Chris Brown’s new video for “Strip” feat. Kevin ‘KMAC’ McCall from his upcoming album ‘Fortune’.”Strip” is at #7 on Wave 89.1 Soul Review Countdown this week. Watch video now!


Congratulations to Sony Music artists nominated at the 2012 Grammy Awards! The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 (US) at Staples Center in Los Angeles. See full list of nominees at

Album Of The Year
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters

Best New Artist
J. Cole

Best Pop Solo Performance
F***in’ Perfect – Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Body And Soul – Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse | Track from: Duets II
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People | Track from: Torches

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Duets II – Tony Bennett & Various Artists
The Gift – Susan Boyle
In Concert On Broadway – Harry Connick Jr.
What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman – Barbra Streisand

Best Rock Performance
Walk – Foo Fighters | Track from: Wasting Light

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
White Limo – Foo Fighters | Track from: Wasting Light

Best Rock Song
Walk – Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters) | Track from: Wasting Light

Best Rock Album
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
Come Around Sundown – Kings Of Leon

Best Alternative Music Album
Torches – Foster The People

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Radio Message – R. Kelly | Track from: Love Letter
Good Man – Raphael Saadiq | Track from: Stone Rollin’

Best R&B Performance
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius | Track from: Late Nights & Early Mornings
You Are – Charlie Wilson | Track from: Just Charlie

Best R&B Song
Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius | Track from: Late Nights & Early Mornings
You Are – Charlie Wilson | Track from: Just Charlie

Best R&B Album
F.A.M.E. – Chris Brown
Love Letter – R. Kelly

Best Rap Performance
Look At Me Now – Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes | Track from: F.A.M.E.

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Party – Beyoncé & André 3000 | Track from: 4

Best Rap Song
Look At Me Now – Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz, songwriters (Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes) | Track from: F.A.M.E.

Best Long Form Music Video
I Am…World TourBeyoncé
Back And Forth – Foo Fighters
Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon – Kings Of Leon
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest – A Tribe Called Quest

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
Glee: The Music, Volume 4
Burlesque – Christina Aguilera

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Black Swan – Clint Mansell (composer)

Best Song Written For Visual Media
You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me (From Burlesque) – Diane Warren, Songwriter. Performed by Cher

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Who Can I Turn To 9When Nobody Needs Me) – Jorge Calandrelli (arranger) Performed by Tony Bennett & Queen Latifah | Track from Duets II
The Windmills Of Your Mind – William A. Ross (Arranger) Performed by Barbra Streisand | Track from What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman.

Best Country Solo Performance
Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood | Track from: Play On

Best Gospel Album
Something Big – Mary Mary

Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album
Entren Los Que Quieran – Calle 13


*Adele – not added on the list since she’s not under Sony Music here in the Philippines.


Luke Mejares recently signed an exclusive management contract with SonyMusicPh. As of August 1, 2011, the multinational label will represent Luke in a 360-degree artist management deal which covers live concerts & corporate shows,TV & films, sponsorships, endorsements, merchandising, and a host of other new business opportunities.

Pictured during the contract signing are Sony Music Philippines’ executives: (l-r) Mario Joson, head of Artist Management/New Business; Vic Valenciano, director of Artist & Repertoire, and Narciso Chan, newly-appointed General Manager.

Luke’s new Sony Music album is in the works and will be released soon. Like now on for more info on his activities.


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