1. Who Is BJ The Chicago Kid?

    January 10, 2017 10:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Motown's Grammy-nominated artist sets the stage for President Obama's farewell speech. So who was the young man who delivered the soulful rendition of the national anthem preceding President Obama’s farewell address this evening (Jan. 10)? ...

  2. Barack Obama on His Favorite Rappers: 'Kendrick & Chance Are Doing Amazing Work'

    October 28, 2016 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 President Obama and music share a storied past. Obama has expressed his passion for music and illustrated that he's hip to today's rising talent in many ways, from inviting musical guests to nearly every White House event -- his Fourth of ...

  3. Pitbull Thanks President Obama for Shout-Out in Cuba

    March 23, 2016 3:32 PM EDT Pitbull acknowledged President Obama's shout-out during his speech in Cuba , adding to his tweet "short steps, long vision equals a free Cuba and that's not a lie." President Obama Name-Checks Pitbull & Gloria Estefan During ...

  4. Why L.A. Reid Places Jay Z In The Same League As Mandela And Obama

    Why L.A. Reid Places Jay Z In The Same League As Mandela And Obama

    February 05, 2016 3:42 PM EST 0 0 0 L.A. Reid explains why he considers Jay Z to be in the same league as Nelson Mandela and President Obama. sony , HuffPost Live Highlights , 5minmedia , L.A. Reid , epic records , Nelson Mandela , Obama Videos Nelson Mandela Obama Brightcove ...

  5. Alicia Keys Fights for #JusticeReformNow Through Change.Org: Read Her Letter

    January 13, 2016 6:55 PM EST 0 0 0 On the heels of President Obama’s final State of the Union address on Tuesday, Alicia Keys is endorsing a new movement on Change.org : #JusticeReformNOW. Wale Performs at President Obama's State of the Union Address The movement is on behalf of ...

  6. Ted Nugent Calls President Obama 'A Psychopathic America Hating Liar' After Gun-Control Speech

    January 05, 2016 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 It's not breaking news that Ted Nugent isn't a fan of President Obama. But the classic rocker did share some colorful new insults Tuesday (Jan. 5) on Facebook after the president's tearful gun-control speech . Celebrities React to Pre ...

  7. Watch President Obama 'Rap' Drake & Future's 'Jumpman' in Detroit Pistons Video

    January 05, 2016 5:25 PM EST 0 0 0 "Jumpman" -- from Drake and Future 's 2015 joint album What a Time to Be Alive -- was always destined to be a basketball anthem, with its slam-dunk-ready title and its references to NBA stars Manu Ginobili and Dikembe Mutombo. Now, th ...

  8. Paris Attacks: President Obama Calls Ongoing Situation an 'Attack on All of Humanity'

    November 13, 2015 6:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Shortly before 6 p.m. ET Friday evening (Nov. 13), President Obama addressed the nation with brief remarks regarding the ongoing terror situation in Paris . "Once again we’ve seen an outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians," Pre ...

  9. President Obama to Appear on 'The Daily Show' Before Jon Stewart Exits

    July 17, 2015 3:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 President Obama is booked for his seventh appearance on The Daily Show Tuesday as Jon Stewart is beginning his final three weeks as host of the show. Jon Stewart Announces His Final 'Daily Show' Date Obama last appeared alongside Stewart w ...

  10. James Taylor: 'It's So Unlikely That I Should Be Considered a Pillar of Society'

    June 19, 2015 1:55 PM EDT 1.397 k 94 26 “It's been a while,” James Taylor writes with typical wry humor in the liner notes to Before This World , his first album of new material in 13 years, released by Concord Records on June 16. Rare among his peers, Taylor has never made a ...

  11. Comfort Tech On Performing For President Obama

    Comfort Tech On Performing For President Obama

    April 30, 2015 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pittsburgh band Comfort Tech joins HuffPost Live to discuss performing for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. music , Joe Biden , HuffPost Live Highlights , Barack Obama , comfort tech , 5minmedia , vice president biden , interview ...

  12. Blue Note Offers Trips to Cuba

    April 10, 2015 4:21 AM EDT Entertainment company launches music travel division, announces upcoming Cuba trips Blue Note Entertainment Group has launched a new music travel division with a line-up of spring and summer cultural trips to Cuba. The company, whose properties i ...

  13. Net Neutrality: Just Like the Railroad Robber Barons or Disneyland's Indiana Jones Ride

    January 22, 2015 1:24 PM EST With so much confusion around such an important topic, Billboard explains the convoluted issue via the magic of analogy. The issue of "net neutrality" has been steamy for some time, and now finally looks ready for a full boil. It receive ...

  14. President Obama Defends Net Neutrality in State of the Union Address

    January 20, 2015 9:53 PM EST During his State of the Union address on Tuesday night (Jan. 20) -- amid talk of the economy, national security and health care -- President Obama took time to highlight the hot-button tech issue of net neutrality. President Obama Weighs In on ...

  15. U.S.-Cuba Musical Relations: A Timeline of Milestones

    December 19, 2014 5:15 PM EST Before President Obama's announcement Wednesday that the U.S. would be restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, there were five decades of a rocky musical relationship that displayed artistic triumphs, personal tragedies and the diplomatic ...

  16. Calle 13, Enrique Iglesias & More Win Early Latin Grammys Before Obama Address

    November 20, 2014 8:17 PM EST Lila Downs, Juanes & more also win pre-telecast trophies. Puerto Rican rappers Calle 13 , pop star Enrique Iglesias and Mexican songstress Lila Downs took home trophies during the 2014 Latin Grammys pre-telecast in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand m ...

  17. Foo Fighters Play Intimate Gig at NYC 'Sonic Highways' Screening

    October 15, 2014 10:15 AM EDT Leave it to Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl to find the perfect way to get viewers interested in the band's upcoming docu-series, Sonic Highways . "Cameras rolling at all times -- when we were hungover, hungry and whimsical moments. ...

  18. Daft Punk Get Luckier With Extended Mix: Listen

    June 28, 2013 2:40 AM EDT What could be better than Daft Punk’s monster summer hit “Get Lucky”? Try a 10 minute version of “Get Lucky” The French electronic music masters have dished out an extended version of their crowd-pleasing hit, which clocks in at 10 minutes – some ...

  19. Morning Fix: Holiday Music Sales Drop; MP3 Player Sales Dwindle; Fiscal Cliff Nears; Britney Spears Exiting 'X Factor'?

    December 28, 2012 8:45 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and our other free music-business newsletters HOLIDAY BLUES: MUSIC SALES DOWN 10%: In the absence of a steady-selling blockbuster title like Adele 's "21" or Michael Buble ...

  20. Morning Fix: Jenni Rivera Memorial; Glassnote Being Courted; New SiriusXM CEO's Challenges; 2012's Best Start-ups

    December 20, 2012 7:45 AM EST Subscribe to Billboard's free Morning Fix email and other music-business newsletter HERE JENNI RIVERA HONORED BY FANS AND STARS IN EMOTIONAL MEMORIAL: The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the art ...

  21. Radio Reacts to Newtown, From Dropping Ke$ha's 'Die Young' to Providing Comfort

    December 18, 2012 3:34 PM EST Following the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., on Friday (Dec. 14), radio is doing what it traditionally does best in the wake of such tragedy: providing listeners a forum to express ...

  22. Radio Reacts to Newtown, From Dropping Ke$ha's 'Die Young' to Providing Comfort

    December 18, 2012 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Portion of President Obama's speech added to Lifehouse's 'Aftermath' Following the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., on Friday (Dec. 14), radio is doing what it tradi ...

  23. Business Matters: How Tuesday's Elections Impact the Music Business

    November 07, 2012 5:00 PM EST The music business lost one of its biggest supporters and a long-time friend in Tuesday's elections. Howard Berman lost his seat in the House after 30 years in office while Mary Bono Mack, widow of the late musician Sony Bono, lost her seat i ...

  24. Ted Nugent Calls Obama Supporters 'Soulless Fools'

    November 07, 2012 2:50 PM EST 0 0 0 When President Obama was elected to a second term on Tuesday night (Nov. 6), a slew of music stars, from Lady Gaga to Snoop Dogg to Cher, tweeted their support for America's choice. Ted Nugent was not one of those music stars. The extremely con ...

  25. Obama Rallies With Katy Perry, Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp

    November 04, 2012 9:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews and Bill Clinton boosted a rally for President Obama in Virginia Saturday, which attracted an estimated 24,000 people. Clinton, who was losing his voice from campaigning, said he had given "my voice in the service of my president, ...

  26. The Beat 10/31: Eminem's Album Hint, Obama's iPod, Madonna in New Orleans

    October 31, 2012 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Happy Halloween! Welcome to the Wednesday, October 31 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's toppin ...

  27. The Beat 10/31: New Eminem Album?, Obama's iPod, Madonna in NOLA

    The Beat 10/31: New Eminem Album?, Obama's iPod, Madonna in NOLA

    October 31, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 10/31: Eminem news, what's on Obama's iPod, Madonna in New Orleans, Reality TV, Billy Idol In Seattle jonathan brooks , new orleans , featuredVideo2 , Reality TV , Billboard , Billy Idol , madonna , Minaj , Obama , Eminem Videos M ...

  28. The Beat 10/26: DJ Skee Interview, Katy Perry Gets Political

    The Beat 10/26: DJ Skee Interview, Katy Perry Gets Political

    October 26, 2012 5:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 10/26: DJ Skee Interview, Katy Perry Gets Political Bruce Springsteen , Billboard Music , jonathan brooks , Gary Clark Jr , Katy Perry , President Obama , skee lodge , POTUS , DJ Skee , Obama Videos Katy Perry Bruce Springsteen Gary Clark J ...

  29. Watch Bruce Springsteen Impersonate Obama, Sing 'Campaign' Song

    October 24, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen gave about 5,000 fans a treat at a free concert Tuesday in Virginia that doubled as rally for President Obama's re-election. During the event in Charlottesville, the Boss performed a jokey "campaign" song on behalf o ...

  30. The Beat 10/17: Xzibit Co-Hosts, Obama Talks 'American Idol' Drama

    October 17, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Wednesday, October 17 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In ...

  31. Jay-Z Speaks Out in Obama Campaign Ad

    October 15, 2012 8:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 President Obama spoke at Jay-Z 's Made in America festival in September -- now Hov's returning the favor. The hip-hop mogul appears in Obama's new campaign ad, titled "The Power of Our Voice." "When the president got in ...

  32. The Beat 10/15: Snoop Sells Hot Pockets, Bruce Springsteen Campaigns for Obama

    October 15, 2012 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Monday, October 15 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In tod ...

  33. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Singer, Dead at 84

    September 26, 2012 10:12 AM EDT With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you wer ...

  34. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Crooner, Dies

    September 26, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren ...

  35. The Beat 9/24: iHeart Radio Fest, Cher Lloyd, Cee Lo

    September 24, 2012 6:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Monday, September 24 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In t ...

  36. Bruce Springsteen Gets Obama Bump, Song Sales Rise 409%

    September 12, 2012 10:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The President meets the Boss on this week's Billboard charts, thanks to the Democratic National Convention. After Bruce Springsteen 's song "We Take Care Of Our Own" was played at the end of President Obama's speech at the c ...

  37. President Obama's DNC Speech Boosts Bruce Springsteen Song Sales by 409%

    September 12, 2012 8:20 PM EDT The President meets the Boss on this week's Billboard charts, thanks to the Democratic National Convention. After Bruce Springsteen's song "We Take Care Of Our Own" was played at the end of President Obama's speech at the ...

  38. Morning Fix: Spotify Browser; Jay-Z, Rihanna Join Coldplay; Concert Safety Standards; Led Zep's Facebook Mystery

    September 10, 2012 7:37 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters. SPOTIFY PREPARING BROWSER-BASED VERSION: REPORT: Spotify is preparing a " completely overhauled browser-based version of its streaming music service" that will e ...

  39. MTV's Video Music Awards Ratings Plummet More Than 50 Percent From Last Year

    September 07, 2012 5:46 PM EDT MTV's Video Music Awards took a nosedive in the ratings. MTV VMAs 2012: Rihanna, One Direction Find Love & Moonmen About 6.1 million viewers tuned into Thursday night's telecast of the VMAs, dropping more than half its audience fro ...

  40. Summer Love: Carly Rae Jepsen Scores Song of the Summer

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 'Call Me Maybe' is Billboard's Song of the Summer. Hey, we just met her, but this doesn't seem so crazy: After a season of pop culture ubiquity, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" tops Billboard's Songs of t ...

  41. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Is Billboard's Official Song of the Summer

    September 06, 2012 10:50 AM EDT Hey, we just met her, but this doesn't seem so crazy: After a season of pop culture ubiquity, Carly Rae Jepsen's debut U.S. hit "Call Me Maybe" is Billboard's top Song of the Summer. The Canadian pop singer's maiden A ...

  42. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Is Billboard's Song of the Summer

    September 06, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hey, we just met her, but this doesn't seem so crazy: After a season of pop culture ubiquity, Carly Rae Jepsen 's debut U.S. hit "Call Me Maybe" is Billboard's top Song of the Summer . The Canadian pop singer's maiden A ...

  43. Nicki Minaj Raps: 'I'm Voting for Mitt Romney'

    September 04, 2012 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Is Nicki Minaj voting for Mitt Romney? The rapper-singer, who is nearing a deal to become a judge on Fox's American Idol, gives what appears to be an endorsement of the Republican presidential nominee on Lil Wayne's "Dedication 4,&quo ...

  44. Which Artists Have the Most Active Twitter Followings? StatusPeople App Shows Some Surprises

    August 28, 2012 11:35 AM EDT Bill Werde ( http://twitter.com/#!/bwerde ) is Billboard's editorial director. This post was originally published on his Tumblr page over the weekend. For those that follow me on Twitter, you know that last night's highlight was followin ...

  45. Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Doubles Down on Government Shooting Claims

    August 17, 2012 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Mustaine of Megadeth has doubled down on his claim that the Obama administration could have staged recent mass shootings in order to fast-track gun control legislation, telling the conspiracy-loving news website Infowars.com , it's "s ...

  46. Twitter 140: Page 13

    July 26, 2012 7:54 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX Toy Selectah DJ/Producer/A&R @ToySelectah Selectah is known industry-wide for his creative savvy and is most recently credited for discovering one of Latin music's biggest DJ acts, 3BallMTY. But the pro ...

  47. Murs Supports Gay Rights, Kisses Man in 'Animal Style' Video: Watch

    July 20, 2012 10:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 When R&B singer-songwriter Frank Ocean 's revelations of a romance with a man last week shook up the hip-hop world, many stars, including 50 Cent , spoke out in support of the Odd Future star. Now, Los Angeles underground rapper Murs has ta ...

  48. Full Text: Obama Intellectual Property Czar Victoria Espinel's A2IM Keynote Address

    June 25, 2012 3:08 PM EDT Victoria Espinel, the Obama administration's "IP Czar," who was A2IM's keynote speaker at this year's Indie Week event with A2IM President Rich Bengloff (Photo: Andy Gensler) At last week's A2IM Indie Week, Victoria E ...

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