1. O-Town Returns With 'Skydive' Single, Sets August Album Release

    May 28, 2014 10:44 AM EDT O-Town's decade-long hiatus from recorded music officially ends on Wednesday (May 28) with the comeback single "Skydive," from the forthcoming album "Lines & Circles." Listen to the guys give it their all -- or nothing at all -- below: The "Liquid Dreams…

  2. Summer Songs 1985-2013: The Top 10 Tunes of Each Summer

    May 22, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Hot weather plus nostalgia makes for a potent mix(tape). In order to aid your festive flashbacks, we analyzed the Billboard Hot 100 chart for each of the past 29 years and came up with this definitive list of the 10 jams that pumped out of your stereo most between Memorial Day and Labor…

  3. O-Town Returns: See Exclusive New Band Photo

    May 05, 2014 11:55 AM EDT Last March, early-00's boy band O-Town announced plans to reunite a decade after breaking up, and on Monday (May 5), the guys are giving fans a glimpse of their future plans with their first official new band photo in years. Check out the photo of Erik Michael Estrada, Jacob Underwood…

  4. O-Town Reunites: 'It's A New Beginning'

    March 31, 2014 3:02 PM EDT "This isn’t just a reunion for us," says the group's Jacob Underwood, hinting at new music from the group. A decade after O-Town disbanded, the boy band is officially making a comeback. That's right: Erik, Dan, Trevor and Jacob are once again ready to give you their…

  5. Fantasy Boy Band Draft 2013: Vote For The Best Dream Lineup

    August 21, 2013 1:35 PM EDT The Billboard team conducted a fantasy draft of boy band members. Check out the full action below, and vote for your favorite dream team! The NFL football season is fast approaching, which means that it's currently the season for fantasy football drafts. Across the globe, friends…

  6. The Wanted Unveils 'Walks Like Rihanna' Song: Listen

    April 29, 2013 11:21 AM EDT "She can't sing, she can't dance/But who cares, she walks like Rihanna!" So goes the chorus of the Wanted's new single, "Walks Like Rihanna," which name-checks the pop superstar and offers some big, dumb pop fun. The track, which premiered on Capital FM on…

  7. The Year In Chart Headlines, Part 1

    December 20, 2012 11:35 AM EST Before we move on to 2013, here's a chronological look back at the biggest Billboard chart headlines of 2012. Today: January through June. Before we move on to 2013, here's a chronological look back at the biggest Billboard chart headlines of 2012. We'll start with highlights…

  8. Most Wanted: 'Glad You Came' Crowns Pop Songs

    April 09, 2012 11:35 AM EDT U.K. vocal group the Wanted is the first boy band to lead the list with a debut single since 1997. U.K. vocal group the Wanted becomes the first boy band to rule Billboard's Pop Songs chart with a debut single since Hanson spent eight weeks at No. 1 with "MMMBop" in 1997, as …

  9. 5 Things To Know About Lance Bass' Heart2Heart Boy Band

    October 14, 2011 6:15 PM EDT Nostalgic for the days of Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC ? Look no further -- courtesy of former boy-bander Lance Bass himself. Mentored by Bass (who makes a brief appearance in the group's debut music video), Heart2Heart is here to knock out 98° , O-Town and the other boy bands who came…

  10. TV On The Radio: Before There Was 'Glee' ...

    April 27, 2010 2:35 PM EDT As far as we know, the only class taught at William McKinley High School is Spanish. Between show choir, cheerleading and football practice (and the occasional slushie in the face), there's not much time for other subjects. A quick history lesson, then, as the success of the "Glee…

  11. Chart Beat

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Justin Timberlake, the Wreckers and Danity Kane. TIMBERLAND: Justin Timberlake and Timbaland make a potent combination, as they have co-produced and co-written a No. 1 hit on The Billboard Hot 100. It's the second chart-topper for both. Just over six years ago, Timberlake…

  12. Danity Kane Sidesteps OutKast To Claim No. 1

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In yet another big week for new albums on The Billboard 200, Danity Kane comes out on top of the crop with its self-titled debut. The set sold 234,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen In yet another big week for new albums on The Billboard 200, Danity Kane comes out on top of…

  13. Chart Beat

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Keith Urban, Danity Kane, Elton John and more! URBAN HEIGHTS: A blog published in December 2005 suggested that if Keith Urban were to marry Nicole Kidman, his popularity would plunge. Urban and Kidman tied the knot in June and, judging by this week's Hot Country Songs…

  14. Chili's Warm To No. 1 Album Post Again

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A week after making its first No. 1 appearance on The Billboard 200, Red Hot Chili Peppers linger for another frame at the top of the chart with "Stadium Arcadium." The feat is accomplished even thoug A week after making its first No. 1 appearance on The Billboard 200, Red Hot Chili…

  15. Ashley Parker Angel

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At just 24-year's old, this former O-Town member's been 'There & Back.' "There & Back." Who knew three words could sum up a career so well? But that definitely says it all about former O-Town member Ashley Parker Angel, who stars in his own MTV reality…

  16. Chart Beat

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT LL Cool J re-enters the Hot 100 at a stunning No. 4, plus news on Ashley Parker Angel, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beatles, Lifehouse, Daniel Powter and Kool & the Gang. WE NOW RETURN 'CONTROL' TO YOU: "Control Myself" (Def Jam) by LL Cool J featuring Jennifer Lopez…

  17. Ask Billboard

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Guns N'Roses, Ashley Parker Angel and Jessica Simpson. GUNNERS: WHY SO WEIRD? Hi Keith, I've been a fan of Guns N' Roses for a long time. Even now, throughout all the weird changes and crazy rumors, I'm still wondering what will…

  18. Ask Billboard

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about boy bands, Fischerspooner and Green Day. BATTLE OF THE BOYS Hi Keith! I was wondering which boy band has sold the most records. Did the New Kids on the Block (aka NKOTB) sell more records than the Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, 98 Degrees…

  19. Diddy Eyes Girls Only For New 'Band'

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sean "P. Diddy" Combs is returning to his reality show "Making the Band 2" on MTV. Sean "P. Diddy" Combs is returning to his reality show "Making the Band 2" on MTV. In the new season, Combs is aiming to assemble an all-female R&B/hip-hop group.…

  20. Pop Stars Gather At The Net For 'Kids' Day'

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Monica, Smash Mouth and Daniel Bedingfield will perform as part of the 2003 U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Kids' Day event. Monica, Smash Mouth and Daniel Bedingfield will perform as part of the 2003 U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Kids' Day event. Slated for Aug. 23 at the USTA National Tennis Center…

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