1. Never Say 'Never': Jaheim

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's house. And like a daddy in the waiting room pacing back and forth, I can't wait for my baby to come out." "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's…

  2. Never Say 'Never'

    December 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's house. And like a daddy in the waiting room pacing back and forth, I can't wait for my baby to come out." "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's…

  3. Items From Vandross' Home To Be Auctioned

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST From a Picasso charcoal drawing to diamond watches, mink coats and crystal vases, Luther Vandross lived large. From a Picasso charcoal drawing to diamond watches, mink coats and crystal vases, Luther Vandross lived large. Fans of the legendary singer, who died in 2005 at 54, will have a…

  4. Sigel Bounces Back With 'The Solution'

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel has R. Kelly in his corner on "All of the Above," the first single from his new album, "The Solution." Due Dec. 11 via State Property/Roc-A-Fella, the set also sports Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel has R. Kelly in his corner on "All…

  5. Jaheim Signs With Atlantic, Preps Label Debut

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer/songwriter/producer Jaheim has signed with Atlantic. The former Warner Bros. artist will release his as-yet-untitled label debut on Dec. 18. R&B singer/songwriter/producer Jaheim has signed with Atlantic. The former Warner Bros. artist will release his as-yet-untitled label…

  6. Two New Tracks Bolster Franklin Duets Collection

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two newly recorded songs will join a host of high-profile, previously released duets on a new Aretha Franklin collection, "Jewels in the Crown: All-Star Duets With the Queen." The set is due Nov. 13 v Two newly recorded songs will join a host of high-profile, previously released…

  7. Rare Cuts Bolster Four-Disc Vandross Box

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A handful of rare and previously unreleased tracks will be included on the four-disc Luther Vandross boxed set, "Love, Luther," due Oct. 16 via Epic/J/Legacy. They include 1981 demos for "Ready for Lo A handful of rare and previously unreleased tracks will be included on the…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New York's Riverside Church. The artist died July 1 at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., two years after suffering a serious strok 2005 - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New York's Riverside…

  9. This Day in Music

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A cross-party collective of British politicians close the gap between parliament and the music business through a pair of initiatives. The four members of parliament make history with the rele 2005 - A cross-party collective of British politicians close the gap between parliament and…

  10. Playboy Jazz Fest Grooves With James, Kidjo, Botti

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singers Etta James and Angelique Kidjo, bassist Marcus Miller and trumpeter Chris Botti stood out as crowd-pleasers at the 29th annual Playboy Jazz Festival. Singers Etta James and Angelique Kidjo, bassist Marcus Miller and trumpeter Chris Botti stood out as crowd-pleasers at the 29th annual…

  11. Rihanna, Linkin Park Take Control Of U.K. Charts

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There were new entries at No. 1 on both the U.K. singles and album charts published yesterday (May 20). "Umbrella" (Def Jam) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z went straight to the top of the singles survey, There were new entries at No. 1 on both the U.K. singles and album charts published…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - An eclectic mix of artists are on display during the sixth annual Jammy Awards at New York's the Theatre at Madison Square Garden. A number of intriguing combinations hit the stage, including r 2006 - An eclectic mix of artists are on display during the sixth annual Jammy Awards…

  13. This Day in Music

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tejano music legend Laura Canales dies in Corpus Christi, Texas, of complications following surgery. She is 50 years old. Canales was the first massively popular female singer in the macho worl 2005 - Tejano music legend Laura Canales dies in Corpus Christi, Texas, of complications…

  14. Jermaine Paul

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Few artists can say they were hand-picked by Alicia Keys. But 25-year-old Jermaine Paul knows it's all about who you know. Few artists can say they were hand-picked by Alicia Keys. But 25-year-old Jermaine Paul knows it's all about who you know. After singing at a talent show for…

  15. Chart Beat

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Iron Maiden and more! 'ALARM' CLOCKS IN: It's a great way to celebrate a 25th birthday -- debut at No. 1 on the album chart and No. 12 on the singles chart, with the latter being the highest debuting single of your career. I don't…

  16. Danity Kane Sidesteps OutKast To Claim No. 1

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In yet another big week for new albums on The Billboard 200, Danity Kane comes out on top of the crop with its self-titled debut. The set sold 234,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen In yet another big week for new albums on The Billboard 200, Danity Kane comes out on top of…

  17. Studdard Returns To R&B On New Album

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Second season "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard will release his third effort, "The Return," Sept. 26 via J Records. The album is the follow-up to 2004's gospel-leaning "I Need an Angel." Second season "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard will…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Haroon Shamsher, who with his brother Farook, was the mainstay of Joi, a leading British-Asian fusion group and sound system, dies of a heart attack. He is 33.<br clear="none"/><br clear 2005 - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Herman Brood, one of Holland's best-known rock personalities commits suicide. He is 54. The singer/pianist/painter jumps from the roof of the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel. On his body, police 2005 - A cross-party collective of British politicians close the gap between…

  20. Aspiring Rappers Eschew Gangs On 'Rep Yo Set'

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT More than 20 former Los Angeles gang members-turned-rappers have united to record material for the compilation album "Rep Yo Set," due Aug. 8 via Universal. More than 20 former Los Angeles gang members-turned-rappers have united to record material for the compilation album "Rep…

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