1. Rapper Beanie Sigel Back In Court

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was questioned in federal court about a positive drug test and association with convicted felons. A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was questioned in federal court about a positive…

  2. Timberlake Scores Third Hot 100 No. 1 From 'FutureSex'

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake scores his third No. 1 hit from the Jive album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" this week as "What Goes Around, Comes Around" zooms 8-1 in its 11th week on the Hot 100. The cut also enjoyed a Justin Timberlake scores his third No. 1 hit from the Jive album "…

  3. Saadiq Moves New Album To Front Burner

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST After spending most of his time behind the mixing board recently producing Lionel Richie, Angie Stone, Kelis and Joss Stone, Raphael Saadiq is set to start work on his next solo album. After spending most of his time behind the mixing board recently producing Lionel Richie, Angie Stone, Kelis…

  4. Sky's The Limit

    February 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The music of Explosions in the Sky is all about the tension of the slow build. The instrumental band's sweeping arrangements unfold like deconstructed rock anthems, where a flash of a melancholic guit The music of Explosions in the Sky is all about the tension of the slow build. The…

  5. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The instrumental rock of Explosions In The Sky leads the way in a slow week for new releases in this week's Hot Product. Canadian rapper K-OS' "Atlantis -- Hymns for Disco" (Virgin). A live CD/DVD from synth-pop veterans Erasure, "The Road to Nashville" (Mute).…

  6. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 3)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 2 ... Why the name Atlantic? We tried 15 other names first.…

  7. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 2)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 1 ... What did it take to sign artists in the early '50s?…

  8. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 4)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 3 ... You hired Phil Spector as your assistant around this…

  9. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 5)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 4 ... You once tried to buy Island Records, years before…

  10. Chart Beat

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Nelly Furtado, George Strait, John Mayer and more! REPLACING THE 'IRREPLACEABLE': After a 10-week reign, Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" (Columbia) has been replaced at the top of The Billboard Hot 100 Chart by Nelly Furtado's "Say It Right" …

  11. Furtado's 'Say It Right' Bests Beyonce On Hot 100

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nelly Furtado's "Say It Right" ends the 10-week reign of Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" at No. 1 on the Hot 100 with a 2-1 climb. It's Furtado's second No. 1 from her album "Loose," following "Promiscuous, Nelly Furtado's "Say It…

  12. Remy Ma Gets Real, Preps Two New Albums

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bronx singer Remy Ma is putting the finishing touches on a reality show about her life and is in talks with a major cable network to premiere it before the end of the year. Bronx singer Remy Ma is putting the finishing touches on a reality show about her life and is in talks with a major…

  13. Down The Freeway Of Fame

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Naomi Striemer was never supposed to become a singer. Reared in the tiny Canadian community of Malagash, Nova Scotia, population 774, by a former band manager (dad) and booking agent (mom) who later s Naomi Striemer was never supposed to become a singer. Reared in the tiny Canadian community…

  14. Juanes Set For Q&A At Billboard Latin Conference

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Colombian superstar Juanes will sit for an exclusive Q&A at Billboard's Latin Music Conference, to be held April 23-26 in Miami. This will be the artist's first public interview since the end of h Colombian superstar Juanes will sit for an exclusive Q&A at Billboard's…

  15. How The 'West' Was Won

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. The disc finds the critically acclaimed…

  16. Sources: EMI May Announce Support For MP3

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Is EMI about to announce support for the MP3 format or some other DRM-free solution? Multiple sources interviewed by Billboard suggest that the British recorded music giant is mulling offering paid do Is EMI about to announce support for the MP3 format or some other DRM-free solution?…

  17. Rock Star Supernova, the Panic Channel / Jan. 24, 2007 / Toronto (Massey Hall)

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST After some initial hiccups with its name and then an injury to bassist Jason Newsted, Rock Star Supernova began its current North American tour with a New Year's Eve gig in Las Vegas. Some critics wer After some initial hiccups with its name and then an injury to bassist Jason Newsted,…

  18. Chart Beat

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses song titles with celebrity names, Pat Boone, Norah Jones and more! CULT OF PERSONALITY: What do Johnny Cash, Jane Fonda, Grace Kelly and Tim McGraw have in common? They're all on the Billboard charts this week -- not as artists, but as song titles. "Tim McGraw" …

  19. Ex-Manson Bassist Goes Over The Goon Moon

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jeordie White (better known to Marilyn Manson fans as Twiggy Ramirez) has united once more with Masters Of Reality singer/guitarist Chris Goss and Hella drummer Zach Hill for the second release by Goo Jeordie White (better known to Marilyn Manson fans as Twiggy Ramirez) has united once more…

  20. Money Mark Looks Toward 'Tomorrow'

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's been six years since Money Mark's last album, but that doesn't mean the man hasn't been busy. It's been six years since Money Mark's last album, but that doesn't mean the man hasn't been busy. "I have my whole studio set up right next to my…

Pages