1. Pusha T Debuts at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    October 17, 2013 10:02 PM EDT Virginia rapper Pusha T scores his first top 10 album as a solo artist as “My Name is My Name” opens at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The set moved 75,000 first-week copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Pusha is half of rap duo the Clips ...

  2. Lyfe Jennings

    Lyfe Jennings

    9 Albums, 11 Songs

  3. Lyfe Jennings' Brother Tries To Launch Music Career

    January 10, 2011 4:01 PM EST 0 0 0 While R&B vocalist/songwriter Lyfe Jennings serves a 3 ½ year sentence following a dispute with his ex-girlfriend and mother of his children in 2008, his brother, aspiring singer Jay Rush, hopes to use Jenning's influence to launch his own ...

  4. Lyfe Jennings Back in Jail?

    September 22, 2010 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 R&B singer/songwriter Lyfe Jennings was apparently sentenced today (Sept. 22) to three-and-a-half years in prison for a case in which he drove drunk and shot in the air after an argument with his baby mama and former manager, Joy. His sentence a ...

  5. Disturbed Nets Fourth No. 1 on Billboard 200 with 'Asylum'

    September 08, 2010 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock band Disturbed claims its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as "Asylum" debuts atop the list with 179,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the act's fourth consecutive studio set to debut at No. 1, a feat ac ...

  6. Fourth No. 1 Album For Disturbed On Billboard 200

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rock band Disturbed nets its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as its "Asylum" launches atop the list with 179,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . It's the act's fourth consecutive studio set to debut at No. 1, ...

  7. Disturbed Aiming for Fourth No. 1 Album

    September 02, 2010 9:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock band Disturbed is on track to score its fourth No. 1 album atop the Billboard 200 chart next week with its new "Asylum" set. Industry sources suggest that the effort could sell in the range of 130,000 to 150,000 copies by week's ...

  8. Katy Perry Doubles Up No. 1s on Billboard 200, Digital Songs Charts

    September 01, 2010 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 K aty Perry does double duty at No. 1 this week on both the Billboard 200 albums chart and the Digital Songs tally thanks to the arrival of her "Teenage Dream" album. Her second Capitol effort starts atop the Billboard 200 with 192,000 acc ...

  9. Is Lyfe Jennings Ready For Retirement?

    June 25, 2010 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Much like the-Dream and Lupe Fiasco , Lyfe Jennings swears that his new album, "I Still Believe" (out Aug. 31 on Jesus Swings/Asylum/Warner Bros.), will be his last. But is he really ready to make a clean break with music? The success of & ...

  10. Raekwon Returns To Form With 'Cuban Linx...Pt. II'

    September 18, 2009 3:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ay-Z's "The Blueprint 3" might be the week's No. 1 album, but the other major Sept. 8 hip-hop release, Raekwon's "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...Pt. II," can still claim a victory. For three days during the week of it ...

  11. Cole, DeVaughn Set For Heineken Red Star Tour

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The third annual Heineken Red Star Soul concert series will kick off Aug. 6 at Boulevard3 in Los Angeles, featuring performances by Ashanti and Goapele. The third annual Heineken Red Star Soul concert series will kick off Aug. 6 at Boulevard3 in Los ...

  12. Madonna Is 'Hot Shot' Of Billboard 200

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna puts the "hot" in Hot Shot Debut this week as the diva scores her seventh Billboard 200 No. 1 with "Hard Candy." Hot Shot Debuts : Madonna puts the "hot" in Hot Shot Debut this week as the diva scores her sevent ...

  13. Madonna Leads Busy Billboard 200 With 7th No. 1

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a busy week at the top of the The Billboard 200, with Madonna's "Hard Candy" leading the action at No. 1. It is the artist's seventh chart-topper, the second-most among all female artists -- only It's a busy week a ...

  14. Madonna's the Queen of Charts

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's "Hard Candy" album makes a sweet entrance at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 280,000, giving the diva her seventh chart-topper and the third biggest sales week of the year. A whopping 26% of the album's first we ...

  15. First Day Sales Put Madonna On Track For 7th No. 1

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna is on track to net her seventh No. 1 album on next week's Billboard 200 with "Hard Candy," based on first-day sales measured by the Nielsen SoundScan Building Chart released Wednesday afternoo Madonna is on track to net her se ...

  16. Lyfe Jennings Makes 'Change' On New Album

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lyfe Jennings is "still dealing with deep subjects" on new album "Lyfe Change," but the R&B singer/songwriter/producer also tells Billboard.com the album has more "happy moments" than previous eff Lyfe Jennings is & ...

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna gets her groove on with Timbaland and Justin Timberlake, Portishead breaks a decade-plus hiatus, the Roots serve up hip-hop with a hard-hitting punch and Santogold and Robyn put a new spin on Teen rapper Lil Mama's Jive debut, "VYP ...

  18. T.I., Ciara To 'Turn Up The Vote' At Summit

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones are among the artists heading to the "Hip-Hop Team Vote: Turn Up The Vote" summit in Philadelphia on Sunday (April 20) to emphasize the importance of the youth vote T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones ar ...

  19. Bun B Sets Track List For Return To 'Trill'

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The rapper previewed the 16-track set on Tuesday (March 4) at New York's Spotlight Live during an event sponsored by Zune, with whom he's teaming on a number of initiatives. Bun B has finalized the track list for his next solo album, " ...

  20. Chart Beat

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Michael Jackson, Brad Paisley, Mariah Carey and more! KING OF POP (CATALOG): In its original run, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was on The Billboard 200 for 122 weeks, 37 of which were spent at No. 1. With the re-entry o ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Three 6 Mafia, CMT Awards, Smirnoff

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After numerous release date shifts, Three 6 Mafia's next album, "Last 2 Walk," is finally back on the Columbia release schedule for June 24. The latest track from the project to make the rounds is "I' After numerous release ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Williams To Debut With ‘It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’’

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Comedian/actor Katt Williams taps into his musical alter ego on “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ -- Introducing Katt Williams and the Secret Pimp Society.” Slated for release April 1, Williams’ first music CD is being issued through Katt Pack Records/Eyecon/ ...

  24. Yung Joc's Young Crowd

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bad Boy rapper Yung Joc just wants to have fun. And judging by the success of his first two singles last year, so do his listeners. Bad Boy rapper Yung Joc just wants to have fun. And judging by the success of his first two singles last year, so do ...

  25. New Three 6 Mafia Album Bumped To July

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ril release and then moving to late May, Three 6 Mafia's new album, "Last 2 Walk," is now on target to arrive July 3 via Hypnotize Minds/Columbia. After first being penciled in for an April release and then moving to late May, Three 6 ...

  26. Three 6 Mafia Go 'Hollyhood,' Ready New Album

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The song "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp," from the movie soundtrack "Hustle & Flow," may have won the best original song Oscar last year, but Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J and DJ Paul guarantee the upco The song "It& ...

  27. Rockport Links With Lyfe Jennings, Yung Joc

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Looking to gain traction in the urban market, footwear company Rockport will feature R&B singer Lyfe Jennings, hip-hop artist Yung Joc, MTV personality Coltrane Curtis and actor Wood Harris in a campaign that kicks off in the spring. The featu ...

  28. New Young Buck Album Penciled In For March

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Originally due in late November, rapper Young Buck's sophomore album, "Buck the World," is back on track for a March 20 release via G-Unit/Interscope. Originally due in late November, rapper Young Buck's sophomore album, "Bu ...

  29. New Lil' Flip Album Finally Due In March

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After months of delays and protracted negotiations to get him off Columbia/Sony Urban, Lil Flip will finally release his next album, "I Need Mine," March 27 via Asylum. After months of delays and protracted negotiations to get him off Colu ...

  30. Chart Beat

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred tackles news on Dionne Warwick, Jay-Z, Elvis and more! DO MAKE HER OVER: Ignoring the title of her very first chart hit, "Don't Make Me Over," Dionne Warwick has teamed up with artists like Olivia Newton-John, Cyndi Lauper and Gl ...

  31. Project Pat's 'Book' Boasts Beanie, Jeezy

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three 6 Mafia affiliate Project Pat has set a Dec. 5 release date for his fourth solo album, "Crook By Da Book: The Fed Story." Three 6 Mafia affiliate Project Pat has set a Dec. 5 release date for his fourth solo album, "Crook By Da ...

  32. Young Buck Ready To Pick Up Where 50 Leaves Off

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Young Buck says that he and the rest of the G-Unit crew are ready to fill 50 Cent's shoes if and when the multi-platinum rapper decides to put music on the back burner. Young Buck says that he and the rest of the G-Unit crew are ready to fill 5 ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Swizz Beatz, Joseph Arthur, Kinky Friedman

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry will help launch an international peace campaign tomorrow (Sept. 21) with the premiere the tribute single "One Day." Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice ...

  34. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyon ...

  35. Aguilera Takes No. 1 Amid All-New Top Five

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera leads a charge of debuts in the top five slots of The Billboard 200 with the double-disc RCA set "Back to Basics." The set sold 346,000 copies in the United States, according to Nie Christina Aguilera leads a charge of d ...

  36. 'Phoenix' Sun

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B artist Lyfe Jennings returns this week with his sophomore album, "The Phoenix." The Columbia set includes a new version of slain rapper Tupac Shakur's anthem "Keep Ya Head Up" and is led by th R&B artist Lyfe Jen ...

  37. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera channels the '30s and '40s on the double-disc bonanza "Back to Basics," Trace Adkins goes ditty again with "Swing" from "Dangerous Man" and Lyfe Jennings rises on "The Phoenix" in ...

  38. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club ...

  39. Furtado's 'Promiscuous' Still Sizzling On Charts

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" featuring Timbaland extends its run atop the Billboard Hot 100 to five weeks and remains No. 1 the Pop 100 for a same stretch. Cassie's "Me & U" captures the lead on Nelly Furtado' ...

  40. Lyfe Locks In Three Six Mafia, Young Buck

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B artist Lyfe Jennings has set an Aug. 15 release date for his sophomore album, "The Phoenix." R&B artist Lyfe Jennings has set an Aug. 15 release date for his sophomore album, "The Phoenix." As previously reported , th ...

  41. 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Finalists

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Finalists for the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be handed out Sept. 8 in Atlanta. Finalists for the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be handed out Sept. 8 in Atlanta. This year's finalists and winners reflect the performanc ...

  42. All-Star Katrina Benefit Disc Nearly Ready

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-nominated producer Rodney Jerkins is putting the finished touches on an as-yet-untitled Hurricane Katrina benefit album. The Universal disc is due Aug. 29, the one-year anniversary of the storm Grammy-nominated producer Rodney Jerkins is putt ...

  43. Lyfe Jennings Rises With Sophomore CD

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B crooner Lyfe Jennings has set an August release date for his sophomore album, "The Phoenix" (Columbia/Sony Urban Music). The inmate-turned-artist penned all the tracks on the album, as with hi R&B crooner Lyfe Jennings has set ...

  44. LL Cool J Reveals 'Todd Smith' On New Album

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 March 21 has been set as the release date for LL Cool J's 12th Def Jam album, "Todd Smith." His first self-titled affair features guest appearances by Mary J. Blige, 112, Ginuwine, Freeway and Juelz S March 21 has been set as the rele ...

  45. R. Kelly Leads Soul Train Award Nominees

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards, announced today (Feb. 2) by Tyrese and actress Vivica Fox at Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif. R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Trai ...

  46. Keys Craves 'Strange As Hell' Collaborations

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "I definitely see the album being a little bit edgier," Keys tells Billboard.com. "I feel like it's going to have a lot of political elements to it as well and be a bit more guitar-driven. Amid new ventures in film and television ...

  47. New Lil' Flip CD Due In December

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Originally due Dec. 6, rapper Lil' Flip's sophomore Columbia/Sony Music Urban album, "I Need Mine," has been bumped to Dec. 27. The set features contributions from Nate Dogg, Lyfe Jennings, Mannie Fre Originally due Dec. 6, rappe ...

  48. Top Rappers Set 2Pac's Poetry To Music

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers such as Talib Kweli, Ludacris and Dead Prez have written new songs inspired by the poetry of the late Tupac Shakur published in "The Rose that Grew From Concrete." Rappers such as Talib Kweli, Ludacris and Dead Prez have written ne ...

  49. Carey Still 'Belongs' At No. 1

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a third straight week, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" is the top single in the United States. Steadfast at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100, the song again holds the title of the chart's greate For a third straight week, M ...

  50. 'Hollaback' Has Singles Chart Staying Power

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback" has again fended off all comers to remain the No. 1 single in the United States. For a fourth consecutive week, the cut tops Billboard's Hot 100, as well as the Pop 100 and Gwen Stefani's "Hol ...

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