1. Bruno Mars to Perform at MTV European Music Awards

    November 01, 2013 4:56 AM EDT Bruno Mars is the latest popstar to sign up for a live performance at this year's MTV European Music Awards. Mars, currently on the European leg of his worldwide Moonshine Jungle Tour, will drop in at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on Nov. 11 to take the stage for the 2013 EMAs. The…

  2. Daft Punk Stream Aids 38-5 Rise on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    May 23, 2013 7:47 PM EDT Daft Punk makes a leap on the Social 50 tally, rising 38-5 and breaking the top five for the first time. The French electronic duo made its just-released album, "Random Access Memories" (May 21), available for streaming in the iTunes Store on May 13.   The Social 50 ranks the most…

  3. Chart Highlights: Prince Returns With 'RNR Affair'

    September 24, 2012 5:25 PM EDT The Purple One graces Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart for the first time since 1994, as 'RNR Affair' bows at No. 22. Plus; New No. 1s for P!nk, Karmin and Jason Aldean. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the…

  4. Bridgit Mendler: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 3:47 PM EDT No. 16: Bridgit Mendler Birthdate: December 18, 1992 (age 19) Why She's Hot: Disney actress Bridgit Mendler is best known for her roles on "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Good Luck Charlie," but the 19-year-old actress is already generating buzz with her first single,…

  5. The Beat 9/12: Bridgit Mendler Stops By, Carly Rae Jepsen Drops "This Kiss"

    September 12, 2012 5:08 PM EDT Welcome to the Wednesday, Sept. 12 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. Bridgit Mendler stops by today's edition of …

  6. Demi Lovato and 'Glee's' Kevin McHale to Host 2012 Teen Choice Awards

    July 12, 2012 12:15 PM EDT "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato and "Glee" actor Kevin McHale, who plays Artie Abrams on the hit Fox series, have been set to host Fox's Teen Choice Awards, airing live on Sunday, July 22. Lovato was announced as host earlier this week, and McHale was added to the…

  7. Katy Perry's 'E.T.' Returns To No. 1 On Hot 100

    April 27, 2011 2:40 PM EDT K aty Perry 's "E.T.," featuring Kanye West , flies back to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 to be released tomorrow (April 28) on Billboard.com, while a song from the album atop the Billboard 200 roars to the Hot 100's runner-up rank, both titles fueled by exposure…

  8. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Wants Usher for Tour, Jack White/Danger Mouse Collab Hits Net

    March 31, 2011 7:24 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Wants Usher for Tour Britney Spears may have lost Enrique Iglesias as a touring partner this week, but she has other options in mind. "I think Usher 's really great right now," she…