TV Appearances

Future and Pusha T Perform ‘Move That Dope’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Pusha T and Future

Ah, push it. With his sophomore album Honest in stores this week, Future paid a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday. The Freebandz rapper was joined by G.O.O.D. Music’s own Pusha T and The Roots for a performance of his Mike WiLL Made It-produced single “Move That Dope.”

Honest is expected to sell 45-50,000 copies in its first week, according to HITS Daily Double.

Watch them turn up on “The Tonight Show.”

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Kelis Performs ‘Jerk Ribs’ on ‘Letterman’


To celebrate the release of her sixth album Food, Kelis served up a hot performance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Tuesday. Rocking big hair and big pants, the singer belted out her Dave Sitek-produced single “Jerk Ribs” with a full band.

Kelis will kick off her first national tour in over four years on June 2 in San Francisco. The seven-date stint will stop in cities including San Diego, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, and New York before wrapping June 15 in Washington, D.C.

Catch Kelis’ dazzling late-night set below.

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Rita Ora Performs ‘I Will Never Let You Down’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Rita Ora, Jimmy Fallon, and Mr. Brainwash

Rita Ora made a mess—literally—during her visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Tuesday. Wearing a white dress, the blonde Brit performed her new single “I Will Never Let You Down” for the first time on television. Towards the end, pop artist Mr. Brainwash appeared, dousing Rita with colorful paint while she continued to sing.

She also got Jimmy in on the wet fun, covering his face and suit with paint.

“thank you jimmy! The whole thing you thank you for letting me be me!” tweeted Rita.

Watch her go hard in the paint.

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Iggy Azalea Performs ‘Fancy’ on ‘GMA’

Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea

With her debut The New Classic in stores today, Iggy Azalea celebrated with a visit to “Good Morning America.” The Aussie rap sensation recreated the Clueless-inspired video, transforming the Times Square studio into a high school while performing her hit single “Fancy” with Charli XCX.

She also spoke about her journey from a small town in Australia to international rap stardom. “I just always loved rap music, I loved OutKast, I loved Missy Elliott,” said Iggy, “and being from a town where I didn’t see fabulously-dressed women or these sorts of things, I loved to watch music videos and kind’ve escape and daydream and wish it could be my life.”

Her album is already No. 1 on iTunes in the U.S., beating out new releases from Future, Asher Roth, and Kelis.

Watch Iggy kick off her release week on “GMA.”

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Ashanti Performs Throwback Medley on ‘GMA’


Ashanti kicked off Easter weekend with a visit to “Good Morning America.” The R&B songstress took over the indoor studio in Times Square to perform “Runaway” and “Scars” off her No. 1 independent album Braveheart.

She also took it back with a throwback medley of her hits including “Foolish,” “Always on Time,” “What’s Luv?” and “Happy,” while Robin Roberts and some young fans looked on.

In addition to music, Ashanti has been keeping busy with her acting career. She recently shot a sci-fi TV movie in Canada and will star alongside Michelle Pfeiffer in a film this summer.

Watch Ashanti tear up the stage with something new and old.

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B.o.B and Priscilla Perform ‘John Doe’ on ‘Today’

Priscilla and B.o.B

B.o.B paid a visit to “Today” on Friday for a performance on the Toyota Concert Series. With some help from singer-songwriter Priscilla, the Hustle Gang MC rocked Rockefeller Plaza while performing his anti-addiction anthem “John Doe.” Wearing metallic sneakers, B.o.B played the guitar and spoke about his latest album Underground Luxury.

“This album, being that it’s my third album, I just really wanna show people the side of me that usually would get on a mixtape,” said B.o.B.

Set off your weekend with some help from Bobby Ray.

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Anthony Lewis Performs ‘Candy Rain’ on ‘Queen Latifah Show’

Anthony Lewis

With his song gaining spins on radio, Anthony Lewis stopped by “The Queen Latifah Show” this week to perform his remake of Soul for Real’s 1994 hit “Candy Rain.”

Accompanied by rapper Billy Bang, the 17-year-old YouTube sensation made the ladies swoon as he showed off his slick moves inspired by his idol Michael Jackson.

Lewis, whose father was a member of ’90s R&B group Az Yet, first realized his vocal ability at age 6 and decided to share his talent through his YouTube covers of Beyoncé and Frank Ocean.

Watch the rising star make his television debut and check out the official video for “Candy Rain” below.

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