1. Justin Bieber Teams Up With Prizeo for Typhoon Haiyan Charity Campaign

    December 04, 2013 7:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber is doing his part to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8. The pop star has launched a global campaign on Prizeo.com to solicit donations from his massive fan base. In return, Bieber is offering on ...

  2. Paul McCartney & Nirvana Members Unite Again on 'SNL'

    December 16, 2012 3:45 AM EST 0 0 0 New collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack" now available on iTunes. "Sirvana" strikes again: Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana once again united to perform their new collaboration, "Cut Me Some Slack," on & ...

  3. Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys Among Performers For 'Stand Up To Cancer' Benefit

    September 06, 2012 3:14 PM EDT This year, the "Stand Up to Cancer" benefit concert is back with perhaps its most star-studded show yet. Clear Channel radio stations have supported the cause in past years, but this is the first time any radio partner has galvanized all ...

  4. BET Awards 2012: Whitney Houston Tribute Marks Emotional High

    July 02, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With all the star power at the BET Awards - Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Samuel L. Jackson, to name a few - the most stirring moment came not from a superstar, but from the mother of one. Whitney Houston's mother Cissy provided t ...

  5. Kanye, Jay-Z Win Top BET Award, Cissy Houston Honors Daughter Whitney (Video)

    July 02, 2012 12:28 AM EDT Cissy Houston's tribute to her late daughter was the emotional highlight of Sunday's BET Awards, a show that was defined by extended bleeps and the vulgarities that censors failed to catch onstage throughout the night. Whitney Houston� ...

  6. Usher, 2 Chainz, Big Sean To Perform At BET Awards

    June 12, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 NEW YORK (AP) -- If video-of-the-year nominee Usher wins at the BET Awards this summer, he won't be far away: He's agreed to perform at the show. 2 Chainz and Big Sean also will take the stage at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1 in Los Ange ...

  7. Weinstein Company Wins Major Lawsuit Over 'Soul Man' Sam Moore

    May 29, 2012 11:39 AM EDT Any close reader of film credits will be familiar with the words, "The persons and events in this motion picture are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons or events is unintentional." On the other hand, wasn't it philosopher ...

  8. Kanye West, the Throne, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2012 7:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET Awards viewers will be watching the Throne. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaboration has five nominations at this year's ceremony, including Best Group, Best Collaboration and two nominations for Video of the Year ("N***as in Paris&q ...

  9. Kanye West, Beyonce, Jay-Z Lead BET Award Noms; Samuel L. Jackson Tapped As Host

    May 22, 2012 5:59 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a family affair at the upcoming BET Awards: Kanye West has the most nominations with seven, while his mentor, Jay-Z, earned five, and Jay-Z's wife, Beyoncé, received six. Jay-Z and West collaborated last year on the ...

  10. Soul-Funk Guitarist and 'Shaft' Wah-Wah Creator Charles 'Skip' Pitts Dies

    May 01, 2012 6:30 PM EDT R&B, soul and funk guitar architect and Bo-Keys member Charles "Skip" Pitts-whose signature riffs are forever immortalized in the Isley Brothers' "It's Your Thing" and the wah-wah on Isaac Hayes' "Theme ...

  11. Exclusive: Young Jeezy Talks 'TM:103' Album and Clothing Line Expansion

    December 02, 2011 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 After countless delays, Young Jeezy promises "everything is done" on his fourth Def Jam studio album, "Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition" (Dec. 20). "When I work on albums, I like to be focused. I want to appreciate the ...

  12. Fashion Week: Gwen Stefani's Retro Line, Victoria Beckham Hit the Runway

    September 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Day 4 of New York Fashion Week ended Sunday (Sept. 11), the distinct neon glow and sporty silhouettes that have been threading through the tents so far showed no signs of stopping. Almost every collection of the day incorporated the loud neon to ...

  13. Bootsy Collins Taps Snoop Dogg, George Clinton for First Album in Five Years

    January 11, 2011 5:28 AM EST 0 0 0 A desire to memorialize his heroes -- including James Brown , Jimi Hendrix , Parliament-Funkadelic guitarist Garry Shider and jazz legends such as Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis -- drove Bootsy Collins to make "Tha Funk Capitol of the World,&q ...

  14. 'Twilight,' Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera Shine at MTV Movie Awards

    June 07, 2010 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The hunks from "Twilight." A girl-on-girl kiss. Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera in skimpy costumes. The MTV Movie Awards were all they could be Sunday. Photos: MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet The irreverent pop-culture celebration, which hon ...

  15. Beyonce, T.I. Nominated For BET Awards

    May 14, 2009 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET announced Tuesday (May 12) the host, nominees, performers and honorees for the 2009 BET awards during the taping of the network's music video countdown show "106 & Park." Hosted by actor/singer Jamie Foxx, the event will be he ...

  16. U2, Kid Rock, Plant/Krauss Added To Grammys

    January 29, 2009 10:42 AM EST 0 0 0 U2, Kid Rock, Rihanna and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have joined the performance lineup for the 51st Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 8 at Los Angeles' Staples Center and broadcast live on CBS. They join previously announced performers Kenny ...

  17. Stax Records To Release 'Soul Men' Soundtrack

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The late Isaac Hayes, John Legend, Anthony Hamilton and Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings are among the artists featured on the "Soul Men" soundtrack. It's set for release Nov. 4 on Stax Records. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee, the Dimen ...

  18. Legend, Hayes Join 'Soul Men'

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Legend and Isaac Hayes have joined Jennifer Coolidge, Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac in Malcolm Lee's comedy "Soul Men" for Dimension Films. John Legend and Isaac Hayes have joined Jennifer Coolidge, Samuel L. Jackson and Berni ...

  19. Artists On The Runway For Fashion Rocks

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lily Allen, Alicia Keys, Razorlight, Joss Stone and Timbaland are among the artists lined-up to perform Oct. 18 at Swarovski Fashion Rocks, the hybrid event which combines a catwalk fashion show with live music. Other acts confirmed for the night ...

  20. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show ...

  21. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hay ...

  22. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  23. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  24. Chart Beat

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Avril Lavigne, Chris Daughtry, Top Blues Albums and more! IF YOU WISHED 'GIRLFRIEND' WAS HOT: Like me, you might have expected a high debut on The Billboard Hot 100 this week for Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend" ( ...

  25. Aguilera, Blige, Luda Added To Grammy Performers

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood have joined the performance lineup for the 49th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 11 live on CBS from Los Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Just ...

  26. Beyonce, Chicks, Chilis Set For Grammy Performances

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce, the Dixie Chicks, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gnarls Barkley will all perform at the 49th Grammy Awards, to be broadcast live Feb. 11 on CBS from Los Angeles' Staples Center. Pink, Rihanna Beyonce, the Dixie Chicks, the Red Hot Chili ...

  27. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  28. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick D ...

  29. Brewer's 'Moan' Howls North Mississippi Blues

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The importance of music in Craig Brewer's new film "Black Snake Moan" is telegraphed by some key billing: Mississippi bluesman Son House, who died in 1988, receives a featured screen credit. The importance of music in Craig Brewer ...

  30. MySpace Hosting Concerts For Sudan Relief

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its site such as TV On The Radio and Alice In Chains, as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for humani The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 ...

  31. 36OnTV

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 4-11, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 4 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): The Cheetah Girls, Michael Bolton (also scheduled: Dikembe Mutombo). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicat ...

  32. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ...

  33. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicate ...

  34. Billboard Bits: 'Snakes On A Plane,' John Fahey, Prince

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cee-Lo, Panic! At The Disco, All-American Rejects, Fall Out Boy, Michael Franti & Spearhead and Coheed & Cambria have offered up new or remixed tracks for the soundtrack to the upcoming film " Cee-Lo, Panic! At The Disco, All-American R ...

  35. Timberlake May 'Moan' With Ricci

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake is in discussions to co-star with Samuel L. Jackson and Christina Ricci in "Black Snake Moan," from writer/director Craig Brewer, the man behind the upcoming acclaimed release "Hustl Justin Timberlake is in discussio ...

  36. 'Star Wars' Theme Set For Single Release

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The next "Star Wars" theme tune, "Battle of the Heroes" will be issued as a single May 23 in the United Kingdom to coincide with the big screen release of the final episode of the epic science-fiction The next "Star Wars&quo ...

  37. Xzibit Headed To The 'Gridiron'

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Xzibit is in final negotiations to join Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in the Columbia Pictures drama "Gridiron Gang." The rapper-turned-actor will play Malcolm, the assistant coach of the team in the film Xzibit is in final negotiati ...

  38. Korn, Xzibit Fight The 'Power' On 'XXX'

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Korn and Xzibit's newly recorded cover of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power" is among the exclusive tracks that will be found on the soundtrack for "XXX: State of the Union." Korn and Xzibit's newly recorded cover of ...

  39. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 24-30, 2005).

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 24-30, 2005). LICK IT UP: A guest judge appearance during last week's "American Idol" premiere caused contestant Mary Roach to proclaim "Mark McGrath is hot." Even a ...

  40. Ice Cube Film Leads Weekend Box Office

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sony's "Are We There Yet?" managed to arrive at its destination in the top spot at the box office this weekend, despite severe winter weather in the upper Midwest and Northeast regions of the country Sony's "Are We There Yet ...

  41. Coach Carter

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Like 1989's "Lean On Me," starring Morgan Freeman, "Coach Carter" revolves around academic performance. The film, starring Samuel L. Jackson, is inspired by the story of Richmond, Calif. Like 1989's "Lean On Me,&qu ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. Hot Product

    December 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ashanti A 'Rose' By Any Other Name R&B star Ashanti will release her third album, "Concrete Rose," this week via the Inc./Def Jam. The 7 Aurelius-produced first single "Only U" peaked last week at No. 18 on Billboar ...

  44. Ashanti's 'Rose' Blooms Next Month

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R&B star Ashanti will release her third album, "Concrete Rose," Dec. 7 via the Inc./Def Jam. The 7 Aurelius-produced first single "Only U" debuted last week at No. 30 on Billboard's Rhythmic Top 4 R&B star Ashanti wi ...

  45. Williams Sings On Broadway & Beyond

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vanessa Williams has scheduled a four-night stand on Broadway that will precede a brief U.S. holiday-themed tour. Vanessa Williams has scheduled a four-night stand on Broadway that will precede a brief U.S. holiday-themed tour. The limited New York ...

  46. Eclectic Artists Cheer Disney's 'World'

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rooted in the notion of positive musical messages for children, Walt Disney Records has assembled "A World of Happiness." Similar to the 1972 Marlo Thomas & Friends release "Free To Be You & M Rooted in the notion of positive ...

  47. LL Cool J Brings The 'Luv' On '10'

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Ask rapper LL Cool J the secret of longevity in a genre peppered with short-term careers, and he laughs. "I don't know," he says. "If I had the secret, I'd sell it for $50 milli ...

  48. LL Cool J To Star In 'S.W.A.T.'

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 James Todd Smith, aka hip-hop artist LL Cool J, has joined the cast of the Columbia Pictures feature "S.W.A.T." Production begins Oct. 19 in Los Angeles, with Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy James Todd Smith, aka hip-hop artist LL ...

  49. 38TunesOnTV

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 16 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Our Lady Peace (also scheduled: Bernie Mac, Jill ...

  50. Rock, Hip-Hop Stars Do Battle On 'XXX'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal has firmed up the tracklisting for the double-disc soundtrack to "XXX," due Aug. 6. The set is divided into rock and hip-hop discs; the first single from the rock disc is Hatebreed's "I Will Universal has firmed up the ...

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