1. Gwen Stefani Closes Out Fashion Week with L.A.M.B. Runway Show

    February 18, 2011 2:13 PM EST G wen Stefani was one of the last designers to present at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City last night (Feb. 17), and the "Hollaback Girl" made sure to close things out with a bang. Stefani's L.A.M.B. show, for the No Doubt frontwoman's Fall 2011 collection, was…

  2. Win A 'Respect The Jux' Prize Pack

    December 20, 2010 1:32 PM EST A couple of weeks back I posted an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip of Harlem rappers Vado and Jae Millz shooting the official video for "Respect The Jux," a song titled after the Frank C. Matthews-penned book by the same name. Exclusive: Vado And Jae Millz 'Respect The Jux&…

  3. Beanie Sigel Says Dame Dash Owes Him 'About $11 Million' Dollars

    December 14, 2010 11:49 AM EST Beanie Sigel sat with Star and Buckwild from the "Star & Buckwild Morning Show" on Power 100.3 in his hometown and dished out about how former labelhead Dame Dash owing him "roughly about... $11 million" dollars. Video: Beanie Sigel on the Star & Buckwild show …

  4. Beanie Sigel Charged with Tax Fraud in Pennsylvania

    October 06, 2010 11:31 AM EDT Rapper Beanie Sigel is facing criminal charges for alleged tax fraud. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say the entertainer born Dwight Grant made $1.5 million from 2002 to 2004, but filed no tax returns. Sigel has served time on drug and weapons charges, and for prescription drug use while…

  5. Zac Brown Band: The Billboard Cover Story

    September 10, 2010 5:24 PM EDT The massively condensed career bio for the Zac Brown Band goes something like this: Talented Georgia musician with instinctive head for business and mad kitchen skills ditches college, makes music, opens a restaurant, works with a wide range of musicians before settling on an alchemic lineup,…

  6. Lauryn Hill Is 'So Special' At Rock The Bells

    August 24, 2010 5:24 PM EDT Lauryn Hill made her official stateside comeback on Saturday (Aug. 21) on day-one of this year's Rock the Bells festival in San Bernardino, Calif. Video: Lauryn Hill performs at Rock The Bells Decked out in a dress, a wool jacket and a red beanie in the warm California sun, the former…

  7. Roc Nation's J. Cole Performs Sold-Out NYC Show, Brings Out Roc-A-Fella Artist

    March 31, 2010 5:28 PM EDT It was a cold, wet night in New York City yesterday (Mar. 30), but the weather didn't stop fans from coming out in support of J. Cole, Jay-Z's Roc Nation protege, for his first sold-out show in the Big Apple. Held at S.O.B.s, the 400-person venue was over capacity as the North…

  8. Billboard Bits: Kings of Convenience, Travis Barker, Courtney Love and More

    February 12, 2010 6:17 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Film director Jim Jarmusch has signed on as curator for a day of the New York edition of All Tomorrow's Parties festival in upstate New York this coming Labor Day weekend. Sonic Youth, the…

  9. Game Works With Pharrell, Feuds with 50 Cent

    January 05, 2010 5:59 PM EST Once upon a time, gangster rapper Game had preconceived notions about eccentric rapper/producer Pharrell Williams -and vice versa. But the two have since put aside their differences; Williams is the executive producer of Game's fourth studio album, "R.E.D.," due Feb. 16 on…

  10. Lil Wayne Plays Farewell Show in New Orleans

    December 29, 2009 9:46 AM EST Lil Wayne emerged as a top-selling musician known for his clever wordplay and risque lyrics, but like rappers before him, he's staring down a year behind bars at the peak of his career. The artist returned to his hometown of New Orleans for a performance Monday on what he's calling…

  11. The Decade in Music: Top 50 Moments page 2

    December 23, 2009 10:46 AM EST Chart Article list divider « Previous 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 40 Phil Spector Guilty of Crazy Hair, Murder (May 29, 2009) Phil Spector's "wall of sound" was responsible for many '60s pop staples, but the legendary producer will be remembered by this generation…

  12. Listen: 50 Cent and Beanie Siegel "I Go Off" Exclusive Preview

    November 11, 2009 6:09 PM EST A few weeks ago, former Roc-A-Fella member Beanie Sigel released a diss song titled "What You Talkin Bout (I'm Not Your Average Cat)," aimed at then labelhead and friend Jay-Z . Now, the Philadelphia-raised rapper gives Billboard.com readers an exclusive snippet of his upcoming…

  13. Metallica / Dec. 17, 2008 / Los Angeles (The Forum)

    December 18, 2008 2:17 PM EST There are a few things you can expect from any Metallica concert. You'll hear "Enter Sandman." Lars Ulrich will take every opportunity he can to get up from his drum kit and goad the audience. Whoever's running the pyrotechnics will get plenty of chances to set the stage…

  14. Ghostface Raids The Vault For 'GhostDeini'

    November 13, 2008 2:37 PM EST Ghostface Killah blends classic tracks with remixes and new verses on the upcoming collection "GhostDeini the Great," due Dec. 16 via Def Jam. The set will be available as a single CD or bundled with a DVD chronicling the artist's Hip-Hop Live tour. "GhostDeini"…

  15. Ghostface Raids The Vault For 'GhostDeini'

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ghostface Killah blends classic tracks with remixes and new verses on the upcoming collection "GhostDeini the Great," due Dec. 16 via Def Jam. Ghostface Killah blends classic tracks with remixes and new verses on the upcoming collection "GhostDeini the Great," due Dec. 16…

  16. Beanie Sigel Sent Back To Jail

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rap star Beanie Sigel has returned to prison. Rap star Beanie Sigel has returned to prison. A federal judge in Philadelphia sentenced Sigel to three months in prison Friday after authorities say he gave a false urine sample to probation officials. Officials also say the rapper tested positive…

  17. Roc-A-Fella Remaining At Def Jam ... For Now

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Contrary to online rumors, Def Jam has not dropped the entire Roc-A-Fella Records roster, Billboard.com has learned. Roc-A-Fella artists include Kanye West, Freeway, Beanie Sigel, Tru Life, DJ Clue, M Contrary to online rumors, Def Jam has not dropped the entire Roc-A-Fella Records roster,…

  18. Sigel Gets Day In Jail On Probation Violation

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beanie Sigel was found guilty Wednesday of a second probation violation for taking a trip to Atlantic City, N.J., and for being in contact with a convicted felon. Beanie Sigel was found guilty Wednesday of a second probation violation for taking a trip to Atlantic City, N.J., and for being in…

  19. Groban Remains No. 1, Becomes '07's Best-Seller

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban sets a new record on The Billboard 200 with "Noel," becoming the first Christmas album to top the chart for four straight weeks. The 143/Reprise set moved 669,000 copies in the U.S., accor Josh Groban sets a new record on The Billboard 200 with "Noel," becoming…

  20. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    December 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Wu-Tang Clan try to transcend in-fighting and tragedy on their first album in six years, Mario is ready to "Go" with his new J album and Pink Floyd and Radiohead boxed sets emerge just in time for A collaborative album between R&B star Omarion and rapper Bow Wow, "Face…

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