Like I’ve always said a BET awards show is never complete unless the Queen is involved! It was confirmed yesterday that Beyoncé along with husband Jay-Z would be in attendance at this years awards show. Aside from the fact these two would be competing in some of the same categories, word on the street is that the Creole Lady Marmalade could very well take the stage in some form or capacity.[NecoleBitchie]
….Meanwhile Adele, who is fresh off of selling millions of her sophomore set ’21′ is gearing up for yet another release…….A brand new baby. Congrats Adele. Check out all the details via [Ronald Matters]
Lauryn Hill might win some but she just lost one…. literally. The Fugees front woman pleaded guilty to tax invasion and could end up spending some time behind bars soul-searching. 3 years worth. Wow…[Rap-Up]
Does David Otunga have more than the right wrestling moves to finally put a ring on fiancée Jennifer Hudson‘s finger? JHud admits that while the wedding is still on she had 2nd thoughts on locking it down with her wrestler boyfriend [Crunk + Disorderly]
The days have not been kind to Usher. Currently dealing with a very messy child custody case, the singer is apparently the object of another woman’s obsession and Tameka is not the culprit. [MissJia]
My new Twitter friend Nikki Rich host of The Nikki Rich Show on Blog Radio interviewed with one of my favorite friends and bloggers Christie Ohh! Check out the interview over at [ChristieOhh] revealing her radio beginnings, her passion for teaching, and meeting her favorite singers.
DJ. Drama is dropping new musical gems recruiting 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, and Jeremih on ‘My Moment’. Check out the new banger on… [THEHITMAKER]
With a very successful music run in 2011 music’s reigning Queen Of Billboard Adele, who is set to return to the stage at the Grammy Awards on Sunday came under attack recently when Chanel fashion director Karl Lagerfield put down the singer when he called her ‘Too Fat’.
The fashion icon did however go on to say “she has a beautiful face and a divine voice.” The comments stirred many critics and fans who called for the boycott of Chanel as long as Lagerfield was associated with the fashion house. Although some would cower and go into hiding Adele remains head high concentrating on her 5 Grammy Nominations and singing once again in front of millions of fans…
Check Adele’s comments out after the break…
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Thank you Sweet Baby Jesus for answering my late night prayers and seeing that Adele graces the stage at the Grammy Awards this year.
After an abrupt health scare and emergency surgery things weren’t looking so great for the best selling artist of 2011 as her singing voice was in serious jeopardy. Well after going under the knife in November (recurrent vocal cord hemorrhage), the UK singer WILL be in attendance where she will also be performing. The Recording Academy confirmed this on today (Jan 31th)
Adele tweeted the exciting news today as well :“Ima be, Ima be singing at the Grammys. It’s been so long I started to forget I was a singer! I can’t wait, speak soon xx”
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Who but Adele??? The reigning Queen of Billboard will surely end the year on a good note and for great reason..
The (RIAA) Recording Industry Association of America has awarded the singer a quadruple- platnum plaque for her sophomore album.
You earn platinum status when you sell one million units or over. Well, she has sold over 4 million units, I thought she was banking from her first album but it looks like the second album has her pockets “rolling in the deep).
Stores haven’t been able to keep her album on the shelves since it was released in February. It only took her one month to go platinum.
Her hit single “Someone Like You” reached double -platinum status by itself, racking in over 2 million U.S. downloads. (source)
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Despite the singers impending health concerns Adele is still going strong as she rides the success of her multi-platinum album 21. Adele graces the cover of Cosmopolitan decked out in a leopard print D&G dress for their December issue. The singer tells Cosmo she sites Etta James and Aretha Franklin as 2 of her favorite singers.
Adele looks so beautiful and radiant on the cover of Cosmo and I’m delightfully looking forward to her making a speedy recovery and returning to music next year hopefully in time for the Grammy’s.
Read ahead further as Adele shuts down rumors of Throat Cancer…*Whew*
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Adele has cancelled both of her U.S tours and a slew of UK dates. Find out what’s really good with the soul stirring diva… (Global Grind)
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Queen Adele finally drops some new visual for her #1 hit “Someone Like You” from her album 21. The video was filmed in Paris by director Jake Nava
Nava said, “The location evokes style and romance. And shooting early in the morning allows you to focus on Adele in this lonely and emotional space.”
Peep out the video below. I simply love this woman…and you should too!
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What lucky lady doesn’t want to have her very own Vogue cover? After breaking musical spectrums worldwide, British singer Adele has been piling up her resume since releasing her Platinum + sophomore album ‘21‘. Adele is an amazing talent and her beauty very intriguing. Keep counting them checks baby girl. Adele will appear on the Oct. Issue
I’ll allow the pics to speak for themselves.
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Billboard Queen and my one of my favorite singers Adele stopped by The Johnathan Ross Show on ITV for a sit down and a performance of ”Turning Tables‘ from her album ’21‘. Adele can do no wrong to me and even though she didn’t garner any big time wins at the MTV Video Music Awards expect to see Adele sweep and rack up at the Grammy’s.
Peep out Adele’s interview and performance after the jump
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I keep telling people Adele is the truth and after she disappears from Billboard she pushes her way back to #1 without little to no competition in her radar. ’21′ is one of the best selling albums of 2011 and if that isn’t enough she’s breaking records in the process by having the first British album in 23 years to rack up 12 weeks at the top of the US albums chart.
’21′ has managed to take in 2.9 million in album sales in the US and has been anchored in the Top ’3′ since debuting on the charts 24 weeks ago.
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