1. Michael Buble Set for Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    December 07, 2011 6:55 PM EST Next week, Michael Buble 's "Christmas" album will easily spend a third week atop the Billboard 200 chart, while Amy Winehouse 's posthumous album "Lioness: Hidden Treasures" and the Black Keys ' "El Camino" are both aiming for top 10 arrivals.…

  2. Young Fyre Talks T-Pain's 'rEVOLVEr,' Working with Busta Rhymes & More

    December 07, 2011 4:30 PM EST Young Fyre, born Tramaine Winfrey, has produced for some of the hottest artists in the game from Chris Brown , Lil Wayne ("How to Hate") to his bossman at Nappy Boy Entertainment, T-Pain . The Iowa native produced three tracks on T-Pain's fifth studio album "rEVOLVEr"…

  3. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Jingles At No. 1 for Second Week

    December 07, 2011 11:00 AM EST Michael Buble 's "Christmas" album holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for a second week, selling 293,000 (up 29%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. Its cumulative sales crossed the 1 million mark this week (1.03 million), marking the seventh album to sell a million in 2011…

  4. Justin Bieber's 'Mistletoe' Brightens Billboard 200 With No. 1 Debut

    November 09, 2011 11:00 AM EST Justin Bieber continues to break records on Billboard's charts, as his "Under the Mistletoe" album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 210,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. The collection is the first Christmas set by a male artist to debut at No.…

  5. Rihanna's 'Found' Her Way Back to Hot 100 Summit

    November 02, 2011 11:05 AM EDT Rihanna rises to her 11th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, as "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, ascends 2-1 with Airplay Gainer honors in its sixth week on the survey. Rihanna is just the seventh artist in the Hot 100's 53-year history to tally at least 11…

  6. T-Pain Experiments on 'rEVOLVEr' Album

    October 21, 2011 12:55 PM EDT T-Pain 's fourth album, " rEVOLVEr," is set for a Dec. 6 release, RCA Records has announced. The auto-tune loving artist said in a statement, "'rEVOLVEr' is drawn from seven albums' worth of material. There are so many different things on this album. I…

  7. Adele's 'Someone Like You' Atop Hot 100, Passes 2 Million Downloads

    October 12, 2011 4:35 PM EDT Adele 's "Someone Like You" spends a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100 , earning Airplay Gainer honors and racking up more than 2 million downloads sold to-date, according to Nielsen SoundScan. No. 1: "Someone Like You" The song logs a second frame at No. 1 on…

  8. T-Pain Unveils Emotional '5 O'Clock' Video with Wiz Khalifa, Lily Allen

    September 30, 2011 3:15 PM EDT Former Auto-Tune maestro T-Pain returns with a mid-tempo groove and wanders the streets alone in the music video for "5 O'clock," the first single off his upcoming album "RevolveR" which features Wiz Khalifa and Lily Allen . Video: "5 O'clock," T-Pain…

  9. Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV': Track-By-Track Review

    August 29, 2011 2:20 PM EDT "Tha Carter IV" arrives today (Aug. 29) with gargantuan expectations that Lil Wayne cannot match. How could he? The last installment in the New Orleans rapper's "Carter" series, "Tha Carter III," was a perfect storm of critical and commercial acclaim, riding…

  10. Lil Wayne Debuts 'She Will' Feat. Drake: Listen

    August 12, 2011 12:40 PM EDT After getting a sneak peak at the recording process behind the single, Lil Wayne debuts "She Will," today (Aug. 12), which features Drake . Lil Wayne previewed his verses off the T-Minus-produced track to Drake via video instant message before he turned over his own. "I went…

  11. Chris Brown Tour Dates Revealed; T-Pain and Kelly Rowland on the Bill

    August 10, 2011 12:15 PM EDT Chris Brown will kick off his F.A.M.E. tour in Toronto on Sept. 12 and he's taking T-Pain , Kelly Rowland and Tyga along for the cross-country ride that will bring the R&B star to his native Virginia, as well as Los Angeles before ending in Hartford the day before Halloween. "…

  12. Jay-Z Tops Forbes Hip-Hop Rich List Yet Again

    August 10, 2011 9:47 AM EDT With all the news about his brand-new collaboration with Kanye West , "Watch the Throne," we almost overlooked the fact that Jay-Z topped the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash King list yet again. His take over the past 12 months? $37 million. 'Watch the Throne' Now Projected to Top 500…

  13. Gym Class Heroes Talk 'Papercut Chronicles II,' Working with Adam Levine

    July 27, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Gym Class Heroes have been on a break from touring and recording since they finished up the album cycle for their 2008 release "The Quilt," but the alternative hip-hop group is back with a new album, "The Papercut Chronicles II," that will be released "sometime this…

  14. Game Disses Many On 'Uncle Otis': Listen

    July 22, 2011 3:35 PM EDT While reciting lines from hit songs ("Novacane," "How to Love," "I'm On One") and impersonating a few of the artists whose those songs belong to, Game takes it upon himself to diss 50 Cent , the Seans (and 'shawn) of the hip-hop game (Kreayshawn, Big…

  15. LMFAO Still Atop Hot 100, Demi Lovato Debuts In Top 10

    July 20, 2011 3:40 PM EDT LMFAO spends its third week atop the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (July 21) on Billboard.com, with "Party Rock Anthem" (feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock), while Demi Lovato scores her first top 10 debut, as "Skyscraper" soars in at No. 10. "Party"…

  16. T-Pain Ditches Auto-Tune: 'You Can't Stick with One Thing Forever'

    July 20, 2011 11:51 AM EDT Auto-Tune really is dead for T-Pain on his upcoming album, "rEVOLVEr." The Atlanta MC tells Billboard.com that he's ditching the audio production software that dominated his previous three albums in favor of technology of his own invention -- The T-Pain Effect, a joint venture…

  17. DJ Khaled Talks 'We the Best Forever': Video Track-By-Track

    July 19, 2011 3:40 PM EDT There's truth to DJ Khaled 's words. "I live at Billboard. Check the charts. I've been there for seven years straight," DJ Khaled tells Billboard.com the day before the release of "We the Best Forever" (July 18). DJ Khaled: Behind the Scenes with Hip-Hop&…

  18. Coldplay Launching Samsung AT&T Summer Krush Concert Series

    July 12, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Coldplay will perform in Los Angeles later this summer to help launch the fourth annual Samsung AT&T Summer Krush, a free concert series designed to showcase the capabilities of the newly released Samsung Infuse 4G, available exclusively through AT&T. The British rock act will launch…

  19. Jill Scott Celebrates First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    June 29, 2011 11:00 AM EDT R&B singer Jill Scott celebrates her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as her fourth studio effort, "The Light of the Sun," debuts atop the list with 135,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. She's been notching hits on the chart beginning with her 2000 debut,…

  20. Mary J. Blige Debuts New Song at 2011 BET Awards: Watch

    June 27, 2011 1:20 PM EDT Mary J. Blige opened the 2011 BET Awards last night (June 26), performing vintage songs such as "You Bring Me Joy" and "Real Love." Mary then brought out her first guest Anita Baker to perform the classic, "Caught Up in the Rapture." Chris Brown Wins Big At BET…

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