1. Who Should Join Katy Perry as 'American Idol' Judges? Vote!

    July 20, 2017 1:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ryan Seacrest announced Thursday (July 20) that he's officially returning to his  American Idol host gig  when the beloved singing competition returns via ABC next year. And with Katy Perry locked in as a  judge for the reboot , things are slow ...

  2. Lionel Richie Says Joint Tour With Mariah Carey Will Be 'Camp City'

    June 23, 2017 7:52 PM EDT 0 0 5 "I told her, 'Bring all the camp with you.'" Lionel Richie is welcoming full diva behavior from Mariah Carey when she joins his All the Hits tour next month. Richie jokes that he expects Carey to bring along a massive entourage a ...

  3. Bon Jovi to Janet Jackson: No.1 Songs From 1986

    June 02, 2017 5:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1986 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 ...

  4. Madonna to Lionel Richie: No.1 Songs From 1985

    June 02, 2017 2:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1985 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 ...

  5. Prince to Phil Collins: No.1 Songs From 1984

    June 02, 2017 2:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1984 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 ...

  6. Toto to Billy Joel: No.1 Songs From 1983

    June 02, 2017 1:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1983 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 ...

  7. Stevie Wonder to Olivia Newton-John: No.1 Songs From 1982

    June 02, 2017 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1982 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982  |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | ...

  8. Dolly Parton to Diana Ross: No.1 Songs From 1981

    June 02, 2017 10:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1981 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 ...

  9. Watch James Corden Get Stuck While Dancing on the Ceiling with Lionel Richie

    May 25, 2017 11:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's a reason that James Corden was cut out of the original gravity-defying video for Lionel Richie 's 1986 smash single "Dancing on the Ceiling." To put it mildly: he stinks at ceiling dancing. Like, really a lot. Corden tape ...

  10. Lionel Richie Addresses Grads At Berklee Commencement: 'Tell the World What's on Your Mind'

    May 14, 2017 11:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Musician Lionel Richie addressed more than 1,000 graduates at the Berklee College of Music after accepting an honorary degree. The Boston Globe reports  that Richie spoke at the school's commencement Saturday at the Agganis Arena in Boston. [re ...

  11. Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren, Neil Portnow & Shin Joong Hyun to Receive Berklee College Honorary Degrees

    March 13, 2017 12:35 PM EDT Artists Lionel Richie , Lucinda Williams , Todd Rundgren , Shin Joong Hyun and The Recording Academy president/CEO Neil Portnow will receive honorary doctor of music degrees at Berklee College of Music’s commencement ceremony on May 13. Rundgren i ...

  12. Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey Announce Rescheduled Tour Dates

    March 09, 2017 9:35 PM EST 0 0 0 All the Hits tour shrunk by one-third due to tight schedule & slow ticket sales Two weeks after Lionel Richie was forced to postpone his tour with Mariah Carey because of a knee injury, the pair’s All the Hits tour has been rescheduled and reduc ...

  13. Lionel Richie Postpones Tour With Mariah Carey After Knee Procedure

    February 24, 2017 5:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Lionel Richie says he won't recover from a knee procedure in time to launch his tour with Mariah Carey next month. The 67-year-old singer said in a statement Friday (Feb. 24) that their All The Hits Tour will be postponed until the summer. The ...

  14. In a Bid for Millennial Attention, Dolce & Gabbana Taps Sofia Richie and Other Music Influencers for Men's Show: Exclusive

    January 17, 2017 12:28 PM EST 0 0 0 For decades, the runways of fashion shows were populated by professional models whose relative anonymity allowed viewers to focus on the clothes, or so the thinking went. But at a time when social media influence is at a premium for designers seekin ...

  15. Mariah Carey & Lionel Richie Announce North American All The Hits Tour for 2017

    December 12, 2016 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie are hitting the road for the All the Hits tour, a first-time hook-up for the two hitmakers and the first North American tour by Carey in more than six years. The 35-show outing will kick off on March 15 in Baltimore at ...

  16. Stevie Wonder Joined by Lionel Richie & More at 20th Annual House Full of Toys Benefit Show

    December 10, 2016 1:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder brought the holiday cheer a bit early this year for his 20th annual House Full of Toys Benefit Concert at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday (Dec. 9). Throughout the evening, the master of ceremonies brought out guests ac ...

  17. Stevie Wonder Welcomes John Legend and Lionel Richie to House Full of Toys Benefit Concert

    November 23, 2016 11:59 AM EST 0 0 0 Holiday benefit concert celebrates its 20th anniversary on Dec. 9 John Legend and Lionel Richie are the first two announced special guests for Stevie Wonder’s House Full of Toys event. Celebrating its 20 th anniversary this year, the holiday benefit ...

  18. Maluma, Camila, Sin Bandera & More To Heat Up 2017 Viña del Mar Fest

    November 22, 2016 12:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Maluma , Camila and Sin Bandera are among the artists announced to perform at the 2017 Viña del Mar Festival. The iconic event is celebrating its 58 th anniversary the week of February 20-25 at its longtime venue, the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, ...

  19. Lionel Richie's New Home Collection Will Have You Dancing on the Ceiling

    October 21, 2016 4:59 PM EDT 0 0 5 While half the world had their attention fixed on the Las Vegas showdown that was  Hiliary Clinton and Donald Trump's final presidential debate , an intimate group of Lionel Richie ’s friends and fans sipped champagne and tuned into something a ...

  20. Katy Perry and Lionel Richie Renew With ASCAP

    September 29, 2016 10:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry  and Lionel Richie have renewed their agreements with ASCAP, the American Society of Songwriters, Composers and Publishers. In the case of Perry, it marks her 10-year anniversary as a member. "ASCAP was in my corner before anyone kne ...

  21. Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Prince & More: Essence's Michelle Ebanks Talks Memorable Festival Moments

    July 01, 2016 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 “It’s called delirium at this point,” says Michelle Ebanks with a laugh when recently asked how plans for the 2016 Essence Festival were coming along. “All things considered, this year is smooth sailing,” continues the president of Essence Communica ...

  22. Old Dominion Channels The Beatles, George Strait In 'Song For Another Time'

    June 30, 2016 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 The new single's lyrics span titles from Hank Williams to Elton John to Katy Perry. In an era when neither audiences nor artists tend to favor just one genre, Old Dominion ’s “Song for Another Time” may have emerged at the perfect moment. The t ...

  23. Grammys Boost Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar & Demi Lovato on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    February 24, 2016 7:47 PM EST 0 0 0 As expected, the 58th annual Grammy Awards became a social affair, with the Feb. 15 ceremony fueling Twitter activity. The broadcast sparked 7.8 million tweets, according to the social media network, and the enormous volume triggers multiple re-entr ...

  24. Lady Gaga's Davie Bowie Tribute Was Facebook's Top Grammys Moment

    February 16, 2016 3:59 PM EST 0 0 0 The 2016 Grammys had its high and its lows, and Facebook gathered the data from all the viewers sending updates on Music’s Biggest Night for the night's top five social moments.  All Grammy Record of the Year Winners, Ranked: Critics' Pick ...

  25. Rihanna Raises Over $3 Million & Lionel Richie Reclaims 'Hello' at Diamond Ball

    December 11, 2015 3:10 PM EST 0 0 0 "Welcome everybody to the second annual Diamond Ball," Rihanna  smiled from the stage at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar on Thursday night. The Grammy-winning singer's charity ball kicked off with a heartwarming speech, as s ...

  26. Lionel Richie Planning Adele Duet Following Viral 'Hello' Mashup

    December 02, 2015 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Before Adele 's "Hello" took the world by storm in October, Lionel Richie already had a hit from 1983 of the same name, singing, "Hello, is it me you're looking for?" Thanks to the Internet, Richie and Adele's mons ...

  27. Ask Billboard: Missy Elliott's Career Album Sales

    November 22, 2015 9:05 AM EST A look at sales of her albums, as she readies her return to the Hot 100's top 40. Plus, more about Adele's 'Hello.' As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] . ...

  28. How REO Speedwagon Revolutionized Albums' Singles Releases, From Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Taylor Swift's '1989'

    November 11, 2015 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 The classic love song 'Keep on Loving You' helped lead to record labels releasing more singles from sets than previously in the rock era. A former Epic Records exec offers the inside story. As previously reported, Taylor Swift's block ...

  29. Lionel Richie Reacts to Adele's "Hello," Says He Will "Loan" It to Her

    Lionel Richie Reacts to Adele's "Hello," Says He Will "Loan" It to Her

    November 03, 2015 10:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Lionel Richie has an epic sense of humor. When Adele released her now-hit single, "Hello," people immediately started to liken it to Richie's famous tune of the same name. With the Internet insanely Music Awards , recording industry , ...

  30. From Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Taylor Swift's '1989': Albums with Five Top 10 Hot 100 Hits

    October 30, 2015 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 With  Taylor Swift 's  1989  recently celebrating its first birthday, the unstoppable album has joined an  exclusive  Billboard  chart club. The set is the latest to send five songs into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, a testament to its e ...

  31. Lionel Richie to Be Honored by Stevie Wonder, Demi Lovato & More as MusiCares Person of the Year

    October 27, 2015 9:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Usher, John Legend, The Roots, Zac Brown & Lenny Kravitz will also pay tribute. Stevie Wonder , Usher , Lenny Kravitz  and Demi Lovato will honor Lionel Richie when he’s named MusiCares person of the year in 2016.  John Legend , The Roots and Za ...

  32. See Lionel Richie's Response to 'Hello' Mash-Up Video With Adele

    October 24, 2015 12:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lionel Richie had a little fun with a mash-up of his iconic 1984 music video for “Hello” with Adele ’s video for her powerful new single of the same title. Watch Adele Hang Up on Lionel Richie in 'Hello' Mash-Up “HELLO @Adele is it me you& ...

  33. Glastonbury 2015: The Who Rocks the Crowd, Kanye West Goes Solo, and More Highlights From This Year's Festival

    June 29, 2015 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Less a festival, more a pop-up city set over 900 acres, in a time when hundreds of British festivals are competing with one another, Glastonbury remains king. The site is so vast and potentially disorientating that guided tours are now offered for o ...

  34. Meet Music's Top 15 Real-Estate Agents Who Broker Miley and Lil Wayne's Show-Stoppers

    June 26, 2015 6:20 PM EDT From L.A. to N.Y.C., these are music's property power brokers who deliver the deals for the biggest chart-toppers. Josh Altman, 36 The Altman Brothers/Douglas Elliman, Beverly Hills Altman recently closed Miley Cyrus ' $5 million buy o ...

  35. Diana Ross Joins Twitter

    June 03, 2015 7:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sound the alarm: Diana Ross is officially "coming out" on Twitter. Diana Ross Brings Daughter-in-Law Ashlee Simpson Onstage at Elegant Brooklyn Show: Concert Review The former Supremes leader posted her first messages to the social media s ...

  36. Patti Smith, Pharrell Williams, Deadmau5 Confirmed for Glastonbury 2015

    April 15, 2015 4:38 AM EDT 1.097 k 155 35 Patti Smith , Pharrell Williams , Deadmau5 , Suede and Lionel Richie will play this year’s Glastonbury Festival. The near-complete line-up for the annual English fest has finally been revealed, and it also includes slots for Motorhead , Mar ...

  37. 'The Voice' Recap: The Heat Turns Up as Battle Round Continues

    March 11, 2015 1:37 AM EDT Celebrity advisors Ellie Goulding , Lionel Richie , Meghan Trainor , and Nick Jonas return to The Voice tonight, as the Battle Round gathers momentum. Team Pharrell is up first, pairing Philadelphia street performer Anthony Riley and soul artist ...

  38. 'American Idol' Recap: Top 8 Girls Keep Motown Week Swinging

    March 05, 2015 11:31 PM EST As "Motown Week" continues on American Idol , Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban , and Harry Connick Jr . return to the Fillmore in Detroit to hear the top eight girls perform for their shot at season 14's top 12. Just as with the boys ...

  39. Glastonbury Festival 2015: Lionel Richie Announced as First Performer

    November 30, 2014 12:45 PM EST Lionel Richie is the first confirmed performer for the 2015 Glastonbury Festival. Richie, who was recently named a Legend of Live at the 2014 Billboard Touring Awards, will make his debut U.K. festival appearance in the Sunday teatime slot on th ...

  40. Go Inside the Billboard Touring Awards

    Go Inside the Billboard Touring Awards

    November 21, 2014 1:47 PM EST 0 0 0 From Rixton hitting the stage to Lionel Richie's Legend of Live acceptance speech, go behind the scenes at the 2014 Billboard Touring Awards. Videos Lionel Richie Brightcove ...

  41. One Direction, Lionel Richie & Katy Perry Win at Billboard Touring Awards

    November 20, 2014 9:46 PM EST One Direction , Lionel Richie and Katy Perry lead the list of winners at Billboard 's 11th annual Touring Awards, held Thursday (Nov. 20) at New York's Edison Ballroom. 1D, who was not in attendance, took home the awards for Top Draw ...

  42. Watch Sting, 'Last Ship' Musical Cast Sing 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic' on the Sidewalk

    October 28, 2014 4:17 AM EDT The Last Ship has made its official entry onto Broadway -- not only by its opening on Sunday, but also by singing to the show across the street, Jersey Boys . Sting scored the musical set in the shipbuilding community of Wallsend in northeast Engl ...

  43. Sheila E. Talks Relationships with Prince & Santana, Wants to Turn Memoir Into Movie

    September 24, 2014 10:35 PM EDT Days before the release of Sheila E.'s autobiography, news spread that she was once engaged to Prince . The bigger bombshell, however, didn't get nearly as much attention. "Pretty much, I was engaged to Carlos Santana . That was hug ...

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