1. Billboard Bits: Gwen Stefani Covers Elle's Women in Music Issue, Beastie Boys Release New Single

    April 06, 2011 7:27 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwen Stefani Covers ELLE's Women in Music Issue In ELLE's Women in Music issue hitting newsstands April 12, Gwen Stefani appears on the cover and in a portfolio also featuring Adele , Willow Smith , Robyn…

  2. Bell Biv DeVoe Inject 'Poison' into 'Jimmy Fallon'

    February 24, 2011 1:20 PM EST B ell Biv DeVoe is planning on releasing some new music this year, but the New Jack Swing trio brought a couple of classic tracks, including their 1990 hit "Poison," to "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" last night (Feb. 23). Wearing matching outfits and showing off some dance…

  3. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Talks Breasts and Beyonce, Paltrow To Cover Prince on 'Glee'

    February 08, 2011 7:00 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry Talks Breasts, Beyonce, Hubby in Elle Katy Perry graces the March cover of Elle, looking colorfully chic and discussing (among other things) her breasts, her relationship with Russell Brand, and how she&…

  4. Music's 15 Best & Worst Fashions Of 2010

    December 22, 2010 1:00 PM EST Niki Schwan, the stylist who brought the world some of | Drake At Lil Wayne's Post-Jail Party NIKI SCHWAN: "I worked with The 'Glee' Cast's School-Days Look NIKI SCHWAN: "I think Leighton Meester's "Somebody To Love" Video NIKI SCHWAN: "I don&…

  5. Katy Perry: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 23, 2010 1:29 PM EDT K aty Perry is dangerously close to falling. Not because she's launching herself into the air with a harness like Pink, or clomping through a Heathrow terminal in a dozen-inch platforms, like Lady Gaga. This pop star's potential collapse is due to an unfortunate combination of sand,…

  6. Alicia Keys Parts Ways with Longtime Manager

    July 19, 2010 10:55 AM EDT A licia Keys and longtime manager Jeff Robinson have parted ways, ending over a decade-long business partnership that began at the onset of the singer's career. Keys and Robinson announced the news Friday night (July 16) in a joint statement. Robinson and Keys will continue to…

  7. Big Country: A Look At Three Artists

    June 07, 2010 3:31 PM EDT While most genres struggle, country music is enjoying a commercial and creative renaissance. Billboard looks at three strikingly diverse artists -- Joe Nichols, Eric Church, and Laura Bell Bundy -- who took very different routes to reach the charts. Jump To:|| Despite the fact that David…

  8. Slash Enlists Ozzy, Iggy, Kid Rock For Solo Debut

    March 08, 2010 9:57 AM EST As a former member of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver , Slash knows more than most musicians about what he calls "band drama." "It just goes hand in hand with rock 'n' roll," the 44-year-old guitarist says with a seen-it-all laugh. "It's a very…

  9. Playboy Announces 2010 Festival Lineup

    February 26, 2010 11:18 AM EST The Chick Corea Freedom Band , George Benson and the Manhattan Transfer are among the headliners for the 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival. Now in its 32nd year, the annual festival will be held June 12-13 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Serving once again as master of ceremonies is comedian…

  10. Chart Beat Thursday: The Who, Andrea Bocelli, Lil Wayne

    February 11, 2010 4:15 PM EST GAIN OF 74: In Super Bowl XLIV Sunday (Feb. 7), the New Orleans Saints effectively sealed victory when Tracy Porter returned a Peyton Manning interception 74 yards for a touchdown, capping the game's scoring at 31-17. On this week's Billboard 200, the band that rocked the Super Bowl…

  11. The 50 Sexiest Songs Of All Time

    February 11, 2010 9:52 AM EST These are, literally, the 50 most popular songs about sex ever, as based on each song's performance on the Hot 100 chart. "Sexy" is a relative term -- one man's baby-makin' music might be his woman's soundtrack for a snoozefest. But there's nothing…

  12. The 50 Sexiest Songs Of All Time Page 4

    February 10, 2010 1:54 PM EST Chart Article « Previous 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 20 Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band Hot 100 Peak: 1 for two wks (7/10/1976) The naive melody and wide-eyed harmonies of this '70s pop classic, which was famously covered in Will Farrell's 2004 "Anchorman"…

  13. Mariah Carey's 'Memoirs' Album Delayed Again

    August 13, 2009 3:53 PM EDT Originally scheduled for an August 25th release date and then September 15th , Mariah Carey 's upcoming 12th studio album, "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel," has been delayed yet again. "Memoirs" will now arrive two weeks later on September 29th. The singer has also…

  14. Mariah's 'Memoirs' CD To Include Mini-Magazine With Ads

    August 03, 2009 11:36 AM EDT As music sales continue to drop like they're not so hot throughout the industry, Island Def Jam Music Group is jamming on a new business model: integrating brands into artists' CD booklets. The first deal, created for the Mariah Carey release "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel"…

  15. Kurt Elling, "Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman)

    July 07, 2009 4:35 PM EDT Kurt Elling has never shied away from a challenge-the nimble singer has carved a unique place for himself in the jazz pantheon, with a signature sound that cunningly combines blues, ballads and beat-inspired poetry. On his eighth outing as a leader (and his second for Concord), Elling ups his…

  16. Eminem, Lil Wayne: Billboard Bits

    April 07, 2009 12:31 PM EDT Eminem Premieres New Song, Video Eminem debuted the video to "We Made You," the first single off his forthcoming "Relapse" album, today (April 7) on MTV's "AMTV." The video, directed by Joseph Kahn, mercilessly spoofs a slew of celebrities, including Jessica…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country,…

  18. Celine Dion Leads Juno Nominee Field

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion led all artists by receiving six Juno Award nominations today, while punk pop queen Avril Lavigne, crooner Michael Buble and the eclectic Feist all received five shots at awards. Celine Dion led all artists by receiving six Juno Award nominations today, while punk pop queen Avril…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country,…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal…

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