1. Uncharted Territory: Billboard Debuts New Chart of Emerging Artists

    January 20, 2011 4:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard is proud and excited to introduce Uncharted , a weekly ranking of emerging artists who have yet to appear on a major Billboard chart but are mapping new territory in online fan engagement. These are artists who are making their mark in way ...

  2. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 4/24/10

    April 24, 2010 10:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @iamdiddy (Didd ...

  3. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  4. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album "Imagination," countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson "schemed against and... 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-pr ...

  5. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  6. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album "Imagination," countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson "schemed against and... 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-pr ...

  7. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  8. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>It is announced that Billy Joel has postponed the fall leg of his current world tour due to recurring throat problems.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Br ...

  9. Seagal Chasing The Blues In Memphis

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Steven Seagal has become a household name as the star of dozens of action films, but he's hoping to become just as well-known for his musical endeavors. Steven Seagal has become a household name as the star of dozens of action films, but he ...

  10. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  11. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>It is announced that Billy Joel has postponed the fall leg of his current world tour due to recurring throat problems.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Br ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Bragg, Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Billy Bragg, Steven Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm A little more than a week after Yep Roc Records confirmed it was prepping deluxe reissues of four Billy Bragg albums and a box set, the artist has postponed the projects until 2006. "A ...

  13. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  14. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album "Imagination," countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson "schemed against 1999 - Joe T ...

  15. Ja Rule Submits To 'Temptation'

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted for Billboard.com. Will Smith may be "Mr. July," but in a few weeks Ja Rule may be dubbed "Mr. November." With the Nov. 19 release of his fourth Murder Inc./Def Jam set, "The Last Temptation," and the Nov. 15 ...

  16. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  17. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album ""Imagination,"" countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson ""schemed ag ...

  18. Ja Rule To Make 'Fast' Return

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Ja Rule (real name: Jeffrey Atkins) is in negotiations to reprise his role in the sequel to Universal Pictures' "The Fast and the Furious" for director John Singleton and Original Films. Produc Rapper Ja Rule (real name: Jeffre ...

  19. DMX Resolves Animal Cruelty Case

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Upholding the terms of a January plea bargain that allowed DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) to avoid prison, a New Jersey judge agreed to allow the rapper to lend his voice to public service announcement Upholding the terms of a January plea bargain th ...

  20. DMX Plea Bargains, Will Make Anti-Gun PSAs

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) will produce public service announcements telling children to stay away from guns and be kind to animals under terms of a plea bargain with Bergen County, N.J., au Rapper DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) will produc ...

  21. DMX' 'Depression' Set For September

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Def Jam has set a Sept. 25 release date for rapper DMX's fourth album, "The Great Depression." The 17-track set follows last year's "And Then There Was X," which debuted on top of The Billboard 200 an Def Jam has set a ...

  22. Keys, Kracker, Bacon, Seagal To Play Benefit

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Newcomers Alicia Keys and Uncle Kracker will join a pair of actors-turned-musicians at the Aug. 29 Charity Jam benefit at the Hard Rock Cafe in Universal City, Calif. Along with performances by Keys a Newcomers Alicia Keys and Uncle Kracker will joi ...

  23. DMX Indicted For Failure To Appear

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An Erie County (N.Y.) grand jury has indicted rap artist DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) for failing to show up at Cheektowaga Town Court to begin serving jail time for a traffic conviction last year. H An Erie County (N.Y.) grand jury has indicted ra ...

  24. Steven Seagal Recording With Wyclef

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Steven Seagal is in the process of recording his debut album in a Kingston, Jamaica, studio, with Wyclef Jean handling the production. The guitar-playing actor has recorded songs with Beenie Man, who Steven Seagal is in the process of recording his ...

  25. DMX Limps Out Of New York Jail

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper DMX left the Erie County Correctional Facility in Alden, New York, today (March 9), but his legal troubles aren't over. The performer, whose real name is Earl Simmons, hobbled out of the jail o Rapper DMX left the Erie County Correctiona ...