1. Carnegie Hall Concert Honors Black History

    June 19, 2014 11:39 AM EDT In a rehearsal room near Times Square this week, some two dozen men with Broadway-honed voices huddled to strategize. They were practicing choral work ahead of a landmark concert Monday at the mighty Carnegie Hall, and creator-producer Chapman Roberts knew what those voices will be facing. …

  2. L.A. Reid, Toni Braxton & Jon Voight Talk Whitney at Clive Davis Party

    February 12, 2012 7:55 PM EST Ciara, India Arie, Ne-Yo, Jon Voight, Skrillex, Ben Vereen, Wiz Kalifa and Toni Braxton all have something in common this weekend: They've all been affected by the death of Whitney Houston. Just a couple hours after it was revealed the iconic singer had died, Billboard hit the red carpet…

  3. Billboard Bits: Springsteen Tribute, Grammys, 'Xanadu'

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at New York's Carnegie Hall celebrating the music of Bruce Springsteen. Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at…

  4. OutKast Album, Film Penciled In For August

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delays, the OutKast film "Idlewild" is now slated to arrive Aug. 25 in U.S. theaters, three days after the release of its LaFace soundtrack. The first single from the album, "Mighty O," After numerous delays, the OutKast film "Idlewild" is now…

  5. OutKast's 'Idlewild' Due In April, Despite Trailer Info

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The highly anticipated Outkast soundtrack to the film "Idlewild" will not be out next week, despite what a trailer on the film's Web site says. A spokesperson for the label tells Billboard.com that th The highly anticipated Outkast soundtrack to the film "Idlewild"…

  6. Stars Set For 'Broadway Meets Country' Benefit

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. As previously reported , the Nov. 12 event at…

  7. OutKast Film Lands At Universal

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Pictures has bought worldwide rights to an untitled movie musical starring hip-hop duo OutKast. The HBO Films production is set in a 1930s Southern speakeasy and follows two characters, Perc Universal Pictures has bought worldwide rights to an untitled movie musical starring hip-hop…