America's Got Talent

  1. 'America's Got Talent' Takes Sunday Night

    June 23, 2014 12:40 PM EDT NBC's scheduling maneuver on Sunday paid off as a special edition of "America's Got Talent" bested the debut of ABC's singing competition show "Rising Star." Simon Cowell Confident in ‘Good Chemistry’ Ahead of Ne ...

  2. 'X Factor' U.S. Boosts Results at TV Unit of Simon Cowell, Sony Venture

    December 05, 2013 5:49 AM EST Fox may have seen weaker ratings at "The X Factor" this season, but the show last year boosted the financials of the TV production business of Syco Entertainment, the joint venture of Simon Cowell and Sony that produces "The X Facto ...

  3. Allow Brandy To Reintroduce Herself

    October 15, 2012 6:12 AM EDT Singer returns with new deal and first solo album in four years. After spending the four years since 2008's "Human" (Epic Records) largely away from the recording booth -- save for a brief foray into rap, under the name Bran' ...

  4. 'X Factor' Premiere Ratings Drop 25 Percent, 'The Voice' Tops

    September 13, 2012 7:05 PM EDT One night may not be big enough for two singing competitions. With NBC adding an episode of "The Voice" to this Wednesday, up against the sophomore season premiere of Fox's "The X Factor," both series saw double-digit drop ...

  5. Adam Lambert, Colbie Caillat, Avril Lavigne to Mentor Kids On 'Majors & Minors'

    July 29, 2011 3:53 PM EDT Adam Lambert, Colbie Caillat, Avril Lavigne and Claude Kelly are joining the list of recording artists who will mentor the dozen youngsters competing on Hub TV's fall show "Majors and Minors." including Brandy, Leona Lewis, Jordin S ...

  6. NBC Sings Its Way to the Top of the Ratings

    June 29, 2011 7:54 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Given how NBC's summer is going, the network might want to make sure that everyone it puts on the air in prime time has a good singing voice. The nation's five most-watched television programs last week were all on NBC, a ...

  7. Nick Cannon, CBS Radio Launch Countdown Show

    April 05, 2011 8:25 AM EDT Nick Cannon, currently morning personality at WXRK (92.3 NOW) New York, has added new duties as host of a nationally syndicated weekly countdown show. Premiering the weekend of April 23, "Cannon's Countdown" will be broadcast on CBS ...

  8. Web Trends: 'America's Got Talent,' Kanye West, Taylor Swift and more

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): 10. Michael Grimm "America's Got Talent" Grimm won "America's Got Talent" last night (Sept. 15) with a performance of Michael Bolton's "When a Man Loves a Woman." 12. Jackie E ...

  9. 'America's Got Talent' Champion Selected

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Skinner flew the coop with the grand prize on "America's Got Talent." The singing chicken farmer from Mayfield, Ky., was awarded the NBC talent competition's $1 million grand prize and a headlining spot at a Las Vegas sho ...

  10. Brandy Signs New Deal With Epic

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Brandy has inked a new deal with Epic Records, a label spokesperson confirms to Billboard.biz, declining further comment. The artist, who was most recently signed to Atlantic, is prepping her Epic debut for release later this year. Brandy's f ...

  11. Brandy Hit With $50 Million Wrongful Death Suit

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST The parents of a woman killed in a freeway crash involving Brandy sued the actress-singer for $50 million Tuesday (Jan. 30). The wrongful-death suit claims Brandy was driving recklessly when her Land Rover struck the back of a Honda driven by Awat ...

  12. Brandy Splitting Atlantic

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brandy has "requested and been granted an unconditional release" from her recording contract with Atlantic Records, according to a press statement released by her camp. The label confirms the split. LOS ANGELES -- Brandy has "reques ...

  13. Brandy Splitting Atlantic

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brandy has "requested and been granted an unconditional release" from her recording contract with Atlantic Records, according to a press statement released by her camp. The label confirms the split. Brandy has "requested and been gr ...

  14. Brandy Splits From Benny Medina

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer's mother to assume management. Sources say Brandy has severed ties with manager Benny Medina of Handprint Entertainment. The news comes before the June 29 release of her Atlantic album, "Afrodisiac." Sonja Norwood, Brandy ...

  15. 'Sharon Osbourne Show' Gets Axe

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Syndicated daytime talk show "The Sharon Osbourne Show" has apparently been canceled. Produced by Time Warner's Telepictures, the show debuted last September and has reportedly dropped below the top 2 Syndicated daytime talk show &q ...