Rhino Records will celebrate the career of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary Nov. 11 with two new releases -- a four-disc box set including previously unreleased tracks and an all-new studio album, the band's first in eight years.
Wyclef Jean is slated to appear at a rally for immigrant workers rights Saturday (Oct. 4) in Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, New York. The former Fugees member's set is part of an event celebrating the end of a cross-country bus trip made by more than 900 self-proclaimed "freedom riders."
Michael Jackson's biggest hits have been collected for Epic's Nov. 18 release of "Number Ones," an 18-track CD or 15-track DVD, Billboard.com has learned. The album will include a brand new single, "One More Chance," reportedly penned by R. Kelly. An hour-long CBS special is in the works for around Thanksgiving.
"Baby Boy" from Beyonce and Sean Paul maintains its grip on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second-straight week. The cut also leads Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for the third week in a row, and tops the Rhythmic Top 40 Chart, published by Billboard sister publication Airplay Monitor, for the third-straight week.
The Rolling Stones have struck an exclusive deal with Minneapolis-based retailer Best Buy to carry the band's new "Four Flicks" DVD set, containing more than 50 songs and previously unreleased footage. The four-DVD set, which will be released Nov. 11 on TGA Entertainment, will sell at a retail price of $29.99. It sports three complete concerts from the Stones' Licks world tour.
Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, "American Idol" finalist Trenyce, disco-era hitmaker Linda Clifford, singer/actress Jenifer Lewis and actresses Loretta Devine and Victoria Rowell will headline the bill for the 13th annual "Divas: Simply Singing!" benefit concert Oct. 25 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.