Week Of December 30, 2012- January 5, 2013

Happy New Year!

This week, we celebrated the end of a great 2012 and welcomed in 2013! Happy New Year to you all!



Brandy Performs At Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve Party

R&B singer, Brandy, kicked off 2013 with a bang as she performed at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve Party on Monday night. She hit the stage and performed two of her hits, "Put It Down" and “Wildest Dreams. Check out her performance below:



Brandy Announces She's Engaged


Over the holidays, singer Brandy got engaged to her long time boyfriend, music exec Ryan Press! Brandy dished on her proposal saying that it was completely unexpected for both her and Ryan. She opened up about her engagement over New Years Eve by saying, "I’m very happy. I’m definitely on Cloud 20. At one point I gave up on love, so to have this feeling and for it to be like the first time, with the person that I feel like God has created for me to be with, it feels magical. And I want it to stay like this so every married couple that we have been meeting over our vacation, I’ve been asking them, ‘So what’s the secret?’ They’ve been giving me a lot of great tips. Communication is the key, clearly, so we’ll see what this thing does."

Congratulations to Brandy and Ryan!


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Announces Their Expecting Their First Child

After a whirlwind of romance between rapper Kanye West and reality star, Kim Kardashian, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together and that Kim was actually three months pregnant. Kanye West made this huge announcement during his last concert in Atlantic City over the weekend where he stated, Make some noise for my baby mama right there." Check out the video below.



Jon B Releases New Single, "Settle Down Type"


R&B singer Jon B is returning to the music scene in 2013 with his new single, "Settle Down Type" which will appear on his upcoming cd, "B Sides Collection". The project will be released in late January 2013. 

Listen here



The White House Year-In-Review 2012 Photo Album


The White House recently released pictures for their Year-In-Review from 2012. In the photo gallery, President Obama and Firsy Lady Michelle are shown doing what they do best with their family and friends. Click here to view the full gallery.


NY Knicks Basketball Player Amar'e Stoudemire Expecting Baby Number Four

Congratulations are in order for Amar'e Stoudemire and his wife, Alexis, as they recently announced that they are expecting their fourth child together. The couple recently got married in a private ceremony and are now excited to be welcoming another life into their world. Alexis told People Magazine,

“We’re blessed that we were able to extend our family. We’re both huge on having a nice size family. It was something we’ve been talking about for a while. It happened naturally and at the right time so it all worked out.”

“It was just perfect timing and I can’t complain!”


"Atlanta Housewives" Star, Nene Leakes & Gregg Leakes Announced They Are Engaged... AGAIN!

On an appearance on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon", Real Housewies of Atlanta star, Nene Leakes, revealed to the world that she is engaged to her ex-husband, Gregg Leakes. The couple was divorced two years ago after a public breakup that was shown on the reality show as well as in the media. Nene revealed that Gregg proposed to her after midnight on New Years Eve and she accepted his proposal for the second time. The two were married for 13 years before they split in 2011. Nene's Atlanta costar, Kandi Burress, stated that she is very happy for Nene and Gregg and states that the couple is "in a better place". Congratulations!


R. Kelly Releases A Tribute Song To Sandy Hook Elementary Victims

R&B singer, R. Kelly, penned a song to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy that shook the nation one month ago. The song entitled, I Know You Are Hurting (Tribute To The Newton, Ct. Kids), shows R. Kelly's heartfelt side and offers support to the survivors and parents of the tragedy. Listen below.



Martin Lawrence And Kelsey Grammer To Do Sitcom Together

Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer are in talks to do a television comedy together! According to reports, the two had a talk over Thanksgiving and have begun developing the project ever since. The story is still developing.