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Ariana Grande is enjoying the success of her first-ever Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with her smash-hit, “thank u, next.” While the song still sits at number 1, the pop singer returns with its follow-up. “Imagine” is the latest single off Ariana’s upcoming fourth studio LP.

Ari is currently in the studio finishing up her new album thank u, next, the follow-up to August’s Sweetener. “This album’s not particularly uplifting,” she told Billboard. “A lot of it sounds really upbeat, but it’s actually a super sad chapter.”

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Teyana Taylor may not have had the best rollout when it comes to her long-awaited sophomore album KTSE, but that’s not stopping her from giving us more visuals. Today Teyana dropped the video for the remix to “Gonna Love Me.” In the 90s-inspired clip, which Teyana directed, the R&B songstress shows off her acting chops. She plays Ghostface’s girlfriend and discovers he’s been cheating on her before confronting him in their apartment.

Frustrated with the drama back home with Ghostface Killah, the G.O.O.D. Music songstress goes out for a stroll before ending up at a house party. Things get testy as a dancing Teyana spots Ghostface flirting with another chick and soon after a brawl ensues.

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This is one honor that was way overdue! Janet Jackson will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The music icon joins the list of 2019 inductees including Radiohead, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, The Cure, Roxy Music, and the Zombies. The official announcement was made today.

Janet tweeted about the exciting news this morning saying “Thank you Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” said Jackson. “I am truly honored and I am happy to be in there with my brothers.” Janet was previously nominated for this award back in 2016 and 2017, but 2018 proved to be Janet’s year as she finally set for the coveted Hall.

The 34th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place March 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. It will be broadcast on HBO as well as SiriusXM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio.

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Back in October, Usher and Zaytoven released their surprise collaborative album A. Featuring appearances by Future and Gunna, while the project received mixed reviews, that didn’t stop Usher from breathing new life into the project.

Just yesterday Usher unleashed the official video to his track Peace Sign. In the visual, Usher is seated at a restaurant and later rides through the streets of L.A. at night while reminiscing over a stripper.

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Brooke Valentine may have been a tad bit messy this season of Love & Hip-Hop Hollywood, but one thing that isn’t messy is her vocals. After a warm reception of their collaborative track “Swear To Gawd”, with co-star Bridget Kelly, it was only right that Brooke provide listeners with an experience of finding love and maintaining it. This week Brooke unleashed her 6 track EP Sip. Valentine sensually serenades over lavish production ranging from funk to contemporary R&B captivating and keeping your attention.

Sip serves as the first official release since Brooke’s debut album Chain Letter (2005), check out the new EP below.

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Last week rising singer H.E.R scored 5 Grammy nominations and continues to prove why she is an icon in the making the multitalented singer showed off her talents during a stripped-down set for NPR’s “Tiny Desk Concert” series. Backed by her band, H.E.R performed her tracks “Feel a Way,” “Hard Place,” “Going (Interlude)” and more from her EP’s The Prelude and Part 2‘ and last month’s I Used to Know Her: Part 2 EP.

“I’m so excited to be here. This is like a dream come true for me,” she told the audience. “I feel like Tiny Desk is the best way to experience your favorite artist, not that I’m your favorite artist, but maybe me being here today says a lot.”

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Diamond selling, 5x Grammy-nominated recording artist, actor and entertainer, Robin Thicke, returns today with the release of his brand new single “Testify,” a heartfelt, emotionally transparent r&b cut produced by both Robin and longtime collaborative producer Pro J. “Testify” marks Thicke’s first musical release since 2016’s “Deep” feat. Nas and “One Shot” feat. Juicy J and acts as the debut push from his new partnership under Thicke Music/EMPIRE. Premiered as Zane Lowe’s “World Record Premiere of the Day.”

Testify” comes in the midst of a vulnerable period for Robin, who wrote the record at his home in Malibu which recently burned down due to the California wildfire crisis. The anticipation of new music and returning to his fans keeps Robin energized about his tenacious career as well as his new role starring as a celebrity panelist on “The Masked Singer,” a singing competition show that airs January 2nd, 2019 on FOX. To round out his year of return, Robin will be performing on New Years Eve Live in Times Square duringSteve Harvey’s FOX special, airing 12/31 at 8pm ET.

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Just moments ago this year’s Grammy Nominations have finally been announced. Music’s biggest calendar night, the 61st annual Grammy Awards, are set to air February 10th, 2019 live on CBS. While originally set to be announced Wednesday, the date was pushed back in honor of George W.H. Bush memorial that day.

Leading the Nominations this year is Kendrick Lamar eight nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap Performance, two for Best Rap Song, and Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media. Behind him is Drake with Seven nominations for Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year, two for Best Rap Song, and two for Best Rap Performance. Cardi B also proves that her break out year is not over as she earned Five nominations this year including Album of the Year and Song of the Year. She was also recognized for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for the Maroon 5 collab “Girls Like You.” Check out the full list of nominees below.

Now check out the full list of nominees below.

Album Of The Year

Cardi B – Invasion Of Privacy
Drake – Scorpion
Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer
Kendrick Lamar – Black Panther: The Album
H.E.R – H.E.R
Brandi Carlile – By The Way, I Forgive You
Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys

Record Of The Year
Cardi B – I Like It
Lady Gaga – Shallow
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Post Malone – Rockstar
Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey – The Middle
Brandi Carlile – The Joke

Song Of The Year
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All The Stars
Lady Gaga – Shallow
Ella Mai – Boo’d Up
Drake – God’s Plan
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Shawn Mendes – In My Blood
The Joke
The Middle

Best New Artist
Chloe x Halle
Jorja Smith
H.E.R
Luke Combs
Dua Lipa
Bebe Rexha

Best R&B Album
Toni Braxton – Sex & Cigarettes
Lalah Hathaway – Honestly
H.E.R – H.E.R
Leon Bridges – Good Thing
PJ Morton – Gumbo Unplugged Live
Best Pop Solo Performance:
“Colors” — Beck
“Havana (Live)” — Camila Cabello
“God Is A Woman” — Ariana Grande
“Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)” — Lady Gaga
“Better Now” — Post Malone

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
“Fall In Line” — Christina Aguilera Featuring Demi Lovato
“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” — Backstreet Boys
“‘S Wonderful” — Tony Bennett & Diana Krall
“Shallow” — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“Girls I Like You” — Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
“Say Something” — Justin Timberlake Featuring Chris Stapleton
“The Middle” — Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

Best Pop Vocal Album:
“Camila” — Camila Cabello
“Meaning Of Life” — Kelly Clarkson
“Sweetener” — Ariana Grande
“Shawn Mendes” — Shawn Mendes
“Beautiful Trauma” — P!nk
“Reputation” — Taylor Swift

Best R&B Performance:
“Long As I Live” — Toni Braxton
“Summer” — The Carters
“Y O Y” — Lalah Hathaway
“Best Part” — H.E.R. Featuring Daniel Caesar
“First Began” — PJ Morton

Best Traditional R&B Performance:
“Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand” — Leon Bridges
“Don’t Fall Apart On Me Tonight” — Bettye LaVette
“Honest” — MAJOR.
“How Deep Is Your Love” — PJ Morton Featuring Yebba
“Made For Love” — Charlie Wilson Featuring Lalah Hathaway

Best R&B Song:
Ella Mai – Boo’d Up
Miguel – Come Through and Chill [ft. J. Cole and Salaam Remi]
Childish Gambino – Feels Like Summer
H.E.R. – Focus
Toni Braxton – Long As I Live

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
“Everything Is Love” — The Carters
“The Kids Are Alright “— Chloe x Halle
“Chris Dave And The Drumhedz” — Chris Dave And The Drumhedz
“War & Leisure” — Miguel
“Ventriloquism” — Meshell Ndegeocello

Best R&B Album:
“Sex & Cigarettes” — Toni Braxton
“Good Thing” — Leon Bridges
“Honestly” — Lalah Hathaway
“H.E.R.” — H.E.R.
“Gumbo Unplugged (Live)” — PJ Morton

Best Rap Performance
“Be Careful” — Cardi B
“Nice For What” — Drake
“King’s Dead” — Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake
“Bubblin” — Anderson .Paak
“Sicko Mode” — Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee

Best Rap/Sung Performance:
“Like I Do” — Christina Aguilera Featuring Goldlink
“Pretty Little Fears” — 6LACK Featuring J. Cole
“This Is America” — Childish Gambino
“All The Stars” — Kendrick Lamar & SZA
“Rockstar” — Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage

Best Rap Song:
Drake – God’s Plan
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, & James Blake – King’s Dead
Eminem – Lucky You
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk, & Swae Lee – Sicko Mode
Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar – Win

Best Rap Album:
“Invasion Of Privacy” — Cardi B
“Swimming” — Mac Miller
“Victory Lap” — Nipsey Hussle
“Daytona” — Pusha T
“Astroworld” — Travis Scott

Best Gospel Album:
“One Nation Under God” — Jekalyn Carr
“Hiding Place” — Tori Kelly
“Make Room” — Jonathan McReynolds
“The Other Side” — The Walls Group
“A Great Work” — Brian Courtney Wilson

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical:
Boi-1da
Larry Klein
Linda Perry
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams

Best Music Video:
The Carters – Apes***
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Joyner Lucas – I’m Not Racist
Janelle Monáe – PYNK
Tierra Whack – MUMBO JUMBO

Best Music Film:
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Whitney
Quincy
Itzhak
Elvis Presley: The King

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When you generate as much fan love as Alessia Cara has in the last few years, it’s little wonder than your ever-growing audience can’t wait for your new album. That’s what’s happening with ‘The Pains of Growing,’ Cara’s second full record and the first to arrive since she won the “Best New Artist” award at the Grammys earlier this year.

Now with her new album being released last week, Alessia Cara appeared on Vevo X Session to perform some tracks from her second full-length LP Growing Pains.

“A Little More”

“Girl Next Door”

“My Kind”

“Out Of Love”

“7 Days”

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Last year Sevyn Streeter bared her heart when she released her debut album Girl Disrupted, Now the singer/songwriter is gearing up to release the follow-up LP. This past week Sevyn gave her fans a taste of Yearnin during Sunday’s episode of Insecure. Today Sevyn returns with the lyric video to her first video as an indie artist.

Sevyn is currently in the studio readying Drunken Wordz x Sober Thoughtz, her first project since her 2017 debut Girl Disrupted, for release in 2019.