1. Yahoo to Stream Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet Show

    May 06, 2014 9:15 AM EDT Lance Bass, Jordin Sparks, Ted Stryker and more will host the two-hour stream from the “Samsung Red Carpet LIVE!" All the red carpet action from this year’s Billboard Music Awards will be streamed live online through Yahoo.  CLICK FOR COMPLE ...

  2. Jason Derulo Announces New Album, 'Talk Dirty'

    March 17, 2014 9:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 The album, his third full-length in the U.S., will be released in April After teasing the U.S. with a five-song EP last year. Jason Derulo has announced plans to released his third full-length album in America. According to Radio.com , Derulo, on th ...

  3. American Music Awards 'Red Carpet Live' Event to Stream on Yahoo

    November 12, 2013 8:00 AM EST The red carpet will roll-out and live-stream from this year's American Music Awards. The Coca-Cola- sponsored “Red Carpet Live” will kick-start the AMA festivities on Nov. 24, and for the first time the pre-show event will be streamed live on ...

  4. Jordin Sparks Engaged to Jason Derulo? Singer Plays Coy About a Huge Ring

    August 26, 2013 4:15 PM EDT On the eve of the release of boyfriend Jason Derulo's new single "Marry Me," Jordin Sparks was spotted covering up a giant, sparkling diamond on her left hand -- you know, the engagement finger. "No I don't, I don't h ...

  5. Chart Moves: Guns N' Roses 'Hits' Longevity Milestone, 'Pitch Perfect' Still Selling Strong

    August 02, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Selena Gomez triumphed with her first No. 1 album , as "Stars Dance" started atop the list with 97,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Last week's leader, Jay Z's "Magna ...

  6. Class of 2013 Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    June 14, 2013 3:22 AM EDT Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner's hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry Gordy. The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony was ...

  7. Sting, Billy Joel, Smokey Robinson Perform As Legends Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    June 14, 2013 3:13 AM EDT Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner's hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry Gordy. The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony was fu ...

  8. Best Songs of 2012: Watch Katy Perry, One Direction & More Pick Favorites

    December 18, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 The end of 2012 is fast approaching, and stars from different genres -- pop, hip-hop, country and more -- spoke to Billboard, revealing their favorite songs of the year. Fun.'s "Some Nights" was the clear frontrunner, with Andy Gramme ...

  9. Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston, Donna Summer At 'VH1 Divas': Watch

    December 17, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 VH1 DIVAS Best Photos From the Show It was a confluence of glitz and glamour, spikes and suits and all manner of bare-chested male dancers. In other words, Adam Lambert 's Sunday night… And VH1 Divas 2012, which featured the American Idol seaso ...

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  11. Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull Added to VH1 Divas Lineup

    November 29, 2012 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 VH1 is expanding its roster of Diva-worthy performers, adding Kelly Clarkson , Pitbull , Melanie Fiona and Metric to the network's annual Divas show. The artists join previously announced performers Ciara , Miley Cyrus , Demi Lovato , Kelly Row ...

  12. Kelly Clarkson Slams Tabloid Over Fame, Anorexia Quotes

    November 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kelly Clarkson is furious that a magazine in the United Kingdom has misquoted her. The singer responded to a cover story in the UK Mirror Sunday Celebs insert, which featured a photo of Clarkson with a headline that read: "No one on the planet ...

  13. Chart Moves: Christina Perri Logs Another 'Thousand Years' On Hot 100 With Help From 'Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt. 2'

    November 23, 2012 9:00 AM EST As previously reported, Rihanna scores her 12th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Diamonds." What other acts shine bright on the Hot 100 and other singles charts? -- Christina Perri: As parent album "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: ...

  14. Chart Highlights: Miguel's 'Adorn' Ties For Year's Longest Rule On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay

    November 19, 2012 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, new holiday favorites debut on AC and Calvin Harris tops Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed ...

  15. AMAs 2012: Swift Chased, Bieber's Grope Explained + More Things You Didn't See

    November 19, 2012 2:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Yes, it was spontaneous," Jenny McCarthy says of her manhandling of Justin Taylor Swift took home the award for Favorite Country Female Artist (surprise, surprise) while Carly Rae Jepsen won her first. Dick Clark was given a touching trib ...

  16. RCA CEO Peter Edge Talks Keith Naftaly Promotion, New A&R Structure

    November 09, 2012 7:00 AM EST With a little more than a year under his belt as CEO of RCA Music Group, Peter Edge, who headed up the label's A&R team for 16 years, has handed over those reins to new executive vice president, head of A&R, RCA Records, Keith Naftaly ...

  17. 'American Idol' Alum Jessica Sanchez Joins 'Glee'

    October 16, 2012 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: American Idol Season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez is signed to a recurring role on Glee. Although there are no details on what the 17-year-old Chula Vista, California native's role will be, rumors are buzzing about a new lov ...

  18. Kris Allen Latest 'Idol' Winner to Part With RCA

    September 20, 2012 8:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" season eight winner Kris Allen is no longer with RCA Records, a label rep confirms to The Hollywood Reporter . Signed to the Sony Music subsidiary immediately after his 2009 victory over runner-up Adam Lambert, Allen releas ...

  19. Chart Moves: Bob Marley's 'Legend' Album Hits New Peak on Billboard 200 Chart, Fleetwood Mac Tribute Debuts

    August 24, 2012 12:17 PM EDT Chainz claimed the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 this week with his debut studio effort "Based On a T.R.U. Story." The Def Jam set arrived atop the list with 147,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan and marked the third debut albu ...

  20. Whitney Houston Earns 40th Top 40 Hit on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with 'Celebrate'

    August 24, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although bittersweet, the late great Whitney Houston achieves her 40th top 40 hit on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart as "Celebrate," her duet with Jordin Sparks , rises 49-39. The song -- from 2012 film, 'Sparkle,' -- is diva ...

  21. Virile Videos Rely On Music For Hits

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Films' music-focused promotional clips are proving just as powerful online as they were on MTV decades ago. After years of lackluster efforts in using music to generate lines at the box office, film studios are starting to wake up again to th ...

  22. 'Sparkle' Has $12 Million Opening Weekend

    August 19, 2012 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Sparkle," Whitney Houston 's final movie, grossed $12 million at the box office, according to estimates provided by the film's distributor TriStar/Sony. The tally was on the low end of expectations. 'Sparkle' Features ...

  23. The Beat 8/17: Jordin on “Sparkle," Cee Lo Does NFL Song

    The Beat 8/17: Jordin on “Sparkle," Cee Lo Does NFL Song

    August 17, 2012 4:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 8/17: Jordin Sparks on “Sparkle, Cee Lo Tapped for NFL Song jonathan brooks , featuredVideo2 , 2 chainz , jordin sparks , nfl , Billboard , sparkle , celebration , cee lo green , Whitney Houston Videos 2 Chainz Billboard Cee Lo Green Celebr ...

  24. Op-Ed: Why 'Sparkle' Will Shine for Young Women

    August 17, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I sing. I sing because I'm happy. I sing because I'm free. I'm free," Whitney Houston , playing the role of Emma Anderson, belts out during one of the final scenes of the 2012 remake of the 1976 film "Sparkle." An ...

  25. Jordin Sparks On 'Sparkle' & Whitney Houston: Video

    August 16, 2012 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sparks calls Houston an "amazing supernova diva... yet you would feel like she was your best friend." Jordin Sparks calls the experience of her acting debut in the new film "Sparkle" co-starring alongside the late Whitney Houston ...

  26. Jordin Sparks Q&A: 'Sparkle' & Whitney Houston

    Jordin Sparks Q&A: 'Sparkle' & Whitney Houston

    August 16, 2012 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jordin Sparks discusses the lessons and inspirations of working with the late Whitney Houston on the film "Sparkle." jordin sparks , featuredVideo1 , interview , sparkle , Whitney Houston , Whitney Houston , Jordin Sparks , Interview , Spa ...

  27. 'Something He Can Feel': 4 Takes on the 'Sparkle' R&B Classic

    August 14, 2012 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Did Aretha, En Vogue or one of the 'Sparkle' casts do it best? It takes confidence, poise and vocal prowess to belt out "Something He Can Feel," the slow-burning Curtis-Mayfield-penned ballad that serves as the centerpiece of the ...

  28. The Beat 8/10: KimYe's VMAs Promo, Jordin's Next Movie, Beck On Sheet Music

    August 10, 2012 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Friday, August 10 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In toda ...

  29. The Beat 8/10: Kim & Kanye's VMA Spot, Jordin Sparks's Plan, Beck's Sheetmusic

    The Beat 8/10: Kim & Kanye's VMA Spot, Jordin Sparks's Plan, Beck's Sheetmusic

    August 10, 2012 3:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 8/10: LCD Soundsystem Documentary DVD gets Release Date, Kevin Hart to Host VMA’s, The Monkees on Tour jonathan brooks , featuredVideo1 , jordin sparks , Kevin Hart , Billboard , Kanye West , Shut up and Play The Hits , lcd soundsystem , Th ...

  30. Jordin Sparks at Work on Third Album as 'Sparkle' Approaches

    August 09, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Promoting 'Sparkle' Without Whitney: "This was supposed to be her moment, you know" With her first film -- "Sparkle," co-starring alongside the late Whitney Houston -- opening on Aug. 17, Jordin Sparks is already har ...

  31. Kelly Clarkson's 'Stronger' Becomes Best-Selling Single by an American Idol

    July 05, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Carrie Underwood may have recorded "Independence Day," but it is Kelly Clarkson who made American Idol history on Wednesday (July 4), as the latest sales figures from Nielsen SoundScan confirm her current hit, "Stronger (What Doesn� ...

  32. Kelly Clarkson Passes Carrie Underwood for All-Time Best-Selling Single by an American Idol

    July 05, 2012 8:09 AM EDT Carrie Underwood may have recorded "Independence Day," but it is Kelly Clarkson who made American Idol history yesterday, July 4, as the latest sales figures from Nielsen SoundScan confirm her current hit, "Stronger (What Doesn' ...

  33. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5 Tops Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs

    July 02, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Beloved veteran acts Whitney Houston, the Beach Boys and Cyndi Lauper make chart returns. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surve ...

  34. Madonna Rules Billboard.com's 2012 Mid-Year Music Awards

    July 02, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Madonna proved to be 2012's ultimate pop star in Billboard.com's Mid-Year Music Awards poll, which let fans weigh in on their favorite artists, songs, albums and performances of the first half of this year. After voting ended on Friday (Ju ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Publishing Briefs: Downtown Goes Country, pigFACTORY Signs Tesla, BMG Looks Global

    June 29, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Downtown Music Publishing moves into country and musical theatre music publishing with the signing of Dave Berg and the songwriting duo of Joe DiPietro and Dave Bryan, who is also the keyboard player for Bon Jovi. Berg, who has received multiple s ...

  37. Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks' 'Celebrate' Video Arrives: Watch

    June 27, 2012 9:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Whitney Houston 's final music video is a party -- but there's one guest missing. The official video for the upbeat "Celebrate," which the late singer recorded with co-star Jordin Sparks for their film, "Sparkle," showc ...

  38. Single Reviews: The Wanted, Diplo Featuring Nicky Da B, Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks

    June 20, 2012 1:10 PM EDT POP THE WANTED Chasing the Sun (3:16) Producer: Alex Smith Writers: A. Smith, E. Gleave Publishers: Metrophonic Music/Puregroove Publishing (ASCAP) Global Talent/Mercury/IDJMG U.K. boy band the Wanted stormed the Billboard Hot 100 with its first U ...

  39. Ten Years of 'American Idol' Chart Dominance: Clarkson, Underwood, Daughtry, Fantasia, More

    June 11, 2012 1:36 PM EDT Some of the American idols from the last decade of "American Idol," which turns ten today (June 11, 2012) Say what you will about "American Idol," the music competition TV series, which turns ten years old today, is an undeniab ...

  40. 'American Idol' Tenth Anniversary: 345 Billboard No. 1s, From Kelly Clarkson to Phillip Phillips

    June 11, 2012 8:26 AM EDT Today, June 11, 2012, marks the tenth anniversary of "American Idol," and in that time the music competition TV program has racked up some jaw-dropping numbers: Many episodes have drawn over 30 million viewers; and a record-setting numbe ...

  41. Chart Juice: Travis Porter, Rebecca Ferguson Enter R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    June 08, 2012 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rap trio Travis Porter debuts its first full-length studio album, "From Day 1," on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart at No. 2 with 14,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The group missed the No. 1 position by 1,000 units as Nicki Mina ...

  42. Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks' 'Celebrate' Makes Chart Debut

    June 05, 2012 11:09 AM EDT Whitney Houston's last creative effort in the form of the movie "Sparkle" isn't due to hit theaters until Aug. 17; but, the motion picture soundtrack's first cut, "Celebrate," a duet with film co-star Jordin Spar ...

  43. Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks 'Celebrate' Chart Debut

    June 05, 2012 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Houston's first posthumous single previews her final film role, with Sparks, in 'Sparkle.' W hitney Houston 's last creative effort in the form of the movie "Sparkle" isn't due to hit theaters until Aug. 17, But, t ...

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