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Fergie Is Putting The Finishing Touches On Her Comeback Album, Promises A 2015 Release Date

By in July 14, 2015 • Filed in: Interviews, Multimedia Update, New Album, News and rumors, Projects

Fergie’s comeback album should arrive by the end of the year. That’s the main nugget of information to take away from the Black Eyed Peas diva’s new interview with Mail Online (watch below). “I’m at that place where I need to finish everything,” she says. “I’m getting all of my visuals together, all of my vision boards. Every song has a different character. I get completely into the details of an album… so this year it’s coming. I’m comin’ for ya!”

So, what can we expect from the opus? “It’s about, I believe, seven years of ideas from different parts — from tour to being pregnant to all different aspects of life. Which is weird because The Dutchess was a compilation of seven years worth of songs as well, so it’s kind of, a little bit, meant to be. It’s kind of weird. It’s kind of an omen.” Fergie dropped the album’s lead single “L.A. Love (La La)” last year and promptly landed an international hit. Since then, she has been in the studio with “See You Again” chart-topper Charlie Puth. [Source]

Fergie on Her Latina Heritage: “I’m Hispanic, but You Wouldn’t Necessarily Know It”

By in July 6, 2015 • Filed in: Interviews, News and rumors

It’s been a little while since Fergie released her first album (10 years to be exact!), but the singer and wife to actor Josh Duhamel is ready to jump back on the stage. In an interview in the Summer 2015 issue of Glam Belleza Latina, Fergie gets candid on her new sound, weight-loss efforts after her pregnancy with son Axl (now 1 year old), and her Latina background, saying “I’m very proud to be part Mexican.” Keep scrolling to see the singer’s must-read quotes, then relive Fergie and Josh’s recent beach vacation.

  • On her Hispanic heritage: “I’m very proud to be part Mexican. I’m one of a growing number of Hispanics in America, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it. This is becoming the norm, and it’s the beauty of our melting pot.”
  • On getting fit after having her son, Axl: “After my pregnancy I took private dance classes for months to get movement back into my body. We built a dance studio in our house — it’s the best gift I’ve ever given myself! I didn’t want to be awkward and embarrassed in front of people, so I worked the kinks out at home.”
  • On what we can expect from her new music: “I see the world through Axl’s eyes, so it’s all about good times and good vibes. With all the negativity in the world, I want to do something positive.”
  • On her new fragrance, Outspoken Fresh: “Scent is exciting — it’s like wearing a whole new outfit. Everything Axl likes is colorful, so I knew the bottle needed to be aqua with a pop of orange.”
  • On her Latin beauty icon: “One of my beauty idols was Selena [Quintanilla], who had the most beautiful lips. I overline my lips a bit — I completely admit it. I really like the look!” [Source]

Avon to launch Outspoken Fresh by Fergie

By in February 19, 2015 • Filed in: Alerts, News and rumors

Avon have announced their latest fragrance for Fergie, Outspoken Fresh; a flanker to the original Outspoken fragrance.

Notes for the fragrance include bergamot, grapefruit and blood orange in the head; lychee-rose, guava flower, jasmine, blackcurrant flower and jasmine make up the heart of the fragrance; and the dry down features vetiver, white iris, sandalwood.

The company say:

Outspoken Fresh is original and awe-inspiring, like the vibrant woman behind it. Whether she’s on screen, on stage, or in the studio. multi-platlnum recording artist and icon Fergie is renowned for her energizing, exciting performances. Avon Outspoken Fresh by Fergie captures the pure energy of her presence awakening the senses with an invigorating fragrance as original as Fergie herself. The third fragrance from the successful ‘Outspoken’ collection, Outspoken Fresh pays homage to Fergie’s exhilarating, bold and confident vibe

Outspoken Fresh is available from Avon March. [Source]

Fergie: Josh Duhamel ‘Walked in on Me During My Bikini Waxing’

By in January 21, 2015 • Filed in: News and rumors

In February’s Allure cover story, Fergie talks about dealing with her critics and the ways she balances her marriage, her career, and motherhood. “I just figure with all my stuff, some people are going to like it; some people aren’t,” she says. “It’s a lot easier for me just to say ‘F–k it’ now!”

According to her interview, a second solo album was one of two options for Fergie. “I felt that it was either going to be another baby or an album,” she tells Allure. For now, her son Axl Jack gets to hold on to only-child status while the singer works on the follow-up to the multi-platinum Dutchess, which came out in 2006. The sequel’s DJ Mustard-produced lead single, “L.A. Love (La La),” peaked at No. 27 on the Hot 100.

Fergie also dishes on her marriage with the actor Josh Duhamel. Her husband once “walked in on me during my bikini waxing,” she explains, “and I’m like, ‘OK, honey, hi.’ And I’m on all fours…But he doesn’t just leave; he gets curious!” Importantly, Duhamel “doesn’t feel like he’s not man enough” for couple’s therapy, which has helped the two stars establish boundaries between their professional and personal lives. [Source]

One Direction, Fergie, Meghan Trainor & More to Play Billboard Hollywood Party on New Year’s Eve

By in November 21, 2014 • Filed in: Alerts, News and rumors

Believe it or not, 2015 is almost here. That means Billboard’s star-studded New Year’s Eve extravaganza is coming, and the performers have just been announced.

Charli XCX, One Direction, Meghan Trainor, and Fergie will perform at the Billboard Hollywood Party on the evening of Dec. 31. Fergie will also host the So-Cal festivities for the ninth straight year, which will be broadcast as part of ABC’s New Year’s Eve telecast.

Most of the performers will be celebrating new albums along with the new year. Charli XCX’s hotly-anticipated sophomore LP Sucker will only be a few weeks old on New Year’s (it drops Dec. 12), One Direction’s Four drops Nov. 17, and Meghan Trainor’s major label debut, Title, will be out a couple weeks later on Jan. 13.

On the opposite coast, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest again finds Seacrest ringing in the New Year from Times Square with Jenny McCarthy. Just before the ball drops, Taylor Swift will perform live from New York City.

Down in Nashville, Lady Antebellum and Gavin DeGraw will perform live from Music City’s New Year’s Eve Bash on Broadway in downtown Nashville.

The festivities begin live at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC. Start making your plans now! [Source]

Fergie Talks Upcoming Collaboration With Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]

By in November 21, 2014 • Filed in: Alerts, Multimedia Update, News and rumors, Projects

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During her radio interview with Ebro in the Morning on Hot 97, Fergie revealed some exciting news. It looks like she and Nicki Minaj are teaming up for an unexpected collaboration.

The announcement came after she was asked about the competition that’s pretty much taken over the game since Fergie’s six-year-long hiatus from the music world. Although she could have, Fergie didn’t fire any shots. Remaining diplomatic she said: “Healthy competition, there’s nothing wrong with that,” when asked about fellow female MCs Nicki and Iggy Azalea. “That’s normal. That’s just like flirting. It’s a normal human thing. It’s healthy.”

The best way to divert the competition question? Talking about about her upcoming collaboration with Nicki — a snippet of which she had stored on her phone, but couldn’t play during the interview.

There’s no word yet as to when Fergie’s highly anticipated album will be released — other than the ever so vague “beginning of next year” — but we’re definitely excited!

Check out the full interview in the video posted above! [Source]

Black Eyed Peas to return

By in February 18, 2014 • Filed in: Alerts, Black Eyed Peas, News and rumors

Black Eyed Peas are set to return next year.

The ‘I Gotta Feeling’ group –, Fergie, and Taboo – are getting back together for their first studio album and tour since ‘The Beginning’ in 2010.

A source told The Sun newspaper: “The Black Eyed Peas are all in agreement they should put a new tour on for the fans – it’s not like they properly split when they parted for a hiatus in 2012.

“This time around they’re going to head back into the studio and lay down a new album quickly and then hit the road once again.

“ has been instrumental in persuading all the Peas to get back into shape and hit the road again.”

The source says new mother Fergie – who has five-month-old son Axl Jack with her husband Josh Duhamel – has been holding the process up.

The insider added: “Fergie’s been stalling and wants to hold out for as much money as she can guarantee.

“She’s got a baby now and needs it to be a very worthy amount to make her take her baby on the road.”

The members of the group have been busy working on other projects since the band finished their last tour, with becoming a judge on ‘The Voice of the Philippines’ and releasing solo tracks, Taboo working on his own solo material and releasing an album ‘#willpower’ as well as judging ‘The Voice’ in the UK and being executive producer on Britney Spears’ last album ‘Britney Jean’. [Source]

Black Eyed Peas stars mourning friend’s death

By in February 14, 2014 • Filed in: News and rumors

The stars of the Black Eyed Peas are mourning the death of a close friend. Nick Lauher, who worked as part of the band’s management team, passed away earlier this month (Feb14). The news has devastated the bandmembers, including singer Fergie, who expressed her grief in a series of posts on her page, writing, “R.I.P. Nick Lauher, my friend. Truly one of the sweetest guys I’ve ever met. Heaven couldn’t wait for you. Angel love BEP (Black Eyed Peas) family… R.I.P… so sad.” She also posted a picture of herself posing with Lauher on a private jet. British pop star Cheryl Cole also passed on her condolences following Lauher’s death by reposting Fergie’s tweets on her own page. [Source]