1. LGBTQ History Trivia: How Well Do You Know These Monumental Moments?

    June 22, 2017 5:10 PM EDT As part of our 30 Days of Pride initiative, we quizzed some of our favorite LGBTQ musicians on various bits of Pride trivia. In this edition, watch host Louis Virtel quiz MUNA , Bonnie McKee , Shamir , Parson James and Brayton Bowman on monumental moments in LGBTQ history. If you missed our…

  2. Gay Anthem Trivia: How Well Do You Know 'Beautiful,' 'I'm Coming Out' & More?

    June 22, 2017 5:00 PM EDT As part of our 30 Days of Pride initiative, we quizzed some of our favorite LGBTQ musicians on various bits of Pride trivia. In this edition, watch host Louis Virtel quiz  MUNA , Bonnie McKee ,  Shamir , Parson James and Brayton Bowman on iconic gay anthems. If you missed our other…

  3. LGBTQ Musician Trivia: How Well Do You Know These Out & Proud Stars?

    June 22, 2017 4:47 PM EDT As part of our 30 Days of Pride initiative, we quizzed some of our favorite LGBTQ musicians on various bits of Pride trivia. In this edition, watch host Louis Virtel quiz  MUNA , Bonnie McKee ,  Shamir , Parson James and Brayton Bowman on LGBTQ musicians. If you missed our other installments,…

  4. Bonnie McKee's Pride Playlist: Cher, Savage Garden, Big Freedia & More

    June 21, 2017 2:17 AM EDT As part of our  30 Days of Pride  initiative, we've asked LGBTQ stars to create playlists to show what "pride" means to them. Singer and star songwriter Bonnie McKee offered up a mix of classic confidence-boosting anthems and newer hits. [readmore:7832713] "Celebrating…

  5. Bonnie McKee: Love Letter to the LGBTQ Community

    June 01, 2017 11:00 AM EDT For Gay Pride Month, Billboard asked numerous pop culture luminaries to write 'love letters' to the LGBTQ community. Below, hit singer-songwriter Bonnie McKee -- who's written with Katy Perry, Cher, Britney Spears, Adam Lambert and many more -- shares hers. Read more Pride…

  6. Bonnie McKee Breaks Down 'Teenage Dream' & 'Dynamite' Choruses - and Why She Felt Insulted by Lorde's Lyrics

    April 23, 2017 11:18 AM EDT Bonnie McKee became the pop songwriter du jour after the enormous success of her co-writes on Katy Perry ’s 2010 Teenage Dream album; in fact, since the release of “California Gurls,” the pair have seen five of their writing collaborations take the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. With that…

  7. Made in America Los Angeles Day 2 Highlights: Rita Ora, John Mayer, Kanye West & More

    September 01, 2014 11:45 AM EDT Day two of Los Angeles' Made in America also featured Classixx, Cypress Hill, Weezer, Juanes, R3hab and more. As rain postponed an hour’s worth of performances at day two of Made in America Philadelphia on Sunday (Aug. 31), the closing day of Los Angeles’ inaugural run was greeted with…

  8. American Music Awards 'Red Carpet Live' Event to Stream on Yahoo

    November 12, 2013 8:00 AM EST The red carpet will roll-out and live-stream from this year's American Music Awards. The Coca-Cola- sponsored “Red Carpet Live” will kick-start the AMA festivities on Nov. 24, and for the first time the pre-show event will be streamed live on Yahoo . American Music Awards 2013: Full…

  9. Chart Highlights: Bruno Mars' 'Gorilla' Swings Onto Pop Songs

    September 16, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Mars looks to continue his perfect top 10 streak on Pop Songs with his latest single. Plus, new No. 1s for Selena Gomez, Carlos Vives, Enrique Iglesias and Mandisa Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest…

  10. Singles Lady: Bonnie McKee Is Looking Out for Number One

    August 13, 2013 7:00 PM EDT She's helped write some of the biggest multimillion-selling hits in recent history -- including four Hot 100 No. 1s for Katy Perry. But now Bonnie McKee wants to sell a few more for someone else: herself "Welcome to Casa de Bambi!" Bonnie Mc­Kee exclaims as she makes her way…

  11. Chart Highlights: Jonas Brothers, One Direction Debut On Pop Songs

    July 22, 2013 6:20 PM EDT The boy bands begin with new singles from forthcoming albums. Plus, new No. 1s for Robin Thicke, the Band Perry and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below.…

  12. Bonnie McKee on Solo Return, Next Project: ‘Britney Spears Called Me’

    February 12, 2013 11:30 PM EST The pop star will be back with a new album this summer after penning hits for Katy Perry and Taio Cruz Bonnie McKee hasn’t released an album since her 2004 debut, “Trouble.” The songwriting powerhouse has been focusing her efforts on creating hits for the likes of Katy Perry and Taio Cruz ,…

  13. Ke$ha Debuts 'Die Young' Single: Listen

    September 25, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Electro-pop maven Ke$ha returns with her new single, the abandon-free "Die Young," which was released on Tuesday (Sept. 25) and previews sophomore album "Warrior," out Dec. 4 on RCA Records. The new single sees the 25-year-old returning to the formula of her past hits:…

  14. Adam Lambert Takes Control With 'Trespassing'

    May 11, 2012 2:25 PM EDT Dr. Luke. Bruno Mars. Pharrell Williams. These are just a few of the hitmakers who appear in the production and songwriter credits of Adam Lambert's sophomore album, "Trespassing." But it's not the impressive roster of collaborators that makes the boldest statement in the…

  15. Britney Spears' 'HIAM': Do Bellamy Brothers Have an Infringement Case?

    March 04, 2011 1:30 PM EST The Bellamy Brothers appear to be facing an uphill battle in their infringement claim against the songwriters of Britney Spears ' "Hold It Against Me," according to copyright experts. The Bellamys turned to press outlets in January to complain about alleged similarities between…

  16. Single Review: Britney Spears, "Hold It Against Me"

    January 11, 2011 12:48 PM EST BRITNEY SPEARS Hold It Against Me (3:49) Producers: Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Billboard Writers: Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald, Bonnie McKee, Mathieu Jomphe Publishers: Various Jive/JLG "Hold It Against Me," the hotly anticipated new Britney Spears single, inevitably arrived on the Web a…