Melanie Fiona is happy to officially announce the release of her sophomore album, THE MF LIFE. The Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter will release her highly anticipated sophomore album for Universal Republic Records/Title 9/SRC THE MF LIFE on March 20, 2012. Just last week, "Fool For You," the hit song she co-wrote with Cee-Lo Green scored Grammy Awards for "Best Traditional R&B Performance" and "Best R&B Song."
THE MF LIFE stays true to Melanie's honesty in her music, songwriting and depth. The album features production from Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse), No ID (Kanye West, JAY Z, Rihanna), and Andrea Martin (Melanie Fiona's #1 hit, "It Kills Me"), as well as guest appearances from NAS, John Legend, B.o.B, and J.Cole, and writing from Drake. The album's current single. "4 AM" has over 4 million views on VEVO and sets the perfect tone for Melanie's newest musical offering.
"My fans are loyal and genuine and they're definitely in it for the music. I'm sticking to my motto of making good music. I just want to get out there and share my music with people," stated Melanie Fiona.
"She has a muscular voice but still manages a bright tone, making her equally convincing whether she's getting bruised or doing the bruising." - New York Times
Melanie Fiona's 2009 debut, The Bridge, reached No. 4 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart, No. 4 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart, and No. 10 on the Billboard Tastemaker Albums Chart. In addition, the album was certified gold in Europe. She's received multiple BET Award, NCAAP Image Award, and Juno Award nominations as well as being crowned "Best New Artist" at the 2010 Soul Train Awards.
Still, it's about to be Melanie Fiona's time. Get ready to live THE MF LIFE with her.
2012 release from the Grammy-nominated Soulstress. The maturity Melanie Fiona displays on The MF Life is underscored by her remarkable versatility and cosmopolitan panache. The album showcases a stunning mix of vibrant new sounds from a host of A-list R&B producers and songwriters, each partaking of the originality that has made Fiona a sought-after collaborator by everyone from Cee-Lo Green ("Fool For You") and John Legend & The Roots ("Wake Up! Everybody") to Reggae superstar Stephen Marley ("No Cigarette Smoking (In My Room)") and U.K. rapper Tinchy Stryder ("Let It Rain'').