1. Elephant Man About To Get 'Physical'

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Dancehall veteran Elephant Man has several hip-hop and R&B stars in his corner on "Let's Get Physical," due Jan. 29 via Bad Boy/VP Records. Dancehall veteran Elephant Man has several hip-hop and R&B stars in his corner on "Let's Get Physical," due Jan. 29…

  2. 'Carnival' Ride

    December 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wyclef Jean returns this week with his latest Columbia solo album, "The Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant." Following the pattern of his previous albums, the artist marshals the creative forces of Wyclef Jean returns this week with his latest Columbia solo album, "The…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    December 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wyclef Jean assembles a diverse cast for his new album, Ghostface Killah unveils his third release in a year's time, Daft Punk brings its acclaimed live show to disc and "American Idol" runner-up Blak The Columbia soundtrack to the John C. Reilly-starring film "Walk Hard:…

  4. Snoop Dogg, EPMD Bolster J.A.M. Awards

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST The first annual J.A.M. Awards took place last night (Nov. 29) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, with multiple artists paying tribute to the late Jam Master Jay of Run-D.M.C. The first annual J.A.M. Awards took place last night (Nov. 29) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, with…

  5. Wyclef Jean, "The Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant"

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wyclef Jean, "The Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant" Wyclef Jean, "The Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant" News Wyclef Jean …

  6. The Billboard Q&A: Charlie Daniels

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT At 71 years old, Charlie Daniels still sets a creative pace few can match. Whether touring, authoring a book or churning out another great album, he approaches each project with a sense of creative vi At 71 years old, Charlie Daniels still sets a creative pace few can match. Whether touring,…

  7. Legend Launching Label With Singer Estelle

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of getting busy on his next album, John Legend is also busy getting the word out about Estelle. The British singer/rapper/songwriter/producer's "Shine" will be the first release on Legend In the midst of getting busy on his next album, John Legend is also busy…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Baldemar Huerta, also known as Freddy Fender, who hit big in 1975 with "Before The Next Teardrop Falls," dies in Corpus Christi, Texas at the age of 69. 2006 - Baldemar Huerta, also known as Freddy Fender, who hit big in 1975 with "Before The Next Teardrop Falls,"…

  9. Blige Feeling 'Fine' On New Single, Album

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige has unveiled "Just Fine," the first single from her upcoming Geffen album, "Growing Pains." Produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart and Jazze Pha, the uptempo track comes ahead of the N Mary J. Blige has unveiled "Just Fine," the first…

  10. Wyclef Shares Spotlight With Superstars On New CD

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. A…

  11. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Glen…

  12. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  13. Billboard Bits: Wyclef Jean, Goo Goo Dolls, RBD

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Although details are still scant, Wyclef Jean has confirmed a Nov. 6 release for his next Columbia album, "Carnival II (Memoirs of an Immigrant)." First single "Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)" features A Although details are still scant, Wyclef Jean has confirmed a Nov. 6…

  14. Two Sides Of T.I.

    July 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his new album, "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," due this week via Grand Hustle/Atlantic. The set features guest turns by Eminem, Nelly, Jay-Z and Busta Rhymes Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his new album, "T.I.…

  15. Music On TV: June 11-17

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 11-17, 2007. MONDAY, June 11 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also featured: Jessica McClure). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Rihanna (also featured: Kim Coles; Seth Green). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s):…

  16. Wyclef Penning Tune In Bubble With Cartel

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wyclef Jean will on Thursday (June 7) drop by the Dr. Pepper-sponsored bubble in which rock band Cartel is ensconced to collaborate on a new song, "Wasted." Wyclef Jean will on Thursday (June 7) drop by the Dr. Pepper-sponsored bubble in which rock band Cartel is ensconced to…

  17. Kinda Like Country

    June 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT From start to finish, a Big & Rich concert is a visual and aural experience hard to forget. It is also part tent revival. From start to finish, a Big & Rich concert is a visual and aural experience hard to forget. It is also part tent revival. "Brothers and sisters, we are here…

  18. It's Summer Time With T.I., 'T.I.P.'

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's just after midnight and T.I. is waiting to go home from Teterboro, N.J.'s Atlantic airport in a private G-3 aircraft, courtesy of producer Wyclef Jean. The plane is equipped with 10 seats, a padd It's just after midnight and T.I. is waiting to go home from Teterboro, N.J.&…

  19. 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami Here are the winners for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami. Hot Latin Song of the Year: "Aliado Del Tiempo,…

  20. Beyonce, Shakira And Avril Overtake U.K. Charts

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce and Shakira's "Beautiful Liar" (Columbia) climbed 5-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (April 22), becoming the second No. 1 in the territory for each of the singers (but Beyonce's fift Beyonce and Shakira's "Beautiful Liar" (Columbia) climbed…

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