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Trey Songz's 'Trigga' debuts at No. 1 on U.S. Billboard chart

R&B singer Trey Songz on Wednesday scored his second No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart, with "Trigga" selling 105,000 copies in its debut week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

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Related Topix: Trey Songz, R&B, R-N-B, Seether, Pop/Rock, Magic

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Jhene Aiko Sets August Release Date For Debut Album

Rap-Up.com reports that the album will hit stores on August 25th. No I.D.'s record label ARTium will release the project alongside Def Jam Recordings.

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KNEK-FM Lafayette

Usher Earns 13th No.1 on R&B Airplay Chart

The singer's new single, "Good Kisser," has soared to the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, according to Billboard .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Usher, R-N-B

WXLO-FM Worcester

Iggy Azalea Still #1, Maroon 5 Hits Top 10 with "Maps"

Another week, another step closer to a chart record for Iggy Azalea . Her hit "Fancy" is spending a seventh week at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and that puts her in elite company: only five other women have spent that many weeks or longer on top in the past decade.

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Related Topix: Dance, Maroon 5, Pop/Rock

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Elle Varner, Rick Ross Join the 2014 Hip Hop Caucus' Respect My Vote! Campaign

Elle Varner and Rick Ross have signed on to support the 2014 Hip Hop Caucus' Respect My Vote! campaign, which encourages people, especially younger people, to vote in this year's mid-term elections.

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Related Topix: Elle Varner

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Your Week in Music: We can't 'Let it go' when it comes to 'Frozen'

Wish your kids could "let it go" with the Frozen thing? Sorry, parents, grandparents and anyone in the vicinity of a small child, we're pretty sure that's not happening anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, The Pink Floyd, Pop/Rock

KRBE-FM Houston

Robin Thicke's "Paula" Sells Only 530 Copies in UK

According to U.K. newspaper The Guardian , the album, which was named after Thicke's estranged wife, actress Paula Patton , sold just 530 copies during its first week on sale in the United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock

KWNN-FM Stockton

Ariana Grande Never Gets Tired of Mariah Comparisons

Ever since Ariana Grande broke through with her debut album, she's been compared to Mariah Carey , thanks to her impressive vocal range and tone.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Dance, Black Entertainment, Mariah Carey

KURB-FM Little Rock

John Legend, Sheryl Crow, Aloe Blacc & Cee Lo Green to Appear on New Smokey Robinson Duets Album

Duets with Elton John and James Taylor had already been announced as highlights of Smokey & Friends , the upcoming album of duets from Motown legend Smokey Robinson .

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Related Topix: Legend, Aldorlea Games, Video Games, Cee Lo Green, Pop/Rock, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Soul, Christian Music, The Miracles, Aerosmith

Myrtle Beach Online

A playlist of potential 'songs of the summer'

It's that hot and sticky time of year when everybody absolutely must know what the song of the summer is.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, 9, More, Rock-N-Roll, Ariana Grande

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Ne-Yo Explains Meaning Behind Album Title, "Non-Fiction"

Ne-Yo has a new album on the way titled Non-Fiction , a title which serves as a nod to the real-life stories that he's incorporated into his sixth album.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, R-N-B, Ne-Yo

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Imagine Dragons, Aloe Blacc to Perform During MLB All-Star Game Festivities

Imagine Dragons and Aloe Blacc are among the artists who'll be providing the entertainment during the festivities surrounding this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which will take place July 15 at Target Field in Minnesota, Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Imagine Dragons

WXLO-FM Worcester

Charli XCX Announces Fall Headline Tour, Calls "Fancy" a "Very Strange Pairing"

After being featured on two huge hits -- Iggy Azalea 's "Fancy" and Icona Pop 's "I Love It" -- Charli XCX is ready to step into the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Icona Pop, Orlando, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

WGMZ-FM Gadsden

Meek Mill Announces New Album Release Date

The Philadelphia-based emcee has announced that the follow-up to 2012's Dreams and Nightmares will hit stores on September 9th.

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Related Topix: Meek Mill, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games

Windsor Beacon

5 times Jimmy Fallon won the Internet this year

USA TODAY Network lists five more times Fallon won with his innovative skits. 1. From the Cabbage Patch and Running Man to Dirt off Your Shoulder , Will Smith and Fallon took us through the Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing during NBC's debut of the Tonight Show with Fallon in February.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Pharrell leaves Montreux festival fans wanting more

Pharrell Williams gave a slick concert for a pumped-up crowd at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Monday night, but some fans were less than happy when he left the famed stage after just an hour.

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Related Topix: Dance, Montreux, Jazz, Pop/Rock, R&B, R-N-B

NBC Washington

Fallon Covers "Fancy" With Crosby, Stills & Nash

In a mock reunion the 1970s supergroup, Fallon played the guitar and harmonica while Crosby, Stills & Nash sang the chorus of the rapper's hit.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Entertainment

Inside Bay Area

Jurassic 5, back after 6 years, returns to the Bay Area July 11

The acclaimed Los Angeles hip-hop act, which originally parted ways in 2007, reunited last year to the delight of its many fans.

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Related Topix: Jurassic 5, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Kanye West

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Aloe Blacc to Re-Release Album with Extra Tracks

Aloe Blacc is going to get some extra mileage out of his current album, Lift Your Spirit.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

WXLO-FM Worcester

Robin Thicke's "Paula" Headed for Disappointing First-Week Sales

Robin Thicke 's new album, Paula, is projected to have a lackluster sales start.

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Related Topix: Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock

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