1. Swizz Beatz Announces Art Basel Art and Concert Series With Alicia Keys, DMX: Exclusive

    November 27, 2015 1:00 PM EST Swizz Beatz announced today a new collaboration with Bacardi for a three day art and concert series at Art Basel Miami Beach in December to showcase up and coming artists -- both visual and musical -- on a platform that will also feature perform ...

  2. Alicia Keys and Jussie Smollett Perform 'Powerful' on 'Empire': Watch

    November 26, 2015 2:39 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys and Jussie Smollett turned up the heat on Empire overnight with a duet of their uplifting ballad “Powerful.” Keys is guesting on the series as Skye Summers, a pop star and mentor to Smollett’s character Jamal Lyon. The two got down to wo ...

  3. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Nirvana Ruled Alternative

    November 23, 2015 8:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Twenty-four years ago, 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' crowned Alternative Songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by Taylor Swift, Jay Z, Alicia Keys & the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven deca ...

  4. Guest Playlist: Listen to Armand Van Helden's Top 8 NYC-Inspired Jams

    November 03, 2015 12:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Seasoned artist shares top New York tunes ahead of Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival. Armand Van Helden is a decorated dance music veteran whose globetrotting ways predate his nearly three-decade DJ career. Holy Ship! Highlights: Griz, Disclosure & ...

  5. Exclusive: Alicia Keys, Chris Rock Will Host The 2015 Black Ball

    October 15, 2015 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 12th annual Keep a Child Alive fundraiser will also feature performances by Wizkid and Lion Babe, among others. Alicia Keys will share hosting duties with Chris Rock when Keep a Child Alive’s annual Black Ball returns to New York City’s Hammerst ...

  6. Starbucks Lovers and Sexy Dolphins? 10 Misheard Pop Lyrics Explained

    October 11, 2015 11:30 AM EDT 4.341 k 303 99 Ariana Grande is an incredible singer. Lady Gaga  is, too. So is Taylor Swift , and she sure does like Starbucks . But when a vocalist has killer pipes, sometimes they don’t enunciate clearly. And sometimes, words just sound a lot like othe ...

  7. U2 Closes N. American Leg of Innocence + Experience With 150,000 New York Fans

    August 04, 2015 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 North American leg churns $76 million -- now Europe's on tap. U2 wrapped the North American leg of the Innocence + Experience tour in stunning fashion with an eight-night, sold-out stand at Madison Square Garden in New York City that grossed ne ...

  8. Lady Gaga Joins U2 on Stage at Madison Square Garden

    July 27, 2015 1:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2’s epic eight-night stand at the Madison Square Garden has become something of a celebrity parade with stars filling the stage and the seats. Last night was no different with Lady Gaga joining the Irish rock legends for a surprise collaboration. 3 ...

  9. Ludacris to Appear on 'Empire' Season 2...as a Police Officer?

    July 23, 2015 1:56 PM EDT Empire' s return is two months away, and the star-studded cast list just keeps growing. Ludacris is the latest celeb to announce involvement in Fox's hit drama -- he shared a photo of himself alongside Terrence Howard (aka the now-inc ...

  10. Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Join U2 at Madison Square Garden

    July 23, 2015 1:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other celebs in attendance included Sir Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys and Nile Rodgers Night three of U2’s eight-night stand at Madison Square Garden was filled with surprises as Jimmy Fallon and The Roots joined the band Wednesday night (July 23). Fa ...

  11. Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Has Become an AC Hit… Without Wiz Khalifa

    July 22, 2015 4:00 PM EDT Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "See You Again" has become an adult contemporary radio hit, bulleting for a second week at its No. 15 highpoint on Billboard 's AC chart . Um, small detail: The pop/rap hit has cross ...

  12. My First Piano - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    My First Piano - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys talks about the history of her legendary first piano. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  13. Don't Sign for a White Piano or a Cadillac - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    Don't Sign for a White Piano or a Cadillac - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys talks about how her first manager thought she should pursue music as a solo artist. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  14. Creating a Record - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    Creating a Record - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys talks about the challenges of creating and writing her first album. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  15. The First Time That I Learned the Songs - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys talks about her memorable experience performing in her school's production of The Wizard of Oz when she was 4 years old. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  16. A Big Benefit for Me - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    A Big Benefit for Me - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys talks about how her mother brought music into her world. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  17. Creating Superwoman - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    Creating Superwoman - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys shares her journey of self-exploration that led to her writing one of her favorite songs, "Superwoman." songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  18. Becoming a Mother - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    Becoming a Mother - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys talks about how motherhood has made her a better person. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  19. I Never Got a Lot of Sleep - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    I Never Got a Lot of Sleep - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys talks about her busy career schedule made her well prepared for motherhood. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  20. Who Wants to Be a Solo Artist? - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    Who Wants to Be a Solo Artist? - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys shares her love for being in a musical group and arranging harmonies. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  21. Different Versions of Me - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    Different Versions of Me - Alicia Keys MAKERS Moment

    July 07, 2015 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys shares how she handled her intelligence around different people. songwriter , 5minmedia , makers , singer , artist , Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys Videos Alicia Keys ...

  22. New Shazam Feature Tracks Artists' Tags

    June 29, 2015 11:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shazam has announced its newest product feature, intended to prove that "the biggest the stars in the world are also the biggest fans," as the company's statement put it. The announcement centers around artist pages and a feed that wi ...

  23. The Weeknd & Alicia Keys Added to BET Awards Performance Lineup

    June 25, 2015 9:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Weeknd and Alicia Keys have been added to the lineup for the BET Awards show Sunday. Janelle Monae, Robin Thicke, Kelly Rowland And More Join BET Awards Lineup They join previously announced performers, ET reports,  Chris Brown , Kendrick Lamar ...

  24. Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Cyndi Lauper, Nate Ruess & More Share Stories Behind Their Hits

    June 15, 2015 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to star power, few music industry events can match the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York. Held in a more intimate setting than the Grammys -- the June 18 event takes place once again in a ballroom at the New York Marriot ...

  25. What's It Like to Be Personal Trainer to Kanye West & Lady Gaga? Harley Pasternak Shares His Secrets

    May 26, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 1.274 k 125 2 Apparently, working out with the stars can actually be detrimental to your health. While hiking with "close friend" Kanye West in Hawaii, celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak and West were nearly blown to bits in an abandoned militar ...

  26. Jack White's Acting Plans, Dave Grohl's Drumming Tips and More Insider Scoop

    May 11, 2015 1:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jack White's Next Act On April 26,  Jack White  performed what his PR firm called "his final live performance...for the foreseeable future." So, what will he do next? According to one insider, White's plans include focusing on hi ...

  27. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1979, Blondie's 'Heart of Glass' Hit No. 1

    April 27, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Thirty-six years ago, the rockers reigned on their first try. Plus, remembering chart feats by Rascal Flatts, Michael Jackson and Alicia Keys. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart hist ...

  28. A First Look at Jay Z's Tidal: Definitely Young, Probably Promising

    March 31, 2015 3:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Is Tidal worth 20 bucks a month? Overall, Tidal has the starting framework of what could be an interesting and engaging artist-led and backed company. With the product as-is, Spotify or Apple launching a lossless quality tier could make Tidal irrele ...

  29. Exclusive: Fun. Frontman Nate Ruess to Receive Hal David Starlight Award at Songwriters Hall of Fame

    March 18, 2015 8:00 AM EDT Fun. frontman Nate Ruess will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame, Billboard can reveal. The honor, which each year recognizes a brilliant young songwriter, will be presented at the 46th Annual Inducti ...

  30. 'The Voice' Recap: Third Night of Battles Brings Steals and Tough Decisions

    March 17, 2015 4:07 AM EDT "It's the most intense part of the competition," Carson Daly said about the Battle Round, which continued on The Voice tonight. The first battle pairing of the night was Team Pharrell's Briar Jonnee vs. Caitlin Caporale . Jon ...

  31. High-Profile Managers Join Think Tank to Advise Grammy Creators Alliance

    March 09, 2015 6:00 AM EDT A few dozen high-profile artist managers are lending a hand to recording artists, songwriters and producers advocating for creators on legislation that impacts their community. The Managers Think Tank will advise the newly formed Grammy Creators Al ...

  32. Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Share First Photos of Son, Genesis Ali

    February 27, 2015 8:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz have shared the first photos of their new baby boy, Genesis Ali Dean.  Swizz Beatz Throws Alicia Keys a 'House Party'-Themed Party The R&B and soul singer and hip-hop producer (real name Kasseem Dean ...

  33. Swizz Beatz Throws Alicia Keys a 'House Party'-Themed Party

    January 26, 2015 12:43 PM EST Ain't no party like an "original cast of House Party" party. This past weekend, Swizz Beatz celebrated his wife Alicia Keys ' birthday by throwing her a House Party -themed "Pajama Jammy Jam." The cast of 1990 cult cl ...

  34. Meghan Trainor Joins Elite Company With Debut No. 1 Single & Album

    January 21, 2015 4:00 PM EST Trainor becomes just the 13th female artist with a debut No. 1 song and album, as 'Title' zooms to the top of the Billboard 200. Following the upgrade of Meghan Trainor 's debut EP Title to a full-length, the set roars to No. 1 ...

  35. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 75-51

    January 13, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 ...

  36. Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Welcome Second Baby Boy

    December 28, 2014 3:38 PM EST Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz have one more thing to be thankful for this holiday season: a new baby boy. Alicia Keys Preaches for Unity in 'We Gotta Pray' The married couple announced the birth of their second child together on Sunday ( ...

  37. Questlove: 'Fear of Being Blackballed' Prevents Artists From Releasing Protest Music

    December 23, 2014 8:03 PM EST Neil Young was so shaken by photos of the four unarmed students killed by military gunfire at Kent State that he wrote "Ohio" for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young right away. By the end of the week, it was playing on the radio. That was ...

  38. Madonna On New 'Rebellious and Romantic' Music, Demo Leaks, 'Possibly' Crashing the Grammys and the 'Crazy' Sony Hack

    December 21, 2014 4:55 PM EST 23.379 k 1.724 k 681 "It's kind of like the old me and the new me all mixed in together," Madonna tells Billboard of her stunning new single "Living For Love." It's a rather large understatement to say that it's been a c ...

  39. Alicia Keys Preaches for Unity in 'We Gotta Pray'

    December 04, 2014 11:58 AM EST Alicia Keys has released a new song, “We Gotta Pray”, in the wake of protests in New York City and Ferguson, MO. Just hours after its release, the song bolted to the top of the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 . In the reflective ballad, the singe ...

  40. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Remember When Taylor Swift Was Country … in 2011?

    November 24, 2014 8:05 AM EST Swift's 'Sparks Fly' topped Hot Country Songs just three years ago. Plus, looking back at key chart feats for Mary J. Blige, Jay Z & Alicia Keys and the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more th ...

  41. Ask Billboard: All-Taylor Swift Edition

    November 11, 2014 11:05 AM EST As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet @gthot20 WHAT SHOULD TH ...

  42. Alicia Keys Added to MTV EMA Performers List

    November 09, 2014 12:40 PM EST Alicia Keys has joined the lineup of performers at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow, Scotland. Calvin Harris Cancels MTV EMA Performance Nicki Minaj is set to host this year’s MTV EMA, which takes place Sunday (Nov. 9). Other performers ...

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