1. Jennifer Hudson, 'JHUD': Track-by-Track Review

    September 22, 2014 11:00 AM EDT It's a difficult time for female R&B singers -- right now, Tinashe , Beyoncé and Jhené Aiko are the only three in the top 25 on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts -- and veterans face an especially tough market. Ashanti released an album earlier ...

  2. Gloria Gaynor

    Gloria Gaynor

    4 Albums, 9 Songs

  3. K-Pop Hot 100: K. Will and HyunA Rise + This Week's Must-See Videos

    November 02, 2012 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the quickly changing world of K-pop, K. Will has found himself atop of the K-Pop Hot 100 chart with his new single "Please Don't" in only its third week on the chart. Originally featured as "must-see" video two weeks back ...

  4. Tributes For Donna Summer: Questlove, Nile Rodgers, Sheila E., George Clinton, More React

    May 17, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Donna Summer died this morning after a battle with cancer at the age of 63. Her fantastic success as the 'Queen of Disco' saw her hit the Billboard Hot 100 32 times, including 14 No. 1 hits. Tributes have been coming in from the music co ...

  5. Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, Dead at 63

    May 17, 2012 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Donna Summer, the "Queen of Disco" and one of the most successful recording artists of the 1970s and 1980s, died Thursday (May 17) at the age of 63, a representative confirmed to CNN . The singer had cancer and was in Florida at the time o ...

  6. Gloria Gaynor, Legal Experts Debate Reversion Rights at SXSW Panel

    March 15, 2012 6:09 PM EDT Gloria Gaynor was the star name at "How Stella Got Her Masters Back," a catchily- (though not necessarily accurately)-named panel discussing reversion rights for artists who want to get the copyrights to their songs back from labels. The ...

  7. Chaka Khan & Grace Jones Rock the Runway in Paris

    January 25, 2012 12:05 AM EST 0 0 0 A little lingerie label stole the show at Paris Fashion Week on Monday, and all it took was a stunning display of diva behavior. Etam, famed for their ability to shock, showcased their new Spring / Summer 2012 collection at the Beaux-Arts de Paris i ...

  8. Grammy Hall of Fame Adds Tina Turner, Paul Simon Hits

    November 21, 2011 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Three of the biggest musical moments of the 1980s, Bruce Springsteen's album "Born in the U.S.A.," Paul Simon's "Graceland" and Tina Turner's single "What's Love Got to Do With It," are among the 25 ...

  9. 'Na Na Hey Hey' Co-Writer Paul Leka Dies

    October 25, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Repetitive Chorus Helped the Song Reach No. 1 in 1969. Then a White Sox Organist Tried It Out Music industry veteran Paul Leka, best known for co-writing a No. 1 song with a repetitive chant of "na na na na… na na na na… hey hey, goodbye,&quo ...

  10. Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt Sings 'Natural Woman'

    August 18, 2010 3:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt surprised the audience at Piano's in NYC Monday night (Aug.16) by performing a rendition of Aretha Franklin 's "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." Video: Joseph Gordon-Levitt performs "Natur ...

  11. Gloria Gaynor's 'I Will Survive' Turns 30

    September 28, 2009 11:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 To Gloria Gaynor , it seems like only yesterday that she recorded the iconic disco/pop hit "I Will Survive." Now she's celebrating the anthem's 30th anniversary. "How is that possible?" she asks with a laugh during a co ...

  12. Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger Talks Solo Album, 'Domination 2.0'

    April 01, 2009 9:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chief Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger says her long-awaited solo album "may come more sooner than later," but after two years of projected release dates and delays she's not about to set one now. "I think it'll just come ou ...

  13. March 14, 2009

    March 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – The Stone Temple Pilots announce they are reuniting for one final tour. 2005 – Buddy Guy, Percy Sledge, the O’Jays, the Pretenders and U2 are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 1995 – Tupac Shakur’s album, “Me Against the World,” ...

  14. Chart Beat: Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, T.I.

    December 11, 2008 12:29 PM EST 0 0 0 CIRCUSES : Britney Spears has the highest-debuting song of her career, thanks to the No. 3 bow of “Circus” (Jive) on The Billboard Hot 100. This latest single wrests the title from Spears’ first chart entry, “…Baby One More Time,” which opened at No ...

  15. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece. 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul ...

  16. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that his so 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michae ...

  17. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taking home two trophies apiece. 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey and Ciara divvie up the wealth at the Soul Train Lady of Soul ...

  18. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that his so 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michae ...

  19. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Destiny's Child, Mariah ...

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the Billboard Hot 100, longest-charting songs, disco/dance charts, Prince and more with readers. LIVING IN A DIGITAL WORLD Dear Fred, Recently I have become concerned about the accuracy of the Billboard Hot 100 with the advent of digi ...

  21. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The "Nokia Presents The George Strait Chevy Truck Country Music Festival Brought To You By Wrangler" opens to a sell-out crowd of about 56,000 attendants in Phoenix, Ariz.<br clear="none 2001 - The Court o ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Rhino/TBS, Ying Yang Twins, Disney Xmas

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Rhino/TBS, Ying Yang Twins, Disney Xmas Rhino has teamed with cable network TBS for a 16-track compilation of tunes with a light-hearted and/or comedic bent. "TBS Tunes: Fun Tracks Wisecracks" will arrive Jan. 10 and features songs ...

  23. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, 63, is rushed to the hospital with an undisclosed stomach illness, just hours before he is due to perform in his hometown of Gorilla, Ontario 2004 - Scottish alternative rock act ...

  24. Music Community's Katrina Aid Continues

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The response of the music community to the needs of those suffering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina continues to grow. The response of the music community to the needs of those suffering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina continues to grow. New initi ...

  25. Ask Billboard

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about U2, Cher and more. U2 REDUX? Hi Keith, I have a question about U2's CDs. As far as I can tell, none of the band's older titles have ever been remastered. Some of the earlier CDs have fa ...

  26. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome ...

  27. Motown Producer Freddie Perren Dies

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced songs for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackson 5 and the "Saturday Night Fever" album, has died at the age of 61. Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced songs for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackso ...

  28. Motown Producer Freddie Perren Dies

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced records for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackson 5 and the "Saturday Night Fever" album, has died at the age of 61. Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced songs for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackso ...

  29. Hot Product

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Will & Grace 'Grace' Under Pressure The makers of "Will & Grace: Let the Music Out!" insist that it not be called a soundtrack. Rather, they describe it as a companion album to the TV series, which kicks off its seventh s ...

  30. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer in Detroit. She is 64. 2002 - R&B artist Erma Franklin, who sang backup for her better-known sister Aretha, dies of cancer ...

  31. Dance Divas

    May 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a boa paradise on Dance Divas, a non-stop, 75-minute tour de force of beats and bellows, courtesy of popular New York-based DJ Louie DeVito. It's a boa paradise on Dance Divas, a non-stop, 75-minute tour de force of beats and bellows, ...

  32. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome ...

  33. Chart Beat Bonus

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart news on Common, Snoop Dogg, Johnny Cash, and Hayseed Dixie. EITHER OR: Just as "Picture" (Lava/Atlantic or Universal South) by Kid Rock featuring Sheryl Crow or Allison Moorer reaches the top-10 of Billboard's Hot 100, this char ...

  34. NBA Finalizes All-Star Entertainment

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country star Martina McBride, singer/actress Gloria Ruben ("ER," "The Agency"), Gladys Knight, and Kool & the Gang are the latest additions to the National Basketball Association's (NBA) 2003 All- Country star Martina Mc ...

  35. 3TunesOnTV

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 13-19, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 13 "The 30th Annual American Music Awards," ABC Featured Artists: Paula Abdul, Alabama, Erykah Badu, Pat Boon ...

  36. Kylie, Shaggy, Ashanti Make A 'Miracle'

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kylie Minogue, Luther Vandross, Ashanti, Gloria Gaynor, Deborah Cox, Stephanie Mills, Amber, Anastacia, Shaggy, Eyra Gail, McFadden & Whitehead, Candi Staton, and Chaka Khan are among the musical Kylie Minogue, Luther Vandross, Ashanti, Gloria G ...

  37. Usher, Abdul Spin The 'Disco Ball'

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher, Paula Abdul, Aaron Carter, Mya, and Westlife are among the artists confirmed to perform Oct. 13 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium for "The Disco Ball -- A 30th Anniversary Celebration." The eve Usher, Paula Abdul, Aaron Carter, ...

  38. This Day in Music

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rage Against The Machine bassist Timothy Commerford pleads guilty to charges of assault and disorderly conduct in a Manhattan court, and is sentenced to time served, stemming from an inc 2000 - Rage Against The Machine bass ...

  39. Gloria Gaynor Wishes Fans 'Love'

    September 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After numerous European releases throughout the '90s, Gloria Gaynor's new album, "I Wish You Love," due Sept. 10 via Logic/BMG, is the artist's first worldwide release in 15 yea ...

  40. Chart Beat Bonus

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Alicia Keys, Michael Jackson, Alient Ant Farm FLYING SOLO: For the second consecutive week, Alicia Keys is No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 with her debut hit, "Fallin'" (J). Keys is the sole writer and producer of the song. The ...

  41. Jackson Tribute Adds Destiny, Liza, Monica

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza Minnelli, have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concerts at New York's Madison Square Gard R&B acts Destiny's Child and ...

  42. Pricey Tix For Jackson's Star-Studded Tribute

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tickets for Michael Jackson's two tribute shows at New York's Madison Square Garden will be priced far above the range most fans are accustomed to, with the best seats in the house carrying a $2,500 p Tickets for Michael Jackson's two ...

  43. Sinead O'Connor Bolts Wotapalava Tour

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sinead O'Connor has backed out of a planned mainstage berth on this summer's gay-themed Wotapalava tour, citing "unforeseeable family commitments." The news was broken to tour organizers just hours be Sinead O'Connor has bac ...