1. Tamia Returns After Six-Year Hiatus With 'Beautiful Surprise'

    September 22, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Six years have elapsed since Tamia's last album, but the singer/songwriter is picking up right where she left off. The R&B artist's fifth album, "Beautiful Surprise," debuted at No. 6 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop A ...

  2. Kelly Price Returns to R&B Roots on New Album

    April 29, 2011 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Kelly Price was nominated for a Grammy Award in the best female R&B vocal performance category last December, the nod caught many people off guard. Up until that point, Price hadn't released an R&B album since 2003's "Pri ...

  3. Ask Billboard

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Answers to readers' questions about Deborah Cox, Kimberley Locke and Britney Spears. BUILDING A NEW 'HOME' Hi Keith, Deborah Cox has a new single out called "House Is Not a Home" and I have been trying to find out if there i ...

  4. The Morning After

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four years after the release of her mega hit single "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here," Deborah Cox has followed Clive Davis from Arista to J and hooked up with a host of producers—including Jermai Four years after the release of her mega ...

  5. This Is Who I Am

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A compelling voice able to convey a rainbow of emotions. A compelling voice able to convey a rainbow of emotions. An ear-arresting collection of songs—produced by Dallas Austin, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, and Shep Crawford, among others—that embra ...

  6. Luther Vandross Re-Emerges

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 That voice. From Luther Vandross' early days as a jingle and background singer to his first R&B chart-topper on Epic (1981's "Never Too Much") through an ensuing string of R&B/pop hits, the Gr That voice. From Luther Vand ...

  7. Case Readies To 'Open' His 'Letter'

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter," due April 24 -- was a physically daunting task. The process was so strenuous that by the time he finished recording the last song, For Def Soul artist Case, recording his ...

  8. Case Prepares To 'Open' His 'Letter'

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For Def Soul artist Case, recording his latest set - "Open Letter," due April 24 -- was a physically daunting task. The process was so strenuous that by the time he finished recording the last song, " For Def Soul artist Case, recordi ...

  9. Jesse Powell Returns As 'JP'

    February 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored an R&B/pop hit in 1999 with "You," began molding his singing style at the tender age of 7. "I had my first band then," recalls the 27-year-old R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored ...