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The Dream’s new album bumped to March

Originally expected out before the end of last year, the Dream's second album, "Love Vs. Money," will now arrive in March via Def Jam.

Chris Hicks named Def Jam executive VP

Chris Hicks has been named executive vice president at Def Jam Records. Hicks was previously senior VP of A&R for Warner Music Group and Warner Chappell Music.

New Eminem, 50 Cent songs hit radio, Internet

There's still no solidified release dates for upcoming Interscope albums from Eminem and 50 Cent, but new music from both acts has emerged in the past 24 hours.

Jay-Z’s week: New song leaks, old vids mobile

Jay-Z fans have both new and old music to enjoy this week. "Brooklyn (Go Hard)," the rapper's collaboration with Santogold from the "Notorious" soundtrack, leaked online Monday, and nine vintage Jay-Z videos went up Tuesday for mobile download on

Film & TV Music confab runs the gamut

Day 1 of The Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference on Thursday covered a wide range of topics including composition and breaking into the industry.

Hans Zimmer marching to his own tune

Composer Hans Zimmer on Thursday shared some insight for those who want to join his new studio, Remote Control.

Common album due in December

Common has announced Dec. 9 as the new release date for his forthcoming Geffen album, "Universal Mind Control." The set was originally expected in July.

Beyonce to release two new videos

Beyonce will release videos for her two new singles "If I Were a Boy" and "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" via MTV, BET, VH1 and Fuse on Monday. The two songs were released to radio this week and are the first from her forthcoming, as-yet-untitled album, due Nov. 18 via Music World/Columbia.

Kierszenbaum adds Interscope duties

Martin Kierszenbaum, head of Cherrytree Records and president of international operations for Interscope Geffen A&M, is adding president of pop & rock A&R for Interscope Records to his duties.

Busta Rhymes shifts to Universal Motown

Busta Rhymes has joined Universal Motown after quietly leaving Interscope earlier this year.

Eminem ‘banging out tracks’ for new album

After years away from the limelight, Eminem might release a new album this year.

R. Kelly speaks out about child porn trial

R. Kelly broke his silence about his recent acquittal on child pornography charges during an interview Tuesday night with BET News.