1. 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…

  2. Billboard Bits: The Smiths, Paula Abdul, Michael Bublé, LeToya and more

    January 11, 2010 3:18 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Brooklyn fans of The Smiths got a special treat over the weekend, when the band's original bassist, Andy Rourke, hopped on stage at the Bell House and performed with Smiths tribute band Sons …

  3. Trey Songz 'Ready' To Grow Up On Third Album

    July 31, 2009 3:18 PM EDT Looking dapper as he took the stage at the upscale Joe's Pub in New York, Trey Songz wanted to make it clear that he was ready to shed the baggy jeans of his youth and embrace a more adult style. The 24-year-old Virginia native, born Treymaine Neverson, is also showing his growth on his…

  4. Beyonce, New Edition, Maxwell To Perform Michael Jackson Songs On BET Awards Tribute

    June 28, 2009 3:00 PM EDT Bobby Brown will reunite with New Edition to perform a Jackson 5 medley at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles tonight (June 28) to open the BET Awards, part of an extended tribute to Michael Jackson. Other performers scheduled to honor Jackson with performances of his songs include Beyonce,…

  5. TL Cross

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST TL Cross comes from a musical background that spans back to when his grandfather hosted his own radio show and further extends to his father, aunts and uncles, most of whom were major-label gospel art TL Cross comes from a musical background that spans back to when his grandfather hosted his…

  6. Hudson, Beyonce Star At Soul Train Awards

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson added another award to her trophy chest during the 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson added another award to her trophy chest during the 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards. The presentation of the 2007 Sammy Davis Jr. Award for…

  7. LeToya Powers Right To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya Luckett's "LeToya" zooms straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it debuted last week due to s Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya…

  8. LeToya Rolls With Houston Hip-Hoppers

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Original Destiny's Child member LeToya Luckett will release her solo debut July 18 via Capitol Records. Original Destiny's Child member LeToya Luckett will release her solo debut July 18 via Capitol Records. "LeToya" features appearances from fellow Houston artists Mike…

  9. Solo Stars Dream On

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST A golden dream shines on for the three solo stars of Destiny's Child, with film and music plans on the horizon. A gold record. That was the one goal a young female group from Houston hoped to achieve after signing with Columbia Records in 1997. Not only did Destiny's Child realize…

  10. Billboard Bits: Luckett, DKs, 'Rings'

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories on LeToya Luckett, the Dead Kennedys, and 'The Lord of the Rings.' Longtime fans of Destiny's Child can look forward to a February 2006 release from LeToya Luckett on Capitol Records. The long-anticipated album by Luckett, who was in the group from 1993 to 1999, will be…

  11. Destiny's Child Suits Settled

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Two former members of Destiny's Child have settled all of their lawsuits against group members Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and T. Michelle Williams, and their manager, Mathew Knowles, Billboard Bu Two former members of Destiny's Child have settled all of their lawsuits against…

  12. Ex-Destiny's Child Members Sue Over 'Survivor'

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Two former Destiny's Child members filed a federal lawsuit against the group, contending the hit song "Survivor" made derisive comments about them. LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson contend the song Two former Destiny's Child members filed a federal lawsuit against the…

  13. Dre & Beyonce Lead Grammy Nominees

    January 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dr. Dre and Destiny's Child member Beyonce Knowles each grabbed five nominations for the 43rd annual Grammy Awards. Dr. Dre and Destiny's Child member Beyonce Knowles each grabbed five nominations for the 43rd annual Grammy Awards. Dre netted nods for producer of the year, best rap…