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ChrisBrown-101917.jpg According to the RIAA, Chris Brown's latest album, Heartbreak on a Full Moon, has gone Platinum, despite having faced harsh criticism at the time of its release in 2017.

Prince-082317.jpg For the low low price of $490,000, you can purchase a real songwriting credit for Prince's first solo single, "Soft and Wet." Chris Moon, a record producer and former owner of the Minneapolis studio where Prince recorded his first demo tape, is offering up his percentage of the "Soft and Wet" songwriting credits via eBay, the Star Tribune reports.

FrankOcean-102717.jpg Frank Ocean has offered up a cover of the 60's classic "Moon River." The track was originally released as part of the soundtrack to the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany's and was penned by legend Henry Mancini.

gladys-030116.jpg Gladys Knight has shutdown rumors that she recently underwent plastic surgery. Rumors have swirled that the 73 year old soul legend got a facelift in recent weeks, but now she says that her look is 100% due to good genes and "clean living."

Khalid-102517.jpg Khalid had dropped his new track "Love Lies" featuring Normani of Fifth Harmony. The track is featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming release Love, Simon and finds the rising star apologizing if he sends off the wrong signals in a new romance.

CamilaCabello-012418.jpg Camila Cabello has announced her first ever solo headlining tour. The Never Be The Same Tour will kick off in Canada on April 9, head down through the U.S., then make European stops in June.

Wale-111417.jpg Wale has dropped his newest effort "All Star Breakup." On the track the emcees tells the tale of a woman who is so in love with NBA stars that she drops her boyfriend just before Valentine's Day.

FantasiaBarrino-090717.jpg Fantasia is mourning the loss of her nephew Tyquan Von Ricco Washington. The 18 year old was found with multiple gunshot wounds in front of his home in Greensboro, South Carolina earlier this week. Medics on the scene attempted to resuscitate the man but he later died of the wounds.

Mary-J-Blige-110817.jpg Mary J. Blige continues to pile up her acting credits, most recently landing a co-starring role in Umbrella Academy, a television adaptation of Gerard Way's comic series. Blige will join the cast in what sources say is a one-year deal.

Image14-020516.jpg The Los Angeles County District Attorney has tossed out a sexual battery case against Seal due to a lack of evidence to support the claims, according to multiple reports. Actress Tracey Birdsall accused the singer of groping and forcefully kissing her in 2016 and a criminal investigation was opened in January.

ToniBraxton-011618.jpg Toni Braxton has dropped her new single "Long As I Live." The track is pulled from Braxton's newest release Sex and Cigarettes and finds the sultry crooner incensed as the object of her affection has been stepping out behind her back. "Everybody's talking about you and her together," she sings. "How could you do that to me?"

SwizzBeatz-110217.jpg Swizz Beatz has connected with Jadakiss and Fabolous for a new video for the track "Theme Music." The track appears on the collaborative release Friday on Elm Street and the vid riffs on the album's initial theme of the classic horror characters Freddy and Jason.

BrunoMars-072817.jpg Bruno Mars has announced plans for some additional North American tour dates in support of his release 24K Magic. He will be joined on the run by hit maker Cadri B. The new dates are set to kick off on September 7 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

ChrisBrown-101917.jpg Chris Brown has floated the idea of a new megatour, one that would feature himself, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Bruno Mars.

KendrickLamar-020618.jpg Kendrick Lamar has become the latest artist to ban the use of cell phones at concerts, according to The Guardian. Lamar is also reportedly not allowing outside professional photographers to shoot his concerts.

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