1. Watch Adam Lambert's Hip-Swiveling Cover of 'Faith' on ABC's 'Greatest Hits'

    August 04, 2016 10:56 PM EDT It takes a strong man, baby, to cover George Michael , but Adam Lambert was up to the task on the season finale of ABC's Greatest Hits Thursday night (Aug. 4). "We have a multi-talented child of the '80s born back in 1982," said co-host Kelsea Ballerini as she introduced…

  2. Flo Rida to Bring 'Hello Summer' to ESPN's MLB Coverage

    June 24, 2016 10:26 AM EDT Flo Rida  hits a home run in a new venture with ESPN. The "My House" rapper will be remixing his summer hit " Hello Friday " for the sports network's Major League Baseball coverage throughout the season.  "I'm honored to once again collaborate with Major…

  3. Jimmy Kimmel on His Late-Night Show's Mashup Mondays: Thank Huey Lewis and the Foo Fighters

    May 02, 2016 5:02 PM EDT On Monday night (May 2), Jimmy Kimmel Live will kick off a new month of Mashup Mondays, the late-night show’s segment that combines two acts based on the compatibility of their names, rather than their musical styles.  On the new segment, Of Monsters and Men join forces with Men at Work ’s…

  4. Radio Disney Music Awards: 13 Things You Didn't See on TV

    May 01, 2016 1:30 PM EDT With almost a dozen performances (including a surprise appearance from Gwen Stefani ) and even more award categories, it can prove challenging to keep up with everything that's happening during the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards.  Luckily, Billboard was on the scene at Los Angeles'…

  5. How To Get Flo Rida To Play Your Bat Mitzvah

    March 11, 2016 2:29 PM EST When kids don't want to settle for a luncheon at the synagogue, they have their parents call Ryan Schinman. Drake taking the stage to perform "Hotline Bling" at a New York bat mitzvah on Feb. 20 had the Internet ablaze, but kids competing for the most talked-about affair isn&…

  6. Flo Rida & Jason Derulo Say 'Hello Friday' in New Party Anthem: Listen

    February 29, 2016 4:06 PM EST Flo Rida and Jason Derulo have dropped a new track appropriately titled “Hello Friday.” It’s the ready-for-the-weekend party anthem for those stressful 9-to-5 workweeks. “'Cause Monday, so many, goddamn it/ Tuesday, she wanna go up,” Flo Rida sings. “But Wednesday, I panic, come…

  7. Every Song to Stay at No. 1 on Hot 100 for 10 or More Weeks

    January 07, 2016 2:08 PM EST Adele's "Hello" is just the 31st of 1,048 total Hot 100 leaders to reign for double-digit weeks. Adele broke records at the end of 2015 with the release of her album 25 . Now, to kick off the new year, her smash song "Hello" has joined the elite list of hits to log 10…

  8. Flo Rida Talks Executive Producing 'The Secrets of the Magic City,' Setting Sights on Action Stardom

    December 09, 2015 1:59 PM EST After reaching Everest-high levels of fame with his dance hits “Whistle,” the Sia -assisted “Wild Ones” and breakout chart-topper “Low” featuring T-Pain , Flo Rida is setting his sights on film. Step one: becoming executive producer of the close-to-home drama The  Secrets of the Magic City …

  9. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Missy Elliott's 'WTF' Debuts, With Leap Expected Next Week

    November 20, 2015 1:00 AM EST Elliott's comeback track debuts at No. 91, with an advance to the top 40 likely next week. Plus, moves for Coldplay, Sam Smith, Rachel Platten & Flo Rida. As previously reported, Adele 's "Hello" spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Nov. 28) and…

  10. Flo Rida Names His Top 5 Beatmakers of All Time

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST Flo Rida ’s wild ride into pop superstardom began with a hit about a “shorty in Apple Bottom Jeans.” See the All-Time Charts:  Billboard 200 Albums  |  Billboard 200 Artists  |  Hot 100 Songs  |  Hot 100 Artists Sartorial preferences aside, the Miami-bred sound machine has draped the…

  11. Adele's 'Hello' Has Biggest Sales Week for a Single Since Elton John's Princess Diana Tribute in 1997

    November 04, 2015 11:06 AM EST 'Hello' joins John's 'Candle in the Wind 1997' in an elite club. As previously reported, Adele 's "Hello" blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Nov. 14) at No. 1, setting a record for the most U.S. downloads sold in a week: 1.11 million, in the week…

  12. Flo Rida Premieres 'My House' Remix Package ft. 10K Islands, Bonics & A-Rock & More: Exclusive

    September 24, 2015 11:08 AM EDT Flo Rida’s  single “My House” is getting prime remix treatment from a slew of DJs and producers. The brand new remix package, premiering on Billboard below, features remixes by 10K Islands, Bonics & A-Rock, and more. Each remix takes “My House” from a rhythmic mid-tempo track to a…

  13. Behind the Making of LMFAO's ' Party Rock Anthem' -- One of Summer's All-Time Biggest Hits

    July 20, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Dance-rap duo LMFAO approached its second album, 2011's Sorry for Party Rocking , with the explicit goal of scoring a No. 1. "Party Rock Anthem" -- a feel-good EDM track partly inspired by "shuffling," a dance move popular in Australian clubs -- did just that, topping…

  14. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Janet Jackson Returns With 40th Career Hit, 'No Sleeep'

    July 03, 2015 3:00 PM EDT The icon posts her first Hot 100 hit since 2008. Plus, moves for Jidenna, Pitbull, Flo Rida and Sam Smith. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth , tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated July 11) for an 11th week,…

  15. Fourth of July Music on TV: Where to See Ed Sheeran & More on Independence Day

    July 03, 2015 12:00 PM EDT There's no better way to celebrate America's independence then by kicking your feet up in front of the TV -- hot dog in hand -- while watching some of your favorite artists sing on screen. NBC's annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular hosts singers Ed Sheeran,…

  16. Flo Rida Pulls Out of Miss USA Pageant

    July 01, 2015 2:53 PM EDT Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the Miss USA pageant later this month and Macy’s has dumped Donald Trump, part of the continued fallout over the GOP hopeful’s remarks about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign announcement. A representative of the platinum…

  17. Billboard Cover: Jason Derulo on Fitness Fanaticism, His Post-Jordin Sparks Love Life and All-Star-Filled New Album

    May 22, 2015 9:00 AM EDT "Warm lava cake with vanilla ice cream,” says Jason Derulo . “That shit is unbelievable.” For a man as obsessed with staying fit as he is with making hits -- the 25-year-old is on the verge of scoring his 11th million-selling single, according to Nielsen Music, with “Want to…

  18. Pop Radio's Most Powerful: Booking Jingle Ball, Schmoozing With U2 and Breaking One Direction

    May 01, 2015 1:01 PM EDT The 10 top 40 programmers with the instincts and clout to make songs into hits, and make millions for their companies. 1. JOHN IVEY, 56 SENIOR VP, iHEARTMEDIA; PROGRAM DIRECTOR, KIIS LOS ANGELES Ivey wields significant clout over America’s pop music tastes, at both the local and national…

  19. Rich Homie Quan Surrenders to Miami Police Over Alleged Attack on Bouncer

    April 09, 2015 10:42 AM EDT Rich Homie Quan   surrendered himself to police yesterday (April 8) after a security guard he is accused of attacking outside a Miami Beach night club brought charges against the rapper. Quan, whose given name is  Dequantes Lamar , faces a misdemeanor charge of simple battery according to…

  20. Sam Smith Holds Off Madonna to Score U.K. Chart Double

    March 16, 2015 6:10 AM EDT Sam Smith's pre-eminence in the U.K. market reached new heights yesterday (March 15) as he scored a new chart double. "Lay Me Down" (Capitol/Universal/ Columbia/Sony), his collaboration with John Legend for the Comic Relief charity, debuted atop the singles chart; meanwhile…

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