1. Blackground Clarifies Rumors of Aaliyah's Posthumous Album

    August 09, 2012 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Aaliyah's cousin, Jomo Hankerson, denies that Drake is contracted to executive produce the project. Update (4:00 pm): Following publication of this article, Blackground reached out to Billboard.biz to officially confirm that Drake and Noah  ...

  2. Exclusive: Drake, Missy, Timbaland? Blackground Clarifies Rumors Swirling Around Aaliyah Album (Update)

    August 09, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Update (Aug. 12, 6:00 pm): A rep for Missy Elliott, who had not responded to Billboard.biz's request for comment as of the time this story was published, released a statement today saying Missy Elliott and Timbaland would not be involved in t ...

  3. Publishing Deal Helps Label Bring Aaliyah to a New Generation

    August 08, 2012 8:15 PM EDT In early August, a new Aaliyah track hit the Internet, setting off a whirlwind of speculation about a posthumous Aaliyah album. The song -- "Enough Said," featuring Drake and produced by Noah "40" Shebib -- is the result of mor ...

  4. Braxton Settles Lawsuit Against Ex-Manager

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Toni Braxton has settled her multimillion-dollar lawsuit against her former personal manager, representatives of both parties said. Toni Braxton has settled her multimillion-dollar lawsuit against her former personal manager, representatives of both ...

  5. Braxton Settles Lawsuit Against Ex-Manager

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Toni Braxton has settled her multimillion-dollar lawsuit against her former personal manager, representatives of both parties said. Under the settlement, the 39-year-old R&B singer is free to pursue new projects following her return of a $375, ...

  6. Braxton Released By Blackground, Sues Ex-Manager

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Toni Braxton is being released from Blackground/Universal Motown, Billboard.com has learned. Toni Braxton is being released from Blackground/Universal Motown, Billboard.com has learned. The Grammy Award-winning R&B singer logged the majority of ...

  7. Toni Braxton Splits Arista, Inks With Blackground

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B star Toni Braxton is leaving Arista Records to join Blackground Records, Billboard Bulletin has learned. Universal-distributed Blackground has tentative plans to issue a new Braxton album Sept R&B star Toni Braxton is leaving Arista Reco ...

  8. Fans Remember Aaliyah At Detroit Vigil

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aaliyah's music played in the background as hundreds gathered in Detroit last night (Aug. 27) near her former high school for a candlelight vigil to remember the singer killed in a plane crash. As pre Aaliyah's music played in the backgrou ...

  9. Aaliyah Plane Crash Probe Widens

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The investigation into the plane crash that killed 22-year-old singer Aaliyah and eight others in the Bahamas widened as U.S. officials said they would help determine what caused the plane to go down The investigation into the plane crash that kille ...

  10. Update: Aaliyah Killed In Bahamas Plane Crash

    August 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday (Aug. 25) when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashed after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, authorit R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday ...