1. Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott on the Music That Made Her -- From Boyz II Men to *NSYNC

    July 15, 2016 2:09 PM EDT You can't go home again, but on her upcoming album Love Remains (July 29, EMI Nashville), Lady Antebellum frontwoman Hillary Scott comes close: She is joined by family -- including her mother, country singer Linda Davis -- for the collection of faith-based songs, produced by bluegrass…

  2. Gladys Knight, Kelly Rowland, Beverly Bond & More Share Their Thoughts on Black Girls Rock! & Beyonce's Upcoming Project

    April 05, 2016 6:50 PM EDT Black Girls Rock! is filled with magic. The annual awards ceremony celebrating women of color has returned for its 10th go-round to honor some of the history-making women you probably stalk on social media (See: Rihanna and Grey's Anatomy and Scandal showrunner Shonda Rhimes). It was…

  3. Executive Turntable: CAA Promotions, New Moves at VH1 Save the Music Foundation, ASCAP & More

    March 27, 2016 3:30 PM EDT -- Vevo  has promoted JP Evangelista  to head of music and talent, where he will oversee the talent team, all bookings in the U.S. and Vevo's artist development programs, LIFT and DSCVR. He previously served as vp of creative content & programming for Vevo US. -- Henry Donahue  has…

  4. Gladys Knight Sings 'Happy Birthday' During Traffic Stop

    March 04, 2016 3:11 AM EST A Utah police officer who pulled over a car carrying iconic soul singer Gladys Knight was treated to an impromptu rendition of "Happy Birthday" Wednesday night. Knight was a passenger in the car stopped for speeding in the town about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, Pleasant Grove…

  5. Gladys Knight Surprises New York Jets Coach Todd Bowles on Radio Show

    September 29, 2015 12:59 AM EDT New York Jets coach Todd Bowles was doing his weekly radio spot when a special guest was introduced on another phone line. Now, joining the program: Gladys Knight . "Yeah, right," a laughing Bowles told host Michael Kay, who said he wanted to cheer up the Jets coach after a 24-17…

  6. Estelle Talks 'Empire' & New 'Conqueror' Duet with Jussie Smollett: Watch

    March 03, 2015 2:25 AM EST Gladys Knight . Anthony Hamilton . Courtney Love . Jim Beanz . Those are just a few of the acclaimed musical guest stars that Fox's Empire has boasted in its first season. That list will growing this week when Grammy winner Estelle visits Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's hip-hop…

  7. 'Empire' Episode Three Recap: The Devil Quotes Scripture

    January 22, 2015 1:25 PM EST If there's one thing we must never forget, it's that Lucious is a gangster. Don't let the sharp suits fool you, lest you want to end up like Mel in the first scene of episode 3 of Empire . Mel is a manager for one of Empire Entertainment's artists, Veronica. He decides…

  8. Aretha Franklin’s ‘Great Diva Classics’ Due Oct. 21

    September 28, 2014 10:21 PM EDT Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic songs from other female singers. Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics will include songs such as Gladys Knight's "Midnight Train to Georgia,…

  9. Gladys Knight 'On Top of the World' With New Album & TV Movie

    September 19, 2014 3:47 PM EDT The singer talks gospel album, Lifetime movie, 'DWTS' and dream collaborators Missy Elliott & Kanye West. "I'm just on top of the world," says Gladys Knight . And the legendary singer has every right to be. Where My Heart Belongs -- her new gospel album on…

  10. Al Jarreau Salutes George Duke on New Star-Packed Album

    August 05, 2014 1:47 PM EDT The late musician’s influential legacy is saluted on 'My Old Friend,' featuring guests Lalah Hathaway, Dianne Reeves, Gerald Albright and more. It’s a year to the day (Aug. 5) since the untimely death of revered Grammy-winning keyboardist, composer and producer George Duke .…

  11. Tonys: Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Fantasia Open Show With 'After Midnight' Number

    June 08, 2014 9:28 PM EDT The Tony Awards kicked off with a high-energy song-and-dance spectacle on the Radio City Music Hall stage, featuring Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Fantasia Barrino and the cast of “After Midnight.” Tonys: How the 'Hedwig' Team Turned Neil Patrick Harris Into a Bona Fide Rock Star…

  12. Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight Head to 'After Midnight' on Broadway

    April 30, 2014 9:52 AM EDT The lineup of pop stars keeps coming for new Tony Award-nominated "After Midnight." Producers of the show that celebrates Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club say Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole will take turns as special guest stars this summer. Related…

  13. Marc Anthony Latin Conf. Q&A: On Salsa, Stage Fright & Motown (Video)

    April 24, 2014 2:10 PM EDT Marc Anthony was halfway through a Q&A session during Wednesday’s session of the 25th Billboard Latin Music Conference (April 23) when a fire alarm alerted hundreds of music executives, aspiring musicians, and photographers gathered inside a 19th floor ballroom of the JW Marquis Marriot…

  14. Tamia Returns After Six-Year Hiatus With 'Beautiful Surprise'

    September 22, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Six years have elapsed since Tamia's last album, but the singer/songwriter is picking up right where she left off. The R&B artist's fifth album, "Beautiful Surprise," debuted at No. 6 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart following its Aug. 28 release.…

  15. Marvin Hamlisch's Impact: From Ragtime to Broadway Riches

    August 07, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that connected with American audiences in a way…

  16. Gavin DeGraw Talks Balancing New Album & 'Dancing'

    April 04, 2012 4:45 PM EDT The voters showed they weren't quite over pop star Gavin DeGraw and pro partner Karina Smirnoff on Tuesday night's "Dancing With the Stars" elimination round. Soap star Jack Wagner and partner were eliminated instead. But even though DeGraw doesn't admit it, getting…

  17. 'Dancing With the Stars' Cast: Gladys Knight, Gavin DeGraw, Urkel

    February 28, 2012 9:45 AM EST Get ready to watch Laura Ingalls and Steve Urkel duke it out on the dance floor. "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert and "Family Matters" icon Jaleel White are among the 12 stars joining season 14 of "Dancing With the Stars," ABC announced on "…

  18. R&B/Gospel Singer David Peaston Dies At 54

    February 02, 2012 5:05 PM EST It's been an unfortunate week for R&B and soul. Yesterday (Wed., Feb. 1) -- on the same day as "Soul Train" founder Don Cornelius' death -- R&B/gospel singer, David Peaston , died at 54 years old. Peaston's cause of death is inconclusive, according to St.…

  19. Johnny Otis of 'Willie and the Hand Jive' Dies

    January 19, 2012 1:30 PM EST LOS ANGELES (AP) - Johnny Otis , the "godfather of rhythm and blues" who wrote and recorded the R&B classic "Willie and the Hand Jive" and for decades evangelized black music to white audiences as a bandleader and radio host, has died. He was 90. Otis, who had been in…

  20. Soul Train Awards 2011: Jill Scott & Cee Lo Green Win Big

    November 18, 2011 2:30 PM EST R&B, Hip-Hop and Soul legends attended the 40th anniversary taping of the 2011 Soul Train Awards in Atlanta on Thursday (Nov. 17) to celebrate "peace, love and soul." Slideshow: Soul Train Awards See Pics From the Show! Host Cedric the Entertainer opened the show at the historic…

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