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  1. New Pitbull Single Debuted Exclusively on SoundHound

    June 13, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Music identification app SoundHound debuted the new Pitbull single, "Rain on Me" featuring Marc Anthony on Monday. SoundHound users can find the song atop the "What's Hot" section of the app. Released in conjunction with M ...

  2. Lady Gaga, Pitbull Again at No. 1 on U.K. Charts; The Pierces Debut at No. 4

    June 06, 2011 7:32 AM EDT Lady Gaga started a second week atop the U.K. album chart and Pitbull a third on the singles survey in new data published by the Official Charts Company yesterday (Sunday). Gaga's "Born This Way" (Interscope/Universal) rules the alb ...

  3. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull

    June 02, 2011 7:30 PM EDT Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing has entered into a long-term, worldwide co-publishing agreement with Pitbull. Moreover, when the artist's current deal with the Universal Music Publishing Group expir ...

  4. Pitbull Tops U.K. Singles Chart; Kate Bush Album Debuts At No. 2

    May 23, 2011 7:40 AM EDT "Give Me Everything" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) by Pitbull featuring Nayer, Afrojack and Ne Yo is the U.K.'s new No. 1 single, rising three places in new data published by the Official Charts Company yesterday (Sunday). On the sam ...

  5. Lil Wayne and Mary J. Blige Lead Collaborative Performances at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2011 2:14 PM EDT L il Wayne will team up with Mary J. Blige , Pitbull will rock the stage with Ne-Yo and Nayer, and Far*East Movement will be joined by both Snoop Dogg and Ryan Tedder for special collaborative performances at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which ...

  6. Billboard Latin Music Awards Deliver Strongest Ratings Yet

    April 29, 2011 11:00 PM EDT The 2011 edition of the Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm, which aired live April 28 on Telemundo, delivered the highest ratings ever in the network's 13-year history of presenting the show. According to Nielsen Media Rese ...

  7. Alexis y Fido, Artists From Pitbull's Mr. 305 Label Rock Billboard Latin Music Awards Afterparty

    April 29, 2011 4:05 PM EDT Pitbull with Sophia del Carmen (and a furry, branded friend) at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, April 28, 2011 (Photo: Getty Images) MIAMI--After a joint show-closing performance by Jencarlos Canela, Pitbull, and T-Pain, the audience at the Bill ...

  8. Video: Gloria Estefan, Prince Royce, Luis Fonsi on the Billboard Latin Music Awards Red Carpet

    April 29, 2011 10:52 AM EDT MIAMI -- Although ominous gray clouds hung low and temperatures reached into the high 80s, the red carpet scene at the Latin Billboard Awards was as full of colorful pageantry as ever. Musicians, actors and industry honchos alike all strutted down ...

  9. Stars Shine At Billboard Latin Music Awards, But Enrique Iglesias Rules The Night

    April 29, 2011 12:41 AM EDT Fire Walker: Enrique Iglesias won nine Billboard Latin Music Awards including Artist of the Year and Best Latin Pop Album By a Soloist. (Photo: Telemundo/Gary Rothstein) MIAMI -- There's no question that Enrique Iglesias ruled the 2011 Billbo ...

  10. Photos: Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan, Pitbull, Many More Rock Billboard Latin Music Awards Red Carpet

    April 28, 2011 9:21 PM EDT Marc Anthony, six-time 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards nominee, on the red carpet. (Photo: Getty Images) MIAMI -- Although ominous gray clouds hung low and temperatures reached into the high 80s, the red carpet scene at the Latin Billboard Award ...

  11. Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, Gloria Trevi, More To Perform At Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 08, 2011 5:26 PM EDT Enrique Iglesias, Luis Fonsi, Christian Castro, Jencarlos Canela and Gloria Trevi have been added to the roster of stars performing later this month at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami Beach. The singers join the recently announced p ...

  12. The Premio Lo Nuestro Bounce: Cristian Castro, Prince Royce, Camila, RKM & Ken-Y Jump on Latin Charts

    February 24, 2011 1:04 PM EST Buoyed by his performance on Premio Lo Nuestro, Mexican crooner Cristian Castro's "Viva El Príncipe" (Universal Latino) saw a sales increase of over 50% that led it once again to the top of Billboard's Latin Albums chart this w ...

  13. Jennifer Lopez To Premiere Video For 'On The Floor' On 'American Idol'

    February 24, 2011 10:39 AM EST "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez will premiere the music video for new single "On the Floor" during the singing talent show March 3. The tune, which features Cuban-American rapper Pitbull, debuted this week at No. 40 on Bil ...

  14. Latin Briefs: Don Omar, Shakira, Pitbull

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Three very distinct stories emerged from this week’s Latin sales and radio charts: Don Omar -- In radio , the big story was Don Omar’s “Danza Kuduro,” a straight-ahead reggaetón dance track featuring Lucenzo that rose from No. 2 to No. 1 on Billbo ...

  15. Drake, Pitbull, Trey Songz Onboard for Kodak Campaign

    September 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Drake, Pitbull and Trey Songz have been tapped to promote a new Kodak Easyshare digital camera that allows sharing of pictures and videos. The new “So Kodak” campaign, which launches in early October, will include broadcast spots featuring the thr ...

  16. Marc Anthony, Fergie, Enrique Iglesias To Play Miami Dolphins Home Opener

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In what looks like the NFL's latest bid to attract Latino audiences, Marc Anthony, Fergie and Enrique Iglesias will perform at the Miami Dolphins' home opener against the New York Jets on Sept. 26 to mark Hispanic Heritage Month. Telemun ...

  17. Pitbull Brings 'Carnaval' To U.S. Tour

    April 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pitbull and AEG Live will bring his "Mr. Worldwide's Carnaval" tour to cities across the U.S. this summer, in what will be the bilingual rapper's biggest domestic tour to date. The U.S. tour starts May 25 at Denver's 1stBa ...

  18. Arctic Monkeys' 'Humbug' Debuts Atop Euro Chart

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Arctic Monkeys' third album "Humbug" (Domino) becomes the British modern rock band's first No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart. Black Eyed Peas' "The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)" is relegat ...

  19. Pitbull: 'Rebel' Songs

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Last year, the once mighty TVT Records filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and eventually shut its doors, leaving a number of artists in limbo. But for Miami rapper Pitbull, who signed to TVT in 2004 and released four albums on the label, the turn of ...

  20. Pitbull Brings Imprint to Polo Grounds/RCA Music Group

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Pitbull has signed with Polo Grounds Music/RCA Music Group through his Mr. 305 Inc. imprint. The move reunites the Miami rapper with Polo Grounds Music president Bryan Leach, who signed Pitbull to TVT Records six years ago. In addition to r ...

  21. The Orchard Within Stones Throw Of Profitability In Q4

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After getting within sight of profitability, a misstep resulted in a Q4 loss of $306,000 for digital services company The Orchard, the company reported in its Q4 and fiscal 2008 earnings report on Wednesday. Pro-forma revenues for Q4, which accoun ...

  22. Pitbull Plans Summer Release

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pitbull will likely release a yet-untitled, mostly Spanish album this summer, according to manager Robert Fernandez. Formerly on TVT Records, which was taken over by The Orchard, the bilingual rapper's next album on his Mr. 305 imprint will b ...

  23. Pitbull Goes 'Crazy' With Lil' Jon

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cuban American rapper Pitbull is readying to release a new single and video, "Crazy," featuring friend Lil' Jon. The track will be released by The Orchard, which purchased the assets of Pitbulls' original label, TVT Records, wh ...

  24. Pitbull's 'La Esquina' To Debut In October

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop act Pitbull returns to bilingual channel mun2 for a new season of his TV series "La Esquina," set to begin airing in October. "La Esquina," which debuted in May 2007, is a half hour show hosted by Pitbull, with comic si ...

  25. AmieStreet Links With The Orchard

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering variable pricing digital music service AmieStreet scored a big win today with the addition of The Orchard as a content provider. The service, which begins selling tracks for no-cost and then raises the price as more users buy it, has be ...

  26. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: Miki Howard, Slip N Slide

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Singer Miki Howard ("Ain't Nobody Like You") is independently releasing her new album. "Private Collection" is comprised of five original songs written and produced by Howard and singer/musician Chuckii Booker plus five j ...

  27. Update: TVT Records Sinking

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard's top independent label and home to artists such as Lil Jon, Pitbull and Ying Yang Twins, will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, company head Steve Gottlieb tells Billboard.biz. "This is not ...

  28. Pitbull, Baby Bash Team For National Trek

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bilingual rappers Pitbull and Baby Bash are co-headlining a national tour in support of their new albums. The tour hits clubs in 13 cities, beginning with Orlando's House of Blues Mar. 15. The tour continues to Miami's Calle Ocho and oth ...

  29. Pitbull Arrested For Alleged DUI

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Pitbull, born Armando Perez, was arrested and charged early Friday morning (Dec. 21) for allegedly driving while under the influence. The 26-year-old Miami native is currently being held in the Miami Dade county jail. According to TMZ.com, ...

  30. MySpace Targets Latinos With New Sites

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MySpace en Espanol, a Spanish-language version of MySpace targeting US Latinos, and pan-regional site MySpace Latinoamerica have launched to service the Latin social networking space. Though MySpace currently counts about 6 million US Latino users ...

  31. TVT Slapped With $9.1M Verdict

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A federal jury in Miami slapped TVT Records with a $9.1 million verdict this week (March 14) for interfering with Slip-N-Slide's (SNS) release of "Pitbull Welcome to the 305." TVT released the debut album of Pitbull, "M.I.A.M.I ...

  32. Rapper To Host 'Pitbull's La Esquina'

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cuban-American rapper Pitbull has added television host to his roster of activities. Beginning in May, Pitbull will be featured in "Pitbull's La Esquina," a new TV show that mixes episodic street sitcom with variety style entertainm ...

  33. Leach Jumps To RCA From TVT

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes own label. Bryan Leach has been appointed senior VP of urban for the RCA Music Group & president of Polo Grounds Music. Leach, who joins the company immediately, will report directly to BMG U.S. chairman, Clive Davis (seen in pho ...

  34. TVT Enters Ringtone Pact With Moderati

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers distribution in U.S. TVT Records has partnered with Moderati Inc. for distribution of the label's ringtones and ringbacks to all major carriers in the United States. In the upcoming months, TVT Records will release master mobile p ...

  35. TVT Pacts With Legal P2P

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Licenses catalog to Qtrax service. TVT Records and Advanced Technology Industries, Inc, entered an agreement which will bring the indie's entire catalog to Qtrax, ATI's legal—but not yet launched—Peer-2-Peer service. Qtrax, which uses th ...

  36. Beats & Rhymes

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Others may have invented the remix, but TVT Records rapper Pitbull hopes to perfect it Nov. 15 when he releases his remix compilation "Money Is Still a Major Issue (M.I.A.M.I.STILL)." Read Ivory Jones Others may have invented the remix, ...

  37. Bad Boy Latino Launches

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Joint venture to run through Warner Music Latina. Sean "Diddy" Combs, founder and CEO of Bad Boy Entertainment and producer Emilio Estefan, chairman of Estefan Enterprises, have officially launched Bad Boy Latino. The multi-media joint v ...

  38. Official Bad Boy Latino Launch Revealed

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Diddy, Estefan partner for label. Producer Emilio Estefan and Sean "Diddy" Combs are set to formally reveal the launch of Bad Boy Latino during a party in Miami on Aug. 25, Billboard.biz has learned. The joint venture label, a spin-off f ...

  39. Pitbull Inks BMG Pub Deal

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST TVT rapper plans Spanish set. BMG Music Publishing's Miami office has signed Pitbull. The deal, the first major publishing agreement for the Cuban/American rapper, covers his debut album, "M.I.A.M.I." (Diaz Brothers/TVT), which peak ...

  40. Pitbull Inks BMG Pub Deal

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST TVT rapper plans Spanish set. BMG Music Publishing's Miami office has signed Pitbull. The deal, the first major publishing agreement for the Cuban/American rapper, covers his debut album, "M.I.A.M.I." (Diaz Brothers/TVT), which peak ...

  41. TVT Opens In U.K., Inks Vital Deal

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST TVT Records is setting up shop in the United Kingdom. NEW YORK -- TVT Records is setting up shop in the United Kingdom. The New York-based independent label will announce next week the formation of TVT Records U.K., to be helmed by managing direct ...

  42. TVT Opens In U.K., Inks Vital Deal

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST TVT Records is setting up shop in the United Kingdom. The New York-based independent label will announce next week the formation of TVT Records U.K., to be helmed by managing director Jonathan Green. TVT Records is setting up shop in the United Ki ...

  43. TVT Opens In U.K., Inks Vital Deal

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST TVT Records is setting up shop in the United Kingdom. The New York-based independent label will announce next week the formation of TVT Records U.K., to be helmed by managing director Jonathan Green. TVT Records is setting up shop in the United Ki ...

  44. TVT Inks New U.K. Distribution Deal

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New York-based label links with Vital. TVT Records has signed a U.K. distribution deal with Vital. The New York-based label, which will announce the deal tomorrow (June 8), plans to open offices in London in July, and will announce a head of U.K. ...

  45. TVT Inks New U.K. Distribution Deal

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT TVT Records has signed a U.K. distribution deal with Vital. The New York-based label, which will announce the deal tomorrow (June 8), plans to open offices in London in July, and will announce a head TVT Records has signed a U.K. distribution deal ...

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