1. Vava Voom feat. Sean Kingston, 'Supersonic': Exclusive Video Premiere

    April 15, 2014 11:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Swiss pop singer Vava Voom is an up-and-coming artist to look out for and Billboard has an exclusive premiere of her brand new music video. In giving the energetic, dance-friendly synthpop track "Supersonic" the video treatment, Vava Voom ...

  2. Vava Voom Feat. Sean Kingston: "Supersonic"

    Vava Voom Feat. Sean Kingston: "Supersonic"

    April 15, 2014 11:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vava Voom Feat. Sean Kingston: "Supersonic" Vava Voom , Sean Kingston , supersonic , music video , Sean Kingston Videos Sean Kingston ...

  3. Tessanne Chin's ‘Voice’ Triumph: Jamaica’s Music Industry Reacts

    January 03, 2014 11:23 AM EST Jamaican songstress Tessanne Chin’s stratospheric ascent from relative obscurity, even in her birthplace, to international fame via her Dec. 17 triumph on NBC’s singing competition "The Voice" is undoubtedly the island’s biggest music st ...

  4. Ask Billboard: The #PraiseTheLorde Edition

    October 04, 2013 2:05 PM EDT As 'Royals' reaches the top of the Hot 100 this week, readers weigh in for an-all Lorde 'Ask Billboard' mailbag. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . ...

  5. Calibash 2013: Ivy Queen Rules, Chris Brown Headlines at Staples Center

    September 17, 2013 2:37 AM EDT In mid-performance, reggaeton superstar Ivy Queen stopped just long enough to awe fans by shedding her beige coat to reveal her massive baby bump. The surprise was the equivalent of a crowd warm-up at Staples Center for Calibash 2013, also featur ...

  6. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Replace Themselves at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    April 25, 2013 5:03 PM EDT Macklemore & Ryan Lewis prevent themselves from tying a Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs record as "Can't Hold Us," featuring Ray Dalton, replaces "Thrift Shop," featuring Wanz, at No. 1.

 Had "Thrift Shop" pick ...

  7. Chart Highlights: Rolling Stones Debut On Dance/Club Play Songs

    January 07, 2013 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 When the group's frontman has the original moves like Jagger, it shouldn't be too surprising to find them on the tally. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greate ...

  8. New Year Tweets: 13 Celebs Wish You a Happy 2013

    January 01, 2013 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Katy Perry, One Direction, Rick Ross, No Doubt, Taylor Swift and more tweeted their Happy New Year thoughts. 2013 came in with a flurry on Twitter via musicians like Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Rick Ross, No Doubt and PSY, who all found ways -- in ...

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  10. Spotlight on Asher Monroe

    November 26, 2012 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Asher Monroe arrives with single 'Here With You' ahead of debut album. Asher Monroe has been in the entertainment business ever since he booked a gig on the national tour of "Beauty and the Beast" when he was 7 year ...

  11. Usher, No Doubt, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha to Perform on American Music Awards

    November 05, 2012 3:27 PM EST Usher, No Doubt, Justin Bieber and Ke$ha will perform at the 40th annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 18, joining previously announced acts Pink, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, Pitbull and Linkin Park. Mo ...

  12. Business Matters: The Track That Outsold an Album One Week of the Summer of 2012

    September 04, 2012 5:54 PM EDT The summer of 2012 was typical in that labels saved their big releases for after Labor Day. As a result, some weeks' release schedules were predictably soft and sales followed suit. Slow album sales gave Taylor Swift's "We Are Never ...

  13. Bubbling Under: Meital Makes Her Move, Teengirl Fantasy Readies Second Album

    August 10, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Chart Beat presents " Bubbling Under ," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Meital, Teengirl Fantasy, Tyler Barham and Oscarcito Meital Pop singer Meital has ...

  14. Bubbling Under: Meital Makes Her Move, Teengirl Fantasy Readies Second Album

    August 10, 2012 1:36 PM 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: Meital, Teengirl Fantasy, Tyler Barham and Oscarcito Meital Pop singer Meital has b ...

  15. Bubbling Under: Meital, Teengirl Fantasy, Tyler Barham, and Oscarcito

    August 09, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Meital Makes Her Move Pop singer Meital has been making a stir with her eye-catching (and somewhat controversial) videos, earning more than 4 million views on her official YouTube channel. Now she has the Billboard charts in her sights as her danc ...

  16. BMG Appoints Zach Katz As EVP, Creative, North America

    July 11, 2012 11:23 AM EDT Photo: Natasha Melman. BMG has named Zach Katz as executive vice president, creative, for North America, effective August 1. The position is based in Los Angeles, with Katz reporting to BMG Chrysalis president of creative and marketing for North A ...

  17. A Song To Woody, And Others

    June 06, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 Here is a look at the honorees who will be recognized at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame gala on June 14 in New York.Woody Guthrie: Pioneer Award When two of America's greatest songwriters, Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen, gathered in ...

  18. Kimbra Is First '90s-Born Woman to Top the Billboard Hot 100

    May 07, 2012 10:23 AM EDT Get ready to feel old, thanks to the young artist featured on the Billboard Hot 100's top song. As Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" rules the chart for a third week, guest vocalist Kimbra (as Billboard reader Mark Harris ...

  19. Watch The Wanted Get 'Punk'd' By Tyler, The Creator

    April 20, 2012 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Who would ever want to punk those charming U.K. pop vocalists of the Wanted ? Tyler, The Creator , of course! The Odd Future rapper orchestrated a joke involving the not-very-hilarious idea of child kidnaping on MTV's recently revived prank sho ...

  20. Black Eyed Peas Talk Taking Break, Not Breaking Up

    November 22, 2011 8:13 PM EST 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas will be back -- after some time off, the group said in a round of interviews this week. The quartet "always have two cycles of records and then we take a break," band leader will.i.am said on "The Ellen DeGeneres S ...

  21. A Day In The Life of Soulja Boy

    October 27, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I slept through my Google meeting," Soulja Boy told me, before beginning our interview for the second episode of Billboard.com's The Juice new series, ' Swag or No Swag .' Soulja Boy, born DeAndre Cortez Way, had a 10 a.m. ...

  22. Far East Movement Peg Early 2012 for Second Album

    September 27, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a whirlwind of success on the Billboard Hot 100 over the past year, Los Angeles hip-hop group Far*East Movement is hoping to release its bass-heavy sophomore album on Interscope/Cherrytree early next year, the act's Kev Nish tells Billboa ...

  23. Hit Machine Jason Derulo, 22, Is Just Getting Warmed Up

    September 24, 2011 8:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jason Derülo is a hit factory. Less than two years after he launched his solo career, the Miami-based singer/songwriter has already reeled off three multimillion-selling singles: "Whatcha Say," "In My Head" and "Ridin' ...

  24. Sean Kingston Jet Ski Accident Caused By Inexperience, Police Say

    September 22, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Authorities say Sean Kingston 's near-fatal May 2011 jet ski accident was the result of carelessness on the pop singer's part. According to a recent police report obtained by TMZ , "inexperience" and "inattention" were ...

  25. Reality Star Will Young Clocks Third No. 1 on U.K. Charts

    August 29, 2011 10:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former reality show winners rule the new U.K. sales charts, in a double victory for Sony Music Entertainment. Original "Pop Idol" victor Will Young 's "Echoes" album (RCA/Sony) entered at No. 1 and his "Jealousy" s ...

  26. From Elvis to Sean Kingston: Jerry Leiber's Impressive Chart Legacy

    August 23, 2011 7:41 PM EDT The passing of Jerry Leiber on Monday marks the end of a songwriting partnership that lasted 62 years. It's hard to imagine rock 'n' roll without the contributions of Leiber and his lifelong collaborator Mike Stoller. They were both ...

  27. Sean Kingston Returns to TV, Thanks Fans at Teen Choice Awards

    August 08, 2011 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Kingston received a standing ovation as he returned to the stage on Sunday at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, making his first live televised appearance since his nearly fatal jet ski accident last May. As Tyra Banks introduced the Jamaican-Americ ...

  28. Teen Choice Awards: Selena Gomez & Taylor Swift Edge Justin Bieber

    August 08, 2011 9:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Selena Gomez conjured five wins at the Teen Choice Awards -- one more than boyfriend Justin Bieber -- tying Taylor Swift for most surf boards during the fun-filled show on Sunday. The star of "Wizards of Waverly Place" was selected as choi ...

  29. Sean Kingston 'Definitely' Going Jet-Skiing Again

    August 03, 2011 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Kingston sat down with MTV on Tuesday (Aug. 2) for his first televised interview since his May 29 jet-skiing accident. The "Beautiful Girls" singer was visibly slimmer and discussed his recovery, how his lifestyle has changed and, sur ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Stevie Wonder on Drake's Album, 'London Calling' in Olympic Ads

    August 01, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Stevie Wonder On Drake's Upcoming Album Drake revealed that Stevie Wonder will be on his upcoming fall release, "Take Care," scheduled for October 24. &quo ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 11 Anticipated Album Updates: Madonna, DMX, Nickelback And More

    July 24, 2011 9:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of huge stars -- ranging from Madonna to Nickelback and Soundgarden -- are planning album releases during the next 18 months. Here's a run-down of where they are in the recording process, and how long we'll have to wait for the musi ...

  33. Selena Gomez Climbs into Top 5 on Social 50 Chart

    June 30, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Selena Gomez climbs 16-5 on the Social 50 chart thanks to the buzz generated the premiere of her video for the song "Love You Like A Love Song." Since debuting on June 23, the video has pulled in nearly 8 million Vevo views, r ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Sean Kingston Released from Hospital, Kreayshawn Directing RHCP Video

    June 23, 2011 8:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Sean Kingston Released From Hospital Sean Kingston has been released from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami three weeks after being involved in a jet ski accident that l ...

  35. DMX Leaving Jail Next Month, Working on New Album

    June 21, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In "twenty eight days," DMX , born Earl Simmons, will be home after spending more than six months in jail, initially a year long sentence, for violating his probation in November, 2010. DMX Moved to Mental Health Unit After several run-ins ...

  36. Sean Kingston, 'Feeling a Lot Better,' Tweets New Photo

    June 20, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Three weeks after a jet ski accident landed Sean Kingston in critical condition at a Miami hospital, the pop star has let his fans know that he's "feeling alot better" and posted a picture of himself on Twitter on Sunday (June 19). &q ...

  37. Sean Kingston Still in 'Critical But Stable' Condition

    May 31, 2011 1:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 S ean Kingston remains in "critical but stable" condition after his jet ski crashed into Miami Beach's Palm Island Bridge on Sunday (May 29). Jackson Memorial Hospital, where the 21-year-old singer was admitted after the accident, iss ...

  38. Sean Kingston 'Stabilized' After Jet Ski Crash, Stars Send Their Prayers

    May 30, 2011 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 S ean Kingston has been "stabilized" following a jet ski accident on Sunday (May 29) that landed him in the trauma ward of a Miami hospital. The singer's publicist, Joseph Carozza, sent the following statement on Kingston's upgra ...

  39. Sean Kingston Hospitalized After Jet Ski Crash: Report

    May 30, 2011 12:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 S ean Kingston is currently in the trauma ward of a Miami hospital, following an injury reportedly suffered in a jet ski accident on Sunday (May 29). According to the Miami Herald , Kingston (real name: Kisean Anderson) was rushed to Jackson Memoria ...

  40. Game Manager Jimmy 'Henchman' Rosemond Wanted on Drug Charge: Report

    May 17, 2011 3:35 PM EDT Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond," CEO of Czar Entertainment, has reportedly been on the run from federal authorities since a warrant was issued against him last week for alleged involvement in cocaine distribution. Rosemond, who manages T ...

  41. Game Manager 'Henchman' Rosemond Wanted on Drug Charge: Report

    May 17, 2011 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mogul and CEO of Czar Entertainment, Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond, has reportedly been on the run from federal authorities since a warrant was issued against him last week for alleged involvement in cocaine distribution. Rosemond, who manages ...

  42. Yung Berg: 'Derrick Rose' Song Is My 'Black and Yellow'

    May 04, 2011 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose officially became the NBA's youngest Most Valuable Player winner on Tuesday (May 3), fellow hometown native Yung Berg had already honored the basketball star with "Derrick Rose," a new sin ...

  43. Justin Bieber Delivers Heartfelt Performance in Israel

    April 15, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to the concert business in Israel, the country gives new meaning to the term "secondary market" -- as in, a good number of the foreign acts who agree to play there end up having second thoughts and canceling their gigs. Such ...

  44. Nicki Minaj Gives Lil Wayne a Lap Dance During NY Tour Stop

    March 28, 2011 5:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 During her stop at Nassau Coliseum in New York last night (March 27), Nicki Minaj tapped her inner dominatrix and gave her Young Money labelhead Lil Wayne a lap dance -- but not before giving him some strict orders. "You got three rules: legs o ...

  45. Hot Tours: Justin Bieber, Jonas Brothers, Leonard Cohen

    January 06, 2011 1:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Canadian pop star Justin Bieber tops the current list of Hot Tours with $3.8 million in box office grosses reported from six American arenas on the My World Tour's December itinerary. All venues were in the eastern U.S., stretching from Manches ...

  46. Nicki Minaj Brings Out Kanye West, Rihanna, Drake For Thanksgiving Concert

    November 26, 2010 10:42 AM EST 0 0 0 Nicki Minaj celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday with a concert in her hometown last night (Nov. 25) and she brought out her famous friends for the festivities. Rappers Vado and Fabolous opened up the Hot 97-hosted event at New York City's Hamme ...

  47. Weekly Chart Notes: Elton John, Taylor Swift, Shakira

    October 28, 2010 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 BLESSED 'UNION': As previously reported , country duo Sugarland bursts onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "The Incredible Machine." At No. 2, Kings of Leon arrive with "Come Around Sundown." At No. 3, another duo - an ...

  48. 21 Under 21: Sean Kingston

    September 23, 2010 1:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 No. 21: Sean Kingston Birthday: February 3, 1990 (age 20) Why He's Hot: A rapper at heart, Sean Kingston (real name Kisean Anderson) initially charmed music fans with the reggae-pop vocals on his breakthrough hit "Beautiful Girls." Th ...

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