1. Backbeat: Ed Sheeran, Emmylou Harris, Lupe Fiasco Rock the Grammy’s Music Preservation Project

    February 08, 2013 5:18 PM EST Above, L-R: Rodney Crowell, President/CEO of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow, and musician Emmylou Harris arrive at the Music Preservation Project 'Play It Forward' on February 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ko ...

  2. Gearing Up For the 2013 Grammys: Emerging Talent; Bumps; Opening Numbers

    December 21, 2012 11:15 AM EST Four storylines were in place in the weeks leading up to the 54th annual Grammy Awards, held on Feb. 12, 2012. Adele would be making her first appearance since throat surgery, Bruce Springsteen had a new song, Paul McCartney was MusiCares' Pe ...

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  4. Britney Spears Joins Whitney Houston Grammy Special

    October 10, 2012 11:25 AM EDT Jason Squires/WireImage Britney Spears has joined the lineup for the CBS one-hour special "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston." Register today for the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference P ...

  5. Britney Spears Joins Whitney Houston Grammy Special

    October 10, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Britney Spears has joined the lineup for the CBS one-hour special "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston." The pop star won't be performing, however. She along with Oscar-winner Halle Berry, actress Taraji P. Hen ...

  6. Disney's Night of Joy Turns 30 With Casting Crowns, Third Day

    September 10, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Disney cares about the family like we care about the family," says Brandon Heath, one of the Christian artists who performed this weekend at Walt Disney World's 30th annual Night of Joy. "It's a common goal that we have to ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Kanye, Jay-Z Win Top BET Award, Cissy Houston Honors Daughter Whitney (Video)

    July 02, 2012 12:28 AM EDT Cissy Houston's tribute to her late daughter was the emotional highlight of Sunday's BET Awards, a show that was defined by extended bleeps and the vulgarities that censors failed to catch onstage throughout the night. Whitney Houston� ...

  9. Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams, Noah '40' Shebib, EMI Win Big at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    June 29, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Quincy Jones took home the ASCAP Founders Award, Pharrell Williams was honored with the Golden Note Award, and EMI Music Publishing again took home the publisher of the year honor at Friday (June 29) night's 25th anniversary ASCAP Rhythm and ...

  10. Kanye West, the Throne, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2012 7:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 BET Awards viewers will be watching the Throne. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaboration has five nominations at this year's ceremony, including Best Group, Best Collaboration and two nominations for Video of the Year ("N***as in Paris&q ...

  11. Backbeat: Jason Crabb, Natalie Grant, Laura Story Win Big At Dove Music Awards

    April 20, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Artist and male vocalist of the year winner Jason Crabb backstage with Gospel Music Channel founder/CEO Charlie Humbard. (Photo: Celeste Winstead) Jason Crabb cemented his status as a solo phenomenon by winning male vocalist and artist of the year ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST 0 0 0 The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox ...

  14. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Tops Adult Pop Songs

    September 26, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Gaga Fans Harass Black Keys Drummer, Coldplay Denies Plagiarism Charges

    June 07, 2011 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Black Keys Drummer Attacked by Lady Gaga Fans on Twitter After the Black Keys ' Patrick Carney offered jokes comparing Lady Gaga to Madonna on two different occasion ...

  16. Christina Aguilera Arrested for Public Intoxication

    March 01, 2011 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 C hristina Aguilera was taken into custody for public intoxication in West Hollywood early this morning (Mar. 1), while her boyfriend, Matthew Rutler, was arrested for drunk driving. The story was first reported by TMZ and has been confirmed by the ...

  17. 29 Black Music Milestones: Aretha Franklin Becomes 'The Queen of Soul'

    February 27, 2011 9:59 AM EST 0 0 0 Aretha Franklin is an American singer/songwriter/pianist who is best known as "The Queen of Soul." Franklin is one of the most honored female singers by the Grammy Awards with 18 wins to date. Franklin has scored more than a dozen No. 1 si ...

  18. Aretha Franklin 'Sorry' Fantasia Was Upset By Grammy Tribute Snub

    February 23, 2011 12:28 PM EST 0 0 0 A retha Franklin thinks Fantasia overreacted by boycotting the Grammys when she wasn't included in a tribute to her. "I was sorry to hear that Fantasia was upset because she did not get the opportunity to participate in my Grammy Tribute t ...

  19. Aretha Franklin Talks Return To Stage, Diet Change

    February 17, 2011 12:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Aretha Franklin , who says she's back at "150 percent," is planning to return to the stage in May for her first post-surgery performance. Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson to Honor Aretha Franklin at Grammys The Grammy Award-winning ...

  20. Fantasia Boycotts Grammys For Aretha Tribute Snub

    February 15, 2011 12:17 PM EST 0 0 0 After 11 nominations, R&B singer Fantasia finally won a Grammy on Sunday (Feb. 13) for Best Female Vocal Performance, but the "American Idol" winner was not in attendance to accept the award. Why? Because she felt slighted that she was ...

  21. Bob Dylan to Perform at Grammys with Mumford & Sons, Avett Bros.

    February 10, 2011 10:50 AM EST 0 0 0 The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) has saved its biggest performance news for last: Today the music industry association announced legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan will perform at Sunday night's 53rd annual Gramm ...

  22. Dr. Dre to Perform with Eminem At Grammys

    February 10, 2011 1:47 AM EST 0 0 0 Continuing the annual Grammy Awards tradition of pairing A-list artists for musical collaborations, Dr. Dre will join his protege Eminem onstage at this Sunday's show (CBS, 8 p.m.). It will mark the rap icon's first live television perform ...

  23. Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson to Honor Aretha Franklin at Grammys

    February 09, 2011 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 A retha Franklin will receive a special tribute from an all-star lineup of female singers, including Christina Aguilera , Jennifer Hudson and Florence & the Machine 's Florence Welch, at the Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday (Feb. 13). Esper ...

  24. Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj Big Winners At BET Awards

    June 28, 2010 10:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 A licia Keys and newcomer Nicki Minaj were the big winners at the 10th annual BET Awards, both taking home two statuettes during the ceremony held last night (June 27) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. However, the evening's real buzz ce ...

  25. Ask Billboard: Happy 40th, Mariah!

    March 26, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. 'TOGETHER' FOREVER Hell ...

  26. Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah Play White House Concert

    February 10, 2010 10:01 AM EST 0 0 0 Crediting civil rights-era protest songs and their spiritual predecessors for his election, President Barack Obama on Tuesday sat in the East Room of his White House and listened to an all-star lineup of performers pay tribute to the music that he s ...

  27. Gospel Artists Unite For Haiti

    January 22, 2010 4:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Another all-star benefit effort on behalf of earthquake-ravaged Haiti is on the way, helmed by gospel singer Kirk Franklin . He's the impetus behind Artists United For Haiti: a collective of gospel artists who gathered together after the 25th a ...

  28. Mary J. Blige Confirmed For 2010 Essence Music Fest

    January 12, 2010 11:29 AM EST 0 0 0 M ary J. Blige will return to New Orleans as this year as a headlining performer and official spokesperson of the annual Essence Music Festival, set for the weekend of July 2. Blige will be joining other entertainers, including artists, speakers, au ...

  29. The 2009 Grammys: What You Didn't See On TV

    February 09, 2009 12:21 AM EST 0 0 0 With Alison Krauss' five Grammys on the night, she now has an astonishing 26 total Grammy wins. It makes her the most-winning woman of all time (a title she even held before tonight's haul) -- and is one behind Quincy Jones' living re ...

  30. The 2009 Grammys: What You Didn't See On TV

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST - With Alison Krauss' five Grammys on the night, she now has an astonishing 26 total Grammy wins. It makes her the most-winning woman of all time (a title she even held before tonight's haul) -- and is one behind Quincy Jones' livin ...

  31. Day-By-Day: The Obama Inauguration Music Guide

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST The official Presidential Inauguration kick-off event featuring Bono and Bruce Springsteen on Jan. 18 is one of dozens of Washington D.C. bashes celebrating President-elect Barack Obama's Jan. 20 swearing-in. Aretha Franklin, the Dead, Beyonc ...

  32. Billboard Q&A: Songwriter Greg Curtis

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Houston, Texas native Greg Curtis has worked with everyone from Destiny's Child to Yolanda Adams, but it’s his songwriting relationship with R&B singer Keyshia Cole that has catapulted him to No. 1. After seven weeks at No. 1, Cole's ...

  33. TL Cross

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 TL Cross comes from a musical background that spans back to when his grandfather hosted his own radio show and further extends to his father, aunts and uncles, most of whom were major-label gospel art TL Cross comes from a musical background that sp ...

  34. Yolanda Adams To Endorse Visa Mobile Money Transfers

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Grammy Award winner Yolanda Adams is the new face of Columbia Card Systems International’s Visa mobile debit card. In addition to appearing in a series of television, radio and print advertisements, Adams will also brand her own debit card through ...

  35. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, ...

  36. Hudson, Beyonce, T.I. Among BET Winners

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although the BET Awards doled out awards to some of entertainment's most celebrated performers last night (June 26), from Beyonce to Jennifer Hudson, it was the show's tributes to living legends and r Although the BET Awards doled out awar ...

  37. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman,& ...

  38. Buble Sidesteps Bone Thugs To Claim No. 1

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Buble's 143/Reprise set "Call Me Irresponsible" moves 2-1 to claim the top spot on The Billboard 200. In its second week on the chart, the album sold 145,000 copies in the United States, accor Michael Buble's 143/Reprise ...

  39. 'B' Acts Rule The Chart

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This week's Billboard 200 is brought to you by the letter "B." As Michael Buble's "Call Me Irresponsible" rises to No. 1 on the chart, the four highest debuts on the list belong to a bunch of "B" acts: Bone ...

  40. Paul Simon To Receive First Gershwin Prize

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Simon has been chosen to receive the inaugural Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The honor will be presented May 23 during an event at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., a Paul Simon has been chosen to receive the inaugu ...

  41. Bone Thugs Sings From The Heart On New Album

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For their Full Surface/Interscope debut album, "Strength and Loyalty," Bone Thugs-N-Harmony wanted to commemorate its 20+ years together. For their Full Surface/Interscope debut album, "Strength and Loyalty," Bone Thugs-N-Harmony ...

  42. Bone Thugs Rolling With Akon, Mariah On New Album

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran urban outfit Bone Thugs N Harmony has linked with Interscope for the April 17 release of a new album, "Strength & Loyalty." First single "I Tried" features chart mainstay Akon, while Maria Veteran urban outfit Bone Th ...

  43. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  44. Prince Gets 'Happy Feet' For New Soundtrack

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat," due Oct. 31 via Atlantic. A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to ...

  45. Stars Salute New Orleans With Benefit Show

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ticket sales have been far from spectacular, but Ivan Neville says performing at the same Hurricane Katrina anniversary concert as Stevie Wonder tonight (Aug. 29) in New Orleans is going to be incredi Ticket sales have been far from spectacular, but ...

  46. Blige, Brown, West, Foxx Lead BET Winners

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown and "Gold Digger" duo Kanye West and Jamie Foxx shared double wins at the 2006 BET Awards last night (June 27). Picking up respective statuettes as best female R&B artis Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown and "G ...

  47. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey ...

  48. Jamie, Mary, Missy, Busta Lead BET Nominations

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations for the 2006 BET Awards. Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes are tied at four nominations each. Now in its sixth year, the ceremony will shif Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations ...

  49. Yola In NoLa

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Yolanda Adams sings at the New Orleans Jazz Fest. Yolanda Adams performs April 30 at the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. News Yolanda Adams ...

  50. 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& ...

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