1. Jada Pinkett Smith Responds to Chris Rock's Oscars Joke About Her

    March 07, 2016 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 In his 2016 Oscars monologue, Chris Rock aimed a few jokes at number of people, including Jada Pinkett Smith, for boycotting the ceremony.  Chris Rock Skewers Jada Pinkett Smith With a Rihanna Joke During 2016 Oscars Monologue “Jada went mad. Jada s ...

  2. Quincy Jones on Oscars Diversity: 'You Can Boycott or You Can Fix It'

    January 20, 2016 10:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Quincy Jones , appearing alongside Norman Lear at NATPE 2016 on Wednesday afternoon, says that he's been asked to present at the 2016 Academy Awards — but that he's only doing it on one condition. The 82-year-old music icon wants to talk a ...

  3. Oscar Voters Discuss 'Straight Outta Compton' Snub: 'My Bet is Most Academy Members Didn't See It'

    January 20, 2016 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 All eyes are on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after the Oscar nominations were announced last week, causing an online frenzy over the list's lack of black talent and spawning the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. Among the most notable ...

  4. Jada Pinkett Smith Thanks Academy President for 'Quick Response,' But Oscars Boycott Is Still On

    January 19, 2016 9:14 PM EST 0 0 0 The actress tweets support for president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who said she was "heartbroken" about the lack of diversity in this year's nominees in a rare and lengthy statement on Monday. Jada Pinkett Smith's Oscars boycott is qu ...

  5. Will Smith Responds to Rumors: 'Jada and I Are... NOT GETTING A DIVORCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!'

    August 03, 2015 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 It may not be a great summer for celebrity marriages, but Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are still going strong. Following online rumors Monday (Aug. 3) that the two were finalizing their divorce and an announcement would be forthcoming, Will Smi ...

  6. 'Source Energy and Universal Truths': Exploring The New Music of Jaden & Willow Smith

    November 26, 2014 3:55 PM EST The world focused on an outlandish interview, but what about the music the interview was promoting? It's been a little over a week, and yet, I still can’t get over this . Jaden and Willow Smith 's joint exclusive with the New York Time ...

  7. Queen Latifah Calls On Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz For New Talk Show

    July 31, 2013 11:14 PM EDT Queen Latifah says her new daytime talk show is calling on A-list friends for support, including musicians Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz. Keys has already participated in test runs of "The Queen Latifah Show." And Kravitz's design f ...

  8. Rita Ora Rocks Crowd Filled With Roc Nation, Columbia Execs -- and Steven Tyler -- at Debut L.A. Performance

    April 27, 2012 4:15 PM EDT New Roc Nation signee Rita Ora performs during her first-ever Los Angeles showcase at the Viper Room in Los Angeles. (Photo: Catie Laffoon) Thursday night, a crowd lined up outside of West Hollywood's Viper Room for Roc Nation/Columbia Record ...

  9. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber Top 'Celebs Gone Good' List

    December 27, 2011 9:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga may sing about being one of the "Bad Kids" on her chart-topping album "Born This Way," but the pop star is undoubtedly good when it comes to charity. For the second consecutive year, Gaga tops the Celebs Gone Good Top 2 ...

  10. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber Top DoSomething.org's Annual 'Celebs Gone Good' List

    December 27, 2011 7:00 AM EST Lady Gaga may sing about being one of the "Bad Kids" on her critically acclaimed album, "Born This Way," but the pop star is undoubtedly good when it comes to charity. For the second consecutive year, Gaga tops the Celebs Gone ...

  11. Willow Smith Talks Upcoming Album, Nicki Minaj Collabo & More

    December 09, 2011 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Willow Smith is all about kid empowerment. The young singer says she's hoping to inspire listeners with her upcoming album "Knees and Elbows." 21 Under 21: Willow Smith (2011) "It's gonna make them feel like they have contro ...

  12. Will Smith Becomes Philadelphia 76ers Minority Owner

    October 18, 2011 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Step aside, Jay-Z : Philadelphia's got its own superstar rapper running part of its basketball team. Will Smith has acquired a minority stake in the Philadelphia 76ers along with his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, it was announced on Tuesday (Oct. 1 ...

  13. 21 Under 21: Willow Smith (2011)

    September 27, 2011 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 No. 14. Willow Smith Birthdate: Oct. 31, 2000 (age 10) Rank Last Year: 7 Why She's Hot: Plenty of youngsters have scored to 40 hits, but how many can say they ruled the charts before their 10th birthday? Willow's "Whip My Hair" w ...

  14. Marc Anthony: Nothing 'Sensationalistic' About Split With Jennifer Lopez

    September 01, 2011 9:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 A month and a half after announcing their split, Marc Anthony has joined his ex Jennifer Lopez in speaking out, telling ABC News there was nothing "sensationalistic" about the marriage's demise, adding he'll "always love&quo ...

  15. Protecting The 'Throne': How Jay-Z & Kanye Beat the Leaks

    August 15, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A week before the release of their album "Watch the Throne", Jay-Z and Kanye West threw a star-studded listening session at the Hayden Planetarium in New York's American Museum of Natural History. The most striking aspect of the event ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Alicia Keys To Help Produce Broadway Play

    June 28, 2011 8:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys is following Jay-Z and Will Smith into the world of Broadway producers. Keys, whose hits include "Fallin'" and "A Woman's Worth," will help produce Lydia R. Diamond's play "Stick Fly" this fal ...

  18. Marc Anthony Named Executive Music Producer of 'Hawthorne'

    June 06, 2011 8:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-winning singer Marc Anthony has been named the executive music producer of the TNT medical drama "Hawthorne," starring Jada Pinkett Smith. Anthony, who also appears on the show as Det. Nick Renata, has been tapped to create the &quo ...

  19. Marc Anthony Named Executive Music Producer of 'Hawthorne' (Exclusive)

    June 06, 2011 7:25 AM EDT Grammy-winning singer Marc Anthony has been named the executive music producer of the TNT medical drama "Hawthorne," starring Jada Pinkett Smith. Anthony, who also appears on the show as Det. Nick Renata, has been tapped to create the &q ...

  20. Madonna, Beyonce, Usher, Aretha Among Performers at Oprah's Star-Studded Final Shows

    May 18, 2011 9:32 AM EDT Maria Shriver, Tom Hanks, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith among the celebrities who appeared during the four-hour taping Tuesday. More than 20,000 people packed Chicago's United Center to watch the celebrity-packed live taping of Oprah Winf ...

  21. Madonna, Beyonce, Usher Highlight Oprah's Final Shows

    May 18, 2011 8:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 20,000 people packed Chicago's United Center to watch the celebrity-packed live taping of Oprah Winfrey's second and third final shows. Before the show even started, a man proposed to his girlfriend on-stage -- who accepted as th ...

  22. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Kylie Minogue Join Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 17, 2011 12:41 PM EDT J ustin Biebe r, Kylie Minogue , Jada Pinkett Smith, Joe Jonas , Keri Hilson , Marc Anthony , "Glee" star Matthew Morrison, Nas , Scott Weiland , Selena Gomez , Tim Allen, Travis Barker , Trey Songz and "Modern Family" star Ric ...

  23. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Among Billboard Music Awards Presenters

    May 17, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Biebe r, Kylie Minogue , Jada Pinkett Smith, Joe Jonas , Keri Hilson , Marc Anthony , "Glee" star Matthew Morrison, Nas , Scott Weiland , Selena Gomez , Tim Allen, Travis Barker , Trey Songz and "Modern Family" star Rico ...

  24. Willow Smith Debuts New Single, '21st Century Girl'

    February 28, 2011 10:59 AM EST 0 0 0 After teaching the world how to whip its hair, 10-year-old pop prodigy Willow Smith has returned with her follow-up single, "21st Century Girl." The bubbly dance track premiered this morning (Feb. 28) on the syndicated "On-Air with Ry ...

  25. Willow Smith's Inspiration: Lady Gaga and Billy Idol

    October 26, 2010 12:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Willow Smith explains why she entered the music business, she talks about expressing her individuality, and wanting to help people with her message. But she also acknowledges that she wanted to be famous like her "mommy and daddy." Sh ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Willow Smith Blooms on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    September 17, 2010 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nine-year-old Willow Smith blooms on the Billboard charts this week, nabbing the Hot Shot Debut on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 60 with "Whip My Hair." The multi-talented performer is the daughter of rapper and Academy Award and Grammy Awa ...

  28. Weekly Chart Notes: the Beatles, Eminem, Willow Smith

    September 16, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO: Ahead of multiple benefit concerts planned in honor of the 70th anniversary of the birth of John Lennon , including tribute shows from New York to Los Angeles , the late legend and his widow Yoko Ono each occupy Billboar ...

  29. Chart Beat Thursday: Justin Bieber, 'Glee,' Shakira

    June 17, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'KID' STUFF: It's understandable if Justin Bieber is feeling old. On "Never Say Never," which enters the Billboard Hot 100 as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 33, the 16-year-old shares the mic with featured artist Jaden Smith, who ...

  30. Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, 'American Idiot' Get Tony Nominations

    May 04, 2010 11:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Fela!" the musical produced by Jay-Z , Alicia Keys and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, among others, was nominated for 11 Tony Awards Tuesday morning, tying it for most nominations on the year with "La Cage aux Folles." Jay-Z, Will ...

  31. Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, 'American Idiot' Get Tony Nominations

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "Fela!" the musical produced by Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, among others, was nominated for 11 Tony Awards Tuesday morning, tying it for most nominations on the year with "La Cage aux Folles." In additio ...

  32. Jay-Z, Beyonce Named Top-Earning Couple

    January 13, 2010 7:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z and Beyonce earned $122 million together between June 2008 and June 2009, more than any other couple -- married or unmarried -- in entertainment. The list makers at Forbes are at it again, this time determining Hollywood's top-earning cou ...

  33. Jay-Z, Will Smith Put Money On 'Fela!'

    November 17, 2009 4:57 PM EST 0 0 0 J ay-Z , Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have officially signed on as co-producers of "Fela!," a new musical about Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo-Kuti opening Nov. 23 on Broadway. The news confirms weeks of speculation that the ...

  34. Toby Keith, Wyclef Jean To Play Nobel Peace Concert

    September 30, 2009 8:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Will Smith and his wife, the actress Jada Pinkett Smith, will co-host this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo featuring Wyclef Jean , Toby Keith and Donna Summer , organizers said Wednesday. The Dec. 11 show - a day after the award ceremo ...

  35. Toby Keith, Wyclef Jean To Play Nobel Concert

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Will Smith and his wife, the actress Jada Pinkett Smith, will co-host this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo featuring Wyclef Jean, Toby Keith and Donna Summer, organizers said Wednesday. The Dec. 11 show - a day after the award ceremo ...

  36. Jennifer Hudson: The Triple Threat

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Hudson doesn't drink coffee. Doesn't like it, she says. Doesn't need it, counters her manager, Miguel Melendez. Jennifer Hudson doesn't drink coffee. Doesn't like it, she says. Doesn't need it, counters her man ...

  37. Billboard Bits: VH1 Rock Honors, Frank Black, Willie Nelson

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will perform as part of the second VH1 Rock Honors, to be taped May 12 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center for broa Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, N ...

  38. 20OnTV

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 15-21, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 15 “The Early Show,” CBS Featured artist(s): Harry Connick Jr. “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Kanye West, Stomp (also scheduled: Howie Mandel). “The View,” ABC Fe ...

  39. Wicked Wisdom

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Actress Jada Pinkett-Smith Takes On A New Role As Singer Of A Metal Band She's best known for her roles in "The Nutty Professor," "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions," and as wife of rapper/actor Will ...

  40. London Meets San Fran

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 LaToya London performs at a charity event. Former "American Idol" contestant LaToya London peforms on Dec. 14 at a fundraiser for the Glide Foundation in San Francisco. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith also made appearances at the non-pro ...

  41. Wicked Wisdom Persevering On Ozzfest

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To the Ozzfest fans who made it clear they were angry about Wicked Wisdom being on this year's bill: The band got your memo. To the Ozzfest fans who made it clear they were angry about Wicked Wisdom being on this year's bill: The band got ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. Osbourne Defends Wicked Wisdom's Ozzfest Slot

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since the news broke in mid-May that Wicked Wisdom, the group fronted by actress Jada Pinkett Smith, will play at this year's Ozzfest, little has been heard about the act or how it landed such a covet Since the news broke in mid-May that Wicked ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. Will, Jada To Host BET Awards

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live event will take place June 28. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have been chosen to host "BET Awards '05." Gladys Knight will be presented with a lifetime achievement award at this year's ceremony. Other special honorees ...

  46. Mandela Hosts Second AIDS Benefit

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former South African President Nelson Mandela, playing host to his second AIDS awareness concert on Saturday, told a crowd of 20,000 in George, South Africa, that women bear the brunt of the AIDS pand Former South African President Nelson Mandela, p ...

  47. Tunes On TV

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 1 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Leona Naess (also scheduled: Brad Garrett, Emily Procter. "46664 - The Con ...

  48. Will Smith, Wife Forge Family Comedy Series

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith and his wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith, have been developing a new comedy series for UPN called "All of Us," and the couple plans to keep it in the family. Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith and his wife, actre ...

  49. Rowland Negotiating 'Filler' Film Role

    July 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kelly Rowland, one-third of pop trio Destiny's Child, is in final negotiations to star as the female lead opposite Duane Martin in the independent feature "The Seat Filler." Kelly Rowland, one-third of pop trio Destiny's Child, i ...

  50. Braxton Sharpens Acting Chops In 'Kingdom Come'

    April 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B diva Toni Braxton always had thought about acting, but she really caught the bug starring as Belle as "Beauty and the Beast" on Broadway a few years back. Now, she's easing into Hollywood with R&B diva Toni Braxton always ...