1. Jackson Hits Studio With will.i.am For New Album

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson and Black Eyed Peas producer/rapper will.i.am have begun collaborating on material for Jackson's as-yet-untitled album, due late next year via the Bahrain-based Two Seas Records. It wi Michael Jackson and Black Eyed Peas producer/rapper will.i.am have begun collaborating…

  2. B-Real Secures will.i.am For Solo Debut

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In addition to writing and performing the theme song on the new "Scarface: The World Is Yours" videogame, Cypress Hill's B-Real is working on his first solo album, "Smoke N Mirrors." In addition to writing and performing the theme song on the new "Scarface: The…

  3. A Legend, 'Again'

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer/songwriter John Legend will follow-up his Grammy-winning 2004 Sony Urban debut "Get Lifted" this week with a new album, "Once Again." R&B singer/songwriter John Legend will follow-up his Grammy-winning 2004 Sony Urban debut "Get Lifted" this…

  4. Lil Jon Merging Crunk And Rock On Next Album

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lil Jon is hard at work on his upcoming solo project "Crunk Rock," for which the Atlanta producer plans to collaborate with Rick Rubin, Good Charlotte, Korn's Jonathan Davis and Green Day producer Rob Lil Jon is hard at work on his upcoming solo project "Crunk Rock,"…

  5. 'Play' It Again

    October 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs is surrounded by some of the biggest names in music on his new album, "Press Play." Due this week via Bad Boy, the set boasts contributions from Christina Aguilera, OutKast's Big Bo Sean "Diddy" Combs is surrounded by some of the biggest…

  6. Nas Drafts Kanye, will.i.am, Marley For New 'Hip-Hop'

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York rapper Nas is close to putting the finishing touches on his Def Jam debut, "Hip-Hop Is Dead ... The N," due Dec. 19. The album features collaborations with Kanye West, Dr. Dre, the Game, Dami New York rapper Nas is close to putting the finishing touches on his Def Jam debut…

  7. Diddy: The Saga Continues

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sean Combs is bouncing around in his underwear. It's a sweltering August afternoon in downtown Los Angeles, and Combs is in his trailer on the set of the video shoot for "Come to Me," the debut single Sean Combs is bouncing around in his underwear. It's a sweltering August…

  8. Timberlake Still Unstoppable On Billboard Charts

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" secures a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100, just as its parent album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" (Jive) remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second frame. "SexyBack" Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" secures a…

  9. Timberlake Remains No. 1 Amid Five Top 10 Debuts

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Amid debuts by several major new releases this week, Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" keeps the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 warm for a second time. Despite a sales drop of 68%, the Jive Amid debuts by several major new releases this week, Justin Timberlake's …

  10. Q&A: Fergie And Will.I.Am On "The Dutchess"

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fergie has been preparing a lifetime for moments like these. Clad in booty-baring shorts and flanked by a brigade of costumed Brits, she marched down the red carpet during MTV's Video Music Awards pre Fergie has been preparing a lifetime for moments like these. Clad in booty-baring…

  11. The Game Ready To 'Ride' On Sophomore Album

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT California rapper the Game will follow up his hit 2005 debut, "The Documentary" with "Doctor's Advocate," due Nov. 14 via Geffen. Album track "It's Okay (One Blood)" featuring Junior Reid is No. 16 th California rapper the Game will follow up his hit…

  12. Will's Work: Solo CD, Tracks With Game, Nas, Snoop

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT While the Black Eyed Peas step back from the limelight to allow Fergie to promote her solo debut, "The Dutchess," will.i.am remains busy with numerous projects, including his first major label solo re While the Black Eyed Peas step back from the limelight to allow Fergie to promote…

  13. Ciara Sounding 'Young But Sexy' On New Album

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer Ciara has set Dec. 5 as the release date for her sophomore effort "Ciara: The Evolution," due via La Face/Zomba Label Group. The set boasts production from Rodney Jerkins, Pharrell Will R&B singer Ciara has set Dec. 5 as the release date for her sophomore effort …

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elton John celebrates 40 years of collaboration with lyricist Bernie Taupin, DJ Shadow goes hip-hop in a major way, Clay Aiken revives some enduring power ballads and Lupe Fiasco explodes out of Chica Black Eyed Peas principal Fergie's "The Dutchess" (will.i.am/A&M),…

  15. Born 'Sexy'

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake has already rocketed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "SexyBack," the first single from his sophomore Jive solo album, "FutureSex/LoveSounds." Justin Timberlake has already rocketed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "SexyBack," the…

  16. Stars Strut Their Stuff At Fashion Rocks

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dance-fueled performances by Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and the Pussycat Dolls highlighted last night's (Sept. 7) Fashion Rocks concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Dance-fueled performances by Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and the Pussycat Dolls highlighted last night's…

  17. Diddy Surrounded By Stars On 'Press Play'

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sean "Diddy" Combs is surrounded by some of the biggest names in music on his upcoming album, "Press Play." Due Oct. 17 via Bad Boy, the set boasts contributions from Christina Aguilera, OutKast's Big Sean "Diddy" Combs is surrounded by some of the biggest…

  18. Legend Avoids The Obvious On Sophomore Album

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT John Legend will follow-up his Grammy-winning 2004 Sony Urban debut "Get Lifted" on Oct. 24 with a new album, "Once Again." Among the producers involved with the project are Kanye West, Raphael Saadiq R&B singer/songwriter John Legend will follow-up his Grammy-winning…

  19. Timberlake Unveils New Tunes At L.A. Club Show

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake unveiled new material from his upcoming album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" on Friday at Los Angeles' House of Blues with a little help from some superstar artists. The trek continues tonig Justin Timberlake unveiled new material from his upcoming album "…

  20. Timberlake Aiming To Push Boundaries Of Pop

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake wants to push the boundaries of pop music with his new album, "FutureSex/LoveSounds," due Sept. 12 via Jive. "I realize that I have a platform to push the sound of pop music. That's Justin Timberlake wants to push the boundaries of pop music with his new…

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