1. BET Orders Reality Series Starring Nelly, Keyshia Cole and Mann Family

    August 12, 2014 3:44 AM EDT BET is bulking up its unscripted programming. The Viacom-owned cable network has handed out series orders to docuseries starring rapper Nelly , a new entry with Keyshia Cole and one featuring Meet the Browns stars David and Tamela Mann . The untitled Cole project, picked up for six half-hour…

  2. Max Schneider Charts on Billboard Twitter Trending 140 With 'Mug Shot'

    August 06, 2014 4:41 PM EDT Singer-songwriter and YouTube star Max Schneider charts on the Billboard Twitter Trending 140  this week after releasing a tour compilation video for his single, “Mug Shot.”  During his “Say Max” tour, Max and his team filmed the crowd in more than 24 cities each singing a different line of…

  3. Norah Jones' 'It Was The Last Thing On Your Mind' Video From 'They Came Together' (Exclusive)

    June 24, 2014 1:30 PM EDT Norah Jones provides the musical centerpiece of the romantic-comedy spoof “They Came Together” that opens Friday (June 27) in theaters and on demand and stars Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler. Rudd and Poehler tap the rom-com clichés in the film, scenes of which pepper the new music video for "…

  4. Little Movement on K-Pop Hot 100 As Industry Grieves Sewol Ferry Disaster

    April 28, 2014 6:39 PM EDT Billboard chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond South Korea's entertainment industry has been on a complete hold with artists halting promotions, as well as canceling forthcoming concerts and events in respect to the recent Sewol ferry disaster that took place in Korea on…

  5. How K-Pop Got on the UK's BBC Radio 1 (Something Other Than Psy, That Is)

    April 22, 2014 9:10 PM EDT Korean superstars G-Dragon and Shinwa were broadcasted on mainstream British radio thanks to a 22-year-old K-pop fan from the countryside A few weeks back, British radio listeners very well may have double checked their radio dials when they heard Korean music playing on their airwaves. The…

  6. PSY, EXO, BIGBANG: Who Can Break the Chart Record for K-Pop Albums?

    April 09, 2014 11:03 PM EDT NE1's 'Crush' LP broke records on the Billboard 200, but a slew of upcoming K-pop releases have a potential to also sell big Last month, 2NE1 set the new record for highest-charting and best-selling K-pop album with their sophomore full-length "Crush." Landing at…

  7. K-Pop Hot 100: Soyu & Junggigo's 'Some' Earns 2014's Longest-Running No. 1

    March 17, 2014 9:50 PM EDT Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring 2NE1, BoA, Girls' Generation, T-ara, Lee Seung Gi, PSY, IU and more. Soyu & Junggigo have "Some" reasons to celebrate this week as with their collaboration featuring Lil Boi of Geeks earns a fourth week at No. 1…

  8. Girls' Generation & BIGBANG Top, PSY Tumbles Down Forbes Korea's Celebrity List

    March 04, 2014 7:41 PM EST EXO, TVXQ!, IU and miss A member Suzy make top 10 Is Girls' Generation made up of nine Oprah Winfreys? According to Forbes, that may be true. The full list for Forbes Korea's "2014 Power Celebrity 40" shows the nine-member girl group reclaiming the No. 1 slot from PSY, who…

  9. Sky Ferreira Joins Troy Carter's Atom Factory

    January 22, 2014 3:49 PM EST The singer writes that she is "so excited" about working with Lady Gaga's former manager. Sky Ferreira is the latest artist to become a management client of Troy Carter and his Atom Factory enterprise. The pop singer announced the deal in a Facebook post on Wednesday (Jan. 22).…

  10. 'Fuse News' Announces Week-Long K-Pop Special Featuring BIGBANG, 2NE1, Drunken Tiger & More

    January 09, 2014 9:45 PM EST K-Pop Hot 100 chart toppers like Epik High, Lee Hi, T-ara, Yoon Mi Rae and more also appear on the U.S. channel. American K-pop fans will finally getting their wish of seeing their favorite Korean idols on TV alongside top Western stars -- for a week, at least. "Fuse News," the…

  11. Seo In Kuk, Lena Park & Lim Kim Rule K-Pop Chart With Soundtrack Singles, EXO Snags Top Debut

    December 13, 2013 8:00 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring SHINee, 2NE1, Zia, T-ara and more. As we celebrate Sistar19 and other K-pop acts who ruled this year's K-Pop Hot 100 , "Superstar K" singer Seo In Kuk's "Loved You" tops this week's K-Pop chart…

  12. IU's 'The Red Shoes' Spends Second Week Atop K-Pop Hot 100

    October 25, 2013 7:00 PM EDT The K-Pop chart queen continues her reign as K.Will, As One, Jaurim, T-ara and more rise. Last week, IU snagged her third K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 with "The Red Shoes" giving her a record-extending 10 weeks at the summit on the chart. This week, IU is again at the top, her 11th week…

  13. IU Lands 12 New Songs, Third No. 1 on K-Pop Hot 100

    October 18, 2013 8:59 PM EDT The K-pop soloist extends her reign for most weeks at No. 1. Plus, chart highlights from Seo In Young, T-ara and more. K-pop's young diva IU and her coming-of-age album "Modern Times" has garnered discernible public approval with a whopping 12 album tracks shaking up the K…

  14. Miley Cyrus Parodies Government Shutdown, Performs the Hits on 'SNL'

    October 06, 2013 2:10 AM EDT Saturday night with Miley was neither the trainwreck nor the twerk-filled spectacle many expected it to become. Instead, the second episode of the new season of "Saturday Night Live" was just the right amount of audacious and, at best and worst, your usual episode of the NBC…

  15. Yoon Mi Rae Earns First K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 With 'Touch Love'

    September 05, 2013 9:55 PM EDT A deeper look at the K-Pop Hot 100 this week featuring Yoon Mi Rae, SISTAR's Hyorin, TEEN TOP, Sunmi, Lyn, SPICA and more. With over two decades in the industry under her belt, rapper/singer Yoon Mi Rae has a huge new hit with her single "Touch Love," a soundtrack…

  16. f(x) Earns First K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 With 'Rum Pum Pum Pum'

    August 09, 2013 9:25 PM EDT Quirky girl group f(x) notch their first K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 with new single "Rum Pum Pum Pum," plus chart notes on COOL, T-ara, Davichi, EXO and more. After landing a whopping 12 new tracks on the K-Pop Hot 100 last week , quirky girl group f(x) have yet another accomplishment…

  17. Davichi Earns Second K-Pop No. 1 Amid Label Shakeups

    July 14, 2013 5:45 PM EDT Davichi -- aka Lee Haeri and Kim Minkyung -- claim the No. 1 throne on the K-Pop Hot 100 this week with latest single, "Missing You Today." It's their second No. 1 single since Billboard Korea launched its chart in August of 2011. (2011 single, "Don't Say Goodbye…

  18. 2PM Returns After Scandal and Japanese Focus With 'Grown' LP

    June 06, 2013 12:31 AM EDT Established boy band 2PM made their overdue return to Korean with their new album “Grown” in May. The record has topped domestic album charts for weeks now, despite almost two years since their last K-pop release--a time when the K-Pop Hot 100 hadn’t even existed. Though, the long wait was…

  19. Beyonce's 'Epic' Song, 'Rise Up,' Hits the Internet: Listen

    June 05, 2013 12:18 PM EDT Beyoncé's song from the 'Epic' soundtrack, "Rise Up," has hit the web. "Rise Up," co-written by Sia and produced by Hit-Boy and Chase N Cashe, features Bey' belting words of inspiration: "Some people try to drag you down/ Take it from me, stand…

  20. T-ara N4 Opening for Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa Concerts, In Talks to Collaborate

    May 24, 2013 6:10 PM EDT Amid reports the K-pop group linked up with hip hop all-stars for a U.S. debut, it's not happening--yet. Billboard got the full story from their label. The K-pop world was taken aback when it appeared new girl group T-ara N4 (a splinter group of seven-member, two-time K-Pop Hot 100…

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