1. 12 Comedy Acts That Laughed Their Way to Billboard Chart Success -- From Eddie Murphy to The Lonely Island

    May 26, 2016 3:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Comedians and humorous troupes like The Lonely Island have made their mark on Billboard ’s charts -- with many scoring impressive feats usually reserved for mainstream pop and rock stars. Here's a look at a selection of acts that laughed all th ...

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  3. Joan Rivers Exhibit 'Can We Talk?' Coming to the Grammy Museum

    May 27, 2015 9:15 PM EDT The Grammy Museum announced Tuesday it will be opening a new display next month honoring Grammy-winning comedian Joan Rivers.  The exhibit is called Joan Rivers: Can We Talk? and will open June 8 on the Los Angeles museum's third floor. It ...

  4. Oscars 2015: Academy Responds to Joan Rivers 'In Memoriam' Snub

    February 23, 2015 7:08 PM EST 2.201 k 142 2 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a statement Monday (Feb. 23) acknowledging the complaints that Joan Rivers was not featured in the "In Memoriam" tribute during Sunday night's Oscar ceremony. 2015 Oscars: ...

  5. Grammys 2015: Joan Rivers Left Out of 'In Memoriam'

    February 08, 2015 11:41 PM EST Joan Rivers won her first Grammy Award on Sunday, but the late comedian was left out of the "In Memoriam" tribute that aired later that night. The 2015 Grammy Awards Melissa Rivers accepted her mom's prize -- best spoken word albu ...

  6. Joan Rivers Wins Posthumous Grammy, Friends React

    Joan Rivers Wins Posthumous Grammy, Friends React

    February 08, 2015 7:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Kelly Osbourne, Ross Mathews react to Joan Rivers' posthumous Grammy win. 57th grammy awards , Grammys , ross mathews , grammy's 2015 , E! Live Red Carpet , kelly osbourne , Joan won , Diary of a Mad Woman , grammy , Joan Rivers Videos Joa ...

  7. Joan Rivers' Daughter Sues Clinic Over Comic's Death

    January 26, 2015 4:15 PM EST Melissa Rivers' lawyer has sued the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, had an endoscopy and later died. The attorney says Rivers also is suing doctors who treated her mother before her death. Rivers said in a statement that she filed suit ...

  8. Clinic That Treated Joan Rivers Ignored 'Deteriorating Vital Signs,' NY Regulators Say

    November 10, 2014 5:32 PM EST Report reveals numerous mistakes by Yorkville Endoscopy. The outpatient clinic where Joan Rivers underwent a routine, but ultimately fatal procedure, has been cited for many deficiencies by New York state regulators. The doctors at Manhattan' ...

  9. Broadway Will Dim Lights for Joan Rivers After All

    September 09, 2014 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cyndi Lauper & other celebs fought to reverse Broadway League's decision. In the end, Broadway's leaders saw the light -- and decided to turn them off. Joan Rivers' Funeral: Howard Stern Gives Eulogy & Audra McDonald Sings   T ...

  10. Broadway Won't Dim Lights for Joan Rivers

    September 08, 2014 7:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Late comedian was nominated for a Tony in 1994. Despite being a long champion of New York theater, Joan Rivers will not be memorialized by the dimming of Broadway's lights. Hear One of Joan Rivers' Final Interviews The Broadway League, whi ...

  11. Howard Stern On Joan Rivers: 'Great Comedians Have the Ability to Snap You Out of This Sadness'

    September 08, 2014 6:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 On his Sirius XM show Monday (Sept. 8), Howard Stern opened up about his memories of Joan Rivers . Stern spoke about her funeral over the weekend, where he gave a eulogy, and shared that at first he didn't think he was the right person to addre ...

  12. Hear One of Joan Rivers' Final Interviews

    September 08, 2014 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Joan Rivers died last week at age 81 , the world lost the rare comedy legend who never slowed down over the course of a five-decade career. Just this past July, the caustic comic stopped by SiriusXM to discuss everything from her '60s come ...

  13. Joan Rivers' Funeral: Howard Stern Gives Eulogy & Audra McDonald Sings ‘Smile’

    September 07, 2014 12:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bernadette Peters, Clive Davis, Paul Shaffer and many others were also in attendance. Howard Stern delivered the eulogy and Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang "Smile" at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off th ...

  14. Joan Rivers' Death: Music Stars React

    September 04, 2014 5:02 PM EDT Following the news that Joan Rivers died on Thursday (Sept. 4), musicians took to Twitter to express their sadness and share some of their favorite memories. Duran Duran posted a video of an interview they did on The Late Show With Joan Rivers in ...

  15. Joan Rivers' Top 10 Musician Insults, From Michael Jackson to Taylor Swift

    September 04, 2014 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 To say celebrities had love-hate relationships with Joan Rivers would be an understatement, as surely her scathing attention is a symbol of "making it" but also comes with the comedian's wrath. And judging from her stand-up bits, one- ...

  16. Joan Rivers Remains Hospitalized in New York Following Cardiac Arrest

    August 31, 2014 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 “We are keeping our fingers crossed,” Joan Rivers’ daughter says in a statement. Joan Rivers' daughter says loved ones are hopeful about the comedian's condition as she remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a N ...

  17. Toni Braxton and Family Starring in Reality TV Show

    January 03, 2011 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 T oni Braxton is the latest celebrity to open her home to reality television cameras. Braxton, the Grammy-winning singer of "Un-Break My Heart" and "You're Makin' Me High," will appear in "Braxton Family Values&quo ...

  18. Testimony Opens In Spector Murder Retrial

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A security guard for Joan Rivers testified today (Nov. 3) that music producer Phil Spector was ejected from two of the star's Christmas parties for brandishing a gun and declaring that all women shoul A security guard for Joan Rivers testified ...

  19. Spector Murder Trial Nearing Jury Selection

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A witness at Phil Spector's murder retrial will be allowed to testify that the record producer used incendiary language about women and once stated that they should be shot, a judge has ruled. A witness at Phil Spector's murder retrial wil ...

  20. Chart Beat: Katy Perry, Kathy Griffin, Miley Cyrus

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the 1000th No. 1 of the rock era, Kathy Griffin's comedy album, Miley Cyrus and more! ROCKIN' AND KISSIN': Music historians acknowledge that the rock era was ushered in by one 45 rpm single: "(We're Gonna) Roc ...

  21. Judge Allows Spector's Rant Testimony

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The judge in record producer Phil Spector's murder trial decided today (July 9) to let jurors hear from a celebrity security guard who says he heard Spector rant against women and declare they should The judge in record producer Phil Spector� ...

  22. Jurors Hear Angry Spector Phone Messages

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jurors in the Phil Spector murder trial heard expletive-laced phone messages from the music producer to a former girlfriend, telling her "be careful what you say to me because nothing you say is worth Jurors in the Phil Spector murder trial hea ...

  23. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Bo ...

  24. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided ...

  25. 02OnTV

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 8-14, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Jennifer Hudson (also scheduled: David Arquette). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s ...

  26. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 7-13, 2005).

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 7-13, 2005). GRAMMY TIME! Sure they hand out about 90 awards before the broadcast even starts, but the Grammy Awards remain an annual touchstone in the world of popular music. Sunday's ...

  27. Tunes On TV

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 14-20, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 14 "VH1 All Access: How the Stars Get Hot," VH1 Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz ...

  28. 50TunesOnTV

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 9 " The 2002 Billboard Music Awards ," Fox Featured Artists: Aerosmith, Cher, Faith Hill, Joe, Annie Lennox, L ...

  29. Nile Rodgers Helms New 'Family' For Charity

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chic principal/veteran producer Nile Rodgers will lead a new all-star cover of Sister Sledge's 1979 No. 2 hit "We Are Family," with proceeds to benefit survivors and families of those who died in last Chic principal/veteran producer N ...