1. Darren Hayes Talks Savage Garden's 'Truly' Big AC No. 1

    July 15, 2011 4:05 PM EDT In the 50-year history of Billboard's Adult Contemporary songs chart, which launched July 17, 1961, no other single is bigger than Savage Garden 's "Truly Madly Deeply." The 1998 hit from the pop duo ranks at No. 1 on the all-time top 50 AC songs list, besting the likes of…

  2. The Top 100 Adult Contemporary Songs Ever

    July 15, 2011 12:55 PM EDT To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, we're counting down the top 100 songs in the entire history of one of Billboard's signature (and smoothest) surveys. Some of the genre's earliest giants infuse the list, including Elton John,…

  3. Chord Overstreet Out on 'Glee,' Fans Rally

    July 05, 2011 4:45 PM EDT "Glee's" resident "trouty-mouthed," floppy-haired love interest, Sam Evans, will no longer be a series regular, after just one season on the Fox series. The season three cast change -- as well as the news that Darren Criss (who plays Blaine Anderson) and Harry Shum Jr…

  4. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 7/2/2011

    July 02, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @alyankovic : I'm very happy to announce that …

  5. David Guetta Live Q&A: Archived Video

    June 29, 2011 10:35 AM EDT Chart Article David Guetta Watch The Archived Video! Photo by Vinny Pereira David Guetta rocked clubs everywhere with 2009's "One Love," and soon he'll be back with a fifth studio album, "Nothing But The Beat." The album, out Aug. 30, features a laundry list of A…

  6. Michael Jackson 'Thriller' Jacket Sells for $1.8 Million

    June 27, 2011 11:22 AM EDT A famed black-and-red calfskin jacket that Michael Jackson wore in the classic "Thriller" video has sold at auction for $1.8 million. Darren Julien, president and CEO of Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, says the jacket was purchased Sunday by Milton Verret, a commodities…

  7. Ask Billboard: Which Superstars Have Yet To Hit No. 1? Readers Respond, Continued

    June 17, 2011 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. 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. WHICH SUPERSTARS…

  8. Debbie Gibson: Co-Star Katy Perry 'Raising The Bar' With 'Last Friday Night' Video

    June 15, 2011 10:05 AM EDT K aty Perry 's video for "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" not only sports cameos from such Generation Y stars as Rebecca Black , Darren Criss and Kevin McHale, but it also pays tribute to those who know that before it was the title of a Perry song, "E.T." was a…

  9. Katy Perry Parties With Rebecca Black, 'Glee' Cast in 'Last Friday Night' Video

    June 13, 2011 1:09 AM EDT In her new video for "Last Friday Night (TGIF)," Katy Perry is having a full-on John Hughes moment. In addition to the video's glorious '80s teen flick feeling, "Last Friday Night" features an onslaught of truly random cameos. Those celebs included: recent butt…

  10. Darren Criss Mini-Me Channels Glee's Warblers, Covers 'Teenage Dream'

    June 06, 2011 4:43 PM EDT " Glee" heartthrob Darren Criss, playing openly-gay private schoolboy Blaine Anderson, has some serious competition in the form of an adorable "mini-Warbler," singing along to Criss' performance of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream." Watch below. He has…

  11. Lil Jon Live Q&A: Archived Video

    May 21, 2011 3:30 PM EDT This year, Lil Jon invaded our TV screens on the fourth season of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice." With upcoming projects underway, we felt that it was the perfect time to have Lil Jon come to Billboard.com for a live Q&A. He came by Friday (May 20) and chatted about '…

  12. Bruno Mars Tops U.K. Singles Chart, Hugh Laurie's Album Debuts

    May 16, 2011 2:15 PM EDT The U.K.'s new bestselling single is Bruno Mars' "The Lazy Song" (Elektra/ Warner Music), after it moved up 2-1 yesterday (15) to end the four-week reign of "Party Rock Anthem" (Interscope/Universal) by LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and Goonrock. Adele's …

  13. Britney Spears Biographical Comic Out Today

    May 11, 2011 8:35 AM EDT B ritney Spears is no stranger to music buyers and concert-goers. Now, her star power will be on display with web-slingers, shape shifters and superheroes. The pop music star is the subject of a new one-shot comic book courtesy of Bluewater Productions Inc.'s ongoing "Fame"…

  14. 'Glee' Concert Movie Hitting Theaters in August

    May 04, 2011 4:05 PM EDT Fox's television and film studios are teaming with " Glee " creator Ryan Murphy to produce "Glee Live! 3D!," a film of the upcoming "Glee Live! In Concert!" North American tour. Fox will release the film in theaters for an exclusive two-week run on Aug. 12,…

  15. Adele's '21' Marks Sixth Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    May 04, 2011 11:00 AM EDT It's a sleepy post-Easter week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as there isn't a single debut in the top 10 -- the first time that has happened since the tally dated Jan. 22. And, not a single album posts a sales gain in the top 40. Things should brighten up next week, once a bevy…

  16. POTW: The Royal Wedding, David Bowie, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, 'Glee'

    April 29, 2011 11:54 AM EDT Stylish celebs attend the Royal Wedding, Iman connects Rihanna and hubby, David Bowie , Nicki Minaj and Britney Spears plump and pose, Akon strips down and the ' Glee ' cast hit NYC hot spots. It all happened this week and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE…

  17. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Glee' Cast, Adele, Bruno Mars

    April 28, 2011 6:15 PM EDT PERFECT 10: As the "Glee" cast maintains its perfect attendance record in the Billboard 200 's top 10, the troupe receives even higher marks on the Soundtracks chart. "Glee, the Music Presents: The Warblers" enters the Billboard 200 at No. 2, marking the Fox series&…

  18. Rod Stewart Honored at ASCAP Pop Awards

    April 28, 2011 1:10 PM EDT While known more as an interpreter, Rod Stewart is a mean songwriter when he puts his mind to it, and he was honored Wednesday at the 28th annual ASCAP Pop Awards in Los Angeles, particularly for the string of hits he wrote in the 1970s. Stewart told a comic tale of his first attempt with…

  19. Win a 'Glee' Darren Criss Signed Billboard

    April 27, 2011 5:39 PM EDT When Darren Criss came to Billboard's studios for a live Q&A on April 26 to answer questions from his many listeners, he was also kind enough to sign four copies of his Billboard cover issue to give away to fans. Want to be one of those lucky four? Just fill in the form below by May…

  20. 'Glee's' Darren Criss: Live Q&A Video Archive

    April 27, 2011 11:30 AM EDT Darren Criss of "Glee" On the eve of the "Glee Presents the Warblers" album's No. 2 debut on the Billboard 200 , Warblers frontman Darren Criss stopped by Billboard.com's studio for a live Q&A. The 24-year-old singer/songwriter answered fan questions sent in…

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