Adele and Jessie J dominated the list of 2012 BRIT Awards nominations with 3 nods each and now they have extended their rule to the charts. Impressively, both women have returned to the top of the UK Albums Chart and the Official UK Singles Chart, respectively.
It appears that 2012 will be the year of Jessie J. Indeed, after scoring three nominations for this year’s BRIT Awards and a spot on the panel of ‘The Voice (UK)’, the singer has vaulted to the top of the Official UK Singles Chart and claimed her 2nd #1 single on the tally.
Just couple weeks shy of the anniversary of its release, Adele’s ’21′ has made history yet again. Specifically, the album, which was the UK’s top-selling album of 2011, has notched more weeks at the summit of the UK Albums Chart than any other studio album in 40 years.
After scoring his first international hit with ‘Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)’, Lloyd has taken a completely different approach with his followup release, ‘Be the One’. The crooner was joined by Trey Songz and Young Jeezy for the steamy clip, which was directed by Parris.
Amy Winehouse’s ‘Lioness: Hidden Treasures’ pounced onto the top spot on the UK Albums Chart last week and although it has lost it’s grip of the peak position, it still managed to maintain a place in the top three. However, ‘Lioness’ wasn’t the only record to exhibit strong momentum. Indeed, Lloyd’s ‘Dedication to My Ex (Miss [...]
The Holiday season was kicked into high gear earlier this evening when the annual ‘A Very BET Christmas’ aired on BET. The show included several special guest performers, such as Monica, Lloyd and Kurtis Blow, who helped to spread Holiday cheer with renditions of Christmas classics.
Amy Winehouse’s legacy has continued to survive not only through her music but also on the UK Albums Chart. In fact, the British Soul singer’s first posthumous album, ‘Lioness: Hidden Treasures’, has debuted at the top of the tally with some of the highest first weeks sales of the year.
Monica looked ravishing on the set of the upcoming ‘A Very BET Christmas Special’ this week. Supported by her husband, Shannon Brown, and fellow R&B singer Lloyd, she taped a rendition of the Holiday classic ‘O Holy Night’ for the show.
Hosted at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta on November 17th, the 2011 Soul Train Awards celebrated the accomplishments of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop’s brightest young stars. In addition to awarding acts such as Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj and Kelly Rowland, the show also featured performances from Marsha Ambrosius, Melanie Fiona and several others.