Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Whitney Houston Becomes the First Black Artist to Achieve Three Diamond-Certified Albums

According to an Associated Press report, the Legendary Whitney Houston has officially reached diamond status for her second studio album Whitney which was released in 1987 and features four No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 singles: "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)", "Didn't We Almost Have It All", "So Emotional" & "Where Do Broken Hearts Go".

Whitney is Houston's third album to achieve this impressive milestone after her self-titled debut and The Bodyguard Soundtrack, making her the first black artist male or female to achieve this.

Next week, Houston will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony alongside fellow icons in music such as The Notorious B.I.G. & Depeche Mode.

New Music: Omarion (featuring Wale) - "Mutual"

Grammy nominated R&B Singer, songwriter and actor Omarion has teamed up with rapper Wale for his new single entitled "Mutual".

"Mutual" follows after Omarion's recently released single "Involved", which both are set to appear on his upcoming fifth album The Kinection this Friday.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Ne-Yo Tops the Billboard Adult R&B Songs Chart with "U 2 Luv" ft. Jeremih

This week Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actor Ne-Yo tops the Billboard Adult R&B Songs chart with his Jeremih-assisted single "U 2 Luv", which samples Zapp's classic "Computer Love".

"U 2 Luv" is Ne-Yo's second No. 1 entry on that chart after "Good Man" and is set to appear on his forthcoming ninth overall album.

Monday, October 26, 2020

New Music: H.E.R. - "Hold On"

Grammy Award-winning Singer, songwriter and musician H.E.R. shares her new stripped down song entitled "Hold On" on all digital streaming platforms.

"Hold On" follows after the recently released single & visual "Damage" as well as "Do to Me", "I Can't Breathe", "Wrong Places" & "Sometimes".

Jermaine Dupri Links with Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin, Bryan-Michael Cox & More for "Change"

Grammy Award-winning record producer Jermaine Dupri is hoping for "Change" by teaming up with Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin, Bryan-Michael Cox, Kirk Franklin, Common, The Detroit Youth Choir & more.
Written by Dupri, Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin & Bryan-Michael Cox, Dupri took to social media to add:

"I started my quest in making this song back in June, using what Bono & I did with "What's Going On" as the blueprint. I created 'Change' for all Black Kings and artists I never worked with, new artists I feel are next and then just down right incredible vocalists."

Proceeds from "Change" will benefit the Social Change Fund, a charitable organization created by philanthropists & NBA superstars Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony & Chris Paul, dedicated to empowering communities of color and advocating for the rights of all Black lives.