1. Faith Evans Talks 'R&B Divas' Show & Companion Album

    September 28, 2012 3:25 PM EDT In a climate dominated by pop, dance and hip-hop, it can be hard out there for an R&B artist. And that doesn't include life issues like addiction, abusive relationships and financial hardships. But in life-as onstage-the show must go on. That's the premise behind "R&B…

  2. Boney James Has New Team, Label and Album Post Car Accident

    March 27, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Last spring, Boney James was wondering if he'd ever play his sax again. As he sat in traffic on a Los Angeles highway, his car was rear-ended by a drunk driver. While the vehicle was totaled, James was lucky: He suffered a fractured jaw and lost two teeth. Almost a year later, James says…

  3. Avant Returns With New Label, Album

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Having recently wrapped a performance tour for U.S. troops in Iraq, Avant is busy promoting his self-titled first album for Capitol Records. Having recently wrapped a performance tour for U.S. troops in Iraq, Avant is busy promoting his self-titled first album for Capitol Records. The album&…

  4. Guests Populate Ying-Yang Twins' 'U.S.A.'

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT From Missy Elliott to Maroon5's Adam Levine, the forthcoming Ying-Yang Twins album is packed with guest appearances. From Missy Elliott to Maroon5's Adam Levine, the forthcoming Ying-Yang Twins album is packed with guest appearances. Due June 28 from Collipark/TVT, "U.S.A …

  5. Soulful

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST This season's "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard makes his highly anticipated debut with "Soulful." As the title suggests, Studdard has crafted a true R&B album with the help of producers Swizz This season's "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard…

  6. Avant Enters 'Private Room'

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST R&B/soul vocalist Avant will release his third album, "Private Room," Dec. 9 via Geffen. First single "Read Your Mind" jumps 14-10 on this week's Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks R&B/soul vocalist Avant will release his third album, "…

  7. Headley Not Ruling Out Broadway Return

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Finally, an awards show where it's all about the red carpet. At last night's (Oct. 15) VH1-Vogue Fashion Awards in New York, actors, models, and musicians-turned-designers were feted for their penchan Even though Heather Headley has traded in her Broadway career for a recording…

  8. Avant Aims For 'Ecstasy'

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Love is the overriding theme on Avant's sophomore album, the aptly titled "Ecstasy." The Magic Johnson Entertainment/MCA project is slated for release March 26. Love is the overriding theme on Avant's sophomore album, the aptly titled "Ecstasy." The Magic Johnson…