1. Hacker Releases New Episodes of 'Orange Is the New Black'

    April 29, 2017 3:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series Orange Is the New Black and is demanding that the video-streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all the new episodes from being prematurely released onlin ...

  2. Tupac Biopic Lawsuit to Reconsider Law Firm Conflict

    April 28, 2017 9:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 An L.A. Superiour Court judge will have to take a closer look at the relationship between the current lawsuit and an earlier arbitration. An L.A. County Superior Court judge should have looked a little harder at the relationship between law firm Gla ...

  3. Selena Gomez on '13 Reasons Why' Backlash Over Suicide Depiction: 'It's Going to Come No Matter What'

    April 28, 2017 4:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a scene as painful to watch as it is graphic: A 17-year-old girl climbs into a full bathtub with a razor. We see her slice into her skin, we see the blood pour out, hear her cry and struggle to breathe. Then she is still. The suicide of th ...

  4. Trump at 100 Days: How Each Late-Night Host Has Covered (and Mocked) the President

    April 28, 2017 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 This special edition of Late-Night Lately takes a look back at the most memorable moments about President Trump on late-night television. The Hollywood Reporter's   Late-Night Lately  is a one-stop shop for all of the most memorable moments of ...

  5. Cannes: Dionne Warwick Documentary Set to Hit Market

    April 28, 2017 1:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mister Smith will launch sales of "Don't Make Me Over," which will also feature Bill Clinton, Quincy Jones, Burt Bacharach and Gladys Knight. Could it be second time lucky for Dionne Warwick in Cannes? A year after the iconic singer h ...

  6. Camila Cabello, J Balvin & Pitbull to Perform at MTV Movie & TV Awards

    April 28, 2017 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Camila Cabello , Pitbull and J Balvin have been added as performers for the May 7 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards . The trio will perform their hit collabo "Hey Ma," which appears on the soundtrack to The Fate of the Furious. The Fast & ...

  7. BET Adds VH1's 'The Breaks,' 'Hit the Floor'; Kevin Hart, 50 Cent, Steve Harvey Shows

    April 28, 2017 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Viacom-owned network has also greenlighted Bobby Brown and Death Row Records miniseries and rebranded Centric as BET Her while also setting 'Lip Sync Battle' specials. BET, one of Viacom's six core networks as part of the conglome ...

  8. 'Fast & Furious' to Receive Generation Award at 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

    April 28, 2017 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fast & Furious will receive the Generation Award at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 7, marking the first time the award show will give the honor to a film franchise rather than an individual actor. Fast & Furious star and producer ...

  9. Machine Gun Kelly Postpones Three Shows Due to Movie Set Chest Injury; Releases 'Let You Go' From 'Bloom' Album

    April 28, 2017 9:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 After collapsing on stage last weekend during a concert Machine Gun Kelly has been forced to postpone three upcoming gigs due to a serious chest injury. The "Bad Things" rapper broke the news in a message posted on Thursday afternoon (Apr. ...

  10. Damien Chazelle Plans Musical TV Drama 'The Eddy'

    April 27, 2017 1:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 'La La Land' filmmaker is attached to direct the musical drama, which is being shopped to cable and streaming outlets. Hot off the success of  La La Land , Damien Chazelle is setting his sights on TV. The  Oscar-winning director  is at ...

  11. Coming Around Again Podcast on 'The Simpsons': Discussing 30 Years of the Show's Best Musical Moments & Cameos

    April 27, 2017 10:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Coming Around Again podcast, the new member of the Pop Shop family, where host Andrew Unterberger and a variety of guests will be discussing notable anniversaries being celebrated in the music world. This week, Coming Around Again pra ...

  12. Read David Byrne's Heartfelt Tribute to Jonathan Demme

    April 27, 2017 7:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Byrne  and Jonathan Demme – the legendary, versatile, award-winning American director  that passed away  on Wednesday (Apr. 26) – had a long friendship. They met while collaborating on a film that turned out to be a seminal work for both Byrne ...

  13. Nick Cave & Warren Ellis Score Netflix's 'War Machine': Watch Trailer

    April 27, 2017 5:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nick Cave and his Bad Seeds/ Grinderman bandmate Warren Ellis often compose film scores together. Recently, they’ve provided music for movies like Hell Or High Water and Wind Rive r and shows like National Geographic’s MARS, and Pitchfork reports th ...

  14. Lady Gaga Invites Fans to Be 'A Star Is Born' Extras at L.A. Greek Theater Concert

    April 26, 2017 8:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga is calling on her fans to be a part of her new film with Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born .  The superstar musician tweeted out an invite to all her Little Monsters on Wednesday (April 26) to attend a filming event at the Greek Theatre in Lo ...

  15. Bruce Springsteen & Steven Van Zandt Pay Tribute to Late Director Jonathan Demme

    April 26, 2017 8:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to director Jonathan Demme , who died Wednesday (April 26) from complications with cancer. "Over here on E Street, we're deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Jonathan Demme," Springsteen wrote on ...

  16. Jonathan Demme, Oscar-Winning Director of 'Silence of the Lambs,' Dies at 73

    April 26, 2017 11:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 He also directed the remake of 'The Manchurian Candidate' and several music docs. Filmmaker Jonathan Demme, who won an Academy Award for best director for  The Silence of the Lambs,  has died. He was 73. Demme died of esophageal cancer and ...

  17. Los Angeles Mayor Declares Today 'La La Land' Day

    April 25, 2017 5:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles' mayor has proclaimed Tuesday (April 25) is La La Land day, as acrobats suspended by ropes danced their way across the outside walls of City Hall. Mayor Eric Garcetti proclaimed the honor for the musical that claimed six Academy Awa ...

  18. 'The Fast and the Furious,' 'Star Wars' & More: Film Series With the Most Top 10 Soundtracks

    April 25, 2017 5:46 PM EDT 0 0 1 As the new The Fate of the Furious film continues to rake in millions around the world at the box office ( $900 million and counting ), the movie’s soundtrack rolls in at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart dated May 6, granting the film series its fo ...

  19. Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner in Talks to Voice Timon & Pumbaa in Live-Action 'Lion King'

    April 25, 2017 5:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jon Favreau's  Lion King  may have found its Hakuna Matata. Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner are in talks to voice Pumbaa and Timon, respectively.  Donald Glover  is set to star as Simba, while James Earl Jones will reprise his role from the 1994 a ...

  20. Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Spotify Win Webby Awards

    April 25, 2017 2:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga , Kendrick Lamar and Pokemon Go are among the winners of the 21st annual Webby Awards, announced Tuesday morning.  The event, which honors the best of the internet, is also handing out special achievement honors to Solange , Steve Buscemi, ...

  21. 'The Voice' Key Adviser Shania Twain Reveals the Soccer Inspiration Behind 'From This Moment On': Exclusive

    April 25, 2017 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Top 12 Key Advisor Shania Twain joined The Voice 's coaches as the show's first ever "fifth chair" on Monday night (April 24), and in celebration Billboard is premiering an exclusive clip revealing the story behind one of her big ...

  22. Doritos & Marvel Partner for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Promotion: Exclusive

    April 25, 2017 8:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock Out Loud campaign features packaging with built-in cassette player replica that plays the full soundtrack. Popular snack brand Doritos and Marvel Studios are going retro as they partner for the rollout of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soun ...

  23. Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke Hits A Roadblock

    April 25, 2017 7:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last year, Apple Music picked up  Carpool Karaoke: The Series , a 16-episode adaptation of James Corden’s  beloved and/or reviled  Late Late Show  segment . The show was supposed to premiere in April, but apparently that’s not happening anymore.  Re ...

  24. 'Dirty Dancing' Reboot With Abigail Breslin Shares First Teaser

    April 24, 2017 6:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Still, 30 years later, nobody puts Baby in a corner. Dirty Dancing is back now 30 years after the iconic dance film hit the big screen, thanks to a remake coming to ABC that shared its first promo on Monday (April 24).  Abigail Breslin stars in the ...

  25. Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei Talks 'Dancing With The Stars,' Girl Group Night and New 5H Music

    April 24, 2017 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 One week after earning a near-perfect score on Dancing With The Stars , Fifth Harmony 's  Normani Kordei is preparing to take on a theme she is more than familiar with: Girl Groups and Boy Bands, airing tonight (April 24) on ABC. "Yeah, I ...

  26. Late Night Hosts Mock Sarah Palin, Kid Rock, Ted Nugent Visit to White House

    April 21, 2017 12:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 "They are one Vanilla Ice away from the next season of 'The Celebrity Apprentice,'" said James Corden. Kid Rock , Ted Nugent and Sarah Palin's White House visit this week was the target of multiple jokes from late-night show ...

  27. Watch Brad Paisley Celebrate 4/20 with These Dank 'Tonight Show' Musical Hashtags

    April 21, 2017 8:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Amid the avalanche of 4/20 jokes and bits from pretty much every late night talk show and newscast on Thursday (Apr. 20, duh), there was one that stood out for its musicality. That would be country star Brad Paisley sitting in with The Roots on The  ...

  28. Beyonce & Donald Glover Win Peabody Awards for 'Lemonade' and 'Atlanta'

    April 21, 2017 8:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyoncé was announced as one of the recipients of a  Peabody Award  in the entertainment category on Thursday (Apr. 20) when she took home one of the prestigious awards for her visual album Lemonade . Joining her was Donald Glover (aka Childish Gamb ...

  29. Watch Anne Hathaway & James Corden's 'Soundtrack to a Rom Com'

    April 21, 2017 7:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Anne Hathaway and James Corden sang a dramatic love story in 10 romantic pop songs on The Late Late Show's " Soundtrack to a Rom Com" segment on Thursday night (Apr. 20) and it was, well, breathless. In a nod to Julia Roberts'  N ...

  30. Quincy Jones III on Bringing Hip-Hop & Health Together for Upcoming Netflix Documentary 'Feel Rich'

    April 20, 2017 6:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since he was a rug rat, Quincy Jones III -- the producer and entrepreneur, who is also son to music icon Quincy Jones  -- has led a healthy lifestyle. His mother, Ulla Jones, would detail all the nutrients in every ingredient her son ate and only le ...

  31. In 'The Last Songwriter,' Garth Brooks and Fellow Writers Sound Alarm About Future of Quality Songs

    April 20, 2017 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Writing a song is, says Garth Brooks , “the most important step in music.” And yet the advent of the digital age has demolished the profession, cutting the number of full-time songwriters in Nashville by 80 percent, according to the Nashville Songwr ...

  32. Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei's Pay Rises to $16.9M in 2016

    April 20, 2017 9:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Malone 's Liberty Media on Thursday disclosed that president and CEO Gregory Maffei 's 2016 compensation amounted to $16.9 million, up 40 percent from $12.1 million in the previous year. Maffei's package included $6.9 million in ...

  33. MTV Video Music Awards Returning to L.A. for 2017

    April 20, 2017 9:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 The MTV Video Music Awards will return to the West Coast this year. The network announced Thursday (April 19) the event will be held Aug. 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, California, at 8 p.m. EST.  The VMAs were held at New York's Madison Square ...

  34. Tribeca Film Festival Kicks Off With Ode to 'Music Man' Clive Davis

    April 20, 2017 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack to Our Lives" was followed by a star-studded concert at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. When you think of an epic way to kick off a film festival, the first thing that comes to ...

  35. 'Race With Jay Z' Docuseries Coming to National Geo

    April 20, 2017 5:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Genius is off to a smart start at National Geographic. The cable network has handed out an early second-season renewal to its first scripted drama as part of its upfront slate. The pickup for the anthology comes days ahead of its April 25 series deb ...

  36. 'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives': Film Review

    April 20, 2017 1:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's starting to feel like the Tribeca Film Fest can't have an Opening Night without three things: the cringeworthy sight of Robert De Niro unsuccessfully reading an opening message off a sheet of paper; a string of more self-congratulator ...

  37. Nicolle Galyon's Journey From 'Voice' Contestant to Hit Songwriter, Producer, Creative Rights Advocate

    April 19, 2017 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Five years ago, songwriter Nicolle Galyon appeared as a contestant on NBC’s The Voice , chasing something that, it turns out, she never really wanted. Looking back on that time, she says, " The Voice had nothing to do with songwriting, but ever ...

  38. Obscure AFM/SAG-AFTRA Fund Pays Royalties to Oft-Neglected Backup Singers, Session Musicians

    April 19, 2017 10:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder was the headliner -- and closing act -- of the ASCAP I Create Music Expo that concluded this weekend, but musicians and singers will be interested to know that an obscure fund, jointly run by the American Federation of Musicians and pe ...

  39. A History of 'The Simpsons' on Billboard's Charts

    April 19, 2017 9:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 The longest-running American TV series has spun off four albums on the Billboard 200 and a song on the Hot 100. Mmm, charts … Exactly 30 years ago, on April 19, 1987, The Simpsons' first skit appeared on Fox's The Tracey Ullman Show . Minu ...

  40. Juno Awards Switching Networks After 16 Years on CTV

    April 19, 2017 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 16 years with CTV, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has signed an exclusive six-year exclusive broadcast partnership with the nation's pubcaster CBC. "We are excited to embark on our partnership with the CB ...

  41. Watch Doug Morris and Ronald Isley Laud Bert Berns In Exclusive Preview Of 'Bang! The Bert Berns Story'

    April 19, 2017 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 By the time he died at 38, Bert Berns had left an indelible mark as a songwriter, producer, and label head. He wrote and/or produced such modern classics as “Piece of My Heart,” “Twist and Shout,” “Cry to Me,” “Under the Boardwalk,” “Hang On Sloopy” ...

  42. Jack White's 'American Epic' Trailer Has Arrived: Watch

    April 19, 2017 2:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 American Epic , the three-part documentary series and feature film executive produced by Jack White , Robert Redford, and T Bone Burnett, was originally supposed to air in early 2016 . Who knows what happened, but it’s finally coming to PBS next mon ...

  43. 'The Voice' Recap: Team Gwen and Team Adam Deliver Performances with Live Results

    April 18, 2017 10:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 After last night’s performances from Team Blake and Team Alicia, it was time for Team Adam and Team Gwen to take the stage on The Voice . Real-time voting from viewers determined the rest of season 12’s top 12, with America voting through two artist ...

  44. Jamie Foxx on How Partying With Drake & Diddy Inspired New Music Game Show 'Beat Shazam'

    April 18, 2017 8:38 PM EDT 0 0 2 "I've been living a game show my whole life." Jamie Foxx hasn't had any trouble tapping into an onscreen persona for his new role hosting the music-based game show Beat Shazam ; decades in the entertainment industry have helped p ...

  45. Lord Huron's 'The Night We Met' Leads THR's Top TV Songs Chart for March

    April 18, 2017 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The group becomes the first act to lead the chart for multiple months. Indie rock group Lord Huron leads THR’s Top TV Songs chart, powered by Tunefind and Shazam, for the second time, as “The Night We Met” debuts atop the chart after its appearance ...

  46. Anne Hathaway & Jimmy Fallon Destroy Weeknd, P!nk Songs Using Google Translate

    April 18, 2017 9:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 Anne Hathaway isn't afraid to sing a little tune. But the Les Miserables and Colossal star had no idea what she was getting into when she agreed to play a game of "Google Translate Songs" with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show . The pr ...

  47. Hear iLe Sing the "El Chapo" Series Theme Song: Exclusive Premiere

    April 18, 2017 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 “Vienen a Verme” songwriter Andres Botero and series composer Andres Sanchez talk to Billboard about the music for the new Univision-Netflix show. The timing couldn’t be better for the premiere of El Chapo , a new series about Mexican drug lord Joaq ...

  48. 'Star Wars' Actor Riz Ahmed Takes Down James Corden in 'Late Late Show' Rap Battle

    April 18, 2017 8:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 For a late night talker from England who is best known for musical theater, James Corden is not a terrible rapper. But on Monday night (Apr. 17) the Late Late Show host more than met his match when he entered the "Drop the Mic" ring to fac ...

  49. Watch New Discover LA Commercial Featuring Father John Misty's 'Real Love Baby': Exclusive

    April 18, 2017 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Father John Misty poked fun at songs that shill for corporations in 2016’s “Prius Commercial Demo No. 1,” but he had no issue lending his dreamy stand-alone track, “Real Love Baby,”  to Discover LA’s new #EveryoneisWelcome tourism campaign. The 90-s ...

  50. Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei Is a 'Paso Princess' on Disney-Themed 'Dancing With the Stars'

    April 17, 2017 11:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fifth Harmony ’s Normani Kordei   owned the dance floor like a warrior princess as she and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy earned a near perfect score on a Disney-themed episode of ABC's Dancing With the Stars . The pair nailed their paso doble se ...

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