1. Shaggy's Feeling 'Lucky' On New Album

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After the international multi-platinum success of his 2000 MCA album "Hotshot," one couldn't blame Shaggy for feeling lucky. Fittingly, the artist has titled the follow-up "Lucky Day," and is planning After the international multi-platinum success of his 2000 MCA…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Kenny Gamble, Faith Hill, and Herbert Groenemeyer. TAKING A GAMBLE: Kenny Gamble had his first songwriting credit on Billboard's Hot 100 the week of Nov. 21, 1964, when a soulful slice of Philadelphia pop called "The 81" by Candy & the Kisses debuted…

  3. My Bad

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rayvon looks set to follow in the footsteps of longtime collaborator and friend Shaggy by bringing the worlds of dancehall, R&B, and pop together on his Big Yard/MCA debut, My Bad. Rayvon looks set to follow in the footsteps of longtime collaborator and friend Shaggy by bringing the…

  4. Hot Product

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Nelly, Will Smith, Shedaisy, Sonic Youth, and more. 'Hot' Stuff As music fans can be fickle, artists often have to walk a tightrope of sorts, maintaining a balance between presence in the marketplace and overexposure. Nelly seems to have become a pro at…

  5. Billboard Bits: 'Showtime,' CSNY/BNL, Sequence Records

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Shaggy, 'Showtime,' CSNY/BNL, Sequence Records Reggae-leaning pop star Shaggy will release the soundtrack to the film "Showtime" on his own Big Yard label in mid-March, and appear on three of its songs. The album, due March 19, features Shaggy and Babyface teaming…

  6. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Nickelback, and the songs with the most weeks at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. A CHART ODYSSEY: The year 2001 is history, but this week's Billboard Hot 100 is still made up mostly of songs that peaked last year, including the No. 1 song, "How You Remind Me…

  7. Shaggy Tunes Up Remixes, Rarities

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST Shaggy's 2000 MCA album, "Hotshot," continues to fly off retail shelves, but fans won't have to wait long for some new spins on that album's smash hit singles. On Feb. 12, the label will release "Hots Shaggy's 2000 MCA album, "Hotshot," continues…

  8. Billboard Bits: Shaggy, Backstreet Boys, Sisqo, and more

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Shaggy, Backstreet Boys, Sisqo, and more Shaggy has pulled out of the twice-postponed Backstreet Boys arena tour due to conflicting commitments and has been replaced by Sisqo, Billboard Bulletin reports. The Backstreet Boys trek, due to resume Aug. 24 in Milwaukee, was rescheduled so…

  9. U.K.'s Atomic Kitten Claws Back To No. 1

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Liverpool pop threesome Atomic Kitten sold nearly 142,000 copies to score its second consecutive U.K. No. 1 yesterday (July 29) with a cover of the Bangles' "Eternal Flame" (Innocent/Virgin). Rival fe Liverpool pop threesome Atomic Kitten sold nearly 142,000 copies to score its…

  10. Jackson Tribute Adds Destiny, Liza, Monica

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza Minnelli, have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concerts at New York's Madison Square Gard R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza…

  11. Robbie Holds On At No. 1 In The U.K.

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Showing uncharacteristic stability for the fast-moving U.K. market, four of last week's top five singles held their positions on the singles chart yesterday (July 22), as Robbie Williams remained at N Showing uncharacteristic stability for the fast-moving U.K. market, four of last week&…

  12. 'Popstars' Hear'Say Top U.K. Chart Again

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With 4,000 copies to spare, U.K. television's "Popstars" winners Hear'Say achieved its second domestic No. 1 yesterday (July 1) with "Show Me the Way to Your Love" (Polydor). The single follows the gr With 4,000 copies to spare, U.K. television's "…

  13. Movie Theme Madness On U.K. Singles Chart

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Movie songs continue to hold sway on the new U.K. singles chart, as the multi-artist remake of LaBelle's "Lady Marmalade" (Interscope/Polydor) from "Moulin Rouge" goes straight to No. 1, while Faith H Movie songs continue to hold sway on the new U.K. singles chart, as…

  14. Chart Beat Bonus

    June 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Ahmet Ertegun, Sugar Ray, "Lady Marmalade" FOUNDERS AND COMPOSERS: Earlier this year, Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun collected a No. 1 songwriting credit on The Billboard Hot 100, thanks to the success of "Angel" by Shaggy featuring Rayvon. How Ertegun…

  15. Travis Returns To No. 1 In The U.K.

    June 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With its new Independiente set "The Invisible Band," Travis yesterday (June 17) took the No. 1 spot on the U.K. album chart. The mark was achieved in one week, while it took the Scottish band 13 weeks With its new Independiente set "The Invisible Band," Travis yesterday …

  16. Chart Beat Bonus

    June 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on top songs of the year, Lee Ann Womack, No Doubt, Gwen Stefani THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: With the first half of the calendar year coming to a close, it's a good time to review which songs have advanced to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 during 2001. Seven different titles have moved…

  17. Radiohead Rules Again On U.K. Chart

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead scored its second U.K. No. 1 album in eight months on Sunday, as "Amnesiac" (Parlophone) debuted at the the summit of the chart. The feat was achieved last October by "Kid A," and previously Radiohead scored its second U.K. No. 1 album in eight months on Sunday,…

  18. Shaggy Reigns Supreme On U.K. Charts

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Shaggy enjoyed the sweet taste of success twice over on the new U.K. charts yesterday (June 3). His new MCA single "Angel" featuring Rayvon boldly went where "It Wasn't Me" had been in March, debuting Shaggy enjoyed the sweet taste of success twice over on the new U.K…

  19. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink, Lionel Richie, Popstars 'LADY' FLASH: All four of the artists involved with the new version of "Lady Marmalade" have been in the top-10 of The Billboard Hot 100 before, although some have been there more than others.…

  20. Crazy Town Flies Back To No. 1

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Are the wings of a "Butterfly" stronger than those of an "Angel?" That seems to be the case this week on The Billboard Hot 100. Crazy Town's "Butterfly" flutters its way to top spot for the second tim Are the wings of a "Butterfly" stronger than…

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