1. Eddie Murphy Releases Reggae Song With Snoop Lion: Listen

    September 04, 2013 3:30 PM EDT Eddie Murphy has debuted his new single.  In anticipation of a forthcoming solo album, titled "9," a Twitter account was created for the actor. The first, and only, tweet teased the cover art for the single, "Red Light," which features Snoop Lion.  Murphy sings and plays…

  2. Michael Jackson Was a Long-Time Propofol User, Doctor Tells Court

    August 29, 2013 4:23 AM EDT Michael Jackson requested the anesthetic propofol to help him sleep at least a decade before he died from an overdose of the drug, a doctor testified Wednesday. Dr. Christine Quinn said Jackson summoned her to a Beverly Hills hotel in 1998 or 1999 and asked her to give him propofol. The…

  3. Jenni Rivera Crash Case Defendants Challenge Lawsuit

    August 23, 2013 6:41 AM EDT Owners of the plane that crashed last December killing Regional Mexican star Jenni Rivera are challenging a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on behalf of the families of the four members of her entourage who traveled with her, Billboard has learned.   “Defendants are challenging…

  4. LeAnn Rimes & Eddie Cibrian To Star In VH1 Series

    August 07, 2013 11:52 PM EDT Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes already get a lot of tabloid attention. Now the 40-year-old actor and his singer-actress wife are parlaying their notoriety into a new VH1 series tentatively titled, "LeAnn & Eddie." The six-episode series is scheduled to debut later this year or…

  5. 'Sapphires' U.S. DVD Art Could be Scrapped After Racism Complaints

    August 06, 2013 12:09 AM EDT The U.S. distributor of the Australian feel-good film "The Sapphires" is apologizing for the DVD cover, which has had complaints of sexism and racism levelled against it. Anchor Bay Entertainment said in a statement Monday that it "regrets any unintentional upset"…

  6. Cher Runs the 'World': Diva Talks No. 1 Dance Single and 'Eclectic' New Album

    August 02, 2013 10:40 AM EDT "Closer To The Truth" will feature collaborations with P!nk and Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears... but not Lady Gaga. In Cher's latest No. 1 Dance Club/Play Songs chart hit "Woman's World," she sings, "I'm dancin' solo, in the dark, on…

  7. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  8. Miley Cyrus Returns to TV with Documentary

    July 26, 2013 9:31 PM EDT The MTV doc will follow the "We Can't Stop" singer as she works on her upcoming album. MTV will become Miley Television this fall. The 20-year-old actress-singer is getting a one-hour documentary - not yet titled - on the music network. The announcement was made Friday by MTV…

  9. Whitney Houston's Headstone References Career-Defining Song

    July 24, 2013 12:05 AM EDT Whitney Houston's grave in New Jersey has been marked with a teardrop-shaped headstone - with an inscription well known to her fans: "I will always love you." The 48-year-old pop music queen died Feb. 11, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. An autopsy found she had drowned…

  10. Ronald Isley, 'My Favorite Thing': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 12, 2013 12:56 PM EDT Days before the release of his second solo studio album, "This Song Is For You" (July 16), Ronald Isley premieres his latest, "My Favorite Thing," exclusively on The Juice. The smooth love song, which follows the album's first single, "Dinner and a Movie,"…

  11. 'American Idol's' David Cook, James Durbin Asked to Fill In with Hinder

    July 11, 2013 9:53 PM EDT The "Idol" vets were unavailable to help the rock group, whose frontman has entered rehab for the second time. "American Idol" season seven winner David Cook was approached to be the frontman of hard rock band Hinder, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Cook turned down…

  12. Summer OilPatch Festival: Roy Clark on Keeping It 'Fresh' at 80

    July 08, 2013 2:45 PM EDT The Fourth of July is always a cause for celebration, and nobody takes that any more seriously than Rick and Myrna Sellers. The Oklahoma businessman and his wife throw open the gates of their ranch just outside of Drumright each year to over 10,000 people each year for the Summer OilPatch…

  13. Scott Weiland Weds Photographer Jamie Wachtel

    June 23, 2013 11:50 PM EDT Scott Weiland is a newlywed. The former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman married photographer Jamie Wachtel on Saturday at their Los Angeles home, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. "We had the most beautiful, heartfelt ceremony," Wachtel told People of the…

  14. 25 Great Gay Moments In Music

    June 05, 2013 4:01 PM EDT Equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is today's defining civil rights issue, but the music world has always played a significant role in LGBT progress. With Pride Month here, Billboard reflects on 25 musical moments that have been pivotal in advancing LGBT…

  15. Natalie Cole Crosses Over: Spanish Album on the Way

    May 27, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Yes--or in this case, sí­-Natalie Cole's first album in Spanish includes a duet with her late father. And like "Unforgettable," the song that won a Grammy Award in 1992 and foreshadowed today's holographic performance trend, the black-tie rumba "Acercate Mas" (…

  16. Oklahoma Tornado Relief: How To Help

    May 21, 2013 1:50 PM EDT Yesterday, a devastating tornado ravaged Oklahoma, claiming at least 24 lives (many of them children) and injuring dozens more. Those looking to aid those affected can do so through the following outlets. To donate to the American Red Cross , text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American…

  17. Little Big Town Talks Fleetwood Mac & Jazz Fest

    May 04, 2013 4:00 PM EDT Little Big Town says that some networking they did is paying off with a chance to cross a couple of items off their "bucket list." After playing Bayou Country SuperFest in Baton Rouge last year, group member Karen Fairchild said they talked to festival producer Quint Davis about…

  18. Rod Stewart: The Billboard Cover Story

    April 26, 2013 5:25 PM EDT This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. Rod Stewart does not disappoint-even his driveway befits a rock star. Actually, it's a gated road, and it sprawls uphill toward a chateau-like Beverly Hills manse, its considerable expanse lined…

  19. Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos Talks 'Erasing The Stigma' Award, Touring Future

    April 18, 2013 11:45 AM EDT "My goal has always been to try to humanize the concept of having a mental health issue," singer tells Billboard about opening up on bipolar disorder. Passion Pit recently kicked off the second phase of the extensive touring schedule supporting its captivating sophomore album …

  20. Gospel Singer George Beverly Shea Dies At 104

    April 17, 2013 12:54 AM EDT George Beverly Shea, whose booming baritone voice echoed through stadiums, squares and souls during a decades-long career with evangelist Billy Graham, died Tuesday. He was 104. Billy Graham Evangelistic Association spokesman Brent Rinehart said Shea died in Asheville after a brief…

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