1. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Talks Breasts and Beyonce, Paltrow To Cover Prince on 'Glee'

    February 08, 2011 7:00 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry Talks Breasts, Beyonce, Hubby in Elle Katy Perry graces the March cover of Elle, looking colorfully chic and discussing (among other things) her breasts, her relationship with Russell Brand, and how she&…

  2. Cee Lo Green's 'F**k You': Radio Swears It's A Hit

    February 08, 2011 1:05 PM EST In its 17th week on Billboard's Pop Songs chart, to be refreshed Thursday (Feb. 10) on Billboard.com, Cee Lo Green 's "F**k You (Forget You)" reaches a new peak, bolting 23-17. The song also nabs Greatest Gainer honors for the first time on the Nielsen BDS-based mainstream…

  3. Barbra Streisand Performing at Grammys

    February 08, 2011 10:35 AM EST Another legend is going to be appearing at this Sunday's Grammy awards - this time, it's Barbra Streisand . Streisand is a nominee for best traditional pop vocal album for "Love Is The Answer," and she'll be performing on the live telecast. She'll be introduced…

  4. Gwyneth Paltrow, Florence Welch Performing at Oscars

    February 04, 2011 2:15 PM EST Gwyneth Paltrow will perform "Coming Home" from her latest film "Country Strong" on the 83rd Academy Awards telecast. Original Song nominee A.R. Rahman and Florence Welch, of Florence & the Machine , will perform "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours.…

  5. Mick Jagger to Make First Onstage Grammy Appearance

    February 03, 2011 8:00 AM EST The Recording Academy is finally getting some satisfaction, with Mick Jagger's first appearance on the Grammy stage. The Rolling Stones frontman will perform at the Feb. 13 ceremony as part of a tribute to soul great Solomon Burke, who died last year. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer…

  6. Update: Rihanna & Drake, Cee Lo & Gwyneth Paltrow to Duet at Grammys

    February 02, 2011 8:50 AM EST R ihanna and Drake will perform together at the Grammy Awards, while Cee Lo Green and Gwyneth Paltrow will team up for their own duet with the Jim Henson Company Puppets, it was announced late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning (Feb. 2). Rihanna and Drake's duet was announced via the…

  7. 11 Hot 100 No. 11s For '11

    January 25, 2011 4:05 PM EST After spotlighting 11 No. 11-peaking hits apiece on Billboard's R&B/hip-hop , country and rock charts throughout the first three weeks of 2011, Chart Beat wraps ringing in the new year by celebrating songs that, despite stopping one spot shy of the Billboard Hot 100 top 10, remain…

  8. Trent Reznor, A.R. Rahman Earn 2011 Oscar Nominations

    January 25, 2011 9:11 AM EST The 2011 Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday morning (Jan. 25), and among the top nominees in the music categories is Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor , who is nominated for best original score for the Facebook-inspired film, "The Social Network" (with collaborator Atticus…

  9. Cee Lo Flaunts His Acting Chops on 'SNL'

    January 16, 2011 1:57 PM EST On last night's "Saturday Night Live," musical guest Cee Lo Green didn't just perform two songs from his 2010 "The Lady Killer." The rapper/crooner also showed off his acting chops, much to our delight . After appearing in host Gwyneth Paltrow's monologue to…

  10. Weekly Chart Notes: Gwyneth Paltrow, Train, Florence + The Machine

    January 13, 2011 2:05 PM EST SOUNDTRACK STRENGTH: Starring Gwyneth Paltrow , Tim McGraw and Leighton Meester , "Country Strong" grossed $7.3 million upon its nationwide premiere Jan. 7-9. The haul translated to a sixth-place finish in box office receipts in its opening weekend. On the subsequent Billboard'…

  11. Bruno Mars Continues Hot 100 No. 1 Rotation with 'Grenade'

    January 13, 2011 11:00 AM EST B runo Mars circles back to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, as "Grenade" once again replaces Katy Perry 's "Firework" at No. 1 (1-2). "Grenade" supplanted "Firework" two weeks ago, only to have Perry's track reclaim the chart's lead…

  12. 'Glee' to Feature Gaga's 'Born This Way,' Bieber Song in New Episodes

    January 10, 2011 7:24 AM EST Fans of "Glee" can look forward to a new Lady Gaga number and the show's first Justin Bieber cover when season two returns to television. "Glee" co-creator Ryan Murphy dishes to EW that Gaga's "Born this Way," her new single that has yet to premiere,…

  13. In 'Country Strong' Movie, Gwyneth Paltrow Channels Her Inner Singer

    January 07, 2011 4:22 PM EST "Country Strong," out in theaters today (Jan. 7), represents an odd amalgamation of entertainment genres. Pop stars Britney Spears and Michael Jackson inspired the film's heartbreaking theme, fleshed out by Gwyneth Paltrow, who is cast as fallen singer Kelly Canter. Meanwhile,…

  14. Weekly Chart Notes: Skillz, Teena Marie, Michael Jackson

    January 06, 2011 5:55 PM EST (W)RAPPING 2010: While DJ Earworm lays down the beat on the past year's top 25 Billboard Hot 100 hits on "United State of Pop 2010 (Don't Stop the Pop)," another artist known for his yearly musical recaps bows on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Skillz , born Shaquan Lewis, scores…

  15. Cee Lo Confirms Recording with Gwyneth Paltrow

    January 05, 2011 3:22 PM EST After Gwyneth Paltrow covered "Forget You," the clean version of Cee Lo Green 's single "F**k You," on a November episode of "Glee," the actress and singer/rapper have put a new twist on the song together. According to People , the pair recorded a new…

  16. Gwyneth Paltrow to Host 'SNL' with Cee Lo, Possibly Duet

    January 04, 2011 2:14 PM EST Gwyneth Paltrow is getting ready to show off her comedy -- and hopefully, singing -- chops on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" for a third time, NBC has announced. The Oscar-winning actress will host "SNL" on Jan. 15, just over a week after her film "Country Strong…

  17. Billboard Bits: New Katy Perry Song Leaks, Cee Lo Working with Gwyneth Paltrow

    December 30, 2010 6:08 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. New Katy Perry Song, 'Part of Me,' Hits the Web "Part of Me," a new dance track from Katy Perry , made a splash on YouTube when it leaked online yesterday (Dec. 29). "You're not gonna…

  18. Gwyneth Paltrow Returning to 'Glee'

    December 13, 2010 3:13 PM EST Gwyneth Paltrow and "Glee's" matchup was so nice, they've decided to do it twice. The Oscar-winning actress has confirmed that she'll appear on a second episode of the Fox show, reports Access Hollywood , who caught up with Paltrow during a press junket for her…

  19. 'Glee' Producer Calls Show's Grammy Nods 'An Incredible Achievement'

    December 07, 2010 4:43 PM EST The list of " Glee " achievements in 2010 got a little longer last week, when the hit musical series picked up two nominations for the 2011 Grammy Awards. The "Glee" cast will face off against Paramore , Train , Sade and Maroon 5 for best pop performance by a duo or group…

  20. Ask Billboard: Actors, Actresses On Billboard Charts

    December 06, 2010 12:05 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated each week. 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, state and country, if outside the U.S. We're featuring…

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