1. Ne-Yo & Nelly Furtado to Perform at 2016 NBA All-Star Game

    February 11, 2016 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Plus: Walk the Moon will perform at Saturday's Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. Ne-Yo , Walk the Moon  and Nelly Furtado will be adding another dosage of star power to the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto. Sting to Headline NBA All-Star 2016 Half ...

  2. Anthony Tolson, Bassist Who Performed With Ne-Yo, Killed in Christmas Eve Carjacking

    December 26, 2015 6:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Anthony Tolson, a bass player who has performed with Ne-Yo , Young Jeezy , Kelis and J. Moss , was shot and killed in Detroit on Christmas Eve, the Detroit Free Press reports. He was 33 years old. William Guest, Member of Gladys Knight and the Pips, ...

  3. Ne-Yo Talks NBC's 'The Wiz Live': 'Today's Tin Man Is Heartfelt, But He Wouldn't Be Soft'

    November 19, 2015 6:24 PM EST 0 0 0 After building a career off romantic hits like "Closer" and "Sexy Love," Ne-Yo is channeling a guy with no heart. Watch a Preview for 'The Wiz Live' Featuring Queen Latifah, Common, Ne-Yo & More The singer, 36, is p ...

  4. Who Covered Nick Jonas' 'Jealous,' 'Chains' & 'Levels' Best? Vote!

    October 14, 2015 4:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nick Jonas has been making big moves in 2015, transforming himself from teenage JoBro to totally grown-up pop star via a series of infectious singles. From "Jealous" to "Chains" to his most recent hit, "Levels," Jonas h ...

  5. Ne-Yo, Lobster & Lamb on the Menu for China State Dinner

    September 25, 2015 8:02 PM EDT Ne-Yo will perform at the China state dinner, which will be attended by Lee Daniels, among others. A powerhouse lineup of Hollywood, diplomacy and big business made the guest list for President Barack Obama's lavish dinner for Chinese Presi ...

  6. 'The Prancing Elites Project' Stars Pick The 5 Ultimate Anthems to Prance To

    July 24, 2015 1:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 You need the perfect soundtrack to prance like a pro. Just ask the stars of Oxygen's The Prancing Elites Project , which follows a troupe of five gay, gender-bending dancers based in Mobile, Ala. Fresh off news that the show was greenlit for a ...

  7. Watch Zendaya & Nick Cannon Test Their Poker Faces (With a Little Help From Ne-Yo) on 'Wild N' Out': Exclusive

    June 30, 2015 4:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Zendaya will be a guest on this Wednesday's episode of Wild N' Out with Nick Cannon  (airing July 1), and as one might expect, things got a little, well, wild. Taylor Swift Reveals Zendaya's Kickass 'Bad Blood' Character Pho ...

  8. 2015 BET Awards: Puffy's Salute to Bad Boy; Smokey Robinson, Janet Jackson Tributes Ring In Show's 15th Anniversary

    June 29, 2015 3:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 The BET Awards pulled out all the stops to celebrate its 15th anniversary Sunday night (June 28) at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Between anticipated tributes to Janet Jackson and Smokey Robinson to a roof-raising tribute to 20 years of Diddy’s Ba ...

  9. Exclusive: Janelle Monae, Robin Thicke, Kelly Rowland And More Join BET Awards Lineup

    June 24, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janelle Monae , Robin Thicke , K. Michelle , Tyga and Jidenna are the latest additions to the performer lineup at the 2015 BET Awards. Also announced today as presenters are Grammy winner Kelly Rowland and Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Ja ...

  10. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: Ne-Yo & Meek Mill Join BET Awards Lineup; Hidden Beach Releases Jill Scott Greatest Hits Album

    June 16, 2015 9:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ne-Yo and Meek Mill are the latest artists to join the performance lineup as the countdown begins for the 15th annual BET Awards (June 28). The pair join previously announced performers Nicki Minaj , Kendrick Lamar and Chris Brown . Actress Laverne ...

  11. Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Cyndi Lauper, Nate Ruess & More Share Stories Behind Their Hits

    June 15, 2015 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to star power, few music industry events can match the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York. Held in a more intimate setting than the Grammys -- the June 18 event takes place once again in a ballroom at the New York Marriot ...

  12. Ne-Yo, Babyface, Erykah Badu & More Set for Steve Harvey's Neighborhood Awards Weekend

    May 22, 2015 7:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ne-Yo , Erykah Badu , Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds , Jazmine Sullivan and Jodeci will be among the performers joining TV/radio personality Steve Harvey for the 2015 Neighborhood Awards Weekend. The four-day mix of concerts, comedy, seminars an ...

  13. 50 Cent, Celine Dion Among Presenters Announced for Billboard Music Awards

    May 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Buckle in, because the Billboard Music Awards is steaming ahead. Billboard and dick clark productions today announced a line-up of presenters from across music, TV and film for the annual awards ceremony later this month. Among the presenters this t ...

  14. Justin Bieber, Will Smith Fans of Bruce Lee DJ T-Shirt From 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    May 03, 2015 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber , Will Smith , Nas , Snoop Dogg and Ne-Yo have all been photographed wearing Bow & Arrow's "Gung Fu Scratch" t-shirt featuring martial-arts icon Bruce Lee manning a DJ table, but longtime fan Robert Downey Jr. may ha ...

  15. Romeo Santos & Enrique Iglesias Win Big at 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 30, 2015 11:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Riding on the tails of major releases that circled the globe, Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias dominated the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, taking home 10 and nine awards, respectively. Santos was the top winner of the e ...

  16. Ne-Yo Reveals He'd Like to Collaborate With Sam Smith and Adele

    Ne-Yo Reveals He'd Like to Collaborate With Sam Smith and Adele

    April 30, 2015 7:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 ETonline is backstage with Ne-Yo talking about new music and why his dream collaborators are all British (Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Adele). music , collaboration , Ed Sheeran , Ne-Yo , 5minmedia , interviews , mcdonalds , Adele , PitBull , ET Videos Sa ...

  17. Exclusive: Fun. Frontman Nate Ruess to Receive Hal David Starlight Award at Songwriters Hall of Fame

    March 18, 2015 8:00 AM EDT Fun. frontman Nate Ruess will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame, Billboard can reveal. The honor, which each year recognizes a brilliant young songwriter, will be presented at the 46th Annual Inducti ...

  18. Chart Highlights: 'Loud' & Proud, Ed Sheeran Tops All Three Pop, Adult Airplay Charts

    March 09, 2015 7:00 PM EDT 6.196 k 189 30 His smash ballad is one of just four singles ever to lead Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs and Adult Contemporary simultaneously. Plus, new No. 1s for Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a ...

  19. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Zedd & Selena Gomez Zoom In With 'I Want You to Know'

    March 06, 2015 2:03 PM EST 11.294 k 1.07 k 78 The collab launches in the top 20. Plus, moves for Nick Jonas, the Empire Cast, Taylor Swift and Tori Kelly. As previously reported , Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars, leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a n ...

  20. Pitbull & Ne-Yo Enter Hot 100 Top 10; Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars No. 1 Again

    March 04, 2015 4:59 PM EST 3.08 k 452 59 'Uptown Funk!' rules for a ninth week, helping parent label RCA to a record-tying multi-format domination, while Pitbull & Ne-Yo's 'Time of Our Lives' (also on RCA) lifts 11-10. Mark Ronson 's "Uptown F ...

  21. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Pitbull, Ne-Yo Blast Toward Top 10 With 'Time of Our Lives'

    February 06, 2015 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 The collab also tops Hot Rap Songs. Plus, moves for Nicki Minaj, Natalie La Rose, Nick Jonas and Tove Lo. As previously reported , Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week, whi ...

  22. Taylor Swift No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100; Ne-Yo Hits Top 10; Katy Perry, Missy Elliott Surge

    February 05, 2015 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Swift stays at the summit, Ne-Yo reaches a new peak & Perry and Elliott make Super-sized moves. "Fifteen" isn't just a Taylor Swift song: it's now also how many weeks she's led the Billboard Artist 100. Despite a 9 perce ...

  23. Ne-Yo's 'Non-Fiction' Aiming for Top 10 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

    January 30, 2015 9:32 PM EST The top of next week's Billboard 200 will have little movement, as there is only one new album heading for a possible top 10 debut: Ne-Yo 's Non-Fiction . The R&B singer's latest effort, released Jan. 27 on Motown Records, has a ...

  24. Concert Cancellations Abound as New York City Preps for Storm

    January 26, 2015 3:57 PM EST Many artists have postponed planned concerts tonight in New York City following the beginnings of a powerful winter storm Monday afternoon (Jan. 26) that is expected to go through Wednesday morning all along the Northeast coast. The cancellations ...

  25. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Pitbull & Ne-Yo Leap With 'Time of Our Lives'

    January 09, 2015 3:16 PM EST Plus, moves for Fall Out Boy, Taylor Swift & more. As previously reported, Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , rises 2-1 to crown the Billboard Hot 100 . Plus, Kanye West and Paul McCartney blast in at No. 35 ...

  26. Rihanna Takes Fans Inside Diamond Ball: See the Glamorous Pics

    December 13, 2014 6:23 PM EST Couldn't score a ticket to Rihanna 's first-ever Diamond Ball ? Well, she is now taking fans behind-the-scenes on social media. The event, which took place in Beverly Hills, California on Dec. 11, was held to benefit Rihanna's Clara ...

  27. Ne-Yo's Seeing Strippers Everywhere in His New 'She Knows' Video

    October 08, 2014 7:05 PM EDT Ne-Yo 's having a hard time getting strippers off his mind in his new video for the Juicy J -featuring "She Knows."   Usher, Ne-Yo, Cee Lo Green & More Music Star Exes Exes Cash In In it, basically everywhere he goes -- from the ...

  28. Calvin Harris Announces New Album ‘Motion’ With Flashy Guest List

    October 06, 2014 2:38 PM EDT Talk about the rich getting richer -- already the world’s No. 1 earning DJ , Calvin Harris recently announced plans for a star-studded album that will drop Nov. 4. Motion will feature the likes of Ellie Goulding , Haim , Gwen Stefani , Big Sean , ...

  29. Ne-Yo Releases New Single 'She Knows' With Juicy J

    September 09, 2014 5:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 A lot of today's hits are led by horns -- Jason Derulo 's "Talk Dirty," Ariana Grande 's "Problem," Taylor Swift 's "Shake It Off" -- and Ne-Yo wants in on the action. The singer-songwriter's la ...

  30. Music Star Exes Are Cashing In on VH1

    September 08, 2014 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 VH1 turns out to be the perfect home for former wives of hip-hop and R&B artists. What does race have to do with this brand of reality TV success? Everything, apparently. Several divorcees of music men are finding independence on reality TV than ...

  31. Chris Brown & Quincy Host Celebrity Kickball Game in Los Angeles (Photos)

    July 20, 2014 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown and actor/singer Quincy squared off in a celebrity kickball game at Los Angeles’ Glendale Sports Complex on July 19 to help raise money for charity. Chris Brown Crashes Drake's ESPYs Hosting Gig: Watch Chris Brown Surprises at 2014 ...

  32. Mike Will Made It, Ne-Yo, Jermaine Dupri Top Honorees At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 27, 2014 2:01 PM EDT Last evening (June 26) was a big night for Mike Will Made It and Warner/Chappell Music. The songwriter/producer was named songwriter of the year and his publishing firm was crowned publisher of the year at the 27 th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul ...

  33. Chart Moves: Idina Menzel's Remixed 'Go' Tops Dance Club Songs; Lil Wayne Extends Record

    June 06, 2014 4:26 PM EDT As previously reported, Iggy Azalea spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, while holding at No. 2 as a guest on Ariana Grande's "Problem." Plus, MAGIC! and Calvin Harris ...

  34. Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo Special Honorees At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    May 29, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Jermaine Dupri and Ne-Yo will receive ASCAP’s Founders Award and Golden Note Award, respectively, at the performing rights organization’s 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The invitation-only event will be held June 26 at the Beverly Hil ...

  35. Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo Special Honorees At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    May 29, 2014 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jermaine Dupri and Ne-Yo will receive ASCAP’s Founders Award and Golden Note Award, respectively, at the performing rights organization’s 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The invitation-only event will be held June 26 at the Beverly Hilto ...

  36. Chart Highlights: Pharrell's 'Happy' Takes Over A Host Of Airplay Charts

    March 17, 2014 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Hot 100's leader crowns multiple lists, and scales several more, while Lorde, Frankie Ballard and Wisin also net new No. 1s Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Gre ...

  37. Lady Antebellum's 'Compass' Points To No. 1 On Country Airplay Chart

    March 11, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The song marks the trio's return to the top and brings pop/R&B writing team Stargate its first country leader Lady Antebellum returns to the top of Billboard's Country Airplay chart, as "Compass" steers 2-1. The song is the t ...

  38. Ne-Yo's New Album Will Be 'Predominately R&B': Exclusive

    February 20, 2014 1:33 PM EST 0 0 0 The singer/songwriter's sixth studio album is slated for a summer release. Sorry dance fans, Ne-Yo is going back to R&B. It's not that he didn't have a good time. He even thanks the dance community for "accepting him," b ...

  39. JoJo, Ne-Yo, Mya & Theophilus London Release Free Valentine's Day EPs: Listen

    February 14, 2014 3:57 PM EST 0 0 0 A few artists let love take over them and released EPs in celebration of Valentine's Day. JoJo, Theophilus London, Mya and Ne-Yo gifted fans with free projects to play throughout the holiday. Listen below and let them swoon you: JoJo, #LoveJo T ...

  40. Paul Williams on His Journey From 'Out-of-Work Actor' to President of ASCAP (Q&A)

    February 10, 2014 11:24 AM EST This article first appeared in the new issue of Billboard Magazine. In an era in which the music business has seen unprecedented change and disruption, some things remain constant. The creativity of songwriters and composers lies at the heart of t ...

  41. BMG to Buy Talpa Music

    February 10, 2014 6:52 AM EST BMG is to acquire Benelux music publisher Talpa Music, a key player in electronic dance music, for an undisclosed sum.  The acquisition is expected to be finalized later this month. At that time, BMG will merge its operations in the Netherlands ...

  42. Robin Thicke To Headline Soul Beach Music Festival in Aruba: Exclusive

    February 06, 2014 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Robin Thicke has been locked-in as the first headliner for the Soul Beach Music Festival in Aruba, taking place again over Memorial Day weekend, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. Thicke will play the Nikki Beach Amphitheatre on the closing night ...

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