1. Jerry Butler

    Jerry Butler

    0 Albums, 0 Songs

    • 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Jerry Butler
    • For Your Precious Love [Classic Sound]
    • Greatest Hits [Curb]
    • Iceman [Vee-Jay]
    • Iceman: The Mercury Years
    • The Best of Jerry Butler [Rhino]
    • The Very Best of Jerry Butler [PolyGram]
  2. Jerry Butler

    Jerry Butler

    6 Albums, 21 Songs

  3. Hal David 1921 - 2012

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Hal David, who died Sept. 1 at the age of 91, was a lyricist with a unique understanding of how to partner a singer and a song. For all the adventure longtime partner Burt Bacharach infused in the melodies of the tunes they wrote together, David w ...

  4. Hal David's Chart Legacy: From 'Raindrops' to 'Close to You;' Dionne Warwick to Notorious B.I.G.

    September 02, 2012 7:43 PM EDT Hal David's sensitive and romantic lyrics provided the perfect counterpoint to Burt Bacharach's hip and cool melodies and together, the celebrated pair of composers charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for decades. Hal David, Legendary Songw ...

  5. Chuck Brown, 'Godfather of Go-Go,' Dies at 75

    May 16, 2012 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chuck Brown, an icon of Washington, D.C.'s funk music scene, died at the age of 75 on Wednesday (May 16). The Washington Post reports that Brown's manager has confirmed the death of the singer/guitarist, which followed a battle with pneumo ...

  6. Don Cornelius' Brash and Brave Success Story, Remembered by Michael Bivins, Bryan 'Birdman' Williams, Chris Hicks, More

    February 02, 2012 7:50 AM EST Like most music industry veterans touched by the incalculable influence of "Soul Train" producer and television host Don Cornelius, Michael Bivins has his own memories of the stoic and baritone man who passed away on Wednesday morning . ...

  7. Aretha Franklin Honored By Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Temptations at Rock Hall Tribute

    November 07, 2011 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 The stars came to Cleveland Saturday night (Nov. 5) as part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve University's American Music Masters Tribute Concert to soul legend Aretha Franklin . The 16th annual concert, which has honor ...

  8. Ask Billboard: Familiar Titles In Top 10

    September 03, 2010 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  9. Black Keys Taking 'Brothers' On Tour

    April 01, 2010 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 T he Black Keys aren't taking a break after their busy 2009. The duo has announced a summer tour beginning June 2 in Salt Lake City, as well as the track list for their new album "Brothers." Fan who buy tickets for the tour from the B ...

  10. Black Keys Becoming 'Brothers' This May

    March 02, 2010 3:18 PM EST 0 0 0 The members of Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys may not be blood related, but the title of their upcoming album reflects their deep bond. Due May 18 on Nonesuch, "Brothers" is the Black Keys' sixth studio record and was large ...

  11. Rod Stewart Hopes 'Soulbook' Album Launches Series

    October 16, 2009 5:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rod Stewart is hoping his upcoming "Soulbook" album may launch a series similar to his multi-platinum "The Great American Songbook" series earlier this decade. "Oh, I'd love it to. That would be just amazing, but I' ...

  12. Kenny Gamble And Leon Huff To Receive BMI Icon Award

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff songwriting team will receive the Icon Award at the 57th annual BMI Pop Awards, to be held May 19 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The duo composed and produced for the O'Jays, Lou Rawls, Jerry Butl ...

  13. Jamie Foxx Restarts The Party With New Album

    December 08, 2008 3:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx says he wanted his new album, "Intuition," to bang a little harder than his chart-topping, double-platinum 2005 release "Unpredictable." "'Unpredictable" was more, like, slow, bedroom things, which was g ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie U ...

  15. R&B Foundation Kicks Off Gala Weekend

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Rhythm & Blues Foundation kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration this weekend with a series of events in Philadelphia. It all leads up to the foundation's annual Pioneer Awards on Sept. 9 at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts. ...

  16. Thump Records Celebrates 19th Anniversary

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Thump Records is ramping up a series of releases in honor of its 19th anniversary. The Walnut, Calif.-based party label, best known as an early pioneer of "old school" hits compilations, will start the ball rolling July 22 with "Old ...

  17. Madonna, Mellencamp Lead Rock Hall's '08 Class

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop superstar Madonna, heartland rocker John Mellencamp, singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen, British Invasion pioneers the Dave Clark Five and instrumental rock legends the Ventures were inducted into th Pop superstar Madonna, heartland rocker John Mel ...

  18. Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Class Of 2008

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This week, a new set of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers including Madonna and Leonard Cohen are joining the ranks alongside legends like the Beatles and the Ramones. Billboard.com takes a look at -- and A new set of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers is bein ...

  19. Timberlake, Reed, Joel To Induct Rock Hall Class

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake, Lou Reed, Billy Joel and Ben Harper are among the big names who've signed up to induct members of the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class next month in New York. Justin Timberlake, Lou Reed, Billy Joel and Ben Harper are am ...

  20. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie U ...

  21. 9th Wonder's 'Dream' Comes True With New Album

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Little Brother rapper/producer 9th Wonder will release his solo debut, "Dream Merchant Vol. 2," Oct. 9 via Six Hole/Hall of Justus Records. Little Brother rapper/producer 9th Wonder will release his solo debut, "Dream Merchant Vol. 2, ...

  22. Chart Beat

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses John Mellencamp, Weird Al Yankovic, Lily Allen and more! LET 'FREEDOM'S' RING: John Mellencamp returns to The Billboard 200 in a triumphant way, with the highest-debuting set of his career and his first top 10 album in ...

  23. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle "release party" for Sub Pop's "Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Damien 2005 - ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. When the Hits Flowed From Philly

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It has been 35 years since Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the legendary architects of the renowned Philly sound, founded their record company and made pop music history. It has been 35 years since Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the legendary architects of ...

  26. How Thom Bell Rang Up The Hits For Philly International

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For fans of soul from the '70s, the hits were unforgettable: "Betcha by Golly Wow," "Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)," "La La Means I Love You," "You Make Me Feel Brand New." For fans of soul from the ...

  27. Billboard Bits: R&B Foundation Awards, Fruitgum Co, Blue October

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul singers Ashford & Simpson, Jerry Butler and singer/guitarist Bonnie Raitt are among the stable of presenters for the 14th R&B Foundation Pioneer Awards. Hosted by Smokey Robinson and Patt Soul singers Ashford & Simpson, Jerry Butler ...

  28. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Sting receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Police frontman's star (No. 2,168) is revealed in front of the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in a ceremony att 2004 - Damageplan/Pantera guita ...

  29. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle "release party" for Sub Pop's "Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Damien 2000 - ...

  30. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Chubby Checker, OutKast, Beyoncé and Burt Bacharach. LET'S 'LIMBO' SOME MORE: A name long absent from the single charts returns this week. Debuting at No. 49 on Billboard's Hot 10 ...

  31. Soul 'Survives' On Documentary Soundtrack

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Koch Entertainment will on May 6 release the soundtrack to "Only the Strong Survive," a "musical celebration of soul" from documentary filmmakers DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. The 13-track collecti Koch Entertainment will on M ...

  32. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle ""release party"" for Sub Pop's ""Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska,"" issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow con ...