1. CODER Crew’s Picks of the Week: Alesso vs OneRepublic, Kris Menace, and More

    April 05, 2013 4:10 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew will review their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Lauren and Elissa have to say. Alesso vs OneRepublic - If I Lose Myself (Mosley Music/Interscope) When Alesso discussed his latest collaboration with…

  2. Pop Shop Picks: Pistol Annies, Krewella, Betty Who & More

    March 29, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Each Friday, Pop Shop will showcase a handful of tracks that have been burning up its speakers over the past week. These can include a brand-new song or a track that's been simmering for a minute; the only rule is that it's worth space in the Pop Shop! PISTOL ANNIES "Hush…

  3. Krewella Dances Up the Hot 100 with 'Alive'

    March 02, 2013 11:15 AM EST After picking up steam for months, EDM/pop trio Krewella charge up the Hot 100 with debut single. Dance/rock band Krewella broke into the Billboard Hot 100 last week with "Alive," which continues to build this week, going from No. 99 to No. 79. The year-old single-a piano-pop…

  4. ACM Awards 2013: Eric Church, Hunter Hayes and Taylor Swift Lead Nominees

    February 13, 2013 11:09 AM EST The nominees for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced today via a digial press conference. When the final nominations were all tallied, it became clear voters went to "Church" -- as Capitol Nashville recording artist Eric Church led the nominations with…

  5. The Beat 1/18: Seger and Kid Rock Unite, Kris Kross Reunion, Mindless Behavior Busy

    January 18, 2013 5:00 PM EST Welcome to the Friday, January 18 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. has updates on Bob…

  6. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  7. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  8. Bubbling Under: Churchill's 'Change' Is On The Air

    January 11, 2013 5:30 PM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Churchill, Caro Emerald, Austin Webb and Jarvis. Churchill After reaching No. 8 on the adult alternative Triple A airplay chart…

  9. Weekly Chart Notes: Pop Radio's Folk Balancing Act

    January 11, 2013 4:12 PM EST With the Lumineers, Phillip Phillips and Ed Sheeran in heavy rotation, how is the format handling an influx of folk/rock strumming? After last year brought a marked shift to an acceptance of unlikely alternative hits at pop radio from the likes of Gotye, fun., Alex Clare and more, early 2013…

  10. Phillip Phillips: The Billboard Cover Story

    January 07, 2013 5:00 PM EST The 'Home' star has turned the top-selling coronation song in "American Idol" history into a gold album During the final week of 2012, the most recent "American Idol" champion, Phillip Phillips , saw his debut album cross the half-million sold mark. It occurred…

  11. Kris Allen in Car Crash, Announces Wife's Pregnancy

    January 02, 2013 3:39 PM EST Kris Allen is "pretty beat up" after a head-on collision, the "American Idol" winner's mother told fans on Twitter. Kimberley Allen tweeted a photo of Kris in the hospital, where he's recovering from a broken wrist and other injuries. "From Kris: he's…

  12. Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Feel 'Blessed and Lucky' About Pregnancy

    January 01, 2013 10:45 AM EST Expecting couple made their first public appearance together since the baby announcement. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are feeling lucky about their first child together. "It's true," the 32-year-old reality TV star said in a statement on her site Monday . "Kanye and I…

  13. Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Announce Pregnancy

    December 31, 2012 12:55 AM EST Kim Kardashian confirmed this morning (Dec. 31) that her and Kanye West are indeed expecting a baby. "It's true!! Kanye and I are expecting a baby," she wrote on her site . "We feel so blessed and lucky and wish that in addition to both of our families, his mom and my dad…

  14. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites Of 2012

    December 24, 2012 1:35 PM EST From Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' to Fiona Apple, your top picks for 2012. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city,…

  15. 3OH!3's 'You're Gonna Love This' Remix: Song Premiere

    December 20, 2012 6:50 PM EST Colorado duo 3OH!3 let friend Kris Barman remix their "You're Gonna Love This" single for the upcoming Take Action charity compilation, and the revamped track is premiering exclusively on Billboard. Listen below.     The "Wuki" remix of the song lands alongside…

  16. Chart Highlights: Phillip Phillips Makes History On Adult Pop Songs

    December 17, 2012 5:30 PM EST The singer is the first 'American Idol' champion to send a debut single to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs, where 'Home' hikes 2-1. Plus, new No. 1s from Ellie Goulding and Steven Curtis Chapman. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  17. Ray Price is Battling Pancreatic Cancer

    November 06, 2012 6:36 PM EST Ray Price , a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has announced he is battling pancreatic cancer. The singer told the San Antonio Express that he has been fighting the disease for six months, undergoing chemotherapy. He confirmed that the tumor has not grown, and is optimistic for a…

  18. Bubbling Under: Musgraves Makes 'Merry' On Country Songs

    September 21, 2012 11:25 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Kacey Musgraves, Krewella and Blondfire KACEY MUSGRAVES Kacey Musgraves gains momentum with a third-week 42-38 jump on Country…

  19. Weekly Chart Notes: Lil Wayne Ties Elvis Presley's Hot 100 Record

    September 21, 2012 12:05 AM EDT Weezy matches the King's mark for the most Hot 100 hits among men. Plus, 'Glee' returns and Maroon 5 adds one more 'One More' No. 1. 'ONE' TO 1: As previously reported , Maroon 5 nets its third Hot 100 No. 1, as "One More Night" ascends 2-1. The…

  20. Kris Allen Latest 'Idol' Winner to Part With RCA

    September 20, 2012 8:55 AM EDT "American Idol" season eight winner Kris Allen is no longer with RCA Records, a label rep confirms to The Hollywood Reporter . Signed to the Sony Music subsidiary immediately after his 2009 victory over runner-up Adam Lambert, Allen released his self-titled debut album in November…

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