Posts tagged "Jill Scott"

Eve And Jill Scott Discuss Iggy Azalea’s Authenticity, Iggy Responds On Twitter

Earlier in the week, Eve and Jill Scott appeared on Sway Calloway’s Sway In the Morning radio show, where they were promoting their new movie, With This Ring. The conversation took a different turn when Sway asked the women about their feelings on Iggy Azalea and cultural appropriation, a hot butto…

By: Bradley Stern / January 29, 2015

Kendrick Lamar, Janelle Monae And Pharrell To Perform At The NBA All-Star Game: Morning Mix

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:: Kendrick Lamar, Janelle Monae and Pharrell will perform at this year’s NBA All-Star game on February 15. The talented trio will provide a little distraction before the titans of basketball get to it. [Consequence Of Sound]

:: It’s been nine long years since Missy Elliott last released a…

By: Mike Wass / February 7, 2014

Grammys Backlash: 10 Artists Who Are Over The Awards Show

For as long as there have been music awards, there have been musicians with opinions about those music awards, and the Grammys are no exception. Depending on your point of view, Arcade Fire trumping commercial heavyweights Lady Gaga, Eminem and Katy Perry for Album of the Year at last year’s ceremony was either the event’…

By: Mike Wass / February 9, 2012

The #1 Albums Of 2011: Part 2 (The Second Half Of The Year)

This week Billboard published its final charts dated in the 2011 calendar year. All in all, there were 31 LPs that rose to #1 on the Top 200 in 2011, several of which we highlighted in both our Summer and Fall Music Previews. We dissected the 13 chart-toppers from the first half of the year

By: Robbie Daw / December 26, 2011

‘VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul’: Watch Kelly Clarkson & All The Performances

VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul aired last night, and each of the soulful ladies who took part brought their best game. “Today is probably one of the best days of my life,” Jessie J said during the telecast. “I feel like crying. I’m probably going to cry when it’s over, happy tears.” Jennifer Hudson, Mary J.

By: Robbie Daw / December 20, 2011

Jessie J, Jennifer Hudson And More At ‘VH1 Divas’ (PHOTOS)

If you missed the Vh1 Divas Celebrates Soul red carpet live stream last night, let us fill you in on all the fashion action. Jessie J (who decided to leave her silly faces at home) donned a gold and black sheer gown, and From The Vault Vol. 1 singer Jill Scott posed for the camera…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / December 19, 2011

Janelle Monae Performs At The Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony

2012 is bound to be a big one for Janelle Monae, as the spunky, soulful singer is planning to tour after she drops not one, but two new albums. (“I will release them according to my soul clock,” said Monae.) Remind yourself why you can’t get enough of this 26-year-old funk madame by grooving to…

By: Becky Bain / December 15, 2011

Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Florence + The Machine Set For ‘VH1 Divas’

This year, the female voices of pop, rock and R&B are going to be belting with even more emotion than usual, as VH1 is scheduled to air VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul on Monday, December 19 at 9 p.m. The lineup so far includes Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Florence + The Machine, Kelly…

By: Robbie Daw / October 27, 2011

Morning Mix: ‘Watch The Throne’ On Track To Sell Half A Million In Its First Week

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:: Kanye West and Jay-Z are set to conquer the charts with Watch The Throne. The highly-anticipated album is predicted to sell half a million copies in its opening week. As if you expected less from this kingly duo. [Rap-Up]

:: Rising rap chick Kreayshawn freestyles over Nicki

By: Becky Bain / August 9, 2011

The Morning Mix: Cher Planning A New Tour

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:: Cher set off a series of tweets telling her followers that she’s tinkering with the idea of going back on tour. And that’s not all: “Maybe Recreating Welcome 2 Burlesque as it was in film on stage!” Will they have an Xtina stand-in gaping wide-eyed at the performance like

By: Becky Bain / July 18, 2011

Jill Scott Announces Summer Block Party Tour Dates

Jill Scott is riding high with her new chart-topping album Light Of The Sun, now you can fall “So In Love” with the soul singer live in person. Scott’s Summer Block Party Tour, sponsored by Budweiser, will be making its way around the country starting July 26, and the 17-date sprawl will feature Anthony Hamilto…

By: Becky Bain / July 7, 2011

Jill Scott Shines The Light Of The Sun On The Top Of The Album Chart

Billboard cover girl Jill Scott demonstrates her solar power by bumping Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″‘s Hell: The Sequel down from the #1 position on the publication’s Top 200 roundup. The recent BET Awards performer’s The Light Of The Sun, which moved 135,000 copies in its first week, is the first of her four studio…

By: Robbie Daw / June 29, 2011

BET Awards 2011 Performances

BET’s annual awards showcase took over LA’s Shrine Auditorium in style, and though Chris Brown led the field with the most nominations, it was far from clear that he would own the night. The 2011 edition of the show was packed with emotional moments, like Nicki Minaj’s acceptance speech, and some classy, brassy performances by…

By: Idolator Staff / June 26, 2011

Jill Scott Has ‘Billboard’ Covered

We recently interviewed soul poetess Jill Scott, who talked about the light she felt after the darkness of her split with the father of her child. Now the singer is on the cover of the new issue of Billboard, which arrives just days after the release of her album The Light Of The Sun —…

By: Robbie Daw / June 24, 2011

Jill Scott Lights Up For Christina Aguilera, Frank Ocean

Jill Scott fills her stylish new album, The Light Of The Sun, with smart, confident songs like “Shame”. But it took her roughly a year-and-a-half to write and record, and during that time, she listened to virtually no other music. Now that she’s wrapped up in the studio, whose voice is capturing her attention? I…

By: Idolator Staff / June 21, 2011

Jill Scott’s “So In Love” Video Will Be Dearly Beloved

Jill Scott and producer J.R. Hutson think that her new jam “So In Love” is compelling because of the “chemistry” she shares with Anthony Hamilton — and it’s on obvious display in the official Taj-directed video. Just like we told you, Jill looks straight gorgeous, and the clip starts as she opens the drapes to…

By: Idolator Staff / May 27, 2011

Jill Scott Lights Up In Her “So In Love” Video (PHOTOS)

Jill Scott says she cried when talent executive Charles Whitfield sent her the track that would become “So In Love”, the lush new single from her forthcoming The Light Of The Sun. Jill added her butter-smooth vocals to the track (which already featured soul crooner Anthony Hamilton), and the matchup yielded a sweet, infectious jam…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / May 25, 2011

Jill Scott Has A Soul Showdown In Her “Shame” Video

In the video for her Light Of The Sun single “Shame”, Jill Scott has a dance party and a showdown against three Gospel-lovin’ ladies at the Cecil B. Moore Recreation Center, where she spent many summers hanging out during her adolescence. When she found out the rec center was closing, the R&B singer and her…

By: Becky Bain / April 14, 2011

Jill Scott Is Back And She’s “So In Love” In New Single

Jill Scott hasn’t released a new album in a few years, but she hasn’t exactly been taking a break. After touring the country with Maxwell and starring in various Tyler Perry movies and HBO series The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, the R&B songstress has just dropped the soulful and sexy new single from her…

By: Becky Bain / April 13, 2011

PHOTOS: Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, And Trey Songz At The 2010 ‘Essence’ Music Festival

Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, and Trey Songz took the stage at New Orlean’s Superdome July 4th for day 3 of the 2010 Essence Music Festival. Estelle, Melanie Fiona, and Earth, Wind & Fire also took part in festival’s final day. Trey welcomed the ladies in the audience telling them, “This place is filled with…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / July 6, 2010
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