1. Atom Factory Names Julius 'J' Erving, Ty Stiklorius Co-Presidents

    March 04, 2014 10:00 AM EST Atom Factory Management , the entertainment, tech, and branding firm founded by Troy Carter, has named Julius “J” Erving and Ty Stiklorius co-presidents. Related Articles Sky Ferreira Joins Troy Carter's Atom Factory Troy Carter Signs John M ...

  2. John Mayer, Miguel Sign Deals With Lady Gaga's Former Manager

    January 10, 2014 6:47 PM EST 0 0 0 Troy Carter’s Atom Factory has signed John Mayer and Miguel as management clients, Billboard has learned, finalizing deals that began in late 2013 with each artist. Miguel has been part of the roster since mid-November, having split with previous fi ...

  3. Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Florida Georgia Line: Which Newcomer Will Dominate Tonight's Grammy Nominations?

    December 06, 2013 2:24 PM EST Not a lot of fans knew who Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Lorde were when last we gathered a year ago to celebrate music with the Grammy Award nominations. Yet thanks to a series of inescapable and smart hits, these upstarts could very well match ...

  4. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake Lead American Music Awards Nominations

    October 10, 2013 10:28 AM EDT Rihanna, Florida Georgia Line, Robin Thicke and Bruno Mars also score multiple nods; Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons to perform on Nov. 24 show The nominations are in for the American Music Awards , and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis could be amon ...

  5. Kendrick Lamar In the Running for Six Soul Train Awards

    September 18, 2013 5:04 AM EDT Kendrick Lamar is the top nominee for the Soul Train Awards. The rapper is up for six awards, including album of the year for "good kid, m.A.A.d city" and song and video of the year for "Poetic Justice." R&B singers Justin ...

  6. Kendrick Lamar Tops Soul Train Awards Nominees

    September 17, 2013 8:08 PM EDT Kendrick Lamar is the top nominee for the Soul Train Awards. The rapper is up for six awards, including album of the year for "good kid, m.A.A.d city" and song and video of the year for "Poetic Justice." R&B singers Justi ...

  7. Weird Merch: Drake, Miguel, Jay Z Fail Meme Polo Shirts

    September 17, 2013 4:40 PM EDT It's not often that we here at Billboard.biz let our hair down -- we keep our mullets up in a bun between 9 and 5, just like you -- but it's important to keep in mind that this business of music is, more often than not, about enjoyment ...

  8. Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' Tribute Album to Include Miguel, Hunter Hayes

    September 17, 2013 1:03 PM EDT Miguel, Hunter Hayes and John Grant are among the nine artists who have finished tracks for a "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" tribute album that is expected to be released next year, marking the 40th anniversary of the Elton John classic. &q ...

  9. Janelle Monae, Arctic Monkeys and Sheryl Crow Heading For Top 10 on Billboard 200

    September 13, 2013 9:33 PM EDT Here’s a look at next week’s Billboard 200 albms chart: Janelle Monae is set for her first top 10, Arctic Monkeys is making a strong return and Sheryl Crow's aiming for her ninth top 10 set. Monae's "The Electric Lady" should ...

  10. Cher, Ed Sheeran Join 'The Voice' as Mentors

    September 09, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Weeks ahead of the return of "The Voice," NBC has named the new advisers for the fifth cycle. Cher, Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder and Miguel have been tapped to help "The Voice" coaches guide their respective teams during the season. ...

  11. Janelle Monae Talks 'Electric Lady' Origins & Prince Collaboration

    September 09, 2013 1:35 PM EDT Janelle Monáe says a series of paintings she made on tour gave birth to the concept for her forthcoming second studio album, "The Electric Lady." "I would paint and I would sing at the same time, and every night I painted this femal ...

  12. Big Sean Breaks Down 'Hall of Fame' Track-By-Track: Video

    August 22, 2013 1:02 PM EDT With one listen of " Hall of Fame ," it's apparent that Big Sean, taking the reigns of his career, has curated an album where he's at his best. Photos: Big Sean at Billboard Studio "I just wanted to make something that ...

  13. Miguel Arrested for DUI: Report

    August 15, 2013 3:18 PM EDT Grammy Award-winning R&B crooner Miguel was arrested in Los Angeles early Thursday for driving under the influence. According to TMZ , the California Highway Patrol pulled over the singer's BMW for speeding and tinted windows, but soon no ...

  14. Janelle Monae Reveals 'The Electric Lady' Album Cover & Tracklist

    August 09, 2013 1:54 PM EDT Janelle Monáe naming her second studio album, "The Electric Lady," is no joke. The songstress unveiled the cover artwork for the album, which features her dressed in futuristic attire as if she came from the latest “Star Trek” movie. Mon ...

  15. J. Cole, 'Born Sinner': Track-By-Track Review

    June 07, 2013 2:08 PM EDT Perhaps inspired by his release-date rival, Kanye West, J. Cole has learned how to make an entrance. Last night (June 6), in a more intimate, high-tech version of the premiere of Yeezy's "New Slaves" — which was shown via projecto ...

  16. Miguel to Roll Out Second 'Art Dealer Chic' 3-EP Series In July

    May 21, 2013 5:12 PM EDT Miguel will roll out the second volume of his "Art Dealer Chic" 3-EP series in July. While on the Billboard Music Awards blue carpet on Sunday (May 19), the singer told Billboard that he plans to release the first of three EPs in July, t ...

  17. Miguel and injured fan Khyati Backstage at the Billboard Music Awards 2013

    Miguel and injured fan Khyati Backstage at the Billboard Music Awards 2013

    May 21, 2013 1:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miguel and injured fan Khyati Backstage at the Billboard Music Awards 2013 | See All Billboard Music Awards Videos BBMA Backstage , Miguel BBMA 2013 Miguel BBMA 2013 ...

  18. Miguel Lands on Fans in Dramatic Jump at Billboard Music Awards

    May 20, 2013 1:24 AM EDT Miguel made a new friend at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night during his performance of "Adorn" after he miscalculated a dramatic leap from the stage and landed on two fans, leaving at least one of them bruised. The dramatic c ...

  19. Backbeat: Billboard’s BBMA Welcome Dinner at Hakkasan Las Vegas

    May 19, 2013 2:49 PM EDT  On Friday Night, Billboard hosted a special Billboard Music Awards welcome dinner presented by Samsung Galaxy S4 at the brand-new Hakkasan nightclub/restaurant at the MGM Grand Hotel. Several dozen VIPs in town for the big show gathered over fo ...

  20. Miguel Talks Working With Mariah Carey; Rehearses for Billboard Music Awards

    May 18, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Miguel took the Billboard charts by storm with his hit, "Adorn," and Wale's "Lotus Flower Bomb" which he's featured on. "Adorn" is a finalist in the Billboard Music Awards ' Top R&B Song categorie ...

  21. Miguel: Rehearsal Q&A at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards

    Miguel: Rehearsal Q&A at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards

    May 18, 2013 10:52 AM EDT 0 3 0 During rehearsals for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, Miguel talks about prepping for his performance at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, his upcoming EPs, and working with Mariah Carey. BBMA 2013 Miguel BBMA 2013 ...

  22. Miguel Talks Kendrick Lamar, Whitney Houston, & Las Vegas in Billboard Music Awards Q&A

    May 15, 2013 1:42 PM EDT With the 2013 Billboard Music Awards rapidly approaching, we caught up with BBMA finalist Miguel to help recount the incredible high points, new discoveries and memorable moments that caught his ears during the past 12 months. CLICK FOR COMPLETE ...

  23. Mariah Carey, Miguel Blast Onto Radio Charts With '#Beautiful'

    May 13, 2013 5:37 PM EDT Mariah Carey soars onto a host of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based radio airplay tallies with "#Beautiful," featuring Miguel. The song starts on Mainstream Top 40 and Rhythmic at No. 22; Adult Contemporary (No. 23); Mainstream R& ...

  24. Alicia Keys, Ciara, Miguel: Whose New Video Is Best?

    April 25, 2013 10:50 AM EDT Within one week, some of R&B's most notable vocalists have released videos for their latest singles, each as sensual as the lyrics. But whose video is the best? Vote now in the poll below and tell us which video has you shamelessly hittin ...

  25. Miguel Debuts Video For Kendrick Lamar-Assisted 'How Many Drinks?': Watch

    April 19, 2013 1:28 PM EDT  A week after debuting the Kendrick Lamar-assisted remix to "How Many Drinks?," Miguel adorns fans with a video for the "Kaleidoscope Dream" single. Director Clark Jackson (aka Constellation Jones) captures Miguel and Kendrick ...

  26. The Seed: Pusha T, Miguel, Major Lazer and More

    April 15, 2013 1:14 PM EDT Last week was a busy week for hip-hop with releases by Jay-Z, Pusha T, Big Sean and more. Miguel let loose a pair of buzzing tracks, “Right Now” and Kendrick Lamar-assisted “How Many Drinks (Remix),” while The-Dream dropped the title track off o ...

  27. Miguel Releases Kendrick Lamar-Assisted 'How Many Drinks?' Remix: Listen

    April 10, 2013 5:03 PM EDT After much teasing, Miguel releases the Kendrick Lamar-assisted remix to his "Kaleidoscope Dream" single, "How Many Drinks?" The rapper comes in mid-way through with rhymes that revisit his hit, "Swimming Pools (Drank)&quo ...

  28. J. Cole Debuts Miguel-Assisted 'Power Trip' Video, Sets 'Born Sinner' For June Release

    April 09, 2013 2:54 PM EDT J. Cole's high-school crush turns fatal in the video for his Miguel-assisted single, "Power Trip." The rapper is involved in a murder surrounding his love interest, which happens to be Miguel's on-screen girlfriend. Check it ...

  29. Miguel To Release New 'Art Dealer Chic' EP Series This Summer

    April 05, 2013 2:26 PM EDT Miguel is giving fans another round of his "Art Dealer Chic" series. The singer is going to be releasing three new EPs this summer. "This time it’ll be bigger and better," Miguel told VIBE . "I intend on having limited-e ...

  30. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Miguel to Perform at Billboard Music Awards

    April 03, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Chart-topping artists join Prince as live acts for May 19 broadcast on ABC; tickets go on sale April 4 Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars, who have all topped the Billboard 200 in the past year, as well as critically acclaimed R&B s ...

  31. Billboard, Chevrolet to Present First-Ever Milestone Award at 2013 Billboard Music Awards

    April 01, 2013 2:19 PM EDT Billboard and Chevrolet are teaming up to celebrate the ingenuity of this year's hitmakers with the new Milestone Award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 19. Fans can vote for their favorite Milestone artist online and enter ...

  32. Grammy Awards Push Gains for 18 of Top 40 Albums on Billboard 200

    February 20, 2013 1:30 PM EST This week on the Billboard 200, the Grammy Awards trigger gains for 18 of the top 40 albums -- including seven in the top 10. In total, nine charting albums see gains of 100% or more as a result of performances during the ceremony, according to Ni ...

  33. Miguel Debuts 'Candles in the Sun' Video: Watch

    February 20, 2013 1:10 PM EST 'I wanted to create a song and visual that addressed my everyday concerns of life,' the singer says of 'Candles in the Sun'. A week after wowing 28 million viewers at the 2013 Grammys, Miguel releases the video for "Kaleido ...

  34. Miguel Signs With Universal Music Publishing

    February 19, 2013 7:00 AM EST GET THIS WEEK'S ISSUE OF BILLBOARD HERE Fresh from his Grammy win (and, just as significantly, his buzzed-about performance with Wiz Khalifa), artist/ songwriter/ producer Miguel has signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement with ...

  35. Miguel Breaks Out: Billboard Cover Story Q&A

    February 15, 2013 3:30 PM EST million viewers (and Kelly Clarkson) catch up to the best new sound in R&B Kelly Clarkson was a testament to the power of Grammy music discovery when she said during her acceptance speech for best pop vocal album at last week's Gramm ...

  36. Miguel Serving as Guest Music Supervisor on MTV Reality Series

    January 31, 2013 2:48 PM EST Singer-songwriter Miguel is the latest guest music supervisor to drop in on a MTV series. The Grammy nominee was a driving force behind the music accompanying the Feb. 6 episode of rookie docu-series Washington Heights. That specific episode of ...

  37. Alicia Keys Annnouces 'Set The World On Fire' North American Tour

    January 10, 2013 4:10 PM EST 4 1 0 Miguel will join Keys on the 24-city tour. Alicia Keys will bring her fifth studio album, "Girl On Fire," to stadiums across the States. The singer-songwriter will embark on a 24-city North American tour. The "Set The World On Fire To ...

  38. Beyonce Covers GQ's 'Sexiest' Issue: Photo

    January 09, 2013 4:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Add one more accomplishment to Beyonce 's busy 2013: the cover of GQ magazine. GQ releases the "real version" of their February issue, which Beyoncé covers. Yesterday (Jan. 8), an Instagram photo of the cover leaked online. On the cov ...

  39. Billboard.Biz Readers' Survey Results, Part 1: Most Important Event of 2012

    December 19, 2012 7:00 AM EST As part of our year-end special, we asked you, the audience three specific questions about 2012 - and we got dozens of thoughtful, intelligent, well-considered responses. Rather than dropping all of that knowledge in one big pile, we're publi ...

  40. RCA Names Samantha Selolwane VP of Promotions

    December 17, 2012 4:46 PM EST Samantha Selolwane has been promoted to VP of promotion at RCA Records. Formerly senior national director of urban promotion for the label, Selolwane will continue to be based in New York and report directly to Geo Bivins, senior VP of urban promo ...

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  42. RCA CEO Peter Edge Talks Keith Naftaly Promotion, New A&R Structure

    November 09, 2012 7:00 AM EST With a little more than a year under his belt as CEO of RCA Music Group, Peter Edge, who headed up the label's A&R team for 16 years, has handed over those reins to new executive vice president, head of A&R, RCA Records, Keith Naftaly ...

  43. From This Week's Billboard: EMI Opens Up The Vault

    September 21, 2012 2:04 PM EDT Below is an excerpt from the feature story "EMI Opens Up The Vault" -- a look at EMI's attempts to create an API to encourage app development -- from this week's edition of Billboard Magazine, which also features our cover stor ...

  44. Backbeat: Fool's Gold's Day Off Party With A-Trak, Danny Brown Plagued by Gate-Storming, Police Shutdown

    September 04, 2012 3:17 PM EDT A-Trak and Fool's Gold staff handle the crowd/police situation sidestage, not long before the event was shut down. (Photo: Devon Maloney) Every year, Fool's Gold takes over the backyard of City Winery in Soho on Labor Day for its Fool� ...

  45. Usher Tears Up While Testifying Against Ex in Court

    May 22, 2012 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Yesterday (May 21) was a trying day for Usher . After performing his second single, "Scream," at the 2012 BIllboard Music Awards, in Las Vegas, the singer headed to court to continue his ongoing custody battle with his ex-wife, Tameka Fost ...

  46. Miguel on the Red Carpet @ Billboard Music Awards 2012

    Miguel on the Red Carpet @ Billboard Music Awards 2012

    May 21, 2012 8:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Miguel , red carpet , BBMA , Miguel , Red Carpet BBMA 2013 Miguel Red Carpet ...

  47. TMI Ep. 18 Live from SXSW - Part 1 | Miguel Interview

    TMI Ep. 18 Live from SXSW - Part 1 | Miguel Interview

    March 16, 2012 6:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 TMI Ep. 18 Live from SXSW - Part 1 | Miguel Interview Miguel , TMI , Miguel Interview , Miguel Videos Miguel Interview Miguel ...

  48. Ray J, Brandy Attend Ne-Yo's Annual Grammy Brunch; Celebs Talk Whitney Houston

    February 12, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 News of Whitney Houston 's death broke just hours before Ne-Yo 's fourth annual Midnight Brunch at the Supper Club in Hollywood, Calif. on Saturday night, so needless to say a somber mood was cast over the event. Remembering Whitney SLIDES ...

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