Billboard Music Awards

Bigger And Better

Ben Harper decamps to Paris and record a new album quickly with the Innocent Criminals, Yung Joc gets back to what he does his best on his second Bad Boy album and Lyle Lovett reconvenes with his Larg

A deluxe reissue of Akon's latest album, "Konvicted," featuring several new songs (Universal).

A concert CD and DVD from the Black Sabbath-derived band Heaven And Hell, "Live From Radio City Music Hall" (Rhino).

Veteran vocalist Paul Anka's "Classic Songs, My Way" (Decca).

The Cledus T. Judd-steered album "Boogity Boogity, A Tribute to the Comic Genius Of Ray Stevens" (Curb).

R&B vocalist Lil' Mo's "Pain & Paper" (Koch).

Trumpeter Christian Scott's "Anthem" (Concord).

Kentucky rock act VHS Or Beta's "Bring on the Comets" (Astralwerks).

A double-disc collection from Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, "Photograph: The Very Best Of" (Capitol).

The debut from the Raekwon-reared Ice Water, "Icewater: Polluted Water" (Babygrande).

Emo rock outfit the Honorary Title's "Scream and Light Up the Sky" (Reprise).