1. Cash Money Owes Orange Factory Music $1.14M in Jay Sean Royalty Case

    January 28, 2016 9:37 PM EST Cash Money Records owes Orange Factory Music $1.14 million in royalties owed for songs produced for Jay Sean dating back to Dec. 31, 2012, a Louisiana magistrate judge ruled on Wednesday.  The lawsuit against Cash Money included a number of songs that Orange Factory produced on contract, as…

  2. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Mariah Carey 'Emotions' Ran High on the Hot 100

    October 12, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Twenty-four years ago, Carey scored her record fifth career-launching leader. Plus, remembering chart feats by Christina Aguilera, Motley Crue & Creed. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. Oct. 12, 1991 Mariah…

  3. Jay Sean Leaves Cash Money and Premieres 'Tears in the Ocean' Video

    October 24, 2014 2:43 PM EDT Jay Sean , the best selling Urban artist in the history of the UK, is leaving Cash Money Records and independently releasing a mixtape, Mistress II , in November. Today Billboard premieres a new video for the song "Tears in the Ocean," which will appear on the tape next month.…

  4. Exclusive: Jay Sean Announces New Album, Entertainment Company

    March 05, 2013 7:00 AM EST Jay Sean will release his next album, "Neon," on May 21. “Where You Are” will be the first single from his Cash Money/Republic sophomore project, impacting radio and iTunes on March 19. The multi-platinum-selling, international pop/R&B singer/songwriter currently resides…

  5. Mayan Apocalypse Playlist: 15 Doomsday Songs For 12/21

    December 20, 2012 9:20 PM EST The Mayan calendar's apocalypse date has been prophesied for Friday -- 12/21/2012 -- but what would the end of the world be like without a party with a potent playlist? We've chosen 15 songs about the universe's imminent demise ranging from the romantic (Justin Timberlake and…

  6. Watch Jay Sean Sing 'The Christmas Song': Merry Melodies Video Series

    November 19, 2012 12:05 PM EST Chart Article Jay Sean Sings "The Christmas Song" Tis the season for all those cold-weather tunes that give you the warm-fuzzies every year. With winter 2012 upon us, we've asked a series cool artists to give those old favorites a new turn. This week, U.K. singer Jay Sean gets…

  7. Jay Sean Photos: Merry Melodies Behind the Scenes

    November 19, 2012 10:43 AM EST Jay Sean Photos: Merry Melodies Behind the Scenes News Gabriela Herman Jay Sean …

  8. Lil Wayne Passes An All-Time Elvis Presley Hot 100 Mark

    September 27, 2012 5:00 AM EDT The rapper tops the King of Rock and Roll's mark for the most Hot 100 appearances among solo acts. Presley, however, maintains a wide lead for the most entries among all artists as a lead solo act. He'll always be the King of Rock and Roll, but w hen it comes to the artist with the…

  9. Chart Highlights: Gotye Extends Multi-Format Chart Success

    August 06, 2012 8:32 PM EDT Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Wide Awake" Katy Perry…

  10. Kevin Rudolf 'Don't Give Up' Video Sneak Peek: Exclusive

    April 16, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Rudolf Won't 'Hide Behind the Production' on New Album You probably know him by his hit single, "Let It Rock," featuring Lil Wayne , but beyond that, Cash Money's first rock artist Kevin Rudolf ( @itskevinrudolf ) has made a career of operating behind-the-scenes,…

  11. Whitney Houston Remembered at Cash Money Pre-Grammy Party

    February 12, 2012 10:14 AM EST As artists gathered in Los Angeles for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, all thoughts were centered on the sudden passing of R&B icon Whitney Houston. The tone of Pre-Grammy events around the city changed from one of celebration to mourning and remembrance. That was also true at the annual…

  12. Lil Wayne Adds 'Dope' Rap to Joe Jonas Remix

    September 27, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne 's "Young Moola, baby" shriek seems nearly ubiquitous on pop and rap radio, but here's a reminder that there's still land left to conquer: He's finally teamed up with a Jonas Brother. Namely, Weezy's hopped on the remix "Just in Love,"…

  13. Cash Money Goes Pop with Signing of Savvy

    September 03, 2011 8:00 AM EDT There's no doubt that Cash Money Records has solidified its status as one of hip-hop's most successful labels. With such acts as the Hot Boys , Juvenile and Birdman laying the foundation, Cash Money has since powered up a franchise that includes hot upstarts Drake and Nicki Minaj…

  14. Joe Jonas Breaks From His Bros, Gears Up for Tour With Jay Sean

    August 31, 2011 3:20 PM EDT Joe Jonas and Jay Sean won't commit to performing together when the two hit the road Sept. 6 in Boston for an 18-date North American tour. "There's something to be said for surprises and not giving anything way," Sean told reporters during a conference call to promote the…

  15. Joe Jonas Plots U.S. Tour with Jay Sean

    August 16, 2011 1:20 PM EDT Before he joins Britney Spears on her European trek, Joe Jonas will showcase his debut album, "Fastlife," on a fall U.S. tour with fellow pop singer Jay Sean . The 19-city run kicks off in Boston on Sept. 6, with tickets going on sale on Aug. 19. "I've been working hard to…

  16. Weekly Chart Notes: Pitbull, Jill Scott, Weird Al Yankovic

    June 30, 2011 7:55 PM EDT PET SOUNDS: Dog days are just beginning atop the Billboard Hot 100 , as Pitbull celebrates his first No. 1 with "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer. In anticipation of the Miami rapper's ascension to the apex, Chart Beat reader and frequent contributor…

  17. Jay Sean Shows His Sensitive Side in 'Where Do We Go' Video

    June 08, 2011 1:06 PM EDT There are no girls, parties, or gratuitous six-pack flashes in Jay Sean's latest video for "Where Do We Go," a ballad from his upcoming "The Mistress" mixtape. Watch below, as Sean trades rap cameos and overflowing bottles of champagne for a stool and black-and-white…

  18. Rihanna Remembers Bob Marley, Thirty Years After His Death

    May 11, 2011 5:15 PM EDT Today (May 11) marks the anniversary of Bob Marley 's death. Although the legend died early, age 36 of cancer, there's no doubt that he left his mark in the lives of many, fans and artists. One artist being, Rihanna . This morning, Rih Rih took to Twitter to pay tribute to the…

  19. Lady Gaga, 'Glee' Highlight Historic Hot 100 Week

    February 16, 2011 4:30 PM EST In one of the most highlight-heavy weeks in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, Lady Gaga roars in at No. 1 with "Born This Way," the 1,000th leader since the list launched in 1958. Concurrently, with six debuting titles, the "Glee" cast passes Elvis Presley for most Hot…

  20. Bruno Mars Plays Grammy Week Smeezingtons Party, Joined by Monica, Keri Hilson

    February 12, 2011 8:26 PM EST While much of the music industry was still schmoozing at MusiCares Person of the Year Gala paying tribute to Barbra Streisand , the industry's up-and-comers were lined up to get into the Smeezingtons Celebration (starting at 10 p.m.), saluting singer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars for…

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