George Michael’s Death: Elton John, Paul McCartney & Other Artists React

Robbie Daw | December 26, 2016 - 9:48 am

The pop legend’s death has left the world stunned. More »

Blink 182 End Drake’s Album Chart Reign

Robbie Daw | July 11, 2016 - 11:24 am

Views, obstructed. More »

Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar And Maxwell To Headline 2016 ESSENCE Festival

Christina Lee | March 1, 2016 - 1:45 pm

The organizers behind this year’s festival aren’t playing around. More »

OutKast To Headline BET Experience 2014

Christina Lee | April 21, 2014 - 11:02 am

OutKast has added yet another date to its 40-plus date festival tour: June 28, at this year’s three-day BET Experience in Los Angeles. The Atlanta hip hop duo will headline and perform alongside current chart heavyweights Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky and K. Michelle.

BET Experience, the network’s answer to radio festivals like Hot… More »

Alicia Keys Sizzles In Central Park: Watch Her Soulful GMA Performances

Mike Wass | August 30, 2013 - 2:42 pm

It’s been a minute since Alicia Keys appeared on our TV screens, so it was a nice treat to be serenaded by the R&B great on GMA this morning. The 32-year-old songstress looked fresh in bright pink pants and a sheer black top (let’s not mention that unfortunate hairstyle) and was in typically fine voice. More »

Alicia Keys & Maxwell’s “Fire We Make” Video: The Singers Are Burning Up

Carl Williott | April 24, 2013 - 8:48 am

Yesterday (April 23) we saw the teaser for Alicia Keys’ steamy music video with Maxwell, “Fire We Make.” For a 30-second clip, it featured a whole lot of sweating and wriggling. Keys has since premiered the full video, and it turns out it’s even more of a tease. For starters, now we know why it’s… More »

Alicia Keys & Maxwell’s “Fire We Make” Video: Watch A Steamy Preview

Carl Williott | April 23, 2013 - 12:34 pm

After finishing off 2012 with a surge of momentum that carried over into early 2013, things have been relatively quiet for Alicia Keys. In fact, as far as we know, the Girl on Fire is still finishing up the National Anthem at the Superdome. But she’s back now with a preview of the music video for “FireMore »

Alicia Keys’ ‘Girl On Fire’: Album Review

Christina Lee | November 27, 2012 - 5:45 am

The title of Alicia Keys’ fifth album, Girl On Fire (out today, November 27), could really have gone to her 2001 debut (Songs in A Minor). In fact, Keys’ latest brings to mind her first-ever television appearance — on The Oprah Winfrey Show, no less — and how Keys prefaced her performance of… More »

Alicia Keys & Maxwell Heat It Up On “Fire We Make”: Listen

Carl Williott | November 20, 2012 - 3:34 pm

Alicia Keys teams up with Maxwell for “Fire We Make,” a steamy little R&B jam from Keys’ forthcoming album Girl On Fire (out November 27) that takes the hot/fire/inferno theme to a new level. The two crooners turn in a pair of simmering verses, with Maxwell’s falsetto absolutely melting everything within range of your speakers,… More »

Mariah Carey And More Celebrate “Christmas In Washington” (PHOTOS)

Erika Brooks Adickman | December 13, 2010 - 9:50 am

Mariah Carey’s already celebrated Christmas in Rockefeller Plaza and tonight she’ll be saying “Merry Christmas To You” on ABC with help from her mom Patricia, but that’s not enough for the “Oh Santa” diva. The mother-to-be also helped deck the halls of our nation’s capitol for the television special “Christmas In Washington“. The Merry Christmas IIMore »

Maxwell Makes Us Get All Misty Over TV’s Early Days In “Fistful Of Tears” Video

Idolator Staff | April 14, 2010 - 9:29 am

We knew from the first time we laid eyes on the exclusive stills from Maxwell’s “Fistful Of Tears” video that he’d gotten it exactly right. Shot in rich 35mm black-and-white, the Phil Andelman-directed video captures Maxwell raw performance skills, as seen during a “live” rendition on an old-school TV stage. As Simon Vozick-Levinson just pointed… More »

PHOTOS: FIRST LOOK — Maxwell’s “Fistful Of Tears” Video

Idolator Staff | April 12, 2010 - 7:53 am

Maxwell’s “Fistful Of Tears”, a standout track from his Grammy-winning BLACKsummers’night album, touches on a complex question: how to move on with a romance that has hit the skids. But for the song’s luscious new video, Maxwell and director Phil Andelman focus on something simple — the power of Maxwell’s live performance. The video captures… More »

Maxwell: The Idolator Interview

Becky Bain | March 15, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Maxwell took an eight-year break after releasing 2001’s Now, spending most of the last decade perfecting his ambitious R&B trilogy, beginning with 2009’s BLACKsummers’ night. “These records are the records I’ve always wanted to make in my career and my life,” the 36-year old singer/songwriter told us recently. “It’s interesting that I’m getting to do… More »

‘Billboard’ Crowns Adam Lambert And Britney Spears As Music’s Sexiest Stars

Robbie Daw | February 12, 2010 - 12:39 pm

Billboard decided to get steamy and ask its readers to vote in polls for the Sexiest Women and Sexiest Men In Music. Now the results are in, and it seems lust knows no musical boundaries—Disney stars, revered rockers, country crooners, pop divas and American Idol contestants were all in voters’ dirty minds.

More »

Live Blog: The 2010 Grammy Awards

Robbie Daw | January 31, 2010 - 7:41 pm

It’s Grammy night, and we’re live blogging the awards’ 52nd ceremony below the jump! If you need a refresh on the nominees, we’ve got them right here.  Getting up to speed, Beyonce snagged four awards during the pre-show telecast (Best Contemporary R&B Album, Best Female R&B Performance, Best Traditional R&B Performance and Best R&B Song),… More »

Grammy Awards 2010: Who Will Win Song Of The Year?

Becky Bain | January 27, 2010 - 5:32 pm

After placing our bets for Best New Artist and all the pop categories, we’re setting our sights on the most prestigious three categories of the Grammys, starting with Song of the Year. Is this a three-way race between Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Beyoncé, or do the fellas have a shot of stealing the ladies’ More »

Rihanna Sings For Haiti Relief On ‘Oprah’

Becky Bain | January 20, 2010 - 4:29 pm

As we mentioned earlier, Oprah devoted her whole show today to the tragedy in Haiti, highlighting the continuing need for relief with help from Rihanna, Maxwell and Wyclef Jean. Rihanna, who had been tipped as the show’s featured performer, sang Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song,” with the Barbadian pop star adding her own twist to the… More »

Linkin Park, Jay-Z, U2 And Rihanna Line Up For Haiti Relief Efforts

Robbie Daw | January 20, 2010 - 8:16 am

Artists continue to pledge their support for relief aid following last week’s devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti. The latest to step up is Linkin Park, whose Music For Relief nonprofit organization has collected ten unreleased tracks from different artists for the Download To Donate album. (Hear the tracks after the jump.)

More »

First Round Of Grammy Awards Performers Announced

Robbie Daw | December 22, 2009 - 7:59 am

What’s the best way to ensure an artist will belt out their tunes live at an awards gig? Be sure they have the most nominations. The first wave of performers was announced this morning for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, and, not surprisingly, the list is comprised of the artists with the most nods. … More »

A Brief Note About Monday Night’s Maxwell Show

Maura | September 30, 2009 - 10:00 am

Guys out there who are looking for pointers on how to make your lady feel good: R & B singer Maxwell showed the other night at Madison Square Garden that the one-two punch of saying that you don’t mind getting down with her lady during her time of the month, and subsequently covering Kate Bush… More »

Page 1 of 2