Joi Gilliam

  1. Asher Roth, Kid Cudi Team For Summer Tour

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Newcomers Asher Roth and Kid Cudi are setting off on their first headlining tour this summer. The two Universal Motown artists will hit 19 cities around the U.S. as part of "the Great Hangover Tour" with support from B.O.B., an Atlanta-b ...

  2. Business Briefs: YouTube, Origami Vinyl, TicketsNow and More

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - EMI has launched Your Soundcheck, "an exclusive online research community of people with a passion for music." It appears to be a continuation of the mission to learn about consumer behavior that was started with the consumer-facing EM ...

  3. Saadiq Hits The Road, Records With Fantasia

    December 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Since the demise of Tony! Toni! Tone!, Raphael Saadiq has staked his reputation in the recording studio with myriad production and collaboration credits. But "The Way I See It," his fourth solo album, has rekindled the R&B auteur ...

  4. Joss Stone Rocks The Vote With New Song

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov. 4) in the 2008 president election. "I keep having interviews about trying to encourage people to vote, and people ask, 'Why do you care, you're ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Report: Kelis Splits With Jive

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Quirky R&B singer Kelis has been dropped from her Jive contract, according to a published report. The artist released two albums on the label: 2003's "Tasty" spawned the hit "Milkshake" and sold 533,000 copies in the U ...

  7. EMI, DJdownload.com Strike Pact

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has licensed its catalog to U.K. specialist digital dance music store DJdownload.com, becoming the first major to do so. Through the deal, unveiled today, EMI will offer its repertoire in MP3 format, including works released on celebrate ...

  8. Amoeba Links With Fontana

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Independent distributor Fontana will start distributing Amoeba Records, the label affiliated with independent record store Amoeba Music. The label focuses on releasing rare, previously unavailable and special albums; live in-stores; Amoeba compila ...

  9. Girl Authority To Get Multi-Platform Push

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rounder Records 'tween group Girl Authority is ready for its close-up. Rounder and PorchLight Entertainment have partnered to co-develop a multi-platform campaign starring the Boston-based girl group. This encompasses a TV series, feature fil ...

  10. Review: Joss Stone's 'Introducing Joss Stone'

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joss Stone: "Introducing Joss Stone" Producer: Raphael Saadiq Virgin Release Date: March 20 If Stone was a whiz-kid prodigy on her first two albums, "Introducing" brings us the 19-year-old Brit as a confident vocalist demanding ...

  11. Percy Heath Dies Of Bone Cancer At 81

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bebop disciple was original member of MJQ. Bebop disciple was original member of MJQ. News ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. SEC Considers SoundScan Manipulation Investigation

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into claims by a former EMI employee that the major label has attempted to manipulate Nielsen SoundScan data, according to a published report. The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into ...

  14. EMI Denies Reports Of Fabricated SoundScan Data

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI is denying published reports that it attempted to manipulate Nielsen SoundScan data. California State Senator Kevin Murray is investigating claims made by a former EMI employee, according to the r EMI is denying published reports that it attem ...

  15. 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 ...