T-Pain

  1. Kanye, Wayne Star; Rihanna A No-Show At Summer Jam

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain starred, while LL Cool J, Wu Tang Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Method Man and DJ Khaled made surprise appearances yesterday (June 1) at New York radio station Hot 97's annual Summer ...

  2. T-Pain Leads BET Award Nods

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T-Pain's status as urban music's most frequent collaborator helped him nab a leading five BET Award nominations. Kanye West and Keyshia Cole received three nominations, while Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys and newcomer Flo Rida received a pa ...

  3. 3 Doors Down, Paramore Headline Crawfish Boil

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Doors Down and Paramore will headline the second annual Crawfish Boil at Riverfront Park in Nashville May 16-17. T-Pain, Finger Eleven, Papa Roach, New Found Glory, Presidents of the USA, and Five Finger Death Punch round out the bill. The two-d ...

  4. T-Pain Readies First National Headlining Trek

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T-Pain has announced his first national headlining tour, "T-Pain and Family Playlist." T-Pain will use the tour to introduce his fans to his record label, Nappy Boy, and it's artists; singer Jay Lyriq, rapper Tay Dizm and the female ...

  5. Ciara At Work On Album, Movie

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ciara is currently squeezing in studio time for her third as-yet-untitled album, tentatively slated for either August or early September 2008. The songstress has already garnered tracks from DanjaHandz, The Clutch, Polow Da Don and T-Pain. Ciara a ...

  6. UMPG Renews Blige, T-Pain Deals

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has renewed exclusive, worldwide co-publishing agreements with six-time Grammy winner Mary J. Blige and Grammy nominated T-Pain. The publisher will continue to co-publish Blige's catalog and will co-publisher ...

  7. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST News and notes from backstage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards, held Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Amy Winehouse and Kanye West were the big winners, with five and four awards, respectively. —An ebullient Herbie Hancock was thrille ...

  8. Sony/ATV Inks Flo Rida

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with Flo Rida. The deal includes the songwriter-artist's hit single "Low" featuring T-Pain as well as his interest in songs on the upcoming debut album "M ...

  9. Flo Rida, Missy Take It To The 'Streets'

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Flo Rida's smash hit "Low" and two new Missy Elliott tracks will be found on Atlantic soundtrack to "Step Up 2 the Streets," due Feb. 5. "Streets" is the sequel to the August 2006 "Step Up" film about a ...

  10. Dem Franchize Boyz Prep Their 'Return'

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Atlanta hip-hop group Dem Franchize Boyz will return March 25 with its second Virgin release, "Da Point Of No Return." The first single, the Bangladesh-produced "Talkin' Out Da Side Of Ya Neck!," was released to radio this ...

  11. Flo Rida Bumps Keys From Atop Hot 100

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Flo Rida scores a No. 1 Hot 100 hit this week with his debut single, as "Low" featuring T-Pain" jumps 2-1. Increased airplay and digital sales of 178,000 units helped the track dethrone Alicia Keys' "No One," w ...

  12. Bruce Springsteen Scores Eighth No. 1 Album

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Presto! Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" debuts atop The Billboard 200, giving the artist his eighth No. 1 album. His first came in 1980 with "The River" ... High entries from Matchbox Twenty, Soulja Boy Tell'em, J. Holida ...

  13. Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, T-Pain Set For Ozone Awards

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The second annual Ozone Awards airs tonight and features Lil Wayne, Baby, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, T-Pain, DJ Khaled, Plies, Trick Daddy and Soulja boy, among others The event, presented by southern hip-hop rag Ozone Magazine, was recorded August 1 ...

  14. T-Pain Soars To No. 1 Ahead Of Rihanna, McCartney

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T-Pain's sophomore album "Epiphany" enters on top of The Billboard 200 in a week where six of the top 10 albums are new releases. With sales fueled by the MC's high-powered single "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin'),&quo ...

  15. T-Pain Toasts First No. 1 Album

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T-Pain takes his "Epiphany" straight in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, beating out Rihanna's "Good Girl Gone Bad" and Paul McCartney's "Memory Almost Full," which arrive at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively ... The ...

  16. No Trouble For Kelly's 'Double'

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly easily scores his sixth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Double Up" debuts with 386,000 units ... Jason Aldean nabs a top 10 debut on the big chart and a No. 1 entry on Top Country Albums with his second album, "Relentl ...

  17. Biggie Best-Of Bows at No. 1

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Greatest Hits" debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the late rapper his third chart-topper ... Arcade Fire starts in the runner-up slot with "Neon Bible" and at No. 1 on Top Independent Albu ...

  18. Bits & Pieces: Backstage At The Vibe Awards

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Big Boi, Ciara, Akon on upcoming projects. While Mariah Carey was the big winner onstage at Saturday’s third annual Vibe Awards, stars like Big Boi, Ciara, Kwame, Akon, Akon protégé T-Pain, DJ Quik, Funkmaster Flex, Chris Brown and Trillville were ...

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