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  1. Early Grammy Winners: Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Keith Urban were among the winners who picked up early awards Sunday during the Grammy pre-telecast from Los Angeles’ Staples Center. “This is my first Grammy, you guys!” said a breathless Taylor Swift as she a ...

  2. Drake, Lil Wayne, Eminem and Travis Barker To Perform At Grammys

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST Drake, Lil Wayne, Eminem and Travis Barker are the latest acts added to the Grammy roster. According to an early Thursday tweet posted on the official Grammy Awards Twitter page, the three rappers and drummer will team up for a "special perfo ...

  3. Lady Gaga, Green Day, Pink Added To Grammy Performers Line Up

    January 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga, Pink, Green Day, Dave Matthews Band and Zac Brown Band are the latest acts scheduled to perform at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, it was announced today (Jan. 5) on the Recording Academy's official twitter page. Taking place at the ...

  4. Chart Beat: Best of 2009, Part 1

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22 ...

  5. Grammy Nominations Revealed, Beyonce Leads With 10 Nods

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Completing the trifecta of the big three categories, Beyonce topped the nominations for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, with 10 total nods, including album of the year for "I Am...Sasha Fierce," record of the year for "Halo" and ...

  6. LL Cool J Primed For Grammy Nominations Concert

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST LL Cool J is paying tribute the best way he knows how. The 41-year-old rapper-actor will kick off "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! — Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" on Wednesday night by rapping to a medley of the past year ...

  7. Black Eyed Peas Announce The E.N.D. World Tour Dates

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas announced an ambitious 100-dates world tour, including a series of 2010 shows in North America, the popular hip-hop group's first full-scale tour of the U.S. and Canada in nearly four years. The North American leg of " ...

  8. Taylor Swift Wins 5 American Music Awards

    November 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift overshadowed the late Michael Jackson at the American Music Awards on Sunday, winning five prizes including artist of the year. Jackson, who had been expected to enjoy a clean sweep, ended up with four awards. He and Swift went head-t ...

  9. F1 Rocks Set To Top 30 Million Viewers

    November 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST The inaugural F1 Rocks music event in Singapore, sponsored by LG, is likely to top 30 million viewers globally according to the organizers. The three-day event on Sept. 24 to Sept. 26, staged alongside the Formula One race, attracted a total of 27 ...

  10. U2, Metallica, Jagger Celebrate Rock Hall Of Fame

    November 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 brought three generations of chart-toppers - Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and the Black Eyed Peas - with them onstage Friday (Oct. 30) at another night of mix-and-match magic at Madison Square Garden. Metallica brought the thunder to Lou Reed ...

  11. 'Glee' Songs Liven Up Billboard Hot 100

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The top six songs on the Billboard Hot 100 hold steady this week, but the new season of Fox's "Glee" brings joy to the chart. The television show's cast recording of Rihanna's hit "Take A Bow" is the week' ...

  12. Malaysian Muslims Allowed At Black Eyed Peas Gig

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Malaysian government has agreed to let Muslims attend a concert by U.S. hip-hop stars Black Eyed Peas, reversing an earlier ban imposed because the show is sponsored by an alcoholic beverage company, officials said Wednesday. Ticket sales open ...

  13. Malaysia Bars Muslims From Black Eyed Peas Concert

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Malaysia's government has barred Muslims from a concert by U.S. hip-hop stars the Black Eyed Peas next month because the event is organized by Irish beer giant Guinness, an official said Thursday. The prohibition comes amid a clampdown on alc ...

  14. Daughtry Returns, Nets Second No. 1 Album

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Daughtry leads the way this week as the band's second album, "Leave This Town," tops the Billboard 200 with 269,000 . . . And, after three weeks where the top-selling set in the United States came from Michael Jackson, the late King ...

  15. Maxwell Tops Billboard 200

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Maxwell makes big news on the Billboard 200 albums chart, entering at No. 1 with "BLACKsummers'night" and a career-high sales week of 316,000. It's his second chart-topper. The singer's last set, 2001's "Now,&quo ...

  16. Michael Jackson Left 'Endless' Supply Of Unreleased Music

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson had a mountain of unreleased recordings in the vault when he died — music that is almost certain to be packaged and repackaged for his fans in the years to come. The material includes unused tracks from studio sessions of some of J ...

  17. Black Eyed Peas Manager Sued By Perez Hilton

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Blogger Perez Hilton has sued Black Eyed Peas manager Polo Molino for battery and infliction of emotional distress over an alleged incident at Sunday's MuchMusic Video Awards. The incident left Hilton roughed up and distressed enough to post ...

  18. Jonas Brothers Earn Second No. 1 Album In Less Than a Year

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Just about 10 months after they earned their last No. 1 album, Jonas Brothers return to the top of the Billboard 200 with "Lines, Vines and Trying Times," the trio's second chart-topper. It follows the No. 1 bow of "A Little Bi ...

  19. Black Eyed Peas Manager Charged With Assault On Perez Hilton

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Toronto police have charged Black Eyed Peas manager Liborio Molina with assault after an alleged confrontation with celebrity blogger Perez Hilton at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. Molina, 36, was charged by the Toronto police's 52 Di ...

  20. Black Eyed Peas 'E.N.D.' Up At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas' "The E.N.D." bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 304,000 -- the hip-pop act's best sales week ever. It's also the first No. 1 album for the group, which had previously gone as high as No. 2. Its la ...

  21. Black Eyed Peas Score First No. 1 Album

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas go "Boom Boom Pow!" on the Billboard 200 chart, netting its first No. 1 album as "The E.N.D." bows atop the list with 304,000 ... Aventura scores a record high week with its new set "The Last," sta ...

  22. Black Eyed Peas Prep For High-Tech Summer Tour

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are "trying to up our game" for the group's headline tour supporting its just-released new album, "The E.N.D.," according to Fergie. The Peas' female member tells Billboard.biz that the she and her ...

  23. Black Eyed Peas Poised For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are aiming to go "Boom" with its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week as its new set, "The E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies)," is poised to open in the top slot. Industry sources suggest that the ...

  24. Black Eyed Peas At No. 1 On European Hot 100

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As Green Day starts a third week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music), Lady Gaga's 15-week reign over European Hot 100 Singles with "Poker Face" (Intersco ...

  25. Black Eyed Peas, M.I.A., Cake Ready For Street Scene

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas, M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Weather and Cake lead the lineup for the 2009 Street Scene festival, to be held Aug. 28-29 in downtown San Diego. The festival will be set up in San Diego's East Villag ...

  26. The Black Eyed Peas Get Their First No. 1 And Take Aim At Target

    May 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As individuals, we're misfits," says Fergie, the sultry female singer of the Black Eyed Peas. "Together, we're like one big misfit. People are always questioning who the hell we are." It's the day after the group' ...

  27. Paradigm Expands Christian Footprint With Third Coast Deal

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Paradigm has acquired Christian music booking agency Third Coast Artists Agency, and will incorporate it into the firm's Nashville office. Third Coast president Mike Snider will bring his entire team and roster into the Paradigm Nashville fol ...

  28. U2 Snags Seventh No. 1 Album

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 bows atop the Billboard 200 with its seventh No. 1 album, "No Line on the Horizon," shifting 484,000 . . . That's the biggest sales week the chart has seen since December, when Britney Spears' "Circus" blew in with ...

  29. Super Bowl Ads: Hits And Misses

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Despite a terrible economic climate and through-the-ceiling prices for Super Bowl commercials - most spots were sold for around $3 million - NBC still scored by taking in a reported $206 million in advertising for commercials during the game, a re ...

  30. Promoter China West Suspends Operations

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Shanghai-based China West Entertainment, which has promoted shows by Norah Jones, James Blunt and Kanye West in China, has suspended operations. Following a lengthy career as a promoter in the U.S, Steve Sybesma launched China West Entertainment i ...

  31. Bon Jovi, Waters Set For Live Earth India

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi, Roger Waters and the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am will join artists such as Anoushka Shankar, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu at Live Earth India, to be held Dec. 7 at Andheri Spor ...

  32. Film And TV Confab Runs The Gamut

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Day one of the Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Thursday covered a wide range of topics including composition and breaking into the industry. For adults, creating and scoring a realistic television show about teenag ...

  33. Black Eyed Peas Album Nears 'The E.N.D.'

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are due to complete their fifth album, "The E.N.D.," in London next week. "I'll be finishing the record Oct. 15," producer and group member will.i.am tells Billboard.biz. Recording sessions have been ta ...

  34. Hot 100 Online Exclusive: Hitmakers On The Road

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A look at the Hot 100 since the 1950s shows a link between chart performance and touring muscle, although hits have been no guarantee of touring success. The artists with the most overall Hot 100 Number One hits are only infrequently among the wor ...

  35. Latin Stars Craft Pro-Obama Video

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Following the buzz created by the pro-Barack Obama "Yes We Can" viral video and song produced by the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, producer Andres Levin has made a similar video in Spanish on will.i.am's Dipdive site. "Podem ...

  36. Juanes, Brown, Fergie Lend Hand To Mendes' 'Encanto'

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian music icon Sergio Mendes' latest album, "Encanto," will feature collaborations with Juanes, Brazilian artists Carlinhos Brown and Vanessa da Mata, Fergie and Natalie Cole, among others. Concord Records and Starbucks Entert ...

  37. Black Eyed Peas Design Hard Rock Suite

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas have designed their own suite at the new Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, Calif. A portion of the proceeds generated by guests staying at the "Rock Star Suite" will benefit the band's child-focused charity, the Peap ...

  38. Zazzle Expands Content Through Partnership With Signatures

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Online customizable merchandise company Zazzle has expanded its available content via a strategic partnership with Signatures Network. The two said they will work together to bring Signature's catalog of artist designs, photos and other image ...

  39. Fergie To Cover-Up For Malaysia Gig

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas' Fergie will tone-down her outfits for the band's concert tomorrow night in Malaysia. Speaking at a press conference ahead of the performance at the Genting Highlands casino resort, near Kuala Lumpur, band member will ...

  40. Black Eyed Peas Concert Canceled After Fergie Falls Ill

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas canceled a concert in San Salvador after Fergie fell ill. The daily newspaper La Prensa Grafica reported that some 10,000 people were at the concert Friday when the 32-year-old singer suddenly told the crowd she was sick. The s ...

  41. Top Five Says Hello to UGK, Plies and Jonas Brothers

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rap duo UGK (Pimp C and Bun B) storm the top of The Billboard 200 as the act scores its first No. 1 album. The "Underground Kingz" sold 160,000 last week -- the best sales week ever for either the group or its individual members ... New ...

  42. MPA, LBM Paradigm Shift Nears Completion

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Paradigm shift is almost complete. Monterey Peninsula Artists and Little Big Man will be fully integrated into the Paradigm Talent Agency fold, and the two boutique agencies' names will be retired, effective Aug. 13, Billboard.biz has lea ...

  43. Live Earth Rio Draws Biggest Crowd In The Series

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT An estimated 400,000 people audience attended the Rio de Janeiro edition of the Live Earth concert series on a sunny day of music, oddities and a lot of speeches. Lenny Kravitz closed the night with a rocking set that opened with "Are You Gon ...

  44. Pussycat Dolls Links With Delivery Agent For E-Commerce

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Delivery Agent has become the exclusive developer of custom e-commerce initiatives for A&M/IGA act Pussycat Dolls, effectively immediately. This deal has the potential to extend to other Interscope Geffen A&M artists like U2, Gwen Stefani ...

  45. Berlin Calling Cherry Lane Home

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Publishing veteran Michelle Berlin joins Cherry Lane Music Publishing as the company expands into the Nashville music community. Berlin, who will serve as creative director, reports to Richard Stumpf, senior VP of creative services and marketing f ...

  46. Two Arrested In Aussie Piracy Raid

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Two people were charged with copyright infringement offences after a raid this morning on a video rental store in Sydney. Police seized 5,000 pirated music and movie DVDs imported from China. The illicit product was selling for between A$7 ($5.40) ...

  47. Mariah, Chilis, Peas, Nickelback Top AMA Noms

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards show to air live Nov. 21. With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and Nickelback lead the field for the 2006 American Music Awards, to be broadcast live by ABC on Nov. 21 from Los Angeles� ...

  48. Marley's 'Africa Unite' Celebrations Head To SA

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "Africa Unite" festivities will take place in three South African cities next February. Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "A ...

  49. Marley's 'Africa Unite' Celebrations Head To SA

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "Africa Unite" festivities will take place in three South African cities next February. Bob Marley's widow, Rita, today (Sept. 5) confirmed that the 2007 "A ...

  50. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Finalists Revealed

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Foxx tops the list of finalists for this year's Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. Foxx, who took home an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ray Charles, is a contender in eight categories includ Jamie Foxx tops the list of finalists ...

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