News Archives - Rated RnB


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


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 […]

ESSENCE Black Women in Music To Honor Jill Scott


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 […]

Jordin Sparks Leaves RCA Records, Signs New Deal And Readies Third Album


Jordin Sparks will start the new year with a clean slate. After reportedly ending her record deal with RCA Records, the 24-year-old has signed with Louder Than Life via Sony […]

Ne-Yo Unveils ‘Non-Fiction’ Album Cover, Tracklisting


Ne-Yo promises to be a “storyteller” on his sixth studio effort Non-Fiction. Following the release date announcement for his new album, the singer-songwriter issues the project’s official tracklist and cover […]

Jazmine Sullivan Sets Release Date For New Album ‘Reality Show’


It’s about damn time! After spoiling us with new music this year, Jazmine Sullivan has announced her third album Reality Show will hit stores next month. Due on January 13 via RCA […]

Mary J. Blige’s ‘London Sessions’ Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard 200 + Omarion Scores Top 5 Album


The first week album sales for Mary J. Blige’s and Omarion’s new projects have arrived. With 55,000 album copies sold during its first week, Blige’s latest set The London Sessions […]

Brandy Teases New Music + Talks Dream Female Duets & More


Brandy’s musical hiatus may end soon. On Sunday (Dec. 7), the “Wildest Dreams” artist shared dual snippets of new music from studio session with GOOOOOOOO Music team producers Oak and Flippa. […]

Ledisi Announces ‘Intimate Truth’ EP + Tour With Raheem DeVaughn & Leela James


With 2015 quickly approaching, talented vocalist Ledisi sets her sights on releasing a special project in the new year. Releasing on January 20 via Verve Records, The Intimate Truth, an […]

Beyoncé Leads 46th Annual NAACP Awards Nominations


Award season has officially started. Following the nominee announcement for the 2015 GRAMMY Awards, the nominees for the 46th NAACP Image Awards have surfaced online. Beyoncé leads the pack with […]

Charlie Wilson Readies New Album, Announces ‘Forever Charlie’ Tour


Everyone’s favorite uncle, Charlie Wilson, plans to release his seventh studio album and tour across the U.S. during the first quarter of 2015. Scheduled to arrive on January 27 via […]