1. 'The Passion' Recap: Tyler Perry, Prince Royce, Trisha Yearwood & More Lead Dramatic Live Show

    March 20, 2016 10:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 A week before Easter Sunday, the live production of Jesus' last days was broadcasted live from New Orleans on Fox. Fox's The Passion promised to be a sight to behold, and the live interpretation of Jesus’ final days delivered. Tyler Perry ...

  2. Watch Trisha Yearwood Transform Into Mary for Fox's 'The Passion'

    March 20, 2016 4:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country star Trisha Yearwood has shared a brief video of herself preparing for her role as Mary in Fox’ The Passion , a two-hour musical event airing live from New Orleans Sunday (March 20). 'The Passion': 5 Things We Can't Wait to Se ...

  3. Tyler Perry on Bringing Fox's 'The Passion' to New Orleans: 'There's No Better Backdrop'

    March 18, 2016 6:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Sunday, March 20 -- Palm Sunday, that is -- ubiquitous screen and stage mogul/actor Tyler Perry will take on a new kind of role: host and narrator of Fox's The Passion , a two-hour live musical depicting the martyrdom of Christ, featuring a ...

  4. Tyler Perry Rips Media for Bobbi Kristina Coverage: 'This Child Is Still Not Allowed Any Peace'

    July 18, 2015 1:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bobbi Kristina Brown is in hospice and there have been constant rumors about her impending death swirling amongst some media outlets. Tyler Perry wrote a Facebook account asking the media to "please some show decency and respect" for Bobbi ...

  5. Bubbling Under: No Limit For Skye Stevens

    August 24, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Skye Stevens, Youngblood Hawke, Jason Cassidy and Avery*Sunshine Skye Stevens After r ...

  6. Bubbling Under: No Limit For Skye Stevens, Youngblood Hawke, Jason Cassidy, Avery*Sunshine

    August 24, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Skye Stevens, Youngblood Hawke, Jason Cassidy and Avery*Sunshine Skye Stevens After ...

  7. King's Men Bring Gospel To Live Nation

    August 09, 2012 7:25 PM EDT BET's popular music competition show "Sunday Best" has signed on as the presenting sponsor for Live Nation's first major U.S. gospel tour, the King's Men. Last month, the tour's performers - Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Teyana Taylor Signs to G.O.O.D. Music

    May 14, 2012 5:46 PM EDT Teyana Taylor, better known to most music fans as the voice behind some of the hooks on Kanye West's Grammy-winning album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy , will again be linking up with Mr. West after signing to his G.O.O.D. Music imprint, ...

  10. Jason Crabb Wins Gospel Music Artist of the Year At 2012 Dove Awards

    April 19, 2012 11:26 PM EDT Christian singer Jason Crabb won two of the most prominent awards for male artists at the 43rd annual Dove Awards held for the second straight year in Atlanta. Crabb went home with artist and male vocalist of the year awards on Thursday night at t ...

  11. Whitney Houston Drowned With Cocaine in Her System

    March 23, 2012 6:00 AM EDT Whitney Houston's death on Feb. 12 was caused by accidental drowning, heart disease and the effects of cocaine use, the L.A. County Coroner's office announced on Thursday. The just-released coroner's report states Houston was found ...

  12. Whitney Houston Drowned With Cocaine in Her System

    March 22, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 W hitney Houston's death on Feb. 12 was caused by accidental drowning, heart disease and the effects of cocaine use, the L.A. County Coroner's office announced on Thursday. The just-released coroner's report states Houston was found s ...

  13. Janet Jackson Says No to 'X Factor'

    March 02, 2012 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Janet Jackson, Pink, Katy Perry, Fergie, Britney Spears, Avril Lavigne -- the reported candidates for the two open judges' spots on Fox's "The X Factor" keep rolling in. But one of those artists apparently isn't interested: ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Brandy and Monica Reunite For First New Single in 14 Years

    January 17, 2012 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Fourteen years after the massive success of "The Boy Is Mine," Monica and Brandy -- the '90s R&B sensations who helped keep the song at No. 1 on the Hot 100 for 13 weeks in 1998 -- are back with a new collaboration. The song, dubb ...

  18. Brandy Discusses New Album, How Frank Ocean 'Inspired' Her

    December 16, 2011 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 With an extended run on the BET sitcom "The Game" beginning in January and a role in Tyler Perry's upcoming film "The Marriage Counselor," Brandy is devoting a large chunk of 2012 to the expansion of her acting repertoire. H ...

  19. Oprah: 10 Favorite Music Moments

    May 25, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 After 25 years of hosting and producing profound and thought-provoking episodes for the highest-rated program of it's kind in history, 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' Orpah Winfrey is saying farewell. Oprah has had a range of tentalizing ep ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Janet Jackson Signs Film Production Deal with Lionsgate

    March 16, 2011 8:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson is becoming a movie producer. The performer-actress has signed a production deal with Lionsgate to select, develop and produce a feature film for the independent studio. Jackson has a thriving music career-she's currently on world ...

  22. Janet Jackson Denies Engagement Rumors on 'GMA'

    October 26, 2010 12:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Although Janet Jackson appeared on "Good Morning America" Monday (Oct. 25) to discuss her appearance in Tyler Perry's upcoming film "For Colored Girls," the talk turned toward romance and rumors. Jackson denied recent claims ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Bieber Director Drops Out, Joe Perry Slams Steven Tyler

    August 04, 2010 7:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bieber Biopic Director Drops Out Davis Guggenheim has reportedly backed out of directing Justin Bieber's upcoming 3D biopic. According to Deadline, the filmmaker -- ...

  24. Janet Jackson Dazzles Crowd at Essence Festival

    July 03, 2010 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson enthralled the Essence Music Festival audience Friday, kept them on their feet for more than two hours and reminded fans why seeing her in concert was worth waiting two years. From the opening notes of "The Pleasure Principle" ...

  25. Is Mariah Carey Pregnant? Nick Cannon Addresses Rumors

    June 03, 2010 11:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Amidst a swirl of reports that Mariah Carey is pregnant, the singer's husband, Nick Cannon, took to Twitter on Wednesday night and said any "private" news would come from Carey herself. "If & when my wife is ready to make ANY ...

  26. Macy Gray Spreads Positive Vibes on 'The Sellout'

    May 24, 2010 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 M acy Gra y is keeping it positive these days. The pop/R&B singer's fifth album, "The Sellout," is due June 22 on Concord, and if lead single "Beauty in the World" is any indication -- "Stop and smell the flowers/An ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Something Corporate, Iggy Pop, Diggy Simmons and More

    March 24, 2010 9:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every day. Andrew McMahon is reuniting with his pop-punk band Something Corporate after going on hiatus in 2004. McMahon, who records solo under the name Jack's Manne ...

  28. Mary J. Blige Stars In Tyler Perry Movie

    March 20, 2009 9:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige is set to star in Tyler Perry's forthcoming Lionsgate film, "I Can Do Bad All By Myself." Scheduled for nationwide release September 11, 2009, the film also stars Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson. Based on Perry¹s ...

  29. Mary J. Blige To Star In Tyler Perry Movie

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige is set to star in Tyler Perry’s forthcoming Lionsgate film, “I Can Do Bad All By Myself.” Scheduled for nationwide release September 11, 2009, the film also stars Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson. Based on Perry’s stage play of ...

  30. Knowles, Keys, Hudson Vie For Image Awards

    January 07, 2009 1:59 PM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce Knowles, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson are all double threats for the NAACP Image Awards, earning nominations in both music and film categories. Knowles, Keys and Hudson are competing for outstanding female music artist and for best music ...

  31. Knowles, Keys, Hudson Grab Music, Film Image Noms

    January 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Beyonce Knowles, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson are all multitasking for the NAACP Image Awards, earning nominations Wednesday in both music and film categories. Knowles, Keys and Hudson are competing against one another for outstanding female mu ...

  32. TBS Partners With Def Jam

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam Recordings and Chrisette Michele will team on a promotional campaign for the next season of Tyler Perry's "House of Payne" on TBS. Michele has recorded a new song entitled "I Gotta Love Jones for House of Payne," w ...

  33. Report: 50 Cent, Blige Named In Steroids Probe

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A number of entertainers were named in connection with an Albany-based steroid investigation, but are not part of an ongoing criminal probe, according to a published report. A number of entertainers were named in connection with an Albany-based ster ...

  34. Never Say 'Never': Jaheim

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Not much has changed. It's like going from momma's house to daddy's house. And like a daddy in the waiting room pacing back and forth, I can't wait for my baby to come out." "Not much has changed. It's like g ...

  35. New Janet Jackson Album Due In February

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Janet Jackson's as-yet-untitled debut album for Island Def Jam will be released in February. The artist is also prepping a worldwide tour to promote the follow-up to 2006's "20 Y.O." In addition, Jack Janet Jackson's as-yet- ...

  36. Jaheim Signs With Atlantic, Preps Label Debut

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B singer/songwriter/producer Jaheim has signed with Atlantic. The former Warner Bros. artist will release his as-yet-untitled label debut on Dec. 18. R&B singer/songwriter/producer Jaheim has signed with Atlantic. The former Warner Bros. a ...

  37. Jill Scott Reborn After Divorce, Films

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While some artists choose to keep their private life cloaked in mystery, Jill Scott's music was so rich with details about her most intimate thoughts, even a casual listener could tell that she was madly in love with her man. From "He Lo ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. Tiffany Evans

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Having lived in the Big Apple for most of her childhood, Tiffany Evans never imagined she'd catch her big break when her family moved to gambling haven Atlantic City, N.J. Having lived in the Big Apple for most of her childhood, Tiffany Evans n ...

  40. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  41. We Are Family

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" hits stores this week via Motown, just ahead of the U.S. premiere of the film. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion& ...

  42. McKnight, LL Visit 'Family Reunion' Soundtrack

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Motown. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Mot ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Stevie Wonder, Garrison Starr, Railroad Earth

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder honored by United Negro College Fund, Garrison Starr and Railroad Earth prep new albums. Fantasia, Maroon 5, India.Arie and Toni Braxton are among those who will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder during the United Negro College Fund's ...

  44. LL Cool J Targets Women With Film Deal

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a bid to attract black female moviegoers, Lions Gate Films has signed a multi-picture deal with LL Cool J, whose first project will be an urban version of "Fatal Attraction." In a bid to attract black female moviegoers, Lions Gate Films ...

  45. Diary of a Mad Black Woman

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tyler Perry's "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" scored No. 1 box-office kudos. Judging by the mesmerizing performances here, the movie's soundtrack deserves to do equally as well. Tyler Perry's "Diary of a Mad Black Woman&qu ...