Ryan Seacrest

  1. Ryan Seacrest on Dick Clark: 'I Idolized Him From the Start'

    April 18, 2012 8:13 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest has been hit hard by the death of broadcasting legend Dick Clark, his mentor and co-host on "New Year's Rockin' Eve," calling the TV icon "smart, charming, funny and a true gentleman." Dick Clark Dead at ...

  2. Ryan Seacrest, LA Reid, Russell Simmons, More Pay Tribute to Dick Clark

    April 18, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Within minutes of news breaking of Dick Clark's passing, the music business began expressing their grieif and admiration for the man who helped invent the business they work in. From Epic Records Chairman/CEO Antonio "LA" Reid, Mado ...

  3. Adele Makes a Clean Sweep on Somber Night at Grammys 2012

    February 12, 2012 11:47 PM EST Adele won all six Grammy Awards she was nominated for including Album, Song and Record of the Year. (Getty Images) Adele is rolling with Grammy hardware to spare. The singer made her post-surgery comeback by winning all six of her nominations at t ...

  4. Grammys Book Big Brands, Bigger Ad Rates As 30-Second Spots Command $800,000 Apiece

    February 10, 2012 12:11 PM EST The Super Bowl had its fair share of big synchs and artist appearances this year ( Billboard.biz, Feb. 6 ), but the real music-marketing showcase is the Grammy Awards. The 2011 Grammys telecast on CBS was watched by 26.6 million viewers, its large ...

  5. Nicki Minaj to Preview New Song at Grammys, Perform at NBA All-Star Game

    February 07, 2012 6:44 PM EST Ballers want to be rappers, and rappers want to be ballers. With her second studio album set for this April, hip-hop diva Nicki Minaj has announced a wave of news, including her next single, Grammy plans, and a performance at the 2012 NBA All-Star ...

  6. Madonna Premiering 'Give Me All Your Luvin'' On Clear Channel Platforms

    February 03, 2012 8:45 AM EST LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clear Channel is giving Madonna all its luvin'. The radio giant announced plans Friday to premiere the 53-year-old pop star's new single "Give Me All Your Luvin'" and its music video across Clear Channel ...

  7. Billboard Power 100: Ryan Seacrest

    January 26, 2012 9:45 PM EST No. 64 Ryan Seacrest CEO/Founder Ryan Seacrest Media Twitter: @RyanSeacrest All-American Idol... Set Ryan Seacrest's "American Idol" duties aside for a moment: It's really just the capstone to an impressive entertainment indust ...

  8. Ryan Seacrest Launching TV Network With Mark Cuban, AEG, CAA

    January 18, 2012 8:45 PM EST Ryan Seacrest is getting his own TV network after all. The multi-hyphenate, along with partners AEG and talent agency CAA, have struck a deal with billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban to rebrand Cuban's HDNet as AXS TV (pronounced Access) begi ...

  9. Beyonce's (Non) Baby Mama Drama Bounces Her Up Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    January 05, 2012 10:50 PM EST Leave it to some (non) baby mama drama to boost Beyonce up Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, as the expectant mother strolls from No. 35 to No. 15 on the tally. During the tracking week that ended Jan. 1, Beyonce's official Twitter ...

  10. Jay-Z Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival

    August 16, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Jay-Z has been added to the lineup of Clear Channel's inaugural iHeartRadio Music Festival, hosted by Ryan Seacrest. The rapper will perform solo, without Kanye West, his collaborator on their new album, Watch the Throne. He will close out op ...

  11. Jennifer Lopez Is Returning to 'American Idol,' Nigel Lythgoe Says

    August 10, 2011 4:17 PM EDT Jennifer Lopez is returning to American Idol. Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe let the cat out of the bag Wednesday during Ryan Seacrest's morning radio show that the singer-actress will return to the judges' table alongside mainstay Randy Ja ...

  12. Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, Many More Announced for iHeartRadio Music Fest

    July 11, 2011 4:07 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest and Jennifer Lopez had a big announcement today, and surprisingly, it wasn't about American Idol. Clear Channel radio will hold the first ever iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 23 and 24. Host ...

  13. 'American Idol' Winner Scotty McCreery Makes Historic Start, Lauren Alaina Debuts on Hot Country Songs

    May 30, 2011 11:51 AM EDT After winning the 10th season of "American Idol" Wednesday, Scotty McCreery blasts onto Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Hot Country Songs chart at No. 32 with coronation track "I Love You This Big." McCreery performed the so ...

  14. Seacrest: Record Vote For 'American Idol' Finale

    May 25, 2011 8:56 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest says the "American Idol" contest between two teenage country singers drew a record number of votes. More than 122 million votes were cast for Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery, "American Idol" host Seacrest said a ...

  15. Ryan Seacrest Preps Music Show for NBC; Promises It Won't Compete With 'Idol'

    May 02, 2011 10:00 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest is in early talks with NBC to do a music themed show. Unlike "American Idol," the Ryan Seacrest Productions project is not a traditional competition show, nor is it clear that Seacrest would serve as host. At this stage, th ...

  16. Ryan Seacrest Brokers Clear Channel, Relativity Media Partnership

    April 21, 2011 4:02 PM EDT Ryan Seacrest helped broker a deal between Relativity Media and Clear Channel (in partnership with his KIIS-FM radio show) to cross-promote major film releases over the next year. Their first collaboration, Bradley Cooper's "Limitless,&q ...

  17. Overcoming Red Carpet Fears: Vampire Weekend's Publicist Sonya Kolowrat's Grammy Diary

    February 15, 2011 5:00 PM EST The 2011 Grammy Red Carpet: For some Grammy goers, the rouge rug presents the award ceremony's biggest challege. (Photo: Sonya Kolowrat) As a result of Vampire Weekend's album "Contra" (XL Recordings/Beggars) receiving a Grammy ...

  18. 'American Idol' TCA Panel Reveals: 20 Semifinalists, Longer Hollywood Week, 'Helpful' Judges

    January 11, 2011 12:00 AM EST The big "American Idol" roll-out officially kicked off this morning when host Ryan Seacrest, judges Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler, in-house mentor Jimmy Iovine, Fox president of Alternative Programming Mike Darnell, and ...

  19. 'American Idol': Behind the Scenes of TV's Big Gamble

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST There's a saying in the music business that you're only as good as your last hit. If that were true of television, then American Idol might have been dropped after last season. With falling ratings, to the tune of 9 percent, lack of star ...

  20. Clear Channel Radio, Toyota Bringing Mobile App To Select Cars

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Radio and Toyota are giving the mobile app new meaning in a deal that will bring the iheartradio digital music smartphone application to select models of Toyota vehicles next year. The partnership will bring all of iheartradio's ...

  21. Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Jimmy Iovine Join 'Idol'

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As widely expected, the judging lineup for "American Idol" season 10 will be Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson, with Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, acting as an in-house mentor to contestants, w ...

  22. Britney Spears To Appear On 'Glee'

    August 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears is set to play a cameo role in an episode of TV musical comedy "Glee" that will be devoted to the pop star's music, the show's creator Ryan Murphy said on Tuesday. But the episode in the upcoming second season of ...

  23. Seacrest: Could Be Weeks Before 'Idol' Judges Set

    August 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest says it could be weeks before the guessing game over the show's new judges comes to an end. At auditions for the Fox TV singing contest Tuesday in East Rutherford, N.J., Seacrest said he didn' ...

  24. Simon Cowell Is Top Male Earner On U.S. TV

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell, the acerbic "American Idol" judge, creator of "America's Got Talent" and record producer, is the top earning man on prime-time U.S. television with an estimated haul of $75 million, said Forbes.com. Cowell be ...

  25. Ryan Seacrest Nears New Megadeal

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest is putting the finishing touches on a contract extension with "Idol" co-producer 19 Entertainment to continue to emcee the top series on TV. The pact, which is believed to be for three years, ...

  26. Mun2, KIIS-FM Partner On 'Chicas' Promo

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bilingual entertainment channel mun2 is partnering with Los Angeles mainstream top 40 radio station KIIS-FM to launch the newest season of mun2 reality series “The Chicas Project.” The station will cover “Chicas” stars Crash and Yasmin July 9 as t ...

  27. Dick Clark Is Still Rockin' New Year's Eve

    December 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Four years after a stroke, Dick Clark is relishing the prospect of another New Year's Eve celebration, determined to appear for his 36th year in Times Square. And he's hardly surprised by the current state of the music industry he helped ...

  28. Britney, Justin To Play With Madonna In L.A.?

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Madonna will get a lift from Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake at her show tonight (Nov. 6) at Los Angeles' Dodgers Stadium, according to KIIS-FM personality Ryan Seacrest. Spears and Timberlake have rarely been in the same place, much les ...

  29. 'American Idol' Whittles Down To Final 12

    March 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST The top 12 "American Idol" finalists include an actress, a "Star Search" champion, an Australian, a male stripper and someone who already recorded a debut album. The popular Fox singing contest cut four contestants from the c ...

  30. GCap Inks Seacrest To U.K. Radio Deal

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT GCap Media has signed up American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest for a show on London station Capital 95.8 and the company's One Network of 42 U.K. stations. The Entertainment Edge will feature interviews with Hollywood celebrities alongside mu ...

  31. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

  32. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

  33. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

  34. Seacrest Lands 'Top 40'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol" and a DJ on radio station KYSR L.A., is to replace Casey Kasem as host of Premiere Radio Networks' syndicated show "American Top 40." Seacrest takes over in Janu Ryan Seacrest, host o ...

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