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Laya Drops New EP 'Um, Hello' Photo Laya Drops New EP 'Um, Hello'
by Michael Major - April 08, 2022

Staten Island's LAYA releases Um, Hello, her debut EP on Warner Records. The 11-track set shows off the R&B singer, songwriter, and creator’s versatility as she balances airy melodies with hefty beats, explores nostalgic sounds through a modern lens, and packs it all with plenty of sass and seductio...
Laya Releases Amazon Original Cover of Missy Elliott's 'Sock It 2 Me' Photo Laya Releases Amazon Original Cover of Missy Elliott's 'Sock It 2 Me'
by Michael Major - March 11, 2022

Staten Island R&B singer/songwriter and creative force LAYA releases a playful, soul-infused cover of Missy Elliott’s hit “Sock It 2 Me” on Warner Records—available exclusively through Amazon Original songs. LAYA’s version of the classic hip-hop/R&B track retains the energy of the original while sho...
H.E.R. Announces 2022 Leg Of 'Back Of My Mind' Tour Photo H.E.R. Announces 2022 Leg Of 'Back Of My Mind' Tour
by Michael Major - February 23, 2022

Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist H.E.R. announced a new leg of her wildly successful 2021 BACK OF MY MIND tour. She will also add acting to her resume when she joins the all-star cast of “The Color Purple” musical film adaptation as ‘Squeak.’ Check out the ful...
Missy Elliot Releases 'The Cookbook' Album on Vinyl Photo Missy Elliot Releases 'The Cookbook' Album on Vinyl
by Michael Major - February 02, 2022

The album includes hits like the GRAMMY® Award-winning global smash, “Lose Control (Feat. Ciara & Fatman Scoop)” and the GRAMMY®-nominated “We Run This.” To celebrate the album’s platinum certification and as a thank you to fans, Missy Elliott has released a limited number of The Cookbook as origina...
Lauren Jauregui Releases Debut Solo Project 'Prelude' Photo Lauren Jauregui Releases Debut Solo Project 'Prelude'
by Michael Major - November 05, 2021

The project includes collaborations with Timbaland, who has produced music for Aaliyah, Nelly Furtado, Missy Elliott, and Madonna. Written by Lauren, the seven-track collection of songs features some of her most personal music ever released....
Lizzo Announces New Album 'Rumors,' Out Aug. 13 Photo Lizzo Announces New Album 'Rumors,' Out Aug. 13
by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 02, 2021

Lizzo released her Nice Life Recording Company/Atlantic Records debut album CUZ I LOVE YOU on April 19th, 2019, debuting at #6 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and spending 24 consecutive weeks in the chart’s Top 10....
Yola Celebrates Black Feminine Strength in New Music Video 'Stand For Myself' Photo Yola Celebrates Black Feminine Strength in New Music Video 'Stand For Myself'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 27, 2021

The album was produced by Dan Auerbach and has already been hailed as a singular sonic shift, with publications including The Guardian who proclaimed Yola as 'one of the UK's most underrated singers' following the release of her recent single, “Diamond Studded Shoes.”...
Brianna Perry Shares Firethrowing Video for 'Fied Up' Single Photo Brianna Perry Shares Firethrowing Video for 'Fied Up' Single
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 21, 2021

The 10-track LP struts through Perry’s figurative boulevard with blunt and gritty rhymes that epitomize female empowerment. Perry doesn’t shy away from expressing her power to its fullest extent on this album....
Betta Lemme Releases New Single 'Cry' Photo Betta Lemme Releases New Single 'Cry'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 22, 2021

The wide release follows the exclusive premiere with PAPER, alongside a guest playlist curated by Betta Lemme herself with all the hits you can dance and cry your eyes out to from ABBA and SOPHIE, to Ariana Grande to My Chemical Romance....
Brianna Perry Announces 'Boss Bitch Boulevard' Album Photo Brianna Perry Announces 'Boss Bitch Boulevard' Album
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 16, 2021

In discussing the song, Perry said, “‘So What’ is the ultimate anti-covid lockdown song and is dedicated to the girls who love tik-tok, getting dressed up and partying with friends while singing and dancing together.” ...
Betta Lemme's 'Bambola' Returns To The Charts Photo Betta Lemme's 'Bambola' Returns To The Charts
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 25, 2021

The official soundtrack was critically acclaimed by the likes of Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s BAZAAR, PopSugar, Refinery29, Seventeen, Teen Vogue, among others, and features incredible talent including Anna of The North, ASHE, BLACKPINK, Charli XCX, FLETCHER, Spice Girls, and more. ...
Bri Steves Releases New Single 'Anti Queen' Photo Bri Steves Releases New Single 'Anti Queen'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 27, 2021

Philadelphia rapper, singer, producer, and musician Bri Steves has announced today’s premiere of a landmark new single, “Anti Queen,” is available now via Atlantic Records....
Diane Warren Donates Song To Dian Fossey Foundation & Matches Contributions For Givin Photo Diane Warren Donates Song To Dian Fossey Foundation & Matches Contributions For Giving Tuesday Today
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 01, 2020

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is collaborating with multi award-winning songwriter and animal rights activist Diane Warren for its Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, held annually the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. ...
Dolly Parton, Cardi B, Chloe X Halle & More Will Be Honored at Billboard's WOMEN IN M Photo Dolly Parton, Cardi B, Chloe X Halle & More Will Be Honored at Billboard's WOMEN IN MUSIC Event
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 18, 2020

Billboard today announced the first group of female powerhouses who will be honored at its 15th Annual Women in Music Event, including Cardi B, Chloe x Halle, Dolly Parton, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez and Jessie Reyez....
Tisha Campbell & Tichina Arnold Will Host the 2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS Photo Tisha Campbell & Tichina Arnold Will Host the 2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 11, 2020

Today BET announces the hosts and nominees for the '2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS' across 12 different categories....
VIDEO: Dua Lipa Talks About Her Fans on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Dua Lipa Talks About Her Fans on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - November 05, 2020

Dua Lipa talks about encouraging her American fans to vote in the 2020 election, working with artists like Madonna, Missy Elliott, Blackpink and Mark Ronson on Club Future Nostalgia and her upcoming livestream concert Studio 2054....
Kierra Sheard Garners #1 Milestone with Billboard Hit Gospel Single Photo Kierra Sheard Garners #1 Milestone with Billboard Hit Gospel Single
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 22, 2020

Chart topper Kierra Sheard hits another #1 milestone, as the GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award-winning inspirational artist and actress garners #1 on the latest Billboard Gospel Airplay chart for her single “It Keeps Happening.”...
Dua Lipa Announced as MoPOP's Special Guest in PopCon Closing Keynote Conversation Photo Dua Lipa Announced as MoPOP's Special Guest in PopCon Closing Keynote Conversation
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 17, 2020

“Forever Young: Popular Music and Youth Across the Ages”—this year’s special virtual version of Museum of Pop Culture’s Pop Conference 2020—is now mid-run with the fourth of six days of programming taking place today....
The Blessed Madonna + Dua Lipa Present 'Club Future Nostalgia' Photo The Blessed Madonna + Dua Lipa Present 'Club Future Nostalgia'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 28, 2020

Today, Dua Lipa, The Blessed Madonna, and their various cast of collaborators present Club Future Nostalgia....
Dave B Debuts Uplifting New Song And Video “Worthy” Photo Dave B Debuts Uplifting New Song And Video “Worthy”
by A.A. Cristi - August 21, 2020

Today, Seattle rapper Dave B releases an uplifting music video entitled “Worthy” that champions the excellence, beauty and joy of black lives. Video director Bailey Williams, a black queer woman from Dave B's hometown, captures the joy of black pride that spans all ages, shapes, sizes and gender ide...
The Blessed Madonna and Dua Lipa Present CLUB FUTURE NOSTALGIA Photo The Blessed Madonna and Dua Lipa Present CLUB FUTURE NOSTALGIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 20, 2020

Following the release of last week's 'Levitating' Remix ft. Missy Elliott and Madonna, the Blessed Madonna and Dua Lipa today reveal the full list of collaborators for Club Future Nostalgia, out August 28th. ...
Toni Braxton Releases 'Do It' Remix With Missy Elliott Photo Toni Braxton Releases 'Do It' Remix With Missy Elliott
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 26, 2020

Multimillion-selling R&B/pop pioneer and seven-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Toni Braxton is joined by the legendary Missy Elliott for a remix of “Do It.” On the track, Braxton pulls inspiration from her own experiences and shares advice for anyone struggling with the decision to end an unhealthy relati...
The Judds To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame Photo The Judds To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
by A.A. Cristi - June 18, 2020

Five-time GRAMMY, nine-time CMA and seven-time ACM Award-winning iconic duo, The Judds, will receive a star on the world's most famous walkway, The Hollywood Walk of Fame....
GRAMMY Museum Releases Two Songwriters Hall Of Fame Programs From Archive Photo GRAMMY Museum Releases Two Songwriters Hall Of Fame Programs From Archive
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 10, 2020

The GRAMMY Museum® announced today it will release two Songwriters Hall of Fame programs from its archive while the Museum in Los Angeles is closed until further notice in light of COVID-19...
Missy Elliott Releases the Music Video for 'Cool Off' Photo Missy Elliott Releases the Music Video for 'Cool Off'
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 22, 2020

Five-time GRAMMY® Award winner Missy Elliott has announced today's premiere of the official visual for “Cool Off.” The new clip – which finalizes the storyline from the previously-released “Why I Still Love You” – sees Missy starring as both the artist and the art as she and her spectacular troupe o...