Bono and Jay-Z
"The Haitian people need our help," said George Clooney, to begin Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief. "They need to know that they are not alone. They need to know that we still care."
Springsteen, Jay-Z, Timberlake, Swift sign on for Haiti telethon
The remarks from Clooney, the event's organizer, and a stirring opening performance by Alicia Keys set the mood for a night of actors, musicians and sports stars coming together to plead for aid to the earthquake-ravaged country.
Keys' performance — played over images of the destruction in Haiti — was just one of many emotional touchstones in a show that also provided...
Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift
Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Bono and The Edge, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban, Jennifer Hudson, and Alicia Keys are among the heavy hitters participating in Friday's "Hope for Haiti" telethon.
Find out who else will be featured.
Alicia Keys, Leona Lewis
Next Tuesday, Dancing with the Stars will announce the three finalists for Season 9 in a star-studded results show that will include performances by Alicia Keys, Leona Lewis and Barry and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.
Keys will debut her new single...
Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift
Country singer Taylor Swift and the late Michael Jackson lead the nominees for the 2009 American Music Awards, which were announced Tuesday.
Swift garnered six nominations, including...
Alicia Keys may have led the way with five American Music Awards nominations, but it was Chris Brown who stole the show Sunday night.
The singer scooped up three trophies, including male soul/R&B artists, male pop/rock artist and the big kahuna, artist of the year.
Keys converted album nods in ...
Alicia Keys and Kanye West
American Music Awards darling Alicia Keys, who nabbed five nominations this year, will perform at the ceremony next month.
Also joining the musical lineup are Kanye West and The Fray. Previously announced performers include Rihanna, New Kids on the Block, the Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift, Ne-Yo, the Pussycat Dolls and Pink.
Keys enters the Nov. 23 show (and NOKIA Theatre) as the one to beat with a leading five nods, including one for Artist of the Year. Hot on her heels are Coldplay and The Eagles, each with four.
One person who is guaranteed to go home a winner is ...
Alicia Keys will be the woman to beat next month at the American Music Awards. The songstress nabbed a leading five nominations, including the big kahuna, Artist of the Year.
Her other four nods are for female artist and favorite album, As I Am, in both the Pop/Rock and Soul/R&B categories.
Nipping at her heels with four nods are ...
Jack White by Jeffrey Mayer/ WireImage.com, Quantum of Solace courtesy Columbia Pictures/MGM
White Jack WhiteThats right The theme song for the upcoming James Bond film Quantum of Solace will be performed by the former White Striper along with piano-playing songstress Alicia Keys according to Entertainment TonightWhite and Keys duet on Another Way to Die will follow in the fine tradition of such Bond songs as A View to a Kill License to Kill and Live and Let Die Are you sensing a certain theme to these themes Nina H228mmerling Smith
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The WNBA's 12th season begins Saturday and the league has scored an A-list spokeswoman: Alicia Keys. The Grammy-winning musician made a special video of her song "Superwoman" that will air before all 22 of the league's nationally televised games on ABC and ESPN2 this summer. The video was filmed earlier this month during a concert in Anaheim, California.The season tips off with with the defending league champion Phoenix Mercury hosting the Los Angeles Sparks (May 17, 3:30 pm/ET, ABC). ESPN2's Tuesday-night game-of-the-week schedule begins three days later with Sacramento Monarchs visiting the refurbished Seattle Storm (May 20, 10:30 pm/ET).
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Is there something in the water? A severe throat ailment forced American Idol alum Jordin Sparks to cancel an appearance with Alicia Keys this week. Now, swollen vocal cords have forced Keys to cancel her own appearances.She was scheduled to perform tonight in Cleveland. She also cancelled an apearance in Pittsburgh earlier this week as a result of the ailment. J.R. WhalenRelated: Jordin Sparks Sidelined by Severe Throat Injury