Sean Combs

  1. Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Featured in Fiat Ad Global Campaign (Exclusive)

    February 12, 2014 9:00 AM EST Following its 2011 spots featuring J-Lo (including a music video-like spot where she performs her single “Papi”) and its 2013 campaign with Pitbull and Arianna singing “Sexy People,” Fiat is upping the ante for its new 2014 global campaign. Set ...

  2. Sean Combs' 'Revolt Live' Launches with Wiz Khalifah & Mack Wilds Interviews

    January 28, 2014 12:51 AM EST The daily flagship show of Sean Combs' Revolt TV went live Monday in the network's Hollywood studios with interviews of Wiz Khalifah and Mack Wilds, discussions about Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore and the Grammys and a look at music around ...

  3. Revolt Network To Launch Live Music TV Show

    January 13, 2014 5:53 AM EST The music network started by Sean Combs last year is launching a twice-a-day live television show that it hopes will become a central place for music news and performances. The Revolt network said Sunday that its "Revolt Live" show will ...

  4. Sean 'Diddy' Combs Betting Big on Revolt TV

    October 21, 2013 11:11 AM EDT Sean Combs is betting big on Revolt TV. At 5 p.m. EST Monday (Oct. 21), the all music channel goes live in the homes of about 22 million Comcast subscribers and 12 million Time Warner Cable customers, marking one of the biggest launches of a cab ...

  5. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Diddy’s Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21; ‘Into the Woods’ Starts Filming; ‘Mad Men’ Pours a Holiday Mix

    September 17, 2013 5:40 PM EDT Sean Combs’ Cable Channel Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21 Sean Combs’ cable channel Revolt will go live Oct. 21 on Time Warner cable systems in New York and Los Angeles prior to a national launch in January. Revolt will be made available to customers w ...

  6. Sean "Diddy" Combs Announces Revolt TV Deal with Time Warner Cable, Enlists MTV Vet Andy Schuon

    June 21, 2013 12:59 PM EDT On Wednesday (June 19), Revolt TV, the upcoming music cable network spearheaded by Sean "Diddy" Combs, took a major step forward by announcing a national distribution deal with Time Warner Cable. Combs, Revolt's majority sharehold ...

  7. Sean 'Diddy' Combs Pitches Music Cable Channel Revolt At Cannes

    June 19, 2013 4:15 PM EDT (This story originally appeared in Adweek) CANNES, France—After holding court Tuesday night on the Croisette with media and advertising moguls (and an afterparty or two), Sean "Diddy" Combs was all business today, taking the main sta ...

  8. Ten Brands to Watch in 2013

    December 26, 2012 1:00 PM EST Marketers spent close to $1.2 billion on music sponsorship alone in 2012, and that's not even counting the hundreds of millions that went into commercials featuring current songs that helped many artists impact the Billboard charts. As artist ...

  9. Maybach Music Day: Label Signs Omarion, Sets Rick Ross Album Release Date

    May 02, 2012 5:47 PM EDT As soon as an invite to a Maybach Music Group -- Rick Ross' Warner Bros. imprint -- press conference hit many inboxes, theories of what would be discussed sprung up across many timelines. Is Rick Ross signing Omarion ? Is Rick Ross signing Ma ...

  10. Diddy Tops Forbes' Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists

    April 17, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Diddy is 2012's top-earning hip-hop mogul, according to Forbes . The artist born Sean Combs is worth $550 million, according to the magazine, which includes his stakes in Ciroc Vodka, Sean John and Enyce clothing, Blue Flame marketing and his ...

  11. Backbeat: Diddy Shows His Love For Social Media at Beverly Hills Ciroc Party

    April 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs, brand ambassador for CIROC vodka, at an event for the libation in Beverly Hills. Sean "Diddy" Combs stopped by the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills on Thursday night to extend a "thank you" to the many b ...

  12. Diddy to Launch Revolt, a New Music Network, Through Comcast

    February 21, 2012 11:26 AM EST Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider with more than 22 million subscribers, will distribute networks owned by Sean "Diddy" Combs, NBA superstar Magic Johnson, and Hollywood director Robert Rodriguez. The announcement came Tu ...

  13. Urban Power List: Sean 'Diddy' Combs

    January 12, 2012 11:39 AM EST Sean "Diddy" Combs Founder/CEO, Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group; brand manager, Ciroc Website: diddydirtymoney.com Twitter: @IAmDiddy Ciroc Star In 2007, Sean "Diddy" Combs put his name to his biggest hit in years, and th ...

  14. Sean 'Diddy' Combs On New Ciroc Vodka Campaign, His Brand, Frank Sinatra

    December 21, 2011 9:08 AM EST Sean Combs, a.k.a. Diddy, likes to compare himself to Sinatra. He's done it in interviews for years, and in his new ad for Ciroc Vodka (filmed in Las Vegas to the tune of "Luck be a Lady"), he uses the video form. But at heart, Didd ...

  15. Heavy D: Autopsy Results Inconclusive

    November 14, 2011 3:30 PM EST A cause of death is still not officially known in the case of Heavy D. The late rapper and record producer died suddenly at the age of 44 on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The results from an autopsy have proven inconclusive and are pending the results of toxic ...

  16. Jay-Z Tops Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Again

    August 09, 2011 6:30 PM EDT With all the news about his brand-new collaboration with Kanye West, "Watch the Throne," we almost overlooked the fact that Jay-Z topped the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash King list yet again. His take over the past 12 months? $37 million. It' ...

  17. Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Mary Mary Honored at ASCAP's Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

    June 27, 2011 7:00 AM EDT This past weekend (June 24), Sean "Diddy" Combs received the prestigious Founders Award and Mary Mary garnered the Golden Note Award at ASCAP's 24th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, which took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel ...

  18. U2, Bon Jovi Lead Forbes List of 25 Highest-Paid Musicians

    June 16, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Touring is the clearest way to millions in the music business these days, as Forbes' new list of the 25 highest-paid musicians shows. U2 leads the pack with $195 million, due in no small part to their record-breaking "360" tour, whi ...

  19. Sean 'Diddy' Combs to Receive Founders Award At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    May 25, 2011 9:28 AM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs will receive ASCAP's Founders Award during the performing rights organization's 24th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The invitation-only ceremony will take place Friday, June 24, at the Beverly Hilton ...

  20. P. Diddy's NYC Police Escort, Dry Cleaner Under Investigation

    April 27, 2011 7:23 AM EDT New York City police say a sergeant allowed a police escort for Sean "P. Diddy" Combs for one city block after a concert. The police department says the assistance was unauthorized and is under investigation. Police say the Friday night ...

  21. Diddy Tops Forbes' Five Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists List

    March 10, 2011 12:29 PM EST Forbes revealed its top five richest hip-hop artists list yesterday (March 9), and Sean "Diddy" Combs took the top spot. Check out the list below: 1. Diddy ($475 million) 2. Jay-Z ($450 million) 3. Dr. Dre ($125 million) 4. Birdman ($100 ...

  22. Jackson, Boyle, Swift Battling For No. 1 On Next Week's Chart

    December 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST The No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week is seemingly up for grabs, as three albums are possibly vying for the penthouse. Michael Jackson's new posthumous "Michael" set may move around 200,000 to 225,000 by week� ...

  23. Gwen Stefani, Diddy Set for Star-Studded Fashion's Night Out

    September 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The fashion industry is turning to the music business to boost its fortunes as part of the second annual Fashion's Night Out on Sept. 10. Musicians will perform at some of New York's top fashion houses as part of the event, aimed at luri ...

  24. NY Ex-employee, 51, Accuses 'Diddy' Of Age Bias

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A New York woman has sued Sean "Diddy" Combs, saying he fired her because of her age two decades after she helped launch his career. Fifty-one-year-old Francesca Spero filed the age discrimination lawsuit Wednesday (Sept. 1) in federal c ...

  25. Woman Claiming To Be Diddy's Wife Arrested

    March 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST A woman claiming to be the wife of Sean "Diddy" Combs has been arrested after making two visits to a Long Island house she erroneously believed was the home of the hip-hop superstar. Cemelia Green has pleaded not guilty to criminal misch ...

  26. Dr. Dre Headphones Lines Up Diddy

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST When Dr. Dre and Interscope's Jimmy Iovine first teamed with Monster to create the Beats by Dr. Dre line of headphones it was an interesting experiment in artist-branded music accessories - clunky name aside. The Beats line has since added th ...

  27. Diddy Partners With BlackBook For iPhone App

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Want to know where Diddy likes to hang out? There’s an iPhone app for that. BlackBook magazine has partnered with Sean Combs to create Diddy’s BlackBook. The guide offers Combs’ favorite U.S. hot spots as well as editorial reviews of 15,000 shops, ...

  28. Diddy Signs Bad Boy Label Deal With Interscope

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs has signed with Interscope Geffen A&M in a deal which includes his future albums and creates a new joint venture with Combs' Bad Boy label. The first release on the new Bad Boy/Interscope joint venture will be ...

  29. Diddy To Exit WMG, New Deal Reportedly In Place

    September 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After a five-year run, Sean "Diddy" Combs confirmed with Billboard that he is exiting his exclusive deal with Warner Music Group/Atlantic Records at the end of this month. A new, as-yet-not-officially-announced deal is in place, accordin ...

  30. Digital Briefs: Slacker, Twitter, Diddy

    August 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- The CEO of personalized Internet radio service Slacker has stepped down from the position. According to VentureWire, Dennis Mudd will remain on the board of directors. No details yet on who will be taking over the role. Mudd founded Musicmatch, ...

  31. Day26 Sets Stage For Sophomore Album

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bad Boy quintet Day26 returns April 14 with its sophomore set, “Forever In A Day.” Leading the advance charge is first single “Imma Put It on Her” featuring Yung Joc and Diddy, which becomes available digitally March 31. Beginning with episode fou ...

  32. Digital Briefs: MTV, AT&T, Diddy

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST - MTV's president of global digital media Mika Salmi reportedly is leaving the company at the end of the month. His position will not be filled. - MTV and ISP AT&T have joined forces to bring exclusive content from MTV's archives to ...

  33. Diddy Makes A Date For 'Paris' Trip

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sean "Diddy" Combs has set a Sept. 22 release date for his new artist album, "Last Train To Paris." The-Dream, Tricky Stewart, the Neptunes, Marion Winans, T-Pain, Rodney Jerkins and the Souldiggaz are among the producers on th ...

  34. Sean Combs Buys Fashion Line Enyce

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean Combs, recording artist and businessman, bought the fashion line Enyce from Liz Claiborne, for a reported $20 million. Combs' financial partner on the deal was Yucaipa Cos. Liz Claiborne bought Enyce in 2003 for a reported $114 million. ...

  35. Nelly To Be Sean John Underwear Spokesmodel

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nelly has been named the first spokesmodel for the recently launched Sean John Underwear line. The rapper will be featured in the fall campaign promoting the new collection. "I have been a big fan of Diddy and the Sean John clothing line for ...

  36. Diddy To Receive First Reginald F. Lewis Award

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs will be honored with the first Reginald F. Lewis Award on Sunday, July 6. The award will commemorate Lewis' legacy as the first African-American billionaire. "Mr. Combs, like my husband, came from humble begi ...

  37. Diddy Announces Himself In Hollywood

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When the one-man, publicity-generating whirlwind that is Diddy met the well-oiled hype machine of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, sparks were bound to fly. Sean Combs is getting a star Friday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an event most honoree ...

  38. Los Angeles Times Retracts Hoax Rapper Story

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles Times on Monday retracted a story that linked hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs to the 1994 shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur, admitting that the report relied on fake FBI documents. The move came three weeks after the paper ...

  39. Diddy Unveils Janelle Monae In New York

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs presented Janelle Monae, the newest addition to the Bad Boy Records roster, to music industry insiders last night (April 3) at New York's Blender Theater. The singer/songwriter/producer is signed to the label via ...

  40. L.A. Times Apologizes For Shakur Story

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story implicating associates of Sean "Diddy" Combs in a 1994 assault on rapper Tupac Shakur. "The bottom line is that the documents we relied ...

  41. Universal Publishing Signs DJ Dirty Harry

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group has signed producer/songwriter DJ Dirty Harry to a worldwide songwriter/co-publishing agreement. Harry co-produced and co-wrote Alicia Keys' "No One" that's racing up the Billboard charts. Harry ...

  42. Diddy Inks Ciroc Vodka Deal

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Just five years ago, Sean "Diddy" Combs asked Busta Rhymes to "pass the Courvoisier." These days, it's all about the vodka. The 37-year-old hip-hop mogul has inked a multiyear deal to develop the Ciroc vodka brand - one of ...

  43. Diddy, EMI Music Pub Signs New Deal

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Covers writers signed to Bad Boy Music Publishing. Sean "Diddy" Combs has signed a new long-term agreement with EMI Music Publishing covering his songwriting and that of writers signed to his Bad Boy Music Publishing. Since Diddy first s ...

  44. Diddy Partners With Burger King

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In his latest role, Bad Boy Records founder/CEO and recording artist Sean "Diddy" Combs becomes a brand ambassador for Burger King. In this capacity, he will assist the fast food retailer in increasing its profile in the worlds of music ...

  45. Diddy Partners With Burger King

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes a YouTube branded channel. In his latest role, Bad Boy Records founder/CEO and recording artist Sean "Diddy" Combs becomes a brand ambassador for Burger King. In this capacity, he will assist the fast food retailer in incre ...

  46. Diddy Can't Be Diddy In Britain

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mogul drops name after settlement. Sean Combs is Diddy no more -- at least in Britain. The artist and entertainment mogul has agreed to drop the Diddy name as part of an out-of court legal settlement with London-based music producer Richard " ...

  47. Judge Halts Notorious B.I.G. Album Sales

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST A judge halted sales of Notorious B.I.G.'s breakthrough 1994 album "Ready to Die" after a jury decided the title song used part of an Ohio Players tune without permission. A judge halted sales of Notorious B.I.G.'s breakthrough ...

  48. Judge Halts Notorious B.I.G. Album Sales

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Ready to Die' pulled in royalties legal feud. A judge halted sales of Notorious B.I.G.'s breakthrough 1994 album "Ready to Die" after a jury decided the title song used part of an Ohio Players tune without permission. The ...

  49. Making The Brand

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Never underestimate the power of negative publicity.That has somewhat become the credo behind the marketing of Sean "Diddy" Combs' new men's fragrance, Unforgivable. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Never underestimate the ...

  50. Making The Brand

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Never underestimate the power of negative publicity.That has somewhat become the credo behind the marketing of Sean "Diddy" Combs' new men's fragrance, Unforgivable. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Never underestimate the ...

Pages