1. New Barbra Streisand Duets Album Coming Soon, With Beyonce & Lady Gaga?

    January 25, 2014 2:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Album could also include Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder and more Superstar diva Barbra Streisand is preparing a new duets album, and it may feature the likes of Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Blake Shelton. Her publicist confirmed the forthcoming duets set tod ...

  2. Muzooka Launches Platform Connecting Artists, Producers; Promises Artists Can Keep 100% of Revenue

    December 12, 2012 7:22 AM EST Muzooka, the latest start-up to tackle the crowded market for digital artist services, launched today with an unusual promise to let artists keep 100% of the revenue from songs they sell by using the service. Based in Marin, Calif., Muzooka aims t ...

  3. Exclusive: 'Voice' Finalist Chris Mann Records Christmas Album

    July 27, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The Voice" finalist Chris Mann will release a Christmas EP three weeks before the Oct. 30 release of his debut album. Mann has recorded six classic songs for a Christmas album that will be sold exclusively at Walmart. Faircraft Records/Un ...

  4. 'The Voice's' Chris Mann Signs Major Label Deal

    June 28, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Mann, the classically trained singer who made it to the finals NBC's series "The Voice," is the first act signed to Ron Fair's new Universal Republic imprint Faircraft. His debut album is expected in the fall. Mann is in th ...

  5. Drake's 'Take Care' Blasts Onto Billboard 200

    November 23, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As expected, Drake nets the third-largest sales week of 2011 for an album, as "Take Care" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 631,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. While that's a slightly smaller n ...

  6. One Voice

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gladys Knight's brilliant, hit-laden legacy has endured for more than four decades. With "One Voice," she turns her talents to gospel with richly satisfying results. Gladys Knight's brilliant, hit-laden legacy has endured for mor ...

  7. The Ultimate Collection

    December 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This four-CD collection is intended for those fans of Michael Jackson who want the smash songs but also demand unreleased and rare material. Unfortunately, because Jackson has so many hits, some are m This four-CD collection is intended for those fa ...

  8. Kenny G Takes 'Duets' Route

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny G is the latest artist to turn to a wealth of fellow recording artists for an album of collaborations. Kenny G is the latest artist to turn to a wealth of fellow recording artists for an album of collaborations. Due Nov. 23 via Arista, "A ...

  9. Kenny G Single To Aid Sept. 11 Funds

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny G, Arista Records, and producer Walter Afanasieff have announced that they will donate royalties and net proceeds from the saxophonist's next single to two funds aiding firefighters and police w Kenny G, Arista Records, and producer Walte ...

  10. Dion To Preview New Set With TV Special

    January 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Celine Dion's first English-language studio album since 1997's "Let's Talk About Love" will be previewed a week before its release during with a one-hour network television musical special, Billboard Celine Dion's first ...

  11. Savage Garden's Hayes Working On Solo Album

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Savage Garden's Darren Hayes has begun work on a solo album in a San Francisco studio. He says that he and his bandmate, Daniel Jones, are not broken up, despite rumors to the contrary. "We're on a hi Savage Garden's Darren Hayes ...

  12. Fans Find Jessica Simpson 'Irresistible'

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Jessica Simpson recorded her first album, 1999's "Sweet Kisses," she was just 17 years old. Now, knocking on the door of 21, the singer explains that there have been a few changes. "When you're When Jessica Simpson reco ...

  13. Hot Product

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new music from 112, Lionel Richie, Old 97's, Toadies, Jon B, Sherrie Austin, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes Third Time's A Charm In contrast to its past two Bad Boy/Arista albums, 112's "Part III" was mostly writte ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Jessica Simpson, Dragon Fest, Incubus

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Jessica Simpson's new album, Cypress Hill festival, Incubus new video Jessica Simpson is wrapping up her sophomore effort for Columbia Records, tentatively slated for a March 20 release. The album will feature production work by Rodney ...