1. Takeover Tuesday: 98 Degrees' 'Throwback to the 2000s' Playlist (Exclusive)

    June 14, 2016 4:09 PM EDT Welcome back to Takeover Tuesday , where each week Billboard taps charting artists and mega taste-makers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever subject they want and add whatever tracks they…

  2. 'The Sing-Off' Will be a One-Night Special

    November 07, 2014 3:11 PM EST NBC's recently announced fifth cycle will air over the span of two hours. NBC is further eventizing holiday series The Sing-Off by condensing its latest round to air on just one night. The network has firmed up plans for the recently-announced fifth iteration , slotting it for Dec. 17…

  3. Nick & Drew Lachey to Lead Ohio Oktoberfest Chicken Dance

    September 05, 2014 3:29 PM EDT Degrees brothers are from Cincinnati. Singing brothers Drew and Nick Lachey will serve as grand marshals of the annual Oktoberfest Zinzinnati later this month. Nick & Drew Lachey's New Reality Series 'Lachey's Bar' Gets Greenlight Their major responsibility will be…

  4. Nick & Drew Lachey's New Reality Series 'Lachey's Bar' Gets Greenlight

    August 18, 2014 8:10 PM EDT Degrees singer Nick Lachey will return to reality TV next year, and this year will bring his little brother and bandmate Drew along with him.  98 Degrees' Jeff Timmons Inks Deal for Reality Show About Male 'Strip' Show A&E has greenlighted the siblings' new series,…

  5. Nick and Vanessa Lachey Welcome First Child

    September 13, 2012 8:32 PM EDT Nick and Vanessa Lachey are now on diaper duty. They welcomed their first child, a son named Camden John, on Wednesday. He weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz., and measured 21 inches. In a statement, the couple said: "Love has truly been redefined for both of us." The Lacheys wed in 2011. Last…

  6. 98 Degrees to Perform for 'Una Noche' at Mixtape Festival

    June 20, 2012 3:30 PM EDT Although rumors were denied earlier this year, it looks like the buzz about a 98 Degrees reunion is at least somewhat true. The boy band will reunite for a one-off performance at Pennsylvania's Mixtape Festival in August, Nick and Drew Lachey confirmed. The brothers called in to Ryan…

  7. Nick Lachey Says 98 Degrees Reunion Tour Not Happening

    April 12, 2012 5:55 PM EDT Just a few short weeks after boy band enthusiasts began dusting off those 98 Degrees albums and T-shirts, it's time to pack them back up again. Nick Lachey has confirmed that the group will not be hitting the road for a summer tour this year. A report by Rumorfix picked up traction from…

  8. 98 Degrees In Talks To Reunite: Report

    March 29, 2012 1:30 PM EDT The boy band revival just got a little hotter: 98 Degrees , the vocal quartet best known for songs like "Because of You," "I Do (Cherish You)" and "The Hardest Thing," are reportedly set to reunite for the first time in nearly a decade. The potential reunion of…

  9. Nick Lachey, Vanessa Minnillo Expecting First Child

    March 05, 2012 2:45 PM EST Nick Lachey revealed that he and wife Vanessa (nee Minnillo) are expecting their first child. The singer, formerly of 98° and currently serving as the host of "The Sing-Off," was appearing on "Live! with Kelly" as the guest co-host on Monday morning when he decided to…

  10. 'The Sing-Off' Finale: Pentatonix Takes The Trophy

    November 29, 2011 10:30 AM EST Pentatonix, a quintet created a week prior to auditions for "The Sing-Off," walked away with the NBC show's trophy, $200,000 top prize and a Sony Music recording contract Monday night. The group, with a trio of childhood friends from Arlington, Texas, at its core, forged a…

  11. Billboard Bits: Foo Fighters to Release Covers Album, Nick Lachey Debuts Basketball Song

    March 11, 2011 4:46 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Foo Fighters to Release Covers Album for Record Store Day Four days after releasing their seventh album "Wasting Light," Foo Fighters are releasing a covers album in honor of 2011's Record Store Day.…

  12. Billboard Bits: Will.i.am Calls MJ Album 'Disrespectful,' Jessica Simpson Not Getting Prenup?

    November 15, 2010 7:15 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Will.i.am Calls New Michael Jackson Release 'Disrespectful' Will.i.am is far from excited about the release of "Michael," the first posthumous Michael Jackson album set for a Dec. 14 release on…

  13. Jessica Simpson Engaged to Boyfriend Eric Johnson

    November 15, 2010 10:30 AM EST Actress and singer Jessica Simpson is ready to get married again -- this time to American football player Eric Johnson. Simpson, 30, whose short-lived marriage to boy band star Nick Lachey was chronicled in the TV reality show "Newlyweds", is engaged to Johnson, U.S. celebrity…

  14. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Files a Restraining Order, Justin Bieber Guesting on a Rap Mixtape

    November 11, 2010 6:15 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Gets Restraining Order Against Fan Lady Gaga has reportedly gotten a restraining order against a fan who has written disturbing letters to the pop star. Anastasia Obukhova, 26, wrote to Gaga, "I want…

  15. Nick Lachey, Vanessa Minnillo Are Engaged

    November 05, 2010 11:30 AM EDT Wedding bells will ring again for one-time "Newlyweds" star Nick Lachey . A rep for Lachey says the singer and TV personality is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Vanessa Minnillo. The couple said in a statement released Thursday through publicist Jessica Berger that they're …

  16. Why Bret Michaels & Other Music Stars Turn to Reality TV for Fame, Fortune

    September 08, 2010 3:05 PM EDT B ret Michaels , veteran of six-count 'em, six-reality shows, has two bits of advice for artists looking to break into the genre: "Never wear white on TV unless you're at your fighting weight," he says. "And never drink too much in Cabo if you're going to be on…

  17. Joanna Pacitti Disqualified From 'American Idol'

    February 12, 2009 10:09 AM EST "American Idol" season 8 contestant Joanna Pacitti has been disqualified from the show, apparently due to her past history in the music business. "It has been determined that Joanna Pacitti is ineligible to continue in the competition," Fox said in a statement without…

  18. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring 2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the…

  19. TV Roundup: 'Idol' Ratings Fall, Lachey Gets Real

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" posted its lowest rating among adults 18-49 in five years Wednesday, continuing its season-long slide as it edges towards its grand finale next month. "American Idol" posted its lowest rating among adults 18-49 in five years Wednesday, continuing its season…

  20. MTV Back In Business With Lachey, Jackson

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV is giving young people the chance to follow their dreams through several new music- and dance-themed projects, including an unscripted musical drama from Nick Lachey that's described as a reality MTV is giving young people the chance to follow their dreams through several new music-…

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