1. Omarion Joins Ne-Yo, Mario On Scream 5 Tour

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer and former B2K frontman Omarion has been added to the lineup for the Scream 5 tour, joining fellow young vocalists Ne-Yo, Pretty Ricky and Mario as well as rapper Yung Joc. R&B singer and former B2K frontman Omarion has been added to the lineup for the Scream 5 tour,…

  2. Bow Wow Pouring Heart Out On New Album

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bow Wow is putting the finishing touches on his fifth studio effort, "The Price of Fame," due Dec. 19 via Columbia/Sony Urban. The disc sees the young rapper re-teaming with longtime collaborator and Bow Wow is putting the finishing touches on his fifth studio effort, "The…

  3. 42OnTV

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Vince Gill (also scheduled: Amy…

  4. Timberlake Still 'Sexy' At No. 1, New Single Keeps Climbing

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" notches a seventh week atop the Billboard Hot 100 and leads the Pop 100 for a sixth frame, while his new single "My Love" continues to scale the Hot 100. The cut is the Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" notches a seventh week…

  5. California Student Wins Songwriting Contest For Teens

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Laurel Dammann, a 16-year-old high school junior from Arcata, Calif., is the winner of the 2006 Songwriting Contest for Teens sponsored by Billboard and USA Today. Laurel Dammann, a 16-year-old high school junior from Arcata, Calif., is the winner of the 2006 Songwriting Contest for Teens…

  6. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Public TV performance series "Sessions At West 54th" debuts John Hiatt as its new host, replacing David Byrne.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant…

  7. 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Finalists

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Finalists for the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be handed out Sept. 8 in Atlanta. Finalists for the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be handed out Sept. 8 in Atlanta. This year's finalists and winners reflect the performance of recordings on the Billboard R&B/hip…

  8. Jamie, Mary, Missy, Busta Lead BET Nominations

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations for the 2006 BET Awards. Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes are tied at four nominations each. Now in its sixth year, the ceremony will shif Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations for the 2006 BET Awards. Mary J. Blige,…

  9. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artist: Aretha Franklin (also scheduled: Dougray…

  10. Gilmour's 'Island' Grabs No. 1 In U.K.

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Gilmour's third solo album, "On an Island" (EMI), powered to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (March 13), becoming his first chart-topper in his own name. David Gilmour's third solo album, "On an Island" (EMI), powered to No. 1 on the U.K. album…

  11. Sammie Inks With Austin's Rowdy Records

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Sammie, who first burst on the scene in 2000 as a pre-teen, is all grown up. R&B singer Sammie, who first burst on the scene in 2000 as a pre-teen, is all grown up. Now 17, he's set to resurface on producer Dallas Austin's Rowdy Records with his self-titled album,…

  12. Jack Black To Host Kids' Choice Awards

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Actor/musician/comedian Jack Black will add "kids' show host" to his many titles later this spring when he helms Nickelodeon's annual Kids' Choice Awards. Actor/musician/comedian Jack Black will add "kids' show host" to his many titles later this spring…

  13. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Barry Manilow (also scheduled: Rosie…

  14. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). "Inked: Rockers & Ribbons," A&E…

  15. Mariah Notches 17th Hot 100 Chart-Topper

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey notches her 17th No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week as "Don't Forget About Us" ascends one rung to the top of the chart. Carey and Elvis Presley are now tied for second place am Mariah Carey notches her 17th No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week as…

  16. No Dislodging Brown's 'Run It' From No. 1

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for its fifth straight week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but drops 2-5 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Brown's latest Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the…

  17. Brown Single Extends Chart-Topping 'Run'

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Brown's "Run It!" hangs on to the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for a fourth week. As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Brown's "Run It!" hangs on to…

  18. Brown's 'Run' Begins Third Week At No. 1

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's "Run It" holds tight at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third consecutive week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 and holds at No. 2 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, where la Chris Brown's "Run It" holds tight at No. 1 on the Billboard…

  19. Brown's 'Run It!' Holds Pace At No. 1

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST After taking over the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but loses its No. 1 slot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs After taking over the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown&…

  20. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Korn, Taking Back Sunday

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on AMAs, Korn, Taking Back Sunday Eurythmics and the All-American Rejects have joined the performance lineup for the 2005 American Music Awards, which will air live Nov. 22 on ABC from Los Angeles. Eurythmics will perform "I've Got a Life," a new song included on their…

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