The Boatlift

  1. Update: TVT Records Sinking

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard's top independent label and home to artists such as Lil Jon, Pitbull and Ying Yang Twins, will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, company head Steve Gottlieb tells Billboard.biz. "This is not ...

  2. Pitbull, Baby Bash Team For National Trek

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bilingual rappers Pitbull and Baby Bash are co-headlining a national tour in support of their new albums. The tour hits clubs in 13 cities, beginning with Orlando's House of Blues Mar. 15. The tour continues to Miami's Calle Ocho and oth ...

  3. Groban Remains No. 1 In Slow Release Week

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Not a single new release arrives in the top tiers of The Billboard 200 this week, as Josh Groban's "Noel" retains its lead on the chart for a second week. The 143/Reprise effort moved 539,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen ...

  4. Josh Groban Takes 'Noel' to No. 1

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's a happy holiday for Josh Groban, as the singer nabs his second No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 with "Noel" ... It ascends to the chart's top slot with a career-high 405,000 -- thanks partially to his surprise performance ...