1. Kris Kross: A Billboard Chart History

    May 02, 2013 12:21 AM EDT While Kris Kross' chart star burned relatively quickly in the early- to mid-'90s, it burned brightly, with the duo scoring one of rap's, and the entire rock era's, biggest hits with its debut single, "Jump."   The p ...

  2. Kris Kross: A Billboard Chart History

    May 02, 2013 12:10 AM EDT While Kris Kross' chart star burned relatively quickly in the early- to mid-'90s, it burned brightly, with the duo scoring one of rap's, and the entire rock era's, biggest hits with its debut single, "Jump."   The pai ...

  3. Call Nelly Furtado 'Indestructible'

    September 13, 2012 12:40 PM EDT After selling 10 million singles, Nelly Furtado reinvents herself again. In the spring, Interscope picked a release date of June 19 for Nelly Furtado's long-awaited fourth English album, "The Spirit Indestructible". However, with an ...

  4. Backbeat: Backstage at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards With Irving Azoff, Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder, Others

    May 21, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Interscope's Dennis Dennehy (left) poses with Robin Thicke backstage at the Billboard Music Awards. (Photo: Jem Aswad) It's one thing to be backstage at a show where extremely famous people are bustling in and out a few feet away from yo ...

  5. BBC, ITV, Sky Accused of Coercing European Composers To Give Up Copyright

    February 29, 2012 8:48 AM EST BRUSSELS (AP) -- A group representing composers and songwriters is alleging that some of Europe's most prominent broadcasters are coercing them into giving up the copyrights to their work, sharply diminishing their earnings. The European Comp ...

  6. Erasure's Bell Preps Solo Debut

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Erasure frontman Andy Bell has signed a worldwide solo recording deal with Sanctuary Records. Erasure frontman Andy Bell has signed a worldwide solo recording deal with Sanctuary Records, according to the artist's Web site . His solo debut, &qu ...

  7. B-52's Redo Beatles For Buick, Eye New CD

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The B-52's have recorded a cover of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" for a Buick TV commercial that begins airing Sept. 19 in the United States. The B-52's have recorded a cover of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer&quo ...

  8. 'Whoa!': Furtado Takes Off 'Like A Bird'

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado is on a roll. The 22-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter has earned rave reviews for the trip-pop album "Whoa, Nelly!" (DreamWorks), a top-10 platinum hit in her home country. Now her Nelly Furtado is on a roll. The 22-year-o ...

  9. BBC Folk Awards Unveiled In London!

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 British folk veteran Bert Jansch, who now records for When!/Sanctuary, was tonight (Feb. 5) presented with the lifetime achievement title at the second annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which were held British folk veteran Bert Jansch, who now records ...

  10. 'Whoa!': Furtado Takes Off 'Like A Bird'

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado is on a roll. The 22-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter has earned rave reviews for the trip-pop album "Whoa, Nelly!" (DreamWorks), a top-10 platinum hit in her home country. Now her de Nelly Furtado is on a roll. The 22-yea ...

  11. BBC Folk Awards Set For Next Month

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The guitar hero from the Smiths and a government minister will be among the celebrities presenting trophies at the annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, set for Feb. 5 at London's Cumberland Hotel. The even The guitar hero from the Smiths and a gover ...