1. 2NE1, Spice Girls, Fifth Harmony Dominate Girl Group Week Readers' Poll

    May 02, 2014 5:31 PM EDT t.A.T.u. also pulls off two surprising victories in our Girl Group Week fan poll! As Billboard.com's Girl Group Week comes to a close, we wanted to reveal the results of our Girl Group Week Readers' Poll, which allowed pop fans to vote for their favorite girl group…

  2. Top 10 Most Iconic Girl Group Music Videos: 'Waterfalls,' 'Wannabe' & More

    April 29, 2014 11:50 AM EDT These girl group songs will forever be tied to their unforgettable visuals. Girl Group Week continues with these 10 iconic clips.. Since the advent of MTV, the music video has been an absolutely integral part of the Girl Group experience. Groups have made their careers off one eye-catching…

  3. MNEK Readies Throwback Debut While Working with Kylie Minogue & Disclosure

    February 20, 2014 1:30 PM EST "I like collaborating, whether it's Rudimental, Sub Focus, Gorgon City, what have you," says the Londoon teen. For a 19-year-old who shares management with One Direction, MNEK uses a lot of very specific late-'80s and early-'90s references to describe his as-yet…

  4. Lorde's 'Royals' Poll: Vote For Your Favorite Cover Performance

    October 08, 2013 11:35 AM EDT 0 Selena Gomez, Cimorelli and Mayer Hawthorne have all taken on the No. 1 hit. But who covered it best? Last week, Lorde's debut single "Royals" climbed to the top of the Hot 100 chart after three months of trying to live that fantasy, and, naturally, the sparse…

  5. Mutya Keisha Siobhan Explores Los Angeles in 'Flatline' Video: Watch

    August 19, 2013 10:55 AM EDT An ordinary day in Los Angeles turns into an unexpected marching band jamboree for Mutya Keisha Siobhan in the music video for their great new single "Flatline," which was released on Sunday (Aug. 18). The former Sugababes will release their first official single under the MKS…

  6. Annie Appreciation: Examining The Influence of The Norwegian Pop Not-Quite-Star

    August 08, 2013 11:58 AM EDT Long before this year's great "The A&R EP," Annie's impact on indie music's relationship to pop was quietly huge. Casual pop fans could easily be forgiven for not knowing who Annie -- full name Anne Lilia Berge-Strand -- is. Unless you lived in Norway, Annie&…

  7. Above & Beyond Set to Go Acoustic in Los Angeles

    August 05, 2013 11:03 AM EDT The DJ superstars will unplug for a one-off show at the Greek Theater this Fall. Above & Beyond have revealed the venue for their only acoustic performance in the U.S. this October. The trio has confirmed exclusively to Billboard that they will take the stage at the historic Greek…

  8. Mutya Keisha Siobhan: Inside The Original Sugababes' Remarkable Return

    July 17, 2013 11:55 AM EDT The U.K. pop group previews its much-hyped new album to Billboard while in L.A. filming their "Flatline" music video. "Our lives, I don't think, would have been complete if we didn't do this," Mutya Buena tells Billboard. "This" refers to the…

  9. Mutya Keisha Siobhan Releases Debut Single 'Flatline': Listen

    July 05, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Mutya Keisha Siobhan, the U.K. vocal group consisting of the three original members of the Sugababes, has finally released the full version of its debut single, much to the delight of the ravenous pop blogosphere. "Flatline" premiered online on Thursday (July 4), and will be…

  10. CODER Picks of the Week: Disclosure, Cashmere Cat and More

    April 26, 2013 5:31 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew will review their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Zel, Elissa and Lauren have to say. Disclosure “You & Me” featuring Eliza Doolittle (Cherrytree/Interscope) Because Disclosure previously teamed with underground heads…

  11. Girls Aloud: A Whole Lotta Chart History

    March 21, 2013 7:10 PM EDT A look back at the U.K. group's biggest hits and successes. Girls Aloud's chart history in the U.K. is nothing short of stunning. The British quintet -- comprising Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh -- was a nonstop, all-pop hit-making…

  12. Gimme Five: Icona Pop's Playlist Essentials

    March 04, 2013 6:20 PM EST Check out the five songs that the "I Love It" stars are obsessed with. Swedish duo Icona Pop has enjoyed a pretty great start to 2013: days after their breakout single "I Love It," featuring Charli XCX, was featured in a January episode of HBO's hit series "…

  13. 20 Hit Songs Meant For Other Singers

    February 28, 2013 3:06 PM EST 0 Last week, Nicole Scherzinger revealed in an interview that she had the opportunity to record "We Found Love," the Calvin Harris-produced dance smash that became the biggest hit of Rihanna's thriving career, but let the chance slip through her fingers. "I…

  14. The Beat: Murs on Gay Rights, Staind on Hiatus, Phil Lesh on Further

    July 23, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Welcome to the "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts -- all from the streets of Venice Beach. In today's episode, J.B. gives the…

  15. Original Sugababes Reunite in New Group

    July 20, 2012 4:10 PM EDT After months of speculation, the original lineup of the British pop trio Sugababes have reunited. The threesome -- Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy -- made the announcement via Twitter this morning (July 20). The act is named Mutya Keisha Siobhan. The history of Sugababes --…

  16. Lady Gaga Retakes UK Singles, Albums Charts

    March 22, 2010 2:23 PM EDT Lady Gaga scored another U.K. chart double as the Official Charts Company's new sales data was published yesterday. The Interscope/Universal single "Telephone," featuring Beyoncé, jumped 12-1 in its 16th week, while Gaga's "The Fame" album moved back 5-1 in its…

  17. Taio Cruz featuring Ludacris, "Break Your Heart"

    March 05, 2010 2:47 PM EST London-based singer Taio Cruz' s first single, "Break Your Heart," debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart without any gimmicks. His stateside version turns up the heat with a feature by Ludacris , who gives an upfront warning to women in his brief rap introduction. Cruz&…

  18. Jason Derulo Scores First U.K. No. 1

    March 01, 2010 8:02 AM EST Jason Derulo 's "In My Head" (Warner Bros.) became the American singer's first U.K. No. 1 single, as Lady Gaga 's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) started a new stint atop the album chart, and the top ten welcomed new hit albums by Marina and the Diamonds ,…

  19. JLS Edges Out Robbie Williams On U.K. Chart

    November 16, 2009 8:21 AM EST In a close-run battle between U.K. chart heavyweights, "X Factor" graduates JLS just pipped Robbie Williams to the top spot on the new album survey. On the new singles chart, Black Eyed Peas scored their third No. 1 inside six months, and fourth overall. Williams' "Reality…

  20. Jay-Z, Arctic Monkeys Run The Top Of U.K. Charts

    September 08, 2009 10:27 AM EDT Jay-Z 's "Run This Town" (Roc Nation/Universal), featuring Rihanna and Kanye West , powered straight to the top of the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Sunday), while Arctic Monkeys ' "Humbug" (Domino) retained leadership of the album survey for a second week…

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