1. Rihanna to Receive 'AMA Icon Award'

    November 15, 2013 10:10 AM EST Rihanna has been chosen to be the first-ever "AMA Icon Award" winner at this month's American Music Awards, being held Nov. 24 on ABC. The "Diamonds" singer will also perform at the event. Related Articles Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez and TLC to Perform at American…

  2. Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez and TLC to Perform at American Music Awards

    November 13, 2013 1:15 PM EST Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez and TLC have been added to the ever-expanding lineup of the 2013 American Music Awards, going down live at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Nov. 24. The Latest on AMAs Lady Gaga, R. Kelly To Perform 'Do What U Want' At American Music Awards American…

  3. Eminem Debuts at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart; Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Returns

    November 07, 2013 9:59 PM EST Nearly 15 years after the No. 62-peaking "Just Don't Give a F***" introduced Eminem to Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, the Detroit rapper posts his first No. 1 on the list. "The Monster," featuring Rihanna, opens at No. 1 as it exploded across…

  4. DJ Khaled and TLC Rule on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    October 31, 2013 7:47 PM EDT Miami radio jock-turned-artist DJ Khaled scores his eighth consecutive top 10 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as “Suffering From Success” opens at No. 2 with 27,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The second-place debut makes Khaled only the fifth artist in the Nielsen era (Dec. 1992…

  5. Sales of TLC's '20' Surge by 200%, Could Hit Top 20 on Billboard 200

    October 25, 2013 8:33 PM EDT TLC's new greatest hits album "20" is set to fly into the top 20 of the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources say the set might sell around 15,000 to 20,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Oct. 27. That could represent at least a 200% gain over…

  6. Katy Perry's 'Prism' Sales Grow, Fifth Harmony Set for Top 10

    October 25, 2013 8:25 PM EDT On next week's Billboard 200 chart, Katy Perry's "Prism" seems destined for at No. 1 debut, as industry sources forecast the album to sell around 290,000 by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Oct. 27. Two days ago, the insiders had pegged the set to bow with around…

  7. TLC's 'CrazySexyCool' Biopic to Premiere on VH1

    October 21, 2013 2:33 AM EDT For Rozanda "Chilli" Thomas and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, there were several uncomfortable moments watching actresses portray them in a new TLC biopic. But it was especially strange to watch Lil Mama, who played the role of the late Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes - the…

  8. Lorde, HAIM Bring Girl Power To Alternative

    October 11, 2013 1:05 PM EDT With the acts' debut full-length releases atop the rock and alternative album charts, pop production and female vocals have become more common at the formats "Girl power is definitely back in a big way at the alternative format," declares WROX Norfolk, Va., program…

  9. Justin Timberlake Crowns Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart Again

    October 10, 2013 7:10 PM EDT Just six months after “The 20/20 Experience” first reached No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (on its way to a 10-week reign), Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2)” debuts atop the chart with 350,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The last time an artist posted two…

  10. TLC Releases Ne-Yo Penned Song, 'Meant To Be': Listen

    October 08, 2013 4:59 PM EDT After teasing fans, TLC releasesa new song, "Meant to Be," off their upcoming album, "20." "Meant to Be," co-penned by Ne-Yo, is reminiscent of the group's earlier work, such as  "FanMail" and "3D." The mid-tempo cut features T-Boz and…

  11. August Alsina Ascends To No. 1 On Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Chart

    October 08, 2013 12:57 PM EDT New Orleans newcomer August Alsina picks up his first Billboard airplay chart-topper, as "I Luv This Shit," on which he's co-billed with Trinidad James, jumps 4-1 on the Nielsen BDS-based Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay ranking. The Knucklehead-produced track rises by 18%…

  12. Britney Spears' '…Baby One More Time' Anniversary: 15 Little-Known Facts

    September 30, 2013 2:13 PM EDT To commemorate Brit's debut single turning 15, here are a few things you might not know about the song's recording, music video and chart history. Monday (Sept. 30) marks the 15th anniversary of the release of Britney Spears' debut single, "…Baby One More Time,"…

  13. Chart Juice: Maybach Music's 'Self Made' Scores Third No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    September 26, 2013 8:11 PM EDT Led by Meek Mill's "Levels," the set is the third Maybach Music Group compilation in the series to reach the top spot. Maybach Music Group's "Self Made" series scores its third consecutive chart-topper on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as “MMG: Self Made 3” opens…

  14. The Band Perry Explains Why Their Mother Needs A Pyrotechnics License: Watch

    September 24, 2013 1:33 PM EDT The Band Perry will punctuate an eventful 2013 by kicking off its We Are Pioneers tour, the country group's first global headlining trek, on Nov. 8 in Sweden. Backstage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday (Sept. 21), the group of siblings expressed interest in loading their…

  15. TLC Greatest Hits Set, New Song Due in October

    September 23, 2013 8:05 PM EDT The group's "20" will include a new song, "Meant To Be," which will soundtrack their VH1 biopic. TLC will celebrate over two decades in the pop world with "20." The greatest hits collection, due Oct. 15, will include a new song, "Meant To Be," as…

  16. Zedd Describes Working With Lady Gaga on 'ARTPOP': Watch

    September 23, 2013 1:41 PM EDT "It's like a positive fight," says the EDM whiz backstage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Along with scoring hits like "Clarity" and the recently released single "Stay The Night" under his own name, electronic maestro Zedd has been tapped to handle a…

  17. The Wanted Say You'll Hear 'Struggle' in Album, But No Justin Bieber

    September 23, 2013 10:00 AM EDT "I think maybe it was a bit R&B for the album," the group says of the dropped Bieber track from their long-delayed album, now set for Nov. 4 When The Wanted finally release their debut album, "Word of Mouth," on Nov. 4 following a year of delays, fans will not…

  18. Tim McGraw Preps New Music, 'Tomorrowland' Movie and Faith Hill's Comeback

    September 22, 2013 5:07 PM EDT Tim McGraw may have just released his latest album, "Two Lanes of Freedom," in January -- and capped off its accompanying tour with a performance at iHeartRadio Saturday night. But he's already begun work on the next record. "I've actually been in the studio over…

  19. Floyd Mayweather Wants Miley Cyrus, 'Twerk Queen,' For Next Walk To The Ring

    September 22, 2013 4:08 PM EDT Backstage at the iHeartRadio Fest, watch the famed boxer share thoughts on Miley, Bieber, Drake and more. iHEARTRADIO FEST PHOTOS • iHeartRadio Sat.: Justin Timberlake, Drake, Miley Cyrus • Miley Cyrus Debuts 'Wrecking Ball' Live • iHeartRadio Fri.: Katy Perry, Queen • Muse…

  20. Avril Lavigne iHeartRadio Fest Q&A: Marilyn Manson Collab, Working With L.A. Reid (Video)

    September 22, 2013 12:50 PM EDT After rocking the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas yesterday (September 21), Avril Lavigne went backstage to tell Billboard's Jason Lipshutz about her new self-titled album which includes her collaboration with Marilyn Manson, working with exec Antonio "L.A." Reid…

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