1. The Blue Man Group on Their 25th Anniversary and Musical Influences

    April 12, 2016 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 For 25 years, the neon-lit troupe Blue Man Group has drummed its way into the ­mainstream, from an Orlando resort to a luxury hotel in Vegas. On the Lower East Side of Manhattan, on a one-lane street of tenements fronted by fire escapes, the recordi ...

  2. Jill Scott Chooses Her Top 5 Greatest Female R&B Singers of All Time

    Jill Scott Chooses Her Top 5 Greatest Female R&B Singers of All Time

    November 11, 2015 11:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Jill Scott Chooses Her Top 5 Greatest Female Rhythm and Blues Singers of All Time Jill Scott , greatest of all time , Jill Scott Videos Jill Scott ...

  3. Pharrell Williams, Bruce Springsteen and More to Put Spotlight on Race Relations During 'Shining a Light' Concert Special

    November 10, 2015 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The two-hour benefit will air Nov. 20 across A+E Networks and iHeartRadio stations Many music artists have released song dedications and staged one-off benefit concerts with hopes of bringing attention to racial issues in America. But later this mon ...

  4. Soul Train Awards 2015: Fantasia, Jazmine Sullivan, & More Set to Perform (Exclusive)

    November 03, 2015 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B hitmakers Tevin Campbell and After 7 will also perform Fantasia , Jazmine Sullivan , Empire ’s V. Bozeman , Tevin Campbell and After 7 are the latest additions to the performance lineup for Soul Train Awards 2015. Hosted by Erykah Badu , the ...

  5. Jill Scott, Babyface, Tyrese & New Edition to Headline 2015 Holiday Jam

    October 28, 2015 9:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Additional acts include Jazmine Sullivan, SWV & Black Alley Band; second annual radio concert series kicks off Nov. 28. Jill Scott , Babyface , Tyrese and New Edition will headline the second annual Holiday Jam radio concert series. Presented by ...

  6. 'Descendants' Soundtrack Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    August 09, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 3.925 k 773 121 (Editor's note: Nielsen Music revised its data on Aug. 9, after our initial story was posted. The unit totals for a few titles have since changed, as have the rankings of two albums in the top 10.) The soundtrack to Disney Channel ...

  7. The Weeknd Returns to No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100

    August 05, 2015 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The R&B/pop singer, and Hot 100 Music Festival headliner, rebounds to the top, fueled by multiple hit singles from his forthcoming album. The Weeknd is reinforcing why he's headlining the first Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival , to be held ...

  8. Jill Scott Aiming for Her Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    July 28, 2015 4:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jill Scott is heading toward her second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 , as her latest release, Woman , is on track to debut atop the list. Industry forecasters suggest the album -- which was released on July 24 through Blues Babe Records/Atlantic ...

  9. Jill Scott on Why She's 'Fallen in Love' With Azealia Banks, Digging Deep for Inspiration and Her New Album and Motherhood

    July 24, 2015 3:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 On her first LP since 2011, the singer has a different outlook on life, love and more. Fifteen years after naming her debut Who Is Jill Scott? , the artist is still looking for what she calls her "truest myself" on new album Woman (July 24 ...

  10. Bill Cosby Deposition Changes Jill Scott's Mind: 'I Was Wrong'

    July 06, 2015 8:26 PM EDT 1.794 k 204 34 "I stood by a man I respected and loved," the R&B singer tweets after the 2005 deposition goes public. Back in December, Jill Scott was under fire for repeatedly tweeting her support of Bill Cosby despite the numerous sexual-a ...

  11. Azealia Banks, Common & RZA Teaming for Musical Drama 'It Doesn't Have to Rhyme'

    May 26, 2015 8:28 PM EDT Several figures from the rap world, past and present, are teaming up for an inspirational music drama. Azealia Banks will star in It Doesn’t Have to Rhyme , which is being directed by rapper-turned-director RZA . Billboard Cover: Azealia Banks on ...

  12. Exclusive: Jill Scott Announces Summer Tour

    May 04, 2015 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tour kicks off July 13; Grammy winner also premieres lead single "Fools Gold." Jill Scott will hit the road this summer on a 25-date headline tour commencing July 13. Kicking off in Pittsburgh, the tour will play in a combination of theate ...

  13. Iggy Azalea Responds to Jill Scott & Eve: 'They're Saying Act More Like How I Stereotype You to Be'

    January 28, 2015 6:35 PM EST After Jill Scott and Eve weighed in on the ongoing discussion of cultural appropriation in hip-hop last week and targeted Iggy Azalea 's "blaccent" as an example of her lacking originality, the Australian rapper has responded.  Ji ...

  14. Jill Scott & Eve Weigh In on Iggy Azalea's 'Blaccent'

    January 26, 2015 9:14 PM EST It seems everyone in hip-hop has an opinion about Iggy Azalea , and now  Eve  and Jill Scott have weighed in.  Joining Shade 45's Sway In The Morning on Friday, promoting their new Lifetime movie With This Ring , after pleasantries host S ...

  15. Exclusive: Essence To Honor Jill Scott at Black Women in Music Event

    December 18, 2014 10:30 AM EST The magazine's sixth annual Black Women in Music event will also kick off its 45th anniversary celebration Jill Scott will be the special honoree at Essence magazine’s annual Black Women in Music . The Feb. 5 invitation-only event, held durin ...

  16. Jill Scott Under Fire for Supporting Bill Cosby

    December 02, 2014 6:40 PM EST The singer-songwriter takes aim at Cosby critics on Twitter. Singer-songwriter Jill Scott is under fire for repeatedly tweeting her support of Bill Cosby amid a wave of sexual assault allegations against the comedian. The messages started Nov. 24 ...

  17. Jill Scott Says One Leaked Nude Photo Isn't Real -- But One Is

    September 03, 2014 10:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 'I def took the 1st pic w/ a robe...but the 2nd, sorry freaks, is not me,' singer tweets. When alleged nude photos of Jill Scott started making their way around Twitter on Wednesday evening (Sept. 3), much of the reaction -- after a weeken ...

  18. Essence Festival 2014 Day 3 Highlights: Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Marsha Ambrosius & More

    July 06, 2014 11:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Here’s the thing about the Essence Festival – even though the Mercedes-Benz Superdome houses plenty of artists from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., there’s music to see virtually every hour of the day all around New Orleans. Essence Music Fest 2014: Photos from N ...

  19. BET Experience 2014: Maxwell Captivates, Jill Scott Sizzles at Staples Center In L.A.

    June 28, 2014 3:02 PM EDT The pair kick off BET Experience at L.A. Live’s three-night concert series “Are you feeling delicious tonight?” A resounding chorus of female screams gave Maxwell the unequivocal answer to his question Friday night (June 27) at Los Angeles’ Staples ...

  20. 'The Voice' Recap: Battles Conclude with Perfectly Polite Pairings

    March 26, 2014 12:44 AM EDT 0 1 0 "The Voice" battles wrapped on Tuesday night -- well, the first round at least, because a brand new second round will feature Coldplay's Chris Martin next week -- and while most of the sudden-death duets have packed a punch throughout ...

  21. 'The Voice' Recap: Three's Always a Crowd as Contestants Battle On

    March 25, 2014 2:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Who says battles on "The Voice" have to be vicious? At one point on Monday night's episode, Carson Daly called a match "The Notebook, Part Two," while Adam Levine added, "That was like watching two golden retriever pupp ...

  22. 'The Voice' Recap: Contestants Battle On As Aloe Blacc, Jill Scott, Miranda Lambert Join as Mentors

    March 19, 2014 12:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 The sudden-death duets continued on “The Voice” on Tuesday night, which saw a guest mentor take the lead in the rehearsal room, while the contestants struggled to shine against their match -- at least, enough to tempt a steal and save themselves fro ...

  23. Barack Obama Salutes ‘Women of Soul,’ Struggles To Spell ‘Respect’: Watch

    March 09, 2014 11:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House. "What a lineup!" Obama declared Thursday at the outset of a concert t ...

  24. Michelle Obama Readies ‘Women of Soul’ Concert at White House

    March 05, 2014 12:44 AM EST First lady Michelle Obama is bringing together an impressive group of female artists for a White House concert celebrating women of soul. The lineup for Thursday's concert includes Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Melissa Etheridge and Janelle ...

  25. Jill Scott, 'Frozen' Writers Perform at First-Ever Oscar Concert

    February 28, 2014 1:43 PM EST 4 0 0 This year's five Oscar-nominated composers delivered the first-ever Oscar concert Feb. 27 at UCLA's Royce Hall, creating suites for orchestra from their film work. And between the light bounce of Alexandre Desplat's "Philomena&qu ...

  26. Alexandre Desplat, John Williams, Will Butler and Owen Pallett, More Deliver at First-Ever Oscar Concert

    February 28, 2014 1:10 PM EST This year's five Oscar-nominated composers delivered the first-ever Oscar concert Feb. 27 at UCLA's Royce Hall, creating suites for orchestra from their film work. And between the light bounce of Alexandre Desplat's "Philomena& ...

  27. Jill Scott Talks 'The Voice,' James Brown Biopic and New Album

    February 18, 2014 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Tapped as guest mentor for Team Usher on the sixth season of NBC's "The Voice" -- which kicks off Feb. 24 -- Jill Scott has also been busy juggling two other major projects: a co-starring role in the James Brown biopic "Get On Up ...

  28. George Strait Begins Final Stand, Tops Hot Tours With $6.2M

    January 23, 2014 3:26 PM EST George Strait tops the weekly Hot Tours ranking with $6.2 million in ticket sales reported from the final leg of his "Cowboy Rides Away" tour that began on Jan. 9 in Louisiana. The tour’s 2014 itinerary kicked off at Bossier City, La.’s ...

  29. Toni Braxton, Babyface Top Adult R&B Chart

    December 03, 2013 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The pair's duet 'Hurt You' marks the stars' first No. 1 on the tally since 2000 and 1997, respectively Format stars Toni Braxton and Babyface each end lengthy absences from the top of Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Adult R&am ...

  30. Essence Festival 2013: Brandy, Jill Scott, Maxwell Set The Mood

    July 06, 2013 12:51 PM EDT Brandy, LL Cool J, Jill Scott and Maxwell were among the big names who kicked off the Essence Music Festival Friday night (July 5) at the New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome. But even before the first performance started around 7p.m. CDT, ...

  31. ASCAP Expo: Women Behind Music - Including Chris Brown Manager Tina Davis, UMPG EVP Ethiopia Habtemariam – on Playing For Keeps

    April 22, 2013 2:01 PM EDT A crowd of mostly females piled into the Dolby Ballroom last Friday to attend the ASCAP Expo’s “Women Behind Music: Playing for Keeps” panel. Moderated by ASCAP’s VP of Urban, Creative Services, Nicole George-Middleton , the panel was headed up ...

  32. Beyonce to Headline Essence Festival 2013

    February 11, 2013 6:12 PM EST Beyoncé has added another performance to her anticipated Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. The singer will headline one night of the 19th annual Essence Festival. The three-day festival will take place on July 4-7 in New Orleans, LA. “We are incredibly ...

  33. Exclusive: Verizon Teams With Jill Scott for Black History Month Campaign

    January 23, 2013 7:46 PM EST Verizon has teamed with Jill Scott for a multi-tiered print, TV and online advertising campaign to coincide with Black History Month -- a rare artist endorsement deal for both parties -- Billboard has learned. Scott's involvement as one of ...

  34. Philly Fourth Of July Jam Partners With VH1 on Nat'l Broadcast, Live Streaming

    January 09, 2013 2:32 PM EST America's largest free concert is coming to your house to help you party it down The annual Philly Fourth of July Jam announced today it is partnering with VH1 for exclusive broadcast, digital and live streaming rights. The concert will be av ...

  35. Essence Festival 2013: Brandy, Maxwell Heading to New Orleans

    January 08, 2013 9:45 AM EST 3 0 0 Brandy , Jill Scott , Keyshia Cole and Maxwell are among the entertainers set to perform at the 2013 Essence Festival , which returns to New Orleans for four days in July. The 19th annual celebration of black music and culture will be held July 4-7 ...

  36. The Year In R&B/Hip-Hop 2012: Drake, Nicki Minaj Among Year's Chart Champs

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At first glance, the 2012 year-end R&B/hip-hop charts mirror those of 2011. Many of the same names are back in the limelight: Kanye West , Lil Wayne, Beyoncé , Nicki Minaj , Drake , Rihanna and Chris Brown , to name a few. However, a closer look ...

  37. Drake, Nicki Minaj Among Year's R&B/Hip-Hop Chart-Toppers

    December 14, 2012 8:17 AM EST At first glance, the 2012 year-end R&B/hip-hop charts mirror those of 2011. Many of the same names are back in the limelight: Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Rihanna and Chris Brown, to name a few. Check Out All Our Year-En ...

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  39. Todd Moscowitz Steps Down From Warner Bros., Cameron Strang New Label Head

    December 06, 2012 4:59 PM EST One month after adding Rhino Records to his portfolio of responsibilities, Warner/Chappell Music chairman and CEO Cameron Strang is now adding the Warner Bros. Records label. Strang is replacing president/CEO Todd Moscowitz, who has resigned, the ...

  40. Cara Lewis

    November 28, 2012 3:15 PM EST Agent, Creative Artists Agency A Bold Move Cara Lewis, who joined Creative Artists Agency as a music agent in January after a 23-year career at William Morris Endeavor, is widely regarded as the top agent in urban music. Her roster boasts such art ...

  41. Watch Lianne La Havas Sing Jill Scott

    November 28, 2012 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 La Havas sings Scott's "He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat)" in this latest installment of the Women In Music-themed Candid Covers series. Soul-meets-folk singer/songwriter Lianne La Havas has her own mother to thank for connecting her with ...

  42. Will Neil Young's 'Pono' Player Really Make Music Sound Better?

    October 05, 2012 11:11 AM EDT Since the dawn of the digital age, some audiophiles have maintained that new formats from the CD to the MP3 and beyond have degraded sound quality. Ever since we left vinyl, music has sounded like crap, they say. Some of the down-with-digital crew ...

  43. 'Made in America' Film Will Explode Onto Screen, Says Brian Grazer

    September 05, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 "[There'll be] enough combustion that lives inside of this movie that it will have theatrical release that will transcend film festivals" From backstage at the Jay-Z curated Budweiser Made In America festival Sunday (September 2) in P ...

  44. Brian Grazer on 'Made In America' Doc: 'Jay-Z Putting His Finger on A Place And Time'

    September 05, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Ron Howard filming and directing a documentary on the Budweiser Made In America Festival on Sept. 1, 2012 in Philadelphia. (Kevin Mazur/WireImage) From backstage at the Jay-Z curated Budweiser Made In America festival Sunday (September 2) in Phila ...

  45. Pearl Jam & Jay-Z Rock Together to Cap Made In America Fest: Photos & More

    September 03, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam's mash-up with Jay-Z, Run-D.M.C.'s reunion, Ron Howard hanging out, and more from the inaugural Philly fest. Pearl Jam' s inspired live mashup with Jay-Z brought his inaugural Made In America festival to an unforgettable clo ...

  46. Steve Stoute On Uniting Budweiser & Jay-Z For Made In America: 'Brands Are Becoming Much Closer To The Content'

    August 31, 2012 1:31 PM EDT Though expectations are already high for the lineup at the inaugural Budweiser Made In America festival in Philadelphia this weekend - Pearl Jam, Run-DMC, Skrillex and curator Jay-Z are among the confirmed headliners, with Beyonce rumored to make ...

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