1. Adele Owns U.K. Charts with Top Two Albums, No. 1 Single

    February 28, 2011 2:05 PM EST A dele continued her U.K. chart supremacy as new sales data was unveiled yesterday (Sunday) by the Official Charts Company. Her sophomore album "21" (XL) began a fifth week atop the album chart as "Someone Like You" moved into a second week at No. 1 on the singles survey,…

  2. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Turn Heads at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    February 28, 2011 1:25 AM EST J ustin Bieber and Selena Gomez painted the town red together on Sunday night (Feb. 27), hitting up Graydon Carter's Vanity Fair after-party for the 2011 Oscars in Hollywood. PHOTOS: MUSIC STARS AT THE 2011 OSCARS Bieber and Gomez, who were first spotted together on clandestine outings…

  3. Trent Reznor, Randy Newman Win Oscars for Best Original Score, Song

    February 28, 2011 12:07 AM EST T rent Reznor , Atticus Ross and Randy Newman won Oscars in the top music categories at the 83rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 27) -- and their reactions could not have been more different. Reznor reacted with shock and amazement after he and co-composer Atticus Ross won the Best…

  4. Gwyneth Paltrow's Dream Duet Partner: Jay-Z

    February 27, 2011 8:53 PM EST Gwyneth Paltrow just came off of a show-stopping, onstage collaboration with Cee Lo Green at the Grammy Awards, but the actress says she already has someone in mind for her next musical duet: Jay-Z . "I think we'd be a good combination," Paltrow told Tim Gunn on the Oscars red…

  5. 2011 Oscars: A Look At This Year's Music Nominees

    February 25, 2011 12:42 PM EST At Sunday's Academy Awards, Trent Reznor could become the second rock bandleader to win the Oscar for original score, joining Talking Heads' David Byrne , who took home the trophy for "The Last Emperor" in 1987. It's not an unlikely scenario. Reznor's score for …

  6. Listen: 'Glee' Original Songs, 'Loser Like Me' and 'Get It Right,' Debut

    February 25, 2011 12:22 PM EST After covering dozens of pop hits over its nearly two-year run, " Glee " has debuted its first batch of original music, which will be performed in the Fox show's Mar. 15 episode. "Loser Like Me" and "Get It Right," the first two songs written specifically…

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Cee Lo Green, 'Glee,' Justin Bieber

    February 24, 2011 5:55 PM EST GO, GREEN: As Lady Gaga reigns atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Born This Way" - marking the first No. 1-debuting title to remain in charge in its second frame since Clay Aiken's "This Is the Night" in 2003, and the first such song to do so since the…

  8. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Grows Atop Grammy-Fueled Hot 100

    February 24, 2011 11:00 AM EST A week after the Billboard Hot 100 welcomed Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" as the 1,000th No. 1 in its storied history, the chart-topping counter remains frozen at that milestone number, as "Born This Way" refuses to relinquish its standing to the other Grammy Awards…

  9. Lady Gaga, 'Glee' Highlight Historic Hot 100 Week

    February 16, 2011 4:30 PM EST In one of the most highlight-heavy weeks in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, Lady Gaga roars in at No. 1 with "Born This Way," the 1,000th leader since the list launched in 1958. Concurrently, with six debuting titles, the "Glee" cast passes Elvis Presley for most Hot…

  10. Video: The 10 Most Popular 'Glee' Performances

    February 16, 2011 10:55 AM EST As "Glee" emerges as the all-time Hot 100 leader for most chart appearances , beating Elvis' record of 108 entries on the chart, let us take a minute to revisit the songs that led the cast to the top honor. Billboard presents the top ten most popular "Glee"…

  11. Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Tinie Tempah Win Big at Brit Awards

    February 15, 2011 6:07 PM EST Dapper London lads Plan B and Tinie Tempah were popular local winners at the Brit music awards Tuesday, while Arcade Fire followed their surprise Grammys victory with two prizes at the British ceremony. Tempah, a 22-year-old product of London's dubstep scene who released his first album,…

  12. Arcade Fire, Lady Antebellum Big Winners at 2011 Grammys

    February 14, 2011 12:45 AM EST The 2011 Grammys ended with a major shocker, as Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire beat out platinum pop stars Eminem , Lady Gaga and Katy Perry for the night's big award, Album of the Year, for "The Suburbs." The seven-member ensemble expressed shock over the unexpected win,…

  13. Bob Dylan to Perform at Grammys with Mumford & Sons, Avett Bros.

    February 10, 2011 10:50 AM EST The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) has saved its biggest performance news for last: Today the music industry association announced legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan will perform at Sunday night's 53rd annual Grammy Awards in a tribute to acoustic music.…

  14. Wiz Khalifa's 'Black And Yellow' Tops Hot 100

    February 10, 2011 9:00 AM EST As perhaps as consolation for forlorn Pittsburgh Steelers fans, Wiz Khalifa 's Steel City anthem "Black and Yellow" ascends to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, jumping 4-1. Will Next Week Bring The Billboard Hot 100's 1000th No. 1? Though the Steelers lost Super Bowl XLV…

  15. Dr. Dre to Perform with Eminem At Grammys

    February 10, 2011 1:47 AM EST Continuing the annual Grammy Awards tradition of pairing A-list artists for musical collaborations, Dr. Dre will join his protege Eminem onstage at this Sunday's show (CBS, 8 p.m.). It will mark the rap icon's first live television performance in more than a decade and comes on the…

  16. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears in the Studio with Will.i.am, Roots Playing Grammy After-Party

    February 09, 2011 7:31 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney in the Studio with Will.i.am, Collaborating with Ke$ha? Along with producers Dr. Luke and Max Martin, Britney Spears announced on Twitter yesterday she was working with the Black Eyed Peas ' Will.i.am…

  17. 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&…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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.…

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