Singer Beyonce, the United Nations and dozens of global aid groups have one message for the world Sunday: Perform a good deed, no matter how big or small, to help another person.
For years, there has been talk that the music industry is in decline. The increase of Internet music piracy and the decrease of consumers' attention spans have been two of the factors blamed for for lackluster sales. So it's no surprise that music stars have sought other streams of income outside royalties, concert dates and merchandising sales throughout the years.
Beyoncé just brought baby Blue Ivy Carter home from the hospital but motherhood, according to her former Destiny's Child bandmates, is as natural for the pop star as dancing in stilettos and a leotard.
Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer has the details on Beyonce's extravagant delivery room.
Despite the loud buzz that Beyoncé gave birth over the holiday weekend, the countdown to the arrival of baby Bey is still on.
From the royal wedding to Beyonce's baby bump reveal, this year has been full of major style. Check out these unforgettable moments of 2011.
Going to see live music has always been wrought with frustrations -- and now, along with the ogre who appears in front of you as soon as the band takes the stage, mosh pits and the dreaded "all ages" show -- you've got smartphones. Yup, it's society's technological crack pipe, without which we'd all be fiending freaks, tapping vaguely at the air in agonizing fits of withdrawal.
The singer's baby bump makes its music video debut when "Countdown" debuts Thursday
Beyoncé doesn't just have that pregnancy glow. It's more like a megawatt luminescence.
Tina Knowles and Beyonce talk to CNN's Becky Anderson about the joy of dressing her baby bump at London's Fashion Week.
Beyonce and her mother Tina Knowles talk to CNN's Becky Anderson during London Fashion Week about the launch of their fashion label, House of Dereon, and Beyonce's pregnancy.
Performer Beyonce Knowles sits down with CNN's Piers Morgan, discussing her relationship with Jay-Z.
If show business were high school (and isn't it, really?), Beyoncé would be a front-runner for valedictorian.
Beyonce tells Piers Morgan about performing at Pres. Obama's inauguration and race relations in America.
Fresh from her exhilarating performance at the Glastonbury Festival, Beyonce stunned surprised shoppers in London when she arrived to purchase a copy of her own album.
Destiny's Child helped put her on the map.
Clint Eastwood and Beyonce team up, Britney Spears debuts at #1, Kim Kardashian's war with "Teen Mom."
R&B superstar Beyonce Knowles has parted ways with her father as her manager, with both sides claiming it was amicable.
Friends always say "Whatever you need, call me." And they mean it. Trouble is, when you've been shattered, asking for any kind of help just reinforces the sense that you are a big, hot mess.
Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado's Twitter admission that she performed for members of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's family puts her on a select but growing list of top-flight entertainers who have done so.
Acclaimed director Clint Eastwood and singer Beyonce Knowles may team up in a remake of "A Star Is Born," a Warner Bros. official said.
Beyonce's sexy new "Heat" commercial is banned from daytime TV in the U.K. HLN's "Showbiz Tonight" panel weighs in.
The singer is finally releasing the tune, which was a bonus track on her 2008 album I Am ... Sasha Fierce
Plus: Charlize Theron attends the Lakers game and more star sightings
Despite rumors, a source close to the singer says she is not pregnant
The most memorable moment of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday may be the onstage appearance of Michael Jackson's two eldest children to accept their father's lifetime achievement award.
From winners to performances, the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards didn't disappoint.
The nominations for the 52nd Grammy Awards are listed below, with winners italicized in bold and asterisked:
Country music singer Taylor Swift celebrates after winning the Grammy for album of the year.
Music's biggest night has always been known for over-the-top style, and this year's crop of Grammy nominees -- from Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga to Katy Perry and Beyonce -- are some of the most fashion-forward yet.
The Grammy stage is set for a redux of one of the most infamous moments in music award show history when Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech after a win over Beyonce at September's MTV awards show.
Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill talks about the group's four Grammy nominations.
When did the term "boyfriend" become obsolete? I must have somehow missed the memo.
Enter exhibit A: Female, 40 years old, single, career woman, no kids, victimized by 10 unsuccessful "hookups" per year since the age of 35.
Diva Beyonce Knowles strutting her stuff in the conservative Middle East?
The singer says West "was standing up for art"
The reaction to Kanye West's hijacking of the microphone from Taylor Swift during her acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards came quickly and unequivocally.
Even by the standards of the anything-goes MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye West's hijacking of country-pop sweetheart Taylor Swift's speech at the Sunday night ceremony was particularly brutal.
Congratulations to Beyoncé and Lady Gaga!
The singer confesses to an inaugural ball panic attack, and shares her new priorities
The look-alike - hired by a local radio station - fools onlookers during a VIP tour
Beyonce Knowles talks to CNN's Larry King about Michelle Obama's fashion sense and motherhood.
Beyoncé wants kids, just not yet.
The singer's "I AM â¦" U.S. tour kicks off June 25 in New York
The Grammy winner dishes on life with Jay-Z – and how he deals with her "relaxed" approach
Michelle and Barack Obama will have their official first dance to the Etta James classic
Every holiday season we are cursed with the same challenge: to articulate exactly how fond we are of our friends and family in the language of purchasable objects.
Gabrielle Union says Knowles is "quiet and reserved" – nothing like her sexy on-stage persona
She wants kids – but says she's still scarred from witnessing the birth of her nephew
Knowles is definitely attending the President-elect's swearing-in ceremony – and she's volunteering to sing!
The star dishes on doing SNL with Timberlake, her new CD and her stage persona, Sasha Fierce
"Before the age of 25, I would never get married," says Jay-Z 's 27-year-old wife
The singer streams I Am ... Sasha Fierce for fans on MySpace
The singer praises her mother's fashion sense
"A black Wonder Woman would be a powerful thing," she says. "It's time for that, right?"
The singer reveals the Sasha Fierce mystique as she releases her third solo album Nov. 18
She says it was easy putting on the pounds for her upcoming flick Cadillac Records
The singer describes the Freaky Friday aspect of one and her new, risky persona, Sasha
"What Jay and I have is real," says the singer, who also reveals why she resisted an engagement ring
The singer releases two new singles, including a gender-bending tune, on the radio Wednesday
The singer is expected to pare things down before releasing her disc on Nov. 18
The singer, who secretly married in April, flashes an 18 carat diamond at Fashion Rocks
The singer was also awed there were no divas, saying it's nice to hang out with girls in the same career
The singer tells Marie Claire, "There is a time limit on being a pop star"
Cosmetics giant L'Oreal is denying it lightened BeyoncÉ's skin tone in an ad in the current edition of Elle magazine
The Knowles gals boogie with Ludacris and Ne-Yo as DJ Samantha Ronson spins
The rapper shares his marriage advice to newlyweds Knowles and Jay-Z
The singer, who wed Jay-Z last month, begins recording new material in N.Y.C.
The Destiny's Child star refuses to confirm the nuptials, saying "ask Beyoncé
No rings in sight – but the just-married couple are inseparable at the rapper's L.A. bash
Jay-Z's protegée tells PEOPLE she had "no idea" the two were about to tie the knot
"No one knew about the wedding until the day of," says a rep for Proenza Schouler
The just-married star's little sis is already preparing to be a hands-on aunt
The singer flashes a telltale sparkler Tuesday night at her new husband's concert
"Congratulations!" says Blige, but co-headliner Jay-Z remains mum about a wedding
The ceremony is followed by an elaborate party drawing family and celebrities
The elaborate bash draws their family and celebrity friends – but did they get married?
Flowers, candelabras and a big white tent suggest a wedding may happen today
The stars "were very polite and smiling" during their trip to Scarsdale, says a source
The longtime couple, dating since 2002, now have 60 days to get married
The queen is getting stung back.
When Beyoncé and Tina Turner hit the Grammy stage for their high-octane duet on Sunday, most observers were left in awe. But the woman known as the "Queen of Soul" was left in a state of dismay over Beyoncé's introducing Turner as "the Queen."
It's a diva double take!
Beyoncé and the Foo Fighters said Thursday they'll attend the Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, despite the threat of picket lines by striking Hollywood writers.
Beyoncé Knowles may have bested Kanye West at Connect Four – but there's no bad blood between the two. Nope, the musicians were spotted, courtside at a New Jersey Nets game Wednesday in East Rutherford, N.J., laughing it up with Knowles's beau (and Nets co-owner) Jay-Z. One reason for all the smiling? The Nets beat the Seattle SuperSonics, 99-88.
How did Kanye West bring in the new Year Year? Not with fireworks or champagne. West welcomed 2008 while getting whooped by Beyoncé Knowles at Connect Four.
No over-the-top birthday bash for Jay-Z this year. Instead the rapper planned a subdued, very private celebration in Paris with longtime girlfriend Beyoncé Knowles.
CNN's Denise Quan caught up with some of our favorite stars on the red carpet of the American Music Awards.
Beyoncé heads a diva-licious lineup at the American Music Awards this weekend.
It turns out Beyoncé Knowles's meteoric rise over the years has been accompanied by just as frequent falls.
Just when he thought he was out, they pull him back in. Or, in the case of Jay-Z, he pulls himself back in, girlfriend Beyoncé Knowles tells PEOPLE.
Solange Knowles's star may not shine as brightly as sister Beyoncé Knowles's - and that's just fine with the younger sibling.
Beyoncï¿½ï¿½ Knowles appeared to be the victim of a fashion foul-up during a Toronto concert the other night - but her rep tells PEOPLE that the pop star came prepared.
No, she's not ditching her longtime love Jay-Z. But Beyoncé Knowles says she has a particular affinity for women.
Beyonce takes a tumble
BeyoncÃÂ© Knowles wants to be a mom - but not just yet.
Marilyn Manson's marriage is over.
Beyonce Knowles is a storm system disguised as a singer. On her second solo album, "B'Day," the songs arrive in huge gusts of rhythm and emotion, with Beyonce's voice rippling over clattery beats; you'd have to search far and wide -- perhaps in the halls of the Metropolitan Opera -- to find a vocalist who sings with more sheer force.
(CNN) -- This month Richard's quest takes him on a journey to uncover the celebrity activist.
It has got to be one of the best lineups of Grammy-winning artists ever to tour together: Beyonce Knowles, winner of eight Grammys, along with Alicia Keys and Missy Elliott, who've won five Grammys each. Together the ladies have sold more than 30 million albums.