1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Make History On Pop Songs Chart

    June 10, 2013 12:45 PM EDT Just as on the Hot 100, the pair is the first duo to send its first two entries to the top of the radio airplay tally. Plus, Daft Punk, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus make news Macklemore & Ryan Lewis rise 2-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Po ...

  2. Lateral Management/Publishing Opening U.S. Office

    May 24, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Anglo-Scandinavian artist and songwriter management/publishing company Lateral MGMT is coming to the U.S. The company, which currently operates out of London and Stockholm and manages hit U.K. artists Paloma Faith and Taio Cruz, tells Billboard ...

  3. Taio Cruz

    Taio Cruz

    18 Albums, 11 Songs

  4. Single Reviews: Coheed, Bridget Mendler, David Guetta & Kanye West

    September 13, 2012 12:35 PM EDT BRIDGIT MENDLER Ready or Not (3:22) Producer: Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou Writers: B. Mendler, E. Kiriakou, E. Bogart Publishers: various Hollywood Records Bridgit Mendler spends a good portion of debut single "Ready or Not" introd ...

  5. Rihanna, Elton John and More Festival Stars Heading for Palladia's 'Outdoor Week 2012'

    August 01, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 High-definition channel Palladia will showcase artists ranging from Rihanna to Elton John with its fifth annual Outdoor Week, which will document festivals from across the world. Outdoor Week's eight-day run will include 24-hour coverage of out ...

  6. Business Matters: Vacuous Pop Music Was Never the Problem

    July 12, 2012 8:18 PM EDT Vacuous Pop Music Was Never the Problem -- The weakest criticism of the music business is the prevalence of vacuous pop music is responsible for its sorry state. In fact, a year doesn't go by in which that statement, or something similar, is ...

  7. Taio Cruz Backstage Q&A @ Battle of the Bands 2012

    Taio Cruz Backstage Q&A @ Battle of the Bands 2012

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  8. Taio Cruz on the Red Carpet @ Billboard Music Awards 2012

    Taio Cruz on the Red Carpet @ Billboard Music Awards 2012

    May 21, 2012 11:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taio Cruz on the Red Carpet @ Billboard Music Awards 2012 interview , red carpet , BBMA , taio cruz , Interview , Red Carpet , Taio Cruz BBMA 2013 Interview Red Carpet Taio Cruz ...

  9. Stevie Wonder to Receive Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards

    May 08, 2012 6:05 PM EDT This year's Billboard Icon Award is going to legendary singer, songwriter and producer Stevie Wonder. The honor will be presented at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, which airs live May 20 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET from the MGM Grand A ...

  10. Jason Derulo Teams With Coca-Cola For Crowd-Sourced Song, Plots Comeback After Neck Fracture

    March 28, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Coca-Cola is teaming up with Jason Derulo for the second installment of Perfect Harmony, a crowd-sourced songwriting project that lets fans participate in the creation of an original song. The partnership will be announced on tonight's episod ...

  11. Adele's '21' Returns to Top of U.K. Chart

    January 09, 2012 8:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Flo Rida's 'Good Feeling' Climbs to Single Chart Win There's a familiar look to the top of the new U.K. album chart, published by the Official Charts Company on Sunday (Jan. 8), on which Adele 's "21" (XL Recording ...

  12. Adele, Flo Rida Top UK Charts

    January 09, 2012 8:05 AM EST There's a familiar look to the top of the new U.K. album chart, published by the Official Charts Company on Sunday (Jan. 8), on which Adele's "21" (XL Recordings) sold another 38,000 units to move back 6-1 and become the album ...

  13. Dick Clark: 40th New Year's Eve Bash to Feature Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber

    December 29, 2011 5:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Forty years ago, Dick Clark's New Year's Eve special was created to give young people an alternative to a seasonal institution, bandleader Guy Lombardo. Now Clark's annual show is the institution. "New Year's Rockin' Ev ...

  14. Taio Cruz Wins Songwriter, Song of the Year at ASCAP London Awards

    November 02, 2011 6:12 PM EDT British artist Taio Cruz was named songwriter of the year and his hit single "Dynamite" won song of the year honors at the 31st annual ASCAP London Awards on Wednesday. U.K. rapper Plan B received the Vanguard Award for his hit album &qu ...

  15. Video: David Guetta Discusses Usher Collaboration at iHeartRadio Fest

    September 26, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Saturday night at the iHeartRadio Music Festival was all about high-profile collaborations: Lady Gaga sang with Sting , Rascal Flatts brought out Natasha Bedingfield , and Steven Tyler brought out Jeff Beck , Randy Jackson and Nicole Scherzinger . N ...

  16. Bravo's 'Platinum Hit' Seeks To Turn Songwriters Into Reality TV Stars

    May 30, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 NBC Universal's Bravo cable network has found its success in competition shows by making stars out of the magic-makers behind the curtain. Chefs whose names still appear in small print on menus, fashion designers without a personal label and ha ...

  17. Red Carpet with Taio Cruz I BBMA 2011

    Red Carpet with Taio Cruz I BBMA 2011

    May 22, 2011 11:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Red Carpet with Taio Cruz interview , red carpet , BBMA , taio cruz , Interview , Red Carpet , Taio Cruz Videos Interview Red Carpet Taio Cruz ...

  18. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Eminem Top 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rapper Eminem and teen pop sensation Justin Bieber dominated the 2011's Billboard Music Awards, each taking home a total of six official awards. There was a six-way tie for second place between Rihanna , Lady Gaga , Usher , Taylor Swift ...

  19. Justin Bieber, Eminem Top 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 11:00 PM EDT Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber and veteran rap star Eminem dominated the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, each taking home a total of six awards. For second place there was a six-way tie between Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Usher, Taylor Swift, Mumford & ...

  20. Britney Spears Joins Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Performances at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 10:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 B ritney Spears and Rihanna kicked off the Billboard Music Awards in head-turning fashion Sunday night (May 22), with a racy live performance of their "S&M" remix complete with bejeweled handcuffs, pole dancing and a playful pillow fig ...

  21. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Win Early at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 2011 Billboard Music Awards kicked off with a bang, as pop stars like Rihanna , Britney Spears and the Black Eyed Peas rocked the stage of Las Vegas' MGM Grand, while Taylor Swift , Justin Bieber , Taio Cruz and Lady Antebellum snagged the ...

  22. Taio Cruz Aiming to Release New Album by End of 2011

    April 22, 2011 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Taio Cruz rides "Higher" on the success of his latest single with Travie McCoy and Kylie Minogue -- the track recently topped Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart -- the hitmaker, who calls himself "just a boy from London,& ...

  23. Rihanna, Eminem, Lady Gaga Lead Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    April 13, 2011 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Rihanna, Eminem, Lady Gaga Lead Billboard Music Awards Finalists Rihanna , Eminem , Lady Gaga , Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber lead the finalists for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which were announced Wednesday morning (Apr. 13) at a ...

  24. Rihanna, Eminem, Lady Gaga Lead Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    April 13, 2011 1:15 PM EDT Rihanna, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber lead the finalists for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which were announced Wednesday morning (Apr. 13) at a press conference in Las Vegas. Rihanna takes the lead as a finalist in 18 award ...

  25. Leona Lewis, Natasha Bedingfield Among Guest Judges for Bravo's 'Platinum Hit'

    April 12, 2011 8:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bravo on Monday announced the guest judges and premiere date for its upcoming music competition series Platinum Hit. The show, which will debut at 10 p.m. May 30, features 12 aspiring musicians battle through songwriting challenges centered around v ...

  26. 'RIO': TAKING FLIGHT

    March 25, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 With Artists Like Will.i.am, Taio Cruz And Sergio Mendes, 'Rio' Bets Big On Music Barely three minutes after leaving the lot of 20th Century Fox, Taio Cruz asked his manager to turn the car around. Cruz had just screened the forthcoming movi ...

  27. Britney Spears' 'Till the World Ends' Leaks Online: Listen

    March 03, 2011 6:52 PM EST 0 0 0 B ritney Spears has been posting 20-second previews of new songs over the past two weeks, but the latest preview of seventh full-length "Femme Fatale" has leaked in its entirety. "Till the World Ends" hit the web this afternoon ( ...

  28. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Decemberists

    January 27, 2011 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 HE'S THE GREATEST DANCER: Enrique Iglesias passes a King (of Pop) and a Prince for most No. 1s among solo males in the 34-year history of Dance/Club Play Songs . "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank ...

  29. Eminem, Lady Antebellum Lead American Music Award Nominations

    October 12, 2010 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 E minem and Lady Antebellum lead the nomination race for the 2010 American Music Awards, both with five nominations. The nominees were announced today (Oct. 12) in Los Angeles by emcees Taio Cruz and Demi Lovato . Eminem's nominations include A ...

  30. BACKBEAT: ASCAP, The Black Eyed Peas, Raphael Saadiq, President Clinton, Usher and many more

    August 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP stopped by Dubway Studios in NYC on Auguest 10, where Taio Cruz was recording his iTunes Sessions, to congratulate Cruz on his #1 Billboard Hot 100 smash "Break Your Heart featuring Ludacris." Pictured here, from left, are Alexandr ...

  31. Katy Perry Holds Off Eminem on Hot 100

    July 15, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "California Gurls" by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week. However, "Love The Way You Lie" (2-2), by Eminem featuring Rihanna , is the chart's Airplay Gainer for a second ...

  32. Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' Coasts to Fifth Week Atop Hot 100

    July 08, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "California Gurls" by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg extends its reign at No. 1 on the Hot 100 to five weeks, as airplay continues to build for the track. The song reached 149.4 million listener impressions, according to Nielsen BDS (up 6 ...

  33. Pop Songs: Where The Boys Are

    May 18, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The revolving door atop Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart ushers in another rookie male artist, as Taio Cruz rises 3-1 with his introductory track "Break Your Heart," featuring Ludacris . The British-born Cruz commands the lis ...

  34. B.o.B Weaves Way To Hot 100 No. 1; 'Glee' Generates More Debuts

    April 22, 2010 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 As mentioned in a breaking news story yesterday , B.o.B moves into the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 with his debut single "Nothin' On You," featuring Bruno Mars. The rapper is the fourth male vocalist since October to reach No. ...

  35. Chart Beat Thursday: Taio Cruz, Ludacris, Peter Gabriel

    March 11, 2010 2:35 PM EST 0 0 0 RECORD 'BREAK'-ER: As previously reported , Taio Cruz skyrockets 53-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with his maiden chart entry, "Break Your Heart," featuring Ludacris . The song's ascent to the apex marks the biggest jump to No. ...

  36. The Daily Noise 3.10.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 3.10.2010 - Billboard.com

    March 10, 2010 4:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Taio Cruz shoots to the top of the Hot 100, DMX arrested for violating probation, Billy Corgan searching for new Pumpkins, Ben Harper and Relentless 7 about their new CD/DVD "Live from the Montreal International Jazz Festival". DMX , Bill ...

  37. Muse Score Third U.K. No. 1 Album

    September 21, 2009 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Muse notched their third U.K. No. 1 album and Taio Cruz his first bestselling single as an artist, as the new sales charts were unveiled Sunday (Sept. 20) by the Official Charts Company. Muse's "The Resistance" (Helium 3/Warner Bros.) ...

  38. The Script, Perry In Charge On U.K. Charts

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Script and Katy Perry continued their reigns on the U.K.'s album and singles charts respectively yesterday (Aug. 24), with the Irish band's self-titled debut for Phonogenic starting a second week The Script and Katy Perry continued the ...

  39. Winehouse Back On Top Of U.K. Album Chart

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Amy Winehouse's two-CD, deluxe edition of her "Back to Black" album rose 3-1 yesterday to top the U.K. album chart for the first time. In a singles top 10 featuring almost no changes from last week, D Amy Winehouse's two-CD, delu ...