1. Carly Rae Jepsen Gets Real Awkward With Scott Aukerman on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

    July 30, 2015 2:35 PM EDT In the upcoming episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! on IFC, super awkward host Scott Aukerman  attempts to tease girly-pop princess and "Call Me Maybe" star  Carly Rae Jepsen on her "persistent" love messages to him.  "So let me start off by saying I got your message,…

  2. 5 Seconds of Summer, Super Junior, Carly Rae Jepsen & PVRIS: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 59

    July 24, 2015 4:40 PM EDT Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --  Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Emily White is in the studio for…

  3. Lana Del Rey's 'Honeymoon' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    July 23, 2015 1:30 PM EDT Bring Me the Horizon and Carly Rae Jepsen also start in the top 10. Plus, a new cut from Calvin Harris debuts! Lana Del Rey emerged from the shadows this week to release “Honeymoon,” which bows at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated Aug. 1. The singer unveiled the song on…

  4. Carly Rae Jepsen, Sir Mix-a-Lot and More Music Stars Share Their Favorite Summer Songs of All Time

    July 21, 2015 3:41 PM EDT From DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince's "Summertime" to the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations," find out the summer songs that have inspired music artists. " Feist 's 'Mushaboom' is nostalgic for me -- it reminds me of Canadian summers,…

  5. Carly Rae Jepsen Doesn't Want to Be Too Poppy Plus More Insider Scoop

    July 20, 2015 2:39 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen: Call Me Maybe -- Just Don't Call Me Pop ​ The standout song on Carly Rae Jepsen 's forthcoming third album, Emotion -- which leaked online earlier in July after being released in Japan -- almost didn't happen. Why? Because it was too poppy -- even for the…

  6. Ask Billboard: Is There an Unusually High Number of New Acts in the Hot 100's Top 10?

    July 19, 2015 9:05 AM EDT From OMI to Rachel Platten, are rookies ruling more than ever? Plus, Selena Gomez's top-selling hits & more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your…

  7. Carly Rae Jepsen Travels the World in 'Run Away With Me' Video: Watch

    July 17, 2015 5:01 PM EDT Where in the world is Carly Rae Jepsen? In her new video for "Run Away With Me," the pop star gives fans a serious case of wanderlust as she skips through Paris and New York and leads the camera on a romantic adventure around the world. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Emotion'…

  8. Tori Kelly on Her Brush With Prince, Fame After a Decade of Trying and How She Proved Manager Scooter Braun Wrong

    June 26, 2015 4:05 PM EDT Two nights after performing in Minneapolis, the 10th stop of an 18-city North American headlining tour, Tori Kelly sits in a room at downtown Atlanta's Omni Hotel, still buzzing from a chance encounter with the Twin Cities' most famous resident: Prince . "It's a story…

  9. Blood Orange & Yoko Ono Bring In the Sunrise at MOMA: Live Review

    June 22, 2015 4:00 PM EDT In the internet era, music is less grounded in specific experiences: you can download or stream whatever, whenever, wherever. Partly as a response to that, there's been an increase in live music events with the intention to create a unique set of circumstances. The recent boom in music…

  10. MMVAs Red Carpet: Ed Sheeran, Adam Lambert & Carly Rae Jepsen Comment on the Madness

    June 22, 2015 1:10 PM EDT Plus, OMI delivers his first-ever televised live peformance in North America. The MuchMusic Video Awards are like no other. The streets outside the station’s corner headquarters in downtown Toronto are shut down to accommodate thousands of fans. Plus, the whole awards presentation and its…

  11. Lady Gaga Sings Linda Perry, Stephen Colbert Honors Toby Keith, Zac Brown Fetes the Grateful Dead At Songwriters Hall Of Fame Ceremony

    June 19, 2015 5:20 AM EDT In the men’s room of New York's Marriott Marquis hotel just before the start of the 46th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony, one man said, “Anyone know any jokes?” Another replied, “I got a check from Pandora for $1.89 -- for six million plays.” He was joking, or at least…

  12. Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Cyndi Lauper, Nate Ruess & More Share Stories Behind Their Hits

    June 15, 2015 5:53 PM EDT When it comes to star power, few music industry events can match the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York. Held in a more intimate setting than the Grammys -- the June 18 event takes place once again in a ballroom at the New York Marriott Marquis -- the induction dinner will…

  13. Mumford & Sons' 'Wilder Mind' Opens at No. 1 in U.K.

    May 11, 2015 3:48 AM EDT Mumford & Sons have landed an instant U.K. No. 1 with their third album Wilder Mind  (Gentlemen of the Road/Universal Island).  This week’s Official Charts Company data saw Jamaican pop-reggae artist Omi's Felix Jaehn remix of “Cheerleader” (Ultra) starting a second week at the…

  14. Justin Bieber Boosts Carly Rae Jepsen Again on Twitter Top Tracks

    May 08, 2015 2:00 PM EDT Plus, Mariah Carey's "Infinity" debuts and Jessie J's 'Pitch Perfect 2' single arrives! Carly Rae Jepsen springs 14-1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks (dated May 16) with "I Really Like You," thanks to her latest assist from Justin Bieber , who tweeted…

  15. Blur's 'The Magic Whip' Cracks U.K. No. 1

    May 04, 2015 6:06 AM EDT Blur’s eighth studio album  The Magic Whip  (Parlophone/Warner Music) h as become their  sixth to reach No. 1 in the U.K .  Meanwhile, Jamaican pop-reggae artist OMI   has climbed 2-1 on the singles chart with the Felix Jaehn remix of “Cheerleader” (Ultra).  Blur first topped the U.K. album…

  16. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Rihanna Breathes Life Into Chart With 'American Oxygen'

    April 24, 2015 1:10 PM EDT Her Springsteen-inspired hit debuts. Plus, moves for Jason Derulo, Tove Lo, Rachel Platten & more. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 soundtrack hit "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated May 2) for a second week. Plus, as…

  17. Drake, Madonna, Amy Schumer & Carly Rae Jepsen: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 45

    April 17, 2015 5:20 PM EDT Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Joe Levy visits New York City's…

  18. Listen to This Perfect Carly Rae Jepsen/Nine Inch Nails Mashup

    April 07, 2015 4:10 PM EDT Today's addition to the Weird but Delightful column of the Internet is this unexpected mashup of Carly Rae Jepsen 's "I Really Like You" and Nine Inch Nails ' "Head Like a Hole." If this sounds vaguely familiar, it's because there was a well-circulated…

  19. 'SNL': Carly Rae Jepsen Debuts New Song 'All That,' Michael Keaton Revives 'Batman' and 'Beetlejuice' (Video)

    April 05, 2015 10:08 AM EDT Michael Keaton marked his third time hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, where he played an advertising exec with a pierced belly button, a confused grandfather and even his iconic characters from  Batman and Beetlejuice . Watch Dwayne Johnson Sing About Being 'Franchise Viagra&…

  20. See How Carly Rae Jepsen Is Prepping For Her 'Saturday Night Live' Debut

    April 04, 2015 8:04 PM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen might be hanging with Michael Keaton this weekend on Saturday Night Live but the "I Really Like You" singer ran into an old friend backstage before Saturday night's airing. Well, kind of. She actually stumbled across a signed photo of her "I…

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