1. Adam Lambert to Judge 'American Idol' New York Auditions

    September 15, 2014 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It wasn't all that long ago -- the American Idol season-12 finale in 2013 to be exact -- when Adam Lambert told The Hollywood Reporter how he would love to serve as a judge one day. "Where do I sign?" he cracked on the red carpet. Now ...

  2. Keith Urban Postpones Concert After Nicole Kidman's Dad Dies

    September 12, 2014 5:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country star was set to play Washington State Fair on Saturday night. Keith Urban postponed his Washington State Fair appearance following the sudden death of wife Nicole Kidman 's dad . Nicole Kidman's Father Dies in Singapore The country ...

  3. Rolling Stones 'Pull Together' Following Scott Death, Promise to Return to Australia and New Zealand

    March 19, 2014 12:42 PM EDT Members of the Rolling Stones are offering support to Mick Jagger following the death of his girlfriend L'Wren Scott. The Stones canceled their seven-date tour of Australia and New Zealand following the fashion designer and celebrity stylist& ...

  4. Macy Gray Re-Imagines Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book'

    September 19, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Macy Gray channels Stevie Wonder for her next project, a reinterpretation of the living legend's classic album "Talking Book." The Oct. 30 release of the 429 Records/Savoy Label Group project coincides with the 40th anniversary of the ...

  5. Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban Named 'American Idol' Judges

    September 16, 2012 9:54 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- The "American Idol" judges' panel is now complete with the naming of singer-rapper Nicki Minaj and country crooner Keith Urban. The Fox network officially tapped the pair with an announcement Sunday, confirming rumo ...

  6. Emmys 2012: 'The Voice' Scores, 'Glee' & 'Idol' Snubbed in Nominations

    July 19, 2012 12:21 PM EDT Nominations for the 64th Emmys were announced today, and noticeable among the long list of nods for "Mad Men," "Modern Family" and "American Horror Story" was a striking lack of nominations for "Glee," " ...

  7. Keith Urban Invited to Join Grand Ole Opry

    April 11, 2012 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Urban was slyly dropping hints about the surprises he had in store at the All For The Hall benefit concert this week, but little did he know the night's biggest surprise was aimed at him. Vince Gill and members of Rascal Flatts , the Oak ...

  8. Keith Urban Gets Surprise Invite To Join Grand Ole Opry

    April 11, 2012 3:56 PM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Keith Urban was slyly dropping hints about the surprises he had in store at the All For The Hall benefit concert this week, but little did he know the night's biggest surprise was aimed at him. Vince Gill and members ...

  9. Macy Gray Has Metallica, Kanye 'Covered'

    February 01, 2012 10:40 PM EST 0 0 0 For Next Album, Out March 27, Singer Tackles Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Chemical Romance & Arcade Fire Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Wil ...

  10. Exclusive: Macy Gray Covers Album to Feature Songs by Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead

    February 01, 2012 8:42 PM EST Macy Gray is going the interpretive route for her next album, covering songs by the likes of Kanye West, Metallica and Radiohead. Produced by Hal Willner, 429 Records will release Gray's "Covered" on March 27. Gray chose mostly indi ...

  11. Keith Urban Needs Throat Surgery

    November 03, 2011 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Star Will Go on Vocal Rest Until 2012, Cancel Benefit Concert in January Keith Urban will undergo a minor throat surgery later this month to remove a polyp from his vocal chords, it was announced on Thursday. The out-patient procedure will r ...

  12. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Win Early at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 2011 Billboard Music Awards kicked off with a bang, as pop stars like Rihanna , Britney Spears and the Black Eyed Peas rocked the stage of Las Vegas' MGM Grand, while Taylor Swift , Justin Bieber , Taio Cruz and Lady Antebellum snagged the ...

  13. Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood Offer Support at CMT Disaster Benefit

    May 13, 2011 8:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Help is on the way. That's the message celebrities and music stars sent to storm victims across the South on Thursday night during a star-studded benefit concert on CMT. Hank Williams Jr. kicked off "Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief C ...

  14. Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj to Inspire Bold Oscar Red Carpet Fashions

    February 23, 2011 12:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Taking a tip from music stars Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj , Hollywood's A-list actresses are expected to turn up on Oscar's red carpet in many bold, futuristic designs, fashion experts predict. The eye toward the future marks a turnaround fr ...

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Takes On 'California Gurls,' Cee Lo Opens for Prince

    February 01, 2011 7:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Glee" Super Bowl Episode to Open with Katy Perry's "California Gurls" " Glee " will kick off its post-Super Bowl episode with a spirit ...

  16. Trent Reznor, A.R. Rahman Earn 2011 Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2011 9:11 AM EST 0 0 0 The 2011 Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday morning (Jan. 25), and among the top nominees in the music categories is Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor , who is nominated for best original score for the Facebook-inspired film, "The Soc ...

  17. Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Welcome Baby Girl Via Surrogate

    January 18, 2011 7:55 AM EST 0 0 0 It's a girl for Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban . The couple announced the newest addition to their family, Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, on Monday -- one day after attending the Golden Globes together. Photos: 2011 Golden Globes Red Carpet Read a ...

  18. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Discuss Marriage, Addiction on 'Oprah'

    November 30, 2010 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Country star Keith Urban and his wife, actress Nicole Kidman, stopped by " Oprah " yesterday (Nov. 29) and opened up about details of their relationship -- many of which centered around Urban's past addiction to drugs and alcohol, and ...

  19. Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban Set For Oprah's Oz Show

    November 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban have been confirmed as the first two Aussie stars to appear on the Sydney editions of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" being taped here on Dec. 14. Hugh Jackman and wife Deborah Lee Furness, Baz Luhrmann and ...

  20. Carrie Underwood Takes Top Prize At CMT Awards

    June 10, 2010 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fans love Carrie Underwood and they proved it again during the CMT Music Awards. The former "American Idol" champ won Wednesday night's top honor, video of the year for "Cowboy Casanova," and CMT performance of the year ...

  21. Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban Help Tenn. Flood Relief

    May 17, 2010 8:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music singers Brad Paisley , Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum joined other entertainment stars Sunday (May 16) in performing and answering phones to help raise more than $1.5 million for flood relief for Tennessee. "If there is a silver ...

  22. Jay-Z, Beyonce Named Top-Earning Couple

    January 13, 2010 7:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z and Beyonce earned $122 million together between June 2008 and June 2009, more than any other couple -- married or unmarried -- in entertainment. The list makers at Forbes are at it again, this time determining Hollywood's top-earning cou ...

  23. Photos of the Week: Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Taylor Swift

    January 08, 2010 5:28 PM EST 0 0 0 M ariah Carey had a little too much bubbly. Taylor Swift kicked of 2010 with another big win. Chris Brown stepped out with a new woman, and Keith Urban only had eyes for Nicole Kidman. It all happened this week, and we've got the pics to prove ...

  24. People's Choice Highlights: Cobra Starship, Mariah, Keith Urban, & More

    January 07, 2010 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 The People's Choice Awards run the gamut from music and movies to TV shows and the occasional oddball category -- "Favorite Web Celeb," anyone? -- but if you care most about the music, then here are the top five moments from last nigh ...

  25. Black Eyed Peas Prep For High-Tech Summer Tour

    June 12, 2009 12:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas are "trying to up our game" for the group's headline tour supporting its just-released new album, "The E.N.D.," according to Fergie. The Peas' female member tells Billboard.com that the she and her b ...

  26. Anvil On A Roll As Film Hits Theaters

    April 03, 2009 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I don't believe miracles happen halfway," Steve "Lips" Kudlow says. "It took a lifetime for this to actually come to fruition, but this time I went up to bat and knocked it right out of the park." Anvil, the influ ...

  27. Kidman, Jackman Join CMA Line-up

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman will present an award together during the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards, which airs live from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 12 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on ABC. The two internationally kno ...

  28. Fergie 'Thrilled' To Play Prostitute In 'Nine'

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fergie is excited about adding the role of a prostitute to her acting portfolio. Fergie is excited about adding the role of a prostitute to her acting portfolio. The Grammy-winning singer has been cast as Saraghina in "Nine," a big-screen ...

  29. Heath Ledger 1979-2008

    Heath Ledger 1979-2008

    January 24, 2008 2:13 AM EST 0 0 0 Sundance attendees react to the death of actor Heath Ledger, who most recently portrayed Bob Dylan in the 2007 film "I'm Not There." soho , Death , Mel Gibson , entourage , Michelle Williams , nyc , Bob Dylan , the patriot , Rex Lee , ...

  30. 50 Cent Performs In Kosovo's Capital

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Thousands turned out in Kosovo's capital of Pristina last night (Dec. 17) to see rapper 50 Cent perform in the territory known more for its political woes than party tunes. Thousands turned out in Kosovo's capital of Pristina last night (D ...

  31. Brooks & Dunn Dominate At CMA Awards

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's inspirational song "Believe" won three trophies, including single and song of the year, at the 40th Annual Country Music Association A Kenny Chesney won entertainer of ...

  32. King Of 'Pain'

    November 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Urban's handsome face is becoming a lot more familiar -- generally a good thing with the album "Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing" due this week via Capitol Nashville. During the past three Keith Urban's handsome face ...

  33. Urban Developments

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 During the past three years, Keith Urban has experienced a meteoric career rise. He went from his first theater-headlining tour in 2004 to successfully headlining arenas in 2005, and most industry obs Keith Urban's handsome face is becoming a l ...

  34. Prince Rolling The Dice With Vegas Club

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Prince will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas, which will host concerts by the artist as well as acts signed to his NPG label. Prince will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas, which will host concerts by the artist as well as ...

  35. Prince Gets 'Happy Feet' For New Soundtrack

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat," due Oct. 31 via Atlantic. A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to ...

  36. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss song credits, top AC songs, ageism and more! CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE Fred, I have a question that I feel strikes a chord with many chart historians. It appears that Billboard has become pretty liberal with its designa ...

  37. Chart Beat

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Keith Urban, Danity Kane, Elton John and more! URBAN HEIGHTS: A blog published in December 2005 suggested that if Keith Urban were to marry Nicole Kidman, his popularity would plunge. Urban and Kidman tied the knot in June and, judgin ...

  38. Stars Salute James Taylor In L.A.

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 From Bruce Springsteen's mournful harmonica on "Millworker" to Sting's acoustic guitar on "Close Your Eyes," a generation of singer-songwriters influenced by James Taylor paid tribute to him last nigh From Bruce Springs ...

  39. TunesOnTV

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 13-19, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 13 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Alanis Morissette (also scheduled: Will Ferrell). "Live With Regis and Kelly," ...

  40. TV

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 10 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jimmy Buffett (also scheduled: Nicole Kidman). "10th Annual Critics ...

  41. Robbie, R.E.M. Overtake U.K. Charts

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Familiar names added to their totals of U.K. No. 1s on yesterday's (Oct. 10) new U.K. charts. Robbie Williams notched his sixth best-selling single with "Radio" (Chrysalis) while R.E.M. gained its sev Familiar names added to their tot ...

  42. 'Easy' Money: Lachey Set For Heist Pic

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After testing his acting chops on the WB Network's "Charmed," Nick Lachey is making the move to the big screen, signing on for a role in the indie film "The Hard Easy." After testing his acting chops on the WB Network's ...

  43. Vedder, Sting Nominated For Golden Globes

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and U2's Bono are among those nominated for best original song Golden Globe Awards. Danny Elfman's score for "Big Fish" and Howard Shore's work on Songs by Elton John ...

  44. Hot Product

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cold Mountain 'Mountain' High White Stripes frontman Jack White contributes five tracks to the "Cold Mountain" soundtrack, due this week from DMZ/Columbia. Among them are the traditional "Wayfaring Stranger" and "C ...

  45. Jack White Scales 'Cold Mountain'

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 White Stripes frontman Jack White will contribute five tracks to the "Cold Mountain" soundtrack, due Dec. 16 from DMZ/Columbia. White Stripes frontman Jack White will contribute five tracks to the "Cold Mountain" soundtrack, due ...

  46. Midler Launching 'Kiss My Brass' Tour

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bette Midler has set the first leg of her cheekily titled Kiss My Brass tour in support of her new album, "Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook." The jaunt will kick off Dec. 10 in Chicago Bette Midler has set the first leg of ...

  47. Costello, Sting Scale 'Cold Mountain'

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elvis Costello and Sting have each written and will perform new tracks for the soundtrack to the film "Cold Mountain," due in September via producer T Bone Burnett's DMZ imprint through Columbia. Elvis Costello and Sting have each wri ...

  48. 'Chicago,' Eminem Score Oscars

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The big screen musical "Chicago" was the big winner last night (March 23), taking six Oscars home from the 75th annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, including best picture. Among the Miramax The big screen musical "Chicago&q ...

  49. White Stripes Roar Back With 'Elephant'

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Detroit-based rock duo the White Stripes' fourth studio album, "Elephant," has been set for an April 15 release by the band's Third Man imprint, in association with V2 Records. Detroit-based rock duo the White Stripes' fourt ...

  50. The Hours: Music From the Motion Picture

    December 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Kronos Quartet disc of Dracula and other examples prove, a Philip Glass film score can often be a powerful experience without the cinematic images. As the Kronos Quartet disc of Dracula and other examples prove, a Philip Glass film score can ...

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