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About Jay-Z

Jay-Z is an American Hip-hop singer and rapper.

Personal Biography

Relationship with Knowles

Jay-Z is married to singer Beyonce Knowles. For more information on their relationship, read Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles.

Professional Career

Notable Performances

Jay-Z performed at the America Festival on 1 September 2012 in the downtown area of Philadelphia. He shared the stage with Kanye West. President Barack Obama attended the event.

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Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Tap.in2 Partners With STAPLES Center and AEG to Bring Los Angeles Kings, Clippers and Laker Fans Official Team Merchandise With Mobile-to-Seat Delivery
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 29, 2015) - Tap

Ed Sheeran Unveils "x - WEMBLEY EDITION"
Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced the release of "x - WEMBLEY EDITION," a deluxe two-disc CD/DVD set of his RIAA platinum certified "x" paired with previously unreleased bonus tracks and the new full-length concert feature, Ed Sheeran: Jumpers for Goalposts

"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) Scores Third RIAA Platinum Certification
Atlantic Records is proud to announce the third RIAA platinum certification of the worldwide #1 hit single, "See You Again," by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth), marking sales now in excess of 3.5 million

Charlie Puth Announces Debut Album "Nine Track Mind"
Atlantic recording artist Charlie Puth has announced the release of his highly anticipated debut album. NINE TRACK MIND arrives everywhere November 6th.

Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist B.o.B has announced the surprise release of an extraordinary new special project. "PSYCADELIK THOUGHTZ" is available now at all digital retailers

Nigerian Born Singer, 'OLUWA TONI' Brings Positivity & Self Healing Through His First Single "FLY TO L.A."
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 07, 2015) - OLUWA TONI's debut single (raw version), 'FLY TO L.A' was released on July 1st, 2015 (Canada Day). The song will be available on iTunes, Spotify, TIDAL, Google Play, Soundcloud, the newly launched Apple Music, and other digital platforms. "My first song is my story living the African diaspora life

Ellen Beats Barack in College Students' Top-Ten List of Most Desired Commencement Speakers
In these last few weeks of May, Millennials are graduating from colleges and universities across the country in record numbers. What if they could choose their own commencement speaker?

Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club "Grow Your Own Business Challenge" Announces Finalists
Genius Brands International (OTCQB: GNUS) and the Fairholme Foundation are proud to announce the finalists of the Warren Buffett Secret Millionaires Club 4th annual "Grow Your Own Business Challenge." This year a record number of entries were received

Axxess Pharma Partner Roc Nation Sports to Promote TapouT Vitamins and Supplements Product Line on Fox Sports 1, Nationally Televised throne boxing Event on April 17, 2015
Axxess Pharma, Inc. (OTC PINK: AXXE), a specialty pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements company, is pleased to announce their partner Roc Nation Sports will be airing their second nationally televised throne boxing event LIVE on Fox Sports 1. The televised event will display the TapouT brand inside the ring for viewers across the nation to see.

"FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK" and "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) Catapult to the Top Around the World Hitting #1 on Billboard, Spotify, iTunes and Shazam
"FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK," Atlantic Records' official musical companion to Universal's blockbuster action-thriller, is fast proving an unstoppable global phenomenon, fueled by the extraordinarily emotional new hit single, "See You Again," by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth). Released last month, the soundtrack has ascended to the No

Genius Brands International Expands Global Team With the Appointment of New International Sales Agents
Genius Brands International, Inc

Axxess Pharma Forms Partnership With Roc Nation Sports and throne boxing in Promotion of TapouT Product Line
Axxess Pharma Inc. (OTC PINK: AXXE), a specialty pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements company, is pleased to announce they have partnered Roc Nation Sports on their first three boxing events under the throne boxing banner

Dining Application maegan Launches in Trendy Toronto-Area Restaurants
maegan™, a mobile ordering and payment app, is now available at many popular Toronto restaurants, including Gusto 101 on Portland Street, Trattoria Nervosa, located in Yorkville, and coming soon to Grand Electric and Electric Mud in Parkdale. With maegan, diners can place orders, including from their table or for takeout, at their own pace and directly from their smartphones.

Alfred Culbreth Announces the Amazing Adriana De Moura Does Art Basel L'Alpina Style; Alfred Culbreth Is CEO of American Premium Water Corporation (OTC: HIPH)
American Premium Water Corporation "APWC" (OTC PINK: HIPH) is excited to provide the following update to the investment community and our shareholders. APWC today announces its L'Alpina Artesian Spring 9.5 pH again teams up with Adriana De Moura star of Bravo's Real Housewives of Miami

Genius Brands International and LeapFrog Enterprises Announce the Launch of the First Baby Genius(R) and Secret Millionaires Club Titles for LeapFrog's Award-Winning LeapPad(TM) Tablets
Genius Brands International, Inc. "GBI" (OTCQB: GNUS), a global brand management company dedicated to providing entertaining and enriching 'content with a purpose' for toddlers to tweens, and LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc

Style Icon & Celebrated Entrepreneur Paris Hilton Debuts Feminine, Sophisticated New Fragrance for Women
Fashion mogul Paris Hilton shares her love of fragrance once again debuting With Love, Paris Hilton, a new scent dedicated to her loving and loyal fans around the world. As her 17th creation, With Love, Paris Hilton is a fresh and sophisticated departure from her past scents

Stalley Unleashes Debut Album at Last; Midwest MC's Hip-Hop Homage to Homestate of "OHIO" Highlighted by the Hits, "Always Into Something (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign)," "Jackin' Chevys," and the New Smash Single, "One More Shot (Feat. Rick Ross & August Alsina)"; "OHIO" Available Now in Stores and Onli
Maybach Music Group/Atlantic recording artist Stalley has officially announced the release of his hugely anticipated debut album. "OHIO" -- which includes the breakout single, "One More Shot (Feat. Rick Ross & August Alsina.)" -- is available now in stores and at all online retailers:, also to stream

Playwire Partners With Def Jam Recordings to Create New Digital Revenue Streams for Artists
DEERFIELD, FL--(Marketwired - October 21, 2014) - Playwire, a division of Playwire Media, announced that it has partnered with iconic music label Def Jam Recordings to develop new digital revenue streams for their artists globally that leverage both technology and ad sales

Genius Brands International Signs New International Broadcast License Deals for Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club, Reaching Millions of Viewers Worldwide
Genius Brands International, Inc. ("GBI") (OTCQB: GNUS), a global brand management company dedicated to providing entertaining and enriching content with a purpose for toddlers to tweens, continues to expand the reach of its children's animated television series, Secret Millionaires Club, from its solid U.S

Genius Brands International's Thomas Edison's Secret Lab and Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club to Launch on Discovery Kids Asia, Reaching Nearly 30 Million Viewers
Genius Brands International, Inc. ("GBI") (OTCQB: GNUS), a global brand management company dedicated to providing entertaining and enriching 'content with a purpose' for toddlers to tweens, has licensed its new innovative children's series Thomas Edison's Secret Lab and popular series Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club to Discovery Kids Asia

Stalley's Coming With Long Awaited Debut Album; Midwest MC Pays Homage to Homestate of "OHIO" on Eagerly Awaited New Collection; New Video, "Jackin' Chevys," Premiered Yesterday on; "Always Into Something (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign)" Debuted Today; "OHIO" Arrives at Last on October 28th
Maybach Music Group/Atlantic recording artist Stalley has announced the release of his hugely anticipated debut album. "OHIO" arrives everywhere on October 28th, pre-order launches on September 9th.

Bad Boy Records Continues 20th Anniversary Celebration With Major Reissues; Iconic Label Unveils New Digitally Remastered Editions of The Notorious B.I.G.'S "LIFE AFTER DEATH" and Puff Daddy & The Family's "NO WAY OUT"; Wide Array of Bad Boy EPs Available Digitally for the First Time Ever at the
The iconic Bad Boy Records is commemorating its twentieth anniversary with a yearlong celebration and announced today a series of digital reissues, highlighted by newly digitally remastered editions of two legendary hip hop classics: The Notorious B.I.G.'s "LIFE AFTER DEATH" and Puff Daddy & The Family's "NO WAY OUT" -- both of which were remastered by Tony Dawsey at Phantom Mastering, NY

FilmOn Networks Launches Battle Rap Channel With Street Rapper Lush One's Fresh Coast Media Group
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - August 18, 2014) - Promising to do for battle rap what the UFC did for MMA, a newly announced partnership between FilmOn Networks and Fresh Coast Media Group will be raw, visceral and dedicated to building a massive audience for what has been an incredibly creative, but in recent years underground, part of the hip hop scene. Releases Q2 2014 Ticket Sale Trends Report
Online ticket marketplace today released its report on ticket sale trends for Q2 2014, when legacy acts like Paul McCartney led concert category sales.

Meek Mill Unveils "DREAMS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY"; Acclaimed Philly-Based Rapper Heralds Highly Anticipated Sophomore Album With New Single "I Don't Know (Feat. Paloma Ford)"; "B-Boy (Feat. Big Sean & A$AP Ferg)" on the Way, While "Off The Corner (Feat. Rick Ross)" Continues to Dominate the Stree
Maybach Music Group and Atlantic Records have announced the release date of "DREAMS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY," the eagerly awaited new album from Meek Mill. The album -- which follows his 2012 blockbuster debut, "DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES" -- arrives at last on September 9th. The album features the first single "I Don't Know (feat

Gold Coast Tickets Launches First Direct-to-Consumer Bitcoin Promotion for Beyonce and Jay-Z at Soldier Field via Full-Page Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Reader Ads
Gold Coast Tickets, Chicago's premier online ticket seller, is encouraging the use of bitcoin currency by offering 24 customers the opportunity for a 25 percent discount on Jay-Z and Beyoncé tickets.

POPSUGAR Announces 8th Annual POPSUGAR 100 Winners -- The Most Popular Celebrities of 2014
POPSUGAR, the leading online destination for the latest pop culture, entertainment and lifestyle content, today released the eighth annual POPSUGAR 100 winners -- the top 100 most popular celebrities and influencers of the year.

I Link 2 Music Appoints "Bassy" Bob Brockmann to Advisory Board
iL2M International Corp. (the "company" or "") (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company, is pleased to announce that "Bassy" Bob Brockmann has joined the company's advisory board.

Rome Announces Long Awaited Solo Debut Album "GET FREE"; Sublime With Rome Frontman/Songwriter Unveils Lead Single, "If The World," Available Today on the iTunes Store and All Digital Retailers; "GET FREE" Arrives on August 12th
Fueled By Ramen recording artist Rome has announced details of his long awaited debut album. "GET FREE" arrives everywhere on August 12th.

Florida Georgia Line 'Cruise' Co-Writer Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal with ole
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Players Network Announces a Joint Venture With DMH Media Network for WeedTv Magazine
Players Network (OTCQB: PNTV), a Digital Television, Technology and New Media company that develops, owns, and operates Branded Lifestyle Channel Destinations, announces today a joint venture with DMH Media Network who owns TRUE Magazine to create "WeedTv Magazine." The first step in creating the magazine will be a 6 page special "WeedTv" insert within the August issue (

Urban Fashion Icon PINCH NYC Expands 2014 Collection
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 18, 2013) - PINCH NYC, a high end urban fashion line, announces additions to its collection for 2014. Launched in 2013, founder Jason Pinchoff was inspired to create a luxury lifestyle brand that combines custom designs with Hip Hop culture for a "Look Good. Do Good" attitude.

Holy Ship! Liquipel and Pharrell Williams Present the 'Lost at Sea' Sweepstakes
Liquipel, LLC (, the industry leader in WaterSafe™ and shock-absorbing technologies for mobile devices, and Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams today announced the Liquipel "Lost at Sea" sweepstakes, in conjunction with Hard, Cloud 9 and The Bowery

New Online Event Ticket Marketplace Connects Buyers and Sellers, a new secondary ticket marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of event tickets to thousands of concerts, sporting, theater and live entertainment events officially launches this month, it was announced today.

Rudimental Ready to Run "FREE" -- the Award-Winning UK Dance Sensations Announce Latest Single, "Free (Feat. Emeli Sandé)"
Big Beat recording group Rudimental has announced their new single, "Free (Feat. Emeli Sandé)" along with the official video featuring an inspirational extreme sports athlete, Jokke Sommer, best known for pioneering flying in a 'wingsuit,' gliding through the air around the Eiger mountain in the Alps -- now available for streaming via

TJ Doyle Returns to the Sunset Strip for Performance at Whiskey a Go Go
Singer/songwriter TJ Doyle ( returns to the Sunset Strip this Sunday, October 13, for a performance at LA's famous Whiskey a Go Go! The iconic venue will host TJ's second Sunset performance since his debut at The Roxy in July 2013.

Jay-Z's Magna Carter World Tour Tickets Available at
Hip-hop heavyweight Jay-Z is going on tour this fall and winter, and tickets for the hitmaker's shows are now on sale at online marketplace

Rudimental Graces America With Their Debut "Home" LP -- The #1 Album in UK (So Far) out on Big Beat
LISTEN: The soulful East London quartet, Rudimental, comprised of Piers Agget, Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, and DJ Locksmith, earned fans' praise in the masses with their inspiring lyrics and heart-and-heavy-hitting beats, including UK smashes, 'Feel The Love' ft

One Direction's "Best Song Ever" Video Filmed at World Famous Temple House
One the world's most famous homes, The Temple House (, is the backdrop to the newly released music video "Best Song Ever" by One Direction (

Characula's Monster Music Sound Scores Her a Second Hollywood Music In Media Award (HMMA) Nomination for Her Infectiously Ghoulish Song 'Mummy Dance'
The seductive indie horror rocker Characula ( picked up her second Hollywood Music In Media Award (HMMA) nomination for her ghoulish single, "Mummy Dance," in the Alternative category.

MMG/Atlantic Records Artist, Wale, Third Studio Album "The Gifted" Charts #1 in the Country; Wale Scheduled to Perform at the 2013 Essence Music Festival; Atlantic Records Releases Digital Magazine Celebrating Wale's Release
In the words of his mentor Jay Z, "Men lie, Women lie. Numbers don't." And, today, Wale's number is 1. After over 150,000 units sold in its first week, this MMG superstar's third studio album, "The Gifted," is the number one album in the country.

Ed Sheeran Set for Busy Spring and Summer Seasons; GRAMMY(R)-Nominated Tunesmith Unveils Packed Schedule, With Wide Range of Live TV Performances Including Billboard Music Awards 2013, the Ellen Degeneres Show, and NBC'S TODAY; "Lego House" Ascending at Hot AC and CHR/TOP 40; British Singer/Songwrit
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran is poised for an exceedingly eventful spring and summer, with a wide array of TV appearances slated for the coming months.

Hotels in Miami Near Dolphin Mall Offer Convenient Location for Exploration
Summer in Florida is hot -- and it's not just the weather. With beautiful scenery, top-rated facilities and numerous entertainment and dining venues, the area near the Courtyard Miami West/FL Turnpike offers plenty of options for a memorable summer escape.

The Fitzgerald Suite at The Plaza Celebrates Literary History and Baz Luhrmann's New Film Adaptation of The Great Gatsby
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Sublime with Rome Announces Summer Tour; Alternative Ska/Punk Group Hits the Road With Support From Punk Rock Veterans Pennywise; Select Dates Feature Support From Descendents and Iration
Fueled By Ramen band Sublime with Rome -- singer/guitarist Rome, bass player Eric Wilson, and drummer Josh Freese -- have unveiled details for their summer touring plans for North America. The headlining run kicks off July 7th at Echo Beach in Toronto, ON and continues into August, with support on most shows from punk rock veterans Pennywise Announces Q1 2013 Ticket Sale Trends
Online ticket marketplace today announced ticket sale trends for Q1 2013. Although young pop acts have dominated concert sales on the marketplace in recent quarters, country artists George Strait and Martina McBride took the reins in Q1.

Zombies vs Vampires Film Comes Alive With Financing Deal
Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG) announced today they have financing in place and have begun principal casting for their feature film, LAST BLOOD

Bruno Mars Reveals Worldwide Tour Dates; "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" Kicks Off June 22nd in Washington, DC; European Leg Begins October 2nd in Belfast; Mars Scores 10th Consecutive Top 10 Single on the Billboard "Hot 100"; "When I Was Your Man" Joins "Locked Out Of Heaven" in the Top 10, Break
Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars has unveiled details of his hugely anticipated world tour. The North American leg of "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" gets underway on June 22nd at Washington, DC's Verizon Center and then continues through August. The European leg of the tour begins October 2nd in Belfast, Northern Ireland (see attached itinerary)

Citi Presents the Billboard After Party on Sunday, February 10, 2013
Citi® will present The Billboard After Party the evening of Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles on the rooftop of The London Hotel. Music will be provided by superstar deejay, DJ Cassidy. Gordon Ramsay at the London West Hollywood will provide a lite dinner and cocktails throughout the night.

Flux Pavilion to Release "Blow The Roof" EP on 1/28
English producer Flux Pavilion reveals a glimpse of his forthcoming "Blow The Roof" EP due 1/28 exclusive to Beatport and 1/29 to all other DSPs via Big Beat/Circus Records

Ed Sheeran Lighting Up the New Year; GRAMMY(R)-Nominated Single, "The A Team," Reaches Top 10 at Multi-Format Radio Nationwide; Singer/Songwriter Hailed as the "Breakout Star of 2013" by Billboard and Rolling Stone; Sold Out Headline Trek Gets Underway This Week, Followed by Taylor Swift's Epic "RED
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran is shaping up as the first true star of the new year as his GRAMMY®-nominated single, "The A Team," ascends to #10 at CHR/Top 40 radio outlets across the country

Bruno Mars Continues Reign Over Billboard's "Hot 100" With "Locked Out Of Heaven" at No. 1 for Second Straight Week; "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" Marks Grammy Winner's Highest First Week Sales Debut, Entering at No. 2 on the Billboard 200
Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars is standing tall atop Billboard's "Hot 100" for the second consecutive week as "Locked Out Of Heaven" continues its reign at No. 1. The single -- which marks the Grammy Award-winner's fourth chart-topper -- is featured on Mars' just-released sophomore album, "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX," which has made its SoundScan/Billboard 200 debut at No

Bruno Mars Releases New Album "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" Today; Critics Rave About Mars, Naming Him "A Master Song-Crafter" Who "Hits the Mark Every Time" on the "Boldly Ambitious" UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX; Grammy Winner Sets Multiple High Profile Appearances Including the X-Factor, Today, MTV, iHeartRadio Live
Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars has released his hugely anticipated sophomore album, "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX," today ( "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" is already receiving rave reviews from critics, noted by Rolling Stone as "a record that makes the competition sound sad and idea-starved by comparison," and naming Mars a "master song-crafter

Ed Sheeran's Star Continues to Rise; Award-Winning British Artist Closes 2012 With a Slate of National Television Performances on "LIVE! with Kelly & Michael," "Katie," and "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"; Acclaimed Songwriter's Recent Collaborations Include Chart-Topping Hits From Taylor Swift and One Dir
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran is wrapping up 2012 with a slate of nationally televised performances of his RIAA-gold certified single "The A Team" from his acclaimed debut album "+." The young British singer-songwriter will take over daytime television tomorrow, December 4th, appearing on nationally syndicated shows LIVE with Kelly & Michael and Katie

fun. Unveil 2013 Tour Plans; U.S. Trek Gets Underway January 23rd in St. Paul; Presale Begins Wednesday, October 24th, With General On Sale Set for Friday, October 26th; Tour Highlights Include Sold Out Homecoming Show at New York's Famed Radio City Music Hall; NYC-Based Band to Musical Guest on NBC
fun. has announced full details of their first U.S. tour of 2013. The trek gets underway January 23rd at St. Paul, Minnesota's Roy Wilkins Auditorium and then continues through a February 16th date at Nashville's legendary Ryman Auditorium (see below itinerary)

Nokia Music Thrills With Launch Event in Nashville, TN at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Nokia Music, Nokia's new free music streaming service, held its exclusive launch event last Friday, October 19th, in Nashville, TN in the rotunda at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The event hosted by Billboard's Ray Waddell, benefitted Musicians On Call.

Dope Famous Media Comments on Jay Electronica Cosigning DMV Rapper Tim Moorehead
It hasn't been long since it's been announced that the promising rapper Tim Moorehead would be cosigned by Jay Electronica (signed to hip-hop mogul Jay Z) and it seems like the gods are smiling upon yet another young Maryland artist

Nokia Music to Hold Launch Event in Nashville, TN, Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Country Music Hall of Fame
Nokia Music today announced they will host an exclusive event in Nashville, TN on Friday, October 19, 2012 in the exclusive Rotunda event space at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Bruno Mars to Host and Perform on Saturday Night Live October 20th; Grammy Winner to Unveil New Single "Locked Out Of Heaven" Tonight via YouTube Live Stream With Google+ Hangout at 7PM ET/4PM PT via YOUTUBE.COM/BRUNOMARS; "Locked Out Of Heaven" Will Be Available at All DSPs Beginning Tomorrow, Octo
Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars will host and perform on Saturday Night Live October 20th. This appearance will mark the Grammy winner's return to TV and the debut performance of his new single "Locked Out Of Heaven

Ed Sheeran Unveils Major 2013 Headline Tour; Itinerary Includes Shows at Such World Famous Venues as Radio City Music Hall, the Hollywood Palladium, and Nashville's Ryman Auditorium; British Phenom Traveling North America Now on Sold Out "VH1 You Oughta Know Tour"; "The A Team" Ascends at Multi Form
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced plans for his biggest U.S. headline tour to date. The 2013 trek gets underway January 17th at Houston's House of Blues and then continues through mid-February (see itinerary below)

Rome Unveils First-Ever Headline Tour; Cross-Country Trek Gets Underway November 2nd at the World Famous Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, CA; Sublime with Rome Frontman/Songwriter Currently Wrapping His Full-Length Fueled By Ramen Debut Album; Eagerly Anticipated Collection to Drop in 2013; "DEDICAT
Fueled By Ramen recording artist Rome has announced details of his first-ever headline tour. The dates support his recently released solo debut, the "DEDICATION" EP, and herald the imminent release of his eagerly awaited, as-yet-untitled debut full length, due to arrive in 2013.

Flo Rida "Whistles" to the Top of the Charts; "Whistle" Becomes Superstar MC's Third #1 "Hot 100" Hit; Miami-Based Rapper to Perform "Whistle" on VH1's "Do Something Awards" Airing Tuesday, August 21st; Fourth Studio Album "WILD ONES" Available Now
IMG/Poe Boy/Atlantic recording artist Flo Rida once again dominates Billboard's "Hot 100" chart. The superstar MC's summer anthem, "Whistle," ranks #1 this week, knocking Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" out of the top spot

Gym Class Heroes Announce Singular Fall Tour; Alternative/Hip-Hop Band Set to Perform at Intimate Venues Across North America; New Single, "The Fighter (Feat. Ryan Tedder)," Shaping Up as U.S. Anthem at 2012 Olympic Games; Inspiring Video Honored With 2012 MTV Video Music Awards Nomination as "Best
Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Gym Class Heroes have revealed details of a very special October tour. The dates, which see the chart-topping alternative/hip-hop band performing in intimate venues across North America, get underway October 18th at Chicago's Bottom Lounge and then continue through the month (see itinerary below).

'The Book of Mormon' Dethrones Justin Bieber in Top Event Rankings
After two consecutive months at No. 1 in TicketNews®' Monthly Top Events rankings, pop superstar Justin Bieber was knocked out of the top spot by Broadway favorite "The Book of Mormon" for the month, as compiled from July 1-31, 2012.

fun. Receives Prestigious Pair of MTV Video Music Awards Nominations as "Some Nights" Makes History by Topping Alternative Airplay Charts Nationwide; Epic Live Schedule Kicks Off Tomorrow in Philadelphia, Encompassing Headline Tour and Festival Dates; Multiple TV Appearances Also Slated for August,
fun. continues to own 2012 with the announcement of two 2012 MTV Video Music Awards nominations. The band scored a prestigious "Best New Artist" nod, while their record-breaking #1 hit, "We Are Young (Feat. Janelle Monáe)," was named in the "Best Pop Video" category. Fans are invited to vote for fun. at

Plan B Reveals "ILL MANORS"; Brit Award-Winning Artist Sets US Release; Album Debuts at #1 in the UK This Week and Also Serves as Soundtrack to Self-Penned Directorial Film Debut; "ILL MANORS" Arrives on August 21st
Atlantic Records has announced the US release of "ILL MANORS," the new album from Plan B. The album arrives in stores and at all US DSPs on August 21st.

Ed Sheeran Lighting It Up in the U.S.; New Dates and Larger Venues Added to British Star's First-Ever Headlining North American Tour Thanks to Enormous Popular Demand; "VH1 You Oughta Know Tour With Ed Sheeran" Gets Underway September 8th in Orlando; Intimate NYC Date Set for July 24th at Irving Pla
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran is proving to be as much a phenomenon here in the U.S. as he is in his native England. In response to his rapidly increasing popularity, the British troubadour has just added a number of new dates to his upcoming North American headline tour, much of which had already sold out within minutes of going on sale.

Flo Rida Is a "WILD ONE"; Superstar MC Celebrates New Album With TV Appearances and U.S. Arena Tour; NBC's TODAY Set for Friday, July 6th; "R You On The List? Tour" Kicks Off July 3rd in Miami; "WILD ONES" Arrives Everywhere Tomorrow, July 3rd
IMG/Poe Boy/Atlantic recording artist Flo Rida has announced an array of activity surrounding the release of his hugely anticipated new album. "WILD ONES" -- which includes the worldwide hit singles "Good Feeling," "Wild Ones (Feat. Sia)," and "Whistle" -- arrives at last tomorrow, Tuesday, July 3rd.

Bieber and Gaga supporting Beyonce for World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day observed on August 19

Beyonce and Jay-Z ranked highest paid celebrity couple
Beyonce and Jay-Z earned $78 million

US rockers Flaming Lips set world record by performing 8 shows in 24 hrs
US rock band 'The Flaming Lips' has set a Guinness World Record for the most live shows in different cities within a period of 24 hours.

Beyonce rumoured to have given birth to baby girl Tiana May Carter
The Internet is rife with rumours that Beyonce has given birth to a baby girl.

Tim Tebow voted most desirable celebrity neighbor
Tim Tebow was voted as the most desirable celebrity to have next door, while the cast of Jersey Shore was chosen as the least desirable neighbours, in a poll conducted by a real estate website.

Kanye West named most stylish celeb of 2011
Kanye West has been named 2011's most stylish celebrity in a magazine poll.

Jay-Z and Kanye West paid œ4mln to perform at birthday bash
Jay-Z and Kanye West were paid a whopping 4 million pounds to perform at a girl's 16th birthday bash.

Kanye West throws fan out of concert over business card
Kanye West got a fan ejected from his concert for throwing a business card onstage while he was performing.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West 'would be most hated celeb couple'
Experts have claimed that the pairing of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West could be dubbed as one of America's most hated celebrity couples.

Jay-Z splashing out on armoured vehicle to protect unborn baby
Jay-Z, who is determined to keep his unborn baby safe, is planning to splash out on an armoured vehicle as the safest mode of transport for his family.

Kanye West 'all over' Kim Kardashian at after-gig bash
Kanye West could not keep his hands off of Kim Kardashian at his concert after-party in New York.

Beyonce Knowles wants many more kids before turning 40
Beyonce Knowles has revealed that she wants to have lots of children before turning 40.

Music 'pumps up' Rio Ferdinand before a game
Rio Ferdinand is a huge music buff and it is "hard stuff" that he listens to before a game.

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