1. Grammys 2011: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 14, 2011 1:50 AM EST Not all of the excitement at the 2011 Grammy Awards happened on the stage. Here's 15 memorable moments that you didn't see on TV. 1. Arcade Fire was in quite the celebratory mood over its Album of the Year win for "The Suburbs." The group entered the press room singing the…

  2. Adele: The Billboard Cover Story

    January 28, 2011 1:31 PM EST A half an hour before her second album goes on sale in the United Kingdom, Virtually all of the album's lyrics refer to a single breakup Adele experienced between "19" and "21," often in disarming detail, as in the disc's hushed closer, "Someone Like You…

  3. Watch: Foo Fighters Get Girly, Channel Gaga

    January 06, 2011 12:41 PM EST From their costumes and drag time in classic music videos like "Everlong" and "Learn to Fly" to Dave Grohl's most recent viral hi-jinks with the Scissor Sisters , the Foo Fighters don't seem to mind embarrassing themselves in the sake of comedy. Video: Foo…

  4. Lennon's 'Abbey Road' Suit Sells for $46k in Auction

    January 03, 2011 8:56 AM EST The white two-piece suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the Beatles' "Abbey Road" album has been sold at auction in Connecticut for $46,000. The suit and other Beatles memorabilia were sold Saturday at the Braswell Galleries' annual New Year's Day auction to an…

  5. Chart Beat: Best Of 2010: Part 1

    December 14, 2010 3:05 PM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2010. From "Empire State of Mind" to "California Gurls," Lady Gaga to Lady Antebellum, B.o.B to "OMG," "Fearless" to "Not Afraid,"…

  6. Justin Bieber Announces First U.K. Arena Tour

    November 18, 2010 10:17 AM EST J ustin Bieber 's march to global domination shows no sign of slowing with the 16-year-old singer set to bring his "My World Tour" to U.K. arenas next year. Justin Bieber's New Song, 'Pray,' Debuts Online The 10-date tour, which is promoted by AEG live, begins…

  7. Kathy Griffin Spoofs Justin Bieber on 'Kimmel'

    November 16, 2010 4:30 PM EST K athy Griffin is the latest in the long line of celebrities and comedians to don the swoosh cut of Justin Bieber . Video: Kathy Griffin's Bieber Spoof on "Kimmel" As part of her appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Griffin brought in a spoof of Bieber's trailer…

  8. Jeff Daniels Takes Acting Break For U.S. Music Tour

    October 13, 2010 10:45 AM EDT The world largely knows Jeff Daniels as an actor with Golden Globe nominated film roles (Woody Allen's "The Purple Rose of Cairo," "Something Wild," "The Squid and the Whale") and a Tony Award nomination for his Broadway run in "God of Carnage."…

  9. Beyonce Makes Surprise Appearance on 'Today'

    October 06, 2010 4:36 PM EDT It doesn't matter if you help co-host one of the most popular morning shows in the country, everyone can get a little star-struck. Hoda Kotb can attest to that after going a bit "fan girl" when Beyoncé showed up for a surprise visit on the "Today" Show this morning …

  10. Peter, Paul Honor Mary Travers One Year After Her Passing

    September 22, 2010 5:20 PM EDT Mary is gone, but Peter and Paul remain something of a going concern -- and certainly, they plan to keep memories of their late comrade alive. Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey -- along with longtime Peter, Paul and Mary musical director Robert DeCormier -- oversaw the release earlier this…

  11. The Thermals, "Personal Life"

    September 17, 2010 6:06 PM EDT It's hard to believe the Thermals haven't produced a hit single in their eight-year career. After all, the Portland, Ore., trio's alt-rock tracks are packed with more hooks than a Justin Bieber song. Even if the band never reaches the mainstream, "Personal Life" is a…

  12. Levi Johnston to Film Music Video

    July 23, 2010 5:03 PM EDT Levi Johnston will make his music video debut as a lover whose romance is thwarted by his girlfriend's disapproving mother, according to a Universal Music Group record label and Johnston's attorney. Johnston, 20, who is Bristol Palin's fiance, has agreed to appear in the video…

  13. Macy Gray Album Premiere: Hear "The Sellout" Early

    June 15, 2010 9:30 AM EDT Back to square one. That's where Macy Gray found herself when she began recording her new album, "The Sellout." The album isn't out until June 22, but you can hear the whole thing first -- before it's released right here on Billboard.com right now. Gray began…

  14. Macy Gray Spreads Positive Vibes on 'The Sellout'

    May 24, 2010 11:35 AM EDT M acy Gra y is keeping it positive these days. The pop/R&B singer's fifth album, "The Sellout," is due June 22 on Concord, and if lead single "Beauty in the World" is any indication -- "Stop and smell the flowers/And lose it, to the sweet music/And dance with…

  15. Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Get Engaged

    May 11, 2010 2:14 PM EDT M iranda Lambert and Blake Shelton , two of country music's hottest singles, are off the market. People.com is reporting that Shelton asked Lambert to marry him on Sunday. Kathy Best, Lambert's publicist, confirmed the news Tuesday. Lambert tells People the proposal came as a…

  16. Jack Johnson: The Billboard Cover Story

    May 07, 2010 4:09 PM EDT To understand Jack Johnson , it helps to go back to his college days at the University of California in Santa Barbara. He was a film student, albeit one who focused on surfing videos instead of black-and-white meditations on Icelandic ennui. But like all film students, he developed an…

  17. Chart Beat Thursday: 'Hope' Helps Haiti

    January 28, 2010 6:55 PM EST HIGH 'HOPE': If an album is going to set a sales record, best that its proceeds go to charity . "Hope for Haiti Now" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, becoming the first digital-exclusive set to reign in the chart's history. All proceeds from the MTV Networks…

  18. Hot Tours: U2, Taylor Swift, Ruben Blades

    October 15, 2009 11:51 AM EDT U2 and its "360 Tour" tops the Hot Tours ranking for a fifth week during it's worldwide run, grossing over 22 million from four sold out shows reported by Live Nation. U2 's top concert during the most recent reporting week is a sellout at FedExField in Landover, Md. The…

  19. Michael Jackson Memorabilia Shows Gets Judge's OK

    August 24, 2009 10:14 AM EDT A judge on Friday firmly approved a deal between Michael Jackson's estate and a concert promoter to exhibit his memorabilia, praising the arrangement that the singer's mother had fought in court over her concerns that it could harm his legacy and wasn't competitively bid. Los…

  20. Michael Jackson Film Gets Green Light From Judge

    August 10, 2009 2:37 PM EDT Audiences will get to see the King of Pop perform one more time after a judge approved a major deal to produce a movie fashioned from footage of his final rehearsals. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff approved a deal on Friday between Michael Jackson 's estate, concert…

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