Country icon George Strait is heading for a No. 2 debut on the Billboard 200 chart next week with his new album, "Love Is Everything." Meanwhile, Demi Lovato's fourth studio effort, "Demi," is aiming for a No. 3 bow. According to industry sources, the albums are projected to sell about 120,000 and 110,000, respectively, by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, May 19.
In a typically innovative move, Kanye West has launched his highly anticipated sixth studio album by unveiling a new song and visual from the full-length via images being projected on 66 buildings scattered around the globe.
Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, who have been on the NBC singing competition since its inception, will be reunited with Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green in the red chairswhen The Voice returns in the fall, it was announced Friday.
With the 2013 Billboard Music Awards rapidly approaching, we caught up with BBMA finalists The Band Perry to help recount the incredible high points, new discoveries and memorable moments that caught their ears during the past 12 months.