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  1. Billboard Wins Two Folio Awards

    December 06, 2013 2:54 AM EST Billboard has won two 2013 Folio Eddie & Ozzie Awards in categories honoring best article and best cover. The awards ceremony, held Thursday (Dec. 3) at New York City’s Grand Hyatt, honored excellence in magazine editorial and design. “I' ...

  2. 2013 Grammy Awards: R&B Album, Song Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:15 AM EST veterans and next-generation crooners go head to head best contemporary r&b album Fortune Chris Brown LABEL: RCA Records EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Chris Brown, Tina Davis, Mark Pitts, Team Breezy PRODUCERS: The Underdogs, Fuego, Andrew "Pop&qu ...

  3. Billboard Power 100: Larry Marcus

    January 26, 2012 9:10 PM EST No. 77 Larry Marcus Managing director Walden Venture Capital Twitter: @cyberlar Sound advice ... Few venture capitalists are as attuned to investment opportunities in digital media and consumer services as Larry Marcus. An early investor in Pandor ...

  4. In Memoriam

    December 08, 2011 7:40 AM EST Joe Arroyo (b. 1955) Salsa star/composer Discovered by Fruko y Sus Tesos leader Julio Ernesto Estrada and known for his high tenor and hit songs "La Noche" and "Rebelión," Joe Arroyo rose to prominence in the '70s to becom ...

  5. Backbeat: Horacio Palencia On Verge of Launching Solo Career, Making 'Musical Mischief'

    October 24, 2011 7:10 AM EDT Panelcia on the red carpet with Billboard's executive director of Latin content and programming, Leila Cobo. Horacio Palencia won the Songwriter Of The Year award at the first annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards. But that's just the be ...

  6. Beyonce 'Countdown' Video Brings Charges Of Plagiarism

    October 10, 2011 9:23 PM EDT In under a week, Beyonce's "Countdown" has amassed over 1.6 million streams on the 'net, but one of those viewers is calling Bey' out on charges of plagiarism. Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker claims that B ...

  7. BET Networks Reveals Upcoming Programming Slate

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT BET Networks announced its programming slate for the next year, which includes "Brutha," a documentary series about five brothers in an R&B group under the guidance of producer Jermaine Dupri, and "106 & Gospel," a spin ...

  8. South African R&B Singer TK Dies

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Award winning South African R&B singer TK (real name Tsakani Mhinga) was found dead on Monday (Feb. 27) at a hotel in Johannesburg's Randburg suburb. The singer-songwriter was 27. Award winning South African R&B singer TK (real na ...

  9. South African R&B Singer TK Dies

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Award winning South African R&B singer TK (real name Tsakani Mhinga) was found dead on Monday (Feb. 27) at a hotel in Johannesburg's Randburg suburb. The singer-songwriter was 27. Award winning South African R&B singer TK (real na ...