This year has been a big year for Melanie Fiona, having been nominated for several Grammys and performing non stop all across the country. However, some may say that she is still overlooked and is not receiving the accolades that she deserves. MTV has compiled a list of the most “criminally overlooked” artists of 2011, and the Guyanese songbird was included as someone should definitely receiving more attention from the masses.
MTV had this to say about Melanie Fiona:
Melanie Fiona generated a ton of buzz with her 2009 debut, The Bridge, and its smash single “It Kills Me,” which topped the R&B charts and earned the Canadian-born chanteuse a Grammy nomination and a slot opening for Kanye West on his European tour. But things have gone inexplicably quiet on the hype front, despite her tracks doing the seemingly impossible and actually improving in quality: If any song deserves accolades, it’s her most recent single, “4AM,” a slow-burning jam that sees Melanie totally dragging her no-good, cheatin’ man through the mud over a pulsating, minimalist beat. Sexy, sultry, and savage: Just the way I like it. — Sam Lansky
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