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New R&B/Pop Releases: November 2008 Albums Recapped

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New R&B/Pop Releases: November 2008 Albums Recapped

While 2008 is almost over, there are still a number of highly anticipated R&B albums being released over the next two months and Singersroom has you covered with a recap of release dates, tracklistings, and recent pushbacks/changes. Unleashing what looks to be another hit album Beyonce er Sasha Fierce is releasing “I Am…Sasha Fierce” this month accompanied by new music from Deborah Cox, Shontelle, T-Pain, Christina Aguilera, Seal, Slim (of 112) and Jaheim. (View tracklistings, release dates, and more below) First up during a month that we give thanks, which as of this week may be the “change we need!,” is Christina Aguilera. Surprising as it may be, it has been ten years since the singer known for belting out hits like “Beautiful,” “Ain’t No Other Man,” “Dirty” and “What A Girl Wants” was first introduced to the world on the top 10 hit “Genie in a Bottle.” Releasing “Keeps Gettin’ Better: A Decade of Hits” Christina Aguilera recaps the first leg of her Grammy Award-winning career while also dishing up a taste of new music from her next studio album due in 2009. Unleashing his third studio album entitled “Thr33 Ringz” led by the singles “Can’t Believe It” and “Freeze” T-Pain caps off Nov. 11, a release date he shares with Aguilera and Deborah cox, who releases “The Promise.” “Thr33 Ringz,” named after the star’s “Ringmaster” moniker, features Ludacris, Akon, T.I., Kanye West, Raheem DeVaughn, Musiq Soulchild, Diddy, Mary J. Blige and DJ Khaled. Arguably one of the most anticipated releases of the year, Beyonce slides in Nov. 18 with “I Am…Sasha Fierce,” the ‘Cadillac Records” star’s third studio album. Led by the singles “If I Were A Boy” and “Single Ladies” Beyonce takes what she calls a personal direction with the followup to her 2006 hit album “B Day.” Barbadian beauty Shontelle hits the U.S. with the release of “Shontelligence,” the star’s debut album led by the popular single “T-Shirt.” In a recent interview with Singersroom, Shontelle, who went to school with fellow recording star Rihanna, says “The one thing that separates me from a lot of artist is that I bring a lot more of my West Indian background to my music. I would most compare myself to someone like Wyclef. He can really flip it or somebody like Lauryn Hill where they know how to flip it.” Adding to an already packed Nov.18, Slim of 112 steps forward with his debut album “Loves Crazy.” Led by the hit single “So Fly,” the former “Cupid” singer establishes his own lane amongst R&B crooners with help from Yung Joc, Slim Thug, Ryan Leslie and Faith Evans. Wrapping up November, R&B balladeer Jaheim recaps classic records like “Anything,” “Put That Woman First” and “Could It Be” on one disc entitled “Classic Jaheim Vol. 1.” November 2008 Releases* by release date. (subject to change) ////November 11//// (T-Pain, Deborah Cox, Christina Aguilera, Seal) T-Pain “Thr33 Ringz” 1. Welcome To Thr33 Ringz 2. Ringleader Man 3. Chopped N Skrewed T-Pain featuring Ludacris 4. Take A Ride Skit 5. Freeze T-Pain featuring Chris Brown 6. Blowing Up T-Pain featuring Ciara 7. Can’t Believe It T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne 8. It Ain’t Me T-Pain featuring Akon & T.I. 9. Feed The Lions Skit 10. Therapy Skit T-Pain featuring Kanye West 11. Long Lap Dance 12. Reality Show T-Pain featuring Musiq Soulchild, Raheem DeVaughn & Jay Lyriq 13. Keep Going 14. Superstar Lady T-Pain featuring Young Cash 15. Change T-Pain featuring Akon, Diddy & Mary J. Blige 16. Digital T-Pain featuring Tay Dizm 17. Karaoke T-Pain featuring DJ Khaled Deborah Cox”The Promise” Tracklisting: 1. Love Is Not Made In Words 2. You Know Where My Heart Is 3. Did You Ever Love Me 4. Saying Goodbye 5. Beautiful U R 6. The Promise 7. All Over Me 8. All Hearts Aren’t Made The Same 9. Down For U 10. Where Do We Go 2 Christina Aguilera“Keeps Gettin’ Better” Track listing: * Available through Target stores. – Genie in a Bottle – What a Girl Wants – I Turn to You – Come on Over (All I Want is You) – Dirrty – Fighter – Beautiful – Ain’t No Other Man – Candyman – Hurt- Genie 2.0 – Keeps Gettin’ Better – Dynamite – You are What You are (Beautiful) Seal”Soul” Tracklisting 1. A Change Is Gonna Come 2. I Can’t Stand The Rain 3. It’s A Man’s World 4. Here I Am 5. I’ve Been Loving You Too Long 6. It’s Alright 7. If You Don’t Know Me By Now 8. Knock On Wood 9. I’m Still In Love With You 10. Free 11. Stand By Me 12. People Get Ready ////November 18//// Beyonce”I Am…Sasha Fierce” Tracklisting (Deluxe Edition) Disc: 1 1. If I Were A Boy 2. Halo 3. Disappear 4. Broken-Hearted Girl 5. Ave Maria 6. Smash Into You 7. Satellites 8. That’s Why You’re Beautiful Disc: 2 1. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) 2. Radio 3. Diva 4. Sweet Dreams 5. Video Phone 6. Hello 7. Ego 8. Scared Of Lonely Shontelle“Shonetelligence” 1. T-Shirt 2. Battle Cry 3. Superwoman 4. Cold Cold Summer 5. Roll It 6. Life is Not an Easy Road 7. Focus Pon Me 8. Plastic People 9. I Crave You 10. Ghetto Lullabye 11. Flesh and Bone 12. Naughty Slim (of 112)“Loves Crazy” 1. Intro 2. She Got That 3. Good Lovin – (featuring Ryan Leslie) 4. So Fly – (featuring Yung Joc/Shawty Lo) 5. Baby Yu (Interlude) 6. So Gone – (featuring Faith Evans) 7. Sweet Baby 8. Heels On – (featuring Yung Berg/Deezo) 9. Bedtime Stories 10. U Got Me (Addicted) 11. Don’t Say It 12. Leave U Alone 13. More (Interlude) 14. Apologize 15. Love’s Crazy ////November 25//// Jaheim“Classic Jahiem, Vol. 1″ 1. Anything (feat. Next) 2. Put That Woman First 3. Just In Case 4. Fabulous (feat. Tha Rayne) 5. Everytime I Think About Her (feat. Jadakiss) 6. The Chosen One 7. Could It Be 8. Diamond In Da Ruff 9. Looking For Love Kanye West“808s & Heartbreak” 1. “Welcome to Heartbreak” 2. “Heartless” 3. “Love Lockdown” 4. “Robocop” 5. “Anyway” 6. “Streetlights” 7. “Say You Will” 8. “Bad News” 9. “Amazing” featuring Young Jeezy 10. “Tell Everybody That You Know” featuring Lil Wayne 11. “Coldest Winter” * Tracklisting may be slightly different than the above listing. Adjusted Releases (Subject To Change) Craig David “Greatest Hits” * Pushed back to December 2 Akon“Freedom” * Pushed back to December 2 Erykah Badu “New Amerykah Part 2…”2009 ? Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopez “Eye Legacy” * moved to 2009.. Coming Up (December R&B Releases) Akon, Craig David, The Dream, Brandy plus new records from Jay Z, Eminem, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, and Britney Spears.

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