Wednesday, April 10, 2024

RIAA: Chic's "Le Freak" Single Is Certified 5x Platinum

Iconic disco band Chic has earned a new certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for their classic hit "Le Freak" for sales of 5 million units sold in the U.S.

Released in 1978 as the lead single from the band's sophomore album C'est Chic, "Le Freak" became their first No.1 on both the Billboard Hot 100's (Six non-consecutive weeks) and Hot R&B Songs charts (5 consecutive weeks).

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Keith Sweat Scores 16th Top 10 Billboard Adult R&B Radio Hit "Lay You Down"


This week the Legendary Keith Sweat scores a top 10 Billboard Adult R&B radio hit for his latest single "Lay You Down" at No. 10 after 8 weeks on the chart.

"Lay You Down" is Sweat's 16th top 10 entry on this chart since its inception in September of 1993.

Written by Sweat, Jermaine Robbins and Wirlie Morris (also producer), the bedroom groove follows Keith Sweat's 2021 single "Can't Nobody" ft. Raheem DeVaughn.

Keith Sweat's Top 10 Billboard Adult R&B entries:

"Good Love" (#1 for 1 Week)
"Boomerang" ft. Candace (#1 for 1 Week)
"My Body" ft. LSG (#3)
"How Many Ways" ft. K-Ci (#5)
Door #1 ft. LSG (#5)
"Can't Nobody" ft. Raheem DeVaughn (#5)
"Am I Dreaming" (#6) Ol' Skool ft. Keith Sweat & Xscape
"Make Me Say Ooh" (#7)
"Nobody" ft. Athena Cage (#7)
"One on One" ft. Lola Troy & Lade Bac (#8)
"Suga Suga Suga" (#8) ft. Paisley Bettis
"Twisted" (#9)
"How Do You Like It?" (#9)
"Just the 2 of Us" ft. Takiya Mason (#10)
"Tonight" ft. Silk (#10)
"Lay You Down" (#10)

Saturday, April 6, 2024

New Video: The Shindellas Releases Visuals for "Good as Gold"

R&B sensational trio The Shindellas (Stacy JohnsonKasi JonesTamara Chauniece) share the official self-directed music video visuals to their latest single "Good as Gold".

Produced by Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony of Louis York, "Good as Gold" appears on The Shindellas' most recent album Shindo via Weirdo Workshop.

Friday, April 5, 2024

New Music: MC Lyte (featuring Salt, Big Daddy Kane & Raheem DeVaughn) - "Woman"

The legendary MC Lyte has released her female empowerment single "Woman" to all streaming platforms featuring Big Daddy Kane, Salt & Raheem DeVaughn.

Produced by Warryn Campbell, "Woman" is set to appear on MC Lyte's upcoming ninth studio album to be released on June 28th via My Block, Inc.

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Charlie Wilson Scores 16th Top 10 Billboard R&B Radio Hit “Superman”

This week the legendary Charlie Wilson scored his 16th top 10 Billboard Adult R&B Radio hit “Superman” at No. 9 after 16 weeks on the chart.

“‘Superman’ manifested from a deeply personal turning point in his life. The song talks about being at the lowest point in his life while attending a drug rehab center, and meeting his wife, Mahin, who was a counselor at the facility. Meeting Mahin changed his life forever, as her love and support would help turn his life around, transforming him into “Superman.”