1. BSBB Round 3: DJ Snake & Lil Jon, "Turn Down For What" vs. Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea, "Problem"

    December 14, 2014 10:02 AM EST Best Song Bracket Battle: View the Matchups | Critics and Rules Turn Down For What DJ Snake & Lil Jon Problem Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea CAITLIN WHITE: Ah yes, "Problem," the song on which Ariana sought to finally shed her ballad-and-piano image, trading it in for a…

  2. 'Shady XV' Compilation Starts at No. 1 on Rap Albums

    December 05, 2014 2:36 PM EST New albums from the Shady Records crew, Rick Ross, and Iggy Azalea debut. Meanwhile, Glade freshens the chart with a hit by Kevin Ross. Shady Records' roster -- including head honcho Eminem -- have taken the No. 1 spot on Rap Albums with 138,000 units of Shady XV sold in its first week…

  3. Eminem Preps 'Shady XV' Album With Video Series: Watch

    November 06, 2014 5:57 PM EST It's Shady Records' 15th birthday, and Eminem has a pretty gruesome present planned. The rapper launched the "Shady XV Quinceañera" promotional series on his Facebook page Thursday (Oct. 6). The first installment is called "Birthday Clown," which features a…

  4. 'Shady XV' Track List: New Songs & Classics From Eminem, 50 Cent, More

    October 29, 2014 7:27 PM EDT For the 15th anniversary of Shady Records, fans will get a taste of old and new. On Wednesday (Oct. 29), the label unveiled the track list for Shady XV , a two-disc album arriving Nov. 24. The first disc features 12 new tracks, including songs from D12 , Yelawolf , Bad Meets Evil and Big…

  5. Eminem's 30 Biggest Songs

    October 17, 2013 2:16 PM EDT Eminem's birthday is today (Oct. 17), and to celebrate the midwestern rapper who rose to the national stage a decade and a half ago, we're taking a look at Em's 30 biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100. He may go by a handful of names -- Eminem, Marshall Mathers, Slim Shady …

  6. Dave Matthews Band Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    September 19, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 'Away From the World' is DMB's sixth straight No. 1; Top six on this week's chart are all debuts For only the second time in history, the entire top six albums on the Billboard 200 chart are debuts. Led by Dave Matthews Band 's "Away From the World" at No. 1…

  7. Slaughterhouse, Paul Rosenberg Talk 'Welcome to Our House' Album & Success

    August 28, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Rap supergroup Slaughterhouse doesn't quantify success in numbers. Following its self-titled debut on E1 Records in 2009, the quartet started work on its sophomore album, "Welcome to Our House." Consisting of Royce Da 5'9" , Joe Budden , Crooked I and Joell Ortiz ,…

  8. Top 10 Tupac Shakur Tributes

    June 16, 2011 10:10 AM EDT Close to fifteen years later and the death of Tupac Shakur (also known as 2Pac and Pac) still stings. It may be because the rapper, actor and poet was only twenty five when killed or because unfortunately Tupac's murder has yet to be solved.   Immortal Technique - "Obnoxious" …

  9. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Decemberists

    January 27, 2011 5:55 PM EST HE'S THE GREATEST DANCER: Enrique Iglesias passes a King (of Pop) and a Prince for most No. 1s among solo males in the 34-year history of Dance/Club Play Songs . "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank E, rises 2-1 to become Iglesias' eighth…

  10. Eminem Victorious At Free Detroit Concert

    May 20, 2009 7:13 AM EDT It was short and sweet but decidedly victorious as Eminem brought his "Relapse" back home with a special free concert in Detroit. Marking the release of his first new studio album in five years, the rapper blitzed through eight songs in 35 minutes at the Sound Board theater in the…

  11. Posthumous Proof Album Due Next Year

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST A final album from late D12 rapper Proof will be released next year via his Detroit-based label, Iron First Records. "Time a Tell" features 18 songs Proof wrote and recorded in a 24-hour period in Jan A final album from late D12 rapper Proof will be released next year via his…

  12. Shady's Back

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eminem planned to make "The Re-Up" a classic kind of hip-hop mixtape -- an underground affair distributed hand to hand and by word-of-mouth rather than conventional label marketing and promotion. Eminem planned to make "The Re-Up" a classic kind of hip-hop mixtape -- an…

  13. Akon Corrals Eminem, Snoop For New Album

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalistproducer Akon will on Dec. 12 release his sophomore effort, "Konvicted," via SRC/Universal. The disc boasts collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Styles P and Eminem. R&B vocalistproducer Akon will on Dec. 12 release his sophomore effort, "Konvicted," via SRC…

  14. Aguilera Takes No. 1 Amid All-New Top Five

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera leads a charge of debuts in the top five slots of The Billboard 200 with the double-disc RCA set "Back to Basics." The set sold 346,000 copies in the United States, according to Nie Christina Aguilera leads a charge of debuts in the top five slots of The Billboard…

  15. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Cyndi Lauper, Usher …

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera channels the '30s and '40s on the double-disc bonanza "Back to Basics," Trace Adkins goes ditty again with "Swing" from "Dangerous Man" and Lyfe Jennings rises on "The Phoenix" in t The debut album from rock outfit the Panic…

  17. Obie Trice Resurfaces With Sophomore Album

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally due May 30, Obie Trice's sophomore album, "Second Round's on Me," will now arrive Aug. 15 via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Originally due May 30, Obie Trice's sophomore album, "Second Round's on Me," will now arrive Aug. 15 via Eminem…

  18. 'Round' Two

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," this week via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," this week via Eminem's Shady Records imprint.…

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Les Claypool bangs around for tales of "Woe," Obie Trice is back for a second engagement, Mike Patton enlivens Peeping Tom and Ralph Stanley salutes a legendary musical family in this week's Hot Produ An EP featuring a host of new songs from electronica outfit Boards Of Canada,…

  20. Rapper Proof Laid To Rest In Detroit

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (April 19) with tears, wails of grief, a few laughs and, appropriate to any hip-hop gathering, some profanity. Among those in attendance were Eminem, 50 C Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (April 19) with tears, wails of grief, a few…

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