1. Wiz Khalifa Talks Working with Ty Dolla $ign & Clearance Issues Behind Miley Cyrus Collabo

    July 25, 2014 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wiz Khalifa has a signature laugh that he puts on records. It's a few beats long — maybe written as eight "ha's" and can come before or after a verse. For the 26-year-old rapper, it's a trademark of sorts, a reminder of his ...

  2. Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Ty Dolla $ign Debut 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Track: Listen

    July 21, 2014 9:33 PM EDT Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J and Ty Dolla $ign are wrapping up a music video for "Shell Shocked," the end credit song they wrote and recorded for Paramount’s "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The video is expected to be released next wee ...

  3. Nicki Minaj's 'Pills' Pushes Big Social 50 Chart Gain

    May 29, 2014 4:52 PM EDT Nicki Minaj continues her rise up the Social 50 chart, moving 5-2 after releasing a new single, “Pills and Potions,” on May 21. It matches her peak on the tally, registered on the Feb. 25, 2012 list, after she performed with Madonna on that year&# ...

  4. Wiz Khalifa Arrested for Marijuana Possession In Texas, Tweets Jail Selfie

    May 25, 2014 12:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wiz Khalifa is eager to release his new mixtape, “28 Grams,” but there’s one thing holding the rapper back: he’s been arrested for marijuana possession in Texas. Wiz Khalifa Says 'Blacc Hollywood' Will 'Come Right After the Tour' ...

  5. Wiz Khalifa Says 'Blacc Hollywood' Will 'Come Right After the Tour' (Video)

    May 19, 2014 12:46 PM EDT 1 0 0 Wiz Khalifa and his wife, Amber Rose, walked the red carpet, hand-in-hand, at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (May 19). The couple stopped for a few minutes to talk to Billboard about Wiz's upcoming album, "Blacc Hollywood," ...

  6. Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose: Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet 2014

    Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose: Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet 2014

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  7. Wiz Khalifa to Release New '28 Grams' Mixtape Before ‘Blacc Hollywood’ Album

    May 17, 2014 3:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shortly after his Friday performance at the Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Ala., Wiz Khalifa revealed that he’ll soon be releasing a new mixtape. The rapper told MTV News on May 16 that the mixtape, titled “28 Grams,” is “gonna drop fast. Yo ...

  8. Wiz Khalifa, Young Jeezy, Tyga to Head Out on Under the Influence of Music Summer Tour

    April 23, 2014 6:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wiz Khalifa will be taking Young Jeezy, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, and Rich Homie Quan on tour this summer for his Under the Influence of Music Summer Tour. Tour founder Khalifa has also recruited up-and-comers Sage The Gemini, Mack Wilds, IAMSU! and DJ D ...

  9. Lady Antebellum's 'Compass' Points To No. 1 On Country Airplay Chart

    March 11, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The song marks the trio's return to the top and brings pop/R&B writing team Stargate its first country leader Lady Antebellum returns to the top of Billboard's Country Airplay chart, as "Compass" steers 2-1. The song is the t ...

  10. Wiz Khalifa, Alex Da Kid, Linda Perry, Charlie Wilson, Others Share Songwriting Stories at BMI's Pre-Grammy Panel

    January 26, 2014 5:58 PM EST 0 6.746 k 26 0 Similar to last year, when Snoop Dogg lit up during BMI’s annual pre-Grammy Awards “How I Wrote That Song” discussion, rapper Wiz Khalifa walked onto the stage Saturday (Jan. 25) at the House of Blues in Los Angeles puffing on a joint befor ...

  11. Grammy Week: Chuck Taylors for All -- Converse Wants Its Sneakers on the Feet of Grammy Attendees

    January 24, 2014 1:33 PM EST Converse set up a pop-up version of its Rubber Tracks studio this week at Swinghouse Studios in Los Angeles to record eight unsigned Los Angeles acts. Simultaneously, the sneaker company set up a gifting suite on Beverly Boulevard to get Converse ...

  12. Beyonce Scores Sixth No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

    January 23, 2014 6:04 PM EST In just its sixth week on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" (featuring Jay Z) jumps 5-1 to mark her sixth leader on the list. She last topped the chart in 2012 when "Love on Top" reigned for seven weeks. ...

  13. Mac Miller, Rostrum Records Part Ways

    January 15, 2014 1:20 AM EST 0 4 0 Mac Miller is apparently leaving Rostrum Records, the independent label that helped convert his hype as a mixtape whiz-kid into a chart-topper with his 2011 debut album “Blue Slide Park”. The Pittsburgh artist’s original contract with Rostum has exp ...

  14. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Earn Fourth Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    November 21, 2013 6:54 PM EST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' stellar year on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs continues as "White Walls," featuring Schoolboy Q and Hollis, jumps 11-8 in its 11th week. The move spurs the Seattle duo's fourth top 10 on the list follow ...

  15. Vali, 'Paper Charade': Exclusive Album Stream

    October 14, 2013 1:01 PM EDT A year after the release of her first EP, "Kiss the Sky," Vali delivers "Paper Charade." The seven-song effort features the singer-songwriter singing of the highs and lows of love and fame. "Paper Charade" also feat ...

  16. Ylvis' Viral Hit 'The Fox' Debuts On Hot 100

    September 11, 2013 6:13 PM EDT Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis' viral sensation "The Fox," which has taken the Internet by storm in recent days, debuts at No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100, fueled almost exclusively by its online traction. It's the highest-bowing ...

  17. Miley Cyrus Tests Her Rapping Skills On Mike Will Made It's '23': Listen

    September 10, 2013 3:05 PM EDT Before she twerked up a cultural controversy at the 2013 VMAs, Billboard was examined Miley Cyrus' growing fascination with hip-hop. Miley Cyrus Strips, Swings Around Naked in 'Wrecking Ball' Video: Watch We're not too surprise ...

  18. Ace Hood Earns His Biggest Debut, FiNATTiCZ' 'Thun Thun' Explodes

    July 25, 2013 5:03 PM EDT On Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums this week, Ace Hood posts his best debut yet as "Trials and Tribulations" opens at No. 2 with 34,000 copies (according to Nielsen SoundScan). It stands behind Jay Z's second chart-topping week with &quo ...

  19. Kelly Rowland Releases Wiz Khalifa-Assisted 'Gone': Listen

    June 10, 2013 4:05 PM EDT The break-up song samples Joni Mitchell's 'Big Yellow Taxi.' Kelly Rowland teams up with Wiz Khalifa for her latest single, "Gone." The Harmony-produced track, off her forthcoming album, "Talk a Good Game," featu ...

  20. Chart Moves: 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa Make 'Fast & Furious' Rise; Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift Set Country Airplay Record; Ke$ha Debuts On Hot 100

    June 07, 2013 12:02 PM EDT As previously reported , Macklemore & Ryan Lewis notch a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Can't Hold Us," featuring Ray Dalton. Who else makes news on the Hot 100 and other song charts this week?   -- 2 Chain ...

  21. Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa on the Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet 2013

    Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa on the Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet 2013

    May 20, 2013 3:28 PM EDT 4 1 0 Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa on the Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet 2013 BBMA , Wiz Khalifa , Amber Rose BBMA 2013 BBMA 2014 Wiz Khalifa Amber Rose ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Big K.R.I.T. Releases 'King Remembered In Time' Mixtape: Listen

    April 10, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Close to a year after releasing his major label debut, "Live from the Underground," Big K.R.I.T. returns with his sixth mixtape, "King Remembered In Time." With the exception of the 9th Wonder-produced song, "Life Is a G ...

  24. Social 50 Chart Alert: Wiz Khalifa's Baby Bump, One Direction's Comic Relief

    March 01, 2013 5:40 PM EST Wiz Khalifa shoots up the ranks of Billboard’s Social 50 chart , leaping 42-6 as online buzz stirred around the highly publicized birth of his and Amber Rose’s baby, Sebastian, who was born on Feb. 22. “Daddy time,” reads a pre-delivery photo of K ...

  25. Chart Juice: Game's On a Roll With 5th No. 1 R&B/Hip-Hop Album

    December 20, 2012 7:49 PM EST 0 0 0 As "Jesus Piece" opens with 86,000 copies (according to Nielsen SoundScan), Game now counts five No. 1 titles on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with the last four coming consecutively. His major label debut, "The Documentary," spent five ...

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  27. Adele, Carly Rae Jepsen Top iTunes' Year-End Sales

    December 13, 2012 8:38 PM EST 0 0 0 It may be 2012, but it's a repeat of 2011 for Adele : Once again, she has the year's top-selling album on iTunes. Her "21," which recently passed the 10 million mark in sales, topped the list even though it was first released in ...

  28. Hunter Hayes 'Blown Away' By Best New Artist Grammy Nod

    December 06, 2012 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Hunter Hayes was just hoping to nail his duties as a performing presenter at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Atlantic Nashville singer couldn't have expected to end the night a three-time nominee on top of singing t ...

  29. Debra Rathwell

    November 28, 2012 3:40 PM EST Senior VP, AEG Live 800-Plus Shows Debra Rathwell's more than 30 years of dedication to her craft has made her one of the most respected and admired executives in the live music industry. As senior VP of AEG Live, Rathwell heads up the East C ...

  30. Game's 'Jesus Piece' Album Coming in December

    November 20, 2012 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and many more guest on the LP. "Jesus Piece," Game's fifth studio album, is set for a Dec. 11 release on Interscope Records. The official album artwork and track list to the rapper's "R.E.D. A ...

  31. The Beat 10/19 Wiz Khalifa, Carrie Underwood, Questlove, ZZ Ward

    The Beat 10/19 Wiz Khalifa, Carrie Underwood, Questlove, ZZ Ward

    October 19, 2012 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat dives into the headlines for Oct. 19, 2012 Carrie Underwood , Questlove , Wiz Khalifa , ZZ Ward , News , The Beat , Questlove , Carrie Underwood , News , The Beat Videos Questlove Carrie Underwood News The Beat Wiz Khalifa ZZ Ward ...

  32. Morning Fix: Pandora Pays Out Millions; Best Buy CFO Steps Down; Rolling Stones Adding Dates

    October 10, 2012 7:45 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters KOBALT TO INVEST $100 MILLION IN ADVANCES, COPYRIGHTS: The Kobalt Music Group, via funds raised by Kobalt Capital Ltd, plans to invest $100 million over the next 12 months ...

  33. The Beat 9/27: Katy Perry Is Woman of the Year, Taylor Swift Debuts New Single

    The Beat 9/27: Katy Perry Is Woman of the Year, Taylor Swift Debuts New Single

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  34. Round Hill Music to Acquire Songs by Bruno Mars, Cee-Lo Green, B.O.B

    September 18, 2012 7:35 PM EDT Round Hill Music, which made big news when it announced that it acquired the North American rights to six iconic Beatles songs at the beginning of the year, just went to the other end of the music generational spectrum by agreeing to acquire a cat ...

  35. MTV VMAs 2012: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    September 06, 2012 11:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rihanna won Video of the Year. One Direction took home three Moonmen and performed what they considered to be "the best show of their life." Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose announced a bundle of joy on the way. U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas popped ...

  36. Backbeat: Ne-Yo, Melanie Fiona Rock Pepsi/Billboard's Summer Beats Show Honoring Michael Jackson's 'Bad'

    August 30, 2012 1:49 PM EDT (L-R): Frank Cooper, chief marketing officer of global consumer engagement at PepsiCo, arrives at the Billboard/Pepsi Summer Beats show last night with Prometheus Global Media CEO Dottie Mattison and Bozoma Saint John, cultural branding marketer a ...

  37. Big Sean Readies 'Detroit' Mixtape; Recruits Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa & More

    August 22, 2012 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 When not working on the Good Music compilation album, "Cruel Summer," alongside Kanye West , Big Sean has been prepping his upcoming mixtape, "Detroit." The rapper recently told Hip-Hop Wired that his fourth mixtape, slated for a ...

  38. Taylor Swift Booked to Play MTV VMAs

    August 21, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will perform at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards next month. But she won't be the only gold winner in the room. Taylor Swift's 'Never' Roars Toward Record Sales Debut The U.S. Women's Gymna ...

  39. 2 Chainz Talks 'Based on a T.R.U. Story' Album & Success

    August 06, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Chainz glides effortlessly across a wide Midtown Manhattan sidewalk looking like he just strutted out of central casting for the world's coolest hip-hop star. In fact, he plays the part with vigor: a crisp fedora hat, designer shades, a T-shi ...

  40. 2 Chainz Takes The Throne

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Chainz glides effortlessly across a wide Midtown Manhattan sidewalk looking like he just strutted out of central casting for the world's coolest hip-hop star. In fact, he plays the part with vigor: a crisp fedora hat, designer shades, a T-s ...

  41. Lily Allen Changes Her Name, Starts Work on Third Album

    August 02, 2012 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lily Allen 's in-the-works third album will not be released under the name Lily Allen -- instead, the U.K. pop singer has officially changed her professional name to Lily Rose Cooper. The announcement comes one year after the 27-year-old singer ...

  42. Live Nation's Million Tweets of Summer to Exchange Tweets For Tickets

    June 20, 2012 3:59 PM EDT With prizes like concert cash, artist meet and greets, and 2013 Ultimate Access Passes, Live Nation's #MillionTweets of Summer campaign promises to bring fans closer to the music in the coming months. "We have a 24/7 active live music tw ...

  43. Chris Brown Nods to Rihanna, Shouts Out New Rappers in '106 & Park' Appearance

    June 12, 2012 7:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a rare interview to promote his new "Don't Wake Me Up" music video, Chris Brown visited BET's "106 & Park" on Monday, and the star's appearance wasn't without its share of controversial comments. When a ...

  44. Arthouse Entertainment to Sell Over 100 Songs

    June 07, 2012 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 If you have a few shekels to invest and are looking to own a piece of the publishing of some of the hottest songs around today, like Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are" and "Grenade," Cee Lo Green's "Forget You," ...

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