1. Blackmail, Risk & Untested Waters: Inside the Coming Out of Country Radio's Blair Garner, Cody Alan

    January 25, 2017 1:57 PM EST 0 0 0 National jocks break new ground in a historically conservative format. In 1994, a year after Premiere Networks launched the overnight radio show After MidNite , host Blair Garner faced a crisis behind the scenes. A disgruntled former employee blackm ...

  2. Tonys: Awards Ceremony to be Dedicated to Victims of Orlando Shooting

    June 12, 2016 1:11 PM EDT 2.304 k 0 8 Organizers of the 70th Annual Tony Awards have released a statement in response to the horrific mass shooting in a gay nightclub in Orlando, in which 50 people were killed and 53 more wounded. Music Stars React to Orlando Nightclub Massacre, D ...

  3. Who's Neil Patrick Harris Gonna Call for 'Best Time Ever' Halloween Episode? Ray Parker Jr.

    October 23, 2015 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Patrick Harris is getting into the Halloween spirit on the Tuesday's episode of Best Time Ever with special guests Kelly Ripa and Ray Parker, Jr. The Biggest Summer Songs of All Time: Ray Parker Jr., 'Ghostbusters' The LIVE with ...

  4. Watch Jack Black & Nicole Scherzinger Sing 'Born to Be Wild' While Neil Patrick Harris Breathes Fire

    October 14, 2015 11:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Patrick Harris continues to showcase elaborate skits and stunts with celeb guests on his new NBC show Best Time Ever . On this week's show (Oct. 13), actor/rocker Jack Black performed a fiery performance of “Born To Be Wild.” Yes, there wa ...

  5. Britney Spears Pranks Security Guards on 'Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris': Watch

    September 23, 2015 1:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 Imagine meeting Britney Spears and the first thing she said to you was, "It's Britney, bitch." Now imagine that was for a job interview.  Britney Spears Surprises Kids' Dance Class in Los Angeles: Watch On Best Time Ever With Nei ...

  6. Josh Groban, 'Jersey Boys' to Perform at 2015 Tonys

    June 05, 2015 12:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2015 Tony Awards will be setting a record this year. The Broadway-lauding awards show announced Wednesday that more than 175 performers will join Josh Groban onstage for a special performance -- the most performers in a single number in Tony Awa ...

  7. 'Hedwig' Creator John Cameron Mitchell To Receive Special Tony Award

    April 28, 2015 3:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Cameron Mitchell , who co-created the Broadway hit Hedwig and the Angry Inch  and then played the lead character this spring, will receive the 2015 Special Tony Award. The show -- about an East German transsexual seeking love and stardom in a r ...

  8. Oscars 2015: See Neil Patrick Harris Strip Down to His Underwear

    February 22, 2015 10:00 PM EST Neil Patrick Harris is fully committed to his Oscar hosting gig -- so committed that he'll show up to the stage even if he's stuck in just his underwear. Oscars 2015 OK, so he was really just paying tribute to the infamous scene in Bi ...

  9. Oscars 2015: Watch Neil Patrick Harris In His Underwear

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  10. Oscars: Watch Neil Patrick Harris Joke About Shortage of Black Nominees (Video)

    Oscars: Watch Neil Patrick Harris Joke About Shortage of Black Nominees (Video)

    February 22, 2015 8:58 PM EST 0 0 0 No Description Videos Harris Joke Neil Patrick Harris ...

  11. Oscars 2015: Lady Gaga, Rita Ora & More Share Thoughts, Photos Ahead of Performances

    February 22, 2015 4:08 PM EST 2.671 k 459 71 The 2015 Academy Awards are right around the corner, and several artists performing on Sunday's ceremony are sharing some pre-Oscar thoughts and photos on social media. Oscars 2015: See All of Our Coverage Lady Gaga and Rita Ora posted ...

  12. Oscars 2015: Neil Patrick Harris Hosting Do's and Don'ts

    February 20, 2015 11:10 AM EST Expectations are sky-high for Neil Patrick Harris when he hosts the Oscars this weekend. Oscars 2015 This is the guy, after all, who has won Emmys for hosting. Among other events, he's hosted the Tonys and Emmys to great acclaim. But the A ...

  13. Neil Patrick Harris Happy For a 'Kanye Moment' at the Oscars

    February 18, 2015 11:20 PM EST Neil Patrick Harris might use his job as Oscar host as a way to meet his favorite stars. "I have, essentially, an all-access pass to the theater," Harris said during a recent interview. "So I love being able to stand there and say ...

  14. Oscars: Neil Patrick Harris Will Perform Song By 'Frozen' Duo

    January 27, 2015 2:14 PM EST Will Neil Patrick Harris be visiting Arendelle during the Oscars? Okay, not exactly, but it was announced today that Oscar-winning songwriters Robert and Kristen Lopez , who most famously composed the music to Frozen , have joined the creative te ...

  15. Neil Patrick Harris Talks 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Grammy Nomination & More

    January 13, 2015 5:02 PM EST When it was announced in 2013 that  Hedwig and the Angry Inch -- the cult favorite, off-Broadway 1998 hit -- was finally coming to Broadway, people had high hopes, of course, but no one was exactly sure how it would go.  Fans needn't have bee ...

  16. John Cameron Mitchell Returning to 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

    November 20, 2014 2:32 PM EST Actor will reprise the transgender rocker role he created for a limited eight-week engagement in the hit Broadway revival, starting Jan. 21. Hedwig fans rejoice. Mama's coming home. John Cameron Mitchell , co-creator and original star of Hedw ...

  17. Oscar Host Neil Patrick Harris: Watch 7 of His Musical Hosting Moments

    October 15, 2014 7:01 PM EDT No disrespect to Barney Stinson, but " Neil Patrick Harris : Awards Show Host" may just be the Emmy- and Tony-winning actor's most delightful role yet. Earlier Wednesday (Oct. 15), it was announed that Harris would finally get hi ...

  18. Neil Patrick Harris to Host the 2015 Oscars

    October 15, 2014 4:59 PM EDT Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the 2015 Oscars, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Tonys 2014: Neil Patrick Harris Gives Sting a Lap Dance During 'Hedwig' Performance The actor has hosted the Emmy Awards twice and the Tony Awards ...

  19. Michael C. Hall Is Glitter & Glam in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch': First Look

    October 06, 2014 10:21 PM EDT Dexter has officially gone glam. The first images of Michael C. Hall for Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway were released on Monday, with the star of Showtime's serial-killer drama donning a full face of makeup and emotion. The Dexter acto ...

  20. Neil Patrick Harris Marries David Burtka

    September 08, 2014 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John performed at the reception. Neil Patrick Harris is a newlywed. The TV and Broadway star wed David Burtka , his partner of 10 years, on Saturday in Italy, Harris' rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter . "We happily confirm that ...

  21. Neil Patrick Harris Exiting 'Hedwig' on Broadway

    June 13, 2014 12:03 AM EDT Neil Patrick Harris will leave hit Broadway show "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and Andrew Rannells will slip into his old wigs. Producers of the Tony Award-winning show said Thursday that Harris will play his final performance at the Belas ...

  22. Tony Awards Ratings Down for CBS

    June 09, 2014 11:08 PM EDT The Tony Awards with hopping host Hugh Jackman couldn't leapfrog last year's show in the ratings or the NBA Finals. According to preliminary Nielsen figures released Monday, Sunday's CBS telecast crowning "A Gentleman's Gu ...

  23. 'Hedwig' and 'A Gentleman's Guide' Win Big at Tony Awards

    June 09, 2014 12:05 AM EDT It looks like LL Cool J and T. I. have found a new home: on Broadway rapping with Hugh Jackman. The artists joined the Tony Awards host onstage at Radio City Music Hall for the 68th annual event on Sunday Night to perform an updated version of the ...

  24. Tony Awards: 10 Things Seen and Heard on the Radio City Red Carpet

    June 08, 2014 11:37 PM EDT 4 1 1 "Musical theater is not dead," declared "A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder" co-writer Steven Lutvak -- just one of the Broadway luminaries who spoke to Billboard at the star-studded event. Sunday's Tony Awards, held at ...

  25. Tonys: How the 'Hedwig' Team Turned Neil Patrick Harris Into a Bona Fide Rock Star

    June 07, 2014 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stephen Trask is adamant. "It's not stunt casting!" the composer affirms over and over about bringing the musical ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ to Broadway with headliner Neil Patrick Harris. "There are plenty of people that if we ...

  26. 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Original Broadway Cast Recording To Get July Release

    May 30, 2014 2:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Patrick Harris is adding another credit to his resume: Broadway recording artist. The Tony-nominated actor and former How I Met Your Mother star will be featured on the original cast album for the Broadway revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, ...

  27. Broadway's Box Office, Attendance On the Rise

    May 28, 2014 3:04 AM EDT Broadway's revenue and attendance figures were both up this season, largely fueled by classics from Harold Pinter and William Shakespeare rather than brash, new musicals. The Broadway League said Tuesday that box offices reported a record tot ...

  28. Pete Tong to Headline Billboard After Party on Sunset Strip

    January 21, 2014 2:52 PM EST Pete Tong, one of BBC Radio 1's most popular DJs, will headline the Billboard After Party at the London West Hollywood in Los Angeles to an exclusive group of industry executives, influencers and recording artists. Tong will take the stage af ...

  29. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Emmys Dominate Ratings with Much Music; Danny Elfman Preps Tim Burton Concerts; Tupac Biopic Gets Financing

    September 23, 2013 5:01 PM EDT Register today for Billboard's 2013 Film & TV Music conference in Los Angeles Oct. 29-20 at the W Hollywood Use promo code 'BIZ13' to get a special discount. The most musical Emmy Awards telecast in recent history attracted 17 ...

  30. Neil Patrick Harris to Star in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' on Broadway

    June 17, 2013 4:05 PM EDT Neil Patrick Harris is returning to the stage -- and not to hand out awards. The four-time Tony Award host and former "Doogie Howser, M.D." will star on Broadway in the spring as the gender-bent rock chanteuse at the center of "Hedw ...

  31. Tony Awards Telecast A Hit, Viewership Rises 1.2 Million

    June 11, 2013 12:49 AM EDT CBS' Tony Awards telecast saw viewership jump to 7.24 million people, the show's largest audience in four years. According to preliminary Nielsen figures released Monday, Sunday's show crowning "Kinky Boots" as best mus ...

  32. Tony Awards Achieve Best Ratings in Four Years

    June 11, 2013 12:44 AM EDT CBS' Tony Awards telecast saw viewership jump to 7.24 million people, the show's largest audience in four years. According to preliminary Nielsen figures released Monday, Sunday's show crowning "Kinky Boots" as best musica ...

  33. Neil Patrick Harris Works His Magic at Tony Awards: Watch

    June 09, 2013 9:56 PM EDT The first thing Neil Patrick Harris did as the Tony Awards kicked off Sunday night was to mock a fellow actor. "Hi, I'm Neil. I wouldn't be here if someone else hadn't passed on hosting. So special thanks to Shia LaBeouf for th ...

  34. Billboard Afterparty Rocks With Prince, Lumineers, Darren Criss, Neil Patrick Harris, More

    February 11, 2013 11:40 AM EST Above, L-R: Prometheus Global Media SVP Dana Miller, Billboard publisher Tommy Page, Nicole Levinsohn; Guggenheim Digital Media CEO Ross Levinsohn at the Billboard Afterparty at the London Hote l (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images) It was a part ...

  35. Music's 15 Worst TV Cameos Ever

    October 03, 2012 6:55 PM EDT With Adam Levine joining "American Horror Story," Miley Cyrus appearing on "Two and a Half Men," and Justin Bieber swinging by for a cameo on "The Simpsons," this fall TV season is going to be overwhelmed with musicia ...

  36. Fun. to Headline Trevor Project Event: Exclusive

    June 14, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Indie pop trio Fun. will be the musical performer for this year's "Trevor Live" event , hosted by LGBTQ organization the Trevor Project in New York City. "We are honored to be supporting the Trevor Project in every way we can,&qu ...

  37. 'Once' Completes Cinderella Story, Wins Eight Tony Awards

    June 11, 2012 9:27 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Once upon a time, a quirky film made on a shoestring turned into an unlikely Oscar-winner and, even more improbably, a Broadway show. Now, "Once" has completed its Cinderella story, winning the coveted best-musical Tony ...

  38. 'Once' Leads Tony Nominations, 'Spider-Man' Musical Snubbed

    May 01, 2012 11:50 AM EDT The low-tech musical "Once," based on the love story of a Czech flower seller and an Irish street musician in Dublin, got a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Tuesday, proving sentiment can sway nominators just as much as special effects. ...

  39. 'Once' Leads Tony Nominations, 'Spider-Man' Musical Snubbed

    May 01, 2012 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 The low-tech musical "Once," based on the love story of a Czech flower seller and an Irish street musician in Dublin, got a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Tuesday, proving sentiment can sway nominators just as much as special effects. T ...

  40. 'Glee's' 'Smooth Criminal' Selling Big, Heading For High Chart Debut

    February 02, 2012 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 "Glee's" take on Michael Jackson 's "Smooth Criminal" is off to a fast start. Covered by the show's Grant Gustin and Naya Rivera (with guests 2Cellos) on its Jan. 31 Michael Jackson-themed episode, the single could ...

  41. 'Glee's' 'Smooth Criminal' Selling Big; Heading For High Chart Debut

    February 02, 2012 2:14 PM EST Santana (Naya Rivera, second from L) and Sebastian (guest star Grant Gustin, third from L) perform with 2Cellos (Sulic, L and Hauser, R) (Photo: ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Adam Rose/FOX ) "Glee's" take on Michael Jackson's ...

  42. Elton John's Grand Return to Las Vegas a Hits & Glitz-Filled Celebration

    September 29, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Monochrome does not suit Elton John well. As one of rock's most colorful performers, the mere mention of his name conjures a rainbow of visuals, especially considering the famous video screen that was a key attraction for his first Las Vegas re ...

  43. Billboard Bits: 'Yakety Yak' Singer Dies, 'Glee' Wants Springsteen

    June 13, 2011 5:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Yakety Yak' Singer of The Coasters Dies Carl Gardner, lead singer of '50s group the Coasters, passed away Sunday (June 12) in Port St. Lucie, Florida afte ...

  44. 'Book of Mormon' Wins Best Musical Tony; Bono, The Edge Make Appearance

    June 13, 2011 7:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 A slew of acclaimed shows were up for Tony Awards in a remarkably competitive year, but a production that wasn't even eligible still managed to cast a shadow - well, shall we make that a web? - over the proceedings. On a night when the hilariou ...

  45. 'Book of Mormon' Wins Best Musical Tony; Bono, The Edge Make Appearance

    June 13, 2011 6:10 AM EDT NEW YORK - A slew of acclaimed shows were up for Tony Awards in a remarkably competitive year, but a production that wasn't even eligible still managed to cast a shadow - well, shall we make that a web? - over the proceedings. On a night wh ...

  46. Katy Perry Rips on Neil Patrick Harris in 'How I Met Your Mother' Promos

    February 01, 2011 11:43 AM EST 0 0 0 K aty Perry will be guest-starring on CBS's "How I Met Your Mother" this coming Monday (Feb. 7), and if the newly-releaed promos for the episode are any indication, she won't be half-bad. In the three promo spots, Perry appears w ...

  47. Ask Billboard: Actors, Actresses On Billboard Charts

    December 06, 2010 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated each week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and count ...

  48. Maroon 5's Adam Levine Speaks Out Against LGBT Violence

    October 13, 2010 3:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 M aroon 5 frontman Adam Levine has joined the cast of entertainers that have made videos for columnist Dan Savage's video project "It Gets Better," made to encourage gay teens who are bullied to stay strong under difficult circumstanc ...

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