Kelis Runs Wild In A Stunning Visual Landscape In “Acapella” Video!
Watch for a surprise cameo from her newborn son, Knight!
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The video for Kelis’ new single, “Acapella,” will premiere today at www.iamkelis.com. Based on a treatment written by the GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter, the video was lensed in Los Angeles by co-directors Chris Cottam, Rankin and Nicole Ehrlich. Kelis performed at numerous events during last week’s Winter Music Conference 2010 in Miami, including shows with will.i.am, Benny Benassi and David Guetta. She’ll perform on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Tuesday, April 6th.
Kelis Performs “4th of July”, “Acapella”, & Gets Down To Major Lazer In NYC
Kelis returned to NYC this past weekend to bless her hometown with new music from her upcoming album Flesh Tone. On Saturday she rocked crowds at GLOW (Long Island) and Club 57 (NYC) with performances of her #1 hit “Acapella” and new song “4th of July”. She even showed off her moves to Major Lazer’s “Pon De Floor”. The weekend was capped off by a surprise performance at her best friend Legendary Damon’s birthday bash at Juliet where the crowd went nuts as she sung “Acapella”, “4th of July”, and yet another new track from Flesh Tone, “22nd Century”.v
Photo credit: Rankin
GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Kelis tops Billboard’s Dance/Club Play Songs chart again, taking “Acapella,” the lead single from her forthcoming album, Flesh Tone, to No. 1 this week. Her hit “Milkshake” topped the same chart in 2003 and sold over 1.2 million digital singles. Flesh Tone, which Billboard singled out as one of 2010’s “Best Bets,” will be released this spring by will.i.am Music Group/Interscope Records.
The single – produced by David Guetta (producer of The Black Eyed Peas hit single “I GOTTA FEELING”) – is available on the iTunes Store, at Kelis’ website (www.iamkelis.com), where fans can stream it first, and at www.masterbeat.com. She recently shot the video for “Acapella” in Los Angeles with the director team of Chris Cottam and Rankin.
She will launch Flesh Tone, her first album in nearly four years, with a promotional tour that kicks off at the Winter Music Conference in Miami, FL in late March. Additional details will be announced shortly. In addition to working with Guetta, Kelis recorded Flesh Tone with several other influential producers, including will.i.am, Free School, Boys Noize, Burnz, DJ Ammo and Benny Benassi.