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  1. Morning Fix: iTunes 11 Launches; Alicia Keys, Rod Stewart Headed For No. 1; Katy Perry Woman of the Year Video

    November 30, 2012 7:45 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and our other FREE music-business newsletters APPLE RELEASES ITUNES 11: Apple debuted its newest version of iTunes, one that gives users the ability to stream their entertainment from th ...

  2. Usher, Shakira to Join 'The Voice' for Spring Season

    September 17, 2012 7:30 PM EDT Usher and Shakira will replace Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green for the spring season of NBC's "The Voice." Aguilera said in a statement that it was important for her to take season four off to concentrate on a tour that will fol ...

  3. Cee Lo Green Inks First-Look Deal With NBC, Developing Semi-Autobiographical Scripted Comedy

    September 06, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Cee Lo Green is adding scripted TV to his repertoire. "The Voice" coach has inked a first-look deal with NBC to develop, produce and potentially star in new projects -- scripted and unscripted -- for the network under his newly launched ...

  4. Cee Lo Green Signs On As Chief Creative Officer at Primary Wave Music

    August 03, 2012 10:50 AM EDT Cee Lo Green is adding another title to his already impressive résumé. The platinum-selling artist, Grammy winner, Las Vegas showman, actor and coach on NBC's "The Voice" has been appointed chief creative officer of Primary Wave Mus ...

  5. Chart Moves: 'The Voice' Coaches' Albums Gain, Human Nature's 'Motown' Impact, Girls Generation Debuts

    May 03, 2012 6:27 PM EDT The Billboard 200: As we reported earlier, Jack White scored his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the arrival of his first solo set, Blunderbuss , with 138,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was one of four new entries in ...

  6. Cee Lo Green Announces 'Loberace' Las Vegas Residency

    March 02, 2012 1:01 PM EST LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Singer-songwriter Cee Lo Green says his semi-permanent show launching in Las Vegas will feature showgirls, pyrotechnics and other over-the-top touches. The 37-year-old performer most recently known for his Grammy-winning 2010 sin ...

  7. Web Trends: Super Bowl Music Wrap Up

    February 06, 2012 4:39 PM EST Google Trends: 4. madonna half time show -- Madonna performed at the Super Bowl halftime show last night along with Cee-Lo, Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., and LMFAO. 9. mia -- M.I.A. joined Madonna on stage at last night's Super Bowl halftime show; she ...

  8. Backbeat: Nappy Roots Stop By Billboard, Talk 'Nappy Dot Org'

    September 16, 2011 11:31 AM EDT An Array of Dome Coverings: From Left: Nappy Roots members Fishscales, B. Stille, Big V (aka Vito), Skinny DeVille and Ron Clutch get reacquainted with Billboard's Gail Mitchell (second from left) and the gold plaque they autographed in 2002. ...

  9. Big Boi to Launch Kids Record Label With Daughter

    May 12, 2011 12:10 PM EDT O utkast rapper Big Boi tells Billboard.com that he and his 16-year-old daughter, Jordan, have formed Purple Kidz, a new record label that will launch in the coming weeks. The imprint will feature a roster of younger artists but will target fans o ...

  10. Prince To Play 21-Night Residency In Los Angeles

    April 08, 2011 1:50 PM EDT Prince will continue his residency-style "Welcome 2 America" tour with a whopping 21-date stand in Los Angeles, beginning on April 14 at the Forum. The artist made the announcement via a phone call on George Lopez's show last night ...

  11. Cee-Lo Green, Seal, More Reveal Songwriting Secrets At BMI Grammy Panel

    February 12, 2011 7:25 PM EST At BMI's "How I Wrote That Song"event at the Key Club in West Hollywood today, Cee-Lo Green, Seal, Dallas Austin, the Neptunes' Chad Hugo and more shared stories about hits they have composed, which among them include "Cal ...

  12. Rihanna, Lenny Kravitz, Cee-Lo Lined Up for NBA All-Star Game Performances

    February 09, 2011 7:26 AM EST Rihanna , Lenny Kravitz , Josh Groban and Cee Lo Green have been tapped as the main musical attractions for the NBA All-Star Game, set for Feb. 20 in Los Angeles. Rihanna will perform her "Loud" hits "What's My Name?" and ...

  13. Rihanna & Drake, Cee Lo & Gwyneth Paltrow to Duet at Grammys

    February 02, 2011 10:30 AM EST Rihanna and Drake will perform together at the Grammy Awards, while Cee Lo Green and Gwyneth Paltrow will team up for their own duet with the Jim Henson Company Puppets, it was announced late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning (Feb. 2). Rihanna a ...

  14. Web Trends: Faith Evans, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and more

    November 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): There are no music trending topics at this time. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. Ten legitimately scary rock songs that are not Halloween-themed 2. YouTube's Best "Monster Mash" Videos 3. Maybe It' ...

  15. BACKBEAT: Big Boi Performs For New Billboard Tastemakers Session

    September 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Big Boi was in the house. Billboard.com's recently launched video series, based on our Tastemakers chart, was host to rapper Big Boi on Sept. 8. The series, which is being shot entirely on the roof at Mophonics – a company which writes origin ...

  16. Web Trends: Eminem, Cee Lo, Freddie Mercury and more

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours There are no stories in this topic at this time. YouTube: Today’s Hits Eminem - Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna Cee Lo Green – F*ck You Kyle Andrews "You Always Make Me Smile" Can’t Be Tamed music video T ...

  17. Cee Lo Green's Viral Sensation Segues To Radio

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With its video having generated 2.8 million YouTube views since it was uploaded to the website Aug. 20, soul/pop singer/songwriter/producer Cee Lo Green's "F**k You" is making its way to radio with an audience uncommonly large for a ...

  18. Eminem's 'Recovery' Likely To Last A Third Week At No. 1

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Unless something awfully crazy happens, next week Eminem's "Recovery" will be the first album to notch three consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since March. That's when Sade's "Soldier of Love" wrapp ...

  19. Outkast's Big Boi Announces Signing Solo Deal With Def Jam

    March 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delays, it looks like Big Boi's upcoming album, "Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty," will finally see the light of day -- on a new label. The rapper, one half of the collective Outkast with partner Andre 3 ...

  20. Primary Wave, Phillana Williams Launch JV

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music Publishing and Marketing has entered into a joint venture with record industry veteran Phillana Williams, the former head of urban marketing at Arista Records and Island/Def Jam, to begin a new urban artist management company. W ...

  21. Big Boi, Readying A Solo Album, Drops Into SXSW

    March 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Big Boi is bouncing on the sidewalk. He is pumped. The 34-year-old Atlanta rapper and half of the duo OutKast, has for the first time come to South by Southwest, the annual music conference and festival. In an interview on a downtown Austin street ...

  22. Andre 3000 Sued For 'Class' Cartoon

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Outkast's Andre "Andre 3000" Benjamin, along with the Cartoon Network and Turner Broadcasting, is being sued for $2 million in damages by a Boston postal worker who claims they ripped off his idea for an animated series about a grou ...

  23. Big Boi Gets Political On 'Luscious' Lead Single

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Outkast's Big Boi is putting the finishing touches to his first solo album, "Sir Luscious Leftfoot ... Son of Chico Dusty," due in October via Laface/Zomba. The first single, the politically driven "Sumthin's Gotta Give&qu ...

  24. Big Boi Preps 'Luscious' Solo Album

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Big Boi is putting the finishing touches on his solo LP, “Sir Luscious Left Foot…Son of Chico Dusty” via LaFace/Zomba. Though the LP has no official release date, the Outkast MC released “Royal Flush” featuring Andre 3000 and Wu-Tang’s Raek ...

  25. Common Previews 'Invincible' New Album

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A special eight-song preview last night (April 29) reveals that Common's upcoming eighth album, "Invincible Summer," is shaping up to be an electro-tinged departure from the MC's previous lyric-driven albums. "I created th ...

  26. Diddy Unveils Janelle Monae In New York

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs presented Janelle Monae, the newest addition to the Bad Boy Records roster, to music industry insiders last night (April 3) at New York's Blender Theater. The singer/songwriter/producer is signed to the label via ...

  27. Outkast MC Big Boi Eyes Ballet Debut

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Outkast MC Big Boi is partnering with the Atlanta Ballet for a performance called "Big." The production will fuse the Atlanta Ballet's visual movements with Big Boi's music and will feature guest appearances by Sleepy Brown, Bi ...

  28. R&B Briefs: Gnarls Barkley, John Legend, Beyonce

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Gnarls Barkley 's highly anticipated second album, "The Odd Couple" leaked to the Internet. The album's official release date is April 8. Recently, Gnarls Barkley, comprised of Cee-lo and Danger Mouse, released their first vi ...

  29. Bubba Sparxxx Signs With Koch

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bubba Sparxxx has signed to Koch Records and brought along his New South Entertainment label. Sparks was previously on Outkast MC Big Boi's Purple Ribbon record label, which was distributed by Virgin Records. Sparxxx's will release his a ...

  30. Crazy Train: Gnarls Barkley

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Yesterday, Brian Joseph Burton had consented to previewing a couple of songs from the forthcoming Gnarls Barkley album for Billboard. Now Burton, who's better-known by his stage name Danger Mouse, has had a change of heart. He will play one s ...

  31. Koch Launches Label Services Division

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has launched a new division it is called Koch Label Services, which is designed to add more marketing services to artist-run or small labels. The emphasis, says Koch president Michael Ros ...

  32. Outkast's 'Idlewild' Bumped To Next Year

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Now expected in Q1 2006. Originally planned for release earlier this year and then bumped to December, the soundtrack to the OutKast film "Idlewild" has now been removed from LaFace/Jive's 2005 schedule. Group member Big Boi said ov ...

  33. Bits & Pieces: Backstage At The Vibe Awards

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Big Boi, Ciara, Akon on upcoming projects. Big Boi, Ciara, Akon on upcoming projects. News Akon , Big Boi ...

  34. EMI Named Publisher Of The Year At ASCAP Awards

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Outkast's 'Hey Ya' grabs top song honors. Outkast's 'Hey Ya' grabs top song honors. News ...

  35. EMI Named Publisher Of The Year At ASCAP Awards

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Outkast's 'Hey Ya' grabs top song honors. EMI Music Publishing took home the coveted publisher of the year title at the 22nd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held May 16 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. It marked t ...

  36. Andre 3000 Pacts With Nickelodeon

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Set to star in new Nick Movies film. Outkast rapper Andre 3000 says kids' movies need to be edgier -- and he plans to make it happen through a new deal with Nickelodeon and MTV. "I've noticed that kids, they're looking up to th ...

  37. Brooke Valentine

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Valentine means business with this track featuring Big Boi and Lil Jon -- don't be surprised if, by the end of the second verse, you find yourself stopped dead in your tracks. Valentine means business with this track featuring Big Boi and Lil ...

  38. Jay-Z, 50 Cent, OutKast Vie For BMA Ringtone Honor

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tracks by 50 Cent, Jay-Z and OutKast will battle for the first ringtone of the year honor at the Billboard Music Awards, to be held Wednesday (Dec. 8) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Tracks by 50 Cent, Jay-Z and OutKast will battle for ...

  39. Jay-Z, 50 Cent, OutKast Vie For BMA Ringtone Honor

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tracks by 50 Cent, Jay-Z and OutKast will battle for the first ringtone of the year honor at the Billboard Music Awards, to be held Wednesday (Dec. 8) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Tracks by 50 Cent, Jay-Z and OutKast will battle for ...

  40. Usher Big Winner At AMAs

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast, Toby Keith also multiple winners. OutKast, Toby Keith also multiple winners. News Toby Keith ...

  41. Rhythm & Blues

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic singer/songwriter Joi debuts "Tennessee Slim Is the Bomb" on her own Joilicious label. Read Gail Mitchell's column. Eclectic singer/songwriter Joi debuts "Tennessee Slim Is the Bomb" on her own Joilicious label. R ...

  42. Usher Leads AMA Nominations

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT West, OutKast also up for multiple awards. West, OutKast also up for multiple awards. News ...

  43. R. Kelly Takes Seven Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT OutKast, Beyoncé also score big. OutKast, Beyoncé also score big. News ...

  44. OutKast Star To Key Element Music Drama

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT OutKast's Andre Benjamin, aka Andre 3000, has pacted with Element Films to topline an untitled feature for the company, with Emmy-winning TV helmer Paris Barclay in talks to direct, Element said yeste OutKast's Andre Benjamin, aka Andre ...

  45. Andre 3000 Eyes Animation Project

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cartoon Network is developing a potential series project with Andre 3000, one-half of the chart-topping hip-hop group OutKast. Cartoon Network is developing a potential series project with Andre 3000, one-half of the chart-topping hip-hop group Ou ...

  46. Beats & Rhymes

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cee-Lo reaches for a broader audience with his sophomore Arista set, "Cee-Lo Green . . . Is the Soul Machine." Cee-Lo reaches for a broader audience with his sophomore Arista set, "Cee-Lo Green . . . Is the Soul Machine." News ...

  47. Cee-Lo

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The second solo album from the former Goodie Mob member proves up to its title, injecting a crucial amount of soul into the hip-hop mix. The second solo album from the former Goodie Mob member proves up to its title, injecting a crucial amount of ...

  48. Norah No. 1 For Fourth Week

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" coasts to a fourth straight week atop The Billboard 200. U.S. sales of the album are down about 27%, but the Blue Note release still moves 204,000 copies, according to N Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  49. Norah No. 1 For Fourth Week

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" coasts to a fourth straight week atop The Billboard 200. U.S. sales of the album are down about 27%, but the Blue Note release still moves 204,000 copies, according to N Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  50. OutKast

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The rap duo's latest single is the only song from its double-album smash to feature vocals by both Big Boi and Andre. The rap duo's latest single is the only song from its double-album smash to feature vocals by both Big Boi and Andre. N ...

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