1. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each win several trophies at the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held in Copenhagen. Timberlake, who also serves as host and performer at the event, w 2006 - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each win several trophies at the 13th annual MTV…

  2. Chart Beat Chat: No. 1 Jumps, Rihanna, Kenny Chesney

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss the biggest movers before 2000, Rihanna, Kenny Chesney and more! THIS QUESTION IS SO LAST CENTURY Dear Fred, As an "American Top 40" listener back in the '70s and '80s, I hope you'll answer this question: Now that "Live Your Life"…

  3. Sans Michael, Jacksons Reunite At BMI Awards

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Jacksons were crowned icons at the BMI Urban Awards last night (Sept. 4) in Los Angeles, but the King of Pop was an absentee. The Jacksons were crowned icons at the BMI Urban Awards last night (Sept. 4) in Los Angeles, but the King of Pop was an absentee. Janet Jackson presented her music…

  4. Lonely No More

    June 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Los Lonely Boys are hoping its forthcoming album "Forgiven," out this week on Epic, "gets people back on the train with Los Lonely Boys," according to bassist JoJo Garza. Los Lonely Boys are hoping its forthcoming album "Forgiven," out this week on Epic, "…

  5. Los Lonely Boys Look To Be 'Forgiven'

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Los Lonely Boys is hoping its forthcoming album "Forgiven," out July 1 on Epic, "gets people back on the train with Los Lonely Boys," according to bassist JoJo Garza. Los Lonely Boys is hoping its forthcoming album "Forgiven," out July 1 on Epic, "gets…

  6. Los Lonely Boys To Join 'Brotherhood' Tour

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With a new album due July 1, Los Lonely Boys are looking forward to this summer's Brotherhood Tour with kindred spirits Los Lobos. With a new album due July 1, Los Lonely Boys are looking forward to this summer's Brotherhood Tour with kindred spirits Los Lobos. The 20-show jaunt…

  7. Winehouse Scraps Awards Gig, Heads To Rehab

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Troubled pop star Amy Winehouse has canceled a Saturday (Jan. 26) appearance at the NRJ Awards in Cannes, France, after opting to enter a rehab clinic at an undisclosed location. Troubled pop star Amy Winehouse has canceled a Saturday (Jan. 26) appearance at the NRJ Awards in Cannes, France,…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Studio 8, the Detroit-area studio where Eminem recorded "My Name Is" for "The Slim Shady LP" goes on sale on Internet auction site eBay. Eminem recorded at Studio 8 in 1997; "The Slim Shady LP" 2004 - Studio 8, the Detroit-area studio where Eminem recorded…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up prizes for best album, male artist and pop act. Timberlake, who performs during the show, wins for his 2003 - Justin Timberlake is the big winner at the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards,…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each win several trophies at the 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held in Copenhagen. Timberlake, who also serves as host and performer at the event, w 2006 - Justin Timberlake and Gnarls Barkley each win several trophies at the 13th annual MTV…

  11. Kingston's 'Beautiful' Summer

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The person who makes you the happiest can hurt you the most—just ask 17-year-old Sean Kingston. "I was going out with this girl for two years—the most beautiful girl in school—but The person who makes you the happiest can hurt you the most—just ask 17-year-old Sean Kingston. "I was…

  12. Chart Beat Chat

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Eurovision, "American Idol," "U" and more! HERE COMES MS. JORDAN Dear Fred: Although I am a chart aficionado, this is the first time I have written. Logging on to iTunes this morning, I see that the producers of "American Idol" have…

  13. Ask Billboard

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about JoJo, Keane and Madonna. END OF THE 'ROAD?' My question is about JoJo and her album "The High Road." After the hit of "Too Little Too Late," JoJo released (the single) "How To Touch a Girl," but it flopped and…

  14. The Underdogs: The Art Of Making Hits

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Catching time to talk these days with the Underdogs, aka Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas, isn't easy. When Billboard first spoke with the hit-making producers last year, the duo was holed up at its Catching time to talk these days with the Underdogs, aka Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon…

  15. Timbaland Prepares To 'Shock' With Superstar Guests

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last month, producer/artist Timbaland has lined up an array of superstar guests for his new album, "Shock Value." Due March 27 via Mosley Music Group/Blackground/Interscope, the project As tipped here last month, producer/artist Timbaland has lined up an array of…

  16. Mika, The View Reign Supreme On U.K. Charts

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Lebanese discovery Mika started a second week at No. 1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday with "Grace Kelly" (Universal Island). Meanwhile, Scottish rock quartet the View followed their top three Lebanese discovery Mika started a second week at No. 1 on the new U.K. singles…

  17. Mika, Winehouse Lead New Talent On U.K. Charts

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Beirut-born Mika ascended to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart with "Grace Kelly" (Universal Island) yesterday (Jan. 21) in a strong chart for new talent. It was also a triumphant week for Island, as Am Beirut-born Mika ascended to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart with "Grace…

  18. Lewis, Winehouse Rule The Roost On U.K. Charts

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST "X Factor" winner Leona Lewis retained her singles crown on yesterday's (Jan. 14) new U.K. sales charts, as "A Moment Like This" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) narrowly held off "Proper Education" (Data/Positi "X Factor" winner Leona Lewis retained her…

  19. Braxton Released By Blackground, Sues Ex-Manager

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Toni Braxton is being released from Blackground/Universal Motown, Billboard.com has learned. Toni Braxton is being released from Blackground/Universal Motown, Billboard.com has learned. The Grammy Award-winning R&B singer logged the majority of her hits during her tenure with LaFace…

  20. New Digital Rules Shake Up U.K. Charts

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. singles chart history broke new ground yesterday (Jan. 7) with the publication of the first survey to factor in all download sales, not just those in which a physical CD equivalent is available w U.K. singles chart history broke new ground yesterday (Jan. 7) with the publication of the…

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