1. Pop Shop Picks: The 1975, Lorde, Justin Timberlake & More

    July 26, 2013 4:25 PM EDT Each Friday, Pop Shop will showcase a handful of tracks that have been burning up its speakers over the past week. These can include a brand-new song or a track that's been simmering for a minute; the only rule is that it's worth space in the Pop Shop! Apologies for the lack of…

  2. iHeartRadio Music Festival 2013: Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry Lead Lineup

    July 15, 2013 8:40 AM EDT Elton John, Bruno Mars, Ke$ha and Adam Lambert/Queen combo also heading to Vegas. Now entering its third year, iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas has quickly established itself as a home to a who's who of every major artist across virtually every format on radio. This year&…

  3. Justin Timberlake, 'The 20/20 Experience': Track-By-Track Review

    March 12, 2013 11:30 AM EDT When "FutureSex/Lovesounds" was released in September 2006, Justin Timberlake was 25 years old, in a relationship with Cameron Diaz that was about to end, and for all intents and purposes, still a kid trying to prove himself and sustain the post-*N SYNC momentum of 2003'…

  4. New Kids, Boyz II Men & 98 Degrees Talk 'Package Tour'

    January 23, 2013 9:15 AM EST For Donnie Wahlberg it's not a matter of why now, rather "why not?" The recording artist-turned-actor was referring to the news of a major tour with his New Kids on the Block, who'll be joined this summer on "The Package Tour" by 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men.  …

  5. 20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2012: BIGBANG, PSY, 2NE1 & More

    December 21, 2012 5:55 PM EST These 20 K-Pop songs represent a fantastic array of veteran artists, popular idols, ballad crooners and talented rookies. 2012 was the year that PSY, an unlikely K-pop veteran, surpassed his contemporaries with international stardom and an inescapable single ("Gangnam Style," of…

  6. Heart Relish in 'Surprise' Rock Hall Honor

    December 11, 2012 3:00 PM EST "I guess this shows that we did kick some doors down," in the male-dominated '70s, Ann Wilson tells Billboard Heart 's Ann Wilson says that she and guitar-playing sister Nancy Wilson are nothing less than "surprised" at their selection for the Rock and Roll Hall…

  7. Usher Postpones European Tour Dates To Focus on Family

    September 27, 2012 4:55 PM EDT Usher has pushed back a slate of European tour dates from early 2013 to the fall of next year. In a statement issued on Tuesday (Sept. 25), Usher explains that the Euphoria Tour, which supports his new album "Looking 4 Myself," will get underway later than expected so that the…

  8. iHeartRadio 2012: New Jonas Brothers, 'Staged' Green Day + More Backstage

    September 24, 2012 10:05 AM EDT The final night of the second annual iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas ended on an energetic note, with uptempo sets from the likes of Taylor Swift , P!nk , Enrique Iglesias, Calvin Harris , Brad Paisley, Deadmau5 , Aerosmith and Pitbull -- not to mention a pair of surprise duets…

  9. iHeartRadio 2012: Pink, Pitbull and Prince Own Closing Night

    September 23, 2012 10:30 PM EDT "I haven't sung some of these songs in awhile… I've been busy," said P!nk , several songs into her opening set on the second and final night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas Saturday. The singer was referencing her newfound mommyhood, having given birth to…

  10. iHeartRadio 2012: No Doubt, Rihanna, Usher Rock Vegas on Day 1

    September 22, 2012 11:35 AM EDT "Go ahead and stare / and take a picture please / if you need,"and Demi Lovato , on separate occasions, as well as Olympian Ryan Lochte) and a giant onstage wall of photos and tweets posted and updated throughout the night, it was hard to walk away from the event (or turn it off on…

  11. Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias May Unveil New Duet on Tour

    June 28, 2012 2:25 PM EDT 'We've been working on different things together for the past few months,' says J. Lo Fans can count on seeing Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Igelesias sing together when their co-headlining tour hits the road next month. They just don't know what the songs will be yet. "…

  12. Usher's 'Looking 4 Myself': Track-By-Track Review

    June 08, 2012 1:50 PM EDT Within the ever-evolving musical landscape, Usher has found a way to evolve himself, and stay two steps ahead of the game. With "Climax," the first taste from his seventh studio album "Looking 4 Myself," Usher proved he belonged to the elite cluster of R&B singers that…

  13. Heart's 13th Studio Album to Follow Box Set This Fall

    June 06, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Heart's past and future are both beating strong these days, with a box set, a memoir and a new album all coming this year. The Wilson sisters are so busy you'd think it was the late 70s all over again. "Yeah, it feels like that, but it's pretty different, too, because now…

  14. Gary Barlow's Diamond Jubilee Album Tops U.K. Chart

    June 04, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Other Big Debuts Include Releases From Rumor, Scissor Sisters Gary Barlow of Take That scored an instant U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (June 3) with his Diamond Jubilee-inspired project with the Commonwealth Band, "Sing." East London electronic quartet Rudimental debuted atop the…

  15. Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias Announce Summer Tour

    April 30, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Wisin Y Yandel Tapped as Openers for North America Trek Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez , two Latin pop stars undergoing impressive career revivals, have joined forces to co-headline a summer tour. The initial 16 dates of the North America trek were announced on Monday (Apr. 30), with…

  16. Usher Previews 'Looking For Myself' Album In NYC

    April 28, 2012 7:50 PM EDT Sometimes musical artists forget how to keep their craft fresh without losing themselves in gimmicks and trends. Fortunately, after 15 years of dominating popular music, Usher still knows how to think ahead of the game without losing himself, his fans, or his quality of music. On Friday night…

  17. Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez 'In Discussions' For Summer Tour

    April 18, 2012 1:30 PM EDT Two Latin pop superstars may be teaming up for a tour this summer: a source reveals to Billboard that Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez are "in discussions" to join forces on a joint trek. Although an Iglesias-Lopez bill cannot be confirmed yet, the potential pairing would bring…

  18. Mac Miller Drops Free 'Macadelic' Mixtape

    March 23, 2012 8:47 PM EDT Mac Miller is taking listeners on "a most dope experience" on his new mixtape. "Macadelic," a release "inspired by love, drugs and the search for euphoria," per the digital liner notes, dropped on the MC's website on Friday. The 17-track set features Lil…

  19. Music's Top 40 Money Makers 2012

    March 09, 2012 9:00 AM EST As the concert business rebounded in 2011, touring remained the biggest source of income for the top earners in the U.S. music business. Billboard's sixth annual Money Makers ranking includes veteran road warriors U2, Kenny Chesney and Bon Jovi, as well as other artists emerging in…

  20. Prince Royce: 2012 Album Preview

    January 16, 2012 1:54 PM EST Prince Royce Title: TBA | Release Date: Summer; TBA Bronx-born Prince Royce ( @planetroyce ), 22, is a former cellphone salesman turned one of the Latin music's most notable artist development success stories. Known for his cool and suave Spanish-language hits, his self-titled Latin…

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