1. Read Scooter Braun's Touching Message to Ariana Grande Bombing Victims: 'I Will Honor All of U By Laughing Loving and Living'

    May 25, 2017 3:00 PM EDT The horror of Monday night's (May 22) suicide bomb attack on an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in England will be with the survivors forever. But it doesn't have to define the victims, or Grande, or her manager, Scooter Br ...

  2. Scooter Braun Writes Emotional Message to Ariana Grande Bombing Victims | Billboard News

    Scooter Braun Writes Emotional Message to Ariana Grande Bombing Victims | Billboard News

    May 25, 2017 1:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Manager Scooter Braun posted a touching message to Twitter following the suicide bomb attack on an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. music , 2017 , Ariana Grande , Scooter Braun , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , News , Manchester , nsfs ...

  3. Read Scooter Braun's Touching Message to Ariana Grande Bombing Victims: 'I Will Honor All of U By Laughing Loving and Living'

    May 25, 2017 9:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 The horror of Monday night's (May 22) suicide bomb attack on an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in England will be with the survivors forever. But it doesn't have to define the victims, or Grande, or her manager, Scooter Brau ...

  4. Scooter Braun's SB Projects Announces New Hires

    March 28, 2017 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Scooter Braun 's SB Projects has announced a series of new appointments and promotions at the music, technology, philanthropy, television and film company. Ben Sheehan joins SB Projects as vice president of digital content. Previously, Sheehan ...

  5. Tori Kelly Signs Global Deal With Sony/ATV: Exclusive

    February 16, 2017 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tori Kelly has signed a long-term, worldwide deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Billboard can reveal.  The Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter joins the Sony/ATV stable as she gets to work on the followup to her debut full-length album Unbreaka ...

  6. David Guetta Signs with Scooter Braun: Exclusive

    February 08, 2017 2:50 PM EST 0 0 4 The dance music superstar is putting the finishing touches on his seventh studio album. As David Guetta puts the finishing touches on his seventh studio album, the dance music superstar has signed with Scooter Braun's SB Projects,  Billboard Da ...

  7. Scooter Braun Celebrates 'Gratifying' Grammy Noms for Justin Bieber, Kanye West & Ariana Grande

    December 08, 2016 8:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Bieber's album of the year nod is especially validating for the manager: "Everyone else in the category deserves to be there and is absolutely incredible, but they didn’t face the same challenges." Manager Scooter Braun has many reaso ...

  8. Scooter Braun on Helping Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande Give Back

    November 07, 2016 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "I believe in karma,” says Scooter Braun, 35, the founder of SB Projects and career booster for top artists as Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly and Ariana Grande . “I believe we have a higher responsibility to each other.” Braun’s belief in giving bac ...

  9. Why Does Kanye West Want to Squash the Tidal-Apple 'Beef'?

    August 01, 2016 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Kanye West speaks -- or, more often these days, tweets -- fans tend to listen. Whether some of the top executives at Apple will, however, remains to be seen. Over the weekend, West took to Twitter , unprompted, to call for an easing of relation ...

  10. Kanye West Goes on Apple/Tidal Rant: 'This Tidal Apple Beef is F---ing Up the Music Game'

    July 30, 2016 2:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West went on a Twitter rant about music streaming services Apple Music and Jay Z 's Tidal Saturday morning (July 30), writing that the “beef” between the two digital companies is “f---ing up the music game.”    Apple in Talks to Acquire J ...

  11. Billboard's 2016 Nashville Power Players List Revealed: Who Rules Music City?

    July 28, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR MIKE DUNGAN , 62 Chairman/CEO, Universal Music Group Nashville "He's the Don!" says Luke Bryan , sidling up to Universal Music Group Nashville chairman/CEO Mike Dungan at  Billboard 's photo shoot. It's ...

  12. Scooter Braun on Gun Control: 'We Need to Make the Right Decisions for the Next Generation'

    June 12, 2016 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber manager Scooter Braun joined the conversation about gun control in the U.S. following Saturday night’s horrific Orlando nightclub shooting that left 50 dead and 53 injured – the largest mass shooting in the country’s history – and the ...

  13. Kanye West's 'Life of Pablo' Headed For A No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200, Despite Wild Rollout

    April 08, 2016 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 From its late night arrival on Feb. 13 to April Fool’s Day, Kanye West confined his seventh solo full-length, The Life of Pablo , exclusively to streaming on Tidal while he tinkered with his “living album.” Then, after six weeks of withholding its n ...

  14. Justin Bieber Manager Scooter Braun on the Ups and Downs of Millennial Oversharing -- 'Everyone Is a Self-Promoter'

    March 10, 2016 2:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Musically ­speaking, what are the ­defining ­characteristics of millennials? Millennials don't divide by genre; they don't see music as being simply country or pop or hip-hop. For them, it's one big melting pot, because that's th ...

  15. CES 2016: YouTube Leader Robert Kyncl Invites Scooter Braun to Tout the Video Giant

    January 08, 2016 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 In case there was any doubt, YouTube is serious about music. The launch of the YouTube Music app in November is one of the key reasons digital video will “win the decade,” Robert Kyncl, YouTube's Chief Business Officer, said at CES. “Video is m ...

  16. CL Kicks Off U.S. Solo Career With 'Hello Bitches' Dance Video: Watch

    November 23, 2015 6:19 PM EST 0 0 0 After signing with Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande manager Scooter Braun , CL has spent 2015 prepping for her debut English album, and fans of the Korean superstar got the first taste of it via new buzz single "Hello Bitches." CL to Enter ...

  17. Universal Music Group's Lucian Grainge Saluted by Sam Smith, Selena Gomez at City of Hope Gala

    November 06, 2015 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The nonprofit devoted to funding biomedical research, education and treatment centers for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases held its annual Spirit of Life gala on Nov. 5. The music industry's commitment to City of Hope , the ...

  18. Who's in Justin Bieber's New Inner Circle?

    November 05, 2015 5:33 PM EST 0 0 0 In the age of squad goals, Justin Bieber is golden. After a couple of years of highs ("What Do U Mean?" and "Where R U Now" continue to top the charts) and the lowest of lows (an egging vandalism case, high-profile breakup with S ...

  19. Scooter Braun on Justin Bieber's Comeback: 'The Only Person Who Deserves Credit' Is Him

    November 05, 2015 12:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber may be back on top (actually, he's higher than before thanks to his first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 ), but longtime manager Scooter Braun doesn't want to take any of the credit. "I see people pointing, saying what a great ...

  20. Billboard Cover: Justin Bieber Says 'I Was Close to Letting Fame Destroy Me'

    November 05, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber is leaning forward, eyes squeezed shut. “Jesus is God,” booms the pastor Judah Smith, standing before Bieber’s front-row seat in the ballroom of the Beverly Wilshire hotel. “He’s the relationship and the friendship you’ve been craving ...

  21. Justin Bieber's 'What Do You Mean?' Ties No. 1 Record on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    October 01, 2015 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The comeback kid matches a milestone for the most weeks at No. 1 in the chart’s history. Justin Bieber earns a milestone on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks as “What Do You Mean?” ties for the longest running No. 1 in the chart’s history. Bieber’s tun ...

  22. Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Took a Selfie With Hillary Clinton, and the Internet Is Breaking Again

    August 07, 2015 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kim Kardashian doesn't speak on political matters too often, but when she does, it involves Hillary Clinton -- and a selfie, of course. Kardashian attended talent manager Scooter Braun's campaign party for the 2016 presidential candidate T ...

  23. Beastie Boys, Katy Perry, Don Henley Among Stars, Plans and Priorities Presented at Capitol Congress

    August 06, 2015 11:20 PM EDT The annual confab showcasing Capitol Music Group's roster and business arms took place in Hollywood on Aug. 5. Taking a cue from television networks, who’ve hosted elaborate “Upfronts” to potential advertisers for decades, and Apple, whose ...

  24. Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Usher Among Guests at Scooter Braun's Fundraiser for Hillary Clinton

    August 06, 2015 11:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 A glittery crowd of young Hollywood celebrities, including Kim Kardashian with husband Kanye West , were gathering Thursday evening at the home of talent manager Scooter Braun to raise money for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. The early eve ...

  25. Justin Bieber Manager Scooter Braun Among New 'Tiger Beat' Investors

    August 06, 2015 10:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Braun is one of 17 investors who purchased the magazine for a $2 million overhaul. Does that mean his clients will front the mag? Fangirls, rejoice. One of the new owners of Tiger Beat magazine is none other than Justin Bieber 's manager, Scoot ...

  26. Scooter Braun Signs Black Eyed Peas for Management

    July 10, 2015 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The group joins a roster that includes Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Cody Simpson and Carly Rae Jepsen, among others. Scooter Braun, who manages Justin Bieber , Ariana Grande , Cody Simpson and Carly Rae Jepsen , among other music acts, has added th ...

  27. BET Awards: Get to Know Artists Tori Kelly, Andra Day, Avery Wilson & Silento

    June 29, 2015 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 There were many special moments that occurred during the 2015 BET Awards. The award show, broadcasted live on Sunday, June 28, delivered a spectacular, nostalgic Bad Boy reunion and tribute performances in honor of Smokey Robinson and Janet Jackson ...

  28. Tori Kelly on Her Brush With Prince, Fame After a Decade of Trying and How She Proved Manager Scooter Braun Wrong

    June 26, 2015 4:05 PM EDT Two nights after performing in Minneapolis, the 10th stop of an 18-city North American headlining tour, Tori Kelly sits in a room at downtown Atlanta's Omni Hotel, still buzzing from a chance encounter with the Twin Cities' most famous ...

  29. Scooter Braun, Steve Angello and Martin Garrix on the Future of Dance Music and What Needs to Change

    June 12, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The three men gathered this sunny Memorial Day afternoon on a patio in Los Angeles could not, in some ways, be more different. Steve Angello , 32, rose to fame as one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia . Martin Garrix , 19, achieved vira ...

  30. Billboard Cover Sneak Peek: Scooter Braun, Steve Angello and Martin Garrix are Among Billboard's Top 30 EDM Power Players

    June 11, 2015 7:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Electronic dance music has conquered the charts and blossomed into a $6.2 billion global industry, lifting DJs from obscurity to stardom and redefining the role of technology in the music space.  Billboard   has compiled a  list of the Top 30 EDM Po ...

  31. Steve Angello on Dance Music: 'We Need to Be Able to Take It Seriously Again'

    May 04, 2015 2:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Size Records boss discusses his debut solo album, leaving Columbia Records & why EDM needs a serious reboot. Steve Angello is sitting in a poolside cabana at South Beach’s swankiest new hotel for a brunch honoring his record label, Size , no ...

  32. How Scooter Braun Won Ultra Music Festival (With the Help of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande)

    April 10, 2015 2:00 PM EDT When an estimated 100,000 EDM fans per day flocked to downtown Miami for the 17th annual Ultra Music Festival , held March 27-29, they expected the lights, thumps and fist-pumps of such dance titans as Skrillex  , Tiesto  and Avicii  . Justin B ...

  33. How Scooter Braun Won Ultra Music Festival (With the Help of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande)

    April 10, 2015 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 When an estimated 100,000 EDM fans per day flocked to downtown Miami for the 17th annual Ultra Music Festival , held March 27-29, they expected the lights, thumps and fist-pumps of such dance titans as Skrillex  , Tiesto  and Avicii  . Justin Bie ...

  34. Justin Bieber to Work with Skrillex & Diplo on Next Album

    April 06, 2015 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Where Are U Now" was just the beginning. In a radio interview with Miami station Power 96 last week,  Justin Bieber revealed that he plans to collaborate with Skrillex and Diplo on his next studio album. "I think me and these guys ar ...

  35. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Carly Rae Jepsen Debut

    March 13, 2015 4:31 PM EDT McCartney boasts simultaneous top 15 hits for the first time since 1982 (with the Beatles), while fans 'Really Like' Jepsen's new song. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , ...

  36. Happy Birthday, CL: 5 Memorable Performances From the K-Pop Superstar

    February 26, 2015 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Happy Birthday, CL ! The K-pop superstar is 24 today, moving into what might be her most exciting year of life yet. After nearly six years as the leader to Korean phenoms  2NE1 , CL has established herself as an important front-runner in K-pop' ...

  37. It's Time to Get Excited for Carly Rae Jepsen's New Music

    February 20, 2015 2:05 PM EST 15.637 k 462 110 Collaborators with great pedigrees, a video with Bieber and Hanks, and strong early buzz all point toward a comeback for the "Call Me Maybe" star. It would be easy to regard Carly Rae Jepsen as forever belonging to 2012. That wa ...

  38. Tomorrow's Hits: Tori Kelly, Waterloo Revival & Casey Veggies

    February 20, 2015 10:00 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Tori Kelly After turning rookies like Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer into global superstars in 2014 ...

  39. Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    November 21, 2014 10:00 AM EST Justin Bieber is back on top of the Social 50 chart . The 20-year-old rebounds 7-1 for his record-extending 102nd week atop the chart after releasing a joint track with  Cody Simpson . The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, ...

  40. Justin Bieber Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates President Obama & Beliebers

    August 17, 2014 2:07 PM EDT Bieber poured ice cold buckets of water over his head after being nominated by his manager, Scooter Braun. Justin Bieber has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge twice now in an effort to help spread the message about Lou Gehrig's disease. Tay ...

  41. Justin Bieber Reportedly Reaches Plea Deal in Street Drag Case

    August 13, 2014 3:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber will plead guilty to lesser charges stemming from his arrest in South Florida in what police initially described as an illegal street drag race, two people directly involved in the case told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The two peo ...

  42. Google Acquires Songza

    July 01, 2014 4:00 PM EDT Google has reached a deal to acquire Songza, the playlist site it had been rumored to be scouting for several weeks . Financial terms weren’t revealed, but a source with knowledge of the situation said the price was substantially higher tha ...

  43. Scooter Braun, BBH Join Forces for The Creative Studio Joint Venture

    June 20, 2014 7:44 PM EDT Scooter Braun now has his eyes on transforming the advertising business. In a clear case of joining his “social media firepower” with the creative muscle of British advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), the manager of Justin Bieber and Ps ...

  44. Google Offered $15 Million to Buy Songza (Report)

    June 06, 2014 7:15 PM EDT Google has offered $15 million to acquire curated playlist site Songza, according to the New York Post . The deal would give the search giant company a new music property that could improve its Google Play Music All Access subscription service or ...

  45. EDMbiz Announces First Wave of Panelists, Speakers Including Hardwell, Tom Windish, More (Exclusive)

    May 29, 2014 1:43 PM EDT EDMbiz Conference & Expo today announced the first wave of speakers and panelists to appear at the annual industry event’s third edition this June. EDMbiz Returns to Vegas in June, Bigger Than Before Hardwell, Dyro & Dannic Talk Upcoming P ...

  46. Lil Wayne Threatens Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun

    May 27, 2014 1:28 PM EDT "Anything you got to say, when you see me, say it to my motherf-in' face," the Young Money rapper says in defense of Lil Twist Lil Wayne has Lil Twist's back. The rapper recorded a message to Justin Bieber's manager, Sco ...

  47. 'Jem and the Holograms' Adds Juliette Lewis

    May 20, 2014 10:15 AM EDT The live-action film, directed by Jon M. Chu, is based on the popular Hasbro animated TV series. Juliette Lewis has joined the cast of the live-action adaptation "Jem and the Holograms." Lewis, who most recently starred in "August: ...

  48. Irving Azoff Tells Milken Conference Technology Services Show 'Lack of Respect' for IP

    April 30, 2014 1:35 AM EDT Speaking to a packed room at the Milken Institute Global Conference Tuesday, Irving Azoff said he's hopeful about the future of the music industry despite "the lack of respect" for IP from a lot of technology services. Azoff was spe ...

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