Photos of the Week: Mariah, Blink-182, McCartneys
Tom DeLong of Blink-182 performs at Madison Square Garden on October 4, 2009 in New York City. Getty Images

Music fans flocked to Austin for some Pearl Jam and Yeah Yeah Yeahs and also rolled around in some sewage-y mud, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon hug in New York, and Katy Perry plays peek-a-boo with Rihanna. Meanwhile Prince, Michael Stipe, and Paul McCartney take in some fashion while Carrie Underwood and Akon get pink for breast cancer awareness month. Did we mention Beyonce and Lady Gaga getting big Billboard Women in Music awards? It's true, and it all happened this week. See for yourself.

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News of the Week: Billboard's 10 Most Popular Stories

1. Barbra Streisand Surprises With Ninth No. 1 On Billboard 200

2. Pearl Jam, Dead Weather Cap Hot, Muddy ACL Fest

3. Video: Beyonce Accepts Woman Of The Year Award, Thanks Family For Support

4. Jay Sean Leads Packed Hot 100 Top Five

5. Beyonce: The Billboard Cover Story

6. Madonna's 'Celebration' Tops Euro Chart

7. Lady Gaga Speaks: Solo Tour Soon, Kanye Taking Time Off

8. Paramore Scores First U.K. No. 1

9. Kiss, Buble Battle For No. 1 On Billboard 200

10. Eminem Says 'Relapse 2' Recording Complete, 50 Cent Rap Battle Included