1. How Summer Music Fests Are Helping Caribbean Economies

    August 30, 2012 3:28 PM EDT What happens when international superstars such as the late Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Ne-Yo, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Chris Brown, Toni Braxton, Roberta Flack, and Damian Marley, just to name a few, ...

  2. 'The Voice' Nabs Ne-Yo, Robin Thicke, Miranda Lambert, 5 More As Advisers

    January 06, 2012 8:18 PM EST "The Voice" is ramping up for battle. Lionel Richie, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Alanis Morissette, Ne-Yo and Robin Thicke will chime in as advisers during the battle rounds in Season 2 of ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Female Stars Team For Cancer Charity Tune

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What would it sound like if 15 of the hottest female singers joined voices? The answer will be revealed Sept. 2. That's when "Just Stand Up" hits airwaves and iTunes. The song features Mariah Carey, B What would it sound like if 15 of ...

  5. Babyface Takes "Playlist" On the Road

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds has announced a new 13-city U.S. tour beginning Feb. 15 in Minneapolis. The trek supports “Playlist,” the singer/producer/songwriter’s 11th album, released Sept. 18 on t Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds has annou ...

  6. Chart Beat

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Radiohead, 'Juno,' Kimberley Locke and more! BIGGEST JUMP OF THE CENTURY: Thanks to street date violations, the physical CD release of Radiohead's "In Rainbows" (TBD/ATO) entered The Billboard 200 last week at ...

  7. Radiohead's 'Rainbows' Rises

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead's "In Rainbows" makes a dramatic leap up the Billboard 200 to No. 1 after street-date violations pushed the album onto the chart early last week ... last week's chart-topper, Mary J. Blige's "Growing Pains,& ...

  8. Chart Beat

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and more! WORTH THE WAIT: She waited a long time to see her name at the top of The Billboard 200. Just over 20 years after making her first appearance on this survey, ...

  9. Chart Beat

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Kenny Chesney, Fergie, same-titled No. 1 songs and more! 'BLINK' GETS THE NOD: There's no way you can miss the impact of Kenny Chesney's "Don't Blink" (BNA) on country chart history. The Knoxville na ...

  10. Babyface Sharing 'Playlist' In September

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran R&B singer/songwriter Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds is eyeing a Sept. 18 release date for "Playlist," his 11th album. Eight of the 10 songs on the Island project are covers of decidedly non-urb Veteran R&B singer/songw ...

  11. Babyface Preps 'Playlist' For Resurrected Mercury

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds will release his upcoming album, "Playlist," via the resurrected Mercury Records on Sept. 18. The album, Edmonds' 11th studio set, will be the label's first release since re-launching in April ...

  12. The 88 Signs With Island, Working With Babyface

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles-based power pop band the 88 has signed with Island Def Jam Records after self-releasing its first two efforts. The act's major label debut will feature at least three tracks recorded with Los Angeles-based power pop band the 88 has ...

  13. Island Signs The 88, Working With Babyface

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based power pop band the 88 has signed with Island Def Jam Records after self-releasing its first two efforts. The act's major label debut will feature at least three tracks recorded with Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, and mo ...

  14. Musicians Step Up Stumping Ahead Of Election

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and P. Diddy to John Kerry's old bandmates are making get out the vote appearances. With the U.S. presidential election a little mo ...

  15. VFC Artists Fund Renewable Energy Projects

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyond the political messages they carried, the artists who took part in the multi-state Vote for Change tour are looking to leave a lasting impression on the swing states they visited. Beyond the political messages they carried, the artists who too ...

  16. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks, John Mellencamp, Bright Eyes and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up fo Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Au ...

  17. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra S ...

  18. Hanley Hopes Taste For 'Cherry Marmalade' Will Spread

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Kay Hanley, former lead singer of rock band Letters To Cleo, the upcoming release of her solo debut still comes as a shock. Due Aug. 13 on Rounder's pop imprint Zoe Records, "Cherry Marmal ...

  19. Jackson To Record Winning Song Contest Entry

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The winner of a songwriting contest launching today (April 29) will hear their song recorded by the King of Pop. AOL Music's Michael Jackson Songwriting Contest will produce a song that Jackson will r The winner of a songwriting contest launchi ...