1. Billboard Women in Music: Matt Lauer on the Red Carpet

    Billboard Women in Music: Matt Lauer on the Red Carpet

    December 12, 2014 5:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Women in Music: Matt Lauer on the Red Carpet Videos Matt Lauer ...

  2. Kanye West Blasts Media After Wheelchair Controversy: 'Pick a New Target'

    September 16, 2014 3:05 AM EDT Kanye West is continuing his headline-making tear across Australia...even if that's what he really doesn't want to happen. After the rapper took heat for calling on a fan (who turned out to be in a wheelchair) to stand up at his concert F ...

  3. Mariah Carey Rides NYC Subway In Glistening Blue Gown

    May 31, 2014 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mariah Carey chose an unexpected method of transportation to New York’s Fresh Air Fund Gala on May 29: the NYC subway. Mariah Carey Heading for No. 3 on Billboard 200 Dressed in a glitzy light blue gown with dark sunglasses, Carey posted photos of h ...

  4. Dave Grohl, Steven Tyler, Jon Bon Jovi, Adam Levine & More Rock Howard Stern 60th Birthday Bash

    February 01, 2014 10:59 AM EST Rock A-listers, among a throng of other celebrities, feted the King of All Media at his 60th-birthday celebration at the Hammerstein Ballroom Friday night (Jan. 31). In an exclusive interview with Billboard last month, Howard Stern executive pro ...

  5. Melissa Lonner

    November 29, 2012 11:43 AM EST Lonner Senior producer of NBC news and sports, NBC Universal Hurricane Aid In the proverbial dance of chicken and egg, NBC news and sports senior producer Melissa Lonner is a master choreographer. The longtime music producer of NBC's "To ...

  6. Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera & More Lead 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together' Benefit Broadcast

    November 02, 2012 9:41 PM EDT Many of the East Coast's biggest stars came together to help bring relief after what's been called the storm of the century on Friday night. How Matt Lauer Helped Book Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Aerosmith For Tonight's Hurricane Sandy T ...

  7. Springsteen, Aguilera & More Lead 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together' Benefit Broadcast

    November 02, 2012 8:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Many of the East Coast's biggest stars came together to help bring relief after what's been called the storm of the century on Friday night. Musicians and celebrities from Christina Aguilera to Jon Stewart joined the "Hurricane Sandy: ...

  8. How Matt Lauer Helped Book Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Aerosmith For Tonight's Hurricane Sandy Telethon

    November 02, 2012 2:16 PM EDT Music bookings for tonight's "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" telethon , which will benefit the American Red Cross' relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy, include Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bon Jovi, Christina Agui ...

  9. 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together' Concert: Christina Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen to Perform

    November 01, 2012 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Days after Hurricane Sandy ripped through New Jersey, New York and other parts of the Northeast, NBC is staging a benefit concert to aid victims starring native sons Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel. Hurricane Sandy: 20 Musician Twitte ...

  10. Watch Justin Bieber Perform The Hits on 'Today'

    June 15, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In anticipation of his forthcoming album "Believe," Justin Bieber stopped by the "Today" show to chat with Matt Lauer about his whirlwind year, as well as deliver a few of his hits to throngs of screaming fans. Visit msnbc.com fo ...

  11. Chris Rock Burns Chris Brown on 'Today'

    June 07, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Rock bashed R&B star Chris Brown during the comedian's appearance on the "Today" show early Thursday (June 7). It was prompted when Matt Lauer brought the show back from commercial by commenting "We're hoping the s ...

  12. Adele's '21' Passes 9 Million U.S. Sales, Hits 64th Week in Top 10

    May 18, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Adele train just keeps a-rollin' this week as her "21" album moves back up the Billboard 200 (up two spots to No. 2) with a 31% gain (101,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan). The mega-successful "21" also surpasses ...

  13. Bobby Brown: New Album Helped to 'Heal Myself'

    May 14, 2012 7:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobby Brown says it took him a long time to come out with a new album because he's spent so much time trying to get his life on track. Now on tour with bandmates New Edition, Brown says he's ready to return to his solo career with the albu ...

  14. Whitney Houston's Relatives Coming Together for Reality Show

    May 13, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A reality show featuring Whitney Houston 's relatives, including daughter Bobbi Kristina and mother Cissy, is in the works. Houston representative Kristen Foster confirmed the Lifetime show, "The Houston Family Chronicles," on Friday. ...

  15. Bobby Brown: 'I'm Not the Reason' Whitney Houston's Gone

    April 30, 2012 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 In his first interview since the death of Whitney Houston , Bobby Brown says it's "not true" that he introduced the late diva to drugs. "I'm not the reason she's gone," he said of his ex-wife in the new interview w ...

  16. Baby, Baby, NO: Justin Bieber Says 'None of It Is True'

    November 04, 2011 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber has denied allegations he fathered a child in a backstage bathroom and says he has never met the woman who filed the paternity suit against him. "To set the record straight, none of it is true," the teen heartthrob declared F ...

  17. Steven Tyler: I Fell in the Shower, Not Off the Wagon

    October 27, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Matt Lauer spoke with Steven Tyler on Thursday's "Today" show, asking what many have been thinking: was the Aerosmith singer's face-busting tumble in a Paraguay hotel room a fall in the shower or a fall off the wagon? "Being ...

  18. Steven Tyler to Release New Solo Single May 9

    April 27, 2011 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 A erosmith frontman and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler will release his first U.S. solo single, "(It) Feels So Good," on May 9, with the song going on sale the following day at digital retailers. The video that Tyler shot for ...

  19. Kate Hudson, Muse's Matthew Bellamy Engaged

    April 27, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kate Hudson and Muse frontman Matthew Bellamy are engaged, the actress announced on "The Today Show" this morning (Apr. 27). Hudson, who is pregnant with the rocker's child, showed off her engagement ring and told "Today" ho ...

  20. Justin Bieber Charms Matt Lauer on 'Today,' 'Extreme Home Makeover'

    January 31, 2011 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 The clock is ticking down toward the release of Justin Bieber's 3D biopic (two words we never thought would be paired together) "Never Say Never," and with appearances on the "Today" Show this morning and "Extreme Home ...

  21. Watch: Kanye West Performs at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    November 25, 2010 7:27 PM EST 0 0 0 K anye West played nice this Turkey Day, performing his song "Lost in the World," off his latest album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," atop a moving float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Video: Kanye West Perform ...

  22. 'Today' Show Anchors Perform Taio Cruz's 'Dynamite'

    November 15, 2010 5:03 PM EST 0 0 0 When the anchors of the "Today" Show aren't causing Kanye West to hire a media coach and subsequently cancel all press appearances, they have a pretty good sense of humor. This week on the morning talk show, Ann Curry, Matt Lauer, Mer ...

  23. Kanye West Hires Media Coach For Today Show?

    November 15, 2010 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Although Kanye West 's "Today" show interview wasn't exactly a success by most standards, it has been revealed the rapper/producer actually hired a media coach to train him for it. SNL Spoofs Kanye West/George Bush Beef According ...

  24. Kanye West Cancels 'Today' Show Performance

    November 12, 2010 11:01 AM EST 0 0 0 Just as expected, Kanye West has cancelled his upcoming "Today" show performance. 'Ye took to his Twitter account this morning (Nov. 12) to announce he will not be performing live at the plaza as scheduled. Kanye West's 'Tod ...

  25. Kanye West's 'Today' Show Interview Airs

    November 11, 2010 10:29 AM EST 0 0 0 The interview with the "Today" Show's Matt Lauer that Kanye West ranted about on Twitter this week hit the Internet this morning (Nov. 11). Video: Kanye West on the "Today" show Kanye gets visibly irritated when Lauer asks h ...

  26. Kanye West Tweets Frustrations Towards Media

    November 10, 2010 11:27 AM EST 0 0 0 It was only a matter of time before Kanye West lashed out at the media again. Video: George Bush replies to Kanye West's statement Watch: George W. Bush Discusses Kanye West in TV Interview Kanye took to Twitter last night (Nov. 9) to lash out ...

  27. Watch: George W. Bush Discusses Kanye West in TV Interview

    November 09, 2010 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 George W. Bush's interview with Matt Lauer, in which the former President discusses Kanye West 's 2005 outburst over his handling of Hurricane Katrina, aired last night (Nov. 8) on a "Matt Lauer Reports" primetime special on NBC. ...

  28. Presidents Bill Clinton, George Bush Talk Lil Wayne, Kanye West

    November 03, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the day of the elections (Nov. 2), former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush took to the media to express their feelings on none other than rappers Lil Wayne and Kanye West . Clinton called in Pittsburgh's 96.1 Kiss Morning Freak Sho ...

  29. President Bush Calls Kanye's Katrina Outburst 'Disgusting'

    November 03, 2010 10:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 In an interview with Matt Lauer set to run on Monday, President George W. Bush responds to Kanye West 's claim that "George Bush doesn't care about black people" that resulted from the President's handling of Hurricane Katri ...

  30. Katy Perry Turns 'Today Show' To A Candy Land

    August 27, 2010 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Katy Perry turned Rockefeller Center into a real life candy land for her "Today Show" performance early this morning (Aug. 27) to promote her new CD "Teenage Dream" which came out this week. Video: Katy Perry performs on "To ...

  31. Justin Bieber Storms 'Today' Show, Adds Second Leg to 'My World' Tour

    June 04, 2010 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bieber-mania was out in full force Friday morning (June 3), as Justin Bieber fans came out in droves to see the teen star perform on NBC's "Today" show, followed by news that he will add a second leg to his "My World" tour . ...

  32. Bret Michaels Might Be Ready To Rock In Weeks

    April 30, 2010 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bret Michaels could stage yet another comeback sooner than expected. Doctors say it is possible that Michaels, the outspoken 47-year-old former Poison frontman currently competing on "The Celebrity Apprentice," could be healthy enough to a ...

  33. No Doubt, Dave Matthews, Flo Rida Set For 'Today' Show Concerts

    April 02, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 No Doubt, Dave Matthews Band, All-American Rejects, Flo Rida, Black Eyed Peas and Jennifer Hudson are among the bands and musicians scheduled to appear on NBC's "Today" as part of the morning television show's 14th annual summer ...

  34. 02OnTV

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 8-14, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Jennifer Hudson (also scheduled: David Arquette). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s ...

  35. Kanye West Rips Bush During NBC Telethon

    September 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It began with jazz from New Orleans natives Harry Connick Jr. and Wynton Marsalis. But "A Concert for Hurricane Relief," a heartfelt benefit aired on NBC last night, took an unexpected turn thanks to It began, fittingly enough, with jazz f ...

  36. McGraw, Connick Set For Relief Telethon

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Today' co-anchor Matt Lauer to host. 'Today' co-anchor Matt Lauer to host. News Matt Lauer ...

  37. McGraw, Connick Sign On For Hurricane Relief Telethon

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 NBC Universal will stage "A Concert for Hurricane Relief" on Friday (Sept. 2) to raise funds for those suffering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Country superstar Tim McGraw, jazz trumpeter Wynton M NBC Universal will stage "A Conce ...

  38. Brown, Houston Ready To Join Reality TV Ranks

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 TV viewers have peeked into the lives of Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey and Britney Spears and Kevin Federline. TV viewers have peeked into the lives of Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey and Britney Spears and Kevin Federline. Now another celebrity c ...

  39. Artists Line Up For Macy's Parade

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For nearly eight decades, the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday has been synonymous with a parade in the streets of New York. For nearly eight decades, the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday has been synonymous with a parade in the streets of New York. This ...

  40. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 24-30, 2003. Thursday is Thanksgiving, so that must mean television will be populated with several Christmas specials this week! No, really. The holiday special season gets ...

  41. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 15-21, 2003. A new talk show hosted by Sharon Osbourne undoubtedly means more music on your TV, but don't freak out, cuz it won't be all Ozzy all the time! On th ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, The Matrix, Handy Awards

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen aids Asbury Park, N.J., The Matrix signs a recording contract and performances from the Handy Awards will be released on CD. Bruce Springsteen has extended his support of his adopted New Jersey hometown of Asbury Park through a pai ...

  43. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Highlighting music on television for the April 28-May 4, 2003. Contests... It's all about contests on television these days -- "Fear Factor," "Survivor," and the like are out there, but it's the music shows that really ...

  44. Fine Tuning

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An in-depth look at the musical highlights of the April 21-27, 2003, TV schedule. Madonna , Madonna, Madonna! It seems like she's going to be everywhere you look on TV this week, starting on Tuesday, the same day her new Maverick album, "A ...

  45. Fine Tuning

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at music television highlights for the week of April 14-20, 2003. "American Idol" fans will want to stay up for NBC's "Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Monday as inaugural season winner Kelly Clarkson will perform and l ...

  46. Madonna's New 'Day' Heating Up Radio

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although it wasn't intended to debut on U.S. radio until next week, a leaked copy of Madonna's "Die Another Day," the theme song to the forthcoming James Bond movie of the same name, is already gettin Although it wasn't inte ...

  47. Springsteen, E Street Band Rock 'Today'

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Park, N.J., this morning (July 30), Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band performed for a smaller and luckier crowd inside Convention Hall on the city's bo As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Pa ...

  48. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, KCRW, Joe Jackson

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Bruce Springsteen, KCRW, Joe Jackson Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are confirmed to appear on two separate broadcasts of CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman." As previously reported , the act had been set to p ...

  49. Springsteen & E Street Set 'Rising' Tour

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In support of the forthcoming Columbia album "The Rising," Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will kick off a tour Aug. 7 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. The itinerary In support of the forthcoming Columbia ...

  50. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Van Morrison, Keenan

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, Keenan As had been rumored , Bruce Springsteen will preview songs from his new album, "The Rising," July 30 on NBC's "Today" show, the day of the Columbia album's release. The Bo ...