1. Gimme Five: AJR Lists Their Favorite Songwriting Artists

    December 16, 2013 5:23 PM EST From Sia to Simon & Garfunkel, check out the brothers' biggest songwriting influences. AJR will bestow fans with an early stocking stuffer later this week, as their five-song "6foot1" EP will be released on Dec. 20. After being endorsed on Twitter by Sia and championed…

  2. 2013 Year-End Hot 100 By The Numbers

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST : The Year in Music • Buy a Copy • Subscribe • Billboard on iPad THE YEAR IN MUSIC 2013: Main Bruno Mars: Artist of the Year YEAR-END 2013 CHARTS : Hot 100 | Billboard 200 | Tours Now that Billboard has officially published the 2013 year-end Hot 100 Songs chart, it's time to have…

  3. P!nk Talks Huge 2013, Upcoming Grammys Performance on Women In Music Red Carpet

    December 11, 2013 11:55 AM EST "It's an honor I didn't ever expect to receive," the Woman of the Year tells Billboard. "Magical" is how P!nk described her past 18 months -- which included the release of her first No. 1 album, "The Truth About Love"; another Hot 100 chart-topper,…

  4. What Does YouTube Say? Ylvis' 'The Fox' Is Top Trending Video of 2013

    December 11, 2013 9:55 AM EST Ylvis still doesn't know what the fox says, but the Norwegian duo can take comfort: Its viral hit exploring that question has been named YouTube's top trending video of 2013. Also in the top trending videos category revealed Wednesday: a military version of "Harlem Shake,…

  5. P!nk, Janelle Monáe Honored at Billboard's Women in Music Event

    December 10, 2013 4:56 PM EST "I remember when I won the Female Rock Vocal Grammy for 'Trouble,' I think it was 10 years ago," P!nk recalled from the stage at Billboard's Women In Music luncheon Tuesday, accepting the award for Woman of the Year. "And the very next day, they dissolved…

  6. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  7. P!nk: The Billboard Woman Of The Year Q&A

    December 06, 2013 9:00 AM EST P!nk, Billboard's Woman of the Year honoree, highlights 'a positive, enormous and wonderful' 2013. This is an excerpt. For the complete story, buy this week's issue of Billboard. It's Sunday, the 18th of October, and P!nk is sending 2-year-old daughter Willow…

  8. P!nk's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    December 06, 2013 8:59 AM EST A pop hitmaker with a strong signature voice and a literally acrobatic ability on stage, P!nk has definitely made her mark on music over the last decade plus -- and after an incredible 2013, she has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year . To celebrate the honor, which will be…

  9. Macklemore's 'Can't Hold Us' Spotify's Most-Streamed Song of 2013

    December 03, 2013 7:38 PM EST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis first broke into the mainstream with "Thrift Shop," but according to music streaming service Spotify, it wasn't even their biggest song of the year. Spotify has released its year-end totals, and the rap/production duo's "Can't Hold Us…

  10. Ask Billboard: Why Aren't Power Ballads So Powerful Anymore?

    November 29, 2013 4:05 PM EST An analysis of why slow songs ruled top 40 in the late '80s but don't, for the most part, now. Plus, Hall & Oates' top 10 hits and Tom Wopat, 'Luke Duke' himself, stops by As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music…

  11. Parmalee Overcomes Near-Fatal Shooting With a 'Carolina' Climb to the Top

    November 28, 2013 12:00 PM EST Few bands have had a longer, rockier road to success than Parmalee. Shortly before signing with Stoney Creek Records after 10 years on the road, the band's drummer, Scott Thomas, nearly died when he was shot during a robbery. After he recovered, the group's debut single languished,…

  12. Eminem Has 10 Tracks on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    November 14, 2013 9:01 PM EST Eminem is the king of the Billboard charts this week. He not only has the No. 1 album on both the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, but also earns 10 concurrent songs on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. (His new "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" tops both album…

  13. Eminem, 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2': Track-By-Track Review

    November 04, 2013 12:15 PM EST Eminem’s demons are as present on “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” as they were on its 2000 predecessor -- except 13 years later, they have mutated from being his prey to now being his muse. Familiar affairs  — revenge, resentment and heartbreak — re-emerge as heavy-breathing voices which…

  14. Stream Eminem's 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' on iTunes Now

    November 01, 2013 7:46 PM EDT Just a few days before its official release, Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" has surfaced online via an official stream. The album, the rapper's eighth studio album and continuation of the "Marshall Mathers" record from 2000, is streaming via iTunes ahead…

  15. Eminem Debuts Rihanna-Assisted Song, 'The Monster': Listen

    October 28, 2013 5:20 PM EDT A week before the release of "Marshall Mathers LP 2" (Nov. 5), Eminem premieres the album's Rihanna-assisted collaboration, "The Monster" on SiriusXM's Shade 45. While Eminem raps about his "Monster" haunting him, Rihanna embraces hers. The…

  16. Deluxe Edition for Eminem's 'MMLP2' Features Sia, Jamie N Commons

    October 25, 2013 8:06 PM EDT Eminem has revealed the details of the deluxe edition for "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," and it features a collaboration with Sia. The bonus disc for "MMLP2" features five tracks, adding to the 16-track standard edition for 21 songs total, SPIN reports . Sia, the subject…

  17. Lorde's 'Royals' Is Hot 100's Ruler For Fourth Week

    October 23, 2013 1:36 PM EDT The track claims the longest lead for a female this year and takes over atop the Radio Songs chart. Meanwhile, Eminem storms into the Hot 100's top 10 with 'Rap God' Lorde's "Royals" sits in the Billboard Hot 100's throne for a fourth week,…

  18. Sound Selectors: The Top 10 Producers in Music

    October 21, 2013 12:10 PM EDT From an indie-rap hero’s surprise takeover to a hard rocker’s Nashville power move, our top 10 producers broke big boundaries and crafted even bigger hits. Here, we head behind the boards and profile the soundmen who ruled the charts. 10 Alex Da Kid “I want to make music that has no…

  19. Eminem's 30 Biggest Songs

    October 17, 2013 2:16 PM EDT Eminem's birthday is today (Oct. 17), and to celebrate the midwestern rapper who rose to the national stage a decade and a half ago, we're taking a look at Em's 30 biggest hits on the Billboard Hot 100. He may go by a handful of names -- Eminem, Marshall Mathers, Slim Shady …

  20. Eminem's New 'Rap God' Song Leaks

    October 14, 2013 5:38 PM EDT Eminem follows up his successful single, "Berzerk," with his latest, "Rap God." The six-minute song features Em' spitting rapid rhymes on reigning rap. Listen to "Rap God" below: The rapper teased the release of "Rap God" on Facebook with a post…

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