1. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on "Pop Idol," Elvis Presley, and Nelly. SPANISH IDOLS: After two airings of "American Idol," the U.S. version of the British TV series "Pop Idol," I have my own idea of which singers will end up in the top two. But whoever the runners-up are, they can…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on India.Arie, David Bustamante, Kelly Osbourne, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. 'VIDEO' IS A RADIO STAR: India.Arie's long-running "Video" falls off Billboard's Hot 100 this week, but not before coming close to breaking a record. Over the…

  3. Juan Gabriel Cleans Up At Billboard Latin Awards

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel took home four honors at the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards last night (May 9) in Miami, including songwriter of the year, hot Latin track of t Veteran Mexican singer/songwriter Juan Gabriel took home four honors at the 13th annual…

  4. 2002 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. The 13th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards -- which honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music -- took place May 9 in Miami. Winners are determined by the actual sales and radio airplay data that informs…

  5. The Rough Guide to Afro-Cuba

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT There was a good deal of fruitful cross talk between Cuban and African music in the past century. The payoff is the current Afro-Cuban sound that's such a prominent world style. This Rough Guide compi There was a good deal of fruitful cross talk between Cuban and African music in the…

  6. Slipknot, Strokes Storm U.K. Album Chart

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT American rock continued its dramatic re-emergence at the top of the U.K. album chart Sunday when Slipknot's "Iowa" (Roadrunner) succeeded Staind's "Break the Cycle" (East West) at No. 1. Meanwhile, cr American rock continued its dramatic re-emergence at the top…

  7. Five Earns Another No. 1 In The U.K.

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Going more than a year between singles can be a risky business in the fast-moving world of U.K. pop. But RCA boy band Five showed no reduction in power in returning to the chart at No. 1 yesterday (Au Going more than a year between singles can be a risky business in the fast-moving world of U…

  8. So Solid Crew Races To No. 1 In The U.K.

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT London garage collective So Solid Crew -- featuring MCs such as Megaman and Romeo, plus DJs such as Oxide and Dan the Man -- made its expected arrival at the top of the U.K. singles chart yesterday (A London garage collective So Solid Crew -- featuring MCs such as Megaman and Romeo, plus DJs…

  9. Robbie Holds On At No. 1 In The U.K.

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Showing uncharacteristic stability for the fast-moving U.K. market, four of last week's top five singles held their positions on the singles chart yesterday (July 22), as Robbie Williams remained at N Showing uncharacteristic stability for the fast-moving U.K. market, four of last week&…

  10. American DJ Sanchez Overtakes U.K. Singles Chart

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the latest denizen of clubland to go overground on the U.K. pop chart, after his single "Another Chance" (Defected) raced to No. 1 on the territory's singles chart yesterday ( U.S. DJ Roger Sanchez is the latest denizen of clubland to go overground on…

  11. Movie Theme Madness On U.K. Singles Chart

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Movie songs continue to hold sway on the new U.K. singles chart, as the multi-artist remake of LaBelle's "Lady Marmalade" (Interscope/Polydor) from "Moulin Rouge" goes straight to No. 1, while Faith H Movie songs continue to hold sway on the new U.K. singles chart, as…

  12. ...próxima estación...Esperanza

    June 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Former Mano Negra front man Manu Chao's follow-up to his phenomenally successful Clandestino is one of the most anticipated discs in Latin alternative music. Former Mano Negra front man Manu Chao's follow-up to his phenomenally successful Clandestino is one of the most anticipated…

  13. Fuerza!

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Originally edited by Virgin France, Fuerza! (Strength!) focuses mainly on Latin-influenced music—encompassing rock, rap, and reggae—made by European-based artists. Originally edited by Virgin France, Fuerza! (Strength!) focuses mainly on Latin-influenced music—encompassing rock, rap, and…

  14. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup Los Super Seven -- comprising Los Lobos' David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, Rick Trevino, Flaco Jimenez, Joe Ely, With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup…

  15. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST A reconfigured version of Los Super Seven returns March 13 with the Columbia/Legacy album "Canto," whose songs can be traced to far-flung corners of the Latin diaspora -- incorporating Cuban and South With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex…

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