2K Announces WWE 2K15 Soundtrack Curated By WWE Superstar John Cenaby BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014
One of the most recognizable WWE Superstars of all time, Cena is also a
mainstream fixture known for his film, television and music
accomplishments. Cena's rap album, “YOU CAN'T SEE ME,” debuted at No. 15
on the Billboard 200 chart. Through the WWE 2K15 soundtrack,
Cena has lent his artistic vision and style while creating a unique
pop-culture fusion with Khalifa, whose recently released, fifth studio
album, “BLACC HOLLYWOOD,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200
chart. In addition, an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at Cena and
Khalifa recording their original songs in studio may be viewed at http://youtu.be/hUo1R3hCYzk. (more...)
LP to be Part of Forbes' First-Ever Under 30 Summit at Under 30 Music Festivalby BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014
Forbes announced today that LP, Afrojack, Wiz Khalifa, and OCD: Moosh And Twist will headline the Forbes Under 30 Music Festival, a presentation of Global Citizen Nights, on the evening of October 19, 2014at the Piazza at Schmidt's in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood. The festival will kick off the first-ever Under 30 Summit, a three-day gathering of 1,000 of America's most outstanding young entrepreneurs and leaders in Philadelphia. (more...)
Myspace Continues Evolution As The Premier Music-Focused Social Network With New Music Partnerships, Improved Mobile Capabilities And Enhanced User Experienceby BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Myspace today unveiled a series of platform enhancements designed to deliver on its commitment to providing an engaging and social user experience for music fans around the world. New partnerships with digital music networks and user experience improvements combine to advance users' ability to discover new artists and enable musicians to strengthen connections with fans. (more...)
Stars Align For Advertising Week XIby BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014
NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Advertising Week, the world's largest annual gathering of advertising, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industry leaders, kicks off on Monday, September 29 with an expanded roster of daytime thought leadership seminars and evening special events. Delegates may attend more than 240 Seminars, all located in Advertising Week's Times Square hub which includes BB King's, the Hard Rock, Liberty Theater, Microsoft Stage, NASDAQ MarketSite and the Times Center. (more...)
Casio Partners With Ro Shon Feganby BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014
DOVER, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Casio America, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, today announced its partnership with Ro Shon Fegan as an official brand ambassador through 2015. Ro Shon is an actor and music songwriter/producer/artist who has recently produced tracks for the likes of Britney Spears and Wiz Khalifa. Ro Shon has released a number of singles on iTunes including 'Bout That' and is in the midst of producing a new album with a more mature sound with Lava/Republic. (more...)
BEAUTY LAND by Dani is Now Availableby BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014
With Parents Choice® and NAPPA Awards for her debut album Beauty Land in her hip pocket, children's musician Dani is truly ready to share her music -- and new companion video -- with the world. (more...)
Top Tracks & Albums: Ariana Grande's MY EVERYTHING Breaks GUARDIANS Winning Streak in iTunes Top Albums, Week Ending 8/31by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014
iTunes has become the most comprehensive, streamlined way to purchase music, and BWW Music has rounded up the most popular tracks and albums on the digital marketplace for the week ending August 31, 2014. (more...)
Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC - For the Week of September 1-5, 2014by TV Scoop - Aug 29, 2014
Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, airing on ABC for the Week of September 1-5, 2014. (more...)
Wiz Khalifa Debuts At #1 With "Blacc Hollywood"by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014
Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa has made a spectacular chart debut with his acclaimed new album. 'BLACC HOLLYWOOD' arrived at #1 on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 with sales in excess of 90,000 - Wiz' first time ever at the top of the overall chart. The album is also standing tall atop a range of other rankings, including Billboard's 'Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,' 'Rap Albums,' 'R&B Albums,' and 'Digital Albums' charts.
The GRAMMY Award-nominated rapper's third full-length label release 'BLACC HOLLYWOOD' showcases such recent singles as 'KK (Feat. Project Pat & Juicy J),' 'You and Your Friends (Feat. Snoop Dogg & Ty Dolla $ign),' and the critically acclaimed hit, 'We Dem Boyz.' Released earlier this year, 'We Dem Boyz' proved an immediate hip-hop hit, earning total sales approaching 500,000 while ascending to the top 5 on Billboard's 'Hot Rap Songs' chart. In addition, the Detail-produced track's official companion video - directed by Ethan Lader (Bruno Mars, Ty Dolla $ign) - is an online blockbuster with close to 39 million individual views at www.youtube.com/watch?v=UX6K7waag5Q. An additional array of official audio and companion videos can be found at Wiz's official YouTube channel www.youtube.com/taylorgangent.
Along with its remarkable popular success, 'BLACC HOLLYWOOD' has received an incredible response from such national publications as Rolling Stone, which hailed the album for its 'supremely chill singsong flows about how much Wiz loves to get high, over beats as softly enveloping as a cloud of sweet smoke.' 'A surprisingly strong offering,' noted Billboard, 'rooted in simplicity and banking heavily on Khalifa's natural charisma...(Wiz) seems more certain about and comfortable with who and where he is than ever before. And where he is, is a new creative zenith.'
Having spent his summer heralding 'BLACC HOLLYWOOD' on the third annual 'Under the Influence of Music Tour,' Wiz has slated a number of live dates through November, including Austin, Texas' Fun Fun Fun on November 9th. For complete information, please see www.wizkhalifa.com/tour.
Wiz will celebrate both the success of 'BLACC HOLLYWOOD' and the recent unveiling of the Fall 2014 Wiz Khalifa Collection by Converse with a major meet-and-greet appearance, scheduled for tomorrow, August 28th at New York City's Footaction (112 W 34th St.) between 6PM and 8PM. For more information re: the Fall 2014 Wiz Khalifa Collection by Converse - featuring the new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ILL - please visit play.converse.com/blog/2014/08/20/wiz-khalifa-collection-by-converse-2.
Wiz Khalifa lit up the hip-hop universe with his 2011 Rostrum/Atlantic debut album, 'ROLLING PAPERS,' highlighted by the 4x platinum-certified #1 single, 'Black and Yellow,' the 2x platinum-certified hit 'Roll Up,' and the platinum-certified 'No Sleep.' 'O.N.I.F.C.' made an incredible chart debut upon its release in 2012, arriving at #1 on Billboard's 'Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums' and 'Top Rap Albums' charts, not to mention coming in at #2 on the overall SoundScan/Billboard 200.
In addition to his massive popular success, Wiz has earned a career total of five GRAMMY nominations, including nods for such blockbuster tracks as the chart-topping 'Black and Yellow' and 2012's RIAA gold-certified 'Remember You (Feat. The Weeknd).' Other nominated tracks include 2011's 'Young, Wild & Free (Feat. Bruno Mars),' Wiz's 3x platinum-certified, top 10 smash partnership with Snoop Dogg (featured on their 2011 collaborative soundtrack, 'MAC & DEVIN GO TO HIGH SCHOOL'), and Maroon 5's 2012 worldwide hit, 'Payphone (Feat. Wiz Khalifa).'
More than just a music powerhouse, Wiz is also a fashion-forward icon and entrepreneur. In addition to deals with Raw Rolling Papers (http://rawthentic.com/raw-life/raw-wiz/) and luxury headwear designer Flat Fitty (flatfitty.com/product-category/wiz-khalifa-collection), Wiz recently announced a new partnership with leading active lifestyle brand Neff for the 'BLACC HOLLYWOOD' collection, available exclusively at Zumiez. The line - which features snapbacks, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies capturing the album's timeless black-and-white design - follows Taylor Gang and Neff's previous collaboration, the 26-piece 'Taylor Gang Ent.' apparel collection. For more information, please log on to www.zumiez.com. (more...)
Ty Dolla $ign Announces the 'In Too Deep Tour'by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014
Atlantic recording artist Ty Dolla $ign has announced plans for a major North American headline tour. The 'In Too Deep Tour' will get underway October 1st at San Antonio's White Rabbit and then travel through late November (see itinerary below). For complete details, please log onto www.dollasignworld.com/tour. Recently named as one of XXL Magazine's 'XXL Freshmen 2014,' Ty is also busy completing work on his hugely anticipated debut album, titled 'FREE TC,' due out later this year. (more...)
All of MTV's Video Music Awards Winners; Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Siaby BWW Special Coverage - Aug 25, 2014
The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Los Angeles Forum tonight. The Red Carpet Preshow begins at 8:00pm ET on MTV, with the official ceremony kicking off at 9:00pm. (more...)
MTV Video Movie Awards Recap; Beyonce Dominates Disappointing VMAsby Matt Tamanini - Aug 25, 2014
The unofficial end of summer is here, as MTV brings its annual Video Music Awards back to Los Angeles after taking the show on the road to Brooklyn's Barclays Center a year ago. Though every VMA ceremony has a level of unpredictability, with last year's Miley Cyrus-Robin Thicke performance still disturbingly fresh in many people's minds, the question is, can anybody top it? The rumor is that Beyoncé is going to be addressing rumors about her marriage during her Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award performance. Is this going to be a good thing, or a bad thing for Jovah? (more...)
Top Tracks and Albums: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Soundtrack Continues to Lead Top iTunes Albums, Week Ending 8/24by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2014
iTunes has become the most comprehensive, streamlined way to purchase music, and BWW Music has rounded up the most popular tracks and albums on the digital marketplace for the week ending August 24, 2014. (more...)
Wiz Khalifa Releases Much Anticipated New Album Ft Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj & Moreby BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014
Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa has announced today's release of his hugely anticipated new album. 'BLACC HOLLYWOOD' is available now in stores and at all online retailers. (more...)
WIZ KHALIFA's Taylor Gang Records Taps INgrooves Music Group for Worldwide Distributionby BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014
Taylor Gang Records, the label founded by hip hop superstar Wiz Khalifa, announced today that they have selected INgrooves for global distribution and marketing. (more...)
VIDEO: Wiz Khalifa Performs 'Stayin' Out All Night' on TONIGHT SHOWby TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2014
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, music guest Wiz Khalifa performed 'Stayin' Out All Night' for studio audience. (more...)
VIDEO: Nick Cannon, Megan Fox & Wiz Khalifa Play Pictionary on TONIGHT SHOWby TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2014
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy and Wiz Khalifa teamed up to compete against Megan Fox and Nick Cannon in a game of Pictionary. (more...)
Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBCby TV Scoop - Aug 6, 2014
Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC (more...)
Pop/Soul Artist KO Releases 'Adore' on iTunes, Amazon & All Digital Outlets by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014
ADORE' is a very uplifting, high energy, fun, Happy, love song that will keep you moving from the minute you start listening (more...)
Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC - August 5-8, 2014by TV Scoop - Aug 5, 2014
Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC on August 5-8, 2014! (more...)
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