Destiny's Child

  1. Mathew Knowles Talks Sync, Deals, and Why Gospel Doesn't Get Its Fair Share

    November 14, 2012 2:22 PM EST Mathew Knowles is best known as manager of Destiny's Child and, of course the father of Beyonce and Solange. Over the past two decades, his Houston-based label and management company Music World Entertainment has overseen the careers of those ...

  2. Backbeat: Kelly Rowland, Sylvia Rhone Honored @ Essence Black Women in Music Gala

    February 09, 2012 10:17 AM EST Honorees Sylvia Rhone, former Motown chief, and rising icon Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child fame. (Photo: 2012 A Turner Archives) Grammy Week revved up in earnest last night (Feb. 8) with two key events; the Recording Academy's Producer ...

  3. Kelly Rowland, Sylvia Rhone Named 2012 Black Women In Music Honorees (Exclusive)

    January 09, 2012 9:50 AM EST Grammy Award nominee Kelly Rowland and music industry veteran Sylvia Rhone will be feted during Grammy week at the third annual Essence Black Women in Music event. Featuring an exclusive performance by Rowland and special guest Eve, the Feb. 8 inv ...

  4. Backbeat: Kelly Rowland Gets Deep at Recording Academy 'Conversation With' Event

    September 30, 2011 12:22 PM EDT Kelly Rowland with MC Lyte at the "A Conversation With" event in Los Angeles Tuesday night (Photo: Maury Phillips, WireImage.com; courtesy of The Recording Academy) "I'm on the highest cloud right now; it surpasses nine," ...

  5. Kelly Rowland Signs with The Collective

    August 30, 2011 10:53 PM EDT Singer and actress Kelly Rowland has signed with management firm the Collective for worldwide representation. Rowland, a founding member of R&B group Destiny's Child with Beyonce Knowles, is currently serving as a judge on the U.K. versio ...

  6. Beyonce Kicks Off '4 Intimate Nights' In NYC

    August 15, 2011 11:03 AM EDT There aren't many artists in the world that can pull of a 90-minute set in Stuart Weitzman heels and leave a beyond packed audience satisfied to the point of not needing an encore. But that's Beyoncé. Last night (August 14), the singer k ...

  7. Beyonce Fired Dad Amid Accusations of Theft, Legal Documents Show: Report

    July 12, 2011 7:49 AM EDT Beyonce's belief that her father Matthew Knowles stole money from her led to his being fired as her manager, according to legal papers obtained by TMZ . The pop singer terminated Mathew Knowles -- who launched her career at a young age -- in ...

  8. Beyonce Accepts Billboard Millennium Award, Delivers Show-Stopping Performance

    May 22, 2011 10:48 PM EDT B eyoncé 's reign is stronger than ever -- that was clear at tonight's Billboard Music Awards on ABC, where the star received the Billboard Millennium Award and performed her new single, "Run the World (Girls)," for the first t ...

  9. Mathew Knowles Says Split With Beyonce Shows 'She Wants To Have More Control Of Her Business'

    March 29, 2011 3:36 PM EDT Mathew Knowles says Beyonce's decision to part ways with him as a manager was part of her growing up. In an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, Knowles called his daughter a "very, very smart businesswoman" who is ready ...

  10. Mathew Knowles Calls Decision To Stop Managing Beyonce 'Mutual'

    March 29, 2011 10:49 AM EDT Mathew Knowles, Beyoncé's father and former manager, issued a statement late Monday in the wake of her announcement that he will no longer be managing her career. "The decision for Beyoncé and Music World Entertainment to part was mutual ...

  11. Beyonce's Father, Mathew Knowles, Is No Longer Her Manager

    March 28, 2011 10:12 PM EDT Beyonce will no longer be managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, her publicist said Monday. The Grammy-winning singer and her father have parted ways "on a business level," the publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The Associated Press in ...

  12. Schure Media Opens Shop

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Yvette Noel-Schure, formerly senior VP of Media at Columbia Records/Sony Music, has established her own publicity firm, Schure Media. Based in New York City and northern New Jersey, the firm has signed Music World/Columbia artist Beyoncé as its fi ...

  13. Michelle Williams Parts Ways With Mathew Knowles' Management

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Michelle Williams, the third member of the Beyonce-headed group Destiny's Child, has parted ways with her management company, Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment. "After much prayer and consideration I have decided to part way ...

  14. Video: Beyonce Accepts Woman Of The Year Award, Thanks Family For Support

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce Knowles accepted her Woman of the Year award last Friday (Oct. 2) during Billboard's annual Women In Music luncheon held at New York's Pierre Hotel, and after admitting to hating "giving acceptance speeches," the honore ...

  15. Kelly Rowland Splits From Beyonce's Manager Dad

    January 28, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kelly Rowland says she will always be a part of Beyonce's family, but she no longer will be managed by the superstar's father. Rowland and Matthew Knowles announced Wednesday that he is bowing out as her manager. He's guided her car ...

  16. Solange Knowles Onboard With Armani Campaign

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Solange Knowles will headline the new Giorgio Armani jeans promotional campaign. The singer/songwriter will begin her European press tour in London at the end of this month followed by Cannes in early August. Knowles sophomore album, "Sol-Ang ...

  17. Kelly Rowland Signs Up For MTV Charity Drive

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Rowland has been appointed as the 2008 ambassador for the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. The solo artist and former Destiny's Child singer will be the public face of "Staying Alive" in June 2008. The campaign will raise the pro ...

  18. Williams In A Dance Mood On Second Solo Disc

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams will unveil her second solo album, "Unexpected," in August via Music World Entertainment/Columbia. Music World Entertainment CEO Matthew Knowles played the project for Billboard.com last week ...

  19. Ole Inks Feist

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canada-based publisher ole has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with multi-platinum-selling songwriter/producer Mark Feist. His "No Man, No Cry" is expected to drop next week as the single for Kelly Rowland's upcoming album &qu ...

  20. Destiny's Child Launches Mobile Game

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG act Destiny's Child has released its Groove mobile game on AT&T Wireless. The mobile dance video game was developed with partners Square Enix Mobile and Music World. It features four songs from the groups greatest hits album, inc ...

  21. Warner/Chappell Signs LeToya

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with singer/songwriter LeToya, one of the original founders of Destiny's Child. The deal covers her catalog of work as well as her future compositions. For her 2006 debut solo a ...

  22. Beyonce Inks Deal With EMI Music Publishing

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal brokered by EMI exec Big Jon Platt. R&B artist Beyonce has signed a long-term worldwide co-publishing deal with EMI Music Publishing. Mathew Knowles, the singer's father and manager, first revealed the pact to Billboard.biz Sept. 7 a ...

  23. Knowles Buys-Back MWE For $5M

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mathew Knowles has reclaimed control of MWE. British-based independent music firm Sanctuary Group plc said today (July 6) it has sold MW Entertainment, Productions and Management Inc (MWE) to Knowles Mathew Knowles has reclaimed control of MWE. Br ...

  24. Knowles Buys-Back MWE For $5M

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sale ends rocky 3-year relationship. Mathew Knowles has reclaimed control of MWE. British-based independent music firm Sanctuary Group plc said today (July 6) it has sold MW Entertainment, Productions and Management Inc (MWE) to Knowles for $5 mil ...

  25. MWE, Mirage Forge Middle East Deal

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mathew Knowles' urban artist management firm Music World Entertainment has appointed leading Middle Eastern promoter Mirage Promotions to exclusively represent its artists in a string of territories. Mathew Knowles' urban artist manageme ...

  26. MWE, Mirage Forge Middle East Deal

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Promoter to represent Knowles' artists. Mathew Knowles' urban artist management firm Music World Entertainment has appointed leading Middle Eastern promoter Mirage Promotions to exclusively represent its artists in a string of territorie ...

  27. Knowles, Sanctuary Terminate Partnership

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Group closed its urban division in Feb. Mathew Knowles’ Music World Entertainment (MWE) and Music World Music record label have apparently ended their partnership with the Sanctuary Group. Knowles, who rose to prominence as the manager of Destiny’ ...

  28. Destiny's Child To Split After Tour

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour wraps Sept. 10 in Vancouver. Chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child will split after its North American tour which ends in the fall, a spokesperson confirms. Group member Kelly Rowland made the announcement on stage in Barcelona last ...

  29. In The Spirit

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child rereleases her gospel set "Do You Know" as a testament of faith. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child rereleases her gospel set "Do You Know" ...

  30. Eminem Holds At No. 1 With 871K

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child scores 497K. Despite a strong challenge from the new album by Destiny's Child, Eminem's "Encore" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope) remains the No. 1 title on The Billboard 200 following its first full week of av ...

  31. Eminem Holds At No. 1 With 871K

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite a strong challenge from the new album by Destiny's Child, Eminem's "Encore" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope) remains the No. 1 title on The Billboard 200 following its first full week of availabil Despite a strong challenge ...

  32. Destiny's Child

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following solo forays, Destiny's Child returns with its first studio album in three years. Following solo forays, Destiny's Child returns with its first studio album in three years. News Destiny ...

  33. New Date With Destiny

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child set moves off-cycle. Destiny's Child set moves off-cycle. News Destiny ...

  34. Eminem

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child recently gave hungry fans something new. Now, it's Eminem's turn. Destiny's Child recently gave hungry fans something new. Now, it's Eminem's turn. News Destiny , Eminem ...

  35. McDonald's Lovin' Destiny's Child

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT McDonald's has enlisted Destiny's Child as a global partner in the ongoing "I'm Lovin' It" marketing campaign. A key component of the multimedia partnership will be the sponsorship of the R&B trio McDonald ...

  36. Beyoncé's In Fashion

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Multi-platinum diva Beyoncé Knowles and her mother Tina have pacted with clothing designers Arthur and Jason Rabin for a new branded fashion label. Multi-platinum diva Beyoncé Knowles and her mother Tina have pacted with clothing designer ...

  37. Knowles' Music World Signs RJ Helton

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Extensive push planned for 'American Idol' star. B-Rite Music artist RJ Helton has signed with Mathew Knowles' management company, Music World, a division of Sanctuary. A top-five finalist on "American Idol," Helton recent ...