1. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Movie Poster Revealed, Rihanna Releases New Single

    October 15, 2010 5:34 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Poster for Justin Bieber Movie 'Never Say Never' Revealed Justin Bieber recently released the poster for his upcoming 3-D film, "Never Say Never," which is set to hit U.S. theaters in February…

  2. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swifts Offers 'Apology' To Taylor Lautner, Christina Aguilera Confirms Split

    October 12, 2010 7:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift Says New Track is 'An Apology' to Taylor Lautner "Back to December," the latest Taylor Swift song to be previewed off her upcoming "Speak Now" album, is apparently an…

  3. 'Ellen' Sensation Greyson Chance Hits the Studio

    October 12, 2010 2:09 PM EDT Greyson Chance, originally known as the sixth grade sensation that blew away the YouTube world last April with his cover of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi," is now taking his talent to the next level. Specifically, the recording studio, which Chance gave his fans a glimpse into in a…

  4. Linkin Park's 'Waiting for the End' Shows New Beginning

    October 08, 2010 12:15 PM EDT L inkin Park released its newest video this morning, for "Waiting for the End," proving that the end might be a new beginning for the band. Video: Linkin Park's "Waiting for the End" The video is admittedly mind-blowing, looking as if it was created using an X-ray…

  5. Singing Dog Proves Auto-Tune Makes Anyone Sound Good

    October 06, 2010 3:35 PM EDT If Mishka the YouTube Husky hadn't already won you over with her well-known singing videos, her latest release -- a video of her Auto-Tuned howling, created using the LaDiDa iPad application -- will do the trick. The dog proves that if she can sound good using Auto-Tune, so can everyone…

  6. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler Romantically Linked, Kelly Clarkson Reveals Album Details

    October 05, 2010 5:57 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler: Couple Alert? Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent have been linked romantically, after a photo surfaced of the two getting close at the Blue Nile jazz bar in New Orleans on Sunday night.…

  7. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Takes On R.E.M., Nicki Minaj Offers Support to Gay Fans

    October 01, 2010 7:10 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' To Take On R.E.M. Next Week A week after taking on the songs of Britney Spears, "Glee" will feature a performance of R.E.M. 's 1991 hit "Losing My Religion" on the episode…

  8. 'Glee,' Britney Spears Make a Sexy Pairing

    September 29, 2010 10:57 AM EDT B ritney Spears helped "Glee" unleash its inner sexpot on Tuesday night (Sept. 28), as the show's long-anticipated "Britney/Brittany" episode finally aired and saw the cast perform everything from "Toxic to "I'm a Slave 4 U" and more. The premise:…

  9. Fantasia Sets First Headlining Tour

    September 28, 2010 5:42 PM EDT After a tumultous summer, "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino has announced plans to spend this fall on the road with her first headlining tour. The 30-city trek supporting third album "Back To Me" will kick off on Nov. 4 in Richmond, Va. and will conclude on Jan. 1 in…

  10. Duck Sauce's 'Barbra Streisand' Gets Help From Pharrell, Kanye, Questlove

    September 28, 2010 4:02 PM EDT Duck Sauce, aka DJ duo Armand Van Helden and A-Trak , recently released a video for its newest single, "Barbra Streisand." While the song is funkalicious on its own, the video takes it to a whole new level, with a cornucopia of celebrity appearances. Video: Duck Sauce, "Barbra…

  11. Pint-Sized Rapper Lil' P-Nut Performs on 'Ellen'

    September 28, 2010 12:41 PM EDT Ellen DeGeneres welcomed an adorable 7-year old rapper, Lil' P-Nut onto her talk show Monday (Sept. 27) to perform his original rap, "You May Be the One For Me," which tells of P-Nut's 2nd grade playground crush. Lil' P-Nut, named by his uncle for his peanut-shaped…

  12. Phil Collins 'Back' At No. 1 in U.K.

    September 27, 2010 7:13 AM EDT The Atlantic label has both new U.K. chart champions, with Phil Collins topping the U.K. album chart for the first time in 12 years, after his soul covers set "Going Back" (Atlantic/Warner Music) climbed 4-1 on the new Official Charts Company listing last night (Sept. 26). Bruno…

  13. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Turning Meat Dress into Jerky, Drake Working with Rihanna

    September 24, 2010 5:55 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga's Meat Dress to Be Made Into Jerky Lady Gaga 's meat dress from the MTV VMAs is set to be preserved and dried in the form of jerky. The purpose of the dress' preservation serves to inspire…

  14. Brandon Flowers Debuts at No. 1 in U.K.

    September 13, 2010 8:08 AM EDT Brandon Flowers ' solo album "Flamingo" (Vertigo/Universal) made a No. 1 debut on the new U.K. sales charts. Former "X Factor" winner Alexandra Burke landed a third No. 1 single with "Start Without You" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment), featuring U.S.…

  15. Katy Perry Album Gets Dream Start In The U.K.

    September 06, 2010 7:15 AM EDT Katy Perry scored her first U.K. No. 1 album with "Teenage Dream" (Virgin/EMI), but the title track single had to be content with a No. 2 debut behind former "X Factor" contestant Olly Murs' "Please Don't Let Me Go" (Epic/Syco Music/Sony Music…

  16. 50 Cent Shows Off Acting Chops in 'Twelve,' 'Gun' Movies

    August 03, 2010 8:45 AM EDT After releasing his "Before I Self-Destruct" album and going on a massive world tour, 50 Cent traded his mic for a script for the new movie "Twelve," due in theaters this Friday (Aug. 6). The Joel Schumacher-directed drama, in which the rapper plays a ruthless drug…

  17. Simon Cowell Being Sued By 'Talent' Contestant

    July 22, 2010 1:50 PM EDT Simon Cowell's name is in the dock as the world's favorite nasty judge finds himself being sued for £2.5 million ($3.8 million) by a former contestant on the U.K. version of his "Got Talent" show, according to British press reports. Cowell and his show are being sued by…

  18. 'Glee' Sings Journey Medley, 'To Sir with Love' on Season Finale

    June 09, 2010 11:50 AM EDT The "Glee" kids gave it their all during last night's season finale face-off with Vocal Adrenaline, bringing back not only their biggest hit -- Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" -- but adding three more Journey songs to their arsensal: "Faithfully, …

  19. Simon Cowell Signing Three-Year Deal With 'Idol'

    August 11, 2009 10:57 AM EDT Simon Cowell will be a judge on "American Idol" for at least three more seasons. During the second-quarter earnings call of CKX, parent company of "Idol" co-producer 19 Entertainment, CKX chairman and CEO Robert Sillerman indicated that Cowell is finalizing a deal with Fox…

  20. China Nixes Oasis Gigs Over Band's Tibet Stance

    March 02, 2009 3:18 PM EST Oasis won't be performing its first ever shows in China after all. The Chinese government has revoked the performance licenses issued to the U.K. rock act. The band's Chinese promoters Emma Entertainment/Ticketmaster China informed them on Saturday (Feb. 28) of the government order…

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