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R&B Singer Ryan Leslie Heads Back To School As Student Mentor

September 22nd, 2011 7:30pm EDT
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R&B singer/producer Ryan Leslie is following in Swizz Beatz's footsteps and taking on a role as a student mentor at New York University.

Beatz shared the secrets of his success with youngsters enrolled at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at the University's Tisch School of the Arts for the last academic year, serving as the first Producer in Residence.

Now Leslie is set to take on a similar job - the Addiction star has been appointed the first Artist in Residence for the current 2011-2012 school year.

Leslie will give lectures, critique songs and mentor students as part of the...

'Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I' Gets Digital Release; Full Album Out Oct. 27

August 25th, 2009 8:30am EDT
Michael Jackson Remix Suite
Universal Motown Records will release "Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I" on Tuesday, August 25. It is the first batch of music to be unveiled from Universal Motown's innovative five-part digital suite of remixes paying homage to the most thrilling entertainer of all time.

"Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I" boasts five exclusive new renditions of beloved tracks by Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 remixed by five of the hottest producers in the game: Stargate ("Skywriter"), The Neptunes ("Never Can Say Goodbye"), Dallas Austin ("I Wanna Be Where You Are"), Polow Da Don ("Dancing Machi...

7 Pop Stars Who Can't Sing - What Do You Think?

August 7th, 2009 9:44am EDT
Britney Spears
We play their music constantly, we know them well, we hear their jams everywhere - but why don't we notice they can't really sing? Check out seven pop stars whose voices actually are an offense to the ears. Don't agree? Let us know in the comments!

Keri Hilson

Her ridiculous tribute to Michael Jackson at the BET Awards in June sealed the deal - the girl can't sing a lick. Fortunately, the King of Pop was not there to see the painfully corny, out of breath, and off-key "tribute" to his genius. (She chanted "Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson" in the middle of "Knock You Down" and did...

Beyonce And T.I. Score Top Nods At BET Awards

May 13th, 2009 12:31pm EDT
Beyonce and T.I. will lead the way at the 2009 BET Awards after landing five nominations each.

The Crazy In Love hit-maker will go head to head with Dreamgirls co-star Jennifer Hudson twice - they are both competing for Female R&B Artist of the Year and Best Actress honors, while Beyonce is also nominated for a Viewers' Choice award.

Jay-Z's wife has earned a double nod in the Video of the Year category for her hits If I Were A Boy and Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It), for which she'll go up against Kanye West (Heartless), Jamie Foxx (Blame It, featuring T-Pain) and T.I. (Live Y...

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