1. Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston, Donna Summer At 'VH1 Divas': Watch

    December 17, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 VH1 DIVAS Best Photos From the Show It was a confluence of glitz and glamour, spikes and suits and all manner of bare-chested male dancers. In other words, Adam Lambert 's Sunday night… And VH1 Divas 2012, which featured the American Idol seaso ...

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  3. Chart Juice: Brandy Calls It A Comeback On R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    October 25, 2012 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Brandy reaches the summit of R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for the second time in her nearly 18-year career, as "Two Eleven" debuts at No. 1 with 65,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's been more than 10 years since her prev ...

  4. Lexus Puts Poetry In Motion

    August 30, 2012 1:30 PM EDT The luxury car brand looks to reach affluent African-Americans through music/spoken-word events and TV's 'Verses & Flow'. At a time when virtually every major automotive brand has its own music strategy -- even Fiat hired Jennif ...

  5. Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams, Noah '40' Shebib, EMI Win Big at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 29, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Quincy Jones took home the ASCAP Founders Award, Pharrell Williams was honored with the Golden Note Award, and EMI Music Publishing again took home the publisher of the year honor at Friday (June 29) night's 25th anniversary ASCAP Rhythm and ...

  6. Tributes For Donna Summer: Questlove, Nile Rodgers, Sheila E., George Clinton, More React

    May 17, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Donna Summer died this morning after a battle with cancer at the age of 63. Her fantastic success as the 'Queen of Disco' saw her hit the Billboard Hot 100 32 times, including 14 No. 1 hits. Tributes have been coming in from the music co ...

  7. Gym Class Heroes, J. Cole To Play NBA All-Star Pregame Show

    February 15, 2012 7:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Gym Class Heroes and J. Cole will help kick off NBA All-Star Game festivities on Sunday, Feb. 26 with a pregame concert that will air live from Orlando, Fla. on NBA TV. The Sprint Pregame Concert will feature Gym Class Heroes performing their latest ...

  8. Updated: Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives, Including Beyonce, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Dozens More

    February 12, 2012 2:47 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death rapidly spread around the globe, Twitter, the Internet and our inboxes filled with tributes, and Billboard.biz has spoken with dozens of people at many pre-Grammy events. Any attempt at a definitive list of ...

  9. Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives Pour In

    February 11, 2012 8:58 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death spread on Saturday night, Twitter quickly filled with tributes from artists and executives who knew, worked with and admired her. Diddy, Mariah Carey, LA Reid, Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Russell Simmo ...

  10. Chart Juice: Kanye West and Jay-Z Earn First 'Watch the Throne' No. 1 Single

    November 03, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Ni**as in Paris" becomes the first song from Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaborative album "Watch the Throne" to reach No. 1 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as the song rises 2-1. Jay-Z and Kanye West's ...

  11. Chris Brown Leads Soul Train Awards Nominations

    October 21, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Days after winning the most awards at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Chris Brown leads the nominations for the 2011 Soul Train Awards. Brown is nominated for five nods across 11 categories, one being Best Dance Performance in which he's up agains ...

  12. Wonder Girls Voted Best Mashup Monday of 2011: Poll Results

    September 26, 2011 11:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week, when we posted Parachute's take on Keri Hilson's "Pretty Girl Rock" -- the last Mashup Monday of the season -- we also posed the question, "What is the single best cover of 2011?" Among the eight amazing mont ...

  13. Parachute Rocks Keri Hilson's "Girl"

    September 19, 2011 8:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the finale of the 2011 Mashup Mondays season, Charlottesville, Virginia's Parachute turns the super self-assured R&B strut of Keri Hilson 's "Pretty Girl Rock" into a sweet, poppy acoustic rock bounce. Photos: Parachute&# ...

  14. Keri Hilson Q&A I The Juice

    Keri Hilson Q&A I The Juice

    September 09, 2011 4:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Keri Hilson Q&A I The Juice featuredVideo4 , The Juice , keri hilson , interview , Keri Hilson , Interview , The Juice Videos Keri Hilson Interview The Juice ...

  15. Freshman Haze: Chipmunk

    August 12, 2011 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grime music has birthed big stars, such as Tinie Tempah and Dizzee Rascal . Chipmunk is next up to bat. From rhyming on pirate radio sets in his early teenage years to now being one of the most successful urban acts in the UK, Chipmunk has achieved ...

  16. Keri Hilson Talks New Album, Videos and Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV'

    August 03, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Even as she continues to ride herd on her sophomore album, "No Boys Allowed," Keri Hilson says she's already decided on the title and a bit of the concept for her next album. But, of course, she won't tell us. "No, I can ...

  17. Lloyd Overcomes Label Drama To Become 'King of Hearts'

    July 01, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 LeBron James wasn't the only self-proclaimed "King" mulling over a big decision last year. After releasing his first three albums through music mogul/former reality star Irv Gotti's record label the Inc. (formerly known as Murda ...

  18. Lady Gaga Going Global, Performs on German 'Top Model' Finale

    June 10, 2011 8:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Now that Lady Gaga all but owns American pop (and the collective subconscious of U.S. music fans), her management has decided it's time to focus on conquering the rest of the world (the Wall Street Journal recently reported Gaga and her manager ...

  19. Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV' Release Pushed to August

    June 02, 2011 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 L il Wayne 's "Tha Carter IV" release date has been pushed back again, a source confirms to Billboard.com. The highly anticipated set will now hit stores on Aug. 29, over two months after its last announced release date of June 21. &q ...

  20. Red Carpet with Keri Hilson I BBMA 2011

    Red Carpet with Keri Hilson I BBMA 2011

    May 22, 2011 11:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Red Carpet with Keri Hilson keri hilson , interview , red carpet , BBMA , Keri Hilson , Interview , Red Carpet Videos Keri Hilson Interview Red Carpet ...

  21. Was Trina Snubbed by the 2011 BET Awards?

    May 18, 2011 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 After the 2011 BET Awards nominations were announced yesterday (May 17), a few artists were not too happy -- most notably, Trina . Her Twitter reaction -- which was re-tweeted by more than one hundred people -- was to the point: "Fuck BET." ...

  22. Chaka Khan Fires Up David Foster Tribute at BMI Pop Awards

    May 18, 2011 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 C haka Khan 's scorching performance of "Through the Fire" sparked last evening's (May 17) musical salute to BMI Icon David Foster. The songwriter/producer/musician/arranger was feted during the organization's 59th annual Po ...

  23. Lady Gaga, Jason Derulo, Lady Antebellum Win Big at BMI Pop Music Awards

    May 18, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga , Jason Derul o and JR Rotem were saluted as BMI's pop songwriters of the year Tuesday evening (May 17) at the organization's 59th annual Pop Music Awards. Earning pop song of the year honors was the Lady Antebellum hit "Ne ...

  24. Chris Brown Leads BET Awards Nominations

    May 18, 2011 8:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last year at the BET Awards, Chris Brown performed an emotional tribute to Michael Jackson . It marked the beginning of a comeback for the embattled pop star. This year, Brown is the top contender at the award show with six nominations. Brown is up ...

  25. Keri Hilson Photoshoot Q&A I BBMA 2011

    Keri Hilson Photoshoot Q&A I BBMA 2011

    May 17, 2011 6:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard talks to Keri Hilson from the Billboard Music Awards 2011 Photoshoots in Las Vegas. keri hilson , vegas , Keri Hilson , Vegas Videos Keri Hilson Vegas ...

  26. Las Vegas Spotlight: Keri Hilson

    May 17, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Las Vegas Spotlight: Keri Hilson Keri Hilson showed her love for Las Vegas in a photoshoot at Rumour Boutique Hotel , which we featured in our recent Billboard Music Awards special issue (photo shown above). Now we go behind the scenes ...

  27. Neil Diamond to Perform at Billboard Music Awards, Receive Icon Award

    May 17, 2011 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary singer and songwriter Neil Diamond will receive the 2011 Billboard Icon Award at this weekend's Billboard Music Awards. Diamond will also take to the stage and perform. The award, which honors the cultural impact of an artist whose ex ...

  28. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Kylie Minogue Join Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 17, 2011 12:41 PM EDT J ustin Biebe r, Kylie Minogue , Jada Pinkett Smith, Joe Jonas , Keri Hilson , Marc Anthony , "Glee" star Matthew Morrison, Nas , Scott Weiland , Selena Gomez , Tim Allen, Travis Barker , Trey Songz and "Modern Family" star Ric ...

  29. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Among Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 17, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Biebe r, Kylie Minogue , Jada Pinkett Smith, Joe Jonas , Keri Hilson , Marc Anthony , "Glee" star Matthew Morrison, Nas , Scott Weiland , Selena Gomez , Tim Allen, Travis Barker , Trey Songz and "Modern Family" star Rico ...

  30. Lil Wayne Extends 'I Am Still Music' Tour

    May 09, 2011 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Peeps can't get enough of Weezy . The Grammy award winner will extend his 2011 North American tour, "I Am Still Music," through the summer. On the second leg of the tour, Lil Wayne will bring on board Rick Ross , Keri Hilson , Lloyd a ...

  31. Photos: Musicians Honor Alexander McQueen at Met Costume Gala

    May 03, 2011 10:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 A who's who of Hollywood's elite and fashion's most coveted -- including music stars like Madonna , Taylor Swift , Kanye West , Rihanna , Beyoncé and more -- hit the red carpet in New York City on Monday night (May 2) for the annual M ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Keri Hilson, Ashley Tisdale Pose Nude for Allure

    April 12, 2011 6:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Keri Hilson, Ashley Tisdale Pose Nude for Allure R&B singer Keri Hilson and "High School Musical" star Ashley Tisdale are among the female celebrities to ba ...

  33. Sound & Vision: RedOne and 10 Other Producers Ruling Music

    April 01, 2011 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 They produce the songs that make the whole world sing -- and dance, and mosh, and head-bob, and do the country two-step. RedOne and 10 other producers who rule the music universe: RedOne Five years ago, the Billboard Hot 100 was a safe haven for the ...

  34. RedOne: The Billboard Cover Q&A

    April 01, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Five years ago, the Billboard Hot 100 was a safe haven for the type of funked-up electro Timbaland was making for Keri Hilson and Justin Timberlake , but relatively free of techno-synth choruses and strobe-light breakdowns. America has certainly had ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Britney Snags $500K for 'HIAM' Product Placements, Justin Timberlake Presenting at Oscars

    February 22, 2011 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Receives $500,000 from 'HIAM' Video Product Placements Britney Spears ' recently released music video for "Hold It Against Me" app ...

  36. Rihanna Rocks NBA All-Star Game with Kanye West, Drake

    February 21, 2011 9:14 AM EST 0 0 0 With a celebrity-studded crowd looking on, Rihanna rocked the halftime show at the NBA All-Star game on her 23rd birthday. She had other big names helping her sing her hits Sunday, with Drake joining in on "What's My Name?" and workin ...

  37. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Nicki Minaj's No. 1 Trifecta

    February 17, 2011 4:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Nicki Minaj picks up her first chart-topper on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with "Moment 4 Life," featuring Drake , as the song steps up 2-1 in its 12th week (36.5 million listener impressions, up 7%, according to Nielsen BDS). The milestone come ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Drake Vs. Drake and Bob Marley's Debut

    February 10, 2011 3:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Without a song of his own on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Drake is in a heated battle for No. 1… Against himself! Jamie Foxx 's "Fall For Your Type," on which Drake is featured, holds onto the top spot with 34.9 million listener impressions ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears in the Studio with Will.i.am, Roots Playing Grammy After-Party

    February 09, 2011 7:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney in the Studio with Will.i.am, Collaborating with Ke$ha? Along with producers Dr. Luke and Max Martin, Britney Spears announced on Twitter yesterday she was workin ...

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