1. Coda: Recording Academy Chief Neil Portnow Talks 'Step Up' Fallout, Boosting Diversity & Grammy Changes

    July 18, 2019 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the Academy boss steps down, he recalls the highs and lows of his 17 years. The glittery gray Baldwin grand piano that Carole King once played during a visit to his office will stay. But the $150 bass from his high school band that's propped ...

  2. Vodafone's Takeover of Parts of Liberty Global Gets EU Approval With Conditions

    July 18, 2019 11:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 European wireless giant Vodafone Group has won conditional European Union approval for its takeover of Liberty Global’s cable assets in Eastern Europe and Germany. Vodafone cited a deal value of €18.4 billion ($20.7 billion), while Liberty Global fo ...

  3. Pentatonix Release Upbeat Cover Of 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' From 'The Lion King': Listen

    July 18, 2019 10:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pentatonix have released their latest tune, a timely cover of "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" from The Lion King,  released on Wednesday (July 17). In typical Pentatonix fashion, the Texas a capella group add their own spin on the classic, ...

  4. Offset and Cardi B Perform 'Clout,' Translate it For 'Old People' On 'Kimmel': Watch

    July 18, 2019 2:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Anytime Cardi B and Offset share the stage, it’s newsworthy. When they rework the lyrics to a hit, even more so. On Wednesday night (July 17), the rap power couple dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to help unravel the mysteries behind some of their lyri ...

  5. Miley Cyrus' Ashley O Rules Top TV Songs Chart for June 2019 With 'On a Roll'

    July 17, 2019 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 The “Black Mirror” track leads three entries from “Big Little Lies.” Miley Cyrus has a new chart-topping song -- well, sort of. Cyrus, as fictional pop star Ashley O, leads The Hollywood Reporter ’s Top TV Songs chart, powered by Tunedfind, for June ...

  6. Disney Gets Its Own Designated Music Hub on Spotify

    July 17, 2019 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Content will include songs from the studio's classic animated titles to its Marvel and Star Wars properties. The songs featured in Disney's films, TV shows and theme parks are getting a designated home on Spotify. Starting Wednesday (July ...

  7. Jennifer Lopez Talks 'Hustlers' With Jimmy Fallon: 'It's Really a Story About Human Nature'

    July 17, 2019 5:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 By now, you’ve probably seen the trailer for Hustlers (if not, it’s right here ). The first peek arrived at the stroke of midnight, but Jimmy Fallon got an early look, thanks to the movie’s star Jennifer Lopez . During Tuesday night’s episode of The ...

  8. Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B Star In Hot 'Hustlers' Trailer: Watch

    July 16, 2019 11:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 The wrappings are off, and we’ve got the first sneaky peek at Hustlers.  Jennifer Lopez ,  Cardi B  and Lizzo lead an all-star cast in the crime caper about strippers who scammed their wealthy Wall Street clients. And judging by the trailer, which d ...

  9. Swedish Singer Chris Kläfford Impresses With Original Song on 'America's Got Talent': Watch

    July 16, 2019 10:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Kläfford isn’t your typical America’s Got Talent hopeful.  For starters, he’s Swedish. And he doesn’t strut about in tight pants, or show off his abs, ink or slick dance moves. Nope, he comes across as a regular guy, a no-nonsense musician who ...

  10. Harry Styles, BTS' Jimin, Swae Lee & More: Who Should Play Prince Eric in Live-Action 'Little Mermaid'? Vote!

    July 16, 2019 4:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Harry Styles may have lost the Elvis Presley part to Austin Butler, but it was just announced Tuesday (July 16) that he's in talks for another iconic role: Prince Eric in the live-action remake of  The Little Mermaid. The Rob Marshall-directed ...

  11. Harry Styles in Talks to Play Prince Eric in Disney's Live-Action 'Little Mermaid'

    July 16, 2019 3:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Harry Styles is the latest actor to go under the sea. The singer-turned-actor is in early negotiations to play the iconic role of Prince Eric in the studio’s live-action remake of  The Little Mermaid. Mermaid , being directed by Rob Marshall, is in ...

  12. Sexual Abuse Docs 'Leaving Neverland' & 'Surviving R. Kelly' Nominated for 2019 Emmys

    July 16, 2019 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The  2019 Emmy nominations  were announced Tuesday morning (July 16), and among the honorees were sexual abuse documentaries  Leaving Neverland , from HBO, and Lifetime's  Surviving R. Kelly -- both of which explored claims made against promine ...

  13. Joe Jonas 'So Incredibly Proud' of Wife Sophie Turner's Emmy Nomination

    July 16, 2019 2:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 After it was revealed Tuesday morning (July 16) that Sophie Turner nabbed an Emmy nomination for her work as Sansa Stark on  Game of Thrones , Joe Jonas wasted no time congratulating his new wife on her accomplishment. Though the two are currently t ...

  14. Vanessa Hudgens Gushes Over Austin Butler Landing Elvis Presley Role: 'So Proud Of My Honeyyyyy'

    July 16, 2019 9:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vanessa Hudgens is over the moon now that her boyfriend Austin Butler has officially secured the role of Elvis Presley in the upcoming Baz Luhrmann biopic. She took to Instagram on Monday (July 15) to personally express her overwhelming support. &qu ...

  15. Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert Recreate the 'NeverEnding Story' Moment from 'Stranger Things': Watch

    July 16, 2019 5:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 First Limahl , then the Stranger Things cast, now two stars of late night TV are testing their talents with "NeverEnding Story". If you’ve caught the full Season 3 of the Netflix supernatural hit Stranger Things , you’ll know the classic ‘ ...

  16. Get to Know Austin Butler: 5 Fast Facts About the Actor Playing Elvis Presley

    July 15, 2019 5:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 The King has been crowned. It was announced Monday (July 15) that Austin Butler has won the coveted lead role in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming biopic of Elvis Presley , beating out  Harry Styles , Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, ...

  17. Dishy 'Parchís' Netflix Doc Tells the Story of Spain's Tween Pop Superstars

    July 15, 2019 4:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Parchís, the tween pop group formulated by a Barcelona record company in 1979, released 20 albums, starred in seven movies, became a household name in Mexico, sold more albums than The Beatles in Peru and played Madison Square Garden before the grou ...

  18. Beyonce's 'Spirit' From 'The Lion King' Debuts at No. 1 on Kid Digital Song Sales Chart

    July 15, 2019 2:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, the all-star "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" bows at No. 5. Songs from the new version of The Lion King , as well as the film's soundtrack, come roaring in on Billboard' s charts. Beyoncé 's original song "Spirit, ...

  19. Diddy's 'Making the Band' Officially Coming Back to MTV in 2020

    July 15, 2019 1:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Diddy ’s Making the Band is officially coming back to TV. The music mogul announced Monday (July 15) that the hit series, where he discovered groups including platinum-sellers Danity Kane, would return to MTV in 2020. “MTV and I are back together ag ...

  20. Beyonce's 10 Best Soundtrack Contributions: Critic's Picks

    July 15, 2019 12:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 From her small-screen debut in MTV’s Carmen: A Hip Hopera  in 2001 to her latest role as Nala in Disney’s live-action retelling of The Lion King (out now), Beyoncé has added a litany of film roles to her lengthy resume as a music superstar, philanth ...

  21. Jon Favreau Talks 'Lion King,' Beyoncé on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live': 'There Was More Pressure Than I've Ever Felt Before'

    July 12, 2019 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 J on Favreau, director of the 2019 remake of '90s Disney classic  The Lion King , recently stopped by  Jimmy Kimmel Live  to talk about the premiere of the brand-new film. He and Kimmel also discussed what it was like to work with Beyoncé , Sta ...

  22. Seth Rogen & Billy Eichner Talk Improvising on 'Hakuna Matata,' Plus 5 More Highlights From 'Lion King' Twitter Panel

    July 11, 2019 4:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twitter's private screening event of "The Lion King" on Wednesday night brought together the movie's stars and fans for a celebration of the "Circle of Life" that has become the franchise itself. After viewing the film, ...

  23. Seth Rogen Says Beyoncé Got A 'Standing Ovation For Just Existing' at 'Lion King' Premiere

    July 11, 2019 10:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 What's the opposite of a meet cute story? A meet terrified one? After years of making movies with a hard R rating, Seth Rogen is psyched to finally be in a family-friendly flick that he could take his young nephews to see. And while hopping int ...

  24. 'Lion King' Star Shahadi Wright Joseph Makes Empowering Debut With 'Skin I'm In': Exclusive

    July 10, 2019 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The actor and vocalist, 14, releases her debut single ahead of 'The Lion King' hitting theaters. At just fourteen years old, singer/actress Shahadi Wright Joseph is making a big statement for women everywhere with her debut single, “Skin I ...

  25. 'The Masked Singer' Season 2 Teases An Egg, A Skeleton & More Top-Secret Contestants

    July 10, 2019 2:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fox's The Masked Singer is returning for a second season this fall, and it looks like it's going to be a doozy. In two 30-second previews posted this week, quick glimpses of the new masks were unveiled, including a fox, skeleton, egg, flam ...

  26. Darren Criss Set to Star In & Write Songs for Quibi Musical Comedy Series

    July 10, 2019 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Darren Criss is the latest in the long list of high-profile talents to set a series at shortform streaming platform Quibi. The Assassination of Gianni Versace  Emmy-winner will star in, executive produce and write songs for  Royalties , a musical co ...

  27. Who Wants to Buy Univision?

    July 10, 2019 8:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Anecdotally, Univision Communications should have suitors lining up to kick its tires since it announced July 3 that it is for sale. After all, Hispanic Americans are 20 percent of the U.S. population and the nation’s second-fastest growing segment, ...

  28. Donald Glover Rocks Lion Costume on 'Kimmel,' Talks Singing with Beyoncé in 'Lion King': Watch

    July 10, 2019 7:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 He also hints that there may be more Childish Gambino shows in the future. Donald Glover is the best kind of method actor. The star of The Lion King  flexed his intense chops to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night (July 9) when he took a seat on the ...

  29. Beyonce, Chance the Rapper, Meghan Trainor and More Hit the Red Carpet for 'The Lion King' Premiere: See the Pics

    July 10, 2019 3:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Lion King roared at its world premiere overnight, as the stars came out and the critics gave an immediate thumbs up.  Directed by Jon Favreau ( Iron Man, The Jungle Book ), the updated film is closely follows the storyline of Disney’s 1994 class ...

  30. Disney Announces Beyonce-Produced 'The Lion King: The Gift' Album

    July 09, 2019 8:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Walt Disney announced on Tuesday (July 9) that Beyonce will be curating and producing a new album,  The Lion King: The Gift . The album and the film's soundtrack will also include new Bey song called “Spirit,” out tonight. The album will featur ...

  31. Watch Jeremy Renner Perform as the Face & Voice of Summer of Jeep Ads: Exclusive

    July 09, 2019 5:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Past Summer of Jeep artists include OneRepublic, X Ambassadors & will.i.am. Jeremy Renner is best known for his Oscar-nominated appearances in The Hurt Locker and The Town and as the star of The Avengers, Bourne and Mission Impossible franchises ...

  32. As G-Eazy Guns for Elvis Movie Role, Here Are 6 Times He Channeled The King

    July 08, 2019 6:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper G-Eazy has decided that "It's Now or Never" and is reportedly gunning for the lead role in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming Elvis biopic. Though he was not named among the top five actors who have already tested for the part -- Mil ...

  33. Sturgill Simpson to Participate in 'Sound & Fury' San Diego Comic-Con Panel

    July 08, 2019 3:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson will make an appearance at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, it was announced Monday (July 8). Simpson is set to participate in a panel titled “ Sound & Fury : Creators of Animatrix and Batma ...

  34. What Is the Best Song From the Original 'Mulan' Soundtrack? Vote!

    July 08, 2019 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the release of the first trailer from Disney's  Mulan  remake on Sunday, it became apparent that the new take on the classic 1998 animated movie will focus less on music and more on action.     Though this means beloved hits like "Ref ...

  35. Disney Unveils Regal 'Lion King' Cast Photo Featuring Beyonce & Donald Glover

    July 08, 2019 1:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ahead of the release of the live-action Lion King remake, Disney took to social media to share the official cast photo on Monday (July 8) -- and it's beyond regal.  The photo features the full cast: Beyoncé , Donald Glover , Seth Rogen, Billy E ...

  36. Carlos Rivera Will Voice Simba in Latin American Dubbed Version Of 'The Lion King'

    July 08, 2019 9:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 The premiere of Disney’s computer-animated remake of the 1994 classic movie, The Lion King , is just around the corner, and it boasts a stellar cast that includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé as Nala, and Seth Rogan as Pumba. Ahead of the movie&# ...

  37. Disney Unveils First Teaser Trailer for Live-Action 'Mulan'

    July 08, 2019 4:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Disney on Sunday released the first teaser trailer and official poster for the studio's upcoming live-action remake of its 1998 animated classic Mulan. The clip made its TV debut at the halftime break during Fox's broadcast of the FIFA Wom ...

  38. Martin Charnin, Tony-Winning Creator of 'Annie,' Dies at 84

    July 07, 2019 2:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Martin Charnin, the Tony-winning lyricist, writer and librettist best known for creating and directing the sensational Broadway musical Annie , has died. He was 84. Charnin died after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday, his daughter, Sasha, wrote ...

  39. Zendaya, Charlie Puth, Hozier & More Pay Tribute to Late Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce

    July 07, 2019 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music stars and other celebrities are paying tribute to late Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, who died Saturday (July 6) at the age of 20. Zendaya , Charlie Puth , Hozier and many others took to social media over the weekend to remember Boyce, who ...

  40. Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies at 20

    July 07, 2019 10:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Actor Cameron Boyce, best known for his roles in the Disney Channel's The Descendants and Jessie , died on Saturday night (July 6). He was 20. In a statement obtained by The Hollywood Reporter , a rep for Boyce's family said that he died d ...

  41. Paris Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Tyga & C.J. Wallace Star in VH1's New 'Scream' Series: Watch a Teaser

    June 26, 2019 3:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cast includes the children of two late music icons: Paris Jackson is Michael Jackson's daughter & C.J. Wallace is The Notorious B.I.G.'s son. A teaser for the new VH1 series  Scream  was released Wednesday (June 26) and features a new ...

  42. Sony/ATV Hopes 'Yesterday' Appeals to Tomorrow's Beatles Fans

    June 26, 2019 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The publishing company licensed a record 17 songs for Danny Boyle's romantic fantasy As Yesterday opens in theaters Friday (June 28), Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which handles the Beatles catalog, hopes the music resonates with the listeners of ...

  43. Power Pop Trio: Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande & Lana Del Rey Teaming Up for New 'Charlie's Angels' Song

    June 26, 2019 1:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Trailer tomorrow," Grande teases fans. The rumors are true: It looks like Miley Cyrus , Ariana Grande and Lana Del Rey have teamed up on a song for the upcoming Charlie's Angels reboot, and we'll get to hear it on Thursday. The ...

  44. Mary J. Blige Signs First-Look TV Deal With Lionsgate

    June 26, 2019 1:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy winner and Oscar nominee Mary J. Blige is moving into TV production. The singer/songwriter/actress has signed a first-look TV deal with Lionsgate to develop and produce series via her newly launched Blue Butterfly Productions. The deal also i ...

  45. 'Stranger Things' Score Grows Up Alongside Cast, Thanks to Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein: Exclusive Season 3 Music

    June 26, 2019 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Composer duo Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein don’t want to be just “those '80s guys.” Though they are best known for their nostalgic, synth-heavy work on Stranger Things  -- crafting themes that sound like rediscovering a dusty arcade machine -- D ...

  46. GOT7 Perform English Version Of 'Eclipse' On 'Today Show': Watch

    June 26, 2019 11:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 GOT7 was the first K-pop group to appear on the on 'Today Show.' GOT7 made their Today Show  debut today (June 26), where they unveiled a new English version of their most recent single “ Eclipse .”   The group, which features members BamB ...

  47. Germany's GVL Collected $260 Million for Rights Holders in 2018

    June 26, 2019 11:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 GVL, the German society for administering neighbouring rights, collected approximately €230 million euro ($261 million) for artists, producers and event organizers in 2018, a 25.9 percent decline of income compared to the previous year's high o ...

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