1. Will Smith Accepts Generation Award at MTV Movie Awards: Watch

    April 10, 2016 9:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 "When MTV first gave me this Generation Award, I thought it was code for the old-ass dude award." Will Smith was first introduced to the MTV audience in the late '80s with his rap career as the Fresh Prince. Then he made his way into ...

  2. Will Smith Doesn't Need an Oscar He's Getting Special MTV Movie Award

    Will Smith Doesn't Need an Oscar He's Getting Special MTV Movie Award

    March 28, 2016 11:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 Will Smith may have been one of the many stars snubbed at this year’s Academy Awards’, but that’s not stopping him as he is receiving an honorary MTV Movie Award. Mark Wahlberg , reese witherspoon , Kevin Hart , Dwayne Johnson , cover video , Suicid ...

  3. Will Smith to Receive Generation Award at MTV Movie Awards

    March 24, 2016 7:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Host Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced the news on his Instagram, congratulating his friend. Will Smith is heading to the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. The actor will receive the Generation Award at the awards show, hosted by Dwayne "The R ...

  4. Should Will Smith Have Been Nominated For Best Actor?

    Should Will Smith Have Been Nominated For Best Actor?

    January 25, 2016 11:25 AM EST 1 0 0 Though Will Smith's star power has faded in recent years, the former Fresh Prince proved himself this year. In Concussion, Smith played a Nigerian doctor who took on the NFL to prove the dangers its p wochit entertainment , academy award for be ...

  5. Will Smith to Join Jada Pinkett in Boycotting 2016 Oscars

    January 21, 2016 10:53 AM EST 0 0 0 Will Smith is among the Hollywood stars disappointed by the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations, where for the second year in a row zero nonwhite actors were nominated for the Academy's acting awards. The Concussion star sat ...

  6. Will Smith on New Music, Tour & the Industry: 'It's Much More ADHD -- Unless You're Adele'

    December 03, 2015 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Count Will Smith as one of Adele’ s millions of admirers. “Love that record,” he tells Billboard of her record-breaking 25. But don’t expect him to go down the same album path as the British chanteuse as he readies new music and preps for this summe ...

  7. Ask Billboard: Missy Elliott's Career Album Sales

    November 22, 2015 9:05 AM EST A look at sales of her albums, as she readies her return to the Hot 100's top 40. Plus, more about Adele's 'Hello.' As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . ...

  8. Will Smith Tiene Mega Hit... En Colombia? Su Canción Con Bomba Estéreo!

    Will Smith Tiene Mega Hit... En Colombia? Su Canción Con Bomba Estéreo!

    November 10, 2015 11:22 AM EST 0 0 0 Solo días antes de su grande presentación en los Latin Grammys con Will Smith, Bomba Estéreo hablo con nuestras cámaras para compartir sobre su nueva canción "Fiesta" que los ha llevado hasta arriba d music , colombia , Bomba Estereo , Cha ...

  9. Will Smith Goes Latin... Mega Hit with Bomba Estéreo!

    Will Smith Goes Latin... Mega Hit with Bomba Estéreo!

    November 10, 2015 11:22 AM EST 0 0 0 After ten years away from music, it was the Colombian group Bomba Estéreo that brought Will Smith back into the scene with their Billboard number one song "Fiesta!" The unlikely collab will perform th rumba los angeles , Latin music , colo ...

  10. Read Will Smith's Touching Birthday Message to Willow

    October 31, 2015 6:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Willow Smith turned 15 (yes, she's just 15 and yes, she spent last week partying with the Kardashians ) today (Oct. 31), and her famous father Will Smith took to social media to celebrate with a touching tribute. Jaden Smith Doesn't Mind I ...

  11. Juan Luis Guerra, J Balvin and Natalia Jimenez Added to Latin Grammys Lineup

    October 23, 2015 6:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Juan Luis Guerra , J Balvin , Cho Quib Town and Natalia Jimenez will join the previously announced team of Will Smith and Bomba Estereo as the first batch of performers at the Latin Grammys. Also performing at the show will be best new artist nomine ...

  12. Will Smith to Perform at Latin Grammys With Bomba Estéreo

    October 19, 2015 11:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 It’s about to be a legit “Fiesta” at this year’s Latin Grammys -- literally! People en Español reports that Will Smith will be joining his new Latin BFFs Bomba Estéreo for a performance of their recent collaboration, which can only be described as a ...

  13. Bomba Estéreo's 'Fiesta (Remix)' Video Featuring Will Smith Is an Epic Carnival: Watch

    October 16, 2015 1:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bomba Estéreo and Will Smith 's new video for "Fiesta (Remix)" is  all the party you need to start your weekend right.  Set in what looks like an abandoned warehouse, it starts off on a somewhat ominous note, with a mysterious caped f ...

  14. Will Smith Returns to Charts, Joining Bomba Estereo on Hot Latin Songs

    October 14, 2015 4:25 PM EDT Will Smith ends his nearly decade-long hiatus on Billboard ’s music charts, as his new collaboration with Colombian group Bomba Estereo , “Fiesta (Remix),” debuts at No. 11 on Hot Latin Songs (dated Oct. 24). Smith has been absent from Billboard ’ ...

  15. Is Miley Cyrus' 'Hands of Love' Another 'Wrecking Ball'? Plus More of the Week's Best and Worst Singles

    October 09, 2015 6:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Courtesy Photo Bomba Estereo  Featuring Will Smith   “Fiesta (Remix)” Sony Music Latin  Will Smith has an unlikely vehicle for his music comeback: rapping bilingually on this thumping electro-cumbia mix from Colombian duo Bomba Estereo. His first on ...

  16. Rapper & DJ Biz Markie Thanks Will Smith For Jumpstarting His Career

    Rapper & DJ Biz Markie Thanks Will Smith For Jumpstarting His Career

    October 08, 2015 6:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper & DJ Biz Markie discusses how Will Smith was the one who helped him start his career. Celebrity , HuffPost Live Highlights , Black , 5minmedia , rap music , entertainment , Hip Hop , Biz Markie , Will Smith Videos Biz Markie Will Smith ...

  17. Will Smith Prepping New Music, Teases 2016 World Tour With DJ Jazzy Jeff

    October 05, 2015 7:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Will Smith 's return to music after a decade away will likely go beyond the Bomba Estereo "Fiesta" remix that dropped Friday and include a new album and world tour next year.  Smith joined Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show Monday (O ...

  18. Watch Will Smith Talk Joining Bomba Estereo's 'Fiesta' Remix: 'Let Me Bathe in Your Greatness'

    October 05, 2015 6:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Behind-the-scenes clip shot on the "Fiesta" remix video set. Curious to know how the heck rapper/actor Will Smith ended up collaborating with Colombian alt/electronica fusion band Bomba Estéreo on the group’s single “Fiesta”? Smith tells t ...

  19. Listen to Will Smith's Collab With Bomba Estéreo for 'Fiesta' Remix: 'It's Just Magic'

    October 02, 2015 6:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Smith raps in English & Spanish on the new track, which Simón Mejia calls "beyond anything we have dreamed of." That cute Facebook post of Will Smith congratulating Bomba Estéreo on their Latin Grammy nominations that caused so many of ...

  20. Why Did Will Smith Congratulate Bomba Estereo on Latin Grammy Nods?

    September 25, 2015 4:40 PM EDT Following the announcement of the 16th annual Latin Grammy Awards nominees (on Sept. 23), Will Smith shared a Facebook photo congratulating Colombian band Bomba Estéreo on its nods -- racking up nearly a quarter-million likes in 24 hours. While i ...

  21. Watch Will Smith, Kanye West & Drake Laugh at Meek Mill Together

    August 04, 2015 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Things went from bad to worse for Meek Mill during Drake 's OVO Fest set last night (Aug. 3) in Toronto. First Drake was reported to be wearing a "Free Meek Mill" t-shirt that he had previously worn onstage while the rapper was actual ...

  22. Will Smith Responds to Rumors: 'Jada and I Are... NOT GETTING A DIVORCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!'

    August 03, 2015 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 It may not be a great summer for celebrity marriages, but Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are still going strong. Following online rumors Monday (Aug. 3) that the two were finalizing their divorce and an announcement would be forthcoming, Will Smi ...

  23. Meek Mill Opens Up About His Relationship With Nicki Minaj, His Beefs and Why He's 'Scared to Be Political': Exclusive

    July 29, 2015 12:49 PM EDT 21.132 k 526 174 Fresh off a No. 1 album, the rapper toes the line between his beefs (Drake, police) and his bae (Nicki Minaj). On July 17, the crowd at Dallas' Gexa Energy Pavilion witnessed the full throes of "Omeeka." The portmanteau des ...

  24. Watch Jared Leto's Joker Come to Life in Official 'Suicide Squad' Trailer

    July 13, 2015 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE : After a grainy, handheld version of the Suicide Squad trailer hit the Internet (see below), Warner Bros. decided to take matters into its own hands and release the official version on YouTube Monday afternoon. Check out the proper, high-fid ...

  25. Watch Jared Leto's Joker Get Turnt in Leaked 'Suicide Squad' Clip

    May 19, 2015 12:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 The official theatrical release of the super-villian flick Suicide Squad is over a year away, but a couple of juicy teasers have leaked onto the internet. [ h/t Vulture ] Get a load of what Jared Leto has in store for his portrayal of the Joker in t ...

  26. Justin Bieber, Will Smith Fans of Bruce Lee DJ T-Shirt From 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    May 03, 2015 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber , Will Smith , Nas , Snoop Dogg and Ne-Yo have all been photographed wearing Bow & Arrow's "Gung Fu Scratch" t-shirt featuring martial-arts icon Bruce Lee manning a DJ table, but longtime fan Robert Downey Jr. may ha ...

  27. Willow & Jaden Smith Talk Driving Lessons With Dad Will Smith and Saying No to Auto-Tune

    March 06, 2015 1:35 PM EST 0 0 0 When Will Smith was a teenager, he rapped about how parents just don't understand -- but his 14-year-old daughter Willow and 16-year-old son Jaden aren't singing the same tune. "My dad is awesome. I wouldn't be where I am right n ...

  28. Watch Will Smith Perform 'Fresh Prince' Rap on Ellen

    February 24, 2015 5:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Jimmy Fallon may have recently re-created the iconic theme song , but nothing beats the original Fresh Prince. Will Smith stopped by Ellen this week, ostensibly to talk about his new movie Focus , but mostly to give everyone the nostalgia hit they w ...

  29. Will Smith Wants to Make More Music: 'I Got the Bug'

    February 12, 2015 10:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Will Smith may be "Gettin' "Jiggy Wit It" again. He says he's hoping to return to hip-hop and never stopped recording privately. Smith, whose last solo album was released in 2005, and Kanye West were photographed in a record ...

  30. A Long Q&A with Eddie Murphy: 'SNL,' Making Reggae Music, Hanging Out with Bowie and Michael Jackson's Spirit

    February 06, 2015 1:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Until recently, the combination of Eddie Murphy and reggae most readily brought to mind his classic SNL sketch, " Kill the White People ." Then, without advance fanfare, the 53-year old comic legend quietly dropped "Red Light" on ...

  31. 'Source Energy and Universal Truths': Exploring The New Music of Jaden & Willow Smith

    November 26, 2014 3:55 PM EST The world focused on an outlandish interview, but what about the music the interview was promoting? It's been a little over a week, and yet, I still can’t get over this . Jaden and Willow Smith 's joint exclusive with the New York Time ...

  32. Watch Jaden Smith Hit the Street in New Music Video for 'Fast'

    October 06, 2014 8:43 PM EDT Jaden Smith has been dropping a hefty amount of new music lately, from his own tracks to guest cameos , and Monday kicked off the week with a new video for his track "Fast."  Childish Gambino's Secret Track '3005 Part 2' U ...

  33. Watch Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff Reunite, Perform 'Summertime'

    August 17, 2014 6:18 PM EDT Will Smith surprised fans in Las Vegas Friday, joining his longtime friend and collaborator DJ Jazzy Jeff for a few guest Fresh Prince reunion jams including the duo's 1991 hit "Summertime" and a dance-along to Sugarhill Gang's ...

  34. Nas Opens-Up for 'Illmatic' Anniversary Media Blitz

    April 16, 2014 5:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas’ seminal debut “Illmatic” is 20 years old this week. And to celebrate the deluxe reissue “Illmatic XX,” the Queens rapper took to the Web for a digital flurry of Q&As on the Tuesday release date.  From HuffPost Live to a Reddit Ask Me Anythi ...

  35. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Evanescence's 'Bring Me To Life' Tops Alternative Songs

    March 24, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 7 2 0 This week in 2003, the band crowned the chart with its breakthrough smash. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Michael Jackson, the Supremes and the all-star Voices That Care Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seve ...

  36. 'Annie' Trailer Appears Online: Watch

    March 06, 2014 4:07 AM EST 0 0 0     Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz get the unenviable task of updating the classic musical. It's a hard knock life -- for die-hard Annie fans.   The first trailer for Columbia's modern-day update of the classic musical debu ...

  37. Ask Billboard: The All-Pharrell Edition

    February 28, 2014 4:05 PM EST Readers discuss other acts who've hit No. 1 solo, with duets and as part of trios, Oscar songs on the Hot 100 & more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Plea ...

  38. Morning Fix: How Aloe Blacc Outfoxed Simon Fuller; U2, Will Smith Rock First 'Fallon'; Country Radio Seminar Preview; NY Dolls Manager Marty Thau Dead at 75

    February 18, 2014 8:45 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE U2, WILL SMITH ROCK FIRST 'TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON': MINUTE-BY-MINUTE LIVE TAPING REVIEW Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga also make cameos, as Billboard offers an inside look at Fallo ...

  39. U2, Will Smith Rock Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show': Minute-By-Minute Live Taping Review

    February 18, 2014 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga also make cameos, as Billboard offers an inside look at Fallon's first night hosting the NBC late-night institution A new era of late-night TV began just after midnight tonight (Feb. 18), when NBC aired the first ...

  40. Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga Set For Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Opening Week

    February 10, 2014 12:39 PM EST Arcade Fire, Tim McGraw and a slew of Hollywood stars will also be stopping by. "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has already announced its musical guest, U2, for its Feb. 17 premiere episode, but Fallon's first full week fea ...

  41. Will Smith Hits Ne-Yo's 6th Annual Pre-Grammy Midnight Brunch

    January 26, 2014 5:22 PM EST Ne-Yo and Compound Entertainment's 6th annual Midnight Brunch got an extra shot of star power in the form of Will Smith this year. The 45-year-old actor, set to team with Ne-Yo on a new HBO project, was among the names inside Hollywood's ...

  42. Will Smith, U2 Confirmed for Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Premiere

    January 19, 2014 8:21 PM EST 0 0 0 When Jimmy Fallon's reign as the host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" begins next month, he'll have a fairly worthy duo of guests to help ring in his premiere: Will Smith and U2. In a release today (Jan. 19), NBC confirmed that ...

  43. Will Smith on James Avery's Death: 'Every Young Man Needs an Uncle Phil'

    January 06, 2014 1:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Will Smith is paying tribute to his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star James Avery, who died last week from complications from open heart surgery. Smith, who portrayed Avery's nephew on the 1990s sitcom, posted an undated photo of himself along wi ...

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