Slow Jamz

  1. Hal David's Chart Legacy: From 'Raindrops' to 'Close to You;' Dionne Warwick to Notorious B.I.G.

    September 02, 2012 7:43 PM EDT Hal David's sensitive and romantic lyrics provided the perfect counterpoint to Burt Bacharach's hip and cool melodies and together, the celebrated pair of composers charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for decades. Hal David, Legendary Songw ...

  2. Kanye West Tops Grammy Noms

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop newcomer Kanye West leads the nominations for the 47th annual Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 13 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and air live on CBS. West nabbed 10 nominations, while Ushe Hip-hop newcomer Kanye West leads the nominati ...

  3. Kanye West Grabs 7 MOBO Nominations

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honors set for Sept. 30 in London. With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for the ninth annual MOBO Awards, to be held Sept. 30 at London's Royal Albert Hall. West's debut solo album, "College Dr ...

  4. Kanye West Grabs 7 MOBO Nominations

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for the ninth annual MOBO Awards, to be held Sept. 30 at London's Royal Albert Hall. With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for t ...

  5. Jay-Z's Six-Pack Tops MTV VMA Noms

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami arena is biggest venue ever for show. Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, with six nominations for "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods each. This year's sh ...

  6. Usher, OutKast Lead BET Nominations

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood's Kodak Theatre to host the June 29 telecast. OutKast, Beyonce, Lil' Jon, Usher and Kanye West lead nominations for the 2004 BET Awards. Actress/comedian Mo'Nique -- who returns this year as the event's host -- announ ...

  7. Jones Tops Chart With Huge Opening Week

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones bows atop The Billboard 200 with the largest opening week in more than two years. The singer's Blue Note album "Feels Like Home" sold an incredible 1.02 million units in the U.S., accordin Norah Jones bows atop The Billb ...

  8. Jones Tops Chart With Huge Opening Week

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones bows atop The Billboard 200 with the largest opening week in more than two years. The singer's Blue Note album "Feels Like Home" sold an incredible 1.02 million units in the U.S., accordin Norah Jones bows atop The Billb ...

  9. OutKast Singles Still Steady

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week to crooner Josh Groban, the Atlanta-based hip-hop duo still has a lock on the Hot 100. "Hey Ya!" cruises to its seventh week atop the While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on ...

  10. OutKast Singles Still Steady

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week to crooner Josh Groban, the Atlanta-based hip-hop duo still has a lock on the Hot 100. "Hey Ya!" cruises to its seventh week atop the While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on ...