1. GoldLink Brings His Future Bounce to Brooklyn: Live Review

    June 10, 2015 12:45 PM EDT The rapper GoldLink has a term for his music: future bounce. "Future bounce is still yet undefined," the rapper told Complex last year. "But I like to… imagine Montell Jordan 's 'This Is How We Do It' on crack." That's an arresting quote. It's also…

  2. AlunaGeorge Debuts New Songs At Brooklyn's Rough Trade

    April 29, 2015 1:50 AM EDT Nearly two years after releasing their tech-lite debut Body Music , British electro-soul pair AlunaGeorge settled on Brooklyn's Rough Trade on Tuesday night ( April 28)  to debut a handful of new songs from their upcoming sophomore LP. After cracking the American market with a string of…

  3. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2009, the Black Eyed Peas Settled in at No. 1

    April 13, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Six years ago, the group began a record six-month stay atop the Hot 100. Plus, remembering chart feats by 'til Tuesday, Michael Jackson and Mariah Carey. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. April 13, 1985 Thirty…

  4. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Black Eyed Peas Begin Record Six-Month Hot 100 Reign

    April 14, 2014 8:05 AM EDT Five years ago this week, the group began its unprecedented 26-week Billboard Hot 100 rule. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Montell Jordan, Michael Jackson and Mariah Carey Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history…

  5. Azealia Banks Kicks Off NYFW With SPIN/Refinery29 Show

    September 06, 2012 12:00 PM EDT It's safe to assume that majority of the crowd at last night's SPIN and Refinery29's NYFW event watched Azealia Banks perform from behind cellphone screens. It was the only way to catch a glimpse of the purple-tressed rapstress and her two dancers as people packed in tight…

  6. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  7. Billboard Bits: Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Def Jam Vinyl

    February 23, 2009 1:08 PM EST Beyonce Launches $250,000 Dance Contest After singing and dancing with host Hugh Jackman at the Oscars yesterday (Feb. 22), Beyonce is asking her fans to show off their moves. The singer has announced a "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" dance video contest which invites fans to…

  8. Ask Billboard: Michael Jackson, Adina Howard, The Beatles

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Keith answers questions about Michael Jackson, Adina Howard, The Beatles and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if…

  9. TL Cross

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST TL Cross comes from a musical background that spans back to when his grandfather hosted his own radio show and further extends to his father, aunts and uncles, most of whom were major-label gospel art TL Cross comes from a musical background that spans back to when his grandfather hosted his…

  10. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  11. Chart Beat

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Big & Rich and more and more! THE LONG RUN: There aren't a lot of songwriters who can claim a 54-year span of No. 1 hits on the Billboard charts. In fact, I can only think of one team that has accomplished this,…

  12. Chart Beat

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The rewriting of chart history by "High School Musical" is tackled in this week's column, as is news on John Corbett, Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, James Blunt and Natasha Bedingfield. 'FREE' THROW: Zac Efron and Vanessa Anne Hudgens are actors, so it's likely…

  13. Hot Product

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pop singer Mandy Moore's "Coverage" (Epic), featuring her renditions of songs popularized by XTC, Joe Jackson, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon. The sophomore album from indie rock act the Shins, "Chutes Too…

  14. Beyonce Tunes Lead 'Temptations' Soundtrack

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A host of new songs featuring Destiny's Child's Beyonce Knowles power the soundtrack to "The Fighting Temptations," due Sept. 9 from Sony Music Soundtrax. A host of new songs featuring Destiny's Child's Beyonce Knowles power the soundtrack to "The Fighting…

  15. Artists Preach Artists' Rights In New York

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Artists from various genres of music turned out last night (Oct. 28) for the first of a series of benefit concerts for the newly formed Artists Empowerment Coalition (AEC). Held at New York's Beacon T Artists from various genres of music turned out last night (Oct. 28) for the first of a…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about LL Cool J, Madonna, H and Claire, and "Bonnie & Clyde." LADIES STILL LOVE COOL JAMES Hi Fred, Reading Michael Ellis and Todd Martens' summary of chart news on Billboard.com last Thursday, I was amazed to discover that "…

  17. Wonder, DMX To Rock For Artists' Rights

    October 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, DMX, Roberta Flack, Faith Evans, Hezekiah Walker, and Najee will perform at an Oct. 28 benefit concert in New York sponsored by the Artist Empowerment Coalition (AEC). The event will be Stevie Wonder, DMX, Roberta Flack, Faith Evans, Hezekiah Walker, and Najee will perform at…

  18. Remaining 3LW Members Deny Allegations

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT LW members Adrienne Bailon and Kiely Williams are denying allegations by Naturi Naughton that she was forced out of the R&B trio. As reported yesterday, Naughton recently said in an interview wit 3LW members Adrienne Bailon and Kiely Williams are denying allegations by Naturi Naughton…

  19. Elvis Single Keeps Rolling On U.K. Chart

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "A Little Less Conversation" by Elvis Vs. JXL, the remix of Presley's 1968 track by Dutch DJ Tom Holkenberg, secured a second week at No. 1 in the U.K. yesterday (June 23). The achievement comes in th "A Little Less Conversation" by Elvis Vs. JXL, the remix of Presley…

  20. Montell Jordan Opens Up Like Never Before

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Montell Jordan has decided to be a little selfish. For his fifth Def Soul release, "Montell Jordan," due Feb. 26, the Los Angeles native made music that means something to him. Montell Jordan has decided to be a little selfish. For his fifth Def Soul release, "Montell Jordan,…

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