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2014 Rated R&B Music Awards Winners Revealed

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After a month of campaigning, we are excited to reveal the winners of the 2014 Rated R&B Music Awards! Over 12,000 people submitted votes for our ten categories including Female Artist […]

NEW MUSIC! Miguel Drops Three New Songs

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Miguel is back with not one but three new tracks! The “Adorn” singer surprised fans with an untitled EP that contains three new tracks — “nwa” featuring Kurupt, “hollywooddreams” and […]

Mary J. Blige: ‘I’m More Than Just The Queen Of Hip-Hop Soul’

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Mary J. Blige made a trip to the HOT 97 studios to talk with Laura Stylez and Ebro of Ebro in the Morning about the release of her new album The London […]

RECAP: Tinashe Slays Rams Head Live In Baltimore

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On Thursday night, Tinashe’s Aquarius Tour made a pit stop at Rams Head Live in Baltimore. The show was in support of her debut album, Aquarius, which was released on […]

K. Michelle Earns Second No. 1 Album With ‘AWBAH’

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K. Michelle has secured her second No. 1 album as her sophomore effort, Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart, selling 84,117 copies […]

Mary J. Blige Gives Heartfelt Performance Of ‘Not Loving You’

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Mary J. Blige knows how to deliver a moving performance. With her new album The London Sessions in stores, the modern-day Aretha Franklin performs her Sam Smith penned record “Not […]

Avery*Sunshine Tops Billboard Adult R&B Songs With ‘Call My Name’

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Soul artist Avery*Sunshine received an early Christmas gift. The Chester, Pa. native’s lead single “Call My Name” from her new album The Sunroom becomes her first number-one song on the […]

VIDEO: Chrisette Michele – ‘Together’

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R&B Diva’s own starlet Chrisette Michele delivers a tasteful elegant musical video for her beautiful ballad “Together.” As if the track wasn’t a heart stealer itself, Michele and photographer/video director […]

ESSENCE Black Women in Music To Honor Jill Scott

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Jill Scott keeps on winning. The singer-songwriter will be honored by ESSENCE’s Black Women in Music initiative. “Jill Scott is the quintessential ESSENCE woman. Like many of the female artists […]

STREAM: Teedra Moses – ‘California Vibes’ EP

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In celebration of her birthday, Teedra Moses releases her new EP titled California Vibes. The five-track offering includes production by Donnie Cash, Trackademics and Reo, among others. California Vibes should hold fans over […]