Missy, Willie and George Michael among Rock Hall inducteesMay 3, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Chaka Khan, “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius and the late George Michael have all been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, with Kate Bush also finally reaching the top of that hill.
Dr Dre, Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne honored at pre-Grammy eventFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Lil Wayne was honored for his musical achievements, the rapper opened up about the little he has been recognized previously in his career during a pre-Grammy event that also paid homage to Dr.
Missy, Willie and George Michael among Rock Hall nomineesFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Kate Bush, Iron Maiden, Cyndi Lauper, Soundgarden, Sheryl Crow and the late George Michael are the 2023 nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, reflecting a mix of country, soul, hip-hop, metal, pop, rap-rock and grunge.
Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade make it to Songwriters HallJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade, Jeff Lynne, Glen Ballard, Teddy Riley and Liz Rose have been chosen to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame, a class that includes the writers of such varied hits as “Man In the Mirror,” “Drop It Like It’s Hot” and “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You.”
Dr. Dre, Missy, Lil Wayne to be honored at pre-Grammy eventJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott and Lil Wayne will be honored at the Recording Academy’s second annual Black Music Collective event during Grammy week next month.
The academy announced Wednesday that the three Grammy winners and executive Sylvia Rhone will receive the Global Impact Award for their personal achievements in the music industry.
Portsmouth to name street for hometown hero Missy ElliottAugust 22, 2022 GMT
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city is honoring hometown hero Missy Elliott by naming a boulevard in a new entertainment district after her.
The Portsmouth City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to change the name of a 1-mile (1.6 km) section of McLean Street to Missy Elliott Boulevard, news outlets report.
Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV AwardsAugust 8, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott.
After ‘Verzuz’ series success, Timbaland creates BeatclubSeptember 27, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Timbaland paved his own way as a hit-making producer for elite acts like Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z, but now he’s creating a lane for aspiring music creators to collaborate with the industry’s biggest performers.
Via songwriting and freestyling, Jhené Aiko finds her voiceDecember 22, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jhené Aiko is rapping on the phone.
When the R&B darling recalls the first song she ever wrote — a rap when she was about 5 or 6 — she spits out the lyrics like it’s her latest hit...
Michelle Obama, Oprah, more joined an epic (virtual) partyMarch 22, 2020 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hottest party in town Saturday night was on DJ D-Nice’s Instagram, where over 100,000 accounts tuned in during his epic 10-hour set including the likes of Michelle Obama, Oprah, Rihanna and Will Smith...
Rapper Missy Elliott, H.E.R. team up for Pepsi Super Bowl adJanuary 29, 2020 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Almost three years ago, Missy Elliott sent a tweet to a then under-the-radar artist whose music she admired and told her that “she was going to blow up.”
Elliott recalls crazy moments it took to make iconic videosAugust 28, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — After celebrating her two-decade-plus career at the MTV Video Music Awards with a performance featuring a slew of her hits, Missy Elliott knew she did a great job when the first text she received after the performance was from another musical icon and longtime friend: Janet Jackson...
Missy Elliott honored at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prizeAugust 27, 2019 GMT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Missy Elliott, the rapper-singer-songwriter-producer-dancer whose music videos have moved the needle over the last two decades, was honored at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, where Taylor Swift also took center stage with her gay pride anthem, "You Need to Calm Down...
Lil Nas X’s viral song sets more records on Billboard chartsAugust 12, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Lil Nas X is galloping his way to two new records on the Billboard charts thanks to the massive success of "Old Town Road...
APNewsBreak: Elliott, Hynde and Gill up for Songwriters HallNovember 7, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, one of rap's greatest voices and also a songwriter and producer who has crafted songs for Beyonce and Whitney Houston, is one of the nominees for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame...
AP Source: Soul icon Aretha Franklin is seriously illAugust 13, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, offered prayers and well wishes to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who is seriously ill...
Janet Jackson surprises Missy Elliott with Essence honorJanuary 26, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott knew she was being honored by Essence — but not who was giving her the accolade...