JAN 20 2011
PERFORMS “PORTUGUESE LOVE” IN TRIBUTE TO TEENA MARIE ON BET HONORS, AIRING FEBRUARY 21st
[New York, NY – January 20, 2011] – With her current soul-stirring single “Far Away” climbing the charts, six-time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/producer Marsha Ambrosius will officially release her J Records solo debut album Late Nights & Early Mornings on March 1, 2011,
The emotionally charged video for “Far Away,” conceptualized by Marsha and directed by her manager Julius Erving III, touches upon society’s current ills of bullying, gay bashing and suicide. Since the video’s premiere, it’s been the #1 played video on VH1 Soul (beating out Trey Songz), while gaining the attention of millions on the internet and critical praise for Marsha’s artistic approach to the subject matter. "I lost a friend and I've had friends that have attempted suicide. There are people that don't have a voice to speak out and show what is happening and what can happen, so I just wanted people to see the honesty in it and be aware," Marsha said in a recent interview with the Associated Press.
By being honest and aware in her approach to creating timeless music, Late Nights & Early Mornings offers a candid glimpse of Marsha’s life and perspectives as she takes the reigns as the primary songwriter and producer of the album. Collaborations with musical peers Alicia Keys, Dre & Vidal (producers of “Say Yes”), Just Blaze and more add a raw and edgy vibe to the reflective and soulful album.
JAN 20 2011
I REMEMBER ME AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER AT WWW.JENNIFERHUDSON.COM ON JANUARY 24
[New York, NY – January 20, 2011] - Grammy and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will release her highly anticipated sophomore album I Remember Me on March 22 on Arista Records. The album’s first single, “Where You At,” written and produced by R. Kelly, will be serviced to radio on January 24 (a 30-second snippet can be heard now at www.jenniferhudson.com). The album is available for pre-order starting today on Jennifer’s website and purchasers will receive an exclusive early download of the debut single “Where You At” the week of January 24th.
The album title, I Remember Me, is based on a poem written by Jennifer and composed into a beautiful song co-written by Ryan Tedder that will be featured on the album. Additional writers and producers on the album include multi-award winners Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Rich Harrison, Ne-Yo and Stargate.
“I’m excited about this album because it’s almost like a renewal for me, reflected through the chapters of my life,” comments Jennifer. “I’ve called it ‘I Remember Me’because of the journey I’ve been on. I’ve learned that life constantly surprises you, no matter your plans. My fans have been so loyal, I feel like they have been on this journey with me and I can’t wait for them to hear the new album.”
Clive Davis, Chief Creative Officer, Sony Music Entertainment states: "Jennifer is the voice of the new generation and she literally soars on her second album ‘I Remember Me.’ Jennifer fulfills all of her promise and all of the prophesies that she will be on that short list of great vocalists of our time."
I Remember Me is the follow up to Jennifer’s 2008 eponymous debut album, which featured the hit singles “Spotlight” and “If This Isn’t Love.” Jennifer Hudson debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts and won a Grammy in 2009 for Best R&B Album.
Be sure to check out www.jenniferhudson.com on a regular basis for the latest news, photos and more.
JAN 20 2011
Jamie Foxx dishes on everything from radio to music to movies in the issue of Jet Magazine. Not only does Jamie have an amazing feature but he also is on the cover! Check out the January issue below and be sure to pick up your copy in newsstands across the country.
JAN 19 2011
FIRST SINGLE "YEAH YEAH YEAH" CAN BE HEARD IN THE CURRENT DELL TELEVISION CAMPAIGN
NEW POLITICS NAMED ONE OF MTV'S '2011 ARTISTS TO WATCH', THE 'POSTED' ARTIST FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY AND WILL BE THE FOCUS OF AN MTV PUSH CAMPAIGN WHICH BEGINS ON JANUARY 24TH
(New York - NY) - New Politics, the Brooklyn based / Denmark born 3 piece rock band announced today that they will be hitting the road this spring with The Dirty Heads. Kicking off March 4th in Sacramento, CA, they will criss-cross the country with their effusive brand of in your face rock n' roll until wrapping up in San Francisco on May 8th. Their current single "Dignity" off their 2010 self-titled debut album (RCA Records) is making waves on the Rock charts and their first single, the effusive "Yeah Yeah Yeah" is currently featured on the Dell television campaign.
MTV has officially added “Dignity” and named New Politics as one of their "2011 Artists To Watch". In the upcoming weeks “Dignity" will be featured in Artist to Watch countdowns across MTV AMTV, MTV2, mtvU, and MTV Hits. In addition, they are currently featured in an Artists To Watch PUSH campaign and and will be the focus of their own MTV PUSH CAMPAIGN which begins on January 24th. New Politics are also MTV's "Posted" artist for the entire month of January. "Posted" is an on-line interactive campaign which will feature New Politics content on their own page on MTV.com for the entire month.
JAN 19 2011
Don't miss RCA Music Group's idol team on "American Idol: Welcome Home" tonight! Our very own Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia, David Cook and Lee DeWyze will talk about their idol experience and success on this AI special. "American Idol: Welcome Home" airs at 7:30 PM EST on FOX.
JAN 19 2011
Jimmy Kimmel Live is set to rock out tonight when our very own New Politics hit the stage to perform their smash new single "Dignity." If you haven't heard the song yet, check out the official video here. Jimmy Kimmel Live airs at Midnight EST only on ABC.