1. Chingy

    Chingy

    13 Albums, 10 Songs

    • Jackpot
    • Hate It or Love It
    • Hoodstar
    • Powerballin'
    • Jackpot
    • Jackpot
    • Powerballin'
  2. Nas Talks Chingy 'Pop-Fluff' Period of Hip-Hop & Winehouse 'Duet'

    March 19, 2012 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's been years since Nas and former manager Steve Stoute formally worked together, but when the two reunited on-stage at a keynote Q&A at South by Southwest Friday it was as if little time had passed. Stoute, a former exec VP at Interscope ...

  3. Nas Opens Up About Amy Winehouse, Divorce, Competing With 'Pop-Fluff Stuff' at SXSW Chat

    March 17, 2012 4:51 PM EDT It's been years since Nas and former manager Steve Stoute formally worked together, but when the two reunited on-stage at a keynote Q&A at South by Southwest Friday it was as if little time had passed. Stoute, a former exec VP at Intersco ...

  4. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 14, 2012 2:11 PM EDT March 20, 2012 | BACKBEAT Backbeat: BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at SXSW BMI, Billboard, Suntrust and Austin's Four Seasons Hotel teamed up to host the BMI & Billboard Acoustic Brunch at the South by Southwest Music Festival on Fri ...

  5. Who Runs the Billboard Hot 100? Women!

    February 27, 2012 5:35 PM EST With the debut of Katy Perry's "Part of Me" at No. 1 on the current Billboard Hot 100; Adele's double-duty with "Set Fire to the Rain" at No. 2 and "Rolling in the Deep" at No. 5; the 7-3 rise of Whitney Hou ...

  6. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 2003

    July 13, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 B'DAY: Seven years ago this week, Beyonce bounded to her first solo No. 1s on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200. The singer jumped 3-1 on the Hot 100 dated July 12, 2003, with "Crazy in Love," featuring then-future husband ...

  7. Chart Beat Thursday: A Madge-ical Week For 'Glee'

    April 29, 2010 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 NEW DIRECTIONS: On the Billboard Hot 100 dated March 18, 1989, Madonna 's "Like a Prayer" soared in as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 38. 21 years, one month and three weeks later, the song makes its second Hot 100 appearance, again as the ...

  8. Ke$ha Controls Hot 100 Summit For A Second Week

    December 31, 2009 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As reported yesterday on Billboard. com , Ke$ha maintains her perch atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "TiK ToK" while setting the record for most single-week downloads by a female artist (610,000). The prior female mark was ...

  9. Heavy Hitters Grace Negro League Benefit CD

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 By combining music, social consciousness and philanthropy, Stadium Entertainment wants to shepherd a new business model designed to also capture and engage music consumers. The first project under its By combining music, social consciousness and phi ...

  10. Chart Beat: Katy Perry, Leona Lewis, Coldplay

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Katy Perry, the first rock song, Leona Lewis and more! TIME FOR A CHANGE? Dear Fred, It is a significant achievement that Katy Perry has achieved the rock era's 1000th Number One single on the Billboard pop charts w ...

  11. Young Jeezy, Diddy, Remy Ma Get In The Mix

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Young Jeezy, Diddy and Remy Ma are adding a little spice to summer with new mixtapes. Jeezy's "The Prime Minister" launches tomorrow (June 14) via his newly launched blog and social networking Web sit Young Jeezy, Diddy and Remy Ma ar ...

  12. Groban Still Tops, Blige Debuts at No. 2

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban's "Noel" refuses to budge for a fifth week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, selling 757,000. Meanwhile, Mary J. Blige bows in the runner-up slot with her "Growing Pains" effort, shifting 629,000 ... Other debuts ...

  13. Chart Beat

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Alicia Keys, "Xanadu," Madonna, Mariah Carey and more! 'ONE' OF TWO: In the last 23 years, eight artists have held the top two positions on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs during the same week, but none of them has accom ...

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    December 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige tries to follow up one of the biggest albums of her career with the new "Growing Pains," Lupe Fiasco gets conceptual on his highly anticipated sophomore release and Jaheim starts fresh o Rapper Chingy's Def Jam debut, &q ...

  15. Anthony Hamilton 'Full Of Life' On Next Album

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his involvement in "American Gangster" putting him on the big screen, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton is preparing to unleash his next album on the world in 2008. With his involvement in "American Gangster" putting him on th ...

  16. Chingy Spreads The 'Love' On New DTP Album

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here in August, former Capitol rapper Chingy returns to the Disturbing Tha Peace fold this winter with "Hate It or Love It." Due Dec. 11, the set features guest appearances from Amerie, Luda As tipped here in August, former Capit ...

  17. Chingy Drops Ludacris Beef, Inks With Island Def Jam

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Chingy has split Capitol and signed a new deal with Island Def Jam. A new album, "Hate It or Love It," is tentatively due before the end of the year. In addition, Chingy has settled his differe Rapper Chingy has split Capitol and si ...

  18. Chingy Drops Ludacris Beef, Inks With Island Def Jam

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Chingy has split Capitol and signed a new deal with Island Def Jam. A new album, "Hate It or Love It," is tentatively due before the end of the year. In addition, Chingy has settled his differences with Disturbing Tha Peace honcho ...

  19. DTP Shows 'Strength' With New Compilation

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris is eyeing an Aug. 28 release date for his third Disturbing Tha Peace label compilation, "Strength in Numbers." The 14-track package features 12 previously unreleased tracks, including first s Ludacris is eyeing an Aug. 28 release ...

  20. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  21. Timberlake, T.I. Remain No. 1 With 'My Love'

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's second No. 1 single in recent months, "My Love" featuring T.I., retains the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also holds atop the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Justin Timberlake's second N ...

  22. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  23. My Chemical Romance, Chingy Set For 'Flash' Concerts

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists like My Chemical Romance, the Game and Chingy will take part in the next round of Cingular and Sony Ericsson's free Flash Concerts series this fall. Artists like My Chemical Romance, the Game and Chingy will take part in the next round ...

  24. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured ...

  25. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses corrected charts, Akon, "Weird Al" Yankovic and more with his readers. DIFFERENT CHART, DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES As you know, a Nielsen SoundScan error caused by delayed data from one retailer forced Billboard to recompile mo ...

  26. Timberlake Still Tops, Akon Sets Hot 100 Record

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Showing no sign of slipping, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" retains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week and fronts the Pop 100 for a fifth. Meanwhile, the singer's new single, "My Love" Showing no sign of ...

  27. Timberlake Still Unstoppable On Billboard Charts

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" secures a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100, just as its parent album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" (Jive) remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second frame. "SexyBack" Justin Timber ...

  28. Timberlake Remains No. 1 Amid Five Top 10 Debuts

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Amid debuts by several major new releases this week, Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" keeps the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 warm for a second time. Despite a sales drop of 68%, the Jive Amid debuts by several major new r ...

  29. All Timberlake, All The Time On Billboard Charts

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake extends his Billboard chart supremacy by remaining No. 1 on the Hot 100 for a fourth week and the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs tallies for a third with "SexyBack." As reported yeste Justin Timberlake extends his Billboar ...

  30. 38OnTV

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 18-25, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 18 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Dilana Smith (also scheduled: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bradley Whitford). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s) ...

  31. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John celebrates 40 years of collaboration with lyricist Bernie Taupin, DJ Shadow goes hip-hop in a major way, Clay Aiken revives some enduring power ballads and Lupe Fiasco explodes out of Chica Black Eyed Peas principal Fergie's "Th ...

  32. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Robyn, "Diamonds," Janet Jackson and more! THE GIRL WONDER Hey Fred, In response to the reader who was asking about Robyn, I wanted to make sure he knew that Robyn's album "Robyn" (which features ...

  33. Timberlake's 'Sexy' Fends Off Fergie For No. 1

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week and fronts the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs charts for a second. Fergie's "London Bridge" is No. 2 on the Justin Timberlake&# ...

  34. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyon ...

  35. Powerman 5000

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two pairs of jeans and four t-shirts, seems just about right for twenty five shows, thirteen of which are without a day off. Two pairs of jeans and four t-shirts, seems just about right for twenty five shows, thirteen of which are without a day off. ...

  36. Timberlake Still 'Sexy' At No. 1 On Hot 100

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After capturing the top spot last week, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" holds its No. 1 title on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the chart's greatest airplay gainer. The cut also remains atop both the Pop After capturing the top spot ...

  37. Fergie's 'Bridge' Remains Sturdy At No. 1

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fergie's "London Bridge" retains its lead on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Pop 100 charts for a third week, and also holds atop Hot Digital Songs for the same frame. Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" and Fergie's " ...

  38. Chingy Bumps New Album Back A Week

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 St. Louis rapper Chingy's third album, "Hoodstar," will now arrive Sept. 19 via Slot-A-Lot/Capitol, one week later than originally scheduled. St. Louis rapper Chingy's third album, "Hoodstar," will now arrive Sept. 19 v ...

  39. Chingy's 'Back' With Third Album This Fall

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 St. Louis rapper Chingy has set Sept. 12 as the release date for his third album, "Hoodstar." The Slot-A-Lot/Capitol set boasts production by Jermaine Dupri, Pauly Paul, Timbaland, Trak Starz and Kwam St. Louis rapper Chingy has set Sept. ...

  40. Hicks Dethrones Shakira On Hot 100

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here yesterday (June 22), season five "American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks' first single, "Do I Make You Proud," debuts atop the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The silver-topped Alabama crooner As tipped here yesterda ...

  41. Chingy Sued Over Recording Deal

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A St. Louis man is suing Chingy and his record producers for more than $250,000, alleging the platinum-selling rap star broke a record deal in 2002 so he could join rap star Ludacris' national recordi A St. Louis man is suing Chingy and his rec ...

  42. Backstage In Vegas: Notes & Quotes From The Billboard Music Awards

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard.com gets the scoop from Tom Petty, Kanye West, Shakira, Pharrell, Daddy Yankee, Chingy and more backstage at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Centur ...

  43. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). & ...

  44. West To Receive Billboard Artist Achievement Award

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West will receive the Artist Achievement Award at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards, which will be held Dec. 6 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcast live on Fox. The eighth Artist Ach Kanye West will receive the Artist Achievem ...

  45. Backstage At The 2005 Vibe Awards

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard catches up with artists backstage at the Vibe Awards, held Saturday in Los Angeles. The event will air tomorrow (Nov. 15) on UPN. Billboard catches up with artists backstage at the Vibe Awards , held Saturday in Los Angeles. The event will ...

  46. First Performers Set For Billboard Music Awards

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Green Day, R. Kelly and Toby Keith are the first confirmed performers for the 2005 Billboard Music Awards, which will be held Dec. 6 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcast live on Fox Green Day, R. Kelly and Toby Keith are the first ...

  47. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry A trio of country stars has joined the performance lineup for the American Music Awards, which will be broadcast live Nov. 22 on ABC. Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban bolster a roster that also includes K ...

  48. Banner Makes Move With 'Play'

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When you share a name with the Incredible Hulk's alter ego, the pressure to live up to the hype can be daunting. So it would not be surprising if rapper/producer David Banner were a tad anxious as ...

  49. Packed With Hits, 'NOW 19' Bows At No. 1

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 19th "NOW That's What I Call Music!" installment -- boasting popular cuts by Gwen Stefani, Coldplay, the Killers and Gorillaz -- this week becomes the series' seventh No. 1 on The Billboard 200. T The 19th "NOW That' ...

  50. Jett, Chingy Lead 'Run Hit Wonder' Bill

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rocker Joan Jett, rapper Chingy and modern rock act Fountains Of Wayne are among the acts slated to take part in the third Nike Run Hit Wonder tour. Veteran rocker Joan Jett, rapper Chingy and modern rock act Fountains Of Wayne are among the ...

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