1. Exclusive: Jay Sean Announces New Album, Entertainment Company

    March 05, 2013 7:00 AM EST Jay Sean will release his next album, "Neon," on May 21. “Where You Are” will be the first single from his Cash Money/Republic sophomore project, impacting radio and iTunes on March 19. The multi-platinum-selling, international pop/R& ...

  2. Exclusive: Jay Sean Announces New Album, Entertainment Company

    March 05, 2013 7:00 AM EST Jay Sean will release his next album, "Neon," on May 21. “Where You Are” will be the first single from his Cash Money/Republic sophomore project, impacting radio and iTunes on March 19. The multi-platinum-selling, international pop/R ...

  3. Mayan Apocalypse Playlist: 15 Doomsday Songs For 12/21

    December 20, 2012 9:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The Mayan calendar's apocalypse date has been prophesied for Friday -- 12/21/2012 -- but what would the end of the world be like without a party with a potent playlist? We've chosen 15 songs about the universe's imminent demise rangin ...

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  5. Watch Jay Sean Sing 'The Christmas Song': Merry Melodies Video Series

    November 19, 2012 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Jay Sean Sings "The Christmas Song" Tis the season for all those cold-weather tunes that give you the warm-fuzzies every year. With winter 2012 upon us, we've asked a series cool artists to give those old favorites a new ...

  6. Jay Sean Photos: Merry Melodies Behind the Scenes

    November 19, 2012 10:43 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay Sean Photos: Merry Melodies Behind the Scenes News Gabriela Herman Jay Sean ...

  7. Lil Wayne Passes An All-Time Elvis Presley Hot 100 Mark

    September 27, 2012 5:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The rapper tops the King of Rock and Roll's mark for the most Hot 100 appearances among solo acts. Presley, however, maintains a wide lead for the most entries among all artists as a lead solo act. He'll always be the King of Rock and Roll ...

  8. Lil Wayne Passes An All-Time Elvis Presley Hot 100 Mark

    September 27, 2012 5:00 AM EDT He'll always be the King of Rock and Roll, but when it comes to the artist with the most Billboard Hot 100 hits, Elvis Presley's longstanding record total gives way to a new stats king: Lil Wayne. As he debuts as a featured artist (with ...

  9. Chart Highlights: Gotye Extends Multi-Format Chart Success

    August 06, 2012 8:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  10. Univision's Youth Awards Offer Big Chart Boosts

    August 02, 2012 3:50 PM EDT Univision's annual youth awards, known as Premios Juventud, took a chance this year by highlighting only performances by new and lesser-known acts for perhaps the first time in its nine years of broadcasts. Some of these performances delivere ...

  11. 40 Under 40: Laura Hutfless

    August 02, 2012 2:17 PM EDT Laura Hutfless Music Sponsorship Agent, Creative Artists Agency Website: CAA.com Twitter: @Lehnash Fluent In Music And Sports As music outpaces sports as 2012's fastest-growing sponsorship category (according to marketing analytics firm PQ Me ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Birdman Says 'This Is A Business of Patience, Dedication, Sacrifice' in Exclusive Billboard Video Interview

    July 02, 2012 2:41 PM EDT Bryan 'Birdman' Williams and his brother Ronald 'Slim' Williams sat down with Billboard for an exclusive interview where the soft-spoken leaders of Cash Money Records talked about how they work records, building their brands, a ...

  14. Kevin Rudolf 'Don't Give Up' Video Sneak Peek: Exclusive

    April 16, 2012 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rudolf Won't 'Hide Behind the Production' on New Album You probably know him by his hit single, "Let It Rock," featuring Lil Wayne , but beyond that, Cash Money's first rock artist Kevin Rudolf ( @itskevinrudolf ) has m ...

  15. Backbeat: Lil Wayne, Drake, Busta Rhymes @ Cash Money Pre-Grammy Party

    February 15, 2012 4:15 PM EST American Idols: (L-R) New YMCMB signees Busta Rhymes, American Idol fifth-place finisher Chris RIchardson, and Mystikal cash in at the Cash Money pre-Grammy party. (Photo: Adrian Sidney/PictureGroup) Like all Grammy-related parties on Saturday nig ...

  16. Whitney Houston Remembered at Cash Money Pre-Grammy Party

    February 12, 2012 10:14 AM EST 0 0 0 As artists gathered in Los Angeles for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, all thoughts were centered on the sudden passing of R&B icon Whitney Houston. The tone of Pre-Grammy events around the city changed from one of celebration to mourning and rem ...

  17. Urban Act Chino y Nacho Partner With McDonald's In Happy Meal Campaign

    February 03, 2012 8:16 PM EST Chino y Nacho, the Venezuelan urban and tropical act, are partnering with McDonald's in a campaign that will have the entertainers tied to the popular Happy Meal with their images and a chance to hang with the duo. The Happy Meal campaign, &q ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Sony To Resurrect Relentless Records Label

    January 12, 2012 2:26 PM EST Sony Music is to re-launch Relentless Records, the U.K.-based label which helped launch the careers of Joss Stone, Jay Sean and KT Tunstall. Label co-founder and former Virgin Records U.K. President Shabs Jobanputra is to head the revived London-b ...

  20. MTVu Campus Invasion Tour With Jason Derulo, Fabolous Adds DJs Diamond Kuts, Chelsea Leyland, Dove Sponsorship

    October 18, 2011 7:55 AM EDT MTVU's Campus Invasion Tour returns Oct. 20 with a new sponsor, Dove Go Fresh, that will be an integrated part of the music festival. The female deodorant and body mist will be represented by two of its official DJs, Diamond Kuts and Chelsea ...

  21. Lil Wayne Adds 'Dope' Rap to Joe Jonas Remix

    September 27, 2011 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne 's "Young Moola, baby" shriek seems nearly ubiquitous on pop and rap radio, but here's a reminder that there's still land left to conquer: He's finally teamed up with a Jonas Brother. Namely, Weezy's hopp ...

  22. Cash Money Goes Pop with Signing of Savvy

    September 03, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's no doubt that Cash Money Records has solidified its status as one of hip-hop's most successful labels. With such acts as the Hot Boys , Juvenile and Birdman laying the foundation, Cash Money has since powered up a franchise that in ...

  23. Joe Jonas Breaks From His Bros, Gears Up for Tour With Jay Sean

    August 31, 2011 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Joe Jonas and Jay Sean won't commit to performing together when the two hit the road Sept. 6 in Boston for an 18-date North American tour. "There's something to be said for surprises and not giving anything way," Sean told report ...

  24. Joe Jonas Plots U.S. Tour with Jay Sean

    August 16, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before he joins Britney Spears on her European trek, Joe Jonas will showcase his debut album, "Fastlife," on a fall U.S. tour with fellow pop singer Jay Sean . The 19-city run kicks off in Boston on Sept. 6, with tickets going on sale on A ...

  25. Weekly Chart Notes: Pitbull, Jill Scott, Weird Al Yankovic

    June 30, 2011 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 PET SOUNDS: Dog days are just beginning atop the Billboard Hot 100 , as Pitbull celebrates his first No. 1 with "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer. In anticipation of the Miami rapper's ascension to the apex, Ch ...

  26. Jay Sean Shows His Sensitive Side in 'Where Do We Go' Video

    June 08, 2011 1:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 There are no girls, parties, or gratuitous six-pack flashes in Jay Sean's latest video for "Where Do We Go," a ballad from his upcoming "The Mistress" mixtape. Watch below, as Sean trades rap cameos and overflowing bottles o ...

  27. Rihanna Remembers Bob Marley, Thirty Years After His Death

    May 11, 2011 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Today (May 11) marks the anniversary of Bob Marley 's death. Although the legend died early, age 36 of cancer, there's no doubt that he left his mark in the lives of many, fans and artists. One artist being, Rihanna . This morning, Rih Rih ...

  28. JAY SEAN FEATURING LIL WAYNE -- HIT THE LIGHTS

    March 28, 2011 10:56 AM EDT Just as with their collaboration on the Billboard Hot 100-topping "Down," Jay Sean and Lil Wayne have joined forces to create another upbeat club-banger that's angling to become a summer radio staple. Riding the wave of an ongoing ...

  29. Lady Gaga, 'Glee' Highlight Historic Hot 100 Week

    February 16, 2011 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 In one of the most highlight-heavy weeks in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, Lady Gaga roars in at No. 1 with "Born This Way," the 1,000th leader since the list launched in 1958. Concurrently, with six debuting titles, the "Glee& ...

  30. Bruno Mars Plays Grammy Week Smeezingtons Party, Joined by Monica, Keri Hilson

    February 12, 2011 8:26 PM EST 0 0 0 While much of the music industry was still schmoozing at MusiCares Person of the Year Gala paying tribute to Barbra Streisand , the industry's up-and-comers were lined up to get into the Smeezingtons Celebration (starting at 10 p.m.), saluting ...

  31. Ask Billboard: Readers' 2010 Top Picks, Continued

    January 07, 2011 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  32. Watch: Stars Go Offline for AIDS, Make 'Last Tweet and Testament' Videos

    December 01, 2010 2:48 PM EST 0 0 0 On behalf of Alicia Keys ' Keep A Child Alive AIDS charity, celebs including Lady Gaga , Justin Timberlake , Usher and Keys herself sacrificed their lives -- their digital lives, that is. Starting today (Dec. 1), World AIDS Day, these stars and ...

  33. Kanye West Wraps Gifts For The Kids For The Holidays

    December 01, 2010 12:08 PM EST 0 0 0 On the eve of the announcement that his "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" album sold 496,000 first week, Mr. Kanye West celebrated by wrapping gifts for the kids. Kanye West, Nicki Minaj Score Big Debuts on Billboard 200 Kanye hit the NY ...

  34. Lil Wayne's Friends Hit Miami For 'Welcome Home' Bash

    November 08, 2010 9:54 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne was released from jail on Thursday, Nov. 4, and the rapper is apparently quickly re-acclimating to the real world. Wayne not only hit up Friday's (Nov. 5) New Orleans Hornets vs. Miami Heat game and took the stage on Saturday (Nov. 6) ...

  35. Nicole Scherzinger Prepping New Album, 'Men in Black 3' Role

    October 30, 2010 10:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 After more than a few tries in 2007, Nicole Scherzinger is readying her first proper solo album. The Pussycat Doll and perennial featured guest revealed earlier this year that it was her decision not to release "Her Name Is Nicole ," even ...

  36. Kings of Leon Make Record-Breaking Debut on U.K. Chart

    October 25, 2010 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 K ings of Leon 's "Come Around Sundown" (Hand Me Down/Sony Music Entertainment) made a record-breaking start to its U.K. album chart career yesterday (Sunday). In selling over 183,000 copies, it recorded the biggest first-week sale of ...

  37. JLS, Tinie Tempah Win 2 Each At MOBO Awards

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. urban stars JLS and Tinie Tempah were the major winners at the 2010 MOBO Awards, walking away with two prizes each. Boy band JLS, who were runners up in the 2008 series of Simon Cowell's music talent show "The X Factor," won be ...

  38. Bruno Mars Leads 'The Way' To Pop Songs Summit

    October 20, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 MARS STARS: After eight lead males had ruled Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart in their first chart visits between the list's launch in 1992 and 2008, six have now reigned in the last year. Bruno Mars continues th ...

  39. Jay Sean @ the 2010 VMAs

    Jay Sean @ the 2010 VMAs

    September 13, 2010 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 mtv , Jay Sean , Lady GaGa , Ron Weisner , vmas , video music awards , Ron Weisner , Jay Sean , Lady Gaga Videos Ron Weisner Jay Sean Lady Gaga ...

  40. MTV VMAs: 15 Things You Didn't See On TV

    September 13, 2010 12:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sure, the red carpet and the show was televised -- but that's still only a part of the madness that went down at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Here are 15 things from backstage and on the scene that you di ...

  41. Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal Lead MOBO Nominations

    September 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tinie Tempah leads the nominations for the 2010 MOBO Awards. The chart-topping U.K. rapper is up for four awards at the ceremony next month. Dizzee Rascal , Professor Green, N-Dubz and Plan B each have three nominations for the U.K. urban music awar ...

  42. Queen Latifah, Ludacris, Others Break Down Nicki Minaj's Success

    August 19, 2010 8:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the last year, Nicki Minaj has single-handedly brought female MCs back to the forefront of hip-hop music. In recognition of that, Queen Latifah, Ludacris and others break down the success behind the Harajuku Barbie. Video: Watch the AP's bre ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Rihanna's New Tattoo is a Typo

    August 12, 2010 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Receives Typo'd Tattoo Rihanna 's latest tattoo contains an unfortunate grammatical error, according to PopEater. The singer's latest ink is placed ...

  45. Kevin Rudolf - I Made It LIVE

    Kevin Rudolf - I Made It LIVE

    June 28, 2010 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kevin Rudolf - I Made It LIVE Lil Wayne , Jay Sean , I Made it , Kevin Rudolf , performance , Live , acoustic , Jay Sean , Kevin Rudolf , Lil Wayne Videos Jay Sean Kevin Rudolf Lil Wayne Live Performance ...

  46. Drake Visits Lil Wayne, Hosts Album Listening In NYC

    June 03, 2010 2:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shortly after his full album leaked, rapper Drake held a listening session in New York City yesterday (June 2) for his much-anticipated debut, "Thank Me Later." Reporters joined some of the Toronto rapper's famous friends -- including ...

  47. N-Dubz Latest U.K. Urban Import To Score U.S. Deal

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT N-Dubz is the latest U.K. urban/pop act to strike a U.S. label deal, following in the wake of recent Hot 100 chart-toppers Tiaio Cruz and Jay Sean. The hip-hop/R&B trio has signed a U.S. deal with Island Def Jam. In a statement, Island Def Jam ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. Chart Beat Wednesday: B.o.B, Kris Allen, Blake Lewis

    May 12, 2010 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 BOYS CLUB: B.o.B becomes the 12th solo male to lead Billboard's Pop Songs chart with a first entry, as "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno Mars, rises 2-1. While eight male rookies ruled the list between the chart's inception ...

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