1. Billboard Bits: Mariah Wears Maternity Dress, Miley Goes Wild in New Film

    August 25, 2010 7:05 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mariah Reportedly Four Months Pregnant Mariah Carey is reportedly expecting her first child with husband Nick Cannon , according to Radar Online. Although Cannon dodged the question yesterday (Aug. 24) on his radio…

  2. YouTube Remix Auteurs Turn Ordinary Videos Into Pop Music Hits

    August 20, 2010 12:45 PM EDT "Double rainbow! Oh my God, it's a double rainbow all the way!" Viral video fans can instantly trace these words to Paul "Yosemite Bear" Vasquez, who, while hiking in January, witnessed the unusual natural phenomenon known as a "double rainbow" and,…

  3. 'I'd Love' a Led Zeppelin Reunion: Jason Bonham

    August 12, 2010 1:00 PM EDT Jason Bonham knows better than to promise a Led Zeppelin reunion as part of his "Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience" show that goes on tour this fall. But he's certainly not opposed to the idea. "I'm not going to hide it from them," Bonham, who filled…

  4. Billboard Bits: Fantasia's 911 Call, Eminem's Facebook Milestone

    August 11, 2010 6:15 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Fantasia 911 Call Released The audio of the 911 call prior to Fantasia Barrino 's hospitalization has been obtained by Entertainment Tonight. On the call a man says, "An individual took a bottle of…

  5. Radiohead's Philip Selway Gets 'Familial' on Solo Album

    August 08, 2010 12:27 PM EDT Following in the footsteps of Ringo Starr , Dave Grohl and Phil Collins , Radiohead's Philip Selway is the latest big-name drummer to step out from behind his kit and make a solo record, trading in his drums for a guitar and a mic. His debut album, "Familial" -- set for release…

  6. Ask Billboard: Decade-Defining Artists & Songs

    July 30, 2010 5:15 PM EDT Whether you're beach-going with California gurls (or ridin' solo), vacation-bound on airplanes or feeling just generally dynamite (perhaps because you're pretty good at drinkin' beer), enjoy this week's mailbag. "Ask Billboard" is updated every Friday. As…

  7. Glenn Danzig, "Deth Red Sabaoth"

    July 16, 2010 11:32 AM EDT Glenn Danzig hasn't survived the music business for 30-odd years just because his use of horror-inspired imagery perpetually attracts generations of teens trying to shock their parents. It's his understanding of the niche he's carved for himself-- a love affair with darkness…

  8. 'Glee' Leads Emmy Nominations with 19 Bids

    July 08, 2010 10:25 AM EDT "Glee," the spunky TV musical comedy about high school misfits and the teachers who shepherd them, was a top Emmy nominee Thursday with 19 bids, including for best comedy series and stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele. The leading nominee was the gritty, unsparing World War II…

  9. How Michael Jackson Made $1 Billion Since His Death

    June 21, 2010 2:58 PM EDT It may be unseemly to say, but it's sadly true: Michael Jackson might be worth more dead than alive. Thanks in part to a lucrative new record deal with Sony Music that extends through 2017 and the most successful concert film of all time, Billboard estimates that MJ Inc. has generated at…

  10. Oasis Flies To U.K. Chart Summit

    June 21, 2010 7:44 AM EDT The enduring legacy of Oasis as one of the U.K.'s most-loved rock bands of the past 20 years was underlined on the new album chart, as the new "Time Flies 1994-2009" compilation (Big Brother) debuted at No. 1. "Shout" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment) by Shout For…

  11. Neon Trees Doo Wop Justin Bieber

    June 14, 2010 9:55 AM EDT Odd as it may seem, buzzy Utah rock band Neon Trees hears the same ubiquitous songs playing everywhere out in the world, including Justin Bieber . This week, the quartet fearlessly puts a doo wop touch on the Biebz' big hit, "Baby." "We tend to do more of a doo wop…

  12. Christina Aguilera's 'Bionic' Tops U.K. Chart

    June 14, 2010 7:27 AM EDT Christina Aguilera won her second U.K. No. 1 album and the British singles chart was overrun by soccer-related releases, as the Official Charts Company's latest sales data was unveiled. Aguilera's "Bionic" (RCA/Sony Music Entertainment) is her second consecutive studio…

  13. Danzig Sees 'Red' On New Album, Tour

    June 08, 2010 12:25 PM EDT Mother, tell your children not to walk this way... Glenn Danzig is back in town. The former Misfits and Samhain frontman is hitting the road for a nine-date outing, starting June 15 at the NorVa in Norfolk, Va. The shows will support Danzig newest album, "Deth Red Sabaoth," arriving…

  14. Jack Johnson Scores Third U.K. No. 1

    June 07, 2010 7:52 AM EDT Jack Johnson 's third No. 1 album and David Guetta 's third chart-topping single, "Gettin' Over You," were the highlights of the Official Charts Company's new U.K. sales data. Johnson's "To The Sea" (Brushfire/Universal Island) made a bestselling…

  15. Chemical Brothers Go 'Further' With Multimedia Album

    June 04, 2010 4:55 PM EDT The Chemical Brothers ' seventh studio album marks a return to their original form in a lot of ways: psychedelic swirls, four-on-the-floor beats, the absence of vocals by all-star guests. But "Further" (Freestyle Dust/Astralwerks, June 22) is also a concept-driven multimedia…

  16. Ronnie James Dio Remembered by Fans, Friends

    May 31, 2010 10:45 AM EDT The mammoth service for fiery frontman Ronnie James Dio was more akin to a spirited rock concert than a dreary funeral. With chants of "Dio, Dio, Dio," headbangers were loud and proud Sunday as they paid tribute to the late metal legend, who died from stomach cancer May 16 at age 67…

  17. Wilco Planning Three Day Festival in Massachusetts

    April 07, 2010 1:40 PM EDT Chicago rock act Wilco is getting into the festival game this summer, curating its own Solid Sound Festival weekend in North Adams, Mass. Set for the weekend of August 13 - 15, Wilco has teamed with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and among the acts to appear alongside Wilco are…

  18. Neon Trees, "Habits"

    April 02, 2010 3:33 PM EDT Melding pop-punk riffs with a tinge of electro, alternative rock act Neon Trees bring the fist-pumps to the dancefloor on debut album "Habits." The Provo, Utah-based quartet's energy on the set contains plenty of get-up-and-go, but doesn't get too rowdy-a welcome departure…

  19. David Guetta: The Billboard Cover Story

    March 12, 2010 5:37 PM EST There are looks of confusion all around Madison Square Garden. It's a bitterly cold February night, and an impressively diverse crowd has packed the arena to see the LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE Of course, there has always been a DJ culture in America, and it has been though many ups,…

  20. Ask Billboard: Who's Bigger, Def Leppard Or Poison?

    March 12, 2010 2:05 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TALK DIRTY TO, AND POUR SOME SUGAR ON, ME Hi Gary, Who has totaled more…

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