1. Chart Juice: Jay Z Nets His Fourth-Largest Sales Week Ever

    July 18, 2013 2:12 PM EDT As expected, Jay Z's latest opus "Magna Carta Holy Grail" debuts at the summit of Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Unexpectedly, the set beat industry sales projections, as it arrives with 528,000 sold in its first week, according to Nie ...

  2. Donell Jones

    Donell Jones

    9 Albums, 13 Songs

  3. Remembering Left Eye, 10 Years After Her Death

    April 25, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ten years ago today (April 25), hip-hop and R&B lost a great soul too soon. Rapper, singer, dancer and songwriter, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes lost her life in a fatal car accident in Roma, Honduras at the age of 30. Honduran Villagers Mourn ...

  4. Boney James Has New Team, Label and Album Post Car Accident

    March 27, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last spring, Boney James was wondering if he'd ever play his sax again. As he sat in traffic on a Los Angeles highway, his car was rear-ended by a drunk driver. While the vehicle was totaled, James was lucky: He suffered a fractured jaw and los ...

  5. Jagged Edge, Carl Thomas, Dru Hill Spread Love at MSG

    February 11, 2011 12:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Carl Thomas , Donell Jones , Dru Hill , Jagged Edge and Keith Sweat filled the Theater at Madison Square Garden with love last night (Feb. 10) as the R&B acts sang some of their heartfelt hits for the "Ladies Night Out: Valentine's Day ...

  6. Chart Beat

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Michael Jackson, Shirley Bassey, Alicia Keys and more! 'STARTIN'' ALL OVER AGAIN: After an absence from the Hot 100 of four years, one month and one week, Michael Jackson returns with "Wanna Be Startin' Someth ...

  7. Furtado Scores First Chart-Topping Album

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bowing at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, Nelly Furtado's "Loose" is the sole album to sell more than 100,000 copies this week in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan. The Mosley Music/Geffen Bowing at No. 1 on The Billboard ...

  8. Sean Garrett: Proving The Power of 'The Pen'

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 His name is Sean Garrett, but to none other than Jay-Z, he's simply "the Pen." And for good reason. The 27-year-old songwriter/producer from Atlanta has emerged as a creative powerhouse with a hot str His name is Sean Garrett, but to ...

  9. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado puts pop on the backburner, Keane gets serious, Frank Black doubles up and Diana Ross is unearthed in this week's Hot Product. A CD/DVD combo from Madonna, "I'm Going To Tell You a Secret" (Warner Bros.), chroniclin ...

  10. Donell Jones Album Back On Track

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally due last December, R&B singer Donell Jones' fourth album, "Journey of a Gemini," will now be issued June 20 via LaFace/Zomba. Originally due last December, R&B singer Donell Jones' fourth album, "Journey o ...

  11. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artis ...

  12. Ginuwine, Jagged Edge Team To Tour

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Epic labelmates Ginuwine and Jagged Edge will link up early in 2006 on the Ladies Night Out tour. It is unknown how long the tour will stretch as only a handful of shows are confirmed at deadline. Epic labelmates Ginuwine and Jagged Edge will link u ...

  13. Donell Jones Preps New Musical 'Journey'

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B vocalist Donell Jones will issue his first album since 2002 just before the end of the year. R&B vocalist Donell Jones will issue his first album since 2002 just before the end of the year. Due Dec. 27 via LaFace/Zomba, "Journey of ...

  14. Usher, 50 Cent Lead Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Winners

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Representing the best of both worlds, Usher and 50 Cent tied for top winner at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) 2005 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show. The popular R&B and rap/hip-hop Representing the best of both worlds, Usher and 5 ...

  15. Hot Product

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Memphis Bleek 'Made' In America Rapper Memphis Bleek will release his first album in three years, "M.A.D.E.," this week via Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. The artist has kept a fairly low profile since the 2000 release of "The Underst ...

  16. Kanye West Goes Back To 'College'

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After various delays, producer Kanye West's star-packed debut album, "The College Dropout," will be released Jan. 27 via Roc-A-Fella. First single "Through the Wire" topped out at No. 88 on Billboard' After various dela ...

  17. Memphis Bleek Roars Back On New Album

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Memphis Bleek will release his first album in three years, "M.A.D.E.," June 24 via Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. The artist has kept a fairly low profile since the 2000 release of "The Understanding," w Rapper Memphis Bleek will re ...

  18. New 'Totally Hits' Disc Packs In 20 Tracks

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hit singles by Pink, Michelle Branch, and P. Diddy are among the 20 tracks on "Totally Hits 2002: More Platinum Hits." Due Oct. 29 via Warner Music Group/BMG, the sixth volume in the series combines m Hit singles by Pink, Michelle Branch, ...

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Readers letters answered by chart expert Fred Bronson regarding adult R&B, Ashanti, "American Idol," Ace Of Base, album tracks hitting No. 1, the Dixie Chicks, lengthy artist names, and commercial WHITHER R&B? Hi Fred, I am very co ...

  20. Usher, Busta, Eve Jamaica-Bound

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher, Eve, Busta Rhymes, Donell Jones, Tweet, and newcomer Sharissa are among the imported headliners set for Ocho Rios, Jamaica's fourth annual Sashi Experience festival. To be held Aug. 25, the eve Usher, Eve, Busta Rhymes, Donell Jones, Twe ...

  21. Korn Can't Stop Eminem's 'Show' At No. 1

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem's "The Eminem Show" held off a rampant charge from Korn's "Untouchables," selling an impressive 530,000 units in its third full week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Web/Aftermath/Interscop Eminem's &quo ...

  22. Eminem's 'Show' Still On Top Of The Chart

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Four new albums bust into the top-10 of The Billboard 200, yet none come close to matching the impressive 809,000 copies "The Eminem Show" sold in its second full week at retail, according to Nielsen Four new albums bust into the top-10 of ...

  23. Life Goes On

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Donell Jones' platinum-selling sophomore set, Where I Wanna Be, was one of the bright spots of 1999. Donell Jones' platinum-selling sophomore set, Where I Wanna Be, was one of the bright spots of 1999. The ensuing three-year break hasn ...

  24. Atlantic Forges Deal With R&B/Hip-Hop Label Soulife?

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic Records has signed a worldwide pact with L.A.-based R&B/hip-hop label Soulife Recordings, Billboard Bulletin reports. The long-term deal calls for Soulife to independently sign, develop, Atlantic Records has signed a worldwide pact with ...

  25. Hill Takes Trio Of Trophies At AMAs

    January 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Crossover country chanteuse Faith Hill took home three awards last night (Jan. 8) at the 28th annual American Music Awards. She picked up honors for pop/rock and country female artist, and the country Crossover country chanteuse Faith Hill took home ...