Posts tagged "Chris Brown"

Chris Brown Shows Off His Six-Pack In ‘X’ Album Art: 7 Pics

Chris Brown's sixth studio LP X dropped this week and it's predicted to debut at number two on the Billboard 200 with an extremely healthy opening bow of 130,000+ copies. (The only thing standing between the 25-year-old and another number one album is Barbra Streisand's duets LP Partners, believe it or not). Not …
By: Mike Wass / September 18, 2014

Chris Brown’s ‘X': Album Review

“I swear to God I'm moving on,” Chris Brown sings in the title track of his sixth album X (out today, September 16). He has insisted as much …
By: Christina Lee / September 16, 2014

Tyler, The Creator Compares U2′s ‘Songs Of Innocence’ To A Pimple: Morning Mix

:: Tyler, the Creator compared U2's surprise release of Songs of Innocence to “WAKING UP WITH A PIMPLE OR LIKE A HERPE.” Like critics, though, he can't decide whether that's good or bad. [SPIN] :: Justin Bieber reveals that he and Selena Gomez are back together, though not in the most …
By: Christina Lee / September 15, 2014

Chris Brown And Trey Songz Pay Homage To R. Kelly On “Songs On 12 Play”: Listen

Chris Brown teamed up with Trey Songz for “Songs On 12 Play,” a new song from Brown's upcoming sixth album X (out September 16). The match-up isn't just arousing mood music, as to be expected from two young R&B stars. Instead, Brow …
By: Christina Lee / September 13, 2014

Chris Brown And Ariana Grande’s “Don’t Be Gone Too Long” Surfaces: Watch

Chris Brown's dance-pop duet with Ariana Grande, “Don't Be Gone Too Long,” was announced last spring, before it was postponed due to Brown's incarceration. Then the song appeared to have been scrapped entirely. (“My duet partner isn’t available at the moment to put the song out with me,” Grande had said.) A version without …
By: Christina Lee / September 13, 2014

Chris Brown Performs “X” And “Loyal” On ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon': Watch

With the release of his long-delayed studio album X just days away now, "Loyal" crooner Chris Brown is making his rounds to promote the forthcoming LP. Last night, Brown and his troupe of dancers hit the stage to perform title track "X," as well as a bit of "Loyal," to the frenzied and passionate scream …
By: Bradley Stern / September 12, 2014

Chris Brown Says He & Rihanna’s Relationship Will Stop Being Analyzed “When We’re Not Relevant”

For the publication's latest cover story, Billboard nabbed the first formal post-jail interview with polarizing pop force Chris Brown. The chat happened in mid-August, a couple weeks before hip hop mogul Suge Knight and others were reportedly shot at Brown's pre-MTV Video Music Awards party (is Breezy a magnet for utter darkness or …
By: Robbie Daw / September 5, 2014

Suge Knight Reportedly Shot At Chris Brown’s Pre-VMAs Party

Suge Knight, former Death Row Records CEO, was reportedly shot while attending Chris Brown's pre-VMAs party in West Hollywood's 1 Oak. TMZ reports that Knight left the nightclub at 1:30 a.m. today (August 24) on his own, though was led by police to an ambulance and is currently undergoing surgery. Some …
By: Christina Lee / August 24, 2014

Chris Brown Debuts Diplo-Produced Album Title Track, “X”: Listen

Chris Brown's X has been a long time coming, thanks to a seemingly endless string of pushbacks and legal troubles. But it really is coming, and to prove it, Breezy's just debuted the massive, Diplo-produced title track from the upcoming LP. The track kicks off slowly and pensively at first, similar to Usher' …
By: Bradley Stern / August 22, 2014

Taylor Swift Was Super Nerdy On ‘The Tonight Show': Morning Mix

:: Taylor Swift dropped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to announce her performance at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. While there, she took part in the popular Ew! segment and played a super nerd. It appeared to come easily. [Billboard] :: Here's an unexpected cover version. Chris Brown shared a unique …
By: Mike Wass / August 15, 2014

Chris Brown Borrows Britney’s “Work Bitch” Pool For His “New Flame” Video: Watch

Chris Brown unveiled his "New Flame" video this afternoon (August 14) and my mind immediately wandered to Britney Spears' "Work Bitch" extravaganza. Which is unusual because I'm still trying to forget that Britney Jean ever happened. It just so happens that both videos were filmed at the same luxurious pool (or a very, very similar …
By: Mike Wass / August 14, 2014

DJ Khaled Teams Up With Chris Brown, Future, August Alsina & Jeremih For “Hold You Down”: Watch

DJ Kahled, who is gearing up for the release of his eighth studio album I Changed A Lot, is known to roll with quite the eclectic posse. This time around is no exception. After dropping “They Don’t Love You No More” with rapper heavyweights like Jay Z, Rick Ross, Meek Mill and French …
By: Rachel Sonis / August 11, 2014

Chris Brown Unveils His ‘X’ Album Cover, Improves On ‘Graffiti’ And ‘F.A.M.E.’

Chris Brown is something of a serial offender when it comes to terrible covers. F.A.M.E. was a multi-colored mess, while Graffiti looked like the bad movie poster. It's something of a relief then that his much-delayed X opus (due September 16) benefits from simple but effective artwork. He didn't need to use an old picture (Breezy …
By: Mike Wass / August 6, 2014

Chris Brown Sets Release Date For Upcoming Album, ‘X’

X marks the spot ...over a year later. Originally due to be released on July 16 of last year (before a series of album pushbacks and, erm, legal troubles), Chris Brown's upcoming sixth studio album X (which, yes, now shares a title with one of the year's most popular releases by Ed Sheeran) ha …
By: Bradley Stern / August 4, 2014

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch To Be Sold: Morning Mix

:: Michael Jackson's 2,700-acre Neverland Ranch is about to be sold. The estate – 22 buildings, including a movie theater and theme park – cost tens of millions of dollars to maintain, while experts say it could be worth up to $100 million. [Forbes] :: Nile Rodgers revealed that Daft Punk is working …
By: Christina Lee / August 4, 2014

ESPYs 2014: Watch Drake And Chris Brown Poke Fun At Their Beef

Just days after they hit the studio together, Drake invited Chris Brown to the 2014 ESPYs. Drake was hosting, so Brown got to perform – not for a song, but in a skit that poked fun at their past beef. There, …
By: Christina Lee / July 17, 2014

Drake And Chris Brown Return To The Studio

Drake and Chris Brown recently hit the studio, as shown in a new photo. (TMZ says that Drake posted it, although it doesn't appear on the rapper's social media accounts.) To most, this new snapshot serves as proof that the two have reconciled after their lengthy, ugly beef. Funny enough, a …
By: Christina Lee / July 11, 2014

Chris Brown’s “New Flame”: Listen To The Usher- And Rick Ross-Featuring Synth Jam

Chris Brown, never one to set pop or R&B forward, has offered up "New Flame," a cut that features Breezy on the first verse, Usher on the second and a rap by Bawse Rick Ross topping the whole thing off. The main hook here is a monotonous synth loop that runs throughout while all involved …
By: Robbie Daw / June 30, 2014

2014 BET Awards: Beyoncé, Jay Z & Iggy Azalea Perform, Nicki Shades + Full List Of Winners

Awards! Live performances! Shade! Last night's 2014 BET Awards brought the action once again this year. It was an especially big night for Beyoncé fans last night — but then again, when isn't it a time for celebration as a Beyhive member? Queen Bey led the pack by winning not one, but three award …
By: Bradley Stern / June 30, 2014

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Surprised Students At The Frank Sinatra School Of Arts: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett surprised students on the last day of class at the Frank Sinatra School of Arts in New York City yesterday. They even performed a duet version of the classic song "I Can't Give You Anything But Love". [Walb] :: Talk about great casting! Execs at …
By: Mike Wass / June 17, 2014
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