Candice Glover reminds the world why she won the 12th season of “American Idol” in her debut music video.
This week, the powerhouse vocalist dropped the visuals for first single “Cried,” a ballad penned by Jazmin Sullivan. The record tells the story of an abusive household and the child who is stuck in the middle of the madness.
She sings, “I kept a smile for all those years/ But I’m so sick of finding my tears/ I’m so tired/ And now I’m at my wits end/ No more holding it in so I cried and I cried and I cried and I cried.”
Candice’s debut album Music Speaks hits stores and iTunes on February 18. Check out the video below and tell us what you think!
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Beyonce snatched the the Internet's whole entire lives when she dropped an visual album, December 14, with 14 tracks and 17 sexy new music videos (no, seriously, the album sold 80,000 copies in 3 hours!). Get a 30 second preview of the visuals everyone's buzzing about!
2. "Pretty Hurts"
No matter what people say, we love Queen Bey when she sings a song about flaws, even though we really don't think she has any. Like, at all.
Bey is serving Josephine Baker badness. Get into those finger waves, suga! We're not looking at the 1920s the same again.
We're still scratching our heads over this video. From the black drapey thing to the two Beyonces, this was a lot. We still love her anyway, though.
5. "Drunk In Love" featuring Jay Z
We know this is gonna bump on every radio station. Hopefully, it'll be still hot enough to bump on the beach. Yes, beach!
If we could rollerskate, we'd be playing this until we get our skills down. Just know that Beyonce's red lip will always be glossier than yours. Always.
7. "No Angel"
This video is pretty unexpected, from the gangsta grills to Bey's all-white 'fit. But, we live for her hair flips.
Joan Smalls. Chanel Iman. Bad chicks are the only ones allowed in Bey's world and we're waiting in line.
This is probably the sexiest vid we've seen from the whole project and we can't help but think of Ciara when she had this moment with Future in her video. But, Bey proves she can do it with Jay, too.
Bey continues with her lace realness with this little gem. Ooop, is that a grill that we see peaking through those teeth?!
This video is definitely giving us a lot of skin. Literally. We want to land on a bed like Bey.
12. "Mine" featuring Drake
Queen Beyonce or Sister Beyonce? We're living for the regal white realness. She's so angelic.
Remember when she was at Coney Island over the summer and we didn't know why she was there? Oh, Bey, you're so clever. How did your hat not fall off on that rollercoaster, though?
14. "***Flawless" featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Even when Beyonce is gangsta, she's flawless. We especially love that fact that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was featured on this track.
15. "Superpower" featuring Frank Ocean
This definitely seems like a 'Girls' video sequel because it's giving the same apocalyptic war vibe. Sidenote: underboob!
We were in tears right along with Bey while watching this video. It goes from a happy moment many of us dream about to a sad one that's difficult to forget.
17. "Blue" featuring Blue Ivy
We've seen so many pictures of Blue, we sometimes forget that she probably, I don't know, speaks. This video blesses us with Blue's sweet little voice. Our ovaries are overloaded.