1. Ask Billboard: Chart Beat Readers' 2010 Favorites

    December 31, 2010 4:35 PM EST This week, it's all about the best of 2010 - my picks and yours. Here are my favorite concerts, albums (and more) of the past 12 months. Please feel free to share your rankings in the comments section below or at askbb@billboard.com (please include your first and last name, as well as…

  2. Aventura Adds Third Madison Square Garden Show

    October 22, 2009 2:25 PM EDT In response to audience demand, Aventura has added a third Madison Square Garden show to its upcoming U.S. tour . The urban bachata group, whose trek kicks off Nov. 20 in Chicago, sold out its first MSG show in just three hours and almost immediately added a second night. A third date has now…

  3. RZA Returns To The 'Chamber'

    June 25, 2009 9:06 AM EDT RZA says "Chamber Music" is NOT a new Wu-Tang Clan album -- but it's pretty close. "This is not a Wu-Tang Clan album, but this definitely feels Wu-Tang Clan inspired," explains the hip-hop impresario, who executive produced the June 30 set that features Clan members…

  4. Jordin Sparks Is Ready For 'Battle'

    June 24, 2009 2:16 PM EDT Even Jordin Sparks knows how giddy she sounds. As the 19-year-old singer rattles off a list of favorite tracks from her new album "Battlefield"—out July 21 on 19 Recordings/Jive Records—her excitement is contagious. "I can't wait for you to hear them," she says. "…