1. Spotify Unleashes 'History of Music' on Facebook Timeline

    March 30, 2012 12:11 PM EDT Maybe next week we'll manage to stop writing about Spotify for five seconds, but this is just too interesting to pass up. As of this morning, Spotify's Facebook Timeline now includes over a thousand years of music, which you can listen t ...

  2. Exclusive: EMI Resolves Lawsuit With Cash Money Over Licensing Payments

    March 23, 2012 6:21 PM EDT EMI has settled its lawsuit with Cash Money Records over unpaid licensing fees that appeared to be connected to Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III. In 2009, EMI had sued Cash Money for "direct, contributory and vicarious inducement of copyyright ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. It's Official: Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' Debuts at No. 1 With 964,000 Copies

    September 06, 2011 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: Lil Wayne 's "Tha Carter IV" has sold 964,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan, easily enabling its No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart. It is his third No. 1 album following "Tha Carter III ...

  5. Preview: Lil Wayne Amps Up 'MTV Unplugged'

    June 11, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been a decade since the last time a rapper headlined an episode of MTV's Unplugged ( Jay-Z in 2001, to be specific), so when Lil Wayne took the stage at Culver City's Sony Studios for his turn on May 13 (the episode airs Sunday n ...

  6. Producer Says He Didn't Rip Off Lil Wayne '6 Foot, 7 Foot' Beat

    December 24, 2010 8:09 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne 's latest single, "6 Foot, 7 Foot" surfaced on the net last week to rave reviews from music fans -- except for one. Just a couple of days after the release, a producer named Nicholas RAS Furlong, who is signed to OneRepublic ...

  7. Lil Wayne Producers Shocked By Grammy Nod

    December 05, 2008 3:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Sibling duo Play-N-Skillz scored their first Grammy last year for best rap performance by duo or group for their production on Chamillionaire's "Ridin'." But for Play, this week's album of the year nomination for Lil Wayne&# ...

  8. Britney, Mariah, Usher, Lil Wayne Earn MTV VMA Nods

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 MTV has announced the nominees for best female and best male video for the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, with Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Usher and Lil Wayne all receiving nods. MTV has announced the nominees for best female and best male video for ...

  9. Lil Wayne

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a late night in an Atlanta recording studio, the croak in Lil Wayne's voice is especially noticeable. A little more than two weeks ago, the self-proclaimed and highly co-signed "best rapper aliv After a late night in an Atlanta recor ...