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Avant's Self-Titled New Album Arrives In Stores Tomorrow

12/8/2008 5:30pm EST
Avant's upcoming self-titled release, Avant, out December 9th, will mark his 5th career album and his first release on new label, Capitol Records. The lead single from his latest effort "When It Hurts," continues to climb the charts, recently breaking into the Top 10 and Top 20 at radio formats Urban AC and Urban Mainstream, respectively.

"Seven years and five albums deep, I've got a resume and track record," says the multi-platinum R&B singer/songwriter. "I've proved my point which is why I decided to call the album Avant, because it reflects who I am."

Avant gathers the talent...

Britney Spears' 'Circus' Out Dec. 2

11/7/2008 11:24am EST
Britney Spears
Jive/Zomba recording artist Britney Spears announces her sixth studio album, Circus, set for release December 2nd. The first single from the album, "Womanizer," scored the biggest chart move in Billboard Hot 100 history - up 95 spots to take #1 in just one week. The single was produced by the up-and-coming Atlanta production team The Outsyders. The album's release date is set to coincide with Spears' birthday.

On the heels of an MTV VMA awards sweep, where Britney walked away with three Moonmen awards for "Video of the Year," "Best Female" and "Best Pop Video" for "Piece of Me," Jive R...

Platinum Selling R&B Artist Avant Joins Capitol Records

8/13/2008 6:30pm EDT
Seven years into a gold-and-platinum-honored career, top R&B singer/songwriter/producer Avant is joining the Capitol Records roster of urban chart-topping artists. His first Capitol Records album will be released on October 28th, 2008.

Fresh off a live appearance at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, the artist says he chose to title his first Capitol Records album with his own name, Avant, to acknowledge his established track record, as well as the sense of creative accomplishment and ownership that marks the project overall: "I've proved my point. (The album) reflects who I a...

Kylie Minogue's 'X' Hits Stores April 1

3/23/2008 11:30am EDT
Kylie Minogue
Perhaps best known stateside for her 2001 smash singles "Can't Get You Out of My Head" and "Love At First Sight," Kylie Minogue is an international pop icon who, over the course of an extraordinary 20-year-career, has released ten studio albums, scored 45 hit singles, received countless gold and platinum discs, earned three Grammy® nominations, and sold out six world tours. She has performed for royalty, as well as for more than 4 billion TV viewers at the closing ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, inspired a 2007 costume exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum, an...

Britney Spears' Blackout Album Now Available Exclusively Through 'The Leak' At

10/23/2007 5:12pm EDT
Britney Spears
New York – Oct. 23, 2007 – MTV Networks' Music & Logo Group and Jive Records today announced that Britney Spears' highly anticipated new album, Blackout, will be streamed exclusively through The Leak on, and beginning today – a full week in advance of its official release date. The Leak is the only online destination where fans can listen to Blackout in its entirety prior to Oct. 30. MTV Networks will drive further interest in Blackout by promoting it on-air on MTV, MTV Hits, MTV Tr3s, VH1 and Logo.

One of the year's most eagerly awaited albums, Blackout...

Midwest City Captures The Essence Of R&B On Their Debut Disc, "Authentic R&B"

10/22/2006 10:00am EDT
Midwest City
Every generation a group emerges whose talent shines so brightly, you feel it from the second they sing their first note... they’re going to be BIG. Midwest City captures the essence of R&B on their debut disc, Authentic R&B. The new album is the perfect blend of up-tempo, funk-infused tracks, complementing soulful ballads laced with lush harmonies. Heavy hitters such as the Trackmasters (Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey), Cool & Dre (The Game, Fat Joe, Ja-Rule), Poli Paul (Black Eyed Peas, Nas, Christina Milian), L.T. Hutton and Will Campbell lent their platinum production tou...