1. Todd Terry Talks New 'House Masters' Compilation & State of House Music

    July 26, 2016 1:35 PM EDT In September 2008, the record label Defected started an effort to establish the house music canon by releasing a series of albums honoring "House Masters." After volumes dedicated to Louie Vega , Dennis Ferrer , Frankie Knuckles , and more, the 26 th edition arrived earlier this…

  2. What Does Eminem Have In Common With Donny Osmond?

    July 29, 2011 4:05 PM EDT What's in a name? For Eminem , when it comes to Billboard Hot 100 success, it hardly seems to matter. As Bad Meets Evil, the duo of Eminem and Da Royce da 5'9", soar into the top 10 (17-10) on the Hot 100 with "Lighters," featuring Bruno Mars , Eminem joins an…

  3. Emma Puts 'Baby Spice' Behind Her

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Emma Bunton was once known as Baby Spice; that is, when she was one-fifth of multi-million selling girl group the Spice Girls. These days, she is known as Emma. Period. And her wildly buoyant U.S. sol Emma Bunton was once known as Baby Spice; that is, when she was one-fifth of multi-million…

  4. Ask Billboard

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Emma Bunton, Toby Keith and more. IT'S ABOUT TIME Keith, I've sent questions before and I've never gotten you to publish them online, but I know you must get thousands of them so I just really thank you for all the info. I…

  5. Disco Diva Izora Armstead Dies

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/pop acts the Weather Girls and Two Tons O' Fun, died yesterday (Sept. 16) at San Leandro (Calif.) Hospital, near Oakland. The cause was heart failure. Her age Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/pop acts the Weather Girls and Two Tons O'…

  6. Usher, Abdul Spin The 'Disco Ball'

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Usher, Paula Abdul, Aaron Carter, Mya, and Westlife are among the artists confirmed to perform Oct. 13 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium for "The Disco Ball -- A 30th Anniversary Celebration." The eve Usher, Paula Abdul, Aaron Carter, Mya, and Westlife are among the artists…

  7. Chart Beat Bonus

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart Beat Bonus news on Paul Jabarra and Lil' Romeo TWO PAULS: The late Paul Jabarra had a No. 1 song in the U.S. when Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer recorded his "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)," co-written with Bruce Roberts. Almost 22 years later, Jabarra has his first…