1. Black Eyed Peas Team With Marvel Comics for 'Masters of the Sun' Graphic Novel: Exclusive

    March 16, 2017 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas  are creating an original graphic novel called  Masters of the Sun -- The Zombie Chronicles  being distributed by Marvel Comics,  Billboard  is exclusively announcing.  Benjamin Jackendoff and artist Damion Scott are responsible ...

  2. Apple Shows Off Sneak Peek of Original Series 'Planet of the Apps'

    February 14, 2017 2:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Apple gave a first look at its new original unscripted series, Planet of the Apps , on Monday evening and the show looks a little like Shark Tank meets The Voice.  In the clip shown to attendees of the Code Media conference, app developers have 60 s ...

  3. Steve Aoki's 15 Best Songs: Critics' Picks

    December 29, 2016 6:36 PM EST 0 0 7 Steve Aoki has made a career of capturing life's youthful essence. He literally takes the best thing about childhood -- birthday cake -- and throws it in his fans' faces. All right, he doesn't really do that anymore, but it's a t ...

  4. Rick Ross, Jussie Smollett, will.i.am & More Come Out for Hood by Air's Spring Show

    September 12, 2016 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shayne Oliver, the 28-year-old designer behind Hood By Air, has built up quite the stylish celebrity fan club -- and many of them turned up at his spring 2017 runway show Sunday afternoon to show their support. Naomi Campbell, Jaden Smith and his gi ...

  5. From 'Stairway to Heaven' to 'Damn Girl': 'Raging Bull' Remains Center Stage in Copyright Fights

    September 09, 2016 9:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Attorneys for Justin Timberlake and Will.i.am take a page from Led Zeppelin's legal battle. Just two years after the Supreme Court changed the copyright game by holding in Petrella that time doesn't necessarily bar all lawsuits, we're ...

  6. Miley Cyrus Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    September 09, 2016 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 1 Miley Cyrus ' has a mind of her own and her music is a direct reflection of her unapologetic attitude. The "Wrecking Ball" singer has proved her vocal versatility through various song collabs with producers such as will.i.am and Mike  ...

  7. Justin Timberlake, Will.i.am Move to Dismiss 'Damn Girl' Copyright Suit

    July 19, 2016 11:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Damn Girl" sampled "A New Day is Here At Last" legally and the heir of a disco composer doesn't have standing to sue Justin Timberlake and Will.i.am (Will Adams) for copyright infringement, according to a Monday court filin ...

  8. The Game Meets With L.A. Police Chief as Big Crowd Gathers for Anti-Violence Summit

    July 17, 2016 10:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 An overflow crowd gathered Sunday at a community center in south Los Angeles for an anti-gang summit organized by the rapper The Game . Police Chief Charlie Beck, performer will.i.am , along with anti-gang activists and gang members were inside the ...

  9. Justin Timberlake, Will.i.am Facing Copyright Suit Over 'Damn Girl'

    February 17, 2016 5:43 PM EST 0 0 0 The heir of a Grammy-winning disco artist claims Timberlake's hit "Damn Girl" copied its hook, rhythm, harmony and melody from a 1969 song. Justin Timberlake may need to break out his suit and tie for a court appearance. He’s facing a ...

  10. ITV Strikes Deal for 'The Voice' U.K.

    November 23, 2015 11:31 PM EST 0 0 0 ITV has made it official, announcing Monday that it has struck a deal to air The Voice U.K. , which has so far broadcast on British public broadcaster BBC. The BBC recently said that its upcoming fifth season of the singing competition would be the ...

  11. 'The Voice U.K.' to Leave BBC After Upcoming Fifth Season

    November 07, 2015 2:02 PM EST 0 0 0 The singing competition is expected to move to ITV, which now owns show producer Talpa. The BBC said Saturday, Nov. 7, that its upcoming fifth season of singing competition The Voice U.K. would be the last airing on the U.K. public broadcaster. Boy ...

  12. Boy George's Comment About Sleeping With Prince a 'Joke,' 'Voice UK' Rep Says

    November 01, 2015 3:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Boy George ’s comment about sleeping with Prince during a recent taping of The Voice UK “was a joke,” a spokesperson for the show told People .  Watch Caitlyn Jenner & Boy George Talk Aging, Politics The bombshell came when George and his fellow ...

  13. Judith Hill 'Happy for That Extra Push' From Prince to Step Up First Album 'Back in Time'

    October 23, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "This is a day I’ve dreamed for since I was 10 years old, so it’s really an exciting time." Judith Hill has always been on the music scene -- you might just not have been looking hard enough. Her resume includes duetting with Michael Jacks ...

  14. Scooter Braun Signs Black Eyed Peas for Management

    July 10, 2015 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The group joins a roster that includes Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Cody Simpson and Carly Rae Jepsen, among others. Scooter Braun, who manages Justin Bieber , Ariana Grande , Cody Simpson and Carly Rae Jepsen , among other music acts, has added th ...

  15. The Tanning Effect - Will.I.Am (Part 01)

    The Tanning Effect - Will.I.Am (Part 01)

    April 30, 2015 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy Award-winning artist/producer Will.i.am opens up on the role he played in helping President Obama’s 2008 election campaign, ghost writing for Eazy- E, discovering LMFAO, seeing the effect of te music , Barack Obama , 5minmedia , interviews , ...

  16. Usher, No Doubt, Fall Out Boy Highlight Inaugural Global Citizen Earth Day Concert In DC

    April 18, 2015 10:00 PM EDT 1.652 k 185 88 Two weeks after undergoing foot surgery  that he likened to 70s TV series “The Six Million Dollar Man” , Usher had an important message for Global Poverty Project / Global Citizen CEO Hugh Evans. “I might be a little injured, but I wanna ma ...

  17. Usher, Mary J. Blige, Gwen Stefani Among Headliners for Earth Day Rally

    April 18, 2015 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 An all-day Earth Day rally and concert Saturday (April 18) is drawing some big names to the National Mall. Usher , Mary J. Blige , Gwen Stefani , Common and Train are scheduled to perform during the free Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day rally hosted by ...

  18. Quincy Jones Praises 'Unbelievable' Indigenous Australian Singer Gurrumul: Watch

    March 18, 2015 6:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Quincy Jones has (arguably) the best ears in the business. And right now, he's only got ears for Gurrumul .  The legendary producer and composer has posted a short video praising the "unbelievable" talents of Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupin ...

  19. CL Recording With the Black Eyed Peas: See the Photos

    February 04, 2015 8:25 PM EST 0 0 0 The pics come less than a month after will.i.am hit up the K-pop star about a collab over Twitter. While CL preps her upcoming solo album , it looks like the K-pop superstar has also logged some time with The Black Eyed Peas . The 2NE1 leader posted ...

  20. will.i.am

    will.i.am

    0 Albums, 0 Songs

  21. BBC Music Awards 2014: Ed Sheeran & Pharrell Win Big; One Direction, Coldplay Among Performers

    December 11, 2014 7:28 PM EST Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Williams took home the major honors at the inaugural BBC Music Awards, held Thursday night (Dec. 11) at London's Earl's Court.  Sheeran won British Artist of the Year at the star-studded bash, which featured perfo ...

  22. BBC Hunts for Saturday Hit, Calls 'Voice' Coach Will.i.am a 'National Treasure'

    November 30, 2014 10:42 AM EST The BBC is on the hunt for a big Saturday night entertainment show that can mirror the success of such weekend hits as Strictly Come Dancing , known in the U.S. as Dancing With the Stars , and The Voice . The BBC's entertainment commissioning ...

  23. Watch Katy Perry, Will.i.am, Adam Lambert, Others Sing 'Imagine' for UNICEF

    November 21, 2014 8:23 PM EST To celebrate the 25th anniversary of United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF has teamed up with Yoko Ono and David Guetta to assemble a star cast to cover John Lennon 's beloved "Imagine" for what they ...

  24. Gimme Five: B1A4's Biggest Musical Inspirations

    October 16, 2014 11:30 PM EDT Earlier this month, U.S. fans got to see  B1A4  up close with their first set of headlining concerts in America. From the tour's kickoff in New York , the K-pop quintet saw their super-supportive stateside fanbase hollering for them whether t ...

  25. Will.i.am Shows Off New Smart 'Cuff,' Wearable Fashion Line

    October 15, 2014 10:48 PM EDT UPDATE:  7digital has confirmed it has entered into an agreement with i.am+ for the development of applications and operation of the music service on its devices, including the Puls.  Will.i.am 's new wearable device, the Puls, is far more t ...

  26. Watch will.i.am and Jimmy Fallon Play Teenage Girls for ‘Ew!’ Video

    October 07, 2014 1:24 AM EDT Jimmy Fallon and  will.i.am  will never live this one down.  The TV talk-show maestro has teamed-up with the uber-producer for "Ew!", a hilarious parody on today’s selfie-obsessed youth. It’s all for a good cause, which is just as well ...

  27. Rita Ora to Replace Kylie Minogue as Coach on U.K.'s 'The Voice'

    September 23, 2014 5:16 AM EDT Rita Ora , who has worked with such brands as Adidas, is joining the BBC's U.K. version of singing competition The Voice as the fourth coach on the upcoming fourth season. Kylie Minogue this year had filled that spot, but was widely expected ...

  28. Sergio Mendes & will.i.am Make 'Magic' on New Album: A Joint Q&A

    September 12, 2014 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 As a 17-year-old, will.i.am fell in love with the music of Sergio Mendes after a fellow crate-digger turned him on to Equinox , Mendes' 1967 album with the Brazil 66. That appreciation led to the Black Eyed Peas leader buying all of Mendes' ...

  29. Will.i.am Celebrates 'Birthday' No. 1 in U.K., Ed Sheeran's 'X' Retains Albums Crown

    July 14, 2014 5:52 AM EDT will.i.am has landed his fifth U.K. No. 1 single as headline artist and tenth overall. “It’s My Birthday” (Interscope/Universal), featuring Cody Wise, arrived at the summit yesterday (July 13), as Ed Sheeran began a third week atop the album chart ...

  30. 'The Voice U.K.' Ratings Dip On Season’s First Live Show

    March 25, 2014 3:59 AM EDT “The Voice U.K.'s” first live show of the season on Saturday night drew higher ratings for the BBC than last year's equivalent episode, but viewership fell to a season low. The third season of the singing competition has drawn better aud ...

  31. BMG Relocates Writer Services Hub to L.A., Thomas Scherer Promoted

    February 25, 2014 3:27 AM EST BMG is shifting its worldwide Writer Services hub from Berlin to Los Angeles under newly-promoted executive Thomas Scherer. BMG Writer Services embraces BMG’s international songplugging operation which works with the company’s roster of songwriter ...

  32. Tech Primacy and Social Good Discussed in will.i.am's Full Midem Keynote (Video)

    February 02, 2014 11:54 AM EST Below is full video from will.i.am's keynote on Midem's first day, in conversation with Ken Hertz (senior partner, Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP and co-founder/principal, memBrain LLC) and David Rowan (editor, Wired UK). As well, ke ...

  33. Franz Ferdinand Frontman Accuses Pharrell of 'Borrowing' 'Take Me Out' Riff

    January 31, 2014 9:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Alex Kapranos notes similarities in Paloma Faith's "Can't Rely on You" Pharrell Williams was involved in his share of lawsuits last year -- from a spat with will.i.am over his i am OTHER brand to his part in a suit from Marvin Ga ...

  34. Will.i.am to Launch Video Platform With Maker Studios

    January 29, 2014 1:05 PM EST The Black Eyed Peas frontman joins Snoop Dogg in developing original video content as the multichannel network expands its star roster. One of the top digital media firms is adding a major pop star to its roster. Maker Studios, which boasts more t ...

  35. Will.i.am Pre-GRAMMY Charity Event Raises $2.4M

    January 24, 2014 9:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Los Angeles event features performances from Busta Rhymes, Chaka Khan, more It was an old-school party at will.i.am's annual pre-GRAMMY charity concert as veteran rap stars like Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh rocked a capacity crowd along with th ...

  36. 'The Voice U.K.' Third Season Opener Pulls Strong Ratings

    January 14, 2014 5:27 AM EST The third season opener of "The Voice U.K." on Saturday night drew much stronger ratings than the second season debut in some good news for the BBC, which has been looking to bolster the show's performance. The singing competition&# ...

  37. Will.i.am Joins 3D Systems, Tasked with Introducing 3D Printing To the Masses

    January 09, 2014 5:59 AM EST Will.i.am is bringing his considerable talents to 3D Systems. The recording artist and producer will serve as chief creative officer for the tech firm, which specialises in 3D printing. In his new leadership role, will.i.am will be expected to “in ...

  38. Alicia Keys Ends One-Year BlackBerry Deal: Inside The Troubled Partnership

    January 02, 2014 6:32 PM EST When Alicia Keys was first named global creative director at BlackBerry on Jan. 30, 2013, much derision was made at her expense for tweeting from an iPhone just days before the announcement  – and maybe even once again a few days after, in an ap ...

  39. will.i.am Rep Says He Never Signed On for New Year's Eve Event in Brazil

    December 30, 2013 3:24 PM EST   Despite published reports that recording artist will.i.am cancelled an appearance at a New Year's Eve show in Rio de Janeiro, the singer never agreed to be part of the festivities, according to a spokesperson for the entertainer.   Several ...

  40. Will.i.am Warms-Up For World Tour With TV Special

    December 06, 2013 2:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Will.i.am, the Black Eyed Peas member-turned-solo-star and a judge on the U.K. version of singing talent show "The Voice," will be the subject of a behind-the-scenes TV documentary special about his upcoming debut solo world tour. Shine In ...

  41. Britney Spears Reveals 'Britney Jean' Tracklist

    November 12, 2013 8:35 PM EST Britney Spears has revealed the full tracklist for the standard and deluxe versions of upcoming album "Britney Jean" through her Twitter account. According to the pop star, she decided to reveal the list of songs Tuesday night (Nov. 1 ...

  42. Scooter Braun, Will.i.am, Amanda Palmer and More Argue for Artists' Role in the Music Industry During Inaugural 'Disruptor' Talk

    October 30, 2013 12:47 PM EDT In a debate streamed live yesterday titled "Has tech killed the music industry?" -- which you can watch in full below -- panelist and artist manager Scooter Braun proclaimed, "It's not about addressing ‘Will the music industr ...

  43. Dick Clark Productions, Yahoo Partner for American Music Awards Digital Content

    October 08, 2013 6:43 PM EDT Production company Dick Clark Productions has tapped Yahoo as the official digital distributor for content around the 2013 American Music Awards, to be held Nov. 24 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.  The partnership begins with Yaho ...

  44. Stevie Wonder Speaks Out, Bono Surprises at Global Citizen Festival

    September 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT An impassioned speech on guns by Wonder and slick sets by Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Kings of Leon highlight a day of doing right in Central Park Stevie Wonder made believers out of a youthful crowd of 60,000-plus at the Global Citizen Festiv ...

  45. Kelly Clarkson, Will.i.am to Announce American Music Awards Nominees

    September 27, 2013 2:15 PM EDT Pop music superstars Kelly Clarkson and Will.i.am are set to announce the nominees for the 2013 American Music Awards, at a pair of events in New York City on Oct. 10. The pair will reveal nominations in five key categories live on ABC's &qu ...

  46. The Oddest Thing About Will.i.am's Trademark Claim Against Pharrell Williams

    September 20, 2013 6:18 PM EDT The trademark battle between Will.i.am and Pharrell Williams has gotten a little more bizarre. In July, Williams' I Am Other Entertainment sought declaratory relief in New York federal court that "I Am Other" wasn't an infrin ...

  47. Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson Named Fourth Coach of 'The Voice U.K.'

    September 19, 2013 6:15 AM EDT Ricky Wilson, lead singer of British band Kaiser Chiefs, will fill the fourth coach position on BBC One’s The Voice UK when it returns for its third season here in January, completing the show’s revamped lineup. The U.K. public broadcaster announc ...

Pages