1. Grammy Nominations Concert Moving to Nashville

    August 21, 2012 10:00 AM EDT This year's Grammy Awards nominations will come with a Southern accent. The Recording Academy is moving its annual live nominations concert special to Music City. The show will air Dec. 5 live on CBS from Bridgestone Arena. This is the fifth time The Recording Academy has held "The…

  2. Aguilera, Buble Among 'A Very Special Christmas' Anniversary Artists

    August 06, 2012 8:11 PM EDT Christina Aguilera , Michael Buble , Dave Matthews and Train are among the acts helping Special Olympics celebrate the 25th anniversary of its "A Very Special Christmas" album series. Two albums will be released Oct. 16 to celebrate the partnership, which has raised more than $100…

  3. Snoop Dogg & Karl Lagerfeld Star in 'Saint Tropez' Video

    May 18, 2012 4:45 PM EDT DJ Jean Roch snatched up Snoop Dogg and famed Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld, the baddest boys in music and fashion, to star in his new music video for "Saint Tropez." The video begins in a heavenly setting with the French DJ approaching a god-like Lagerfeld for some fashionable…

  4. 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards Complete Winners List

    April 26, 2012 11:23 PM EDT Billboard Latin Music Awards WINNERS (GANADORES de Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2012) Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2012 Presentados por State Farm Producidos y Transmitidos por Telemundo Artist of the Year (Artista del Año) ♣ Prince Royce (TopStop) Artist of the Year,…

  5. Diet Coke Unveils Madonna-Inspired Bottle

    April 12, 2012 4:20 PM EDT Diet Coke has unveiled a new line of fashionable bottles, one of which draws inspiration from Madonna's infamous cone bra ensemble. Famed French designer Jean Paul Gaultier -- the man who created Madge's iconic 1990 outfit -- was recently appointed the creative director of Diet Coke…

  6. Soul Asylum Signs With 429, Readies New Album 'Delayed Reaction'

    March 26, 2012 7:15 AM EDT Soul Asylum has signed with 429 Records, which will release the band's first album in six years, "Delayed Reaction," on July 17. Founders Dave Pirner and Dan Murphy are reuniting with two members of the 2006 edition of the band -- bassist Tommy Stinson, who replaced original…

  7. Hooked: Beyonce & Blue Ivy's Coordinating Shoes, Nicki Minaj's Neon Hair

    March 15, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Beyoncé and Two-month Old Daughter Exhibit Their Swag In NYC Beyoncé and her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, played a game of cat and mouse with their shoes. The "Halo" singer took to the streets of NYC yesterday (March 14) with baby Blue Ivy for a stylish stroll around the big city. Bey…

  8. Will Ferrell Debuts Clueless Music Video for 'Casa de mi Padre'

    March 12, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Will Ferrell's character in "Casa de mi Padre" may not know much, but he's a mean trumpet player. A music video for the song "Yo No Se" ("I Don't Know") from the upcoming Spanish-language comedy premiered on Funny or Die . In it, Ferrell sings in…

  9. Diddy & Dry Ice at Kanye West's Paris Fashion Show

    March 07, 2012 6:20 PM EST What do you get when you mix fur, dry ice and Sean Combs? Kanye West's Fashion Show! Yeezy took The City Of Lights by storm with his second ready-to-wear collection on Tuesday (March 6) during Paris Fashion Week. His much-anticipated show was an improvement from the first, revealing West…

  10. Chart Highlights: Katy Perry's 'Part of Me' Starts on Pop Songs

    February 20, 2012 3:55 PM EST Kelly Clarkson, Gotye and Keith Urban concurrently celebrate new No. 1s 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 every…

  11. Ask Billboard: The Whitney Houston, Madonna Edition

    February 19, 2012 9:05 AM EST Plus, Richard Marx stops by to discuss a song of his that might've been a huge hit ... if only it had been released as a single. Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb…

  12. The Black Keys Want To Return To The Studio This Year

    February 17, 2012 5:00 PM EST 'We're always trying to write and keep ideas going,' says Dan Auerbach "El Camino" isn't three months old yet and the North American tour hasn't even begun. But the Black Keys ' next album is "already on the books," according to Dan Auerbach. …

  13. Karl Lagerfeld Apologizes For Adele 'Fat' Remark

    February 09, 2012 9:40 PM EST Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld is stitching up an apology after a remark about Adele 's weight drew fashion world backlash. "I'd like to say to Adele that I am your biggest admirer," he said in a statement, according to Reuters . "Sometimes when you take a sentence…

  14. Fashion Week Kicks Off: 10 Songs We Want to Hear on the Runway

    February 08, 2012 3:30 PM EST As New York Fashion Week kicks off today (Feb. 8), designers are making sure their fall/winter 2012 collections are just so, and that their runway shows have all the finishing touches. One crucial flourish: the runway playlist. Here are our picks for ten hot tracks we want to hear on the…

  15. Karl Lagerfeld: Adele Is 'A Little Fat'

    February 07, 2012 12:55 PM EST King of all things Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, is just full of opinions. The designer called Adele is "fat," Lana Del Rey a "construct," and if that's not enough, is thoroughly unimpressed with M.I.A. flipping the bird at the Super Bowl . The 78-year-old Lagerfeld,…

  16. Jay-Z, Beyonce, U2, Lady Gaga Rank on Billboard Power 100 List

    January 27, 2012 2:15 PM EST Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell Also Impact List You may not know Irving Azoff by face, or even by name, but rest assured that the chairman of Live Nation ­-- the world's largest promoter, ticketing company and artist management group -- is the most powerful person in…

  17. Azealia Banks Performs '212' For Karl Lagerfeld: Watch

    January 26, 2012 5:00 PM EST The fashion world has a new darling: Azealia Banks , Universal Music Group's latest signee. The "212" rapper performed her YouTube hit at Karl Lagerfeld's Paris home Wednesday night, just days after her music appeared in Mugler designer Nicola Formichetti's runway…

  18. Chart Highlights: Van Halen Jumps Onto Rock Songs With 'Tattoo'

    January 16, 2012 6:15 PM EST 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 every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "We Found Love" Rihanna…

  19. Hooked: Madonna's New Perfume Ad & Lady Gaga's Ponytail

    December 23, 2011 1:35 PM EST Time to get Hooked, our bite-sized roundup of fashion-drenched music news. Madonna Releases First Perfume Print Ad The very first print ad for Madonna's new scent, Truth or Dare, is out, although you may have already seen it. The ad is constructed from recycled images taken by Mert Alas…

  20. The Year in Latin: Shakira's Digital Domination

    December 09, 2011 8:55 AM EST This year, Shakira didn't have the top-selling Latin album in the United States -- her "Sale el Sol" landed at No. 4 on the Top Latin Albums year-end chart. Nor did she land any singles within the top 10 on the year-end Hot Latin Songs recap. Year In Music Main Page: See All…

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