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The Weeknd Ties Whitney Houston & Boyz II Men for Number of Weeks on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

Posted by admin on February 5, 2018

The Weeknd‘s Beauty Behind the Madnessscores its 122nd week on Billboard‘s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and in the process, equals the chart runs of two 1990s juggernauts. On the latest ranking, dated Feb. 3, Madness rebounds 45-34 and matches the 122-week runs of Boyz II Men‘s 1991 debut Cooleyhighharmony and the Whitney Houston-led The Bodyguard soundtrack from 1992. With The Weeknd’s latest move, he ties Boyz II Men […]

H.E.R. IS ON TRACK TO REVEAL HERSELF AS R&B ROYALTY

Posted by admin on February 5, 2018

In April of last year, megastar Rihanna posted a slow motion video of herself on Instagram, raven tresses flowing in the wind, soundtracked by a siren-esque voice that would easily coax any sailor to steer their ship into the rocks. The Internet scrambled to find the song’s source, and turned up with little more than a acronym: […]

SZA’s ‘Love Galore’ Hits No. 1 on Adult R&B Songs Chart

Posted by admin on February 5, 2018

SZA scores her first No. 1 on the Adult R&B Songs airplay chart (dated Jan. 27) with her maiden entry, “Love Galore,” featuring Travis Scott. The collaboration pushes 3-1, aided by a 21 percent surge in plays for the week ending Jan. 21, according to Nielsen Music. The singer nearly bookends the 30-position chart as “The Weekend” debuts at […]

Shaggy calls Sting, Wyclef, Fetty Wap

Posted by Qbwoy on January 28, 2018

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com Thursday, December 07, 2017 STING, Wyclef Jean, and Fetty Wap are the international acts to headline the 2018 staging of the biennial charity event Shaggy & Friends — the concert slated for the grounds of Jamaica House in St Andrew on Saturday, January 6. Shaggy made the announcement […]

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