1. 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…

  2. 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'…

  3. 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…

  4. 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.…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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, …

  8. 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&…

  9. 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" …

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. Take That Surges To Euro Albums Chart Summit

    December 03, 2010 7:44 AM EST British pop five-piece Take That has Europe's new No. 1 album with "Progress" (Polydor/Universal), replacing Rihanna 's "Loud," but the Barbadian star's "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Universal) moves into a fifth week atop the pan-European…

  13. Rihanna Scores Euro Albums, Singles Chart Double

    November 26, 2010 10:57 AM EST Rihanna scores a No. 1 debut on Billboard's European Albums chart with "Loud" (Def Jam/Universal), and makes it a double by starting a fourth week atop European Hot 100 Singles with "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Universal). "Loud" enters at No. 1 in…

  14. Bon Jovi, Rihanna Top Euro Chart

    November 18, 2010 8:41 AM EST Bon Jovi 's "Greatest Hits - The Ultimate Collection" (Mercury/Universal) withstands debuts by James Blunt , Susan Boyle and Depeche Mode to retain the leadership of Billboard's European Albums chart. Meanwhile, Rihanna commands a third week atop European Hot 100 Singles…

  15. Bon Jovi Bows At No. 1 On Euro Chart

    November 11, 2010 1:30 PM EST B on Jovi lands another pan-European No. 1, as the band's new "Greatest Hits" compilation (Mercury/Universal Island) makes a winning start on Billboard's European Albums chart. Rihanna's "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Universal) begins a second week…

  16. Rihanna, Kings Of Leon Top Euro Charts

    November 05, 2010 8:47 AM EDT Kings of Leon 's "Come Around Sundown" (Hand Me Down/Sony Music Entertainment) starts a second week atop Billboard's European Albums chart, while European Hot 100 Singles has a new No. 1 in the form of Rihanna 's "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Universal…

  17. Kings of Leon, Eminem Rule European Charts

    October 29, 2010 11:09 AM EDT K ings of Leon scores its first No. 1 on Billboard's European Albums chart with "Come Around Sundown" (Hand Me Down/Sony Music Entertainment), while "Love The Way You Lie" (Interscope/Universal) by Eminem featuring Rihanna tops the European Hot 100 Singles for a fifth…

  18. Weekly Chart Notes: Elton John, Taylor Swift, Shakira

    October 28, 2010 3:35 PM EDT BLESSED 'UNION': As previously reported , country duo Sugarland bursts onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "The Incredible Machine." At No. 2, Kings of Leon arrive with "Come Around Sundown." At No. 3, another duo - and another Leon - enjoys its own landmark…

  19. Sugarland Tops Kings of Leon on Billboard 200

    October 27, 2010 11:00 AM EDT Country duo Sugarland swoops in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with its third topper, "The Incredible Machine." The set sold 203,000 copies last week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, beating out the No. 2 arrival of Kings of Leon's "Come Around Sundown,"…

  20. Shakira Gets Physical, Covers Metallica at Los Angeles Show

    October 25, 2010 10:53 AM EDT S hakira 's music is both a call to action and an excuse to hit the dance floor. Her live show, on the other hand, is a reminder to hit the gym immediately. Demonstrating that it may be possible to be double-jointed at every intersection of bone in the body, the renowned Colombian hip…

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