Christina Aguilera paid tribute to her idol, Etta James, as the blues legend was laid to rest at a Los Angeles-area church today. Dressed in all black, the pop star belted out James’ classic “At Last,” sharing some heartfelt words with the congregation.
“I have to first of all say what an amazing honor it is for me to have been welcomed here today, invited here, to pay tribute to the great Ms. Etta James,” said an emotional Christina. “I went around the world throughout all my career saying that Ms. Etta James was my favorite singer in the whole wide world.”
It looks like Jaden Smith is maturing as he has cut his head full of curly locks for the new year. The 13 year old rapper/actor posted this photo on his twitter page with the caption, “#2012.
Maybach Music Group takes a shot of their own remix of Drake’s ‘The Motto’ with Meek Mill and Wale pulling up the forefront of hot bars. These are some of the hardest working artists in the industry and their grind will never cease to rise as they continue to obtain more and more status and notoriety in the music industry. Enough about my thoughts, turn your speakers up loud and clear so you can prepare yourselves for the fire before you!
Will and Jada are hooking up with Simon Cowell to produce an American Idol type show for DJs called “DJ Superstar”.
“We’ve been working on this show for over a year and we wanted to partner with the right people.”
“DJs are the new rock stars. It feels like the right time to make the show.”
Armdeonce Ventures has teamed up with the city of Houston to honor Beyoncé with a statue which will be unveiled before the end of the year.
The project is looking for corporate and private sponsors for the project and in addition to the statue, proceeds will go to charities including Music for America, the Grammy Cares Foundation, Hurricane Katrina victims, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi flooding victims.
D’Angelo is on tour for the first time in 11 years and video from his first performance in Stockholm, Sweden has surfaced online. Check it out……..
Chris Brown cranks up the volume on “Turn Up the Music,” the second single from his fifth album Fortune, due this spring. The party anthem boasts a throbbing electro-house beat and an undeniable hook.
“If you sexy and you know it, put your hands up in the air,” chants Breezy over the synth-heavy production, which is bound to become the soundtrack for clubgoers everywhere.
Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain” takes over atop the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, dethroning Rihanna’s “We Found Love,” featuring Calvin Harris, after 10 weeks and making history in the process.
As Adele’s set “21” leads the Billboard 2oo Album chart for the 17th week, “Fire” is the third single to top the Hot 100 while “21” has sat atop the album tally. First single “Rolling in the Deep” began a seven-week Hot 100 reign the week of May 21, 2011, when “21” was in its sixth week in charge of the Billboard 200.
Follow-up “Someone Like You” crowned the Hot 100 the week of Sept. 17, 2011. In the song’s fifth and final week at No. 1 (Nov. 5), “21” returned to the Billboard 200 apex for a 13th frame.
With “21” at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 four another four weeks as of this week, “Fire” (Adele’s third career Hot 100 topper) makes the set the first by a single artist to have led the Billboard 200 concurrently with three Hot 100 No. 1s