1. There's Something About Aaliyah

    August 25, 2011 1:40 PM EDT There's something about her. To this day, even 10 years after her passing on August 25, 2001, Aaliyah draws you in. Her allure lies upon the medley of her velvety vocals and her effortless transition from vulnerability to sensuality and back again. We still fawn over each piece of…

  2. Lil Wayne Logs Hot 100's Biggest Bow, Katy Perry Still No. 1

    August 24, 2011 5:19 PM EDT Katy Perry remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)," her historic fifth No. 1 from her album "Teenage Dream," while Lil Wayne leaps onto the survey at No. 3 with the latest single from his forthcoming album "Tha Carter…

  3. Katy Perry Makes Hot 100 History: Ties Michael Jackson's Record

    August 17, 2011 10:55 AM EDT Katy Perry becomes the first woman, and second artist overall following Michael Jackson , in the 53-year history of the Billboard Hot 100 to send five songs from an album to No. 1, as "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" becomes the fifth chart leader from her Capitol Records set "…

  4. David Guetta: Inside His Latest Hit Parade, 'Nothing But the Beat'

    August 15, 2011 11:30 AM EDT He's an international networker whose musical openness and megawatt personality have made him a magnet for established artists seeking a brand-new sound. He's the studio savant who parlayed that trust and collaboration into career--defining anthems, in the process redefining the…

  5. Meet Mister Heavenly: Sub Pop's Newest Supergroup

    August 15, 2011 10:00 AM EDT "We just banged on some shit, and we worked it out," Islands frontman Nick Thorburn (formerly of the Unicorns) says of his newest collaborative project, Mister Heavenly . With Ryan Kattner of indie cult favorite Man Man and Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and the Shins on drums, in…

  6. Red Hot Chili Peppers & Jane's Addiction: Together Again

    August 09, 2011 7:02 PM EDT Red Hot Chili Peppers and Jane's Addiction are back together -- on the Alternative Songs chart, that is. The iconic rock bands share space on the Nielsen BDS-based Alternative airplay chart this week as Jane's Addiction's "Irresistible Force" debuts at No. 22 while…

  7. Lollapalooza 2011: 11 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    August 08, 2011 12:45 PM EDT They came, they saw, they rocked. Neither rain, nor thunder, nor mud, nor malfunctioning gear could keep the Foos, the fans, the Mau5, the Monkeys or the Man from closing out Lollapalooza's 20th anniversary right. Photos: Lollapalooza 2011 | Photos: Lollapalooza 2011 Portraits…

  8. Britney Spears Bounds Into Hot 100's Top 10, LMFAO Still No. 1

    August 03, 2011 4:45 PM EDT LMFAO spends its fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 , to be released tomorrow (Aug. 4) on Billboard.com, with "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, while Britney Spears scores her third top 10, "I Wanna Go," from her album "Femme Fatale,"…

  9. Katy Perry Notches Record Fifth No. 1 From 'Teenage Dream' On Pop Songs

    August 01, 2011 2:05 PM EDT K aty Perry 's "Teenage Dream" becomes the first album in the almost 19-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs chart to generate five No. 1s, as "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" ascends 2-1. The song follows "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg , the…

  10. Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera, "Moves Like Jagger"

    July 29, 2011 10:00 AM EDT After reinvigorating their careers by serving as vocal coaches on NBC's reality show "The Voice," Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera continue playing all the right cards on their new collaboration, "Moves Like Jagger." After the song opens with a…

  11. Bad Meets Evil Hits Top 10 on Hot 100, LMFAO Still No. 1

    July 27, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Katy Perry, Adele, Kanye West Lead 2011 MTV VMA Nominees Pitbull 's former Hot 100 No. 1 "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo , Afrojack and Nayer, dips 2-3. The song spends a third week atop Radio Songs (152 million, down 2%) and slides 6-7 on Digital Songs (127,000, down 7%)…

  12. LMFAO Still Atop Hot 100, Demi Lovato Debuts In Top 10

    July 20, 2011 3:40 PM EDT LMFAO spends its third week atop the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (July 21) on Billboard.com, with "Party Rock Anthem" (feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock), while Demi Lovato scores her first top 10 debut, as "Skyscraper" soars in at No. 10. "Party"…

  13. Video: Andy Grammer Earns His 'Keep' At Adult, Pop Radio

    July 19, 2011 4:05 PM EDT Andy Grammer is getting "Up" in the world of Billboard charts. The 27-year-old singer/songwriter, christened a Billboard Artist to Watch in January, this week becomes the first solo male to send a career-opening single into the Nielsen BDS-based Adult Pop Songs chart's top five…

  14. LMFAO Keeps 'Party' Rocking Atop Hot 100

    July 13, 2011 3:30 PM EDT LMFAO spends its second week atop the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (July 14) on Billboard.com, with "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, while Lil Wayne 's "How to Love" and OneRepublic 's "Good Life" claims the…

  15. Kid Cudi Stops in NY for 'The Cud Life Tour': Watch

    July 07, 2011 6:25 PM EDT Last night (July 7), on the breezy banks of the East River, Kid Cudi made a stop at the Williamsburg Waterfront in New York for 'The Cud Life Tour.' Before Cudi hit the stage, Chip tha Ripper opened the show with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop. Cudi raged through his catalogue,…

  16. LMFAO Brings the 'Party' to Top of Hot 100

    July 06, 2011 12:55 PM EDT LMFAO leaps to its first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (July 7) on Billboard.com, as "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, lifts 3-1 with Digital Gainer honors. Original songs and covers by contestants from NBC's "The Voice…

  17. Pitbull's 'Give Me Everything' Powers to No. 1 on Hot 100

    June 29, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Pitbull unleashes his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (June 30) on Billboard.com, as "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo , AfroJack and Nayer, rises 2-1. "Give" dips by 7% in digital sales to 187,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen…

  18. Death Cab for Cutie Scores First Alternative Songs No. 1

    June 27, 2011 1:05 PM EDT Almost 15 years and eight chart entries into its career, Death Cab for Cutie motors to its first No. 1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Alternative Songs airplay chart, as "You Are a Tourist" lifts 2-1. While the band, formed in Bellingham, Wash., in 1997, has notched six top…

  19. Jill Scott Aiming for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    June 22, 2011 5:33 PM EDT R&B singer Jill Scott looks like she's on the verge of earning her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as her just-released "The Light of the Sun" is headed for the top next week. Industry sources suggest the set could sell as many as 125,000 copies by week's…

  20. Katy Perry's 'Friday' Flies Up Hot 100, Adele Still No. 1

    June 22, 2011 2:30 PM EDT Adele 's "Rolling in the Deep" banks a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (June 23) on Billboard.com, while Katy Perry 's "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" rockets into the top five. Katy Perry Parties With Rebecca Black, '…

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