Billboard's R&B

  1. Former Billboard Editor Jean Williams Dies

    February 08, 2011 5:44 PM EST Jean Williams, one of Billboard's first African-American editorial staffers and the magazine's first R&B editor, has died. A memorial service for the pioneering journalist, who died Jan. 31 of cancer at Kaiser Hospital in Harbor City ...

  2. Smith, Aswad Nab Billboard Posts

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST Danyel Smith has been named editor of Billboard, where she will oversee the editorial operations of the weekly print magazine. Jem Aswad has been named editor of Billboard's business-focused website, Billboard.biz, and will oversee the site&# ...