1. Kid Ink's 'I Don't Care' Storms Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    August 07, 2014 6:04 PM EDT Kid Ink makes waves on the Billboard Twitter Trending 140 chart after the release of his new video for "I Don't Care" featuring Maejor Ali , which was released on Kid Ink's YouTube channel on July 31. The song was on the chart for five consecutive days before peaking at No…

  2. Justin Bieber & One Direction's Zayn Malik Boost Their Friends on Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    July 17, 2014 5:49 PM EDT Over on the Social 50 chart, Shakira leaps into the top 10 following her World Cup performance. Naughty Boy's "Home," featuring Sam Romans, debuts at No. 1 on the Twitter Top Tracks chart following a plug from One Direction's Zayn Malik, who tweeted a link to the track&…

  3. Justin Bieber's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    February 28, 2014 6:50 PM EST Justin Bieber will exit teenage life when he celebrates his 20th birthday on Saturday, March 1. In less than five years since being discovered as a YouTube talent, the pop superstar has amassed an impressive collection of Hot 100 hits as a solo performer and collaborator: from his …

  4. Katy Perry's 'PRISM' Collaborators: 10 People You Need To Know

    October 16, 2013 5:24 PM EDT Want to embrace the full ROAR of Katy's latest? Get to know these key behind-the-scenes players. On "PRISM," Katy Perry's third studio album, the pop artist has re-upped with a handful of the producers and songwriters that made her a mega-selling star over the past…

  5. Drake Scores 11th No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    October 03, 2013 8:27 PM EDT In the same week as his chart-topping debut of "Nothing was the Same," Drake takes over at No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” featuring Majid Jordan. The song’s 3-1 rise ends Robin Thicke’s reign with “Blurred Lines” at 16 weeks and marks Drake…

  6. Chart Juice: Maybach Music's 'Self Made' Scores Third No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    September 26, 2013 8:11 PM EDT Led by Meek Mill's "Levels," the set is the third Maybach Music Group compilation in the series to reach the top spot. Maybach Music Group's "Self Made" series scores its third consecutive chart-topper on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as “MMG: Self Made 3” opens…

  7. 2. Justin Bieber: 21 Under 21 (2013)

    September 25, 2013 8:16 AM EDT Last Year's Rank: 1 Birthdate: March 1, 1994 (Age 19) Why He's Hot: 2013 hasn't been the best year when it comes to good press for Justin Bieber. But even lending his car to a bonehead and being caught urinating into a janitor's mop bucket and yelling "F--k Bill…

  8. Justin Bieber Raps Shirtless in Maejor Ali's 'Lolly' Video: Watch

    September 17, 2013 4:22 PM EDT Sometimes Justin Bieber spits rhymes while wearing a tie dye tank top, while other times Justin Bieber spits rhymes while wearing no shirt at all. Fortunately, the music video for Maejor Ali's single "Lolly," which features the Biebs as well as Juicy J and was released on…

  9. Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus Craft Their Finest 'Twerk' Song

    August 28, 2013 2:29 PM EDT No, please. Stop. Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus joined forces to record a newly leaked club anthem with lyrics as wide ranging as "Girl I can't believe what you do to me" and "I valet the car." Of course the song's called "Twerk" and arrives on the…

  10. The Beatles' 'Let It Be' Musical Coming To Broadway

    May 09, 2013 2:37 AM EDT When Broadway theater landlords find themselves in times of trouble the solution frequently is to plug in a musical hit factory with a built-in fan base. And what more robust fan base than that of the Beatles? Direct from London's West End, the latest Fab Four anthology show, "Let…

  11. Brad Paisley Defends 'Accidental Racist'

    April 09, 2013 10:21 AM EDT Brad Paisley meant every word he said in "Accidental Racist." The country singer's latest song provoked much chatter online Monday, as it dredged to the surface hundreds of years of racial tension, political unrest and regional rivalry that still dominates much of the modern…

  12. Scotty McCreery: Album No. 2 Won't Get Too 'Sappy'

    June 21, 2012 5:40 PM EDT After getting his high school sheepskin and a new CMT Music Award (or USA Breakthrough Video of the Year), Scotty McCreery is happy to be able to turn music into his sole and full-time pursuit. "Oh, of course -- this what I want to do for the rest of my life," the 2011 "…

  13. Drake Was 'Down' on 'Take Care,' Says Third Album Will Be Different

    April 24, 2012 3:05 PM EDT After the "down" tone that pervaded his chart-topping sophomore album, 2011's "Take Care," Drake says he's charting a different course for his next outing, which he's already started recording. "I think my mood will be reflected in the tempos I choose…

  14. Chart Juice: Rihanna, Usher Roar Into Top 10

    March 16, 2012 4:30 PM EDT R ihanna and Usher both bound into the top 10 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with their equally-young, fast-rising new hits. Rihanna's "Birthday Cake," featuring Chris Brown , earns the chart's Airplay Gainer badge as it moves 17-7, while "Climax"…

  15. J. Cole To Kick Off MTV's 'Sucker Free Road to Release'

    September 14, 2011 9:00 AM EDT J. Cole , the first artist signed to Jay-Z 's Roc Nation, will kick off MTV2's "Sucker Free Road to Release" on Wednesday (Sept. 14) with the video premiere of his single "Can't Get Enough" featuring Trey Songz . The video will premiere at 10 p.m. ET/PT…

  16. T-Pain Ditches Auto-Tune: 'You Can't Stick with One Thing Forever'

    July 20, 2011 11:51 AM EDT Auto-Tune really is dead for T-Pain on his upcoming album, "rEVOLVEr." The Atlanta MC tells Billboard.com that he's ditching the audio production software that dominated his previous three albums in favor of technology of his own invention -- The T-Pain Effect, a joint venture…

  17. Jazmine Sullivan Thrilled to Succeed Gaga As Billboard's Rising Star

    December 03, 2010 11:49 AM EST In 2008 and 2009, Jazmine Sullivan was nominated for seven Grammy Awards, including best new artist and best R&B song for not one, but two tracks off her highly touted 2008 debut album, "Fearless" (J Records). The set debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop…

  18. Rogue Wave, "Permalight"

    March 12, 2010 3:14 PM EST On its fourth studio album, "Permalight," Northern California rock act Rogue Wave expands on its usual guitar-drive approach by adding new electronic influences. But the group's foray into electronica is hit and miss-the song "Good Morning" successfully utilizes…

  19. Usher, "Papers"

    December 01, 2009 3:00 PM EST With its layered harmonies, mellow production and lyrics of heartache, Usher 's "Papers" closely resembles his 2004 No. 1 hit "Burn," and that's a very good thing. It's the first time in a while that the singer sounds energized, as he unleashes deeply…

  20. Diamond Names New Album As Tour Heats Up

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond's next studio album will be a self-titled affair, the first for the performer in his 40-year career. As previously reported, "Neil Diamond" will be released Nov. 8 via Columbia and is bei Neil Diamond's next studio album will be a self-titled affair, the first…

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