Jim Jones

  1. Record 12 Albums Debut In The Top 20 Of The Billboard 200

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT For the first time, the Billboard 200's top 20 hosts an even dozen debuts, led by the "Now 30" compilation at No. 1 and the "Hannah Montana: The Movie" soundtrack at No. 2 . . . Six albums start in the top 10 this week, in ...

  2. Billboard Q&A: Roc-a-Fella Co-founder Damon Dash

    March 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Damon "Dame" Dash co-founded Roc-a-Fella Records, helped launch the career of Jay-Z and discovered Kanye West. He's produced or executive-produced about a dozen films, including the well-received 2002 urban flick "Paid in Full& ...

  3. T.I., Ciara To 'Turn Up The Vote' At Summit

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones are among the artists heading to the "Hip-Hop Team Vote: Turn Up The Vote" summit in Philadelphia on Sunday (April 20) to emphasize the importance of the youth vote. Sponsored by The Hip-Hop Summit Act ...

  4. Jack And Alicia Continue To Reign

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson's "Sleep Through the Static" enjoys a third week atop the Billboard 200 while Alicia Keys' "As I Am" seems unstoppable in its 15th week on the chart ... The latest installment of the "Kidz Bop Kids&q ...

  5. Columbia Snaps Up Rapper Jim Jones

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Jim Jones has joined Columbia's roster, following a series of releases for Koch. The deal does not affect the artist's pre-existing A&R director position at Warner Music Group. "It's a 50/50 joint venture with Columb ...

  6. Koch Readies Jim Jones, Unk, DJ Khaled

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Koch is prepping a number of new releases including Keith Murray's "Rap-Murr-Phobia (Fear of Real Hip-Hop)" and projects on the way from Dipset members Jim Jones and Hell Rell. Jones is slated to re-release his "Hustler P.O.M.E ...

  7. Duff Set Remains 'Most Wanted' At No. 1

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jim Jones debuts at No. 5. Jim Jones debuts at No. 5. News Jim Jones ...

  8. Duff Set Remains 'Most Wanted' At No. 1

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For a second week, Hilary Duff finds her "Most Wanted" greatest hits set atop The Billboard 200. Despite a 51% second week decline to U.S. sales of 101,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the For a second week, Hilary Duff finds ...

  9. Koch Extends Diplomat Deal

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jim Jones album due in 2005. Koch Records has extended its distribution and marketing arrangement through 2005 with hip-hop label Diplomat Records. Run by rappers Cam'ron and Jim Jones, Diplomat first linked with Koch in June of this year for ...