1. 'Let It Go' Helps Idina Menzel Make Hot 100 History

    March 15, 2014 2:50 PM EDT Idina Menzel has made history on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The singer's rise into the top 10 with "Let It Go" makes her the first person with both a top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting. Menzel's Oscar-winning "Let ...

  2. Former RCA Records Exec Meredith Israel Thomas Passes Away

    December 22, 2012 11:14 PM EST [ Updated 12:57 p.m. ET 12/24/2012 ] Former RCA Records publicist Meredith Israel Thomas, who shared the experience of her battle with breast cancer via a deeply moving CaringBridge page , died late Friday night. She was 39. "After and epic a ...

  3. Heather Headley

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  4. 'The Bodyguard' Musical Opens in London to Rave Reviews

    December 06, 2012 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Does "The Bodyguard" have the muscle to be a hit? A stage musical based on the 1992 movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner has opened at London's Adelphi Theatre to a mixed critical reception - but universal praise for its b ...

  5. Chart Moves: 'Pitch Perfect' & 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Soundtrack Albums Debut on Billboard Charts

    October 04, 2012 6:39 PM EDT The Billboard 200: It was all about the triumph of Mumford & Sons' Babel this week on the chart, as the British band's sophomore set crashed in at No. 1 with a whopping 600,000 sold (according to Nielsen SoundScan). Not only did it r ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Chart Beat: Green Day, Dave Matthews Band, Jennifer Hudson

    April 29, 2009 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from ...

  8. Swift Makes It Lucky Seven Atop Billboard 200

    January 21, 2009 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift's "Fearless" (Big Machine) begins a seventh week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, a feat that hasn't been accomplished since Usher's "Confessions" spent nine at the top in 2004. "Fearless" sold ...

  9. Bono, Bruce, Beyonce To Play Inaugural Concert

    January 12, 2009 3:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Bono and more than a dozen other music stars will kick off Barack Obama's presidential inaugural festivities by performing at the opening celebration at Washington D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 18. The free ev ...

  10. R&B Briefs: Heather Headley, Dru Hill, Russell Simmons

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST - Tony Award winner Heather Headley, known for the R&B crossover hits "He Is" and "I Wish I Wasn't," unveils her first gospel album on Jan. 13. "Audience of One" (EMI Gospel) features first single "Jesus ...

  11. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award ...

  12. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award ...

  13. The Underdogs: The Art Of Making Hits

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Catching time to talk these days with the Underdogs, aka Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas, isn't easy. When Billboard first spoke with the hit-making producers last year, the duo was holed up at its Catching time to talk these days with the Un ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Warren Brothers member Brett Warren and his wife Raquel welcome their first child, a boy. Cole Daniel Warren weighs 8 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and measures 22 inches in length.<br clear="non 2005 - Legendary singer and ...

  15. Chart Beat

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Jay-Z, Monica and more! THE STATE OF 'SHOW ME': Jay-Z returns to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with his first solo effort in a year and ties the highest-debuting single of 2006 in the process. "Show Me What You Go ...

  16. 27OnTV

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 3-10, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 3 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey. "The Late Show With David Letterman," Featured artist(s): Rob Zombie (also scheduled: Jennifer Aniston). "The Tonigh ...

  17. Jamie, Mary, Missy, Busta Lead BET Nominations

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations for the 2006 BET Awards. Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes are tied at four nominations each. Now in its sixth year, the ceremony will shif Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations ...

  18. Hamilton, Headley Make Touring Team

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Anthony Hamilton and Heather Headley will hit the road together this spring, offering a double bill of neo-soul and R&B. Anthony Hamilton and Heather Headley will hit the road together this spring, offering a double bill of neo-soul and R&B. ...

  19. Johnson & Friends Bow At No. 1, Grammys Spur Sales

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack Johnson and Friends' companion album to the film "Curious George," released via Johnson's own Brushfire label, bows at the top of The Billboard 200 this week. "Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Jack Johnson and Friends ...

  20. Beyoncé Begins Third Week At No. 1

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug holds tight at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week. The cut also leads the Pop 100 for a third week and remains No. 2 on the Hot Digital So Beyoncé's "Check on It" ...

  21. After Nearly Three Decades, Manilow Tops Album Chart

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in nearly 29 years, Barry Manilow tops The Billboard 200. "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties" bows at No. 1 with sales of 156,000 copies in the United States, giving the artist his For the first time in nearly 29 years, ...

  22. After 29 Years, Manilow Returns To No. 1

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST For the first time in nearly 29 years, Barry Manilow tops The Billboard 200. "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties" bows at No. 1 with sales of 156,000 copies in the United States, giving the artist his For the first time in nearly 29 years ...

  23. 'Mind' Over Matter

    January 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 RCA singer/songwriter Heather Headley jokes that instead of "In My Mind," her sophomore album should have been called "Caught Up." RCA singer/songwriter Heather Headley jokes that instead of "In My Mind," her sophomore ...

  24. Heather Headley's Got Her Own 'Mind'

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A Broadway sensation when she recorded her acclaimed 2002 debut, she was determined to up the ante for her second album. RCA singer/songwriter Heather Headley jokes that instead of "In My Mind," her sophomore album should have been called ...

  25. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). " ...

  26. Stars To Salute Stevie Next Month

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder will be honored at the Dec. 10 Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder will be honored at the Dec. 10 Grammy Jam ...

  27. Headley Makes Up 'Mind' With Lil Jon, Shaggy

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Vocalist Heather Headley will on Jan. 31 release her sophomore RCA album, "In My Mind," which features guest turns by Lil Jon on "Back When It Was" and Shaggy on "Rain." Vocalist Heather Headley will on Jan. 31 release ...

  28. R&B/Hip-Hop Acts Lead Grammy Nominees

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead with six nominations for the 46th Grammy Awards. Missy Elliott, Eminem, Evanescence, 50 Cent, the Neptunes' Chad Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes ...

  29. 50 Cent Leads The Field With Six Mentions

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Click Here To See The Full List The Billboard Music Awards recognize the year's leading artists and songs as determined by actual performance on Billboard's weekly charts. Based on sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and radio informa ...

  30. 2003 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Finalists for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 in Las Vegas. Below are the finalists, by category, for the 2003 Billboard Music Awards, which will be presented Dec. 10 in Las Vegas (artists are listed in alphabetical ...

  31. Gap, Virgin Megastores Feeling Charitable

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the spirit of the upcoming winter holidays, the Gap and Virgin Megastores have set plans to raise money for charities. In the spirit of the upcoming winter holidays, the Gap and Virgin Megastores have set plans to raise money for charities. The c ...

  32. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 18-24, 2003. How about that blackout for ya? Well, the power's back on and the TV's glowing again, so life is getting back to normal. Now settle into that easy ch ...

  33. Floetry, Badu Lead Lady Of Soul Nominations

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the list of nominees for the 2003 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, to be handed out Aug. 23 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Erykah Badu, Heather Headley and With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the lis ...

  34. 2003 BET Awards Nominees

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Below is a list of the 2003 BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angel ...

  35. 50 Cent Posts 'Club,' 'Questions' On Top

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent's reign on the Billboard major charts continues. His long-running hit "In Da Club" hangs onto the No. 1 post on the Hot 100 for a ninth week, while his latest, "21 Questions," moves into the p 50 Cent's reign on ...

  36. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and produc ...

  37. 2003 Soul Train Music Awards Nominees

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The full list of nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards, which will be handed out March 1 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Center. Below is the full list of nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards, which will be handed out March 1 at the Pasadena ( ...

  38. Diverse Artists On Board AIDS Benefit Bill

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cassandra Wilson, Stephanie Mills, and Rahsaan Patterson are among the artists who will participate in You Rock My Soul, a benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). Cassandra Wilson, Stephanie Mills, and Rahsaan Patterson are amon ...

  39. Bon Jovi 'Bounces' To No. 2 As Elvis Still Reigns

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bon Jovi boundes onto The Billboard 200 as "Bounce" (Island) bows at No. 2 on first week sales of 160,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. While it was enough to earn the group its highest debut Bon Jovi boundes onto The Billboard 20 ...

  40. Headley Not Ruling Out Broadway Return

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Finally, an awards show where it's all about the red carpet. At last night's (Oct. 15) VH1-Vogue Fashion Awards in New York, actors, models, and musicians-turned-designers were feted for their penchan Even though Heather Headley has traded ...

  41. This Is Who I Am

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A compelling voice able to convey a rainbow of emotions. A compelling voice able to convey a rainbow of emotions. An ear-arresting collection of songs—produced by Dallas Austin, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, and Shep Crawford, among others—that embra ...

  42. Stars And 'Idols' Celebrate The King

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country star Travis Tritt and "American Idol" contestants Justin Guarini and Tamyra Gray were among those present at last night's (Sept. 24) New York launch party for the new Elvis Presley hits compil Country star Travis Tritt and &qu ...

  43. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson's chart-based stories on Aimee Mann, Brandy, Heather Headley, NElly, Chritina Aguilera, Enya, the Rolling Stones, the Dixie Chicks, and Sheryl Crow. MANN ACT: Her fourth solo album to chart on The B ...