1. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Outraged Over 'S&M' Title Change, Pink Tweets Baby Bump Pic

    February 07, 2011 7:14 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Outraged Over 'S&M' Title Change "S&M," Rihanna 's latest single, has had its title changed to "Come On" on the U.K.'s BBC Radio 1, and the singer is…

  2. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop, Rap Songs & More

    February 07, 2011 3:35 PM EST 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. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Grenade" Bruno Mars…

  3. Best New Artist Grammy Race: Drake

    February 04, 2011 11:30 AM EST chartArticle_ignore VIDEO Q&A Billboard's Drake Grammy Q&A: Your Tweets Answered! FEATURE Drake: The Billboard Cover Story FEATURE Drake 2011 Album Preview NEWS Drake & Rihanna To Duet At Grammys VIRAL VIDEO Nicki Minaj Enlists Drake For Cinderella Wedding 'Moment'…

  4. Best New Artist Grammy Race: Florence + The Machine

    February 04, 2011 10:53 AM EST chartArticle_ignore VIDEO FEATURE Mashup: Florence + The Machine Makes Over Mario Winans NEWS Florence Welch Performs With Drake In London NEWS Florence, Bruno, Bieber And Others React To Grammy Noms VIRAL VIDEO Florence And The Machine Introduce 'Dog Days' To 'SNL' VIRAL…

  5. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Jamie Foxx & Drake Break Songz's Streak

    February 03, 2011 6:44 PM EST There's a new King on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs this week as Jamie Foxx 's "Fall For Your Type," featuring Drake , jumps 5-1, snapping Trey Songz 's "Can't Be Friends'" No. 1 run at 13 weeks. Ironically, Foxx's last chart-topper was the 2009 smash…

  6. Bruno Mars Holds Off P!nk Atop Hot 100

    February 03, 2011 11:00 AM EST B runo Mars' "Grenade" logs a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , although P!nk's "F**kin' Perfect" appears primed to assume the summit next week. "Grenade" registers its highest weekly audience to date (127.3 million, according to…

  7. Update: Rihanna & Drake, Cee Lo & Gwyneth Paltrow to Duet at Grammys

    February 02, 2011 8:50 AM EST R ihanna and Drake will perform together at the Grammy Awards, while Cee Lo Green and Gwyneth Paltrow will team up for their own duet with the Jim Henson Company Puppets, it was announced late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning (Feb. 2). Rihanna and Drake's duet was announced via the…

  8. Drake, Justin Bieber Lead Juno Award Nominees

    February 01, 2011 2:12 PM EST Get set for Drake to face off against Justin Bieber at the Junos. Canadian hip-hop star Drake leads the field with six nominations going into the Junos, with Bieber taking four of his own. Drake, born in Toronto as Aubrey Graham, picked up nods for best album, best songwriter, best rap…

  9. Nicki Minaj 'Does the Creep' on 'SNL'

    January 30, 2011 12:45 PM EST With her character-driven, accent-tinged rhymes and over-the-top attitude and costumes, color us less than surprised that musical guest Nicki Minaj proved herself to be an able actress on last night's "Saturday Night Live" (Jan. 29). Nicki Minaj's 'Moment 4 Life'…

  10. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 1/29/2011

    January 29, 2011 9:00 AM EST 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 !) @TheEllenShow (Ellen DeGeneres): It's my birthday…

  11. Nicki Minaj's 'Moment 4 Life' Video': A Cinderella Wedding with Drake

    January 27, 2011 8:45 PM EST Relating the lyrical hook "I wish I could have this moment for life" to a classic character whose time is especially fleeting -- Cinderella -- Nicki Minaj goes glamorous in the official music video for "Moment 4 Life," which premiered tonight (Jan. 27) on MTV. The clip for…

  12. Billboard Bits: U2 Concert Forces MLB Series Relocation, Coachella Sells Out in a Week

    January 27, 2011 6:40 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. U2 Concert Bumps Marlins-Mariners Baseball Series An upcoming three-game baseball series between the Florida Marlins and the Seattle Mariners has been relocated to Seattle due to a scheduling conflict with a U2…

  13. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Trey Songz, Jamie Foxx, Drake

    January 27, 2011 1:53 PM EST Trey Songz picks up a 13th week atop R&B/Hip-Hop Songs making "Can't Be Friends" the longest-running chart-topper since Maxwell 's "Pretty Wings" spent 14 weeks at the summit in 2009. Besides Maxwell's hit, only Mary J. Blige 's "Be Without You…

  14. Bruno Mars Returns To Hot 100 Summit, Britney Slips 5 Spots

    January 27, 2011 10:58 AM EST B runo Mars ' "Grenade" reignites atop the Billboard Hot 100 , rebounding 2-1 and logging a third nonconsecutive week in the chart's top spot, having alternated between Nos. 1 and 2 over the past six weeks. The track, which returns to No. 1 on Digital Songs for a fifth…

  15. Chart Highlights: Pop, Rap Songs & More

    January 24, 2011 4:45 PM EST 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. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Grenade" Bruno Mars…

  16. Best Bets 2011: The Year In Music Ahead

    January 21, 2011 6:00 PM EST The burning questions for 2011: who'll win the battle of the blondes, Gaga or Britney? Can the Strokes and Foos revive rock? Will Brad Paisley keep country's reign alive? And how stoked is Willow Smith's chiropractor? It's the top of the new year, and the time is nigh to…

  17. Wiz Khalifa: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:34 PM EST Wiz Khalifa Title TBD March Although "Black and Yellow" is technically a tribute to the Pittsburgh Steelers, hip-hop fans didn't need any football allegiances to knock their heads to Wiz Khalifa's colorful 2010 anthem. The Stargate-produced single, which entered the…

  18. Lil Wayne: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 3:27 PM EST Lil Wayne "Tha Carter IV" Date TBD Lil Wayne originally planned on releasing his upcoming "Tha Carter IV" album on Nov. 5-the day he was released from New York's Riker's Island. But now? The rapper/MC has gone back to the drawing board. So far, Weezy has worked…

  19. Drake: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 3:21 PM EST Drake "Take Care" Date TBD Still aglow from the success of last year's debut, "Thank Me Later," Drake isn't taking a break. The Toronto native is already prepping his sophomore release, "Take Care," and so far for it he's worked with Boi-1da and…

  20. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Nicki Minaj, Michael Jackson, Trey Songz

    January 20, 2011 4:31 PM EST Nicki Minaj continues her winning streak as "Pink Friday" picks up a second week atop R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Despite dropping 17% to 32,000 copies, Minaj fends off Rihanna 's "Loud" which steps 3-2 in its ninth week. Kanye West 's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted…

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