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AUG 16 2011

From Mr. 305 to Mr. Worldwide

YRB sits down with Pitbull to find out exactly how he has gone from Mr. 305 to Mr. Worldwide. While Planet Pit continues to climb the charts and has found its way into clubs worldwide, Pit knows the time and dedication he put into this album. "They just think now is the beginning of my career, and the rest was just years in training. But I have learned from and studied the game a whole lot, and I think I’ve mastered it by this point. I’m definitely a great student." Check out the full article here!

AUG 16 2011

Gavin DeGraw Gives An Intimate Performance of New Single

Gavin sat down with Yahoo! Music in his NYC bar to give the scoop on his upcoming tour. While the other bands on the tour are personal friends of Gavin's, he says this tour will be a "great blend of styles" and knows it will be a great show for the fans. Read the entire article here! and check out this intimate performance of his first single "Not Over You" off of his upcoming album Sweeter that will be released on September 20.

AUG 16 2011

Funeral Party To Tour With Mona

Funeral Party will be touring with Mona, making stops in Cali, Portland and Seattle. Check the full list below to see if they will be playing near you.

10/2 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah
10/4 - West Hollywood, CA - Roxy Theatre
10/5 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom Of The Hill
10/8 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
10/9 - Seattle, WA - The Tractor

AUG 16 2011

Leona Lewis' New Single Available September 6th

By Leona Lewis/Avicii

Global Singing Superstar Leona Lewis Is Back And Showcases Brand New Sound
New Single ‘Collide” Available At All Digital Retailers September 6th

(J Records/Syco Music)

It is announced today that Leona Lewis and Avicii will work together on the forthcoming single “Collide.” “Collide” will be released at all digital retailers on September 6th on J Records/Syco Music. Since getting its first radio play in the UK, it has received rave reviews and is already topping club charts across the world. With “Collide,” the record-breaking international superstar from Hackney, London with the New York Times described “titanium-caliber voice,” showcases a new sound that is dominating dance floors this summer.

Marking a new chapter for the multi-platinum selling, chart-topping artist, “Collide” is the first track to be introduced from Leona’s as yet untitled third studio album, which she is currently hard at work on in the studio.

AUG 15 2011

Gavin's Acoustic Performance For The Hollywood Reporter

Just a few weeks ago, Gavin joined guitarist Billy Norris for an acoustic performance of “Not Over You” off his upcoming album Sweeter. Check out performance below and make sure to leave some love in the comments!

AUG 15 2011

BC Jean Visits Grammy HQ

BC was the recent guest for an installment of The Recording Academy's 5 Questions With... series to chat about some of her favorite Grammy moments and what it was like to write the single "If I Were A Boy". Check out BC's interview below!

AUG 12 2011

Peter Edge and Tom Corson Talk RCA Music Group's Future

With the appointment of veteran A&R executive Peter Edge as CEO of RCA Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment's leadership team under new chairman/CEO Doug Morris is coming into greater focus.

Edge, who was previously president of A&R at RCA, has been with the label group since the launch of J Records, where he signed Alicia Keys, Dido, Mario and Jamie Foxx. More recently, he has worked with Pitbull, Mike Posner, Jazmine Sullivan and former Floetry member Marsha Ambrosius.

Year to date, RCA Music Group's share of U.S. sales of albums and track-equivalent albums (where 10 digital tracks equals an album) totaled 7.7% through July 31, up slightly from 7.3% during the corresponding period last year.

Edge's promotion was announced in conjunction with that of Tom Corson, who has been appointed president/COO of RCA Music Group, where he had previously served as GM and executive VP. spoke with both executives to see what the future holds for the label.

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