1. Musicians React to Death of Producer Phil Ramone

    March 30, 2013 7:46 PM EDT Tony Bennett, John Legend, Josh Groban and many other artists paid tribute on social media. Remembering Phil Ramone • Musicians react to Ramone's death on twitter • Ramone looks back on legendary career in 1996 Billboard interview • Ramone remembered by Streisand, Wonder and more…

  2. 'Game of Thrones' Character Playlist: 25 Songs For Season 3

    March 27, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Why Stannis would blast Mumford & Sons, King Robert would drink up to Rihanna and Robb Stark can appreciate A$AP Rocky. The wait for the third season of "Game of Thrones" finally comes to an end on Sunday night (Mar. 31), with the brilliantly bloody HBO drama…

  3. Tony Bennett 'Can't Wait' to Cut Album With Lady Gaga

    March 22, 2013 4:52 AM EDT They haven't hit the studio yet, but Tony Bennett says he "can't wait" to record his next album with Lady Gaga. The 86-year-old says in an interview Thursday that he and the pop star will record "a big swing album." He says "we have it all worked out…

  4. Gloria Estefan to Speak at Billboard Latin Conference

    March 12, 2013 5:38 PM EDT Superstar Gloria Estefan has been confirmed for a Superstar Q&A session during the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, taking place April 22 to 25 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami. Estefan, perhaps the most iconic Latin diva in the world, will sit with Leila Cobo,…

  5. Morrissey Scolds Beyonce During L.A. Concert

    March 02, 2013 5:28 PM EST After insisting L.A.'s Staples Center go vegetarian for his show, Morrissey chided Beyonce for her choice of handbags once onstage on Friday. More than 25 years after the split of iconic British indie-rockers The Smiths, Morrissey remains one of the most intriguing figures in rock.…

  6. 20 Hit Songs Meant For Other Singers

    February 28, 2013 3:06 PM EST 0 Last week, Nicole Scherzinger revealed in an interview that she had the opportunity to record "We Found Love," the Calvin Harris-produced dance smash that became the biggest hit of Rihanna's thriving career, but let the chance slip through her fingers. "I…

  7. 3BallMTY, Tito El Bambino to Play the Billboard en Concierto Series

    February 28, 2013 11:05 AM EST For the fourth consecutive year, Billboard will present its annual Billboard en Concierto concert series in the lead up to the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The acclaimed-seven city, invitation only music series kicks off April 2 and will feature live performances by chart-toppers…

  8. Gloria Estefan Developing a Musical on Her Life

    February 05, 2013 7:00 PM EST Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio are hoping the rhythm is going to lead to Broadway. The duo on Tuesday announced that they've teamed up with the Nederlander Organization to try to create a musical based on their lives and take it to the Great White Way. "We are very excited…

  9. Paramore, 'Now': Track Review

    January 25, 2013 10:00 AM EST PARAMORE Now (4:10) Producers: Justin Meldal-Johnsen and Taylor York Writers: Hayley Williams and Taylor York Publishers: WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), But Father, I Just Want To Sing Music (ASCAP), FBR Music and Hunterboro Music (ASCAP) Fueled By Ramen Two founding members gone. No new album in…

  10. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  11. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  12. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorites Of 2012

    December 24, 2012 1:35 PM EST From Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' to Fiona Apple, your top picks for 2012. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city,…

  13. The Year In Chart Headlines, Part 1

    December 20, 2012 11:35 AM EST Before we move on to 2013, here's a chronological look back at the biggest Billboard chart headlines of 2012. Today: January through June. Before we move on to 2013, here's a chronological look back at the biggest Billboard chart headlines of 2012. We'll start with highlights…

  14. Jenni Rivera Honored By Family and Stars in Emotional Memorial

    December 19, 2012 3:55 PM EST The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the artist herself, a cornucopia of laughter, tears and celebration, with fans often singing loudly along to Rivera videos and live performances by her friends and family despite the incongruity of the red…

  15. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash: Celebrities React on Twitter

    December 09, 2012 7:15 PM EST When a small plane carrying Jenni Rivera went missing on Sunday (December 9), stars began to tweet their support and prayers for the Mexican-American singer. Now, as Mexican officials have confirmed that the remains of the airplane have been found and there was no evidence of survivors,…

  16. Chart Highlights: Ke$ha Climbs To No. 1 on Pop Songs

    November 26, 2012 4:55 PM EST The singer scores her third format leader with 'Die Young,' the lead single from her Dec. 4 album 'Warrior.' Plus, a host of new holiday songs enter AC and Jake Owen's 'One' tops Country Airplay. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of…

  17. Enrique Iglesias Extends Record For Most Latin Airplay No. 1s

    November 19, 2012 1:25 PM EST The singer nabs his 23rd leader as 'Finally Found You,' featuring Sammy Adams, blasts 11-1. Enrique Iglesias extends his record for the most No. 1s in the 18-year history of Billboard's Latin Airplay chart, as "Finally Found You," featuring Sammy Adams, blasts 11-1 to…

  18. K-Pop Hot 100: K. Will and HyunA Rise + This Week's Must-See Videos

    November 02, 2012 8:35 PM EDT In the quickly changing world of K-pop, K. Will has found himself atop of the K-Pop Hot 100 chart with his new single "Please Don't" in only its third week on the chart. Originally featured as "must-see" video two weeks back, the accompanying visual to "Please…

  19. Lady Gaga Jazz Album Will 'Reaffirm She's One of the Best,' Says Tony Bennett

    October 29, 2012 12:10 PM EDT As if a new album ("Viva Duets"), book ("Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett") and a movie also titled "The Zen of Bennett" aren't enough, Tony Bennett already has his next project in motion -- a jazz album with Lady Gaga . Bennett, who recorded "The…

  20. Vicente Fernandez Has 'Small Lump' on Liver, Cancels Shows

    October 26, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Iconic Mexican Singer, Featured on Tony Bennett's New Duets Album, Undergoes More Testing Vicente Fernández , the iconic Mexican singer known for his popular ranchera songs, has canceled two early November shows in Mexico due to issues with his liver, according to a representative with…

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