1. Beyonce Belts It Out On 'Cadillac' Soundtrack

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beyonce's cover of Etta James' "At Last" will lead the soundtrack for "Cadillac Records," due Dec. 2 from Columbia. Beyonce stars as James in the film, which chronicles the rise and fall of iconic lab Beyonce's cover of Etta James' "At Last"…

  2. Paul Simon and Friends / April 24, 2008 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT You know something special is happening when Josh Groban shows up in jeans. The vocalist was one character amongst many to interpret the songs of Paul Simon -- and also to sing with the folk great -- You know something special is happening when Josh Groban shows up in jeans. The vocalist was…

  3. Simon's 'American Tunes' On Display In Brooklyn

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, as the artist's month-long…

  4. Starbucks Brews Up Simon & Garfunkel Live CD

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally due last September via Columbia/Legacy has been revived as a Starbucks exclusive, beginning March 25. A release to traditional retail is expected in the The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally due last September via Columbia/Legacy has…

  5. New Tunes Enrich Nas' 'Greatest Hits'

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two previously unreleased songs will be found on Nas' "Greatest Hits," due Nov. 6 via Columbia. One cut, "Less Than An Hour," features Cee-Lo and appeared in the recent film "Rush Hour 3." The other n Two previously unreleased songs will be found on Nas'…

  6. Music Legends Crowd Fats Domino Tribute Album

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their own spin on Fats Domino hits for an upcoming charity tribute album, due Sept. 25 via Vanguard. The double-disc "Go Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their…

  7. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival / April 28-30, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds)

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and rock gathering that almost didn't happen, emotions were as turbulent as the floodwaters that ravaged this historic c For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and…

  8. Nas Shares 'Street' Stories

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Whether Nas discourses on street life, politics or love, you can always count on one thing: He is not going to pull any punches. Nas' latest project, the double-CD "Street's Disciple" (Ill Will Records/Columbia), is no…

  9. Hot Product

    November 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nas 'Streets' Of Fire Whether Nas discourses on street life, politics or love, you can always count on one thing: He is not going to pull any punches. His latest project, the double-CD "Street's Disciple" (Ill Will Records/Columbia), finds the Queens, N.Y., griot…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Usher, parent/child chart entries and Ja Rule with readers. A SIMPLE MAJORITY Fred, If "My Boo" gets a fifth week at No. 1, that will give Usher 27 weeks at No. 1 in 2004, spread between his four chart-topping singles. Will that make him the first artist who&…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses parents and children on the charts, No. 1 singles and song remakes with readers. FATHER AND SON Fred: With the debut of "Bridging the Gap" by Nas featuring Olu Dara on the Hot 100, the chart is once again experiencing a parent and child together on a single.…

  12. 'Boo' Nets Fourth Week As No. 1 Single

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite another week of tough competition, Usher and Alicia Keys hold onto the top slot of Billboard's Hot 100 for a fourth week in a row with "My Boo." Their duet also notches a fourth week atop Bill Despite another week of tough competition, Usher and Alicia Keys hold onto…

  13. Nas Doubles Up On 'Street's Disciple'

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Nas has put the finishing touches on a 22-track double album, "Street's Disciple," due Nov. 30 via Ill Will/Columbia. First single "Thief's Theme" is built on a sample of Iron Butterfly's "Inna Rapper Nas has put the finishing touches on a 22…