1. Queensryche Toasts 30th Anniversary with 'Dedicated to Chaos' Album

    July 05, 2011 3:45 PM EDT When a group is trying to break into the business, there are plenty of ways to get attention. It can get a jump-start by self-recording its first album and distributing it online. It can build a social networking force the same way. If it makes the right contacts, it can even get a synch…

  2. Bon Iver Debuts at No. 4 on U.K. Charts; Derulo Has Top Single

    June 27, 2011 8:24 AM EDT Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" (Interscope/Universal) started a second stint (and third week in total) as the U.K.'s No. 1 album yesterday, as Jason Derulo debuted atop the singles chart with "Don't Wanna Go Home" (Warner Bros./Warner Music). Earlier this month…

  3. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber Win at MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 20, 2011 9:13 AM EDT A green-haired Lady Gaga did not go home green with envy at last night's (June 19) 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Canada. The Mother Monster won International Video of the Year for "Judas" and UR Fave International Video for "Born This Way." She also kicked…

  4. Video: Lady Gaga Sports Bald Head on 'Paul O'Grady Show'

    June 17, 2011 5:42 PM EDT Lady Gaga performed her "Born This Way" single "Hair" without any on "The Paul O'Grady Show," as the singer debuted a shaved-headed look on the British chat show on Friday (June 17). With smoke and fire surrounding her, a bald Gaga belts her way through the…

  5. Lady Gaga's 'Edge of Glory' Video Premieres: Watch

    June 17, 2011 10:39 AM EDT Lady Gaga's "The Edge of Glory" video -- which premiered last night (June 16) on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance?" -- stands as an ode to the singer's hometown of New York City. The simple yet moody clip also features E Street Band saxophonist (and…

  6. Lady Gaga to Premiere 'Glory' Video on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    June 15, 2011 2:22 PM EDT Lady Gaga has announced that the next visual for her "Born This Way" album, the music video for "The Edge of Glory," will premiere during a new episode of "So You Think You Can Dance" on Thursday night (June 16). "Tomorrow during America's So You Think…

  7. Lady Gaga and Pitbull Top U.K. Charts, Sister Act the Pierces Debuts Strong

    June 06, 2011 8:48 AM EDT Lady Gaga started a second week atop the U.K. album chart and Pitbull a third on the singles survey in new data published by the Official Charts Company Sunday. Gaga's "Born This Way" (Interscope/Universal) rules the album chart with second-week sales of 67,000, ahead of Adele&…

  8. Ask Billboard: Which Superstars Have Yet To Hit No. 1?

    June 03, 2011 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. 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. WHICH SUPERSTARS…

  9. Lady Gaga, "The Edge Of Glory"

    June 03, 2011 10:00 AM EDT A five-minute album closer dominated by an extended saxophone solo from the E Street Band 's Clarence Clemons may not be most pop stars' idea of a hit single, but for Lady Gaga , it's practically conventional. On "The Edge of Glory," the third proper single from Gaga&…

  10. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Blasts Onto U.K. Chart

    May 30, 2011 12:15 PM EDT L ady Gaga's "Born This Way" album made its expected powerful arrival to the U.K. chart Sunday (May 29), with the biggest first-week sale of the year here of 215,000 units, more than the rest of the top ten titles combined. "Give Me Everything" by Pitbull featuring…

  11. 'American Idol' Finale: The 10 Best Performances (Video)

    May 25, 2011 11:27 PM EDT With a performance lineup as star-studded as any award show, the "American Idol" season 10 finale boasted plenty of buzzworthy moments besides the crowning of its new winner, Scotty McCreery. Everyone from 6) James Durbin & Judas Priest, "Living After Midnight" & …

  12. Scotty McCreery Wins 'American Idol' Season 10

    May 25, 2011 10:25 PM EDT Scotty McCreery, whose deep, syrupy voice has been compared to that of Josh Turner, was crowned season 10's "American Idol" on tonight's (May 25) live finale. 'American Idol' Finale: 10 Best Performances (Video) Photos: 'American Idol' Season Finale…

  13. Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Projected to Sell at Least 800k Copies

    May 25, 2011 12:33 PM EDT Promotions around Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" - including Amazon's controversial decision to sell digital copies of the album for just 99 cents on Monday and Best Buy's giveaway of the album with a smart phone -- have both pumped sales expectations and caused gripes…

  14. Lauren Alaina & Carrie Underwood to Duet on 'Idol' Finale, More Performance Spoilers

    May 25, 2011 9:25 AM EDT If part one of the "American Idol" finale left you a little underwhelmed, season 10's two-hour second act shows much more promise, if not for the duets alone. THR has learned of some very interesting pairings in store for tonight's show, airing live from L.A.'s Nokia…

  15. Pitbull Tops U.K. Singles Chart; Kate Bush Album Debuts At No. 2

    May 23, 2011 9:09 AM EDT "Give Me Everything" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) by Pitbull featuring Nayer, Afrojack and Ne-Yo is the U.K.'s new No. 1 single, rising three places in new data published by the Official Charts Company yesterday (Sunday). On the same survey, Lady Gaga became the first solo…

  16. Lady Gaga 'Born This Way': Track-By-Track Review

    May 23, 2011 6:00 AM EDT L ady Gaga's "Born This Way" album is her first as an international superstar -- and in her mind, as queen leader to a needy coven of "little monsters," outsiders who for one reason or another don't fit into the mainstream. Lady Gaga: The 'Born This Way'…

  17. Lady Gaga Has 'Threeway' With Justin Timberlake, Andy Samberg on 'SNL' Finale

    May 22, 2011 2:11 AM EDT On tonight's powerhouse "Saturday Night Live" season finale, viewers saw the comedienne in Lady Gaga . The Mother Monster not only performed "Born This Way," "The Edge of Glory" and "Judas" on the show, she also appeared alongside host Justin…

  18. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorite Charted Odd Couples

    May 20, 2011 3:05 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. 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. READERS'…

  19. Weekly Chart Notes: Lady Gaga, Steven Tyler, Romeo Santos

    May 19, 2011 6:55 PM EDT THE LOVE OF 'GLORY': As previously reported , Lady Gaga blasts onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 3 with "The Edge of Glory." The third single from "Born This Way," due Monday (May 23), follows the title cut, which spent its first six chart weeks at No. 1…

  20. Adele Stays Atop Hot 100, Lady Gaga Makes 'Glory'-ous Start

    May 18, 2011 1:05 PM EDT A dele's "Rolling in the Deep" claims a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (May 19) on Billboard.com, while Lady Gaga's "The Edge of Glory" soars in at No. 3. "Rolling in the Deep" strengthens its lock atop the chart…

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