1. Angie Stone Duets With the Late Soul Great Teddy Pendergrass on Classic 'Love TKO': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 24, 2015 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 The velvet tones of Teddy Pendergrass, R&B’s original Teddy Bear, will be heard once more when Cleopatra Records releases Duets - - Love & Soul . The Aug. 21 duets album is comprised of 12 new studio tracks featuring the late Pendergrass tea ...

  2. 'Supermensch' Clip: Watch Teddy Pendergrass Go From Tame to Sex God (Exclusive)

    May 30, 2014 10:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ever wonder how Teddy Pendergrass went from a singer in Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes to a man women swoon over? Give Shep Gordon some of the credit. Mike Myers' directorial debut, "Supermensch," concerns the life of Gordon, who go ...

  3. 'Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon' Clip Feat. Teddy Pendergrass

    'Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon' Clip Feat. Teddy Pendergrass

    May 30, 2014 9:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 'Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon' is a 2013 American documentary film about talent manager Shep Gordon, directed by Mike Myers. Shep Gordon , supermensch , Teddy Pendergrass , Teddy Pendergrass Videos Teddy Pendergrass ...

  4. Graham Armstrong, Veteran Program Director and Journalist, Succumbs to Pneumonia

    March 04, 2013 5:12 PM EST Graham Armstrong, former program director at Chicago’s WGCI-FM and a veteran R&B journalist, died March 1 in Los Angeles of complications after a long bout with pneumonia. He was 60 years old. The Chicago native, born Dec. 21, 1952, graduated ...

  5. Mercyline 'Mike' Bernardo, Pioneering Female Music Exec, Dies

    March 16, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Pioneering female music industry executive Mercyline "Mike" Bernardo -- former VP of Andre Harrell's Uptown Records and VP of promotion at Mercury Records -- passed away on March 14 following a lengthy illness. Raised in Newark, New ...

  6. Music's Next Great Biopics

    June 09, 2011 1:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 No one wants to talk about a Marvin Gaye movie. Or one about Janis Joplin , or a Jimi Hendrix biopic. As film subjects go, they're problematic. Heirs to the Joplin and Hendrix estates have blocked films by withholding music and image rights. Th ...

  7. 'Idol' Finalist Jacob Lusk: Jimmy Iovine's Negative Feedback 'Definitely Hurts'

    May 06, 2011 3:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 That "Lusky Stank" could no longer save him from elimination . On last night's (May 5) "American Idol," Jacob Lusk was eliminated from the top five following his ill-received performance of Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown' ...

  8. Bernie Wilson of Harold Melvin & Blue Notes Dies

    December 28, 2010 1:07 AM EST 0 0 0 Bernie Wilson, baritone member of the rhythm and blues group Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes that produced the 1972 hit "If You Don't Know Me by Now," has died. Wilson, 64, died early Sunday at Kresson View Center in Voorhees, N.J. ...

  9. Chart Beat: Best Of 2010: Part 1

    December 14, 2010 3:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2010. From "Empire State of Mind" to "California Gurls," Lady Gaga to Lady Antebellum, B.o.B to "OMG," &q ...

  10. Teddy Pendergrass' Family Battles Over Estate

    October 06, 2010 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 The son and second wife of Teddy Pendergrass are locked in a battle over the late R&B singer's estate. Teddy Pendergrass II and Joan Pendergrass have produced conflicting wills since the singer died of colon cancer in January. The son claim ...

  11. Jennifer Hudson Gets 'One Shining Moment' at NCAA Championships

    April 06, 2010 12:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 A newly-slender Jennifer Hudson is endorsing more than Weight Watchers these days. The Oscar winner is also lending her powerhouse vocals to "One Shining Moment," a mainstay song of the NCAA Championships. Hudson's rendition of " ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Hold Steady, Diddy, Max Weinberg, Spice Girls And More

    January 21, 2010 7:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs is pulling out all the stops for his son Justin's super sweet 16th birthday party this weekend. According to P ...

  13. Chart Beat Thursday: Vampire Weekend, Train, Shakira

    January 21, 2010 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 VAMPIRE STATE OF MIND: New York indie rock band Vampire Weekend enjoys its first taste of the Billboard 200 summit, as "Contra" debuts at No. 1. The group's self-titled first set debuted and peaked at No. 17 on the chart dated Feb. 16 ...

  14. Beyonce and Jay-Z Make a Bundle, Usher Loses One

    January 14, 2010 5:16 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Beyonce and Jay-Z were just named the top-earning couple by Forbes Magazine. The pair brought in $122 million last year, $90 of which came from Beyonce's sales and touring. ...

  15. The Daily Noise 1.14.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 1.14.2010 - Billboard.com

    January 14, 2010 3:51 PM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce and Jay-Z named top-earning couple by Forbes, fortune stolen from Usher's SUV, music world mourns Teddy Pendergrass and Jay Reatard, Omarion talks new album "Ollusion." Omarion , Jay-z , Jay Reatard , Bill Werde , The Daily No ...

  16. Chart Beat Thursday: Ke$ha, Elvis Presley, Rihanna

    January 14, 2010 12:35 PM EST 0 0 0 'ANIMAL' KINGDOM: And Ke$ha thought she had reason to party before. As previously reported , the 22-year-old leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week with her debut smash "TiK ToK," while her introductory album, "Animal ...

  17. Soul Singer Teddy Pendergrass Dead at 59

    January 14, 2010 12:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Teddy Pendergrass , who became R&B's reigning sex symbol in the 1970s and '80s with his forceful, masculine voice and passionate love ballads and later became an inspirational figure after suffering a devastating car accident that left ...

  18. Teddy Pendergrass Dead At 59

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST Teddy Pendergrass, who became R&B's reigning sex symbol in the 1970s and '80s with his forceful, masculine voice and passionate love ballads and later became an inspirational figure after suffering a devastating car accident that lef ...

  19. March 26, 2009

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Guitarist Clint Lowery returns to Sevendust to replace Sonny Mayo. 2006 – Swell Maps front man Nikki Sudden dies after a show in New York. He is 49. The cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2005 – Paul Newell Hester of Crowded House commits s ...

  20. March 18, 2009

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney, Isaac Hayes, Ramones, Talking Heads and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2001 – Four teenage girls are crushed to death in a shopping mall in Indonesia, when hundreds ...

  21. R&B Legends Give Voice to Time Life ‘Worship’ CD

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Regina Belle, Teddy Pendergrass and Peabo Bryson are among the soul veterans raising their voices on “Songs 4 Worship Soul.” The 14-track CD (March 3) is the latest entry in Time Life and partner Integrity Music’s popular “Songs 4 Worship” series. ...

  22. Usher Mulling 'Worldwide' Album

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher plans to make his next album a "worldwide entertainment experience." The project will be "all about adapting new musical styles in creating a unique blend between what I know works here in Ameri Usher plans to make his next albu ...

  23. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  24. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2006 - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Ca ...

  25. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 ...

  26. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of B ...

  27. Soul To Squeeze

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ahead of the release of the mostly covers "Soul Speak," due this week via Universal Motown, Michael McDonald accomplished the rare feat of hitting three separate charts with a trio of tracks from the Ahead of the release of the mostly cove ...

  28. Never Say 'Never': Jaheim

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's house. And like a daddy in the waiting room pacing back and forth, I can't wait for my baby to come out." "Not much has changed. It's like g ...

  29. Never Say 'Never'

    December 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's house. And like a daddy in the waiting room pacing back and forth, I can't wait for my baby to come out." "Not much has changed. It's like g ...

  30. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  31. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2006 - Swell Maps frontman Nikki Sudden dies after a show at New York's Knitting Factory. He is 49. Ca ...

  32. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Teddy Pendergrass, TV On The Radio, John Mellencamp

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Teddy Pendergrass Alliance (TPA), a non-profit organization started by legendary singer Teddy Pendergrass, will host a June 10 benefit at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center to benefit spinal cord injury The Teddy Pendergrass Alliance (TPA), a non ...

  34. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of B ...

  35. R&B Star Gerald Levert Dies Of Heart Attack

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10) of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. The son of O'Jays lead singer Eddie Levert, Levert eme Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died t ...

  36. Beanie Sigel Rolls With Dre & Vidal On New CD

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel is in the studio with songwriting/production duo Dre & Vidal, working on a new album he is hoping to have ready for release early next year. Rapper Beanie Sigel is in the studio with songwriting/production duo Dre & Vidal ...

  37. Special Feature: Philadelphia International Records

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Flip your TV channels these days, and you're likely to hear the O'Jays' classic "Love Train" as part of Coors' new ad campaign, sounding as inspiring and danceable as it did when it topped Billboard's Flip your TV ...

  38. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Chuck ...

  39. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Lauryn Hill tops the 13th annual Soul Train Music Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. She receives awards for best R&B/soul or rap music video ("Doo Wop [That Thing 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Mot ...

  40. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1985 - </b>Prince wins an Oscar for Best Original Score for the film "Purple Rain."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin ...

  41. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>John Phillips, a founder of the Mamas & the Papas, dies of heart failure in L.A. at the age of 65. The Mamas & the Papas reached the top 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 six times from 1 2004 - A knee injury suffered n ...

  42. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of Parkinson's disease. He is 75. Knepper was best known for his association with bassist/composer Charles Mingus, for whom he 2003 - Jazz trombonist Jimmy Kne ...

  43. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2000 - Phil Collins takes home the Oscar for best original ...

  44. This Day in Music

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former band Take That. 1999 - Robbie Williams loses his two-year court battle with Nigel Martin-Smith, the manager of his former ba ...

  45. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, I 2004 - A knee injury suffered n ...

  46. Nelly, Libertines Take Over U.K. Charts

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There are new bestsellers on both of the U.K.'s main sales charts, after Nelly's "My Place"/"Flap Your Wings" single (Universal) and the Libertines' eponymous Rough Trade album debuted at No. 1 yester There are new ...

  47. Guests Showcase Two Sides Of Nelly

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera, Tim McGraw, Fat Joe, Pharrell Williams and Snoop Dogg are just some of the artists that will be found on Nelly's upcoming albums, "Sweat" and "Suit." Due for simultaneous Sept. 14 Christina Aguilera, Tim ...

  48. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart feats involving Reba McEntire, Josh Gracin, Nelly, Usher and Christina Milian. TO LOVE 'SOMEBODY': Reba McEntire holds at No. 3 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks with "Somebody" (M ...

  49. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001. 2001 - Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fir ...

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