TV Appearances

Sep
10
Wiz Khalifa Performs ‘Stayin Out All Night’ on ‘Conan’

Wiz Khalifa

After celebrating his 27th birthday earlier in the week, Wiz Khalifa stopped by “Conan” on Tuesday night. Sporting a T-shirt with the words “Not Guilty” next to OJ’s face, the Taylor Gang chief gave a rock star performance of “Stayin Out All Night” as part of the show’s Summer Music Series.

His album Blacc Hollywood drops 6-10 on the Billboard 200 this week, selling 20,000 copies.

Watch Wiz crash the stage.

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Sep
10
Jhené Aiko Brings ‘Souled Out’ to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko celebrated the release of her debut album Souled Out with a performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” After her previous appearances alongside Big Sean and Common, the 26-year-old songstress took over the outdoor stage in Hollywood on Tuesday to give her fans a mini concert.

Wearing cat ears and a long white skirt, she sang her single “The Pressure” during the televised broadcast.

Souled Out is battling against Lecrae’s Anomaly for No. 1 on next week’s Billboard 200.

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Sep
10
Usher Performs ‘She Came to Give It to You’ at Fashion Rocks

Usher

Usher kicked off Fashion Rocks 2014 with a bang. The R&B superstar gave viewers a taste of the “UR Experience” as he performed his Pharrell-produced single “She Came to Give It to You” at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Tuesday. In addition to jamming with his all-female band, he got flirty with British model Jourdan Dunn.

His upcoming eighth album UR does not have a release date, but he has collaborated with Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Pharrell, Jermaine Dupri, Ed Sheeran, and Skrillex.

“The album isn’t scheduled anymore. I’ve basically taken it back. I’m taking my time with it,” he told Billboard. “At the end of the day, all of this is just about having fun. You get in the studio [and] go with how you feel.”

You can see more of Usher’s slick moves when he kicks off his 27-city “UR Experience” tour in Montreal on November 1.

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Sep
9
Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora Perform ‘Black Widow’ on ‘Ellen’

Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora

Ellen DeGeneres kicked off her premiere week with a killer performance from Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora. Looking sexy in white sparkly catsuits, the ladies performed their hit “Black Widow,” complete with violinists and ballet dancers. Rita entered from the back of the studio before meeting up with her fellow blonde bombshell.

After slaying the stage, Iggy joked about their Blades of Glory-inspired outfits. “Now we’re going to ice skate for you all,” she said before pretending to glide across the stage.

Iggy plans to re-release her debut album The New Classic this fall with six new songs including a collaboration with Ellie Goulding.

Meanwhile, Rita has chosen the Diane Warren-penned “Grateful” as the next single off her upcoming album, due in January.

Watch them weave their tangled web on “Ellen.”

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Sep
9
Alicia Keys Performs ‘We Are Here’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Alicia Keys

Just hours after debuting the song and video, Alicia Keys performed her peaceful anthem “We Are Here” in front of millions on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday.

While seated at a peace sign-adorned piano, the pregnant singer belted out the powerful record. The words “love,” “peace,” and “freedom” flashed on the screen behind her, while The Roots’ ?uestlove played drums.

“Our souls were brought together so that we could love each other, brother / We are here / We are here for all of us,” sang Alicia.

See her spread peace and love on late night.

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Sep
8
Ariana Grande Performs Medley on ‘X Factor’ Australia

Ariana Grande

Fresh off her No. 1 album My Everything, Ariana Grande headed to Australia to launch her international promo tour. Looking gorgeous in a short gold dress, the pop diva belted out an eight-minute medley of her hits “Problem,” “Bang Bang,” and “Break Free” on the Australian edition of “The X Factor.”

“X factor aus was the most fun. thank u aussie loves for the overwhelming love, u were living! u made my heart explodee thank u for having me,” Ariana told her fans.

She has announced the first set of dates for her U.S. tour, which kicks off next February.

Watch Ariana bring her everything to the land down under.

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Sep
6
Lupe Fiasco, Common, Jennifer Hudson, & Ariana Grande Perform on ‘Stand Up to Cancer’

Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson, and Common

The stars came together for a good cause during the 4th biennial “Stand Up to Cancer” event at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Friday. Celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kerry Washington, and Halle Berry took the stage to help raise money to end cancer during the one-hour telethon, which aired across multiple networks.

Ariana Grande performed her ballad “My Everything” in tribute to her grandfather, who passed away of cancer in July. “Sobbed my eyes out as soon as I got back. idk how he was just here & now he’s not & I’m singing a song in his honor. sucks a lot #fuckcancer,” she tweeted.

Lupe Fiasco closed out the show with Common and Jennifer Hudson. The Chicago natives banded together to perform their fighters’ anthem “Remission” for the first time.

Common was also spotted backstage doing the Nae Nae. “Stop before you hurt someone,” JHUD told him.

All the donations received go to support collaborative cancer research programs. You can join the fight by visiting standup2cancer.org.

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