1. Angie Stone Duets With the Late Soul Great Teddy Pendergrass on Classic 'Love TKO': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 24, 2015 12:41 PM EDT The velvet tones of Teddy Pendergrass, R&B’s original Teddy Bear, will be heard once more when Cleopatra Records releases Duets - - Love & Soul . The Aug. 21 duets album is comprised of 12 new studio tracks featuring the late Pendergrass teaming with such guests as  The Stylistics ,…

  2. Angie Stone Reportedly Arrested for Domestic Aggravated Assault

    March 10, 2015 4:34 PM EDT Angie Stone was reportedly arrested in Dekalb County, Ga., on Tuesday (March 10) for a domestic aggravated assault charge, according to Atlanta Journal Constitution . TMZ reports that the 53-year old singer "punched" her 30-year old daughter Diamond in self-defense: "Angie then…

  3. Tamar Braxton Sets New Record On R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart With 'Love and War'

    September 12, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Tamar Braxton sets the female record for longest time between an initial chart listing and a first No. 1 in this chart's SoundScan era (December 1992 to present). Four R&B sets debut in the top 10 of Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums lead by Tamar Braxton's "Love and War"…

  4. Brandy & Reps Talk 'Two Eleven' Album & Four-Year Hiatus

    October 12, 2012 2:15 PM EDT After spending the four years since 2008's "Human" (Epic Records) largely away from the recording booth -- save for a brief foray into rap, under the name Bran'Nu -- Brandy Norwood is making a return to her R&B roots on the melodic, vocal-driven "Two Eleven,"…

  5. Chart Juice: Lupe Fiasco's 'Food' Album Debuts at No. 1, Weeknd Does Double Duty

    October 04, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Lupe Fiasco scores his second straight No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as his "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1" bows atop the list with 89,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's his fourth consecutive top 10 album, and follows last year's …

  6. 20 Top K-Pop Moments of the Year

    August 21, 2012 7:15 PM EDT K-Pop, the unique blend of pop and electronica that hails from South Korea, has been around for decades. But over the past 12 months, some of K-pop's biggest names - 2NE1, Psy, Wonder Girls, Girls' Generation and IU -- have set their sights on the U.S. and helped the genre amass…

  7. O'Jays Celebrate 40th Anniversary of First Hit 'Back Stabbers'

    August 17, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 'I just want people to say we are one of the best that ever did it,' says co-founder Eddie Levert. "How can people say no one likes old school?" That was one of the audience comments overheard at the Los Angeles stop on the recent Summer Music Festival tour. Holding court…

  8. Faith Evans, Tweet, Syleena Johnson and More to Tape Reality Show

    October 03, 2011 1:30 PM EDT R&B veterans Syleena Johnson , Faith Evans , Tweet , Angie Stone and others will star in an upcoming reality show, "Diary of a Diva." Johnson, who recently released her fifth album, "Chapter V: Underrated" (Sept. 27), confirmed to both Soultrain.com and Billboard.com&…

  9. Angie Stone Arrested in Georgia For Suspended License

    March 28, 2011 5:03 PM EDT R&B singer Angie Stone was arrested in Georgia yesterday (March 27) after allegedly speeding on a suspended license in Georgia. The Year in Arrests: 2010 According to TMZ, Stone was booked on both a speeding chart and suspended license last night and was released an hour later. The Juice…

  10. Anthony Hamilton Promises Fast Follow-up To 'Point'

    June 02, 2009 1:09 PM EDT Anthony Hamilton made fans wait three years for his latest album, 2008's "The Point of it All." But he promises that won't be the case for his next effort. "I may put out another one before the end of this year, or the top of (2010)," the North Carolina-born R…

  11. April 14, 2009

    April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Hawaiian musician Don Ho dies of heart failure in Honolulu at the age of 76. 2005 – Singer John Fred Gourrier of John Fred and the Playboys dies of complications following a kidney transplant in New Orleans at the age of 63. 2003 – R&B singer Angie Stone makes her Broadway debut…

  12. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the…

  13. Laura Izibor

    November 25, 2008 10:38 PM EST Irish singer/songwriter Laura Izibor didn't know she could sing until she was 13, but once she did, she knew she was on to something. "I was in drama class at school and the teacher asked everyone to get up to sing. I was pleading, 'Please don't ask me,'" Izibor…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Brazilian recording artist Gilberto Gil is honored as the 2003 Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Person of the Year. 2003 - Brazilian recording artist Gilberto Gil is honored as the 2003 Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Person of the Year. 2001 - E Street Band…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - R&B singer Angie Stone makes her Broadway debut when she joins the cast of "Chicago," starting with an April 14 performance. Stone is replacing B.J. Crosby in the role of Jail warden Matron 2003 - R&B singer Angie Stone makes her Broadway debut when she joins the cast…

  16. Ask Billboard

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Keith answers readers' questions on Ringo Starr, Chaka Khan, Lenny Kravitz and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . SHINING STARR Hi Keith, Last year, Ringo Starr and Mick Jagger released greatest…

  17. Mariah, Paula, 'Idols' Join Jackson's 'Club'

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ahead of him. Not only will the musician/producer be returning to the stage this week as a judge on "American Idol," but come March 11, the musician/producer wil Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ahead of him. Not only will the musician…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the…

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z fires back with his second album in a year, Chris Brown tries to defy the sophomore slump with "Exclusive," Little Big Town build on a breakthrough album and Wisin & Yandel fly the reggaeton Ex-Blink 182 member Tom DeLonge's band Angels & Airwaves' sophomore…

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss father and daughter/son groups, R&B pairings, the Hot 100 and more! ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, In last week's column, you responded to John Maverick's letter regarding Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus' chart accomplishment as a father/daughter act. I…

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