1. Why Wu-Tang's Stunt Could Actually Work

    April 08, 2014 2:58 PM EDT The rap legends claim to have a $5 million bid already on the one and only copy of their next album as its heads to auction. Fans have been waiting for a Wu-Tang Clan reunion record since 2007 — but would one pay millions to hear it? That's what the rap group is counting on by…

  2. Beck Takes a Trip On 'I Won't Be Long': Listen

    July 02, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Whether he's behind stacks of synthesizers and mixers, a lone acoustic guitar, or a pile of sheet music, everything Beck has put out in the past 20 years has always been, undoubtedly, Beck. And after five years of waiting since his last release he's finally been reported to have…

  3. AM & Shawn Lee: Creating Albums on Different Continents

    April 04, 2013 5:00 PM EDT "If we did get in the studio together, would our records completely suck?" asks AM, one-half of indie duo. The process behind avant-pop duo AM & Shawn Lee's forthcoming sophomore album, "La Musique Numerique," was essentially the same as the creation of their…

  4. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song Academy Award at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pi 2006 - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music awards ceremony Les Victoires de la Musique in a show that heralds the rise of the new French scene. The artist wins all th 2006 - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song Academy Award at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Drawn from the film "Hustle & Flow," the group's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pi 2006 - In an upset, Three 6 Mafia takes home the best original song…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music awards ceremony Les Victoires de la Musique in a show that heralds the rise of the new French scene. The artist wins all th 2006 - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1985 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Can't Fight This Feeling," REO Speedwagon.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - With four awards, pop artist M is the big winner at the 20th edition of France's Victoires de la…

  9. B&E: Roger Sanchez & Cirque Du Soleil

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Roger Sanchez & Cirque Du Soleil. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. THE CIRQUEL OF LIFE: Celebrating 20 years of gravity…

  10. RiZen

    July 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Renowned producer Sanchez Harley premieres his new imprint, ChezMusique, with the debut album of RiZen. Renowned producer Sanchez Harley premieres his new imprint, ChezMusique, with the debut album of RiZen. This female quartet proudly puts a 21st-century stamp on the straight-ahead,…

  11. One Step Forward

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With its 1999 debut, Princesses Nubiennes (Nubian Princesses), French sisters in song Les Nubians watched their engaging French-language R&B/hip-hop take mainstream root in the U.S.—proving With its 1999 debut, Princesses Nubiennes (Nubian Princesses), French sisters in song Les Nubians…

  12. Billboard Bits: Phil Collins, Charlotte Church, Source

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Phil Collins, Charlotte Church, Source "Urban Renewal," an album of Phil Collins' best-known songs covered by top R&B stars, will finally see release in North America Feb. 11 via Atlantic Records. The album, which was released in Germany in May 2001, features Ol&…

  13. Shortlist Prize's 'Long List' Announced

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will be chosen. A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for…

  14. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Savage Garden, Mary J. Blige, and "Star Academy." HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW: Until this week, the longest chart run for a song in the history of Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart was 123 weeks, a record held by "Truly Madly Deeply" by Savage…