1. The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Talks Collaborating With Miley Cyrus: 'We're Either Ruining Each Other or Helping Each Other'

    March 06, 2015 4:50 PM EST Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne doesn't exactly know what will become of all of his band's current work with Miley Cyrus , only that they continue to write together. "At the moment we just sort of work on things as they come up, so part of this seems like something we're…

  2. Justin Bieber, Jack Ü, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande & Carly Rae Jepsen: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 39

    March 06, 2015 2:50 PM EST Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Joe Levy back in the studio in…

  3. Exclusive Nick Hornby Essay: What Would Happen In the 'High Fidelity' Sequel

    March 06, 2015 2:24 PM EST As his seminal ode to vinyl hits its 20th, Nick Hornby writes for Billboard on where Rob and Laura would be now, and how today's clerks are still there, "sneering at your bad choices." Here is how you started a music collection, if you were born sometime between 1940 and 1990:…

  4. Willow & Jaden Smith Talk Driving Lessons With Dad Will Smith and Saying No to Auto-Tune

    March 06, 2015 1:35 PM EST When Will Smith was a teenager, he rapped about how parents just don't understand -- but his 14-year-old daughter Willow and 16-year-old son Jaden aren't singing the same tune. "My dad is awesome. I wouldn't be where I am right now if it wasn't for all of the things…

  5. Kevin Hart Is On Track for the Biggest Comedy Tour of All Time

    March 06, 2015 1:30 PM EST Kevin Hart is an enormously popular comedian, with hit movies, albums and television appearances, a huge fan base and global name recognition. Yet it may come as a surprise to learn that his upcoming What Now? tour, which begins April 9 in Texas, is on track to become the highest grossing…

  6. Gwyneth Paltrow's Workout Music? Beyonce (Duh)

    March 06, 2015 10:30 AM EST Stars! They're just like us: They also know the only way to work out is by blasting some of Beyonce 's biggest dance hits. Gwyneth Paltrow (who is also real-life friends with Bey, unlike us regular folk) is apparently a fan of rocking out to "Single Ladies," "Freakum…

  7. Billboard Cover: Jack White on Not Being a 'Sound-Bite Artist,' Living in the Wrong Era and Why Vinyl Records Are 'Hypnotic'

    March 06, 2015 9:00 AM EST An 18-year-old  Elvis Presley walked through the doors of the Memphis Recording Service at 708 Union Ave. in the summer of 1953. He carried a beat-up guitar that he'd had since the age of 11 and enough money to make a $3.98 record of his own voice. THIS COVER STORY FIRST…

  8. Kelly Clarkson Dishes on Justin Guarini, Miley Cyrus on 'Watch What Happens Live'

    March 06, 2015 6:45 AM EST Kelly Clarkson is hardly shy when it comes to how candid she'll get in an interview. So when she sat down on Thursday night's Watch What Happens Live, with a glass of wine, the "Heartbeat Song" singer was characteristically real. She and host Andy Cohen shared a few…

  9. Justin Bieber's Roasters Revealed, Include Snoop Dogg, Ludacris & Shaquille O'Neal

    March 06, 2015 5:26 AM EST Justin Bieber  now knows who will bring the fire to his Comedy Central roast. Comedy Central announced the names of eight celebrities that will char the pop star on his Mar. 30 televised roast, which includes two rappers and a basketball star.  Snoop Dogg and Ludacris  join the lineup as…

  10. Groundbreaking Producer Beardyman's New Album Is Surprisingly Human

    March 05, 2015 2:27 PM EST The pioneering multi-instrumentalist is bringing his revolutionary Beardytron machine on tour to 12 U.S. cities, but know this: He can sing. Beardyman, a legendary beatboxing champion and pioneering multi-instrumentalist (real name: Darren Foreman), is perhaps best known for his charismatic…

  11. 'Empire' Recap, Episode 9: 'Unto the Breach'

    March 05, 2015 1:45 PM EST The ninth episode of Empire proved the Lyons family can achieve a lot, such as take down a common enemy, if they stick together. The brood has rallied around each other against a foe they can all agree on, Billy Beretti. But like the refrain on "You're So Beautiful" goes, the…

  12. Why Can't Modern Girl Groups Land a Radio Hit?

    March 05, 2015 12:55 PM EST Fifth Harmony and Little Mix have huge social followings and live support -- but neither has found a smash yet. Why haven't the new girl groups taken over radio? Girl Group Week! • Top 40 Girl Group Songs of All Time • Are You a Harmonizer or a Mixer? • Girl Group Week…

  13. Happy 15th Anniversary, 'Life-Size'! Do You Remember the Movie's Tyra Banks Music Moment?

    March 05, 2015 12:00 PM EST First things first: No one here is claiming Life-Size was robbed of an Oscar.*  BUT. But. The 2000 television movie starring Lindsay Lohan and Tyra Banks was sweet and charming. For those who have been missing out , it told the oddly sad story of a preteen girl Casey (Lohan) whose mother had…

  14. Billboard Integrates Bop.fm To Power Playback On Real-Time Twitter Charts

    March 05, 2015 11:57 AM EST When Kendrick Lamar performed on one of the last episodes of The Colbert Report in December, he debuted an "untitled" song. That track still hasn't been named or released officially. It's not streaming on Spotify. But the conversation surrounding Lamar's performance…

  15. 5 Madonna Movies That Don't Suck

    March 05, 2015 10:20 AM EST With decade after decade of pop world domination under her belt, it sometimes seems there's nothing Madonna can't do. Then you remember all the movies she's done. While most of her film roles are either forgettable (like her turn in Woody Allen's Shadows & Fog ) or…

  16. Travis Barker: Tom DeLonge Should 'Man Up & Quit' Blink-182

    March 04, 2015 9:05 PM EST Tom DeLonge  is deceiving fans by saying he's still in Blink-182 -- this according to the band's drummer Travis Barker , who thinks DeLonge should "just man up and quit the band." "As far as I'm concerned, no bad blood from me," Barker told Alternative…

  17. Aretha Franklin on Mentoring 'American Idol' Singers & Whether She Still Wants to Be a Judge

    March 04, 2015 6:24 PM EST Aretha Franklin is still happily, and actively, promoting 2014's Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics . But she told Billboard she's ready to get back into something new with longtime ally and cohort Clive Davis. "Clive and I are going to get together on what the…

  18. BMI Latin Plans 'Like a Girl' SXSW Showcase for Latina Artists

    March 04, 2015 5:15 PM EST Raquel Sofia, Diana Fuentes, Irene Diaz & Anna Sophia will showcase some Latina power in Austin, Texas. BMI Latin will present a showcase at South by Southwest featuring a lineup of strong female singers that, by contrast, calls attention to the longstanding lack of female artists…

  19. The 10 Best Songs from 'Empire,' In Order

    March 04, 2015 2:49 PM EST When it was announced that Timbaland would be executive music producer for FOX's hip-hop-inspired soap opera, Empire, expectations were high. Longtime fans of the producer could assume if the show wasn't going to be great, at least the music would be. But as Empire heads into its…

  20. Girl Group Solo Songs: The 10 Best (Non-Beyonce) Singles of the Modern Era

    March 04, 2015 2:45 PM EST From Danity Kane’s standout to Left Eye’s solo turn, check out the best singles from girl group survivors of the past 20 years. Girl Group Week! • Top 40 Girl Group Songs of All Time • Are You a Harmonizer or a Mixer? • Girl Group Week Readers' Poll! • Girl Group Tragedy: Inside…

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