1. Billboard Power 100: Barry Weiss

    January 26, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 18 Barry Weiss Chairman/CEO Universal Republic & Island Def Jam Twitter: @WeissBarry The Man With The Plan... In the summer of 2010, then-RCA/Jive Label Group chairman/CEO Barry Weiss, son of industry legend Hy Weiss, found himself in a sp ...

  2. VH1 Greenlights Shows With Gotti, Whitestarr

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 VH1 has lined up a slew of music programming to debut early next year, including "Irv Gotti Project," "Man Band" and "ego trip's White Rapper Show." Eve, Cisco Adler and Queen Latifah are among the ar VH1 has lined ...

  3. Epic To Sign Menudo; MTV Plans Reality Show

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In its heyday, Menudo caused stampedes, played stadiums around the world and sold millions of records. In its heyday, Menudo caused stampedes, played stadiums around the world and sold millions of records. In the process, the Puerto Rican boy band, ...

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the T.I., chart jumps, Jennifer Nettles, Bon Jovi and more with readers. DID T.I. SET A RECORD? Fred, Last week T.I's "What You Know" jumped 35 positions on the Billboard Hot 100. This got me thinking about other rap si ...

  5. The J Moss Project

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As one-third of hit-making production team PAJAM, J Moss has written and been behind the boards for major gospel and mainstream acts, including Hezekiah Walker, Trin-i-tee 5:7, 'N Sync and Dru Hill. As one-third of hit-making production team PA ...

  6. Richard Marx: Far From 'Gone'

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Richard Marx first heard his current single on the radio, it wasn't so much the song itself that excited him. It's what the DJ said afterward. When Richard Marx first heard his current single on the radio, it wasn't so much the s ...

  7. Janet Tapped For Super Bowl Halftime

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Janet Jackson will perform on one of the world's biggest stages, the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show. The National Football League championship football game is set to air Feb. 1 live on CBS from Hou Janet Jackson will perform on one of the wo ...

  8. Blink, Simpson/Lachey, Abdul Eye MTV Shows

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blink-182, Paula Abdul, and newlywed couple Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees' Nick Lachey are among the artists who will star in upcoming MTV reality programs. Blink-182, Paula Abdul, and newlywed couple Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees' Nick ...

  9. Jerkins Flavors 'Honey' Of A Film

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy Award-winning producer Rodney Jerkins has signed on to write songs and produce the soundtrack for Universal Pictures' "Honey." Jerkins will also make his acting debut in the film, playing the r Grammy Award-winning producer Rod ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Miss Teen USA, Selena, Bill Gaither

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Miss Teen USA, Selena, Bill Gaither Pop stars Chris Kirkpatrick of 'N Sync and Willa Ford will share hosting chores for the Miss Teen USA 2002 pageant, set for Aug. 28 on South Padre Island, Texas. The event, which will also feature a p ...

  11. Nelly Turns Up The Heat With 'Nellyville'

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As music fans can be fickle, artists often have to walk a tightrope of sorts, maintaining a balance between presence in the marketplace and overexposure. Nelly seems to have become a pro at this ...

  12. Songwriters Claim Spears Pirated Song

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two musicians have filed a lawsuit against Britney Spears, claiming that a couple of songs on her multiplatinum second Jive album, "Oops! ... I Did It Again," were based on a tune they wrote. Philadel Two musicians have filed a lawsuit aga ...

  13. N*E*R*D Lines Up Debut Tour

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 N*E*R*D, the recording act incarnation of production team the Neptunes, has announced details of its first-ever tour, set to kick off May 30 in Norfolk, Va., just outside the group's Virginia Beach ho N*E*R*D, the recording act incarnation of p ...

  14. In Search Of . . .

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Producers extraordinaire the Neptunes step into the artists' spotlight with their debut set, In Search Of . . . Producers extraordinaire the Neptunes step into the artists' spotlight with their debut set, In Search Of . . . Under the guise ...

  15. Update: 'N Sync Arena Tour Kicks Off In March

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first tipped here last November, 'N Sync will tour North American arenas this spring in support of its 2001 Jive album, "Celebrity." The full itinerary has not yet been unveiled, but dates are so f As first tipped here last Novembe ...

  16. 'N Sync, DMB Scaling Back To Smaller Venues

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The two acts that played the most stadium concerts this year, 'N Sync and Dave Matthews Band, will scale back to smaller venues in 2002, Billboard Bulletin reports. A stadium run by 'N Sync grossed mo The two acts that played the most stad ...

  17. Top Acts Join Billboard Music Awards Lineup

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus are the newest acts confirmed to perform at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live Dec. 4 on Fox from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, beginning at 8 p. No Doubt, Destiny's Child, and Incubus ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, Sun Records

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, and a Sun Records tribute concert. Alicia Keys is the latest performer to sign on for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards. Keys joins previously announced performers 'N Sync, Tim McGraw, and Shaggy on the bill a ...

  19. Hot Product

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Britney Spears, George Strait, Tony Bennett, Faith Evans, Angie Stone, and more. Love 'Slave' Britney Spears credits production duo the Neptunes with helping to push her music into more mature and experimental te ...

  20. Millions Raised By Weekend Benefit Concerts

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Millions of dollars were raised over the weekend for disaster relief from star-studded concerts in New York, Washington, D.C., and Nashville. The Concert for New York City at Madison Square Garden -- Millions of dollars were raised over the weekend ...

  21. Benefits: D.C. Sells Out; Nashville Tix Move Slowly

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Clear Channel Entertainment's (CCE) benefit concert Sunday (Oct. 21) in Washington, D.C., is a complete sellout, with more than 42,000 tickets sold. However, the company's Nashville country event the Clear Channel Entertainment's (CCE ...

  22. Huey, Carole, Janet 'United'; Kiss, Mick Not

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The bill for the Oct. 21 United We Stand - What More Can I Give? benefit in Washington, D.C., continues to evolve. Huey Lewis & the News and Carole King are the latest artists to sign on, while K The bill for the Oct. 21 United We Stand - What M ...

  23. Top Stars Cover Marvin Gaye For Charity

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the music industry's biggest stars, including Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, Destiny's Child, Christina Aguilera, and Alicia Keys, are participating in sessions for a new recording Some of the music industry's ...

  24. Zomba Settles With MP3.com

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Zomba Music Group, home to such acts as 'N Sync and Britney Spears, has settled its copyright-infringement suit against MP3.com. As part of the agreement, Zomba has licensed its catalog to be used in Zomba Music Group, home to such acts as  ...

  25. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, Whitney Houston, and more

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on MTV VMAs, Whitney Houston, Cowboy Junkies, Fabrice Morvan Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule, and Staind have been added to the performance line-up for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). Spears, who also performed at last year' ...

  26. Santana Guests On Michael Jackson Album

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's forthcoming Epic album, "Invincible," will include a collaboration with Carlos Santana, according to producer Teddy Riley, Billboard Bulletin reports. While Epic says no release date Michael Jackson's forthcomin ...

  27. Nickelodeon Forming Label With Jive Records

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Children's television network Nickelodeon is partnering with Jive Records -- home of teen pop sensations 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys, and Britney Spears -- to create Nick Records. "Music plays a vibrant Children's television network ...

  28. 'N Sync, Faith, Britney Give Praise

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 'N Sync, Faith Hill, and Britney Spears will be among the artists reading prayers by Pope John Paul II on a spoken-word CD due out in North America during the Christmas season. The CD serves as a comp 'N Sync, Faith Hill, and Britney Spear ...

  29. Chart Beat Bonus

    May 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on R. Kelly, 'N Sync, Diane Warren, Faith Hill, Erick Sermon, Marvin Gaye IT'S MY FIESTA: R. Kelly collects his first top-10 hit of the 21st century, as "Fiesta" (Jive) makes a bold 16-7 move on The Billboard Hot 100. Kelly ...

  30. 'N Sync Supports 'Anti-Drug,' Teen Pregnancy Efforts

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop powerhouse 'N Sync is lending its support to two social efforts aimed squarely at the group's primarily young audience -- drugs and teen pregnancy. In an effort to steer fans away from drugs, the Pop powerhouse 'N Sync is lending ...

  31. Michael Jackson Plans Star-Studded NYC Show

    April 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The King of Pop is celebrating his 30th anniversary as a solo artist with a regal concert. A spokesperson for Michael Jackson announced yesterday (April 16) that the superstar will be feted Sept. 7 at The King of Pop is celebrating his 30th annivers ...

  32. Capitol To Release Grammy Nominee Sets

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Capitol Records will issue a trio of Grammy nominees albums in conjunction with the Recording Academy, Billboard Bulletin reports. Two compilations -- pop and R&B/rap (in "edited" and &q Capitol Records will issue a trio of Grammy ...

  33. 'Independent' Stays On Top

    January 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fresh from news of a slew of Grammy nominations, Destiny's Child celebrate a ninth week at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 for the single "Independent Women Part I." The Columbia single is also in its Fresh from news of a slew of Gramm ...