1. Accidental Drug Mix Said To Kill Levert

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Gerald Levert's death last fall was an accident caused by a fatal combination of prescription narcotics and over-the-counter drugs, a coroner said. R&B singer Gerald Levert's death last fall was an accident caused by a fatal combination of prescription narcotics…

  2. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy (also scheduled: Dr. Phil McGraw). "The…

  3. R&B At Heart Of Posthumous Levert Album

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST By all accounts, Gerald Levert was extremely excited about "In My Songs," the studio album he wrapped just prior to his death of a heart attack last Nov. 10. By all accounts, Gerald Levert was extremely excited about "In My Songs," the studio album he wrapped just prior to…

  4. Posthumous Levert Album Due In February

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The album Gerald Levert completed just before his sudden death from a heart attack on Nov. 10, "In My Songs," will be released Feb. 13 via Atlantic. The album Gerald Levert completed just before his sudden death from a heart attack on Nov. 10, "In My Songs," will be…

  5. Wonder, Gill, Stone To Salute Gerald Levert

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST The family of R&B vocalist Gerald Levert has arranged a public musical tribute for the late singer. The family of R&B vocalist Gerald Levert has arranged a public musical tribute for the late singer, who died last week at the age of 40. The Celebration of Life will take place at 12:00…

  6. T.I. Wins Big At First BET Hip-Hop Awards

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST T.I., who was up for eight awards, won best hip-hop video, CD and MVP of the year at the first-ever BET Hip Hop Awards last night (Nov. 12) in Atlanta. Grandmaster Flash breathed a sigh of relief after being recognized for his turntable expertise, and T.I. finally believes the South has…

  7. R&B Star Gerald Levert Dies Of Heart Attack

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10) of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. The son of O'Jays lead singer Eddie Levert, Levert eme Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10) of a heart attack in his…

  8. Styles P's 'Time' Is Now For New CD

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 deliver his long-awaited sophomore disc, "Time Is Money" (Ruff Ryders/Interscope). Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 deliver his long-awaited sophomore disc, "…

  9. Special Feature: Philadelphia International Records

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely to hear the O'Jays' classic "Love Train" as part of Coors' new ad campaign, sounding as inspiring and danceable as it did when it topped Billboard's Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely…

  10. We Are Family

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" hits stores this week via Motown, just ahead of the U.S. premiere of the film. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" hits stores this week via Motown, just…

  11. McKnight, LL Visit 'Family Reunion' Soundtrack

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Motown. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Motown. The 10-track set features new songs…

  12. Multi-Network Broadcast To Benefit Katrina Victims

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that will perform during "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" a live telethon to be U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are…

  13. Levert Pleads Guilty In Cleveland Assault

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer Gerald Levert has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts stemming from a confrontation with Cleveland police during a traffic stop five months ago. R&B singer Gerald Levert has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts stemming from a confrontation with Cleveland police…

  14. Billboard Bits: John Whitehead, Duran Duran, Talib Kweli

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on John Whitehead, Duran Duran, Talib Kweli In the wake of the May 2004 shooting death of R&B songwriter/artist John Whitehead, his widow Elnor has created the John Whitehead There's No Stoppin' the Music Foundation and plans to open the John C. Whitehead Charter School for…

  15. Gerald Levert Indicted On Assault Charges

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST A Cuyahoga County (Ohio) grand jury has indicted R&B star Gerald Levert on assault charges, despite a city prosecutor earlier saying there wasn't evidence to sustain the charges following a confro A Cuyahoga County (Ohio) grand jury has indicted R&B star Gerald Levert on assault…

  16. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to the O'Jays, Tina Turner, Mario, Buddy Jewell, 'Kidz Bop,' Tori Amos, Omarion, Elvis Presley and more. SENIOR CITIZENS: It's hard to find an artist on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart with a…

  17. Levert Won't Be Charged With Assault

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST R&B star Gerald Levert will not face assault charges for his confrontation with police in Cleveland on Friday. R&B star Gerald Levert will not face assault charges for his confrontation with police in Cleveland on Friday. Prosecutor Anthony Jordan said that there was no evidence the…

  18. Gerald Levert Arrested In Cleveland

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST R&B vocalist Gerald Levert was arrested early Friday in Cleveland during a confrontation with police at a downtown intersection, authorities said. Levert, 38, was cited on charges of driving under R&B vocalist Gerald Levert was arrested early Friday in Cleveland during a confrontation…

  19. Mario Trumps Snoop For Hot 100 No. 1

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mario is the new king of Billboard's Hot 100 with "Let Me Love You." The track moves 2-1 to end the three-week reign of Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" featuring Pharrell, which slips to No. 2. " Mario is the new king of Billboard's Hot 100…

  20. Jay-Z, Linkin Park 'Mash-Up' Tops Album Chart

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The seemingly odd pairing of a multiplatinum artists from the rap and rock worlds takes an underground concept to the pinnacle of the mainstream as "MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents Jay-Z/Linkin Park: C The seemingly odd pairing of a multiplatinum artists from the rap and rock worlds takes…

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