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  1. Pitbull Continues Brand Extension with 'Global Warming'

    November 19, 2012 12:47 PM EST At Billboard's Latin Music Conference in April, Pitbull explained the meaning behind the title of his upcoming album, "Global Warming." "Our career, our culture is just like global warming," he said. "When people sa ...

  2. Bieber, Ke$ha, Katy Perry to Perform at American Music Awards

    October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A newlywed, a teen heartthrob and a glittery pop star are set to take the stage at the 38th annual American Music Awards. Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Ke$ha will make their debuts on the AMAs next month, producers said Wednesday. All three are mu ...

  3. SanDisk Releases New Details About SlotMusic

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT SanDisk is releasing new information about its new slotMusic initiative , which aims to distribute digital albums on its microSD memory cards in lieu of CDs. Albums in the new format will be available this week, with a price of $15 each, and a hos ...

  4. Jonas Brothers On Track To Score No. 1

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Jonas Brothers are on track to score their first No. 1 album next week on The Billboard 200, as "A Little Bit Longer" (Hollywood) leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, released this afternoon (Aug. 13). Unweighted sales of & ...

  5. Usher Continues March To No. 1 Debut

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Here I Stand" (LaFace/Zomba) continues to charge its way towards a No. 1 debut on next week's Billboard 200 albums chart, as it will once again lead Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, when it is released later to ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. AEG's Leiweke: We Won't Go 360

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST AEG president/CEO Tim Leiweke made it clear that the Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment presenter doesn't intend to adopt the same business model as competitor Live Nation, during his keynote address at the Grammy Foundation's 10 ...

  8. Dupri Biog, Compilation Ready To Land

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Island's Urban Music president Jermaine Dupri is releasing both his autobiography and an album, "Y'all Know What This Is-The Hits" this October. Dupri's autobiography, "Young, Rich, And Dangerous: My Life in Music,&qu ...

  9. Sony BMG Tests New Mobile Music Service

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG is testing a mobile music service in Europe that would allow fans to buy and download select songs using SMS short codes instead of accessing them through the music store of a wireless operator. The label is working with operator Vodafone ...

  10. BMI To Honor Babyface, Reid

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Two co-founded LaFace Records Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid will be honored as BMI Icons during the performing rights organization's sixth annual Urban Awards. The presentation ...

  11. Madonna Sued Over Euro TV Show

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British director Hamish Hamilton and his companies filed suit April 20 against Madonna and her Tadpole Film Inc., seeking more than $330,000 in unpaid compensation and expenses related to the 2004 "Re NEW YORK -- British director Hamish Hamil ...

  12. Madonna Sued Over Euro TV Show

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British director Hamish Hamilton and his companies filed suit yesterday (April 20) against Madonna and her Tadpole Film Inc., seeking more than $330,000 in unpaid compensation and expenses related to British director Hamish Hamilton and his compan ...