Jennifer Hudson Confirmed for ‘America’s Got Talent’ Finale

ABC/Richard HarbaughJennifer Hudson has been tapped to perform during the upcoming season finale of America's Got Talent.

The singer will showcase during the star-studded finale, which will include performances by singer Ed Sheeran, veteran rocker...

Jennifer Hudson Enlists Iggy Azalea for “He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere”

Image Courtesy Renato Sampaio/ RCA RecordsJennifer Hudson has released another new offering from her upcoming album, JHUD. The singer teams with Iggy Azalea on a song called “He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere,” which was produced...

Beyoncé & Jay Z Release HBO’s Short On the Run Film, ‘Bang Bang, Part One’

Image Courtesy Cliff Lipson/CBSBeyoncé and Jay Z wrapped up their On the Run tour in Paris this past weekend, and on Monday the pair released on the web the first installment of a...

Robin Thicke Admits Drug Abuse, Says He Didn’t Co-Write "Blurred Lines"

Image courtesy ABC/Kelsey McNealRemember last year, when Robin Thicke and Marvin Gaye's family got involved in a legal dispute over whether or not Thicke's "Blurred Lines" borrows from Gaye's hit song, "Got...

Mariah Carey’s Friends Fear a Breakdown, Claims Report

Image Courtesy ABC/Donna SvennevikMariah Carey has had a rough summer. Following her commercially disappointing album and divorce rumors regarding her six-year marriage to Nick Cannon, friends of the diva reportedly are concerned Mariah may...

Are Beyoncé and Jay Z Expecting Their Second Child?

Live Nation/Parkwood EntertainmentAfter weeks of speculation that Beyoncé and Jay Z are splitting, there's a new, more positive rumor about the couple: they're expecting their second child.

Jay himself sparked the pregnancy talk at...

Trey Songz Scores Another Top 10 Hit with Nicki Minaj-Assisted "Touchin, Lovin"

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Trey Songz has found another hit from his latest album, Trigga. Following the success of "Na Na," Trey's new offering "Touchin, Lovin" featuring Nicki Minaj has entered the top 10 on Billboard's...

Nas, Kendrick Lamar & Jhene Aiko Ready "Unexpected" Sets, Says ONE Musicfest Founder

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This year's ONE Musicfest will feature a line-up of performers ranging from Kendrick Lamar to Jhene Aiko. The event's founder, J Carter, tells ABC News Radio what concert-goers can anticipate...

Beyonce Performs "Flawless" with Nicki Minaj at Paris On the Run Tour Show

Robin Harper/Sony Music; Howard Huang/Universal MotownBeyonce surprised her overseas fans by welcoming Nicki Minaj to the stage for a guest performance during the On the Run Tour stop in Paris on Friday.

Fan footage posted...

expand Alicia Keys Throws a Coming to America-Themed Birthday Party for Swizz Beatz

Image Courtesy Christian Lantry/Universal; RCA RecordsAlicia Keys has been hailed the as the best wife by husband Swizz Beatz after she threw him a Coming to America-themed birthday bash.

"My wife is awesome," the hitmater declared on...

Alicia Keys Throws a "Coming to America"-Themed Birthday Party for Swizz Beatz

Image Courtesy Christian Lantry/Universal; RCA RecordsAlicia Keys has been hailed the as the best wife by husband Swizz Beatz after she threw him a Coming to America-themed birthday bash.

"My wife is awesome," the hitmater declared on...

Pharrell’s i am OTHER Releases Latest Apparel Line

Image courtesy ABC/Randy HolmesEarlier this year, Pharrell Williams launched his "i am OTHER" collaboration with Uniqlo, a Japanese company that helped created apparel with positive messages like "Think Other" or "The Same...

Girl Disappointed Obama Not Beyoncé

Nick Farrell/Sony MusicPresident Obama and the first lady made a surprise stop at a Washington, D.C., charter school Thursday afternoon to participate in a service project, much to the dismay of a...

Traci Braxton Reveals Track Listing for "Crash & Burn"

Image Courtesy Entertainment One MusicFollowing the successful studio albums from Toni Braxton and Tamar Braxton, there's another sister gearing up to release new music: Traci Braxton, whose debut album, Crash & Burn, arrives next...

Jagged Edge Release New Single, "Ready"

Image Courtesy So So Def RecordingsJagged Edge has release a new single from their upcoming album, J.E. Heartbreak 2. The R&B quartet -- Brian, Brandon, Kyle, and Richard -- have issued a new...

Chris Brown to Perform on "The Tonight Show" This Evening

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Chris Brown is in full album-promo mode. The singer announced that fans will get to see him make a televised appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon later...

Chris Brown Teams with Kendrick Lamar on "Autumn Leaves"

Image Courtesy RCA RecordsBefore Chris Brown releases his sixth album, X, the singer has treated fans to a new offering, "Autumn Leaves" featuring Kendrick Lamar.

The song, which was produced by B.A.M. and RoccStar, finds...

Michelle Williams’ ‘Fix My Choir’ to Premiere in November

Image Courtesy E OneMichelle Williams' new series, Fix My Choir, is coming to television this fall.

Alongside Deitrick Haddon, the former Destiny's Child member -- who recently released her latest gospel album, Journey to...

Nightclub Brawl Occurs During Chris Brown-Hosted Party

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A Manhattan club promoter was injured during a bottle-throwing melee at a party hosted by Chris Brown Thursday, police sources tell ABC News Radio.

The incident transpired inside the...

Usher Continues Recording Eighth Album, Talks Reconnecting Musically & Collaborations

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Although his eighth album no longer has a scheduled release date, Usher has a good idea of what he's aiming to give fans with the project. In an interview...

Strong First-Week Sales Expected for Jhene Aiko’s Souled Out

Image Courtesy Artium Records/Def JamJhene Aiko's Souled Out is projected to enjoy an impressive sales start.

According to Hits Daily Double, industry insiders estimate that the singer's first full-length studio album will sell between...

Pharrell Williams’ "Happy" Now the UK’s Most Downloaded Song Ever

Columbia RecordsPharrell Williams has made a lot of British people "Happy."  His #1 hit of that name has become the U.K.'s most downloaded track of all time.

Britain's Official Charts Company reports that...

Tinashe on Debut Album: "I Think that People Will Be Surprised"

Photo Credit: Gomillion & LeupoldTinashe is currently putting the finishing touches on her debut album, Aquarius, which will be released next month. While attending the Fashion Rocks fundraiser in New York City on Tuesday...

Stevie Wonder to Launch "Songs in the Key of Life" Tour

Image Courtesy Live Nation EntertainmentStevie Wonder's 1976 double album Songs in the Key of Life, is considered to be one of the best albums of all time, and Stevie will be celebrating...

Faith Evans Parties with Missy Elliott in Video for “I Deserve It”

Prolific Music Group, IncFaith Evans dances the night away in the Derek Blanks-directed video for “I Deserve It,” which premiered on VH1 on Wednesday.

Alongside her collaborators, Missy Elliott and Sharaya J, Faye...

Jhene Aiko Talks Perfecting "Souled Out" & Making Honest Music

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Following numerous false starts, this week saw the release of Jhene Aiko's debut album, Souled Out. In an interview with Vibe, the singer spoke candidly about having extra time...

Swizz Beatz Talks Alicia Keys, Growing Family & Reality Series

Image Courtesy Christian Lantry/Universal; RCA RecordsAlicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are expecting their second child together this December, which will be the rapper's fifth child. In an interview with VLAD TV, Swizz revealed...

Estelle Releases Track List for "True Romance"

Image Courtesy Atlantic RecordsAs Estelle finalizes her upcoming album True Romance, the the official track list for the project have been released via iTunes.

The singer goes at it alone on the 12-song project, which includes...

Mary J. Blige Sets December Release for The "London Sessions"

Image Courtesy Capitol Records Just days after releasing a new single, "Right Now," Mary J. Blige has announced the release date of her next album, Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions.

The singer's upcoming set,...

Go Behind the Scenes for Beyonce’s CR Fashion Book Photo Shoot

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Beyonce is giving fans a behind-the-scenes peak into the photo shoot for her CR Fashion Book cover story, which featured guest creative direction by Riccardo Tisci.

"This is going to be really fun...

Michelle Williams Is "Proud" of Newly-Released Album, "Journey to Freedom"

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Following a six-year hiatus, Michelle Williams has released her fourth studio album, Journey to Freedom. The singer gave herself added time to create a project that she can be proud of.

"This is my...

Usher Teams with Scholastic to Encourage Young Readers

Image Courtesy PR NewswireUsher has partnered with Scholastic to launch the "Open the World of Possible" initiative, which is designed to encourage children to find joy in reading.

The children’s publishing giant has tapped...

K. Michelle Offers Preview of First Single from Sophomore Album

Image Courtesy Atlantic RecordsK. Michelle has offered fans a brief preview of the first single from her upcoming album.  A short video posted to Instagram shows Michelle sitting at a mixing board in...

Beyoncé and Jay Z Crash Wedding During Italian Vacation

Live Nation/Parkwood EntertainmentBeyoncé and Jay Z gave one new bride a gift she'll never forget when they crashed her wedding in Portofino, Italy, this past Saturday.

Eyewitnesses tell Us Weekly that Beyoncé, dressed...

Gladys Knight Wants Kelly Rowland to Play Her in Biopic

Image Courtesy Kwaku Alston/Verve Music GroupAretha Franklin isn't the only R&B diva with casting ideas about a potential biopic. Gladys Knight announced that she would pick Kelly Rowland as the first choice...