The Zomba Label Group Tops the Radio Charts Across the Board:

#1 Active Rock With Three Days Grace's 'Never Too Late'

#1 R&B With R. Kelly & Usher's 'Same Girl' Duet

#1 Crossover With T-Pain's 'Bartender' Featuring Akon


The Zomba Label Group dominates the charts and simultaneously takes hold of the top spots in the radio charts spanning from Active Rock to R&B. According to Radio & Records, a top music industry trade publication, Jive Records label-mates R. Kelly, Three Days Grace, and T-Pain hold the #1 spots in the R&B, Active Rock and Crossover radio charts, respectively.

Platinum-selling rock band Three Days Grace has emerged as one of the top bands in the country with the latest release of their smash single "Never Too Late" from their sophomore effort One X. "Never Too Late" marks their third consecutive #1 single from One X in the Active Rock charts and their 5th overall consecutive #1 song in their career. Recently Three Days Grace announced their North American Fall tour with Breaking Benjamin and special guest Seether. The tour starts September 8 in Hutchinson, KS and runs through mid-November.

T-Pain who recently held the title of the #1 album in the country with Epiphany arrives at #1 at Rhythm Radio with the hit single "Bartender" featuring Akon. According to Radio and Records, "T-Pain becomes the first artist this year to post two No. 1s on the Rhythmic chart as "Bartender" rolls 2-1." Recently the multi-faceted singer/producer along with Ciara, T.I., Yung Joc and Lloyd, was enlisted to hit the stage of the star-studded summer tour Screamfest '07, which kicks off August 3rd in New Orleans.

Rounding out the trio of hit-makers, is multi-Grammy award winner, R. Kelly, who continues to put his stamp on the R&B scene with his current duet with Usher, "Same Girl" from his latest #1, critically acclaimed album Double Up. Jive Records is currently collaborating with The Independent Film Channel to launch ten new chapters (13-22) of R. Kelly's ground-breaking, highly popular "Trapped In The Closet" series due to hit stores August 21st.

The Zomba Label Group consists of record labels Jive, LaFace, Volcano, Verity, GospoCentric and Fo Yo Soul. These labels represent a varied group of artists including Justin Timberlake, R. Kelly, Usher, Tool, Ciara, Chris Brown, Pink, Britney Spears, OutKast, Kirk Franklin, Three Days Grace, 311, Nick Lachey, T-Pain, Byron Cage, Bullet For My Valentine, Buddy Guy, Living Things, Anthony Hamilton, Donnie McClurkin, John P. Kee, Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Marvin Sapp, Kelly, Price, J. Moss and Backstreet Boys.

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