New Music: Janelle Monáe f/ Miguel – ‘PrimeTime’


Love is in the air on “PrimeTime,” Janelle Monáe’s steamy duet with Miguel. The two whisper sweet nothings to each other on the soulful number off Janelle’s upcoming album The Electric Lady.

“It’s a primetime for our love/ And heaven is bettin’ on us,” coos Janelle over the guitar-driven instrumental.

Due Sept. 10, The Electric Lady also features Prince, Solange, Erykah Badu, and Esperanza Spalding.

Janelle will embark on a North American headline tour on October 13 in Philadelphia, PA. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 23. See an itinerary below.

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Miguel Arrested for DUI


Miguel found out just how many drinks it takes when he was arrested for driving drunk in Los Angeles on Thursday morning.

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Big Sean, Miguel, Miley Cyrus, & Nelly Attend Teen Choice Awards

Big Sean and Naya Rivera

The stars stepped out to honor teen favorites in music, TV, movies, sports, and more at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City on Sunday. The two-hour show was filled with tearful moments (Cory Monteith tribute), lots of twerking, and plenty of star power.

Big Sean supported his girlfriend Naya Rivera backstage after “Glee” won Best Choice TV Show Comedy, while Miguel brought his own hot date Nazanin Mandi.

Miley Cyrus showed off her legs in a short black dress while collecting her surfboards for Choice Summer Song (“We Can’t Stop”), Fashion Trendsetter, and Choice TV Scene Stealer.

Bruno Mars picked up two awards for Choice Summer Music Star and Choice R&B Artist and delivered a comical videotaped message.

Nelly rocked the stage with Florida Georgia Line while performing “Cruise (Remix),” and Choice TV Actor – Action winner LL Cool J presented with Ed Sheeran.

Other star sightings included Cher Lloyd, Demi Lovato, and Jordin Sparks.

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Rap-Up TV: RaVaughn Talks Debut, Miguel Collaboration, & Love for Beyoncé

RaVaughn has assembled a dream team of collaborators for her debut. The singer-songwriter, who is signed to Ne-Yo’s Compound University/Columbia Records, sat down with Rap-Up TV to discuss her upcoming album, which features production from The-Dream, Babyface, Eric Hudson, and Jerry Wonda.

She’s also collaborated with Wale (“Better Be Good”), Fabolous (“I’m So Fu**ed Up”), Marsha Ambrosius, John Legend, and Miguel, who appears on a track called “747.”

“I feel like he’s a genius and he’s incredible,” said RaVaughn of the “Adorn” singer. “He is definitely killing the game right now.”

Ne-Yo has been very hands-on with her project and has written four songs. “He’s very supportive and gives me great criticism,” she said of her label boss.

On her wish list of collaborators is Fun. and her Columbia labelmate Beyoncé. “I want to work with Beyoncé ’cause she’s incredible,” said RaVaughn. “I just love her as an artist and as a person. We’ve watched her grow up and I feel like she’s evolved into an amazing person. I just think she’s killing the game right now.”

Listen to RaVaughn’s single “Best Friend,” which she co-wrote with her sister.

New Music: Miguel f/ Jessie Ware – ‘Adorn (Remix)’

Jessie Ware and Miguel

Miguel connects with his pal from across the pond, Jessie Ware, on the remix to his Kaleidoscope Dream hit “Adorn.” The British sensation harmonizes over the sweet love song, while Miguel’s vocals appear to remain in tact from the original.

“It was a total pleasure working with @MiguelUnlimited on his already perfect ‘Adorn’. Feel like the luckiest girl in the world,” tweeted Jessie.

Do you adore their duet? Listen and weigh in below.

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Mariah Carey Performs at ‘Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular’

Mariah Carey and Miguel

The nation celebrated its 237th birthday with some red, white, and Mimi. Mariah Carey headlined “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” in New York on Independence Day. Hosted by Nick Cannon, the two-hour event also featured performances from Taylor Swift, Pitbull, and Selena Gomez, plus an amazing fireworks display curated by Usher.

The pop diva kicked off the evening with a performance of “America the Beautiful” from Libery State Park. Dressed in a flowing red gown, she belted out the patriotic tune during the pre-taped set.

While nestled between bales of hay, Miguel joined her for their hit collaboration “#Beautiful.”

Before the fireworks lit up the night sky, she changed into a sparkly black number for “Hero,” dedicating it to the “heroes that make us so proud.”

“Thank you so much for all the comments about Hero. Grateful to spend the fourth of July in unity. Feels #Beautiful,” tweeted Mariah.

Watch Mariah celebrate a festive Fourth of July.

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Video: Mariah Carey f/ Miguel – ‘#Hermosa’

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey escapes to Capri with Miguel in the summery video for “#Hermosa,” the Spanglish version of “#Beautiful.” The legendary diva had a blast while shooting the vintage video in her favorite vacation spot last month. A bikini-clad Mariah rides through the streets of the quaint Italian island and swims in the Blue Grotto with Miguel.

The song is one of five remixes Mariah has released for their hit collaboration. Other versions feature A$AP Rocky and Young Jeezy.

Watch Mimi and Miguel make a splash on their Italian holiday.

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