Dawn Richard, whose Blackheart was number 6 on Rolling Stone's "20 Best R&B Albums of 2015," shared the second single from her forthcoming third solo album, REDemption. The skittering, sultry tune, produced by Machinedrum and written by Richard and Maya Vik, features the former Danity Kane member's ethereal vocals. "If I...
In 2015, the Weeknd went pop, the Internet went big and Janet Jackson went back to the duo that helped her explode in the Eighties. Leon Bridges and Kali Uchis breathed new life into vintage sounds while the electronic fusions of Kelela and FKA Twigs made a contemporary genre nearly...
The R&B game this year was filled with breakthrough efforts, trap-soul introductions, vintage soul debuts and classic albums from your favorite artists. So we compiled a list of the Best R&B Albums of 2015. Continue reading…
It was a big comeback year for Janet Jackson, who released 'Unbreakable,' her first album in seven years. And fans apparently love the LP as it won Best R&B Album in the 2015 The Boombox Fan Choice Awards. Continue reading…
Last year, Tinashe released her debut LP Aquarius, one of the best R&B albums we’ve heard in years. She’s announced plans to follow it up with a new one called Joyride, and now she’s got a video for “Player,” the fluid, Chris Brown-featuring lead single. The clip is structured as some kind of dance-battle video […]
As the first quarter of the year comes to a close, we took the time to run through the major R&B albums we could find and present the best long players that are perfect for the lover in you. Check out the five best R&B albums released in the first quarter of 2015. Continue reading…
You might've noticed John Legend recently. It's because he's everywhere — his 2013 album Love in the Future was a critical hit, getting nominated for Best R&B Album at the Grammys, and a commercial hit, with "All of Me" hitting No. 1. But it also smartly included a slew of collaborators: Kanye West,... More »
Who is Jarle Bernhoft? That’s what many wondered when the little-known singer appeared among this year's crop of nominees for the best R&B album Grammy.
Earlier this week, the L.A. singer Tinashe released Aquarius, maybe the year’s best R&B album. And last night, she was on Jimmy Kimmel Live, with guest rapper Schoolboy Q, to perform her breakout single “2 On.” That song came out way back at the beginning of the year, but it’s had remarkable staying power, and [...]
So precious! Swizz Beatz accompanied his wife Alicia Keys to this year’s Grammy Awards (where she picked up her 15th Grammy for Best R&B Album) along with their adorable son Egypt and before they left L.A. Swizzy posted up a
As if we didn't know already, Alicia Keys is ON FIRE! The soulful, smooth songstress has been dubbed the Best R&B Album of the year at the Grammys 2014 for her album, Girl On Fire. Alicia smoked competitors Faith Evans, John Legend, Chrisette Michele, and TGT for the honor! That trophy will look DAYUM good [...]
Faith Evans sparkles on the red carpet at the 2014 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Sunday (January 26) in Los Angeles. The 40-year-old singer is up for Best R&B Album for her album R&B Divas. She’s up against Alicia Keys for Girl On Fire, John Legend for Love In The Future, Chrisette [...]
Miguel had a rack of Grammy nominations under his belt, but he wasn’t listed as an official performer. Which is a damn shame since his album ‘Kaleidoscope Dream’ is one of the best R&B albums in recent years. More »
Kamau Ware After taking home an award for Best R&B Album at the 2013 Grammys, the Robert Glasper Experiment is back with their new video for "Golden Lady," a cover of Stevie Wonder's 1973 classic. "Stevie's music has a special place in my heart," says Glasper. Show More Summary
Joe Klamar, AFP Robert Glasper Experiment's album Black Radio won the Best R&B Album award at the 2013 Grammy Awards. Glasper, a 34-year-old jazz pianist, collaborated with a host of popular hip-hop and R&B artists on Black Radio. Erykah...Show More Summary
Black Radio Winner of the 55th Annual Grammy Awards 2013 for Best R&B Album – Robert Glasper Experiment. Congratulations to Black Radio Winner of the 55th Annual Grammy Awards 2013 for Best R&B Album – Robert Glasper Experiment. To connect with ChocolateCity.cc and comment on this [...]Show More Summary
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On Sunday night, Chris Brown performed live on television twice, and won his first Grammy, for Best R&B Album. This sparked outrage among certain people. It's tough keeping up with the ups and downs in the singer's life, but with every award and accolade he receives, a feeling of discomfort grows among his critics. Show More Summary
Some who tuned in to Sunday's Grammys weren't happy to see Chris Brown take the stage - twice to perform, and a third time to accept the best R&B album award - and it appears the artist hasn't held back in response. According to Mashable.com, which has an image of one of the tweets the [...]
In 2009, Chris Brown was convicted of felony assault for beating up his then-girlfriend Rihanna. This past Sunday, Brown performed twice on the Grammy Awards and took home the award for Best R&B Album. Many people are not happy. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]