Melanie Fiona won two Grammy Awards in 2012, for 'Fool for You,' her collaboration with Cee Lo Green, and this year's nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance for 'Wrong Side of a Love Song' is even more personal because of the suffering it represents. As the painful face expressed in the photo that promoted the song so graphically indicates, Fiona lived that experience and was a victim of love.
Already 2012 is coming to a close and it’s time to take part in TheDrop.fm’s inaugural Best R&B album awards. This year saw a range of styles in R&B, as the genre parted ways from a hip-hop-centric sound and was brought back to its soulful origins, while some artists took euro-pop and made it their own.
Canadian singer-songwriter Melanie Fiona also offers an outrageous twist on the french manicure. While the purple lace overlay on her thumb and ring finger is sorta precious, if you look closely at the pointer, middle and pinky fingers, you can see that there are hearts painted onto the extra-pointy stiletto tips.
Since the shades of the hearts are varying in
One of the saddest moments in R&B came in February 2012, when the genre unexpectedly lost Whitney Houston. So it was only right to honor the late pop icon on the 'VH1 Divas' special last night. Whitney received a dance tribute fitting for a grand diva by songbirds Jordin Sparks, Melanie Fiona and Ledisi.