1. Top 20 Viral Videos of 2010

    December 17, 2010 1:30 PM EST We're not saying "video killed the radio star," but viral videos have certainly found a distinct place in our musical landscape. Billboard.com chronicled the music-related clips buzzing around the 'net all year long on our Viral Videos Column , and now we're proud to…

  2. Watch: The Strokes Discuss the Art of the Mixtape

    December 16, 2010 2:39 PM EST Remember the days of cassette tapes? Well The Strokes do, and in the first interview footage of the band in more than three years, its members talk about their experiences making mixtapes and musical beginnings. Video: The Strokes Discuss the Art of the Mixtape Guitarist Albert Hammond Jr…

  3. Billboard Bits: T.I. Releases a New Message from Prison, Justin Bieber Coming to Vanity Fair cover

    December 15, 2010 7:20 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. T.I. Releases New Message from Prison Incarcerated rapper T.I. has released another somber message from prison, this time thanking everyone for picking up his new album, "No Mercy." "I can't say…

  4. Watch: Trent Reznor Talks Scoring 'The Social Network'

    December 15, 2010 3:46 PM EST A s announced yesterday morning , Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor snagged a Golden Globe nod for his score of "The Social Network." Reznor, who has done few interviews regarding "The Social Network," spoke to PBS' Tavis Smiley last night (Dec. 14) about working…

  5. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Dodges Assault Charges, Ricky Martin to Release Bilingual Album

    December 14, 2010 5:59 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bieber Will Not Face Charges in Assault Case This past October, Justin Bieber was accused of punching a 12-year-old boy in the face during a laser-tag battle in which the alleged victim called Bieber a homophobic…

  6. Billboard Bits: Taio Cruz To Perform 'Imagine' On NYE, Bieber Launches 'JustBeats' Headphones

    December 10, 2010 5:54 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taio Cruz to Perform John Lennon's 'Imagine' on New Year's Eve Taio Cruz will become the first artist to do a live performance of John Lennon 's "Imagine" when he takes on the…

  7. Ask Billboard: Celine Dion Celebrates Chart Anniversary

    December 10, 2010 5:35 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PLENTY IN TWENTY…

  8. Enrique Iglesias, Daddy Yankee Lead Latin Into Crossover Territory in 2010

    December 10, 2010 4:28 PM EST Latin music danced in 2010. It was a year of upbeat songs in which urban, tropical and pop music came together as never before, whether in collaboration by stars from historically segmented Latin genres or mixes from young artists built on bachata and other traditionally tropical rhythms.…

  9. Paul McCartney Performs 'Yesterday' With Jimmy Fallon

    December 10, 2010 3:35 PM EST On "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" last night (Dec. 10), Paul McCartney made an appearance to sing an early version of "Yesterday" with Fallon himself, as well as "Here Today," a fitting tribute to John Lennon 30 years after his death. Video: Paul McCartney, Jimmy…

  10. Justin Bieber Teaches Barbara Walters How To Dougie

    December 10, 2010 1:06 PM EST J ustin Bieber has seen his name on a lot of charts this year, but one of the most unique may be Barbara Walter's list of the "10 Most Fascinating People of 2010." Bieber's interview for Barbara's annual special aired last night (Dec. 9) on ABC. Video: Justin Bieber…

  11. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears' Rumored Single Title Leaks, Willow to Tour with Bieber

    December 09, 2010 6:50 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears' Next Single Could Be 'Hold It Against Me' The first single to Britney Spears ' forthcoming seventh studio album, set for a March release, could be called "Hold It Against Me…

  12. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee' Cast, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars

    December 09, 2010 3:35 PM EST 'GLEE' MARKS MILESTONE: The "Glee" cast becomes the second act in the Billboard Hot 100 's 52-year history to total at least 100 chart entries. With five new titles, including the Hot Shot Debut, its rendition of Florence + the Machine 's "Dog Days Are Over…

  13. Prince Drops By 'The View' Unannounced

    December 09, 2010 3:32 PM EST You know that you are truly a rockstar when you can just walk onto a talk show without letting the host, or hostesses in this case, know you're coming. Prince showed that he doesn't need to make appointments -- not even with Barbara Walters -- when he showed up for a surprise visit…

  14. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys Make 'Fight' Film, Warped Tour Bands Announced

    December 08, 2010 6:29 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beastie Boys Making Short Film With Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Elijah Wood Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys , who continues to battle cancer, will write and direct a short film inspired by the band&…

  15. Katy Perry 'In the Process' of Changing Her Name

    December 08, 2010 1:45 PM EST K aty Perry may be an international brand, but that won't stop the recently married singer from changing her name to "Mrs. Brand." Perry admitted on the "Ellen Degeneres Show" today (Dec. 8) that she is "in the process" of taking the last name of her new…

  16. Billboard Bits: Mack Maine Talks 'Carter IV' First Single, Rihanna Announces Fall 2011 UK Tour

    December 07, 2010 6:20 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mack Maine: Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' First Single is '6'7"' Rapper Mack Maine has revealed that the first single to Lil Wayne 's much-anticipated next album, "Tha Carter…

  17. Jack Black, Jason Segel Release Holiday Song, Animated Video

    December 07, 2010 4:07 PM EST As the holiday season approaches, Christmas songs are coming out of the woodwork. Funny guys (and co-stars of the upcoming comedy "Gulliver's Travels") Jason Segel and Jack Black released their own take on classic carols today (Dec. 7). Video: Jason Segel and Jack Black, "…

  18. Billboard Bits: Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology, MJ's Glove Fetches $330K

    December 06, 2010 5:32 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Demi Lovato Attack Victim Waiting for Apology Alex Welch, the tour dancer Demi Lovato punched in the face before entering herself into rehab , recently said that she's still waiting for an apology from Lovato.…

  19. Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey Saluted At Kennedy Center Honors

    December 06, 2010 10:28 AM EST President Barack and first lady Michelle Obama were on hand today to salute entertainment luminaries Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney , country singer Merle Haggard , composer Jerry Herman and dancer Bill T. Jones with the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. Hollywood's A-List was…

  20. A Day To Remember Scores Memorable Debut on Billboard 200

    December 06, 2010 10:25 AM EST Pop-punk band A Day to Remember started in 2003, playing small shows in its hometown of Ocala, Fla. Now all that groundwork - plus the audience-building foundation provided by three album releases - is paying off. The band's fourth studio set, "What Separates Me From You" …

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