1. 'High School Musical' Was a Chart-Topping Phenomenon 10 Years Ago

    January 20, 2016 6:55 PM EST When Disney Channel’s TV movie High School Musical premiered on Jan. 20, 2006, it was a ratings blockbuster that immediately translated into massive success on Billboard’s music charts. 'High School Musical' Cast Reminisces About Filming, Fans & More at 10-Year Reunion …

  2. Sia & Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump to Provide Songs for Animated Comedy Musical 'Charming'

    November 05, 2015 5:38 PM EST Demi Lovato & Avril Lavigne voice characters in the upcoming film. Sia and Fall Out Boy 's Patrick Stump will lend their musical talents to the animated comedy musical  Charming . Charming  follows the story of three princesses who discover that Prince Charming is engaged to all of…

  3. Demi Lovato, Avril Lavigne, Fall Out Boy, Ashley Tisdale & G.E.M. Team for 'Charming' Song

    September 23, 2015 11:52 AM EDT Chinese pop star G.E.M. revealed in a recent interview with InStyle that she’ll be recording a song with Demi Lovato , Avril Lavigne  and Ashley Tisdale . Wait, it gets even stranger -- the song is penned by Fall Out Boy . Avril Lavigne, Ashley Tisdale Join Demi Lovato in Animated…

  4. Rewinding the Charts: In 2006, 'High School Musical' Started Something New

    March 11, 2015 10:05 AM EDT The Disney Channel's hit 2006 movie launched Zac Efron's career and spawned two sequels, three No. 1 albums and paved the way for TV musicals such as 'Glee.' WHEN THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE Disney Channel's High School Musical topped the Billboard 200 on March 11, 2006, it…

  5. Kate Boy on Making Music Videos for 50 Bucks, Bass Lines Made of Air & New EP

    March 09, 2015 3:53 PM EDT People often say there's something in the water in Sweden that helps the country pump out such consistently effervescent "Swedepop," but for synth-based trio Kate Boy , there's something in the air: the bass line in the first song they wrote together, 2012's urgent…

  6. Ashley Tisdale Marries Christopher French

    September 09, 2014 3:22 PM EDT Ashley Tisdale, best known as Sharpay in the  High School Musical  franchise, got married on Monday.  The actress married Christopher French (the lead singer of  Annie Automatic ) after less than two years of dating. Tisdale's  High School Musical  co-star Vanessa Hudgens was among the…

  7. Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart Upon Release of 'Journals'

    December 27, 2013 10:30 AM EST After "retirement," Bieber takes top spot from from Beyonce With the release of "Journals" on Monday, Dec. 23, Justin Bieber set the online world on fire and, in turn, returns to the No. 1 spot on the Social 50 to reclaim the throne for the first time in 18 weeks.…

  8. Carly Rae Jepsen Q&A: 'My Life Has Changed In Every Way'

    June 25, 2012 2:15 PM EDT Read the online-exclusive Q&A from the Billboard cover story on Carly Rae Jepsen At age 26, Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has turned heads by storming the U.S. pop charts with her indelible hit single "Call Me Maybe," which recently celebrated its second week at No…

  9. The 10 Best 'Call Me Maybe' Covers

    June 14, 2012 3:00 PM EDT With Carly Rae Jepsen's hit at No. 1 on the Hot 100, we've rounded up a list of the most entertaining "Call Me Maybe" viral videos the Internet has to offer. After months of covers, flashmobs and radio play, Carly Rae Jepsen has finally dethroned Gotye to take the top spot…

  10. Carly Rae Jepsen, Scooter Braun Talk Hot 100 Coronation

    June 13, 2012 4:25 PM EDT The singer and record executive share a 'wonderful feeling' after her ascension to No. 1 (Update: Jepsen's manager was previously misidentified. She is managed Jonathan Simkin.) Carly Rae Jepsen and Scooter Braun, founder of her imprint Schoolboy Records, are basking in the…

  11. Carly Rae Jepsen Hits No. 1: 'Call' Connects Atop Hot 100

    June 13, 2012 11:15 AM EDT The singer is the first lead female artist to send her first Hot 100 entry to No. 1 since Ke$ha Carly Rae Jepsen sends her pop culture juggernaut "Call Me Maybe" to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, dethroning Gotye 's "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring Kimbra ,…

  12. Kelly Clarkson Returns to Hot 100 Peak, The Wanted Hit Top 10

    February 29, 2012 2:35 PM EST The Wanted's "Glad You Came" blasts into the Billboard Hot 100's top 10, vaulting 23-5 with top Digital Gainer honors after the "Glee" cast covered the song on last week's (Feb. 21) episode of the Fox series. Kelly Clarkson 's "Stronger (What Doesn…

  13. Billboard Bits: Keri Hilson, Ashley Tisdale Pose Nude for Allure

    April 12, 2011 6:57 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Keri Hilson, Ashley Tisdale Pose Nude for Allure R&B singer Keri Hilson and "High School Musical" star Ashley Tisdale are among the female celebrities to bare all in the latest issue of Allure. Hilson…

  14. POTW: Jessica Simpson, Kevin Jonas, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus

    September 10, 2010 4:15 PM EDT Jessica Simpson strutted on the catwalk, Kevin Jonas got his "good samaritan" on, Taylor Swift posed with hunky football players, Miley Cyrus took a stroll with brother Braison, Ashley Tisdale attended Fashion's Night Out, Fantasia hit the "106 & Park" stage, Lady…

  15. Ask Billboard: Miley's New Movie Music

    February 05, 2010 3:35 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. SNEAKING A FEW MORE PEAKS Hi Gary, In your "Taking Peaks" series,…

  16. Chart Beat Thursday: "Glee" Cast, Colbie Caillat, Sade

    December 10, 2009 5:29 PM EST 'LAST'-ING IMPRESSIONS: Although it has become a modern-day holiday standard - it ranks at No. 13 on this week's Holiday Songs chart, between carols by Paul McCartney and Gene Autry - Wham! 's "Last Christmas" never charted on the Billboard Hot 100. It was…

  17. Listen Free: Hottest Holiday Albums of 2009

    November 27, 2009 10:42 AM EST Listen to the hottest holiday albums released this year, right here on Billboard.com. Check out the latest sonic season's greetings from Sting , Andrea Bocelli , Tori Amos , Bob Dylan , Miley Cyrus and Carrie Underwood . Then head over to the classics and feast your ears on music from…

  18. Miley Cyrus, Carrie Underwood Bring Holiday Cheer To 'Very Special Christmas 7'

    November 24, 2009 11:55 AM EST With a lineup that includes Miley Cyrus , Carrie Underwood , Colbie Caillat , Sean Kingston and others, the seventh "A Very Special Christmas" Special Olympics benefit album has a younger audience in its crosshairs. "That was the game plan," Vicki Iovine, "A Very…

  19. Pumpkins Proliferate; Perez Proposes Peace

    September 21, 2009 5:59 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, the Smashing Pumpkins ' Billy Corgan has written a slew of new songs that he plans to release for free as a 44-song concept album called "Teargarden by Kaleidyscope" beginning Oct. 31. The tunes are inspired…

  20. Fabolous Tops Billboard 200; Jackson's 'Ones' Now 2009's Second-Best Seller

    August 05, 2009 10:52 AM EDT The rapper Fabolous makes his "Way" to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time in his career, but Michael Jackson's "Number Ones" collection still reigns on the Top Comprehensive Albums chart and becomes the year's second-best selling album. Jackson's…

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