1. Whitney Houston's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits: A Look at Her Legendary Chart Career

    February 11, 2015 2:20 PM EST The late Whitney Houston's legacy on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart is legendary. Her biggest single on the Hot 100 chart is her iconic "I Will Always Love You," from her film "The Bodyguard." The track spent a staggering 14 weeks atop the list and at…

  2. 'X Factor' Alum Stacy Francis Joins Cast of 'R&B Divas L.A.'

    February 05, 2015 7:00 PM EST As an ex-finalist on The X Factor (season 1 of the U.S. version), singer Stacy Francis is used to the drama of reality television. But as the newest cast member of TVOne's R&B Divas L.A., Francis says people will see her in a "different way" as she joins Chanté Moore , Lil&…

  3. Maxwell Recruits Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Robert Glasper & More for 2015 Cruise

    August 18, 2014 6:31 PM EDT Singer's inaugural Maxwell + The 7 Seas Caribbean cruise commences May 2015. Erykah Badu , Anthony Hamilton , Ledisi , Robert Glasper , Chrisette Michele , Eric Roberson and Boney James are among the headliners who will join Maxwell on the singer's inaugural Maxwell + the 7 Seas…

  4. Whitney Houston's Billboard Chart Records

    February 11, 2014 9:52 AM EST Here's a look back at the many chart achievements that the gifted vocalist accomplished. To honor the late, great Whitney Houston on the second anniversary of her passing on Feb. 11, 2012, here's a look back at the many chart achievements that the gifted vocalist accomplished.…

  5. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  6. Kendrick Lamar In the Running for Six Soul Train Awards

    September 18, 2013 5:04 AM EDT Kendrick Lamar is the top nominee for the Soul Train Awards. The rapper is up for six awards, including album of the year for "good kid, m.A.A.d city" and song and video of the year for "Poetic Justice." R&B singers Justin Timberlake, Miguel, Robin Thicke, Chris…

  7. Big Time Rush, 'Man of Steel' Soundtrack Heading for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    June 15, 2013 9:13 AM EDT Big Time Rush and the "Man of Steel" film soundtrack are heading for top 10 debuts on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. Industry sources suggest Big Time Rush's new "24/Seven" album could sell around 45,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday,…

  8. Whitney Houston Tribute: Jessica Sanchez Sings 'I Will Always Love You'

    February 15, 2013 5:00 PM EST To remember Houston on the sad anniversary of her passing, watch Jessica Sanchez sing Whitney's 1992 smash as part of a week-long tribute that also includes Melanie Fiona and Chrisette Michele. Remembering Whitney • Photos: Whitney Houston's Life • Video: Chrisette Michele&…

  9. Whitney Houston Tribute: Melanie Fiona Sings 'One Moment in Time'

    February 13, 2013 12:10 PM EST To remember Whitney Houston on the anniversary of her passing, watch Melanie Fiona sing Whitney's ballad 'One Moment in Time' as part of a week-long tribute that also includes Chrisette Michele and Jessica Sanchez. Remembering Whitney • Photos: Whitney Houston's Life •…

  10. Whitney Houston Remembered On Grammys Red Carpet: Video

    February 11, 2013 1:45 PM EST On the Grammys red carpet, stars from Frank Ocean to Miranda Lambert share memories of the legendary vocalist. The 55th Grammy Awards on Sunday (February 10) came one day shy of the one-year anniversary of Whitney Houston's tragic death. Many stars from Frank Ocean to Miranda Lambert,…

  11. Whitney Houston Estate's Strategy of Singer's Catalog

    February 11, 2013 1:25 PM EST Has Team Houston missed an opportunity, or is the timing just right? In the year since the sudden passing of Whitney Houston, just 24 hours before the 2012 Grammy Awards, the powerhouse diva has sold more than 2 million albums and 4.3 million tracks, according Nielsen SoundScan. Billboard…

  12. Whitney Houston Tribute: Chrisette Michele Sings 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody'

    February 11, 2013 12:00 PM EST To remember Houston on the sad anniversary of her passing, watch Chrisette Michele sing Whitney's 1987 smash as part of a week-long tribute that will also include Melanie Fiona and Jessica Sanchez. Remembering Whitney • Photos: Whitney Houston's Life • Photos: Michele's…

  13. Eve Forms Label to Release 'Lip Lock,' Her First Album in 11 Years

    January 24, 2013 11:45 AM EST Rapper's followup to "Eve-Olution" out May 14 on FTR Music: "I miss my music," she tells us. "My hunger is different than the first time around" Following an eleven-year recording hiatus, rapper-actress Eve has announced that her fourth studio album will…

  14. Wale Releases 'Folarin' Mixtape, Talks Upcoming Go-Go Album

    December 26, 2012 2:35 PM EST A year after releasing his sophomore album, "Ambition," Wale drops his mixtape, " Folarin ," on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). The 21-track mixtape, hosted by DJ Clark Kent, features guest appearances by Rick Ross , 2 Chainz , newly signed MMG artist, Nipsey Hussle , French…

  15. Album Review: Ruben Studdard, 'Letters From Birmingham'

    March 31, 2012 8:00 AM EDT RUBEN STUDDARD Letters From Birmingham Producers: Elvis "Blac Elvis" Williams, Harold Lilly Shanachie Entertainment Release Date: March 13 The Velvet Teddy Bear returns, already toting a top 20 adult R&B hit, "June 28th (I'm Single)." The track is the final entry…

  16. Musiq Soulchild Penning Book About 'Love and Relationships'

    March 01, 2012 4:35 PM EST Though he'll surely record a follow-up to last year's "MusiqInTheMagiq" album, Musiq Soulchild is "in writer-producer mode" right now. And in author mode, too. The Philadelphia neo-soul artist tells Billboard.com he has a book "in its early, embryonic…

  17. Drake 'Proud'-ly Rewrites Record for Most Rap Songs No. 1s

    February 03, 2012 11:55 AM EST With his 11th No. 1 on Billboard's Rap Songs chart, Drake rewrites the mark for most leaders in the list's 23-year history. I.e., when it comes to topping the tally the most, Drake, in less than three years, has become the best the chart ever had. Drake earns his 11th No. 1 on the…

  18. Celebrities Congratulate Beyonce & Jay-Z on Their Baby's Birth

    January 09, 2012 12:55 PM EST Beyoncé and Jay-Z took Twitter by storm on Sat. night (Jan. 7) when the news broke of their first child's birth. Seconds after their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, arrived into the world, she became the No. 1 worldwide trending topic. Family and close friends took to Twitter to congratulate…

  19. Soul Train Awards Adds New Roster of Performers

    November 01, 2011 9:20 AM EDT The 2011 Soul Train Awards will have more surprises in store. The awards show, being taped on Thursday (Nov. 17) at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, will treat its audience and viewers to tribute performances to celebrate the achievements of the Legend Award recipients Earth, Wind & Fire and…

  20. The 25 Hottest Clubs In North America

    July 06, 2011 12:00 PM EDT These are the top-ranked clubs in North America based on box-office data reported to Billboard Boxscore by concert promoters or venue representatives for events that occurred this year from Jan. 1 through June 1. Some are booked and promoted by such national promoters as AEG Live (the Joint…

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