1. BET Orders Reality Series Starring Nelly, Keyshia Cole and Mann Family

    August 12, 2014 3:44 AM EDT BET is bulking up its unscripted programming. The Viacom-owned cable network has handed out series orders to docuseries starring rapper Nelly , a new entry with Keyshia Cole and one featuring Meet the Browns stars David and Tamela Mann . The untitled Cole project, picked up for six half-hour…

  2. Tomorrowland 2014 Day 1 Highlights: Avicii, Dillon Francis, Kygo & More

    July 26, 2014 1:56 PM EDT Tomorrowland kicked off its second weekend honor of the festival’s 10th anniversary on Friday (July 25). Boasting one of the deepest talent pools and arguably the most impressive production value that dance music has to offer, Tomorrowland is an immersive and at times overwhelming experience…

  3. Miley Cyrus Shares Topless Photos of New Tattoo Honoring Her Late Dog

    July 06, 2014 3:42 PM EDT Miley Cyrus appears to have had one wild 4th of July weekend. In addition to the dozens of strangely patriotic Instagram photos documenting her 4th of July — Uncle Sam mask selfie — the 21-year-old pop singer has posted several racy pictures (some of which are topless) of a new tattoo…

  4. How EXO Lost a Member, But Shined 'United as a Whole' at Premiere Solo Concert

    May 29, 2014 10:19 PM EDT Holding back tears, the scandal-shaken group told thousands of fans: "The beginning of EXO is now" It is not an overstatement to say that SM Entertainment's newest boy band EXO  has launched a new era of K-pop boy-band invasion.  EXO's rabidly loyal fans made the group&…

  5. Miley Cyrus' Dog Floyd Passes Away: 'This Is Unbearable'

    April 02, 2014 10:39 AM EDT Miley Cyrus shared with her 17.6 million Twitter followers on Tuesday night (Apr. 1) that her dog Floyd, an Alaskan klee kai, had passed away. Cyrus did not explain what had happened to her pooch, but said that the news made Tuesday "the 2nd worst day of my life." "I don&…

  6. Michael Jackson's Fatherhood: New Details Emerge in Courtrooms

    June 22, 2013 1:42 PM EDT Courtrooms have supplied the epilogue to Michael Jackson's life. They've provided the forum where his debts have been settled, his final days dissected and his life depicted as a cautionary tale. In nearly four years of court proceedings, two juries have watched Jackson come to…

  7. Paris Jackson 'Hasn't Had Any Birthdays' Since Michael's Death, Chef Testifies

    June 18, 2013 9:49 PM EDT Michael Jackson's oldest child has "the weight of the world" on her shoulders, Kai Chase told jurors in the civil trial over the King of Pop's death.   Michael Jackson's personal chef described for jurors the home lives of the children during the final months of the…

  8. Mount Kimbie on Post-Dubstep Tag: 'We’re Quite Indifferent About It'

    May 16, 2013 12:53 PM EDT The U.K. duo’s post-genre sophomore album drops next week on Warp. Talking to Mount Kimbie makes it seem like 2009 was a decade ago. Four years ago, U.K.-based Kai Campos and Dominic Maker released their debut album “Crooks And Lovers” on Scuba's Hotflush label, which spurred a frenzy…

  9. CODER Crew’s Picks of the Week: Paper Diamond, Sky Ferreira and More

    March 29, 2013 1:39 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew will review their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Lauren and Elissa have to say. Paper Diamond & Christian Rich feat. Angela McCluskey, "XIX" (Elm & Oak) While many dance tracks are all about…

  10. Top 10 EDM Moments of 2012

    December 27, 2012 11:10 AM EST From Madonna hitting a rave, to a billionaire financier buying one, 2012 was full of unbelievable moments for EDM and its artists. Here we touch on 10 top moments in the genre's most formative year thus far.   Best of 2012: Billboard's Year-End Charts & More | The Year in EDM   …

  11. Abigail Washburn Nature Conservancy Video Premiere: Exclusive

    October 25, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Watch Washburn Perform in Oregon for the All Hands on Earth Campaign Abigail Washburn is the latest artist to join the Nature Conservancy's fight for the environment. The singer-songwriter and bandmate Kai Welch have joined the organization's All Hands on Earth music campaign,…

  12. Grizzly Bear Hits the Rink in 'Yet Again' Video: Watch

    September 27, 2012 9:51 PM EDT Grizzly Bear 's "Yet Again" video is a real ice-breaker. The indie act's new video follows a skater navigating a dark rink during a difficult practice, before crashing through the ice and winding up in a mysterious lake. Her journey takes her through a carnival and into a…

  13. K-Pop's Next Wave: 10 Artists To Watch

    August 25, 2012 2:09 PM EDT K-pop's recent international success has been in large part due to its ability to consistently cultivate and export the "new": new signature dance moves, new addictive hooks and beats, tnew hairstyles and outfits. Thus it is no surprise that every year new promising K-pop'…

  14. Stevie Wonder to Divorce Wife of 11 Years

    August 03, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Stevie Wonder has filed for divorce from his second wife, Kai Millard Morris, TMZ is reporting. According to divorce documents, Wonder and his wife of 11 years have been separated since 2009. Citing irreconcilable differences, Wonder is seeking joint custody of the couple's two sons,…

  15. Ask Billboard: What Is Going On With Madonna?

    April 15, 2012 6:05 AM EDT Some fans aren't quite pleased with the Queen of Pop's new material. Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name,…

  16. Bodyguard: Michael Jackson Doctor Stashed Vials Before 911 Call

    September 29, 2011 8:45 PM EDT One of Michael Jackson's bodyguards had barely stepped into the singer's bedroom when he heard a scream. "Daddy!" Jackson's young daughter cried. A few feet away, the singer lay motionless in his bed, eyes slightly open. His personal doctor, Conrad Murray, was trying…

  17. Cobra Starship Party in Photo Booth in 'You Make Me Feel...' Video

    June 28, 2011 5:10 PM EDT Cobra Starship try to contain their pop antics to a photo booth in the music video for their Sabi-assisted new single "You Make Me Feel...", which premiered Tuesday (June 28) on MTV. The Kai Regan-directed clip finds the synth-pop group lounging around a club and taking breaks from…

  18. Matchstik

    July 23, 2009 6:33 PM EDT To say up-and-coming rapper Matchstik had a rough childhood is an understatement. Matchstik, born Allen Forrest in Fort Camble, Ky., grew up in the run down, drug-infested Martin homes of Dothan, Ala. When he was nine-years-old, his father tried to commit suicide and then walked out on the…

  19. 80s-Themed Fitness Chain Dials Up 867-5309.

    July 12, 2009 12:37 PM EDT For a good time, or at least a good work out, gym rats can now call 867-5309. The rapidly expanding health club chain Retrofitness, has acquired the rights to the phone number made famous by eighties one-hit wonder Tommy Tutone . It also recently inked original MTV veejay Martha Quinn to…

  20. 80s-Themed Fitness Chain Dials Up 867-5309

    July 10, 2009 1:02 PM EDT For a good time, or at least a good work out, gym rats can now call 867-5309. The rapidly expanding health club chain Retrofitness, has acquired the rights to the phone number made famous by eighties one-hit wonder Tommy Tutone. It also recently inked original MTV veejay Martha Quinn to voice…

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