TAYLOR GANG Announce Holiday Discount on Exclusive Holiday Apparelby Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2014
Arriving just in time for the holidays, the Taylor Gang merchandise sale offers the opportunity to give the ultimate TGOD fan a slice of history with the perfect gift from Taylor Gang's collection of Wiz Khalifa's '28 Grams' tee, Chevy Woods'30 Deep' tee, (his '4800' tee and 'Gangland 2' mixtape are also available), Tuki Carter's 'Rare Tour' tee, and Berner's 'Blow Top Shelf' tee. (more...)
Beyonce Beats Dolly Parton's Grammy Nominations Recordby BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014
Queen Bey is now the official queen of the Grammy Awards. The iconic 'Single Ladies' singer has just surpassed country music legend Dolly Parton's Grammy Award nominations record. (more...)
GRAMMY Update: Full List of Nominations Including Album of the Year!by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2014
Nominations for THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® were announced yesterday by The Recording Academy® and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by The Academy's voting members. (more...)
Beyonce, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams Lead 2015 GRAMMY Nominations; Full List!by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014
Nominations for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced tonight by The Recording Academy and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by The Academy's voting members. The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on 'GRAMMY Sunday,' Feb. 8, 2015, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8 to 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)
Hip-Hop Duo Rae Sremmurd to Release Debut Album 1/6by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014
SremmLife, the highly anticipated debut album from hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, will be available for digital pre-order beginning Tuesday, December 9, with the album officially released on January 6, 2015. (more...)
Eric Church, Lady Antebellum & More to Appear on CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR Tomorrowby TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014
Music City will celebrate the successes of five of its own when the fifth annual CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR premieres LIVE tomorrow, December 2 at 8:00 p.m. ET on both CMT and VH1. Honoring Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban, and hosted by Larry the Cable Guy, ARTISTS OF THE YEAR will feature live performances and special guests as each honoree is celebrated for his or her achievements over the past year. (more...)
Omarion Announces Digital Release of New Album 'Sex Playlist', 12/2by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014
Maybach Music Group/Atlantic recording artist Omarion has announced the exclusive digital release of his hugely anticipated new album. 'SEX PLAYLIST' arrives at all DSPs on December 2nd. (more...)
Taylor Gang's Tuki Carter Delivers New Mixtape 'TUKI'by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014
Taylor Gang Records is proud to announce the release of of Tuki Carter's highly anticipated new mixtape 'TUKI,' available for download now at DatPiff.com. (more...)
Guitar Center Sessions And DIRECTV Present Wiz Khalifa, Billy Idol, Linkin Park And Aloe Blaccby BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Guitar Center and DIRECTV have announced an impressively diverse roster of artists to be featured in season 9 of the retailer's award-winning music television series Guitar Center Sessionspresented by JBL. The live performance and interview series returns November 14 with 11 new episodes available Friday nights at 8 p.m. exclusively on DIRECTV's Audience (channel 239). Artists starring in season 9 include hip-hop heavyweights T.I. and Wiz Khalifa, rock icons Billy Idol and LINKIN PARK, soulful crooner Aloe Blacc, multiple Grammy winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley, buzzworthy bands Neon Trees and X Ambassadors, country act Big & Rich, indie darlings Cold War Kids and rock band The Gaslight Anthem. (more...)
VIDEO: Amber Rose Talks Divorce, Acting Career & More on BLACK HOLLYWOOD LIVEby BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014
Amber Rose has become one of the most sought after models and personalities in the entertainment business. The 31 year old, who recently celebrated her birthday, responded about the #StillLoveYouNoMatterWhat tweet that she sent to her soon to be 'ex-husband' rap star Wiz Khalifa. (more...)
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...)
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