1. Beyonce Tops Forbes Celebrity 100 List, Springsteen, Calvin Harris Also Make the Cut

    June 30, 2014 12:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Queen B reigns supreme in Forbes Celebrity 100 list, which was released Monday. Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Rihanna and Katy Perry were also in the top 10 on the list that rates the cultural icons success and influence against one another.  Beyonce runs the sho ...

  2. Beyonce Nearly Pulled Off Stage in Brazil: Watch

    September 16, 2013 3:05 AM EDT Beyoncé got more than she bargained for when she brought her “Mrs. Carter Show” to Brazil -- she nearly got yanked into the audience by an over-enthusiastic fan. The incident happened when Bey played the Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo on Sunday. As ...

  3. Drake Denied Access to Miami Heat Locker Room: Watch

    June 21, 2013 10:10 AM EDT "I am media," Drake said, after being turned away from the Miami Heat locker room yesterday (June 20). After the Heat won the their consecutive second NBA championship, this year over the San Antonio Spurs, Drake headed to the team' ...

  4. Beats by Dre Press Conference Announces Partnership With Trent Reznor, Hints at Mog's Future

    October 16, 2012 4:10 PM EDT (L-R): Luke Wood, Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre at the Beats press conference today. (Photo: Kevin Mazur) In line with their far-reaching marketing skills, Beats by Dre knows how to throw a press event. In an event at the company's glossy pop-up-t ...

  5. LeBron James Playlist: Updated Championship Edition

    June 22, 2012 1:30 PM EDT Songs for the Newly Crowned NBA Star Last week, Billboard.com unveiled a playlist for basketball superstar LeBron James, who had just entered his third NBA Finals in nine seasons and his second with the Miami Heat. After the Heat lost in the fina ...

  6. Bonnaroo Thursday: 8 Things Seen and Heard

    June 08, 2012 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thousands of music fans poured into the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Thursday (June 7), some shirtless, some sunburned, some clutching frisbees, and all ready for four days of fun in Manchester, Tennessee. With a full slate of bands and ...

  7. Kanye West, the Throne, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2012 7:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET Awards viewers will be watching the Throne. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaboration has five nominations at this year's ceremony, including Best Group, Best Collaboration and two nominations for Video of the Year ("N***as in Paris&q ...

  8. NBA Playoff Songs: 16 Anthems For the First Round

    April 27, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 From Lady Gaga to Wu-Tang, These Tracks Represent The NBA's Best With the National Basketball Association's regular season ending triumphantly on Thursday night (Apr. 26), the real fun begins -- at least it does for the 16 teams left stand ...

  9. Billboard Power 100: Jimmy Iovine

    January 26, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 10 Jimmy Iovine Co-Founder Interscope Geffen A&M Records; Beats by Dre Twitter: @RealJimmyIovine The Music Man... With Beats by Dre, Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and their team created a music (and fashion) market where one barely existed before, ...

  10. Tiesto DJs First-Ever Live Twitter Concert At 2012 CES

    January 12, 2012 7:28 PM EST 0 0 0 CES saw the power of dance music firsthand Wednesday night, as Tiësto took the booth at Las Vegas nightclub XS to make social media history. Video streaming by Ustream The DJ/producer and Billboard cover star partnered with HP and Intel to stage the ...

  11. Tiesto DJs First Ever Live Twitter Stream At 2012 CES

    January 12, 2012 8:05 AM EST CES saw the power of dance music firsthand Wednesday night, as Tiësto took the booth at Las Vegas nightclub XS to make social media history. The DJ/producer and Billboard cover star teamed-up with HP and Intel to stage the first-ever live concert ...

  12. 2012's Consumer Electronics Show Biz Blog

    January 09, 2012 7:29 AM EST Jan 13, 2012 | Blog Post CES 2012: 8 Cool Things Andrew Hampp, Las Vegas The music industry was all over Las Vegas this week, from Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson at Sony's presentation, Justin Timberlake's cameo at MySpace's TV annou ...

  13. Pitbull Launches Hispanic Campaign For Sheets Energy Strips

    January 05, 2012 12:27 PM EST Pitbull has added a new brand to his arsenal of endorsed and/or owned products. The artist is now the face and creative mind behind the Hispanic market campaign for Sheets Brand Energy Strips, a line of paper thin, energizing, individually wrapped ...

  14. Game and Tyler, The Creator Get Crazy in 'Martians Vs. Goblins' Clip

    December 21, 2011 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Game and Tyler, The Creator invade an insane asylum and try to settle the age-old debate "Martians, or Goblins?" in the spooky new music video for Game's latest "R.E.D. Album" single, which premiered on Tuesday (Dec. 20). Ar ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Mick Jagger: Facebook Addict, Katy Perry Reveals New Single Art

    September 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mick Jagger Addicted To… Facebook In a chat with USA Today, Mick Jagger admitted, "I spend way too much time on the computer and not enough time playing the guitar. ...

  16. Lionsgate Sued Over Music Used in LeBron James Documentary

    September 08, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Lionsgate has been hit with a quirky copyright infringement lawsuit over a piece of music used in documentary More Than A Game, which chronicles basketball superstar LeBron James' rise during his high school days in Ohio. The lawsuit filed Tu ...

  17. Lloyd Overcomes Label Drama To Become 'King of Hearts'

    July 01, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 LeBron James wasn't the only self-proclaimed "King" mulling over a big decision last year. After releasing his first three albums through music mogul/former reality star Irv Gotti's record label the Inc. (formerly known as Murda ...

  18. Drake Gets Animated For 'The LeBrons' Show: Watch

    May 25, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the most recent episode of LeBron James' web-based animated series, ' The LeBrons ,' Drake gets animated. Check out Drizzy avoid drama in his October's Very Own/All Things Fresh varsity jacket. If you want more Drizzy, don ...

  19. Drake to Guest Star on LeBron James Animated Series

    February 17, 2011 7:14 PM EST 0 0 0 D rake is set to appear on "The LeBrons," an upcoming animated web series spearheaded by Miami Heat superstar LeBron James (with Spring Hill Productions and Believe Entertainment Group). The Toronto rapper will play himself in his guest sp ...

  20. Lil Wayne Not Happy With LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

    January 19, 2011 4:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne is on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine this month -- marking his first print interview since his release from jail last November -- and in the story he has some harsh words for NBA players LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. "Them n*ggas ...

  21. Black Keys Find New Home in Nashville

    December 13, 2010 4:43 PM EST 0 0 0 It's been a tough year for Ohio. First The Buckeye State lost LeBron James. Now the Black Keys have headed south, too, leaving Akron for the Music City, where singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney recently bought homes. The d ...

  22. Dallas Mavericks Remake Kanye's 'Power' Video, Plus More 'Twisted Fantasy' NBA Teams

    November 29, 2010 4:37 PM EST 0 0 0 In between battling injuries and ending the San Antonio Spurs' winning streak, the Dallas Mavericks have apparently been taking a page from Kanye West's playbook. The NBA team unveiled a remake of West's controversial "Power" ...

  23. Lil Wayne's Friends Hit Miami For 'Welcome Home' Bash

    November 08, 2010 9:54 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne was released from jail on Thursday, Nov. 4, and the rapper is apparently quickly re-acclimating to the real world. Wayne not only hit up Friday's (Nov. 5) New Orleans Hornets vs. Miami Heat game and took the stage on Saturday (Nov. 6) ...

  24. Keri Hilson, Soulja Boy Debut New Tracks At Dr. Dre Event

    September 30, 2010 2:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dr. Dre , alongside Chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records Jimmy Iovine, Monster Cable CEO Noel Lee and radio host Mario Armstrong, unveiled the new line of products by Beats By Dr. Dre yesterday (Sept. 29) at New York's Best Buy Theater ...

  25. Dr. Dre Jokes About Album Delay in Headphones Ad

    September 30, 2010 1:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 D r. Dre and basketball star LeBron James hit the gym and receive a few good-natured barbs in a new commercial for Monster's Power Beats headphones. Comedian Affion Crockett teases James about his lack of championship rings and makes a referenc ...

  26. Justin Timberlake Talks Lakers Vs. Heat On Leno Show

    September 22, 2010 12:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake showed he has jokes during his Monday (Sept. 20) appearance on "The Tonight Show." Video: Justin Timberlake on Jay Leno show Timberlake came on the tonight show to promote his new movie, "The Social Network" but ...

  27. Chart Champs: Athletes-Turned-Musicians

    August 17, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Never mind LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh. The most popular and productive member of the Miami Heat is Carlos Arroyo. At least, according to one of Billboard's charts. Arroyo has taken his talents to the Latin Rhythm Airplay survey, wh ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne Blogs About LeBron, 'Glee' Wins Do Something Award

    July 20, 2010 7:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Blogs About LeBron James Lil Wayne shared his thoughts on LeBron James joining the Miami Heat on WeezyThankYou.com today (July 20). "Oh Lebron!" excla ...

  29. Rick Ross Is Back with 'Teflon Don' and Bigger Than Ever

    July 16, 2010 4:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Releasing a rap album with a guest list that reads like the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 is a common move, but not without its risks. Big-name guests can move units and chart positions, but many rappers get overshadowed by their more famous count ...

  30. POTW: Gwen Stefani, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Amy Winehouse

    July 12, 2010 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani had a tea party, Lady Gaga got wet, Kanye West supported Lebron James, Amy Winehouse returned to the stage, Drake snuggled up with Queen Latifah , Shakira got friendly with Johannesburg natives, T.I. saluted fellow artist Trey Songz , J ...

  31. Celebrities React to LeBron James' Decision To Join Miami Heat

    July 09, 2010 2:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 After basketball "king" LeBron James announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat during Thursday's (July 8) live press conference, his famous friends and fans instantly flocked to Twitter to discuss the mov ...

  32. Shaquille O'Neal Dons Wig, Lip-Synchs to Rick James & Aaliyah

    April 13, 2010 5:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Behold, Shaquille O'Neal lip-synching to a Rick James song while wearing a wig, then delivering a shirtless tribute to the late, great R&B songstress, Aaliyah . Video: Shaq sings Rick James' "Fire and Desire" In a recent vide ...

  33. Drake Teams With Sprite For Worldwide Campaign

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST The release date of Drake 's highly-anticipated debut album may still be up in the air but he is still making his presence felt in other ways. The Toronto rapper has teamed up with Sprite for the first commercial of its recently launched &quo ...

  34. Drake Teams With Sprite for 'Spark' Campaign

    February 11, 2010 1:38 PM EST 0 0 0 The release date of Drake 's highly-anticipated debut album may still be up in the air but he is still making his presence felt in other ways. The Toronto rapper has teamed up with Sprite for the first commercial of its recently launched " ...

  35. Chart Beat Thursday: Live-Blogging The Hot 100

    September 24, 2009 1:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 HOW HOT IS IT?: There's so much action on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, perhaps it makes the most sense to simply run down the chart's most notable positions, number-by-number, dissecting the numerous highlights. Kind of like a live blo ...

  36. Taylor Swift Climbs Hot 100, Black Eyed Peas Still No. 1

    September 24, 2009 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyes Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" reigns for a 13th week on the Billboard Hot 100, besting the 12-week stay at the summit of "Boom Boom Pow," the Peas' previous single that directly preceded its follow-up at No. 1. ...

  37. Three Tracks From Upcoming Lebron James Movie Hit Charts

    September 03, 2009 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 "More Than A Game" the Lebron James documentary directed by Kristopher Belman for Lionsgate and Harvey Mason Media, isn't slated to hit theaters until October 2nd but three tracks from the film's soundtrack are already making mov ...

  38. Jay-Z Confirms Roc Nation Deals With Sony, Atlantic

    June 30, 2009 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 As previously reported , Jay-Z has inked a distribution deal with Sony for his Roc Nation label, the Brooklyn-born rapper confirmed to Billboard last week. "Sony is Roc Nation. That's where Roc Nation's going through," Jay-Z told ...

  39. Beyonce, T.I. Nominated For BET Awards

    May 14, 2009 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET announced Tuesday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network's music video countdown show "106 & Park." Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be he ...

  40. NBA Drafts Kanye West For Playoffs

    April 15, 2009 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The NBA has recruited Kanye West’s latest single, "Amazing," as the musical backdrop for its 2009 playoffs campaign. Premiering today—and being released to fans online—is a new music video produced by NBA Entertainment in which memorable m ...

  41. Lebron James, Jay-Z Rally For Obama

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On his home court, LeBron James tried to swing some votes toward a guy who loves to play basketball nearly as much as he does. The NBA superstar hosted a free concert last night (Oct. 29) by Grammy-wi On his home court, LeBron James tried to swing s ...

  42. Underwood Teams With VitaminWater

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood has signed an endorsement deal with Glaceau's VitaminWater, joining 50 Cent, NBA star LeBron James and Kelly Clarkson, among others, as an official partner of the brand. Underwood is co-creating a limited-edition label for Vi ...

  43. 38OnTV

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 18-25, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 18 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Dilana Smith (also scheduled: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bradley Whitford). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s) ...

  44. Blige, Brown, West, Foxx Lead BET Winners

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown and "Gold Digger" duo Kanye West and Jamie Foxx shared double wins at the 2006 BET Awards last night (June 27). Picking up respective statuettes as best female R&B artis Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown and "G ...

  45. 2005 BET Awards Nominees

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BET Awards nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 BET Awards, to be handed out June 28 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre: Best female, hip-hop: Miri Ben-Ari Jackie-O Remy Martin Shawnna Best male, hip-hop 50 Cent Jay-Z Ludacris Snoop Dogg ...

  46. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent, Pixies, Miller/Keen

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on 50 Cent, Pixies, Miller/Keen 50 Cent will be among the guest voices heard in the forthcoming 16th season of the animated Fox series "The Simpsons." The G-Unit rapper will reportedly be featured in an episode dubbed "Pranksta R ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, CMT, Kathy Mattea

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Mary J. Blige, CMT, Kathy Mattea Mary J. Blige is the latest addition to the performance lineup for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. As previously reported , the Aug. 28 event at New York's Radio City Music Hall will also feature 50 ...