R&B outfit Jagged Edge has set a Sept. 30 release date for its next Columbia album, "Hard." A commercial single for lead track "Walked Outta Heaven" was released on Tuesday. The cut is No. 41 this week on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.
Reality TV's latest musical successes show no sign of slowing down, as "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken and winner Ruben Studdard hold their respective 1-2 positions on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second week. Aiken's "This Is the Night" (RCA) remains at No. 1 on the chart, while Studdard's "Flying Without Wings" (J Records) holds down the No. 2 slot.
Toby Keith is remaining a "Ford truck man" through-and-through. The country artist and Ford spokesperson will use his June 15 performance at the auto manufacturer's Centennial Celebration in Dearborn, Mich., as the kick-off of his Shock'N Y'all tour. The outing will be sponsored by the Ford F-150 pickup truck.