1. Lady Gaga's 'Perfect Illusion' Back to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    September 15, 2016 6:02 PM EDT Sia scores the week’s highest debut, Beyonce claims another top 10, plus moves by The Black Eyed Peas & Kings of Leon.   Lady Gaga returns to the throne of the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart as “Perfect Illusion” rebounds 5-1 on the Sept. 24-dated list for a second nonconsecutive…

  2. Lance Bass Talks Mixed Feelings on Lou Pearlman's Death, Why the 'Music Industry Is Still Very Homophobic'

    September 15, 2016 12:55 PM EDT They say you can’t jump from boy band to solo star, with *NSYNC alum Justin Timberlake as the exception that proves the rule. But JT’s former bandmate Lance Bass, 37, has carved his own path through the entertainment world. His latest evolution has him hosting Finding Prince Charming which…

  3. From 'Stairway to Heaven' to 'Damn Girl': 'Raging Bull' Remains Center Stage in Copyright Fights

    September 09, 2016 9:51 PM EDT Attorneys for Justin Timberlake and Will.i.am take a page from Led Zeppelin's legal battle. Just two years after the Supreme Court changed the copyright game by holding in Petrella that time doesn't necessarily bar all lawsuits, we're already seeing the second generation of its…

  4. Country Radio Superstar Bobby Bones Talks 'Crazy' Audience Growth, Hit Comedy Career and Helping to Break Chris Stapleton

    September 09, 2016 11:10 AM EDT As a 17-year-old rookie DJ in his native Arkansas, Bobby Bones remembers being terrified when he landed his first big interview with a musical hero, Darius Rucker — so terrified, in fact, that Rucker took the microphone from his trembling hands, led him through the interview questions, then…

  5. Justin Timberlake Discusses Tennessee Roots in New William Rast Promo Video

    September 08, 2016 6:48 PM EDT On Thursday (Sept. 8), Justin Timberlake and childhood friend-turned-business partner Trace Ayala shared a four-minute visual filmed in their hometown of Memphis discussing the re-launch of their clothing label William Rast and the line’s Southern roots. The “Can’t Stop the Feeling” singer…

  6. Black Eyed Peas Reunite for Anti-Gun Violence Song

    August 31, 2016 10:49 PM EDT Black Eyed Peas are reuniting after a five-year hiatus for a new rendition of their song "Where Is The Love?" aimed at ending gun violence. "Where Is The Love?" was originally released in 2003 and reached No. 8 on the Billboard singles chart. The Black Eyed Peas Celebrate…

  7. Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel to Host Hillary Clinton Fundraiser

    August 20, 2016 5:33 PM EDT Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel will reportedly host a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Aug. 23). The singer and his wife are filling in for original host Leonardo DiCaprio, who had to cancel due a scheduling conflict, according to…

  8. RCA's Karen Lamberton talks Pink's 'Just Like Fire' and Blockbuster-Fueled Singles

    August 12, 2016 12:47 PM EDT The past few years in particular have seen a renaissance of high-profile, blockbuster singles from film soundtracks by the likes of Pharrell ("Happy" from Despicable Me 2 ), Idina Menzel ("Let It Go" from Frozen ) and Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth ("See You Again"…

  9. Timbaland Producing Music for Fitness Brand Zumba

    August 10, 2016 11:20 PM EDT Hit-making producer Timbaland is used to people dancing to his beats at nightclubs, and now fans will get a chance to move to music he specifically designed for working out through a new partnership with Zumba. The man behind hits for Justin Timberlake and Jay Z is crafting songs for STRONG…

  10. Country Up-and-Comer Chris Lane on Getting a Shout-Out From Selena Gomez and Crushing on 'The Bachelorette'

    August 01, 2016 4:48 PM EDT Country radio is certainly a more open-minded place than it was just a few years ago, thanks to the less conventional sounds of artists like Kacey Musgraves , Sam Hunt , and Chris Stapleton . But there's less conventional, and then there's reviving a 2004 hit by R&B singer Mario…

  11. Justin Timberlake Accepts Teen Choice Decade Award: Read His Inspirational Speech

    July 31, 2016 9:25 PM EDT Justin Timberlake was honored with the Decade Award at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards, which aired Sunday night (July 31). Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Zayn Malik Lead Teen Choice Awards 2016 Nominations Kobe Bryant presented the award to the singer, who has now won an impressive 23 Teen Choice…

  12. Billboard's 2016 Nashville Power Players List Revealed: Who Rules Music City?

    July 28, 2016 9:00 AM EDT EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR MIKE DUNGAN , 62 Chairman/CEO, Universal Music Group Nashville "He's the Don!" says Luke Bryan , sidling up to Universal Music Group Nashville chairman/CEO Mike Dungan at  Billboard 's photo shoot. It's the week of the Country Music Association&…

  13. Watch Justin Timberlake Do 'The Carlton' With Alfonso Ribeiro & Stephen Curry While Golfing

    July 25, 2016 10:59 AM EDT Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro have once again busted out “The Carlton” dance on the golf course -- and this time they recruited basketball great Stephen Curry to join in the fun. Watch Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro Do 'The Carlton' Dance During the American Century…

  14. Justin Timberlake, Will.i.am Move to Dismiss 'Damn Girl' Copyright Suit

    July 19, 2016 11:28 AM EDT "Damn Girl" sampled "A New Day is Here At Last" legally and the heir of a disco composer doesn't have standing to sue Justin Timberlake and Will.i.am (Will Adams) for copyright infringement, according to a Monday court filing. PK Music Publishing sued Timberlake and…

  15. Billboard's First Hitmakers Roundtable: 7 of Music's Top Creatives and Influencers on the State of Pop, 10-Second Attention Spans and the Song of the Summer

    July 15, 2016 4:15 PM EDT In the music business, the single has long  reigned supreme, but these days, it's not about selling downloads or albums by the thousands, but rather registering streams in the hundreds of millions. That means the pressure is on for creators to prove their might beyond a traditional…

  16. Justin Timberlake Presents Kobe Bryant, Abby Wambach & Peyton Manning With Icon Award at 2016 ESPYs

    July 13, 2016 9:21 PM EDT Justin Timberlake  made his return to the  ESPYs  stage to present retired athletes Abby  Wambach , Peyton Manning and Kobe Bryant with the Icon Award. This marks the first time the awards show has honored three retiring athletes, according to  ESPN .  "The greatest performers set…

  17. Drake's 'Honorable Mentions,' LeBron James' 'Prerogative' & Other Memorable Music Moments From the ESPYs

    July 13, 2016 2:12 PM EDT The 2016 ESPYs ("Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly" Awards) are hitting small screens tonight (July 13) for what is sure to be a night full of heart and major spoofage. With WWE superstar John Cena on hosting duty, the ceremony will also find the sports world colliding with…

  18. Vic Mensa Calls Out Justin Timberlake for Not Supporting 'Black People When It's More Difficult'

    June 30, 2016 8:30 PM EDT "We're not feeling him being down when it's beneficial to him and turning a blind eye when it could be dangerous." Vic Mensa has weighed in heavily on Justin Timberlake 's response to Jesse Williams' powerful BET Awards speech on racism, saying that it's…

  19. 'Trolls' Trailer: Meet Justin Timberlake & Anna Kendrick's Animated Characters

    June 29, 2016 2:47 PM EDT Setting the scene with some treacherous sounding instrumentals, Justin Timberlake is introduced as the gloomy troll Branch in the brand new trailer for the upcoming Dreamworks movie  Trolls . Locked away in a survival bunker, Timberlake plays the ever-unenthusiastic character whose one goal…

  20. Justin Timberlake Ignites Social Media Storm on BET Awards Night

    June 27, 2016 4:13 AM EDT Justin Timberlake just had a night on Twitter he’d rather forget.  On an evening when the music industry’s eyes were focused on the BET Awards, the pop star ignited a social media storm in which he was accused of cultural appropriation and blamed for leaving Janet Jackson to take the brunt of…

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