Otis

  1. Jay-Z Talks Barclays Bookings & 'Nepotism,' Made In America II, NBA 2k13 at 40/40 Club

    September 27, 2012 4:48 PM EDT Jay-Z wants his eight-night residency at the Barclays Center, which kicks off Friday at the venue's grand opening, to be a "celebration." "I pretty much have sing-alongs at the concert and I want to encourage that even more,&qu ...

  2. Rihanna's 'Love' Leads Hot 100; Jay-Z, Kanye West Reach Top 10

    December 07, 2011 1:46 PM EST Rihanna registers a sixth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, while Jay-Z and Kanye West say "bonjour" to the top 10 with a 15-8 surge for "Ni**as in Paris." Bruno Mar ...

  3. Tony Bennett Is Oldest Living Artist To Reach Hot 100

    September 21, 2011 3:57 PM EDT At 85 years and two months, the iconic Tony Bennett becomes the oldest living artist ever to grace the Billboard Hot 100, as "Body and Soul," with the late Amy Winehouse, bows at No. 87. "Body," which previews Bennett's &q ...

  4. Kanye West, Jay-Z Open 'Watch the Throne' Pop-Up Store in New York

    August 12, 2011 3:14 PM EDT The "Watch the Throne" pop-up store in New York, August 12, 2011 (photo: Jason Lipshutz) Retailers finally unveiled the physical version of "Watch The Throne," the collaborative album between Jay-Z and Kanye West, on Friday (Au ...

  5. Kanye West and Jay-Z's 'Watch the Throne' Hits iTunes, Avoiding Leak; Deluxe Details Revealed

    August 08, 2011 8:58 AM EDT Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch the Throne" collaboration album was released exclusively on iTunes today (August 8), becoming the first major hip-hop release in recent memory to avoid being leaked. Muffled excerpts from the duo's ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Otis Redding Makes Record-Setting Return to Charts After 41 Years

    July 29, 2011 12:28 PM EDT Otis Redding sets the mark for the longest span between entries on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and halts the second-longest hiatus from the Billboard Hot 100, as Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Otis," on which the late ...

  8. Band Perry's Record-Setting Slow Hot 100 Ride; Rihanna's Latest (And Inevitable) Top 40 Hit

    July 28, 2011 4:39 PM EDT with "Back to Black" [LINK TO: http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/charts-articles/chart-alert/adele-s-21 ...

  9. Web Trends: Kanye and Jay-Z Release "Otis" & Watch The New Pusha T Video

    July 21, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Google Trends: 12. Otis Redding Jay Z & Kanye dropped "Otis" which samples Otis Redding's classic "Try a Little Tenderness" Twitter Music Trend: 3. VMAS Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. Beyonce is about to turn 30. S ...

  10. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: DJ Premier, TINU, 'Unsung,' Ludacris

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- DJ Premier is the executive producer of the new album by Royce Da 5'9": "Street Hop." Out this week (Oct. 20), the rapper's fourth album release coincides with the recently launched "K.O.D. Tour 2009," whose l ...

  11. Capricorn Records Founder Phil Walden Dies

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Launched careers of Otis Redding, Allman Bros. Launched careers of Otis Redding, Allman Bros. News ...

  12. Famous Inks Worldwide Deal With Clyde Otis Group

    March 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Famous Music Publishing has picked up exclusive worldwide rights for most of the classic pop and R&B songs written by Clyde Otis and Brook Benton. The long-term pact with Famous, the music publish Famous Music Publishing has picked up excl ...

  13. Windswept Picks Up 50% Of El Dorado

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Catalog includes Johnny Otis material. Catalog includes Johnny Otis material. News Johnny Otis ...

  14. Windswept Picks Up 50% Of El Dorado

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Windswept Holdings has acquired 50% of El Dorado Music Publishing, and will co-own and -administer the catalog along with blues legend Johnny Otis. Windswept Holdings has acquired 50% of El Dorado Music Publishing, and will co-own and -administer ...