After releasing the exceedingly dreary ballad, “The Art of Letting Go” back in November (which was essentially radio poison), it seems that Mariah Carey has learned from her mistake and is going to attempt to win back the airwaves with the next offering from her upcoming 14th studio album. If Erik Bradley is to be believed (he works for Chicago radio station B96), Mariah’s next single, due in February, is “EXTREMELY RADIO FRIENDLY!” That’s music to my ears! The caps lock means that he’s sincere! We don’t have any concrete details about the track yet, but some fans (or Lambs, as Mariah lovers are affectionately known) are speculating that a couple of beats posted to Instagram by longtime Mimi collaborator Jermaine Dupri recently could be for her new project!
Shakira has been been keeping a pretty low profile since about 2011, but she’s about to make a big splash with the release of “Can’t Remember to Forget You,” a duet with Roc Nation’s golden girl, Rihanna! “Can’t Remember to Forget You” is produced by frequent Shakira collaborator John Hill (“She Wolf,” “Men In This Town”) and will serve as the lead single from her upcoming tenth studio album. A Joseph Kahn-directed music video has already been shot and the song is due for release on Monday, February 13th. Check out a supposed snippet of the song after the jump! Continue reading