1. 'Frozen' Character Gains Popularity as Baby Name

    June 19, 2014 3:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Frozen" is a big hit—in the maternity ward. Elsa, the ice queen played by Idina Menzel in the Disney animated hit, is gaining popularity as a name for newborns, according to parenting website Babycentre.co.uk . The character name has brok ...

  2. Tony Awards Ratings Down for CBS

    June 09, 2014 11:08 PM EDT The Tony Awards with hopping host Hugh Jackman couldn't leapfrog last year's show in the ratings or the NBA Finals. According to preliminary Nielsen figures released Monday, Sunday's CBS telecast crowning "A Gentleman's Gu ...

  3. Tonys: Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Fantasia Open Show With 'After Midnight' Number

    June 08, 2014 9:28 PM EDT 1 0 0 The Tony Awards kicked off with a high-energy song-and-dance spectacle on the Radio City Music Hall stage, featuring Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Fantasia Barrino and the cast of “After Midnight.” Tonys: How the 'Hedwig' Team Turned Neil ...

  4. Hugh Jackman Talks Tonys, Broadway Return

    May 09, 2014 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Australian actor and entertainer will host the Tony Awards for a third time. Hugh Jackman is jacked to host the Tony Awards for the third time, but he's also looking forward to being onstage for a longer stint in the near future. "I� ...

  5. Hugh Jackman Disappears From 'Houdini' Musical

    December 24, 2013 3:57 AM EST 0 0 0 Broadway's most bankable musical theater star, Hugh Jackman, will not be returning to the boards next season, at least not as the title character in "Houdini." Producers on Monday confirmed Jackman's exit from the long-gestating ...

  6. Conversations with Composers: Jóhann Jóhannsson

    September 12, 2013 11:32 AM EDT Composer: Jóhann Jóhannsson Current project: On tour – Yoshi’s, San Francisco, Sept. 13; Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever, Los Angeles, Sept. 15; three February dates with brass bands Film: “Prisoners,” starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenha ...

  7. 'Suddenly' From 'Les Miserables': Story Behind the Oscar Best Song Nominee

    February 23, 2013 9:30 AM EST This article is from the February 9, 2013, issue of Billboard magazine. You can  click here to subscribe , and go here to order back issues Song: "Suddenly" Film: "Les Miserables" Songwriters/Composers: Claude-Michel Schonberg ...

  8. Taylor Swift's 'Red,' 'Les Mis' Soundtrack Lead Billboard 200 Chart

    January 03, 2013 10:55 AM EST 1 0 0 As forecasted last week, Taylor Swift 's "Red" album spends a seventh nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. In the sales week ending Dec. 30, 2012 -- the final frame of the year -- the Big Machine Records album sold ...

  9. Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg Hit Dallas for Super Bowl Parties

    February 05, 2011 8:29 PM EST 0 0 0 A plethora of parties thrown by big brands are helping tens of thousands of football fans, sports stars, media types, actors and musicians stay warm this weekend in Dallas. Despite frigid temperatures that have induced head-scratching by some celebr ...

  10. Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban Set For Oprah's Oz Show

    November 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban have been confirmed as the first two Aussie stars to appear on the Sydney editions of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" being taped here on Dec. 14. Hugh Jackman and wife Deborah Lee Furness, Baz Luhrmann and ...

  11. LL Cool J Primed For Grammy Nominations Concert

    December 02, 2009 10:17 AM EST 0 0 0 L L Cool J is paying tribute the best way he knows how. The 41-year-old rapper-actor will kick off "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" on Wednesday night by rapping to a medley of the past year& ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Def Jam Vinyl

    February 23, 2009 1:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce Launches $250,000 Dance Contest After singing and dancing with host Hugh Jackman at the Oscars yesterday (Feb. 22), Beyonce is asking her fans to show off their moves. The singer has announced a "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" d ...

  13. 'Slumdog Millionaire' Sweeps Music Oscars

    February 23, 2009 12:37 AM EST 0 0 0 "Slumdog Millionaire" swept the music categories at the Academy Awards Sunday night, en route to its evening-leading total of eight Oscars, including best picture. A.R. Rahman won Academy Awards for best original score and best song for &q ...

  14. 'Slumdog, 'WALL-E' Lead Oscar Music Nominees

    January 22, 2009 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Wall-E" are atop the field of music-related Oscar nominees, with both films nominated for best original score. The "Slumdog" score was penned by A.R. Rahman, while Thomas Newman wrote the scor ...

  15. Kidman, Jackman Join CMA Line-up

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman will present an award together during the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards, which airs live from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 12 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on ABC. The two internationally kno ...

  16. will.i.am Making Film Debut In 'X-Men' Spinoff

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas singer will.i.am will make his feature acting debut in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," the "X-Men" spinoff starring Hugh Jackman. Black Eyed Peas singer will.i.am will make his feature acting debut in "X-Men Orig ...

  17. Prince Rolling The Dice With Vegas Club

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Prince will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas, which will host concerts by the artist as well as acts signed to his NPG label. Prince will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas, which will host concerts by the artist as well as ...

  18. 42OnTV

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 16 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Dierks Bentley. "The Megan Mullally Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Mario Vazquez (also scheduled: Bradley Whitford). "St ...

  19. Prince Gets 'Happy Feet' For New Soundtrack

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat," due Oct. 31 via Atlantic. A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to ...

  20. 22OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 29 - June 4, 2006. 22OnTV 20060530_col_ontv Music-related TV listings for May 29-June 4, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 29 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): Snow Patrol (also scheduled: Paul Newman, Owen Wilson). “ ...

  21. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John ...

  22. ON TV

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Bruce Springsteen. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Elton John (also scheduled: Kim Raver ...

  23. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artis ...

  24. Bowie Ponders 'Prestige' Thriller

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock legend David Bowie is in talks to play inventor Nikola Tesla in "The Prestige," a thriller from "Batman Begins" director Christopher Nolan. Rock legend David Bowie is in talks to play inventor Nikola Tesla in "The Prest ...

  25. Richard Marx: Far From 'Gone'

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Richard Marx first heard his current single on the radio, it wasn't so much the song itself that excited him. It's what the DJ said afterward. When Richard Marx first heard his current single on the radio, it wasn't so much the s ...

  26. A Q&A With Phil Ramone

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Chances are Phil Ramone has produced the soundtrack to your life -- literally. Dubbed the Pope of Pop by his peers, the nine-time Grammy Award winner is one of the modern music era's most enduring, ...

  27. Tunes On TV

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Simon & Garfunkel (also scheduled: Hugh Jackman, Naomi Campbell). "The Sharo ...

  28. 18TunesOnTV

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 28-May 4, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 28 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Good Charlotte, New Found Glory. "Born To Diva," VH1 Featured Artist: Glo ...

  29. Billboard Bits: MTV Movie Awards, Frampton and more

    May 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on MTV Movie Awards, Mary Wilson, Peter Frampton, and more. The performers for this year's MTV Movie Awards will include Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Pink, and Mya, and the Dave Matthews Band. The ladies will perform their cover of & ...