1. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals: Readers Respond, Part 1

    July 01, 2011 2:05 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PEN PALS: READERS…

  2. 'Idol' Chatter

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST With the burgeoning hit "Tattoo" working in her favor, season six "American Idol" champion Jordin Sparks will this week release her debut album for 19 Recordings/Jive. "Tattoo" was produced by Stargat With the burgeoning hit "Tattoo" working in her…

  3. Architecture In Helsinki

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The artwork for Architecture In Helsinki's new album "Places Like This" is, in a word, busy. The artwork for Architecture In Helsinki's new album "Places Like This" is, in a word, busy. It's dominated by line-drawings of skyscrapers, people and robots…

  4. Nueva Musica

    July 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Latin Project's debut album, "Nueva Musica," is infused with heaped helpings of Latin rhythms, jazz-skewed grooves and sun-kissed vocals—making it ideal for the clubs, lounges and beaches o The Latin Project's debut album, "Nueva Musica," is infused with…