1. 'American Idol' Finale Heading to New York?

    January 10, 2014 12:49 AM EST For the first time in the Fox show's history, the American Idol finale could take place in New York City.  The network has yet to confirm the rumor, which began circulating on Idol blogs on Thursday afternoon, but a source tells The Hollywood Reporter that the season-13 grand finale…

  2. Girl's Day Continues Sexy Streak for Disco-Inspired 'Something'

    January 03, 2014 8:45 PM EST The K-pop quartet brings its innocent-meets-provocative charisma for groovin' new single. K-pop quartet Girl's Day had an exciting 2013, gaining a second wind of popularity with "Expectation" and "Female President" -- top 10 hits on the K-Pop Hot 100. Just a…

  3. Eminem, Rihanna Rule Hot 100 for a Fourth Week; Miley Cyrus Returns

    January 02, 2014 1:46 PM EST 'The Monster' rules for a fourth week, granting Rihanna another piece of chart history. Plus, Miley Cyrus re-enters at No. 22 with new single 'Adore You,' which bows atop the Streaming Songs chart Eminem and featured artist Rihanna tally a fourth week at No. 1 on…

  4. 10 Sexiest K-Pop Videos of 2013

    December 30, 2013 7:12 PM EST Girl-on-girl kissing. Grinding. No shirts. This year saw K-pop videos provoke more than ever. Typically, K-pop skews more cute than raunchy, opting to tease rather than let it all hang out. But 2013 was K-pop's sexiest year by far. From camera angles highlighting the idol's…

  5. K-Pop Hot 100: IU Hits No. 1 With 'Friday,' Ties Chart Record

    December 30, 2013 6:30 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring TVXQ!, Brown Eyed Soul, Super Junior, SISTAR, Busker Busker The lead single from the repackage version of IU's impressive "Modern Times" album , the bouncy "Friday," debuts at No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 --…

  6. 20 Most Viewed 2013 K-Pop Videos on YouTube in America: Exclusive

    December 23, 2013 9:10 PM EST From PSY to a slew of girl and boy bands, here's what 2013 releases got top U.S. viewership on YouTube this year. After learning that PSY and BIGBANG earned the biggest-selling K-pop singles of 2013 in America  and that G-Dragon and SHINee sold the most K-pop albums Stateside this year ,…

  7. Jellyfish Entertainment's 'Winter Confession' Tops the K-Pop Hot 100

    December 20, 2013 8:45 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring PSY, VIXX, Super Junior, Wheesung, EXO and more. K-pop label Jellyfish Entertainment released its fourth annual holiday track "Winter Confession," and it debuts at the top of the K-Pop Hot 100 this week. "Winter…

  8. 2013's Biggest-Selling K-Pop Songs in America: PSY, Girls' Generation, 2NE1 & More

    December 17, 2013 8:00 PM EST Acts may have felt sales spurts from TV placements, high-profile award wins and, of course, general fanfare. When you consider we're in 2013, a look through America's 10 best-selling K-pop songs has expected and majorly-unexpected inclusions. Unsurprisingly, PSY leads…

  9. Seo In Kuk, Lena Park & Lim Kim Rule K-Pop Chart With Soundtrack Singles, EXO Snags Top Debut

    December 13, 2013 8:00 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring SHINee, 2NE1, Zia, T-ara and more. As we celebrate Sistar19 and other K-pop acts who ruled this year's K-Pop Hot 100 , "Superstar K" singer Seo In Kuk's "Loved You" tops this week's K-Pop chart…

  10. The Year In K-Pop 2013: Sistar19, Cho Yong Pil, Lee Seung Chul Triumph

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST Last year, "Gangnam Style" defined K-pop. Not only was the PSY smash the No. 1 song on 2012's year-end K-Pop Hot 100 chart, but it brought K-pop culture to a global audience. But in 2013, despite PSY's success, most Korean artists didn't succumb to copying to hit…

  11. 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…

  12. PSY Completes New Album

    December 13, 2013 5:15 AM EST Amid rumors that PSY is readying for a comeback, the South Korean musician’s local agency confirmed that the “Gangnam Style” star has finally completed recording his next album. Local media reports speculate that the singer may unveil his work during concerts to be held around Christmas in…

  13. 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,…

  14. Crayon Pop Brings Leg Wobbling & Silly Holiday Cheer on 'Lonely Christmas'

    December 03, 2013 10:39 PM EST After riding a viral wave to their first K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1, the K-pop girl group brings its fun antics for a holiday concept. Earlier this year, rookie K-pop group Crayon Pop found itself at No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 following a viral response to the video for its fourth single "Bar…

  15. Tori Kelly to Celebrate Billboard's Women In Music Event With 'Candid Covers' Concert

    November 26, 2013 5:20 PM EST Tori Kelly is bringing a new kind of buzz to Billboard's annual Women In Music event. As a new addition to this year's program, the surging singer-songwriter will perform a live "Candid Covers" session for her fans following the Women in Music luncheon on Dec. 10.…

  16. American Music Awards 2013: 10 Moments That Made Us LOL, Clap, and Shake Our Heads

    November 25, 2013 1:40 AM EST Award shows are a prime oppourtunity for moments that will spark conversation on social networks and at water coolers alike for days to come. The 2013 American Music Awards were no different, with the expected acts (Hi, Gaga and Miley) giving us something to talk about. American Music Awards…

  17. Justin Bieber, G-Dragon Record New Song

    November 22, 2013 11:15 AM EST The K-pop singer/rapper was a special guest performer at the pop star's South Korean concert last month One of K-pop's brightest stars has linked up with on of the world's biggest pop singers. G-Dragon , the leader of popular boy band BIGBANG , and Justin Bieber…

  18. Top 10 American Music Awards Moments: Past AMAs' Video Highlights

    November 20, 2013 11:43 AM EST Watch the AMAs Red Carpet Show Live Tonight at 5PM ET Along with planned performances from Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, One Direction, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and many more and Rihanna set to receive the 'AMA Icon award' , the 2013 American Music Awards this Sunday (Nov. 24…

  19. Martin Garrix Signs to Scooter Braun Projects, Earns a UK No. 1: Exclusive

    November 18, 2013 10:53 AM EST Few high school students are having a better fall than Martin Garrix. Yesterday (November 17), “Animals,” the 17-year-old Dutchman’s breakthrough EDM track, hit No. 1 on the official UK charts during its first week of commercial release, beating Lily Allen and Ellie Goulding to the top…

  20. Maximum Exposure 2013: The Top 10 Platforms That Move Music Now

    November 15, 2013 8:00 AM EST A Longer Version of This Cover Story Appears in The New Billboard -- Own It ! • Subscribe • Buy a Copy • Billboard on iPad Whether they're performing at an awards show, rocking the stage at a huge festival, or licensing your tune for a commercial spot, there are numerous ways for…

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