1. Kanye West Blasts Media After Wheelchair Controversy: 'Pick a New Target'

    September 16, 2014 3:05 AM EDT Kanye West is continuing his headline-making tear across Australia...even if that's what he really doesn't want to happen. After the rapper took heat for calling on a fan (who turned out to be in a wheelchair) to stand up at his concert F ...

  2. Demi Lovato Backs Same-Sex Marriage for Online Campaign: Watch

    July 10, 2014 12:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Demi Lovato is voicing support for same-sex marriage in a new web video. The former Disney Channel star and judge on Fox's canceled The X Factor is the face of a re-launch of the Human Rights Campaign's Americans for Marriage Equali ...

  3. Hollywood Stars Join Kelly Clarkson's Holiday Special

    November 20, 2013 11:26 PM EST 0 0 0 NBC says Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and William Shatner are among those joining Kelly Clarkson's holiday special. The special, titled "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale," is also set to include country stars B ...

  4. 'Glee' Recap: 'Swan Song' Brings Second Chances

    December 07, 2012 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The title "Swan Song" gives somewhat of a hint at where this week is going -- the kids are facing various aspects of their failures and are faced with the finality of their dreams. Of course, this is "Glee," and we know that ever ...

  5. Alicia Keys Raises $2.9M at Gala, Honors Oprah Winfrey

    December 07, 2012 7:30 AM EST 0 0 0 During the auction portion of Alicia Keys' Black Ball Redux, one man was ready to jump his bid from $100,000 to $250,000 for a trip to South Africa - if Keys would join him and his friends. "I'll go for a little more," Keys said ...

  6. Beyonce to Perform at Alicia Keys' Black Ball

    September 20, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Call it ladies night: Beyonce and Carole King are joining Oprah Winfrey and Alicia Keys at Keys' annual Black Ball event. Beyonce and King will perform at the fundraising gala for Keys' charity Keep a Child Alive on Nov. 1 at New York' ...

  7. 'Glee' Recap: Return of the Underdogs in Search for 'The New Rachel'

    September 14, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Season Four Opens With Carly Rae, Imagine Dragons Covers The return of "Glee" is something we've been wary about for months. After last year's tumultuous and often off-point episodes and more Very Special Episodes than musical st ...

  8. BBMAs Raise The Stakes In Vegas

    May 23, 2012 10:35 PM EDT 0 0 Backstage, young performers mixed with legends, paying tribute and trading knowledge. Onstage, it was no different: From LMFAO's fever-pitched opening hits medley - and strip tease - to Stevie Wonder's rousing show-closer "Superstition, ...

  9. Whoopi Goldberg chats Backstage Billboard Music Awards 2012

    Whoopi Goldberg chats Backstage Billboard Music Awards 2012

    May 21, 2012 10:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard's Downtown Julie Brown interviews Whoopi Goldberg Backstage @ Billboard Music Awards 2012. back stage , interview , BBMA , Whoopi Goldberg , Whoopi Goldberg , Interview BBMA 2013 Whoopi Goldberg Interview ...

  10. Whoopi Goldberg Backstage @ Billboard Music Awards 2012

    Whoopi Goldberg Backstage @ Billboard Music Awards 2012

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  11. 'Glee' Recap: A Not Very Special Episode

    May 02, 2012 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Glee" missteps this week with an attempt to cram actual pertinent plot and unnecessary Very-Special-Episode preaching in a mishmash of themes and topics. It might be a coincidence that the show returns to more musical theater songs this w ...

  12. Ask Billboard: Christmas in October? Never Say Never

    October 29, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and coun ...

  13. Hank Jr. Writes Song About Fox Flap, Will Appear on 'The View'

    October 10, 2011 10:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hank Williams Jr. is about to have his say. Williams' has cut a new song "I'll Keep My ...," calling out "Fox & Friends" and ESPN after an interview last week on the Fox News talk show led to the end of his associat ...

  14. Dave Stewart Finds Inspiration in Nashville, Reese Witherspoon on 'Blackbird Diaries'

    May 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From his legendary work with Eurythmics to his recent collaboration with Stevie Nicks on her latest album, "In Your Dreams," Dave Stewart has had a reputation for capturing magic in the studio. He does it again on his new album, "The ...

  15. Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Gladys Knight Rock amfAR

    February 10, 2011 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week kicked off yesterday (Feb. 9) in New York City with the annual amfAR gala, held at Cipriani's downtown. The event was held in honor of President Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Taylor, Diane Von Furstenberg and Dr. Mathilde K ...

  16. Prince Drops By 'The View' Unannounced

    December 09, 2010 3:32 PM EST 0 0 0 You know that you are truly a rockstar when you can just walk onto a talk show without letting the host, or hostesses in this case, know you're coming. Prince showed that he doesn't need to make appointments -- not even with Barbara Walter ...

  17. Susan Boyle Chokes During Performance on 'The View'

    November 30, 2010 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 S usan Boyle has been said to have the voice of an angel, but during her performance on "The View" this morning (Nov. 30), the angel was interrupted by the frog in Boyle's throat. Video: Susan Boyle Performs on "The View" Th ...

  18. Peggy March's 'Follow' Still The Leader

    November 09, 2010 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 On the Billboard Hot 100 dated April 27, 1963, Little Peggy March began a three-week reign with "I Will Follow Him." Fifteen years, one month and 13 days old when her command began, March remains the youngest solo female to top the tally. ...

  19. Musical Adaptation Of 'Sister Act' To Hit Broadway

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A theatrical adaptation of the movie "Sister Act" will be getting its groove on in a Broadway theater. Producers say the musical based on the 1992 movie starring Whoopi Goldberg will begin performances at the Broadway Theatre in late Mar ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Report: New Springsteen Album Due In January

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen's next album is expected for release around the time of Barack Obama's January inauguration as the 44th president of the United States next January, according to Backstreets.com. Bruce Springsteen's next album is exp ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Plies, Kraftwerk, B.G.

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-winning R&B artist India.Arie will star in the first Broadway revival of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf," which will be produced by Whoopi Goldberg Ft. Myers, Florida MC Plies is prepping ...

  24. India.Arie To Star In Broadway Show 'Colored Girls'

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-winning R&B artist India.Arie will star in the first Broadway revival of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf," which will be produced by Whoopi Goldberg Grammy-winning R&B artist India.Ari ...

  25. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, ...

  26. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided ...

  27. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  28. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artis ...

  29. TunesOnTV

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 25-31, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 25 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Babyface (also scheduled: Jessica Biel). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndica ...

  30. Hot Product

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Meet the Fockers/Racing Stripes Soundtrack Season Varese Sarabande this week releases soundtracks for the films "Meet the Fockers" and "Racing Stripes." The former features two new songs from Randy Newman; in addition to composin ...

  31. Stars Saddle Up For 'Racing Stripes'

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sting and Bryan Adams have composed original songs for the soundtrack to "Racing Stripes," due Jan. 11 via Varese Sarabande. Sting and Bryan Adams have composed original songs for the soundtrack to "Racing Stripes," due Jan. 11 v ...

  32. Thomas Collects All-Star 'Giving' Cast

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a new children's project. Revisiting a concept that began in the early 1970s, actress Marlo Thomas has assembled an all-star cast for a ...

  33. Family, Friends Salute Johnny Cash In Nashville

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, as performers from the worlds of country and rock paid tribute to the late Johnny Cash. The concert, w It was an evening of standing ovations last nigh ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Johnny Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs Kid Rock and Brooks & Dunn are the latest acts to join the lineup of the Johnny Cash tribute concert, set for Nov. 10 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. As previously reported , the ...

  35. NBC Slates Thanksgiving Music Special Trio

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake, Shania Twain and Harry Connick Jr. will star in separate musical specials slated to air during the week of the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday (Nov. 27). Justin Timberlake, Shania Twain and Harry Connick Jr. will star in separate mu ...

  36. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing music-related television for the week of May 26-June 1, 2003. Close out your U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend celebrating Willie Nelson 's 70th birthday with an amazing cast of his pals on the USA Network. A two-hour version of a ma ...

  37. Cold's World Heats Up

    May 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 26-June 1, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 26 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: The Sounds (also scheduled: guest co-host Melissa Rivers, Carson Daly). "Driven: Nelly," ...

  38. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing music-related television for the week of May 19-25, 2003. It's a crazy week of music events on television. There's big names on stages from New York to Las Vegas to Los Angeles, and the hardest thing will be picking which to wat ...

  39. Tunes On TV

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 19-25, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 19 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jermaine Jackson (also scheduled: Cybill Shepherd, Mario Cantone). "100% NYC: A Concert Celebrat ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Tribeca Film Fest, R.E.M., Town Fair

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Tribeca Film Fest, R.E.M., Town Fair Robbie Williams, Sean Paul, and comedian Mario Cantone have joined the lineup of a free concert May 9 at New York's Battery Park as part of the Tribeca Film Festival. The Roots and Norah Jones were p ...

  41. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Peggy March and Beth. STILL FOLLOWING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS: In 1956, Elvis Presley's double-sided single "Don't Be Cruel" \ "Hound Dog" set a record by remaining No. 1 for 11 ...

  42. Friends Wish Willie 'Happy Birthday'

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was nearly one o'clock this morning (April 10) when Shania Twain and Toby Keith wheeled a guitar-shaped cake onstage to lead a rousing rendition of "Happy Birthday" in country music legend Willie N It was nearly one o'clock th ...

  43. 11TunesOnTV

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 10 "Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Hootie & The Blowfish (also scheduled: John Ritter ...

  44. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the Carpenters, 'The Disco Ball,' record holding artists, triple-titled tunes, artists who have charted under different names, and bad jokes with readers. REMEMBERING KAREN Hello Fred: Feb. 4, 2003 marks the 20th ann ...

  45. Usher, Abdul Spin The 'Disco Ball'

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher, Paula Abdul, Aaron Carter, Mya, and Westlife are among the artists confirmed to perform Oct. 13 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium for "The Disco Ball -- A 30th Anniversary Celebration." The eve Usher, Paula Abdul, Aaron Carter, ...

  46. Ndegeocello Takes Charge Of AIDS Benefit

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Meshell Ndegeocello will perform during and serve as the musical director for You Rock My Soul, a benefit concert for New York's Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). Meshell Ndegeocello will perform during and serve as the musical director for ...

  47. Poll: Enya, Warren Are Oscar Frontrunners

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Enya's "May It Be" and Diane Warren's "There You'll Be" are the favorites to win the Oscar for best original song at the 44th annual Academy Awards, according to Billboard.com readers. Out of 3,523 fa Enya's & ...

  48. R.E.M., Jewel Team For New York Benefit

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M., Jewel, and female a cappella group Sweet Honey In The Rock will perform short sets Jan. 31 at New York's Carnegie Hall as part of You Gotta Have Friends, a benefit for the Gay Men's Health Cri R.E.M., Jewel, and female a cappella g ...

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