The American Music Awards will air this Sunday, and singer/songwriter/producer John Legend and singer Meghan Trainor have been nominated for Collaboration of the Year. During an interview with Music Choice, Legend stated that he’s grateful that the duo was nominated. He added that he didn’t write the song with her, but when she played him the song, he loved it, and loved the idea of working with her. The American Music Awards will air on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. EST. If anyone can represent the voice, vocal powerhouse Deborah Cox can. Cox will play Rachel Marron, the role made famous by the late Whitney Houston in the Broadway version of “The Bodyguard.” During an interview with App, Cox indicated that what’s been most challenging for her is making the role her own. She added that getting the iconic songs from the soundtrack to fit in the production is a challenge as well. Cox also indicated that she saw the film back in the 1990’s while putting together a demo tape and doing shows. She was mesmerized. Cox, who has the longest running No. 1 with the single “Nobody’s Suppose To Be Here”, which stayed at the top of the charts for 14 weeks in 1998, has huge shoes to fill, but she’s up for the challenge. “The Bodyguard” musical will run from Nov. 25 to Jan. 1 at Paper Mill. Singer/songwriter/dancer/actor Usher is the latest artist to contribute his talents to the “Hamilton Mixtape”, which will be released on Dec. 2. The crooner performs a rendition of the Key Aaron Burr composition “Wait For It”, which was originally performed by Leslie Odom Jr. According to “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel, the chorus becomes a chance for Burr to discuss many of the biggest, most fickle influences on his life. He says the same thing about death, life and Hamilton. They both have this sinner/saint duality. At their core, they’re both good men, but both are extremely flawed. Interesting. Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/producer/artist Kay Cola has just released her latest studio effort, “Lucy.” The 9 track collection takes listeners on a raw, honest journey of a spirit being trying to find the purpose of life on earth. The songstress’ talents have lead to collaborations with Ne-Yo, Jhene Aiko, Eric Benet, Drake, Lady Gaga and others. “Lucy” was written exclusively by Kay Cola and executive produced exclusively by Avenue Prod. Last month, rapper Rhymefest and DJ Jazzy Jeff debuted their new duo called Jeff N& Fess. Their debut single, “No Fear”, proved that there was definitely chemistry between the two. Now, they’re back with the single “Acquired Taste”, featuring Eric Roberson. The tune combines Jazzy’s soulful production along with Rhymefest’s clever word play which is sure to please any hip hop head. Rapper/producer/Wu Tang Clan member RZA has long been a fan of Chinese culture. Fight sounds as well as dialogue from marital arts films have always peppered his albums. Now, he and partner Mustafa Shaikh have taken the love of Chinese culture and created 36 Chambers, a mens wear line taken from Wu Tang Clan’s debut album “Enter The Wu Tang: 36 Chambers.” The line, which will include jackets, wallets and pins, will be available for purchase tomorrow via 36Chambers.com.