1. 20 Top K-Pop Moments of the Year

    August 21, 2012 7:15 PM EDT K-Pop, the unique blend of pop and electronica that hails from South Korea, has been around for decades. But over the past 12 months, some of K-pop's biggest names - 2NE1, Psy, Wonder Girls, Girls' Generation and IU -- have set their sights on the U.S. and helped the genre amass…

  2. 'Gangnam Style' Flirts With K-Pop Record With 4th Week at No. 1

    August 19, 2012 9:15 PM EDT "Gangnam Style" syndrome is reaching new heights as Psy earns his fourth week at No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 Chart . This feat puts him one step closer to tying the record for most weeks at No. 1; a title currently owned by IU's "You and I" with five weeks atop the…

  3. 'Glee' to Get Fashion Help From Vogue's Anna Wintour

    August 02, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Anna Wintour is the latest celebrity to be inducted into the Glee club. The raining queen of Vogue will be giving her fashion expertise to Sarah Jessica Parker (who will be a recurring character on the upcoming season playing a Vogue editor). "Glee" showrunner Ryan Murphy revealed…

  4. Bonnaroo Thursday: 8 Things Seen and Heard

    June 08, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Thousands of music fans poured into the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Thursday (June 7), some shirtless, some sunburned, some clutching frisbees, and all ready for four days of fun in Manchester, Tennessee. With a full slate of bands and beautiful weather expected for the weekend,…

  5. Day in the Life: Team StarKid (Featuring Darren Criss)

    May 31, 2012 2:30 PM EDT It's 2:30 p.m. and Team StarKid is supposed to start a rehearsal for their final Los Angeles show, but the cause of the rehearsal, Darren Criss, is a few minutes late. It's by no means a diva move on Darren's part, despite the "Glee" star being the most well known…

  6. Zakk Wylde: 'It Would Be an Honor' to Play With Pantera

    May 22, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Metal Guitar Icon Talks New Book, Sobriety, Church and Music Biz 'Cartoon Characters' The always outrageous and thoroughly entertaining Zakk Wylde has written a book, "Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berzerker's Guide to World Tour Domination." Part…

  7. Nick Jonas Smashes iPad, Gets 'Pissed Off' in 'GMA' Prank: Watch

    May 17, 2012 7:45 PM EDT Nick Jonas and the creators of MTV's "Punk'd" teamed up Thursday morning (May 17) to prank "Good Morning America" host Josh Elliott. After a complex set-up, Elliott is in the middle of interviewing Jonas when he asks a controversial (but fake) question about a…

  8. 'Glee' Recap: 'Props' Was Fun, But 'Nationals' a Bust

    May 16, 2012 10:15 AM EDT A lesson learned: "Glee" shouldn't put two distinct episodes on in a single night, because it runs the risk of one being strong while the other is weak, and if it plays out in that order -- as it did Tuesday night -- fans are left with a very uneven and bitter taste in their…

  9. Give Him a Break: Mayer Hawthorne Taking Time Before Next Album

    May 15, 2012 3:35 PM EDT Even as he's actively touring to support his second album, 2011's "How Do You Do," Mayer Hawthorne assures us he's "always writing songs on the road." He even hit the studio during a recent stop in Miami to work on new material. But, Hawthorne cautions, the…

  10. System of a Down's Tankian on Band's Future, Making a Jazz Record Called 'Jazz-iz-Christ'

    May 07, 2012 3:55 PM EDT After playing a handful of dates on the west coast in 2011, System of a Down have plotted two weeks of east coast tour dates with Deftones , beginning on Aug. 2 in Philadelphia. However, frontman Serj Tankian -- who is prepping the release of his third solo album, "Harakiri" --…

  11. Ask Billboard: Madonna: the Material 'Woman'?

    May 07, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 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@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. THE MATERIAL GIRL …

  12. Watch The Wanted Get 'Punk'd' By Tyler, The Creator

    April 20, 2012 2:20 PM EDT Who would ever want to punk those charming U.K. pop vocalists of the Wanted ? Tyler, The Creator , of course! The Odd Future rapper orchestrated a joke involving the not-very-hilarious idea of child kidnaping on MTV's recently revived prank show on Thursday night (Apr. 19). The story…

  13. Katy Perry Covers 'Call Me Maybe': Watch

    April 18, 2012 12:40 PM EDT Following in the footsteps of Justin Bieber , Selena Gomez , Ashley Tisdale and teenagers everywhere, Katy Perry and friends recorded their own version of "Call Me Maybe" this weekend. Showing off her newly-purple ombre hair, the pop star jokes around with pals in the video, dancing…

  14. Rock Hall Inducts Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys

    April 15, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the high rollers at the VIP tables and the 6,000 "real"…

  15. Listen: Lil B's Lecture at NYU

    April 12, 2012 12:10 PM EDT Lil B needs a hand sign for his cult following. Wu-Tang Clan fans throw up the "W." Jay-Z fans throw diamonds ("the roc") in the air. That's simply all that was missing at the rapper's NYU lecture, yesterday (April 11). (Note to the Based God: Let's not go…

  16. Three 6 Mafia Talk Reality TV, New Music

    April 10, 2012 11:40 AM EDT The hilarious, near-slapstick antics of Three 6 Mafia are a reality TV producer's dream, which is why DJ Paul and Juicy J have had two reality shows and plan to do more unscripted work, "if the money is right." After more than two decades in the music industry, the Memphis duo…

  17. Hilary Duff Gives Birth to Baby Boy

    March 23, 2012 10:17 AM EDT Hilary Duff and her husband, retired hockey player Mike Comrie, welcomed son Luca Cruz on March 20. Last night (March 22) Duff tweeted , "Welcome to the World Luca Cruz Comrie! Tuesday evening, we became proud parents of a healthy 7 pound 6 ounce beautiful boy." The 24-year-old…

  18. 'American Idol' Recap: In a Billy Joel State of Mind

    March 22, 2012 10:50 AM EDT In a world where pre-packaged musical artists are becoming more and more prominent every year, there's something to be said for staying true to oneself, as a certain "American Idol" contestant did on Wednesday night (Mar. 21). Phillip Phillips, "American Idol's"…

  19. Tiesto to Captain Charity Soccer Game at Miami Music Week

    March 19, 2012 2:45 PM EDT This Miami Music Week, some of the world's biggest DJs are using their talents to raise money for charity. But not the talents you might think. On Wednesday, March 21, 14 DJs will take to the field at an undisclosed location in Miami and play a soccer game - for bragging rights, and for …

  20. The-Dream: Two Strange, Thrilling Nights in NYC

    March 13, 2012 1:05 PM EDT In a live display of the struggle between his normal, impossibly irresistible persona and his heartbroken alter ego Terius Nash, The-Dream headed to New York to showcase the two wildly different halves of his persona during back-to-back shows of his Kill The Lights tour at S.O.B.'s on…

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