1. 615 Artist Spotlight: Jimmie Van Zant

    September 05, 2012 5:40 PM EDT Jimmie Van Zant knows that upon meeting fans, the question is always going to be asked -- about his famous family tree. The singer smiles when discussing this with Billboard, saying that he definitely doesn't shy away from it. In fact, it's something he is very proud of. "First…

  2. Donnie Sounds His 'Anthem'

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Before you hear the first note on the debut album by Atlanta soul singer Donnie, the name of the CD grabs your attention: "The Colored Section." Like Donnie, the title and the music are bold, honest, and edgy. For years, Donnie has been…