1. Idina Menzel's Billboard Cover: 5 Things We Learned About the (Not So) New 'It' Girl

    March 21, 2014 11:45 AM EDT 9.311 k 202 200 It's taken her 18 years, but Idina Menzel has finally cracked the top 10 with "Let It Go," her soaring ballad from "Frozen." The singer-actress is flawless on the cover of our issue dated March 29. She talks about ...

  2. Idina Menzel's 'If/Then' Broadway Musical Off To A Solid Start

    March 11, 2014 1:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Adele Dazeem may be having the last laugh. The new Broadway musical starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel may have gotten a box office boost after John Travolta mangled the star's name at the Oscars. According to The Broadway League, the show ...

  3. Ask Billboard: Shakira's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 07, 2014 6:35 PM EST This week's mailbag looks at the top chart hits by ths week's Billboard cover act, Pharrell's rapid-fire rise to No. 1 on Radio Songs and Demi Lovato's career song and album sales As always, submit your questions about Billboa ...

  4. John Travolta: 'I've Been Beating Myself Up All Day' Over Idina Menzel Oscars Flub

    March 04, 2014 8:24 PM EST 0 0 0 The actor mispronounced the "Frozen" star's name while introducing her at the Oscars Sunday night Though Idina Menzel was the "Frozen" actress who performed the Oscar-winning original song "Let It Go" on Sunday nig ...

  5. Oscars 2014: Idina Menzel Rocks 'Let It Go' After John Travolta Mangles Name

    March 02, 2014 11:41 PM EST Her name might have been flubbed in her introduction, but Idina Menzel had no problem "letting it go" for her Oscars performance Sunday night. The singer and actress scored a lead-in at the ceremony from John Travolta, who introduced he ...

  6. Chart Moves: Luke Bryan, One Direction's 'Take Me Home' Next for 2012's Million-Sellers Club

    December 14, 2012 9:35 AM EST The Billboard 200 On the chart this week , Taylor Swift's "Red" returned to No. 1, selling 167,000 (up 22%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the album's fourth non-consecutive week atop the list. The tally's high ...

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  8. R. Kelly, 'Write Me Back': Track-By-Track Review

    June 26, 2012 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 R. Kelly is a man of many skills -- all of which he stretches on his 11th studio album, "Write Me Back." R. Kelly, who wrote and produced all but two songs, colors in his 12-track set with influences from nostalgic old-school soundscapes. ...

  9. Obituary: Robin Gibb (1949-2012)

    May 24, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 As a member of storied pop group the Bee Gees, Robin Gibb achieved international fame alongside brothers Barry and Maurice. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the trio also won nine Grammy Awards. However, a ...

  10. Video: 10 Classic Dick Clark Moments From 'American Bandstand'

    April 18, 2012 8:04 PM EDT "American Bandstand," the bedrock of Dick Clark's iconic broadcasting career, served as a performance avenue for some of the biggest musical artists of all time. And whether he was watching the Village People guide the "Bandsta ...

  11. Watch 10 Classic Dick Clark Moments on 'American Bandstand'

    April 18, 2012 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Remembering Dick Clark SLIDESHOW: His Life & Career • Dick Clark Dead at 82 • Ryan Seacrest Reacts "American Bandstand," the bedrock of Dick Clark's iconic broadcasting career, served as a performance avenue for some of the bigges ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Gwen Stefani, Steven Tyler Salute Paul McCartney at Kennedy Center Honors

    December 29, 2010 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 G wen Stefani , Steven Tyler and Sheryl Crow were among the performers who delivered stirring tributes to legendary entertainers during the 33rd annual Kennedy Center Honors. The ceremony, which honored Paul McCartney , Oprah Winfrey, country singer ...

  14. Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey Saluted At Kennedy Center Honors

    December 06, 2010 10:28 AM EST 0 0 0 President Barack and first lady Michelle Obama were on hand today to salute entertainment luminaries Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney , country singer Merle Haggard , composer Jerry Herman and dancer Bill T. Jones with the Kennedy Center Honors in Wash ...

  15. Lisa Marie Presley Opens Up About Michael Jackson

    October 22, 2010 1:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been more than 16 years since Lisa Marie Presley shocked the world by making out with her then-husband Michael Jackson on stage at the VMAs, but the daughter of Elvis revealed in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that she's only grown t ...

  16. Chart Beat Thursday: Eminem, Katy Perry, Billy Ray Cyrus

    August 19, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 ONE OF THE BOYS: As "Recovery" spends a sixth week atop the Billboard 200 and "Love the Way You Lie," featuring Rihanna , tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth frame, Eminem joins an elite group of male artists who have led both ...

  17. Ask Billboard: As Years Go By

    August 06, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  18. Ask Billboard: Decade-Defining Artists & Songs

    July 30, 2010 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Whether you're beach-going with California gurls (or ridin' solo), vacation-bound on airplanes or feeling just generally dynamite (perhaps because you're pretty good at drinkin' beer), enjoy this week's mailbag. "Ask Bi ...

  19. Taking Peaks, Part 3: Nos. 50-26

    January 19, 2010 1:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 51 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 a ...

  20. Chart Beat Thursday: Jay-Z, The Beatles, "Glee"

    September 17, 2009 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 RUN THIS CHART: With the 400th debut ever at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Jay-Z notches his 11th chart-topping album with "The Blueprint 3." With his grand entrance, Jay-Z passes Elvis Presley as the solo act with the most No. 1 albums in t ...

  21. Chart Beat Thursday: Reba, Black Eyed Peas, Daughtry

    August 27, 2009 3:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 IF YOU SEE HER (SHE'S PROBABLY AT NO. 1): Billboard's Country Albums chart first appeared in the magazine issue dated Jan. 11, 1964, and this week, the 45-year-old survey coronates a new queen. Reba McEntire claims her 11th No. 1 on Countr ...

  22. Michael Jackson and MTV: M Once Stood For Michael

    July 03, 2009 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 To get a sense of the power that Michael Jackson had—seven years after "Thriller" changed the entertainment industry—check out a seldom-seen music video for his song "Liberian Girl." The 1989 video for a mostly forgotten song fro ...

  23. Miley Cyrus Expands 'Breakout' With DVD

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Miley Cyrus' hit album "Breakout" will be expanded with a DVD for its "platinum edition" reissue on Nov. 18 via Hollywood. Miley Cyrus' hit album "Breakout" will be expanded with a DVD for its "platinum e ...

  24. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the most chart 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singl ...

  25. Chart Beat Chat

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Mariah Carey, Madonna, Elvis Presley, Paul McCartney and more! YOU ARE THERE Hey, Fred. It's exciting to witness chart history [being made by] Mariah Carey and Madonna this week; Mariah's 18th No. 1 single (&qu ...

  26. Heath Ledger 1979-2008

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    January 24, 2008 2:13 AM EST 0 0 0 Sundance attendees react to the death of actor Heath Ledger, who most recently portrayed Bob Dylan in the 2007 film "I'm Not There." soho , Death , Mel Gibson , entourage , Michelle Williams , nyc , Bob Dylan , the patriot , Rex Lee , ...

  27. Chart Beat Chat

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss The Eagles, kenny Chesney, Jennifer Hudson and more! GOING BY THE BOOK Dear Fred, About four years ago I wrote to you with a prediction that legal digital downloads would eventually help drive the Hot 100, as 45 rpm reco ...

  28. Chart Beat Chat

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses "Petit Papa Noël," non-debut BB200 No. 1s, duets and more! JOYEUX 'NOEL' Hello Fred! It's a nice surprise to learn that "Noel" ("Christmas" in French) by Josh Groban is No. 1 this week. As ...

  29. Timberlake, 'HSM' Cast Lead Teen Choice Awards

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake and the cast of "High School Musical 2" were the big music winners last night (Aug. 26) at the seventh Teen Choice Awards. Timberlake won for Choice Music: Male Artist, Choice Music: Justin Timberlake and the cast of &quo ...

  30. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hay ...

  31. Plain White T's Hold Atop Hot 100 Amid High Debuts

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A week after scoring the first No. 1 hit for Hollywood Records, Plain White T's remain at the summit of the Billboard Hot 100 with "Hey There Delilah." Still in hot pursuit is Fergie's "Big Girls Don' A week after scori ...

  32. Badu, Scott, Wonder Help Latifah See The 'Light'

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder and soul singers Erykah Badu and Jill Scott are among the guests on Queen Latifah's second album for Verve, "Trav'lin' Light." Due Sept. 25, the project was co-produced by Tommy LiPuma a Stevie Wonder and soul ...

  33. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  34. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the most chart 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singl ...

  35. 07OnTV

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 26 - Mar. 4, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 26 "Sting: Songs From the Labyrinth," PBS Featured Artist(s): Sting (also scheduled: Edin Karamazov). "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s) ...

  36. 'Dream' A Little Dream

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Will "Dreamgirls" be this year's "Grease"? Director Bill Condon, who brings the Broadway musical to the big screen this Christmas, hopes its trajectory will mirror that of the popular stage play-turne Will "Dreamgirls&q ...

  37. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  38. Chart Beat Chat

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss discuss All Saints, outed artists, Linda Ronstadt and more! I WANT TO BE IN THAT NUMBER Hi Fred, Noticed a funny little thing on the U.K. charts this week (and I'm sure you did as well). The No. 2 single is the U2/G ...

  39. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Online sheet music seller Sunhawk Corp. signs a multiyear agreement with Warner Bros. Publications to sell Warner-owned sheet music via the Internet. By logging onto the Sunhawk Web Site 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on th ...

  40. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John ...

  41. Travolta, J. Lo Heading South To 'Dallas'

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 British director Gurinder Chadha will direct John Travolta and Jennifer Lopez in a big-screen version of the hit 1980s TV show "Dallas." British director Gurinder Chadha will direct John Travolta and Jennifer Lopez in a big-screen version ...

  42. Billboard Bits: 'Hairspray,' McDonald/Steely Dan, Duran Duran

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'Hairspray,' McDonald/Steely Dan, Duran Duran Queen Latifah and John Travolta are the first stars cast for New Line Cinema's film adaptation of the smash Broadway musical "Hairspray." Latifah will portray Motormouth ...

  43. Ask Billboard

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Answers to readers' questions about Robbie Williams, Erick Prydz and more. LESS INTENSIVE CARE Hi Keith, I really enjoy reading your answers every week. I was recently looking in the Apple iTunes Music Store and saw that Robbie Williams' n ...

  44. Chef Shouts For Scientology

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Isaac Hayes performs at the International Association of Scientologists charity ball. Isaac Hayes performs Oct. 30 at the International Association of Scientologists charity ball concert at Saint Hill Manor in England. The event also included appear ...

  45. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. ED NOTE: Although usually updated on Fridays, due to unforseen circumstances, a new "Chart Beat Chat" will be appear in this space on Monday (Aug. 8). OH! CAROLE Hi Fred, I enjoyed reading your int ...

  46. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the mos 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on th ...

  47. Andre 3000 Pacts With Nickelodeon

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Outkast rapper Andre 3000 says kids' movies need to be edgier -- and he plans to make it happen through a new deal with Nickelodeon and MTV. Outkast rapper Andre 3000 says kids' movies need to be edgier -- and he plans to make it happen th ...

  48. Ask Billboard

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Whitney Houston, Fiona Apple and Christina Milian. FIRST THINGS FIRST Hi Keith, I have been a fan of Whitney Houston's voice for years now. Despite her recent return to a rehabilitation cent ...

  49. Hit Milian Single At Center Of Suit

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A group of copyright owners on Tuesday (Feb. 22) filed an infringement lawsuit over Christina Milian's "Dip It Low." A group of copyright owners on Tuesday (Feb. 22) filed an infringement lawsuit over Christina Milian's "Dip ...

  50. Dick Clark Released From Hospital

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dick Clark is recuperating at home after seven weeks in a hospital following a minor stroke. Dick Clark is recuperating at home after seven weeks in a hospital following a minor stroke. The 75-year-old "American Bandstand" icon returned to ...

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