The Black Eyed Peas

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 'Girl' Talk With Will.I.Am

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When Interscope Geffen A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine suggested the idea of a solo album earlier this year, Black Eyed Peas leader will.i.am was caught off guard. "I'm thinking, 'Why would I do a solo project?' " he recalls ...

  6. Black Eyed Peas Frontman Launches Digital Music Store

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With label Interscope loosening the DRM shackles, Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am today launched a digital music store on his Web site, making all digital tunes sold free of copy protection. The new service is powered by Musicane, for which wil ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Will.i.am To Design Denim Line

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT High-end denim fashion manufacturer and distributor Blue Holdings and Black Eyed Peas member will.i.am have partnered to create the i.am Antik brand. I.am Antik will focus on premium denim fashions and will be sold in specialty stores and departme ...

  9. Crosstown Signs Rhett Lawrence

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crosstown Songs has signed a publishing deal with songwriter/producer Rhett Lawrence, acquiring a portion of his catalog and entering an exclusive co-publishing agreement for his future work. Under the deal, Crosstown acquired between 30% and 50% ...

  10. Japan's Summer Sonic Takes Shape

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Arctic Monkeys, Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani and Kasabian are among the acts scheduled to perform at this year's edition of Japanese rock festival Summer Sonic, according to Tokyo-based promoter Creativeman Productions. Summer Sonic will ...

  11. Midem Day One: DRM Takes Center Stage

    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST A buzzing and busy Midem opened for business today (Jan. 21), on what would otherwise have been a sunny, lazy Sunday. The annual music industry convention, now in its 41st year, continued to play host to the MidemNet conference, the specialist tec ...

  12. Black Eyed Peas Win Big At AMAs

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 America ...

  13. Cherry Lane Inks Deals With Will.I.Am, Wolfmother

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas frontman re-ups with publisher. Cherry Lane Music Publishing has recently inked deals with Black Eyed Peas frontman Will Adams, aka will.i.am, and Australian rock trio Wolfmother. The multi-year deal with will.i.am extends the publ ...

  14. Jay-Z's China Concerts May Go Ahead

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Promoter quashes press reports. Despite press reports, rapper Jay-Z's Shanghai concert is "not necessarily canceled," according to the event's promoter, Emma Entertainment. "It might still happen as initially scheduled on ...

  15. Snickers, Black Eyed Peas Go After Teen Market

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Digital films to be featured on Web site. Beginning June 5, Snickers will court the teen market with a new online destination (InstantDef.com) and help from the Black Eyed Peas. Snickers has created a series of digital films spotlighting BEP membe ...

  16. UMG Enters Video Deal With Music Choice

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers online playback only. Universal Music Group is licensing its music video library to Music Choice's broadband music service. Acts covered under the agreement include Ashanti, Beck, Black Eyed Peas, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Emin ...

  17. Blige's 'Breakthrough' Returns To No. 1

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST After sitting behind Jamie Foxx's "Unbreakable" at No. 2 for two weeks in a row, Mary J. Blige's "The Breakthrough" returns to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week. The Matriarch/Geffen release debute After sitting be ...

  18. Carey, West, Legend Top Grammy Nominees

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Awards scheduled for Feb. 8 at Staples Center. With eight nominations each, Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West lead the field for the 48th annual Grammy Awards. 50 Cent, Beyoncé, the Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am and Stevie Wonder have six ...

  19. AMAs Honor Pop, Rock, Country

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST McGraw, Black Eyed Peas, Green Day amongst winners. McGraw, Black Eyed Peas, Green Day amongst winners. News ...

  20. AMAs Honor Pop, Rock, Country

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Destiny's Child and Kelly Clarkson triumphed last night (Nov. 22), each taking two trophies away from the 33rd annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Au Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Da ...

  21. Coldplay, Green Day Lead MTV Europe Winners

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Awards held Nov. 3 in Lisbon. With two trophies apiece, Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners tonight (Nov. 3) at the 12th MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon. Coldplay won best song for “Speed of Sound,” the fir ...

  22. Coldplay, Green Day Lead MTV Europe Winners

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Awards held Nov. 3 in Lisbon. With two trophies apiece, Coldplay and Green Day were the big winners tonight (Nov. 3) at the 12th MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon. Coldplay won best song for “Speed of Sound,” the fir ...

  23. Madonna To Perform At MTV Europe Awards

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Line-up includes Coldplay, Green Day. Madonna is to be the headline act at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards, Billboard.biz has learned. The show will take place on Nov. 3, in Lisbon, Portugal. The Warner Bros. Records-signed artist will be ...

  24. Rhythm & Blues

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charlie Wilson's debut album for Jive boasts its share of star power, including the first song produced by the Jawbreakers, aka Justin Timberlake and the Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am. Read Gail Mitchell Charlie Wilson's debut album fo ...

  25. The Indies

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music retailers finally received some good news in June, thanks to major releases from the likes of Coldplay and the Black Eyed Peas. Yet independent retailers are not quite ready to throw a party. Re Music retailers finally received some good new ...

  26. K-OS Wins Big At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performers included the Killers, Black Eyed Peas. Toronto hip hopper K-OS, whose real name is Kevin Brereton, was the big winner last night (June 19) at the 2005 MuchMusic Video Awards held at the CHUM Ltd. headquarters in downtown Toronto. The th ...

  27. Coldplay Debuts On Top

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's third studio album becomes the band's first career chart-topper and leads a pack of highly anticipated summer sets arriving on this week's Billboard 200. With U.S. sales of 737,000 copies, Coldplay's third studio alb ...

  28. Black Eyed Peas Open At European Albums Summit

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas make a winning return to European Top 100 Albums with "Monkey Business" (A&M/Interscope), which debuts at No. 1 after opening in the top spot in Germany, France and Switzerland. In Black Eyed Peas make a winning r ...

  29. Black Eyed Peas Open At European Albums Summit

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz Climb Down To No. 2. Black Eyed Peas make a winning return to European Top 100 Albums with "Monkey Business" (A&M/Interscope), which debuts at No. 1 after opening in the top spot in Germany, France and Switzerland. Initial E ...

  30. Live Half Hour Concert Series To Air On MTV

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled to perform are Good Charlotte, Black Eyed Peas. MTV and branded entertainment company Fearless Entertainment and have teamed again with Hard Rock International and Nokia to produce an original live music series. Formerly called Hard Rock ...

  31. Gurwicz Splits As Cherry Lane President

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CEO Primont will take over day-to-day operations. Aida Gurwicz on Tuesday (May 3) left her long-time post as president of Cherry Lane Music Publishing, Billboard.biz has learned. CEO Peter Primont says he and Gurwicz held different visions for the ...

  32. Epic Names A&R Exec

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Al Smith shifts from Cherry Lane. Epic Records has named Al Smith as director of A&R. Smith joins from Cherry Lane Music Publishing, where, as VP of creative, he signed the Black Eyed Peas and John Legend. In his new role, based in New York, h ...

  33. Maroon5, Jenifer Take Two At NRJ Awards

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gala held Jan. 22 in Cannes. Maroon5 and French vocalist Jenifer were the only multiple winners at the 2005 NRJ Music Awards, each taking home two awards. The ceremony was held last night (Jan. 22) at the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festiva ...

  34. Norah's 'Home' Tops Year-End European Chart

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) tops the year-end composite European Top 100 Albums chart. The album spent five weeks at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums in February and March, and in Oct Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  35. Norah's 'Home' Tops Year-End European Chart

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note/Parlophone) tops the year-end composite European Top 100 Albums chart. The album spent five weeks at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums in February and March, and in Oct Norah Jones' "Feels L ...

  36. Black Eyed Peas To Tour South Africa

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas will play two shows in South Africa this November. The American hip-hop act will play the Dome in Johannesburg on November 20, followed by Cape Town's Belville Velodrome on Novembe The Black Eyed Peas will play two shows i ...

  37. Black Eyed Peas To Tour South Africa

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas will play two shows in South Africa this November. The American hip-hop act will play the Dome in Johannesburg on November 20, followed by Cape Town's Belville Velodrome on Novembe The Black Eyed Peas will play two shows i ...

  38. Studio Monitor

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A fire during a Black Eyed Peas recording session at Glenwood Place Studios damages instruments and other equipment. Read Christopher Walsh's column. A fire during a Black Eyed Peas recording session at Glenwood Place Studios damages instrume ...

  39. RIAA Set To Kick Off Digital Awards

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's Conniff to host Aug. 30 event. The RIAA will officially kick off its Digital Awards Program Aug. 30 at the Paris Theatre in Miami Beach. Hosted by Billboard co-executive editor Tamara Conniff, the awards reception will recognize t ...

  40. Black Eyed Peas Hook Up With 'The Sims'

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A&M/Interscope act Black Eyed Peas have re-recorded exclusive versions of nine tracks from their upcoming album, "Monkey Business," for use in Electronic Arts' (EA) highly anticipated videogame "T A&M/Interscope act ...

  41. RIAA Set To Kick Off Digital Awards

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's Conniff to host Aug. 30 event. The RIAA will officially kick off its Digital Awards Program Aug. 30 at the Paris Theatre in Miami Beach. Hosted by Billboard co-executive editor Tamara Conniff, the awards reception will recognize t ...

  42. Black Eyed Peas Hook Up With 'The Sims'

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Band re-records tracks for new videogame. A&M/Interscope act Black Eyed Peas have re-recorded exclusive versions of nine tracks from their upcoming album, "Monkey Business," for use in Electronic Arts' (EA) highly anticipated vi ...

  43. Fire Destroys Black Eyed Peas' Gear

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A fire broke out yesterday (Aug. 11) in a studio where the Black Eyed Peas were recording a new album, destroying about $500,000 in gear and instruments, authorities and band members said. A fire broke out yesterday (Aug. 11) in a studio where the ...

  44. Platinum Stars: Black Eyed Peas

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT We've all heard the complaint that the music business today sacrifices long-term artist development in favor of quick hits and short-term corporate profits. The success of the Black Eyed Peas flies in We've all heard the complaint that t ...

  45. Momentum Worldwide Bows Music Unit

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT N.Y. firm focuses on sponsorship, talent, production. Sponsorship/marketing firm Momentum Worldwide has formed a new event production and music sponsorship division, Momentum Music and Entertainment (MME). Based in New York, MME will specialize in ...

  46. MTV Heats Up Summer Club Tour

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this year takes place in 11 cities. MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this ye ...

  47. MTV Heats Up Summer Club Tour

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this year takes place in 11 cities. MTV Networks Europe has unveiled details of its 3rd annual Isle of MTV international club tour, which this ye ...

  48. The Beat

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana writes songs with Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am for his next studio album. Read Melinda Newman's column. Carlos Santana writes songs with Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am for his next studio album. Read Melinda Newman's c ...

  49. The Beat

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana writes songs with Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am for his next studio album. Read Melinda Newman's column. Carlos Santana writes songs with Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am for his next studio album. Read Melinda Newman's c ...

  50. The Beat

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The National Basketball Assn. and ESPN pick Black Eyed Peas' "Let's Get It Started" for NBA playoff promo spots. Read Melinda Newman's column. The National Basketball Assn. and ESPN pick Black Eyed Peas' "Let ...

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