Bridget Kelly

Video: Bridget Kelly – ‘Special Delivery’

Bridget Kelly

With Christmas around the corner, Bridget Kelly delivers an early gift to her fans with the video for “Special Delivery.” The Roc Nation singer pens a heartfelt letter before driving to the seaside, where she puts it in a bottle and throws it into the water. The New York native dedicates the clip to the memory of Coney Island, which was ravaged after Hurricane Sandy.

Bridget is currently in the studio working on her debut album. Last year, she showcased her talents on her EP Every Girl, which featured contributions from The-Dream, Ne-Yo, and Frank Ocean (“Thinking About Forever”).

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Bridget Kelly Performs Live at S.O.B.’s

Bridget Kelly

One of Roc Nation’s leading ladies, Bridget Kelly, took the stage at S.O.B.’s in her hometown of NYC last week for an intimate performance. Accompanied by a live band, the R&B songstress gave fans a taste of her new music as well as favorites like “Empire State of Mind,” which she often performs with Jay-Z.

With a glass in hand, she delivered the Frank Ocean-penned “Thinkin Bout You,” her new single “Special Delivery,” and songs off her EP Every Girl, which she dropped last year.

The gig marked a milestone for her. “A year ago today I was on this very same stage premiering my EP for the very first time,” Bridget told the crowd.

Watch her soulful set below.

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New Music: Bridget Kelly – ‘Special Delivery’

Special Delivery

After making her introduction with her EP Every Girl last year, Bridget Kelly signs, seals, and delivers the first single off her Roc Nation debut. Instead of sending a text or a tweet, a heartbroken Bridget pens an old-fashioned goodbye letter to her lover on “Special Delivery.”

“I hope when he reads these words this hurt I feel bleeds through before the ink dries,” sings the New York songstress, who debuted the soulful song live at the ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans last month.

Feel her emotions leap off the page and into your speakers.

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Bridget Kelly Debuts New Material in New Orleans

Bridget Kelly

Bridget Kelly left her heart on the stage at the ESSENCE Music Festival. The Roc Nation songstress debuted two new songs during her soulful set in New Orleans over the weekend.

She won over some new fans as she belted out “Special Delivery,” a personal song about getting your heart broken. By the end of her emotional performance, tears were streaming down her face.

She wiped away her tears and embarked on the “happy chapter” of her journey with the upbeat “This Love,” the first single off her debut album.

“Even when I’m heartbroken and down, I still love love,” the impassioned singer told the crowd.

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Bridget Kelly Clears Up Confusion Over Frank Ocean-Penned Song

Bridget Kelly and Frank Ocean

Bridget Kelly and Frank Ocean both earned new fans with their versions of “Thinking About You,” but who had the song first? The Roc Nation singer is setting the record straight on the ballad’s origin.

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Bridget Kelly Performs ‘Seek and Destroy’ Live on ‘What’s Trending’ [Video]

Bridget Kelly

Bridget Kelly stopped by the “What’s Trending” studios for a quick chat and live performance today. The Roc Nation songstress shared what it was like working with The-Dream, Ne-Yo, and her boss Jay-Z. Plus, she showed off her vocal chops with her ladies anthem “Seek and Destroy” off her EP Every Girl.

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Monica Honored at ASCAP Women Behind the Music Event

Monica, Ne-Yo, and Bridget Kelly

ASCAP Rhythm & Soul celebrated the achievements of Monica at its 3rd Annual Women Behind the Music Series in New York City on Wednesday night. The industry event honors women in music including artists, songwriters, managers, attorneys, label executives, and music publishers. In addition to the R&B songstress, music industry executives Phillana Williams and Mona Scott-Young were recognized.

“Still overwhelmed by tonight, I’m blessed beyond measure to experience the things I have in work & life itself,” tweeted a grateful Monica, who is readying her album New Life for an early 2012 release.

Other attendees included Ne-Yo and Roc Nation signee Bridget Kelly.

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