1. 'American Idol' Is Allowing Fans to Award a Golden Ticket to Hollywood

    October 19, 2014 11:31 PM EDT For the first time ever, American Idol fans will have the chance to tell a hopeful "you’re going to Hollywood!" Producers of the Fox singing series have added a new wrinkle, allowing viewers to have a say in which contestant will receive a coveted golden ticket to the show's…

  2. Streamy Awards: Watch Live 2/17 at 6pm ET

    February 17, 2013 12:21 PM EST Soulja Boy, Vanilla Ice and Shontelle are among the Streamys' performers. Trophies for the third annual Streamy Awards, which honor online video excellence, will be handed out today (February 17) and you can watch them live right here on Billboard.com starting at 6pm ET (3pm PT). Hosted…

  3. Bruno Mars, 'X Factor' Winner James Arthur Easily Top U.K. Charts

    December 17, 2012 7:30 AM EST In the last sales charts before the the U.K.'s prestigious Christmas No. 1s are unveiled next Sunday (Dec. 23), 2012 "X Factor" winner James Arthur smashed to the top of the singles survey with "Impossible." The track easily becomes the fastest-selling single of the…

  4. 'X Factor' Auditions Bring Out the Crazies (And the Worst in Simon, Paula)

    September 29, 2011 9:40 AM EDT There were more rejections and a few successes as the Chicago auditions wrapped and the Seattle auditions picked back up from where they left off last week, judge Cheryl Cole being replaced once again by former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger . One of the most surprising performances of the…

  5. Adele Brings A Ballad Back To The Hot 100 Summit

    September 09, 2011 12:05 PM EDT H ey Gary, Remember when you said in a recent "Ask Billboard" column that a ballad likely wouldn't hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 anytime soon? I think that with "Someone Like You" reaching the top , Adele has proven that an artist can still rule the chart with a…

  6. Keyshia Cole, Monica, SWV, Ciara & More Female Singers Talk Aaliyah's Influence

    August 24, 2011 9:20 AM EDT Aaliyah's impact transcends further than the hip-hop and R&B realm. From style to the effortless harmony of sensuality and vulnerability, close to ten years from her passing Aaliyah's infuence is still present. In remembrance of Aaliyah, Billboard.com's The Juice we asked…

  7. Drake, Trey Songz Celebrate 'Kodak' Campaign At NYC Show

    October 06, 2010 12:25 PM EDT Drake and Trey Songz hit the Best Buy Theater stage in New York City last night (Oct. 5) to celebrate the new "So Kodak" campaign and Kodak Easyshare Digital cameras. Pitbull , who is the third spokesman on the campaign, was a no-show due to a broken hand. Video: Trey Songz, Drake…

  8. Phil Collins 'Back' At No. 1 in U.K.

    September 27, 2010 7:13 AM EDT The Atlantic label has both new U.K. chart champions, with Phil Collins topping the U.K. album chart for the first time in 12 years, after his soul covers set "Going Back" (Atlantic/Warner Music) climbed 4-1 on the new Official Charts Company listing last night (Sept. 26). Bruno…

  9. The Script Beats Linkin Park On U.K. Chart

    September 20, 2010 8:08 AM EDT Irish band the Script made it two U.K. No. 1 albums from two releases as new sales data was unveiled by the Official Charts Company. Their "Science & Faith" (Phonogenic/Sony Music Entertainment) sold 71,000 copies to claim the top spot on the new chart last night (Sept. 19), as …

  10. Fantasia's Alleged Sex Tape, Van Halen's Roth Reunion

    August 10, 2010 4:58 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, American Idol champ Fantasia has been accused of having an affair with a married man, with whom she allegedly made a sex tape. Breaking News: Fantasia Hospitalized After 'Medication Overdose' Van Halen fans are…

  11. Summer Songs Playlist

    July 07, 2010 2:35 PM EDT Chart Article All summer long, we've posted a new weekly, ten-song playlist of tunes from the Hot 100 to listen to get you in the mood for warm weather fun. Now that September's here, it's time to look back on the summer that was with one final mega collection of tracks. From…

  12. Shontelle, "Impossible"

    June 18, 2010 11:06 AM EDT Barbadian singer Shontelle shines on "Impossible," giving one of the year's standout female vocal performances and recalling the poignancy and technical precision of Beyoncé 's "Irreplaceable." Shontelle already earned a top 40 entry in 2008 with "T-Shirt,…

  13. B.o.B Rules Hot 100, Doubles Up In Top 10

    April 29, 2010 11:39 AM EDT B .o.B , born Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with his introductory single, "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno Mars. After debuting last week at No. 12, the rapper's "Airplanes," featuring Paramore vocalist Hayley Williams,…

  14. Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Temptations To Celebrate Motown's 50th In Detroit

    November 06, 2009 10:58 AM EST S tevie Wonder , Aretha Franklin , the Temptations and others will be on hand later this month to celebrate Motown's 50th anniversary back home in Detroit. The two-night affair on Nov. 20-21, titled "Live It Again!," will benefit the Motown Historical Museum, which is located…

  15. The Prodigy Invade U.K. Charts

    March 02, 2009 10:41 AM EST s electro pacesetters the Prodigy followed last week's No. 4 single "Omen" (Takemetothehospital) with a No. 1 debut for the album "Invaders Must Die" yesterday. Meanwhile Kelly Clarkson scored her first U.K. No. 1 single with "My Life Would Suck Without You…

  16. Kings of Leon, Lily Allen Top U.K. Charts

    February 23, 2009 11:22 AM EST Kings of Leon’s double triumph at the BRIT Awards last week delivered a big sales boost on the new U.K. charts Sunday (Feb. 22). The Hand Me Down/Sony BMG quartet returned to No. 1 with the album “Only By The Night” and, on the singles survey, jumped back 12-3 with “Use Somebody” and 19-14…

  17. Lily Allen Asserts Control Over U.K. Charts

    February 16, 2009 2:35 PM EST Lily Allen added No. 1 stripes on the U.K. album chart to her continuing reign on the singles survey. The Regal/Parlophone/EMI artist's sophomore album "It's Not Me, It's You" debuted at the top, as "The Fear" started a third week at the singles summit. The…

  18. Lily Allen, Springsteen Retain U.K. Chart Peaks

    February 09, 2009 11:12 AM EST Lily Allen's Allen's "The Fear" (Regal/Parlophone/EMI) and Bruce Springsteen's "Working on a Dream" (Columbia/Sony BMG) retained the No. 1 spots on the new U.K. single and album charts respectively yesterday (Feb. 8). Allen's single started a second…

  19. Additional Titles For Hot Product, Nov. 14, 2008

    November 21, 2008 6:20 PM EST A new album from multi-national superstar vocal group Il Divo, "The Promise" (Syco/Columbia). An album of radio performances from Scottish indie rock outfit Belle & Sebastian, "The BBC Sessions" (Matador). The latest album from female-friendly country artist Blake…

  20. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nickelback tries to follow up one of the biggest albums of the decade, Beyonce doubles up on her second solo disc, 'American Idol' champ David Cook stakes his claim and Dido returns after a long break A new album from multi-national superstar vocal group Il Divo, "The Promise…

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