1. Chart Highlights: Carrie Underwood Crowns Country Songs With 'Good Girl'

    June 04, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Underwood's 'Good Girl' is better than good: it's the new No. 1 on Country Songs. Plus, fellow former 'American Idol' queen Kelly Clarkson tops AC and One Direction rules Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard…

  2. Nesty

    December 09, 2008 5:28 PM EST What does it take to debut on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart at No. 1? A little help from your friends, which in DJ Nesty's case, include reggaeton superstars Wisin & Yandel. Nesty's "La Mente Maestra" on WY/Machete is the latest example of the "duo de la…

  3. 6 Questions: Daddy Yankee

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Daddy Yankee's studio is located in a modest house that looks just like any other in Carolina, a town on the outskirts of San Juan, Puerto Rico that is home to the reggaeton movement. Daddy Yankee's studio is located in a modest house that looks just like any other in Carolina, a…

  4. Notch

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If anyone knows what reggae has to do with reggaeton, it's probably Notch. On his debut album, "Raised by the People," the son of a Jamaican-Cuban father and a black and Puerto Rican mother presents s If anyone knows what reggae has to do with reggaeton, it's probably…

  5. Toby Love

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Move over Lil Jon, there's a new king in town -- Toby Love, the king of crunkchata. Move over Lil Jon, there's a new king in town -- Toby Love, the king of crunkchata. Never heard of chunkchata before? That's because Love is looking to start a new Latin music revolution by…

  6. Tego Time

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reggaetón star Tego Calderón drops the bling and turns inward on his Atlantic debut, "El Subestimado/The Underdog." Will that translate to a long-awaited U.S. breakthrough? Tego Calderón has dropped the bling. A few weeks ago, after much soul searching, the Puerto Rican rapper took…

  7. New Jagged Edge Due In December

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST R&B outfit Jagged Edge will on Dec. 20 release its fifth album, which features collaborations with John Legend and rapper Big Duke of Boyz N Da Hood. R&B outfit Jagged Edge will on Dec. 20 release its fifth album, which features collaborations with John Legend and rapper Big Duke of…