R. Kelly Accused of Sexually Abusing Underage Male: Prosecutors

The Grammy Award-winning singer is charged with leading what prosecutors call a criminal enterprise of managers, bodyguards and other employees who allegedly helped him recruit women and girls for sex and pornography and to exercise a lot of control over them. The charges involve six different women and girls, who aren’t named in court filings. Now, prosecutors would also like […]

Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck Kiss in Steamy New Instagram Photo

Bennifer 2.0 has officially been confirmed with a kiss shared on Jennifer Lopez‘s own Instagram account. “5 2 … what it do,” Lopez captioned a series of new photos shared on social media on Saturday (July 24), her 52nd birthday. The first three photos, which show the “Cambia el Paso” singer rocking a fierce look in a bikini on a […]

Liz Phair Exits Summer Tour With Alanis Morissette and Garbage

As Phair shared, Cat Power is joining the lineup for the U.S. leg of the trek, which kicks off on Aug. 12 in Austin and runs through early October. Morissette is celebrating the delayed 25th anniversary of 1995’s Jagged Little Pill. The tour was originally scheduled for summer 2020 but postponed due to the pandemic. “When she asked me [to do […]

Kanye West Not Performing at Rolling Loud Miami — UPDATE

UPDATE (July 24): After planning a performance Sunday at Rolling Loud Miami, Kanye West has decided not to hit the stage at the festival after all, Billboard has learned. West’s decision not to perform follows a social media report that he has pushed back the release of his 10th studio album, Donda, to August after the project didn’t materialize on […]

5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (July 24)

“This has been a dream of mine for a really long time and finally it’s become a reality,” DJ Nelson tells Billboard. “The purpose of this project is to elevate the urban culture and help advance the career of producers and deejays of the new generation.” For more info, check out the new venture’s website at flowmixx.com. Latin Music Week lineup […]

Rolling Loud Festival 2021: Day 1 Recap

“I’ve been out here all week,” he exclaimed before his preview. “We been shooting videos for y’all all week. Y’all wanna hear some new sh–?” Though he was caught in the studio with Meek Mill and DaBaby over the last few months, the pair of hard-hitting tracks he performed found Bobby riding solo without any features. Before he exited, he […]

Most Awarded Record Producers of the 2000s

Williams won multiple Grammys in all three of these years. He also took the 2003 award for best pop vocal album for co-producing Justin Timberlake’s solo debut Justified; the 2013 award for album of the year for co-producing Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories (and two other awards for its breakout hit “Get Lucky”); and the 2018 award for best pop […]

Songs to Accompany a Dreamy Summer Dinner Party

“Kris’s wife, Lisa Meyers, sent this to me several months ago and told me it reminded her of her father. We’re both daddy’s girls so she thought I would enjoy it and think about my dad. And just a few days ago, my boyfriend, Craig, played it for me and I said, ‘oh my gosh, this song is haunting me.’ […]

Rita Marley Announces Scholarship for 75th Birthday

Besides the tribute concert, the broadcast will showcase a digital tour of the new, permanently installed Rita Marley exhibit at the Bob Marley Museum and will announce the 2021 Rita Marley scholarship. Specifically catered to young women and single mothers, the scholarship will be offered to one student enrolled at the Women Centre of Jamaica and two students from the University of Technology Nursing. The application form is due on […]

A King Arthur Rarity Is an Apt Way to Return to the Opera

In the third act of Ernest Chausson’s opera “Le Roi Arthus” (“King Arthur”), Guinevere asks Lancelot, “United in love, united in sin, will we also be joined in death?” The tangled Arthurian love triangle is familiar from “The Once and Future King,” “Camelot” and the works of Sir Thomas Malory. But here the question, set to longing sighs in the […]

Rolling Loud Miami 2021: Watch Livestream

Rolling Loud Miami is back, and you can see all the action live from the comfort of your home. The three-day festival returns to Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium with mega performances by Post Malone, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Roddy Ricch, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, and Lil Uzi Vert. After previewing his yet-released 10th studio album Donda in Atlanta on Thursday, Kanye […]

Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s Prison Break, and 13 More New Songs

Lil Nas X continues his victory lap around a world of his own making on the triumphant “Industry Baby” with Jack Harlow, featuring appropriately brassy production from Take A Daytrip and Kanye West and a video in which the duo busts out of Montero State Prison. “Funny how you said it was the end, then I went and did it […]