1. Guests Give Santana Their 'All'

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. As previously reported , the 13-track…

  2. 'Hip-Hop Violinist' Preps Solo Debut

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West, John Legend, Fabolous, Lil' Wayne, Twista and Anthony Hamilton are among the guest artists featured on Miri Ben-Ari's upcoming debut album. Kanye West, John Legend, Fabolous, Lil' Wayne, Twista and Anthony Hamilton are among the guest artists featured on Miri Ben…

  3. Kanye, R. Kelly Bolster Johnson's Next 'Chapter'

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West, R. Kelly, Common, Twista and Jermaine Dupri have lent their talents to "Chapter Three: The Flesh," the third album from vocalist Syleena Johnson. Kanye West, R. Kelly, Common, Twista and Jermaine Dupri have lent their talents to "Chapter Three: The Flesh," the…

  4. Strait's 'Somewhere' Heads Right To No. 1

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT George Strait's "Somewhere Down in Texas" (MCA Nashville) earns the country veteran his third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week and becomes his 20th to lead the Billboard Hot Country Albums roundup George Strait's "Somewhere Down in Texas" (MCA Nashville)…

  5. Hot Product

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ying Yang Twins 'Whisper' Not Not many rappers can boast of whispering their way up the charts, yet that is exactly what Ying Yang Twins are doing. Their latest single, "Wait (The Whisper Song)," peaked at No. 2 on billboard.com's Hot Rap Tracks chart. Members D-Roc…

  6. Guests Populate Ying-Yang Twins' 'U.S.A.'

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT From Missy Elliott to Maroon5's Adam Levine, the forthcoming Ying-Yang Twins album is packed with guest appearances. From Missy Elliott to Maroon5's Adam Levine, the forthcoming Ying-Yang Twins album is packed with guest appearances. Due June 28 from Collipark/TVT, "U.S.A …

  7. Rhino Revives Hamilton's 'Soulife'

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An album soul vocalist Anthony Hamilton recorded prior to his 2003 Arista breakthrough "Comin' From Where I'm From" will see release for the first time next month. An album soul vocalist Anthony Hamilton recorded prior to his 2003 Arista breakthrough "Comin' From…

  8. 2005 BET Awards Nominees

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 BET Awards, to be handed out June 28 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre: Best female, hip-hop: Miri Ben-Ari Jackie-O Remy Martin Shawnna Best male, hip-hop 50 Cent Jay-Z Ludacris Snoop Dogg T.I. Kanye West Best collaboration: Ciara f…

  9. BMG, Warner Ready Next 'Totally Hits' Disc

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Totally Hits 2005," the ninth volume in a series of Warner Strategic Marketing/BMG Strategic Marketing compilations, pulls together 20 tracks by Alicia Keys, Fat Joe, Simple Plan and Mario, among oth "Totally Hits 2005," the ninth volume in a series of Warner Strategic…

  10. Grammys Add Yet More Performers

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Melissa Etheridge, James Brown and Jamie Foxx have been added to an already crowded performance slate for Sunday's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards. Melissa Etheridge, James Brown and Jamie Foxx have been added to an already crowded performance slate for Sunday's (Feb. 13) 47th…

  11. 19th Annual Soul Train Awards Nominations

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 19th annual Soul Train Awards, which will be handed out Feb. 28, 2005, at a ceremony in Los Angeles to be broadcast in syndication at a later date. Below are the nominees for the 19th annual Soul Train Awards, which will be handed out Feb. 28, 2005, at a ceremony in Los…

  12. Nelly, DMB, Juanes Among N.O. Jazz Fest Acts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history. For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history.…

  13. Usher Nabs 11 Billboard Music Awards

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards, where Usher walked away the big winner with 11 trophies. Alicia Keys netted seven awards during the ceremony R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards,…

  14. 2004 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Finalists for the 2004 Billboard Music Awards, to be handed out Dec. 8 at a ceremony at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcast live on Fox. Below are the finalists for the 2004 Billboard Music Awards, to be handed out Dec. 8 at a ceremony at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden…

  15. Keys Calls For African AIDS Action

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST With World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) approaching, singer/songwriter Alicia Keys is calling upon her peers in the music industry to raise their voices to help millions suffering from AIDS in Africa. "The disea With World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) approaching, singer/songwriter Alicia Keys is calling upon…

  16. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST An edited version of this interview appears in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. The full text is presented exclusively on Billboard.com. As a major artist on major labels for nearly 35 years, Elton John long ago proved himself one of the most durable artists of the rock era. At 57, the many…

  17. 'NOW' Series Spawns 17th CD, 2nd DVD

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 17th edition of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series will emerge Nov. 2 via Capitol, in plenty of time for the holiday shopping season. The set collects 20 hit singles from the likes of Nell The 17th edition of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series…

  18. Ciara Still No. 1, Eminem Moves Top 10

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ciara continues her reign on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, with "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo on top for a sixth consecutive week. As reported yesterday, Ciara's similarly titled debut bowed at No. 3 o Ciara continues her reign on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, with "…

  19. HOT RAP TRACKS

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. "Lean Back," Terror Squad 2. "My Place," Nelly Featuring Jaheim 3. " Why?," Jadakiss Featuring Anthony Hamilton 4. "HEADSPRUNG," LL COOL J 5. "Sunshine," Lil' Flip Featuring Lea 4. "Why?," Jadakiss…

  20. HOT RAP TRACKS

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. "Lean Back," Terror Squad 2. "My Place," Nelly featuring Jaheim 3. "WHY?" JADAKISS FEATURING ANTHONY HAMILTON 4. "Sunshine," Lil' Flip featuring Lea 5. "Headsprung," LL Cool J Issue date: Oct. 2, 2004 News…

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