1. Lionel Richie's Glastonbury Festival Performance Set for Worldwide Cinema Release: Exclusive

    October 08, 2019 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 One-night event on Nov. 19 presented by Fathom Events and Meteor 17 Lionel Richie’s indelible 2015 performance at the renowned Glastonbury Festival will be the focus of a one-night global theatrical release. Lionel Richie at Glastonbury will premier ...

  2. Spain Reveals Entry For Eurovision 2020

    October 07, 2019 7:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blas Cantó, a 27-year-old singer known to Spanish audiences as a previous finalist for the Eurojunior song competition, will represent Spain at the 2020 Eurovision song contest in Rotterdam. Spain’s RTVE (Radiotelevisión Española) announced that Can ...

  3. Karol G Unveils 'Mi Familia' Spanglish Lyric Video From 'Addams Family' Soundtrack: Exclusive

    October 03, 2019 6:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Latin Grammy-winning artist joins Migos, Rock Mafia & Snoop Dogg on the song from the animated film. Karol G is sporting a frosty-white outfit, pearl-white hoop earrings and an extended ponytail as she introduces the "My Family" ly ...

  4. Beanie Feldstein on Playing a Teenage Music Critic in 'How to Build a Girl'

    October 02, 2019 9:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 “A 10-year-old could be a rock critic,” is just one of Johanna Morrigan’s priceless lines in the film How to Build a Girl , based on the semi-autobiographical coming-of-age novel and screenplay by former U.K. music journalist Caitlin Moran. Another ...

  5. Billie Eilish Defies Gravity With 'SNL' Performance of 'Bad Guy': Watch

    September 29, 2019 9:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billie Eilish made her Saturday Night Live debut while opening the second half of the show's 2019 season with a gravity-defying stunt and a heartfelt, lo-fi performance. On Saturday night (Sept. 28), host Woody Harrelson gave Eilish a super war ...

  6. Pedro Almodovar's 'Dolor y Gloria' is Spain's Pick for Oscars: Listen to Music From the Movie

    September 06, 2019 3:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Spain has selected Pedro Almodovar’s Dolor y Gloria as the country’s entry for the 2020 Academy Awards. Titled Pain and Glory in English, the autobiographical film starring Antonio Banderas will be released in the United States on Oct. 4. It came ou ...

  7. Luis Coronel to Host 'Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento' Show On Estrella TV

    August 20, 2019 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Luis Coronel has been named as the new host of the upcoming season of Estrella TV’s reality talent competition, Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento, Billboard has learned.  The Regional Mexican singer, who’s currently making the rounds with his summer smas ...

  8. Warner Bros. to Release Bruce Springsteen Doc 'Western Stars'

    August 19, 2019 2:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Western Stars , the Bruce Springsteen documentary that also acts as the directorial debut for the singer, has been acquired by Warner Bros. The studio will release the film in theaters this fall, following its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto ...

  9. Warner Bros. to Release Bruce Springsteen Doc 'Western Stars'

    August 19, 2019 2:04 AM EDT Western Stars , the Bruce Springsteen documentary that also acts as the directorial debut for the singer, has been acquired by Warner Bros. The studio will release the film in theaters this fall, following its world premiere at the upcoming Toront ...

  10. Entravision to Host Telethon to Raise Money for El Paso Victims

    August 15, 2019 1:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Entravision Communications, a California-based media company that serves Latino consumers, announced Thursday (Aug. 15) that it will host a telethon to raise money for victims and families of the Aug. 3 tragic mass shooting in El Paso, Texas,  Billb ...

  11. Icelandic Artist Drew Sounds From Power Plant to Compose 'Chernobyl' Soundtrack

    August 15, 2019 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hildur Guðnadóttir went “treasure hunting” with her ears to build disturbing & melancholic soundtrack for the HBO miniseries, nominated for 19 Emmy Awards. OSLO -- On the first track of the score for HBO’s chilling Chernobyl miniseries, a jazz d ...

  12. Quavo to Produce Animated Series Based on Atlanta Hip-Hop

    August 09, 2019 11:59 AM EDT Quavo is expanding his impact into the television world. Variety reported Thursday that Huncho is producing an animated series based on the hip-hop scene of his Atlanta stomping grounds. The untitled Marginal Mediaworks show will be geared toward ...

  13. Emmys to Go Without a Host After a Successful Host-Less Oscars: Will More Awards Shows Follow?

    August 07, 2019 6:36 PM EDT It's hard to get a good host. Many celebrities see it as a high-risk, low-reward offer. Are awards show hosts becoming a thing of the past? Those of us who think a good host adds a lot to the success of an awards show may hate to admit it, bu ...

  14. Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' Scores Season 4 Renewal at FX

    August 06, 2019 2:14 PM EDT FX is solidifying the future of  Atlanta . The basic cable network on Tuesday announced that it has renewed Donald Glover 's Emmy-winning comedy series for a fourth season. The news arrives more than a year after the  season three pickup  was ...

  15. 'We Have Music In Our DNA': Pepsi's Music Director On Growing Sports Sponsorships & Helping Break Acts Globally

    August 06, 2019 11:36 AM EDT Ellen Healy on the changing face of brand and music partnerships. Responsible for Pepsi's global music strategy, Ellen Healy has led marketing campaigns featuring some of the biggest music, sport and entertainment stars on the planet. Beyoncé ...

  16. 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Star & Creator Rachel Bloom Talks Mental Health & Writing a New Theme Song Every Season

    August 05, 2019 7:38 PM EDT Everybody  is  singing her song. The CW's musical comedy series  Crazy Ex-Girlfriend  ends with the central character, Rebecca Bunch, portrayed by series creator Rachel Bloom , telling her loved ones, "This is a song I wrote," and r ...

  17. 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Star & Creator Rachel Bloom Talks Mental Health & Writing a New Theme Song Every Season (UPDATING & SAVING!!!!)

    August 05, 2019 7:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 (UPDATING & SAVING!!!!) Everybody  is  singing her song. The CW's musical comedy series  Crazy Ex-Girlfriend  ends with the central character, Rebecca Bunch, portrayed by series creator Rachel Bloom , telling her loved ones, "This is a ...

  18. Whitney Houston Showtime Doc Doesn't Need Bobby Brown's Consent, Judge Rules

    August 05, 2019 4:37 PM EDT In the course of producing dramatized versions of real events, producers often make "life rights agreements" with subjects. But once again, while these producers may prefer the peace of mind of not being sued and gaining the cooperation ...

  19. 'Little Mermaid' Live Set to Air on ABC, With Auli'i Cravalho, Queen Latifah & Shaggy

    August 05, 2019 2:51 PM EDT ABC has found another live-action Ariel, and she's already a Disney princess: Auli'i Cravalho , aka the voice of  Moana , will star in a live concert production of  The Little Mermaid  set to air on the broadcast network. Also slated for ...

  20. 'American Idol' Judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie & Luke Bryan Returning for Season 3 on ABC

    August 05, 2019 2:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 All three judges are on board for the 18th cycle of the show in 2020. ABC's  American Idol  will keep the status quo for its third season on the Disney-owned network. Following extended deliberations, judges  Katy Perry ,  Luke Bryan  and  Lion ...

  21. 'American Idol' Judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie & Luke Bryan Returning for Season 3 on ABC

    August 05, 2019 2:36 PM EDT All three judges are on board for the 18th cycle of the show in 2020. ABC's  American Idol  will keep the status quo for its third season on the Disney-owned network. Following extended deliberations, judges  Katy Perry ,  Luke Bryan  and  Li ...

  22. Los Tigres Del Norte Announce Netflix Original Documentary, Live Album

    August 05, 2019 12:33 PM EDT Los Tigres del Norte have announced the upcoming release of a Netflix original documentary and a live album called Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison.  Filmed and recorded live, the documentary and album come 50 years after Johnny Cash released ...

  23. Elvis Biopic Starring Austin Butler Sets 2021 Release Date

    August 02, 2019 9:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Baz Luhrmann film will hit theaters Oct. 1, 2021, while 'Dune' has been pushed back one month to Dec. 18, 2020. Warner Bros. is setting a date with Elvis.   The untitled Elvis Presley biopic from director Baz Luhrmann will open Oct. 1, ...

  24. Elvis Biopic Starring Austin Butler Sets 2021 Release Date

    August 02, 2019 9:21 PM EDT The Baz Luhrmann film will hit theaters Oct. 1, 2021, while 'Dune' has been pushed back one month to Dec. 18, 2020. Warner Bros. is setting a date with Elvis.   The untitled Elvis Presley biopic from director Baz Luhrmann will open Oct. ...

  25. Nickelodeon Bringing Kids' Choice Awards to Middle East Under Abu Dhabi Deal

    August 01, 2019 10:25 AM EDT Viacom's Nickelodeon will for the first time bring the Kids' Choice Awards to the Middle East under a five-year deal with the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi.   "The first Nickelodeon KCA Abu Dhabi will be staged on Se ...

  26. Metallica to Screen 'S&M2' Concert Film in Theaters Across the Globe

    July 31, 2019 8:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 This September,  Metallica  will reunite with the San Francisco Symphony for two shows. S&M2 , the sequel to the group’s 1999 album and concert film  S&M  will take place at the Chase Center in San Francisco on September 6 and 8.  Metallica ...

  27. Fictional Music Variety Show 'Sherman's Showcase' Comes to Life on IFC With John Legend, Common & More

    July 31, 2019 3:12 PM EDT The sketch comedy show premieres Wednesday night on IFC. “I think people are not ready for how good the music on the show is going to be.” It’s a bold but justified proclamation from Bashir Salahuddin, co-creator with Diallo Riddle, of the new ske ...

  28. DJ Lag Talks Being Recruited by Beyonce for 'Lion King: The Gift' Album & Taking South African Music Worldwide

    July 31, 2019 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 “Everybody’s going crazy over it,” the producer tells Billboard of "My Power" song. “Even the people that don’t respect me, now they respect me!” DJ Lag wasn’t at the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg in December when Beyoncé dropped ...

  29. Sony Music Masterworks Acquires Soundtrack Label Milan Records

    July 31, 2019 12:30 PM EDT Sony Music Masterworks has acquired Milan Records, a label for film and TV scores and soundtracks. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but J.C. Chamboredon , senior vp Milan Records and son of company founder Emmanuel Chamboredon will ...

  30. Lola Lennox Talks Working on 'Serengeti' Docuseries and Growing Up as Annie Lennox's Daughter

    July 31, 2019 11:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Let’s get one thing straight. Yes, Lola Lennox is the oldest daughter of legendary singer Annie Lennox and Israeli film and record producer Uri Fructmann. But her sound is distinctly her own. “I love soul and jazz like Etta James and Dusty Springfie ...

  31. Taylor Swift To Perform in Central Park for 'Good Morning America' on Day Before 'Lover' Release

    July 31, 2019 9:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 After teasing a big announcement   on Tuesday (July 30), it's now official:  Taylor Swift will be performing on Good Morning America on Aug. 22.  "I can't wait to perform in Central Park on August 22," Swift said in a video share ...

  32. Taylor Swift To Perform in Central Park for 'Good Morning America' on Day Before 'Lover' Release

    July 31, 2019 9:58 AM EDT After teasing a big announcement   on Tuesday (July 30), it's now official:  Taylor Swift will be performing on Good Morning America on Aug. 22.  "I can't wait to perform in Central Park on August 22," Swift said in a video sha ...

  33. David Foster Documentary Set for World Premiere at Toronto Film Fest

    July 30, 2019 7:54 PM EDT David Foster: Off the Record , a documentary about Canadian music icon David Foster , will receive a world premiere at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival, it was announced Tuesday (July 30).    The bow for the feature documentary from Bell Media Studi ...

  34. Rogers & Cowan and PMK*BNC Announce Merger

    July 30, 2019 9:04 AM EDT Rogers & Cowan and PMK*BNC announced on Tuesday they are combining their industry-leading media and brand marketing agencies, a mega-merger that will encompass more than 500 clients across film, TV, music, fashion, sports and more. The combine ...

  35. Premier Music Group Acquires Music Supervision Firm Wool & Tusk

    July 29, 2019 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music and culture agency Premier Music Group has acquired the music supervision firm Wool & Tusk, the company announced Monday (July 29). Wool & Tusk heads Robert Kaplan and Aaron Mercer will go in-house at Premier to lead the company's ...

  36. Bomba Estereo, Gaby Moreno, Juan Cosme Represent on 'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 Soundtrack

    July 29, 2019 7:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 The final season’s disturbing ICE detention scenes provide the setting for Latin songs. Timely and disturbing ICE detention scenes in new episodes of  Orange is the New Black  provide the setting for diverse Spanish-language songs in the seventh and ...

  37. Bomba Estereo, Gaby Moreno, Juan Cosme Represent on 'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 Soundtrack

    July 29, 2019 7:04 AM EDT The final season’s disturbing ICE detention scenes provide the setting for Latin songs. Timely and disturbing ICE detention scenes in new episodes of  Orange is the New Black  provide the setting for diverse Spanish-language songs in the seventh a ...

  38. Box Office: 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Rides to $40M But Can't Catch 'Lion King's' $76M

    July 28, 2019 11:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood -- testing whether moviegoers will embrace an original summer tentpole amid a tsunami of branded IP -- successfully rode its first wave in launching to $40 million at the North American box offi ...

  39. Box Office: 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Rides to $40M But Can't Catch 'Lion King's' $76M

    July 28, 2019 11:48 AM EDT Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood -- testing whether moviegoers will embrace an original summer tentpole amid a tsunami of branded IP -- successfully rode its first wave in launching to $40 million at the North American box of ...

  40. 50 Cent Says 'Power' Being Overlooked by Emmys Is Racial

    July 27, 2019 11:26 AM EDT Cent said he thinks Power being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. “I like to say it’s racial. That’s the easy way to get out of things,” said the rappe ...

  41. 50 Cent Says 'Power' Being Overlooked by Emmys Is Racial

    July 27, 2019 11:26 AM EDT Cent said he thinks Power being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. “I like to say it’s racial. That’s the easy way to get out of things,” said the rappe ...

  42. Mary J. Blige to Star in 'Power' Spinoff at Starz

    July 26, 2019 7:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Starz has given the green light to its first extension of its flagship show Power — and signed Oscar nominee and Grammy winner Mary J. Blige to star. The series, Power Book II: Ghost , is in preproduction, creator Courtney Kemp announced Friday at t ...

  43. Mary J. Blige to Star in 'Power' Spinoff at Starz

    July 26, 2019 7:51 PM EDT Starz has given the green light to its first extension of its flagship show Power — and signed Oscar nominee and Grammy winner Mary J. Blige to star. The series, Power Book II: Ghost , is in preproduction, creator Courtney Kemp announced Friday at ...

  44. Executive Turntable: Moves at Mom + Pop Records, Capitol Music Group, MSG and More

    July 26, 2019 3:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hannah Gross  has been named vp and head of West Coast A&R at  Mom + Pop Records . The label announced July 22 that Gross is returning to the label after a three-year stint at  Atlantic/Elektra Records .  "Hannah started with us as an inter ...

  45. Quentin Tarantino On Crafting a Vintage Soundtrack For 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood'

    July 26, 2019 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Quentin Tarantino’s soundtracks have often dusted off tunes from the past, most notably the surf stylings of Dick Dale in Pulp Fiction , and leaned on anachronistic choices, like David Bowie ’s “Cat People (Putting Out Fire)” for Inglourious Basterd ...

  46. Neil Diamond, Deep Purple & Other 1960s Artists to Appear on Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Soundtrack

    July 25, 2019 4:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Quentin Tarantino’s highly anticipated film  Once Upon a Time in Hollywood  is hitting theaters this Friday (July 26), but Columbia Records announced that the accompanying soundtrack will also be available the same day.    The album was personally c ...

  47. From Travis Scott to Sara Bareilles, Here's Every Music Video Directed by Jonah Hill

    July 25, 2019 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Travis Scott 's cinematic new visual for "WAKE UP" was not  Jonah Hill 's first directing rodeo (Scott pun intended). Besides his directorial film debut with last year's  Mid90s , Hill -- best known as an actor ( Wolf of Wal ...

  48. Nick Lachey, Ciara, Debbie Gibson & More Set For New Nickelodeon Series 'America's Most Musical Family'

    July 25, 2019 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nickelodeon has found its host and judges for America’s Most Musical Family, its new series slated to premiere in the fall. Nick Lachey will host, with Grammy winner Ciara , digital sensation David Dobrik and singer-songwriter-actor Debbie Gibson ma ...

  49. Rutger Hauer, 'Blade Runner' Star, Dies at 75

    July 24, 2019 11:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in Blade Runner  opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75. Hauer’s agent, Steve Kenis, said Wednesday the actor died July 19 at hi ...

  50. The 12 Best, Weirdest or Most Perplexing Nominations for the 2019 Video Music Awards

    July 23, 2019 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 At the Oscars, it's the Fondas, the Hustons & the Coppolas. At the VMAs, it's the Cyruses. Now that we've all had a chance to digest the nominations for the 2019 Video Music Awards, we have some things to discuss. This year's ...

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