Alicia Keys, Ciara, Miguel: Whose New Video Is Best?
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/rapper, Future, for a four and a half-minute hip-hop rom-com which storytells how they both met. The singer pays ode to "True Lies" when pulling moves from the film for Future's fantasy striptease. "Body Party" jumps from No. 48 to No. 41 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and sold 7,000 downloads last week.
Two of R&B/Hip-Hop's most talked about acts right now, Miguel and Kendrick Lamar, take the stage in the sleek live performance video for the remix of Miguel's "Kaleidoscope Dream" song, "How Many Drinks?" This week, the original, "How Many Drinks?," jumps No. 42-29 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and debuts at No. 27 on R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs with 16,000 downloads.
Alicia Keys and Maxwell exchange lustful glances in a smoldering hotel bedroom and later in a packed party. The singers' on-screen love story takes place in New Orleans around the 1950s. A.Keys' "Girl On Fire" latest has yet to debut on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs but sold 3,000 downloads last week.