1. POTW: Demi Lovato, Usher, Taylor Momsen, T.I.

    August 20, 2010 3:50 PM EDT D emi Lovato blew out the candles, Usher lit up "Good Morning America," Madonna stayed classy, Bow Wow stepped in at Foot Locker, T.I. returned to the stage with some special help, Charice hit a high note, Taylor Momsen showed off her legs, Samantha Ronson scratched some records,…

  2. Drake, Rick Ross, Bun B, T.I. Rep Dirty South for Hip-Hop Honors

    June 04, 2010 2:12 PM EDT This year's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors paid tribute to Atlanta, Miami, Texas, New Orleans and other Southern cities and states, but the event brought performers from all over to rep the dirty south on Thursday night (June 3) at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. Willie D from the Geto…

  3. Drake Visits Lil Wayne, Hosts Album Listening In NYC

    June 03, 2010 2:11 PM EDT Shortly after his full album leaked, rapper Drake held a listening session in New York City yesterday (June 2) for his much-anticipated debut, "Thank Me Later." Reporters joined some of the Toronto rapper's famous friends -- including Chris Brown , Jay Sean , Bow Wow , Baby and…

  4. Chris Brown, Soulja Boy Beef on Twitter, Axl Rose Sued by Manager

    March 26, 2010 5:13 PM EDT In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, a Twitter beef is brewing between Soulja Boy , Chris Brown and Bow Wow over numbers of Twitter followers, touring income and record sales. Crazy, we know. Speaking of Soulja Boy, his "Crank Dat" video is the all…

  5. Bow Wow Twitters Bad Behavior; Grammys Book Gaga, Green Day

    January 06, 2010 1:56 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, embarrassing Twitter usage has been all the talk today. First Bow Wow live-tweeted a drunk driving spree in his Lambourgini on New Years Eve, then American Idol judge Randy Jackson asked for help from his Twitter followers…

  6. T-Pain Talks iPhone Auto-Tune App

    September 04, 2009 9:06 AM EDT T-Pain has teamed with iPhone, developer Smule and iTunes to create "I Am T-Pain," an iPhone app released today (Sept. 4) that lets users "Auto-Tune" their voice, among other capabilities. "I came up with the idea like six months back when I saw other artists with…

  7. Bow Wow Signs To Lil Wayne's Cash Money

    August 17, 2009 4:49 PM EDT Bow Wow is officially out of retirement. After announcing his departure from the music game to focus on his burgeoning acting career earlier this year, the rapper twittered on Sunday (August 16th) that he's now a member of Cash Money Records stable of artists. "It's official, I…

  8. Omarion Signs To Lil Wayne's Young Money Label

    June 02, 2009 5:55 PM EDT Singer/rapper/actor Drake hasn't finalized his highly-anticipated major label deal yet, but friend and collaborator Omarion, who appeared on Drake's popular "So Far Gone" mixtape, has found a label home. Omarion has signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money imprint, becoming…

  9. Chris Brown: 'I Ain't A Monster'

    May 27, 2009 1:54 PM EDT Chris Brown is in the studio working on an album for a late-summer release, the 20 year old singer said today (May 27). Brown made the announcement via a video blog post, his first public comments since his domestic violence dispute, allegedly with former girlfriend Rihanna, hit the news back…

  10. 'Now 30,' 'Hannah Montana' Lead Busy Week On Billboard 200

    April 01, 2009 11:00 AM EDT After last week, where the top debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart was at No. 8, this week the chart gets blasted with a bevy of new arrivals. A full dozen debuts bow in the top 20 -- the most the chart has ever seen. Leading the pack of new entries are the "Now 30" compilation …

  11. March 9, 2009

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brad Delp of Boston commits suicide in his Atkinson, N.H., home. He is 55. 2005 – Country singer Chris LeDoux dies of cancer in Casper, Wy. He is 56. 2005 – George Scott of the Blind Boys of Alabama, dies at his home in Durham, N.C., of complications from diabetes. He is 75. 1997 – The…

  12. Billboard Bits: Mariah, Ringtones, Deborah Anderson

    December 12, 2008 5:24 PM EST Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" (Legacy) is already the best-selling seasonal ringtone of all time, but it's adding to its total this holiday season. It's is the No. 2 ringtone in any genre this week, according to the Hot Ringmasters chart, with sales…

  13. Bow Wow Takes It Back To The 'City'

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bow Wow has packed quite a bit of work into his 21 years, and he'll be back in the spotlight again in December with a new album. "New Jack City Part II" is due Dec. 16 via Columbia and is led by the s Bow Wow has packed quite a bit of work into his 21 years, and he'll be…

  14. Usher Splits With Manager, Publicist

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher has cleaned house, parting ways with his manager and publicist. In a short statement issued by LaFace/Zomba, it was announced that the artist "has dissolved his management arrangement with Benny Usher has cleaned house, parting ways with his manager and publicist. In a short…

  15. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant Park. The noontime event is sponsored by HBO and will include an announcement of a donation to be made by Bow Wow to the not-fo 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant Park. The…

  16. Soulja Boy To Create Sneakers, Clothes For Yums

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Soulja Boy has signed a multi-year sneaker and apparel contract with Yums Shoes, a Dallas-based clothing company. Soulja Boy has signed a multi-year sneaker and apparel contract with Yums Shoes, a Dallas-based clothing company. Interscope, the teen rapper's label, will lend a helping…

  17. Hip-Hop Theater

    May 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Are you more likely to go to the theater knowing these singers and MCs are starring? We asked readers last week: Hip-hop stars like Bow Wow, David Banner, Lil Wayne and Cee-Lo have all caught the acting bug lately. Are you more likely to go to the theater knowing these singers and MCs are…

  18. Bow Wow Turns Focus To Acting

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Actor-rapper Shad Moss, aka Bow Wow, is focusing on acting full time. Moss has joined the upcoming fifth season of HBO's "Entourage" in a recurring role, playing Charlie, a new stand-up comic client o Actor-rapper Shad Moss, aka Bow Wow, is focusing on acting full time. Moss…

  19. Lil Wayne To Star In Sports Film 'Patriots'

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne will star in the Weinstein Co.'s sports film "Patriots" alongside Forest Whitaker and Bow Wow. Lil Wayne will star in the Weinstein Co.'s sports film "Patriots" alongside Forest Whitaker and Bow Wow. The rapper will play a character named Lamont, a…

  20. Casely

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jean Carlos Casely isn't ashamed to admit his mother raised him with a heavy hand. Jean Carlos Casely isn't ashamed to admit his mother raised him with a heavy hand. Mama Casely not only mandated her son be involved in musical theater by the time he was in the fifth grade but also…

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