1. Ask Billboard: Songs Two Good Not To Be No. 1

    November 16, 2012 9:35 PM EST PSY's 'Gangnam Style' joins the list of memorable No. 2 Hot 100 hits; fun.'s 'Some Nights' does the same for No. 3-peaking songs; Demi Lovato's sales; and more soundtrack stopgap hits. A new "Ask Billboard" to cover such topics as PSY's "…

  2. Kevin Rudolf Explains Why New Album is Taking So Long

    October 22, 2012 4:00 PM EDT "I'm definitely kicking my own butt to get the record finished," Rudolf tells Billboard. Kevin Rudolf doesn't need any outside motivation to complete his long-in-progress third artist album. "I'm definitely kicking my own butt to get the record finished,"…

  3. Tony Bennett & Christina Aguilera Duet on 'Steppin' Out With My Baby': Listen

    October 16, 2012 3:40 PM EDT Tony Bennett and Christina Aguilera have teamed up on a classic, "Steppin' Out With My Baby," in preparation for his latest collaboration collection, "Viva Duets." Listen below. Bennett has made a career out of recording and re-recording standards, and in recent years…

  4. Songwriters Hall of Fame: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood Honor the Greats

    October 08, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter among the honorees in Nashville. Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Marc Cohn, Bekka Bramlett and J. Fred Knobloch were among those paying tribute Sunday night (Oct.7) as Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Tony Arata were…

  5. 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…

  6. Bubbling Under: Musgraves Makes 'Merry' On Country Songs

    September 21, 2012 11:25 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Kacey Musgraves, Krewella and Blondfire KACEY MUSGRAVES Kacey Musgraves gains momentum with a third-week 42-38 jump on Country…

  7. Aimee Mann, Jon Hamm Channel 'Til Tuesday In New 'Labrador' Video

    September 18, 2012 1:05 PM EDT Hmm, the singer/songwriter's new clip looks a bit like the one for 'Voices Carry,' doesn't it? Aimee Mann 's voice still carries, more creatively than ever. In the video for "Labrador," from her eighth studio album, "Charmer" - both released today …

  8. Chart Highlights: 'Whistle' To 'Blow': Flo Rida, P!nk No. 1

    September 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT The Sunshine State rapper tops Pop Songs with 'Whistle,' while P!nk powers to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs with 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss).' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  9. Limp Bizkit's Wes Borland Talks New Albums, Band Drama & Working With Cash Money

    August 13, 2012 5:15 PM EDT With Limp Bizkit in the studio and Black Light Burns' second album ("The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall") coming out Aug. 14, Wes Borland finds himself musically two-timing. "It's a pain in the ass," the guitarist tells Billboard.com with a laugh. …

  10. Tony Martin, Romantic Crooner, Dies at 98

    July 30, 2012 2:40 PM EDT Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died. He was 98. Martin died of natural causes Friday evening at his West Los Angeles…

  11. Fred the Godson Video Premiere: 'How You Don't Know Me'

    July 24, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Fred the Godson gets his revenge on one unlucky young lady in his latest video for "How You Don't Know Me." "How You Don't Know Me," the latest single off of his DJ Drama hosted mixtape, "City of God," is the timeless story of the old adage, "don&…

  12. The B-52's, Squeeze Party In Pennsylvania

    July 18, 2012 3:33 PM EDT Chart Article PROMOTION The B-52's, Squeeze Party In Pennsylvania The B-52's "The future is now," Fred Schneider deadpanned towards the end of the B-52's set at Pennsylvania's Sands Bethlehem Events center on Tuesday night (July 17). And in a blur of multi-hued…

  13. Kelly Clarkson's 'Stronger' Becomes Best-Selling Single by an American Idol

    July 05, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Carrie Underwood may have recorded "Independence Day," but it is Kelly Clarkson who made American Idol history on Wednesday (July 4), as the latest sales figures from Nielsen SoundScan confirm her current hit, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)," to be the best-selling…

  14. Diana Krall Returns With Rock-Tinged 'Glad Rag Doll': Listen

    July 02, 2012 12:32 PM EDT Diana Krall is getting "Glad" on a journey to the past. For the jazz singer's '20s and '30s-inspired "Glad Rag Doll," she teamed with producer T Bone Burnett (John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson), making what the singer calls "a song and dance record."…

  15. Insane Clown Posse's 'Mighty Death Pop' May Be Its Last Physical Album

    June 29, 2012 10:50 AM EDT Rap duo has also decided not to tour behind its latest epic LP. Insane Clown Posse views its upcoming album, "The Mighty Death Pop!," as "the last ode to the physical CD" -- which is why the Detroit rap duo is issuing it in three separate versions, each with an elaborate…

  16. The Hives: Making New Album Was 'Difficult Process'

    June 15, 2012 1:10 PM EDT T he Hives have a new look to accompany their latest album, "Lex Hives" -- top hats and tails. But frontman Pelle Almqvist has mixed feelings about the finery. "They're pretty complicated to get in and out of, and really, really hot," Almqvist tells Billboard.com. …

  17. Maybach Music Group Holds 'Self Made Vol. 2' Album Listening at NY Strip Club

    June 14, 2012 3:45 PM EDT "All we know how to do is be self-made," Rick Ross declared last night (Wednesday, June 13), at an exclusive listening session designed to unveil tracks from the sequel to Maybach Music Group's first collaborative album, "MMG Presents: Self Made Vol. 1." Well-versed…

  18. Herb Reed, Platters Founder, Dies at 83

    June 05, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Last Surviving Original Member Coined Vocal Group's Name, Sang Bass on Iconic Hits Including 'The Great Pretender,' 'Only You' Herb Reed, the last surviving original member of 1950s vocal group the Platters who sang on hits like "Only You" and "The…

  19. Chart Highlights: Carrie Underwood Crowns Country Songs With 'Good Girl'

    June 04, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Underwood's 'Good Girl' is better than good: it's the new No. 1 on Country Songs. Plus, fellow former 'American Idol' queen Kelly Clarkson tops AC and One Direction rules Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard…

  20. Hunter Hayes an 'Ambassador' for Martin

    May 31, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Hunter Hayes has been winning over fans and critics alike with his singing, writing, and instrumental skills on such radio hits as "Storm Warning" and "Wanted," and he's just won over another select group of fans. Guitar makers C. F. Martin & Co. is thrilled to…

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