N.E.R.D. unveil new track featuring Andre 3000

N.E.R.D. unveil new track featuring Andre 3000

Hot on the heels of their Rihanna-featuring comeback single Lemon, Virginia Beach hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock fusion trio N.E.R.D. have unveiled another new single, Rollinem 7’s, which features Outkast’s Andre 3000. Prior to Lemon, The Pharrell Williams-led group last released new music in 2010 with the fourth album Nothing.  Now, serving up another slice of forthcoming new album ‘No_One Ever Really Dies’, N.E.R.D. have shared the studio version of Rollinem 7’s, which was given its first airing during a…

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Listen: N.E.R.D. return with new single, featuring Rihanna

Listen: N.E.R.D. return with new single, featuring Rihanna

Virginia Beach hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock fusion trio N.E.R.D. have released their long-awaited comeback single – and you can listen to it right here. The Pharrell Williams-led group last released new music in 2010 with the fourth album Nothing – but now they’re back with Lemon, which features pop superstar Rihanna. The track is the first new material from the trio since they contributed to the SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water soundtrack back…

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2017 Billboard Music Award nominations announced

2017 Billboard Music Award nominations announced

Superstar rapper Drake and EDM duo The Chainsmokers lead the nominations at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, with 22 each. The 2017 awards show takes place on May 21 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Other big contenders include Twenty One Pilots (17 nominations) and Rihanna (14). Nominees for the biggest award, top artist, include Adele, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, the Chainsmokers, Drake and Rihanna, among others. The Billboard Awards have 52 categories. You can see the…

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BRIT Awards 2017 – We Predict The Winners

BRIT Awards 2017 – We Predict The Winners

The BRIT Awards 2017 are here. Well, almost, and while we’d like to be mixing and mingling with the great and the good (and the not-so-good) of British and international music during tomorrow’s (Feb 23) glitzy ceremony at London’s O2 Arena, our AAA passes sadly seem to have been lost in the post. Funny, the same thing happened last year. No matter, like the rest of you mere mortals, we’ll be kicking back on the sofa…

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Grammy awards 2017 – list of winners

Grammy awards 2017 – list of winners

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards took place Sunday night and was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, hosted by James Corden. Adele won no fewer than five Grammys on a record-breaking night for the Hello hitmaker, but said she was “devastated” after fluffing her musical tribute to the late George Michael. The 28-year-old singer took home Album Of The Year for 25 and Record Of The Year for Hello, beating her “idol” Beyonce to…

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MOBO Awards return to Scotland

MOBO Awards return to Scotland

The MOBO Awards are to return to Scotland for a star-studded night celebrating the very best in British urban music, its organisers have confirmed. The glitzy ceremony will take place at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on 4 November, and will see the awards celebrate their 21st anniversary with “spectacular musical performances from a host of world famous artists”. It will be the fourth time the MOBOs – which stands for Music Of Black Origin Awards – have been held in…

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The Weeknd wins big at Billboard Music Awards

The Weeknd wins big at Billboard Music Awards

Canadian rapper/singer The Weeknd cleaned up at the annual Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas last night, winning eight awards, including the prize for top R&B album for Beauty Behind The Madness. Rihanna, Justin Bieber and One Direction were also among the winners, while Madonna and Stevie Wonder teamed up for a duet of Purple Rain in honour of Prince. Watch the performance below. Britney Spears opened the awards ceremony with a medley of her biggest hits –…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

Okay, break-time everyone. Stop that work, work, work, work, work, work for minute… the video for the brand new Rihanna track has just dropped – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. The second single cut from new album ANTI, Kiss It Better is Prince-like in its balladry, and the video, shot entirely in black and white, focusses only on Rihanna (no bad thing, that). Admittedly, it’s a tad explicit (hey, it’s Rihanna!), so you…

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The Weeknd quits Rihanna’s world tour – including Hampden Park gig

The Weeknd quits Rihanna’s world tour – including Hampden Park gig

The Weeknd will no longer support Rihanna at her summer gig in Scotland – or any of the other dates on her current world tour. Rihanna recently kicked off her tour in support of latest album ANTI and is due to visit Glasgow’s Hampden Park on June 27 – but Grammy-winning R&B singer The Weeknd has reportedly quit the tour due to ‘unforeseen changes with upcoming projects’. A statement from promoters Live Nation reads: “Due to some unforeseen…

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