Donell Jones, Jazzy Pha, Keyshia Cole, and Monica were on hand for the BET Hip Hop Awards held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday (November 12). Check out pictures from FilmMagic (arrivals / pressroom), GettyImages, and WireImage.
Donell Jones arrived at the launch party for the year round youth homeless initiative on July 17th in Atlanta, Georgia. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Donell Jones is out with the video to his new single ‘Better Start Talking’, featuring Jermaine Dupri. Watch it online below.
Donell Jones was on hand for his ‘Journey Of A Gemini’ album listening party at the US Concepts Luxe Studio on Tuesday (October 18) in New York City. Check out pictures from GettyImages.
Robin Monheit of Venice magazine spoke with Donell Jones who shared his thoughts on his latest album ‘Life Goes On’. “I believe this is my best work to date,” says Jones. “The reason I say that is because this is the first time where I’ve had an album where everything is pretty much balanced. I have a lot of up-tempo and a lot of ballads. A lot of people know me for my ballads so I’m trying to give them another side.”
Searches for Donell Jones weren’t very strong in July on pay-per search engine Overture.com but with an opening gig for Alicia Keys, the singer’s search momentum should continue upwards. Donell received 17,592 searches for the month, with the ‘You Know That I Love You Radio Mix’ getting the most requests for song lyrics. The most common misspelling was ‘Donnell Jones’, getting 5,547 searches, followed by ‘Donnel Jones’ with 2414 searches.
Jawn Murray of EURweb.com did a 20 questions with Donell Jones – basically getting what all is his favorite stuff (colonge, basketball team, vacation spot, etc.). Also a blind item asking, “What could’ve-been-R&B-star, who-turned-gospel-when-her-attempts-of-salvaging-her-R&B career failed, is burning bridges faster than she can get her debut gospel album released?” As well, Jawn says Blaque have signed on with Rodney Jerkins’ Darkchild label. Read more.
Donell Jones tells Worldpop that he owes much of his success to Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes. Jones said of the late TLC member and their collaboration on his hit ‘U Know What’s Up’, “‘It was incredible, I mean we didn’t really have a personal relationship but working wise she was a great person to me – she definitely helped out my career.”
R&B singer Donell Jones has come to the defense of Michael Jackson following Jacko’s charge that the music industry and specifically Sony Music was racist. Jones tells Worldpop, “It is a little crazy how you can write and produce a lot of your material and you get a lot less of the money, I do think that’s a problem, I do think they need to fix some of that stuff.”
WireImage.com has photos of the Donell Jones Showcase at Coda, where Arista chief LA Reid re-introduced the American Music Award winning singer after a three year layoff. Look for Jones’ third album, ‘Life Goes On’, in stores on June 4th. Check out pictures from the Coda event here.