1. 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Here are the winners for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami Here are the winners for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami. Hot Latin So ...

  2. Billboard Bits: Premios Lo Nuestra, Five For Fighting, Powersolo

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana were the big winners at the 19th Premios Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina, taking home three prizes each. The awards aired lived last night (Feb. 22) on Norteno band Intocable and Mexican hitmakers Mana ...

  3. Rakim And Ken-Y Top Billboard Latin Award Finalists

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rakim and Ken-Y, the reggaeton newcomers who aptly blended romance with dance beats on their debut album, "Masterpiece: Nuestra Obra Maestra" (Pina/Universal Latino), lead the list of finalists for th Rakim and Ken-Y, the reggaeton newcome ...

  4. Newcomers Top Billboard Latin Award Finalists

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rakim and Ken-Y, the reggaeton newcomers who aptly blended romance with dance beats on their debut album, "Masterpiece: Nuestra Obra Maestra" (Pina/Universal Latino), lead the list of finalists for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards. ...

  5. Timberlake, T.I. Remain No. 1 With 'My Love'

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's second No. 1 single in recent months, "My Love" featuring T.I., retains the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also holds atop the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Justin Timberlake's second N ...

  6. 42OnTV

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 16 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Dierks Bentley. "The Megan Mullally Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Mario Vazquez (also scheduled: Bradley Whitford). "St ...

  7. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sting looks (way) back for musical inspiration on his new album, Robert Randolph and the Family Band make the best of a release date switch, Cobra Starship moves beyond "Snakes on a Plane" and Jimmy B The latest studio album from Jimmy Buf ...

  8. Toby Love

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Move over Lil Jon, there's a new king in town -- Toby Love, the king of crunkchata. Move over Lil Jon, there's a new king in town -- Toby Love, the king of crunkchata. Never heard of chunkchata before? That's because Love is looking t ...

  9. 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' ...

  10. Shakira's 'Hips' Still Shaking At No. 1

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After setting a single-week record for digital download sales last week, Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" featuring Wyclef Jean maintains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second frame. The song is al After setting a single-week ...

  11. Rakim Resurfaces, Common Drops 'People' At NYC Benefit

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rakim is preparing to release his third solo album, "The Seventh Seal," this summer, the rapper revealed last night (June 8) at fashion designer Mark Ecko's Save the Rhinos concert in New York's Centr Rakim is preparing to releas ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Save The Rhinos, Tortoise, Foxworthy

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Save The Rhinos, Tortoise, Foxworthy Common, Rakim, Lupe Fiasco, DJ Z-Trip and Rhymefest have signed to perform at the June 8 benefit concert Marc Ecko Presents...Save the Rhinos. The second annual show will be held at Central Park Summersta ...

  13. Keys Colleague Brothers Tries Other Side Of The Mic

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Best known for his work with Alicia Keys, songwriter/producer Kerry "Krucial" Brothers is stepping out from behind the boards with his own solo rap project. Best known for his work with Alicia Keys, songwriter/producer Kerry "Krucial& ...

  14. OnTV

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 31 "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Midtown. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured artists: Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Ozzy Osbourne (al ...

  15. Street's Disciple

    December 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Few hip-hop artists have mastered the tricky art of the double-album. The task of creating two CDs full of good material has thwarted many an A-list talent. However, Nas has ably stepped up to the pla Few hip-hop artists have mastered the tricky art ...

  16. Nas Shares 'Street' Stories

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Whether Nas discourses on street life, politics or love, you can always count on one thing: He is not going to pull any punches. Nas' latest project, the double-CD "Street's Disciple" ...

  17. Hot Product

    November 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nas 'Streets' Of Fire Whether Nas discourses on street life, politics or love, you can always count on one thing: He is not going to pull any punches. His latest project, the double-CD "Street's Disciple" (Ill Will Records/C ...

  18. 'Grand Theft' Spawns Sprawling Soundtracks

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a companion to the next installment of Rockstar Games' "Grand Theft Auto" video game, Interscope will release two soundtracks: a two-disc version and an eight-disc box set. As a companion to the next installment of Rockstar Games&# ...

  19. Hot Product

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: • A double-disc DVD (Sofa Home Entertainment) chronicling the Beatles four appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show," including the group's iconoclastic maiden perf ...

  20. Keys' 'Diary' Delayed Until December

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The highly anticipated release of Alicia Keys' next album has been pushed back a few weeks. Originally due Nov. 18, "The Diary of Alicia Keys," will be issued Dec. 2 by J Records in order to accommoda The highly anticipated release of ...

  21. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses Duran Duran, chart policies, commercial singles, veteran artists and Bob Hope. IS THERE SOMETHING HE SHOULD KNOW? Mr. Bronson, I understand most of the rules and regulations regarding charts, but one recent release has me stum ...

  22. Rakim Parts Ways With Dre's Label

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Rakim has left Dr. Dre's Aftermath label, for which he was recording a long-awaited new album, tentatively titled "Oh My God." The artist is currently searching for a new label on which to rele Rapper Rakim has left Dr. Dre ...

  23. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of June 30-July 6, 2003. There's more music in the air than usual this week, thanks to Friday's Fourth of July celebrations across the country. A&E will broadcast &qu ...

  24. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the influence of Indian music, the Dixie Chicks controversy, and songs covered by international artists with readers. SENSING A CONNECTION Fred, Sean Paul blasts his way toward the top of Billboard's Hot 100 with his Diwa ...

  25. Second Soundtrack Goes The Extra 'Mile'

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On the heels of the huge chart success of the soundtrack to the Eminem-starring film "8 Mile" (Interscope), a second album of music featured in the film will hit stores Dec. 3. "More Music From '8 Mil On the heels of the huge cha ...

  26. Jay-Z Takes New Songs To Schools

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For his initial outing in support of new album "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam), multi-platinum rapper Jay-Z is going back to school. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist i For his initial outing in support of n ...

  27. Hot Product

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Jay-Z, TLC, Pearl Jam, Fat Joe, Phil Collins, and more. The 'Gift' That Keeps On Giving Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as good as your last hit." For his eighth Roc-A-Fella/Def ...

  28. Indian Composer Sues Over Truth Hurts Sample

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A famed Indian composer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the recent hit single "Addictive" by Truth Hurts featuring Rakim borrowed heavily and without permission from a 20-year-old Hindi A famed Indian composer has filed a law ...

  29. Hot Product

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new releases such as the "8 Mile" soundtrack and albums from Shaggy, Christina Aguilera, Tori Amos, Sixpence None The Richer, and more. 'Mile' High Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribut ...

  30. Jay-Z Crafts Similar 'Blueprint'

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as good as your last hit." For his eighth Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam set, "The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse" (due Nov. 12), the Brooklyn, N.Y., MC h Jay-Z apparently believ ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Eminem, Aguilera, Clarke

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Eminem, Christina Aguilera, Stanley Clarke The soundtrack to Eminem's film debut, "8 Mile," -- which, as previously reported , is due Oct. 29 from Shady/Interscope Records -- will feature a limited-edition CD sampler featuring ...

  32. Jay-Z Gives The 'Gift' That Keeps On Giving

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fresh off headlining this summer's Sprite Liquid Mix tour, rapper Jay-Z will return Nov. 12 with his seventh studio set, "The Blueprint II: The Gift and the Curse." The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist tel Fresh off headlining this summer& ...

  33. Rap Heavyweights Suit Up For '8 Mile'

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribute to the soundtrack for his film debut, "8 Mile." The album is due Oct. 29 from Shady/Interscope; the Universal Pictures film, dir Eminem has recruited some of the bigge ...

  34. Blazin' Squad, Cassidy Overtake U.K. Charts

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blazin' Squad, an aggregation of 10 16-year-old friends, crashed in at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Aug. 25) with "Crossroads" (East West), a version of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's 1996 hit " Blazin' Squad, an ...

  35. 'Brown Sugar' Soundtrack Packed Tight

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Magic Johnson Records/MCA soundtrack to the forthcoming Fox Searchlight film "Brown Sugar" is packed with sweet contributions from hip-hop/R&B luminaries, including Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Commo The Magic Johnson Records/MCA soundtra ...

  36. 2002 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards Nominees

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the eighth annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 24 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Auditorium: Best R&B/soul single, solo: "Rock the Boat, ...

  37. Truthfully Speaking

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 By now, most everyone is very aware of this set's lead track, the very hypnotic, DJ Quik-produced "Addictive" (featuring Rakim). By now, most everyone is very aware of this set's lead track, the very hypnotic, DJ Quik-produced &q ...

  38. Eminem's 'Show' Still On Top Of The Chart

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Four new albums bust into the top-10 of The Billboard 200, yet none come close to matching the impressive 809,000 copies "The Eminem Show" sold in its second full week at retail, according to Nielsen Four new albums bust into the top-10 of ...

  39. Ashanti Album, Single Dominate Charts

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The debut effort from Ashanti storms a pair of Billboard charts this week after her self-titled debut racked up sales of a whopping 502,500 copies, according to SoundScan. Based on those numbers, the The debut effort from Ashanti storms a pair of Bi ...

  40. U Got Miilk?

    April 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to making a comeback, there is no harder genre to break back into than rap. When it comes to making a comeback, there is no harder genre to break back into than rap. Legendary acts like EPMD, Naughty by Nature, and Rakim have all attem ...

  41. The Anglo Files

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Fatboy Slim, Spike Jonze, Christopher Walken, LFO, Depeche Mode, Coldcut, Llorca Jonze Cooks Up Walken Dance For Fatboy Slim Video Fatboy Slim (aka Norman Cook) releases his next single, "Star 69" backed with "Weapon of Choice ...

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