1. Justin Bieber Covers Teen Vogue’s Music Issue

    April 02, 2013 6:50 PM EDT The platinum teen talks about the rough year he's having so far in the cover story. Heartbreaker Justin Bieber covers Teen Vogue’s May Music issue . This is the second time the singer has appeared on the cover of the mag. He first fronted the cover back in October 2010. While…

  2. The Seed: Stalley, Travi$ Scott, Tank & More

    April 01, 2013 12:14 PM EDT During a busy week of releases from R&B/Hip-Hop veterans and trending newcomers, Maybach Music’s Stalley debuts “Swangin,” the first single off his upcoming major-label debut. Featuring legendary Houston rapper Scarface, the soulful, screw-filled cut borrows its beat and chorus from a…

  3. Chart Juice: Joe Budden and Avant Make Big Debuts on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    February 14, 2013 8:31 PM EST Budden notches his first No. 1 with 'No Love Lost' Nearly 10 years after his self-titled debut album opened at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, Joe Budden nets his first No. 1 on the list with "No Love Lost" (30,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan). The…

  4. Cee Lo Green and Goodie Mob Tackle Covers and Hits at ESPN Super Bowl Party

    February 02, 2013 9:35 AM EST The Atlanta hip-hop crew eventually turned a too-cool crowd crazy. Right after midnight on Friday (Feb. 2), Cee Lo Green took the stage at the ESPN the Magazine party, and the crowd of athletes, famous faces, and behind-the-scenes moneymakers rushed the stage. The Cee Lo Green they…

  5. Jennifer Lopez Gets Fierce for Harper's Bazaar Covers

    January 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST Jennifer Lopez goes heavy metal on the February cover of Harper's Bazaar, rocking two dazzling metallic looks -- a gold Paco Rabanne dress on the newsstand cover and a metallic Fendi dress, Roberto Cavalli cuff and silver Tom Ford sandals on the subscriber cover. Her designer style…

  6. Chart Highlights: Phillip Phillips Makes History On Adult Pop Songs

    December 17, 2012 5:30 PM EST The singer is the first 'American Idol' champion to send a debut single to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs, where 'Home' hikes 2-1. Plus, new No. 1s from Ellie Goulding and Steven Curtis Chapman. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  7. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, One Direction and More Light Up NYC at Z100 Jingle Ball

    December 08, 2012 8:30 AM EST Z100's annual Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden Friday night (December 7) was bookended by an opening performance from One Direction and a closing headline set from Justin Bieber , with plenty of teen pop, British imports and R&B thrown in to make this year's event an…

  8. Win a VIP 'Women In Music' Gift Bag

    November 30, 2012 6:40 PM EST Full of goodies like headphones, jewelry, sunglasses, apparel & more, the VIP Women In Music gift bag could be yours. Billboard's 2012 Women In Music event celebrated Woman of the Year Katy Perry, Rising Star Carly Rae Jepsen and feted forty key female execs in the music business in…

  9. Omarion Talks 'Care Package' EP & Career Growth

    November 26, 2012 3:00 PM EST Omarion doesn't want to be seen as a teen pop star anymore. The 28-year-old singer, who stepped onto the scene as frontman for B2K in the early 2000s, began his solo career with 2005's "O" (Epic), which debuted atop the Billboard 200 with 182,000 copies, according to…

  10. Rolling Stones Start Up Reunion With London Blowout

    November 26, 2012 11:30 AM EST th Anniversary Kicks Off at O2 ... Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor Make Rare Cameos ... Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck Guest Star ... 150 Minutes of Sweaty Rock n' Roll "It took us 50 years to get from Dartford to Greenwich," said Mick Jagger to 20,000 close friends on Sunday night, at…

  11. Holiday Gift Guide 2012: 30+ Pop Presents

    November 23, 2012 6:25 AM EST The 2012 holiday shopping season is officially here, and we know you've got plenty of music fans on your list. Don't race off to the store in a panic; Billboard.com's annual holiday gift guide is here to help with rockin' ideas for everyone. Among our 30+ suggestions,…

  12. Game's 'Jesus Piece' Album Coming in December

    November 20, 2012 1:15 PM EST Kanye West, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and many more guest on the LP. "Jesus Piece," Game's fifth studio album, is set for a Dec. 11 release on Interscope Records. The official album artwork and track list to the rapper's "R.E.D. Album" follow-up were released on…

  13. Taylor Swift Gets Sexy for Cosmo, Glam for ELLE Canada: Photos

    November 02, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Taylor Swift dropped her glamourous style to dance around in her pajamas with thick-framed glasses and a ponytail in the video for "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," but the 22-year-old singer is back to looking like a star on the December covers of Cosmopolitan and ELLE…

  14. Taylor Swift Covers Glamour, Calls John Mayer 'Presumptuous'

    October 01, 2012 7:00 PM EDT The "Begin Again" singer also discussed love and heartbreak for her Marie Claire U.K. cover story this month. Taylor Swift covers the November issues of Glamour and Marie Claire U.K, looking stunning as she opens up about love and heartbreak to both publications. Swift rocks…

  15. O'Jays Celebrate 40th Anniversary of First Hit 'Back Stabbers'

    August 17, 2012 1:50 PM EDT 'I just want people to say we are one of the best that ever did it,' says co-founder Eddie Levert. "How can people say no one likes old school?" That was one of the audience comments overheard at the Los Angeles stop on the recent Summer Music Festival tour. Holding court…

  16. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Smash Record for NYC-Area Country Show

    August 13, 2012 12:00 AM EDT Brothers of the Sun Tour Stop at MetLife Stadium Breaks Chesney's Own Milestone, Set Last Year A Kenny Chesney concert is synonymous with summer and tailgating. Fans know this firsthand and keep coming back for more, helping the country singer top records year after year. Last summer,…

  17. Blackground Clarifies Rumors of Aaliyah's Posthumous Album

    August 09, 2012 2:55 PM EDT Aaliyah's cousin, Jomo Hankerson, denies that Drake is contracted to executive produce the project. Update (4:00 pm): Following publication of this article, Blackground reached out to Billboard.biz to officially confirm that Drake and Noah '40' Shebib will be co-executive…

  18. Lollapalooza 2012: 15 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    August 04, 2012 11:40 AM EDT The opening day of Lollapalooza 2012 closed with a black celebration. Or the north end of Chicago's Grant Park, devil horns flew and heads banged as Black Sabbath brought forth a metal onslaught of the heaviest form. On the south end, fireworks illuminated fans who swayed and shimmied to…

  19. The Wallflowers' 7-Year Hiatus Was a 'Good, Healthy Break,' Says Dylan

    August 02, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Jakob Dylan never doubted that the Wallflowers would get back together to make another album, even as the group's hiatus stretched to nearly seven years from its last album. "Knowing everybody as well as I do, I knew we would," Dylan tells Billboard.com. "Glad All Over,…

  20. Miguel Delivers Dazzling Set, Plays New Songs at Private NYC Show

    August 01, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Halfway through his private performance at Joe's Pub in New York on Tuesday night (July 31), Miguel kindly asked the men with seats closest to the club's tiny stage to relinquish their chairs and make way for some ladies up front. And then, when everyone thought he was joking, he…

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