While the diva recently kicked off her The Butterfly Returns residency at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace, she was spotted multiple times this week in the recording studio, posing with frequent collaborator Jermaine Dupri and producer Bobby Ross Avila. (Billboard)
This year’s list of honorees was a strong one — Jackson, Mellencamp, Jermaine Dupri, Bill Anderson, Steve Dorff, Allee Willis were all inducted. [Surprises were key to keeping the evening lively, including] Mariah Carey, who delivered a sassy and funny speech inducting Dupri.
A vocal tour de force, an immaculate composition and a fan favorite, it has become the top-selling digital holiday song of all time, the inspiration for countless covers and -- having just re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 for the seventh time, a pop hit for the ages.