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Mary J. Blige Declares Her “Real Love Is Me” During Billboard Music Awards Icon Acceptance Speech

Mary J. Blige received the Icon Award during Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. The R&B legend and 10-time BBMA winner is the 11th artist and seventh woman to receive the honor, which recognizes artists who have achieved excellence on the Billboard charts and have made an indelible mark on music. Previous Icon Award recipients include Neil […]

Mary J. Blige to Receive Icon Award at 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Mary J. Blige will receive the Icon Award at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. The 10-time BBMA winner will also perform on the show. The BBMAs will broadcast live coast-to-coast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15. Blige is the 11th artist to receive the Icon Award, which recognizes outstanding […]

Super Bowl Set Designer Reveals Sketches, Inspiration Behind Historic Halftime Show

Es Devlin is an artist and designer, talents that can be distributed across many disciplines, and her website lists dozens of credits that show how far she has stretched. Known for large-scale performative sculptures and set pieces, Devlin has worked with superstars like Beyoncé, Adele, Kanye West and The Weeknd on arena tours, collaborated with […]

Super Bowl Halftime Show Producer Jesse Collins on “Day One” Mission to Honor Dr. Dre and the City of Compton

Jesse Collins hasn’t had a lot of time to catch his breath. The Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show producer — a veteran of entertainment’s biggest live productions from the Oscars and Grammys to the American Music Awards and BET Awards — segued straight from working on the global spectacle to a slate of pressing new […]

Super Bowl Choreographer Breaks Down Historic Halftime Show: “A Block of Compton Inside of SoFi Stadium”

Fatima Robinson — famous for her choreography for the likes of Michael Jackson, Prince, Aaliyah, Rihanna, Britney Spears and the Oscars —  was the mind behind the moves for Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI halftime show, starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. Her second Super Bowl, after having also choreographed […]

Critic’s Notebook: Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and Eminem Lead Thrilling, Nostalgic Super Bowl Halftime

Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige brought high-flying talent to Super Bowl LVI, while 50 Cent dangled upside down uncomfortably in the first hip-hop centric halftime show in Big Game history.

Dr. Dre Leads Energetic Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show, Combining Poignant Moments With Classic Hip-Hop

It was Dr. Dre’s day during the highly anticipated halftime show of NBC’s 2022 Super Bowl broadcast, with the notable moments including Eminem taking a knee onstage. The hit-laden concert, which featured performances from Dre, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar, provided musical entertainment at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, […]

Super Bowl LVI: Dr. Dre Promises “We’re Going to Kill This” With Groundbreaking Hip-Hop Halftime Show

Describe in one word this year’s Super Bowl halftime show: That was the question posed to Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Mary J. Blige to close out a brief yet lively 15-minute press conference inside the Convention Center in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday morning. “Fucking incredible,” Dre said, borrowing an extra word. Blige was […]

Snoop Dogg Acquires Death Row Records, Label That Launched His Career

Snoop Dogg is back in business with the label that launched his career. The hip-hop mogul has acquired the Death Row Records brand from MNRK Music Group, a firm that is controlled by private equity funds managed by Blackstone. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Dre, Suge Knight, the […]

Super Bowl LVI: Roundup of Concerts, Events and Parties in Los Angeles During Big Game Week (Updating)

For the first time since 1993, Los Angeles will host the NFL’s championship game when Super Bowl LVI comes to town on Feb. 13, marking the first league title to be held in the city’s $5 billion SoFi Stadium. Despite the threat of COVID-19, the typical swirl of concerts, events, parties and gatherings are still […]

Super Bowl LVI: “All Plans in Place” for Game, Red Carpet Events Despite COVID-19 Surge

SoFi Stadium opened the gates at Entry 3 on Thursday morning for a panel that featured key Super Bowl LVI stakeholders offering an update on the state of affairs for the big game with 30 days to go before kickoff on Feb. 13. There was no shortage of optimism flowing from the stage despite an […]

Pepsi Debuts Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Mobile App

Super Bowl LVI is now less than two months away and Pepsi is making sure fans will be ready for the big day on Feb. 13 with today’s launch of the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show mobile app. Available now for pre-order on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, the free app […]