1. Blaque's Natina Reed Dead at 32

    October 28, 2012 8:00 PM EDT ATLANTA - (AP) -- Authorities say R&B singer Natina Reed, known as a member of the female group Blaque , was killed after being stuck by a car in metro Atlanta. The Gwinnett County Police Department said in a news release Sunday (Oct. 28) that the 32-year-old Reed was hit late Friday (Oct…

  2. Ask Billboard: Neil Diamond, Taylor Swift, Queen

    September 25, 2009 6:16 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com. Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. DIAMOND (AND STREISAND) RECORDS Dear Gary, Per last week's Ask Billboard…

  3. Chart Beat Chat

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Pink, "Delilah," No. 2 spot on the Hot Country chart and more! DELILAH DELILAH DELILAH! Fred Fred Fred! You overlooked the biggest "Delilah" of them all previous to the Plain White T's No. 1 single. Even though it wasn't listed in the…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses No. 1s, Clay Aiken and numerical chart coincidences with readers. TAKING A COUNT OF GEORGE Hello again, Fred, Thought I'd throw my two cents in regarding the question one of your readers asked about the title to George Strait's "50 Number Ones"…

  5. Jerkins Tries His Hand At Film Scoring

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com Rodney Jerkins is among the growing number of music producers and hit songwriters venturing into the world of film scoring with his work on Universal Pictures' "Honey," which opened Dec. 5 in U.S. theaters. The Grammy Award winner…

  6. Hot Product

    November 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Due to pre-release piracy, two albums were bumped from Nov. 25 releases to Nov. 21: Korn's "Take a Look in the Mirror" (Epic) and the Dixie Chicks' "Top of the World Live" (Monument/Sony). The…

  7. Billboard Bits: Suge Knight, Jerkins, Grant Lee Phillips

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Suge Knight, Jerkins, Grant Lee Phillips Riverhead Books has pushed the release of hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight's autobiography to next year. Completion of the volume has been complicated by Knight's July imprisonment for assaulting a nightclub valet, but…

  8. Missy, Tweet, Sean Paul Sweeten 'Honey'

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Selections from Missy Elliott, Tweet, Fabolous, Sean Paul and Erick Sermon will be featured on Elektra's soundtrack to "Honey," due Nov. 25. Selections from Missy Elliott, Tweet, Fabolous, Sean Paul and Erick Sermon will be featured on Elektra's soundtrack to "Honey,…

  9. TLC's Lopes Killed In Car Crash

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the effervescent, sometimes volatile rapping member of the Grammy-winning R&B trio TLC, was killed last night (April 25) in a car crash in Honduras, her record company said. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the effervescent, sometimes volatile rapping…

  10. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, 'N Sync, Blue Man Group

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bob Dylan, 'N Sync, Blue Man Group Bob Dylan is writing a multi-volume autobiography, titled "Chronicles," the first installment of which is due out next year. A Simon & Schuster spokesperson declined to give details of the deal, or say how many volumes Dylan will…

  11. Stars 'Line' Up For 'N Sync Soundtrack

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When it was time to assemble the soundtrack to his first feature film, "On the Line" (opening nationwide Oct. 26), all 'N Sync member Lance Bass had to do was leaf through his personal phone book to e When it was time to assemble the soundtrack to his first feature film, "…

  12. Destiny's Child Tops BET Award Nominations

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for best female group, video of the year, and viewers' choice award. Artists with double nominations are Janet Jackson, Jill Sco Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for…