1. Star Rappers Help Bun B Reload For 'II Trill'

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST UGK rapper Bun B has set an April 29 release date for his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II Trill" is led by the single "That's Gangsta" feat UGK rapper Bun B has set an April 29 release date for his first…

  2. Billboard Bits: Three 6 Mafia, CMT Awards, Smirnoff

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST After numerous release date shifts, Three 6 Mafia's next album, "Last 2 Walk," is finally back on the Columbia release schedule for June 24. The latest track from the project to make the rounds is "I' After numerous release date shifts, Three 6 Mafia's next album…

  3. The Billboard Q&A: David Banner

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 26, David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss offensive language in hip-hop music before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. On Sept. 26, David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss…

  4. Reba Outmuscles Kanye, 50 To Score First No. 1

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a week where six of the top 10 slots on The Billboard 200 are occupied by new releases, Reba McEntire's "Reba Duets" reigns at No. 1. Moving 301,000 copies in the United States, the MCA Nashville a In a week where six of the top 10 slots on The Billboard 200 are occupied by…

  5. Wyclef Shares Spotlight With Superstars On New CD

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. A…

  6. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Britney Spears, Kevin Federline. "The…

  7. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenoms James Blunt and KT Tunstall return with their sophomore albums, Reba McEntire teams up with some of the biggest names in the game for a duets collection, Barry Manilow revisits the hits o Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's soundtrack to the Sean Penn-directed film "Into…

  8. 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…

  9. Oft-Delayed Chamillionaire CD Due In September

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Originally due in March and then pushed to June, Chamillionare's sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory," is now penciled in for a Sept. 18 release via Universal. In the meantime, the Houston rapper's "Mi Originally due in March and then pushed to June, Chamillionare'…

  10. Chart Beat

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Paris Bennett, Maroon 5, Barbra Streisand and more! WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE BENNETT: As the sixth season of "American Idol" is about to come to an end, another contestant from season five makes a debut on the Billboard charts. Fifth place finalist Paris Bennett shows…

  11. New Three 6 Mafia Album Bumped To July

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT ril release and then moving to late May, Three 6 Mafia's new album, "Last 2 Walk," is now on target to arrive July 3 via Hypnotize Minds/Columbia. After first being penciled in for an April release and then moving to late May, Three 6 Mafia's new album, "Last 2 Walk,…

  12. 14onTV

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 2 - April 8, 2007. MONDAY, April 2 Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé, Kevin Spacey. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blue Man Group, Joey Fatone. "B'Day - Upgrade," BET Featured Artist(s…

  13. Bone Thugs Rolling With Akon, Mariah On New Album

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran urban outfit Bone Thugs N Harmony has linked with Interscope for the April 17 release of a new album, "Strength & Loyalty." First single "I Tried" features chart mainstay Akon, while Maria Veteran urban outfit Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has linked with Interscope for…

  14. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST News and notes from the Dixie Chicks, Mary J. Blige, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more from backstage at last night's (Feb. 11) 49th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 11) 49th annual Grammy Awards ceremony…

  15. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the…

  16. Al Green Gets Funky With ?uestlove On New Album

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Al Green is at work on his next Blue Note studio album with the Roots' Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson in the producer's chair. The as-yet-untitled disc has been in the works for two years already, but Tho Al Green is at work on his next Blue Note studio album with the Roots&…

  17. Chamillionaire Snags Busta, Kelis For New CD

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Chamillionaire has revealed additional details about his sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory," which, as previously reported, is due March 27 via Universal. First single "Not a Criminal" feature Rapper Chamillionaire has revealed additional details about his…

  18. Beyonce Not Budging From Atop The Hot 100

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST As it begins its sixth week in a row at the summit, Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" is proving to be just that on the Billboard Hot 100. The track is also No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a seventh we As it begins its sixth week in a row at the summit, Beyonce's "…

  19. Beyonce's 'Irreplaceable' Starts '07 Atop Hot 100

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST After reigning as the dominant song of December, Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" begins 2007 at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week in a row. The track is also No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs After reigning as the dominant song of December, Beyonce's "…

  20. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

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