It's always good news when we get new music from Maxwell! Today, he drops a remix of "1990x," a record from his critically-acclaimed blackSUMMERS'night album, which also landed at #3 on our "Top 20 Best R&B Albums of 2016" list.
In 2016, R&B songs took the lead on various conversations, whether it was politics, social issues, self-esteem quandaries, bullying, relationships, love and more. Veteran artists like Beyonce, Maxwell, John Legend, and Alicia Keys used their star power to convey an abundance of messages and inspiration through song.
2016 was another year of great R&B songs. Veterans like Rihanna, Chris Brown, Beyoncé, and Jeremih continued their hit-making offerings while newcomers like Ro James, Tessanne Chin, and Anderson .Paak gave us beautifully crafted bodies of work covering a variety of topics.
Last week (Nov. 10), R&B superstars, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, and R&B crooner, Maxwell hit the stage at Madison Square Garden. It was one of the most popular concerts of the year, and NYC natives were eager to see the sold-out affair.
A Lansing, Michigan Dollar General cashier, who spends a lot of time singing on the job, is being rewarded in a huge way. Lucas Holliday's life changed after a customer posted a video of him singing veteran R&B singer Maxwell's famous single "Ascension" on Facebook.
Mary J. Blige and Maxwell are hitting the road together this fall/winter. Pegged the King and Queen of Hearts Tour, Blige and Maxwell will spread R&B around the nation in a 24-date tour.
The video for the single is directed by Philip Andelman and features Maxwell as the yearning suitor during a night of steamy seduction. His soulful, silky vibes and his signature falsetto provide the perfect soundtrack to this steamy visual.
Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Maxwell returned to his hometown Brooklyn, NY to deliver an outstanding live performance last Saturday at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island.
Maxwell is REALLY gearing up to drop his blackSUMMERS’night album on Friday, July 1st; he's already released lyric videos for "All The Ways Love Can Feel," "Gods," "Lake By The Ocean" and "1990X." Now he's back with another stream called "Fingers Crossed," another track from the LP.
With his blackSUMMERS’night album arriving on July 1st, Maxwell drops yet another lyric video for another one of the LP's tracks, "All the Ways Love Can Feel." The track is a simmering disco vibe accentuated by a disco ball and psychedelic colors in the video.