1. Asher Roth Makes No Apologies on New Track 'Oops': Exclusive Premiere

    September 29, 2016 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Asher Roth 's new track is called "Oops" but the Philadelphia rapper isn't apologizing for having some fun.  Partnering with D.A. and producer Oren Yoel for the new song, which is premiering exclusively with Billboard , Roth says ...

  2. Asher Roth, 'Parties at the Disco' Feat. ZZ Ward: Exclusive Video Premiere

    July 25, 2014 1:40 PM EDT 0 1 0 Asher Roth takes us on a psychedelic journey in the new music video for "Parties at the Disco." The video, directed by Kenny Koller, features an appearance by the song's special guest, ZZ Ward . Check out the video below, premiered he ...

  3. Play Ball: Asher Roth & The Baseball Project Talk 2014 San Francisco Giants' Season

    April 06, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Asher Roth and Scott McCaughey of the Baseball Project, R.E.M. and Minus 5 rep one of Major League Baseball's strongest fan bases April is upon us and that means the return of Major League Baseball. To preview the new season, Billboard.com sp ...

  4. Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind, Brian Robbins Launch All Def Music Label Through Universal

    July 23, 2013 1:09 PM EDT Def Jam co-founder, music mogul and social activist Russell Simmons, alongside film director/producer Brian Robbins (founder and president of Varsity Pictures, director of "Hardball," "Varsity Blues") and well-known music exe ...

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  6. Call Carly Rae Jepsen Billboard's Rising Star of 2012

    November 30, 2012 2:21 PM EST Carly Rae Jepsen describes the evening of Sunday, Nov. 11, as a "Cinderella night"-and one that would've been unimaginable a year ago. At the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards held in Frankfurt, Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" ...

  7. Carly Rae Jepsen: Billboard's Rising Star 2012

    November 30, 2012 1:55 PM EST 0 0 0 "I saw her doing some acoustic stuff and I listened to some of the songs that she wrote, and I said, 'There's a real artist here,'" Braun says. The man behind Bieber's global success soon brokered a deal with Simkin to ...

  8. CMJ 2012's Top 5 Bad Band Names: Good Music?

    October 21, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Vagina Panther, Mr. Muthafu*kin eXquire, Hard Nips, the Harmonica Lewinskies & Butter the Children have CMJ's worst names, but were their gigs any good? The annual CMJ Music Marathon, which took over many of New York's smaller venues f ...

  9. Foo Fighters Not Done, Will Play at Democratic National Convention

    August 29, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Grohl gave Foo Fighters fans quite the scare Monday night, telling the audience at England's Reading Festival that the performance would be "the last show of the tour" and "the last show for a long time." But not to wor ...

  10. 40 Under 40: Scooter Braun

    August 02, 2012 2:34 PM EDT Scooter Braun CEO, School Boy Records, SB Projects Website: ScooterBraun.com Twitter: @ScooterBraun Daydream Belieber With three of his acts claiming No. 1 positions on Billboard charts (Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen and the Wanted), manager Sco ...

  11. Scooter Braun: The Tycoon of Teen

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Justin Bieber's guy." It's a moniker Scooter Braun accepts with a combination of pride and frustration. He acknowledges the honor - "Justin is the most famous part of our business," he says - while hoping those bestowing i ...

  12. Steve Rifkind, Chairman/CEO of SRC Records, Leaving Universal

    July 31, 2012 8:56 AM EDT All great things come to a end. Yes it's true I'm leaving SRC Universal as of Sept 1. Want to thank all the artist 4 a great run - Steve Rifkind (@steverifkind) July 30, 2012 Steve Rifkind, Chairman and CEO of SRC Records, is leaving SRC ...

  13. 'Call Me Maybe' Tops the Hot 100

    June 21, 2012 7:35 PM EDT It's been a cool day today," Carly Rae Jepsen, calling in from Los Angeles, says casually. "I ran into RedFoo from LMFAO at the airport, and we've been writing a song together today. Over the phone." This is Jepsen's ...

  14. Justin Bieber Releases 'Die In Your Arms' Track: Listen

    May 29, 2012 2:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a final kiss-off to the Memorial Day weekend, Justin Bieber has offered another taste of his much-anticipated new album, "Believe." "Die In Your Arms" was released to iTunes at midnight on Tuesday morning (May 29). Scooter Bra ...

  15. 'Boyfriend' Remix: 2 Chainz, Mac Miller, Asher Roth Rework Justin Bieber

    May 25, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 If you happen to be a fan of the hook on Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend" but not his "swag, swag, swag on you" rap verses, 2 Chainz, Mac Miller and Asher Roth have a special song for you. The rappers teamed up to remix Bieber� ...

  16. Scooter Braun Talks Schoolboy-Universal Deal: 'Lucian Grainge Doesn't Want to Embrace the Old Business'

    May 16, 2012 3:28 PM EDT On the same day that his Schoolboy Records imprint announced a label and distribution deal with Universal Music Group, Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun was honored with the SoundWAV Award at the Third Annual FlashFWD Awards, which toaste ...

  17. Video: Asher Roth First Look Concerts L.A., S.F. and More

    May 07, 2012 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard teamed up with Chevrolet for First Look, a Spring 2012 concert series headlined by rapper Asher Roth and showcasing the best and most promising bands in music today. Scroll down to check out video of the all four of the shows in the series ...

  18. Asher Roth L.A. & S.F. First Look Concerts, Billboard.com

    Asher Roth L.A. & S.F. First Look Concerts, Billboard.com

    May 07, 2012 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Asher Roth, L.A. & San Francisco: First Look Concert Series Videos Asher Roth Brightcove ...

  19. More Tributes To Beastie Boy Adam Yauch: Eminem, Chuck D, Jay-Z, Madonna, Others

    May 06, 2012 10:47 AM EDT Beastie Boys (from left): Mike D, MCA and Ad-Rock "Adam Yauch brought a lot of positivity into the world and I think it's obvious to anyone how big of an influence the Beastie Boys were on me and so many others. They are trailblazers and ...

  20. Watch Asher Roth, Nina Sky Rock Chicago, Dallas 'First Look' Gigs

    April 09, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 On a mobile device? Watch the video here. Crowdsurfing on upraised hands and inviting the audience to bumrush the stage, rapper Asher Roth owned the crowd at the Chicago and Dallas stops on Billboard and Chevrolet's spring 2012 First Look tour ...

  21. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  22. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  23. A Guide to Music at SXSW Interactive: Jay-Z, Flying Lotus, SoundCloud, Gigs, Parties, More

    March 07, 2012 12:30 PM EST SXSW Interactive has forged a reputation as not only a breeding ground for the hottest new tech companies and apps on the market (Hi Foursquare), but also as a place that can introduce the world to companies that can change the way humans interact ...

  24. Foursquare To Introduce Fan Exclusives At SXSW With fun., Counting Crows, Asher Roth

    March 07, 2012 12:05 PM EST Foursquare today announced the creation of "specials" for concerts, a new feature that will allow artists to create promotional pushes, give away prizes, and offer exclusive rewards for fans who check into their concerts using the servic ...

  25. NFL Playoffs: 8 Musicians Make The Picks, Round 2

    January 13, 2012 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 The 2011 NFL postseason continues into the divisional round on Saturday (Jan. 14), and like the rest of us, many music artists will be tuning in and rooting for their favorite teams. To celebrate the NFL playoffs and get some predictions on second-r ...

  26. Asher Roth Calls Def Jam Deal 'A Win-Win for Everybody'

    November 22, 2011 4:50 PM EST Asher Roth tells Billboard.com that signing to Def Jam Recordings, a deal that was officially announced on Tuesday (Nov. 22), marks a "win-win for everybody" as he preps the March release of his sophomore album, "Is This Too Orange? ...

  27. Asher Roth Calls Def Jam Deal 'A Win-Win for Everybody'

    November 22, 2011 12:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Asher Roth tells Billboard.com that signing to Def Jam Recordings, a deal that was officially announced on Tuesday (Nov. 22), marks a "win-win for everybody" as he preps the March release of his sophomore album, "Is This Too Orange?&q ...

  28. CMJ 2011: 15 Things That Will Rock

    October 18, 2011 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to… find the next great buzz band? Indie enthusiasts have ascended upon New York City this week for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which kicks off today (Oct. 18) and runs through Saturday. ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Teases 'I Wanna Go' Video, 'Glee' Cast to Graduate

    June 20, 2011 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Teases 'I Wanna Go' Video Britney Spears has debuted 30 seconds of the video for her latest "Femme Fatale" single, "I Wanna Go.&qu ...

  30. SXSW: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Saturday

    March 20, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 And that's a wrap! SXSW 2011 ended with some surprise appearances (Diddy, Bon Iver), scary performances (DFA 1979, Trash Talk) and everything in between. Check out 10 things Billboard.com saw and overheard on the last day of the festival: SXSW ...

  31. Asher Roth Gets Political With 'Bongress' Initiative

    October 26, 2010 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Proposition 19, the proposal to regulate cannabis and make marijuana-related activities taxable, will appear on California ballots on Election Day next Tuesday (Nov. 2), and Asher Roth has become one of its most vocal supporters. In the spare time h ...

  32. Eminem and Rihanna Lie 'Still' Atop Hot 100

    August 05, 2010 11:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 While Eminem loses his grip of the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 , his "Love the Way You Lie," featuring Rihanna , crowns the Hot 100 chart for a third straight week. The song claims the Airplay Gainer trophy for a fifth straight frame a ...

  33. LCD Soundsystem Caps Camp Bisco Day One; Wu Massacre, Ween To Come

    July 16, 2010 5:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 When the eighth annual Camp Bisco opened its gates a year ago, relentless rain storms were already delaying artist sets. This year, for Thursday at least, dry skies smiled on Camp Bisco 9, held at the Indian Lookout Country Club in Mariaville, New Y ...

  34. Ryan Leslie Splits With Universal; Works On Indie Album

    June 23, 2010 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ryan Leslie enamored old and new fans alike last night (June 23) during the first of two back-to-back performances at New York City's Bowery Ballroom. The R&B singer/rapper/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist -- who parted ways with f ...

  35. Backstage with Asher Roth

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    June 08, 2010 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 2010 Hip-Hop Honors Tribute to 'Dirty South' Pioneers honors , Dirty South , Rap , interview , VH1 , Hip-Hop , college , Asher Roth , Asher Roth , College Videos Asher Roth College Dirty South Interview ...

  36. Drake, Rick Ross, Bun B, T.I. Rep Dirty South for Hip-Hop Honors

    June 04, 2010 2:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors paid tribute to Atlanta, Miami, Texas, New Orleans and other Southern cities and states, but the event brought performers from all over to rep the dirty south on Thursday night (June 3) at New York City's Ham ...

  37. Roc Nation's J. Cole Performs Sold-Out NYC Show, Brings Out Roc-A-Fella Artist

    March 31, 2010 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a cold, wet night in New York City yesterday (Mar. 30), but the weather didn't stop fans from coming out in support of J. Cole, Jay-Z's Roc Nation protege, for his first sold-out show in the Big Apple. Held at S.O.B.s, the 400-perso ...

  38. Billboard Presents -- Sam Adams "Driving Me Crazy" Exclusive Performance

    Billboard Presents -- Sam Adams "Driving Me Crazy" Exclusive Performance

    March 30, 2010 3:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sam Adams Performs His Overnight Smash "Driving Me Crazy" for Billboard.com Annie Lennox , Billboard Presents , exclusive , Hip-Hop , Walking on Broken Glass , Driving Me Crazy , vuclip , Wizner , sam , I Hate College Videos Sam Adams Anni ...

  39. B.o.B.: Artists To Watch 2010

    January 15, 2010 1:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Two months ago, rapper/singer B.o.B.-who also goes by his real name Bobby Ray (Simmons), Bobby or just plain Bob-made a viral video with Atlantic Records president Julie Greenwald in an effort to quiet rumors of tension between the artist and his la ...

  40. Kings Of Leon, Green Day Win Big At Woodie Awards

    November 19, 2009 1:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Kings of Leon won Woodie of the Year and Green Day took home the Best Performing Woodie at the 2009 MTVu Woodie Awards, which brought together a cross-section of established and breaking artists Wednesday night (Nov. 19) at New York's Roseland ...

  41. Kid Cudi Makes Peace With 'Man On The Moon'

    September 04, 2009 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 At the beginning of the year, Kid Cudi threatened to quit the music industry because "the drama that comes with it is more overwhelming than the shit I was dealing with when I was piss-poor broke," he wrote on his blog. He says he felt pre ...

  42. Beyonce, Lady GaGa, Britney Dominate MTV VMA Noms

    August 04, 2009 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pop stars Beyonce and Lady Gaga on Tuesday each earned nine nominations for next month's MTV Video Music Awards, more than any other artist, while Britney Spears continued her musical comeback with seven nods. All three will compete for the hon ...

  43. Video: Asher Roth Tour Rehearsal

    July 27, 2009 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 While many rappers chronicle the grit of city life, Asher Roth has grabbed widespread attention with his humorous rhymes about collegiate antics and suburbia. It's fitting, then, that the Pennsylvania hip-hop artist was discovered as an undergr ...

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  45. Asher Roth performance

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    July 24, 2009 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 kidcudi.q&a music , Rap , performance , Live , exclusive , Hip-Hop , Asher Roth , Hip Hop , Asher Roth , Exclusive Videos Asher Roth Exclusive Hip Hop Live music Performance Brightcove ...

  46. Justin Bieber's 'Time' Is Now

    July 20, 2009 10:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a familiar narrative: wunderkind with a gift for music takes it seriously, and lands a major-label deal before he gets his driver's license. Usher , Chris Brown and Britney Spears all fit the formula. Now, Justin Bieber can add his na ...

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