1. Watch Denzel Washington Impersonate Jay Z on ‘The Queen Latifah Show’

    September 27, 2014 11:59 AM EDT Oscar winner Denzel Washington does a pretty mean impression of Jay Z . Eminem & Sia Spell It Out in 'Guts Over Fear' Lyric Video During a recent appearance on the The Queen Latifah Show to promote his new film The Equalizer , Washi ...

  2. Eminem, Sia Team Up For Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' Trailer

    August 15, 2014 8:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem, Sia and Denzel Washington may seem like an unlikely trio, but the grouping makes perfect sense in the new trailer for Washington's upcoming The Equalizer .  Eminem & Rihanna's Monster Tour Roars to Life at Rose Bowl: Concert Re ...

  3. Broadway's Box Office, Attendance On the Rise

    May 28, 2014 3:04 AM EDT Broadway's revenue and attendance figures were both up this season, largely fueled by classics from Harold Pinter and William Shakespeare rather than brash, new musicals. The Broadway League said Tuesday that box offices reported a record tot ...

  4. Aretha Franklin Recruits Andre 3000, Babyface For New Music

    March 23, 2014 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 The fellas love Aretha Franklin: Denzel Washington helped the Queen of Soul celebrate her 72nd birthday in style, and Andre 3000 and Babyface are working on new music for the icon. Franklin held an exclusive and small party Saturday in New York City ...

  5. Idina Menzel's 'If/Then' Broadway Musical Off To A Solid Start

    March 11, 2014 1:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Adele Dazeem may be having the last laugh. The new Broadway musical starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel may have gotten a box office boost after John Travolta mangled the star's name at the Oscars. According to The Broadway League, the show ...

  6. Kanye West, the Throne, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2012 7:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET Awards viewers will be watching the Throne. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaboration has five nominations at this year's ceremony, including Best Group, Best Collaboration and two nominations for Video of the Year ("N***as in Paris&q ...

  7. Robyn Dazzles At Nobel Peace Prize Concert

    December 13, 2010 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 They say the best things come in threes, and that has certainly been true for Robyn . The Swedish pop star performed three highlights from her "Body Talk" trilogy at Saturday's (Dec. 11) Nobel Peace Prize concert in Norway, which was ...

  8. Anne Hathaway, Denzel Washington To Co-host Nobel Peace Concert

    November 19, 2010 8:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Actress Anne Hathaway and Oscar winner Denzel Washington have been tapped as co-hosts of the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway. Performers at the concert, which will take place on Dec. 11 in Oslo, include Elvis Costello , Robyn , Jamiroquai , Barr ...

  9. Anne Hathaway, Denzel Washington To Co-host Nobel Concert

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Actress Anne Hathaway and Oscar winner Denzel Washington have been tapped as co-hosts of the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway. Performers at the concert, which will take place on Dec. 11 in Oslo, include Elvis Costello, Robyn, Jamiroquai, Barry ...

  10. Jamiroquai, Barry Manilow To Perform At Nobel Concert

    November 17, 2010 8:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Barry Manilow and Jamiroquai have joined the lineup of artists to perform at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. Organizers say Indian musician A.R. Rahman , who did the score for "Slumdog Millionaire," will also feature in the D ...

  11. POTW: Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna

    October 29, 2010 4:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber dapped up Denzel Washington's wife while Jaden Smith looked on, Taylor Swift was cloned, Nicki Minaj was swarmed by Barbz, Rihanna went floral crazy, Lady Gaga was sent a meat card, Shakira covered up, Janet Jackson hit up BET, Je ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Bieber Sports Lakers Championship Ring, Janet Jackson Reveals Breast Binding

    October 28, 2010 6:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Sports Lakers Championship Ring...But Why? Don't be fooled by Justin Bieber 's latest piece of bling -- the 16-year-old may have game on the baske ...

  13. Elvis Costello, Florence and the Machine to Play Nobel Peace Concert

    September 30, 2010 10:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 British pop band Florence and the Machine , U.S. pop singer Colbie Caillat , pianist Herbie Hancock and singer-songwriter Elvis Costello will also perform at this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, organizers said Thursday. Academy Award ...

  14. Jay-Z, Drake Impersonator Joins 'SNL' Cast

    September 08, 2010 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 If you're excited about "SNL" hiring new cast members for the upcoming season, kicking off on Sept. 25, then you might really, really, really like that 22-year-old comedian Jay Pharoah, who's made a name for himself by impersonat ...

  15. Ryan Leslie Splits With Universal; Works On Indie Album

    June 23, 2010 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ryan Leslie enamored old and new fans alike last night (June 23) during the first of two back-to-back performances at New York City's Bowery Ballroom. The R&B singer/rapper/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist -- who parted ways with f ...

  16. SXSW '10: Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings

    SXSW '10: Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings

    March 20, 2010 10:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sharon Jones Chats with Billboard and Performs Live with The Dap Kings at SXSW 2010 music , Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings , exclusive , Denzel Washington , soul , SXSW 2010 , funk , Austin , interview , Live Videos Sharon Jones Austin Denzel Washin ...

  17. Beyonce, Madonna Join Telethon; Leonardo DiCaprio Gives $1M

    January 22, 2010 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce and Madonna have been added as performers to Friday's multi-network "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, and Denzel Washington, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and former President Bill Clinton are among the participants. A statement r ...

  18. Apollo Theater Turns 75 With Gala Concert, Ceremony

    May 13, 2009 2:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Apollo Theater will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a benefit tribute concert and an awards ceremony, among other festivities, on Monday, June 8h beginning at 6:30 p.m., to be held at the historic venue. Hosted by comedian, actor and radio p ...

  19. Beyonce To Sing For Obamas' First Dance

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Beyonce will sing for Barack and Michelle Obama's first dance on inauguration night. And the song? "Crazy in Love?" Her version of Etta James' "At Last?" The Presidential Inaugural Committee isn't saying. "I ...

  20. Bono, Bruce, Beyonce To Play Inaugural Concert

    January 12, 2009 3:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Bono and more than a dozen other music stars will kick off Barack Obama's presidential inaugural festivities by performing at the opening celebration at Washington D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 18. The free ev ...

  21. Friends, Family Pay Tribute To Isaac Hayes

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The weight of soul singer Isaac Hayes' legacy in Memphis could be measured in a single remark at his memorial service today (Aug. 18).The weight of soul singer Isaac Hayes' legacy in Memphis could be The weight of soul singer Isaac Hayes&# ...

  22. Master P Takes On BET With New Cable Network

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop entrepreneur Percy Miller, a.k.a. Master P, is launching a family-friendly cable network, Better Black Television. Hip-hop entrepreneur Percy Miller, a.k.a. Master P, is launching a family-friendly cable network, Better Black Television. The ...

  23. Smokey Robinson, Denzel Honored By Apollo Theater

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B icon Smokey Robinson along with actor Denzel Washington and wife Pauletta celebrated their achievements at New York City's Apollo Theater Spring Benefit on Monday (June 2). The Apollo Theater Foundation inducted Robinson into the Apol ...

  24. R&B Briefs: Smokey Robinson, Rodney Jerkins

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- R&B pioneer Smokey Robinson will be inducted into the Apollo Theater’s Hall of Fame on June 2. The fourth annual fund-raising gala, presented by the Apollo Theater Foundation, will also award the Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis Arts and Humanita ...

  25. 'American' Standard

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," this week via Def Jam. Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," this week via Def Jam. The album features all new original material in ...

  26. Jay-Z Goes 'Gangster' For Second Album In A Year

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," Nov. 6 via Def Jam. The album features all new original material inspired by the upcoming movie of the same name starring Denzel Was Jay-Z will release his second album in ...

  27. Jay-Z Goes 'Gangster' For Second Album In A Year

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," Nov. 6 via Def Jam. The album features all new original material inspired by the upcoming movie of the same name starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. The traile ...

  28. T.I. Stretches Out With Eminem, Timbaland, Wyclef

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his upcoming album "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," due July 3 via Grand Hustle/Atlantic. The set will feature guest turns by Eminem, Justin Timberlake, R. Ke Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit ...

  29. Robin Thicke, Wife Team For Urban Drama

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart-topping R&B artist Robin Thicke is in negotiations to write his first film score for the urban drama "This Wednesday," with wife Paula Patton attached to star as a female pimp. Chart-topping R&B artist Robin Thicke is in nego ...

  30. Backstage At The 2006 Billboard Music Awards

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Go behind the scenes of the 2006 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas with news and notes from T.I., the Fray, Tony Bennett, Nas, Young Jeezy and more. Mary J. Blige was this year's top winner, taking Five-time winner T.I. has already recorded u ...

  31. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  32. RZA, Common Join T.I. In 'American Gangster'

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers RZA and Common have joined fellow artist T.I. in the cast of "American Gangster," a 1970s crime drama starring Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington. Rappers RZA and Common have joined fellow artist T.I. in the cast of "American ...

  33. T.I. Gets Inside 'American Gangster'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta rapper T.I. is hard at work on his second film, "American Gangster," which pits him alongside Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. He is also developing a movie project through his own film co Atlanta rapper T.I. is hard at work on ...

  34. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  35. Kanye Leads BET Awards Winners

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West emerged a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards last night (June 28), picking up statuettes for best male hip-hop artist and video of the year for "Jesus Walks." Kanye West emerged a double winner at the 2005 BET Awards last nigh ...

  36. Ciara Leads BET Awards Nominees

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Urban music newcomer Ciara leads the pack with four nominations for the 2005 BET Awards, to be held June 28 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre. Urban music newcomer Ciara leads the pack with four nominations for the 2005 BET Awards, to be held June ...

  37. Winans 'Dream' May Be One Of His Last

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. BeBe Winans seems to be everywhere these days —- and he's loving every minute of it. Winans hosts a syndicated radio show. He also appeared in "The Manchurian Candidate" with Denzel Washi ...

  38. Natalie, Willie Set For Apollo Theater Benefit

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Natalie Cole, Willie Nelson and Denzel Washington are the first talent on board for the Apollo Theater Foundation's benefit celebrating the New York theater's 70th anniversary. Natalie Cole, Willie Nelson and Denzel Washington are the fi ...

  39. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: V ...

  40. Britney's 'Crossroads' Enjoys Strong Opening

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Crossroads," the feature film debut of teen pop diva Britney Spears, pulled in an estimated $17 million in over the weekend to land at No. 2 on the North American weekend box office roundup. The film "Crossroads," the feature fi ...

  41. Country, Pop Up For People's Choice Honors

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The trio of musical categories for the 28th annual People's Choice Awards are populated with a nearly equal mix of country and pop artists. Country artists dominate the male musical performer slate as The trio of musical categories for the 28th ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Dr. Dre, VFC, Road Rage Tour

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on Dr. Dre, Voters For Choice, and Road Rage Tour. Billboard Bits: Dr. Dre, VFC, Road Rage Tour Rapper/actor Dr. Dre has joined the growing legion of celebrities donating money to aid the relief efforts following last week's deadly terr ...

  43. P. Diddy, Bowie Team For Soundtrack Cut

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs recently linked up with veteran rocker David Bowie to record a re-make of Bowie's 1985 track "This Is Not America." The song will be featured on the Priority soundt Hip-hop mogul Sean &quo ...

  44. Outkast Cleans Up At BET Awards

    June 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Outkast was a double winner at the first BET Awards, presented last night (June 19) at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The hip-hop duo won for best male group and video of the year for "Ms. Jackson," fr Outkast was a double winner at the fir ...

  45. It's A 'Wash' For Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will star in the upcoming film "The Wash" as mismatched roommates and fellow employees at a car wash, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The feature, written and directed by D Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will star in th ...

  46. Dr. Dre Prescribes Return To Film

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy-winning hip-hop artist/producer Dr. Dre will return to the silver screen with a role in the film "Training Day" and an executive producer credit on the soundtrack to "Diablo," according to the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist ...