1. Macy Gray Re-Imagines Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book'

    September 19, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Macy Gray channels Stevie Wonder for her next project, a reinterpretation of the living legend's classic album "Talking Book." The Oct. 30 release of the 429 Records/Savoy Label Group project coincides with the 40th anniversary of the ...

  2. Why Mariah Carey Released Three Versions of 'Triumphant' Single

    August 10, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Most people probably don't understand this, but you always play to what's best for the song," Randy Jackson says. With latest single "Triumphant (Get 'Em)," Mariah Carey is offering something for everyone. During ...

  3. Mariah Carey Releases Three Versions Of First Single

    August 09, 2012 6:50 PM EDT With latest single "Triumphant (Get 'Em)," Mariah Carey is offering something for everyone. During a Def Jam conference call with media on Aug. 2, the singer debuted a hip-hop version of the track featuring Rick Ross and Meek Mill, ...

  4. Mariah Carey's 'Precious' Acceptance Speech: Drunk, Or Just Weird?

    January 06, 2010 12:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Normally the Golden Globes are the go-to awards show for head-scratching, (possibly) drunken acceptance speeches, but Mariah Carey provided the goods about a week early at last night's Palm Springs International Film Festival awards, where she ...

  5. Mary J. Blige: The Billboard Cover Story and Video

    December 04, 2009 2:41 PM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige Returns With Her Ninth Studio Album And Branches Out Into Movies, Branding And Charity Work On the chorus of her latest single, "I Am," Mary J. Blige sings in her riveting voice: "Ain't nobody gonna touch you better ...

  6. Mary J. Blige Gets 'Precious' In L.A.

    November 09, 2009 4:58 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Bill Werde catches up with Mary J. Bilge at the Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference in Los Angeles to talk about her musical contribution to the new fil ...

  7. Video: Mary J. Blige On Making 'Color' For 'Precious' Film

    November 05, 2009 12:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Since her entry into the music industry in the early 90s, Mary J. Blige has crafted lyrics about private struggles (i.e. drug abuse, unhealthy relationships). And though those days of self-deprecation are long behind her, it was the same tough theme ...

  8. Lenny Kravitz Brings His 'Love' Back Home

    November 02, 2009 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 For Lenny Kravitz , the U.S. leg of his "Let Love Rule" 20th anniversary tour -- which kicked off two weeks ago and wrapped Saturday (Nov. 1) with a headlining gig at the Voodoo Experience festival -- was more than just a series of gigs. I ...

  9. Blige, Saadiq Sing A 'Precious' Song

    October 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT During the recording of an original song for the forthcoming film "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," director Lee Daniels "made me pull every single thing from my guts," Mary J. Blige told a packed hou ...

  10. Rodney Jerkins Becomes 'Starmaker'

    April 15, 2009 7:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 In addition to working on upcoming albums by Sean "Diddy" Combs, Mary J. Blige and Toni Braxton, songwriter/producer Rodney Jerkins will appear as mentor/head judge on MTV's new reality series "Starmaker." Created by Combs a ...

  11. Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke Team For Tour

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige and Robin Thicke will hit the road together in North America this fall, beginning Sept. 13 in Charleston, S.C. The R&B stars have dates on tap through Oct. 19 in Los Angeles. Mary J. Blige and Robin Thicke will hit the road togethe ...

  12. Mariah Makes Another Road-Trip Flick

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seven years after making what is widely regarded as one of the worst movies ever, Mariah Carey is back with another road-trip flick. Seven years after making what is widely regarded as one of the worst movies ever, Mariah Carey is back with another ...