1. Chris Brown & Quincy Host Celebrity Kickball Game in Los Angeles (Photos)

    July 20, 2014 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown and actor/singer Quincy squared off in a celebrity kickball game at Los Angeles’ Glendale Sports Complex on July 19 to help raise money for charity. Chris Brown Crashes Drake's ESPYs Hosting Gig: Watch Chris Brown Surprises at 2014 ...

  2. 'Annie' Trailer Appears Online: Watch

    March 06, 2014 4:07 AM EST 0 0 0     Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz get the unenviable task of updating the classic musical. It's a hard knock life -- for die-hard Annie fans.   The first trailer for Columbia's modern-day update of the classic musical debu ...

  3. Kanye West's 'The College Dropout' at 10: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    February 10, 2014 10:50 AM EST In the late 90s and early aughts, before the world ever really knew who he was, Kanye West was merely just a record producer. He cut his teeth ghost-producing tracks for Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, a member of Diddy's Hitmen product ...

  4. Chart Moves: Beyonce Crowns R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay; Aloe Blacc Bounds Up Hot 100; Hillsong United Makes History

    January 24, 2014 10:00 AM EST As previously reported , Pitbull and Ke$ha rule the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber" and Lorde and Bastille soar into the chart's top 10. Who else scales Billboard song charts this week? -- Beyonce: In just its sixth week on R&B/ ...

  5. Kendrick Lamar Wins Big At BET Awards, Capping Inaugural BET Experience Festival

    July 01, 2013 7:00 AM EDT “The best of the best in Black entertainment. All Day. All Night. All In.” That’s what BET promised to deliver with its inaugural three-day music and lifestyle festival, the BET Experience. Staged in association with AEG at the latter’s L.A. Liv ...

  6. Charlie Wilson's Career Celebrated At BET Awards As Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Rihanna Take Trophies

    July 01, 2013 12:02 AM EDT “The best of the best in Black entertainment. All Day. All Night. All In.” That’s what BET promised to deliver with its inaugural three-day music and lifestyle festival, the BET Experience. Staged in association with AEG at the latter’s L.A. Li ...

  7. Obama Inauguration Music Guide: Katy Perry to Q-Tip

    January 20, 2013 6:39 PM EST Just as Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration drew stars from Beyonce to Aretha Franklin, the president's re-election has led to another can't-miss week for music fans. Some musicians, such as John Legend and Alicia Keys, will be all ove ...

  8. Justin Timberlake: What He Did in the Six Years Between 'FutureSex/LoveSounds' and 'Suit & Tie'

    January 14, 2013 12:09 PM EST ,312 days -- that's how long it has been since a new Justin Timberlake album arrived in CD stores (remember those?). Since the September 2006 release of Timberlake's sophomore solo album 'FutureSex/LoveSounds,' the pop superst ...

  9. Justin Timberlake's Music Return: Where Has He Been?

    January 10, 2013 6:38 PM EST 0 0 0 As JT readies new music, we look back at his guest features, film/TV roles, business deals and love life.   2,312 days -- that's how long it has been since a new Justin Timberlake album arrived in CD stores (remember those?). Since the Septembe ...

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  11. Game's 'Jesus Piece' Album Coming in December

    November 20, 2012 1:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and many more guest on the LP. "Jesus Piece," Game's fifth studio album, is set for a Dec. 11 release on Interscope Records. The official album artwork and track list to the rapper's "R.E.D. A ...

  12. Allow Brandy To Reintroduce Herself

    October 15, 2012 6:12 AM EDT Singer returns with new deal and first solo album in four years. After spending the four years since 2008's "Human" (Epic Records) largely away from the recording booth -- save for a brief foray into rap, under the name Bran' ...

  13. Brandy & Reps Talk 'Two Eleven' Album & Four-Year Hiatus

    October 12, 2012 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 After spending the four years since 2008's "Human" (Epic Records) largely away from the recording booth -- save for a brief foray into rap, under the name Bran'Nu -- Brandy Norwood is making a return to her R&B roots on the m ...

  14. Hal David's Chart Legacy: From 'Raindrops' to 'Close to You;' Dionne Warwick to Notorious B.I.G.

    September 02, 2012 7:43 PM EDT Hal David's sensitive and romantic lyrics provided the perfect counterpoint to Burt Bacharach's hip and cool melodies and together, the celebrated pair of composers charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for decades. Hal David, Legendary Songw ...

  15. Gladys Knight Named Lead Judge For 'Apollo Live' TV Singing Competition

    July 11, 2012 7:06 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Move over Jennifer Lopez, a veteran singing diva is joining the ranks of judges on reality TV: Gladys Knight. BET's sister network Centric announced Wednesday that Knight will work as the "lead judge" on "Apoll ...

  16. 2012 BET Awards: Best Beyonce, Jay-Z, & Kanye West Emoments

    July 02, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last night's 2012 BET Awards show undoubtedly belonged to the Carters ( Beyoncé and Jay-Z ) as well as Jay's Throne buddy Kanye West . Aside from the countless nominations and wins between all three -- Best Female R&B Artist, Best Grou ...

  17. BET Awards 2012: Whitney Houston Tribute Marks Emotional High

    July 02, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With all the star power at the BET Awards - Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Samuel L. Jackson, to name a few - the most stirring moment came not from a superstar, but from the mother of one. Whitney Houston's mother Cissy provided t ...

  18. Kanye, Jay-Z Win Top BET Award, Cissy Houston Honors Daughter Whitney (Video)

    July 02, 2012 12:28 AM EDT Cissy Houston's tribute to her late daughter was the emotional highlight of Sunday's BET Awards, a show that was defined by extended bleeps and the vulgarities that censors failed to catch onstage throughout the night. Whitney Houston� ...

  19. Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams, Noah '40' Shebib, EMI Win Big at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 29, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Quincy Jones took home the ASCAP Founders Award, Pharrell Williams was honored with the Golden Note Award, and EMI Music Publishing again took home the publisher of the year honor at Friday (June 29) night's 25th anniversary ASCAP Rhythm and ...

  20. Photos: Clive Davis, Alicia Keys, Diddy Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston at Pre-Grammy Gala

    February 12, 2012 10:11 AM EST Chief Creative Officer of Sony Music Clive Davis at the Clive Davis and the Recording Academy's 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson at The Beverly Hilton Hotel . He said the late-Whtiney Houston "wo ...

  21. T-Pain Talks Charity Concert, '5 O'Clock' Grammy Snub

    February 10, 2012 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Between promoting his latest album "rEVOLVEr," hosting another benefit concert in his native Tallahassee this March and participating in Guitar Center's "Your Next Record" program, T-Pain is in store for a hectic 2012. Yet a ...

  22. Billboard Power 100: Peter Edge & Tom Corson

    January 27, 2012 12:10 AM EST No. 41 Peter Edge & Tom Corson CEO & President/COO RCA Music Group Twitter: @RCAMusic The Sounding Board... "I haven't been in promotion or management; I'm coming at it from the music side," Peter Edge (pictured) told B ...

  23. Billboard Power 100: Debra Lee

    January 26, 2012 8:20 PM EST No. 94 Debra Lee Chairman/CEO BET Holdings Power, according to Debra Lee, "means being able to set your own destiny. And, in my instance, it means being able to navigate BET, Centric and our other platforms in the direction that's approp ...

  24. Megaupload Drops Lawsuit Against Universal Music Over Viral Video

    January 22, 2012 10:02 AM EST In the aftermath of the Justice Department's crackdown on Megaupload, the company has dropped its lawsuit against Universal Music Group over an allegedly unlawful takedown of a video showing many superstars endorsing the troubled file-sharing ...

  25. Jay-Z, Will.i.am Among Music Stars on Obama Campaign Wish List

    January 17, 2012 7:09 PM EST 0 0 0 President Obama's 2008 campaign earned plenty of help from the music world -- and now it appears he's asking for its aid again as he gears up for this year's re-election campaign. A list of potential celebrity endorsers given to campa ...

  26. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Hits Fourth Week at No. 1

    December 21, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 To the surprise of no one, recent "Saturday Night Live" guest Michael Buble spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with "Christmas," selling 448,000 (down 7%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. Released two ...

  27. Chart Juice: Kanye West and Jay-Z Earn First 'Watch the Throne' No. 1 Single

    November 03, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Ni**as in Paris" becomes the first song from Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaborative album "Watch the Throne" to reach No. 1 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as the song rises 2-1. Jay-Z and Kanye West's ...

  28. Chart Juice: Drake Vaults 50 Spots on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    October 28, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been quite a birthday week for Drake . The same week Drake turns 25 years old (Oct. 24), the rapper earns Greatest Gainer honors on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart as "Make Me Proud," featuring Nicki Minaj , blasts 5 ...

  29. Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Kicks Off in Wales

    October 08, 2011 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Three generations of Michael Jackson's family -- with a few notable absentees -- joined an eclectic roster of entertainers Saturday to pay tribute to the King of Pop, a celebration of the late star's life overshadowed by the Los Angeles ma ...

  30. Michael Jackson Tribute 10,000 Short of a Sell-Out

    October 07, 2011 8:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Organizers of Saturday's Michael Jackson tribute event in Cardiff, Wales announced they've sold 40,000 tickets ahead of the Millennium Stadium concert, short of a sellout. "I'm excited about tomorrow's event, especially with ...

  31. Black Eyed Peas to Play at Michael Jackson Tribute

    September 23, 2011 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas will perform at next month's Michael Jackson tribute concert in Wales. They'll join Christina Aguilera , Smokey Robinson and Cee Lo Green at the "Michael Forever" show. Frontman Will.i.am -- who worked with Ja ...

  32. Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Has a Host: Jamie Foxx

    September 12, 2011 5:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx has been named to host the Michael Jackson tribute concert planned for October in Wales. Foxx's spokesman said Monday that the Oscar-winning star of "Ray" would host "Michael Forever - The Tribute Concert." It is ...

  33. Weekly Chart Notes: Pitbull, Jill Scott, Weird Al Yankovic

    June 30, 2011 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 PET SOUNDS: Dog days are just beginning atop the Billboard Hot 100 , as Pitbull celebrates his first No. 1 with "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer. In anticipation of the Miami rapper's ascension to the apex, Ch ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. LL Cool J, Charice, Tyrese & Jamie Foxx Perform at Pacquiao-Mosley Fight

    May 09, 2011 11:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Before Saturday night's (May 8) 12-round fight during which Manny Pacquiao defeated "Sugar" Shane Mosley, entertainers took the ring for performances. Charice belted out the Filipino National Anthem, while Tyrese Gibson and special gu ...

  37. POTW: Jennifer Lopez, Foo Fighters, Ricky Martin, Rick Ross, Dave Matthews

    April 15, 2011 5:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ennifer Lopez takes us to Mexico, Jamie Foxx drops it low, Kelis , Solange , Hayley Williams and Robyn strut the red carpet, Dave Grohl and Mark Hoppus face off and celebrities hit courtside. It all happened this week and we've got the pics t ...

  38. Naima Adedapo, Thia Megia Voted Off 'American Idol'

    March 31, 2011 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 While last week's "American Idol" elimination saw Casey Abrams saved by the judges , tonight's (Mar. 31) episode sent two contestants packing, with nine remaining. 'American Idol': Hailey Reinhart, Stefano Langone Nail ...

  39. Will.i.am Returning to 'Idol' to Perform 'Rio' Song

    March 22, 2011 3:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just two weeks after performing with the Black Eyed Peas on "American Idol," will.i.am will return to the Fox TV show to perform his song from the 20th Century Fox animated film, "Rio." "Hot Wings (I Wanna Party)" is a ...

  40. Sergio Mendes Unveils 'Rio' Soundtrack in Los Angeles

    March 14, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 S ergio Mendes used a sold-out four-night stint at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse to celebrate his 50 years in the record business and to uncage his latest efforts -- two of the five songs he has contributed to the animated film "Rio." ...

  41. Drake, President Clinton Team Up for Hollywood Fundraiser

    March 12, 2011 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 President Bill Clinton and Drake will team up for a fundraising event next week for Millennium Network, in support of the former President's nonprofit organization, The Clinton Foundation. The fundraiser, which is open to the public, will take ...

  42. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Marsha Ambrosius Debuts on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    March 10, 2011 4:46 PM EST 0 0 0 We're doing things a little different this week, scrapping the 1-10 rundown for only the most interesting developments on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts. As always, you can view the top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and the top 40 R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ...

  43. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: The Grammy Effect

    March 03, 2011 4:12 PM EST 0 0 0 The effects of the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards are being felt on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart this week as winners and performers experience decent gains. Firstly, Eminem' s Best Rap Album -- winning "Recovery" reclaims the No. 1 sp ...

  44. Jennifer Lopez Leaps Onto Hot 100 with 'On the Floor'

    March 03, 2011 11:44 AM EST 0 0 0 J ennifer Lopez blasts back onto the Billboard Hot 100, as "On the Floor," featuring Pitbull , soars in as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 9, marking the new "American Idol" judge's highest career launch on the list. Lopez's ...

  45. Justin Timberlake Hints At Return to Music 'This Summer'

    February 28, 2011 6:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Could Justin Timberlake's hiatus from music finally be coming to an end? The singer-turned-actor hinted as much at the Oscars on Sunday night (Feb. 27), telling E! Online , "I think I may spend some time in the studio this summer." Ti ...

  46. POTW: Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Nick Jonas, Jennifer Hudson

    February 25, 2011 5:03 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez got cozy at the Academy Awards, Seal , John Legend , Nick Jonas and Jamie Foxx rocked the White House, Jennifer Hudson showed off her adorable child, Jay-Z and Lebron looked sharp and David Hasselhoff got his groove on ...

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