1. Diddy, Guy Gerber, Steve Aoki, Chad Hurley at IMS Engage: Where Worlds Collide and Gates Open

    April 17, 2014 5:34 AM EDT When asked about the origins of 11:11, the name for the much-ballyhooed collaboration between Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and Israeli DJ/producer Guy Gerber, the ordinarily loquacious entrepreneur was uncharacteristically reticent. “Some things are better left a mystery,” he said, though his…

  2. New Whitney Houston Hits Album Due This Fall

    August 09, 2012 3:10 PM EDT The first authoritative greatest hits album from the late singer Whitney Houston is due out this fall in the U.S. on RCA Records. While a tracklist, title and release date has not been announced, sources have suggested it will be the first compilation to span her entire career and include the…

  3. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    March 25, 2012 3:40 PM EDT The grounds at Bayfront Park were crowded and hard to navigate, and when night fell, it seemed like an impossible task to get from one stage to another. Ravers climbed trees to get better vantage points (no one stopped them), while others laid down in the human traffic when continuing to walk…

  4. Skrillex, Diplo & A-Trak: The Billboard Cover Story

    February 03, 2012 12:15 PM EST The three guys stand shoulder to shoulder, backs to the wall, attempting to balance their varying heights with staggered stances. Diplo is the tallest and most camera-trained, tilting his head and adjusting his hot-professor glasses. He has, after all, modeled for a GQ magazine spread, making…

  5. TESTING GALLERY SKRILLEX

    December 06, 2011 11:48 AM EST TESTING GALLERY SKRILLEX TEST TEST 22222 The three guys stand shoulder to shoulder, backs to the wall, attempting to balance their varying heights with staggered stances. Diplo is the tallest and most camera-trained, tilting his head and adjusting his hot-professor glasses. He has, after all,…

  6. The Power Of Kristine W

    March 02, 2010 11:55 AM EST This week, Kristine W scores her 15th No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart, as "The Power of Music" ascends 2-1. In the list's history, which dates to 1974, the performer is now tied with Mariah Carey for third-most toppers. Only Madonna (40) and Janet Jackson …

  7. 'Celebration': Madonna's 40 Most Impressive Instants

    September 15, 2009 12:02 PM EDT Today's Chart Beat entry focuses solely on Madonna , who reaches a milestone in her legendary Billboard chart career. Spotlighting another artist in light of Madonna's latest feat would be, simply, immaterial. TAKE A BOW: 26 years to the chart week after notching her first No. 1 on…

  8. Hot Product

    April 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The National Toni's Tunes Five previously unreleased tracks are found on the Toni Braxton set "Un-Break My Heart: The Remix Collection," due this week via LaFace/Legacy. The 11-track set features Braxton's four No. 1 hits on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play tally…

  9. Pop, R&B Hits Get 'Superstar' Remixes

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hits from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon5, Kelis and Pink are reimagined on the upcoming compilation "Superstars Remixed," due May 10 from Sony BMG Strategic Marketing. Hits from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon5, Kelis and Pink are reimagined on the upcoming…

  10. Unreleased Cuts Bolster Braxton Remix Disc

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Five previously unreleased tracks will be found on the upcoming Toni Braxton set "Un-Break My Heart: The Remix Collection," Billboard.com has learned. Five previously unreleased tracks will be found on the upcoming Toni Braxton set "Un-Break My Heart: The Remix Collection,"…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Westlife, chart records, Greek artists, Mariah Carey and "Rich Girl" with readers. LIVING THE WESTLIFE Hi, I have been a U.S. fan of Irish pop group Westlife for several years and I think I have a good question to ask you about them. At the beginning of their…

  12. Billboard Bits: Coachella, Move Against AIDS, Partridge

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Coachella, Move Against AIDS, Andy Partridge Although the 2005 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival is still some five months away, the rumored lineup for the event has been circling the Internet like wildfire this week. According to online posts, the two-day bill…

  13. 2003 DanceStar Awards Nominees

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST DanceStar Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for 2003 DanceStar Awards, to be presented March 19 at Lummus Park in South Beach, Miami. Best chart act: Mariah Carey Jennifer Lopez Madonna Angie Stone Justin Timberlake Best act: The Crystal Method DJ Shadow Fischerspooner Moby Thievery…

  14. Dance for Life

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fans of dance music's West End Records will find much to admire on this David DePino-mixed set that primarily spotlights remixes of well-known recordings from the label's historic vaults. Fans of dance music's West End Records will find much to admire on this David DePino-mixed…

  15. Dance for Me

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Unbeknownst to many of Ms. Unbeknownst to many of Ms. Blige's ardent R&B/hip-hop fans, the singer is also hugely popular in house music clubs around the world—where incredibly savvy, uptempo remixes of her smash singles have taken on lives all their own. Dance for Me brings together…

  16. Hot Product

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Goo Goo Dolls, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and more. Out Of The 'Gutter' Goo Goo Dolls' "Gutterflower" (Warner Bros.) follows the biggest studio album of the threesome's career, 1998's "Dizzy Up the…

  17. Tommy Boy Artists Dance Again

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST After months of speculation, the joint venture between Tommy Boy Records and the Warner Music Group (WMG) came to an end March 1. In the agreement, WMG is the proud owner of Tommy Boy's catalog and pu After months of speculation, the joint venture between Tommy Boy Records and the Warner…

  18. Star-Studded 'What's Going On' Disc Due

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of Marvin Gaye's classic single "What's Going On" will be released Oct. 30 via Columbia. Originally lanned for release tomorrow (Oct. A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of…

  19. Soul Inspiration

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT LeJuene Thompson arrives as a solo artist with a formidable rÉsumÉ in hand. LeJuene Thompson arrives as a solo artist with a formidable résumé in hand. As a featured vocalist for gospel chart-toppers Donald Lawrence & the Tri-City Singers, she sang lead on the group's early-2001…

  20. Wotapalava Tour Cancelled

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This summer's gay-themed <A HREF="http://www.wotapalava.com" TARGET="new">Wotapalava tour</A>, which was to hit 18 U.S. cities throughout July and August, has been "postponed" until next year. This summer's gay-themed Wotapalava tour , which…

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