1. Uzi, 'Blue': Exclusive Video Premiere

    November 12, 2014 5:35 PM EST As promised to their Twitter followers ,  the Los Angeles duo Uzi debut the official video for their song "Blue" after 500 plus retweets. Check out the video below, premiered here on The Juice: "Blue" combines Eiffel 65 's signature loop -- "Blue (Da Ba Dee),…

  2. Wrong Direction: Why The Wanted Never Reached The Boy Band Stratosphere

    November 12, 2014 5:35 PM EST There were sonic missteps and album delays, but the boy band war of 2012 was over before it began. In March 2012, there were not one but two U.K. male pop groups on the cover of Billboard magazine , with a story written by Steven J. Horowitz about the impending boy band boom that the…

  3. Usher Hunting Down Stolen Sex Tape

    November 12, 2014 3:48 PM EST Maybe Usher should call his next album Looking 4 My Sex Tape . The singer's team is hot on the trail of an unknown suspect who's been trying to sell a sex tape featuring Usher and ex-wife Tameka Raymond , according to TMZ . Billboard Cover: Usher on Getting Tough With Justin…

  4. Album Review: T Bone Burnett Gathers All-Star Bob Dylan Tribute With 'Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes'

    November 12, 2014 3:09 PM EST "They were just songs we had done for the publishing company," Bob Dylan once said of the music he recorded with The Band (some of it in his living room, some of it in their basement) over six months in 1967. Whatever else those sessions might have been -- an exploration of the…

  5. Taylor Swift Still No. 1 on Hot 100, Ariana Grande & The Weeknd Hit Top 10

    November 12, 2014 2:25 PM EST Taylor Swift spends a personal-best fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Shake It Off," which also reaches No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart.   Plus, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd vault into the Hot 100's top 10 with "Love Me Harder," Tove Lo '…

  6. Prince Takes a Selfie Without a Cell Phone

    November 12, 2014 10:54 AM EST Prince recently released two albums simultaneously, both of which debuted at No. 1 on different Billboard charts . However, chart-topping feats are not necessarily unusual for Prince -- the man has placed 21 hits in the top 15 on the Hot 100 over the course of his career. In contrast, today…

  7. Watch AOA Play Soulful, Seductive Spies in 'Like a Cat' Video

    November 11, 2014 7:08 PM EST The seven-member girl group return at their most alluring yet for a confident new single. As one of the new girl groups helping K-pop embrace its sexuality in 2014, AOA return with "Like a Cat" -- the lead single off their second EP which marks their third comeback this year. Like…

  8. Spanish Star Isabel Pantoja Headed to Jail

    November 11, 2014 5:51 PM EST Multi-million-selling singer & celebrity media staple to start two-year sentence for money laundering. Isabel Pantoja , one of Spain's best-known singers and a pop-culture icon throughout the Spanish-speaking world, is expected to turn herself in at a relatively luxurious women&…

  9. Show Me the Shmoney: Bobby Shmurda's New App Puts You In the Video

    November 11, 2014 2:14 PM EST Ever wanted to do the Bobby Shmurda 's signature Shmoney Dance with Drake , Chris Brown , or Shmurda himself? Well, now you can. Following the dance craze that Shmurda kicked off with his "Hot Boy" single, the Shmoney Gram app allows users to take or upload an image, select a…

  10. One Direction’s 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    November 11, 2014 1:40 PM EST From "What Makes You Beautiful" to new single "Steal My Girl," check out 1D's biggest Hot 100 hits to date. One Direction has become one of the defining pop groups of the first half of the 2010s partially because the U.K. boy band is also one of the most…

  11. Are Ariana Grande & Jessie J Recording a New Version of Brandy & Monica's 'The Boy Is Mine'?

    November 11, 2014 12:30 PM EST Are Ariana Grande and Jessie J about to bang bang all over Brandy and Monica’s '90s R&B classic? All signs point to yes. In an interview with Hits Daily Double , veteran producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins announced he’s planning to re-record the Hot 100 -topping hit with the …

  12. After Atlantic: An Independent Sean Paul Moves Forward

    November 11, 2014 12:25 PM EST Throughout his scorching 90-minute set aboard the inaugural Welcome to Jamrock Reggae cruise (October 20-25), a sweat soaked Sean Paul  put down some impressive dance moves as he tore through his repertoire of EDM-influenced tracks, pop-reggae hits and core dancehall singles. In the latter…

  13. Exclusive: Iggy Azalea To Play New Year's Eve Concert in Vegas

    November 11, 2014 12:21 PM EST Iggy Azalea has become the latest artist who’ll be kicking off 2015 Vegas-style. The “Fancy” rapper announced a New Year’s Eve concert with Drai’s Nightclub  at The Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip, with a main-stage performance set to prelude a rooftop view of the famous Strip Fireworks…

  14. Sugarhill Gang Rapper Dead at 57

    November 11, 2014 12:18 PM EST Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank -- born Henry Jackson -- has died at age 57. TMZ first reported the news , which  Rolling Stone later confirmed . Jackson was suffering from cancer and passed away in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The Bronx-born rapper was one of hip-hop's…

  15. Shawn Mendes’ ‘Something Big’ Video: Teen Star Rounds Up The Town

    November 11, 2014 11:56 AM EST Have you become a Shawn Mendes fan over the past year? You’re not the only one: the former Vine star has quickly fashioned a promising mainstream music career with a Top 40 hit on the Hot 100 and an upcoming tour supporting Taylor Swift. The music video for new single “Something Big…

  16. Ask Billboard: All-Taylor Swift Edition

    November 11, 2014 11:05 AM EST As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, 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. Or, Tweet @gthot20 WHAT SHOULD THE NEXT SINGLES BE FROM 1989 ? This mailbag&…

  17. Exclusive: Watch Dawin's 'Just Girly Things' Video With Vine Stars Brandon Calvillo, Ry Doon & More

    November 11, 2014 10:38 AM EST Brooklyn-based producer Dawin took an original song (set to about five seconds of Alfonso Ribeiro doing the Fresh Prince Carlton dance on Vine) and eventually turned it into a contract with Casablanca/Republic in early 2014. Now he’s back with a full-length music video for his first hit,…

  18. Ariana Grande & Idina Menzel to Receive Honors at 2014 Billboard Women in Music Awards

    November 11, 2014 8:30 AM EST Ariana Grande and Idina Menzel will be two of the honorees at this year's Billboard Women in Music Awards, joining Taylor Swift as recipients at the Dec. 12 event in New York City.  Grande will receive the 2014 Billboard Rising Star award and Menzel will accept the Breakthrough…

  19. Ghost Tunes, Garth Brooks' iTunes Alternative, Launches in Full

    November 11, 2014 8:18 AM EST When Ghost Tunes CEO Randy Bernard and COO Chris Webb first met with Garth Brooks to discuss an alternative digital and physical distribution platform, there was one thing they had to get out of the way. "We're going up against Google, Amazon, iTunes -- billion-dollar companies,…

  20. Nick Jonas: These 4 People Make Me Jealous

    November 10, 2014 6:00 PM EST The "Jealous" singer dishes to Billboard about the people who make him green with envy. 1. Ryan Tedder "If that guy writes another hit song, my head's going to explode." Nick Jonas: 'I Love My Gay Fans!' 2. Derek Jeter "I wish I could have played…

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