1. Metro Station Ready To Roll With Miley

    June 19, 2009 4:30 PM EDT Touring with your little sister may not seem appealing to most rockers. But when the sibling in question is Miley Cyrus, older bro Trace Cyrus and his band, Metro Station -- riding high with its own hits "Shake It" and "Kelsey" -- are all too happy to be aboard her…

  2. Miley Cyrus Breaks Out U.K. Concert Dates

    June 12, 2009 1:22 PM EDT Teen pop sensation Miley Cyrus has announced dates for her first U.K. tour which will start in December, as she continues to build a pop music career in her own right rather than as her alter-ego Hannah Montana. Cyrus, 16, who plays a schoolgirl with a secret identity as rock star Hannah…

  3. Ask Billboard

    May 01, 2009 1:11 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. CAN YOU MAKE CENTS OF THIS? Hello Gary, Thanks again for a great column last…

  4. Eminem, Green Day Make Big Hot 100 Debuts

    April 23, 2009 11:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for a third week, while the tally's highest debut comes at No. 9 from Eminem with "We Made You." It's the best Hot 100 debut of his career and its fast start is owed…

  5. Chart Beat:  Rascal Flatts, Miley Cyrus, Eminem, Jason Mraz

    April 16, 2009 12:45 PM EDT Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from among our entire menu of charts. AIN'T…

  6. 'Hannah Montana' Boosts Six Songs On Hot 100

    April 16, 2009 11:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" still reigns atop the Billboard Hot 100, but a big opening weekend for "Hannah Montana: The Movie" boosts or debuts six of the soundtrack's songs on the Hot 100. Miley Cyrus' "The Climb," which moves up two…

  7. 'Hannah Montana' Rocks Box Office With $34 Million Opening

    April 13, 2009 7:57 AM EDT OMG! OMG! Sixteen-year-old actress Miley Cyrus became one of the biggest stars in Hollywood on Sunday as her first nonconcert movie topped the North American box office, earning twice as much as Disney had forecast. Walt Disney Co's "Hannah Montana: The Movie" sold $34 million…

  8. Ask Billboard: 'N Sync and Gulf War Songs

    April 10, 2009 2:05 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TAKE TWO, TAKE TWO Hi Gary, I enjoyed last week's Ask Billboard…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder is named…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts, including Larry Graham, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Richard Pryor, Dionne Warwick, Parliament Fu 2006 - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts,…

  12. 'Nashville Star' Crowns New Champion

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Lawson, a 32-year-old mother of five, is the winner of NBC's "Nashville Star." Lawson was crowned during the show's finale, which aired last night (Aug. 4). Melissa Lawson, a 32-year-old mother of five, is the winner of NBC's "Nashville Star." Lawson…

  13. The Billboard Q&A: Miley Cyrus

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Let's get it out of the way. That Vanity Fair photo shoot? For a teen idol that's suddenly been turned into glossy rag mag fodder, Miley Cyrus is remarkably sanguine when asked about the bare-shoulder Let's get it out of the way. That Vanity Fair photo shoot? For a teen idol…

  14. Chart Beat: Katy Perry, Kathy Griffin, Miley Cyrus

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses the 1000th No. 1 of the rock era, Kathy Griffin's comedy album, Miley Cyrus and more! ROCKIN' AND KISSIN': Music historians acknowledge that the rock era was ushered in by one 45 rpm single: "(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley &…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at…

  16. Taylor Swift Set For 'Hannah' Film, CMA Special

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift is the latest country star to join the cast of "Hannah Montana: The Movie," which is currently filming in Tennessee. Swift, who plays herself, shot her cameo on June 9. Taylor Swift is the latest country star to join the cast of "Hannah Montana: The Movie,"…

  17. Rascal Flatts To Appear In Hannah Montana Movie

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country super group Rascal Flatts will appear and perform in the upcoming Hannah Montana movie, which is currently filming in Tennessee. Country super group Rascal Flatts will appear and perform in the upcoming Hannah Montana movie, which is currently filming in Tennessee. Meanwhile, Bucky…

  18. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern rock label Capricorn Records and manager of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers, dies of lung cancer at his 2006 - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern…

  19. Miley Cyrus Memoir Due Next Spring

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Miley Cyrus, the 15-year-old teen idol better known as "Hannah Montana," plans to write a memoir about her journey to stardom, according to the Disney Book Group. Miley Cyrus, the 15-year-old teen idol better known as "Hannah Montana," plans to write a memoir about her…

  20. Pickler, Swift Big Winners At CMT Music Awards

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT She wasn't in the house, but Kellie Pickler went home the night's top winner at the 2008 CMT Music Awards, held Monday (April 14) at Nashville's Curb Event Center at Belmont University. She wasn't in the house, but Kellie Pickler went home the night's top winner at…

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