Miguel

Aug
9
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.

Jul
10
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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Jul
5
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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Jul
2
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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Jun
30
Miguel Performs ‘How Many Drinks?’ with Kendrick Lamar at BET Awards

Miguel

Miguel didn’t hurt anyone, but did he did kill the stage at Sunday’s BET Awards. Fresh off his win for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, the slick singer performed his single “How Many Drinks?” while wearing an open-chested vest made of fur. He brought out Kendrick Lamar for the remix and ended with some splits. Watch out now!

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Jun
30
Mariah Carey Performs ‘#Beautiful (Remix)’ with Miguel & Young Jeezy at BET Awards

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey brought some glitz and glamour to the BET Awards. The pop diva blessed the stage with her hit single “#Beautiful,” bringing out Miguel and Young Jeezy to perform the brand new remix, produced by DJ Mustard. After Mimi left the stage, Jeezy continued with his club smash “R.I.P.” Watch them kill the stage.

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Jun
30
Miguel Covers Tupac’s ‘I Get Around’ in L.A.

Miguel showed love to his hometown by covering Tupac Shakur’s “I Get Around” during the BET Experience at Staples Center on Saturday. The L.A. native performed some choreographed moves and rapped along to the ’90s classic before segueing into his own single “Quickie.”

His 30-minute set also included material off his first two albums and his biggest hit yet, “Adorn.”

Miguel will perform across the street at Nokia Theatre at tonight’s BET Awards, where he is nominated four times.

On September 25, he will hit the road with Drake and Future on the “Would You Like a Tour?” trek.