1. Tracy Morgan Critically Hurt In Fatal Six-Car Pileup

    June 07, 2014 10:21 AM EDT Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, who hosted the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, was critically injured in a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike on Saturday, hours after performing a standup routine at a show in Delaware, authorities said. Tracy Morgan Has a Plan for the Billboard…

  2. 15 Non-Rappers Rapping: James Franco, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jimmy Fallon & More

    April 22, 2014 4:55 PM EDT White men may not be able to jump, but that doesn't stop some of them -- or anyone else, really -- from trying to rap. News anchor Brian Williams has added Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice" to an impressive resume of rap song covers (including Sugar Hill Gang's  "…

  3. AmEx Taps Maroon 5 for Live-Streamed Concert, Teams With iTunes Radio

    April 02, 2014 12:01 AM EDT American Express is deepening its ties to music with a pair of new initiatives, an intimate concert with Maroon 5 and a partnership with Apple’s iTunes Radio. The Maroon 5 event will be a live-streamed concert on June 20 as part of AmEx’s Epic EveryDay GetAway, a three-day event in New York…

  4. U2, Will Smith Rock Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show': Minute-By-Minute Live Taping Review

    February 18, 2014 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga also make cameos, as Billboard offers an inside look at Fallon's first night hosting the NBC late-night institution A new era of late-night TV began just after midnight tonight (Feb. 18), when NBC aired the first "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.…

  5. Usher, Diddy to Present at Golden Globes

    January 10, 2014 3:22 PM EST Usher Raymond and Sean "Diddy" Combs have been tapped to present at the 71st annual Golden Globes on Sunday (Jan. 12). Both artists join a list of star-studded presenters including recently announced Leonardo DiCaprio and Drew Barrymore. Related Articles Taylor Swift, Justin…

  6. Ed Sheeran & Macklemore Stroll Down ‘Sesame Street’: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Video

    November 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST Get a first look at the chart-topping stars' upcoming guest appearances "Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?" For Ed Sheeran and Macklemore, a couple Hot 100 hits and good publicists did the trick. For its upcoming 45th season, which will premiere…

  7. Miley vs. Katy: Whose 'SNL' Performance Are You Most Looking Forward To?

    October 03, 2013 10:30 PM EDT Beginning with last weekend's season premiere, "Saturday Night Live" season is now in full gear. The premiere, hosted by Tina Fey, saw Arcade Fire play two songs off the band's upcoming "Reflektor" release, transitioning into the act's 30-minute "…

  8. Arcade Fire Debuts New Music, Recruits Celebrity Friends for 'SNL,' Concert Special

    September 29, 2013 2:04 AM EDT Arcade Fire owned NBC's Saturday night. The rock band took to the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" for the live debut (outside secret shows) of its newest single, "Reflektor," as well as the full debut of "Afterlife" -- both songs from the group&…

  9. 'SNL' Books Arcade Fire, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry to Kick Off Season 39

    September 09, 2013 1:03 PM EDT "Saturday Night Live" is kicking off its 39th season with a trio of major musical guests.  Canadian alt-rockers Arcade Fire will grace the Sept. 28 premiere, and will have their performances (presumably songs from new album "Reflektor") introduced by host Tina Fey. This…

  10. Emmy Noms Salute 'The Voice,' HBO Music Biopics and Composers

    July 18, 2013 10:55 AM EDT "The Voice," the talk shows of Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel and Ryan Seacrest received Emmy Awards nominations Thursday morning for their work in the 2012-2013 TV season. In addition "Crossfire Hurricane," the documentary celebrating the Rolling Stones' 50th…

  11. Tracy Morgan to Host Billboard Music Awards

    April 17, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Comedic actor Tracy Morgan, whose eight seasons on "Saturday Night Live" and seven on "30 Rock" solidified him as one TV's funniest stars, will host the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, live from Las Vegas at the MGM Grand on Sunday, May 19, airing on ABC. CLICK FOR…

  12. Justin Bieber Hosting, Performing on 'SNL' on Feb. 9

    January 08, 2013 11:30 AM EST After Justin Bieber hinted at hosting and performing on "Saturday Night Live" on Twitter on Monday (Jan. 7), a source has confirmed to Billboard that the pop superstar will indeed be pulling double-duty on the long-running variety show. The Biebs will take over "SNL" on…

  13. Adele Named AP Entertainer of the Year

    December 20, 2012 10:10 AM EST Though Adele didn't have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she's still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year. In 132 ballots submitted by members and subscribers of the AP, Adele…

  14. Adele, Taylor Swift Nominated for Golden Globes

    December 13, 2012 11:05 AM EST Jon Bon Jovi and Keith Urban Also Up for Original Song; For TV, 'Nashville' Scores Two Nods Two of the biggest female artists in music will compete for Best Original Song at the Golden Globes next year, with Adele 's Bond track "Skyfall" squaring off against Taylor…

  15. Springsteen, Aguilera & More Lead 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together' Benefit Broadcast

    November 02, 2012 8:39 PM EDT Many of the East Coast's biggest stars came together to help bring relief after what's been called the storm of the century on Friday night. Musicians and celebrities from Christina Aguilera to Jon Stewart joined the "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" broadcast to benefit…

  16. Tina Fey Raps on Childish Gambino Mixtape: Listen

    July 05, 2012 5:59 PM EDT Childish Gambino 's latest mixtape has a star-studded hip-hop guest list -- and one surprising MC from the world of the rapper's day job. "30 Rock" multi-hyphenate Tina Fey joins Gambino, AKA NBC colleague Donald Glover, to drop a verse on the "Royalty" mixtape&…

  17. Happy Birthday Bieber! Justin's 18 Most Essential Moments

    March 01, 2012 11:50 AM EST Thursday, March 1 marks a special day for a special young man -- Justin Bieber, the teen superstar currently running the pop universe, has turned 18 years old. While Bieber has only been in the public eye for roughly three years, the singer has mounted a staggering list of accomplishments in…

  18. Update: Beyonce Hospital Complaints Dismissed

    January 11, 2012 8:04 PM EST New York health officials have reviewed and dismissed complaints patients in a hospital neonatal unit were mistreated while Beyonce was giving birth there to her and Jay-Z's daughter. Health department spokesman Jeffrey Gordon says they received two complaints about Manhattan's…

  19. Lady Gaga Named AP's Entertainer of the Year

    December 19, 2011 7:13 PM EST You might say that Lady Gaga 's year really began in an egg. That's how she arrived at the Grammys in February, encased in a large, translucent pod carried by scantily clad dancers. When she "hatched" onstage, she effectively gave birth to "Born This Way,"…

  20. DJ Mia Moretti Mixes for Rebecca Minkoff at Fashion Week

    September 13, 2011 12:15 PM EDT The Hook caught up with DJ Mia Moretti backstage at the Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2012 show to get her tips on mixing hot sounds for the runway. Her process, I learned while we both lusted over the shoes in the collection at Fashion Week, comes in three stages. 1) "First I went into the…

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