1. Avril Lavigne iHeartRadio Fest Q&A: Marilyn Manson Collab, Working With L.A. Reid (Video)

    September 22, 2013 12:50 PM EDT After rocking the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas yesterday (September 21), Avril Lavigne went backstage to tell Billboard's Jason Lipshutz about her new self-titled album which includes her collaboration with Marilyn Manson, working with exec Antonio "L.A." Reid…

  2. Miley Cyrus Debuts 'Wrecking Ball' Live at iHeartRadio Performance

    September 21, 2013 7:34 PM EDT Miley Cyrus performed "Wrecking Ball," the intense second "Bangerz" single and her first No. 1 song on the Hot 100 chart, for the first time during a four-song performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival Village on Saturday (September 21), a daytime extension of the…

  3. Fun. to Perform With Queen at iHeartRadio Music Festival (Updated)

    September 19, 2013 12:17 PM EDT UPDATED: Billboard has learned that Ruess' entire band, Fun., will be performing with Queen. Queen will team up with another powerhouse singer at the iHeartRadio Music Festival this weekend. Nate Ruess of Fun. is set to take the stage with the legendary British rock group at the MGM…

  4. Avril Lavigne Reveals Self-Titled Album Release Date, Tracklist

    September 05, 2013 11:36 PM EDT Avril Lavigne has set a date for her self-titled set. The pop-punk singer will release her fifth studio album on Nov. 5, Lavigne announced Thursday. The Epic Records release will be available for pre-order beginning Sept. 24. Avril Lavigne Reveals New Album Title, Cover Art Co-produced…

  5. Fall Music Preview 2013: The 52 Hottest Albums

    September 03, 2013 3:41 PM EDT Summer's over and that means fall 2013's slate of new albums is heating up. From Avicii to Lady Gaga, Eminem to Pearl Jam, Enrique Iglesias to Miley Cyrus and Keith Urban to Cher, Billboard spotlights the hot hip-hop, pop, rock, R&B, latin, and country releases that will…

  6. Avril Lavigne, 'Avril Lavigne': Fall Music Preview 2013

    September 03, 2013 9:55 AM EDT Release Date: Nov. 5 Label: Epic Records Lavigne's first self-titled album promises to be a diverse affair. "Chad and I have a duet together on a ballad called ‘Let Me Go,'" Lavigne says of Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger, her new husband who co-wrote multiple tracks…

  7. Avril Lavigne Battles Comic-Book Scum in 'Rock N Roll' Video: Watch

    August 20, 2013 1:54 PM EDT Avril Lavigne's music video for her new single "Rock N Roll" is the rare music video that you absolutely have to watch all the way through. Over five minutes, Lavigne spoofs her "Sk8er Boi" past, wields a razorblade guitar and gives a tip of the cap to Billy…

  8. Paul McCartney Added to iHeartRadio Fest

    August 14, 2013 2:45 PM EDT Paul McCartney will perform at the iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas next month. Clear Channel said Wednesday that the former Beatle will perform on the second night of the two-day festival, which kicks off Sept. 20. He joins a list of top performers, including Justin Timberlake,…

  9. Robin Thicke's Rare Double No. 1 Album, No. 1 Song

    August 09, 2013 4:00 PM EDT This week, Robin Thicke scores the uncommon feat of having both the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 song and Billboard Hot 100 charts, with "Blurred Lines." He's the first artist to concurrently reign at No. 1 on both lists since the Dec. 8, 2012-dated charts,…

  10. Avril Lavigne Reveals New Album Title, Cover Art

    August 08, 2013 7:37 PM EDT The "Here's to Never Growing Up" singer is front-and-center on the cover of "Avril Lavigne." Avril Lavigne's new album will be called "Avril Lavigne," the singer announced via Instagram on Thursday. The "Here's to Never Growing Up"…

  11. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  12. Avicii Spins Year's Fastest-Seller in U.K. with 'Wake Me Up'

    July 22, 2013 5:07 AM EDT Swedish DJ-producer Avicii has smashed the record for the U.K.’s fastest-selling single of 2013, debuting at No. 1 yesterday (July 21) with nearly 267,000 sales of “Wake Me Up” (Positiva/PRMD). It deposed Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (Interscope/Universal), featuring TI and Pharrell…

  13. iHeartRadio Music Festival 2013: Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry Lead Lineup

    July 15, 2013 8:40 AM EDT Elton John, Bruno Mars, Ke$ha and Adam Lambert/Queen combo also heading to Vegas. Now entering its third year, iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas has quickly established itself as a home to a who's who of every major artist across virtually every format on radio. This year&…

  14. Ask Billboard: Why Do Some Songs Fade Out And Others End Cold?

    July 05, 2013 9:05 PM EDT In our newest mailbag, insight into the minds of artists as to how they decide to end recordings. Plus, sales updates on Selena Gomez and Avril Lavigne and ... Is Lady Gaga's new single on the way soon? As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music…

  15. Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger's Wedding Was 'A Crazy Vacation'

    July 02, 2013 8:28 PM EDT "I've been planning this wedding for a really long time," Lavigne said of her marriage to the Nickelback frontman. Rock couple Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger wanted their wedding weekend to be one to remember. “I wanted to make sure it’s a crazy vacation…

  16. Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger Tie the Knot

    July 02, 2013 12:35 PM EDT Avril Lavigne and Nickelback's Chad Kroeger officially said "I Do" on Monday (July 1) in a celebration that took place in the South of France. Though multiple sources prematurely reported the Canadian couple's nuptials had taken place on Saturday, the singers quickly…

  17. Black Sabbath Earns First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    June 19, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Big Time Rush, Goo Goo Dolls, the Lonely Island all crash Top 10 of this week's tally. Almost 43 years after Black Sabbath debuted on the Billboard 200 chart, the iconic rock band earns its first No. 1 album this week with the arrival of "13." The set starts at No. 1…

  18. MuchMusic Video Awards: Drake Surprises and Wins Big, PSY Retires 'Gentleman'

    June 17, 2013 9:20 AM EDT Drake made a surprise appearance, Avril Lavigne thanked her dad, and PSY said farewell thee "Gentleman" at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto last night, a massive outdoor celebration that shut down the streets around the Bell Media building and allowed thousands of fans…

  19. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Make History On Pop Songs Chart

    June 10, 2013 12:45 PM EDT Just as on the Hot 100, the pair is the first duo to send its first two entries to the top of the radio airplay tally. Plus, Daft Punk, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus make news Macklemore & Ryan Lewis rise 2-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs mainstream top 40 radio airplay…

  20. Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran Return To Childhood in 'Everything Has Changed' Video: Watch

    June 06, 2013 10:49 AM EDT Leave it to Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to fully return us cynical adults to the wonders of childhood in a little over four minutes. In the impossibly adorable music video for "Everything Has Changed," the singer-songwriters showcase miniature doppelgängers building an everlasting…

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