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The Wind And The Wave Take On Sia And Steve Nicks In 'Covers One' Ep Release

By Holly Williams | 29th January 2015

Texan two-piece The Wind And The Wave re-introduce some of the nation's favorite pop songs with their upcoming EP release, 'Covers One'. The record is set for release in February and will be followed up...

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Jennifer Hudson's Hopes For New Album Jhud

24th September 2014

Jennifer Hudson hopes her new album will give her fans new insight into her life. The 33-year-old singer believes her third studio album, 'JHUD', is a ''reflection'' of true herself and she is excited about...

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R. Kelly Announces New House Album

15th July 2014

R. Kelly is working on an electronic dance album.The singer is known as an R&B star but has revealed he is going to experiment with his sound and make a house record. While on stage...

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Unearthed Lady Gaga, R Kelly Video Allegedly Condones Sexual Assault

By Lauren James | 19th June 2014

A new video clip has surfaced online allegedly containing content from Lady Gaga and R Kelly's scrapped 'Do What U Want' music video. The second single to be released from Gaga's latest album, ARTPOP, 'Do...

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Lady Gaga Video Was Too Controversial

19th June 2014

Lady Gaga scrapped her video with R. Kelly to avoid controversy.The 'Judas' hitmaker previously cited ''time constraints'' and mysterious ''betrayals'' for dropping the promotional clip for 'Do What U Want' - which was directed by...

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R. Kelly Next Album Named White Panties

5th March 2014

R. Kelly is working on a sequel to his album 'Black Panties'. The 'Ignition' hitmaker will name the record 'White Panties', following the success of his 2013 album, and has told fans to ''expect a...

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R Kelly Planning Christmas Album With "A Lot Of Lovemaking" For 2014

By Joe Wilde | 12th December 2013

R Kelly has already gifted us with the steamy Black Panties this festive season, his follow-up to 2012's post-throat surgery comeback Write Me Back, but as if that wasn't enough, Robert Sylvester Kelly is already...

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Nobody Knows What To Make Of R Kelly's 'Black Panties,' Even The Critics

By Victoria Pavlova | 10th December 2013

So, uh, R Kelly has a new album out and music critics across the land have taken it on, albeit grudgingly. The record is titled Black Panties, which really does encompass all the main themes...

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R. Kelly: Chris Brown Is Strong

6th December 2013

R. Kelly thinks Chris Brown is a ''strong individual'' and has likened him to Martin Luther King. The 'Black Panties' singer said he can empathise with the R&B star, who is currently undergoing a court...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Reads R Kelly's 'Genius' On Jimmy Kimmel [Video]

By Lauren James | 6th December 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch has made women go weak at the knees yet again after appearing in a surprise skit on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Host Kimmel could barely contain his glee as he announced "Here, now with...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Wins The Internet With R Kelly Recital

By Michael West | 5th December 2013

Jimmy Kimmel wins the Internet this week. The late show host regularly has mismatched guests, and he decided to do something about it Wednesday night (December 4). Benedict Cumberbatch Recited R Kelly's Lyrics!Benedict Cumberbatch and...

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R. Kelly Keen To Track Down Late Mum's Recordings

28th November 2013

R&B star R. Kelly is desperate to get his hands on recordings his late mother may have made at the height of her career as a club singer in Chicago, Illinois, but he fears his...

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Lady Gaga Hosts Snl, Sex Dance With R Kelly Brings Highest Season Ratings [Video]

By Lauren James | 18th November 2013

Lady Gaga's first time hosting Saturday Night Live was clearly immensely successful after the enigmatic popstar drew in the season's highest ratings. Not only did Gaga host but she was also the musical guest,meaning fans...

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Lady Gaga & R Kelly Bump 'N' Grind On Stage For 'Snl' Performance

By Joe Wilde | 17th November 2013

Lady Gaga was both the host and the musical guest on this weeks Saturday Night Live, and whilst the bulk of her appearance on the show was surprisingly tame for the shock-value singer, her duet...

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R Kelly & Justin Bieber Make Music Together, "Hot" Track Announced

By Lauren James | 14th November 2013

Hot on the heels of his collaboration with Lady Gaga, R Kelly has contributed vocals to another pop star's track, namely Justin Bieber's. Justin announced the news via Twitter, linking a Vibe article where R...

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R. Kelly And Justin Collaborate

14th November 2013

Justin Bieber and R. Kelly have recorded a single together.The 'Never Say Never' singer will release the collaboration on Monday (18.11.13) as part of his Music Mondays series.R. Kelly told Vibe magazine: ''I just did...

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Lady Gaga Debuts Powerful New Ballad 'Dope' [Listen]

By Lauren James | 4th November 2013

Lady Gaga has swapped electric guitars and raucous drumkits for a piano for her new single which is entitled 'Dope.' Following the EDM-influenced 'Aura,' and pumped-up club numbers 'Applause' and 'What Do U Want' with...

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R. Kelly Fans Duped?

29th October 2013

R. Kelly fans are demanding a refund claiming an impersonator appeared in his place at a concert.The 'Bump 'N' Grind' singer was scheduled to appear in Louisiana, US, this weekend, but eyewitnesses claim the...

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R. Kelly's Aides Insist Hooded Singer At Louisiana Party Was For Real

29th October 2013

The drama surrounding R. Kelly's alleged no-show at a party in Louisiana on Saturday night (26Oct13) has just taken another bizarre turn - the soul singer's representative insists the hitmaker was the performer fans mistook...

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Lady Gaga Gets Weird In Berlin As She Promotes 'Artpop'

By Joe Wilde | 25th October 2013

Lady Gaga was in Berlin on Thursday night, showing up to a promotional launch for her upcoming album, ARTPOP, in her usual unusual style. There was no meat or any kind of strange head gear...

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Now Why Would Lady Gaga's 'Do What U Want' Be Ineligible For The UK Charts?

By Lauren James | 24th October 2013

Lady Gaga's latest single 'Do What U Want' from her upcoming album, Artpop, has been deemed ineligible by the Official Charts Company in the UK and will not feature in this weekend's Top 40 countdown...

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One Song A Week, Said Lady Gaga, So Here's 'Do What U Want' With R. Kelly

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st October 2013

Lady Gaga stayed true to her media-savvy self this morning when she tweeted out a link to her new single with R. Kelly, ‘Do What U Want’. The controversial singer promised fans that she’d release...

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Phoenix To Record Duet With R. Kelly?

13th August 2013

Phoenix have hinted they are heading into the studio with R. Kelly.The French band and the R&B superstar first teamed up earlier this year when R. Kelly joined them on stage at California's Coachella festival,...

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Union Park Prepares For Its Seventh Annual Pitchfork Music Festival

By Holly Williams | 15th July 2013

Pitchfork Music Festival is due to hit Chicago's Union Park again this weekend featuring some exciting headline sets from Bjork, Belle & Sebastian and R. Kelly.Every summer this globally loved festival presents some 40 plus...

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Bet Awards 2013: Drake, Kendrick Lemar And Gabrielle Douglas Receive Two Awards [Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 2nd July 2013

The BET Awards were held on Sunday (30th June) in L.A. The Awards first held in 2001 are to celebrate minorities in the entertainment business. Winners this year were: Charlie Wilson, Nicki Minaj, Gabrielle Douglas...

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Jack Johnson Replaces Mumford And Sons At Bonnaroo Festival

By Elinor Cosgrave | 17th June 2013

Jack Johnson stepped in at the last minute to cover Mumford and Son's slot. Not only did the singer have to find a band, learn a whole host of new and old and quickly practise,...

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R. Kelly's Flying Phobia

27th April 2013

R. Kelly is terrified of flying.The R&B legend - who is famous for singing ´I Believe I Can Fly '- travels everywhere by bus and reportedly nearly missed his guest spot with French indie band...

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Phoenix Stun Coachella With Live R. Kelly Collaboration

By Contributor | 15th April 2013

We love Phoenix here at Contactmusic but we certainly couldn’t have predicted this: the French band, making their much-anticipated comeback this year with new album Bankrupt!, played the first weekend of Coachella on Saturday night...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Close Coachella

15th April 2013

Red Hot Chili Peppers brought Coachella festival to a close last night (14.04.13).The 'Scar Tissue' band are celebrating 30 years together in 2013 and celebrated with a greatest hits filled set, bringing the three-day festival...

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Phoenix And R Kelly, Not Daft Punk, Rock Coachella

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th April 2013

Coachella is pretty much in full swing now and one of the headlining acts this year is the French indie rock band Phoenix.The Grammy award-winning band were joined onstage by none other than R&B singer...

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