1. MTV VMAs 2012: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    September 06, 2012 11:50 PM EDT Rihanna won Video of the Year. One Direction took home three Moonmen and performed what they considered to be "the best show of their life." Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose announced a bundle of joy on the way. U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas popped on stage with Alicia Keys and Taylor Swift…

  2. Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Is Billboard's Song of the Summer

    September 06, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Hey, we just met her, but this doesn't seem so crazy: After a season of pop culture ubiquity, Carly Rae Jepsen 's debut U.S. hit "Call Me Maybe" is Billboard's top Song of the Summer . The Canadian pop singer's maiden American hit spent nine weeks atop the…

  3. Demi Lovato Plots Summer Tour with Hot Chelle Rae

    April 26, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Demi Lovato will bring her "Unbroken" album on the road with a 21-date North American tour that begins on June 12 in Del Mar, Calif. The amphitheater-heacy trek will include openers Hot Chelle Rae of "Tonight Tonight" fame and Owl City of "Fireflies" fame. The…

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Bruce Springsteen, Big Time Rush, Pitbull

    March 17, 2012 2:15 PM EDT The Boss scores his 10th No. 1 album, Big Time Rush are a fab four and Pitbull unleashes his first Dance/Club Play Songs leader as a lead artist. SUPER 'BALL': TENTH TIME NOT FROZEN OUT OF NO. 1: With his new leader, Springsteen expands his span of commanding the Billboard 200 to 31…

  5. Super Bowl Predictions & Plans: Musicians Discuss The Big Game

    February 02, 2012 2:20 PM EST Super Bowl XLVI is fast approaching, and all the minutia that comes with it -- the Madonna halftime performance, the bank-breaking commercials, the thousands of gatherings across the country, and, oh yeah, the Giants-Patriots game -- will be soaked in by millions of viewers across the globe.…

  6. Dick Clark: 40th New Year's Eve Bash to Feature Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber

    December 29, 2011 5:10 PM EST Forty years ago, Dick Clark's New Year's Eve special was created to give young people an alternative to a seasonal institution, bandleader Guy Lombardo. Now Clark's annual show is the institution. "New Year's Rockin' Eve," with Clark and Ryan Seacrest, pays…

  7. Lady Gaga, Pitbull Rock Z100's Jingle Ball in NYC

    December 10, 2011 12:05 PM EST Also at Annual Bash: Half of LMFAO, Pitbull, Kelly Clarkson, Plus Surprise Guests Lady Gaga 's career came full circle for a moment Friday night. The singer headlined Z100's annual Jingle Ball concert at Madison Square Garden, an event that holds special meaning to the New York…

  8. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Jingles At No. 1 for Second Week

    December 07, 2011 11:00 AM EST Michael Buble 's "Christmas" album holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for a second week, selling 293,000 (up 29%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. Its cumulative sales crossed the 1 million mark this week (1.03 million), marking the seventh album to sell a million in 2011…

  9. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Set for Second Week at No. 1

    December 01, 2011 8:45 AM EST After Michael Buble 's "Christmas" album squeaked past Nickelback 's "Here and Now" to claim the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 this past week, it would see Mr. Buble isn't going anywhere soon. His "Christmas" set should easily hold down the top…

  10. Album Review: Hot Chelle Rae, 'Whatever'

    November 29, 2011 8:30 AM EST HOT CHELLE RAE "Whatever" Producers: various RCA Records Release Date: Nov. 29 Nashville pop-rock group Hot Chelle Rae has friends in high places. Singer Ryan Follese and drummer Jamie Follese are the sons of country songwriter Keith Follese, while guitarist Nash Overstreet's…

  11. Hot Chelle Rae Heats Up With Sophomore Set, T-Swift Tour

    November 28, 2011 4:30 PM EST Unlike many of today's young, upcoming bands, Hot Chelle Rae wasn't hot on the Internet before it landed a deal. "One of the main reasons we were getting turned down [by labels] was because we didn't have enough Myspace friends," vocalist/guitarist Ryan Follese says…

  12. Hot Chelle Rae Heading to Las Vegas for Anti-Bullying Show

    November 21, 2011 8:30 PM EST A Las Vegas high school is getting a private concert from pop band Hot Chelle Rae after winning an anti-bullying contest. The concert is set for 12:30 p.m. Monday at Southwest Career and Technical Academy. The school won for having what organizers say is southern Nevada's largest…

  13. AMAs 2011: 11 Things You Didn't See On TV

    November 21, 2011 1:25 AM EST At three hours and over a dozen performances, there was plenty to see at the 2011 American Music Awards. Here's what went down at the Nokia Theatre that didn't make it to TV. Rain on the Red Carpet Stars in doll-sized dresses, including Cheryl Hines and Heidi Klum, shivering their…

  14. AMAs 2011: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj Win Big on Ladies' Night

    November 20, 2011 11:30 PM EST Kelly Clarkson, looking ready for the holiday season in a sparkling red floor-length dress, took the stage for her performance of "Mr. Know It All" with a "Newsies"-style open that poked fun at her label dramas and rumors about her sexuality. And Adam Lambert's return…

  15. Daughtry, Gym Class Heroes Added to Lineup at American Music Awards

    November 15, 2011 9:45 AM EST Rock bands Daughtry and Hot Chelle Rae , as well as Gym Class Heroes , have been added to the lineup for the 29th annual American Music Awards (the latter will play the official pre-show). They join previously announced performers Katy Perry , Maroon 5 with Christina Aguilera , Justin Bieber …

  16. Lady Gaga, LMFAO Added to Z100 Jingle Ball

    October 21, 2011 5:15 PM EDT Lady Gaga and LMFAO have been added to New York radio station Z100's Jingle Ball , the annual holiday blowout held on Dec. 9 celebrating the biggest and brightest in pop music, it was revealed Friday. Demi Lovato, who will also perform, was on hand in Times Square to help the station…

  17. Chart Highlights: Rodney Atkins Takes 'Back Road' To No. 1 On Country Songs

    September 19, 2011 5:15 PM EDT Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Moves Like Jagger" Maroon…

  18. Luke Bryan, Ace Hood Score Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200

    August 17, 2011 11:00 AM EDT While all eyes were trained on the No. 1 arrival of Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch the Throne" on the Billboard 200, there is actually other news on both the Billboard 200 and the Digital Songs charts this week. Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'Throne' Debuts at No. 1…

  19. LMFAO Keeps Katy Perry At Bay Atop Hot 100

    August 10, 2011 3:00 PM EDT LMFAO is loving life atop the Billboard Hot 100 as "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, will continue to blare from the No. 1 slot on the ranking set to be unveiled tomorrow (Aug. 11). On Digital Songs, "Party Rock Anthem" dips below 200,000…

  20. Adele's '21' Notches Most Weeks at No. 1 Since 2000

    August 10, 2011 11:00 AM EDT With Adele 's "21" back at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (76,000; down 8% according to Nielsen SoundScan), the British songstress' set collects its 12th week atop the list. It's the most weeks at No. 1 for an album since Santana 's "Supernatural…

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