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Jan 23, 2019, 17:50 ET Def Jam Recordings Launches 35th Year With Cadre Of Explosive New Artists On 'UNDISPUTED' Compilation, Dropping March 8th

COLLECTION FEATURES LUL G, SNEAKK, FETTY LUCIANO, YFL KELVIN, YK OSIRIS, BERNARD JABS, TJ PORTER, DOMINIC LORD, NIMIC REVENUE & MORE 8-PART...


Dec 04, 2017, 09:15 ET Def Jam Recordings Announces Noah Callahan-Bever, Longtime CCO Of Complex, As Newly Appointed Executive Vice President Of Brand Strategy & Content

Noah Callahan-Bever - the highly-respected media executive and editor who has spent the last two decades as one of the preeminent voices in hip-hop...


Aug 16, 2017, 11:00 ET Scott Greer Named Executive Vice President Of Marketing & Commerce, Def Jam Recordings

Scott Greer has been named Executive Vice President of Marketing & Commerce, Def Jam Recordings, it was announced today. In his new position, Greer...


Aug 18, 2016, 11:15 ET Kanye West Continues History-Making Run Of "PABLO" Temporary Stores With Unprecedented Twenty One-City Global Event This Weekend

Kanye West – the pioneering artist, designer and merchant who has twice been named to the TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world – ...


Jul 11, 2016, 01:32 ET Alessia Cara Releases Powerful New Single "Scars To Your Beautiful," Announces KNOW-IT-ALL Tour Part II

Celebrating her 20th birthday today, EP Entertainment/Def Jam Recordings global sensation Alessia Cara has launched her brand new single "Scars To...


Apr 07, 2016, 11:04 ET Sonya Askew Appointed Senior Director, Commerce, Def Jam Recordings

Respected industry veteran Sonya Askew has been appointed Senior Director, Commerce, Def Jam Recordings, it was announced today by Faisel Durrani,...


Apr 07, 2016, 10:53 ET Def Jam Recordings Expands Roles Of Three Promotion Executives

In a move designed to reinforce the development of key executive talent at the senior level of the Def Jam Recordings Promotion Department, Nicki...


Apr 07, 2016, 10:43 ET Tab Nkhereanye Promoted To Senior Vice President, A&R, Def Jam Recordings

Tab Nkhereanye has been promoted to Senior Vice President, A&R, Def Jam Recordings, it was announced today by Steve Bartels, CEO, Def Jam Recordings. ...


Mar 04, 2016, 12:19 ET Superstars 2 Chainz And Lil Wayne Announce New Duo "ColleGrove"

ColleGrove, the mammoth collaboration of superstars 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne, has released their debut, self-titled album today on Def Jam Recordings....


Nov 23, 2015, 03:26 ET Def Jam Recordings Dominates The Album Charts With 3 New Debuts In The Top 5 & 4 In The Top 10

Def Jam Recordings – in a feat not accomplished by a label in years – stands tall atop the album charts as four brand new releases (all in-stores...


Nov 22, 2015, 04:48 ET Justin Bieber's PURPOSE Explodes To #1 With Biggest Debut Of 2015, Amassing 649,000 First Week Units

Global superstar Justin Bieber's brand new studio album PURPOSE (released November 13th), propelled by back-to-back smash hit singles "What Do You...


Nov 09, 2015, 11:13 ET Get Into "Bieber Mode" With Lyft: Justin Bieber & Lyft Team Up In Support Of Upcoming New Album, PURPOSE, Arriving Nov. 13th

With back-to-back worldwide smash hit singles "What Do You Mean" and "Sorry" setting the stage for this week's November 13th release of his new...


Oct 16, 2015, 02:16 ET Justin Bieber's New Album, Purpose, Available For Pre-Order Today! Album Arrives November 13

As global superstar Justin Bieber breaks chart records around the world with his #1 global hit "What Do You Mean," it has now been announced that his ...


Aug 28, 2015, 10:04 ET The Countdown Is Over: Justin Bieber Releases Highly Anticipated New Single, "What Do You Mean," On RBMG / DEF JAM RECORDINGS

Global superstar Justin Bieber's brand new single, "What Do You Mean" took over the #1 spot at iTunes today within nanoseconds of its global release...


Jan 01, 2015, 10:18 ET Kanye West Releases "Only One," First Single From Forthcoming Solo Album & First Reveal Of Several Musical Collaborations With Paul McCartney To Come

Today - New Years Day, 2015 - one of the most powerful and unexpected music collaborations in modern history has been released exclusively on the...


Jul 14, 2014, 10:00 ET VH1 LOVE & HIP HOP: MUSIC FROM THE SERIES Set For August 19th Release On Def Jam Recordings!

Def Jam artists Iggy Azalea, Common and August Alsina headline the all-star musical roster inspired by the hit franchise Love & Hip Hop. VH1 LOVE &...


Jun 04, 2014, 08:52 ET Common Signs To No I.D.'s Artium/Def Jam Recordings

Two-time Grammy Award®-winning Chicago rapper, actor Common has fulfilled a life-long goal with the announcement of his signing to No I.D.'s Artium...


Apr 23, 2014, 09:00 ET August Alsina's Testimony (NNTME/Def Jam) Reigns As The Top Artist Debut On The Billboard 200; Enters Soundscan R&B Chart At #1 And #2 Overall On First Week Sales Of 67,000 Copies!

With first week sales of 67,000 copies, young New Orleans singer August Alsina enters at #1 on the Soundscan R&B chart and #2 on the overall chart...


Jan 29, 2014, 09:00 ET Def Jam Recordings Celebrates Historic 30th Anniversary

Universal Music Group will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, the label credited with spreading rap music from an underground ...


Jan 15, 2014, 04:04 ET Hip-Hop Crooner August Alsina Sets April 15th Release For TESTIMONY, Debut Album On NNTME/ Def Jam Recordings

New Orleans newcomer August Alsina offers an inspirational tale of surviving one of America's most treacherous cities with TESTIMONY, his debut album ...


Oct 09, 2012, 08:00 ET Def Jam Recordings Appoints The-Dream Executive Vice President of A&R

Def Jam Recordings, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), expands its A&R senior management team with the appointment of multi Grammy...


Jul 14, 2010, 11:10 ET Ne-Yo's 'Beautiful Monster' and 'Champagne Life' to Receive Unprecedented Double-Video Premiere on BET's '106 & Park' on Wednesday, July 14th, 6:00 P.M.!

3-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Ne-Yo's movie career over the past five years has had a profound effect on his work as a composer – revealed in ...