1. Mark Wahlberg Shouldn't Be Pardoned, Ex-Prosecutor Says

    January 13, 2015 7:18 PM EST A former prosecutor in Massachusetts says Mark Wahlberg shouldn't be pardoned for an attack as a youth on two Asian men. Judith Beals is a former Massachusetts assistant attorney general who argued against a pardon in an opinion piece publish ...

  2. Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Featured in Fiat Ad Global Campaign (Exclusive)

    February 12, 2014 9:00 AM EST Following its 2011 spots featuring J-Lo (including a music video-like spot where she performs her single “Papi”) and its 2013 campaign with Pitbull and Arianna singing “Sexy People,” Fiat is upping the ante for its new 2014 global campaign. Set ...

  3. Lou Reed's Billboard Chart History

    October 27, 2013 6:54 PM EDT In his lifetime, the late Lou Reed charted 23 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, stretching back to his self-titled debut in 1972.  The Grammy Award-winner's most recent chart ink came with his collaboration album "Lulu," with Met ...

  4. Backbeat: Lance Bass, Mario, Guggenheim, theAudience Execs Kick Off Coca-Cola's AMA Pre-Party

    November 18, 2012 12:16 PM EST Rain may have dampened L.A.'s downtown streets, but that didn't stop American Music Awards pre-show red carpet hosts Lance Bass, Eden Sher and Tristan Wilds (90210) from hitting the town Saturday. Guests exchanged their wet footwear for ...

  5. Coheed and Cambria's Sanchez Reveals Details of 'Afterman' Double-Album

    September 13, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 'It was really crazed but really rewarding,' singer says of upcoming music and film projects. With its Amory Wars saga headed to the big screen and the latest chapter in the saga ("The Afterman: Ascension") due out next month, th ...

  6. Coheed and Cambria Singer's 'Amory Wars' on Movie Path

    July 14, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Leverage and Mark Wahlberg to Develop, Produce Film Based on Comic Book Series Coheed and Cambria lead singer Claudio Sanchez has partnered with Mark Wahlberg and Leverage, the production company behind "Entourage" and "Boardwalk Empi ...

  7. Mark Wahlberg: I'll 'Extract' Acting Talent From Justin Bieber

    December 28, 2011 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Mark Wahlberg announced plans to team with Justin Bieber for a big-screen effort for Paramount earlier this year and as he readies for the release of upcoming action movie "Contraband," the actor-producer revealed why he wanted to work wit ...

  8. Scott Vener Q&A: Meet The Man Behind 'Entourage's' Music

    August 30, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 HBO's "Entourage" has offered fans half-hour chunks of stylized escapism during its eight-season run, and no one is more responsible for setting that ultra-cool tone than Scott Vener ( @brokemogul ), who started as a music consultant ...

  9. 'Twilight,' Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera Shine at MTV Movie Awards

    June 07, 2010 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The hunks from "Twilight." A girl-on-girl kiss. Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera in skimpy costumes. The MTV Movie Awards were all they could be Sunday. Photos: MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet The irreverent pop-culture celebration, which hon ...

  10. Kid Cudi Makes Peace With 'Man On The Moon'

    September 04, 2009 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 At the beginning of the year, Kid Cudi threatened to quit the music industry because "the drama that comes with it is more overwhelming than the shit I was dealing with when I was piss-poor broke," he wrote on his blog. He says he felt pre ...

  11. Kid Cudi

    April 15, 2009 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Early last month, the pressures of the music industry seemed to overwhelm Kid Cudi. On his KidCudi.com site, the Cleveland-born rapper blogged about retiring after the release of his debut album. "I am falling back on being an artist," he ...

  12. Rapper Kid Cudi Signs With Universal Motown

    April 15, 2009 2:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Early last month, the pressures of the music industry seemed to overwhelm Kid Cudi. On his KidCudi.com site, the Cleveland-born rapper blogged about retiring after the release of his debut album. "I am falling back on being an artist," he ...

  13. Ludacris: Reel Life

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Best-known to music fans as Ludacris, Chris Bridges is contemplating a new moniker. Best-known to music fans as Ludacris, Chris Bridges is contemplating a new moniker. "I have a new album and two movies coming out within two weeks of each other ...

  14. Ludacris' Busy Fall: New Album, Two Films

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris is going to be a busy man this fall. He's completing the final tracks for his sixth Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam album, "Theater of the Mind," due Oct. 21, and that month will also yield co-s Ludacris is going to be a busy ma ...

  15. Ludacris Hits The 'Theater' For New Album

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris is set to release his sixth album, "Theater of the Mind," in September via Def Jam, the rapper tells Bllboard.com. He has been prepping the set while shooting for the upcoming flick "Max Payn Ludacris is set to release his si ...

  16. Chart Beat Chat

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss The Eagles, kenny Chesney, Jennifer Hudson and more! GOING BY THE BOOK Dear Fred, About four years ago I wrote to you with a prediction that legal digital downloads would eventually help drive the Hot 100, as 45 rpm reco ...

  17. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  18. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Berni ...

  19. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedde ...

  20. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy ( ...

  21. 34OnTV

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 21-27, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 21 "7th Avenue Drop," Fuse Featured artist(s): Jurassic 5. "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, Acts 1 & 2," HBO Featured artist(s): Donald Harrison, Ter ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Andre 3000, Tyrese Feeling Brotherly

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 OutKast's Andre 3000 and fellow artist Tyrese have signed on to star in Mark Wahlberg's next film, which was formerly known as "Four Brothers" but is currently untitled. OutKast's Andre 3000 and fellow artist Tyrese have sig ...

  24. Eminem Raps With Boo Yaa Tribe

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem and Cypress Hill's B-Real have recorded the song "911" with veteran rap outfit Boo Yaa Tribe which will appear on the latter's upcoming album, "West Kosta Nostra." "Hip-hop is in a state of 911 Eminem and Cy ...

  25. Judas Priest Reunites With Halford

    July 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Judas Priest will reteam with estranged lead singer Rob Halford for a new album and tour in 2004, marking the veteran British heavy metal band's 30th anniversary. It's been more than a dozen years sin Judas Priest will reteam with estrange ...

  26. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing music-related television for the week of May 26-June 1, 2003. Close out your U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend celebrating Willie Nelson 's 70th birthday with an amazing cast of his pals on the USA Network. A two-hour version of a ma ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Mos Def, Apples, Rockin' Roadhouse

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Mos Def, Apples, Rockin' Roadhouse Rapper Mos Def and actor Franky G. and have been added to the cast of Paramount Pictures' "The Italian Job," a remake of the 1969 Paramount release of the same name that starred Michael ...

  28. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD v ...