1. Jay Z and Beyonce Release Mini-Movie 'Run' Starring Sean Penn, Jake Gyllenhaal: Watch

    May 18, 2014 2:18 AM EDT A little more than a month ahead of their On The Run summer stadium tour , Jay Z and Beyonce have unexpectedly released a Bonnie and Clyde-style mini-movie featuring A-list actors Sean Penn and Jake Gyllenhaal. Beyonce, Jay Z Announce On The Run ...

  2. Cher, Jennifer Hudson, Russell Simmons Among Celebs Backing Ban On Dolphin Hunt

    February 05, 2014 11:42 PM EST 0 0 0 A group of American celebrities and other activists want President Barack Obama to refuse to sign an international trade agreement until Japan bans the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the fishing town of Taiji. Backing the effort are Oscar-winn ...

  3. Madonna Visits Haiti To See Sean Penn’s Aid Work

    November 26, 2013 12:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna is in Haiti to visit humanitarian projects that ex-husband Sean Penn has been overseeing since the Caribbean nation's devastating earthquake in 2010, the actor said Monday. Penn said in a brief phone call to The Associated Press that he ...

  4. Madonna Performs Elliott Smith's 'Between the Bars,' Mingles With Sean Penn at #secretprojectrevolution Film Launch

    September 25, 2013 10:03 AM EDT 7.407 k 210 34 0 In a 2006 interview with Q magazine, Madonna was asked which song of the last 20 years she wished she'd written. Her answer: Elliott Smith's "Between the Bars," an aching ballad the late artist contributed to the " ...

  5. Kid Rock: Next President Needs To 'Smack The F--- Out of Congress'

    November 06, 2012 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 'Rebel Soul' rocker talks about being a pro-gay marriage, pro-choice Republican On Monday night (Nov. 5), Kid Rock once again voiced his support for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at one final rally in Manchester, New Hampsh ...

  6. Kid Rock & Sean Penn Bury Political Stereotypes in 'Americans'

    October 11, 2012 9:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tolerance and togetherness are the messages of "Americans," a new short film quietly leaked online Wednesday by Kid Rock and Sean Penn. The nearly 11-minute piece, written by the duo and executive produced by Rock is designed "to tear ...

  7. Phil Ochs Documentary, 'There But For Fortune,' Marches Across U.S.

    March 03, 2011 3:36 PM EST A documentary on '60s folksinger Phil Ochs that had a schedule of eight cities in January has expanded its run to 70 playdates and may eventually be booked into 100 theaters. For a film that took 20 years to come together despite the interest ...

  8. Wyclef Jean Live Q&A Pt. 1 - Running for Haitian President, Feud With Sean Penn

    Wyclef Jean Live Q&A Pt. 1 - Running for Haitian President, Feud With Sean Penn

    November 22, 2010 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Wyclef Jean Live Q&A Pt. 1 - Running for Haitian President, Feud With Sean Penn Videos Sean Penn ...

  9. Wyclef Jean Live Q&A

    November 19, 2010 5:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Wyclef Jean SCAN THE CODE TO SEE A PERFORMANCE OF WYCLEF'S UNRELEASED SONG, 'EARTHQUAKE,' AND MORE EXCLUSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES FOOTAGE FROM THIS INTERVIEW! Download AT&T Code Scanner, a free mobile app, on your smartphone's a ...

  10. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder Marries in Hawaii

    September 20, 2010 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 P earl Jam singer Eddie Vedder married his longtime girlfriend, model Jill McCormick, in a Hawaii wedding ceremony on Saturday (Sept. 18), Us Magazine confirms. Jack Johnson and Sean Penn, who tapped Vedder for his "Into the Wild" soundtra ...

  11. Wyclef Accuses Sean Penn of Cocaine Use; Actor Responds

    September 07, 2010 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 W yclef Jean's claws came out at a New York concert Friday night (Sept. 4), when he used his music to accuse Sean Penn, a critic of the rapper and singer's recently thwarted bid for Haitian presidency, of using cocaine. During a performanc ...

  12. Wyclef Releases Song to Protest Haiti Election Ruling

    August 26, 2010 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In an effort to boost his waning election chances, Wyclef Jean has released a new song, "Pou Kepa," online today (Aug. 26). The track, performed in Haitian language Creole, is a protest against the CEP (Haiti election commission), which ha ...

  13. Sean Penn Urges Wyclef Jean to Exit Haiti Race

    August 25, 2010 2:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Penn stepped up his attack on Wyclef Jean's bid for the Haitian presidency in a Huffington Post column published Wednesday in which he called on Jean to withdraw his candidacy. "These elections are crucial, and I have no part in them, ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Shania Twain 'Idol' Rumors Heat Up

    August 13, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Idol' Eyeing Shania as Plan B While sources close to "American Idol" are telling TMZ that a deal with Jennifer Lopez is not dead, Shania Twain would ...

  15. Wyclef Running for Haiti Prez, Mike Posner Readies for 'Takeoff'

    August 06, 2010 5:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Wyclef Jean has registered as a candidate for President of Haiti in a move that generated enthusiasm in his poor and earthquake-ravaged homeland. His candidacy has inspired some ...

  16. Shakira Prepares To Build School In Haiti

    April 12, 2010 7:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shakira met child survivors of Haiti's earthquake as her charity prepared to build a school in the disaster-stricken Caribbean country. The singer, who has already joined Hollywood actors and other global celebrities to raise funds for the vict ...

  17. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements dies at his daughter Midge Cranor's home outside Nashville following a battle with cancer. Born in 1928, Clements was referred to as the "Miles Davis o 2005 - Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassa ...

  18. Star-Studded Crew Leads VH1's Who Tribute

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in rock saluted the Who last night (July 12) with performances during a taping for VH1's "Rock Honors" at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, but the biggest thrills were deliver Some of the biggest names in rock ...

  19. Memoir Says Madonna's True Love Is Herself

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, director Guy Ritchie, but, apparently, not as much as she loves her career and herself. A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, ...

  20. Roger Waters, MMJ Close Coachella 2008

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters closed the ninth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last night (April 27), with a set that included classics "Mother," "Shine On You Crazy Diamond," "H With the help of pyrote ...

  21. Roger Waters, MMJ Close Coachella 2008

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With the help of pyrotechnic blasts and a large inflatable pig, Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters closed the ninth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last night (April 27), with a set that included Pink Floyd classics "Mother,& ...

  22. Sean Penn Preaches Activism At Coachella

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Penn spoke at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., today (April 27), urging the young crowd to involve themselves politically. The Oscar-winning actor, a late addition t Sean Penn spoke at the Coachella Valley Music an ...

  23. Roger Waters, MMJ Close Coachella 2008

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With the help of pyrotechnic blasts and a large inflatable pig, Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters closed the ninth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last night (April 27), with a set that included Pink Floyd classics "Mother,& ...

  24. Sean Penn Launching Activist 'Caravan' At Coachella

    April 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Penn is fighting the war in Iraq, poverty, homelessness and saving the environment, all from a bus. After appearances this weekend at the Coachella festival, the actor plans to board a fleet of b Sean Penn is fighting the war in Iraq, poverty, ...

  25. Madonna On 'Own Journey' In Berlin

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The last time Madonna came to the Berlin International Film Festival she hid under a raincoat -- accompanying Sean Penn -- and nobody knew she was here. The last time Madonna came to the Berlin International Film Festival she hid under a raincoat -- ...

  26. Golden Globes Go 'Wild' For Vedder

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder took home the best original song honor at the Golden Globe awards last night (Jan. 13) for "Guaranteed," his contribution to Sean Penn's film "Into the Wild." Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder t ...

  27. Film & TV Conference: Vedder, Penn On 'Into The Wild'

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean Penn spent a decade preparing the film adaptation of Jon Krakauer's 1996 book "Into the Wild." But it only took him a few hours to secure the services of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder to write Sean Penn spent a decade preparing ...

  28. Penn, Vedder Sit For Film/TV Keynote Q&A

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sean Penn spent a decade preparing the film adaptation of Jon Krakauer's 1996 book "Into the Wild." But it only took him a few hours to secure the services of Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder to write the soundtrack for the project. ...

  29. The Film And TV Interview: Sean Penn And Eddie Vedder

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sean Penn has wanted to make a movie based on Jon Krakauer's 1996 book "Into the Wild" since the moment he finished reading it. The true story of Christopher McCandless, a recent college graduate who in 1990 cut ties with his family ...

  30. The Billboard Q&A: Eddie Vedder

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Pearl Jam frontman talks at length with Billboard about his soundtrack for the new Sean Penn-directed film "Into the Wild," its impact on his life, the 2008 election and how his creative process c Sean Penn has wanted to make a movie b ...

  31. Vedder, Penn Set For THR/Billboard Film & TV Conference

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and actor/director Sean Penn will be the subjects of the keynote Q&A at the Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference, to be held Nov. 1-2 at Los Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and actor/directo ...

  32. Vedder, Penn Set For THR/Billboard Film & TV Conference

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and actor/director Sean Penn will be the subjects of the keynote Q&A at the Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference, to be held Nov. 1-2 at Los Angeles' Beverly Hilton. Vedder and Penn w ...

  33. Tunes On TV

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television October 1 - 7, 2007. MONDAY, Oct. 1 "Control Room Presents," MyNetworkTV Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Ben Harper (also scheduled: Sean Penn, Barry ...

  34. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements dies at his daughter Midge Cranor's home outside Nashville following a battle with cancer. Born in 1928, Clements was referred to as the "Miles Davis o 2005 - Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassa ...

  35. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync unveils a room dedicated in its honor at the Orlando, Fla., branch of the Ronald McDonald house. Orlando Mayor Glenda E. Hood presents 'N Sync with ceremonial keys to the city.<b 2005 - Acclaimed fiddle ...

  36. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Thides Leasing Corp. files a lawsuit against the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, claiming that the Artist rented a tour bus between May and October 1998 but never paid for it. The Artis 2002 - Ash drummer Rick McMurray is ...

  37. Burnett Juggles Films With Album, Anthology

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The movies have been very good to T Bone Burnett, but he's scratching his record-making itch again. The movies have been very good to T Bone Burnett, but he's scratching his record-making itch again. The lanky Texas-born musician-producer ...

  38. Foxx, Spacey Earn Musical Globe Nominations

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey are among the actors garnering music-related nominations for the Golden Globe awards, to be handed out Jan. 16. Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey are among the actors garnering music-related nominations for the Golden Globe awa ...

  39. Reed, Simon, Mos Def Rock For Freedom

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lou Reed, Paul Simon and Mos Def are among the acts confirmed to perform at the Freedom Concert, sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Lou Reed, Paul Simon and Mos Def are among the acts confirmed to perform at the Freedom Concert, ...

  40. Matthews Whistles 'Winn-Dixie' Film Role

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews will make his major studio film acting debut in "Because of Winn-Dixie." Director Wayne Wang will direct the 20th Century Fox feature. Also in negotiations to join the cast of the dramed Dave Matthews will make his major stud ...

  41. This summer sees BjÖrk releasing a slew of

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This summer sees BjÖrk releasing a slew of DVDs, including "Royal Opera House" and "Vessel," which spotlight live performance footage from the artist's tours for "Vespertine" and "Debut," respe This summe ...

  42. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Ash drummer Rick McMurray is injured as the band's tour bus driver tries to avoid a shredded tire on Oregon's Interstate 5. The bus, which is carrying the Irish band between Area2 tour g 2002 - Ash drummer Rick Mc ...

  43. Metallica Debuts New Song, Bassist At MTV Tribute

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Playing in public for the first time with new bassist Rob Trujillo, Metallica ran through a fast and furious medley of songs at the "mtvICON" tribute concert for the veteran metal act Saturday in Los Playing in public for the first time wi ...

  44. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Taking a closer look at what music is on TV for the week of May 5-11, 2003. Far be it from me to toot the Billboard horn, but it's easy to see that the "2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards" is one of the biggest Latin musi ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Metallica, SARS, Amy Grant

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Metallica, SARS, Amy Grant Members of Aerosmith, Blink-182, Linkin Park, and Staind have been added to the festivities of MTV's Metallica "mtvICON" special. Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from Aerosmith, Travis Barker from Blink-1 ...

  46. Gabriel Setting 'Up' North American Tour

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of his latest Geffen album, "Up," due today (Sept. 24) in North America. Gabriel and his band celebrated the tour news to Peter Gabriel will kick off a North Am ...

  47. Life Is Looking 'Up' For Peter Gabriel

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Peter Gabriel laughs heartily when he ponders the intensely dark tone of "Up," his first studio effort in a decade, due Sept. 24 via Geffen. "I'm just a happy-go-lucky fellow, aren&# ...

  48. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync unveils a room dedicated in its honor at the Orlando, Fla., branch of the Ronald McDonald house. Orlando Mayor Glenda E. Hood presents 'N Sync with ceremonial keys to the city. 2000 - 'N Sync unveils ...

  49. Billboard Bits: "I Am Sam," George Harrison, & More

    December 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on "I Am Sam," George Harrison, & More Sheryl Crow's cover of the Beatles' "Mother Nature's Son" has been added to the V2 soundtrack to "I Am Sam," due Jan. 8. As previously reported , the set co ...

  50. Jagger Celebrates New Album In L.A.

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger celebrated the Tuesday (Nov. 20) release of his new Virgin solo album, "Goddess in the Doorway," with an invitation-only concert last night at the El Rey Theatre in Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger ce ...

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