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  1. 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 ...

  2. Record Producer Tal Herzberg Dies at 41

    April 13, 2011 8:34 PM EDT Tal Herzberg, a producer, musician and Grammy-nominated recording engineer who worked with such top acts as U2, Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas and Britney Spears, died April 7 of liver cancer. He was 41. Widely known in the industry for his prowes ...

  3. Billboard Battle Of The Bands Finalists Announced

    April 12, 2011 11:56 AM EDT After Billboard.com voters selected their favorite acts among our hand-picked pool of 18 under the-radar artists across the U.S., six Billboard Battle of the Bands finalists will now advance to a head-to-head live competition, featuring a panel of ...

  4. Rebecca Black Still Has Social (50) Status

    March 31, 2011 12:29 PM EDT Rebecca Black and her out-of-nowhere viral hit "Friday" continue to make waves on Billboard's charts this week. While Black herself slides 9-12 on the Social 50 tally -- the single rises 57-38 on the Digital Songs chart with 50,000 ...

  5. 'Glee' Original Songs, Rebecca Black, Nate Dogg Debut on Digital Songs Chart

    March 23, 2011 11:30 AM EDT On the Digital Songs chart this week, "Glee's" original songs score big, Rebecca Black's "Friday" debuts and Nate Dogg is remembered. While Katy Perry's "E.T." (featuring Kanye West ) retains the No. 1 ...

  6. Billboard's Twitter 140: Music-Industry Characters You Need To Follow

    March 18, 2011 10:30 AM EDT Billboard's Twitter 140: It's not about how many followers. It's not about the quantity of tweets/retweets. It's about quality. Personality. Excellent linkage. These people are followed by those who work the smartest. Whether i ...

  7. Chart Moves: Katy Perry, Rihanna Set Records; Lupe Fiasco, Christian Music on Billboard 200

    March 17, 2011 1:00 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: -- Katy Perry: As Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" remains atop the Hot 100 for a fifth week -- its entire chart run -- Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" becomes the first album to yield four No. 1s on Ho ...

  8. Lady Gaga Donates Wristband Proceeds to Japan Relief Efforts

    March 14, 2011 11:07 AM EDT In response to the devastating tsunami and earthquake that hit Japan on Friday (Mar. 11), Lady Gaga has designed a "Japan Prayer Bracelet," with all proceeds for the wristband going to relief efforts. The pop star posted the announcement ...

  9. Will.i.am Leaks/Promotes Britney Spears' 'Big Fat Bass'

    February 28, 2011 12:10 AM EST Whose got the mic? Will.i.am leaks and promotes "The Big Fat Bass" his collaboration with Britney W ill.i.am has leaked a snippet of another track from Britney Spears' "Femme Fatale" album, "The Big Fat Bass," on ...

  10. Target's Public Relations Vice President On Company's Relationship With Lady Gaga, LGBT Initiatives

    February 18, 2011 12:10 PM EST What follows is an edited transcript of Billboard Editorial Director Bill Werde's interview with Target Vice President of Public Relations Dustee Tucker Jenkins, regarding the company's partnership with Lady Gaga to release an exclusive ...

  11. 'Now 37' Livens Up Billboard 200 At No. 1; Grammys Spark Gains

    February 16, 2011 11:00 AM EST The "Now That's What I Call Music 37" compilation shakes up the top of the Billboard 200 as it debuts at No. 1 with 151,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the first time the top slot has seen a figure larger ...

  12. Black Eyed Peas' Grammy Week Peapod Benefit Brings Out The Stars: Gallery

    February 11, 2011 8:15 AM EST Click Here For .biz's Complete Grammys Central 2011: Photos, News & More (Photo by Mitch Peters) "We had a great Super Bowl and now we're gonna have a great time tonight!"Those were the words will.i.am used to open the 7th ...

  13. Usher, Black Eyed Peas, Slash Dominate Super Bowl Tweets, 4,000 Per Second

    February 10, 2011 4:38 PM EST It's no surprise that the Super Bowl generated no shortage of Tweets during what turned out to be the most-watched television event ever. But what is surprising is what Twitter users talked about. According to information revealed on its blog ...

  14. Grammys Central 2011

    February 10, 2011 10:10 AM EST LATEST NEWS FEB. 14, 2011 Janelle Monae, Bruno Mars, Jeff Beck Light Up Warner Grammy After-Party The artists celebrated with label brass Lyor Cohen, Craig Kallman, Julie Greenwald and others. FEB. 10, 2011 Grammy Sales Spike: Who Will Get It This ...

  15. Chart Moves: Tumbling Down the 200; Plus Wiz Khalifa, Bob Marley, Dr. Dre, Chris Brown

    February 10, 2011 9:40 AM EST The Billboard 200: -- Amos Lee, Iron and Wine, Wisin & Yandel : Three acts that debuted in the top 10 last week all tumble by at least 25 positions this week -- Amos Lee's "Mission Bell" falls 1-26, Iron and Wine's "Ki ...

  16. Black Eyed Peas Unpaid for Super Bowl Halftime Performance

    February 07, 2011 7:55 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas drew a mixed reaction from Twitter users in their halftime Super Bowl performance, but -- love it or hate it -- it might surprise you to discover that the group wasn't paid for its efforts. In fact, most acts that perform ...

  17. Bieber, Ozzy Osbourne Team Up for Super Bowl Ad

    January 27, 2011 6:47 PM EST Fresh-faced Canadian teen idol Justin Bieber has teamed up with veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon to make a Best Buy commercial for next month's Super Bowl, the U.S. electronics chain said on Thursday. Bieber, 16, currently the ...

  18. Will.I.Am Named Intel's New Director of Creative Innovation

    January 26, 2011 6:52 AM EST Will.I.Am (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am has teamed up with Intel Corp. to become their new Director of Creative Innovation. The Grammy Award-winning musician will be assisting with the development of de ...

  19. Shakira, Usher Bring The Glitz; Digital Stars Bring The Geeks To MIDEM

    January 23, 2011 8:16 AM EST CANNES, France -- The real rock stars were the stars of the opening night of MidemNET in Cannes. With the NRJ Music Awards show hosted in Cannes on Saturday night, the music industry was given a reminder of who really runs the show. After the pane ...

  20. Pink!, Owl City Top Australia's Radio Airplay List

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST Pink! is officially the most popular artist on Australian radio, again. For the fourth successive year, the U.S. pop star has topped the "Most Played Artist Report," published Wednesday by the Phonographic Performance Company of Australi ...

  21. Eminem, Taylor Swift Rule Digital Charts for 2010

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST Eminem might not be the most tech-savvy dude in the business, but he reigned over the U.S. digital charts in 2010. Not only was he the top-selling artist for overall streams -- his songs last year generated 94 million streams, according to Nielsen ...

  22. Michael Jackson Cracks Top 10 of Social 50, Peas Hold at No. 1

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas become the first act to score multiple weeks at No. 1 on the recently launched Social 50 chart, which ranks the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites -- MySpace, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and ...

  23. George Clinton Sues Black Eyed Peas Over Song Sample

    December 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST George Clinton has filed a copyright lawsuit against members of the Black Eyed Peas, UMG Recordings and Cherry Hill Music for allegedly sampling his song "(Not Just) Knee Deep" on a Grammy-award nominated album. According to the complain ...

  24. Black Eyed Peas Score Fifth No. 1 Single in U.K.

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST As Take That's "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) moved past one million U.K. sales to start a fourth week atop the album chart there, the Black Eyed Peas scored a fifth No. 1 single in the territory, climbing 6-1 with "The Time (D ...

  25. Black Eyed Peas To Perform Super Bowl Halftime

    November 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas will be the featured halftime performer at the Super Bowl. The Grammy award-winning group will perform Feb. 6 at Cowboys Stadium. The announcement was made Thursday (Nov. 25) during the Dallas Cowboys' game against the New ...

  26. Michael Jackson 'Hold My Hand' Duet with Akon Debuts

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST The first official single from a controversial new Michael Jackson album was released on Monday to good initial reviews and expectations of strong digital sales. "Hold My Hand," a duet Jackson first recorded with Senegalese rapper and re ...

  27. Fergie To Receive Billboard's Woman of the Year Award

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas vocalist and six-time Grammy-winning artist Fergie will receive the Woman of the Year Award at the 2010 Billboard Women in Music Event on Dec. 2 in New York. "I am humbled and excited to accept the Billboard Woman of the Year ...

  28. Black Eyed Peas Drop New Single, 'The Time'

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are back with more pummeling synths and mind-melding hooks on "The Time," the first single from the group's upcoming album, "The Beginning." "The Time," unveiled today on frontman will.i.am� ...

  29. Keith Urban Teams With Target

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT When Keith Urban releases his sixth studio album "Get Closer" on Nov. 16, he won't only get closer with his fans but he'll snuggle up with Target as well. The Grammy-winning country singer will release a deluxe version of the a ...

  30. BACKBEAT: Will.I.Am, Palow da Don, Rick Ross, and More At The 2010 BMI Urban Awards

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 10th annual BMI Urban Awards took place at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angles on September 10 and saluted the songwriters, producers and music publishers of the most-performed R&B, rap and hip-hop songs of the year. BMI President & CEO ...

  31. BMI Revenues Up Slightly

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Broadcast Music, Inc. collected $917 million in revenues in its 2010 fiscal year ended June 30, a 1.3% increase from the $905 million generated during the prior year. During that period, BMI distributed $789 million, up slightly from the $788 mill ...

  32. Fashion's Night Out: Pharrell, Kanye, Gwen Stefani, Draw Fans to NYC

    September 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music stars and industry VIPs grace the front rows of New York Fashion Week each season, but at this year's Fashion's Night Out, they mingled with everyday fans. As retail stores ranging from Nine West to Balenciaga opened their doors to ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. Ozomatli, Taboo Raise 'Voces Unidas' Against SB 1070

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Days before Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha joined Conor Oberst to announce a July 23 concert to support the fight against Arizona’s new immigration enforcement law, a Latin music concert protesting the same law drew several thousand p ...

  35. Chart Moves: Jack Johnson, Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas, Sleigh Bells

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A quick look at the most notable jumps and drops on this week's Billboard 200 albums chart. -- Jack Johnson: The singer/songwriter scored his third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart this week with the bow of "To The Sea" at No. ...

  36. A Closer Look: What You Missed On This Week's Charts

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As Godsmack topped the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with its third No. 1, here are some other notable moves on the chart: UP 7 - No. 15 - Michael Buble - "Crazy Love" Up 98%, according to Nielsen Soundscan. All four of his studio ...

  37. Hot 100 Recap: Ushering in a New Decade of No. 1s

    May 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As reported yesterday , Usher moves to the head of the Hot 100 ranking with "OMG," featuring will.i.am, his ninth single to top the list. With the 6-1 ascension, Usher becomes the first artist to top the list in the past three decades. ...

  38. Aventura Tops Winners At Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Aventura, the urban bachata group from the Bronx that has re-energized the tropical music scene, was the big winner at the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards, snaring nine trophies, including Latin album and digital album of the year for "The ...

  39. The Challenge With Music Recommendation Tools

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Will music recommendation tools ever account for the diverse ways people discover and embrace music? In a post at Rhapsody's blog , Rhapsody VP of music programming Tim Quirk cites concrete metrics from BigChampagne to show how unlimited acce ...

  40. Slash 'Fan Pack' Scores Strong Pre-orders

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The experimental U.K. release of Slash's new self-titled solo album by magazine publisher Future has already paid off. Future's "Classic Rock Presents: Slash" is released today (April 7) but has already hit almost 10,000 online ...

  41. Lady Antebellum Returns to No. 1 On Billboard 200

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, bumping Sade's "Soldier of Love" down to No. 2, while six albums debut in the top 10 of the tally, the most since last October. Afte ...

  42. Lady A Returns to No. 1; Blake Shelton Earns Top Debut

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, bumping Sade's "Soldier of Love" down to No. 2 ... A whopping six albums debut in the top 10 of the tally, the most since last Octob ...

  43. UMPG, Black Eyed Peas Drummer Ink Deal

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group has signed a deal with Keith Harris which encompasses Harris' catalogue, including the Black Eyed Peas hit “Imma Be.” Through the agreement, UMPG now represents Harris’ publishing rights for the US and Canada ...

  44. Black Eyed Peas Back On Top Of Hot 100 With 'Imma Be'

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas become the first duo or group in 19 years to plate three Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles from one album, as "Imma Be," from the act's "The E.N.D.," beelines 3-1. The quartet set a record last year withh ...

  45. Grammy Awards Shine On Billboard 200 While Lady A Holds At No. 1

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST As Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" notches a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, new efforts from Lil Wayne, Nick Jonas and Rob Zombie debut in the top 10 . . . Meanwhile, the Grammy Awards make major waves on the tally. Sal ...

  46. Grammy Acts To See Boost On Next Week's Chart

    February 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Next week's Billboard 200 album chart will shine brightly with big gains courtesy of last Grammy Awards, which aired on Jan. 31. Grammy winner and performer Lady Antebellum looks likely to remain on top of the tally for a second week with &qu ...

  47. 'Hope for Haiti' Songs Climb Hot 100, Ke$ha Still No. 1

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST After several of music's biggest stars showed their support for Haiti relief efforts, consumers are doing the same. Songs from the charity compilation "Hope for Haiti Now" scale the Billboard Hot 100, refreshed today, along with a ...

  48. Stars Remake 'We Are The World' For Haiti Victims

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Star-struck singers, rappers and actors, including Barbra Streisand, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus, checked their egos at the door to record a new version of "We Are The World" for Haiti earthquake victims, 25 years after the song raised aw ...

  49. Lady Antebellum, Bon Jovi See Grammy Sales Boost

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Following the Jan. 31 airing of the 52nd Grammy Awards, music merchandisers are saying that tracks by some of the ceremony’s winners and performers are experiencing a pick-up in sales. Merchants like iTunes and Amazing -- which were processing ord ...

  50. Beyonce, Taylor Swift Win Big At The Grammys

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM EST The winners of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards Sunday were a little bit country, a little bit rock and roll – but a diva was the one who put a ring on the whole night. Beyonce led all artists on the evening with six wins; song of the year went to Be ...

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