1. The Beat 10/8: Adele's 'Skyfall,' Cee Lo & Christina Aguilera's Duet

    October 08, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Welcome to the Monday, October 8 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. has the headlines…

  2. Sidney Samson & Will.i.am, 'Better Than Yesterday': Lyric Video Premiere

    October 05, 2012 8:45 AM EDT "Better Than Yesterday" -- a party-anthem collab between Will.i.am and Dutch house star Sidney Samson on Spinnin' Records, already rocking festival crowds worldwide -- is premiering today via a lyric video on Billboard. Like many dance-pop love stories, this one starts at Ibiza…

  3. Afrojack Announces U.S. 'Jacked' Tour Dates

    September 24, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Afrojack has announced an upcoming 18-date U.S. tour, kicking off Oct. 25 in Las Vegas. The Dutch DJ/producer's fall trek includes stops in Arizona, California, New York, Florida and more before wrapping Nov. 24 in Los Angeles. The international leg of Afrojack's "Jacked"…

  4. LMFAO Announces 'Party Rocking' North American Tour

    February 27, 2012 5:40 PM EST Looking for a hot tour that's a little louder than the Beach Boys reunion, a little rowdier than Coldplay , and little more wiggle-ready than Madonna (we hope)? Well, LMFAO has got a show for you! The party rocking duo has announced the dates for their Sorry For Party Rocking trek, which…

  5. Florence And The Machine Takes U.K. No. 1

    January 18, 2010 9:51 AM EST Florence and the Machine 's debut album "Lungs" (Universal Island) finally claimed the No. 1 spot it was denied in an opening five-week run at No. 2 last summer, as the new U.K. sales charts were announced. There was a second week atop the singles survey for Virgin Islands-born…

  6. Iyaz Scores First U.K. No. 1

    January 11, 2010 8:02 AM EST Singer-rapper Iyaz , otherwise known as Virgin Islands-born Keidran Jones, went straight to No. 1 on the new U.K. singles chart with his former Billboard Hot 100 No. 2 "Replay" (Reprise/Warner Music). Paolo Nutini bagged another week atop the album chart with "Sunny Side Up…