1. Latin Grammys: Carla Morrison's F-Bomb, 3BallMTY Launching Label + More Backstage Moments

    November 16, 2012 8:40 AM EST The Latin Grammy Awards rocked Las Vegas on Thursday night , with dazzling performances by Pitbull and Alejandro Sanz among others, plus big wins by lovable Mexican pop duo Jesse & Joy. But not everything during the broadcast, so here are highlights from backstage. Joy to the World: Eat…

  2. Jesse & Joy Are Big Winners at Latin Grammy Awards

    November 16, 2012 1:05 AM EST Mexican pop/rock duo Jesse & Joy ran away with the night as four-time winners of the Latin Grammy Awards, taking home trophies for best record, song and contemporary pop vocal album. "Thanks to the best fans in the world," said Jessie, who with his sister also won for best short…

  3. Brandy, Backstreet Boys Among Presenters at American Music Awards

    November 15, 2012 5:50 PM EST | Behind-the-Scenes Video This year's ceremony will feature a new category, electronic dance music, as well as awards in genres including pop/rock, country, rap/hip-hop, soul/R&B, alternative, adult contemporary, Latin and contemporary inspirational. Rihanna and Minaj lead the…

  4. Chart Highlights: Carly Rae Jepsen Plants 'Kiss' On Pop Songs

    November 12, 2012 4:15 PM EST The singer's follow-up to 'Call Me Maybe' and 'Good Time' enters the list at No. 40. Plus, Luke Bryan logs his fifth No. 1 on Country Airplay, where Carrie Underwood's new single debuts. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts…

  5. Kelly Clarkson, PSY to Perform at American Music Awards

    November 12, 2012 12:35 PM EST | Behind-the-Scenes Video Amazingly, more addition acts will be announced in the coming days. This year's ceremony will feature a new category, electronic dance music, as well as awards in genres including pop/rock, country, rap/hip-hop, soul/R&B, alternative, adult contemporary,…

  6. Ne-Yo, Reps Talk 'R.E.D.' Album & Universal Motown Gig

    November 05, 2012 2:10 PM EST "I pride myself on being the type of artist who can work half in the R&B world and half in the pop world." That was one of Ne-Yo 's first messages to industry colleagues who attended his intimate showcase at New York's Joe's Pub on Oct. 23, a message that also…

  7. Kendrick Lamar Makes 'Good' Debut on Social 50 Chart

    November 02, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Kendrick Lamar , who opened atop the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart this week with "good kid, m.A.A.d. city," strides onto Billboard's Social 50 chart at No. 47. The debut comes after a busy week of social activity for the rapper, who also entered at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.…

  8. Carrie Underwood, Pink & Pitbull to Perform on American Music Awards

    October 30, 2012 9:00 AM EDT | Behind-the-Scenes Video For the sixth year, winners will be decided by online fan voting. The show will air on ABC live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Saturday, Nov. 18. News David Greenwald …

  9. Chart Highlights: Aerosmith Returns To AC Chart

    October 29, 2012 3:55 PM EDT The group charts its first entry on the tally since 1998 - while one of its classics receives a Latin makeover. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our…

  10. Beyonce's Super Bowl Announcement Spurs Social 50 Rise

    October 26, 2012 3:35 PM EDT As this year's NFL season nears its halfway mark, Beyonce announces her own 'Countdown to Touchdown.' During the charting week, the pop star announced via her website that she'll be performing the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVII, spurring a jump in her Social 50 ranking.…

  11. Pitbull and Christina Aguilera Sample A-ha's 'Take On Me': Hear Song Snippet

    October 23, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Pitbull has teamed up with Christina Aguilera to interpolate a pop classic on "Feel This Moment," a new song from the singer's upcoming studio set "Global Warming." A 97-second snippet of the track, which snatches the instantly recognizable synth riff from a-ha '…

  12. PSY, Alicia Keys Performing at MTV EMAs

    October 23, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Korean pop sensation PSY will bring his "Gangnam Style" to this year's MTV European Music Awards show in Frankfurt in November. The global superstar will perform along three other high-profile late additions to the lineup, led by fourteen-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter…

  13. Jingle Ball 2012 Lineup: One Direction, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Performing

    October 22, 2012 9:00 AM EDT Z100's annual pop blowout will take over New York's Madison Square Garden this December. One Direction, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber are among the artists confirmed for this year's Jingle Ball, the annual star-studded, holiday-timed concert sponsored by New York's Top 40…

  14. Chart Highlights: Adele's 'Skyfall' Rises On Adult Charts

    October 15, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Plus, new airplay No. 1s for Maroon 5, Carrie Underwood and Leslie Grace Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com…

  15. Rihanna's 'Diamonds' Drives Gains on Social 50 Chart

    October 12, 2012 9:15 AM EDT Rihanna is back at it. This week she jumps 23-3 on Billboard's Social 50 chart, elevated by attention from her newly released single "Diamonds" off her upcoming album "Unapologetic" (set to be released November 19). The Social 50 chart ranks the most popular artists…

  16. American Music Awards: Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Lead Nominees

    October 09, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Christina Aguilera Set to Perform at 40th Anniversary Event, Airing Nov. 18 on ABC Among the artists securing multiple nominations were Drake , 2012 American Music Awards Nominees: ARTIST OF THE YEAR Justin Bieber Drake Maroon 5 Katy Perry Rihanna NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR J. Cole fun. Gotye…

  17. Chart Highlights: Bruno Mars, Adele Arrive On Pop, Adult Charts

    October 08, 2012 2:55 PM EDT Bruno Mars blasts in with 'Locked Out of Heaven,' while Adele does some bonding with radio of her own with 'Skyfall.' Plus, new No. 1s for P!nk, Mumford & Sons and Wisin & Yandel. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  18. Sidney Samson & Will.i.am, 'Better Than Yesterday': Lyric Video Premiere

    October 05, 2012 8:45 AM EDT "Better Than Yesterday" -- a party-anthem collab between Will.i.am and Dutch house star Sidney Samson on Spinnin' Records, already rocking festival crowds worldwide -- is premiering today via a lyric video on Billboard. Like many dance-pop love stories, this one starts at Ibiza…

  19. Taylor Swift Reveals 'Never Ever' Inspiration

    September 24, 2012 11:15 AM EDT iHeartRadio 2012 : Photos + More ALL THE BEST LIVE & CANDID PICS • Backstage Day 2: Jonas Brothers Talk New Music, Green Day's 'Meltdown' Was Partly Staged? • Live Recap Day 2: P!nk Pops, Prince Surprises in Finale • Backstage Day 1: Bon Jovi Reveal New Music, Gwen Gets Hit…

  20. iHeartRadio 2012: New Jonas Brothers, 'Staged' Green Day + More Backstage

    September 24, 2012 10:05 AM EDT The final night of the second annual iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas ended on an energetic note, with uptempo sets from the likes of Taylor Swift , P!nk , Enrique Iglesias, Calvin Harris , Brad Paisley, Deadmau5 , Aerosmith and Pitbull -- not to mention a pair of surprise duets…

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