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18 hrs ago | Billboard

Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Slithers to Top of...

The single logs third-largest streaming week on record, while Wiz Khalifa debuts atop R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and Smokey Robinson launches at No.


Related Topix: R-N-B, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Soul, Drake, Pop/Rock, Christian Music, The Miracles

20 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

5 things to do this weekend

Entertainment includes pop singer Zendaya on Friday night, the Flip Fest Monster Truck and Motocross Stunt Spectacular on Saturday and R&B singer Charlie Wilson on Sunday.


Related Topix: R-N-B, Charlie Wilson, Hip-Hop

Yesterday | ContactMusic.com

Destiny's Child could reunite for new album and tour

Destiny's Child could reunite in the near future for a new album and a tour that will ''make history'' according to Beyonce's father and the band's manager Mathew Knowles.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kelly Rowland, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Destiny's Child

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Joe hopes to return R&B to its romantic 'essence'

With more than 20 years of experience, R&B singer Joe has had a front-row seat to watch the genre evolve.


Related Topix: Joe, R-N-B, Baltimore, MD, Music, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

R&B singers and reality television are in tune with each other

K. Michelle's reality show status helped to elevate her in the music world. When K. Michelle released "Rebellious Soul" last year, it was the highest charting debut for a female R&B singer since 2011.


Related Topix: R-N-B, Braxton Family Values, Entertainment, Television, SWV, Music

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

Freda Payne returns to her roots on new album and at jazz fest

When it comes to jazz, Freda Payne isn't just another R&B singer looking for a more mature art form and a chance to wear classier gowns.


Related Topix: Freda Payne, Funk, R-N-B, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

Streatham Guardian

Young people from Lambeth to perform alongside MOBO-winning rapper Akala

Thanks to an new project funded by Arts Council England, a group of young people from Lambeth are to draw inspiration from their family, friends and local environment before performing poetry and music at a free outdoor festival alongside MOBO-winning UK rapper Akala and R&B singer Ny.


Related Topix: R-N-B

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Monica Demands End To Gun Violence After Friend's Death

R&B star Monica has called for an end to "senseless acts of violence" after a close family friend was shot dead over the weekend .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Monica

WNYC-AM New York

Challenging cookie cutter beauty, R and B singer Jessy Lanza, Netflix micro-genres 08/19/2014

Writer Euny Hong on plastic surgery culture, cookie cutter beauty and counter-trends in South Korea.


Related Topix: R-N-B

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Dodgy and Secret Affair to play Under The Bridge

West London's Under The Bridge has announced its Autumn live music programme, which features a varied selection of some of the finest acts from around the world.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dodgy, New-Wave, Jurassic 5, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Sat Aug 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

R&B singer Jesse releases new single

This is Jesse's first song after being on 'sabbatical leave' from music for over a year.


Related Topix: R-N-B

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Post-Standard

Day 2 New York State Fair attendance down from last year

In total, 68,038 people passed through the the State Fair's gates Friday, 6,520 fewer people than 2013.


Related Topix: R-N-B


Tinashe - "Pretend"

Tinashe's biggest hit so far, the DJ Mustard-produced "2 On," featured Schoolboy Q, and the rising R&B singer's latest single from debut album Aquarius features Q's buddy A$AP Rocky.


Related Topix: Tinashe, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

CBS News

August 2014 New Music Mixtape

R&B songstress Jessie Ware came on the scene last year with her debut album "Devotion," but this song is her break into the mainstream.


Related Topix: R-N-B

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Casinos: R&B singer Stephanie Mills stays true to her hits

She performs around her home for a few days, singing her tracks and tuning "into the hearts of the songs."


Related Topix: Stephanie Mills, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, The Wiz, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies


Tank performs at the 2014 Essence Music Festival

Plus: Drake gets his 32nd Rap Airplay hit, Chris Brown's 'New Flame' flies up the charts and Watsky grabs a top 10 debut on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.


Related Topix: R-N-B, Hip-Hop, Watsky

WTVR Richmond

Grammy nominated R&B singer Tank was in the house

Popular Grammy Award Nominated R & B singer Tank stopped by Virginia This Morning to talk about his latest CD, "Stronger."


Related Topix: R-N-B


Watch Alexandra Shipp in 'Drumline: A New Beat' trailer

Before Alexandra Shipp stars as Aaliyah in Lifetime's new movie about the late R&B singer, she plays the lead in VH1's new sequel to 2002's "Drumline," "Drumline: A New Beat."


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drumline, R-N-B


Re: Tank Asks Where Is The Call To Action For The Things We're...

R&B singer Tank stopped by Philly's Morning Show to spend a little time with Shamara & Laiya .


Related Topix: R-N-B


En Vogue, Lalah Hathaway, and Yola Choir Join the Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl, 9/3

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, presents The Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 8 PM, hosted by actor and comedian Craig Robinson .


Related Topix: En Vogue, R-N-B, Lalah Hathaway, Anthony Hamilton, Soul, Hip-Hop, Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies