1. 'Smash' Casts Liza Minnelli for Season 2

    November 13, 2012 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 "Smash" is continuing to up the ante for its second season. The sophomore drama has tapped Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and Emmy winner Liza Minnelli to guest star as herself in a spring episode, NBC announced Tuesday. Minnelli will perform a ...

  2. 'Glee' Recap: Return of the Underdogs in Search for 'The New Rachel'

    September 14, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Season Four Opens With Carly Rae, Imagine Dragons Covers The return of "Glee" is something we've been wary about for months. After last year's tumultuous and often off-point episodes and more Very Special Episodes than musical st ...

  3. Darren Criss Q&A: On Madonna, Memes + 'Glee' Break-Up Song

    September 07, 2012 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 We caught up with the "Glee" star at Fashion's Night Out Darren Criss may have shared his signing table with fashion icon Anna Wintour Thursday at Fashion's Night Out, but the fans who lined the streets all day were decidedly the ...

  4. 'American Idol' at Crossroads Following Steven Tyler's Exit

    July 13, 2012 8:36 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "American Idol" is on the brink of an adolescent identity crisis. Judge Steven Tyler is leaving and taking his naughty rock star vibe with him, fellow judge Jennifer Lopez is dithering about staying put, and ratings f ...

  5. 'American Idol' Recap: Judges Save Jessica Sanchez

    April 13, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the talented crop of singers that is "American Idol's" top seven, one had to think the judges could have been considering using their one and only save from elimination Thursday night (Apr. 12). But one may never have guessed the ...

  6. Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music To Drop New Single 'Mercy' On Good Friday

    April 05, 2012 7:50 AM EDT Good Friday just got a little more G.O.O.D., as Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label will release a new single, "Mercy," on Friday, April 6. The track will presumably preview the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music group album. Kanye West's G ...

  7. Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Announces New Single, 'Mercy'

    April 04, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Good Friday just got a little more G.O.O.D., as Kanye West 's G.O.O.D. Music label will release a new single, "Mercy," on Friday, April 6. The track will presumably preview the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music group album. News of the single c ...

  8. 'American Idol' Top 25: Male Round Led by Joshua Ledet, Colton Dixon

    February 29, 2012 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" has finally rolled into the voting rounds, in which fans -- for the most part -- control the fates of the remaining 25 singers on the show. If Tuesday night's male semi-finalist show is any indication, the decision in ...

  9. Lana Del Rey's Boy Toy in 'Born to Die' -- Meet Bradley Soileau

    January 25, 2012 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Who's that guy? If you're a regular watcher of pop music videos of late there's a chance you've asked that a few times, whether while oggling Rihanna's "We Found Love" (Dudley O'Shaughnessy) or Lady Gaga' ...

  10. Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Album 'Is Almost Done,' Says Big Sean

    December 29, 2011 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Big Sean had some headline-making news for MTV a little while ago, letting the network know that he and his label mates at Kanye West 's G.O.O.D. Music are close to finishing their collaborative album. "We're gonna do the G.O.O.D. Mus ...

  11. Kanye West & Jay-Z Hold 'Watch the Throne' Listening Party at Planetarium

    August 02, 2011 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night (August 1), Kanye West and Jay-Z gathered journalists, fans, close friends and family, such as Beyoncé , Kelly Rowland , Solange , Pusha-T , Busta Rhymes , Teyana Taylor , Q-Tip and Jada Pinkett Smith, to sip champagne and listen to the a ...

  12. New 'Watch The Throne' Track, 'Otis,' Released: Listen

    July 20, 2011 7:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 After confirming an early August release date for "Watch The Throne," Jay-Z and Kanye West have released a new song from their highly anticipated collaborative album. "Otis," a hard-hitting track built around a sample of Otis Red ...

  13. 'Watch the Throne' Production Credits Leak, LMFAO and Seal Lend Vocals: Report

    July 19, 2011 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 In just two weeks 'Watch the Throne' will be in the hands of many. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's highly anticipatated collaborative album is slated to debut digitally on August 1st and hit shelves August 5th, according to USA Today . ' ...

  14. Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch The Throne' Deluxe Tracklisting Revealed

    July 12, 2011 9:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Days after Jay-Z gathered an elite group of journalists and hip-hop fanatics to preview "Watch the Throne," the rap mogul reveals the tracklisting for the deluxe version of his and Kanye West 's highly anticipated collaborative album. ...

  15. Four-Play: Kanye West & G.O.O.D. Music Perform in Brooklyn, NY

    June 10, 2011 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night (June 9), Heineken launched their summer concert series, Red Star Access -- successor to Red Star Soul and Inspire -- with a G.O.O.D. Music showcase presented by Kanye West . Mr. West kicked off the show by performing classics ("Jesu ...

  16. Jennifer Hudson Cast As a Nun in 'Three Stooges'

    June 02, 2011 5:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ennifer Hudson is headed for the nunnery - in 20th Century Fox's "The Three Stooges," from the Farrelly brothers. She'll play one of the nuns in the orphanage where the Stooges spend time. Hudson joins a cast led by Chris Diamo ...

  17. Kanye West Closes Out SXSW with Jay-Z, John Legend & More

    March 20, 2011 8:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 K anye West has been something of a SXSW mainstay the last few years, popping up for surprise appearances at his proteges' shows or hosting an impossible-to-get-into set in the middle of the afternoon. But this year's West-side performance ...

  18. Confirmed: Kanye West Will Perform at SXSW

    March 14, 2011 11:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 After much speculation, it has been confirmed -- by way of a viral video -- that Kanye West will be performing at SXSW. 'Ye will take the stage on March 19 at midnight at the VEVO Powerstation. Video: Kanye West will perform at SXSW West's ...

  19. Gwyneth Paltrow's Dream Duet Partner: Jay-Z

    February 27, 2011 8:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Gwyneth Paltrow just came off of a show-stopping, onstage collaboration with Cee Lo Green at the Grammy Awards, but the actress says she already has someone in mind for her next musical duet: Jay-Z . "I think we'd be a good combination,&qu ...

  20. Jennifer Hudson to Drop 'Remember Me' Album Mar. 22

    January 20, 2011 12:57 PM EST 0 0 0 J ennifer Hudson will released her long-awaited sophomore album, "I Remember Me," Mar. 22 through Arista Records, the singer and actress announced Thursday (Jan. 20). The album's first single "Where You At," written and prod ...

  21. Jennifer Grey in the Lead Going Into 'Dancing With the Stars' Finale

    November 23, 2010 11:33 AM EST 0 0 0 Jennifer Grey tops the leader board as "Dancing With the Stars" heads into the final results show tonight (Nov. 23). Brandy Eliminated From 'Dancing With the Stars' The actress received her second perfect 60/60 last night. First ...

  22. Katy Perry & Russell Brand Take Off for Maldives Honeymoon

    October 25, 2010 10:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 K aty Perry and Russell Brand flew to the Maldives on Monday after their wedding at a tiger reserve in India, while authorities investigated whether the wedding party broke noise laws. Under tight security, the couple tied the knot Saturday at an ex ...

  23. JLS, Tinie Tempah Win 2 Each At MOBO Awards

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. urban stars JLS and Tinie Tempah were the major winners at the 2010 MOBO Awards, walking away with two prizes each. Boy band JLS, who were runners up in the 2008 series of Simon Cowell's music talent show "The X Factor," won be ...

  24. Tinie Tempah, JLS Big Winners At MOBO Awards

    October 20, 2010 6:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 London rapper Tinie Tempah and British boy band JLS were both double winners at the MOBO (music of black origin) awards held in Liverpool on Wednesday. Tempah had led the nominations with four, and picked up the best newcomer and best video prizes, ...

  25. Tinie Tempah, JLS Big Winners At MOBO Awards

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT London rapper Tinie Tempah and British boy band JLS were both double winners at the MOBO (music of black origin) awards held in Liverpool on Wednesday. Tempah had led the nominations with four, and picked up the best newcomer and best video prizes ...

  26. Harlem Says Final Goodbye To Huddy 6

    October 19, 2010 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 It seemed like all of Harlem gathered yesterday (Oct. 18) to say goodbye to Harlem World's Andre "Huddy Combs" Hudson, who was killed in a car accident on the George Washington Bridge last week. Video: Huddy 6 Funeral Led by horse and ...

  27. Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal Lead MOBO Nominations

    September 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tinie Tempah leads the nominations for the 2010 MOBO Awards. The chart-topping U.K. rapper is up for four awards at the ceremony next month. Dizzee Rascal , Professor Green, N-Dubz and Plan B each have three nominations for the U.K. urban music awar ...

  28. Kanye West Performs New Tracks At Private NYC Event

    August 13, 2010 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York City proved once again why it's considered the city that never sleeps last night (Aug. 12), as top hip-hop artists held events around town. But one of the most celebrated ones was Kanye West 's secret show at the Lower East Side&# ...

  29. 'Hope For Haiti Now' Tops U.K. Chart

    February 01, 2010 8:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Owl City 's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) started a second week as the U.K.'s favorite single, as Paolo Nutini 's "Sunny Side Up" (Atlantic/Warner Music) returned to No. 1 on the artist album chart. But perhaps th ...

  30. 10 Must-Hear Back To School Albums

    August 28, 2009 10:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the last of the summer festivals move the masses one more time before the weather turns and the bright, inescapable hits of the summer become nostalgia for the season passed, it's time to put on a sweater and head back to campus armed with B ...

  31. Jay-Z Unveils 'Blueprint 3' Track List

    August 19, 2009 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z revealed the track list to his upcoming eleventh studio album, "The Blueprint 3," on his official website, www.jay-z.com , yesterday (Aug. 18th). Slated for a September 11th release date, "Blueprint" will be released on Jay ...

  32. Michael Jackson, Black Eyed Peas Control U.K. Charts

    August 03, 2009 12:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas , already boasting the longest successive stay at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with 17 weeks in total for "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling" (Interscope/Universal), jumped 3-1 in the U.K. with the latter si ...

  33. Michael Jackson Clocks 4th Week As U.K.'s No. 1 Album

    July 27, 2009 12:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The Essential Michael Jackson " (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) is the U.K.'s No. 1 artist album for a fourth straight week, but it was outsold by the new entry at the top of the compilation album chart, "Now That's What I ...

  34. Saxophonist Michael Brecker Dies After Leukemia Fight

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Brecker, a versatile and influential tenor saxophonist who won 11 Grammys over a career that spanned more than three decades, died Saturday. He was 57. Brecker died in a hospital in New York o Michael Brecker, a versatile and influential ten ...

  35. BLUE OCTOBER, "Foiled"

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It's great to know that my heart is available for other people," Justin Furstenfeld says on the last song on Blue October's "Foiled." "It's great to know that my heart is available for other people," Jus ...