1. Jazmine Sullivan on 'Reality Show' Return: 'I Just Felt Like I Had a Story to Share'

    January 13, 2015 5:35 PM EST There's a song on Jazmine Sullivan 's new album Reality Show called "Forever Don't Last." It's mostly just acoustic guitar and vocals, starting with an admission of defeat -- "I had high hopes for us, baby" ...

  2. Listen: Jazmine Sullivan's Emotional New Single 'Forever Don't Last'

    September 03, 2014 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jazmine Sullivan follows up "Dumb" with a powerful second single, "Forever Don't Last." The stripped-down ballad showcases Sullivan's vocal prowess, as she sings about a relationship she fought to save. "I guess fo ...

  3. Jazmine Sullivan Is 'Completely Finished' With 'Reality Show' Album; Talks 3-Year Hiatus: Exclusive

    May 19, 2014 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 While she's "a little scared" to step back into the spotlight, Jazmine Sullivan "can't escape my calling." The singer-songwriter – whose vocal prowess is heart-stirring – released her first official single, "Dumb,& ...

  4. Jazmine Sullivan Returns with Meek Mill-Assisted Song, 'Dumb': Listen

    May 12, 2014 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Four years after the debut of her sophomore album, "Love Me Back," Jazmine Sullivan returns with her new single, "Dumb." The Meek Mill-assisted track features the singer-songwriter singing passionately of a bad cheater. Check it ...

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  6. Exclusive: Salaam Remi Heading To Sony Music As Executive VP of A&R

    November 20, 2012 11:41 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment is expected to name Salaam Remi as executive VP of A&R/production, according to sources familiar with the situation. In his new role, the Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter will work across all Sony labels. Remi' ...

  7. Carly Rae Jepsen Named Billboard's 'Rising Star' of 2012

    October 25, 2012 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carly Rae Jepsen has been named Billboard's "Rising Star" for 2012 following a year of dizzying success for the "Call Me Maybe" singer-songwriter. The Rising Star Award acknowledges Jepsen's breakout year and will be pr ...

  8. Carly Rae Jepsen Named Billboard's 'Rising Star' of 2012

    October 25, 2012 9:40 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen has been named Billboard's "Rising Star" for 2012 following a year of dizzying success for the "Call Me Maybe" singer-songwriter. The Rising Star Award acknowledges Jepsen's breakout year and will be ...

  9. Op-Ed: Brian McKnight & the Fear of His Explicit Slow Jam

    May 17, 2012 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Will he break my heart a little more by performing THAT song?" was my first, and focal, thought when attending Brian McKnight 's first night of a three-night concert series at New York City's Blue Note jazz club on Wednesday (Ma ...

  10. Monica, 'New Life': Track-By-Track Review

    April 10, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's true that loyal fans ride a singer's roller coaster of a career, going along with the highs and lows, the twists and turns. But it's those lows and twists that not only make for the best stories to tell once the ride ends, but sh ...

  11. Brianna Perry Talks Upcoming Album, Trina's Guidance & Rick Ross Collabo

    February 10, 2012 6:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Brianna Perry is all grown up. Prior to her freestyles and four mixtapes, most recently, "Face Off" (2011), Perry was featured on Trina 's "Kandi," off "Diamond Princess," (2002) when she was nine yrs. old. "A ...

  12. Nicki Minaj Named Billboard's 'Rising Star' for 2011

    November 23, 2011 2:15 PM EST In being named Billboard's Rising Star, Minaj follows in the footsteps of Jazmine Sullivan (2010), Lady Gaga (2009), and Colbie Caillat , who in 2008 was the first artist ever to be given this honor. "Nicki Minaj has established herself ...

  13. SWV Talks Chris Brown, New Album and Reality Show

    June 24, 2011 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two weeks ago ( June 10 ), R&B devotees were happily surprised to hear SWV on Chris Brown 's remix for "She Ain't You," that borrows from the trio's Billboard Hot 100 hit "Right Here" and from the original, Mic ...

  14. Kelly Price Returns to R&B Roots on New Album

    April 29, 2011 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Kelly Price was nominated for a Grammy Award in the best female R&B vocal performance category last December, the nod caught many people off guard. Up until that point, Price hadn't released an R&B album since 2003's "Pri ...

  15. 29 Black Music Milestones: The Apollo Theater Opens

    February 22, 2011 5:50 PM EST 0 0 0 The building now known as the Apollo Theater first opened in 1914 as Hurtig and Seamon's New Burlesque Theater, but the building that would become an African-American icon in New York City first began in 1934. Located at 125th Street in Harlem, ...

  16. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz, Kanye West & Jay-Z

    January 13, 2011 4:11 PM EST 0 0 0 In its seventh week on the chart, Nicki Minaj 's "Pink Friday" skips 3-1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums marking the longest climb to No. 1 since Jamie Foxx 's "Intuition" took eight weeks to reach the summit in 2009. "P ...

  17. Is Jazmine Sullivan Quitting Music?

    January 03, 2011 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Just weeks after being nominated for a Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Holding You Down (Goin' In Circles)," singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan might be quitting music... or not? Sullivan took to her twitter rece ...

  18. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Jazmine Sullivan, Chrisette Michele, Kanye West

    December 10, 2010 3:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Despite a 78% decline, Kanye West 's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" holds onto the No. 1 spot for a second week on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, logging sales of 108,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Nicki Minaj remains at No. 2 wit ...

  19. Soulja Boy, Flo Rida Flop On Billboard Album Chart

    December 08, 2010 3:59 PM EST 0 0 0 A couple of notable hip-hop and R&B artists dropped albums this week, but according to Billboard's latest 200 chart, it appears no one went out to buy them. *tear* Susan Boyle Likely to Top Billboard 200 Next Week Jazmine Sullivan dropped h ...

  20. Boyle Back to No. 1 on Billboard 200, Peas Begin At No. 6

    December 08, 2010 11:09 AM EST 0 0 0 Weeks ago -- on paper, at least -- it seemed like the Black Eyed Peas' "The Beginning" was a safe bet for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart, especially considering how their last set, 2009's "The E.N.D.," ...

  21. Fergie, Jazmine Sullivan & Lea Michele @ Women In Music 2010

    Fergie, Jazmine Sullivan & Lea Michele @ Women In Music 2010

    December 03, 2010 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Check out all the excitement at Billboard's 2010 Women In Music Awards! Lea Michele , jazmine sullivan , Women in Music , featuredVideo1 , performance , Fergie , Fergie , Fergie , Jazmine Sullivan , Lea Michele Videos Fergie Fergie Jazmine Sull ...

  22. Jazmine Sullivan Thrilled to Succeed Gaga As Billboard's Rising Star

    December 03, 2010 11:49 AM EST 0 0 0 In 2008 and 2009, Jazmine Sullivan was nominated for seven Grammy Awards, including best new artist and best R&B song for not one, but two tracks off her highly touted 2008 debut album, "Fearless" (J Records). The set debuted at No. 1 ...

  23. BACKBEAT: Billboard's Women In Music Luncheon Honors The Industry's Powerful Female Force

    December 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST On Dec. 2, Billboard hosted some of the most powerful people in the industry for its fifth annual Women in Music Awards luncheon. The event, sponsored by Steve Madden and L'Oreal Professionnel, was held at the Pierre Hotel in New York and rec ...

  24. Fergie, Jazmine Sullivan, Lea Michele Honored At Billboard's Women In Music

    December 02, 2010 4:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard's Women In Music luncheon took place today (Dec. 2) at New York's The Pierre Hotel, and Fergie , who was honored as the 2010 Woman of The Year , said it best when describing all the powerful women in the room. "Congratulatio ...

  25. Fergie 'Humbled' By Billboard Woman Of The Year Honor

    December 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Billboard's Women In Music luncheon took place today (Dec. 2) at New York's the Pierre Hotel, and Fergie, who was honored as the 2010 Woman of the Year, said it best when describing all the powerful women in the room. "Congratulatio ...

  26. Lea Michele to Receive Billboard's First-Ever Triple Threat Award At Women in Music

    November 17, 2010 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 L ea Michele , the 24-year-old Broadway ingenue-turned-breakout star of Fox's "Glee," will receive the Triple Threat Award at the 2010 Billboard Women in Music Event on Dec. 2 in New York, it was announced today (Nov. 16). Michele wil ...

  27. Jazmine Sullivan to Receive Billboard's Rising Star Award for Women in Music

    November 12, 2010 12:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Following the success of her breakthrough album "Fearless" and impressive start to her forthcoming sophomore set "Love Me Back," Grammy-nominated R&B singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan will receive the Rising Star Award at th ...

  28. Jazmine Sullivan - "10 Seconds"

    Jazmine Sullivan - "10 Seconds"

    November 12, 2010 12:04 PM EST 0 0 0 The music video for Jazmine Sullivan's "10 Seconds" Videos Jazmine Sullivan ...

  29. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Mariah Carey, Trey Songz, Willow Smith

    November 12, 2010 11:48 AM EST 0 0 0 Mariah Carey kicks off the holiday season with "Merry Christmas II You," which arrives at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, marking only the second Christmas set to top the chart in its 45-year history. It starts with 55,000 sold, accor ...

  30. Jazmine Sullivan to Receive Billboard's Rising Star Award for Women in Music

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Following the success of her breakthrough album "Fearless" and impressive start to her forthcoming sophomore set "Love Me Back," Grammy-nominated R&B singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan will receive the Rising Star Award at ...

  31. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Lil Wayne, Tech N9ne, Trey Songz

    November 05, 2010 11:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne 's "I Am Not A Human Being" ties Alicia Keys ' "The Element Of Freedom" for the year's third longest run at No. 1 as it picks up a fifth week atop R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Eminem 's "Recovery&quo ...

  32. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: ABK, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross

    October 29, 2010 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last Thursday I took a stab at writing a chart story that highlights some of the top hip-hop and R&B albums/songs making noteworthy chart moves for the week. And, as fun as that was *blank stare* , I've decided to go to the professionals th ...

  33. Lil Wayne, Chris Brown Run The Hip-Hop/R&B Charts

    October 21, 2010 2:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Every Thursday moving forward, The Juice will give its readers an exclusive break down of the hip-hop and R&B charts, including who all is in the top ten, who made a jump and who isn't as popular this week as last week. Here's our firs ...

  34. BACKBEAT: Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan, and Miguel on BET's 106 & Park

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On August 30, Mary J Blige paid a visit to BET’s 106 & Park during their back to school week to promote her FFAWN (Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now, Inc) program, which she and Foundation Media founder, Steve Stoute created in 2007. ...

  35. Mary J. Blige Announces Tour with Jazmine Sullivan, El DeBarge, Miguel

    September 01, 2010 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just days after Jazmine Sullivan 's "Holding You Down (Goin' In Circles)" remix featuring Mary J. Blige was released, Blige announced Tuesday (Aug. 31) that she will be joining forces with the R&B singer/songwriter once again ...

  36. Chris Brown, Chrisette Michele, Pharrell, Nas Join BET's Haiti Telethon

    February 05, 2010 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 C hris Brown , Chrisette Michele , Nas and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are the latest celebrities added to the roster for BET's "SOS Saving Ourselves: Help for Haiti" telethon taking place at the American Airlines Arena in Mi ...

  37. Video: Melanie Fiona Talks Grammy Nod, Topping Chart

    January 29, 2010 11:58 AM EST 0 0 0 "When I found out I cried," says singer/songwriter Melanie Fiona about when she heard she'd been nominated for a Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. "I instantly went back to that moment when I was a little girl, si ...

  38. Jazmine Sullivan Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 3:04 PM EST 0 0 0 Jazmine Sullivan, Title TBD (J Records) Release Date: Summer 2010 Jazmine Sullivan is one album into her promising music career but the singer/songwriter is already well aware of the disadvantages of being a celebrity. "Come on y'all, let& ...

  39. Beyoncé, Maxwell, Keri Hilson Lead Nominations For Soul Train Awards Return

    October 23, 2009 11:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four nominations each, Beyoncé , Keri Hilson and Maxwell head the list of nominees for the return of the Soul Train Awards. The awards ceremony, hosted by actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, will be the first special aired on BET' ...

  40. Wale Hope To Bring Go-Go Mainstream With 'Attention Deficit'

    October 02, 2009 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Washington, D.C., MC Wale seems poised to make the leap to mainstream success. He's already built up a wealth of hipster cred, making mixtapes inspired by "Seinfeld" with Fader-approved DJ Nick Catchdubs and playing parties at wine ba ...

  41. The Daily Noise 9.18.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 9.18.2009 - Billboard.com

    September 18, 2009 3:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fox comedy "Glee" is bringing smiles to more than 6.5 million viewers with high school choir versions of favorite pop songs, Muse and Kid Cudi poised to debut on the Billboard 200, Fall Out Boy talks about supporting Blink 182 on their reu ...

  42. Chart Beat: Yoko Ono, Taylor Swift, Marilyn Manson

    June 04, 2009 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 NO PARKING ON THE DANCE FLOOR: Midnight Star's '80s classic of that title could describe all the action on Hot Dance Club Play this week. Yoko Ono ascends to her fifth No. 1, and third in-a-row, as "I'm Not Getting Enough," ...

  43. Beyonce, T.I. Nominated For BET Awards

    May 14, 2009 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET announced Tuesday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network's music video countdown show "106 & Park." Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be he ...

  44. BET Announces BET Awards Nominees

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT BET announced yesterday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network’s music video countdown show “106 & Park.” Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be held in Los A ...

  45. Chart Beat- "Slumdog Millionaire," American Idol, Flex

    March 26, 2009 1:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from ...

  46. Jazmine Sullivan Tuning Into Acting

    February 18, 2009 2:13 PM EST 0 0 0 With "Lions, Tigers & Bears" -- the third single form her debut album, "Fearless" -- climbing the charts, going 0-for-5 at this year's Grammy Awards did not phase Jazmine Sullivan. "I'm not at all upset," ...

  47. The 2009 Grammys: What You Didn't See On TV

    February 09, 2009 12:21 AM EST 0 0 0 With Alison Krauss' five Grammys on the night, she now has an astonishing 26 total Grammy wins. It makes her the most-winning woman of all time (a title she even held before tonight's haul) -- and is one behind Quincy Jones' living re ...

  48. Jazmine Sullivan: CBS Grammy Special

    Jazmine Sullivan: CBS Grammy Special

    February 01, 2009 3:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Jazmine Sullivan, nominated for Best New Artist, gets candid in these special outtakes from Katie Couric's CBS Grammy Special. Grammys , grammy awards , jazmine sullivan , interview , Katie Couric , R&B , soul , CBS , Jazmine Sullivan , Kat ...

  49. Essence Festival Adds Maxwell, Al Green, Ne-Yo

    January 29, 2009 12:01 AM EST 0 0 0 Maxwell, Anita Baker, Al Green, John Legend, Robin Thicke, Salt-N-Pepa, Ne-Yo and En Vogue will join previously announced headliner Beyonce at the 15th annual Essence Music Festival. The event will be held July 3-5 at the New Orleans Superdome. Roun ...

  50. At 'Last': Jadakiss Preps Roc-A-Fella Debut

    January 28, 2009 3:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Jadakiss is back with a new batch of tough-talking rhymes on his Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam debut, "The Last Kiss," due March 10. The rapper recently previewed 14 songs intended for the set for Billboard.com but says he will continue to record un ...

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