1. Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean To Perform At 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 22, 2010 9:32 AM EDT Superstars Marc Anthony, Wyclef Jean, Paulina Rubio and Chayanne are the newest addition to the roster of performers for the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm live from Puerto Rico. The awards will air April 29 on the Telemundo Network and will by seen by over 200…

  2. Artists for Haiti, "We Are The World 25: For Haiti"

    February 26, 2010 3:28 PM EST When the original "We Are the World" debuted in 1985-as a call to action against famine in Africa-the notion of cross-genre musicians uniting for an all-star recording in the name of charity was unprecedented, and met with due awe. On a practical level, it's impossible for …

  3. Trey Anastasio, Wyclef Among Rock Hall Presenters

    February 25, 2010 11:09 AM EST Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio is inducting rock group Genesis into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month. The presenters were announced Tuesday by the hall, which is based in Cleveland. Wyclef Jean will honor Jimmy Cliff . Barry and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees will induct ABBA . Green Day…

  4. "Saving OurSelves" Telethon Brings More Pleas, Help for Haiti

    February 06, 2010 8:42 AM EST Nearly a month after a devastating earthquake, shock gave way Friday night to a celebration of Haitian culture and pride. Wyclef Jean opened the "SOS Saving OurSelves - Help for Haiti" concert and telethon with the Haitian Creole phrase for "It's all good." "I…

  5. Chris Brown, Chrisette Michele, Pharrell, Nas Join BET's Haiti Telethon

    February 05, 2010 2:31 PM EST C hris Brown , Chrisette Michele , Nas and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are the latest celebrities added to the roster for BET's "SOS Saving Ourselves: Help for Haiti" telethon taking place at the American Airlines Arena in Miami tonight (Feb. 5). Pharrell will join…

  6. 'We Are The World': Behind the Scenes

    February 02, 2010 4:00 PM EST More than 75 stars -- from the legendary Barbra Streisand to rapper Lil Wayne and actor Vince Vaughn -- gathered at Hollywood's Henson Recording Studios yesterday (Feb. 1) to record the 25th anniversary version of "We Are The World." Like its predecessor, "We Are The World…

  7. Lauryn Hill Surfaces At Raggamuffin Music Festival In New Zealand

    January 25, 2010 4:23 PM EST L auryn Hill hasn't performed live in nearly three years, but the reclusive rapper and soul singer surfaced on Saturday (Jan. 23) for a surprise performance at the Raggamuffin music festival in New Zealand. Hill performed "Doo Wop (That Thing)" -- a throwback from her Grammy…

  8. Stars Unite To Help Haiti in Telethon

    January 22, 2010 10:38 PM EST Grim-faced celebrities and musicians with mournful tunes set the tone for the all-star, international "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, which featured two hours of desperate pleas for an even more-desperate nation. But it ended on a hopeful note, with a buoyant call for Haiti's…

  9. Susan Boyle May Retake Top Spot On Billboard 200

    January 22, 2010 5:27 PM EST S usan Boyle 's "I Dreamed a Dream" may make a return engagement at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week, as industry prognosticators suggest her set could sell around 80,000 copies by week's end on Sunday, Jan. 24. The set is reaping the benefits of Boyle's chat and…

  10. Quincy Jones To Remake 'We Are The World' For Haiti

    January 21, 2010 8:31 AM EST Q uincy Jones and Lionel Richie are planning a massive 25th anniversary re-recording of "We Are the World." The timing couldn't be better, sadly enough. The duo is summoning lots and lots of talent from Grammy weekend to stay an extra night - Monday Feb. 1 - and come to the…

  11. Springsteen, Jay-Z, Urban Join Haiti Telethon

    January 20, 2010 9:20 AM EST The music world's top stars are signing on for Friday's "Hope for Haiti" telethon. Bruce Springsteen , Jay-Z , Taylor Swift , Justin Timberlake , Keith Urban and Alicia Keys are just a few of the performers who will be featured, according to MTV Networks, an integral…

  12. Wyclef Jean Tearfully Defends Yele, Addresses Haiti Earthquake Victims

    January 19, 2010 12:43 PM EST Faced with criticism over his Yele Haiti charity's mishandling of money, an emotional Wyclef Jean called a press conference in New York on Monday (Jan. 18) to defend his nonprofit and speak to victims of the massive earthquake in his home country . "Accusations have been made about…

  13. Bono, Sting, Timberlake To Perform On Haiti Telethon

    January 17, 2010 11:22 PM EST George Clooney says the "Hope for Haiti" benefit for victims of the earthquake in Haiti will include performances from Bono, Sting , Justin Timberlake , Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys . Speaking to The Associated Press at the Golden Globes ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel,…

  14. 'Hope For Haiti' Telethon To Air Jan. 22

    January 16, 2010 11:41 AM EST Several major broadcast networks and cable channels will air MTV Networks' "Hope for Haiti," an all-star telethon for Haitian earthquake relief, on Jan. 22. Networks showing the telethon are ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT. It will also be available…

  15. Wyclef Jean Calls for Haiti Help, Ke$ha Unseats Susan Boyle

    January 13, 2010 1:46 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Haiti was devastated by a major earthquake yesterday that registered at 7 on the Richter scale and has caused unprecedented loss and damage. Haiti is home to Wyclef Jean , who sent us a message emphasizing the scale of the…

  16. Wyclef Jean Calls For Action On Haiti Disaster

    January 13, 2010 7:14 AM EST Wyclef Jean has called on the international community to offer emergency assistance to Haiti, which was hit by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake. Thousands may have died as a result of the quake, which hit the Caribbean nation around 5pm ET on Tuesday (Jan. 12). Haiti-born Jean issued a statement…

  17. Wyclef Jean "Wyclef Jean" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 1:31 PM EST Wyclef Jean, "Wyclef Jean" (Columbia) Release Date: March 2010 For the first half of his upcoming album, Wyclef Jean plans to give fans a one-man show. "The reason this album is called 'Wyclef Jean' is because the first seven songs are just me and my guitar,"…

  18. Video: 2009 Chart Stars Talk 2010 Plans

    December 30, 2009 2:19 PM EST As chart stars like Ke$ha, Jay Sean, Adam Lambert and Wyclef Jean descended upon New York this holiday season, Billboard's cameras caught up with them at Z100's Jingle Ball concert and at the Vevo launch party to find out their personal highlights of 2009 and their big plans for…

  19. Busta Rhymes Hopes 'Chemo' Is Cure For Ailing Music Biz

    November 20, 2009 5:53 PM EST Less than a year after releasing his eighth studio album, "Back on My B.S.," New York rapper Busta Rhymes plans to shift the state of the music industry, which he says is "dying like cancer is killing it," with his brand new effort, "The Chemo." "I called…

  20. Wyclef Revisits Hip-Hop Roots On 'Toussaint: St. Jean' EP

    November 20, 2009 3:52 PM EST In the midst of recording his next project, a self-titled album slated for spring 2010, Wyclef Jean decided to revisit his hip-hop roots on the newly released "DJ Drama Presents Wyclef Jean Aka Toussaint: St. Jean From the Hut to the Projects to the Mansion." Issued Nov. 10 on Jean&…

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