1. Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys Among Performers For 'Stand Up To Cancer' Benefit

    September 06, 2012 3:14 PM EDT This year, the "Stand Up to Cancer" benefit concert is back with perhaps its most star-studded show yet. Clear Channel radio stations have supported the cause in past years, but this is the first time any radio partner has galvanized all ...

  2. Beyonce Named People's Most Beautiful Woman

    April 26, 2012 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 People magazine has named Beyonce as the World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2012. The 30-year-old singer tops the magazine's annual list of the "World's Most Beautiful" in a special double issue . The announcement was made Wed ...

  3. Taylor Swift's 'Enhanced' CoverGirl Ad Yanked

    December 21, 2011 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 CoverGirl has discontinued (translation: yanked) a print advertisement of celebrity spokes-singer Taylor Swift following an investigation into alleged retouching. Said ad shows a dewy-faced, long-lashed Swift striking a pose for the company's N ...

  4. Billboard Bits: Beyonce's 14K Shopping Spree, New Red Hot Chili Peppers Single

    July 14, 2011 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyoncé Spends $14,000 In 90 Minutes On London Shopping Spree When is it OK to drop more than $14,000 on clothes? When you're Beyoncé and you have 90 minutes to spar ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Chart Beat: Best Of 2010: Part 1

    December 14, 2010 3:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2010. From "Empire State of Mind" to "California Gurls," Lady Gaga to Lady Antebellum, B.o.B to "OMG," &q ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Justin Bieber Joins Proactiv's Zit-Geist

    August 20, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's come to this: No one is more willing to talk about acne than a musician. With celebrity acne-fighter Proactiv's signing earlier this month of Justin Bieber as a spokesman, the teen star joins Katy Perry , Avril Lavigne , Sean "Di ...

  9. 'Glee' Cast Has Big Plans for Summer Vacation; Matthew Morrison to Record Solo LP

    June 07, 2010 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The "Glee" cast may have a summer break from shooting and touring, but that doesn't mean they're taking it easy. Matthew Morrison, who stars as earnest, upbeat glee club coach Will Schuester on the hit Fox series, planned to spen ...

  10. Chart Beat Thursday: 'Hope' Helps Haiti

    January 28, 2010 6:55 PM EST 0 0 0 HIGH 'HOPE': If an album is going to set a sales record, best that its proceeds go to charity . "Hope for Haiti Now" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, becoming the first digital-exclusive set to reign in the chart's hist ...

  11. Stars Unite To Help Haiti in Telethon

    January 22, 2010 10:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Grim-faced celebrities and musicians with mournful tunes set the tone for the all-star, international "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, which featured two hours of desperate pleas for an even more-desperate nation. But it ended on a hopeful n ...

  12. 'Glee' Wins Big At Golden Globe Awards

    January 17, 2010 11:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Freshman show "Glee" won top TV honors at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night (Jan. 17), taking home the award for best musical or comedy television series over such veteran shows as "The Office," "30 Rock" and &quo ...

  13. 'Hannah Montana' Rocks Box Office With $34 Million Opening

    April 13, 2009 7:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 OMG! OMG! Sixteen-year-old actress Miley Cyrus became one of the biggest stars in Hollywood on Sunday as her first nonconcert movie topped the North American box office, earning twice as much as Disney had forecast. Walt Disney Co's "Hanna ...

  14. March 28, 2009

    March 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freaky Tah of Lost Boyz dies of a gunshot wound in Queens, N.Y. He is 27. 1996 – Phil Collins announces he is leaving Genesis. 1995 – Lyle Lovett and actress Julia Roberts announce they are separating after 21 months of marriage 1986 – No. 1 ...

  15. This Day in Music

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91. 2006 - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91. 2005 - Dave Matthews Ba ...

  16. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside hi ...

  17. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a ceremony at Dublin's Vicar Street music. 2006 - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inau ...

  18. This Day in Music

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91. 2006 - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91. 2005 - Dave Matthews Ba ...

  19. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside hi ...

  20. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a ceremony at Dublin's Vicar Street music. 2006 - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inau ...

  21. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Conway Twitty, Beverley Knight, song credits and more. THE GREATNESS OF KING GEORGE Dear Fred, I'm extremely excited about seeing George Strait capture the record for most-ever Billboard country No. 1s all to himsel ...

  22. This Day in Music

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Travis drummer Neil Primrose suffers a head injury while swimming in a pool in Belfort, France, necessitating the cancellation of several European concerts.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Dave ...

  23. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz composer and arranger Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill dies in New York of natural causes. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley unde ...

  24. 'Boys' Dominate Tony Awards

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New York, with "Jersey Boys," the jukebox musical following the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and "The History Boys, The boys ruled last night (June 1 ...

  25. 23OnTV

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 5 - 11, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Katharine McPhee. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Chris Brown (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The Essentials, ...

  26. 22OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 29 - June 4, 2006. 22OnTV 20060530_col_ontv Music-related TV listings for May 29-June 4, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 29 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): Snow Patrol (also scheduled: Paul Newman, Owen Wilson). “ ...

  27. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artis ...

  28. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Raymond Rogers, who performed under the name Freaky Tah in the hip-hop group the Lost Boyz, is fatally shot in New York. Rogers, 28, is fired on by an unidentified black male wearing a s 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of ...

  29. Lovett, Raitt Celebrate 'Crossroads'

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Longtime friendship leads to 'Crossroads' pairing for Bonnie Raitt and Lyle Lovett. Twenty years ago a lanky young country singer from Texas headed to Milwaukee to open a concert for a raspy-voiced blues rocker. Lyle Lovett arrived a day e ...

  30. Billboard Bits: DMB, 311, Filmmusicradio.com

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dave Matthews Band, 311, Filmmusicradio.com Dave Matthews Band has snagged one of Hollywood's top actresses for “Dreamgirl,” the latest video from its new RCA album, “Stand Up.” Appearing in her first film role since the birth of her tw ...

  31. Roberts Preps 'Unfabulous' Debut

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Actress Emma Roberts is readying her debut album, "Unfabulous and More: Emma Roberts," for a Sept. 27 release via Columbia. Actress Emma Roberts is readying her debut album, "Unfabulous and More: Emma Roberts," for a Sept. 27 rel ...

  32. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Timothy White, the influential editor-in-chief of the weekly music publication Billboard since 1991, dies suddenly after an apparent heart attack. He is 50. 2002 - Timothy White, the influential editor-in-chief of the weekl ...

  33. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican acts in the market, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash the night before. He is 19. Sanchez was the son of 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of t ...

  34. Billboard Bits: 'Charlotte's Web,' Duran Duran, Burton

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'Charlotte's Web,' Duran Duran, Burton OutKast's Andre 3000 and Reba McEntire will join Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, John Cleese and Steve Buscemi in lending their vocal talents to the upcoming film adaptation of the cla ...

  35. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Golden Globe nominees, Madonna, Ruben Studdard, J Records and more. HARD HOBBIT TO BREAK: The song "Into the West" by Annie Lennox hasn't broken on Billboard's Hot 100 yet, but ne ...

  36. R&B/Hip-Hop, Country Lead People's Choice

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It will be a battle pitting R&B/hip-hop against country for favorite male and female musical performer at the 30th People's Choice Awards. Country artist Tim McGraw will face rappers Eminem and 50 It will be a battle pitting R&B/hip-hop ...

  37. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Timothy White, the influential editor-in-chief of the weekly music publication Billboard since 1991, dies suddenly after an apparent heart attack. He is 50. 2002 - Timothy White, the influential editor-in-chief of the weekl ...

  38. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Canada's leading jazz figure, Moe Koffman, dies of cancer in Orangeville, Ontario. He is 73. Koffman, who played flute, saxophone, and clarinet, released 30 albums in his 50-year career. 2001 - Canada's leading ja ...

  39. Ice Cube Cool With Multi-Pic Revolution Studios Deal

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Revolution Studios, whose roster includes such talents as Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, and Bruce Willis, is adding a fourth key player: Ice Cube. The rapper-turned-actor has signed to star in and prod Revolution Studios, whose roster includes such t ...

  40. Country, Rap, Rock Are People's Choice

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Americans love country, rap, and rock, according to the results of the 29th Annual People's Choice Awards. Country act the Dixie Chicks and rock group Creed tied for the favorite group or band honor a Americans love country, rap, and rock, acco ...

  41. 'America' Tribute Honored With Emmys

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night's (Sept. 22) Emmy Awards for mounting a music-driven tribute to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks just 1 The four major broadcast television network ...

  42. Senator Boycotts Backstreet Boy's Testimony

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 C-Span is looking more like "Entertainment Tonight" these days. Check out the glitterati who have shown up at congressional hearings recently: Julia Roberts. Christie Brinkley. Michael J. Fox. And now C-Span is looking more like "Ente ...

  43. Garth, Faith, 'N Sync Are People's Choice

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country and teen pop reigned supreme at the 28th annual People's Choice Awards, held last night (Jan. 13) at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Auditorium. Garth Brooks beat out Tim McGraw and George Strait Country and teen pop reigned supreme at the ...

  44. Country, Pop Up For People's Choice Honors

    November 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The trio of musical categories for the 28th annual People's Choice Awards are populated with a nearly equal mix of country and pop artists. Country artists dominate the male musical performer slate as The trio of musical categories for the 28th ...

  45. 'Heroes' Telethon Raises $150 Million

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last Friday's unprecedented "America: A Tribute to Heroes" telethon generated pledges of more than $150 million, organizers reported yesterday (Sept. 24). Once collected, the funds will benefit the Un Last Friday's unprecedented ...

  46. World Tunes In To Fundraising Telethon

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to real-life heroes during an unprecedented benefit for victims of the terrorist attacks. The telethon was shown Nearly 60 million people in the United States wat ...

  47. More Celebs Join Relief Telethon

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Celine Dion, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Enrique Iglesias, Limp Bizkit, Sting, and U2 have been added to the talent lineup for tonight's (Sept. 21) telethon benefitting the World Trade Center and Pentag Celine Dion, Pearl Jam's Eddie Ve ...

  48. 'America' Telethon To Benefit September 11th Fund

    September 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tomorrow night's (Sept. 21) "America: A Tribute to Heroes" fund-raising telethon -- which will be bankrolled by the four major television networks and simulcast on more than 25 broadcast and cable net Tomorrow night's (Sept. 21) ...

  49. TV Networks To Simulcast Relief Benefit

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Uniting musicians, actors, and celebrities, the four biggest television networks will on Friday (Sept. 21) simulcast a special benefit for victims of last week's terrorist attack on the U.S. "America: Uniting musicians, actors, and celebri ...

  50. Strait Sets Sights On Silver Screen

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country star George Strait is lending his talent to the independent film "Grand Champion." Strait, who plays himself in the flick, shot his scenes in Snyder, Texas, on Saturday with Emma Roberts, the Country star George Strait is lending h ...

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