1. Jhene Aiko Talks Making Of 'Souled Out' Album & Family

    July 28, 2014 6:37 PM EDT Jhene Aiko stands around 5 feet tall and weighs perhaps as much as a decaf macchiato; the 2015 Cadillac Escalade stretches 18-and-a-half feet and tips the scales at nearly 6,000 pounds. Right now, the buzz-building singer-rapper -- she has performed with her friend Drake on "Saturday…

  2. Bombay Bicycle Club Rides To U.K. Chart Summit

    February 10, 2014 6:01 AM EST London four-piece Bombay Bicycle Club landed their first U.K. No. 1 album with their fourth set “So Long, See You Tomorrow” (Universal Island) as the weekly sales figures were published by the Official Charts Company Sunday (Feb. 9). Clean Bandit, featuring Jess Glynne, started a third week…

  3. Top 50 Game-Changing EDM Tracks of 2013

    December 19, 2013 4:50 PM EST When a track gets the world’s attention, when it changes an artist’s career forever or drives an entire genre forward, when it has staying power or brings a whole new audience to dance music, it’s a gamechanger. These aren’t necessarily the biggest sellers or the critically acclaimed …

  4. Lady Gaga Recruits Elton John, RuPaul for Muppets Thanksgiving Special

    November 29, 2013 7:49 PM EST “Touch me in the dark / Put your hands all over my body parts,” Lady Gaga demanded in the family special that earned the post-"Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" slot on ABC this year. But there’s getting felt up, and then there’s feeling up actual felt, which brings us to her costars,…

  5. British Pop Star Leona Lewis to Make Film Debut

    September 24, 2013 1:48 AM EDT "X Factor U.K." winner Leona Lewis will make her big-screen debut in "Holiday!," a British musical directed by the StreetDance franchise team Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini. The movie, produced by U.K. indie production and distribution banner Vertigo Films, stars fresh…

  6. Michael Jackson Statue To Be Pulled From English Soccer Stadium

    September 23, 2013 12:39 AM EDT A divisive statue of Michael Jackson outside an English professional soccer club’s homeground is to be removed. Businessman Mohamed Al Fayed commissioned the statue following Jackson's death in June 2009, with the intention for it to find a home at his Harrods store in London. Al…

  7. Goldfrapp Plays New Album, Fan Favorites In New York: Live Review

    September 11, 2013 4:20 PM EDT Allison Goldfrapp must have known that the songs from her cinematic new album "Tales Of Us" would be difficult to reconcile when performed alongside her band's diverse, often rhythmic catalog. So when she performed nine of the album's 10 songs in sequence on Tuesday…

  8. Little Green Cars Q&A and Backstage Performance at Lollapalooza 2013: Watch

    August 05, 2013 12:30 PM EDT A few months back, Irish folk rockers Little Green Cars stopped by the Billboard studio for a Q&A and performance to celebrate the release of their debut album, "Absolute Zero." For Lollapalooza weekend, the band checked back in with Billboard to share some updates and give…

  9. Chart Highlights: Jonas Brothers, One Direction Debut On Pop Songs

    July 22, 2013 6:20 PM EDT The boy bands begin with new singles from forthcoming albums. Plus, new No. 1s for Robin Thicke, the Band Perry and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below.…

  10. Let's Active Founding Bassist Faye Hunter Dies of Apparent Suicide: Reports

    July 22, 2013 6:56 AM EDT Faye Hunter, the founding bass player with ‘80s jangle-pop band Let’s Active, died Saturday night of an apparent suicide, according to various reports. She was 59. A friend of Hunter’s told the  News & Observer newspaper, "I'm not shocked, but I am surprised about the timing…

  11. Michael Jackson's Fatherhood: New Details Emerge in Courtrooms

    June 22, 2013 1:42 PM EDT Courtrooms have supplied the epilogue to Michael Jackson's life. They've provided the forum where his debts have been settled, his final days dissected and his life depicted as a cautionary tale. In nearly four years of court proceedings, two juries have watched Jackson come to…

  12. Goldfrapp Announces 'Tales of Us' Album

    June 11, 2013 12:53 PM EDT U.K. electronic duo Goldfrapp has announced that their sixth studio album, "Tales of Us," will be released on Sept. 10 through Mute Records. The album was recorded by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory at their studio in the "English countryside," according to the press…

  13. Chart Highlights: Stone Temple Pilots Make Return Flight To Rock Radio

    May 27, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The band is back with its first chart entry since 2010 - and with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, J. Cole and Banda Carnaval Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  14. Chart Highlights: P!nk's 'Reason' Powers To No. 1 On Pop Songs

    May 06, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Plus, new No. 1s for Alexis Jordan and Florida Georgia Line. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every…

  15. Little Green Cars Exclusive Q&A & Live Performance: Watch

    April 16, 2013 3:45 PM EDT "The fact that we can all sing -- it keeps things spontaneous for us," says Stevie Appelby, guitarist/vocalist from the Irish folk band Little Green Cars. "We can play anywhere at any given time." For Little Green Cars, "anywhere" includes CMJ (where they…

  16. Shiny Toy Guns' 'III': Track-By-Track Video

    October 23, 2012 1:15 PM EDT "III," the aptly-titled third studio album from Shiny Toy Guns , debuted today (October 23), following a hiatus, reunion, and four years without an album from the L.A. synth-pop group. The four members of Shiny Toy Guns -- Carah Faye, Chad Petree, Jeremy Dawson and Mikey Martin --…

  17. Fashion Week NYC: Paula Abdul Sees Red at Emerson, Lianne La Havas Rocks DKNY

    September 10, 2012 4:45 PM EDT The children of rock and pop royalty -- Kelly Osbourne and Madonna's daughter Lourdes -- showed off their style at Zac Posen's NYFW show. As the weekend came to a close, New York Fashion Week continued the trend of dramatic, futuristic collections that had defined runways for the…

  18. Fashion Week NYC: Alicia Keys Wore White to Edun, A$AP Rocky Watched Alexander Wang

    September 09, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Despite the tornado warning, Saturday (Sept. 8) at New York Fashion Week saw some of the hottest collections and front row dwellers yet. Keep your eyes on The Hook to find out which trends and b eats took over the runway each day and see where stars like Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield, Lil&…

  19. Tony Martin, Romantic Crooner, Dies at 98

    July 30, 2012 2:40 PM EDT Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died. He was 98. Martin died of natural causes Friday evening at his West Los Angeles…

  20. Justin Moore Embraces Tour With Blake Shelton

    March 09, 2012 6:00 PM EST Justin Moore has a very talented A&R staff at The Valory Music Group, the label for which he records. But, there's someone else who has a vested interest in his career that has a pretty good winning percentage as well -- his wife, Kate, who actually helped the Georgia native pick two…

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