1. Ed's Publishing Briefs: UMPG Re-ups Admin Deal with Warner Bros; Imagem Strikes Deal with Counting Crows, Jimmy Cliff; Coolio's Song Auction

    August 22, 2013 5:28 PM EDT UMPG SIGNS DEALS WITH WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, BURT BACHARACH Universal Music Publishing Group has renewed its worldwide music publishing administration agreement with Warner Bros. Entertainment, which will cover the music from Warner Bros. P ...

  2. Coolio

    Coolio

    7 Albums, 11 Songs

  3. Ask Billboard: 'Call Me Maybe' ... by 'Payphone'?

    May 14, 2012 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  4. Police Shut Down Kris Allen. Kris Allen!

    April 30, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" season eight champ Kris Allen's surprise concert Sunday afternoon on the Santa Monica Pier was shut down by the police due to a lack of a permit, according to eyewitness footage posted on YouTube. Watch: Allen's i ...

  5. Coolio Arrested Over 2010 Missed Court Date

    March 09, 2012 8:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Coolio was arrested Friday on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a traffic ticket almost two years ago. Coolio, 48, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was a passenger in a vehicle officers stopped about 2:20 a.m. s ...

  6. NBA Jams: 10 Slammin' Songs For The All-Star Game

    February 26, 2012 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 While fans get ready to watch Kobe, LeBron, Dwight and CP3 in Orlando, Billboard.com is offering its own stellar basketball collection: 10 basketball-themed songs and music videos that will fire up any hoops diehard. From Michael Jackson's b-ba ...

  7. 12 No. 12 R&B/Hip-Hop Hits for 2012

    January 10, 2012 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Last January, Chart Beat paid respects to songs that peaked at No. 11 on various Billboard charts, just one spot from a more fortunate top 10 rank. Still, several No. 11 hits have gone on to become well-worn classics, including the Beatles ' &q ...

  8. Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Spit 'History of Rap, Vol. 3'

    October 31, 2011 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z and Kanye West weren't the only ones trading verses this weekend: Justin Timberlake stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Friday (Oct. 28) to deliver the third installment of his "History of Rap" collaboration w ...

  9. Down With the Clown: ICP Gathering of the Juggalos Diary, Day 1

    August 12, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Editor's Note: To describe the Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos as one of the more outrageous music festivals is, perhaps, an understatement. To fully grasp the infamy surrounding the fest and the entire Juggalo subculture, o ...

  10. Ask Billboard: Analyzing 'American Idol'

    October 01, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  11. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 1995

    September 01, 2009 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 HIStory: He may be making news on the charts week after week this year following his passing June 25, but this week in 1995, Michael Jackson achieved a chart first. Fourteen years ago this week, Jackson's "You Are Not Alone" debuted a ...

  12. Ask Billboard

    April 24, 2009 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. THE NUMBER 50, PART 1 Hi Gary, I ...

  13. Coolio Charged For Crack And Battery

    March 10, 2009 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rap star Coolio was charged on Tuesday with possession of crack cocaine and battery following his arrest last week at Los Angeles International Airport. The Grammy-winning performer, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey, was taken into custody at the ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family with "The Osbourne Family Christmas Special." A wide range of celebrity guests join in on the fes 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse int ...

  15. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day are the toast of Las Vegas, as each nab six trophies at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. 50, who is the top finalist with mentions in eight 2005 - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act ...

  16. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Peas, which accept the awards via satellite f 2006 - The Black Eyed Peas take home three ...

  17. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2006 - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. ...

  18. Motown Collects Every No. 1 On Boxed Set

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Motown will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a mammoth boxed set, "Motown: The Complete No. 1's," due Dec. 9. Motown will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a mammoth boxed set, "Motown: The Complete No. 1's," due D ...

  19. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the Ramones, dies at home in Los Angeles, California. He is 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Johnny Ramone was born J 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City ...

  20. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band are among the double winners at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held at Harbour Station in Saint John, New Brunswick. Canyon picks up b 2006 - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the C ...

  21. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontai ...

  22. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy Osbourne and his family with "The Osbourne Family Christmas Special." A wide range of celebrity guests join in on the fes 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse int ...

  23. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act Green Day are the toast of Las Vegas, as each nab six trophies at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards. 50, who is the top finalist with mentions in eight 2005 - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran modern rock act ...

  24. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Peas, which accept the awards via satellite f 2006 - The Black Eyed Peas take home three ...

  25. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2006 - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. ...

  26. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the Ramones, dies at home in Los Angeles, California. He is 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Johnny Ramone was born J 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City ...

  27. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band are among the double winners at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held at Harbour Station in Saint John, New Brunswick. Canyon picks up b 2006 - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the C ...

  28. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontai ...

  29. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Kylie Minogue takes three awards and performs at the first Italian Dance Awards, held at the Alcatraz Club in Milan. She wins for best foreign dance artists, and her chart-topping track 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse in ...

  30. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that Gabriel Gomez has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of his half-sister Sandra Rosas, wife of Los Lobos singer/guitarist Cesar Rosas. She disappears from he 2005 - Rapper 50 Cent and veteran mo ...

  31. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>To celebrate the release of their new album "Black & Blue," the Backstreet Boys are on hand at a fan-packed Times Square in New York to tape MTV's "Total Request Live."<br clear="non 200 ...

  32. Chart Beat Chat

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses "out" artists, two-letter names and album sales tallies. CAN YOU BE OUT AND SUCCESSFUL? Fred, Your opinion on "gay bands" got me thinking about some of my favorite groups and their success in America vs. Europe. Th ...

  33. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles albums, lends his reputation and four decades of music business experience to a start-up Internet company catering to unsigned bands. Mart 2004 - In the midst of the Halloween ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  35. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Grand Ole Opry stars Riders in the Sky make concert appearance number 4,000 during Cowboy Days in Puyallup, Wash. The group has had the same personnel for 21 years.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - Famed songw ...

  36. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Pam Tillis joins the Grand Ole Opry. The former Country Music Association female vocalist of the year is inducted by Marty Stuart during the TNN-televised portion of the show. <br clear= 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big w ...

  37. Timberlake Unveils New Tunes At L.A. Club Show

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake unveiled new material from his upcoming album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" on Friday at Los Angeles' House of Blues with a little help from some superstar artists. The trek continues tonig Justin Timberlake unveiled new ma ...

  38. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Kylie Minogue takes three awards and performs at the first Italian Dance Awards, held at the Alcatraz Club in Milan. She wins for best foreign dance artists, and her chart-topping track 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse in ...

  39. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Cypress Hill begins a download promotion in support of its forthcoming Spanish-language set, "Los Grandes Exitos En Espanol." Visitors to Spanish-language portal www.yupi.com are able to 2004 - Dick Clark suffers ...

  40. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>To celebrate the release of their new album "Black & Blue," the Backstreet Boys are on hand at a fan-packed Times Square in New York to tape MTV's "Total Request Live."<br clear="non 200 ...

  41. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles albums, lends his reputation and four decades of music business experience to a start-up Internet company catering to unsigned bands. Mart 2004 - In the midst of the Halloween ...

  42. Labels Band Together For Katrina Compilation

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The four major labels, Concord Music Group and the Recording Industry Association of America are teaming for a double-disc compilation to benefit victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. "Hurricane Rel The four major labels, Concord Music Group ...

  43. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist i ...

  44. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Grand Ole Opry stars Riders in the Sky make concert appearance number 4,000 during Cowboy Days in Puyallup, Wash. The group has had the same personnel for 21 years.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - Famed songw ...

  45. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>"My Soul," Coolio's follow-up to 1995's multi-platinum "Gangsta's Paradise," is released on Tommy Boy.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Gov't ...

  46. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 1-7)

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 1-7, 2004). VOTE! If you are a registered U.S. voter, remember to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2! If you're either not registered or not yet of voting age, then please encourage those you know ...

  47. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Electronica maven Moby (Richard Melville Hall) is assaulted following a show at Boston's Paradise Club. In posts on his website, Moby claims to have been attacked by three assailants wit 2002 - Electronica maven Moby ( ...

  48. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that Gabriel Gomez has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of his half-sister Sandra Rosas, wife of Los Lobos singer/guitarist Cesar Rosas. She disappears from he 1999 - It is announced that Gabriel ...

  49. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2002 - R&B singer/pianist Hadda Brooks dies in an L.A. hospital following open-heart surgery. She is 86. 2001 - Forme ...

  50. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>For the second year running, Radiohead is honored as "best act in the world today" at the Annual Q Awards, held in London. 2002 - For the second year running, Radiohead is honored as "best act in the world to ...

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