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Janet Jackson Records 7th Number 1 Album
October 13, 2015
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Janet Jackson Records 7th Number 1 Album

  Janet Jackson is no stranger to No. 1 debuts—she’s had seven of them. The latest comes this week with her new album Unbreakable. The pop icon’s first album in seven years debuts atop the Billboard 200 with 116,000 equivalent album units (109,000 in pure album sales) in its first week, according to Billboard. It’s...

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JoJo Announces Fall Tour Dates
October 06, 2015
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JoJo Announces Fall Tour Dates

JoJo is returning to the road this fall. In anticipation of her upcoming album, the singer will embark on a North American tour. The 23-date “I Am JoJo” trek kicks off Nov. 2 in Minneapolis and travels to theaters across the country, with stops in New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, and Toronto,...

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September 24, 2015
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Album Cover Art: Cee-Lo Green – “Heart Blanche”

CeeLo Green is known for his unconventional style, but he’s almost unrecognizable on the cover of his upcoming album Heart Blanche. The soul crooner took to social media to unveil the artwork, which shows him covered from head to toe by flowers while seated in a chair. A child sits next to him gazing up in wonderment. The...

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Jill Scott’s New Album “Woman” Debuts at #1
August 04, 2015
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Jill Scott’s New Album “Woman” Debuts at #1

Jill Scott is back on top. The Philly soulstress earns her second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with Woman. Scott’s fifth set enters at No. 1 with 62,000 equivalent album units (58,000 in pure sales).Woman follows 2011’s chart-topping The Light of the Sun, which opened with 133,000 copies. According to Billboard,...

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Tamar Braxton To Release New Album “Calling All Lovers” On 9/11[VIDEO]
July 24, 2015
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Tamar Braxton To Release New Album “Calling All Lovers” On 9/11[VIDEO]

Two years after Love and War, Tamar Braxton is set to release her third album Calling All Lovers on September 11, and the date is intentional. The R&B diva wants her fans to commemorate the day with her music, and use it as a tool for reflection. “It’s a very important day worldwide,” Tamar told Fox 5 NY. “I just...

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Tyrese Scores First #1 Album
July 20, 2015
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Tyrese Scores First #1 Album

There’s a first time for everything—nearly two decades after making his debut, Tyrese has scored his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with his latest album, Black Rose. Released on July 10 through Tyrese’s own imprint Voltron Recordz, the indie project shifted86,000 unit equivalents (including streaming) during the...

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Miguel: “I am Better Than Frank Ocean”
July 07, 2015
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Miguel: “I am Better Than Frank Ocean”

Miguel is not afraid to speak his mind. When it comes to the competition, the confident crooner is declaring his superiority. In a conversation with the U.K.’s Sunday Times, he spoke out about comparisons to his peers including Frank Ocean, who he ran into at a London hotel bar during the interview. “We’re, er, cordial. I...

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K. Michlle & Tamar Braxton Perform at  The 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards [VIDEO]
June 29, 2015
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K. Michlle & Tamar Braxton Perform at The 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards [VIDEO]

Ladies first. K. Michelle and Tamar Braxton put the beef behind them once and for all at the BET Awards. After years of feuding, the R&B divas united for a joint performance. K was up first, singing “Hard to Do” off her latest album Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? She was followed by Tamar, who strut on stage in a golden fur...

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Janet Jackson Shows Love To Fans [VIDEO]
June 21, 2015
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Janet Jackson Shows Love To Fans [VIDEO]

Janet Jackson has love for her fans. As she prepares for her big comeback, the pop icon has teased a new song/interlude in a Twitter video. “I wanna tell you how important you are to me! Love J.,” tweeted Janet along with the reoccurring hashtag #ConversationsInACafe. In the 43-second clip, she thanks her fans for always...

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Miguel Announces Summer Tour
June 16, 2015
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Miguel Announces Summer Tour

In anticipation of his upcoming album WILDHEART, Miguel has announced a North American summer tour. The first leg kicks off on July 24 in Austin, Tex., with special guest Dorothy. The multi-city trek runs through September with stops in Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, and Toronto, wrapping Sept. 4 in Los Angeles. Tickets go on...

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