Kelis is No. 1 w/ Acapella + new album set for Spring 2010 release

Kelis' new single Acapella is No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Club play songs chart


Flesh Tone, The GRAMMY®-Nominated Singer-Songwriter's First Album In Nearly Four Years, Set For Spring 2010 Release

By Music Group/Interscope Records

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.

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Flesh Tone, which Billboard singled out as one of 2010's "Best Bets," will be released this spring by Music Group/Interscope Records.

"Kelis has always been a best kept secret. The cool people know Kelis," told in a recent interview. "She can be big...As big as the Peas."

People selected the new single for its "Hot Downloads" column, noting: "Kelis brings her milkshake back with 'Acapella,' a frenetic techno groove from her forthcoming disc, Flesh Tone." "The 'Milkshake' temptress returns with another tall glass of delicious - and this disco-tipped track from her upcoming album is a feathery dance-floor delight," said Entertainment Weekly, placing "Acapella" on "The MustList" while said, "this track is the!"

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 (, where fans can stream it first, and at 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, Free School, Boys Noize, Burnz, DJ Ammo and Benny Benassi.

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