1. This Day in Music

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Rap star Ol' Dirty Bastard is arrested in Hollywood for allegedly wearing body armor - a forbidden garment because of his previous arrests. ODB is initially pulled over for driving errat 2001 - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after…

  2. R. Kelly Leads Soul Train Award Nominees

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards, announced today (Feb. 2) by Tyrese and actress Vivica Fox at Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif. R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards, announced today (Feb. 2) by…

  3. McCartney, Clarkson, Ciara Join Grammy Lineup

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The performance lineup for the 48th annual Grammy Awards continues to swell. Following yesterday's (Feb. 1) confirmation of a show-opening Madonna/Gorillaz pairing, the Recording Academy has added Pau The performance lineup for the 48th annual Grammy Awards continues to swell. Following…

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Get the scoop on new albums from modern rock acts Yellowcard and P.O.D., a Southern soul-infused effort from indie chanteuse Cat Power, a potential American hit for overseas "popera" act Il Divo and m The first solo album from Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard since the band&…

  5. This Day in Music

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Rosemary Clooney undergoes successful lung cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The 73-year-old singer and former TV personality has the upper lobe of her left lung remo 2005 - Spencer Dryden, the drummer for legendary rock band the Jefferson…

  6. Backstage In Vegas: Notes & Quotes From The Billboard Music Awards

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com gets the scoop from Tom Petty, Kanye West, Shakira, Pharrell, Daddy Yankee, Chingy and more backstage at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Century Award winner Tom Petty said of his storied…

  7. THE BILLBOARD HOT 100

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/hot100.jsp 1. "Gold Digger," Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx 2. "SHAKE IT OFF," MARIAH CAREY 3. "WE BELONG TOGETHER," MARIAH CAREY 4. "Like You," Bow Wow Featuring Ciara 5. "Lose Control," Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man…

  8. Destiny, Mariah, Ciara Lead Soul Train Awards

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvied up the wealth last evening (Sept. 7) at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece. Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvied up the wealth last evening (Sept. 7) at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards,…

  9. Hot 100 Shocker: Kanye Dethrones Mariah

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bolstered by a surge of radio support, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx vaults into the top slot on the Billboard Hot 100, ending the summer-long run of Mariah Carey's "We Belong Togeth Bolstered by a surge of radio support, Kanye West's "Gold…

  10. Mariah Matches Hot 100 Milestone

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "We Belong Together" notching a remarkable 14th non-consecutive week at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 and "Shake It Off" jumping 4-2 on the main singles chart, Mariah Carey becomes just one of s With "We Belong Together" notching a remarkable 14th non…

  11. Billboard Bits: Simpson/Lachey, Trife Da God, Baker

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Simpson/Lachey, Trife Da God, Baker The National Football League will pay tribute to the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks via Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey's performance of "America the Beautiful" prior to that day's game between the Chicago…

  12. 'Hip-Hop Violinist' Preps Solo Debut

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West, John Legend, Fabolous, Lil' Wayne, Twista and Anthony Hamilton are among the guest artists featured on Miri Ben-Ari's upcoming debut album. Kanye West, John Legend, Fabolous, Lil' Wayne, Twista and Anthony Hamilton are among the guest artists featured on Miri Ben…

  13. HOT RAP SONGS

    August 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. "LET ME HOLD YOU," BOW WOW FEATURING OMARION 2. "Pimpin' All Over The World," Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino 3. "Lose Control," Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop 4. "Grind With Me," Pretty Ricky 5. …

  14. Carey Still No. 1 As 'Together' Goes To 11

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For an 11th non-consecutive time, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" finds itself on top of the Billboard Hot 100. The track also holds at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, where it has r For an 11th non-consecutive time, Mariah Carey's "We Belong…

  15. HOT RAP TRACKS

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. "LET ME HOLD YOU," BOW WOW FEATURING OMARION 2. "Pimpin' All Over The World," Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino 3. "Grind With Me" Pretty Ricky 4. "Give Me That," Webbie Featuring Bun B 5. "Lose Control,"…

  16. Mariah & No. 1: 'Together' Again

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Once again, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" sits on top of the Billboard Hot 100. The single has topped the chart for nine non-consecutive weeks, interrupted for one week for the chart-topping deb Once again, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" sits on top of…

  17. Carey, Stefani, Peas Maintain Singles Lead

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the thick of the summer, hit singles from Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani and the Black Eyed Peas remain the most popular in the United States, but a new slate of contenders is on the rise. Carey's "We In the thick of the summer, hit singles from Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani and the…

  18. R. Kelly 'Reloads' At No. 1

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly nabs his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "TP.3 Reloaded" (Jive). The controversial artist's latest release starts well above the competition with 491,000 U.S. copies, accordin R. Kelly nabs his fifth No. 1 this week on The Billboard 200 with "TP.3…

  19. Mariah Still No. 1 As 'Idols' Fade

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second week in a row, and a sixth overall. The cut also returns to No. 1 on the Pop 100 chart, replacing Bo Bice's version of Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" is No. 1 on…

  20. Hot Product

    July 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Missy Elliott Missy's 'Book' Missy Elliott returns this week with a new album, "The Cookbook," via her the Gold Mind imprint/Atlantic. First single "Lose Control" featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop is already a top 15 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Other…

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