1. K-Pop Hot 100: Naul and PSY Dominate + This Week's Must-See Videos

    October 05, 2012 8:30 PM EDT If PSY galloped his way into everyone's heart with "Gangnam Style," Naul is moving listeners with his soulful ballad "Memory Of The Wind." Naul is a member of Brown Eyed Soul, a group that celebrates a decade in the business next year, whose latest skyrocketed to the…

  2. Jackie Evancho: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 5:55 PM EDT No. 11: Jackie Evancho Last Year's Rank: 5 Birthdate: April 9, 2000 (Age 12) Why She's Hot: Pint- sized vocal powerhouse Jackie Evancho is old news to the crossover classical crowd, who discovered her remarkable, gotta-hear-her-to-believe-her talent with her 2009 debut release, …

  3. Hooked: Nicki Minaj's Perfume, Lady Gaga's Dark Hair, Celine Dion's Sexy V Mag Photos

    August 28, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Celine Dion shows her sultry side in V magazine, Nicki Minaj debuts her new perfume bottle, Azealia Banks is teaming up with M.A.C to release a new lipstick, and Lady Gaga shows off her new brunette 'do. Get hooked on this week's bite-sized fashion news! Celine Dion Gets Sexy for V…

  4. Vocal Problems: Why So Many Artists Struggle To Stay at Full Volume

    August 20, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Imagine Dragons has a hit single on rock radio and a hotly anticipated album hitting stores in less than a month. Too bad the group's singer can't utter a word. The Las Vegas alt-rock band's frontman, Dan Reynolds, underwent surgery in early August to remove a polyp on his…

  5. New Whitney Houston Hits Album Due This Fall

    August 09, 2012 3:10 PM EDT The first authoritative greatest hits album from the late singer Whitney Houston is due out this fall in the U.S. on RCA Records. While a tracklist, title and release date has not been announced, sources have suggested it will be the first compilation to span her entire career and include the…

  6. Tim McGraw, Faith Hill to Make It Happen in Vegas: 40 Shows, 10 Weeks

    August 08, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Two country superstars, 10 weekends, 40 shows, one historic location. When Faith Hill sang "Let's Go To Vegas," it's doubtful she envisioned this. Hill and husband Tim McGraw unveiled Tuesday their plans for a much-talked-about run in Las Vegas that kicks off Dec. 7.…

  7. 'The Voice's' Chris Mann Signs Major Label Deal

    June 28, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Chris Mann, the classically trained singer who made it to the finals NBC's series "The Voice," is the first act signed to Ron Fair's new Universal Republic imprint Faircraft. His debut album is expected in the fall. Mann is in the studio working on his debut album with…

  8. Celine Dion Covers Adele at Vegas Show: Listen

    June 12, 2012 8:27 PM EDT Celine Dion knows a thing or two about a massive single -- but the track that surprised fans in her return to Las Vegas on Saturday night wasn't one of her many hits. Instead, the singer tried her hand at Adele 's "Rolling in the Deep" at her show at the Colosseum at…

  9. Exclusive: Whitney Houston To Be Honored in Next 'VH1 Divas' Tribute

    May 09, 2012 1:45 PM EDT VH1 will pay tribute to Whitney Houston for its next installment of "VH1 Divas," Billboard has learned. The network will tape the performance in Los Angeles in December, with Houston's longtime musical director Rickey Minor on board as executive producer. No artists have been…

  10. Ask Billboard: Does Lionel Richie Make Billboard Chart History?

    April 08, 2012 10:05 AM EDT As his 'Tuskegee' begins atop Country Albums, have any artists previously topped both that tally and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums? Plus, analysis of chart feats by Justin Bieber, Adele, Celine Dion and more Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about…

  11. 'American Idol' Recap: Oh Yes It's '80s Night

    April 05, 2012 10:15 AM EDT It was '80s Night on Wednesday's "American Idol," and for the most part, the remaining eight finalists paid solid tribute to the decade of decadence, tapered jeans and big hair. Among the highlights: Jessica Sanchez covering Whitney Houston (again) on "How Will I Know…

  12. Ask Billboard: Happy Birthday, Celine Dion!

    March 30, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. HAPPY BIRTHDAY,…

  13. Happy Birthday, Mariah Carey, Chart Icon

    March 27, 2012 12:05 AM EDT As Carey celebrates her 42nd birthday, here's a look back at some of her most impressive chart achievements. As Mariah Carey celebrates her 42nd birthday today, we've got the perfect present. Here's a look back at the most notable chart records that Carey has set since she…

  14. Madonna's Free Pass for Quebec Concert Site Draws Controversy

    March 14, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Officials for Quebec City's historic Plains of Abraham has relaxed its rule about for-profit concerts on the park grounds and made an exception for Madonna . Live Nation Entertainment will present her concert September 1, and according to the Globe and Mail , the National Battlefields…

  15. Celine Dion Cancels Shows, Needs Vocal Rest

    February 28, 2012 4:15 PM EST Sure, Celine Dion 's heart will go on, but as of now, her voice cannot. The pop singer has announced the cancellation of 10 shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas through March 18, due to weakness in her right vocal chord. According to a press release, Dion experienced…

  16. Honoring Etta James: 7 Famous Covers of 'At Last'

    January 20, 2012 11:50 AM EST Etta James ' passing has reminded music fans of the wealth of R&B and blues classics the singer released, with none more timeless than her version of Mack Gordon and Harry Warren's "At Last." Since James originally married her soaring vocals to the wistful track in…

  17. Friday Flashback: Kind of 'Blue Christmas'

    December 16, 2011 10:23 PM EST With the holidays just around the corner, let's turn the spotlight on one of the season's top Yuletide tunes -- one that has a rich country history. Though Elvis Presley's 1957 recording of "Blue Christmas" stands now as the most famous, it wasn't the first.…

  18. Lady Gaga Leads Forbes' 2011 Top-Earning Women in Music List

    December 14, 2011 8:16 PM EST She may not have been born this way, but Lady Gaga was pop's top-earning woman in 2011. According to Forbes , Lady Gaga earned $90 million from album sales, touring and endorsements -- double the estimated earnings of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry , who made $45 million and $44 million,…

  19. Drake's 'Take Care' Cruising to 700,000-Plus Debut

    November 16, 2011 6:45 PM EST It should surprise nobody, but Drake 's second full-length studio album, "Take Care," is on its way to a monster debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest the set could sell as many as 725,000 copies by week's end on Sunday, Nov. 20. …

  20. Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson to Celebrate Soul For 'VH1 Divas'

    October 27, 2011 8:19 PM EDT VH1 announced a pretty impressive roster of artists for VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul airing Monday, Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. This year's performers are Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Florence + The Machine, Kelly Clarkson, and Jessie J with The Roots serving as the house band. The…

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