphonetics resume their CHEEKY! residency at Harbee Liquors & Tavern with a special guest, reggae DJ Slacky J.
For a second week in a row, Iggy Azalea holds the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her breakout song ‘Fancy,” featuring Charli XCX, and Ariana Grande’s “Problem.”
Tamar Braxton is currently in the beginning process of the follow-up to 2013’s ‘Love and War.’
Brooklyn-based psychedelic salsa octet La Mecánica Popular is throwing a video release party for “Guajiro,” which will be held at Nublu in the East Village.
Hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis has partnered with the Tony-nominated play ‘Mothers and Sons’ to raise awareness and funds for the Construction for Change, which will help build medical centers for victims of HIV.
Pharrell Williams, Jennifer Hudson, Lionel Richie, Lil Wayne, Drake, Usher and Trey Songz serve as the first roundup of artists to take the stage at the 2014 BET Awards.
Leona Lewis has signed a worldwide recording deal with Island Records, segueing from former mentor Simon Cowell’s Syco label.
R&B singer and sex addict Trey Songz has unveiled the official standard and deluxe edition tracklistings for his upcoming sixth studio album (ear porn compilation), ‘Trigga.’
Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, which is currently untitled, is set to be released in November of this year, along with a HBO docu-series.
Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Lorde has finally decided to add a new string of North American tour dates this fall.
Rapper Pharoahe Monch wrestles with an addiction of the heart in his new music video for “Broken Again,” directed by aaronisnotcool.
Doomtree femcee Dessa is set to hit the East Coast this fall, starting off in Detroit on September 9th.
London soul songbird Ella Eyre isn’t letting the limitations of a teeny room keep her boxed in for her new video for “If I Go,” her debut single.
Demi Lovato will finally bring her “Neon Lights” tour to North America, starting Sept. 6 in Baltimore, MD.
Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’ is projected to sell about 55,000 copies, making it the lowest first week sales for her in her 20 year career.
Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” rises from #2 to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week, while the Australian rapper also jumps from #3 to #2 as a guest on Ariana Grande’s “Problem.”
Just as expected, Coldplay has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with their sixth studio album, ‘Ghost Stories.’