1. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth's 'Wicked' Reunion in the Top 40

    October 06, 2016 2:26 AM EDT On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Oct. 15), Shawn Mendes notched his second No. 1 as his new effort Illuminate bowed in the top slot. The set earned 145,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Sept. 29, according to Nielsen Music (of which, 121,000 were in traditional…

  2. Latin American Music Awards 2016: Idina Menzel Set to Perform

    October 03, 2016 10:05 AM EDT Just days away from the second annual Latin American Music Awards, award-winning singer and actress Idina Menzel  is confirmed to perform at the awards ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 6).  The chart-topping artist joins a long list of performers set for the night including Pitbull , CNCO , Franco…

  3. Hear the 5 Best Classic Disney Remixes

    September 02, 2016 3:55 PM EDT These tracks are a treat for the youthful spirit within. Disney movies are an integral part of many people's lives, and the music in some classics is often as important as the storyline itself. Ask Billboard: Disney's Biggest Billboard Hits So while you may or may not still blast…

  4. RCA's Karen Lamberton talks Pink's 'Just Like Fire' and Blockbuster-Fueled Singles

    August 12, 2016 12:47 PM EDT The past few years in particular have seen a renaissance of high-profile, blockbuster singles from film soundtracks by the likes of Pharrell ("Happy" from Despicable Me 2 ), Idina Menzel ("Let It Go" from Frozen ) and Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth ("See You Again"…

  5. Bette Midler 'Can't Wait' to See Idina Menzel Revive Her 'Beaches' Role

    August 03, 2016 4:24 AM EDT No one is more excited to see the upcoming TV revival of Beaches than Bette Midler . In the 1988 feature film, Midler played the iconic role of CC Bloom, an aspiring singer who meets Hillary (played Barbara Hershey) as a kid on the Venice Boardwalk. The pair's lifelong friendship is…

  6. Idina Menzel Performs 'Let It Go' at Disneyland 60th Anniversary

    February 22, 2016 2:39 PM EST Those who tuned into ABC ’s The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 anniversary special last night (Feb. 21) witnessed Idina Menzel ’s performance of “Let It Go.”  Taylor Swift, Idina Menzel Wear 'Frozen' Costumes and Sing 'Let It Go': Watch Taking the stage at Disney…

  7. 11 Lyrics To Use As New Year's Resolutions

    January 01, 2016 4:00 PM EST 'Tis the season for new year goals. While holing up in the gym or pursuing a passion project are Facebook-worthy updates, artists like J. Cole , Nicki Minaj  and Otis Redding have given their new year vows the lyrical treatment.  Skip all the "New Year, New Me" hubbub and use…

  8. Taylor Swift, Idina Menzel Wear 'Frozen' Costumes and Sing 'Let It Go': Watch

    November 01, 2015 11:28 AM EST Taylor Swift didn’t disappoint fans at her Halloween concert in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday (Oct. 31). Stars Celebrate Halloween: See the Pics! Dressed as Olaf the snowman from Frozen , Swift brought out Broadway royalty Idina Menzel , who wore the same blue sequin gown as Elsa the Snow Queen,…

  9. Why the Academy's Music Branch Tightened Up Its Live Performances Rule

    June 24, 2015 10:27 PM EDT The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday released its annual update to its "regulations concerning the promotion of films eligible for the 88th Academy Awards" -- the rules governing Oscar campaigning -- and there was only really one change from the previous…

  10. Idina Menzel on First World Tour, New Album: 'I'm Sort of Putting My Heart Out There'

    May 29, 2015 11:38 AM EDT As she hits the road for her first-ever world tour this weekend, Idina Menzel has the recording studio in her sights, too.  "I've been working on a new album," Menzel -- whose first stop is on Saturday, May 30 in Seoul, South Korea -- told reporters during a pre-tour conference…

  11. Idina Menzel, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner Among Presenters For Billboard Music Awards

    May 13, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Idina Menzel , Prince Royce , Danica McKellar, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are among the latest batch of A-listers confirmed as presenters for this weekend's 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Billboard and dick clark productions this morning announced a nucleus of stars from the worlds…

  12. Watch the Most Radio-Friendly Bar Mitzvah Invitation Ever

    March 05, 2015 5:51 PM EST "The countdown's begun to my Mitzvah day," almost 13-year-old Brody Criz sings to the tune of Pharrell 's " Happy ," serenading potential guests in his " Billboard TOP 5 Mitzvah Invitation " video. To celebrate the occasion, Brody put everything…

  13. Oscars 2015: Watch Idina Menzel Get Revenge on John Travolta's Name

    February 22, 2015 11:34 PM EST One year after John Travolta's famous botching of Idina Menzel 's name, the singer returned the favor at the 2015 Grammys. Oscars 2015: All Our Coverage "Glom Gazingo," Menzel called Travolta, introducing him to present the Oscar for best original song. Travolta…

  14. 'Let It Go' Singer Idina Menzel Lands TV Gig

    January 31, 2015 9:19 PM EST Idina Menzel is ready to let it go. Or at least explore the notion that she doesn't have to be pleasant every moment of the day. The Frozen star has been tapped by Ellen DeGeneres to star in a half-hour comedy titled Happy Time , Deadline reports. The show will revolve around a famous…

  15. Move Over, Idina Menzel: Principal Announces Snow Day With 'Let It Go' Video

    January 27, 2015 4:36 PM EST The blizzard that hit the East Coast gave Frozen fans -- like the principal of the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I. -- reason to rejoice. Principal Matt Glendinning finally had an excuse for his "Let It Go" moment, and he took full advantage of the opportunity, creating a…

  16. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 25-1

    January 27, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  17. Idina Menzel Musical 'If/Then' to Close on Broadway

    January 09, 2015 6:24 PM EST Let it go. That's what the producers of the Broadway show  If/Then have opted to do when their vocal powerhouse star, Idina Menzel , finishes out her contract on March 22, setting the final performance for that date. Idina Menzel Musical 'If/Then' Scores Show-Stopping Chart…

  18. Report: Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs Finalize Divorce

    January 03, 2015 12:38 PM EST Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs quietly finalized their divorce on Dec. 3, according to TMZ . Idina Menzel Defends Her New Year's Eve Performance Menzel, the powerhouse voice behind the hit Frozen song "Let It Go," and Diggs, a fellow stage actor, had been married for 10 years.…

  19. New Year's Eve 2014: A Musical Guide

    December 30, 2014 7:31 PM EST Nevermind that snow may hit Las Vegas on New Year's Eve -- the desert destination may have quietly usurped New York City as the country's most banging music hotspot to ring in 2015. This year, everyone from Jennifer Lopez , Lady Gaga (with Tony Bennett ) and Britney…

  20. Hear Lea Michele Sing Full Version of 'Let It Go' on 'Glee'

    December 22, 2014 12:44 PM EST Quick! Someone create a timeline where the universes of Glee and Frozen intersect. (Is Arendelle just outside Lima, Ohio?) Full audio of Lea Michele singing the classic Frozen song "Let It Go" from the upcoming season of Glee has arrived, and while it's no surprise that…

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