1. Where Are the Six Members of New Edition Now?

    January 27, 2017 2:44 PM EST On Monday (Jan. 23), R&B group  New Edition was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame -- a fitting tribute to the '80s quintet responsible for some of the decade's most iconic hits -- and as viewers learned over the course of BET’s three-night biopic The New Edition…

  2. New Edition Looks Back on Its Wild Career, From 'the Hood' to 'Candy Girl' to Kicking Out Bobby Brown

    January 09, 2017 4:00 PM EST New Edition exploded out of Boston’s housing projects in the early 1980s, setting a ­precedent for the fleet of boy bands to follow, with its ­carefully groomed look (and moves) -- and the group’s share of ­offstage drama (contract rip-offs! Onstage fights!). Before a three-part BET biopic,…

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: Kelly Clarkson, Adele, Madonna

    March 02, 2012 2:55 PM EST What goes around comes around when it comes to hit songs' borrowed lyrics. CATCH(Y)PHRASES: Sometimes a song's lyrics lift an unfamiliar expression to pop culture prominence, from R.E.M.'s 1991 hit "Losing My Religion," a Southern saying that translates to losing one&…

  4. New Edition's 30th Anniversary Plans: New Album, Tour, Book, Blow-Out Concert

    December 14, 2011 2:45 PM EST New Edition 's trail to the 2013 30th anniversary of the group's first album ("Candy Girl") will include live shows, a new studio album, a book, a movie, possibly a play and a blow-out gig that could result in a DVD -- at least if the group members have their way. "…

  5. Bel Biv DeVoe Mulls New Music, Announces Late-Night Gig

    February 17, 2011 2:15 PM EST B el Biv DeVoe scored its first chart hits all the way back in 1990 (with "Poison" and "Do Me!," which both peaked at No. 3 on the Hot 100), and over 20 years later, the New Jack Swing trio tells Billboard.com it hopes to capitalize on three years of recent touring -- and…

  6. Janet Jackson To Release 'Number Ones' Album, Book

    October 14, 2009 5:25 PM EDT A new Janet Jackson greatest hits album titled "Number Ones" is due out Nov. 17 in the U.S. on A&M/UMe. Outside of America, it will be titled "Janet Jackson: The Best," and street on Nov. 23. The 34 track collection includes 33 of Jackson's hits plus one new track…

  7. May 16, 2009

    May 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Britney Spears’ second album, “Oops!… I Did It Again” sells 1.3 million copies in its debut week, setting a new record for highest debut by a female artist. 2000 – The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using his name again. 1993 – R&B and soul singer Marv…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car accident, forcing the hospitalization of frontman Calvin Johnson and bassist Chris Sutton. 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car…

  9. New Edition's Tresvant Preps New Solo Album

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Founding New Edition member Ralph Tresvant is recording a new solo album via his Xzault Media Group (XMG) label. Founding New Edition member Ralph Tresvant is recording a new solo album via his Xzault Media Group (XMG) label. The as-yet-untitled project, due later this year, features lead…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car accident, forcing the hospitalization of frontman Calvin Johnson and bassist Chris Sutton. 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Puff Daddy plays his first-ever U.K. show at the official opening of the new London venue Sound Republic in Leicester Square. The invitation-only event is broadcast live by MTV U.K.<br c 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System…

  14. Chart Beat

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Iron Maiden and more! 'ALARM' CLOCKS IN: It's a great way to celebrate a 25th birthday -- debut at No. 1 on the album chart and No. 12 on the singles chart, with the latter being the highest debuting single of your career. I don't…

  15. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Paul Brandt and Claudia Church answer the call of their country when they head to Bosnia to entertain U.S. troops there. The trip is the first USO junket for both artists.<br clear="none 2004 - Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Puff Daddy plays his first-ever U.K. show at the official opening of the new London venue Sound Republic in Leicester Square. The invitation-only event is broadcast live by MTV U.K.<br c 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an unknown person empties the sewage tank from rapper Twista's tour bus onto downtown McCrea Street. The artist is in town to 2004 - Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>For the fourth time in its storied career, U2 have a U.K. No. 1 single, after "Beautiful Day" surprisingly outsells Robbie Williams' and Kylie Minogue's "Kids" to take the top place on t 2000 - For the fourth time in its storied career,…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using his name again. The singer says the reason for switching back is because his publishing contract with Warner/Chappe 2000 - The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using…

  20. Billboard Bits: New Edition, Shannon McNally, The Who

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on New Edition, Shannon McNally, The Who All-star R&B outfit New Edition has signed to Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy imprint for the release of a new album, due next spring. The group's lineup now includes Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill,…

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