Album Charts: Jill Scott Earns #1 Album With ‘The Light Of The Sun’

R&B singer Jill Scott ruled the Billboard 200 this week, and celebrated her first #1 album with her latest effort, The Light of the Sun. Her fourth studio LP hit #1 this week, selling 135,000 copies, beating out Bad Meets Evil (Eminem & Royce Da 5’9), and a new album from Pitbull.Scott’s 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott?, peaked at #17, and she went on to release three more studio albums, a live set and a collaborations collection…
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Pitbull Becomes Partner, Spokesperson For Voli Light Vodkas

Pitbull announced this week a partnership with Voli light vodkas, the world’s first line of low calorie vodkas, in which the Miami rapper has become a major equity owner of the company and will be an official spokesperson and ambassador for its light vodkas brand. “I am extremely excited to be partnering with Voli light vodkas and to hold a significant ownership position in this great brand,” said the rapper in a statement…
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Album Charts: Mariah Carey Earns #4 With X-Mas Album, But Country Reigns

This week’s Billboard 200 albums chart is ruled by country music — Taylor Swift holds no. 1 for second week in a row, while Jason Aldean and Sugarland take the following positions. There are still a few urban releases still holding onto the top 20. Mariah Carey’s second holiday album, Merry Christmas II You, jingles in at no. 4 with 55,000 first week sales, marking the singer’s 16th top 10 set…
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