Keri Hilson

  1. Lexus Puts Poetry In Motion

    August 30, 2012 1:30 PM EDT The luxury car brand looks to reach affluent African-Americans through music/spoken-word events and TV's 'Verses & Flow'. At a time when virtually every major automotive brand has its own music strategy -- even Fiat hired Jennif ...

  2. Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams, Noah '40' Shebib, EMI Win Big at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 29, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Quincy Jones took home the ASCAP Founders Award, Pharrell Williams was honored with the Golden Note Award, and EMI Music Publishing again took home the publisher of the year honor at Friday (June 29) night's 25th anniversary ASCAP Rhythm and ...

  3. Tributes For Donna Summer: Questlove, Nile Rodgers, Sheila E., George Clinton, More React

    May 17, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Donna Summer died this morning after a battle with cancer at the age of 63. Her fantastic success as the 'Queen of Disco' saw her hit the Billboard Hot 100 32 times, including 14 No. 1 hits. Tributes have been coming in from the music co ...

  4. Updated: Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives, Including Beyonce, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Dozens More

    February 12, 2012 2:47 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death rapidly spread around the globe, Twitter, the Internet and our inboxes filled with tributes, and Billboard.biz has spoken with dozens of people at many pre-Grammy events. Any attempt at a definitive list of ...

  5. Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives Pour In

    February 11, 2012 8:58 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death spread on Saturday night, Twitter quickly filled with tributes from artists and executives who knew, worked with and admired her. Diddy, Mariah Carey, LA Reid, Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Russell Simmo ...

  6. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Kylie Minogue Join Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 17, 2011 12:41 PM EDT J ustin Biebe r, Kylie Minogue , Jada Pinkett Smith, Joe Jonas , Keri Hilson , Marc Anthony , "Glee" star Matthew Morrison, Nas , Scott Weiland , Selena Gomez , Tim Allen, Travis Barker , Trey Songz and "Modern Family" star Ric ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Bruno Mars, Keri Hilson To Perform On T-Mobile Carpet During NBA All-Star Pregame Show

    February 08, 2011 10:50 AM EST Bruno Mars and Keri Hilson will perform at the NBA All-Star Pregame show on Sunday, February 20. The performances will take place - and stars will arrive - on a special T-Mobile Magenta Carpet before the game, which celebrates its 60th anniversary ...

  9. Keyshia Cole, Jamie Foxx, Keri Hilson Gunning For Top Ten On Next Week's Charts

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST We're heading into the home stretch of 2010 this week as the final big new album releases of the year reached retail on Tuesday (Dec. 21st). None of them, however, are aiming for the No. 1 position on the Billboard 200 next week. It would see ...

  10. Whitney Houston's Grammy Snub Irks Producers, Friends

    December 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Whitney Houston's comeback album, "I Look To You," may have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, but it wasn't enough of a feat to garner a single Grammy nod this year. In a surprising omission, Houston received no nomi ...

  11. Beyoncé, Maxwell, Keri Hilson Lead Nominations For Soul Train Awards Return

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Beyoncé, Keri Hilson and Maxwell head the list of nominees for the return of the Soul Train Awards. The awards ceremony, hosted by actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, will be the first special aired on BET' ...

  12. R. Kelly To Release 'Untitled' Album In December

    October 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly will be releasing his tenth studio album, "Untitled," on Dec. 1 via Jive Records. First single, "Number One," featuring Keri Hilson, reached No. 8 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Song chart and No. 68 on the Hot 100. " ...

  13. Black Eyed Peas Still Top Hot 100, Lady GaGa Soars Into Top 10

    June 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lady GaGa soars into the top 10 with her third single, "LoveGame," as Keri Hilson and Sean Kingston also break into the top tally on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. "LoveGame" flies up from No. 22 to No. 10 and scores this ...

  14. BET Announces BET Awards Nominees

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT BET announced yesterday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network’s music video countdown show “106 & Park.” Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be held in Los A ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Interscope Artists Launch iPhone Apps

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kyte, a digital media technology company aggressively targeting the music industry, launched a new platform, called the iPhone Applications Framework, for artists interested in developing iPhone applications. Interscope artists All American Reject ...

  18. R&B Briefs: Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Electrik Red

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST - Chris Brown is the latest addition to this year's NBA All-Star weekend line-up, taking place from Friday, Feb. 13th to Sunday, Feb. 15th, in Phoenix, Az. According to a release, the three-time Grammy nominee will open the pre-game festiviti ...

  19. Keri Hilson's 'Perfect World' Pushed To 2009

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Originally expected this summer then before the end of the year, Keri Hilson's long-in-the-works solo debut, "In a Perfect World," has now been pushed to early 2009. The set will be released by Zone 4/Mosley Music Group/Interscope. ...

  20. Sony/ATV Signs Wayne Wilkins To Worldwide Deal

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV continues to expand its roster with the signing of songwriter/producer Wayne Wilkins to an exclusive worldwide co-publishing agreement. The U.K.-born Wilkins has penned songs for Beyonce and Natasha Bedingfield as well as newcomers Leona ...

  21. Digital Briefs: Verizon, Madonna, IDJ

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Verizon hopes to bring more innovation to mobile music through its Producer in Residence program, currently featuring Timbaland. He's produced new edits of Madonna's "4 Minutes" and currently is working with Keri Hilson. Read ...

  22. Timbaland To Appear On ABC Soap Opera

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Producer Timbaland will appear on ABC's "One Life To Live" on Oct. 9, the network revealed today. He and singer Keri Hilson will perform the hit single "The Way I Are" from his new album, "Timbaland Presents Shock Val ...

  23. Timbaland Ends Rihanna's Euro Chart Reign

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mika's "Life In Cartoon Motion" album (Casablanca/Universal Island) holds top place on Billboard's composite European Top 100 Albums survey for a fourth week. But Rihanna's 11-week run at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles ...

  24. Kingston's 'Girls' Not Budging From Atop Hot 100

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" isn't budging atop the Billboard Hot 100, where it begins a third week. The song's top challengers remain Fergie's "Big Girls Don't Cry," which holds at No. 2 for a sec ...

  25. Billboard Q&A: Ethiopia Habtemariam

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST In the biz since her teen years, the publishing exec recently branched into A&R. Here, she discusses which label strategies are working-and which need work. For someone who was more inclined to pursue music promotion and marketing as a career ...