Posted by | Ray Cornelius
One music diva has finally named her new album while another is the “most viewed” on YouTube and hip hop is hitting the road. Get caught up in the latest music buzz!
Former American Idol judge Mariah Carey has a new album coming out but didn’t have a title for the project until now. According to Global Grind, Mimi’s new album name is The Art of Letting Go. The album features Carey’s latest hit single “Beautiful” with Miguel. Although it has not been confirmed by the diva herself, the news is music to our ears and we’re totally looking forward to its debut on July 23.
Congratulations to Rihanna who has surpassed Justin Bieber as the most-viewed artist on YouTube. According to THR, RiRI‘s official VEVO channel, which contains 77 videos, now has a combined total of 3.784 billion views beating out Justin’s official VEVO channel, by just over two million views.
Rihanna’s larger subscription base is credited as the reason for her victory. Apparently, she has 8.73 million while Justin averages around 4.9 million. She also lead’s Bieber in Facebook “likes” too. Both artists are in good company and join a small band of others breaking records on social media including Lady Gaga and Eminem.
Would you like a Tour?
Apparently, GQ’s latest cover model, Drake thinks you do. The Canadian-born rapper recently announced that he is hitting the road for a 41-city national tour with R&B’s Miguel and Ciara’s boo thang, Future. The tour kicks off on September 25 at Portland, Oregon’s Rose Garden Arena and makes stops in Chicago, Brooklyn, DC, ATL, and New Orleans. The tour ends November 25 at L.A.’s Staples Center. Check out the tour dates below and see if he is bringing the tour to your neck of the woods.
September 25 Portland, OR: Rose Garden Arena
September 26 Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Dome
September 27 Vancouver, BC: Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
September 29 Calgary, AB: Scotiabank Saddledome
September 30 Edmonton, AB: Rexall Place
October 2 Saskatoon, SK: Credit Union Centre
October 3 Winnipeg, MB: MTS Centre
October 5 Minneapolis, MN: Target Center
October 6 Kansas City, MO: Sprint Center
October 8 St. Louis, MO: Scottrade Center
October 9 Chicago, IL: United Center
October 11 Indianapolis, IN: Bankers Life Fieldhouse
October 12 Auburn Hills, MI: The Palace of Auburn Hills
October 13 Cleveland, OH: Quicken Loans Arena
October 15 Columbus, OH: Schottenstein Center
October 16 Buffalo, NY: First Niagara Center
October 18 Pittsburgh, PA: CONSOL Energy Center
October 19 Philadelphia, PA: Wells Fargo Center
October 21 Montreal, QC: Bell Centre
October 22 Ottawa, ON: Scotiabank Place
October 26 Hartford, CT: XL Center
October 27 Newark, NJ: Prudential Center
October 28 Brooklyn, NY: Barclays Center
October 30 Boston, MA: TD Garden
October 31 Washington, DC: Verizon Center
November 2 Charlotte, NC: Time Warner Cable Arena
November 3 Raleigh, NC: PNC Arena
November 5 Miami, FL: AmericanAirlines Arena
November 6 Tampa, FL: Tampa Bay Times Forum
November 7: Atlanta, GA: Philips Arena
November 9 New Orleans, LA: New Orleans Arena
November 10 Dallas, TX: American Airlines Center
November 12 San Antonio, TX: AT&T Center
November 13 Houston, TX: Toyota Center
November 16 Phoenix, AZ: US Airways Center
November 18 Sacramento, CA: Sleep Train Arena
November 19 Oakland, CA: Oracle Arena
November 21 Anaheim, CA: Honda Center
November 22 Las Vegas, NV: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Thank you TUD!