1. Chart Juice: Kanye West and Jay-Z Earn First 'Watch the Throne' No. 1 Single

    November 03, 2011 1:10 PM EDT "Ni**as in Paris" becomes the first song from Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaborative album "Watch the Throne" to reach No. 1 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as the song rises 2-1. Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne': Track-by-Track…

  2. Kid Cudi Drops Short Horror Film Collab With Shia LaBeouf, Cage (NSFW): Watch

    November 01, 2011 3:30 PM EDT On Halloween day, yesterday (Oct. 31), rapper Kid Cudi released "Maniac," his short horror film collaboration with fellow lyricist Cage and actor/director Shia LaBeouf. With intensely dark imagery, relentless violence, and clear sadism, "Maniac" is 10 minutes of chilling…

  3. 'Glee' Star Charice's Dad Stabbed to Death in Philippines

    November 01, 2011 9:35 AM EDT The estranged father of singer Charice Pempengco of the hit TV show "Glee" was stabbed to death in her hometown in the Philippines, leading the teen star Tuesday to pull out of a concert in Singapore. The singer apologized to her fans for having to skip the show scheduled for…

  4. Artie, Is That You? Kevin McHale Ditches Sweater Vests Off 'Glee' Set

    October 19, 2011 1:10 PM EDT Most Stylish 'Glee' Guy Talks Irony, Kanye and (Possible) Future in Fashion While Kurt Hummel might be the fashionista character on "Glee," off-camera it's Kevin McHale who holds the unofficial title of most stylish Gleek guy. "I think maybe it's because I…

  5. Patrick Stump Rocks Big Boi's 'Shutterbugg'

    October 17, 2011 1:05 PM EDT The official Mashup Mondays season ended last month, and the 2011 run got a great reaction -- from Grace Potter hollering down the house on Beyonce 's "Why Don't You Love Me," to Greyson Chance getting into "Empire State of Mind" and Wonder Girls rocking B.o.B .…

  6. 'Trust Me, I'm Dr. Ozzy': Book Excerpt & Interview

    October 11, 2011 12:40 PM EDT When From the chapter "Have a F**cking Egg: The Truth About Diet & Exercise": Dear Dr. Ozzy: I know you work out a lot and have changed your lifestyle dramatically, but is it more difficult to maintain your exercise schedule and health regimen when you are touring? What do you…

  7. Uncharted Territory: Strange Talk Goes Viral; Childish Gambino Signs to Glassnote

    September 09, 2011 1:36 PM EDT Oh, Internet, you bastion of hope, you propeller of bourgeoning bands into the upper echelon of the cyber-sphere! Taking the coveted No. 1 spot here on Uncharted this week is not DJ Bl3nd or Traphik --instead, it's indie pop band Strange Talk who find themselves at the top due to the…

  8. Common Readies No I.D. Produced Album, Drops Single

    July 06, 2011 1:45 PM EDT Anticipation for Common 's ninth studio album, "The Dreamer, The Believer," intensified after Nas , featured artist, dropped a new single off the album, "Ghetto Dreams," this past weekend (July 2). Common Signs with Warner Bros. Records Common told MTV News that No I…

  9. JoJo Speaks on Fall Album 'Jumping Trains' and Remaking Drake's 'Marvin's Room'

    June 17, 2011 2:00 PM EDT A week after Drake released the emotional track "Marvin's Room" on his October's Very Own website, singer/songwriter JoJo whipped out a female version, titled "Marvin's Room (Can't Do Better)." Drake Sets 'Take Care' Release Date, Gets Emo on …

  10. Bad Meets Evil, 'Hell: The Sequel': Track-By-Track Review

    June 14, 2011 3:49 PM EDT What exactly does "Hell: The Sequel," the debut EP from the Eminem - Royce da 5'9" collaboration Bad Meets Evil, represent for Eminem? A victory lap following the amazing success of last year's "Recovery"? A return to the gonzo wordplay of "The Slim…

  11. Girls Aloud's Nicola Roberts: Will 'Beat Of My Drum' Spawn Stateside Breakout?

    June 06, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Going solo is never easy. Unless you have the larger than life personality of a Justin Timberlake or a Beyonce , an artist takes a huge risk when they depart from the group that made them famous in the first place. While Girls Aloud , the reality TV-spawned girl group turned U.K. chart-topper…

  12. Tyler, The Creator, "Goblin"

    June 03, 2011 10:00 AM EDT As media-conscious as any rapper since Eminem , newcomer Tyler, the Creator is well aware of the volume required to make himself heard over the hype surrounding his first label-affiliated full-length. And on "Goblin" the 20-year-old frontman of Los Angeles' Odd Future happily…

  13. Justin Bieber Launches Women's Fragrance: Watch New Commercial

    May 24, 2011 7:04 PM EDT Fresh off a seven-statue win at the Billboard Music Awards, pop prince Justin Bieber 's ever-growing branding empire is gearing up to cover new territory: a women's fragrance. On June 20, the Biebs, in conjunction with Give Back Brands (a company that commits a portion of its…

  14. Billboard Bits: Charlie Sheen Releases 'Winning' Single, Bruno Mars Responds to Tyler Dis

    May 10, 2011 6:28 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Charlie Sheen Releases 'Winning' Single with Snoop Dogg Now that his Violent Torpedo of Truth tour has wrapped up, Charlie Sheen has at long last released "Winning," his single with Snoop Dogg .…

  15. Katy Perry Discusses Evangelical Childhood, Term 'Deviled Eggs' Banned From House

    May 04, 2011 8:54 AM EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) - Katy Perry says she did not have a childhood with her evangelical minister parents, who allowed her to read only the Bible and even banned terms like "deviled eggs." "I didn't have a childhood," Perry told Vanity Fair in an interview for its June…

  16. App Developers = Tomorrow's Rock Stars

    March 31, 2011 1:00 PM EDT About two years ago, Miso Media CEO Aviv Grill received a phone call that changed the course of his three-person iPhone/iPad development company. It was from the parents of co-founder/chief technology officer Ryan Tsukamoto. They were in Japan on vacation, but Tsukamoto was spending the…

  17. B.o.B. Drops 'No Future,' Odd Future Diss Track

    March 25, 2011 9:20 AM EDT Not everyone is an Odd Future fan. Rapper B.o.B. released a diss track Friday morning (Mar. 25) taking aim at the Los Angeles rap collective, on which the Atlanta rapper seethes, "Keep f**kin' with me you ain't gon have no future." B.o.B, "No Future" "No…

  18. Rapper Tru Life Gets Eight Years In Prison For Fatal NYC Stabbing

    March 18, 2011 11:28 AM EDT Tru Life, a rapper once being promoted as a rising star at a label run by Jay-Z was sentenced Wednesday (March 16) to eight years in prison for taking part in a deadly attack on a man he said he didn't mean to harm. Video: Tru Life, "New New York" Born Robert Rosado, Tru Life…

  19. Rapper Young Buck Faces 10 Years in Prison For Firearm Possession

    March 08, 2011 11:39 AM EST Rapper Young Buck is facing up to ten years in jail; he's being charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a .40-caliber pistol and ammunition. In 2004, the former G-Unit member was charged and convicted of stabbing a man at the Vibe Awards in Calif., thus, he can no longer…

  20. Lil Kim Claims PayPal Sales Record For Mixtape, Nicki Minaj Replies

    February 16, 2011 11:18 AM EST Following yesterday's (Feb. 15) release of her "Black Friday" mixtape, which features a decapitated Nicki Minaj look-a-like on the cover, Lil Kim is now claiming the tape has sold more than 113,000 copies through PayPal in 28 hours, setting an all-time record. Lil Kim Beheads…

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