1. Timbaland Producing Music for Fitness Brand Zumba

    August 10, 2016 11:20 PM EDT Hit-making producer Timbaland is used to people dancing to his beats at nightclubs, and now fans will get a chance to move to music he specifically designed for working out through a new partnership with Zumba. The man behind hits for Justin Timberlake and Jay Z is crafting songs for STRONG…

  2. VH1 Hip Hop Honors Hosts Special Ladies' Night for Hip Hop's Trailblazing Women

    July 12, 2016 8:32 AM EDT "Thank God for hip hop," Queen Latifah  shouted during a video montage as she recalled her reaction to being nominated for an Oscar. It was a mutual feeling for both honorees and attendees who packed New York City's David Geffen Hall at the Lincoln Center on Monday night for…

  3. Pharrell, Timbaland, Nelly Furtado & More to Honor Missy Elliott at VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    July 06, 2016 10:55 AM EDT VH1 Hip Hop Honors is rolling out the red carpet for female trailblazers and pioneers in hip-hop for a star-studded ceremony in New York later this month. The tribute for honoree  Missy Elliott  will be no exception as her closest collaborators  Pharrell , Timbaland , Nelly Furtado , Remy Ma …

  4. Sprite Covering Its Cans With 2Pac, Missy Elliott and J. Cole Lyrics

    June 15, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Summer's here and Sprite is bringing back its Obey Your Verse Lyrical Collection, featuring limited-edition packaging adorned with 16 song lyrics from 2Pac , Missy Elliott and J. Cole . "We wanted to make sure we identified artists who represented our point of view of staying…

  5. Missy Elliott Named Honoree at VH1 Hip Hop Honors: Exclusive

    June 14, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Missy Elliott will bring the funk to the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Next month, the Virginia-bred singer/rapper/songwriter/producer will be honored at the New York ceremony, set to include tributes to an all-female lineup of trend setters, game changers and pioneers in hip-hop.  VH1 Hip Hop…

  6. Backstreet Boys Aren't Rushing Their New Album and More Insider Scoop

    May 27, 2016 5:01 PM EDT Backstreet's Back -- Eventually Members of Backstreet Boys have been tweeting for months that they’re recording a new album, but fans shouldn’t hold their breath. At the Los Angeles Police Department’s Memorial Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament on May 21, Nick Carter and A.J. McLean…

  7. Ciara Signs With IMG Models: Exclusive

    May 12, 2016 1:36 AM EDT Ciara has signed with IMG Models, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. She already is represented by sister agency WME for music and other areas. The singer is a fashion fixture, most recently sporting on-theme silver hair and a custom metallic H&M gown at the Met Gala this month. Pret-a…

  8. Missy Elliott Shares Studio Flicks With Bruno Mars

    April 20, 2016 10:59 AM EDT The Internet is losing control over a potential  Missy Elliott and Bruno Mars  collaboration. Misdemeanor took to Twitter to share flicks of her kicking back with the "Uptown Funk" singer in the studio on Tuesday (April 19).  "Had a blast vibing wit my fam @BrunoMars @ the…

  9. Zendaya-Assisted App Will Let 50 Women Join Star-Studded 'This Is for My Girls' Video

    March 28, 2016 11:14 AM EDT Following her women's power anthem "This is For My Girls" which she recorded alongside  Kelly Clarkson , Missy Elliott , Janelle Monae, Kelly Rowland , Chloe x Halle and Lea Michele , Zendaya  is now launching an app with MAKERS to crowd source the future stars of the song'…

  10. Michelle Obama's All-Star 'This Is for My Girls' Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    March 16, 2016 4:52 PM EDT The charity cut features Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Zendaya & more. Who runs the chart? “Girls!" “This Is For My Girls,” a supergroup track from first lady Michelle Obama’s Let Girls Learn and #62MillionGirls initiatives, took over the No. 1 slot on the real-time Billboard +…

  11. Michelle Obama Says She Won't Run for President at SXSW Chat With Queen Latifah & Missy Elliott

    March 16, 2016 1:53 PM EDT Michelle Obama isn't just the White House's resident fashion inspiration -- the First Lady of the U.S. is making it her personal duty to bring education to young ladies around the world.  SXSW 2016: See Photos From the Fest For her special SXSW keynote presentation on Wednesday …

  12. Missy Elliott & Queen Latifah Joining Michelle Obama's SXSW Keynote

    March 15, 2016 9:29 AM EDT First Lady Michelle Obama will grace the SXSW stage tomorrow (March 16) for her keynote panel with a star-studded squad, including rapper Missy Elliott , songwriter phenom Diane Warren , and actress Sophia Bush, as well as moderator, the multi-hyphenate Queen Latifah .  SXSW 2016: 10…

  13. Tweet Returns With 'Charlene' After Over a Decade, Talks Reuniting with Missy Elliott & Timbaland

    February 29, 2016 11:26 AM EST In 2002, Tweet 's Timbaland -produced hit single "Oops (Oh My)" became an instant classic of the era. Charlene Keys’ church-trained vocals paired with her sensual sass carried her to the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart as her debut  Southern Hummingbird  (released that…

  14. New Meghan Trainor Album on the Way, 1D's Louis Tomlinson Talks Fatherhood & More Inside Scoop

    February 19, 2016 1:38 PM EST More Meghan On The Way?  A second LP by best new artist winner Meghan Trainor   is tentatively due in May, say sources. One song, likely to be called “No,” has the makings of an “All About That Ba ss” sequel, with the lyrics “My name is ‘no’/My n umber is ‘no.’ ” 1D’s Valentine’s Day Daddy…

  15. Elle King & Rachel Platten Co-Writer Dave Bassett Shares His 2016 Grammys Diary

    February 18, 2016 4:31 PM EST Dave Bassett scored two big radio hits last year, co-writing and producing Elle King 's "Ex's & Oh's" and co-writing Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." Earning a best rock song Grammy nomination for the former, the Malibu songwriter/record producer kept…

  16. Missy Elliott Decimates the Crowd at Warner Grammy Party with Explosive Set

    February 16, 2016 5:56 AM EST Missy Elliott ’s slow creep of a comeback over the past year -- her rousing 2015 Super Bowl appearance , her recent singles “WTF (Where They From)” and “Pep Rally” -- did little to prepare the audience at the Warner Music post-Grammy party at Milk Studios in Hollywood for the explosive 45…

  17. Missy Elliott Shares New Song 'Pep Rally' in Time for Super Bowl 50: Listen

    February 07, 2016 2:48 PM EST Beyonce isn’t the only one surprising fans with new music during Super Bowl weekend. Hours ahead of the big game on Sunday (Feb. 7), Missy Elliott shared a new song called “Pep Rally.” “#SuperBowl this my new Bounce ‘PepRally’ get u right 4the game where my Clappers,” she tweeted . S uper…

  18. Meet the Pint-Size Dancer from Missy Elliott's Women in Music Tribute

    December 18, 2015 8:59 PM EST Missy Elliott has been a longtime proponent of young talent busting a move in her music videos (see: Alyson Stoner ), so it was only fitting that her choreographer Galen Hooks recruited a pint-size dynamo for Misdemeanor's tribute at Billboard 's Women in Music ceremony, which aired…

  19. Ciara Presents Missy Elliott With Innovator Award at Billboard Women in Music: Read Her Full Speech

    December 18, 2015 8:53 PM EST Ciara was honored to introduce Missy Elliott at Billboard's Women in Music 2015 . Watch Ciara Talk Motherhood: 'It's a Great Challenge That I Don't Think's Ever Gonna Stop' Read her full speech below: "Just insane. Just amazing. And now, Billboard Women in…

  20. Missy Elliott's Top 10 Billboard Hits

    December 18, 2015 5:33 PM EST Known for her own early 2000 hits like "Get Ur Freak On" and "Lose Control," Missy Elliott 's also been a crucial contributor to others' hits. She is honored as our Innovator at  Billboard 's Women in Music event -- airing Friday (Dec. 18) at 8 p.m. ET on…

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