1. Justin Timberlake's 'Mirrors' Tops Pop Songs

    May 20, 2013 12:45 PM EDT The song becomes his sixth No. 1 on the radio airplay tally, pulling him even with Bruno Mars for the most leaders among males Justin Timberlake ties the record for the most No. 1s (six) by a male on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart (which launched the week…

  2. The Seed: A$AP Ferg, Wu-Tang Clan, The Weeknd & More

    May 20, 2013 10:00 AM EDT After weeks of anticipation, A$AP Mob’s second-in-command, A$AP Ferg, lets loose the remix to his breakout song,“Work." The remix features verses from French Montana, Trinidad James, ScHoolboy Q, and of course, A$AP Rocky. The song's accompanying video, premiered on May 14, has…

  3. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Open Up 'Thrift Shop,' Score Top Rap Song at Billboard Music Awards

    May 19, 2013 9:19 PM EDT Hip-hop duo thanks Goodwill following award win. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis continued a monster 2013 by delivering a vibrant performance of their No. 1 hit "Thrift Shop," and then accepting the Top Rap Song award, at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 19).…

  4. Billboard Latin Music Awards 2013: Winners List

    April 25, 2013 11:00 PM EDT The 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards lit up Miami on Thursday, April 25, with Don Omar and the late Jenni Rivera coming away as the night's biggest winners. Check out a full list of winners below: Full List of Winners (in Red): Artist of the Year: Don Omar Prince Royce Jenni Rivera…

  5. Katharine McPhee Starts Recording Columbia Debut

    April 24, 2013 11:55 AM EDT Katharine McPhee, star of NBC's "Smash" and 2006 "American Idol" runner-up, has begun recording her new studio album. The still-untitled LP will be her debut for Columbia Records and third non-holiday LP overall. It's due out later this year and, according to a…

  6. 'Mad Men' Character Playlist: 10 Songs For Season 6

    April 05, 2013 4:50 PM EDT From Britney Spears to Gucci Mane, check out the songs that capture the 10 major characters on the AMC drama. On Sunday night (Apr. 7), AMC's "Mad Men" kicks off its long-awaited sixth season, which will feature… who knows? Show creator Matthew Weiner is notorious for…

  7. Ask Billboard: Belinda's Back, JT Too, Mariah Carey's Album Sales & More

    March 31, 2013 6:05 AM EDT Belinda Carlisle releases her first single since the '90s, Justin Timberlake posts back-to-back No. 1 albums seven years apart and a look at Carey's album sales. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  8. J. Dash Q&A: 'WOP' Auteur On Miley Cyrus' Viral Assist

    March 29, 2013 4:59 PM EDT Things changed drastically for Florida-based hip-hop artist J. Dash last Thursday, March 21, as his hit “WOP” from his 2012 release “Tabloid Truth” was vaulted from obscurity and went viral with the help of none other than Miley Cyrus, who uploaded a video of her twerkin’ to the song on…

  9. Flo Rida, 'Let It Roll' EP: Exclusive Stream

    March 25, 2013 3:33 PM EDT Flo Rida is taking two of his "Wild Ones" hits and giving them new life. Tomorrow (March 26), the rapper will release his EP, "Let It Roll," on iTunes, which features four remixes for each "Let It Roll" and his Jennifer Lopez-assisted, "Sweet Spot."…

  10. Baauer Tops Hot 100 for Fifth Week, Despite Continued Streaming Slide

    March 20, 2013 1:45 PM EDT "Harlem Shake" remains at No. 1, but a hefty loss in streaming closes the gap between the track and "Thrift Shop," which crowns Digital Songs for a 10th week. Plus: P!nk enters the Hot 100's top 10 Baauer leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week with "…

  11. U.S. Senator Quotes Jay-Z, Wiz Khalifa During Epic Filibuster

    March 07, 2013 10:45 AM EST Hip-hop entered the Senate chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday night, with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) dropping references to "modern day poets" Wiz Khalifa and Jay-Z during a filibuster by one of his Republican colleagues over the government's drone policy. A die-hard rap…

  12. Hot 100 March Madness 2013: Vote Now in Round 1!

    March 06, 2013 2:05 PM EST 0 Cast your ballot for the best Top 5 single of the past year. Last year's Billboard.com Hot 100 March Madness put a twist on the ever-popular college basketball tournament and asked pop fans to vote for their favorite recent No. 1 song on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.…

  13. Chart Highlights: Demi Lovato 'Attack's Pop Songs

    March 04, 2013 4:30 PM EST The first single from the actress/singer's forthcoming album logs a strong first week at radio. Plus, Taylor Swift takes over at No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs return. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out…

  14. Gimme Five: Olly Murs' Current Pop Obsessions (Video)

    February 25, 2013 1:17 PM EST Bruno, Justin and 1D all get a shout-out from the "Troublemaker" star. U.K. singer-songwriter Olly Murs has slowly established himself as a rising pop talent in the States in the four years since becoming a finalist on the British "X Factor" in 2009. "Troublemaker,…

  15. Facebook Reveals Users' Top 10 Relationship & Breakup Songs

    February 14, 2013 4:48 PM EST With so many songs written about the ups and downs of love, music is the perfect compliment to how you're feeling about your significant (or not so significant) other. But which songs get the most play during the most intense relationship moments? Valentine's Day Lists: Top 50 &…

  16. Grammys 2013: 15 Things You Didn’t See on TV

    February 11, 2013 12:14 AM EST From Justin Timberlake starting the show to Mumford & Sons 'f***ing awesome' win, all the Grammys' best off-camera moments Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z performed in black and white, Elton John dueted with Ed Sheeran , Prince presented an award with a diamond-studded cane,…

  17. Billboard Latin Music Awards: Don Omar, Romeo Santos & Jenni Rivera Among Top Finalists

    February 05, 2013 9:57 AM EST Don Omar has done it again. After leading the 2012 list of finalists for the Billboard Latin Music Awards with 16 finalist nods, he returns in 2013 with 18 nods, including Artist of the Year; Social Artist of the Year and Streaming Artist of the Year. Full List of Finalists…

  18. Biffy Clyro Bumps 'Les Mis' From Top of UK Album Chart

    February 04, 2013 7:49 AM EST After landing two previous releases in the top three, Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro notched their first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) with "Opposites." "Get Up (Rattle)" by Dutch duo Bingo Players featuring Far East Movement started a second week atop the singles…

  19. Beyonce Rocks Fierce Super Bowl Halftime Show

    February 03, 2013 9:30 PM EST Destiny's Child reunites; Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson handle pre-game; Music takes center stage during Super Bowl Week in New Orleans A fierce and clearly possessed Beyonce emerged from a cloud of smoke and lingering suspicion about her live-singing capabilities on Sunday,…

  20. 10 Hits You Didn't Know Were Jingles

    February 02, 2013 3:30 PM EST Pop Songs that helped sell product, from Run-D.M.C.'s "My Adidas" To Calvin Harris' "Let's Go" For Pepsi. Since their heyday in TV and radio advertising of the '50s and '60s, songs written for commercials have had a resurgence in recent years but…

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