1. Fashion Week: Beyonce and Solange Take in Some Metallic Bondage Looks

    September 14, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Fashion Week continues to heat up with a blend of bondage gear and underwater creations. From the gold metallic S&M gear at Hervé Léger to the delicate sea creations of Marchesa, Spring 2012 will be a time of blossoming fantasy. Another hot, unexpected trend emerged yesterday: Sisters…

  2. Fashion Week: Avril Lavigne and (Underage) Kardashian Sister Take to the Runway

    September 13, 2011 3:45 PM EDT We have officially reached the halfway point of fashion week and the style choices, music and celebrities only get grander as the festivities go on. Yesterday, new contrasting trends of purity and sex appeal emerged on the runway. From Betsey Johnson's "T&A"-inspired line…

  3. Billboard Bits: Weezy Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Chart Spots, JoBros Will Reunite 'Eventually'

    August 09, 2011 7:03 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Helps Universal Lock Down Top Four Spots on R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Universal Republic becomes the first record company to lock down the top four spots on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay…

  4. Kelly Osbourne Calls Christina Aguilera a 'Fat B---h,' Slams Kate Middleton

    August 05, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Kelly Osbourne is on a fashion-fighting roll. The daughter of Ozzy Osbourne has been dropping fashion un-friendly advice all over the airwaves, taking jabs at both Christina Aguilera and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. On E!'s "Fashion Police," the 26-year-old host went…

  5. POTW: Chris Brown, Lady Gaga, Nick Jonas, Prince

    July 15, 2011 7:14 PM EDT Chris Brown dazzles Rockefeller Center, Justin Bieber rocks Danica Patrick's duds and Gaga brings the drama to Sydney. It all happened this week, and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK | LAST WEEK'S PHOTOS News of the Week: Billboard's 5 Most…

  6. Kate Hudson, Muse's Matt Bellamy Welcome Baby Boy

    July 11, 2011 10:17 AM EDT Kate Hudson is a mom again, and the father is another rocker. Hudson's rep said Sunday that Hudson and fiance Matt Bellamy, singer with the British band Muse , are new parents. Victoria and David Beckham Welcome Baby Girl Publicist Brad Cafarelli tells The Associated Press in an email…

  7. POTW: Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Geri Halliwell

    July 08, 2011 3:45 PM EDT Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz get some fresh air with baby Egypt, Kate Moss and The Kills ' Jamie Hince show off their wedding glow, Beyoncé shakes it and Geri Halliwell takes a vaca. It all happened this week, and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK | LAST WEEK…

  8. Cali Swag District Copes with M-Bone's Death Before 'Kickback' Release

    July 05, 2011 5:00 PM EDT Corey Fowler was driving when he heard the gunshots that killed his friend and bandmate Montae Talbert outside an Inglewood liquor store. Members of Cali Swag District had just returned from a trip out of town and were set to meet up at a studio on the night of May 15. "As I went past…

  9. Kate Moss Marries The Kills' Jamie Hince

    July 01, 2011 6:10 PM EDT Supermodel Kate Moss married Jamie Hince of The Kills Friday in England's Cotswolds region. The bride wore a sleeveless dress by longtime friend John Galliano, the former Christian Dior designer who is currently on trial for spouting racist slurs and anti-Semitic remarks at a Paris cafe…

  10. The Head and the Heart: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 01, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Seattle's The Head and The Heart covers Billboard's State of Independence Issue, a look at independent music in 2011. One day last spring, Tyler Williams lost his cell phone on the streets of Seattle. The drummer for folk band the Head and the Heart never expected to get it back,…

  11. Santigold Promises 'Dynamic, Powerful' Second Album This Fall

    June 22, 2011 2:00 AM EDT Pop singer/songwriter Santigold tells Billboard.com that she is working out the "last-minute details" of her anticipated sophomore album and will release the full-length this fall on Downtown/Atlantic Records. Recorded in Los Angeles, Jamaica and New York, the new album features…

  12. Joss Stone Robbery/Murder Plot Thwarted

    June 15, 2011 8:52 AM EDT Two men have been arrested near the rural home of singer Joss Stone on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder, police said Wednesday. Devon and Cornwall Police say the men, aged 30 and 33, and from the Manchester area of northwest England, were arrested Monday morning near Stone's…

  13. Billboard Bits: Justin Timberlake On Britney Spears, Bjork Releases Details of iPad Album

    June 01, 2011 6:21 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Timberlake on Britney Spears: 'I Just Don't Think We Were Normal' In the latest issue of Vanity Fair, on newsstands tomorrow (June 2), Justin Timberlake dishes on his girlfriends, including…

  14. Tim Robbins to Release First Album in July

    June 01, 2011 1:52 PM EDT Actor Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band will release their first album July 19 on 429 Records and tour North America beginning July 8. Robbins, who won a supporting actor Oscar for "Mystic River," has been active musician for decades, creating the music for his film "Bob…

  15. Adele Remains Atop Hot 100, Lady Gaga Makes 'Hair'-Raising Bow

    May 25, 2011 3:00 PM EDT A dele 's "Rolling in the Deep" maintains its hold over the chart with Airplay Gainer honors for a fourth consecutive week. The song bullets at No. 2 on Radio Songs (134 million in audience, up 14%, according to Nielsen BDS) and registers a third frame atop Digital Songs (297…

  16. Pitbull Tops U.K. Singles Chart; Kate Bush Album Debuts At No. 2

    May 23, 2011 9:09 AM EDT "Give Me Everything" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) by Pitbull featuring Nayer, Afrojack and Ne-Yo is the U.K.'s new No. 1 single, rising three places in new data published by the Official Charts Company yesterday (Sunday). On the same survey, Lady Gaga became the first solo…

  17. Kate Voegele Returns to 'One Tree' Hill As 'Gravity' Drops

    May 17, 2011 4:02 PM EDT On the May 17 episode of the CW teen drama "One Tree Hill," Mia Catalano -- the character played by Kate Voegele -- returns to Tree Hill feeling refreshed after a brief sojourn to work on her music. Voegele knew exactly how her character felt: The pop-rock singer/songwriter missed a…

  18. Fleet Foxes Debut at No. 2 on U.K. Chart, Ellie Goulding Climbs

    May 09, 2011 8:32 AM EDT For the 14th time in the 15 weeks since its release, Adele 's "21" (XL Recordings) tops the U.K. album chart, outselling Fleet Foxes ' new entry at No. 2, "Helplessness Blues" (Bella Union) by 70%, according to the Official Charts Company. "Party Rock Anthem…

  19. POTW: Beyonce, Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Katy Perry, Flavor Flav

    May 06, 2011 5:59 PM EDT B eyoncé shows us how to 'move,' Steven Tyler steals hearts, Gwen Stefani takes a stroll with the kiddies, Katy Perry purrs, Flavor Flav gets locked up, and Cyndi Lauper feeds a pup. It all happened this week and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK POTW…

  20. Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum to Headline Tornado-Relief Concert

    May 06, 2011 9:55 AM EDT Country music stars Hank Williams Jr. , Keith Urban , Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum are to hold a concert to raise funds for victims of storms and tornadoes that struck Alabama and nearby states, organizers said on Thursday. Country Music Television, which will air the live special next week…

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