1. Grammys 2016 Preview: The Weeknd, D'Angelo and More Soulful Singers Nominated for Best R&B Song and Best Urban Contemporary Album

    February 13, 2016 10:00 AM EST Best Urban Contemporary Album Ego Death The Internet Label Odd Future/Columbia If Frank Ocean is the most commercially successful R&B splinter of the now-defunct Odd Future collective, then The Internet is its best-kept secret. Featuring core offshoot members Syd Tha Kyd and Matt "…

  2. Lianne La Havas and Her Fans Excel at Solo Manhattan Show

    February 02, 2016 2:21 PM EST Lianne La Havas ’ performance at the McKittrick Hotel in Manhattan last night (Feb. 1) was an experiment. “I’ve never done this before on my lonesome,” she explained. Playing solo for an hour for the first time gave her the chance to render her songs in what she called a “different kind of…

  3. Lianne La Havas Spreads the Love at Her Terminal 5 Performance

    September 28, 2015 4:16 PM EDT "I love my job very much," Lianne La Havas  announces charmingly into her microphone. Standing before her are three floors full of concert-goers who pack New York City's Terminal 5 with delight and awe. La Havas, needless to say, is good at her job. Paying equal attention…

  4. Folk-Soul Singer-Songwriter Lianne La Havas on the Worldly Inspirations Behind Her New Album 'Blood'

    August 03, 2015 6:24 PM EDT From her lilting accent to what she calls an "all day long" tea habit, folk-soul singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas is London to the core. But her gorgeous second LP, Blood (July 31, Warner Bros.), is a global affair, inspired in part by the 25-year-old's international…

  5. Best and Worst Singles of the Week: From Adam Lambert to Jessie J

    May 01, 2015 5:09 PM EDT   Adam Lambert ​"Ghost Town" Warner Bros. Adam Lambert's comeback bid -- "Ghost Town," his first single since 2012's underrated  Trespassing  LP -- starts not with a bang but with a Wild West whistle, which laces together guitar balladry and EDM drops courtesy of…

  6. Prince Wants to Charge 'About $10' for Concert Tickets

    February 06, 2014 10:00 PM EST The price of Prince? $10. During a secret show in London -- held in the living room of his friend, singer Lianne La Havas, and attended by approximately 10 people -- the singer announced that he wants to charge just a fistful of dollars for tickets to his upcoming performances with his new…

  7. Warner Sound at SXSW: Showcase Full Schedule

    March 04, 2013 8:00 PM EST A full schedule has been announced for the Warner Sound showcase at SXSW in Austin this month, with daytime performances by Fitz & the Tantrums and Lianne La Havas, plus headline sets by the Flaming Lips, Paramore and others. The three-day Warner Sound Captured by Nikon showcase is…

  8. Essence to Spotlight Solange Knowles, Lianne La Havas During Grammy Week

    January 10, 2013 2:54 PM EST Rising singer/songwriters Lianne La Havas and Solange Knowles will be this year's featured artists at Essence Black Women in Music. The fourth annual, invitation-only Grammy Week event will take place on Feb. 6 in Los Angeles with Grammy Award winner Kelly Rowland and Essence editor-at…

  9. Watch Lianne La Havas Sing Jill Scott

    November 28, 2012 11:30 AM EST La Havas sings Scott's "He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat)" in this latest installment of the Women In Music-themed Candid Covers series. Soul-meets-folk singer/songwriter Lianne La Havas has her own mother to thank for connecting her with celebrated new millennium R&B…

  10. Michael Kiwanuka, Jessie Ware Talk Mercury Prize Noms: 'Pleased, Surprised, Ecstatic'

    September 13, 2012 9:15 AM EDT Plan B, Richard Hawley Favorites for Album of the Year Award British urban artist Plan B and Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Richard Hawley, a onetime member of Britpop band Pulp, lead the betting for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize for Album of the Year. Plan B's highly…

  11. Florence + the Machine Tops U.K. Chart, Frank Ocean Debuts Big

    July 16, 2012 9:40 AM EDT Ocean's 'Channel Orange' Opens at No. 2 on Album Chart, Behind Newton Faulkner Florence + the Machine scored a first-ever U.K. No. 1 single yesterday as "Spectrum (Say My Name)" debuted at the summit. English singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner , meanwhile, was grabbing…