Sean Paul

  1. Tessanne Chin's ‘Voice’ Triumph: Jamaica’s Music Industry Reacts

    January 03, 2014 11:23 AM EST Jamaican songstress Tessanne Chin’s stratospheric ascent from relative obscurity, even in her birthplace, to international fame via her Dec. 17 triumph on NBC’s singing competition "The Voice" is undoubtedly the island’s biggest music st ...

  2. Richard & Adam's 'Impossible Dream' Is UK's Longest Running No. 1 Album of 2013; Ellie Goulding Has Top Single

    August 26, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Classical vocalist brothers Richard & Adam’s “The Impossible Dream” (Sony Music CG) became the longest-running No. 1 of the year on the U.K. artist album chart Sunday (Aug. 25), by moving into a fourth week at the summit. Ellie Goulding’s “B ...

  3. Bruno Mars Marks a Chart First With Hot 100 Leader 'Heaven'

    December 27, 2012 12:00 PM EST Bruno Mars remains atop the Billboard Hot 100, as "Locked Out of Heaven" spends a third week at No. 1. The song also crowns the Radio Songs chart for the first time. As it continues to lead Digital and On-Demand Songs, "Locked" ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. K-pop Stars 2NE1, Girls Generation, 2PM Shine at MTV Japan's VMAs

    June 29, 2012 3:27 PM EDT NE! at the MTV Video Music Awards won Best New Artist video award. K-pop stars had a huge presence at MTV Video Music Awards Japan with 2NE1 (YG Entertainment), Girls Generation (SM Entertainment) and 2PM (JYP Entertainment) all picking up awards ...

  6. Marianas Trench Leads Drake, Justin Bieber With Seven Noms in Canada's MuchMusic Video Awards

    May 15, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Pop band Marianas Trench has emerged with seven nominations for the 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards, topping other nominees such as Drake, Justin Bieber, Nickelback and Simple Plan. The annual awards will be broadcast live June 17 at MuchMusic, housed ...

  7. Nicki Minaj's 'Roman Reloaded' Tops U.K. Chart

    April 09, 2012 10:32 AM EDT Former "Canadian Idol" contestant Carly Rae Jepsen scored the second-highest first-week sales of the U.K. singles chart year as her current Billboard Hot 100 top tenner "Call Me Maybe" raced to No. 1. Nicki Minaj also notched h ...

  8. Madonna Tops Elvis With 12th U.K. No. 1 Album; Chris Brown Has Top Single

    April 02, 2012 11:33 AM EDT Madonna landed her 12th U.K. No. 1 album on Sunday (April 1) with "MDNA" to overtake Elvis Presley as the solo artist with the most chart-topping albums in the market. Chris Brown's "Turn Up The Music" gave him his first U ...

  9. Paul Weller Tops David Guetta For U.K.'s No. 1 Album; Katy Perry Has Top Single

    March 26, 2012 7:35 AM EDT In a photo-finish that saw him beat David Guetta's "Nothing But The Beat" (Positiva/Virgin/EMI) by a sales margin of just 150 copies, Paul Weller scored his fourth solo U.K. No. 1 album on Sunday (25) with "Sonik Kicks" (U ...

  10. Adele Wins, Katy Perry Performs at 2012 German ECHO Awards in Berlin

    March 23, 2012 2:17 PM EDT Berlin - At the 21st German ECHO award show Thursday night in Berlin, UK singer Adele, who did not attend the award show, was honored with two ECHO awards in the best international Rock/Pop artist and for album of the year for 21 . Further interna ...

  11. Sean Paul, Shaggy Headline 'Strictly The Best' Concert/Tribute to Late VP Records Exec Joel Chin

    December 19, 2011 5:01 PM EST A flyer for the Strictly the Best concert/tribute to the late Joel Chin at B.B. Kings in New York. Sean Paul and Shaggy were the headliners at an all-star dancehall reggae concert on Dec. 14 commemorating the late Joel Chin, Director of A&R at ...

  12. Paul, Kweli, Ronson, Calle 13 Join Bacardi Tour

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sean Paul, Talib Kweli, Calle 13 and Mark Ronson will kick off Bacardi's B-Live concert in New York Sept. 22. The show will be held at Brooklyn's Steiner Studios and Cuban-American painter Lebo will create a visual art show while the art ...

  13. Sony/ATV Signs STB Music

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing Ltd. has signed a worldwide administration agreement with STB Music, the publishing arm of reggae/dancehall record label VP Records. VP claims to be the largest reggae label, home to artists like Sean Paul, T.OK, Morgan H ...

  14. YouTube, Warner Music Ink Partnership

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ad revenue-sharing pact unveiled Monday. Music videos from artists like Madonna, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Sean Paul will be legally available for the first time on online community YouTube after signing its first commercial partnership with Warne ...

  15. Warner Japan, KDDI Offer Mobile Music Bundles

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Multi-media 'WAMO Pack' features Sean Paul. Multi-media 'WAMO Pack' features Sean Paul. News Sean Paul ...

  16. Beats & Rhymes

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dancehall king Sean Paul returns to the scene with "The Trinity," which hits stores Sept. 27 on VP/Atlantic Records. Read Ivory Jones' column. Dancehall king Sean Paul returns to the scene with "The Trinity," which hits st ...

  17. Sting, Sean Paul To Perform At Grammys

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the Black Eyed Peas have joined the performance lineup for the 46th annual Grammy awards, which will be broadcast live on CBS Feb. 8 from Los Angeles' Staples Cen Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the ...

  18. Sting, Sean Paul To Perform At Grammys

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the Black Eyed Peas have joined the performance lineup for the 46th annual Grammy awards, which will be broadcast live on CBS Feb. 8 from Los Angeles' Staples Cen Sting, Sean Paul, Martina McBride and the ...