1. Mike Posner Announces Unplugged Tour, Says Justin Bieber Guests on New Album (Exclusive)

    March 04, 2014 10:00 AM EST Last summer, Mike Posner joined Justin Bieber's summer "Believe" tour, playing in arenas and major venues across the country. But for a new string of headlining dates beginning later this month, the singer is taking the exact opposi ...

  2. 'Glee' Star Darren Criss, Mike Posner, Pete Tong Party With Music Execs at Billboard's Grammy After Party

    January 27, 2014 11:41 AM EST Billboard hosted its second annual Grammy after-party at the London Hotel rooftop Sunday night (Jan. 26), sponsored by Citi and Bud Light Platinum. Though Prince didn't make a return appearance this year, artists like Darren Criss , Richard M ...

  3. Mike Posner Gears Up to Finish 'Pages' Album, Hints at Big Guest Artists

    October 25, 2013 6:00 PM EDT Mike Posner says he's "very far along" in making his sophomore album, "Pages," with an EP titled "Page One" expected out during the fall. And, he reports, there's no shortage of material to choose from. &quo ...

  4. 2013 Grammy Awards: Rap Song, Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:34 AM EST Anthems and opuses from hip-hop's big guns and breakthrough stars best RAP album Take Care Drake LABEL: Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records PRODUCERS: Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da, Carlo Montagnese, the Weeknd, Jamie "XX" ...

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  6. How Did Al Walser Score a Grammy Nomination?

    December 07, 2012 5:35 PM EST Al Walser is a Grammy nominee. And it's because of social media. The Lichtenstein native and near-total unknown - to the public, at least - submitted his self-produced and self-released track, "I Can't Live Without You" (above) ...

  7. Big Sean's Day in the Life: Kanye West, Common & More

    December 03, 2012 10:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Big Sean recalled going to see Kanye West 's Glow In The Dark Tour stop in May of 2008 at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the big arena in the Detroit suburbs. "I've envisioned playing there ever since then," the 24-year-old Motor Ci ...

  8. Day in the Life: Big Sean

    December 03, 2012 9:44 AM EST 0 0 0 Big Sean hangs in Detroit with Kanye West, Common, Mike Posner, J.Cole and more in this intimate day spent with the artist. Big Sean hangs in Detroit with Kanye West, Common, Mike Posner, J.Cole and more in this intimate day spent with the artist. N ...

  9. Alex Wilhelm, Crazed Hits Blogger, Named Warner Bros. Director Of A&R

    November 13, 2012 11:05 AM EST In an update to the story below, which was published on Billboard.biz in September, Alex Wilhelm finally revealed the company he's joined: "I've joined Warner Bros. Records as Director of A&R. A big thank you to Mike Caren, Jeff ...

  10. Avicii: Looking For The Next Level

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Based on the worldwide smash 'Le7els,' Avicii has become one of the most recognizable names and sounds in EDM. Now a new endorsement deal means he may be the music's best-known face as well. Sundown was no relief from the heavy heat ...

  11. Avicii Tweaks Live Set, Talks Lenny Kravitz & Paris Hilton

    September 05, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the rise of electronic dance music, it seems like everyone is a DJ these days. While music fans may be into it, the mainstream DJ community hasn't exactly embraced newcomers like Paris Hilton trying their hand behind turntables, as seen by ...

  12. Photo Finish Records' Matt Galle Moves His Label From Atlantic to Island Def Jam

    August 10, 2012 12:14 PM EDT Paradigm Talent Agency agent and Bamboozle Festival co-founder Matt Galle is bringing his Photo Finish Records to Island Def Jam. The label, which Galle launched in 2006, had been under the Atlantic Records umbrella for the last five years, where ...

  13. Sire's Seymour Stein Signs Americana Band Delta Rae

    June 14, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Last June, the daughter of Sire Records chairman and Warner Bros. Records VP Seymour Stein was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The veteran record man accompanied his daughter Samantha to the hospital at Duke University in Durham, N.C., a ...

  14. Justin Bieber: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 11, 2012 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first time we meet, on the set for his Billboard cover shoot, Justin Bieber accidentally moonwalks, Michael Jackson-style, right back into me. It's a moment of youthful spontaneity that at once confirms he's not kidding around about hi ...

  15. The Prince Of Pop

    June 06, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 The first time we meet, on the set for his Billboard cover shoot, Justin Bieber accidentally moonwalks, Michael Jackson-style, right back into me. It's a moment of youthful spontaneity that at once confirms he's not kidding around about his ...

  16. How Island Def Jam Saved Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' at Top 40 Radio

    June 04, 2012 11:30 AM EDT Radio's relationship with Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend" is back on track. Nine weeks ago, the song debuted on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream Top 40 chart at No. 20 with 3,961 first-week plays, marking the best firs ...

  17. How Radio Got Back With Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend'

    June 04, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a lofty launch, then significant chart declines, the teen star's single is gaining in airplay once again. Radio's relationship with Justin Bieber 's "Boyfriend" is back on track. Nine weeks ago, the song debuted on Bil ...

  18. 'The Voice' Recap: 'It Pisses Me Off,' Blake Says of Decision

    April 18, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Says RaeLynn Will Be 'Fine,' Hints That Wife Miranda Lambert Will 'Probably Make a Record With Her' For the second night in a row, Blake Shelton felt a ridiculous amount of pressure to make a split-second decision that would affe ...

  19. Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Single Finally Arrives: Listen

    March 26, 2012 12:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hear The First Single From New Album 'Believe' He put out a 3D movie, a line of a "real hairstyle" dolls and a memoir. He released a remix album and a full-length Christmas effort. Yet Justin Bieber hasn't released a stitch ...

  20. Justin Bieber Talks 'Boyfriend,' Gets Car During Birthday 'Ellen'

    March 01, 2012 9:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber turned 18 in a very special way -- by appearing on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show. But it wasn't all about his birthday. The singer had wrote Feb. 28 on his Twitter account to his nearly 18 million followers that he had some big ...

  21. Billboard Power 100: Peter Edge & Tom Corson

    January 27, 2012 12:10 AM EST No. 41 Peter Edge & Tom Corson CEO & President/COO RCA Music Group Twitter: @RCAMusic The Sounding Board... "I haven't been in promotion or management; I'm coming at it from the music side," Peter Edge (pictured) told B ...

  22. Mike Posner Returns with 'Sex' Single, 2012 Album

    November 29, 2011 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Pop singer-songwriter Mike Posner issued "Looks Like Sex," the first single off his upcoming sophomore album "Sky High," on Tuesday (Nov. 29). The follow-up to last year's "31 Minutes To Takeoff" is currently slate ...

  23. Susan Boyle, Rihanna Rise Again on U.K. Charts

    November 14, 2011 9:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Susan Boyle 's "Someone To Watch Over Me" became her third straight U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Nov. 13). The Official Charts Company's new data also showed "We Found Love," by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, returning ...

  24. Florence + the Machine Power U.K. Chart With 'Ceremonials'

    November 08, 2011 9:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Florence + the Machine made a chart-topping return in the U.K. on Sunday (Nov. 6) as their second album "Ceremonials" (Universal Island) opened at No. 1 with sales of over 90,000. Professor Green's "Read All About It" (Virgi ...

  25. 'X Factor' Alum Cher Lloyd Notches U.K. No. 1 With 'Swagger Jagger'

    August 14, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "You can't stop clickin' at me, writin' 'bout me, tweetin' 'bout me," 18-year-old Cher Lloyd sings on her debut single, "Swagger Jagger." She isn't wrong. Ever since the British singer found fam ...

  26. Adam Lambert and Avril Lavigne to Mentor Kids on 'Major and Minors'

    July 29, 2011 8:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert, Colbie Caillat, Avril Lavigne and Claude Kelly are joining the list of recording artists who will mentor the dozen youngsters competing on Hub TV's fall show "Majors and Minors." including Brandy, Leona Lewis, Jordin Spa ...

  27. Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman Talks Surprise Acts, Tour Changes

    June 21, 2011 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Vans Warped Tour kicks off on Friday (June 24) in Dallas, and tour founder Kevin Lyman has a lot of surprises in store. Over the last 17 years, Warped has grown from just over 25,000 attendees to an estimated 580,000 this summer, and although pr ...

  28. Freshman Haze: Machine Gun Kelly Talks Label Bidding War, 'Laced Up' Album & More

    June 17, 2011 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The slim, tattooed artist, Machine Gun Kelly, who has rhymed since 14 yrs. old, has recently caught the eyes and ears of many with his raw talent and grassroots following, "Lace Up." His "ragers" - the term MGK uses for his fans ...

  29. Lil Wayne Parties With Mike Posner in 'Bow Chicka Wow Wow' Video

    February 24, 2011 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Mr. Mike "Cooler Than Me" Posner and Lil Wayne team up for the remix to Posner's "Bow Chicka Wow Wow," proving in the song's video that sexy music will make women do anything. Video: "Bow Chicka Wow Wow," Mike ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Eminem & Dr. Dre to Open the Grammys?

    February 02, 2011 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Eminem & Dr. Dre to Open the Grammys? Eminem will reportedly kick off the Grammys this year, performing one of his "Recovery" singles -- but more importantl ...

  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. Fergie Co-Hosting 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    December 06, 2010 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 B lack Eyed Peas singer Fergie will host the Hollywood portion of TV's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011" for the second straight year in the star-filled celebration. Dick Clark counting down ...

  33. American Music Awards 2010: 10 Things You Didn't See On TV

    November 21, 2010 11:18 PM EST 0 0 0 You saw will.i.am's Lego hat while you were in your living room chilling on the couch -- but what did people at the 2010 American Music Awards catch behind the scenes at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles? Here, Billboard gives you the s ...

  34. Susan Boyle Album Bows At No. 1 In U.K.

    November 15, 2010 7:54 AM EST 0 0 0 Susan Boyle 's sophomore album "The Gift" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment) gave her a second U.K. No. 1 and Rihanna 's "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Universal) started a second week atop the singles chart, as ...

  35. Cheryl Cole Rains On Rihanna's Chart Parade

    November 01, 2010 8:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 C heryl Cole scored her second solo U.K. No. 1 single with "Promise This" (Polydor/Universal) to hold Rihanna 's "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Universal) to a runner-up debut. Kings of Leon 's "Come Around Su ...

  36. Robbie Williams Scores Ninth U.K. No. 1 Album

    October 18, 2010 8:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robbie Williams ' new retrospective "In and Out of Consciousness - Greatest Hits 1990-2010" (Virgin/EMI) has become his ninth solo No. 1 in the U.K.'s albums chart. Cee Lo Green 's "Forget You" (Warner Bros./Warner ...

  37. POTW: Justin Bieber, President Obama, Drake

    October 15, 2010 2:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber got a gold plaque, Obama joined BET and MTV viewers, Drake posed with cheering cheerleaders, Reba McIntyre and Loretta Lynn got glammed up, Common , Vado and Donnis rocked Diesel, Taio Cruz and Demi Lovato shared a chuckle, Bobby Brown ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys Possibly In Studio, Madonna Hates Actresses

    October 14, 2010 7:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beastie Boys Back in the Studio? The Beastie Boys may have resumed work on "Hot Sauce Committee, Pt 1," the new album that the hip-hop trio was working on befor ...

  39. Eminem, Lady Antebellum Lead American Music Award Nominations

    October 12, 2010 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 E minem and Lady Antebellum lead the nomination race for the 2010 American Music Awards, both with five nominations. The nominees were announced today (Oct. 12) in Los Angeles by emcees Taio Cruz and Demi Lovato . Eminem's nominations include A ...

  40. Bruno Mars Stays Atop Hot 100, 'Glee' Premieres with Five Tracks

    September 30, 2010 11:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruno Mars likes things just the way they are atop the Billboard Hot 100, as "Just The Way You Are" holds at No. 1 on the chart for a second week . The song also returns to the penthouse of Digital Songs (188,000, down 3%, according to Nie ...

  41. Cali's Far East Movement Rockets Up Hot 100

    September 10, 2010 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Former Interscope Records interns Kev Nish and Prohgress, who make up half of Asian-American group Far*East Movement , have come a long way since assisting in the label's publicity department five years ago. The Los Angeles quartet makes the se ...

  42. Katy Perry Tops Songs of the Summer 2010 Chart

    September 09, 2010 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 A song that evokes imagery of palm trees, bikinis and sun-kissed beaches fittingly earns top honors on Billboard's Songs of the Summer 2010 survey, as Katy Perry's "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg , crowns the ranking. Th ...

  43. Eminem and Rihanna Still No. 1 on Hot 100, Cee Lo's 'F**k You' Debuts

    September 02, 2010 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 While Eminem loses his No. 1 standing on the Billboard 200, he remains perched atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a seventh week with "Love the Way You Lie," featuring Rihanna . The song tops Radio Songs for a fourth frame, improving to 159 mi ...

  44. Eminem, Rihanna Continue to 'Love' Life Atop Hot 100

    August 26, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 E minem and Rihanna's "Love The Way You Lie" lies atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week, maintaining its standing as airplay continues to increase, reaching a new high of 154.6 million listener impressions, according to Nielsen ...

  45. Eminem, Rihanna Top Hot 100 For Fifth Week

    August 19, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Eminem controls the Billboard 200 for a sixth week with "Recovery," the rapper's "Love the Way You Lie," featuring Rihanna , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week. Despite a 9% decrease to 254,000 downloads sold, a ...

  46. Eminem Recovers No. 1 on Billboard 200, Matches Susan Boyle's Feat

    August 18, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 E minem 's "Recovery" rebounds to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 after two weeks of sitting by in the runner-up slot. It climbs back to the top with 133,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 13%). It's the most weeks at No. 1 for ...

  47. Eminem Meets Susan Boyle At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "Recovery" slips back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 132,000, marking its sixth nonconsecutive week at the top. It's the most weeks at No. 1 for an album since Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" claim ...

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