1. Chart Beat Chat: 'Apologize,' Mary Mary, Double-Disc Albums

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "Apologize," Mary Mary, double-disc sets and more! 'APOLOGIZE' ACCEPTED Good morning Fred! I was just checking the Adult Contemporary chart and I find it hard to believe that "Apologize" by ...

  2. AC/DC Debuts At No. 1 With 784,000

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Updating a story first posted here last night, AC/DC earns its first Billboard 200-topping debut with "Black Ice," blasting onto the chart with the second-biggest sales frame this year. The Columbia s Updating a story first posted here las ...

  3. AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Electrifies With 784,000

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's all about AC/DC this week as the veteran rock band notches its second No. 1 album -- and first chart-topping debut -- as "Black Ice" bows atop the Billboard 200 with 784,000. The entry marks the second-biggest sales week of the ...

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 AC/DC breaks an eight-year studio hiatus with a Wal-Mart exclusive, "High School Musical" returns for a third installment, Of Montreal ups the indie rock drama and Lee Ann Womack keeps it dark and sto Singer/songwriter Brett Dennen's ...

  5. Music Publicist Patti Webster Pens Book

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Patti S. Webster, CEO of W&W Public Relations, has written her first book: “It Happened in Church: Stories of Humor from the Pulpit to the Pews.” Webster, whose client roster includes Patti LaBelle, Janet Jackson, Jermaine Dupri and actress Ha ...

  6. Jerkins-Helmed 'We Are Family' Hitting Stores

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Originally expected last fall, the Rodney Jerkins-helmed all-star cover of Sister Sledge's "We Are Family" will be released Feb. 27 on the CD/DVD "We Are Family 2007." Originally expected last fall, the Rodney Jerkins-helmed ...

  7. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  8. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick D ...

  9. 49OnTV

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 4-10, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 4 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Chanticleer/Ettore Stratta (also scheduled: Cate Blanchett, Gisele Bundchen. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): 50 Cen ...

  10. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey ...

  11. Jamie, Mary, Missy, Busta Lead BET Nominations

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations for the 2006 BET Awards. Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes are tied at four nominations each. Now in its sixth year, the ceremony will shif Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations ...

  12. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  13. We Are Family

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" hits stores this week via Motown, just ahead of the U.S. premiere of the film. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion& ...

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Beyonce, CeCe Winans, Jack Johnson, Lifehouse, Kelly Clarkson and more with readers. CHECK ON BEYONCÉ Hi, Fred! Thanks always for your informative and entertaining column! I recall a few years ago when Jennifer Lopez charted with her ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Top Acts, Motown Legends Set For Super Bowl Show

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Contemporary urban stars Nelly, John Legend and Jamie Foxx will appear alongside a host of Motown legends at Motown Music Fest, to be held Feb. 4 at Detroit's Masonic Temple, the day before the Nation Contemporary urban stars Nelly, John Legend ...

  17. McKnight, LL Visit 'Family Reunion' Soundtrack

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Motown. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Mot ...

  18. Stars Salute Stevie At Grammy Jam

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "What I love about Stevie Wonder is the way he makes people feel," says India.Arie. "He's one of the best examples of how music can heal." "What I love about Stevie Wonder is the way he makes people feel," says Ind ...

  19. Winans Sees Family's Grammy Nods As 'A Blessing'

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "I have five Grammys but it's been awhile. I'm real excited and very surprised," Winans tells Billboard.com of her two nominations for the 48th annual awards. Gospel singer CeCe Winans is twice nominated for in the field for the ...

  20. Lawrence, Moss Lead Stellar Awards Nominations

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show held in Nashville on January 21. Donald Lawrence and J. Moss lead the list of nominees for the 21st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards with 10 nominations each. Donnie McClurkin, Vickie Winans and Israel Houghton will host the show, which wil ...

  21. AMAs: Adams Adams

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gospel duo Mary Mary wins at AMAs. Erica Adams (left) and Tina Adams, members of Mary Mary, smile on stage after winning the favorite contemporary inspirational artist award at the 2005 American Music Awards. The Nov. 22 event was held at the Shrine ...

  22. 2005 American Music Awards Nominees

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. Below are the nominees for the 33rd annual American Music Awards (AMA) to be distributed Nov. 22 at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live o ...

  23. Tunes on TV

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 1-7, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 1 "Total Request Live (TRL)," MTV Featured artist: Bobby Valentino. "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artists: Switchfoot, Teairr ...

  24. Packed With Hits, 'NOW 19' Bows At No. 1

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 19th "NOW That's What I Call Music!" installment -- boasting popular cuts by Gwen Stefani, Coldplay, the Killers and Gorillaz -- this week becomes the series' seventh No. 1 on The Billboard 200. T The 19th "NOW That' ...

  25. CHART BEAT

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Carole King, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Zucchero, Willie Nelson, Mariah Carey, the Del McCoury Band, Paul Hardcastle, Elvis Costello and more. WE STILL LOVE HER TOMORROW: In the lyrics of her ver ...

  26. CHART BEAT

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, R. Kelly, Jessica Simpson, Mary Mary and more. HE TAUGHT THE BAND TO PLAY: When the Beatles&# ...

  27. CHART BEAT

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Bo Bice, Elton John, Mary Mary, Chris Hillman, A&M and more. BO CLOCKS IN AT NO. 1: There's good news and bad news for fourth season "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice, but it all a ...

  28. CHART BEAT

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Mariah Carey, Cowboy Troy, Sugarland, Holland-Dozier-Holland and Roxette. 'TOGETHER' ALONE: From Aug. 4,1990, the week she hit No. 1 for the first time on Billboard's Hot 100 (with &qu ...

  29. Ask Billboard

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Billboard charts, Smashing Pumpkins and Mary J. Blige. POP VS. HOT Hello, I've noticed a lot of changes and new things happening with Billboard magazine and Billboard.com. There's a new ...

  30. Billboard Bits: BET, Osbourne, Skynyrd, Timony

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on BET, Kelly Osbourne, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Mary Timony. Yolanda Adams, Ruben Studdard, Kirk Franklin, BeBe Winans and Fantasia are among the performers set for BET's "Celebration of Gospel" concert special, which the network will ...

  31. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twa ...

  32. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 15-21, 2003). Christmas is still coming and holiday programming is still warming up your television this week. Among the sounds of the season: • "Jin ...

  33. Floetry, Badu Lead Lady Of Soul Nominations

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the list of nominees for the 2003 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, to be handed out Aug. 23 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Erykah Badu, Heather Headley and With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the lis ...

  34. 2003 BET Awards Nominees

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Below is a list of the 2003 BET Awards nominees. The awards will be handed out at a June 24 ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angel ...

  35. 2003 Dove Awards Winners

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the Gospel Music Association's 34th annual Dove Awards presented April 10 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center Below are the winners of the Gospel Music Association's 34th annual Dove Awards presented April 10 at Nas ...

  36. 2003 Dove Awards

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominees for the Gospel Music Association's 2003 Dove Awards, which will take place April 10 in Nashville. Below are the nominees for the Gospel Music Association's 2003 Dove Awards, which will take place April 10 in Nashville: Song of the ...

  37. India.Arie Leads Image Awards Music Nominations

    December 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 India.Arie tops the music nominees for the 34th annual NAACP Image Awards. The Motown artist scored five nominations, including outstanding female artist and album ("Voyage to India"). Erykah Badu has India.Arie tops the music nominees for ...

  38. DMB Struts Its 'Stuff' With No. 1 Debut

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band blasts to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Busted Stuff" (RCA) on sales of 622,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, knocking Nelly's "Nellyville" down to No. 2 after three The Dave Matthews Band ...

  39. Fans Pay Final Respects At Lopes Funeral

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hundreds of admirers lined up early outside a large suburban Atlanta church today (May 2) to attend the funeral of TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, who died in a car crash a week ago. Hundreds of admirers lined up early outside a large su ...

  40. Soul Music

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Founding Dru Hill member Woody Rock makes a noteworthy gospel debut with Soul Music. Founding Dru Hill member Woody Rock makes a noteworthy gospel debut with Soul Music. And even with a long list of producers and guest artists, Rock's formidabl ...

  41. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. " ...

  42. Usher, So Solid Crew Lead MOBO Awards

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher and So Solid Crew took top honors at the U.K.'s sixth annual MOBO Awards, presented last night (Oct. 4) at the London Arena. The acts won two awards each. So Solid Crew won for best U.K. garage Usher and So Solid Crew took top honors at t ...

  43. Jill Scott Nabs Trio Of Lady Of Soul Awards

    August 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B newcomer Jill Scott captured three awards, including entertainer of the year, at the seventh annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, held last night (Aug. 28) in Santa Monica, Calif. The Philad R&B newcomer Jill Scott captured three award ...

  44. Scott, 3LW, Anderson Lead Lady Soul Noms

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With three nominations apiece, Jill Scott, 3LW, and Sunshine Anderson head the list of nominees for the seventh annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, taping Aug. 28 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditori With three nominations apiece, Jill Scott, 3LW, ...

  45. Destiny's Child Tops BET Award Nominations

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Destiny's Child leads music nominees for the first BET Awards with nods for best female group, video of the year, and viewers' choice award. Artists with double nominations are Janet Jackson, Jill Sco Destiny's Child leads music nomin ...

  46. Kingdom Come

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As principal writer and producer of the first major motion-picture soundtrack of all-new gospel material, gospel golden-boy Kirk Franklin rises to the occasion in glorious fashion, delivering nine new As principal writer and producer of the first ma ...

  47. Missy Elliott's Third Album Is 'So Addictive'

    April 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the May 15 release of "Miss E . . . So Addictive," her third set on the Gold Mind/Elektra, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is hitting the road like never before. With the May 15 release of "Miss E . . . So Addictive," ...

  48. Missy Elliott's Third Album Is 'So Addictive'?

    April 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the May 15 release of "Miss E . . . So Addictive," her third set on the Gold Mind/Elektra, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is hitting the road like never before.X With the May 15 release of "Miss E . . . So Addictive," ...

  49. R. Kelly, Jagged Edge Top Soul Train Award Winners

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Both R. Kelly and Jagged Edge were double winners at the 15th annual Soul Train Music Awards, taped last night (Feb. 28) at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. The two-hour syndicated television special i Both R. Kelly and Jagged Edge were double w ...

  50. Jill Scott, D'Angelo, Others Lead Soul Train NomsC

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jill Scott, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, and Carl Thomas lead the nominations for the 15th annual Soul Train Music Awards, with three nods each, Billboard Bulletin reports. Jagged Edge, Lucy Pearl, Mary Mary, Jill Scott, D'Angelo, R. Kelly, and Car ...

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