1. Jill Scott Marries Longtime Boyfriend Mike Dobson, Big Daddy Kane Performs

    June 26, 2016 3:50 PM EDT Congrats to soul singer Jill Scott , who married her longtime boyfriend Mike Dobson on Saturday (June 25). News of the quiet ceremony surfaced after the groom’s friend DJ Mars posted numerous Instagram photos and videos of the happy occasion. "So my man called me a year ago and said, &…

  2. The Blue Man Group on Their 25th Anniversary and Musical Influences

    April 12, 2016 12:15 PM EDT For 25 years, the neon-lit troupe Blue Man Group has drummed its way into the ­mainstream, from an Orlando resort to a luxury hotel in Vegas. On the Lower East Side of Manhattan, on a one-lane street of tenements fronted by fire escapes, the recording space known as Loho Studios hides behind…

  3. Pharrell Williams, Bruce Springsteen and More to Put Spotlight on Race Relations During 'Shining a Light' Concert Special

    November 10, 2015 12:00 PM EST The two-hour benefit will air Nov. 20 across A+E Networks and iHeartRadio stations Many music artists have released song dedications and staged one-off benefit concerts with hopes of bringing attention to racial issues in America. But later this month, A+E Networks and iHeartMedia will join…

  4. Soul Train Awards 2015: Fantasia, Jazmine Sullivan, & More Set to Perform (Exclusive)

    November 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST R&B hitmakers Tevin Campbell and After 7 will also perform Fantasia , Jazmine Sullivan , Empire ’s V. Bozeman , Tevin Campbell and After 7 are the latest additions to the performance lineup for Soul Train Awards 2015. Hosted by Erykah Badu , the awards show returns to the Orleans Arena in…

  5. Jill Scott, Babyface, Tyrese & New Edition to Headline 2015 Holiday Jam

    October 28, 2015 9:25 PM EDT Additional acts include Jazmine Sullivan, SWV & Black Alley Band; second annual radio concert series kicks off Nov. 28. Jill Scott , Babyface , Tyrese and New Edition will headline the second annual Holiday Jam radio concert series. Presented by Live Nation, the four-date series launches…

  6. 'Descendants' Soundtrack Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    August 09, 2015 3:00 PM EDT (Editor's note: Nielsen Music revised its data on Aug. 9, after our initial story was posted. The unit totals for a few titles have since changed, as have the rankings of two albums in the top 10.) The soundtrack to Disney Channel's Descendants debuts at No. 1 on the…

  7. The Weeknd Returns to No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    August 05, 2015 11:15 AM EDT The R&B/pop singer, and Hot 100 Music Festival headliner, rebounds to the top, fueled by multiple hit singles from his forthcoming album. The Weeknd is reinforcing why he's headlining the first Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival , to be held Aug. 22-23 at Jones Beach in New York: he&…

  8. Jill Scott Aiming for Her Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    July 28, 2015 4:56 PM EDT Jill Scott is heading toward her second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 , as her latest release, Woman , is on track to debut atop the list. Industry forecasters suggest the album -- which was released on July 24 through Blues Babe Records/Atlantic Records -- could move over 55,000…

  9. Jill Scott on Why She's 'Fallen in Love' With Azealia Banks, Digging Deep for Inspiration and Her New Album and Motherhood

    July 24, 2015 3:54 PM EDT On her first LP since 2011, the singer has a different outlook on life, love and more. Fifteen years after naming her debut Who Is Jill Scott? , the artist is still looking for what she calls her "truest myself" on new album Woman (July 24, Blues Babe/Atlantic). Recorded in…

  10. Bill Cosby Deposition Changes Jill Scott's Mind: 'I Was Wrong'

    July 06, 2015 8:26 PM EDT "I stood by a man I respected and loved," the R&B singer tweets after the 2005 deposition goes public. Back in December, Jill Scott was under fire for repeatedly tweeting her support of Bill Cosby despite the numerous sexual-assault allegations against the comedian.…

  11. Azealia Banks, Common & RZA Teaming for Musical Drama 'It Doesn't Have to Rhyme'

    May 26, 2015 8:28 PM EDT Several figures from the rap world, past and present, are teaming up for an inspirational music drama. Azealia Banks will star in It Doesn’t Have to Rhyme , which is being directed by rapper-turned-director RZA . Billboard Cover: Azealia Banks on Why No One Really Wants to See Her Naked,…

  12. Exclusive: Jill Scott Announces Summer Tour

    May 04, 2015 3:10 PM EDT Tour kicks off July 13; Grammy winner also premieres lead single "Fools Gold." Jill Scott will hit the road this summer on a 25-date headline tour commencing July 13. Kicking off in Pittsburgh, the tour will play in a combination of theaters and amphitheaters across the country…

  13. Iggy Azalea Responds to Jill Scott & Eve: 'They're Saying Act More Like How I Stereotype You to Be'

    January 28, 2015 6:35 PM EST After Jill Scott and Eve weighed in on the ongoing discussion of cultural appropriation in hip-hop last week and targeted Iggy Azalea 's "blaccent" as an example of her lacking originality, the Australian rapper has responded.  Jill Scott & Eve Weigh In on Iggy Azalea&…

  14. Jill Scott & Eve Weigh In on Iggy Azalea's 'Blaccent'

    January 26, 2015 9:14 PM EST It seems everyone in hip-hop has an opinion about Iggy Azalea , and now  Eve  and Jill Scott have weighed in.  Joining Shade 45's Sway In The Morning on Friday, promoting their new Lifetime movie With This Ring , after pleasantries host Sway Calloway turned the conversation to…

  15. Exclusive: Essence To Honor Jill Scott at Black Women in Music Event

    December 18, 2014 10:30 AM EST The magazine's sixth annual Black Women in Music event will also kick off its 45th anniversary celebration Jill Scott will be the special honoree at Essence magazine’s annual Black Women in Music . The Feb. 5 invitation-only event, held during Grammy Week, will also be the official…

  16. Jill Scott Under Fire for Supporting Bill Cosby

    December 02, 2014 6:40 PM EST The singer-songwriter takes aim at Cosby critics on Twitter. Singer-songwriter Jill Scott is under fire for repeatedly tweeting her support of Bill Cosby amid a wave of sexual assault allegations against the comedian. The messages started Nov. 24 on social media, after a Twitter follower…

  17. Jill Scott Says One Leaked Nude Photo Isn't Real -- But One Is

    September 03, 2014 10:24 PM EDT 'I def took the 1st pic w/ a robe...but the 2nd, sorry freaks, is not me,' singer tweets. When alleged nude photos of Jill Scott started making their way around Twitter on Wednesday evening (Sept. 3), much of the reaction -- after a weekend of celebrity nude photos hitting the Web -…

  18. Essence Festival 2014 Day 3 Highlights: Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Marsha Ambrosius & More

    July 06, 2014 11:19 AM EDT Here’s the thing about the Essence Festival – even though the Mercedes-Benz Superdome houses plenty of artists from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., there’s music to see virtually every hour of the day all around New Orleans. Essence Music Fest 2014: Photos from New Orleans! The perfect example of this was…

  19. BET Experience 2014: Maxwell Captivates, Jill Scott Sizzles at Staples Center In L.A.

    June 28, 2014 3:02 PM EDT The pair kick off BET Experience at L.A. Live’s three-night concert series “Are you feeling delicious tonight?” A resounding chorus of female screams gave Maxwell the unequivocal answer to his question Friday night (June 27) at Los Angeles’ Staples Center.  It was the ninth stop on the suave…

  20. 'The Voice' Recap: Battles Conclude with Perfectly Polite Pairings

    March 26, 2014 12:44 AM EDT "The Voice" battles wrapped on Tuesday night -- well, the first round at least, because a brand new second round will feature Coldplay's Chris Martin next week -- and while most of the sudden-death duets have packed a punch throughout the season, the final three matchups were…

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