1. B.o.B Talks Quarter Life Crisis & 'Underground Luxury' Album

    October 29, 2013 5:00 PM EDT B.o.B is suffering from a quarter-life crisis. With two weeks before his 25th birthday, the Atlanta rapper finds himself at a point in his 10-year career where he can't let anyone get in his way, including himself." "At 25, from this ...

  2. B.o.B Keeps Crowd in the 'Clouds' at NYC Secret Show

    July 24, 2012 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 You'd think a secret show wouldn't call forth many fans, but that was far from the truth in the case of B.o.B 's free secret show on Sunday (July 22). Fans waited in a line which snaked around NYC's Highline Ballroom in hopes of ...

  3. Chart Juice: B.o.B Earns R&B/Hip-Hop Albums No. 1

    May 10, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B debuts his sophomore album, "Strange Clouds," at the No. 1 spot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with 76,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The No. 1 launch mirrors the debut of his first album, "B.o.B Presents: The Ad ...

  4. Carrie Underwood's 'Blown Away' Debuts At No. 1 With Best Country Sales In Months

    May 09, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Carrie Underwood easily trounces the competition this week as her fourth album, Blown Away , debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 267,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the best sales week for a country album since the Oct. 1 ...

  5. Carrie Underwood, Norah Jones, B.o.B and Marilyn Manson Heading to Top 10 on Billboard 200

    May 05, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Carrie Underwood is going to blow away the competition this week, as her latest album, Blown Away " should easily top the Billboard 200 chart, according to industry sources. The country diva's fourth studio set is on track to sell betwee ...

  6. B.o.B, 'Strange Clouds': Track-By-Track Review

    May 01, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B isn't just a rapper, nor does he have time for such a simple statement. Photos: Day in the Life of B.o.B On his debut album, "B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray" (2010), the Atlanta transplant pinned his rap skills to t ...

  7. B.o.B Talks 'Strange Clouds' Album & Sponsorship Deals

    April 30, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 For his sophomore album, "Strange Clouds," B.o.B hopes to take his corporate connections sky high. Photos: A Day in the Life B.o.B Following the success of his 2010 gold-certified debut, "B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray,&q ...

  8. B.o.B Talks 'Strange Clouds' Album & Sponsorship Deals

    April 30, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For his sophomore album, "Strange Clouds," B.o.B hopes to take his corporate connections sky high. Photos: A Day in the Life B.o.B Following the success of his 2010 gold-certified debut, "B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray,&q ...

  9. B.o.B's 'Clouds' Features Taylor Swift, Chris Brown... and Morgan Freeman?

    April 09, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B is doing his best to ensure no sophomore slump comes his way with an all-star lineup of features for his upcoming disc, "Strange Clouds." Revealed via Instagram on Monday afternoon (Apr. 9), the album calls upon stars from both the m ...

  10. Hot 100 March Madness Final Four: Vote Now!

    March 23, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Britney and Katy demolished the competition, Adele kept her hot streak alive, and Eminem extinguished a "Firework": Round 3 of Billboard.com's Hot 100 March Madness produced a one-of-a-kind Final Four, with a quartet of No. 1 Hot 100 ...

  11. Hot 100 March Madness Round 3: Vote Now!

    March 20, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Britney and Katy powered on, Adele squeaked by P!nk , and Lady Gaga lost in a major upset: Round 2 of Billboard.com's Hot 100 March Madness was even more exciting than the first round, with 8 No. 1 Hot 100 singles moving on to the third round f ...

  12. T.I. and B.o.B Steal Warner SXSW Showcase

    March 16, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 "South By South West, what's happenin'?" T.I. yelled out, as he greeted the eager audience at Thursday night's (March 15) Warner Music Group showcase in Austin, Texas. Massive lines formed around the block of downtown venue ...

  13. B.o.B Releases Sunny 'So Good' Single: Listen

    February 21, 2012 12:15 PM EST 0 0 0 In anticipation of his sophomore album "Strange Clouds," due out May 1, B.o.B has released "So Good," a feel-good pop track produced by OneRepublic 's Ryan Tedder. Unlike the title track to "Strange Clouds," which ...

  14. B.o.B Debuts Second Single, 'Play The Guitar,' Feat. Andre 3000

    December 27, 2011 2:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Following the success of his debut effort, "B.o.B. Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray" (2010), B.o.B. stamps his return with the second single off sophomore LP, "Strange Clouds" (March 2012). A Day In The Life of B.o.B "P ...

  15. B.o.B. Sees 'Strange Clouds' with Lil Wayne and T.I.: Watch

    December 05, 2011 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Two months after it's iTunes debut, B.o.B. delivers the video for his single "Strange Clouds," the title track from his upcoming sophomore album. In the visual for the dubstep Dr. Luke produced track, B.o.B and featured guest Lil Wayn ...

  16. 1000 No. 1s: Watch B.o.B Chat About Topping The Hot 100

    December 03, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 chartArticle_ignore 1000 No. 1s Video Series Day 3: B.o.B Talks About Topping the Hot 100 2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. 1 song on the Hot 100. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that milestone ...

  17. A Day In The Life of B.o.B

    November 30, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 "I don't remember everything from last night… I just woke up with a scarf around my neck," B.o.B tells his camp and Billboard.com's The Juice Tuesday (Nov. 29) as we follow the rapper for our Day in the Life series. "A fur s ...

  18. Adele Reclaims Hot 100 Throne, B.o.B Blasts Into Top 10

    October 05, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 A busy week on the Billboard Hot 100 finds Adele reclaiming the apex and rapper B.o.B blasting into the top 10. Additionally, as previously reported , Rihanna roars to a 20th Hot 100 top 10 faster than any other solo artist , as "We Found Love, ...

  19. Video: B.o.B Talks 'Classic' Sophomore Album, 'Strange Clouds'

    October 05, 2011 2:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the same day that he performed at the AMP'd! Up Opening Concert, a night of performances at New York's Best Buy Theater that kicked off Advertising Week on Monday (Oct. 3), B.o.B 's latest single, "Strange Clouds" featuri ...

  20. B.o.B Reveals Album Title and Talks Lil Wayne Collabo

    September 28, 2011 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 While stopping by Atlanta's V-103 "The Ryan Cameron Show" yesterday (Sept. 27), Bobby Ray revealed that the title of his first single, "Strange Clouds," will serve as the title for his sophomore album. "'Strange Cl ...

  21. Four-Play: B.o.B, J. Cole, Consequence & Big Sean

    August 16, 2011 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B. is champagne livin', J. Cole takes his game off the court, Consequence airs it out and Big Sean calls on Kanye West . Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring B.o.B, J. Cole, Consequence and Big Sean. Bobby Ray takes a ...

  22. Lupe Fiasco's 'Airplanes': Better or Worse Than B.o.B's?

    April 07, 2011 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 What would "Airplanes" have sounded like if Lupe Fiasco , not B.o.B , was the one rapping on the track? Listen for yourself (via Vibe ). On this earlier, previously unheard version of the No. 2 Hot 100 hit, Lupe rhymes about "wishes t ...

  23. Grammy Nominations 2011: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV

    December 02, 2010 1:14 AM EST 0 0 0 You may have watched the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!" on CBS, but here's what you didn't see after the show at the Conga Room in Los Angeles, where numerous stars spoke to the press about their nominations. Eminem, Bruno Ma ...

  24. B.o.B Defies Gravity in 'Don't Let Me Fall'

    November 18, 2010 12:26 PM EST 0 0 0 B .o.B 's decoupage-inspired video with Bruno Mars for "Nothin' On You" charmed the pants off us (and we're suspecting we're not the only ones), so it comes as no surprise that the Atlanta rapper's latest clip is j ...

  25. B.o.B. Parties with Rivers Cuomo in 'Magic' Video

    September 03, 2010 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 B. o.B. has some trippy dreams in his new video for "Magic," featuring Rivers Cuomo. In the clip's opening shots, Bobby Ray wakes up fully dressed, sneakers and all. Things get weird right away when he stumbles into his bathroom and f ...

  26. Jay-Z Kicks Off Detroit Stadium Shows with Eminem

    September 02, 2010 11:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ay-Z opened his four-show Home And Home tour with Eminem on Thursday night by declaring victory -- not over his headlining partner, but for his genre. "Ooooooh, shit!" the rapper declared early in the set, ordering the full array of stag ...

  27. Hitmaker Alex Da Kid Talks Eminem's 'Lie,' Rihanna's New Album

    August 17, 2010 5:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alex Da Kid is best-known for a pair of epic hip-hop/rock hybrids, but in real life, the 26-year-old U.K. producer/songwriter is the furthest thing from hyperbolic. "I don't really get excited about things," he says with classic Engli ...

  28. B.o.B Stars in Adidas Commercial

    July 30, 2010 12:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B is the latest artist to be featured in an Adidas commercial, following Daft Punk and Snoop Dogg 's Star Trek-themed world cup ad. Video: B.O.B. in Adidas commercial The rapper works at "Adidas Mega Diner" - a diner that serves s ...

  29. Eminem Returns To U.K. Chart Summit

    July 19, 2010 7:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Eminem 's "Recovery" (Interscope/Universal) started a second stint as the U.K.'s No. 1 album, American artist-producer B.O.B. achieved his second consecutive chart-topping single with "Airplanes" (Rebel Rock/Atlantic ...

  30. Pop Songs: Where The Boys Are

    May 18, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The revolving door atop Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart ushers in another rookie male artist, as Taio Cruz rises 3-1 with his introductory track "Break Your Heart," featuring Ludacris . The British-born Cruz commands the lis ...

  31. Chart Beat Thursday: Usher, will.i.am, B.o.B

    May 06, 2010 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 'OMG,' FYI: Usher adds to his already impressive Billboard Hot 100 history, as "OMG," featuring will.i.am , flies 6-1. With the coronation, Usher ties for ninth-place among artists with the most leaders in the chart's almost ...

  32. Chart Beat Wednesday: Dirty Heads, Toni Braxton, Alicia Keys

    May 05, 2010 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 HEADS UP: Southern California reggae rockers the Dirty Heads collect a No. 1 with their first entry on the Alternative Songs chart, as "Lay Me Down" rises 3-1. The song features Rome of Sublime , which spent three weeks atop the list with ...

  33. Next Week's No. 1 On The Billboard 200?

    April 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Next week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, it's looking like rapper B.o.B may enter at No. 1 with his debut “The Adventures of Bobby Ray," perhaps selling around 80,000 to 85,000 by week's end on May 2 according to record label so ...

  34. B.o.B. - "I'll Be In The Sky" LIVE

    B.o.B. - "I'll Be In The Sky" LIVE

    April 27, 2010 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Check out B.o.B. perform "I'll Be In The Sky" live at S.O.B.'s in NYC. bob , B.O.B. , performance , Live , Nothin on you , Bobby Ray , B.O.B. , Bob , Bobby Ray , Live Videos B.O.B. Bob Bobby Ray Live Performance ...

  35. Watch B.o.B. Do "Nothin'" Live, Talk No. 1 Success

    April 27, 2010 11:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B. might look to rappers like Lupe Fiasco and T.I. as inspiration for his rhymes, but when it comes to playing guitar, the Atlanta up-and-comer has another role model in mind. " Lauryn Hill was a huge influence to my guitar playing," B ...

  36. B.o.B - "Voltage" LIVE

    B.o.B - "Voltage" LIVE

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  37. B.o.B Exclusive Backstage Q&A

    B.o.B Exclusive Backstage Q&A

    April 22, 2010 2:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B Exclusive Backstage Q&A new , bob , Paramore , nothing on you , interview , Eminem , b.o.b , album , Q&A , nothin' on you Videos Album B.o.B Bob Bobby Ray Eminem Interview Paramore ...

  38. B.o.B - "Nothin' On You" No. 1 LIVE - Billboard.com

    B.o.B - "Nothin' On You" No. 1 LIVE - Billboard.com

    April 22, 2010 2:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.o.B - "Nothin' On You" No. 1 LIVE in New York. Beautiful girls , single , featuredVideo1 , bob , preformance , nothing on you , performance , Live , exclusive , b.o.b Videos B.o.B Bob Bobby Ray Exclusive Live Performance Single ...

  39. B.o.B Weaves Way To Hot 100 No. 1; 'Glee' Generates More Debuts

    April 22, 2010 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 As mentioned in a breaking news story yesterday , B.o.B moves into the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 with his debut single "Nothin' On You," featuring Bruno Mars. The rapper is the fourth male vocalist since October to reach No. ...

  40. B.o.B. Bounds to No. 1 on Hot 100, Rihanna Down to No. 2

    April 21, 2010 10:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta rapper B.o.B will bounce Rihanna from the top slot of the Hot 100 to be released on Thursday morning (Apr. 22), as his "Nothin' On You," featuring Bruno Mars, will jump 2-1 while Rihanna's "Rude Boy" drops to th ...

  41. 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 ...