1. Beyonce, Shakira, Lady Gaga Make Forbes' Most Powerful Women List

    May 28, 2014 7:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Forbes released its annual list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women on Wednesday, and this year's ranking is topped by German chancellor Angela Merkel. Yet in the American political sphere, former first lady Hillary Clinton clocks in at ...

  2. Beyonce, Shakira, Lady Gaga Make Forbes' Most Powerful Women List

    May 28, 2014 7:09 PM EDT Forbes released its annual list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women on Wednesday, and this year's ranking is topped by German chancellor Angela Merkel. Yet in the American political sphere, former first lady Hillary Clinton clocks in ...

  3. Darlene Love Memoir Chosen for Oprah Winfrey's First TV Movie

    February 11, 2014 3:21 AM EST 0 0 0 The Oprah Winfrey Network has chosen the subject for its first scripted TV movie. The cable network is expanding its growing scripted slate with an adaption of "My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story." Darlene Love, who penned the memoir ...

  4. Demi Lovato Inspired, Kanye West Teased at Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Event

    December 11, 2013 8:04 PM EST The Hollywood Reporter gathered some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry Wednesday morning at the Beverly Hills Hotel for the 22nd annual Women in Entertainment breakfast to honor the Power 100 and present Oprah Winfrey with a leade ...

  5. Gloria Estefan 'Fought Hard' for Shakira: 'Oprah's Next Chapter' Clip

    July 31, 2013 2:30 PM EDT Gloria Estefan will join Oprah Winfrey for an in-depth interview covering the Latin music superstar's extraordinary career -- and the many musical paths she's helped pave for other stars. The seven-time Grammy Award winner is the latest ...

  6. New Kids On The Block's Jonathan Knight Walks Off Stage During NYC Concert

    April 05, 2013 4:55 AM EDT UPDATE (April 6): Friday morning, all five new Kids, including Jonathan Knight, performed “We Own Tonight,” from “10,” on NBC’s “Today” show. They made no mention of his departure the night before. The same day, the group’s official Twitter ac ...

  7. New Year's Eve Without Dick Clark: Ryan Seacrest, 'Rockin' Eve' Execs Reflect

    December 31, 2012 11:20 AM EST Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest, New Year's Rockin' Eve 2006 (Photo: Getty Images) (Fred Bronson is a long-time Billboard contributor who has written for Dick Clark Productions for an even longer time. He writes for the American Music Award ...

  8. Jenni Rivera Reflects on Her Struggles & Triumphs in 2011 Billboard Interview

    December 10, 2012 1:26 PM EST In this candid interview with the late Jenni Rivera from Billboard's Dec 3, 2011 issue, the Mexican-American banda queen discusses the many challenges she faced -- including domestic violence, being a single-parent of three, and working in th ...

  9. Alicia Keys Raises $2.9M at Gala, Honors Oprah Winfrey

    December 07, 2012 7:30 AM EST 0 0 0 During the auction portion of Alicia Keys' Black Ball Redux, one man was ready to jump his bid from $100,000 to $250,000 for a trip to South Africa - if Keys would join him and his friends. "I'll go for a little more," Keys said ...

  10. 'Inventing David Geffen' Draws Springsteen, Iovine, Gordy, Dr. Dre To L.A. Premiere

    November 14, 2012 2:26 PM EST Jimmy Iovine, chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M Records and co-founder, Beats by Dre, arriving to the premiere of 'Inventing David Geffen' held at Writer's Guild Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Tran/FilmMagic) The Wri ...

  11. Justin Bieber Heading to 'Oprah's Next Chapter,' Hits 3 Billion Video Views

    October 24, 2012 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber will join Oprah Winfrey for an in-depth interview -- and a look behind the scenes. The pop star will be the latest musician to join Winfrey on her OWN show "Oprah's Next Chapter," following recent interviews with Rihanna ...

  12. Beyonce to Perform at Alicia Keys' Black Ball

    September 20, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Call it ladies night: Beyonce and Carole King are joining Oprah Winfrey and Alicia Keys at Keys' annual Black Ball event. Beyonce and King will perform at the fundraising gala for Keys' charity Keep a Child Alive on Nov. 1 at New York' ...

  13. Post 'American Idol' -- What Lies Ahead For Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez?

    July 13, 2012 3:42 PM EDT An old saying contends houseguests and fish last about three days. Swap out days for TV seasons and it appears destined to apply to singing competition judges as well. Steven Tyler announced Thursday (July 12) he would not return to "American ...

  14. 'Idol' Exodus: What Now for Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler?

    July 13, 2012 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 An old saying contends house guests and fish last about three days. Swap out days for TV seasons and it appears destined to apply to singing competition judges as well. Steven Tyler announced Thursday he would not return to "American Idol" ...

  15. 50 Cent & Oprah Winfrey Bury the Hatchet

    June 14, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Oprah Winfrey and 50 Cent have ended their six-year feud. The talk show host and the rapper sat down for an interview on OWN's Oprah's Next Chapter to sort out their differences. Among them, Winfrey said she had taken offense when 50 -- wh ...

  16. The Prince Of Pop

    June 06, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 The first time we meet, on the set for his Billboard cover shoot, Justin Bieber accidentally moonwalks, Michael Jackson-style, right back into me. It's a moment of youthful spontaneity that at once confirms he's not kidding around about his ...

  17. 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. ...

  18. Will Wilson Phillips Get a Sarah Palin Sales Bump From Their 'Today' Show Appearance?

    April 02, 2012 4:05 PM EDT Wilson Phillips who will perform on NBC's "Today" show co-hosed by former Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin on the same day their new album "Dedicated" is released. *(Photo: WilsonPhillips.com) Could Sarah Palin do f ...

  19. Sister-in-Law Feared Drugs Would Take Whitney Houston

    March 09, 2012 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Whitney Houston's sister-in-law said she feared that drugs would end the singer's life. In a partial transcript of an interview with Oprah Winfrey scheduled to air Sunday, Patricia Houston said she would be "kidding herself" to s ...

  20. Oprah Winfrey to Interview Whitney Houston's Daughter

    March 03, 2012 10:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Oprah Winfrey has landed an interview with Whitney Houston's daughter and other family members for a TV special that will air on the Oprah Winfrey Network. "Oprah's Next Chapter" will feature an interview with 18-year-old Bobbi K ...

  21. Lady Gaga Launches Born This Way Foundation at Harvard

    February 29, 2012 7:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga has launched a youth foundation by urging young people to "challenge meanness and cruelty." The singer spoke Wednesday to a crowd of more than 1,100 students, faculty and invited guests at Harvard University. Oprah Winfrey, U.S. ...

  22. CNN Led Cable Channels in Whitney Houston Funeral Ratings

    February 22, 2012 12:00 PM EST CNN prevailed over cable news competitors in the ratings for Whitney Houston's funeral on Saturday afternoon. The channel attracted an average audience of five million viewers over the course of its coverage of the singer's Baptist memor ...

  23. Whitney Houston Funeral: Family, Friends, Fans Gather to Celebrate Singer

    February 18, 2012 4:49 PM EST Clapping hands and swaying to gospel hymns in the church where Whitney Houston's powerful voice once wowed her congregation, the biggest names in entertainment sang along with the choir to remember the pop superstar at her hometown funeral Sa ...

  24. Whitney Houston Funeral: Broken Hearts Gather to Celebrate Singer

    February 18, 2012 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Clapping hands and swaying to gospel hymns in the church where Whitney Houston's powerful voice once wowed her congregation, the biggest names in entertainment sang along with the choir to remember the pop superstar at her hometown funeral Satu ...

  25. Franklin, Wonder to Sing at Whitney Houston Funeral

    February 16, 2012 7:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing at the private funeral of Whitney Houston on Saturday in what promises to be a very musical service. Publicist Kristen Foster also confirms that invitations went out to Houston's ex-husband, Bobby Bro ...

  26. Whitney Houston Funeral to Be Aired Live

    February 16, 2012 9:40 AM EST 0 0 0 They won't be there in person, but singer Whitney Houston 's millions of fans worldwide will be able to share in her homecoming service Saturday as they watch her private funeral on the Internet. It will provide a much-needed connection fo ...

  27. Whitney Houston's Funeral To Be Live Streamed

    February 16, 2012 7:56 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - They won't be there in person, but singer Whitney Houston's millions of fans worldwide will be able to share in her homecoming service Saturday as they watch her private funeral on the Internet. It will provide a much-nee ...

  28. Oprah Teams Up With Lady Gaga for Born This Way Foundation Launch

    February 14, 2012 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga has secured quite an audience for the upcoming launch of her Born This Way Foundation, the biggest name being Oprah Winfrey. It was announced today that the TV guru will appear alongside Gaga as she formally unveils BTWF at Harvard Univers ...

  29. Whitney Houston Dead at 48

    February 11, 2012 8:21 PM EST Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturda ...

  30. Ryan Seacrest Launching TV Network With Mark Cuban, AEG, CAA

    January 18, 2012 8:45 PM EST Ryan Seacrest is getting his own TV network after all. The multi-hyphenate, along with partners AEG and talent agency CAA, have struck a deal with billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban to rebrand Cuban's HDNet as AXS TV (pronounced Access) begi ...

  31. Michael Buble Returns with Grand Ideas for 'Christmas'

    November 18, 2011 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Three months after his album "Crazy Love" debuted atop the Billboard 200 in October 2009, Michael Bublé made his first appearance on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." In addition to performing "Haven't Met You Yet" ...

  32. Katy Perry Poll: What's Your Favorite 'Teenage Dream' Single?

    August 17, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 With "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" hitting No. 1 on the Hot 100 this week, Katy Perry has notched five chart-toppers from her sophomore album, "Teenage Dream." The feat makes Perry the first female artist with five No. 1s from a ...

  33. Four-Play: Beyonce, Oprah 'Run the World,' 50 Cent Traces His Lineage & More

    May 24, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 B eyoncé tells Oprah she "Runs the World," 50 Cent traces his lineage, Entourage scoops The Weeknd , and Kanye West gets suited. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime. 50 Cent: The Origin of Me Last night (May 23), VH1 aired th ...

  34. Billboard Bits: T-Pain and Ke$ha Get Cozy, Gaga Tops Oprah in Forbes Power List

    May 18, 2011 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. T-Pain, Ke$ha Get Cozy in Twitpic Are Ke$ha and T-Pain in love? The pop singer and Auto-Tune star have been tweeting at each other since Sunday, and the playful rapport c ...

  35. Madonna, Beyonce, Usher, Aretha Among Performers at Oprah's Star-Studded Final Shows

    May 18, 2011 9:32 AM EDT Maria Shriver, Tom Hanks, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith among the celebrities who appeared during the four-hour taping Tuesday. More than 20,000 people packed Chicago's United Center to watch the celebrity-packed live taping of Oprah Winf ...

  36. Madonna, Beyonce, Usher Highlight Oprah's Final Shows

    May 18, 2011 8:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 20,000 people packed Chicago's United Center to watch the celebrity-packed live taping of Oprah Winfrey's second and third final shows. Before the show even started, a man proposed to his girlfriend on-stage -- who accepted as th ...

  37. Shania Twain Series Debuts Strong on OWN

    May 10, 2011 6:10 PM EDT OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has some good news to celebrate. Sunday's series debut of "Why Not? With Shania Twain" drew 839,000 total viewers with a 0.8 rating in the women 25 to 54 demographic at 11 p.m. following the season finale ...

  38. Shania Twain Not Only Lost Husband, But Also Voice

    May 04, 2011 9:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country singer Shania Twain said on Tuesday that she was so shattered by the collapse of her marriage that she feared she would never sing again. In her first TV interview in five years, Twain told Oprah Winfrey that she beca ...

  39. Photos: Elizabeth Taylor & Michael Jackson's Lasting Friendship

    March 23, 2011 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor, whose career spanned seven decades, died Wednesday (Mar. 23) of congestive heart failure at age 79. Billboard.com remembers Taylor not just for her legacy as an Oscar-winning actress, captivating celebrity and phil ...

  40. Ricky Martin Honored at GLAAD Awards Ceremony

    March 20, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin pop star Ricky Martin was honored by media group GLAAD for his work as a role model at a gala held on Saturday where he urged people to spread gay rights throughout Latin America. "I just want to be free. I can say, today I am free," ...

  41. Willow Smith Introduces 'Oprah' Viewers to New Single '21st Century Girl'

    March 02, 2011 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Oprah Winfrey proved herself to be a trendsetter once again, hosting the debut performance of Willow Smith's new single, "21st Century Girl." Tuesday's "Oprah" episode marked the first televised performance of the song. ...

  42. Katy Perry Sets Off Surprise 'Fireworks' at Post-Oscars PS22 Performance

    March 01, 2011 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 No one won a car or a trip to Australia on Oprah Winfrey's annual post-Oscars show this year, but a surprise still surfaced -- in the form of Katy Perry . Despite husband Russell Brand's assurance that the pop starlet was in the midst of a ...

  43. Shania Twain Joining Joni Mitchell, Neil Young in Canadian Music Hall of Fame

    January 12, 2011 9:16 AM EST 0 0 0 S hania Twain is headed to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Not for her recent re-marriage or a new show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network, but a chart-topping music career, according to the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. "H ...

  44. Shania Twain Joining Joni Mitchell, Neil Young in Canadian Music Hall of Fame

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST Shania Twain is headed to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Not for her recent re-marriage or a new show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network, but a chart-topping music career, according to the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. " ...

  45. Bubba the Love Sponge: 'Sirius XM Slashing Salaries of Top Radio Talent'

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST After having struck expensive deals with such Hollywood personalities as Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart and music stars like Eminem, Bob Dylan and Jamie Foxx, Sirius XM has been asking some of its top radio talent to take dramatic cuts in pay. So s ...

  46. Toni Braxton and Family Starring in Reality TV Show

    January 03, 2011 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 T oni Braxton is the latest celebrity to open her home to reality television cameras. Braxton, the Grammy-winning singer of "Un-Break My Heart" and "You're Makin' Me High," will appear in "Braxton Family Values&quo ...

  47. Jay-Z Talks Excellence, Failure On Oprah OWN Network

    January 03, 2011 1:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Oprah Winfrey's network, OWN, made its debut on Satuday (Jan. 1), and among the many shows that premiered as part of the network's line up is a documentary series titled "Oprah Presents: Master Class." The first episode featured ...

  48. Gwen Stefani, Steven Tyler Salute Paul McCartney at Kennedy Center Honors

    December 29, 2010 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 G wen Stefani , Steven Tyler and Sheryl Crow were among the performers who delivered stirring tributes to legendary entertainers during the 33rd annual Kennedy Center Honors. The ceremony, which honored Paul McCartney , Oprah Winfrey, country singer ...

  49. Gwen Stefani, Steven Tyler Salute Paul McCartney at Kennedy Center Honors

    December 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Gwen Stefan i , Steven Tyler and Sheryl Crow were among the performers who delivered stirring tributes to legendary entertainers during the 33rd annual Kennedy Center Honors. The ceremony, which honored Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, country singe ...

  50. Beyonce, Britney, Gaga Make Forbes' 2010 Hollywood Moneymakers List

    December 27, 2010 4:07 PM EST 0 0 0 L ady Gaga , Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus may have commanded more headlines in 2010, but none of them banked as much money as Beyoncé over the past year, according to Forbes' list of Hollywood's 20 Highest Earners of 2010 . The R&B/p ...

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