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Mary J. Blige to Release First Christmas Album, “A Mary Christmas”

 

INTERSCOPE RECORDS MARY J. BLIGE CHRISTMAS

Mary J. Blige is branching into seasonal albums.

The Grammy award-winning singer will release her first-ever holiday album in October of 2013. The album, which is titled A Mary Christmas, features Blige’s soulful interpretation of classic holiday tunes.

A Mary Christmas will serve as Blige’s 11 studio album since her 1992 debut What’s the 411? 

This Christmas album will also be the first collaboration between legendary producer and hit-maker David Foster and Blige for Matriarch Records/Verve Records/Interscope Records.

No word on the track list or if Blige will partner-up with other artists for any of the songs.

Source- Interscope Records

Lady Gaga To Release Christmas Album

 Lady Gaga fans get ready because Mother Monster is planning on releasing a Christmas album. Gaga s known for her eclectic demeanor, but her upcoming Christmas album will show the “Pokerface” singer in a new light.
Lady Gaga’s Christmas album will be a  record of traditional jazz hits.

Gaga told the Financial Times newspaper the following: “I thought it would be really sweet to do a Christmas release of Gaga and the jazz standards. I really want to do it. I’ve spoken to my manager.”

Lady Gaga;s new album, Born This Way, is expected to knock Adele’s album  from the top of the album charts. If this happens, it will end Adele’s 16-week run on the charts.

Source- Financial Times

New Music Video: Mariah Carey – “Auld Lang Syne (The New Year’s Anthem, Fireworks Version)”

Mariah Carey returns with yet another music video for her Christmas album, Merry Christmas II You. The song is,“Auld Lang Syne (The New Year’s Anthem, Fireworks Version)” The video features Carey singing in front of fireworks with her hair blowing in true Mariah Carey fashion.  Check out the video below.

Nick Cannon puts ‘mutliple births’ rumor to rest

For weeks the media has speculated whether or not Mariah Carey will be having twins. The rumors began after Carey referred to her child as ‘they.’ Although husband, Nick Cannon didn’t actually confirm or deny that the couple was having multiple children, he did explain why the pair have decided to wait on finding out the sex of the baby.

“That [twin] rumor came from an interview Mariah did where she was talking about her Christmas album and how she’s been singing so much, and she referred to her stomach as ‘they,” Nick told Billy and Kit. “She said, like, ‘I hope they don’t hate Christmas.’ From there we heard all of these twin rumors.
“But we want to be surprised,” he continued.

“We were told that it’s going be one of the biggest surprises of your lifetime to see what the sex of the baby is, so, we’re trying to wait. But you never know.”

Cannon also explained just how he’s keeping his wife happy and comfortable these days.

“Lots of massages, and lots of pregnancy pillows,” Nick told Billy and Kit of Access Hollywood. “That’s my thing right now — just give her a pillow and she’s happy!”

“Most of [her cravings are] really healthy,” Nick told Billy and Kit. “She’s craving a lot of fruit. She sent me out for candy apples one night. “I don’t know if that still fits in the fruit category, but it was definitely a tough time,” he laughed. “I had to see if there was circus or a carnival in town!”

Nick Cannon Sets Mariah Rumors Straight | Access Hollywood – Celebrity News, Photos & Videos

New Music Video: Katherine McPhee – “It’s Not Christmas Without You”

 

 

“It’s Not Christmas Without You” is an original song by American Idol runner-up Katherine McPhee. The song is featuresd on McPhee’s  first holiday themed album, Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You. Check out the official music video for “It’s Not Christmas Without You.”

 

 

Mariah Carey taping segment for Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting

 

Mariah Carey may be pregnant, but that hasn’t stopped her from working.  Carey is one of the many performers that will entertain during Rockefeller’s Christmas Tree Lighting.  Some acts are taped beforehand and it  looks like Carey’s act was taped well in-advance.View some snapshots of Carey in her Christmas attire with Snoopy.

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Freebie Alert: Free music and 1-year membership to The Fray’s official fan club

Photo credit: AOL Music

Christmas might be over, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t get gifts. As a special Christmas gift to their fans, The Fray is  giving away 4 free MP3s. These Christmas Mp3s are acoustic songs that have never been released.
The band is also offering free membership (for 1-year only) to their official fan club.

Visit the Fray Fan Club for more information!

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