1. Simon Cowell Breaks Silence on 'X Factor' Lawsuit, Slams 'Idol' Creator

    August 24, 2011 3:20 PM EDT Simon Cowell has some choice words for American Idol creator Simon Fuller: Keep your hands off "The X Factor." Cowell is finally responding to the lawsuit filed in July by Fuller against Fox and producer Fremantle claiming Fuller is owed an executive producer credit and millions of…

  2. 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…

  3. Nick Cannon, Mariah Carey Working on New Albums

    May 13, 2011 2:10 PM EDT N ick Cannon is still recovering from the adrenaline rush of welcoming twins with wife Mariah Carey , but the actor/comedian/rapper is staying busy with a new stand-up special and forthcoming musical album, while Carey is working on a new full-length of her own. "She's planning on…

  4. Randy Jackson: 'The Voice' Is 'Gimmicky'

    May 06, 2011 6:32 PM EDT If there was any doubt whether NBC's new show "The Voice" and "American Idol" would be at each other's proverbial throats, "Voice" coach Adam Levine made sure of it on this week's episode. That's when the Maroon 5 frontman remarked, "The…

  5. Billboard Bits: Wiz Khalifa Denies Kanye Feud, Ellie Goulding Talks Royal Wedding Performance

    May 02, 2011 7:23 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Wiz Khalifa Denies Feud With Kanye West Recent reports pitting Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West against each other -- over an Amber Rose-related feud -- are false, according to Khalifa. Rumors suggested that Wiz…

  6. Chris Brown, "F.A.M.E"

    March 25, 2011 10:00 AM EDT The title of Chris Brown 's latest album, "F.A.M.E.," stands for "Forgiving All My Enemies." But the R&B singer doesn't directly address his "enemies" on the highly anticipated set. Instead, he delivers an album full of emotional stories over a…

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Britney Spears, 'Country Strong,' Louis C.K.

    January 20, 2011 2:05 PM EST AND THE BRITNEY SONG IS ON: (To paraphrase Yoji "Pop" Asano, whose take on Miley Cyrus ' "Party in the U.S.A." proved one of the many highlights of last night's "American Idol" 10th season premiere). Britney Spears expands the elite group of chart…

  8. The Squeeze: Q&A With Raz B

    January 20, 2011 1:25 PM EST Starting today (Jan. 20), The Juice will bring to you "The Squeeze," a Q&A series posted every week on Thursdays in which I will, er, squeeze information from artists about relevant issues, gossip, etc. The first installment kicks off with none-other-than former B2K member Raz B…

  9. Watch: Josh Groban Sings Kanye West's Tweets

    January 04, 2011 6:41 PM EST After seeing Josh Groban 's self-effacing cameos on the first season of "Glee," we figured he's the sort of guy who doesn't take himself too seriously. Now, after seeing his stunt on last night's (Jan. 3) episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," we can see he…

  10. Underoath, " 0 (Disambiguation)"

    November 30, 2010 12:19 PM EST The word "Disambiguation"-the title of Underoath 's seventh album-refers to the clarity that occurs after a source of ambiguity is removed. It would be wrong to interpret the title as a jab at departed drummer/co-vocalist Aaron Gillespie, for the metalcore band's earnest…

  11. Is Nicki Minaj Attacking Lil Kim On 'Roman's Revenge' Track?

    November 01, 2010 12:08 PM EDT Nicki Minaj's highly-talked about "Roman's Revenge" track hit the net over the weekend, and the Harajuku Barbie appears to be taking jabs at Lil Kim. This is getting interesting! "What the f*ck I look like getting back to a has-been... You play the back, bitch, I'…

  12. UPDATE: Love Parade Death Toll Rises to 21

    July 28, 2010 8:00 AM EDT The death toll from Germany's Love Parade festival rose to 21 on Wednesday after a 25-year-old German woman died overnight in a hospital, according to a spokesperson for Duisburg prosecutors. The 20th victim was a a 21-year-old who died late Monday from her injuries. Authorities…

  13. Shock, Blame After 19 Trampled at German Love Parade Festival

    July 25, 2010 5:52 PM EDT Throngs of techno fans followed the floats, the dancers and the throbbing music to the festival venue: an old freight railway station that local media estimated could handle 300,000 people. German media reported that as many as 1.4 million people showed up to the Love Parade , where a mass…

  14. Sara Bareilles, "King of Anything"

    June 25, 2010 11:02 AM EDT Sara Bareilles slams the keys--and a certain cocky suitor--on "King of Anything," the lead single from her forthcoming "Kaleidoscope Heart." The song is a burst of energy, and its lyrics showcase her shrewd sarcasm: "You sound so innocent, all full of good intent…

  15. Ryan Leslie Splits With Universal; Works On Indie Album

    June 23, 2010 2:25 PM EDT Ryan Leslie enamored old and new fans alike last night (June 23) during the first of two back-to-back performances at New York City's Bowery Ballroom. The R&B singer/rapper/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist -- who parted ways with former label Universal Motown last month --…

  16. Sheryl Crow Enlists Keith Richards, Justin Timberlake For '100 Miles'

    June 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT S heryl Crow shows some more soul on her new album -- the soul she grew up with literally "100 Miles From Memphis" in Kennett, Mo. "The timing of it was perfect," Crow tells Billboard.com about the 12-song set, which comes out July 20. "I've always had a lot of…

  17. Scorpions Forsee Fantastic Future Following Farewell

    January 29, 2010 12:34 PM EST Despite Scorpions ' recent farewell announcement, guitarist Rudolf Schenker says the German hard rockers "will never be done." "This history of the band is so amazing. We have so much film in our library and other things which will keep coming out," Schenker, who…

  18. Spoon, "Written In Reverse"

    January 19, 2010 2:24 PM EST Shortly following the announcement that Spoon 's "Transference" album would arrive a week ahead of its original street date, the Texas art-pop group presents the album's first official single. "Written in Reverse" contains some of the band's catchiest…

  19. Angel Taylor, "Like You Do"

    October 29, 2009 2:17 PM EDT Up-and-comer Angel Taylor 's new single sounds like Colbie Caillat for a reason. The song was produced by Mikal Blue and co-written by Blue and Jason Reeves , who first patented breezy, sentimental pop with their work on Caillat's breakthrough single, "Bubbly." What Taylor…

  20. Tyondai Braxton Takes Break From Battles With 'Central Market'

    September 16, 2009 1:05 PM EDT While putting the finishing touches on "Mirrored" -- the 2007 debut of post-rock collective Battles -- frontman Tyondai Braxton began intermittently writing new songs for his next solo project. He'd already spent a decade crafting experimental music based around pinpoint sonic…

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