Day: April 13, 2009

UK MUSIC NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE SET TO COLLABORATE WITH BEYONCE?

Via Digital Spy X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is reportedly in negotiations with Beyoncé about a possible collaboration. Burke, who performed a duet with the singer on the ITV1 show last year, is reported to have been seeking advice from the star and her rapper husband Jay-Z. Speaking to OK!, an unnamed source said: “Beyoncé is sure Alexandra has what it takes to be as big as Leona [Lewis] and she’s planning to help her crack the US.” Who is this ‘unnamed []

UK MUSIC NEWS: LADY SOVEREIGN EXPLAINS WHY IT ALL WENT WRONG WITH DEF JAM RECORDS

Four years ago the UK’s Lady Sovereign signed a five album deal with Universal Music and was then added to the Def Jam roster under the presidency of Sean Carter aka Jay-Z.  After much hype and fanfare things soon turned pear shaped for the young emcee. The endless touring and promotional activities (WORK) began to get to old Sovereign and she went on to have a very public meltdown live on stage one night.  Then she promptly disappeared. But now she is back with a new single So Human, new album and []