1. Billboard Bits: Gaga to Release New Version of 'Born This Way,' Radiohead to Distribute 'Universal Sigh' Newspaper

    March 24, 2011 6:49 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga to Release 'Country Road Version' of 'Born This Way' Friday The Mother Monster took to her Twitter account Thursday morning (Mar. 24) to announce that she will be making another early…

  2. Sade's 'Soldier' Sizzles At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    February 17, 2010 11:02 AM EST Nearly 10 years after the group's last studio effort, Sade is back with "Soldier of Love," blasting in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 502,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "Solder of Love" gives Sade its first No. 1 debut and its best…

  3. Sade To Take No. 1 On Billboard 200 Next Week

    February 10, 2010 3:47 PM EST Expect the smooth sounds of Sade to overtake the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 album chart next week, as industry sources project the group's new effort "Soldier of Love" could sell between 375,000 to 400,000 by week's end on Feb. 14. Billboard Reviews Sade's New…

  4. Sade Smolders In 'Soldier Of Love' Music Video

    January 12, 2010 1:19 PM EST "Soldier of Love" is Sade's first album in ten years (and only the sixth of its 25 year career), and appropriately, Sade Adu and her bandmates have returned with a bang. The music video for "Solider of Love," which just premiered over at Amazon , is replete with…

  5. Sade Returning In 2010 With 'Soldier Of Love'

    November 24, 2009 2:26 PM EST Sade, the "quiet storm" R&B group featuring vocalist Sade Adu, has completed its long-awaited sixth studio album. "Soldier of Love," the band's first collection of new material since 2000's "Lover's Rock" will be released Feb. 8, 2010 worldwide…

  6. Chart Beat Thursday: Michael Buble, Michael Jackson, Kiss

    October 15, 2009 11:31 AM EDT '3,' OH '3': Check out yesterday's Chart Beat for the many highlights of Britney Spears ' Billboard Hot 100 coronation with "3." Perhaps no one is more excited about the achievement than Spears herself. In the wake of her ascension to No. 1, Spears…

  7. Exclusive: New Sade On The Way, 2009 Release Possible

    June 01, 2009 2:41 PM EDT Sade Adu, the reclusive "quiet storm" soul signer who takes notoriously long breaks between releases, has regrouped with the band that bears her name and is recording her first album of new material since 2000's "Lovers Rock," Billboard.com sources confirm. The group…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  9. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  10. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trisha Yearwood gets a special proposal on the same stage where she was married in 1994. After Yearwood, making a guest appearance on the historic Ryman Auditorium stage, finishes her fi 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked after officials realize she isn't that new after all. The singer's song "Thank You" was made famous as the backin 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer…

  12. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked after officials realize she isn't that new after all. The singer's song "Thank You" was made famous as the backin 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer…