1. Omarion on Fatherhood and 'R&B Camaraderie' With Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko on Their Hit Collabo 'Post to Be'

    April 14, 2015 12:18 PM EDT The former B2K singer, 30, who released his fourth solo album, Sex Playlist , in December, talks to Billboard about collaborating with Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko  on their hit "Post to Be" (No. 22 on the Billboard  Hot 100 )  and how fa ...

  2. Beyoncé Earns Eighth No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs With '7/11'

    December 11, 2014 7:09 PM EST Plus: Wu-Tang Clan returns to the charts with 'A Better Tomorrow' In only its second week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Beyoncé 's "7/11" reaches No. 1, granting the singer her eighth chart-topping title as a solo artist. ...

  3. Beyoncé Earns Eighth No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs With '7/11'

    December 11, 2014 7:09 PM EST In only its second week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Beyoncé 's "7/11" reaches No. 1, granting the singer her eighth chart-topping title as a solo artist. The Year in R&B/Hip-Hop: Beyoncé, Pharrell and Iggy Azalea Lead Honors ...

  4. The Best and Worst Singles of the Week -- From Wu-Tang Clan to Shawn Mendes

    November 14, 2014 6:13 PM EST " alt="" width="510"> Shawn Mendes "Something Big" Island The Ed Sheeran -esque folk-pop of Shawn Mendes' "Something Big" is an awkward fit for the Vine phenomenon. Unlike the slow contemplation ...

  5. Chris Brown & Quincy Host Celebrity Kickball Game in Los Angeles (Photos)

    July 20, 2014 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown and actor/singer Quincy squared off in a celebrity kickball game at Los Angeles’ Glendale Sports Complex on July 19 to help raise money for charity. Chris Brown Crashes Drake's ESPYs Hosting Gig: Watch Chris Brown Surprises at 2014 ...

  6. The Beef: Meek Mill Blasts Wale On Twitter, Wale Responds

    July 08, 2014 3:13 PM EDT There seems to be tension in the Maybach Music Group camp. Meek Mill took to Twitter today (July 8) to throw shots at Wale for not supporting him by promoting his upcoming album, "Dreams Worth More Than Money." "Wale just ain't ...

  7. Omarion Talks 'Care Package 2,' Upcoming Album & B2K Reunion

    November 12, 2013 3:05 PM EST Don't count Omarion out. Ever since the singer linked up with Rick Ross' Maybach Music imprint in 2012, the 29-year-old has been on a mission to let the world know he's still a force to be reckoned with. Dropping the second installm ...

  8. Meat Puppets, A-Trak and Omarion Added to Summerfest Lineup

    May 17, 2013 10:09 AM EDT Summerfest is adding to its already massive lineup for the Milwaukee-based music festival, with '90s rockers Meat Puppets and Cracker joining the mid-summer party, along with indie band Rogue Wave among others. A-Trak, Umphrey's McGee, O ...

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  10. Chart Highlights: will.i.am, Britney Spears Bound Onto Pop Songs Chart

    December 10, 2012 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Dropkick Murphys, meanwhile, bring their brand of holiday cheer to the Alternative Songs tally. 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 surve ...

  11. Omarion Talks 'Care Package' EP & Career Growth

    November 26, 2012 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Omarion doesn't want to be seen as a teen pop star anymore. The 28-year-old singer, who stepped onto the scene as frontman for B2K in the early 2000s, began his solo career with 2005's "O" (Epic), which debuted atop the Billboard ...

  12. Rihanna's 777 Tour Diary: Day Four, Paris

    November 18, 2012 3:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Rihanna as Flat Stanley?, four hours sleep, and more as Riri rocks France. Billboard is along for the ride on Rihanna 's 777 Tour, a dizzying seven-day trip around the globe that will bring the "Diamonds" hit-maker to smaller-than-usu ...

  13. Omarion Announces 'Care Package' EP, Releases 'M.I.A.' Video

    November 13, 2012 3:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Omarion finally has set his first release on his new Maybach Music Group imprint: "Care Package," a free online EP, will hit iTunes on Nov. 29. In addition, the R&B singer released a visual for the track "M.I.A.," featuring W ...

  14. BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012: Chris Lighty Tribute, Cyphers & Winners

    October 10, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than a week after the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards were taped in Atlanta, the annual show honoring the best in rap aired Tuesday night (October 9). The show started off strong with a performance by Wiz Khalifa . After rocking his single, "Work ...

  15. Rick Ross Releases 'The Black Bar Mitzvah': Listen

    October 09, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two months after scoring his fourth No. 1 album with "God Forgives, I Don't," Rick Ross releases his mixtape, "Black Bar Mitzvah." The 18-track project includes guest appearances by 2 Chainz , Drake , Diddy , Pharrell , Omar ...

  16. Rick Ross, 'God Forgives, I Don't': Track-By-Track Review

    July 31, 2012 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Everyone has their own story of struggle. There's no denying Rick Ross has one. He's proven so since his first debut album, "Port of Miami," which is laced with rhymes of his dope-boy days. But Ross' fifth studio album, &quo ...

  17. Rockie Fresh: Why He Joined Rick Ross' Maybach Music Instead of Diddy's Bad Boy Ent.

    July 17, 2012 7:00 AM EDT It's been a quick ride to the top for Rockie Fresh, the latest artist to join Rick Ross' growing stable of top-flight talent with Maybach Music Group. After all, the young MC is only 21 years old and just signed his first major label dea ...

  18. Rockie Fresh: Why He Joined Rick Ross' Team Instead of Diddy's

    July 16, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been a quick ride to the top for Rockie Fresh, the latest artist to join Rick Ross ' growing stable of top-flight talent with Maybach Music Group. After all, the young MC is only 21 years old and just signed his first major label deal ...

  19. Maybach Music Group Takes Over NYC With Album Signing & Concert

    June 27, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Maybach Music Group family left an unforgettable mark on two hundred NYC hopefuls, yesterday (Tuesday, June 26). Supporting the release of their second compilation album, "Self Made Vol. 2," Rick Ross and his family participated in a p ...

  20. Maybach Music Group Holds 'Self Made Vol. 2' Album Listening at NY Strip Club

    June 14, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "All we know how to do is be self-made," Rick Ross declared last night (Wednesday, June 13), at an exclusive listening session designed to unveil tracks from the sequel to Maybach Music Group's first collaborative album, "MMG Pre ...

  21. Rick Ross Has 'Clinical Direction' To New Signings, Says Def Jam President

    May 04, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 On May 2, Rick Ross and the major players of his Maybach Music Group label assembled at New York's Eventi Hotel to announce the upcoming plans and further expansion of the Warner Bros. hip-hop imprint. MMG's next posse album, "Self Ma ...

  22. Maybach Music Day: Label Signs Omarion, Sets Rick Ross Album Release Date

    May 02, 2012 5:47 PM EDT As soon as an invite to a Maybach Music Group -- Rick Ross' Warner Bros. imprint -- press conference hit many inboxes, theories of what would be discussed sprung up across many timelines. Is Rick Ross signing Omarion ? Is Rick Ross signing Ma ...

  23. Maybach Music Day: Label Signs Omarion, Sets Rick Ross Album Release Date

    May 02, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 As soon as an invite to a Maybach Music Group -- Rick Ross ' Warner Bros. imprint -- press conference hit many inboxes, theories of what would be discussed sprung up across many timelines. Is Rick Ross signing Omarion ? "Is Rick Ross signi ...

  24. Web Trends: Watch Shakira's Latest Video

    May 02, 2012 4:48 PM EDT Google Trends: 5. jessica simpson baby - the pop star/fashion tycoon gave birth to her daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson with fiancé Eric Johnson 11. jessica simpson gives birth - see No. 5 Twitter Music Trend: 1. Maybach O - the name former B2K membe ...

  25. Mase Teases Return to Music

    April 27, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm not sure what kind of decisions he's going to make, [but] I would love to see him in my camp," French Montana says. On April 17, SpiffTV Films-the production company that shoots most of the videos for Rick Ross ' Maybac ...

  26. Urban Power List: Rick Ross

    January 12, 2012 6:03 PM EST Rick Ross Founder, Maybach Music Group Website: RozayRaw.com Twitter: @RickyRozay Miami Street Machine In just three years, chart-topping Def Jam rapper Rick Ross (born William Leonard Roberts III) has built a label, a franchise and a movement pow ...

  27. 'Idol's' Scotty McCreery Makes History at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 12, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery makes history as his debut album, "Clear as Day," bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 197,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. McCreery is the first country act to debut at No ...

  28. Weekly Chart Notes: Beyonce, LMFAO, Katy Perry

    July 08, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 '4' SCORES: Beyonce and Adele are doing quite a number on the Billboard 200. Beyonce's new leader "4" roars in at No. 1, a spot above Adele's former 10-week topper "21." Despite the titles' lock on the Bi ...

  29. Weekly Chart Notes: Adele, John Rich, Blondie

    May 26, 2011 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 '21' = 9: Lady Gaga is on the edge of Billboard 200 glory, as her "Born This Way" is set to storm the summit of next week's chart. Until then, Adele continues her impressive run at No. 1. The soulful singer/songwriter's ...

  30. Press Play: Freddie Gibbs, Young Jeezy, Diggy Simmons, Bruno Mars, Solange & More

    May 03, 2011 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard's the Juice is invading your Beats by Dre headphones with the latest tracks, leaked or just realeased. Check out the Juice's playlist featuring Freddie Gibbs , Young Jeezy , Bruno Mars , Diggy Simmons , Omarion , YG and Solange . ...

  31. The Squeeze: Q&A With Raz B

    January 20, 2011 1:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Starting today (Jan. 20), The Juice will bring to you "The Squeeze," a Q&A series posted every week on Thursdays in which I will, er, squeeze information from artists about relevant issues, gossip, etc. The first installment kicks off ...

  32. Omarion Blasts Bi-Sexual Rumors

    January 10, 2011 10:22 AM EST 0 0 0 It appears someone is trying to tarnish R&B singer Omarion 's image. I wonder who???? While he was in Japan last weekend, someone sent out a press release via the site PRLOG with an alleged statement from Omarion which claimed he was bi-sex ...

  33. Jay-Z Welcomes Jay Electronica To Roc Nation

    November 13, 2010 1:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Another "Jay" has been added to the Roc Nation roster. It was announced yesterday (Nov. 12) that New Orleans rapper Jay Electronica signed with Jay-Z's personal imprint, joining acts J. Cole and Willow Smith at the recently formed lab ...

  34. No Doubt Will 'Absolutely' Tour Again, Says Tony Kanal

    September 17, 2010 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 N o Doubt will go on tour to support its upcoming new album -- at least, it will if bassist Tony Kanal has anything to say about it. At his bandmate Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. Spring 2011 runway show for New York Fashion Week Thursday night (Sept. ...

  35. Chart Beat Thursday: Usher, will.i.am, B.o.B

    May 06, 2010 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 'OMG,' FYI: Usher adds to his already impressive Billboard Hot 100 history, as "OMG," featuring will.i.am , flies 6-1. With the coronation, Usher ties for ninth-place among artists with the most leaders in the chart's almost ...

  36. The Daily Noise 2.19.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 2.19.2010 - Billboard.com

    February 19, 2010 4:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Adam Lambert raises eyebrows in radio interview, Lil Wayne gets root canals, Gordon Lightfoot very much alive, Omarion talks about leaving Young Money. Lil Wayne , Omarion , Ke$ha , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , adam lambert , Fuse , Music News , G ...

  37. Adam Lambert Not Discreet, Gordon Lightfoot Not Dead

    February 19, 2010 1:26 PM EST 0 0 0 In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Adam Lambert is in some hot water for comments he made during an interview with Long Island radio station WBLI about his bisexuality, making out with Ke$ha , and fur. Lil Wayne ...

  38. The Daily Noise 1.20.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 1.20.2010 - Billboard.com

    January 20, 2010 4:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Vampire Weekend's "Contra" tops album chart, Michael Jackson 3-D tribute planned for Grammys, Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan talks about how the music industry has changed. Carrie Underwood , smokey robinson , Omarion , Raekwan , Bill We ...

  39. Vampire Weekend Lands First No. 1 Album

    January 20, 2010 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New York band Vampire Weekend sees its sophomore set "Contra" debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 124,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set is only the 12th independently distributed album to top the Billboard 200 ch ...

  40. Vampire Weekend Lands First No. 1 Album

    January 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST New York band Vampire Weekend sees its sophomore set, "Contra," debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 124,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . The set is only the 12th independently distributed album to top the Billbo ...

  41. Beyonce and Jay-Z Make a Bundle, Usher Loses One

    January 14, 2010 5:16 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Beyonce and Jay-Z were just named the top-earning couple by Forbes Magazine. The pair brought in $122 million last year, $90 of which came from Beyonce's sales and touring. ...

  42. The Daily Noise 1.14.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 1.14.2010 - Billboard.com

    January 14, 2010 3:51 PM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce and Jay-Z named top-earning couple by Forbes, fortune stolen from Usher's SUV, music world mourns Teddy Pendergrass and Jay Reatard, Omarion talks new album "Ollusion." Omarion , Jay-z , Jay Reatard , Bill Werde , The Daily No ...

  43. Vampire Weekend Eyes No. 1 On Billboard 200 Next Week

    January 13, 2010 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 V ampire Weekend's sophomore album "Contra" is looking like a good bet for No. 1 on next week's Billboard 200 chart. Based on first day sales numbers, industry sources are projecting that the album could sell between 60,000 to 75 ...

  44. Omarion Says Michael Jackson Inspired His Growth On 'Ollusion'

    November 23, 2009 5:50 PM EST 0 0 0 When Omarion sings, "I done cut the braids, low cut, got my grown on," in a raspy croon on his new single "I Get It In," he's referencing a turning point in his career. "I felt like my braids defined who I was, and ther ...

  45. Gucci Mane Sentenced To Year In Prison

    November 13, 2009 3:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Gucci Mane was sentenced to 12 months in jail on Thursday (Nov. 12) for probation violation, according to his lawyer. Mane pled guilty to assault in 2005 for attacking a nightclub promoter. Last September, he was sentenced to a year in jail f ...

  46. Three Tracks From Upcoming Lebron James Movie Hit Charts

    September 03, 2009 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 "More Than A Game" the Lebron James documentary directed by Kristopher Belman for Lionsgate and Harvey Mason Media, isn't slated to hit theaters until October 2nd but three tracks from the film's soundtrack are already making mov ...

  47. Omarion Signs To Lil Wayne's Young Money Label

    June 02, 2009 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/rapper/actor Drake hasn't finalized his highly-anticipated major label deal yet, but friend and collaborator Omarion, who appeared on Drake's popular "So Far Gone" mixtape, has found a label home. Omarion has signed to Lil ...

  48. Bow Wow Takes It Back To The 'City'

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bow Wow has packed quite a bit of work into his 21 years, and he'll be back in the spotlight again in December with a new album. "New Jack City Part II" is due Dec. 16 via Columbia and is led by the s Bow Wow has packed quite a bit of ...

  49. Bow Wow Turns Focus To Acting

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Actor-rapper Shad Moss, aka Bow Wow, is focusing on acting full time. Moss has joined the upcoming fifth season of HBO's "Entourage" in a recurring role, playing Charlie, a new stand-up comic client o Actor-rapper Shad Moss, aka Bow W ...

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