1. Ice Cube Goes 'West', Aerosmith Back on Track?

    February 26, 2010 4:20 PM EST In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Ice Cube is coming back with a "no apologies" album called "I Am the West," and Aerosmith has reconciled with Steven Tyler and announced this summer's "Cocked, Locked and Ready To Rock"…

  2. POTW Feb. 26: Black Eyed Peas, Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha

    February 26, 2010 3:18 PM EST Courtney Love , Lily Allen , Ke$ha and more of music's controversial stars strutted their stuff on the red carpet at the NME Awards in London, while Lil Kim and Ashanti made sure they weren't tardy for Juelz Santana 's birthday party in New York City. From performance shots of…

  3. Ke$ha featuring 3OH!3, "Blah Blah Blah"

    February 26, 2010 3:13 PM EST "I don't really care where you live at/Just turn around, boy, let me hit that!" That line pretty much sums up the message of "Blah Blah Blah," the follow-up to Ke$ha 's record-breaking hit "TiK ToK." "Blah" takes post-feminist aim at boys who…

  4. Videos of the Week: Shakira Seduces Rafael Nadal, Ke$ha Covers Radiohead, Sade Whips a Horse

    February 26, 2010 2:59 PM EST In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing: Shakira gets steamy with tennis star Rafael Nadal, a 13-year-old Ke$ha covers Radiohead, Sade gets feisty with a horse, Carrie Underwood smooches a pig, and more. 1) Shakira Seduces Shirtless Rafael Nadal Shakira might "steal…

  5. iTunes Sells 10 Billionth Track, Black Eyed Peas Back On Top

    February 25, 2010 5:50 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Apple's iTunes store sold its 10 billionth song on Wednesday, and awarded the winning purchaser with a $10,000 iTunes gift card. The Black Eyed Peas have unseated Ke$ha from the top of the Hot 100, and Sade takes the…

  6. Chart Beat Thursday: Black Eyed Peas, Mariah Carey, k.d. lang

    February 25, 2010 4:05 PM EST THREE-PEA-T: As previously reported , the Black Eyed Peas halt Ke$ha 's nine-week reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "TiK ToK," as "Imma Be" ascends 3-1. The latter track is the third Hot 100 No. 1 from the Black Eyed Peas' album "The E.N.D.,"…

  7. Black Eyed Peas Back On Top Of Hot 100 With 'Imma Be'

    February 25, 2010 11:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas become the first duo or group in 19 years to plate three Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles from one album, as "Imma Be," from the act's "The E.N.D.," beelines 3-1. The quartet set a record last year withh 26 successive weeks at No. 1 when "Boom…

  8. Sade's 'Soldier Of Love' Rules Euro Chart

    February 25, 2010 5:43 AM EST Sade 's "Soldier of Love" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) starts a second week atop Billboard's European Albums chart, while Ke$ha leads European Hot 100 Singles for a fourth week with "Tik Tok" (RCA/Sony Music Entertainment). Logistical issues prevented the…

  9. iTunes Sells 10 Billion Songs

    February 24, 2010 9:35 PM EST Apple's iTunes store sold its 10 billionth song on Wednesday (Feb. 24), thanks to massive sales of tracks by Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga and Coldplay. Apple revealed that Black Eyed Peas ' "I Gotta Feeling" is iTunes' all-time most-downloaded song, with "Boom Boom…

  10. Ke$ha Crushes Men's Hearts In 'Blah Blah Blah' Video

    February 24, 2010 6:15 PM EST In the video for Ke$ha's new single, "Blah Blah Blah," the fiercely hot mess of a pop star shows what happens to men who annoy her in the hopes of gaining her attention: In a nutshell: if they don't shut up, she makes them. The thoroughly entertaining clip showcases four…

  11. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 2/20/2010

    February 20, 2010 10:00 AM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @SlashHudson (Slash): I think Madonna should sit on Justin…

  12. POTW Feb. 19: Fashion Week Special

    February 19, 2010 7:20 PM EST Chris Brown , Pete Wentz , Faith Hill and more of music's most stylish stars hit the catwalks at New York Fashion Week, while Justin Timberlake , Ke$ha , Adam Lambert , Estelle , and dozens more famous faces took in the action from the front rows (and the after parties). Check out tons…

  13. Ask Billboard: Olympics, Monica, Smokey Robinson

    February 19, 2010 4:55 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. RINGS TONES Hi Gary, I enjoyed your list this week of Olympics-related titles…

  14. Ke$ha: The Billboard Cover Story

    February 19, 2010 3:00 PM EST If you want insight into a celebrity's self-image, you could do worse than watch one make the brief walk from the star's chosen chariot to the red carpet prior to an awards show. The frenzied VIP drop-off area at the 2010 Grammy Awards reveals more than any klieg-light TV interview…

  15. Adam Lambert Not Discreet, Gordon Lightfoot Not Dead

    February 19, 2010 1:26 PM EST In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Adam Lambert is in some hot water for comments he made during an interview with Long Island radio station WBLI about his bisexuality, making out with Ke$ha , and fur. Lil Wayne 's prison delay for dental work turned…

  16. Lil Wayne Shows Realty Genius, Ke$ha Tops 'World'

    February 18, 2010 5:28 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Lil Wayne is in the news as he gets ready to enter prison on gun charges--seems the special aroma in his South Beach condo is considered value-added by buyers looking at the property. On the Hot 100, Ke$ha holds on to the…

  17. Ke$ha Stops 'World' From Spinning A No. 1 On Hot 100

    February 18, 2010 10:27 AM EST K e$ha's "TiK ToK" holds off the impressive arrival of charity single "We Are the World 25: For Haiti" by Artists for Haiti to remain at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth consecutive week. "TiK ToK" has now persevered over a pair of No. 2-debuting…

  18. 'We Are The World' Returns to the Upper Reaches of the Hot 100

    February 17, 2010 10:32 AM EST Nearly 25 years after hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, charity single "We Are the World" makes its way back to chart, debuting at No. 2, thanks to the all-star collective Artists for Haiti. "World" trails Ke$ha 's "TiK ToK,' which holds at No. 1 for a…

  19. Lady Gaga, Florence Set To Shine At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 11:24 AM EST Lady Gaga , Florence and the Machine , Dizzee Rascal , Robbie Williams and Jay-Z should all get a sales boost from the U.K.'s BRIT Awards. The event, organised by U.K. trade body the BPI and sponsored by MasterCard, will be televised live on ITV1 from 8pm tonight (Feb. 16) with further…

  20. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 2/12/2010

    February 12, 2010 3:21 PM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @chamillionaire : I know it doesn't normally snow in…

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