1. 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 ...

  2. Revolt Music Conference Announces First Speakers, Including L.A. Reid, Russell Simmons (Exclusive)

    July 16, 2014 12:00 AM EDT Sean Combs' upcoming Revolt Music Conference just got some added star power. ‎CEO of All Def Digital and co-founder of Def Jam Russell Simmons will be making a a keynote speech, with appearances from many more of the industry's most nota ...

  3. Sean Combs Says Revolt Was 'Used as a Pawn' to Drive Up Fuse Price

    May 01, 2014 9:18 PM EDT Sean Combs said during the final opening session at the NCTA convention on Thursday that Madison Square Garden used his company -- parent of cable music channel Revolt TV -- to get a higher price when it sold the Fuse music network to NuvoTV, sug ...

  4. Sean 'Diddy' Combs Tops Forbes' Annual List of Hip-Hop's Richest... Again

    April 17, 2014 12:51 PM EDT Forbes has released its eighth annual list of hip-hop's wealthiest artists, and for the second year in a row, Sean "Diddy" Combs tops the list. Since the list was launched in 2007, he has consistently vied with 50 Cent, Jay Z (that ...

  5. Sean 'Puffy' Combs To Speak At Howard University Commencement, Receive Honorary Degree

    April 15, 2014 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University's commencement speech this year in Washington. The school announced Tuesday that Combs will be among five people who will receive honorary degrees as trailblazers in their f ...

  6. Confirmed: Fuse Will Go to J. Lo's NUVOtv Parent Company SiTV

    April 04, 2014 10:31 AM EDT An earlier report that SiTV Media, parent company to the NUVOtv channel that Jennifer Lopez is chief creative officer of and retains a minority stake in, has acquired the Fuse Network has been confirmed. The Madison Square Garden Company announced ...

  7. Jennifer Lopez Bests Ex Sean Combs in Bid for Fuse (Updated)

    April 03, 2014 9:36 PM EDT UPDATED: It was confirmed that NuvoTV, the channel Jennifer Lopez retains a minority stake in and is chief creative officer of, has reached an agreement  to buy Fuse TV from Madison Square Garden Co offering a reported $226 million and a 15 perce ...

  8. Sean Combs Back to Puff Daddy With Upcoming Album

    March 24, 2014 8:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Puff Daddy -- the name, in addition to the rapper -- is returning to music. Sean Combs, who for the last near-decade has gone by Diddy for his stage name, announced the change today, Radio.com reports -- oh, and there's a new album involved, to ...

  9. Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Featured in Fiat Ad Global Campaign (Exclusive)

    February 12, 2014 9:00 AM EST Following its 2011 spots featuring J-Lo (including a music video-like spot where she performs her single “Papi”) and its 2013 campaign with Pitbull and Arianna singing “Sexy People,” Fiat is upping the ante for its new 2014 global campaign. Set ...

  10. Sean Combs' 'Revolt Live' Launches with Wiz Khalifah & Mack Wilds Interviews

    January 28, 2014 12:51 AM EST The daily flagship show of Sean Combs' Revolt TV went live Monday in the network's Hollywood studios with interviews of Wiz Khalifah and Mack Wilds, discussions about Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore and the Grammys and a look at music around ...

  11. Revolt Network To Launch Live Music TV Show

    January 13, 2014 5:53 AM EST The music network started by Sean Combs last year is launching a twice-a-day live television show that it hopes will become a central place for music news and performances. The Revolt network said Sunday that its "Revolt Live" show will ...

  12. Sean 'Diddy' Combs Betting Big on Revolt TV

    October 21, 2013 11:11 AM EDT Sean Combs is betting big on Revolt TV. At 5 p.m. EST Monday (Oct. 21), the all music channel goes live in the homes of about 22 million Comcast subscribers and 12 million Time Warner Cable customers, marking one of the biggest launches of a cab ...

  13. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Diddy’s Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21; ‘Into the Woods’ Starts Filming; ‘Mad Men’ Pours a Holiday Mix

    September 17, 2013 5:40 PM EDT Sean Combs’ Cable Channel Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21 Sean Combs’ cable channel Revolt will go live Oct. 21 on Time Warner cable systems in New York and Los Angeles prior to a national launch in January. Revolt will be made available to customers w ...

  14. Rolling Stones Added to Sandy Relief Concert

    December 07, 2012 1:46 PM EST The Rolling Stones have been added to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, organizers announced Friday at a press conference in New York. The reunited group joins a who's who of some of rock's most iconic voices that will perform at Ma ...

  15. Big Boi Talks 'Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors' Album & Collaborations

    December 05, 2012 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Indie pop duo, Phantogram, chime in on their 'Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors' collaboration with Big Boi. New York has Big Boi seated on the brink of speechlessness. That seat currently rests inside a Mercedes-Benz executive coach van, ...

  16. 'Inventing David Geffen' Draws Springsteen, Iovine, Gordy, Dr. Dre To L.A. Premiere

    November 14, 2012 2:26 PM EST Jimmy Iovine, chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M Records and co-founder, Beats by Dre, arriving to the premiere of 'Inventing David Geffen' held at Writer's Guild Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Tran/FilmMagic) The Wri ...

  17. Pink and Eminem Reunite on 'Here Comes The Weekend': Listen

    September 12, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After assisting with Eminem 's "Recovery," P!nk has re-upped with the hip-hop veteran for "Here Comes The Weekend," a track off her forthcoming sixth album "The Truth About Love." The song hit the Web on Wednesday ...

  18. Backbeat: Billboard Latin Music Conference Honors Inspiring Women of Latin Music at Donna Karan Fashion Show Luncheon

    April 24, 2012 10:15 AM EDT (L-R): Pamela Bustios of Chris Smith Management, Dream Team Agency Co-Founder Susan Stipcianos and Colombian artist Duina del Mar. (Photo: Michael Seto) Billboard and Donna Karan New York celebrated "the inspiring women of Latin music" a ...

  19. Diddy Tops Forbes' Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists

    April 17, 2012 7:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Diddy is 2012's top-earning hip-hop mogul, according to Forbes . The artist born Sean Combs is worth $550 million, according to the magazine, which includes his stakes in Ciroc Vodka, Sean John and Enyce clothing, Blue Flame marketing and his l ...

  20. Diddy Tops Forbes' Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists

    April 17, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Diddy is 2012's top-earning hip-hop mogul, according to Forbes . The artist born Sean Combs is worth $550 million, according to the magazine, which includes his stakes in Ciroc Vodka, Sean John and Enyce clothing, Blue Flame marketing and his ...

  21. Mary J. Blige Talks 'Being Real' and Beyonce Collaboration

    November 29, 2011 10:55 AM EST 0 0 0 It's no secret Mary J. Blige portrays her life, good and bad, in her songs. "When life is real it's not going to be smooth," the Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul said onstage at the New York Time's Times Talks event on Monday (Nov. 28) ...

  22. Diddy Apologizes for 'Ignorant' Ciroc Incident

    October 04, 2011 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Diddy has taken to Twitter to apologize for a heated incident at an Atlanta club on Saturday night (Oct. 1) in which he verbally attacked an attendee and threw an ice cube at him. "I'm a child God and I should be better no matter what some ...

  23. Diddy Sued for $1 Trillion, Blamed for 9/11

    January 28, 2011 11:07 AM EST 0 0 0 A woman has filed a $1 trillion lawsuit against Diddy (real name: Sean Combs), alleging that he caused 9/11, put her child in the hospital and stole a poker chip worth "100 zillions of dollars." Valerie Joyce Wilson Turks is seeking a rest ...

  24. Ex-Danity Kane Singer Aubrey O'Day Gets Reality Show

    July 20, 2010 5:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Aubrey O'Day is returning to reality TV, landing her own show on women's cable channel Oxygen. The former lead vocalist of all-girl band Danity Kane was discovered in 2004 as part of MTV's series "Making the Band." Pr ...

  25. Kanye West, Suge Knight Go To Court Over Miami Shooting

    April 07, 2010 2:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 A rap music smackdown looms in a federal courtroom between oft-troubled impresario Marion "Suge" Knight and controversial star Kanye West over a shooting at a star-studded Miami Beach party. Knight, founder of Death Row Records and promote ...

  26. 5 Twitter Tips For Bands From Co-Founder Biz Stone

    May 23, 2009 9:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter co-founder Biz Stone offers his advice on how bands and artists can best take advantage of the Twitter explosion: Make Your @username Your Calling Card Attracting followers is an important part of maintaining a high profile on Twitter. One o ...

  27. Joaquin Phoenix: Rapper On Film?

    January 16, 2009 4:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Casey Affleck will track the musical career of Joaquin Phoenix behind the lens of a camera. Affleck is directing a documentary feature on Phoenix, his friend and fellow actor who last spring decided to swap the thespian business for a musical one. P ...

  28. Sean Combs Buys Fashion Line Enyce

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sean Combs, recording artist and businessman, bought the fashion line Enyce from Liz Claiborne, for a reported $20 million. Combs' financial partner on the deal was Yucaipa Cos. Liz Claiborne bought Enyce in 2003 for a reported $114 million. ...

  29. Diddy Hoping TV Still 'Works' For Him

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Combs aims to conquer the airwaves. His latest series, "I Want to Work for Diddy," premieres 9 p.m. EDT Monday on VH1, adding to a pair of Combs-produced reality shows on sister network MTV -- "R Sean Combs aims to conquer the ai ...

  30. Diddy Announces Himself In Hollywood

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When the one-man, publicity-generating whirlwind that is Diddy met the well-oiled hype machine of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, sparks were bound to fly. Sean Combs is getting a star Friday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an event most honoree ...

  31. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Diddy, Ludacris, Janet and the Scissor Sisters. DIDDY OR DIDN'T HE? Hi Fred: With his album "Press Play" debuting atop of The Billboard 200, Diddy is reported to be "scor[ing his] first No. 1 album in ...

  32. Diddy: The Saga Continues

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Combs is bouncing around in his underwear. It's a sweltering August afternoon in downtown Los Angeles, and Combs is in his trailer on the set of the video shoot for "Come to Me," the debut single Sean Combs is bouncing around in ...

  33. Diddy Can't Be Diddy In Britain

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Combs is Diddy no more -- at least in Britain. The artist and entertainment mogul has agreed to drop the Diddy name as part of an out-of court legal settlement with London-based music producer Ri Sean Combs is Diddy no more -- at least in Brita ...

  34. Diddy Can't Be Diddy In Britain

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mogul drops name after settlement. Sean Combs is Diddy no more -- at least in Britain. The artist and entertainment mogul has agreed to drop the Diddy name as part of an out-of court legal settlement with London-based music producer Richard " ...

  35. Chart Beat Chat

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the Billboard Hot 100, longest-charting songs, disco/dance charts, Prince and more with readers. LIVING IN A DIGITAL WORLD Dear Fred, Recently I have become concerned about the accuracy of the Billboard Hot 100 with the advent of digi ...

  36. On The Road

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Get ready for some live Diddy.One of the best-known figures in pop culture, Sean Combs has signed with the William Morris Agency for exclusive live music representation. Read Ray Waddell's column. Get ready for some live Diddy.One of the best ...

  37. Diddy Launches New Clothing Line

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sean 'Diddy' Combs speaks at the launch of his women's clothing line. Sean 'Diddy' Combs speaks Nov. 10 at the launch of his women's line of clothing 'Sean by Sean Combs' at Bloomingdale's in New York. Ne ...

  38. Random House Sues P. Diddy Over Advance

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Random House Inc. is suing Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, alleging that the hip-hop mogul did not pay back a $300,000 advance for a memoir he never completed. Random House Inc. is suing Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, alleging that the hip-hop mo ...

  39. Recent Cases & Filings

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The week's recent cases and filings includes artist Sean Combs and companies Megahertz Music and the National Broadcasting Co. Case : Kirk Burrowes v. Sean Combs; Kenneth Meiselas; Bad Boy Entertainment Issue: Breach of contract, fraud. Cite: ...

  40. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart accomplishments of Eminem, B2K and P. Diddy, "Chicago," and R.Kelly. 8 MILES DOWN: After a 12-week reign atop Billboard's Hot 100, Eminem's "Lose Yourself" (Shady/Interscope) makes a dr ...

  41. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart achievements of George Strait, Jennifer Lopez, and Mariah Carey, and offers his top-10 songs of 2002. STRAIT TALK: Texas native George Strait scores his 38th No. 1 hit on Billboard's Hot Country Singles ...

  42. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Dirty Vegas, Sean Combs, Eminem, and Nickelback. TRUE BRIT: Paul Harris was born in Blackheath in South London. Ben Harris (no relation) was born in Bromley, Kent. Steve Smith was born in Eltham, also in South London. That hap ...

  43. Ashanti's Singles Pave The Way

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ashanti is quickly becoming one of R&B's biggest new stars. With three songs -- Ja Rule's "Always on Time," Fat Joe's "What's Luv?," and her own "Foolish" -- already charting in the top-10 on The ...

  44. Keys, Kracker, Bacon, Seagal To Play Benefit

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Newcomers Alicia Keys and Uncle Kracker will join a pair of actors-turned-musicians at the Aug. 29 Charity Jam benefit at the Hard Rock Cafe in Universal City, Calif. Along with performances by Keys a Newcomers Alicia Keys and Uncle Kracker will joi ...

  45. MTV Anniversary Bash Swells

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, MTV's star-studded 20th anniversary celebration is growing by leaps and bound. The latest artists confirmed to perform during the Aug. 1 "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal" show at New York's As expected, MTV's star- ...

  46. Hot Product

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new releases from Sean Combs, Melissa Etheridge, Built to Spill, Ivy, Faithless, and more. All In The Family Hip-hop kingpin Sean Combs returns to action this week with "P. Diddy & the Bad Boy Family ... The Saga Continues," ...

  47. Combs Denies Talk Magazine Report

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap mogul Sean Combs yesterday (June 28) denied a report in Talk magazine that alleges he's the subject of three criminal investigations. "For the record, it's not true, none of it is. All of it absol Rap mogul Sean Combs yesterday (J ...

  48. Farrakhan: Rappers Reflect Society

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Louis Farrakhan defended rappers who use foul language and graphically depict violence and sexuality, saying they are only reflecting society and the nation's "gangsta" government. But the Nation of I Louis Farrakhan defended rappers ...

  49. Billboard Bits: Shyne, STP, Cheap Trick

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News from Sean Combs, Shyne, Stone Temple Pilots, Cheap Trick, Swag A month after he was acquitted of charges he fired a gun in a Manhattan nightclub, Sean "Puffy" Combs went to Rikers Island to visit his protege who was jailed for the sho ...

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