Artist of the Week: B.o.B

Already landing his first single atop the U.S. singles chart, Bobby Ray is readying to invade the country's albums chart with his debut album.

AceShowbiz - Young and talented %cB.o.B% has claimed his fame even before releasing his debut album "B.o.B Presents The Adventures of Bobby Ray". His first single "Nothin' on You" which features %cBruno Mars% is currently sitting at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100, beating %cRihanna%'s "Rude Boy" and %cTrain%'s "Hey, Soul Sister" among other hit singles.

According to Billboard, the track becomes the fastest chart-topping single for a male vocalist since %cChris Brown%, %cJames Blunt%, %cNe-Yo% and %cDaniel Powter% stormed the list between November 2005 and April 2006. On top of that, B.o.B also has his "Airplanes" duet with %cParamore%'s %cHayley Williams% landing at No. 12.

Following the success of those songs, B.o.B is going to release "Adventures of Bobby Ray" across the United States on April 27. %cLupe Fiasco%, %cT.I.%, %cJanelle Monae%, %cEminem% and %cWeezer%'s %cRivers Cuomo% are lined up for featured guests.

The album is currently being made available for free stream in its entirety on his MySpace where fans can also obtain a list of his upcoming live concerts, including ones in Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and KIIS FM's Wango Tango.

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