1. Anthony Hamilton Promises Fast Follow-up To 'Point'

    June 02, 2009 1:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Anthony Hamilton made fans wait three years for his latest album, 2008's "The Point of it All." But he promises that won't be the case for his next effort. "I may put out another one before the end of this year, or the top o ...

  2. Anthony Hamilton's Heights

    December 19, 2008 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Anthony Hamilton is best-known for chronicling heartbreak on songs like "Charlene" and "Can't Let Go." But on "The Point of It All," arriving Dec. 16 from Jive, the artist says it's time to rejoice. Embodying ...

  3. Hill Honored At New York AIDS Charity

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST LIFEbeat, the urban music industry's AIDS charity, honored BET's executive VP of programming Stephen Hill last night (Dec. 4) at New York City's Highline Ballroom. With special performances by Denise Rich, Sister Sledge's Kathy ...

  4. Alicia Keys Eyeing October For Third J Album

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys has penciled in an Oct. 23 release date for her third J Records album, "As I Am." Songwriter Linda Perry chipped in with three songs, including "The Thing About Love," which Keys premiered Alicia Keys has penciled in ...

  5. Eyesight For The 'Blind'

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Most bands fear the worst when their albums get bumped back from their original release dates. But for Robert Randolph and the Family Band, the two-week delay of its sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Color Most bands fear the worst when their albums ...

  6. Robert Randolph Keeps Rocking On 'Colorblind'

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Valentino co-wrote several tracks, including current single "Wreck," cowritten and produced by Sean Garrett. A video for the official first single, "Turn the Page," produced by Jerkins, will be shot t Robert Randolph & the Fa ...

  7. Why Worry?

    December 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Success has not spoiled Anthony Hamilton. His refreshing, keep-it-real attitude is still intact -- even after selling 1.2 million copies of his debut album, "Coming From Where I'm From." Success has not spoiled Anthony Hamilton. His r ...

  8. New Anthony Hamilton Album Due In December

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul vocalist Anthony Hamilton will return Dec. 6 with his next So So Def/Zomba album, "Ain't Nobody Worryin'." The set is tipped to feature tracks like the title song, "Where Did It Go Wrong?," "Sist Soul vocalist ...

  9. DMB To Wrap 2005 With One More Tour

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fresh off the road from another mega-successful summer outing, Dave Matthews Band has scheduled a short run of dates to close out 2005. Fresh off the road from another mega-successful summer outing, Dave Matthews Band has scheduled a short run of da ...

  10. Billboard Bits: DMB, Northern State, Nickelback

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dave Matthews Band, Northern State, Nickelback Dave Matthews Band's latest studio album, "Stand Up," is only four months old, but the group is already itching to make its sequel. Indeed, according to RCA senior VP of marketing ...

  11. India.Arie Working On Two-Volume Album

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neo-soul artist India.Arie is hoping to wrap work on her next Motown album within the next couple of months, she said earlier this week at the ASCAP Rhythm & Blues Awards in Los Angeles. Neo-soul artist India.Arie is hoping to wrap work on her n ...

  12. Time For DMB To 'Stand Up'

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As the first new studio album from Dave Matthews Band in more than three years, "Stand Up" is about to be counted. The new record from the Charlottesville, Va.-based band takes the group into ...

  13. Hot Product

    May 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band 'Up' With People Dave Matthews Band puts a renewed emphasis on rhythm and groove on its new album, "Stand Up," due this week via RCA. Producer Mark Batson worked with members individually to build tracks from e ...

  14. DMB Gets Its Groove Back On 'Stand Up'

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band puts a renewed emphasis on rhythm and groove on its new album, "Stand Up," due May 10 via RCA. Producer Mark Batson worked with members individually to build tracks from even the mo Dave Matthews Band puts a renewed emph ...

  15. DMB Unveils Summer Tour Plans

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band will supports its new studio album on tour this summer in North America, beginning June 1 in Maryland Heights, Mo., and running through a Sept. 7 finale in Bonner Springs, Kan. Memb Dave Matthews Band will supports its new studio ...

  16. DMB Gets Busy On New Studio Album

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band has enlisted producer Mark Batson (Seal, Indie.Arie) for its as-yet-untitled sixth studio album, due later this year via RCA. "Mark met the band at their [Los Angeles] show in Augus Dave Matthews Band has enlisted producer Ma ...

  17. Beyonce Readies 'Dangerous' Solo Debut

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Destiny's Child frontwoman Beyonce Knowles has set a July 8 release date for her long-awaited Columbia solo debut album, "Dangerously in Love." The set will feature guest appearances by the likes of J Destiny's Child frontwoman B ...

  18. Lathun Carries Torch With 'Fortunate' Debut

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 (Excerpted for Billboard.com feature) Neo-soul singer/songwriter/producer Lathun is the latest artist to carry the torch for the legendary Motown Records, as he prepares for the June 11 release of his debut, "Fortunate." The Detroit native ...