1. Duran Duran: Still 'Girl' Crazy After All These Years

    November 14, 2011 2:30 PM EST "We've definitely gotten a reputation for having beautiful girls in our videos," says Duran Duran bassist John Taylor . Ever since steamy videos for songs like "Girls On Film" and "Rio" captivated early MTV viewers, pop stars from George Michael to Michael…

  2. Girls on Film: Top 10 Supermodel Videos

    November 10, 2011 3:50 PM EST The fashion and music worlds have never exactly stayed in their separate corners, so it comes as little surprise when models become the visual muses for our favorite rockstars. Sometimes the result is little more than a pretty face playing an artist's love interest. Other times, however,…

  3. 'Glee' Guest Stars Wish List & New Cast We'll Meet Soon

    November 01, 2011 6:00 PM EDT While "Glee," at its heart, is the story of the core group of New Directions club members and their individual journeys through the wild world of high school, the show also has a variety of auxiliary players and guest stars who come in and spice up that tapestry. Sometimes, like in…

  4. Richard Marx: 'The Playboy Club' Felt 'Doomed From the Start'

    October 21, 2011 4:20 PM EDT Richard Marx lost a high-profile gig when NBC canceled "The Playboy Club," for which he was serving as a music producer. But the singer, songwriter and performer -- who racked up eight Top 10 singles between 1987-94 and worldwide sales of more than 30 million -- isn't wanting…

  5. Weekly Chart Notes: Tony Bennett, Kristin Chenoweth, Mumford & Sons

    September 24, 2011 2:05 PM EDT MOVES LIKE BENNETT: Nevermind that young'un Mick Jagger. Tony Bennett isn't gathering any moss either. As previously reported , while Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , spends a third week at No. 1, Bennett becomes the oldest living artist…

  6. Kristin Chenoweth Hopes to Bring More 'Hot Mess' to 'Glee'; Talks Country Album

    September 20, 2011 1:45 PM EDT There's something about Kristin Chenoweth and playing hot messes. If you needed any reminder, just take a look at her role as alcoholic singer April Rhodes on "Glee," who memorably spent last season trying to get her one-woman musical to Broadway. "I don't know if…

  7. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals

    June 24, 2011 6:05 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. PEN PALS Hi Gary,…

  8. Dave Stewart Finds Inspiration in Nashville, Reese Witherspoon on 'Blackbird Diaries'

    May 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT From his legendary work with Eurythmics to his recent collaboration with Stevie Nicks on her latest album, "In Your Dreams," Dave Stewart has had a reputation for capturing magic in the studio. He does it again on his new album, "The Blackbird Diaries," due Aug. 23 on…

  9. Sade, "Still in Love With You"

    May 06, 2011 10:00 AM EDT "Still in Love With You" has made a splash on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart after being included as one of four previously unreleased tracks on Sade's new best-of compilation, "The Ultimate Collection." This acoustic approach to the 1974 song by…

  10. 'Glee' Spreads Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' With Plenty of Drama

    May 04, 2011 12:13 PM EDT S tevie Nicks might be having the best week ever. Not only is she wowing fans with her first album in 10 years ("In Your Dreams," released yesterday), but Nicks has the potential reach younger fans via -- surprisingly -- last night's episode of "Glee." The New…

  11. Ask Billboard: Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves

    April 29, 2011 6:35 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. SISTERS ARE DOIN&…

  12. Duran Duran Live Q&A Archived Video

    April 01, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Duran Duran With a world tour and new album "All You Need Is Now" afoot, it was the perfect time to have none other than Duran Duran 's Nick Rhodes and John Taylor in Billboard.com's studio for a live Q&A answering fan tweets live on camera. The guys came in March 30…

  13. Lil Wayne Brings Epic I Am Still Music Tour to Philadelphia

    March 27, 2011 2:00 PM EDT For the many hip-hop fans who understandably believe that Lil Wayne is the best rapper alive, his desire to be a rock star -- not a music star, not a rap star, but a rock star -- can be confounding. After releasing his breakthrough LP "Tha Carter III" in 2008, the Young Money giant…

  14. Lil Wayne Announces May 16 Release Date for 'Tha Carter IV'

    March 17, 2011 5:40 PM EDT Lil Wayne 's highly-anticipated upcoming "Tha Carter IV" album finally has a release date: May 16. Lil Wayne sat down with MTV News right before the kick-off performance of his I Am Still Music tour in Rhode Island last night (March 16) and declared, "'Tha Carter IV&…

  15. 'Glee' to Tackle Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours,' Paltrow and Chenoweth to Return

    March 17, 2011 5:38 PM EDT " Glee" co-creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy revealed plenty of secrets about the show's future during a panel at the Paley Center's Television Festival last night (Mar. 16), according to reports from TVLine . Fans who enjoyed last week's rendition of "…

  16. Lil Wayne Kicks Off I Am Still Music Tour in Rhode Island

    March 17, 2011 11:58 AM EDT Lil Wayne kicked off his I Am Still Music tour in Rhode Island last night (March 16), and to celebrate his return to the stage in more than a year, Weezy brought out Young Money artist Nicki Minaj , Jae Millz, Mack Maine, Lil Twist and Shanell as well as Rick Ross, among others. Watch clips…

  17. SXSW: 10 Things Seen & Overheard Wednesday

    March 17, 2011 11:45 AM EDT Whether you enjoy Raphael Saadiq's killer sets or Mischa Barton spottings, there was a ton of fun, wacky experiences to soak in yesterday (Mar. 17) at the 2011 SXSW festival. Check out 10 things that caught our attention in Austin yesterday: SXSW 2011 Main Page 1. The Glassnote Records…

  18. Duran Duran Taps David Lynch to Direct 'Unstaged' Live Streamed Concert

    March 14, 2011 10:00 AM EDT The members of Duran Duran aren't expecting dancing dwarves and talking rabbits to be part of their upcoming David Lynch -directed episode of American Express' "Unstaged" concert series. But they won't mind if they are -- or if Lynch wants to get even weirder with the…

  19. Wiz Khalifa to Get Eco-Friendly on 'Green Carpet' Tour

    February 16, 2011 12:22 PM EST Three days after the Mar. 29 release of his debut album, "Rolling Papers," Wiz Khalifa will begin celebrating at college campuses across the country on the Green Carpet Tour, the rapper announced today (Feb. 16). The 17-city trek, which marks the eighth installment of the eco…

  20. John Waite Unearths Old Tunes, 'Punk Energy' for New Album

    December 30, 2010 4:00 PM EST J ohn Waite set out to rock on "Rough & Tumble," which will be his first new studio album in four years when it's released on Feb. 22. And he's pleased to say that's what he accomplished on the 11-song set. "Coming off the back of the live album [this year&…

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