1. Soul Train Awards Go Bigger for 2013, Promise '100% Live' Acts: 'No Tracks Here'

    November 04, 2013 4:44 AM EST Producers of the Soul Train Awards are prepping their biggest event yet. The 2013 edition of the urban music celebration takes place on Nov. 8 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas (it airs Dec. 1 on BET), where a new venue promises a grander, two-sta ...

  2. Backbeat: Mary J. Blige Rocks Paper Mag's Nightlife Awards With Spectacular Set

    September 28, 2011 4:21 PM EDT Mary J. Blige performs at the Paper Magazine Nightlife Awards in New York Tuesday night (Photo: Rebecca Smeyne) There was no hateration at Paper Magazine's 7th Annual Nightlife Awards on Tuesday night, where all things nightlife were celebrat ...

  3. Two Unreleased Tupac Tracks Leak: Listen

    June 29, 2011 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two unreleased tracks from Tupac Shakur (2Pac) hit the 'net last night (June 28). Both songs, "Watch Ya Mouth" and "NY '87," were recorded during the quintessence of the West Coast and East coast rap war, according to T ...

  4. Chris Brown Performs on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    March 30, 2011 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 C hris Brown performed on Tuesday night's "Dancing With the Stars" without addressing his recent outburst on the set of the network's "Good Morning America." The singer, who last week trashed his dressing room after a & ...

  5. Aretha Franklin Begs Halle Berry to Reconsider Biopic Role

    January 26, 2011 2:50 PM EST Areth Franklin Halle Berry has said she couldn't play Aretha Franklin in a biopic about her life because she can't "carry a tune." Not a problem for Franklin, who has said she wants the Oscar winner to portray her. "Many a ...

  6. Aretha Franklin Begs Halle Berry to Reconsider Biopic Role

    January 26, 2011 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 Halle Berry has said she couldn't play Aretha Franklin in a biopic about her life because she can't "carry a tune." Not a problem for Franklin, who has said she wants the Oscar winner to portray her. Aretha Franklin 'Complet ...

  7. New York's Power 105.1 Introduces New Morning Show

    December 03, 2010 12:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Am I the only one excited that New York radio station Power 105.1 got a new morning show crew, and that Shade 45's Angela Yee is at the head? Here's a promo clip the trio -- made up of Yee, DJ Envy and former Wendy Williams' sidekick ...

  8. Nicki Minaj Does MTV Doc, MAC Lipstick, Wendy Williams

    November 18, 2010 1:12 PM EST 0 0 0 On the eve of the release of her highly-anticipated "Pink Friday" debut album (Nov. 22), MTV has announced the premiere of an hour-long documentary about Nicki Minaj 's road to success titled "My Time Now." The clip will air ...

  9. Hot Product

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A double-disc collection of rare tracks from Fountains Of Wayne, "Out-of-State Plates" (Virgin). The latest studio album from veteran jam band String Cheese Incident, &q ...

  10. Williams Compiles Top Acts For Compilation

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Her compilation, "Wendy Williams Brings the Heat: Volume 1," will hit stores June 28 via Virgin. Radio personality Wendy Williams, who handles afternoon drive at R&B/hip-hop radio station WBLS New York, is also a TV host (VH1's &q ...

  11. Keys Tops 2002 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys was the big winner last night (Aug. 9) at the second annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, walking away with four honors from the event staged at Miami's Billboardlive. In addition to t Alicia Keys was the big winner last night ( ...

  12. Top Artists Set For Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lathun, Tank, and Anthony Hamilton are among the acts set to perform at the second annual Billboard-AURN R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be handed out Aug. 9 at Billboardlive in Miami Beach. The show, whic Lathun, Tank, and Anthony Hamilton are among the ...