1. Idris Elba Knows How to Write an Ill House Tune and 'Make It Bump:' Exclusive

    November 18, 2016 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 I first fell in love with Idris Elba when my grandma had me binge watch the show Luther. My grandma loved Elba, and of course, so did I. Imagine how I swooned when I heard he was not only a fantastic actor, but a skilled DJ and house producer, so sk ...

  2. Idris Elba Shoots Down Madonna Dating Rumors: 'Don't Believe The Hype'

    October 31, 2016 6:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Idris Elba wants the world to know: He is  not sleeping with Madonna . [readmore:6754187] The Queen of Pop sparked rumors that she and the Luther  actor were an item after posting a video of Elba's first professional kickboxing match that was h ...

  3. Fatboy Slim Collaborates With Idris Elba on 'The Road Less Traveled'

    April 22, 2016 4:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fatboy Slim teams up with actor and DJ Idris Elba for "The Road Less Traveled," a track from the upcoming action film Bastille Day,  which also stars Elba. Fatboy Slim Reveals Collaboration With Idris Elba for 'Bastille Day' Film ...

  4. Fatboy Slim Reveals Collaboration With Idris Elba for 'Bastille Day' Film

    April 13, 2016 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fatboy Slim has teamed up with British musician and actor Idris Elba on a new track for the upcoming action film Bastille Day . Fatboy Slim Explains His Theory on Future of Dance Music The renowned DJ - real name Norman Cook - revealed that he compl ...

  5. Apple's Music Money Is Everywhere -- Financed 'Hotline Bling' Video, Teaming with the Met, Dancing with Mary J. & Friends

    February 16, 2016 1:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Drake 's "Hotline Bling" didn't just debut on Apple Music, it was financed by the tech goliath as its first attempt at original video content. According to Recode , the James Turrell-inspired clip, which spawned countless memes a ...

  6. Idris Elba Remix of Skepta's 'Shutdown' Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140

    June 01, 2015 7:07 PM EDT If you need proof of the power of Twitter, look no further than Idris Elba. Idris Elba Working on 'Luther'-Inspired Album The Golden Globe-winning actor has hopped on a remix of British rapper Skepta ’s “Shutdown” after tweeting his re ...

  7. K. Michelle Opens Up About Liposuction, Upcoming TV Shows & Recording High

    December 04, 2014 10:28 AM EST There are few filters on R&B singer K. Michelle . The Memphis native, 30, chased a fiery stint on VH1's Love & Hip-Hop with an R-rated debut album, Rebellious Soul , in 2013, debuting at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. That straight-shoot ...

  8. Watch Katy Perry, Will.i.am, Adam Lambert, Others Sing 'Imagine' for UNICEF

    November 21, 2014 8:23 PM EST To celebrate the 25th anniversary of United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF has teamed up with Yoko Ono and David Guetta to assemble a star cast to cover John Lennon 's beloved "Imagine" for what they ...

  9. Listen to Five Songs from Idris Elba's Nelson Mandela Tribute Album, 'mi Mandela'

    November 18, 2014 10:01 PM EST British actor Idris Elba , best known for his roles in Pacific Rim , The Wire and last year's Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom , also includes musician, producer and DJ on his resume and on his newest project those worlds are colliding. It' ...

  10. Kelly Rowland, Spike Lee Featured on Soccer-Themed Visual Album

    May 12, 2014 10:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Beats of the Beautiful Game," curated by Pepsi, will be released June 10 ahead of the World Cup Pepsi is pairing singers and filmmakers to release a visual album that celebrates soccer during the World Cup. Spike Lee, Timbaland, Idris Elb ...

  11. Emmys 2012: 'The Voice' Scores, 'Glee' & 'Idol' Snubbed in Nominations

    July 19, 2012 12:21 PM EDT Nominations for the 64th Emmys were announced today, and noticeable among the long list of nods for "Mad Men," "Modern Family" and "American Horror Story" was a striking lack of nominations for "Glee," " ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Macy Gray Has Metallica, Kanye 'Covered'

    February 01, 2012 10:40 PM EST 0 0 0 For Next Album, Out March 27, Singer Tackles Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Chemical Romance & Arcade Fire Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Wil ...

  14. Exclusive: Macy Gray Covers Album to Feature Songs by Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead

    February 01, 2012 8:42 PM EST Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Willner, 429 Records will release Gray's "Covered" on March 27. Gray chose mostly indi ...

  15. Chris Brown Wins Big At BET Awards

    June 27, 2011 8:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 The statuette for best music awards show host in 2011 should go to comedian Kevin Hart. He was a major bright spot during BET Awards '11 (June 26) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. In between Hart's shenanigans-including a hilarious ...

  16. Beyonce, New Edition, Maxwell To Perform Michael Jackson Songs On BET Awards Tribute

    June 28, 2009 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobby Brown will reunite with New Edition to perform a Jackson 5 medley at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles tonight (June 28) to open the BET Awards, part of an extended tribute to Michael Jackson. Other performers scheduled to honor Jackson wit ...

  17. Beyonce, T.I. Nominated For BET Awards

    May 14, 2009 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET announced Tuesday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network's music video countdown show "106 & Park." Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be he ...

  18. Beyonce: Worker B

    November 18, 2008 2:39 PM EST 0 0 0 With A Double-Album, A World Tour, Starring Roles In Two Movies And Several Ad Campaigns In the Works, The Heat Is On For Beyoncé. On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Beyoncé and Adrien Brody are filming a crucial scene for their upcoming movie &q ...

  19. Beyonc: Worker B

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Beyoncé and Adrien Brody are filming a crucial scene for their upcoming movie "Cadillac Records." The set is an old Ukranian social club that has been converted On a brisk March day in Rahway, N.J., Be ...

  20. Chris Brown Cast In 'Bone Deep' Film

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown could be getting bone deep with Screen Gems. The "Stomp the Yard" star is in final negotiations to appear alongside Matt Dillon, Idris Elba and rapper T.I. in the thriller "Bone Deep." Bro Chris Brown could be getting ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Stevie Wonder, Garrison Starr, Railroad Earth

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder honored by United Negro College Fund, Garrison Starr and Railroad Earth prep new albums. Fantasia, Maroon 5, India.Arie and Toni Braxton are among those who will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder during the United Negro College Fund's ...

  22. 50 Cent On The Money At R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent was the big winner at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks 2003 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show, handed out last night (Aug. 8) in Miami Beach. Going in with a record-setting 10 nominations 50 Cent was the big winner at the Billboard-Amer ...

  23. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Performers Set

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nappy Roots, Anthony Hamilton, Goapele, Little Brother, Jacki O, Kayne West, Novel and Mystic have been tapped to perform at the fourth annual Billboard-AURN R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, set for Aug. 8 at Nappy Roots, Anthony Hamilton, Goapele, Little Br ...