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  1. Legend Seeking Ad Savvy For New Album

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer John Legend is seeking non-traditional advertisers to power his upcoming as-yet-untitled album, slated for September. Legend previewed his eight songs for Billboard recently at New York’s Legacy studios and, amid the private listeni ...

  2. 'Hannah Montana' Trumps My Chem, Legend At No. 1

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Set sold 281,000 copies in the United States. The soundtrack to Disney's "Hannah Montana" storms onto The Billboard 200 at No. 1 this week, marking the fourth top 10 debut from the movie/television giant. The set sold 281,000 copi ...

  3. TVT Publishing Signs Devo Springsteen

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Produced John Legend's debut. TVT Music Publishing has signed Grammy Award winning songwriter/producer Devo Springsteen. Springsteen has worked with artists including Kanye West, The Last Poets, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and is probably best known fo ...

  4. Johnson & Friends Bow At No. 1

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'George' companion moves 163K in first week. Jack Johnson and Friends' companion album to the film "Curious George," released via Johnson's own Brushfire label, bows at the top of The Billboard 200 this week. "Si ...

  5. Songwriter/producer Tozer Inks Deal With Sony Music

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Worked on John Legend's 'Get Lifted.' Songwriter/producer Dave Tozer, who worked on eight tracks on John Legend's Grammy Award nominated "Get Lifted," has inked a production deal with Sony Music Label Group that will ...

  6. 50 Cent Holds Strong

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Now 18' bows at No. 2 with 339K. 50 Cent's Shady/Aftermath/Interscope album "The Massacre" holds onto the top slot of The Billboard 200 for the third week in a row, despite a 53% drop in U.S. sales to 364,000 units, accor ...

  7. 50 Cent Holds Strong

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent's "The Massacre" holds onto the top slot of The Billboard 200 for the third week in a row, despite a 53% drop in U.S. sales to 364,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. 50 Cent's Shady/Aftermath/Interscope album &q ...

  8. 'Massacre' Destroys Billboard 200 Opposition

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson jumps to No. 2. 50 Cent still has no competitors on The Billboard 200, as "The Massacre" scores U.S. sales of 771,000 units in its second week on top, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Despite a 32% drop for the Shady/Aftermat ...

  9. 'Massacre' Destroys Billboard 200 Opposition

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson jumps to No. 2. 50 Cent still has no competitors on The Billboard 200, as "The Massacre" scores U.S. sales of 771,000 units in its second week on top, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Despite a 32% drop for the Shady/Aftermat ...

  10. Dave Tozer Scores Famous Pub Deal

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer -- who worked on John Legend's critically acclaimed Good Music/Columbia/SUM debut, "Get Lifted" -- has secured a publishing pact. Producer/songwriter Dave Tozer -- who worked on John Legend's crit ...

  11. 'O' Yes -- Omarion Is No. 1

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Solo debut moves 182K. Former B2K frontman Omarion bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with solo debut "O" (T.U.G./Epic), which scores U.S. sales of 182,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Sony BMG says 30% of the first-week sales ...

  12. 'O' Yes -- Omarion Is No. 1

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former B2K frontman Omarion bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with solo debut "O" (T.U.G./Epic), which scores U.S. sales of 182,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set sends last week's ch Former B2K frontman Omarion bow ...

  13. Grammys Boost 'Genius' To No. 1

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Charles scores first chart-topper since 1962. The Grammy winner for album of the year, Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" (Concord/Hear Music) rockets from No. 15 to the top of The Billboard 200, earning the iconic artist his f ...

  14. Grammys Boost 'Genius' To No. 1

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Charles scores first chart-topper since 1962. The Grammy winner for album of the year, Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" (Concord/Hear Music) rockets from No. 15 to the top of The Billboard 200, earning the iconic artist his f ...

  15. 3 Doors Down Comes In At No. 1

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Doors Down's "Seventeen Days" (Republic/Universal) was the album of choice for Valentine's shoppers, coming in this week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The group notches the best sales week of its c 3 Doors Down's " ...

  16. 3 Doors Down Comes In At No. 1

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Doors Down's "Seventeen Days" (Republic/Universal) was the album of choice for Valentine's shoppers, coming in this week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The group notches the best sales week of its c 3 Doors Down's " ...

  17. The Game Wins Again

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans are still clamoring for the Game, as his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut, "The Documentary," returns to No. 1 on The Billboard 200, on U.S. sales down 28% from last week to 190,000 units, accor Fans are still clamoring for the Gam ...

  18. The Game Wins Again

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans are still clamoring for the Game, as his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut, "The Documentary," returns to No. 1 on The Billboard 200, on U.S. sales down 28% from last week to 190,000 units, accor Fans are still clamoring for the Gam ...

  19. Chesney's 'Chair' Grabs Chart Throne

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney earns his third chart-topper on The Billboard 200 as "Be As You Are: Songs From an Old Blue Chair" (BNA) debuts with U.S. sales of 311,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Kenny Chesney earns his third chart-topper on ...

  20. Chesney's 'Chair' Grabs Chart Throne

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Country set debuts with 311K. Kenny Chesney earns his third chart-topper on The Billboard 200 as "Be As You Are: Songs From an Old Blue Chair" (BNA) debuts with U.S. sales of 311,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It knocks the G ...

  21. Green Day Retains Billboard 200 Crown

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise/Warner) holds for a second consecutive week atop The Billboard 200, with U.S. sales up 0.3% from last week to 100,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Green Day's "American Idiot ...

  22. Green Day Retains Billboard 200 Crown

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise/Warner) holds for a second consecutive week atop The Billboard 200, with U.S. sales up 0.3% from last week to 100,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Green Day's "American Idiot ...

  23. 'Idiot' Regains Billboard 200 Throne

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day returns to the top of The Billboard 200, as "American Idiot" (Reprise/Warner Bros.) jumps 2-1 to oust Eminem. "Idiot" makes the move despite a 41% decline in U.S. sales from last week to 100 Green Day returns to the t ...

  24. 'Idiot' Regains Billboard 200 Throne

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day returns to the top of The Billboard 200, as "American Idiot" (Reprise/Warner Bros.) jumps 2-1 to oust Eminem. "Idiot" makes the move despite a 41% decline in U.S. sales from last week to 100 Green Day returns to the t ...

  25. Eminem Rolls Into '05 Atop Billboard 200

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eminem extends his "Encore," as the album picks up a second consecutive week atop The Billboard 200, with U.S. sales down 54% from last week to 198,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This is the Sha Eminem extends his "Encore,&quo ...

  26. Eminem Rolls Into '05 Atop Billboard 200

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eminem extends his "Encore," as the album picks up a second consecutive week atop The Billboard 200, with U.S. sales down 54% from last week to 198,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This is the Sha Eminem extends his "Encore,&quo ...

  27. Cherry Lane Signs Legend

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Group has signed Sony artist John Legend to an exclusive, worldwide co-publishing/administration deal. Cherry Lane Music Group has signed Sony artist John Legend to an exclusive, worldwide co-publishing/administration deal. The a ...

  28. Kanye West Starts Label With Sony

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West is establishing a label, Getting Out Our Dreams, in association with Sony Music Label Group U.S. The artist/producer, who remains signed to Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam, has also entered into a prod Kanye West is establishing a label, Getting Ou ...