1. K. Michelle Talks 'Rebellious Soul' Success & Upcoming Solo VH1 Show

    August 23, 2013 2:12 PM EDT The R&B singer's 'Rebellious Soul' debuts at No. 2 thanks to new exposure through reality TV. K. Michelle has endured personal and professional woes in her career, but this week the singer hits the Billboard 200 at No. 2 with her major-label debut, "…

  2. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  3. Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead MTV VMA Nominations

    July 17, 2013 9:45 AM EDT Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are the top nominees for the 30th annual MTV Video Music Awards with six apiece followed by Bruno Mars with four. MTV unveiled nominations Wednesday morning via the network's Instagram and Vine accounts, a first for the network and…

  4. Good Rats Singer Peppi Marchello Dies

    July 11, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Long Island rock legend Peppi Marchello, who for decades fronted The Good Rats, lovingly dubbed "the world's most famous unknown band," died on Wednesday of an apparent cardiac arrest. He was 68. The news of his death was first announced on the band's Facebook page ,…

  5. Willie Nelson: Still a Country Maverick After 80 Years

    April 29, 2013 3:35 AM EDT America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson. As the enduring American icon's 80th birthday has approached, he's been honored with lifetime achievement awards, serenaded at special performances and saluted by musicians from every genre of music.…

  6. George Jones' 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    April 27, 2013 3:40 PM EDT George Jones placed more records on the Billboard Country singles chart than any other artist, with 143 making the top-40, and 13 of those making it all the way to the top slot. We've compiled a list of his top 20 songs, ranked by overall chart performance and based on chart…

  7. Azealia Banks' ‘Yung Rapunxel’ Video: 5 Gorgeous, Dark Looks

    April 17, 2013 1:34 PM EDT Rapper Azealia Banks recently released the long awaited music video for her first single "Yung Rupunxel" from her fortchoming debut album “Broke With Expensive Taste.” Directed by Jam Sutton, the music video brings all of Azealia's dark and fantastically twisted fantasies to…

  8. Rita Ora Goes Glam for Elle’s Women in Music Issue

    April 17, 2013 12:28 PM EDT Rita Ora rocks royal regalia on the May cover of Elle’s Women in Music issue. The second of three covers for Elle’s May Women in Music issue stars Rita Ora. Channeling 18th century vixens, Ora shines in a textured pink Chanel Haute Couture gown, a blossoming headpiece by Ken O’Rourke,…

  9. Adele, Alicia Keys and Rita Ora Cover ELLE Magazine’s Women in Music Issue

    April 09, 2013 5:37 PM EDT As spring blossoms, music fills the air and we come to truly appreciate those musicians that hook us with their melodic poetry. ELLE Magazine trumpets this with their annual Women in Music issue. Adele, Alicia Keys and Rita Ora brought their own signature style to the May cover of ELLE…

  10. Annette Funicello, 'Mickey Mouse Club' Actress and Singer, Dies at 70

    April 08, 2013 2:25 PM EDT Annette Funicello, the most popular Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club," who matured to a successful career in records and '60s beach party movies but struggled with illness in middle age and after, died Monday, The Walt Disney Co. said. She was 70. She died peacefully…

  11. ACM Awards 2013: Stevie & Hunter to Collaborate, Blake Shocks Miranda and Other Backstage Moments

    April 08, 2013 10:08 AM EDT You saw the glitter, the glamour, and the great performances during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards last night on CBS. But, backstage in the press room, there was a lot you didn't see. Here's ten things that didn't hit the airwaves. All Things ACMs Miranda…

  12. Justin Timberlake vs. JC Chasez: Why *N SYNC Only Spawned One Superstar

    March 14, 2013 5:30 PM EDT Billboard.com's Pop Shop examines the solo career of *N SYNC's other vocal star. In February 2004, the National Football League had a tough call to make. The cold reality of Super Bowl XXVIII's "Nipplegate" -- you know, when budding pop superstar Justin…

  13. Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Billboard Cover Story

    March 01, 2013 5:00 PM EST Four albums in, "Mosquito" heralds a return to form for art-rock provocateurs the Yeah Yeah Yeahs This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. On Jan. 22, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs took the stage at Sydney's Metro Theatre, where, nearly a…

  14. Joey Ramone's Record Collection, Clothes Up For Auction

    February 08, 2013 4:21 AM EST The private record collection of Joey Ramone is to go under the hammer, along with a selection of the late punk rock star’s iconic clothes, passport, handwritten lyrics, and even his Rolodex. It’s a fascinating insight into the Ramones frontman's tastes -- and there's a lot for…

  15. Miguel 'Adorn's No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay For 20th Week: Weekly Chart Notes

    January 25, 2013 6:24 PM EST A look at other songs to rule Billboard radio charts for at least 20 frames, as well as what makes Miguel's smash so durable. Miguel's "Adorn" joins an elite group of hits to have led a Billboard airplay ranking for a whopping 20 weeks or more, as his smooth ballad tops…

  16. Curren$y Joined by Lupe Fiasco, Action Bronson and More at New York Show

    January 04, 2013 11:19 PM EST It's a smoggy smoke-filled evening inside New York City's SOBs as Curren$y packs the venue for a sold-out show. The New Orleans Spitta was ready to dust off his catalog of hits, selecting titles from both his albums and from his myriad of mixtapes for a performance punctuated by…

  17. Tony Lucca Says He and Justin Timberlake Are 'Flirting' With Working Together

    December 11, 2012 6:15 PM EST 'The Voice' Alum Returns to Hit NBC Show Tonight, Talks Upcoming Album on Adam Levine's Label Tony Lucca expects his upcoming return to "The Voice" to be "interesting" -- to say the least. The second season's second runner-up is slated to perform on…

  18. Britney Spears' Top 10 Biggest Career Moments

    December 01, 2012 3:55 PM EST On Sunday (Dec. 2), Britney Spears will turn 31 years old and celebrate another successful year in the spotlight. It seems like just yesterday that the Louisiana native was introducing herself on "Total Request Live," but seven albums, millions of downloads and hundreds of huge…

  19. Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' at 30: How One Album Changed the World

    November 29, 2012 10:00 PM EST "Thriller" conquered racial divides and evolving platforms at MTV, radio When executives of CBS Records went about the business of preparing for the November 30 release of Michael Jackson 's "Thriller" in the fall of 1982, they knew they had on their hands a terrific…

  20. Christina Aguilera's Top 10 Biggest Career Moments

    November 21, 2012 5:40 PM EST With her new album, "Lotus," debuting at No. 7 on this week's Billboard 200 chart, Christina Aguilera has once again transmitted her bold pop stylings to a wide audience. It shouldn't be a surprise: the 31-year-old has been commanding the spotlight for nearly two decades,…

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