1. Billy Ray Cyrus and Wife File for Divorce

    June 14, 2013 1:47 PM EDT After 19 years of marriage, Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus have confirmed that they have both filed paperwork for a divorce. The couple has five children, including 20-year-old Miley Cyrus, who came into fame after her father brought her into the spotlight with the Disney television series "…

  2. Miley Cyrus 2.0: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 14, 2013 12:05 PM EDT In control of her sound and image, Miley is mixing hip-hop edge with country twang, and storming the Billboard Hot 100 with "We Can't Stop" This is an excerpt. For the complete story,  buy this week's issue  of Billboard. "This is the worst spot to stand."…

  3. Ask Billboard: Robin Thicke Makes Chart History

    June 11, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Our mailbag is back, with readers discussing Robin Thicke's unprecedented family feat, the bevy of current dance covers, Jennifer Lopez's career sales and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  4. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Make History On Pop Songs Chart

    June 10, 2013 12:45 PM EDT Just as on the Hot 100, the pair is the first duo to send its first two entries to the top of the radio airplay tally. Plus, Daft Punk, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus make news Macklemore & Ryan Lewis rise 2-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs mainstream top 40 radio airplay…

  5. Miley Cyrus' New Single Selling Strong, Heading for Hot 100 Chart Debut

    June 05, 2013 5:34 PM EDT Miley Cyrus' new single "We Can't Stop" is off to a solid start, as industry sources forecast it may sell upwards of 180,000 to 200,000 downloads by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, June 9. Its first-week sales, combined with airplay and streams (more on that…

  6. Miley Cyrus' Top 10 Best Singles (So Far)

    May 31, 2013 4:55 PM EDT Can't wait for "We Can't Stop"? Listen to this rundown of Miley's top radio cuts to date. On Monday (June 3), Miley Cyrus officially returns with "We Can't Stop," the Mike WiLL Made-It-produced first single from her forthcoming fourth studio album,…

  7. Prince and 3rdEyeGirl Rock Anaheim

    May 09, 2013 12:55 PM EDT No photographers allowed. And no cell phones allowed. Thus no tweeting allowed. Or risk immediate ejection by security types, who spent the evening spotting transgressors and asking them sternly to delete any images taken or recorded. Yes, it was a Prince concert -- the May 7 kickoff of his…

  8. Vampire Weekend, 'Modern Vampires of the City': Track-by-Track Review

    May 08, 2013 11:15 AM EDT Rewind to early 2007 --when Vampire Weekend first popped up on indie rock fans' radar at the end of that year, the idea of a band breaking via blog coverage was still a novel concept. Since then, championing the ever-fickle blogosphere has become a virtual requirement in the…

  9. Billy Ray Cyrus Opens Up in Memoir: 'Hopefully, People Learn From My Mistakes'

    April 22, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Since 1992 and the success of a song called "Achy Breaky Heart," Billy Ray Cyrus has learned all about busy schedules. Over two decades later, there is no sign the Kentuckian is slowing down. The singer is promoting his latest album "Change My Mind," and has also just…

  10. Carly Rae Jepsen Wins Big at Juno Awards

    April 22, 2013 12:23 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen added two more Junos on Sunday night, one of seven trophies given out at Canada’s 42nd annual Juno Awards, which was televised live on CTV from Brandt Centre in Regina. The pop singer had already won an award at the previous day's private gala dinner , where 35…

  11. Taylor Swift To Guest Star On 'New Girl' Season Finale

    March 28, 2013 3:40 PM EDT She'll appear in the second-year Fox comedy's season finale airing in May. Fox's "New Girl" is continuing its impressive track record of nabbing stellar guest stars. Just days after "Justified" Emmy winner Margo Martindale guest starred as Nick's…

  12. Juno Awards 2013: Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber Lead Nominees

    February 19, 2013 12:35 PM EST Carly Rae Jepsen will go head-to-head against Justin Bieber in four major categories at this year's Juno Awards, taking place April 21 at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan. The "Call Me Maybe" singer and Bieber, whose tweets helped propel her to stardom, are both up…

  13. Weekly Chart Notes: As 'Girls' Joins 'Glee' On Billboard Charts ... What If They Got Together?

    February 08, 2013 10:05 AM EST HBO's 'Girls' is having more of an influence on Billboard charts lately than Fox's 'Glee.' Chart Beat offers a solution to reverse the latter series' chart fortunes – and make the former's even stronger. HBO's "Girls" has quickly…

  14. Icona Pop Makes Hot 100 Debut, Discusses The Anger Behind 'I Love It'

    February 07, 2013 12:50 PM EST Swedish duo opens up about "Girls," its debut album and performing at arenas after being broke. "I don't care -- I love it!" goes the entirety of the chorus to "I Love It," the aggressive, omnipresent pop single from Swedish duo Icona Pop featuring U.K.…

  15. Unexpected Music Collaborations: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    January 29, 2013 1:40 PM EST In honor of Miley and Tyler, here are 12 collaborations that we never saw coming. Soon, the world will know what a Miley Cyrus song that features Tyler, The Creator and was co-written by Mary J. Blige sounds like. The pop star revealed the gonzo collaboration on her forthcoming fourth studio…

  16. Miley Cyrus Taps Tyler, The Creator for New Album

    January 28, 2013 7:25 PM EST Odd Future rapper will apparently guest on a song written by Cyrus and Mary J. Blige. Miley Cyrus has collaborated with hip-hop artists before -- who could forget her "RockAngeles Remix" of "Can't Be Tamed," featuring Lil Jon? -- but the Artist Formerly Known as…

  17. Justin Bieber's 'Acoustic' Could Make History... Twice

    January 26, 2013 4:08 PM EST If Justin Bieber's "Believe Acoustic" reaches No. 1 on the Billboard 200, it will mark two historic achievements for the singer/songwriter. First, he'll be the only artist in history to have five No. 1 albums before turning 19. Presently, both he and Miley Cyrus are…

  18. Prince: The (New) Billboard Cover Story

    January 22, 2013 9:30 AM EST More than three decades into his career, Prince is still selling out arenas, recording amazing music -- and fighting as hard as he can for the ownership of his songs. This is an excerpt of the first cover story from a whole new Billboard magazine. Click here for a look inside the exciting…

  19. Miley Cyrus: 2013 Album Preview

    January 18, 2013 1:38 PM EST Miley Cyrus Title: TBD | Release Date: TBD After 2010’s underwhelming “Can’t Be Tamed” left Miley a free agent, parting ways with longtime label Hollywood Records, the opportunity to further expand her pop sound into new and edgier places became quite appealing to the 19-year-old artist…

  20. Adele, 'Les Miserables' Secure Oscar Nominations

    January 10, 2013 10:00 AM EST Singer's 'Skyfall' an Instant Favorite in Original Song Category; Rodriguez Doc 'Searching for Sugar Man' Up for Best Documentary "Skyfall," the Adele track from the latest James Bond film, is the first Academy Awards nominee for best original song in 10…

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