1. 'American Idol' Winner Fantasia Barrino Talks 3 Divas Reunion, Album Plans & More

    April 09, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Way back during season 3 of American Idol , fans were introduced to a trio of singers known as "the three divas": Fantasia Barrino , Jennifer Hudson , and   Latoya London .  Since then, all three have gone on to successful careers: Fantasia is a Grammy-winning artist, Hudson is an…

  2. London Meets San Fran

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST LaToya London performs at a charity event. Former "American Idol" contestant LaToya London peforms on Dec. 14 at a fundraiser for the Glide Foundation in San Francisco. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith also made appearances at the non-profit holiday event. News Jada Pinkett Smith ,…

  3. CHART BEAT

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Martina McBride, Bow Wow, LaToya London, Natasha Bedingfield and more. BEGGING YOUR PARDON: Martina McBride has the highest new entry on Billboard's Hot Country Songs list, thanks to the No. 53 debut of her latest single. Her 41st song to…

  4. CHART BEAT

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Carole King, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Zucchero, Willie Nelson, Mariah Carey, the Del McCoury Band, Paul Hardcastle, Elvis Costello and more. WE STILL LOVE HER TOMORROW: In the lyrics of her very first hit, Carole King asked, "Will…

  5. CHART BEAT

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, R. Kelly, Jessica Simpson, Mary Mary and more. HE TAUGHT THE BAND TO PLAY: When the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts…

  6. Billboard Bits: LaToya London, Summer Storm, McClinton

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on LaToya London, Summer Storm, McClinton Third-season "American Idol" finalist LaToya London will release her debut album, "Love & Life," Sept. 20 via Concord. First single "Appreciate" features a guest spot from the Roots' Black Thought and will…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. TANGIBLE Dear Fred, I passionately believe that illegal downloading never would have become a gigantic problem for the recording industry had it not all but eliminated the commercial singles market. I still can't figure out why they…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (March 28-April 3, 2005).

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (March 28-April 3, 2005). KIDS CHOOSE: It's interesting that the choices of children are really only lauded once a year, seeing as their whims control much of what entertainment is produced and consumed these days. Nonetheless,…

  9. 'Idol' Fave London Signs Label Deal

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former "American Idol" contestant Latoya London has signed with independent label Peak Records. She's due to begin recording a mix of original material and covers in January with an eye on a summer re Former "American Idol" contestant Latoya London has signed with…

  10. Stars 'Declare' Support For Voting Initiative

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT OutKast's Andre 300 and Christina Aguilera are among the celebrities appearing in a public service announcement campaign to encourage young adults to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election. OutKast's Andre 300 and Christina Aguilera are among the celebrities appearing in a…