D'Angelo is breaking his notorious hiatus for a special appearance on the next 'Verzuz' show at the Apollo Theater. The neo-soul singer will break the traditional battle format by performing with friends, all of who are speculated to be past collaborators of music released throughout his career.

Billboard sat down with BET chairman/CEO Debra Lee for a post-mortem on Sunday’s 16th annual BET Awards, which she warned during the red carpet festivities would be “our best show.” “Looking back on last night, I didn’t know the half of it,” she told the publication Monday. Below, Lee gives background details on everything from […]

D’Angelo was among the first set of artists announced earlier this month for the planned Prince tribute at Sunday’s BET Awards, but the singer ended up missing the show altogether. Ultimately, several tributes took place throughout the program, with The Roots, Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae, Erykah Badu, Maxwell, Bilal and Sheila E tackling various Prince […]

BET held back not a single ounce of shade following Billboard Music Awards’ Prince tribute. Playing off what seemed to be mass disappointment, the TV network shared a teaser for their upcoming award show with the message, “Yeah, we saw that. Don’t worry. We got you.” In case you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmZYUt5rEX8 And it seems they came through […]

A few weeks after the Billboard Music Awards’ tribute to Prince, BET has proven that their tribute to the the Purple One will indeed be what fans have been clamoring for since news broke that the icon died of an overdose in April.   Along with Janelle Monae, D’Angelo, The Roots and Sheila E., the network promises […]

D’Angelo fans already know — he is not only a fan of the Prince, but has covered several of his songs. So it was only appropriate for Jimmy Fallon and the Tonight Show to have the R&B singer/songwriter as a musical guest Tuesday Apr. 26, following the tragic death of the pop icon. Comedian and actor Maya Rudolph performed with D’Angelo as […]

Bill Withers’ influence on the music world will take center stage at an upcoming tribute concert at Carnegie Hall. According to Jet, D’angelo will be on hand to for the tribute, which is set to take place Oct. 1. The “Really Love” singer, along with Ledisi and Ed Sheeran will be among the artists celebrating Withers, […]

After dropping his critically lauded Black Messiah, D’Angelo, was the featured guest on a J.K. Simmons-hosted episode of ‘Saturday Night Live.’ The sketch comedy show featured…

Fresh off of the release of his highly anticipated new album “Black Messiah,” D’Angelo made good with paying off a huge tax debt that amounted to more than $160,000. According to theJasmineBrand.com, the 40-year-old vocalist (born Michael Archer) eliminated several tax liens filed against him by the IRS by paying the agency more than $162,000. […]

North Carolina-born rap star J. Cole‘s 2014 Forest Hills Drive debuted atop the Billboard 200 — selling more than 360,000 units in its first week while de-throning Taylor Swift‘s 1989. Cole’s popularity clearly has grown over the course of releasing three number one studio albums. He managed to top the charts without much promotion or any […]

It’s been 14 years since D’Angelo has blessed our ear drums with some musical awesome, but he’s almost ready to deliver something new to his…