Some of the more interesting news and rumors from the past week:
- Ciara, who seemingly appears nude on the cover and inside of this month's Vibe magazine, has accused the magazine of airbrushing the photos to make her appear naked even though really she wasn't.
- Estelle leads the way at this year's Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards with five nominations. She also has unkind words for some of the other, non-black, nominees.
- A woman who put a clip of her baby dancing to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" on YouTube is in a court battle over copyright infringement.
- The second album by ex-Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams has been pushed back to Oct. 7.
- Avant has a new, self-titled album coming out via Capitol Records on Oct. 28.
- Beyonce's third studio album, which is currently untitled, drops in November.
- Don't sleep on Eric Benet's new album.