1. VMAs 2011: 13 Things You Didn't See on TV

    August 29, 2011 12:47 AM EDT As action-packed as the 28th annual VMAs were, not all of the excitement happened on the stage. Here's a baker's dozen things you did not see on TV that occurred before, during and after the show. VMAs: Katy Perry, Gaga & Pregnant Beyonce Steal the Show PHOTOS: RED CARPET | THE…

  2. Adam Levine: "F--- You VMA's"

    August 27, 2011 6:45 PM EDT While many of the world's biggest pop stars are getting ready to appear at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards tomorrow night (Aug. 28), Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is flipping the middle finger to the network's long-running ceremony. "The VMA's. one day a year when MTV…

  3. Billboard Bits: Bruno Mars Joins MTV VMAs Lineup, Kanye West Slips Onstage

    August 11, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bruno Mars Added to MTV Video Music Awards Bruno Mars is the latest artist to join the lineup of performers at the MTV Video Music Awards, following previously announced artists Chris Brown , Adele , Lil Wayne and…

  4. Young the Giant Performing at MTV VMAs

    August 03, 2011 11:50 AM EDT Young the Giant , already the beneficiary of MTV promotional efforts, has secured the coveted "emerging artist" performance slot on this year's Video Music Awards telecast, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. A RoadRunner Records act best known for the song "My Body,…

  5. Lil Wayne, Adele, Chris Brown To Perform at MTV VMAs

    July 28, 2011 10:31 AM EDT Adele , Chris Brown and Lil Wayne have been announced as the first performers for the MTV Video Music Awards, which will air Aug. 28 from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre. For Adele, whose sophomore full-length "21" is the best-selling album of the year, the performance will be her…

  6. Amy Winehouse Funeral Brings Family and Friends Together

    July 26, 2011 10:40 AM EDT Wearing dark suits, black dresses and the occasional beehive hairdo, friends and family said goodbye to Amy Winehouse Tuesday with prayers, tears, laughter and song at an emotional funeral ceremony. The singer's father, mother and brother were joined by Winehouse's close friends,…

  7. Amy Winehouse: Stars Mourn with Songs & Statements

    July 25, 2011 3:05 PM EDT Without a doubt, Amy Winehouse's influence across the music world has been felt in the days following her passing. Amy Winehouse Found Dead in London | Celebs Mourn on Twitter Photos: Amy's Greatest Moments | Amy Winehouse Chart History Musicians ranging from rock, rap and pop…

  8. Beyonce Stays Atop U.K. Album Chart, DJ Fresh's 'Louder' Tops Singles Tally

    July 11, 2011 10:25 AM EDT Beyoncé started a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday) with "4" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), as "Louder" (Ministry of Sound) by DJ Fresh featuring Sian Evans debuted at No. 1 on the singles survey. The Beyoncé album sold a relatively modest…

  9. Weekly Chart Notes: Beyonce, LMFAO, Katy Perry

    July 08, 2011 1:05 PM EDT '4' SCORES: Beyonce and Adele are doing quite a number on the Billboard 200. Beyonce's new leader "4" roars in at No. 1, a spot above Adele's former 10-week topper "21." Despite the titles' lock on the Billboard 200's top two spots, just nine…

  10. Adele Cancels Remaining U.S. Tour Dates Due to Illness

    June 03, 2011 2:50 PM EDT British singer Adele has scrapped the remaining nine dates of her sold-out North American tour due to laryngitis. She already had postponed five shows under doctor's orders following her recent diagnosis. While resting in Los Angeles, she met with an Otolaryngology specialist who…

  11. Jessie J Aims for Stadium Status with 'Who You Are'

    April 12, 2011 10:13 AM EDT It's not often that one's music career becomes a matter of life and death. But for burgeoning U.K. singer/songwriter Jessie J , the limelight has bordered on harrowing. "We finished a tour stop in Bristol [England] last night and there were more fans than I've seen in my…

  12. Billboard Bits: Gwen Stefani Covers Elle's Women in Music Issue, Beastie Boys Release New Single

    April 06, 2011 7:27 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwen Stefani Covers ELLE's Women in Music Issue In ELLE's Women in Music issue hitting newsstands April 12, Gwen Stefani appears on the cover and in a portfolio also featuring Adele , Willow Smith , Robyn…

  13. Radio, Records Reflect On Adult Pop's First 15 Years

    March 22, 2011 1:05 PM EDT Following passionate perusal of Billboard's countdown of the Top 40 Adult Pop Songs 1996-2011 , consultants, radio programmers and record executives shared their insight on the format's evolution, from its early '90s inception to its potential future direction. (Plus a TMZ…

  14. Britney Spears Reveals Plans for 'Till The World Ends' Video, TV Appearances

    March 17, 2011 3:40 PM EDT As the Mar. 29 release of Britney Spears' "Femme Fatale" draws near, the singer is about to be all over television screens. According a press release posted today (Mar. 17) on her website , the singer will appear on "Good Morning America" and "Ellen" during…

  15. The Deadlies Unseat Traphik as Uncharted's New No. 1

    March 11, 2011 11:09 AM EST Stop the presses--there's a new Uncharted superstar in town. Sliding into No. 1 this week is the Los Angeles rock quartet the Deadlies . With members from Mexico, Japan and Southern California, the band has consistently ranked in Uncharted's top 5, thanks to nearly 2.5 million total…

  16. Billboard Bits: Will.i.am Calls MJ Album 'Disrespectful,' Jessica Simpson Not Getting Prenup?

    November 15, 2010 7:15 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Will.i.am Calls New Michael Jackson Release 'Disrespectful' Will.i.am is far from excited about the release of "Michael," the first posthumous Michael Jackson album set for a Dec. 14 release on…

  17. Duffy Triumphs With Three BRIT Awards

    February 18, 2009 7:31 PM EST Welsh vocalist Duffy was the big winner at the 2009 BRIT Awards, taking home three trophies tonight (Feb. 18) at London's Earls Court. Duffy, whose debut album, "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal), was the U.K's top seller in 2008, won BRITS for British female, British…

  18. Plant/Krauss, Lil Wayne Win Big At 51st Grammys

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Robert Plant and Alison Krauss were the big winners at the 51st annual Grammy Awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center, tallying five trophies, including album of the year for the Rounder project "Raising Sand" and record of the year for "Please Read The Letter." "…

  19. Stars Sign On For Couric Grammy Special

    January 23, 2009 11:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake, Lil' Wayne, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift will join Katie Couric for her "All Access Grammy Special," to air Feb. 4 on CBS. The Jonas Brothers, Carrie Underwood, Metallica, Ne-Yo, John Legend, Rascal Flatts, Duffy, Adele, Kid Rock, Jazmine Sullivan, Jordin…

  20. Adele Exclusive!

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Soulful 19-year-old British singer Adele visited Billboard this week for an exclusive video interview and acoustic performance. Click here to watch both as well as to read Billboard's feature on the r Soulful 19-year-old British singer Adele visited Billboard this week for an exclusive…

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