1. Hot Tours: Journey, Justin Bieber, Marc Anthony

    October 14, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Journey soars to the top of the Hot Tours rankings with box office grosses reported from outdoor amphitheaters and arenas during the North American summer leg of the Eclipse Tour. After launching the tour in late February, the band played Latin American and European dates during the spring…

  2. Shakira Is Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    September 27, 2011 12:11 AM EDT Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira will be honored as the 2011 Latin Recording Academy person of the year, the Latin Grammy organization has announced. The tribute gala for the songstress will be held Nov. 9, one day before the 12th annual awards show at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in…

  3. Latin Grammy Nominations: Calle 13 Lead With a Record 10

    September 14, 2011 12:35 PM EDT Calle 13 , the Latin Grammy favorites who cull multiple nominations for the award with every album they release, have done it again. The duo made up of Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez -- which already has 10 Latin Grammy awards under its belt -- is now up for 10 more, a new record. The Puerto…

  4. FreeSol on Justin Timberlake's Guidance: 'Who Wouldn't Want To Be Where We Are?'

    September 06, 2011 4:51 PM EDT Hip-hop fusion act FreeSol entertained a enthusiastic, tightly packed crowd of over 1,000 people when they played a set at New York's Irving Plaza last Thursday night (Sept. 1). While the crowd swayed and sang along to tunes from the group's forthcoming debut album, "No Rules,…

  5. Watch Justin Timberlake Perform His Hits at FreeSol's NYC Show

    September 02, 2011 12:05 PM EDT Justin Timberlake continued his long-awaited return to performing music -- all in support of his label's hip-hop fusion act, FreeSol -- by playing a handful of hits midway through the band's set at New York's Irving Plaza on Thursday night (Sept. 1). The free performance was…

  6. He's Back: Justin Timberlake Performs Surprise Show in NYC

    September 01, 2011 12:29 PM EDT "I did a country song," Justin Timberlake said Wednesday night (Aug. 31), addressing a rapt audience packed into his New York restaurant, Southern Hospitality, "I just disguised it as something else." And with that, Timberlake, in a straw fedora and playing an acoustic…

  7. Justin Timberlake-Directed Music Video Hits the Web: Watch

    August 11, 2011 12:52 PM EDT Justin Timberlake is back in the music world -- but only behind the camera. JT directed a music video for "Hoodies On, Hats Low," from Memphis hip-hop group FreeSol. Timberlake also appears in the Memphis-centric video, which debuted online Wednesday, showing off his dance moves but…

  8. Mumford & Sons, Jason Aldean Lead Non-Pop Albums at 2011 Midpoint

    July 07, 2011 11:30 AM EDT The sweet sounds of pop music are in control as we take a look at the top selling albums and songs at the mid-year point of 2011, while artists like folk act Of the top 20 selling albums -- half of them are pop sets. Leading the pop charge, and the year overall, is Adele, Katy Perry Rule Mid…

  9. Shakira Pole Dances in 'Rabiosa' Video

    June 07, 2011 2:20 PM EDT S hakira unveiled the newest music video for the Pitbull -assisted "Rabiosa" from her recent bilingual set, "Sale El Sol," today (June 7). While Pitbull doesn't make an appearance in the video, viewers are treated to two different Shakiras in the clip. Watch below. We…

  10. Hot Tours: Lady Gaga, George Strait, Ozzy Osbourne

    May 19, 2011 2:25 PM EDT L ady Gaga tops this week's Hot Tours ranking as the pop superstar posts more than $18.5 million in box office grosses from nine sold out performances on her Monster Ball Tour, that recently wrapped after some 200 shows. Included in the tally are concerts in North American arenas as well…

  11. Press Play: Freddie Gibbs, Young Jeezy, Diggy Simmons, Bruno Mars, Solange & More

    May 03, 2011 4:55 PM EDT Billboard's the Juice is invading your Beats by Dre headphones with the latest tracks, leaked or just realeased. Check out the Juice's playlist featuring Freddie Gibbs , Young Jeezy , Bruno Mars , Diggy Simmons , Omarion , YG and Solange . I got to listen to Freddie Gibbs'…

  12. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Big Winners at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 28, 2011 11:00 PM EDT After a year that saw pop going bigger than ever, it's perhaps not surprising that two crossover superstars -- Enrique Iglesias and Shakira -- were the big winners at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Leading the fray with nine honors was Iglesias, while Shakira followed with six…

  13. Hot Tours: U2, Elton John, Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks

    April 21, 2011 5:33 PM EDT U2 tops the Hot Tours rankings with over $60 million in ticket sales from three venues on the South American leg of the band's ongoing worldwide tour. The 360° Tour that began in June 2009 made its only trek to the continent during March and April, playing markets in three countries.…

  14. 2011 Billboard Music Awards Winners Page 5

    April 18, 2011 11:06 AM EDT HOME NEWS WINNERS PHOTOS VIDEOS BATTLE OF THE BANDS Show Page Showing Page 1 2 3 4 5 _ | _ TOP POP ALBUM My World 2.0 Justin Bieber WINNER The E.N.D. Black Eyed Peas Animal Ke$ha The Fame Lady Gaga Teenage Dream Katy Perry TOP R&B ALBUM Still Standing Monica Loud Rihanna Soldier Of Love…

  15. Full 2011 Billboard Music Awards Finalists List

    April 12, 2011 11:15 PM EDT Chart Article Bottom See the complete list of finalists for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards below. Watch the awards live in ABC on May 22 at 8 p.m. ET to see if your favorites win. Click here to go back to the Billboard Music Awards Main Page. TOP ARTIST Justin Bieber Eminem Lady Gaga Rihanna…

  16. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera Congratulates Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg Working with Charlie Sheen

    March 29, 2011 6:11 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Congratulates Britney Spears on Twitter Christina Aguilera -- once pop princess rivals with Britney Spears -- took to Twitter today to congratulate Spears on the release of her seventh album, …

  17. Lady Gaga Celebrates Birthday With Fans, Mariachi Band

    March 29, 2011 1:35 PM EDT L ady Gaga certainly had much to celebrate on her 25th birthday yesterday (Mar. 28), and naturally, the Mother Monster shared the moment with fans -- and a Mariachi band. A Lady Gaga Birthday Card, from Billboard.com While the pop star was reportedly enjoying a birthday dinner at Los Angeles&…

  18. Enrique Iglesias, Shakira Lead Billboard Latin Music Award Nominations

    February 10, 2011 10:23 AM EST This was the year that went pop around the world, and Latin music was no exception, with Enrique Iglesias and Shakira , both crossover acts with big up-tempo pop albums, leading the list of finalists for the 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. Iglesias, whose album "Euphoria" …

  19. U2 South Africa Concert Marred by Copper Thieves

    February 04, 2011 10:01 AM EST Officials blame thieves for power problems at South Africa's main World Cup stadium, but the stadium manager promised Friday the lights will be on in time for a U2 concert. The theft of power cables in the area around Johannesburg's FNB Stadium led to fluctuations in supplies that…

  20. Chart Highlights: Pop, Rap Songs & More

    January 24, 2011 4:45 PM EST 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 Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Grenade" Bruno Mars…

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