1. Zendaya & Chris Brown Try 'Something New' With Something Old From TLC: Listen

    February 03, 2016 7:49 PM EST Zendaya has released a new song called "Something New," leaning on something old.  Zendaya on Being a Role Model: 'Like Tupac Shakur, I'm a Real Model' The track samples the horn hook from TLC 's classic "Creep" and includes a guest appearance from…

  2. Babyface Remembers 'Waiting to Exhale' Soundtrack 20 Years Later: Exclusive Q&A

    November 14, 2015 3:33 PM EST The songwriter and producer chronicles his hit soundtrack, 20 years after its Nov. 14, 1995 debut. In 1995, Whitney Houston , tackling her first project since The Bodyguard elevated her to global superstardom, deviated from the planned script. Instead of releasing another likely mega-platinum…

  3. Soul Train Awards 2015: Fantasia, Jazmine Sullivan, & More Set to Perform (Exclusive)

    November 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST R&B hitmakers Tevin Campbell and After 7 will also perform Fantasia , Jazmine Sullivan , Empire ’s V. Bozeman , Tevin Campbell and After 7 are the latest additions to the performance lineup for Soul Train Awards 2015. Hosted by Erykah Badu , the awards show returns to the Orleans Arena in…

  4. R. Kelly, Babyface & Common Set for Soul Train Awards Weekend Concert

    October 13, 2015 5:00 PM EDT BET/Centric annual awards ceremony tapes Nov. 6 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. BET’s Soul Train Weekend 2015 will take place in Las Vegas on Nov. 5-7. In addition to the annual Soul Train Awards returning to the Orleans Arena on Nov. 6, the three-day R&B/soul fest will conclude with a…

  5. Watch 'Vampire Diaries' Star Kat Graham Talk New Album, Babyface Worship & Prince

    October 02, 2015 4:28 PM EDT The actress-turned-singer released "Roxbury Drive" on Sept. 25. Kat Graham , who plays Bonnie Bennett on the CW's  Vampire Diaries , isn't just resting on her acting laurels. She's working on the "singer" portion of her resume, which began with the 2012 EP…

  6. Madonna's 40 Biggest Billboard Hits

    August 16, 2015 11:10 AM EDT She's the Queen of Pop and royalty on the Billboard charts. To celebrate Madonna 's career, we've compiled an exclusive ranking of the diva's 40 biggest Billboard Hot 100 hit singles. Madonna's Fashion Evolution: 55 Iconic Looks 'Madonna': A Look…

  7. Aretha Franklin Recruits Andre 3000, Babyface For New Music

    March 23, 2014 1:22 PM EDT The fellas love Aretha Franklin: Denzel Washington helped the Queen of Soul celebrate her 72nd birthday in style, and Andre 3000 and Babyface are working on new music for the icon. Franklin held an exclusive and small party Saturday in New York City for her birthday, which is on Tuesday.…

  8. Ty Dolla $ign & DJ Mustard Hit Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    February 20, 2014 4:44 PM EST In its 13th week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Ty Dolla $ign's "Paranoid," featuring B.o.B, steps 11-10 to mark the former's first top 10 on the list. The track gains in all three of the chart's metrics with a 13% lift to 33,000 downloads, its best sales week yet …

  9. Toni Braxton & Babyface’s Triumphant No. 1 Return to Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    February 13, 2014 8:00 PM EST The duo's album unseats Beyonce for the first time since its December debut Toni Braxton and Babyface return to the summit of Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as their duet set “Love, Marriage & Divorce” moves 67,000 in its debut week for a debut at No. 1, according to Nielsen SoundScan.…

  10. Toni Braxton, Babyface Heading for Their Highest Charting Album in Years

    February 07, 2014 7:48 PM EST The musical reunion of Toni Braxton and Babyface on their new album "Love, Marriage & Divorce" has proved profitable. The duo are aiming for the top five on next week's Billboard 200 chart -- the highest charting album since 2005 for Braxton, and the highest charting ever…

  11. New Barbra Streisand Duets Album Coming Soon, With Beyonce & Lady Gaga?

    January 25, 2014 2:09 PM EST Album could also include Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder and more Superstar diva Barbra Streisand is preparing a new duets album, and it may feature the likes of Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Blake Shelton. Her publicist confirmed the forthcoming duets set today (Jan. 25) to Billboard, but had no…

  12. Toni Braxton, Babyface Top Adult R&B Chart

    December 03, 2013 1:05 PM EST The pair's duet 'Hurt You' marks the stars' first No. 1 on the tally since 2000 and 1997, respectively Format stars Toni Braxton and Babyface each end lengthy absences from the top of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult R&B radio airplay chart, as their duet "…

  13. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenoms James Blunt and KT Tunstall return with their sophomore albums, Reba McEntire teams up with some of the biggest names in the game for a duets collection, Barry Manilow revisits the hits o Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's soundtrack to the Sean Penn-directed film "Into…

  14. 'Idol' Threats

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST R&B vocalist Fantasia will return this week with her self-titled sophomore album, due via J/19. The disc boasts collaborations with producers Missy Elliott, Swizz Beatz and Babyface, as well as so R&B vocalist Fantasia will return this week with her self-titled sophomore album, due…

  15. 'Idol' Runner-Up McPhee Eyes January For Debut Album

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee is eyeing a Jan. 30 release for her RCA debut, tentatively titled "Never Saw It Comin'." The set primarily features production from Timbaland associate Nate "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee is eyeing a Jan…

  16. Fantasia Ropes In Big Boi, Missy For Second Disc

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" champion Fantasia will return Dec. 12 with her self-titled sophomore album, due via J/19. The disc boasts collaborations with producers Missy Elliott, Swizz Beatz and Babyface, as R&B vocalist Fantasia will return Dec. 12 with her self-titled sophomore album…

  17. Essence Fest Plans Vandross Tribute

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In place of his planned appearance at the 2003 Essence Music Festival, soul balladeer Luther Vandross will be celebrated during the three-day event. Patti LaBelle, Gerald Levert, Faith Evans, Ashanti, In place of his planned appearance at the 2003 Essence Music Festival, soul balladeer Luther…