1. Tevin Campbell Aims to Reignite Career at First Essence Festival Performance

    July 06, 2014 11:15 AM EDT R&B singer Tevin Campbell, who thrilled fans as a teenager when he asked "Can We Talk," has performed for the first time at the Essence Festival as he seeks to re-ignite his career. Essence Music Fest 2014: Photos from New Orleans! Campbell said he's 37 now, but the voice…

  2. The Top 50 R&B / Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years

    November 18, 2010 11:47 AM EST Chart Article In honor of the incomparable artists that have helped bring urban music to the masses over the last three decades -- and also to toast the success of our recently launched music column 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 50 Tevin Campbell Introduced to the music world by super-producer…

  3. Quincy Jones ' Q: Soul Bossa Nostra' Track-By-Track

    November 04, 2010 12:35 PM EDT The name of Quincy Jones ' latest, "Q: Soul Bossa Nostra," doesn't betray the depth of music's past, present and future its 15 tracks embody. On the album, due Nov. 9, the legendary producer and musician reinterprets several of the hits and collaborations he's…

  4. 'Q: Soul Bossa Nostra' Celebrates Quincy Jones Legacy

    March 10, 2010 5:27 PM EST Akon , Ludacris , Usher , Mary J. Blige , Jennifer Hudson, Talib Kweli , BeBe Winans, Three 6 Mafia , Jermaine Dupri , Scott Storch and Jamie Foxx are among the host of artists and producers paying tribute to Quincy Jones on "Q: Soul Bossa Nostra." Featuring contemporary versions of…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Billboard's Hot 100, Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts and more with readers. ANCHOR POSITION Hi Fred! Did you notice that last week "Whatever U Want" by Christina Milian featuring Joe Budden became the third song to debut this year at No. 100 [on…

  6. Chart Beat Chat

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses "American Idol," charity singles, No. 1 country songs on Billboard's Hot 100, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, and chart coincidences with readers. AMERICAN (IDOL) LIFE Hi Fred, After reading your column for the past few years, it was really cool to see you on…

  7. Mario Aims Wide With J Records Debut

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Just because he's young, don't dismiss Mario as another teen artist. According to J Records chief Clive Davis, Mario is special in that he also possesses adult appeal. "Yes, he's 15, and teens and younger kids like him,"…