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Sade’s Diamond Life Turns 30: Hear The Band Reveal The True Story Behind Its Origin


30 years ago this week the English group Sade released their worldwide smash hit debut album Diamond Life. Coming out at the height of the slick, glitzy, video-driven R&B era – as typified by Michael Jackson and Prince – the album’s chill grooves and lush melodies seduced listeners and announced the arrival of a new, uniquely British style of soul music. Read more…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Marie Miller Is Dreaming Of A “6′ 2″” Man

Marie Miller is not picky when it comes to her dream man. The singer-songwriter may prefer her partner to be on the tall side, but as she sings in her song 6’2″, she really does not care -as long as he’s just as much of a romantic as she! The truly sweet song from Miller’s EP You’re Not Alone gets a truly sweet video today, featuring a healthy dose of movie magic.

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Get On Up: Jennifer Hudson, Questlove + More Of Your Favorites Discuss James Brown’s Impact

By Christopher Rosa 

The long-awaited James Brown biopic Get On Up explores the late Godfather of Soul’s legacy that continues to influence hip-hop, R&B, funk, and nearly every other musical genre to this day. The great JB changed the game over the course of his half-century career, and artists still strive to emulate his passionate live performances, howling vocals, and impossibly high levels of swagger. Some of those artists — including Jennifer Hudson — chatted with us about Mr. Brown’s untouchable body of work that was all his own. He truly was the hardest working man in all of show biz!

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Hunter Hayes Premieres “Tattoo” Music Video, Ladies Across The Country Rejoice

By Christopher Rosa

Monday just got way cuter: Country hottie  Hunter Hayes’ latest music video “Tattoo” hit the Web, and you can literally hear the women of America screaming for joy. “Tattoo” is the second single off Hayes’ sophomore album Storyline, which landed in stores this past May. The mid-tempo acoustic banger gets a simple video; set in what looks like an abandoned warehouse, Hayes and his on-screen girlfriend play with some paint, a Samsung tablet and smile a lot at each other while he says her name would be a good tattoo. Provided it’s not a tramp stamp, he’s probably right! Read more…