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  1. David Guetta Shines Atop U.K. Chart With 'Lovers On The Sun'

    August 25, 2014 6:01 AM EDT David Guetta is No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart for the fifth time as a lead artist, after debuting at the summit yesterday (Aug. 24) with “Lovers On The Sun” (Parlophone/Warner Music), featuring Sam Martin . Ed Sheeran’s eight-week run atop the a ...

  2. Pepsi Launches Label With Caroline, Releasing Soccer Album With Rita Ora, Kelly Rowland, Timbaland

    May 16, 2014 12:38 PM EDT In 2012, Pepsi took a chance by tapping then-emerging DJ-producer Calvin Harris to create an original song for a European soccer campaign on behalf of its fledgling sugar-free soda Pepsi Max. The result? “Let’s Go,” a global hit featuring Ne-Yo ...

  3. Paulina Rubio Sues Telemundo Over Alleged 'La Voz Kids' Snub

    January 14, 2014 2:55 AM EST Mexican pop music superstar Paulina Rubio has filed a lawsuit against Telemundo, alleging that the NBCUniversal subsidiary has reneged on a $1.325 million deal for her to star in a second season of the highly rated music competition show "La ...

  4. How Bruno Mars Will Deal With a Cold-Weather Super Bowl Halftime Performance

    December 27, 2013 9:05 AM EST Everyone is in Bruno Mars' ear about one thing when it comes to performing the Super Bowl halftime show: How will you deal with the freezing cold? It's Official: Bruno Mars To Play Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show Why The NFL and Pe ...

  5. Emeli Sandé Being Honored at Essence Black Women in Music Event

    December 18, 2013 11:25 AM EST Singer/songwriter Emeli Sandé will be the honoree at Essence magazine's fifth annual Black Women in Music celebration. The invitation-only, Grammy Awards week reception will take place on January 22, featuring an exclusive performance by Sand ...

  6. Simon Cowell Talks 'X Factor' Future, Format Shake-Ups

    December 17, 2013 3:25 AM EST The "X Factor" U.S. wraps its third season this week. The final three standing: duo Alex & Sierra, mentored by show creator and head judge Simon Cowell, Jeff Gutt, the last member of Kelly Rowland's team, and Carlito Olivero, co ...

  7. Backbeat: Grammy Museum Honors Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson

    November 13, 2013 2:01 PM EST Motown legends Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson were the inaugural honorees of the Grammy Museum’s first annual Architects of Sound Awards gala (Nov. 11). Held at the museum and Club Nokia at the L.A. Live complex, the dinner/concert event raised ...

  8. Noted Industry Publicist Patti Webster Dies

    September 13, 2013 1:50 PM EDT Patti Webster, the founder and CEO of the well-known and highly respected public relations agency W&W Public Relations, Inc., died today (Sept. 13) after a prolonged illness. Webster launched Middlesex, New Jersey-based W&W in 1991. Over ...

  9. Kanye West, J. Cole, Mac Miller, Kelly Rowland Albums Debut In Top Four on Billboard 200

    June 26, 2013 10:55 AM EDT Led by Kanye West's Yeezus , all of the top four albums on the Billboard 200 this week are new entries. West's Yeezus arrives with 327,000 -- the third-largest sales week of the year. It's bested only by the debuts of Justin Timbe ...

  10. Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio Joining 'X Factor'

    May 20, 2013 9:21 PM EDT It's official. Joining Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato as judges on season three of The X Factor U.S. will be singers Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio, Fox has announced. Said Cowell in a statement: “It’s taken more than a decade but I’m delig ...

  11. Cee-Lo Green, Miley Cyrus, Celine Dion, PSY and Shania Twain Among Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 15, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Kelly Rowland, Kid Rock, Carly Rae Jepsen, Ke$ha and "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere will also present at the event, airing live May 19 on ABC An awards show isn't complete without a stocked roster of superstar presenters, and ...

  12. Backbeat: Coachella Saturday: New Order Eat Peruvian Guinea Pig; WBR's New Signings; Bat For Lashes; Guards; More

    April 14, 2013 12:27 PM EDT Coachella day two, first weekend 2013, kicked off with a pool party/brunch at the Hotel Zoso’s Hard Rock Hote l around 11am. Guests – groggy from the night before -- flocked to the pool for a Women Who Rock party, which featured DJs, an afterno ...

  13. Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance Boosts Her Album Sales 230% – Destiny's Child's 600%

    February 04, 2013 4:43 PM EST Beyonce's Super Bowl halftime show has, predictably, sent sales of her music skyrocketing. The diva headlined the Super Bowl XLVII halftime festivities in New Orleans last night (Feb. 3), where she performed eight songs and reunited with D ...

  14. American Music Awards 2012: Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Top Exuberant Night

    November 18, 2012 11:55 PM EST Justin Bieber took home Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, a big win on a night that opened with another victory for the teen star. "This is for all the haters who thought that maybe I was just here for one or tw ...

  15. Can Sean Paul Find 'Dutty Rock' Success Once Again?

    October 19, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Get(ing) Busy: Sean Paul has just released Tomahawk Technique on VP/Atlantic records. For his fifth album "Tomahawk Technique" (VP/Atlantic) released last month, Grammy award winner Sean Paul recruited a cadre of international hit-making ...

  16. It's Official: Beyonce To Perform At Super Bowl Halftime Show

    October 16, 2012 11:35 AM EDT (Photo: Beyonce's Tumblr ) All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers. That's because Beyonce is the halftime show performer. A source familiar with Super Bowl XLVII told The Associated Pres ...

  17. Drake, Lil Wayne and Mariah Carey Top Honorees at 2012 BMI Urban Awards

    September 08, 2012 1:00 AM EDT (L-R): BMI president/CEO Del Bryant awards YMCMB honcho Bryan "Birdman" Williams the songwriter of the year trophies for both Drake and Lil Wayne, as BMI vice president, writer/publisher relations Catherine Brewton and BMI director, writ ...

  18. Myisha Brooks Named VP, Publicity at Universal Republic

    July 11, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Myisha Brooks of Universal Republic Records has been promoted to the position of VP, Publicity. Previously working with Arista Records, Warner Bros. Records and Simone Smalls PR, Brooks had served as Director of Publicity for Universal Republic si ...

  19. Billboard Music Awards: The Winners List

    May 20, 2012 11:00 PM EDT Adele was the biggest winner at tonight's Billboard Music Awards, taking home twelve trophies off the strength of her Grammy-winning album 21 and singles such as the chart-topping "Rolling in the Deep." LMFAO were the second top win ...

  20. Photos: Usher Honors Rico Love; Melanie Fiona Raises the Roof; Jacob Luttrell, EMI Win Big at SESAC Awards

    May 11, 2012 5:08 PM EDT The winners: From left: SESAC song of the year winner for "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)" sung by Enrique Iglesias Jacob Luttrell; inspiration award winner Bryan-Michael Cox; Usher; songwriter of he year Rico Love. (Photo: Shawn Ehl ...

  21. Margeaux Rawson Appointed SVP of Operations for Sylvia Rhone's New Label, Audacious Music

    April 09, 2012 5:01 PM EDT Margeaux Rawson has been appointed senior vice president of operations for Sylvia Rhone's new label through Epic , which sources say will be called Audacious Music. Rawson was formerly SVP of media relations for Universal Motown, a post she h ...

  22. How Madonna's Second 'MDNA' Single 'Girls Gone Wild' Came Together

    February 21, 2012 5:56 PM EST "Girls Gone Wild," the second single from Madonna's MDNA , was born from the remote union of two Italian producers and a Canadian writer, all signed to Patrick Moxey's Ultra Music. "Obviously it's huge for us," ...

  23. It's Official: Sylvia Rhone to Run New Label Through Epic

    February 14, 2012 8:14 AM EST Sylvia Rhone with L.A. Reid at Essence's tribute to Rhone and Kelly Rowland in Los Angeles last week. (Photo: 2012 A Turner Archives) It looks like L.A. Reid's appearance at Essence magazine's tribute to Sylvia Rhone last week was t ...

  24. Photos: Clive Davis, Alicia Keys, Diddy Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston at Pre-Grammy Gala

    February 12, 2012 10:11 AM EST Chief Creative Officer of Sony Music Clive Davis at the Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson at The Beverly Hilton Hotel . He said the late-Whtiney Houston "wo ...

  25. Backbeat: Kelly Rowland, Sylvia Rhone Honored @ Essence Black Women in Music Gala

    February 09, 2012 10:17 AM EST Honorees Sylvia Rhone, former Motown chief, and rising icon Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child fame. (Photo: 2012 A Turner Archives) Grammy Week revved up in earnest last night (Feb. 8) with two key events; the Recording Academy's Producer ...

  26. Web Trends: Watch Wilco's New Video Starring Popeye

    January 25, 2012 5:20 PM EST Google Trends: 16. aapl - Apple's impressive first quarter has people searching for information on the stock. Twitter Music Trend: 5. Thug Life - Rihanna recently tattooed the famous 2pac phrase "Thug Life" on her hands. 17 Keep It ...

  27. Kelly Rowland, Sylvia Rhone Named 2012 Black Women In Music Honorees (Exclusive)

    January 09, 2012 9:50 AM EST Grammy Award nominee Kelly Rowland and music industry veteran Sylvia Rhone will be feted during Grammy week at the third annual Essence Black Women in Music event. Featuring an exclusive performance by Rowland and special guest Eve, the Feb. 8 inv ...

  28. Backbeat: Kelly Rowland Gets Deep at Recording Academy 'Conversation With' Event

    September 30, 2011 12:22 PM EDT Kelly Rowland with MC Lyte at the "A Conversation With" event in Los Angeles Tuesday night (Photo: Maury Phillips, WireImage.com; courtesy of The Recording Academy) "I'm on the highest cloud right now; it surpasses nine," ...

  29. Toni Braxton, BC Jean Sign With The Collective

    September 06, 2011 4:59 PM EDT Los Angeles-based entertainment/production company The Collective has signed Grammy Award-winning singer Toni Braxton and singer/songwriter BC Jean for worldwide career management. The announcement follows the company's recent signing of sing ...

  30. Kelly Rowland Signs with The Collective

    August 30, 2011 10:53 PM EDT Singer and actress Kelly Rowland has signed with management firm the Collective for worldwide representation. Rowland, a founding member of R&B group Destiny's Child with Beyonce Knowles, is currently serving as a judge on the U.K. versio ...

  31. Lil Wayne Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Spots on R&B/Hip-Hop Chart

    August 09, 2011 4:38 PM EDT Weeks after the streamlining of Universal Motown and Universal Republic into a single entity now known solely as Universal Republic, the rechristened label becomes the first record company to lock down the top four spots on Billboard's Mainst ...

  32. Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'Otis' Climbs Hot 100 Chart, Marc Anthony Earns First Top 40 Hit in a Decade

    August 04, 2011 12:18 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , LMFAO logs its fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, while Britney Spears scores her third top 10 from "Femme Fatale,&q ...

  33. Eric Church's 'Chief' Album Tops Billboard 200 Chart

    August 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As projected last week , country singer Eric Church takes his third album, "Chief," straight to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 145,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan (with an even bigger sales figure than expected). The debut mark ...

  34. Eric Church On Course For First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200, Kelly Rowland Aiming for No. 2

    July 27, 2011 5:03 PM EDT It's looking like we're going to get some church up in the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. Eric Church, that is. Industry sources project that the country singer's new album, "Chief," could sell as ...

  35. Beyonce's Father, Mathew Knowles, Is No Longer Her Manager

    March 28, 2011 10:12 PM EDT Beyonce will no longer be managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, her publicist said Monday. The Grammy-winning singer and her father have parted ways "on a business level," the publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The Associated Press in ...

  36. BACKBEAT: ASCAP Presents...Women Behind the Music With Kelly Rowland, Melanie Fiona, Sheila E., And More!

    November 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP held its second annual ASCAP Presents . . . Women Behind the Music series in Atlanta on Oct. 12 , New York on Oct. 14 and Los Angeles on Oct. 27 . The series, designed to encourage and recognize women in the music community, highlighted not ...

  37. Michael Jackson Dominates Euro Chart

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson achieves unique pan-European sales domination this week with the top four titles on European Top 100 Albums, and five of the top six. "When Love Takes Over" (Positiva/EMI) by French DJ David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland ...

  38. Jonas Brothers Earn Second No. 1 Album In Less Than a Year

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Just about 10 months after they earned their last No. 1 album, Jonas Brothers return to the top of the Billboard 200 with "Lines, Vines and Trying Times," the trio's second chart-topper. It follows the No. 1 bow of "A Little Bi ...

  39. Dave Matthews Band Is 'King' Of Charts

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band's "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King" arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 424,000, giving the band its fifth straight studio album to bow atop the list. "King" is one of a bevy of rock albums that ...

  40. Chrisette Michele Moves In With First No. 1 Album

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Chrisette Michele celebrates her first No. 1 album as "Epiphany" arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 . . . With 83,000 sold, it marks the best sales week for the young singer, but the lowest sales total for a No. 1-debuting album in th ...

  41. Kelly Rowland To Host Bravo Show

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Kelly Rowland is heading to television as the co-host of Bravo's new reality series, "The Fashion Show." Rowland, in her first gig since parting ways with former manager Mathew Knowles a few weeks back, will be teamed ...

  42. Kelly Rowland Splits From Beyonce's Manager Dad

    January 28, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kelly Rowland says she will always be a part of Beyonce's family, but she no longer will be managed by the superstar's father. Rowland and Matthew Knowles announced Wednesday that he is bowing out as her manager. He's guided her car ...

  43. Brit Cops Arrest DJ Who Sold Pre-Releases

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British police have arrested a DJ who allegedly sold a "vast quantity" of pre-release albums on eBay, including sets by Foals, Delays, Grand National and Kelly Rowland. The London-based man, who was also a music reviewer, was arrested on ...

  44. Kelly Rowland Signs Up For MTV Charity Drive

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Rowland has been appointed as the 2008 ambassador for the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. The solo artist and former Destiny's Child singer will be the public face of "Staying Alive" in June 2008. The campaign will raise the pro ...

  45. Ole Inks Feist

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canada-based publisher ole has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with multi-platinum-selling songwriter/producer Mark Feist. His "No Man, No Cry" is expected to drop next week as the single for Kelly Rowland's upcoming album &qu ...

  46. T.I. Is 'T.I.P.' Top

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T.I. arrives atop The Billboard 200 with "T.I. Vs. T.I.P.," his second chart-topper ... Miley Cyrus' dual effort, "Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus," slips to No. 2 with a 42% decline ... Meanwhile, Kelly Clarkson's ...

  47. Green Day, Clarkson Win MTV Asia Awards

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Highlights of the fifth annual MTV Asia Awards ceremony, held May 6 at Bangkok's Siam Paragon arena, included Kelly Rowland's world-premiere live performance of her new single, "Gotsta Go," and Lee Ry Highlights of the fifth an ...

  48. Destiny's Child To Split After Tour

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour wraps Sept. 10 in Vancouver. Chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child will split after its North American tour which ends in the fall, a spokesperson confirms. Group member Kelly Rowland made the announcement on stage in Barcelona last ...