1. Tamar Braxton Sets New Record On R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart With 'Love and War'

    September 12, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Tamar Braxton sets the female record for longest time between an initial chart listing and a first No. 1 in this chart's SoundScan era (December 1992 to present). Four R&B sets debut in the top 10 of Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums lead by Tam ...

  2. Jaheim

    Jaheim

    14 Albums, 20 Songs

  3. Jay-Z Puts New Music On Hold to 'Hang Out With My Daughter'

    May 14, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-Hop Icon Talks Blue Ivy, Philly Music Festival, Jack White and New Brand Partnerships Shawn " Jay-Z " Carter may be headlining and curating a two-day music festival, "Budweiser Made In America," this Labor Day in Philadelphia ...

  4. Jay-Z on the Budweiser 'Made in America' Fest, Putting New Music On Hold

    May 14, 2012 1:38 PM EDT Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Jay-Z attend a press conference on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to announce that Jay-Z will headline the 'Budweiser Made In America' Two Day Music Festival in Philadelphia this Labor D ...

  5. Ledisi Scores Her First Top 10 Single

    June 13, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ledisi's catalog of studio albums could double as the chapter titles of a compelling biography. There are her independent releases, 2000's "Soulsinger: The Revival" and 2002's "Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue." N ...

  6. Eminem's 'Recovery' Earns the Rapper Top Spot On R&B/Hip-Hop Charts

    December 10, 2010 4:38 PM EST 0 0 0 During the past 12 months, the R&B and hip-hop charts have been rife with comebacks, buzz-drawing upstarts and hitmaking assists. Working his way up the comeback trail after the mediocre "Relapse," Eminem hit a peak with the refreshing ...

  7. Katy Perry Extends Stay Atop Hot 100

    June 24, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 K aty Perry remains perched at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third consecutive week with "California Gurls," while the title earns the chart's Airplay Gainer award for a second straight frame. Up 16%, the track, which features ...

  8. Chart Beat Wednesday: Taylor Swift, Muse, Jaheim

    January 13, 2010 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 'FIFTEEN,' 12-10 HIKE!: Taylor Swift tallies her fourth top 10 on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Fifteen" lifts 12-10. With her latest feat, Swift doubles her lead as the country-crossover artist with the mos ...

  9. Jaheim's 'Without You' Single Climbs R&B/Hip-Hop Chart

    January 08, 2010 4:20 PM EST 0 0 0 One of the more refreshing songs climbing Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart is Jaheim 's "Ain't Leaving Without You." It's the lead single from the singer's Feb. 9 Divine Mill/Atlantic album, "Anothe ...

  10. R&B Briefs: Brian McKnight, Jaheim, Taleen

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Brian McKnight's first studio album in two years will be the holiday-themed "I'll Be Home for Christmas. Due Oct. 28 from Razor & Tie, the 12-track collection includes three original songs and nine yuletide classics. The latte ...

  11. Naughty By Nature Reunites For New Album

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's turning into a good year for Naughty By Nature. In addition to being one of the five honorees on VH1's recent "Hip-Hop Honors" special, the hip-hop trio has reunited to record a new album set for It's turning into a goo ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Groban, Blige Enjoy Huge Weeks On Album Chart

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Josh Groban's "Noel" (143/Reprise) this week becomes the first Christmas album to top The Billboard 200 for five straight weeks, after moving 757,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Josh Groban's "Noel" ...

  14. Groban Still Tops, Blige Debuts at No. 2

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Josh Groban's "Noel" refuses to budge for a fifth week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, selling 757,000. Meanwhile, Mary J. Blige bows in the runner-up slot with her "Growing Pains" effort, shifting 629,000 ... Other debuts ...

  15. Never Say 'Never': Jaheim

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's house. And like a daddy in the waiting room pacing back and forth, I can't wait for my baby to come out." "Not much has changed. It's like g ...

  16. Never Say 'Never'

    December 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's house. And like a daddy in the waiting room pacing back and forth, I can't wait for my baby to come out." "Not much has changed. It's like g ...

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    December 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige tries to follow up one of the biggest albums of her career with the new "Growing Pains," Lupe Fiasco gets conceptual on his highly anticipated sophomore release and Jaheim starts fresh o Rapper Chingy's Def Jam debut, &q ...

  18. Jaheim Set For Atlantic Debut

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic Records has signed R&B singer/songwriter/producer Jaheim, the label announced today (Oct. 17). The former Warner Bros. artist is set to release his still-untitled label debut on Dec. 18. "This is a milestone project for me, which ...

  19. The Clue And The Trick

    December 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives this week. DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release sch ...

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Stargate, "tied" albums, Rodgers & Hammerstein and more! DIALING UP THE STARGATE Hi Fred, First, I wanted to thank you for clarifying how digital tracks are figured into the Hot 100. Here's the questio ...

  21. Trick Daddy Satisfies 'Demand' With New Album

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Trick Daddy will on Dec. 19 issue his seventh studio album, "Back By Thug Demand," via Slip N Slide/Atlantic. The set boasts collaborations with Trina, Jaheim, Lil Wayne, Baby and Trey Songz, among ot Trick Daddy will on Dec. 19 issue his ...

  22. Special Feature: Philadelphia International Records

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely to hear the O'Jays' classic "Love Train" as part of Coors' new ad campaign, sounding as inspiring and danceable as it did when it topped Billboard's Flip your TV ...

  23. Blige Continuing 'Breakthrough' On Summer Tour

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With her 2005 Geffen album "The Breakthrough" continuing to fly off shelves, R&B superstar Mary J. Blige will hit the road in North America this summer in support of the project. With her 2005 Geffen album "The Breakthrough" ...

  24. Jaheim's 'Classics' Crash In At No. 1

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in his career, singer Jaheim has reached the top of The Billboard 200 thanks to the Divine Mill/Warner Bros. album "Ghetto Classics." Bowing at No. 1 on both the big chart as well a For the first time in his career, sing ...

  25. Jaheim's 'Classics' Crash In At No. 1

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Set moved 152K units in first week. For the first time in his career, singer Jaheim has reached the top of The Billboard 200 thanks to the Divine Mill/Warner Bros. album "Ghetto Classics." Bowing at No. 1 on both the big chart as well as ...

  26. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sergio Mendes offers up his first album in more than eight years flanked by a modern-day cast of characters like the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, Bela Fleck regroups with the Flecktones and indie rocke The debut album from U.K. rock act the Subw ...

  27. Jaheim Crafting 'Classic' Third Album

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B artist Jaheim has set a Dec. 13 release date for this third album, "Ghetto Classics." R&B artist Jaheim has set a Dec. 13 release date for this third album, "Ghetto Classics." The Divine Mill/Warner Bros. set is led b ...

  28. Hot Product

    December 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cam'ron Daily 'Haze' With a guest list that includes hot players Kanye West and Twista, Cam'ron this week brings forth his new album, "Purple Haze" (Diplomats/Roc-A-Fella). The first single, "Girls," is an upd ...

  29. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses rap artists, 'My Boo' and radio with readers. WE CALL HIM THE RAPPER Fred, I read your column regularly, and I was hoping you could provide some clarity. I was wondering why Nelly's single with Tim McGraw is app ...

  30. HOT RAP TRACKS

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. "Lean Back," Terror Squad 2. "DROP IT LIKE IT'S HOT," SNOOP DOGG FEATURING PHARRELL 3. "My Place," Nelly featuring Jaheim 4. "Go D.J.," Lil Wayne 5. "Let's Go," ...

  31. '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 ...

  32. Ciara Still No. 1, Eminem Moves Top 10

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara continues her reign on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, with "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo on top for a sixth consecutive week. As reported yesterday, Ciara's similarly titled debut bowed at No. 3 o Ciara continues her reign on ...

  33. Suit

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly aims for the grown and sexy crowd with the release of "Suit." Opting for smoothed-out tales of late-night trysts and other indiscretions, Nelly revisits the laid-back rap-sing flow that made his Nelly aims for the grown and sexy crow ...

  34. Ciara's 'Goodies' Won't Budge From No. 1

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With her album debut, "Goodies" (Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace), hitting stores this week, Ciara is nestled into the top slot of the Billboard Hot 100 for the fifth straight week with the title track fea With her album debut, "Goodi ...

  35. HOT RAP TRACKS

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. "Lean Back," Terror Squad 2. "My Place," Nelly featuring Jaheim 3. "WHY?" JADAKISS FEATURING ANTHONY HAMILTON 4. "Sunshine," Lil' Flip featuring Lea 5. "Headsprung," ...

  36. Cam'ron Drafts Pals Into 'Purple Haze'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a guest list that includes hot players Kanye West and Twista, Cam'ron is preparing the release of his new album, "Purple Haze." Due Dec. 7 via Diplomats/Roc-A-Fella, the set is said to boast the With a guest list that includes ho ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Ciara's 'Goodies' Steadfast At No. 1

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta-based hip-hop darling Ciara notches a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100, but with two of her titles entering the top 10, Alicia Keys is making another run at the top. Ciara's debut single, Atlanta-based hip-hop darling Ciara notches ...

  39. Cee-Lo, Tweet Drink Up Seagrams Tour

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modern soul artist Cee-Lo has been tapped to lead this year's Seagrams Gin Live tour. Modern soul artist Cee-Lo has been tapped to lead this year's Seagrams Gin Live tour. The run will kick off Sept. 17 in San Jose, Calif., and close Oct. ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. Nelly, Libertines Take Over U.K. Charts

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There are new bestsellers on both of the U.K.'s main sales charts, after Nelly's "My Place"/"Flap Your Wings" single (Universal) and the Libertines' eponymous Rough Trade album debuted at No. 1 yester There are new ...

  42. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS

    September 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/digital.jsp 1. "She Will Be Loved," Maroon5 2. "Let's Get It Started," Black Eyed Peas 3. "BREAKAWAY," KELLY CLARKSON 4. "My Place" (Explicit Album Version), Nelly featuring Jaheim 5. & ...

  43. Ciara's 'Goodies' Climbs To No. 1

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara's "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo makes a 3-1 jump to take over the top of Billboard's Hot 100. The chart's fastest growing airplay track for the second week in a row, "Goodies" ends the reign o Ciara's ...

  44. HOT DIGITAL TRACKS

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/digital.jsp 1. "She Will Be Loved," Maroon5 2 "My Place" (Explicit Album Version), Nelly featuring Jaheim 3. "Let's Get It Started," Black Eyed Peas 4. "Pieces Of Me," Ashlee Simpson 5. ...

  45. 'Lean Back' Retains No. 1 Groove

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Terror Squad's attack on Billboard's singles charts continues as the group's "Lean Back" again staves off No. 1 contenders. The track tops the Hot 100 for a third week, and remains No. 1 on the Hot R& Terror Squad's ...

  46. 'Lean Back' Gets Comfy At No. 1

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the second week in a row, Terror Squad's "Lean Back" tops Billboard's Hot 100. The East Coast rap act's latest single is also No. 1 on the Hot Rap Tracks, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, For the second week in ...

  47. Guests Showcase Two Sides Of Nelly

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera, Tim McGraw, Fat Joe, Pharrell Williams and Snoop Dogg are just some of the artists that will be found on Nelly's upcoming albums, "Sweat" and "Suit." Due for simultaneous Sept. 14 Christina Aguilera, Tim ...

  48. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart feats involving Reba McEntire, Josh Gracin, Nelly, Usher and Christina Milian. TO LOVE 'SOMEBODY': Reba McEntire holds at No. 3 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks with "Somebody" (M ...

  49. 'Confessions' Tops Singles Chart Again

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Once again Usher finds himself in the familiar position of being on top of Billboard's Hot 100. "Confessions Part II," his third single to hold the post this year, starts a second consecutive week at Once again Usher finds himself in ...

  50. Usher Notches Another No. 1 Single

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher replaces himself on top of Billboard's Hot 100 for the second time in two months as "Confessions Part II" shoots 2-1 this week. The third single from his LaFace/Zomba album "Confessions" supplan Usher replaces himself ...

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