1. Cho Yong Pil: Meet the K-Pop Legend

    June 12, 2013 5:45 PM EDT A rare sit-down interview with the Korean pop legend, aka, the man who knocked PSY's "Gentleman" off the No. 1 spot Cho Yong Pil’s Seoul office in the affluent Seocho-dong neighborhood is surprisingly neat and tidy given all that's inside. The room is packed with music…

  2. After School Pushes Boundaries With 'First Love' Single Concept

    June 07, 2013 4:45 PM EDT K-pop girl group After School is turning a lot of heads with the concept for their new single "First Love." Teaser photos featuring the eight-member outfit have been released by label Pledis Entertainment featuring everything from fierce, bad girl looks to fresh-faced, clean…

  3. Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran Return To Childhood in 'Everything Has Changed' Video: Watch

    June 06, 2013 10:49 AM EDT Leave it to Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to fully return us cynical adults to the wonders of childhood in a little over four minutes. In the impossibly adorable music video for "Everything Has Changed," the singer-songwriters showcase miniature doppelgängers building an everlasting…

  4. Taylor Swift To Present At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 06, 2013 9:15 AM EDT Taylor Swift will present an award at the upcoming MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The country star will make the appearance during her 'Red' tour. And added to the performers lineup at the MMVAs on Wednesday was Aussie singer Cody Simpson, Austin Mahone and punk rockers Billy…

  5. Lee Hyori Rules With 'Bad Girls' on K-Pop Chart

    June 01, 2013 2:00 PM EDT This week's biggest K-pop chart and industry news. With a decade in the industry under her belt, Lee Hyori nabs her first K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 with “Bad Girls,” the lead single off fifth album “Monochrome.” The K-diva hasn’t released a single in three years since her 2010 “H-Logic”…

  6. 2NE1's CL Is 'The Baddest Female' in Solo Video

    May 28, 2013 7:52 PM EDT Earlier this month, YG Entertainment (label to PSY, BIGBANG, G-Dragon and more) teased a new artist asking "Who's Next?" before revealing a solo CL , leader of K-pop girl group phenomenom 2NE1, would be the newest act waving the YG flag. Her debut effort was released early…

  7. Chart Highlights: Stone Temple Pilots Make Return Flight To Rock Radio

    May 27, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The band is back with its first chart entry since 2010 - and with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, J. Cole and Banda Carnaval Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  8. Daft Punk Stream Aids 38-5 Rise on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    May 23, 2013 7:47 PM EDT Daft Punk makes a leap on the Social 50 tally, rising 38-5 and breaking the top five for the first time. The French electronic duo made its just-released album, "Random Access Memories" (May 21), available for streaming in the iTunes Store on May 13.   The Social 50 ranks the most…

  9. Daft Punk Stream Aids 38-5 Rise on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    May 23, 2013 7:40 PM EDT Daft Punk makes a leap on the Social 50 tally, rising 38-5 and breaking the top five for the first time. The French dance duo made its just-released album, "Random Access Memories" (May 21), available for streaming in the iTunes Store on Monday, May 13.   The ascension in the…

  10. PSY Impostor Crashes Cannes Film Festival

    May 23, 2013 11:04 AM EDT "Seems like there's another ME at Cannes," South Korean superstar tweets. After days of a PSY impostor gallivanting around the 2013 Cannes Film Festival dressed as the South Korean rapper, the real "Gangnam Style" star has finally stood up. On Wednesday (May 22),…

  11. Marianas Trench, Drake Lead 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2013 6:45 PM EDT Vancouver's pop-rock band Marianas Trench -- now a headlining arena act in Canada after a dozen years of hard work, and whose frontman Josh Ramsay co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" -- leads the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards with six nominations,…

  12. Kellie Pickler Wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

    May 22, 2013 9:23 AM EDT Kellie Pickler came into the final "Dancing With the Stars" episode in second place but finished in first. The 26-year-old country singer won the show's mirror ball trophy Tuesday. "This is amazing!" she beamed to her professional partner, Derek Hough. The pair…

  13. The 10 Most GIF-Worthy Moments: Billboard Music Awards 2013

    May 20, 2013 3:53 AM EDT Still shots are nice, but the 2013 Billboard Music Awards was all about motion. Everyone from host Tracy Morgan to performers like Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars showed their stuff on stage--shimmering, shaking and singing. So what better way to recap some of the best times from the show…

  14. Billboard Music Awards 2013: 13 Things You Didn't See on TV

    May 20, 2013 3:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift goes all-out, Will.i.am dishes on Britney, PSY hears nature's call, and more behind the scenes at the BBMAs. Backstage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, 2013 Billboard Music Awards performers, presenters and winners made their way to talk to the media, pose for photos and, in…

  15. Taylor Swift, Gotye and Rihanna Win Big at Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2013 11:15 PM EDT Taylor Swift and her 3.7 million-selling "Red" dominated the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 19), taking home eight trophies as Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" swept four major song categories and Rihanna ruled R&B. BILLBOARD MUSIC…

  16. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Open Up 'Thrift Shop,' Score Top Rap Song at Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2013 9:19 PM EDT Hip-hop duo thanks Goodwill following award win. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis continued a monster 2013 by delivering a vibrant performance of their No. 1 hit "Thrift Shop," and then accepting the Top Rap Song award, at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 19).…

  17. Taylor Swift Takes Early Lead at Billboard Music Awards With Six Wins

    May 19, 2013 7:30 PM EDT There may be a blue carpet out front, but the Billboard Music Awards already has "Red" all over it. Taylor Swift has jumped out with six awards, including Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist, in a pre-telecast announcement for the event, airing live Sunday night from…

  18. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Seated Next To Each Other at Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2013 6:12 PM EDT The 2013 Billboard Music Awards promises to include show-stopping performances, superstar appearances, a slew of special surprises -- and now, even some celebrity gossip. Pop stars Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, a teen power couple before their breakup earlier this year, will be sitting…

  19. Carly Rae Jepsen Talks BBMAs Fashion, Fun. & The Folk Revival in Billboard Music Awards Q&A

    May 18, 2013 10:00 AM EDT With the 2013 Billboard Music Awards rapidly approaching, we caught up with BBMA finalist Carly Rae Jepsen to help recount the incredible high points, new discoveries and memorable moments that caught her ears during the past 12 months. Jepsen's breakout 2012 was marked by the song…

  20. Billboard Music Awards: Watch the Cambio Blue Carpet Show Live 5/19 at 6:30pm ET

    May 17, 2013 4:06 PM EDT Thanks for watching live as the biggest names in music arrived at the BBMAs on the Cambio blue carpet! Check out the video again now. All eyes were on the 2013 Billboard Music Awards' blue carpet as the stars arrived at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 19 for…

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