1. Rock Hall Inducts Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits

    March 15, 2011 9:10 AM EDT T om Waits went for laughs, Alice Cooper for shock value, Leon Russell was quietly humble and Neil Diamond may still be talking following their induction Monday into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The acts were joined New Orleans piano maestro Dr. John and "Wall of Sound" singer…

  2. Darlene Love on Rock Hall Induction: 'People Are Hiring Me Now'

    March 14, 2011 11:00 AM EDT D arlene Love says that her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been good for business. "Oh, yes, definitely," she tells Billboard.com. As the voice of the Phil Spector -produced holiday favorite "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," Love says she's "…

  3. Billboard Bits: Z100 Jingle Ball, 50 Cent, Lamonte

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST As has become tradition, some of the biggest names in pop music will gather Dec. 14 for New York radio station Z100's Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden. As has become tradition, some of the biggest names in pop music will gather Dec. 14 for New York radio station Z100's Jingle…

  4. Guitarist, Family Murdered On New Year's Day

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bryan Harvey, former guitarist with the early 1990s duo House Of Freaks, was found murdered along with his family over the weekend in Richmond, Va., according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Bryan Harvey, former guitarist with the early 1990s duo House Of Freaks, was found murdered along with…

  5. MTV Launches Tempo With Caribbean Concert Series

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In conjunction with the Nov. 21 launch of a new cable television network devoted to Caribbean music and culture, MTV Networks will host Caribbean Rising, a series of concerts featuring performances fr In conjunction with the Nov. 21 launch of a new cable television network devoted to…

  6. BMG, Warner Ready Next 'Totally Hits' Disc

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Totally Hits 2005," the ninth volume in a series of Warner Strategic Marketing/BMG Strategic Marketing compilations, pulls together 20 tracks by Alicia Keys, Fat Joe, Simple Plan and Mario, among oth "Totally Hits 2005," the ninth volume in a series of Warner Strategic…

  7. Usher, Keys Duet Keeps Cozy At No. 1

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST With a gangsta and a Neptune breathing down their necks, Usher and Alicia Keys manage to hold on to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a third straight week with "My Boo." The hit duet is also in its fo With a gangsta and a Neptune breathing down their necks, Usher and Alicia…

  8. 'Goodies' Still Good Enough For No. 1

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The title track of Ciara's debut album is beginning a seventh week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is the lead single from the artist's Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace albu The title track of Ciara's debut album is beginning a…

  9. Ciara's 'Goodies' Won't Budge From No. 1

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With her album debut, "Goodies" (Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace), hitting stores this week, Ciara is nestled into the top slot of the Billboard Hot 100 for the fifth straight week with the title track fea With her album debut, "Goodies" (Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace),…

  10. TunesOnTV

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 20 "Live with Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lil' Romeo (also scheduled: Melina Kanakaredes, Miss America). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  11. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Sept. 20-26)

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Sept. 20-26, 2004). URBAN LEGEND: Keith Urban is a country superstar in the making. With the release of his latest album, "Be Here" (Capitol Records Nashville), look for him a couple of times on television this week. On Wednesday…

  12. Billboard Bits: Atlantic, MoveOn, Kristofferson

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Atlantic, MoveOn, Kristofferson Atlantic Records is about to shift into full-throttle promotion mode for several key rap projects. The "Joint Chiefs" campaign rolls out with the Oct. 19 reissue of Twista's "Kamikaze." The original version counts 29 weeks on…

  13. B&E: Magic, Rupee

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. MAGIC MAN: New Orleans rapper Magic scores his first singles chart position as a lead artist this week with…

  14. BREAKING & ENTERING

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Magic & Rupee /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  15. Soca Gold 2002

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For those who couldn't make it to carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, VP Records has once again performed a public service by collecting all the soca (soul-calypso) hits from carnival season in a two-CD For those who couldn't make it to carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, VP Records has…