1. Keith Sweat

    Keith Sweat

    25 Albums, 24 Songs

  2. Soul Train Awards Adds New Roster of Performers

    November 01, 2011 9:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2011 Soul Train Awards will have more surprises in store. The awards show, being taped on Thursday (Nov. 17) at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, will treat its audience and viewers to tribute performances to celebrate the achievements of the Legend A ...

  3. Chris Brown Leads Soul Train Awards Nominations

    October 21, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Days after winning the most awards at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Chris Brown leads the nominations for the 2011 Soul Train Awards. Brown is nominated for five nods across 11 categories, one being Best Dance Performance in which he's up agains ...

  4. What Does Eminem Have In Common With Donny Osmond?

    July 29, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 What's in a name? For Eminem , when it comes to Billboard Hot 100 success, it hardly seems to matter. As Bad Meets Evil, the duo of Eminem and Da Royce da 5'9", soar into the top 10 (17-10) on the Hot 100 with "Lighters," fe ...

  5. Jagged Edge, Carl Thomas, Dru Hill Spread Love at MSG

    February 11, 2011 12:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Carl Thomas , Donell Jones , Dru Hill , Jagged Edge and Keith Sweat filled the Theater at Madison Square Garden with love last night (Feb. 10) as the R&B acts sang some of their heartfelt hits for the "Ladies Night Out: Valentine's Day ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Chart Beat Thursday: Eminem, Jason Derulo, Cyndi Lauper

    July 01, 2010 5:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 SIX-SHOOTER: As previously reported , Eminem roars onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "Recovery." The set becomes the rap superstar's sixth consecutive leader on the list. He first appeared with the No. 2-peaking "The Slim Shad ...

  8. Eminem's 'Recovery' Headed For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    June 23, 2010 7:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 E minem 's "Recovery," released on June 21, is headed for the top spot next week with a very large sum. Industry sources estimate the album will rack up the biggest sales week of the year, as the set could exceed 600,000 copies by wee ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Wilco, Frank Black, Apache, Dru Hill And More

    January 22, 2010 6:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Hip hop pioneer Apache has died, according to an AllHipHop.com report . An original member of Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit, Apache best known single w ...

  10. Backwards Bullets: July 21, 1990

    July 21, 2009 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Each Tuesday, we revisit Billboard's archives for a look at what notable titles were climbing the charts on this date. This week, we travel back to the July 21, 1990, issue. 'LOVE' AT FIRST 'VISION': While the Billboard Hot ...

  11. Pleasure P

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 You may already know him as former member of boy band Pretty Ricky, but Pleasure -- who is slated to release "The Introduction of Marcus Cooper" in January via Atlantic Records -- plans on embarking o You may already know him as former mem ...

  12. Death Cab For Cutie Earns Hot Shot Debut, No. 1 Album

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New Kids on the Block, Death Cab and Keith Sweat earn Hot Shot Debuts while Miranda Lambert and Radiohead make a showing as Greatest Gainers. Hot Shot Debuts : Keith Sweat crowns Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums -- and wins the chart’s Hot Shot Debut awar ...

  13. Chart Beat

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses hot chart action from Sinatra, Jason Mraz, the Cure and more! GIVING US HIS 'BEST': The Billboard album chart as we know it today was born on March 24, 1956. Although it wasn't called The Billboard 200 then, that first ...

  14. Death Cab For Cutie Scores First No. 1 Album

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Death Cab For Cutie claims its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs" starts at the top slot on the Billboard 200. The Atlantic set moved 144,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Soundscan. Deat Death Cab For Cutie claims its first N ...

  15. Cab Cruises, Sinatra's Strong, Warner Rules

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab for Cutie drives home its first No. 1 album as "Narrow Stairs" starts in the penthouse on the Billboard 200 ... Frank Sinatra grabs the No. 2 slot with "Nothing But the Best," his highest-charting album since 1993 ...

  16. Death Cab For Cutie On Track For Billboard 200's Top Spot

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 First day sales of Death Cab For Cutie's "Narrow Stairs" put the album on course to top next week's Billboard 200, according to the Nielsen SoundScan Building chart released Wednesday (May 14). First day sales of Death Cab For Cu ...

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Death Cab For Cutie takes it to the next level on its second major-label album, Duffy takes on the States after quickly conquering her native United Kingdom and Jason Mraz goes mellow for the fans in A new album from fresh-from-jail rapper Foxy Brow ...

  18. Keith Sweat Works Up New Album

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B veteran Keith Sweat returns May 6 with new album, "Just Me." His first new studio album since 2002's "Rebirth," the Keia/Atco/Rhino release features cameos by Keyshia Cole ("Love Your Better") R&B veter ...

  19. Sweat Works Up New Album, Tour

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B veteran Keith Sweat returns May 6 with new album "Just Me." His first new studio album since 2002's "Rebirth," the Keia/Atco/Rhino release features cameos by Keyshia Cole (on the track "Love Your Better") ...

  20. Sweat Signs With Atco, New CD Due In March

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran R&B artist Keith Sweat will release his first album in five-plus years, "Just Me," March 18 as the first in a new deal with Rhino's Atco imprint. Veteran R&B artist Keith Sweat will release his first album in five-plus ...

  21. Big Names Come Out For VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ne-Yo, Nelly Furtado and Common were among the performers gracing the Hammerstein Ballroom stage last night (Oct. 5) in New York as part of VH1's fourth Hip-Honors. Ne-Yo, Nelly Furtado and Common were among the performers gracing the Hammerste ...

  22. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  23. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  24. Jagged Edge Still Smooth On Island Urban Debut

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Having jumped to Island Urban with longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri and his So So Def imprint, R&B quartet Jagged Edge is eyeing a Sept. 25 release date for its new album, "Baby Making Project Having jumped to Island Urban with longtime ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Essence Festival, Maroon 5, Sinead O'Connor

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ciara, Ludacris, Ne-Yo, the O'Jays with Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill, Robin Thicke and comedian Steve Harvey have been added to the main stage bill of this year's Essence Music Festival, to be held Jul Ciara, Ludacris, Ne-Yo, the O'Jay ...

  26. Essence Music Fest Adds Artists

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This year's Essence Music Festival main stage bill got a boost today with the addition of Ciara, Ludacris, Ne-Yo, the O'Jays with Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill, Robin Thicke and comedian Steve Harvey. The event is being held July 5-7 at th ...

  27. Sweat Offering 'Room Service' On Radio Show

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Sweat is the latest recruit to join the ranks of artists-turned-radio personalities. The R&B singer is set to launch his new radio show, "The Keith Sweat Hotel," this evening (Feb. 26). Keith Sweat is the latest recruit to join t ...

  28. R&B Star Gerald Levert Dies Of Heart Attack

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10) of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. The son of O'Jays lead singer Eddie Levert, Levert eme Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died t ...

  29. Jazze Pha Busy With Cee-Lo, Yung Joc, Clothing Store

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In addition to working with Cee-Lo, Yung Joc and UGK, producer Jazze Pha has partnered with Tamara Knechtel and longtime friend and business partner Ryan Glover to launch the clothing store Knitch. Producer Jazze Pha has partnered with Tamara Knecht ...

  30. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: An album of music inspired by the poetry of late rapper Tupac Shakur, "The Rose" (Amaru/Koch). Eclectic jazz trio the Bad Plus' "Suspicious Activity" (Col ...

  31. Cee-Lo, Jazze Pha Teaming For Album

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Cee-Lo and producer Jazze Pha have teamed for a collaborative album, "The Happy Hour," due in November via Pha's Sho'Nuff Recordings/Capitol. Rapper Cee-Lo and producer Jazze Pha have teamed for a collaborative album, &quo ...

  32. R&B Stars Look Back With 'Roll Bounce'

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New tracks from Brooke Valentine, Beyonce, Keith Sweat and a collaboration by Ray J and R. Kelly will lead the soundtrack for upcoming film "Roll Bounce," Billboard.com has learned. Due Sept. 20 via M New tracks from Brooke Valentine, Beyo ...

  33. Britney's Debut Tips 14 Million Mark

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As many as 14 million copies of Britney Spears' debut album, "...Baby One More Time," have been put into circulation in the United States. As many as 14 million copies of Britney Spears' debut album, "...Baby One More Time,& ...

  34. Gerald Levert Returns With 'Genius'

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran R&B vocalist Gerald Levert will issue his next studio album, "A Stroke of Genius," Oct. 28 via Elektra. Veteran R&B vocalist Gerald Levert will issue his next studio album, "A Stroke of Genius," Oct. 28 via Elektr ...

  35. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred reports on a large batch of Hot 100 debuts and the latest chart feats of Tina Arena, Tyrone Davis, Madonna, Clay Aiken and Dobie Gray. ARENA ROC: Australian singer Tina Arena loses her one-hit wonder status on Billboard's Hot 100, although ...

  36. No Dislodging 'Bad Boys II' From No. 1

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Packed with tracks by such hitmakers such as 50 Cent, Nelly, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and P. Diddy, the soundtrack to "Bad Boys II" cruises to a third straight week atop The Billboard 200. The Bad B Packed with tracks by such hitmakers s ...

  37. Hot Product

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: • The DreamWorks debut from R&B duo JS, "Ice Cream," featuring contributions from R. Kelly and Ronald Isley. • "2," the first Elektra alb ...

  38. R&B Heavyweights Join Essence Fest Lineup

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are among the latest additions to the Essence Music Festival bill. Set for July 3-5 in New Orleans, the event has also added Yolanda Adams, Musiq, and Kindred Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Babyface are amon ...

  39. R&B Luminaries Sign On For Essence Festival

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robinson, Jaheim, and Anita Baker lead the lineup for the fifth edition of the Essence Music Festival, set for July 3-5 at the Superdome in New Orleans. The Nelly, P. Diddy, Maze, Nappy Roots, Smokey Robins ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. Sweat Wraps Elektra Tenure With Live Set

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following a 15-year stretch with Elektra, R&B veteran Keith Sweat is closing out his tenure with the label via the upcoming concert set "Keith Sweat Live." The album, due Feb. 4, features renditio Following a 15-year stretch with Elekt ...

  42. Nelly Topples The Boss At No. 1

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Nelly shows Bruce Springsteen who's boss on The Billboard 200 as his Fo' Reel/Universal set "Nellyville" returns to No. 1 for a fourth non-consecutive week, and sends Springsteen's "The Rising" Rapper Nelly ...

  43. Elektra All-Stars Prepare To 'Transport'

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songs from Tweet, Nate Dogg, Knoc-Turn'Al, and Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott will be featured on Elektra's soundtrack to the upcoming film "The Transporter." The first single from the set, due Sept. 17, Songs from Tweet, ...

  44. Poll: R&B Fans Excited For Levert Album

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gerald Levert's upcoming Elektra album "G Spot" is one that fans are most anticipating, according to a Billboard.com poll about R&B/hip-hop artists with plans for new releases. Gerald Levert's upcoming Elektra album "G S ...

  45. Keith Sweat's 'Rebirth' Due Next Month

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B superstar Keith Sweat returns Aug. 13 with his latest Elektra album, "Rebirth." The set is led by first single "One on One," which debuts this week at No. 75 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop R&B superstar Keith ...

  46. Classic Live Funk Album Comes To Life On DVD

    July 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT years after releasing its classic double-album "Live in New Orleans," stalwart R&B/funk act Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will on Aug. 14 release the set's video counterpart on DVD. Due Aug. 1 20 years after releasing its clas ...