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Leighton Meester Teams Up With Robin Thicke On Debut Single, 'Somebody to Love'

October 19th, 2009 7:48pm EDT
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Superstar actress Leighton Meester, best known for her starring role on the CW's 'Gossip Girl', is taking on the music world and she's doing it full-throttle! Fresh off the heels of her smash collaboration with Cobra Starship, "Good Girls Go Bad", she teamed up with R&B crooner Robin Thicke for her official debut single, "Somebody to Love".

"Somebody to Love" is the first single for her untitled debut album, which is due for release in Winter/Spring 2010. Citing artists such as Gwen Stefani and M.I.A. as musical influences, Meester describes her new music as having an "electro-pop edge"...
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Nicole Scherzinger Covers Duran Duran's 'Rio' For Bath Products

April 8th, 2008 10:41am EDT
Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole from The Pussycat Dolls releases a new Brazilian inspired remake of Duran Duran's hit song, "Rio," to celebrate the launch of Caress® Brazilian Exotic Oil Infusions body wash. "Rio (Caress Brazilian Mix)" encourages women to unleash their sensuous sides, vivacious charm and Brazilian spirits. The new song will debut at caressbrazilian.com on Tuesday, April 8th and then will hit the airwaves nationwide.

Nicole Scherzinger, an exotic beauty who embodies the same enchantment and vivaciousness of Brazil, was a natural pick for the song's remake. The new song "Rio (Caress Brazilian ...
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Leona Lewis Has The First #1 Single From A British Female Solo Artist In Over 20 Years

March 27th, 2008 10:41am EDT
Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis, who has taken the world by storm with her international hit single "Bleeding Love," has now conquered the U.S, claiming the Number One spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It has been 21 years since a British female solo artist has achieved this milestone, not since Kim Wilde's cover of The Supremes' "You Keep Me Hangin' On" in 1987, according to Billboard Magazine. Leona's debut single "Bleeding Love" entered the Hot 100 chart six weeks ago, and each consecutive week has increased over 40 %, and in the last two weeks, the single has exploded with 80% increases each week.

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Jesse McCartney's 'Departure' Hits Stores May 20

March 23rd, 2008 10:30am EDT
Jesse McCartney
Jesse McCartney unveiled his new sound with the release of his single, "Leavin'" produced by Tricky Stewart and The-Dream. Now, get a first hand look at Jesse's musical growth in his new video!(below)

"The record is called Departure for a number of reasons," says Jesse McCartney, whose multi-platinum 2004 debut album Beautiful Soul launched his career as an international singing star. "There have been departures in my career, in my personal life. I've learned a lot since doing my first couple of records. I think I've landed in the most comfortable place I've ever been musically as the...
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U.K. Singer/Songwriter Leona Lewis To Release Debut Album, 'Spirit,' In The U.S. On April 8

February 3rd, 2008 10:00am EST
Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis, a 22-year-old London native and winner of the hit TV show The X Factor, a British talent show, has broken all-time sales records there with Spirit entering the album chart at Number One and becoming Britain's fastest-selling debut ever. Spirit has scanned more than a 2 million copies worldwide since its release in November. In addition, Spirit's lead-off single "Bleeding Love" — co-written and produced by OneRepublic frontman Ryan "Alias" Tedder — was the U.K.'s best-selling single of 2007, claiming the Number One spot for seven weeks. Ushering in 2008, Leona received four pres...
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Blake Lewis To Release Debut Album, 'Audio Day Dream,' Dec. 4

November 22nd, 2007 2:30pm EST
Blake Lewis
Blake Lewis, the popular finalist on the sixth season of American Idol, will release his debut album Audio Day Dream on 19 Recordings / Arista Records on December 4th, 2007. The album will feature the single "Break Anotha" co-written by OneRepublic's Ryan "Alias" Tedder, Sam Watters and Lewis and produced by Tedder (Timbaland, Leona Lewis) which will go to radio this week.

"Blake knows music, is deeply involved and connected with the process and we all had a ball making this album. The results are so gratifying. Blake comes to the fore as a totally fresh, creative, edgy and bold ne...
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Blake Lewis, America's Favorite Beat Boxer, Releases Debut Single

November 5th, 2007 7:55pm EST
Blake Lewis
Blake Lewis is the popular runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol. Born in Redmond, Washington, Lewis started singing at age five and competed in statewide talent contests while in high school. He became a beat-boxer at 17, inspired by the then Seattle-based a cappella group M-Pact. Lewis was a member of the Pacific Northwest a cappella group Kickshaw for four years. He also recorded several music videos and wrote a number of original songs.

After "American Idol," Lewis signed to 19 Recordings / ARISTA Records and started working on his debut album with a stellar line-up of pr...
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Smash Single 'Cyclone' Makes Baby Bash Top Latin Artist On MySpace, Album Due October 30

October 10th, 2007 6:00pm EDT
Baby Bash
To quote the first track of his upcoming album, Baby Bash is "Numero Uno." Baby Bash is proving to be the surprise digital success story of the season with over 5.1 million profile views, Bash is now the #1 Latin artist on MySpace (and top 50 overall), despite the fact that his third album, Cyclone, is still four weeks from being released.

The album's title track, featuring T-Pain and produced by Lil Jon, has also amassed a combined 750,000 digital single and ring tone sales and is currently the #8 song on iTunes's hip-hop chart (#18 overall).

The "Cyclone" video, directed R. Mal...
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