1. Watch Fall Out Boy's 'Uma Thurman' Video Featuring Cameos From Big Sean, Action Bronson and More

    April 17, 2015 12:32 PM EDT What's it like to work for Fall Out Boy ? The band's video for "Uma Thurman" seeks to answer that question. The clip's concept is pretty silly by design. It follows a contest winner, Sarah, as she acts as the band's assistant for 24 hours. Her tasks include…

  2. SXSW 2015 Day 4: Tha Dogg Pound Reunites With Snoop, E-40 Joins Big Sean, Killer Mike Performs With Injury & More

    March 21, 2015 3:20 PM EDT The music portion is in full swing at SXSW, and we're bringing you daily recaps of the action from Austin. Here are some unforgettable moments from music's fourth day at the fest on Friday (March 20). SXSW 2015: Check Out Our Full Coverage 10:30 a.m. -- Opening for the South…

  3. Big Sean Joins Ariana Grande Onstage in Detroit For Two Songs & Some PDA

    March 08, 2015 12:55 AM EST Ariana Grande 's Honeymoon Tour stop on Saturday night (March 7) in Detroit turned into a good excuse for a date night -- of sorts -- with boyfriend Big Sean . Fresh off the No. 1 debut of his third album, Dark Sky Paradise , the Detroit rapper made sure to be back home for…

  4. Big Sean, Chris Brown & Tyga Arrive on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    March 05, 2015 5:18 PM EST Also, new airplay No. 1s & Silento arrives, boosted by viral craze. Two new releases see high debuts on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums , led by Big Sean , who crowns the ranking with Dark Sky Paradise (139,000 copies sold in the week ending March 1, according to Nielsen Music). The rapper…

  5. Taylor Swift Back Atop Billboard Artist 100, Big Sean Blasts to No. 2

    March 05, 2015 1:45 PM EST Swift returns for a record-extending 17th week at No. 1, while Big Sean surges 32-2 thanks to the start of his album 'Dark Sky Paradise.' Taylor Swift returns to her familiar perch atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart, rebounding 3-1 for a record-extending 17th week at the…

  6. Big Sean Set for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 25, 2015 9:05 PM EST Big Sean is heading for his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources project his new album Dark Sky Paradise to debut with 140,000 album equivalent units earned in the week ending March 1. That should be enough to enable the set, which was released on Feb. 24 through…

  7. Big Sean Drops Freestyle Over Beyonce's 'Me, Myself & I'

    February 23, 2015 6:12 PM EST Big Sean 's Dark Sky Paradise comes out Tuesday, but that doesn't mean he's stopped working: On Monday afternoon (Feb. 23), he dropped a freestyle over the beat of Beyonce 's "Me, Myself, and I." Check it out: Big Sean, 'Dark Sky Paradise':…

  8. Big Sean, 'Dark Sky Paradise': Track-by-Track Review

    February 23, 2015 3:00 PM EST Close to a year ago, things weren't looking so good for Big Sean . The G.O.O.D. Music rapper was in the midst of a breakup with former fiance and Glee star Naya Rivera ; it seemed to be on the verge of getting very public and very ugly. Kendrick Lamar 's verse off "Control…

  9. Avicii's Manager Expands Into Hip-Hop with iSHi

    February 13, 2015 3:06 PM EST Ash Pournouri is reaching beyond dance music with iSHi, a hip hop artist whose debut single features Pusha T. Watch the trailer here. Ash Pournouri , the starmaker behind Swedish dance-pop sensation Avicii , is looking to reach outside of EDM. For his next venture, he's betting on the…

  10. Big Sean Previews 'Dark Sky Paradise' Album: 'I Want to Be the Best'

    February 10, 2015 2:58 PM EST From the mixed reception of his Hall of Fame album, to being overshadowed by Kendrick Lamar on "Control," Big Sean took some professional blows, but he's back to deliver what could very well be a game-changing studio album. Similar to how My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy…

  11. Go Inside Roc Nation's Annual Pre-Grammy Brunch

    February 07, 2015 9:51 PM EST Off the chain. Those three words are all you need to describe the chill yet fun atmosphere surrounding Roc Nation's annual Pre- Grammy Brunch 2015. Major names on both sides of the industry fence- artists and executives- didn't let a little rain dampen the party spirit. Held at the…

  12. Big Sean, Sam Smith & Hozier: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 35

    February 06, 2015 5:20 PM EST Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Joe Levy talks Grammys at Z100…

  13. Kanye West Soars With Friends Big Sean, Drake & Paul McCartney on Top Twitter Tracks

    February 06, 2015 12:20 PM EST The powerhouse duo of Big Sean and featured artist Drake lands the top debut on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks with "Blessings," which roars onto the chart at No. 2. The song, from Sean's forthcoming Dark Sky Paradise album, leapt to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter…

  14. Big Sean Unveils 'Dark Sky Paradise' Album Track List, Artwork

    January 31, 2015 12:20 PM EST Big Sean has unveiled the track list and artwork for his third studio album, Dark Sky Paradise , which is scheduled to arrive on Feb. 24. Big Sean to Release 'Dark Sky Paradise' Album on Feb. 24 The rapper shared the artwork and track list (via an iTunes link ) through Twitter…

  15. Big Sean to Release 'Dark Sky Paradise' Album on Feb. 24

    January 26, 2015 5:38 PM EST Big Sean is finally " done " with Dark Sky Paradise , and will be releasing his third studio album on February 24. The rapper took to Instagram on Sunday to announce the album title and unveil the album cover. Sean also revealed collaborators on the album, including Drake , Jhené…

  16. Is Big Sean's New Album Coming Soon?

    January 26, 2015 1:42 AM EST Fans of Big Sean take note -- there's a storm brewing. The rapper has shared what would appear to be the art and title for his new album, which is presumably called Dark Sky Paradise . If the picture tells the story of the album, it'll be a dark affair. The photo crackles with…

  17. Watch Eminem, Big Sean, Danny Brown & More Rep Their Hometown in 'Detroit Vs. Everybody' Video

    January 23, 2015 6:42 PM EST Eminem 's team-up with Royce da 5'9" , Big Sean , Danny Brown , DeJ Loaf and Trick Trick for the Shady XV hometown-ride anthem "Detroit vs. Everybody" now has a video treatment that reps the Motor City through a gritty black-and-white tour of the town.  Terminally…

  18. Ariana Grande and Big Sean Share Tahoe Vacation Pictures

    January 03, 2015 9:28 PM EST Ariana Grande and Big Sean celebrated the holidays together and in one very snowy locale. The couple landed in Tahoe last week and posted adorable photos of their PDA sessions in the snow to social media on Saturday (Jan. 3). "Man I had da best time in Tahoe last week!" the rapper…

  19. Chart Highlights: Top 40 Clicks 'Like' on New 5 Seconds of Summer Remake

    December 29, 2014 3:45 PM EST The boy band's cover of the Romantics' 1980 classic debuts. Plus, new No. 1s for Nick Jonas, Big Sean and E-40. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs,…

  20. Big Sean Pays Tribute to Grandma Following Her Death: 'Honestly I Feel Like She's Still Here'

    December 23, 2014 9:42 PM EST Big Sean 's grandmother has passed away, the rapper announced on Instagram Thursday.  Big Sean Earns Third No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs "My grandma passed away a couple days ago. I haven't said anything to anyone because honestly I feel like she's still here,…

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