1. Pop Shop Podcast: Mariah Carey, Little Mix, Ask The Pop Shop & More

    February 13, 2014 11:25 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual pop…

  2. The Jacksons Ready First Album Since '89, With Collaborators and 'New Flavors'

    February 13, 2014 11:01 AM EST Jackie Jackson is hoping that having the four active Jacksons in one place for the group's upcoming Las Vegas residency will help the troupe finish its long-in-the-making next album. "I'm so happy all the brothers will be together in Las Vegas. During the day time they can…

  3. Top 10 Girl Groups Of All Time

    February 12, 2014 3:07 PM EST From TLC to the Pointer Sisters, check out the top girl groups ever. On this week's Billboard 200 chart , U.K. girl group Little Mix scores a Top 10 debut with its sophomore album, "Salute," which debuts at No. 6 with 43,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. For…

  4. Katy Perry Rules Hot 100, Pharrell Flies to No. 2

    February 12, 2014 2:00 PM EST Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, spends a third week at No. 1, while Pharrell's "Happy" hikes 8-2 Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, notches a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while Pharrell's "Happy…

  5. Bruno Mars' Super Bowl Shuffle Up the Charts: Album Sales Up 82%

    February 12, 2014 1:00 PM EST Both of Bruno Mars' albums are in the top 11 of the Billboard 200 chart this week , in the wake of his Super Bowl halftime performance on February 2. "Unorthodox Jukebox" climbs 7-3 with 81,000 (up 92% in the week ending February 9), while his first album, "Doo-Wops &…

  6. 'Now 49' Bumps 'Frozen' From No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 12, 2014 11:00 AM EST After a two-week rule of the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 -- and four weeks atop the list overall -- the "Frozen" soundtrack steps aside, letting the new "Now 49" hits compilation open atop the list. "Now 49" debuts with 98,000 copies sold in the week…

  7. Cady Groves' Waiting Game: How A Promising Artist Ended Up Back At The Beginning

    February 10, 2014 2:15 PM EST The 24-year-old's dream came true when she found a major label home. Somehow, everything went wrong. Inside a songwriter's lost period, and why she's still someone to watch. Three months ago, Cady Groves was on Rock Road in Wichita, driving down the main drag in a crappy…

  8. Katy Perry Ties Rihanna For Most Pop Songs No. 1s

    February 10, 2014 2:05 PM EST With a 3-1 gallop for 'Dark Horse,' Perry matches Rihanna's total of 11 No. 1s on the radio airplay chart Katy Perry matches Rihanna for the most No. 1s in the 21-year history of Billboard's top 40-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Dark Horse,"…

  9. Nina Persson Talks 'Animal Heart' Solo LP, The Cardigans' Future

    February 10, 2014 12:05 PM EST "We're in a little bit of 'I'll do anything, just as long as we can do things together' period," the singer says of her best-known band. Nina Persson has performed under several different monikers over the years – most famously as the frontwoman for The Cardigans…

  10. Bombay Bicycle Club Rides To U.K. Chart Summit

    February 10, 2014 6:01 AM EST London four-piece Bombay Bicycle Club landed their first U.K. No. 1 album with their fourth set “So Long, See You Tomorrow” (Universal Island) as the weekly sales figures were published by the Official Charts Company Sunday (Feb. 9). Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, started a third week…

  11. Toni Braxton, Babyface Heading for Their Highest Charting Album in Years

    February 07, 2014 7:48 PM EST The musical reunion of Toni Braxton and Babyface on their new album "Love, Marriage & Divorce" has proved profitable. The duo are aiming for the top five on next week's Billboard 200 chart -- the highest charting album since 2005 for Braxton, and the highest charting ever…

  12. Bruno Mars Heading for Top Three on Billboard 200 After Super Bowl

    February 07, 2014 5:44 PM EST Bruno Mars, who earned the largest TV audience ever for a Super Bowl halftime show last weekend, is now aiming to return to the top three on the Billboard 200 albums chart. His Super Bowl show on Feb. 2 was the most-watched halftime performance ever, with an audience of 115.3 million U.S. TV…

  13. 10 Artists Everyone Will Be Talking About At New York Fashion Week: Kanye, Rihanna and More

    February 07, 2014 4:48 PM EST Fashion week is always abuzz with the latest industry gossip. Will Marc Jacob’s show reign supreme again? What will Alexander Wang’s show be like at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard? But aside from the industry insider chatting, musicians are also key talking points. Maybe you…

  14. Daft Punk and Pharrell Rise on Social 50 Chart Post-GRAMMYs

    February 06, 2014 7:13 PM EST It’s all about Daft Punk on the Social 50 this week as the duo, along with one of its collaborators, scale the Social 50 thanks to their wins and performance at the GRAMMY Awards (Jan. 26). The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia…

  15. Lorde to Headline Preakness Concert

    February 06, 2014 2:01 PM EST Lorde will bring her Grammy Award-winning song of the year to Maryland as she headlines the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May. Related Articles Clive Davis Party THR Photo Shoot: Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Lorde & More Lorde, Disclosure To Team Up For BRIT Awards…

  16. Pop Shop Podcast: Bruno Mars, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams & More

    February 06, 2014 10:46 AM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual…

  17. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith Auctioning Super Bowl Drumsets

    February 05, 2014 8:42 PM EST Now you can own a piece of Super Bowl 2014 history -- one that actually might have a little wear and tear to it. According to NFL.com ( via Rolling Stone ), Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith is auctioning off the drumset he used during the band's performance of "Give It Away…

  18. Super Bowl Bounces Bruno Mars Up Billboard Charts

    February 05, 2014 4:02 PM EST Following Bruno Mars' Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday, February 2, the entertainer's albums and songs rocket up Billbord's charts. Mars' second album, "Unorthodox Jukebox," flies from No. 18 to No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart with 42,000 -- up 180%,…

  19. Katy Perry Tops Hot 100, Beyonce Bounds to No. 2

    February 05, 2014 2:50 PM EST Perry's 'Dark Horse,' featuring Juicy J, spends a second week at No. 1, while Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love,' featuring Jay Z, roars to the runner-up spot. Plus, Pharrell blasts into the top 10 Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J,…

  20. Grammy Awards Rock Charts, Daft Punk Returns to Top 10 on Billboard 200

    February 05, 2014 11:06 AM EST Now that a full week has passed since the Grammy Awards, the Billboard charts are properly rocked by the show and its many winners and performers. (The latest Nielsen SoundScan sales tracking week ended on February 2. It captures the first seven days after the Grammys, which aired on CBS…

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