1. Martin Garrix Makes an Ultra Debut on Social 50 Chart

    April 03, 2014 7:54 PM EDT EDM star Martin Garrix debuts on the Social 50 chart thanks to his breakout turn at the Ultra Music Festival over the March 28-30 weekend. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Mys ...

  2. Martin Garrix Makes An Ultra Debut on Social 50 Chart

    April 03, 2014 7:49 PM EDT EDM star Martin Garrix debuts on the Social 50 chart thanks to his breakout turn at the Ultra Music Festival over the March 28-30 weekend. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Mys ...

  3. Backbeat: Russell Simmons, Barry Weiss, Kanye, 2 Chainz Celebrate Def Jam's 30th In Austin

    March 12, 2014 2:34 PM EDT Def Jam records celebrated its 30th anniversary at SXSW with a star-studded showcase, which included performances by 2 Chainz, Pusha T, YG, and a host of top picks from the Def Jam Roster. 
 SXSW Executive Strategies - Def Jam's Sickamore: &# ...

  4. Scooter Braun on Relaunching British Knights Sneakers: 'Artists Are the New Athletes' (Exclusive)

    February 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Music mogul Scooter Braun is reviving sneaker brand British Knights, popularized by its association with hip-hop culture in the late ’80s and early ’90s, for a new generation. Related Articles Billboard Power 100 2014: No. 33 - Scooter Braun, ...

  5. Ariana Grande, LL Cool J, Others Offer Justin Bieber Their Support

    January 29, 2014 7:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Billy Ray Cyrus, Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean also reach out to troubled singer Though more than 100,000 Americans want Justin Bieber deported back to Canada following his arrest in Miami Beach , a handful of celebrities are reaching out with mor ...

  6. Video of Justin Bieber's Alleged Drag Race Surfaces Online: Watch

    January 24, 2014 8:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Surveillance footage of Justin Bieber's alleged drag race with rapper Khalil Sharieff has found its way online. Footage taken early Thursday morning shows a yellow Lamborghini barreling down Miami Beach's Pine Tree Drive, followed by a red ...

  7. Scooter Braun, Guy Oseary and Troy Carter Bet Big on Dirty Laundry

    January 24, 2014 2:04 PM EST Washio, a mobile app for laundry and dry-cleaning, has nabbed $2.25 million in seed funding from Hollywood investors including Troy Carter and A-Grade Investment's Guy Oseary and Ron Burkle. Hollywood has found a solution for its dirty laundr ...

  8. Scooter Braun Engaged to Yael Cohen

    January 07, 2014 7:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Manager Scooter Braun, best known for guiding the career of Justin Bieber along with pop stars like Ariana Grande and Carly Rae Jepsen, has proposed to girlfriend Yael Cohen. Cohen, the CEO of F--k Cancer, a nonprofit organization she founded follow ...

  9. Justin Bieber's 'Believe': Director Jon Chu on New Film, Touring Team, Challenging Year

    December 26, 2013 8:12 AM EST Jon Chu has seen Justin Bieber reach his greatest heights and lowest lows. As the director of 'Never Say Never,' the pop star’s 2011 documentary which grossed nearly $100 million, Chu filmed Bieber’s burgeoning career from obscurity to s ...

  10. Being a 'Music Executive' Isn't Enough Anymore (Op-Ed)

    December 10, 2013 12:57 PM EST "We’re no longer in the music business -- it doesn’t exist anymore. We’re in the multimedia business.” This was artist manager Scooter Braun speaking to Billboard for a story about his and fellow managers Troy Carter and Guy Oseary’s inve ...

  11. Julie Greenwald, Atlantic Records Chairman, COO, Tops Billboard’s 2013 Women In Music List

    December 06, 2013 10:59 AM EST Billboard announced today that for a fourth consecutive year, Julie Greenwald, Chairman and COO of Atlantic Records Group, has topped its Women in Music list. Kathy Willard, Executive Vice President and CFO of Live Nation Entertainment, and Jody G ...

  12. Justin Bieber Reveals He Gets Weekly Phone Call From Will Smith

    November 20, 2013 9:56 PM EST 0 0 0 With the amount of negative press Justin Bieber has been receiving these days, it may not seem like he has a voice of reason teaching him right from wrong -- but he does, and it's Will Smith. In an extensive cover story interview with The Holly ...

  13. Martin Garrix Signs to Scooter Braun Projects, Earns UK No. 1, Still in High School: Exclusive

    November 18, 2013 12:48 PM EST Few high school students are having a better fall than Martin Garrix. Yesterday (Nov. 17), “Animals,” the 17-year-old Dutchman’s breakthrough EDM track, hit No. 1 on the official UK charts during its first week of commercial release, beating L ...

  14. Martin Garrix Signs to Scooter Braun Projects, Earns a UK No. 1: Exclusive

    November 18, 2013 10:53 AM EST Few high school students are having a better fall than Martin Garrix. Yesterday (November 17), “Animals,” the 17-year-old Dutchman’s breakthrough EDM track, hit No. 1 on the official UK charts during its first week of commercial release, beating ...

  15. Scooter Braun, Will.i.am, Amanda Palmer and More Argue for Artists' Role in the Music Industry During Inaugural 'Disruptor' Talk

    October 30, 2013 12:47 PM EDT In a debate streamed live yesterday titled "Has tech killed the music industry?" -- which you can watch in full below -- panelist and artist manager Scooter Braun proclaimed, "It's not about addressing ‘Will the music industr ...

  16. Usher to Exec Produce Education Documentary 'Undroppable'

    October 18, 2013 3:59 AM EDT Usher has joined on as an executive producer for "Undroppable," the documentary exploring the dropout epidemic in the U.S. educational system. Directed and written by Jason Pollock, the film will be completed this year and released in 20 ...

  17. Bubbling Under: Justin Bieber Guests With Madison Beer; American Young Debuts

    September 20, 2013 11:47 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Madison Beer, American Young, Paradise Fears, TeeFLii. Madison Beer Fourteen-year ...

  18. Songza Raises $4.7 Million in Funds for Advertising

    September 10, 2013 11:59 AM EDT Internet radio company Songza announced Tuesday it has raised $4.7 million in fresh funding that will help grow its advertising business. Investors include Amazon.com, William Morris Endeavor, Lerer Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, Metamorphic Ven ...

  19. Ariana Grande vs. Tamar Braxton In Battle for No. 1 on Billboard 200

    September 06, 2013 8:21 PM EDT New albums from Ariana Grande and Tamar Braxton are battling it out in a race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest that Grande’s debut effort, "Yours Truly," may sell between 115,000 and 120,000 copi ...

  20. Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun Buys Romanian Talent Format

    June 26, 2013 12:06 PM EDT Scooter Braun, the music management phenom whose client list includes Justin Bieber, Carley Rae Jepsen and The Wanted, has teamed with Canadian production group Marble Media to adapt the Romanian music talent show format "Mom Made Me A Star ...

  21. How Guy Oseary, Scooter Braun and Troy Carter Are Finding the Rock Stars of Tech: Billboard Cover Story

    April 22, 2013 2:37 PM EDT This Billboard cover story (Vol. 125, Issue No. 15, newstand: April 13) entitled "Power Trio" examines three of the music industry’s most successful music and tech entrepreneurs: Guy Oseary, Scooter Braun and Troy Carter, who in add ...

  22. From the Magazine: How Guy Oseary, Scooter Braun and Troy Carter Are Finding the Rock Stars of Tech

    April 12, 2013 12:13 PM EDT In this week’s cover story entitled “Power Trio,” Billboard looks at three of music industry’s most successful music and tech entrepreneurs: Guy Oseary, Scooter Braun and Troy Carter. In addition to managing three of the biggest musicians ever i ...

  23. Backbeat: Guy Oseary, Ashton Kutcher, Scooter Braun And Many More At A-GRade’s Power-Packed SXSW Party

    March 11, 2013 3:50 PM EDT There are moments when South By Southwest Interactive becomes a lot like Hollywood, where crowds of people huddle outside an exclusive party and everyone is on the phone, calling favors to anyone who can let them in. Spotify and Path’s 120 Clu ...

  24. Scooter Braun and Guy Oseary: ‘My First South By Southwest’

    March 11, 2013 2:23 PM EDT They’ve made their names managing two of pop’s biggest stars -- Madonna and Justin Bieber, respectively -- but Guy Oseary and Scooter Braun have spent the better of the last 18 months extending their attention and investment portfolios to tech a ...

  25. Scooter Braun Teams With ConAgra and Feeding America for Child Hunger Ends Here Campaign, Original Song

    February 26, 2013 1:15 PM EST Scooter Braun has teamed with ConAgra and Feeding America for a multi-faceted campaign in support of Child Hunger Ends Here, an effort to raise awareness and money for the nearly 17 million children facing hunger in the United States.   Anchoring ...

  26. Justin Bieber Exclusive Song Premiere and Billboard Cover Story

    January 28, 2013 11:54 AM EST Hear the exclusive online premiere of "Nothing Like Us," Justin's new song about his breakup with Selena Gomez, plus read a revealing interview about how he turned his sadness into music on "Believe Acoustic" This is an ...

  27. Justin Bieber's Saturday: Apologizes for Alleged Pot Use, Visits Cancer Patient

    January 07, 2013 10:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber pressed reset on Saturday following a tough week that included the death of a paparazzo who was trying to photograph him and later, the leak of photos allegedly showing him smoking pot. The singer delayed the start of a concert in Salt ...

  28. Justin Bieber Brings 'Believe' Hits To 'New Year's Rockin' Eve': Watch

    January 01, 2013 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop superstar teases upcoming acoustic album with stripped-down take on "Boyfriend." Justin Bieber capped off a huge 2012 by performing a trio of "Believe" singles on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" ...

  29. Music Biz 2012: A Look Back at a Tumultuous Year

    December 14, 2012 8:13 AM EST In what has to be the most memorable quote about our industry in recent memory, David Geffen -- during an event for the recent documentary about his towering career -- said "I'd kill myself" rather than get into the music business t ...

  30. Scooter Braun on Bieber Grammy Snub: 'I Wasn't Mad, Just Voicing My Opinion'

    December 07, 2012 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Manager and label owner Scooter Braun was mystified Thursday morning why his tweet about the lack of a Grammy nomination for Justin Bieber had taken on a life of its own and become a news story. #NoBieberNoGrammys • ANALYSIS: Why 'Believe' ...

  31. Grammy Nominations Shut-Outs: A Look at the Numbers Behind Justin Bieber, One Direction, Lionel Richie, More

    December 06, 2012 4:29 PM EST Grammy second-guessing is one of the most popular armchair games of the award-nomination process -- as nearly anyone who was on Twitter late last night knows. But amid the cries of outrage on social media and elsewhere, it's worth taking a lo ...

  32. Scooter Braun on Bieber Grammy Snub: 'I Wasn't Mad, Just Voicing My Opinion'

    December 06, 2012 4:24 PM EST Manager and label owner Scooter Braun was mystified Thursday morning why his tweet about the lack of a Grammy nomination for Justin Bieber had taken on a life of its own and become a news story. "I wasn't mad, just voicing my opinion,&qu ...

  33. Justin Bieber's Grammy Snub: Why Did 'Believe' Get Overlooked?

    December 06, 2012 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 An Analysis of the teen superstar's lack of nominations. No Bieber, no Grammys. It's a simple statement that became an obvious Twitter hashtag the instant that the 55th annual Grammy Award nominations were announced on Wednesday night (Dec ...

  34. Grammy Analysis: Fun., Frank Ocean Lead Youth Movement

    December 06, 2012 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 It's phase two of the youth movement at the Grammys. With blockbuster albums like Adele 's and Taylor Swift 's falling outside of Grammy eligibility, the Recording Academy bestowed multiple nominations on acts in the early stages of t ...

  35. Grammy Analysis: Youth Rules Nominations; Some High-Profile Snubs

    December 06, 2012 9:02 AM EST It's phase two of the youth movement at the Grammys. With blockbuster albums like Adele's and Taylor Swift's falling outside of Grammy eligibility, the Recording Academy bestowed multiple nominations on acts in the early stages of t ...

  36. Justin Bieber Snubbed, Scooter Braun Tells Grammys: 'U Blew It On This One'

    December 06, 2012 8:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Scooter Braun, superstar manager and Schoolboy Records boss, went on a mini Twitter tirade following Wednesday night's Grammy Awards nominations announcement. Writing to his over 2 million followers, the 31-year-old Braun defended his No. 1 cli ...

  37. Scooter Braun Slams Grammys Over Justin Bieber Snub

    December 06, 2012 8:00 AM EST Scooter Braun, superstar manager and Schoolboy Records boss, went on a mini Twitter tirade following Wednesday night's Grammy Awards nominations announcement . Writing to his over 2 million followers, the 31-year-old Braun defended his No. 1 ...

  38. Call Carly Rae Jepsen Billboard's Rising Star of 2012

    November 30, 2012 2:21 PM EST Carly Rae Jepsen describes the evening of Sunday, Nov. 11, as a "Cinderella night"-and one that would've been unimaginable a year ago. At the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards held in Frankfurt, Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" ...

  39. PSY, MC Hammer 'Cooking' Up New Music After Epic AMAs

    November 20, 2012 12:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Rappers Reveal How the Duet Came to Be PSY and MC Hammer 's explosive performance during this year's American Music Awards , where they joyously mashed "Gangnam Style" with "2 Legit 2 Quit," may have given the world a g ...

  40. Backbeat: Scooter Braun, Jody Gerson, Karmin, Kari Clark Hold Court at AMA After-Party

    November 19, 2012 3:26 PM EST Amy Heidemann and Nick Louis Noonan of Karmin at the official American Music Awards afterparty at the JW Marriott's Diamond Ballroom in Los Angeles (Photo: Brian Dowling) The party vibe inside the Nokia Theatre during the 40th annual American ...

  41. Justin Bieber Thanks 'Haters' at AMAs 2012

    November 19, 2012 7:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop music pals and current tour mates Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen respectively cleaned up at the 2012 American Music Awards, with the former winning the Artist of the Year trophy and the latter collecting the New Artist of the Year award. Bie ...

  42. American Music Awards 2012: Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Top Exuberant Night

    November 18, 2012 11:55 PM EST Justin Bieber took home Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, a big win on a night that opened with another victory for the teen star. "This is for all the haters who thought that maybe I was just here for one or tw ...

  43. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Carly Rae Jepsen Win AMAs

    November 18, 2012 10:35 PM EST Taylor Swift who won her fifth consecutive award for favorite country female artist at the 2012 American Music Awards. (Getty Images) Justin Bieber thanked his haters after winning the first award at the American Music Awards, while Nicki Minaj an ...

  44. Justin Bieber: Who Should Be His New Girlfriend?

    November 12, 2012 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Although the world is in shock and Beliebers are still reeling over the news of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez's break-up, we know that eventually the young couple is going to move on. Rumors about their next love interests have already started ...

  45. Psy Talks 'Style' Rise, Says Justin Bieber Is 'Good at My Dance'

    September 24, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Video: Busy Psy Chats With Billboard as 'Gangnam Style' Rises Hot 100 Let's look at just the last two weeks of Korean pop phenom Psy 's life, shall we? In the span of days, the "Gangnam Style" rapper-singer performed th ...

  46. 21 Under 21: Ones To Watch 2012

    September 17, 2012 7:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 You've already seen Billboard's 2012 list of 21 young stars under 21 who are burning the brightest in the music world, but these 12 brand-new artists could soon find their way onto the list. Return To "21 Under 21" Main Page Ryan ...

  47. Psy Still No. 1 on Social 50 Chart, 50 Cent Makes 'Sexy' Return

    September 14, 2012 7:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Psy tops the Billboard Social 50 for the third week in a row as he continues to showcase his "Gangnam Style" song and its signature dance in the United States. Last week, he appeared on MTV's Video Music Awards broadcast (Sept. 6), wh ...

  48. Psy Still No. 1 on Social 50 Chart, 50 Cent Makes 'Sexy' Return

    September 14, 2012 5:26 PM EDT Psy tops the Billboard Social 50 for the third week in a row as he continues to showcase his "Gangnam Style" song and its signature dance in the United States. Last week, he appeared on MTV's Video Music Awards broadcast (Sept. 6) w ...

  49. Britney Spears & Psy Do the 'Gangnam Style' Dance on 'Ellen': Watch

    September 11, 2012 7:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ellen DeGeneres never misses a beat when it comes to viral videos, and the afternoon talk show host has done it again. On her show Tuesday (Sept. 11), Ellen brought Psy out to teach Britney Spears his infamous "Gangnam Style" dance, and th ...

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