1. Whats In A Name?

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a world where name recognition is everything, A.B. Quintanilla has flipped conventional wisdom by tinkering with his group's moniker with certain regularity. In a world where name recognition is everything, A.B. Quintanilla has flipped conventional wisdom by tinkering with his group&…

  2. Cheri Dennis Falls In 'Love' Again

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following its online release via iTunes late last year, Bad Boy singer Cheri Dennis' oft-delayed debut album, "In and Out of Love," will finally hit stores on Feb. 26. Following its online release via iTunes late last year, Bad Boy singer Cheri Dennis' oft-delayed debut…

  3. Finalists Unveiled For 2007 Billboard Touring Awards

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Kenny Chesney, and Genesis are among the finalists for the 2007 Billboard Touring Awards. The Police, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Kenny Chesney, and Genesis are among the finalists for the 2007 Billboard Touring Awards. The awards,…

  4. Cash Money CEO Williams Back On The Mic

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cash Money CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams will release a new album, "5*Stunna," Dec. 4 via the label. The follow-up to 2005's "Fast Money" is led by the single "Pop Bottles" featuring Lil Wayne. Cash Money CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams will…

  5. Artists Band Together For 'Jena 6' Benefit

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nick Cannon, Lloyd, Baby Boy, Sean P, Twista, Tank, Jagged Edge, Killer Mike, Bobby Brown, DTP's Small World and Hurricane Chris will perform at the "Jena 6 Empowerment Concert," to be held Sept. 29 i Nick Cannon, Lloyd, Baby Boy, Sean P, Twista, Tank, Jagged Edge, Killer Mike,…

  6. Roots Ready To Rock The Classics On VH1 Tour

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Being up for a new challenge is how Roots drummer ?uestlove explains the act's involvement with the first VH1 Hip-Hop Honors tour, which kicks off Sept. 13 in San Francisco. Being up for a new challenge is how Roots drummer ?uestlove explains the act's involvement with the first VH1…

  7. Billboard Bits: Baby Bash, Voxtrot/Arctic Monkeys, CMJ

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Latin rapper Baby Bash will release his Arista debut, "Cyclone," on Oct. 16. The set features guest spots from Paula DeAnda, T-Pain and Danity Kane's Andrea, while J.R. Rotem, Jim Jonsin, Felli Fell, Latin rapper Baby Bash will release his Arista debut, "Cyclone," on…

  8. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band members, keyboard player Dave Keyes and drummer Rod Gross. 2002 - A van driven by blues guitarist Popa Chubby (Ted Horowitz) overturns, injuring Horowitz and two band members, keyboard…

  9. This Day in Music

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane dies in Los Angeles due to complications from leukemia. He is 55. 2004 - New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane dies in Los Angeles due to complications from leukemia. He is 55. 1998 - It is announced that Marilyn Manson must cancel appearances at seven…

  10. Chamillionaire Sees Finish Line For 'Victory'

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chamillionaire wants to take his fans to the aural movies on his forthcoming sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory." Chamillionaire wants to take his fans to the aural movies on his forthcoming sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory." "I was trying to make the whole album be…

  11. Danzig Digs Into Archives For 'Lost Tracks'

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock pioneer Glenn Danzig has trolled through his archives for the 26-track collection "The Lost Tracks of Danzig." The double-disc set, which features all previously unreleased material, is due Hard rock pioneer Glenn Danzig has trolled through his archives for the 26-track…

  12. Danity Kane Keeping The 'Show' Going On New CD

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The show isn't stopping for Danity Kane. The "Making the Band 3" quintet, whose self-titled album debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 last August and launched the hits "Show Stopper" and "Ride for Y The show isn't stopping for Danity Kane. The "Making…

  13. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet," FOX Featured artist(s): Daughtry. "…

  14. Ask Billboard

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Chart Alert, Kimbereley Locke and girl groups. WHERE IN THE WORLD IS BILLBOARD'S CHART ALERT? Dear Mr. Caulfield, I always look forward to your weekly "Ask Billboard" column and I appreciate your work for the magazine. However, I was…

  15. Chart Beat

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Rodgers and Hammerstein, Gwen Stefani, Elisabeth Withers and more! THIS WILL BRING YOU BACK TO DO: Thanks to Gwen Stefani reaching once again into the well of Broadway songs, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II have their first top 10 hit on The Billboard Hot 100 as a…

  16. Mary J. Blige Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Earning a whopping nine awards, R&B veteran Mary J. Blige dominated the field at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, held last night (Dec. 4) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 35-year-o Earning a whopping nine awards, R&B veteran Mary J. Blige dominated the field at the…

  17. Billboard Bits: UGK, 'Arthur And The Invisibles' & More

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Originally due Dec. 19 via Jive, rap duo UGK's long-awaited new album, "U.G.K. Underground Kingz," has been pushed back to Feb. 27. Originally due Dec. 19 via Jive, rap duo UGK's long-awaited new album, "U.G.K. Underground Kingz," has been pushed back to Feb. 27.…

  18. Jazzy Jeff Nabs Meth, De La, Rhymefest For Solo Set

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST DJ Jazzy Jeff is putting the finishing touches on "The Return of the Magnificent," the follow-up to his 2002 solo debut "The Magnificent" (Rapster). Due early next year, the entirely self-produced dis DJ Jazzy Jeff is putting the finishing touches on "The Return of…

  19. UGK Dropping Double Album In December

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Southern rap titans UGK will release their first new album since 2001's "Dirty Money" before the end of the year. "U.G.K. Underground Kingz" is due Dec. 19 via Jive and will feature 20 songs spread ac Southern rap titans UGK will release their first new album since…

  20. Pre-Grunge Seattle Band Malfunkshun Reforms

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Although it never recorded a full-length album or toured outside Washington state, Seattle band Malfunkshun is often cited as an important band amid the grunge family tree. Although it never recorded a full-length album or toured outside Washington state, Seattle band Malfunkshun is often…

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