1. Morning Fix: Black Friday Music Discounts; Myspace Plans Analyzed; Bon Jovi Tour

    November 20, 2012 9:00 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters BLACK FRIDAY PREVIEW: BRAND-NEW RELEASES FROM P!NK, CLARKSON, ALDEAN, PITBULL, MORE AVAILABLE FOR $5 & $7: It's beginning to look a lot ...

  2. Drake, Lil Wayne and Mariah Carey Top Honorees at 2012 BMI Urban Awards

    September 08, 2012 1:00 AM EDT (L-R): BMI president/CEO Del Bryant awards YMCMB honcho Bryan "Birdman" Williams the songwriter of the year trophies for both Drake and Lil Wayne, as BMI vice president, writer/publisher relations Catherine Brewton and BMI director, writ ...

  3. Backbeat: Lil Wayne, Jimmy Iovine, Luke Wood, Dr. Dre at Beats By Dre VMA Party

    September 07, 2012 1:24 PM EDT (L-R): Dr. Dre, Interscope head Jimmy Iovine, president/COO of Beats Electronics Luke Wood, and Lil Wayne (front). (Photo: Lester Cohen) He may have worn his just-launched signature bright red Beats By Dre headphones for the entirety of the MTV Vi ...

  4. Dr. Dre, Diddy, Jay-Z Top Forbes' 'Hip-Hop Cash Kings' List

    September 05, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 After creating some of the most classic albums hip-hop fans have ever heard, Dr. Dre shifted tactics and tackled exactly how those fans heard them, and his efforts have landed him on top of Forbes' list of top hip-hop cash kings. With $110 mill ...

  5. Dr. Dre, Diddy, Jay-Z Top Forbes' 'Hip-Hop Cash Kings' List

    September 05, 2012 11:04 AM EDT After creating some of the most classic albums hip-hop fans have ever heard, Dr. Dre shifted tactics and tackled exactly how those fans heard them, and his efforts have landed him on top of Forbes' list of top hip-hop cash kings . With $110 m ...

  6. Backbeat: Cash Money Throws BET Awards Party With Birdman, Slim, Monte Lipman, Cortez Bryant, More

    July 03, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Celebrating the Cash Money Billboard cover are (from left) Ronald "Slim" Williams, Cash Money's Vernon Brown, Universal Republic's Monte Lipman, Young Money president Mack Maine, Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Billboard ...

  7. Cash Money: The Billboard Cover Story, Birdman & Slim Video Interview

    June 29, 2012 5:50 PM EDT Read an excerpt from the cover story of Billboard's Urban Power issue Spend any time talking to Bryan "Birdman" Williams about his business these days and you'll quickly come to understand that he has two immediate goals: Relea ...

  8. Cash Money: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 29, 2012 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Read an excerpt from the cover story of Billboard's Urban Power issue Spend any time talking to Bryan "Birdman" Williams about his business these days and you'll quickly come to understand that he has two immediate goals: Releasi ...

  9. Nicki Minaj Channels Ke$ha on 'Roman Reloaded' Cover

    March 01, 2012 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Don't be fooled by the flowing blonde hair and neon face paint, kids: that is not Ke$ha on the cover of Nicki Minaj 's "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" album. The Young Money rapper posted the artwork to the sophomore album, due Apr ...

  10. Limp Bizkit Single With Lil Wayne Dropping Next Week, Cash Money Debut Out This Year?

    March 01, 2012 1:46 PM EST (Photo: Rachel Been/Getty Images) A new collaboration between Limp Bizkit and Lil Wayne is coming: the single is titled "Ready To Go," and will be released online next week. And Cash Money founder and co-CEO Bryan "Birdman" Wil ...

  11. Limp Bizkit to Break Stuff for Cash Money

    February 24, 2012 9:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Cash Money had a stellar 2011 with platinum-plus releases by Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne and now the company founded by brothers Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams is spreading the wealth signing major label ...

  12. Limp Bizkit Signs To Cash Money, Is Ashanti Next?

    February 24, 2012 8:07 AM EST "The game is missing danger, electricity, and rock n roll!!!!" Cash Money Limp Bizkit - Fred Durst (@freddurst) February 24, 2012 Cash Money had a stellar 2011 with platinum-plus releases by Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne and now the c ...

  13. Don Cornelius' Brash and Brave Success Story, Remembered by Michael Bivins, Bryan 'Birdman' Williams, Chris Hicks, More

    February 02, 2012 7:50 AM EST Like most music industry veterans touched by the incalculable influence of "Soul Train" producer and television host Don Cornelius, Michael Bivins has his own memories of the stoic and baritone man who passed away on Wednesday morning . ...

  14. Billboard Power 100: Ronald 'Slim' Williams & Bryan 'Birdman' Williams

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 25 Ronald "Slim" Williams & Bryan "Birdman" Williams Founders/co-CEOs Cash Money Records Twitter: @BIRDMAN5STAR Money. Power. Respect. Cash Money is hotly rumored to be at the center of a bidding war. Why? The label ...

  15. Urban Power List: Ronald 'Slim' Williams & Bryan 'Birdman' Williams

    January 13, 2012 6:37 PM EST Ronald "Slim" Williams & Bryan "Birdman" Williams Co-founders/Co-CEOs, Cash Money Records Group Website: CashMoney-Records.com Twitter: @BIRDMAN5STAR Money. Power. Respect. It's been 21 years since Bryan "Birdman& ...

  16. Jay-Z Tops Forbes Hip-Hop Rich List Yet Again

    August 10, 2011 9:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 With all the news about his brand-new collaboration with Kanye West , "Watch the Throne," we almost overlooked the fact that Jay-Z topped the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash King list yet again. His take over the past 12 months? $37 million. 'Wat ...

  17. Birdman: Lil Wayne Has 'New Energy' on 'Tha Carter IV'

    April 01, 2011 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans can expect "a new Wayne" when Lil Wayne 's "Tha Carter IV" is released on May 16, according to executive producer and Cash Money Records co-chief Bryan "Birdman" Williams . "He sounds brand new to me,&quo ...

  18. Lil Wayne Released from Jail

    November 04, 2010 9:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 L il Wayne has been freed from jail after serving eight months in a gun case, emerging with a hot new album, well-wishes from a former president and a deepened appreciation for his fans. The city's Department of Correction website said Thursday ...

  19. Lil Wayne Redefines Stardom Behind Bars

    November 01, 2010 9:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 He had the top-selling album in the country earlier this month. He's on the president's iPod. He's on the charts with two singles and a collaboration on a third. He's on Facebook with updates for the more than 14 million people f ...

  20. Lil Wayne's 'Rebirth' Delayed Until 2010

    December 10, 2009 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne's oft-delayed rock album, "Rebirth," has now been pushed to a 2010 release. According to a Tweet from Cash Money labelhead and rapper, Bryan "Birdman" Williams, "Rebirth" will now be available on Feb. 1. ...

  21. Cash Money's Williams Arrested In Tennessee

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Bryan "Birdman" Williams was among 16 people charged with possession of marijuana yesterday (Nov. 27) in Tennessee after the RV they were riding in was pulled over by police for making an impro Rapper Bryan "Birdman" Willi ...

  22. Cash Money CEO Williams Back On The Mic

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cash Money CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams will release a new album, "5*Stunna," Dec. 4 via the label. The follow-up to 2005's "Fast Money" is led by the single "Pop Bottles" featuring Lil Wayne. Cash Money ...