1. Lenny Kravitz Signs With UTA

    January 23, 2018 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 His team will be led by UTA Chairman Jim Berkus to pursue music, touring, fine art and licensing, branding and endorsements. UTA has signed four-time Grammy Award-winning artist, songwriter, actor and producer  Lenny Kravitz in all areas. He had bee ...

  2. Stevie Nicks, Lenny Kravitz & Def Leppard's Managers Form New Company

    January 22, 2018 6:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Craig Fruin, Sheryl Louis and Mike Kobayashi are launching CSM Management with offices in Los Angeles and Nashville. Managers for Stevie Nicks , Lenny Kravitz and Def Leppard have teamed together to form a new firm called CSM Management with offices ...

  3. Pitbull, Jennifer Hudson, Lenny Kravitz Performing at All-Star Events

    July 09, 2017 3:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pitbull will perform during ceremonies Monday night (July 10) before the All-Star Home Run Derby. Bebe Rexha will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tuesday night before the All-Star Game at Marlins Park and Jocelyn Alice will sing "O Ca ...

  4. Lenny Kravitz to Honor Prince, Plus Alicia Keys & More Added to Lineup for Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

    March 29, 2017 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony just got even more star-studded. When music greats gather to honor the likes of Pearl Jam, Tupac, Journey and more on April 7 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, Lenny Kravitz will also ...

  5. Nicole Kidman Divulges Past Engagement to Lenny Kravitz

    February 16, 2017 1:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Nicole Kidman divulged she was once engaged to rock star Lenny Kravitz , in a recent interview with NET-A-PORTER.com's digital magazine, The EDIT . The actress was discussing her upcoming HBO series Big Little Lies with the outlet, when she was ...

  6. Lenny Kravitz on Design, Repurposing Rich People's Toss-Outs & Not Being The 'Asshole' He Plays on TV

    January 31, 2017 11:35 AM EST 0 0 8 Lenny Kravitz flew away from winter. The New York native is currently tucked away in the Bahamas working on, well, a lot. And much of it likely would come as a surprise to most who admire the Grammy Award-winning musician for his catalog of rock hit ...

  7. FOX's New Show 'Star' Shines Bright

    December 08, 2016 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Empire  fans can rejoice, because a new musical drama from Lee Daniels is coming to your TV screens. Following Billboard 's advanced screening of the pilot -- and an incredible ASCAP artist showcase at the Helen Mills Event Space -- FOX’s new s ...

  8. Watch Lenny Kravitz in Exclusive Sneak Peek of 'Star'

    December 01, 2016 8:02 AM EST 0 0 0 The new Fox series  Star  is set to debut on Dec. 14, and Billboard has an exclusive sneak peek of  Lenny Kravitz in his role portraying the fictional rock star, Roland Crane. The show -- created by Lee Daniels -- stars Queen Latifah and Benjamin Br ...

  9. The Best Musical Guests on 'The Simpsons'

    September 26, 2016 9:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Sunday night (Sept. 25)  The Simpsons entered its perfectly cromulent 28 th season.  Over the course of their nearly 600 episodes, the Simpson family have done just about everything and met just about everyone. (After all, “Simpsons did it!”) One ...

  10. The 10 Best Autumn Songs

    September 16, 2016 6:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sure, you can argue that it gets its share of spooky tunes around Halloween, but winter has the market cornered on essential holiday music. And yeah, fall has its pumpkin spice latte craze, but is anyone asking what the song of the autumn will be? N ...

  11. DNC's Third Day: Lenny Kravitz Performs 'Let Love Rule' and Broadway Shows 'What the World Needs'

    July 28, 2016 12:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 “She was doing everything I was doing -- but just like Ginger Rogers, it was backwards and in heels,” said President Barack Obama of his 2008 opponent -- and current Democratic nominee -- Hillary Clinton towards the end of the third night of the Dem ...

  12. Guns N' Roses Tap Alice In Chains & Lenny Kravitz for 2016 Tour

    May 18, 2016 12:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Guns N’ Roses ’ “classic” lineup is just over a month away from heading out on its hotly-anticipated reunion tour, and a pair of veteran rock acts have been revealed as openers.  Lenny Kravitz and Alice in Chains will open select dates, respectively ...

  13. Lenny Kravitz Mourns Friend & Mentor Prince: 'I Really Feel Like a Piece of Me Died'

    April 27, 2016 5:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz and Prince 's friendship goes back more than two decades, ever since the two musical legends met for the first time in 1990. So when Prince met his untimely death on April 21, Kravitz lost both a good friend and a musical influenc ...

  14. A Look Back at Prince's Quirky, Idiosyncratic Paisley Park Records

    April 24, 2016 12:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Stax Records once delivered Southern soul music, horn sections and behind-the-beat grooves. Motown served up spirited R&B from spit-polished singers with a distinctive pop sheen as “the Sound of Young America.” From Prince & the Revolution ’ ...

  15. David Bowie's Death Leads to 100 Million Facebook Interactions in First 12 Hours

    January 11, 2016 6:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Within the first 12 hours of news that  David Bowie  had died on Sunday, 35 million people had 100 million interactions about the rock icon's passing on Facebook.  David Bowie Dies at Age 69 After Battling Cancer Among those were posts from Pau ...

  16. Kylie Jenner Parties With A$AP Rocky and More Insider Scoop at Art Basel

    December 07, 2015 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 A small army of musical artists converged on Miami Beach to join the celebrity and collector crowd at Art Basel during the first week of December. Unfortunately, the annual art fair's concentration of deep-pocketed VIPs also attracted a crimina ...

  17. Lenny Kravitz Turns Camera on Paparazzi for Art Basel Photo Exhibit

    December 02, 2015 9:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Legendary rocker Lenny Kravitz 's photo exhibit was never meant to turn out the way it did. While shooting photos on his days off from touring, Kravitz set out hoping to capture soulful photographs and people in their everyday environments. But ...

  18. Lionel Richie to Be Honored by Stevie Wonder, Demi Lovato & More as MusiCares Person of the Year

    October 27, 2015 9:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Usher, John Legend, The Roots, Zac Brown & Lenny Kravitz will also pay tribute. Stevie Wonder , Usher , Lenny Kravitz  and Demi Lovato will honor Lionel Richie when he’s named MusiCares person of the year in 2016.  John Legend , The Roots and Za ...

  19. Lenny Kravitz on Getting His 'Butt Kicked' in 'Guitar Hero' and Palling Around With Hillary Clinton

    October 05, 2015 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz for Guitar Hero. Mathieu Bitton Lenny Kravitz isn't shy about admitting that the  Guitar Hero  video game has humbled him over the years. "My relationship with it is playing my godkids and nieces and nephews back when it came ...

  20. Hillary Clinton Hasn't Seen Lenny Kravitz's Penis (Yet): 'I'll Look for That'

    September 25, 2015 6:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Lenny Kravitz 's pants split mid-performance in Sweden last month, it seemed like in an instant everyone around the world had seen the rocker's penis (and cock ring). Turns out, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton someho ...

  21. Afropunk Founders Talk Expanding the 'Alternative Black Culture' Fest: 'We're Still Not Having Our Stories Completely Told'

    September 25, 2015 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A decade ago, Matthew Morgan and Jocelyn Cooper started Afropunk, a free annual festival in Brooklyn that highlighted what they billed as “alternative black culture” through eclectic headliners like TV on the Radio , Janelle Monae , Danny Brown  and ...

  22. Late Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Inspired Billboard Chart Hits, Too

    September 23, 2015 11:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 From "Yogi" to "It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over," Berra's impact stretched from baseball to music. Yogi Berra had 2,221 regular-season and World Series hits in his 19-year Major League Baseball career between 194 ...

  23. Zoe Kravitz Reacts to Father Lenny's #PenisGate

    August 06, 2015 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fallout (ahem) from Lenny Kravitz 's indecent exposure while onstage in Sweden earlier this week continues, with his daughter Zoe Kravitz weighing in on Instagram...with little help from fellow rock star progeny Chelsea Tyler. So… Lenny Kra ...

  24. Lenny Kravitz's #PenisGate Text From Steven Tyler is Hilarious

    August 04, 2015 8:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz 's wardrobe malfunction has inspired a bounty of jokes online , but probably the best of all comes from Steven Tyler , who texted his thoughts directly to Kravitz.  To his credit, Kravitz posted the text message to his Twitter acc ...

  25. Lenny Kravitz Wardrobe Malfunction Inspires Jokes From PETA, Andy Richter & More

    August 04, 2015 6:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz had a major wardrobe malfunction in Sweden on Monday from rocking out a little too hard during a concert. Kravitz was strumming on his guitar and went down to squat when his leather pants ripped right down the middle, exposing his peni ...

  26. Escape for the Weekend With Lenny Kravitz in NSFW New 'Pleasure and the Pain' Video

    June 25, 2015 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 A NSFW getaway with Lenny Kravitz -- sound enticing? That's what you'll get in the latest video from his 2014 album Strut . Director Dikayl Rimmasch took on the smooth, brassy rock joint "Pleasure and the Pain" and ended up with ...

  27. Miguel Chooses His Path (Sort Of) on 'Wildheart': Album Review

    June 23, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ever since his 2012 breakthrough hit single "Adorn," Miguel Pimentel has faced a contradiction: There's the 21st-century loverman vibe much of his public wants him to incarnate -- a new-generation R. Kelly, without the repellent bagga ...

  28. Jennifer Lopez Excited about Bringing Her Show to Morocco

    May 28, 2015 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Lopez  says she's excited about kicking off Morocco's Mawazine music festival, while insisting she's still just the girl from the Bronx. Morocco hosts the 14th edition of its massive 10-day long music festival starting Friday ...

  29. Black Keys' Patrick Carney Has Post-Op Shoulder Infection, Asia-Pacific Tour Canceled

    March 22, 2015 11:59 PM EDT The Black Keys tour of Australia, New Zealand and Japan has been canceled due to drummer Patrick Carney's shoulder injury.  Carney underwent surgery in January after injuring the joint in a body-surfing mishap off the Caribbean island of St Ba ...

  30. Lenny Kravitz Cancels Tour of Asia & Australia

    February 27, 2015 5:38 AM EST 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz has canceled his scheduled tour of Asia and Australia, citing "unforseen scheduling issues." The veteran rocker's trek was meant to include March dates in Japan, Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia, a headlining slot at ...

  31. Katy Perry & Missy Elliott See Super Sales Bump Thanks to Super Bowl

    February 04, 2015 8:13 PM EST 15.307 k 166 131 Plus: Lenny Kravitz's catalog of albums & digital songs rises by 111 percent Thanks to Katy Perry 's Super Bowl halftime show, both she and guest star Missy Elliott earned some sizzling sales gains. In the week ending Feb. 1 ...

  32. Katy Perry's Super Bowl Performance Sparks Funny Memes

    February 01, 2015 10:01 PM EST 10.024 k 1.055 k 220 Leave it to the Internet to have a field day with Katy Perry 's Super Bowl XLIX halftime performance. After blazing through a slew of hits -- "Teenage Dream," "I Kissed a Girl," Firework" -- and bringing ...

  33. Tim Heidecker 'Leaks' Katy Perry & Lenny Kravitz's Super Bowl Song

    January 27, 2015 6:33 PM EST Back in 2012, Tim Heidecker leaked an original composition " Madonna" created for her Super Bowl halftime show. And by "leak," we mean he released a completely fake rap track that started out with, "My name is Madonna ...

  34. Who Will Join Katy Perry During Her Super Bowl Halftime Performance?

    January 10, 2015 6:45 PM EST 6.061 k 465 126 0 When Katy Perry takes the stage on Feb. 1 for the Super Bowl halftime show , she'll be getting some assistance. Lenny Kravitz has been tapped to play with the "Dark Horse" singer. The NFL confirmed the news on Twitter on J ...

  35. Milky Chance, Alt-J Ascend to No. 1 on Rock Charts

    October 03, 2014 5:38 PM EDT Milky Chance tops Rock Airplay with 'Stolen Dance,' while alt-J opens atop Top Rock Albums with 'This Is All Yours.' Plus, chart action for Leonard Cohen, John Mellencamp and Tweedy. Milky Chance 's "Stolen Dance" ...

  36. Watch Denzel Washington Impersonate Jay Z on ‘The Queen Latifah Show’

    September 27, 2014 11:59 AM EDT Oscar winner Denzel Washington does a pretty mean impression of Jay Z . Eminem & Sia Spell It Out in 'Guts Over Fear' Lyric Video During a recent appearance on the The Queen Latifah Show to promote his new film The Equalizer , Washi ...

  37. Lenny Kravitz to Play iTunes Festival in London

    August 20, 2014 11:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's iTunes Festival in London has added Lenny Kravitz , Rudimental , Elbow and Paolo Nutini to its lineup of headliners. The eighth annual event will once again take place throughout September at The Roundhouse in the Camden neighborhood of ...

  38. Lionel Richie Gets 65th Birthday Tribute From Kid Rock at Concert Near Detroit

    June 21, 2014 10:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lionel Richie turned 65 in style on Friday night (June 20), with Kid Rock in the flesh and a bunch of his other friends via video. The veteran pop icon had just finished the main portion of his set at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in the Detroit subu ...

  39. Lenny Kravitz Releasing New Album ‘Strut’ In September Though Kobalt Label Services (Exclusive)

    April 24, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Lenny Kravitz has signed a worldwide agreement with Kobalt Label Services (KLS), which will release and promote his upcoming tenth studio album “Strut” due out Sept. 23. The album will be released through Kravitz’s Roxie Records imprint. An upcomi ...

  40. Lenny Kravitz Releasing New Album 'Strut' in September Through Kobalt Label Services (Exclusive)

    April 24, 2014 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz has announced his tenth studio album, "Strut", will be released Sept. 23 through his own Roxie Records imprint. He has signed a worldwide agreement with Kobalt Label Services to release and promote the album. An upcoming Krav ...

  41. New York Port Authority Honoring the Beatles With Historical Marker

    February 03, 2014 8:06 PM EST The marker will be placed in J.F.K. Airport -- the site of the band's first U.S. press conference The tributes keep coming in for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' jump to the United States; this time, the New York Port Authority is g ...

  42. Lenny Kravitz Wraps 'Raw' New Album, Talks 'Are You Gonna…' Reissue and 'Hunger Games'

    October 04, 2013 4:30 PM EDT As he brings out a Deluxe Edition of one of his most successful albums, Lenny Kravitz is also eyeing a spring 2014 for his next set of new music.  Kravitz tells Billboard he finished the follow-up to 2011's "Black and White America" ...

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