1. Drake's 'Wu-Tang Forever' Pays Tribute to Shaolin: Listen

    September 12, 2013 8:33 PM EDT The hip-hop star's latest single samples the legendary New York crew. Drake's new album may be called "Nothing Was the Same," but he's confident one thing's permanent. New single "Wu-Tang Forever" pays titular tribute to the long-lived New York rap…

  2. Sebastian Ingrosso on Britney Spears’ New Single: 'I Didn't Write It!'

    September 12, 2013 8:09 PM EDT The former Swedish House Mafia DJ says he didn’t write “Work Bitch,” but one of his protégés did. On Wednesday, Britney Spears posted a photo on Instagram that appeared to reveal the writers of her forthcoming song, “Work Bitch.” But today, one of those supposed writers has confirmed that…

  3. Katy Perry Returns to No. 1 on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    September 12, 2013 7:52 PM EDT Perry reaches the top spot after debuting the music video for "Prism" lead single "Roar." Billboard's Social 50 chart has a new No. 1 this week, as Katy Perry returns to the top for the first time in more than a year. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on…

  4. Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee Talks Resignation: 'My Transgressions Were Affecting the Station'

    September 11, 2013 11:37 PM EDT "It's almost like the Anthony Weiner thing," the DJ told Billboard of the accusations against him. "There are people out there who don't have my interest at heart." Mister Cee, a 20-year veteran DJ of New York's Hot 97 (WQHT), has resigned from the…

  5. Keith Urban Aiming for Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    September 11, 2013 10:02 PM EDT The Weeknd, 2 Chainz and Janelle Monae are also heading for significant debuts on the Billboard 200. Country star Keith Urban is possibly heading for his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources suggest the singer/guitarist's new release, "Fuse," may…

  6. Kendrick Lamar Responds to Meek Mill Disses in New York

    September 11, 2013 9:24 PM EDT The MC asserted his role as "king" at his first New York show since his game-changing "Control" verse. Kendrick Lamar has taken to calling himself the king of New York, and the Los Angeles MC defended his new turf at a show in Williamsburg Park on Tuesday. In the wake of…

  7. Icona Pop Teases 'All Night' Video, Teams With Absolut Tune (Exclusive)

    September 11, 2013 7:49 PM EDT Watch the group host a dance party in the first look at their video for "All Night." Icona Pop is about to host a “Paris Is Burning”-esque vogue-off in their latest video for “All Night,” which Billboard exclusively teases below. In the clip, which was filmed in New York and…

  8. Sigur Ros to Appear in 'Game of Thrones'

    September 10, 2013 10:16 PM EDT The Icelandic trio will appear on the HBO show's upcoming fourth season. Sigur Ros will journey to Westeros for the fourth season of "Game of Thrones." The group will appear on the HBO show next year, according to Entertainment Weekly , which reports that the trio is on set…

  9. Romeo Santos' 'Propuesta Indecente' Video Heats Up: Watch

    September 10, 2013 10:00 PM EDT Bachata is too hot for tango in Santos' fiery new video. Romeo Santos is far from his origins in the Bronx barrio in the new video for his No. 1 single "Propuesta Indecente." In the video, shot in Buenos Aires, the King of Bachata finds himself at a party among the city'…

  10. Village People's Victor Willis Wins Copyright Victory

    September 10, 2013 8:15 PM EDT The songwriter and his lawyers says he's won a closely watched copyright case and recovered the rights to 33 of his songs. Victor Willis, the lyricist and performer of such songs as "Y.M.C.A." and "In the Navy" with the Village People, says he's reclaimed the…

  11. Gucci Mane Lashes Out at Nick Minaj, Drake and More on Twitter

    September 10, 2013 12:12 AM EDT The Brick Squad label head spent Monday adding to the weekend's Twitter feuds, with Minaj tweeting he needs rehab. Gucci Mane's not here to make friends. The MC spent Monday on Twitter criticizing colleagues and rivals and making claims about his sexual exploits, alleging he and…

  12. Kanye West to Make Surprise 'Late Night' Appearance Tonight

    September 09, 2013 8:50 PM EDT West will perform "Bound 2" in a surprise late-night appearance, host Jimmy Fallon announced. Kanye West will perform "Bound 2" with the Roots on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" after a surprise stop at the studio, Fallon tweeted on Monday. "Cool thing…

  13. Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Justin Bieber Among 2014 Guinness Record-Setters

    September 06, 2013 9:21 PM EDT Swift notches "First Solo Female with Two Million-Selling Weeks on the U.S. Albums Chart," while Bieber and others score in social media categories. The 2014 "Guinness World Records" book looks a lot like the Billboard 200. The latest edition of the book will include a…

  14. Eminem To Tease 'Berzerk' Video on 'Saturday Night Football'

    September 06, 2013 8:58 PM EDT The full video for Eminem's new single will premiere on Vevo on Monday. Eminem will offer a sneak peek of the video for new single "Berzerk" on Saturday during ESPN's "Saturday Night Football." The clip will air at halftime during the Notre Dame-Michigan…

  15. Ariana Grande vs. Tamar Braxton: Battle for No. 1 on the Billboard 200

    September 06, 2013 8:12 PM EDT The singers will face off for the top spot as Nine Inch Nails' "Hesitation Marks" heads for No. 3. New albums from Ariana Grande and Tamar Braxton are battling it out in a race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources suggest the former's debut…

  16. Paramore Bringing 'Larger Than Life Show' to Self-Titled Tour

    September 05, 2013 7:53 PM EDT The rock act, on its way through Europe, promises "bigger production, bigger stages" for its latest headlining tour -- and upcoming concert cruise. Paramore's Hayley Williams says the band is ready to hit the big time -- or at least the big venues -- on the European and North…

  17. Michael Jackson Takes to Instagram, Surges on Social 50 Chart

    September 05, 2013 7:43 PM EDT The King of Pop makes a big leap on the Social 50 as his social media channels celebrate the anniversary of his birthday. Michael Jackson makes a 14-position leap on Billboard's Social 50 chart (27-13), following online activity surrounding the anniversary of his birthday on Thursday,…

  18. A$AP Rocky Hit with Assault Charge After Alleged Slap

    September 04, 2013 9:55 PM EDT The alleged Made in America incident follows the MC's seemingly violent actions at a Sydney, Australia concert. A$AP Rocky is facing a misdemeanor assault charge, according to TMZ . An attendee at Philadelphia's Made in America concert over the weekend reportedly claims that the…

  19. Arcade Fire Tease 'Reflektor' with 41-Second Video: Watch

    September 04, 2013 8:34 PM EDT The band shares new music -- and a tropical direction -- in a teaser video in advance of their fourth album. Bongo drums. Moody synthesizers. Ocean waves. It appears the Arcade Fire has left "The Suburbs." The indie act has closely guarded details of its title-TBA fourth album,…

  20. G-Dragon, 'COUP D'ETAT': First Listen

    September 04, 2013 7:49 PM EDT The BIGBANG wunderkind rapper/singer enlists Diplo, Baauer, Missy Elliott, Sky Ferreira and more for an eclectic set. Despite officially debuting as leader of boy band BIGBANG in 2006, 25-year-old G-Dragon has lived over half his life in the K-pop industry. And as the title to…

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