1. Chart Highlights: 'Whistle' To 'Blow': Flo Rida, P!nk No. 1

    September 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT The Sunshine State rapper tops Pop Songs with 'Whistle,' while P!nk powers to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs with 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss).' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  2. MTV VMAs 2012: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    September 06, 2012 11:50 PM EDT Rihanna won Video of the Year. One Direction took home three Moonmen and performed what they considered to be "the best show of their life." Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose announced a bundle of joy on the way. U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas popped on stage with Alicia Keys and Taylor Swift…

  3. MTV VMAs 2012: Rihanna, One Direction Find Love & Moonmen

    September 06, 2012 10:30 PM EDT Taylor Swift Dazzles, Rivals Chris Brown & Drake Win Big Video from the MTV VMA Red Carpet The most shocking aspect of the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards ? That would be the lack of shocking moments at the show, held for the first time at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Chocked with stars…

  4. Taylor Swift Booked to Play MTV VMAs

    August 21, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will perform at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards next month. But she won't be the only gold winner in the room. Taylor Swift's 'Never' Roars Toward Record Sales Debut The U.S. Women's Gymnastics team - better known as the Fab 5 -…

  5. Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull Nominated for Tr3s' Latino Artist of the Year

    August 14, 2012 9:55 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez , Pitbull , Romeo Santos , Juanes and Wisin & Yandel have been nominated for bilingual cable network Tr3s' Latino artist of the year and the winner will be crowned during a transmission of the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, according to a spokesperson for the Tr3s…

  6. The Beat 8/10: KimYe's VMAs Promo, Jordin's Next Movie, Beck On Sheet Music

    August 10, 2012 3:25 PM EDT Welcome to the Friday, August 10 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. delivers the…

  7. Kevin Hart Hosting MTV VMAs, Releases Promo With Kanye & Kim

    August 08, 2012 6:30 PM EDT In a new promo with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, comedian Kevin Hart announces that he will be hosting MTV's upcoming Video Music Awards. Rihanna, Drake Lead MTV VMA Nominations In the one-minute spot, Hart shares a hotel room with his famous friends, where he is prepping for his first…

  8. Coheed & Cambria Announce Double Album, Tour Dates

    August 03, 2012 7:15 PM EDT Post-hardcore band Coheed & Cambria announced this week that they'll follow up their 2010 album "Year of the Black Rainbow" with a double concept album, titled "The Afterman." "The Afterman: Ascension" is slated to come out Oct. 9, with the second volume…

  9. 615 Spotlight: Claudia Lee Shows Heart

    August 01, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 'Hart of Dixie' Actress Marries Country & Rap in '3-Leaf Clover' With a music career that is rapidly growing, and a role on a television series that is one of the most popular among young adults, newcomer Claudia Lee is positioning herself among the fastest rising…

  10. Olivia Tremor Control's Bill Doss Dead at 43

    July 31, 2012 2:20 PM EDT Bill Doss, a founding member of indie rock group the Olivia Tremor Control, has died at the age of 43 of as-yet-unannounced causes. After reports surfaced early on Tuesday (July 31) of Doss' death, the official OTC web site has confirmed the sad news. "We are devastated by the loss…

  11. Essence Festival 2012: 7 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    July 08, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Mary J. Blige had the New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome in the palm of her hand on Saturday night (July 7) at the 2012 Essence Music Festival. The legendary singer took all in attendance through a roller coaster of highs and lows, with a set of overflowing emotion. Veteran to the…

  12. Hear Pink's New Breakup Anthem, 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)'

    July 02, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Pink 's highly anticipated comeback single has hit the Web a little bit ahead of schedule: "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)," a new track that may preview her upcoming sixth studio album, was supposed to arrive next week, but leaked online on Sunday (July 1). An official version of the…

  13. Listen: Three Songs Off Ayo Olatunji's 'Isolation' Mixtape

    June 27, 2012 2:25 PM EDT Exactly a year after releasing his first mixtape, "8 Bit Love" (June, 2011), Ayo Olatunji returns with his progressive R&B mixtape, "Isolation," on July 24. Yesterday (June 26), the independent singer-songwriter and producer gave fans a taste of the 11-songs set when…

  14. Usher, 2 Chainz, Big Sean To Perform At BET Awards

    June 12, 2012 1:05 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- If video-of-the-year nominee Usher wins at the BET Awards this summer, he won't be far away: He's agreed to perform at the show. 2 Chainz and Big Sean also will take the stage at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1 in Los Angeles. They join previously announced…

  15. Kanye West, the Throne, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2012 7:44 PM EDT BET Awards viewers will be watching the Throne. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaboration has five nominations at this year's ceremony, including Best Group, Best Collaboration and two nominations for Video of the Year ("N***as in Paris" and "Otis"). (West earned…

  16. Rita Wilson Pairs With Sheryl Crow, Chris Cornell on 'AM/FM'

    May 07, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Rita Wilson says her love of music -- and ability to sing -- "was kind of a private thing I kept to myself. You don't want to be that person who's like, 'Oh yeah, and now I'm a singer... And yet, here I am, I guess." Wilson, who's acted in nearly 30 films…

  17. Mickey Hart Travels Across the Universe on 'Mysterium Tremendum'

    May 01, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Mickey Hart has tapped into the sounds of the universe and the heart of the Grateful Dead for his latest band's first album, "Mysterium Tremendum." The percussion virtuoso tells Billboard.com that he built the songs from the 12-song set from celestial sound waves captured by…

  18. The Miracles Grateful of Effort to Get Them Into Rock Hall of Fame

    April 13, 2012 10:00 PM EDT "I didn't think it would happen in my lifetime," Claudette Robinson tells Billboard Smokey Robinson got into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Now the rest of his Motown group, the Miracles, are happy to be joining him at this year's induction ceremony on Saturday in…

  19. Foxface Q&A: Jacqueline Emerson Juggles 'Hunger' Fame, Music, School

    April 13, 2012 1:05 PM EDT Actress-Singer Releases Music Video, 'Would Love to Be on 'Glee'' Jacqueline Emerson may be in one of the biggest box office smashes of the year, but at the moment she's thinking mostly about graduating high school. As stealthy Foxface in "The Hunger Games,"…

  20. Another Emerson, Lake & Palmer Reunion? Greg Lake Says Probably Not

    April 11, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 'Working with the band was a little difficult,' Lake says of 2010 reunion Prog rock fans are still buzzing about Emerson, Lake & Palmer 's reunion for the 2010 High Voltage Festival, the trio's first show together since 1998. But even with a new catalog reissue deal…

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