1. Essence Festival 2013: Brandy, Jill Scott, Maxwell Set The Mood

    July 06, 2013 12:51 PM EDT Brandy, LL Cool J, Jill Scott and Maxwell were among the big names who kicked off the Essence Music Festival Friday night (July 5) at the New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome. But even before the first performance started around 7p.m. CDT, ...

  2. Dave Hollister

    Dave Hollister

    16 Albums, 13 Songs

  3. Kelly Price Returns to R&B Roots on New Album

    April 29, 2011 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Kelly Price was nominated for a Grammy Award in the best female R&B vocal performance category last December, the nod caught many people off guard. Up until that point, Price hadn't released an R&B album since 2003's "Pri ...

  4. Prince, Andre 3000 Bolster West's 'Never Forget'

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dr. Cornel West's upcoming album, "Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations," touches down at a time when renewed debate over hip-hop lyrics and video imaging is still swirling post-Don Imus. Prince, Ta Dr. Cornel West's upcoming a ...

  5. N2U

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Of late, male R&B groups have become a rare commodity. Hoping to change that is this latest offering from Chris Stokes—the man behind teen throbs B2K, IMx and Marques Houston. Of late, male R&B groups have become a rare commodity. Hoping to ...

  6. Back In 'Black': Jay-Z Swan Song Bows On Top

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "The Black Album" gives Jay-Z his sixth No. 1 release as it debuts atop The Billboard 200 this week. One of six top-10 debuts, the Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set sold 463,000 copies in the U.S., according to "The Black Album" gives Jay- ...

  7. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Vocalist Josh Groban's sophomore album, "Closer" (Warner Bros.). A double-disc retrospective from Bruce Springsteen, "The Essential" (Columbia), featuring ...

  8. Studdard Wins Second 'American Idol'

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul balladeer Ruben Studdard has been crowned the second "American Idol." The aspiring artist learned he was the victor of a public vote at the end of last night's (May 21) two-hour season finale of Soul balladeer Ruben Studdard has ...

  9. Stars Crowd Stevie Wonder Tribute

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Universal/Motown Records has set a March 18 release date for "Conception: An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder's Songs." The tribute set will feature 14 selections from Wonder's catalog re-envisioned by Universal/Motown Records has ...

  10. Faith Replaces King On Top Of The Hill

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Faith Hill's "Cry" (Warner Bros.) dethrones Elvis Presley on The Billboard 200 this week thanks to an opening week U.S. sales tally of 472,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's Hill's secon Faith Hill's " ...

  11. Things in the Game Done Changed

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Dave Hollister's third album—and first for Motown—the soulful street laureate of love and relationships has lost none of the urgent, yet sensual vocal prowess that has helped him ceme On Dave Hollister's third album—and first for Motown ...

  12. Dave Hollister's 'Game' Remains The Same

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The title of Dave Hollister's third solo album may be "Things in the Game Done Changed," but not much has changed about Hollister's message. The Chicago-born singer/ songwriter/produ ...

  13. Price, Lewis To Headline Hennessy Tour

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B songstress Kelly Price, whose new Def Soul album, "Priceless," is due Aug. 13, will headline the Hennessy Privilege Music Tour this September. Along with Blackstreet alum Dave Hollister and Ca R&B songstress Kelly Price, whose ...

  14. Sign of Things to Come

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Recording projects fronted by celebrities sometimes come off as vanity affairs, with only a passing nod to the music. Recording projects fronted by celebrities sometimes come off as vanity affairs, with only a passing nod to the music. In this first ...

  15. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. " ...

  16. Music

    November 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 You might call it a comeback: Building upon the success of his chart-topping single, "Music," Erick Sermon makes his triumphant return to the game with his J Records debut of the same name. You might call it a comeback: Building upon the s ...

  17. Boney James Takes Guest Artists For A 'Ride'

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When most people hear the name Boney James, they immediately think of jazz. Not this time around. The saxophonist's upcoming Warner Bros. release, "Ride" (Oct. 23), carries a decidedly more R&B be When most people hear the name Bo ...

  18. David Gray, Radiohead Reach Platinum

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Gray's ATO set "White Ladder" and Radiohead's Capitol album "Kid A" both reached the platinum level in the Recording Industry Association Of America's (RIAA) latest round of certifications. Each David Gray� ...

  19. Top Acts For NBA All-Star Game Festivities

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shaggy, Dream, Lil' Bow Wow, and O-Town are among the star performers booked for the festivities surrounding the upcoming NBA All-Star Game, to be held Feb. 11 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. Th Shaggy, Dream, Lil' Bow Wow, and O-Tow ...