1. Maxwell & Mary J. Blige Revive Classic Soul at King & Queen of Hearts Tour Stop in New York

    November 11, 2016 9:18 AM EST The results of Tuesday's presidential election were disappointing to many, and it didn't take long for Maxwell to allude to the country's new political reality during his show with Mary J. Blige at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night (Nov. 10). "I'm just waiting…

  2. Essence Festival Day 1: Maxwell Pays Tribute to Prince, Janelle Monáe Talks About Her New Movie & More

    July 02, 2016 11:55 AM EDT The phrase “joyful noise” has biblical origins -- but for the secular and devout alike, it’s a perfect description of the ambience at New Orleans’s 22-years-strong Essence Festival, which kicked off Friday (July 1) at the city’s Ernest N. Morial Convention Center before moving to the…

  3. Cool Down With Maxwell's Sensual 'Lake By The Ocean' Video

    May 27, 2016 1:17 PM EDT Maxwell and his leading lady take a dip in the sensual new visual for "Lake By The Ocean." The Philip Andelman-directed presentation shows the love song connoisseur performing in an intimate space, serenading his special woman, who totes jugs of water in the sweltering heat of Haiti…

  4. Pearl Jam, Maxwell and More Pay Tribute to Prince at Day 2 of New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016

    April 24, 2016 12:33 AM EDT The second day of the 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival kicked off at the Fair Grounds Race Course Saturday (April 23) with sets from New Orleans locals Anders Osborne and rapper Mystikal , plus more tributes to the late Prince by Pearl Jam  and R&B crooner Maxwell. Here are the…

  5. Watch Zayn Malik Perform 'Mind of Mine' Songs at iHeartRadio Album Release Party

    March 26, 2016 3:05 PM EDT Zayn Malik 's new album, Mind of Mine , dropped Friday (March 25) and the singer performed three songs off his solo release during an exclusive album release party at the iHeartRadio Stage in New York. The event marked Malik's first solo session since leaving  One Direction . Zayn…

  6. Anthony Hamilton Goes Deluxe With Cracker Barrel; Maxwell Sings for Steve Harvey: R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs

    March 11, 2016 9:58 PM EST Anthony Hamilton has partnered with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store to bow a deluxe version of his fifth studio album, What I’m Feelin’ . Featuring the bonus tracks “Share a Little Road” and “You Gotta Do,” the deluxe edition will be available exclusively at Cracker Barrel stores on March 25…

  7. Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Young Thug & More Set to Take Their Talents to BET Experience Africa

    December 09, 2015 11:47 AM EST BET has set its sights overseas for its forthcoming lifestyle festival BET Experience Africa. A slew of big-name headliners like Maxwell , Mary J. Blige , Young Thug and Raphael Saadiq will storm the stage alongside native acts like AKA, Flavour (Nigeria) and Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania).…

  8. Maxwell Recruits Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Robert Glasper & More for 2015 Cruise

    August 18, 2014 6:31 PM EDT Singer's inaugural Maxwell + The 7 Seas Caribbean cruise commences May 2015. Erykah Badu , Anthony Hamilton , Ledisi , Robert Glasper , Chrisette Michele , Eric Roberson and Boney James are among the headliners who will join Maxwell on the singer's inaugural Maxwell + the 7 Seas…

  9. BET Experience 2014: Maxwell Captivates, Jill Scott Sizzles at Staples Center In L.A.

    June 28, 2014 3:02 PM EDT The pair kick off BET Experience at L.A. Live’s three-night concert series “Are you feeling delicious tonight?” A resounding chorus of female screams gave Maxwell the unequivocal answer to his question Friday night (June 27) at Los Angeles’ Staples Center.  It was the ninth stop on the suave…

  10. Toni Braxton, Babyface Top Adult R&B Chart

    December 03, 2013 1:05 PM EST The pair's duet 'Hurt You' marks the stars' first No. 1 on the tally since 2000 and 1997, respectively Format stars Toni Braxton and Babyface each end lengthy absences from the top of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult R&B radio airplay chart, as their duet "…

  11. Essence Festival 2013: Brandy, Jill Scott, Maxwell Set The Mood

    July 06, 2013 12:51 PM EDT Brandy, LL Cool J, Jill Scott and Maxwell were among the big names who kicked off the Essence Music Festival Friday night (July 5) at the New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome. But even before the first performance started around 7p.m. CDT, the 19th annual event had already achieved…

  12. Maxwell Talks New 'SUMMERS' Album & Upcoming Duets EP With Alicia Keys

    July 05, 2013 6:11 PM EDT It's been nearly four years to the day that Maxwell released "BLACKsummers'night" on July 7, 2009, the first in a planned trilogy of albums that, in custom Maxwell fashion, has taken some time to follow up. But in an interview with Billboard before his headlining set…

  13. Alicia Keys, Ciara, Miguel: Whose New Video Is Best?

    April 25, 2013 10:50 AM EDT Within one week, some of R&B's most notable vocalists have released videos for their latest singles, each as sensual as the lyrics. But whose video is the best? Vote now in the poll below and tell us which video has you shamelessly hitting replay. Ciara teams up with her boyfriend…

  14. Jessica Simpson Confirms Pregnancy on Twitter

    December 26, 2012 11:10 AM EST Jessica Simpson's daughter has the news all spelled out: "Big Sis." Simpson on Tuesday (Dec. 25) tweeted a photo of her baby daughter Maxwell playing in the sand, the words "Big Sis" spelled out. Baby News: Jessica Simpson Reportedly Pregnant, Backstreet Boy Has Girl …

  15. Committed's Post-'Sing-Off' Debut to Feature MJ Cover, Christian Music

    June 17, 2011 2:45 PM EDT A combination of sacred and secular music -- including covers of songs by Earth, Wind & Fire , Maxwell , Al Green , Michael Jackson and Lynyrd Skynyrd -- will appear on the self-titled debut album from the Alabama a capella group Committed, winner of the second season of NBC's "…

  16. D'Angelo Pleads Guilty in Prostitution Case

    March 12, 2011 1:02 PM EST D 'Angelo wrapped up a prostitution case Friday by pleading guilty to disorderly conduct, ending one of the Grammy Award-winning R&B singer's series of run-ins with the law since his heyday a decade ago. D'Angelo, 37, said nothing as he left a Manhattan courthouse and…

  17. Maxwell Postpones Some Tour Dates Until 2011

    June 16, 2010 7:03 PM EDT In another instance of summer tour plans gone awry, platinum-selling and Grammy-winning soul singer Maxwell has postponed a portion of his summer tour until 2011. The singer's label issued a statement today citing venue scheduling conflicts on the latter part of the tour, which was to…

  18. Maxwell + Jill Scott Live = Sexy Soul

    June 08, 2010 4:22 PM EDT On paper, Grammy Award winner Maxwell 's latest tour with fellow Grammy winner Jill Scott reads like a perfect combination of vocal and musical artistry. In actuality, it's that and more, as the pair's sold-out Los Angeles engagement Saturday (June 5) at the Staples Center…

  19. Jay-Z Leads BET Awards Noms; Justin Bieber Gets New Artist Nod

    May 18, 2010 3:44 PM EDT Artist/actress/entrepreneur Queen Latifah has been chosen to host the 10th edition of the BET Awards. Leading with five nominations is Jay-Z, followed by Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Trey Songz and Melanie Fiona, tied at four nods each. Among this year's best new artist nominees is pop star…

  20. Lady Gaga, Green Day, Pink Added To Grammy Performers Line Up

    January 05, 2010 1:45 PM EST Lady Gaga , Pink, Green Day , Dave Matthews Band and Zac Brown Band are the latest acts scheduled to perform at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, it was announced today (Jan. 5) on the Recording Academy's official twitter page . Taking place at the Los Angeles' Staples Center on Jan.…

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