1. Ask Billboard: The All-Pharrell Edition

    February 28, 2014 4:05 PM EST Readers discuss other acts who've hit No. 1 solo, with duets and as part of trios, Oscar songs on the Hot 100 & more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well…

  2. 25 Movie Stars Turned Musicians

    February 26, 2014 5:30 PM EST First we watched them on the big screen, many of them -- like Kevins Bacon and Costner, Gwyneth Paltrow and Johnny Depp -- reaching mega-star success. But that wasn't enough. No, these movie stars-turned-musicians wanted to express themselves with a mic or a guitar, parlaying their…

  3. Ask Billboard: Disney's Biggest Billboard Hits

    January 28, 2014 11:05 AM EST Readers check in on 'Frozen,' Aloe Blacc's fast-rising 'The Man' and the best-selling 'American Idol' singles As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first…

  4. Pharrell Williams 'Just Liked' GRAMMY Hat, Designed by Vivienne Westwood

    January 27, 2014 11:59 AM EST There were many musical highlights from the 2014 GRAMMYs last night. One of the night’s biggest winners was Pharrell Williams, who won Producer of the Year and spoke on the behalf of Album of the Year winners Daft Punk on several occasions (they won a bunch). Daft Punk Carries Dance Music…

  5. Zakk Wylde Promises Return to the 'Heavy Stuff' on April's 'Black Vatican'

    January 24, 2014 9:51 AM EST After an odds 'n' sods set and an acoustic-oriented live album, guitar hero Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society is ready to get back to "the normal Black Label, the heavy stuff again" -- and will do so with the April 8 release of its ninth studio album, "Catacombs…

  6. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Tinie Tempah & Lady Gaga

    November 08, 2013 5:44 PM EST Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. " alt="" align="right"> Best: Tinie Tempah Tinie Tempah, who just celebrated his 25th birthday, looked slick as he attended the Beats by Dre party, which…

  7. Chart Highlights: Rihanna Tops Dance Club Songs, Young The Giant Returns, Lorde Adds Latin Airplay

    November 04, 2013 4:05 PM EST Rihanna notches her latest No. 1, Young the Giant returns to rock airwaves and Lorde's 'Royals' crosses to Latin radio. Plus, Donald Lawrence takes over atop Gospel Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the…

  8. Chart Highlights: Eric Church Earns Highest His Debut Ever On Country Airplay With 'Outsiders'

    October 28, 2013 4:40 PM EDT 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 and Billboard.biz every Thursday and appear in the next issue of…

  9. Chart Highlights: Avril Lavigne Tells Husband Chad Kroeger, 'Let Me Go'; Kacey Musgraves' 'Arrow' Lands On Country Airplay

    October 21, 2013 5:55 PM EDT Lavigne and Kroeger chart their first collaboration on Adult Pop Songs, while Kacey Musgraves' same-sex relationship equality anthem finds support at country Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest…

  10. Kelly Clarkson Sees 'Red': The Billboard Cover Story

    October 18, 2013 11:30 AM EDT For Clarkson, making a Christmas album was a chance to defy genre limitations and just be herself This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. Cradling a cherry red guitar and decked in a tartan plaid dress, poinsettia jacket and matching studded,…

  11. Chart Highlights: Lorde's 'Team' Wins Way In At Rock; Backstreet's Back On Adult Pop Songs

    October 07, 2013 5:45 PM EDT Lorde debuts her new single ahead of the Billboard 200 bow of her album 'Pure Heroine,' while Backstreet Boys post a career-best entrance. Plus, new No. 1s for Anna Kendrick, Krewella and Billy Currington Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts…

  12. Britney Spears Teases Epic 'Work Bitch' Music Video: Watch

    September 27, 2013 10:59 AM EDT Pop star unveils 10 seconds of the desert-set clip on Instagram. Britney Spears has posted 10 seconds of her upcoming "Work Bitch" music video online via her Instagram account on Thursday (Sept. 26). Judging by these scant seconds of footage, the ferocity level of the "Work…

  13. 5. Earl Sweatshirt: 21 Under 21 (2013)

    September 25, 2013 11:56 AM EDT Last Year's Rank: 9 Birthdate: February 24, 1994 (Age 19) Why He's Hot: After returning from his Samoa-based boarding school in February 2012, Earl Sweatshirt hit the ground running. Within one year of his return, the L.A.-based rapper laced his sophomore album, "Doris,"…

  14. Julio Iglesias Turns 70: Celebrate With Some of His Best Loved Songs

    September 23, 2013 10:00 PM EDT Julio Iglesias turns 70 today (Sept. 23), and pop music's archetypal Latin lover is still busy romancing fans around the world. Julio Iglesias turns 70 today (Sept. 23), and pop music's archetypal Latin lover is still busy romancing fans around the world. The first U.S. date on…

  15. Britney Spears Debuts 'Work Bitch' Following Leak By 'One Bad Apple': Listen

    September 15, 2013 3:15 PM EDT 0 Britney Spears went to "Work" earlier than expected. The pop diva's new single "Work Bitch" leaked online a full day before it was expected to premiere on Monday night. Spears had teased fans about the release of the single for weeks via a countdown…

  16. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Iggy Azalea & Kanye West

    September 13, 2013 1:41 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea hit up NYFW attending the Alon Livne Spring 2014 show on Tuesday, September 10 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center. The Australian rapper showed off her…

  17. Britney Spears Confirms 'Work Bitch' Single Release

    September 11, 2013 11:07 AM EDT "Are u ready?! ‪#YouBettaWorkB," the pop queen tweets. The time draws nigh for Britney Spears' "Work Bitch" single, as the hotly anticipated piece of music -- the lead single from her eighth studio album, perhaps? -- will make its debut this Monday (Sept. 16). "…

  18. Britney Spears Strips Down for 'Work Bitch' Sessions

    September 09, 2013 6:28 AM EDT Brit is looking fit. Though she's still keeping mum on her upcoming new recording, Britney Spears couldn’t help but share the news of how great she looks in a bikini. While cutting a new video for her next release, Britney gave her millions of fans an eyeful with a pair of snaps.…

  19. Chart Highlights: Jonas Brothers, One Direction Debut On Pop Songs

    July 22, 2013 6:20 PM EDT The boy bands begin with new singles from forthcoming albums. Plus, new No. 1s for Robin Thicke, the Band Perry and more 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.…

  20. Chart Highlights: Justin Timberlake Tops Adult Pop Songs; Pearl Jam Returns

    July 15, 2013 5:50 PM EDT JT scores his first No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs with 'Mirrors.' Plus, Pearl Jam roars back with 'Mind Your Manners,' the first single from its album 'Lightning Bolt,' due Oct. 15 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

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