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DEC 21 2011

ASAP ROCKY's Interview With RapUp

ASAP Rocky recently answered 10 questions for Rap-Up.com. Head over to the site and find out what Rocky thinks of Drake, who are some of his favorite MC's and more!

DEC 21 2011

Grammy Award Winner Anthony Hamilton's 'Back To Love' Debuts At #3 On Billboard R&B Albums Chart!

GRAMMY AWARD WINNER ANTHONY HAMILTON’S BACK TO LOVE DEBUTS AT #3 ON THE BILLBOARD R&B ALBUMS CHART!

BACK TO LOVE TOPS NPR’S FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2011 LIST AND RECEIVES RAVE REVIEWS FROM CRITICS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ON THE HEELS OF SOLD-OUT WOO TOUR




(December 21, 2011 - New York, NY) Grammy Award winner Anthony Hamilton’s latest opus, Back To Love (RCA), debuts this week at #3 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart and #12 on the Top 200 Albums chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album also lands at #8 on the Digital Albums chart.

Leading the way for the album’s chart debut is the current single “Woo,” the Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds written and produced track which is #8 on the Urban Adult Contemporary chart this week. Hamilton recently performed the soul-stirring tune on Live with Kelly! and the Late Show with David Letterman.

Hamilton’s Back To Love wooed NPR’s Ann Powers, who added the album to her “10 Favorite Albums of 2011” list, stating “this honey-dipped set perfectly highlights Hamilton’s versatile voice…” Moreover, Back To Love has garnered rave reviews from journalists across the states, including New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today and the New York Daily News’ declaration: “Hamilton stands with Maxwell as one of the few modern R&B males who can stand up to the women who currently dominate the field (from Mary J. to Beyonce)… his music sounds classic and contemporary all at once.”

DEC 21 2011

Elle Varner Talks To ThisIsRnb.com

Elle recently sat down with ThisIsRnb.com for an interview. She spoke about what it's like to suddenly have a hit single, Twitter stalkers, and the possible next single off of her upcoming album Perfectly Imperfect! You can check out the full interview with Elle here or head over to ThisIsRnb.com!

ThisisRnB Presents: Get To Know Elle Varner from ThisIsRnB on Vimeo.

DEC 20 2011

'Break The Spell' Goes Gold!

Congrats to Daughtry as Break The Spell has just been certified a gold album by the RIAA! Cheers to all the loyal fans who bought the album and spread the word.

DEC 20 2011

Ring In The New Year Early With iTunes Best Of 2011 Sale!

iTunes is celebrating the Best Of 2011 with a great sale on select albums. It's no surprise to us that Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Britney and more made the Best Of list! From now until January 3rd, get your copy of the below albums for just $7.99! Ring in the New Year early by picking up your copy today.





DEC 20 2011

Anthony Hamilton's Performance On Letterman

Did you miss Anthony Hamilton's killer performance of "Woo" on The Late Show With David Letterman? No worries, you can watch the full performance below!

DEC 20 2011

LEONA LEWIS TO RELEASE 'HURT: THE EP' A THREE SONG COLLECTION ON DECEMBER 20, 2011



Includes the Title Track “Hurt” (Nine Inch Nails) “Iris” (Goo Goo Dolls) and “Colorblind” (Counting Crows)

X FACTOR UK Winner Leona Lewis To Perform On the US X Factor Finale This Thursday, 12/22


(December 19, 2011) Leona Lewis will be releasing an EP of three of her favorite songs, the title track “Hurt” (Nine Inch Nails as interpreted by Johnny Cash/co-produced by Graham Stack and Matt Furmidge),”Iris” (Goo Goo Dolls), and “Colorblind” (Counting Crows),  available for download on Tuesday 12/20 just in time for the holidays.

X Factor UK winner Leona Lewis also announces today that she is scheduled to perform on the finale of X Factor US on 12/22. She will be performing her hit single "Run," which is currently available on iTunes and Leona has been in the studio finishing her forthcoming third studio albumb Glassheart, set for release next year.  Most recently she has been working with acclaimed British producer Fraser T Smith who has worked with artists such as Adele, Kylie Minogue, Cee-Lo Green, Britney Spears and Ellie Goulding.  After working together on songs for the new album they decided to put together an EP to be released for fans while Glassheart is being completed.