New Tracks To Bolster R. Kelly Hits Collection

New Tracks To Bolster R. Kelly Hits Collection

R&B/soul star R. Kelly will release his first hits compilation Sept. 9 on Jive Records. "The 'R' In R&B Collection Volume 1" will boast a number of the artist's best known tunes alongside new tracks and a limited-edition remix disc.
Beyonce, Jay-Z Still 'Crazy' On Singles Chart

Beyonce, Jay-Z Still 'Crazy' On Singles Chart

Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z posts a second week as the No. 1 track on Billboard's Hot 100. The track saw the biggest gain in airplay on the singles tally, where it is in its ninth week. "Crazy" comes from the Destiny's Child frontwoman's solo debut, "Dangerously In Love" (Columbia), which last week opened on top of The Billboard 200.
DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

DIGITAL DOWNLOADS

Free music from baseball star-turned musician Bernie Williams, Eve 6, Longwave and more.
My Bloody Valentine's Shields Resurfaces

My Bloody Valentine's Shields Resurfaces

Kevin Shields, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed but long-dormant shoegazing rock group My Bloody Valentine, will release his first new music in more than a decade on the soundtrack for the forthcoming Sofia Coppola film "Lost in Translation."
Fannypack Hopes Novelty Song Fosters Legit Success

Fannypack Hopes Novelty Song Fosters Legit Success

Summer always seems to be the season for fun and frivolous singles. This summer is no exception. Tommy Boy recording act Fannypack is off to an early start with its tongue-in-cheek single "Cameltoe."
Lawyer: Tape Will Clear 'Suge' Knight

Lawyer: Tape Will Clear 'Suge' Knight

A security videotape shows Marion "Suge" Knight didn't punch a parking attendant outside a Hollywood nightclub, the rap impresario's attorney said.
BREAKING & ENTERING

BREAKING & ENTERING

Looking at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Goapele, Pharrell Williams, Guster and Milky.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - James Hetfield, lead singer and guitarist of hard rock act Metallica, checks himself into an undisclosed rehab facility "to undergo treatment for alcoholism and other addictions."
VH1 Turns Zevon 'Inside Out'

VH1 Turns Zevon 'Inside Out'

Warren Zevon will be the debut subject of a new VH1 series, "Inside Out," which launches Aug. 24.
Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about reissues, the Ataris and Mick Jagger.
Breaking & Entering

Breaking & Entering

Looking at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Goapele, Pharrell Williams, Guster and Milky.

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