1. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Aly and AJ Michalka & Lily Collins

    August 16, 2013 2:12 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Aly and AJ Michalka 78 Violet’s Aly and AJ Michalka rocked casual and sexy looks at the InStyle Summer Soiree held Poolside at the Mondrian hotel on August 14 in West…

  2. Tori Kelly Live: Watch Her Acoustic Tastemakers Performance and Q&A

    August 15, 2013 1:49 PM EDT Watch the singer/songwriter (and YouTube star) perform two songs and talk new music and style. Nuanced, soulful singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has garnered over 45 million YouTube views, Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun tweeted she was "the truth" earlier this year,…

  3. 78Violet Live: Watch Aly & AJ's Tastemakers Performance

    July 24, 2013 2:45 PM EDT The sister duo performs new songs 'Hothouse' & 'Boy' and talks new album, style, acting and more. The sisters known simply by their first names -- Aly and AJ -- have grown far beyond being the adolescent pop starlets that fans first came to know. After last month…

  4. Aly and AJ Return As 78Violet, Announce 'Hothouse' Single

    June 05, 2013 4:45 PM EDT Pop duo will play its first live show in five years later this month. Former teen pop stars Aly & AJ have grown up and rebranded themselves: now in their early 20s, the sister duo has changed their name to 78Violet. "Hothouse," their first single under their new moniker, will…

  5. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  6. The Billboard Q&A: Rivers Cuomo

    December 05, 2008 1:06 PM EST A Jermaine Dupri song about partying excessively seems a far cry from a Brian Wilson song about sweetly loving a girl. The tie that binds these polar opposites of pop music is the ever-eccentric Rivers Cuomo. As the frontman for Weezer, Cuomo has sang wistfully about time spent alone in the…

  7. Weezer Raids Vaults, Records Xmas Carols

    November 28, 2008 3:00 PM EST On the heels of the release of the second volume of Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo's home recordings, the group is now taking a look back into its own vaults. Cuomo tells Billboard he has "no idea" when the tentatively titled "Odds and Ends" will be released, but…

  8. Miley Cyrus Prepares To 'Breakout' With New Album

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On her hit Disney Channel show, she's Hannah Montana. But on her upcoming album, she's just Miley Cyrus. The teen superstar will release the first full-length album under her own name, "Breakout," Jul On her hit Disney Channel show, she's Hannah Montana. But on her…

  9. Aly & AJ Writing New Songs, Plot Films

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Aly & AJ are still "in deep with 'Insomniatic'," according to older sister Alyson Renae Michalka, but the sibling pop duo has its third album already in its crosshairs. Aly & AJ are still "in deep with 'Insomniatic'," according to older sister…

  10. 'High School Musical' Kids Soaking Up Success

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The "High School Musical" kids were expecting big things for the just-premiered "High School Musical 2." But they weren't taking the big ratings for granted, either. Now, the accompanying soundtrack l The "High School Musical" kids were expecting big things…

  11. Plain White T's Finally Unseats Rihanna On Hot 100

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Plain White T's earn their first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as "Hey There Delilah" continues its staircase climb, stepping from No. 2. The song has progressed one place each week since it leaped 16-6 in Plain White T's earn their first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as "Hey…

  12. T.I. Holds Off Pumpkins, Interpol To Remain No. 1

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s "T.I. vs. T.I.P." maintains its lead on The Billboard 200 for a second week after moving 175,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's a 63% drop from the album's T.I.'s "T.I. vs. T.I.P." maintains its lead on The…

  13. Extending Their Brand

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the grand tradition of the Olsen twins and Disney juggernauts "High School Musical" and "Hannah Montana," a marketing blitz that pushes branded entertainment to the max is on tap for Aly & AJ's In the grand tradition of the Olsen twins and Disney juggernauts …

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Aly & AJ extend their brand and toughen up their sound, Smashing Pumpkins are reborn after a seven-year hiatus, Spoon keeps on growing alongside its indie label partner and Interpol doesn't stray The first new studio album in 14 years from Australian rock outfit Crowded House, "…

  15. Rihanna, Shop Boyz Still Not Budging On Hot 100

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For a fifth straight week, Rihanna's "Umbrella" and Shop Boyz' "Party Like a Rockstar" are locked in at the top two spots of the Billboard Hot 100. "Umbrella" scores a sixth week at No. 1 and also inc For a fifth straight week, Rihanna's "…

  16. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

  17. 'Smack' Attack: Akon Adds More No. 1s To His Arsenal

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Senegalese R&B artist Akon enters a second week at No. 1 on the Hot 100 with "I Wanna Love You" featuring Snoop Dogg, but he also becomes the first artist to replace himself at No. 1 on the Pop 10 Senegalese R&B artist Akon enters a second week at No. 1 on the Hot 100 with …

  18. 42OnTV

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 16 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Dierks Bentley. "The Megan Mullally Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Mario Vazquez (also scheduled: Bradley Whitford). "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," NBC…

  19. All Timberlake, All The Time On Billboard Charts

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake extends his Billboard chart supremacy by remaining No. 1 on the Hot 100 for a fourth week and the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs tallies for a third with "SexyBack." As reported yeste Justin Timberlake extends his Billboard chart supremacy by remaining No. 1 on the…

  20. Mariah, Chilis, Peas, Nickelback Top AMA Noms

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and Nickelback lead the field for the 2006 American Music Awards, to be broadcast live by ABC on Nov. 21 from With three nominations each, Mariah Carey, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Eyed Peas and…

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