Omarion‘s music is showcased in the new commercial for Carl’s Jr. starring Hollywood socialite Kim Kardashian. The song titled “No One Else” is featured in the seductive ad as Kim Kardashian luxuriously enjoys an apple walnut cranberry salad in her bedroom and then proceeds to take a bath. Within the first week on the web, the YouTube video of the commercial garnered more than a million hits. To view the video visit Omarion’s official website http://www.omariononline.com/?p=194. Carl’s Jr., a fast food franchise located primarily on the West Coast, previously created a major buzz in the advertising world in 2005 with a salacious ad campaign featuring heiress Paris Hilton.
Omarion’s forthcoming album “Ollusion” is set to be released on January 12, 2010. Also Omarion’s second single “Speedin” went for adds at Urban radio this week and was the #1 most added record for Urban radio on R&R. To listen to “Speedin” visit Omarion’s official website at http://www.omariononline.com/speedin.mp3. The “Speedin” video will appear on “106 & Park” the day his album drops on January 12th. As well Omarion created another video for his song “Hoodie” as a special tribute to the late King of Pop Michael Jackson. The video, which is reminiscent of Jackson’s videos “Bad” and “Beat It,” features the singer dancing with his mother. “Hoodie” is a mix between “Bad” and “Beat It” (http://www.omariononline.com/?p=157).
Leading up to the debut of his album, Omarion will be releasing a trilogy of videos on YouTube titled “Omarion: The Legacy, Part 1, 2 and 3.” The videos will be uploaded every week and will feature footage collected over the years detailing Omarion’s career and his rise to the top. Included in the series will be his stint with the mega-popular boy group B2K, hit collaboration with rapper Bow Wow, movies and his success as a solo artist. Viewers can watch Part 1 of the series at http://www.omariononline.com/?p=190 and view Part 2 at http://www.omariononline.com/?p=196.
Omarion recently inked a label deal with Starrworld Entertainment, under the umbrella of EMI Label Services. The album, “Ollusion,” will be his first release under the record label. The singer views this album and new opportunity with the label as a chance to take creative control of his music. The singer penned and co-produced all of the songs on the album.
“My style has evolved so much on this album — I was able to express truly who I am from a creative and artistic standpoint, which allowed me to share a personal side of myself with my fans through my music. This is my masterpiece and I can’t wait for the world to hear my new album,” Omarion said. “I am very excited about my new home at EMI and know that this is the perfect opportunity for me to return to the charts.”