1. Chart Juice: Rihanna, Usher Roar Into Top 10

    March 16, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 R ihanna and Usher both bound into the top 10 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with their equally-young, fast-rising new hits. Rihanna's "Birthday Cake," featuring Chris Brown , earns the chart's Airplay Gainer bad ...

  2. Who Runs the Billboard Hot 100? Women!

    February 27, 2012 5:35 PM EST With the debut of Katy Perry's "Part of Me" at No. 1 on the current Billboard Hot 100; Adele's double-duty with "Set Fire to the Rain" at No. 2 and "Rolling in the Deep" at No. 5; the 7-3 rise of Whitney Hou ...

  3. Chingy Sued Over Recording Deal

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A St. Louis man is suing Chingy and his record producers for more than $250,000, alleging the platinum-selling rap star broke a record deal in 2002 so he could join rap star Ludacris' national recordi A St. Louis man is suing Chingy and his rec ...

  4. No Dislodging Brown's 'Run It' From No. 1

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for its fifth straight week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but drops 2-5 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Brown's latest Chris Brown's "Run ...

  5. Tunes On TV

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 28-April 3, 2005 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY,APRIL 28 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: BeBe Winans, Queen Latifah (also scheduled: Charlie O'Connell). "7th Av ...

  6. Billboard Bits: J-Kwon, Dandy Warhols, Hootie

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on J-Kwon, Dandy Warhols, Hootie and the Blowfish Rapper J-Kwon is suiting up for the summer release of his new So So Def album, "Louisville Slugger." Describing the set to Billboard as "more truthful" than his 2004 debut, & ...

  7. Korn, Xzibit Fight The 'Power' On 'XXX'

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Korn and Xzibit's newly recorded cover of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power" is among the exclusive tracks that will be found on the soundtrack for "XXX: State of the Union." Korn and Xzibit's newly recorded cover of ...

  8. 19th Annual Soul Train Awards Nominations

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominees for the 19th annual Soul Train Awards, which will be handed out Feb. 28, 2005, at a ceremony in Los Angeles to be broadcast in syndication at a later date. Below are the nominees for the 19th annual Soul Train Awards, which will be handed o ...

  9. 2004 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Finalists for the 2004 Billboard Music Awards, to be handed out Dec. 8 at a ceremony at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcast live on Fox. Below are the finalists for the 2004 Billboard Music Awards, to be handed out Dec. 8 at a cerem ...

  10. 'NOW' Series Spawns 17th CD, 2nd DVD

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 17th edition of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series will emerge Nov. 2 via Capitol, in plenty of time for the holiday shopping season. The set collects 20 hit singles from the likes of Nell The 17th edition of the "NOW ...

  11. Ciara Keeps 'Goodies' Perched On Top

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara is holding court on top of Billboard's Hot 100, where she leads a quartet of acts that haven't budged in a month or more. The artist's "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is No. 1 on the singles tal Ciara is holding court ...

  12. Ciara's 'Goodies' Still Good At No. 1

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara's "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is on top of Billboard's Hot 100 for a second week in a row. The track is also starting a second week atop the Hot R&B Singles & Tracks and Hot 100 Airp Ciara's "Goodies&q ...

  13. Scissor Sisters, Shapeshifters Top U.K. Charts

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While U.S. modern rock outfit the Scissor Sisters returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (July 18), the singles chart welcomed a new No. 1 single, "Lola's Theme," by crossover dance duo While U.S. modern rock outfit the ...

  14. Beats & Rhymes

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun Hall's column. J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun ...

  15. Beats & Rhymes

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun Hall's column. J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun ...