1. Justin Bieber's 'Baby' Is Most-Watched Video on YouTube

    July 16, 2010 5:15 PM EDT J ustin Bieber's music video for "Baby" is the most-watched video ever on YouTube. The 16-year-old pop star's video passed Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" video to take the all-time lead. More than 246 million have watched Bieber's video on the Google Inc.…

  2. Sheryl Crow Shows Us Her "Peaceful Feeling"

    July 16, 2010 2:50 PM EDT With her classic-soul-inpired new album "100 Miles From Memphis" out next week, Sheryl Crow has dropped this little minute-and-a-half long peek at the recording of "Peaceful Feeling" to whet fans' appetites, and she's neither shy about namechecking her old school…

  3. 'American Idol' Auditions Kick Off in Nashville Without Simon Cowell

    July 15, 2010 10:12 PM EDT The 10th season of "American Idol" is underway in Nashville, and despite the long lines and big dreams of wannabe contestants, there's no denying that something's missing. "'Idol's' going to be different this year first and foremost because (judge)…

  4. Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Sade to Perform at Black Ball Concert

    July 15, 2010 10:25 AM EDT A licia Keys will bring Jay-Z and Sade out to perform at the seventh annual Black Ball concert, taking place Sept. 30 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The event will raise money for Keys' Keep a Child Alive foundation, which helps provide AIDS/HIV treatment and care to children…

  5. Timberlake's 'SexyBack' at Center of Porn Lawsuit

    July 14, 2010 2:14 PM EDT The music industry, which has struggled financially in recent years, may be aroused at the prospect of winning money from the porn industry. Warner Bros. and a number of other record labels filed a lawsuit last week alleging copyright infringement on the part of an adult entertainment company…

  6. Eminem's 'Recovery' Notches Three Weeks at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    July 14, 2010 11:10 AM EDT E minem's "Recovery" is the first album to notch three consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since March, as it holds atop the tally with 229,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The last album to string three weeks in a row at No. 1 was Sade's "…

  7. Live Aid 25th Anniversary: 10 Awesome Benefit Show Performances

    July 13, 2010 3:53 PM EDT Twenty five years ago today (July 13), more than 50 artists across two continents united for the Live Aid benefit concerts, organized by UK musicians Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to aid famine relief efforts in Ethiopia. The event touched the hearts (and wallets) of fans across the globe, as an…

  8. DIY Music: A Timeline

    July 13, 2010 11:57 AM EDT From the era of photocopying zines to making the most of 140 characters on Twitter, the history of DIY blends both art and science. Silkscreening: The technique was popularized by Andy Warhol (see Warhol's album cover for the Velvet Underground) and soon adopted by bands to imprint…

  9. Top 30 Summer Songs Page 2

    July 12, 2010 1:51 PM EDT Chart Article   « Previous 30-21 20-11 10-1 Next » 20 Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer Nat King Cole 1963 Nat King Cole's rhyme happy 1963 hit is an oldie but goodie in the truest sense of the phrase. Well into the rock era, it peaked at No. 6 on the Hot 100. Between the charm of…

  10. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 7/10/2010

    July 10, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funniest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @ladygaga : My little monster sweeties are already camped…

  11. Mary J. Blige College Talk, Justin Bieber's Rumor Mill

    July 09, 2010 5:47 PM EDT In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Mary J. Blige recently let slip that she'll be enrolling at Howard University, but this is apparently not to be. Justin Bieber is also battling shaky truths in the online grapevine, and took to Twitter to debunk the…

  12. Sheryl Crow, "100 Miles From Memphis"

    July 09, 2010 5:16 PM EDT Sheryl Crow's hometown of Kennett, Mo., is indeed 100 miles from Memphis. So she comes by the soul flavor of her latest album-which has periodically crept into its predecessors-honestly. After the understandably dour countenance of 2008's "Detours," "100 Miles From…

  13. Celebrities React to LeBron James' Decision To Join Miami Heat

    July 09, 2010 2:38 PM EDT After basketball "king" LeBron James announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat during Thursday's (July 8) live press conference, his famous friends and fans instantly flocked to Twitter to discuss the move. Diddy , Sean Kingston , Rick Ross ,…

  14. Lady Antebellum, Train Lead Mid-Year Chart Best-Sellers

    July 09, 2010 2:00 PM EDT With 2010 half over, we pause to take a glance at some of the top selling albums and songs of the year so far and how they stack up compared to where we were a year ago. View The 2010 Mid-Year Charts Top Albums Hot Digital Songs Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Top Rock Albums Top Rap Albums Top…

  15. Paul McCartney Joins Ringo Starr Onstage in New York

    July 08, 2010 1:40 PM EDT R ingo Starr kept his 70th birthday celebration going on Tuesday night (July 7) with a concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall that was positively star-studded, thanks in part to "a little help from his friend," Paul McCartney . Video: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr sing …

  16. Amy Winehouse Gives Surprise Performance at Mark Ronson's London Gig

    July 07, 2010 8:05 PM EDT A my Winehouse surprised fans attending Mark Ronson 's gig at London's 100 Club on Tuesday night (July 6), joining the producer onstage to perform a song. Wearing a low-cut black leotard that revealed a lacy white bra, the troubled singer took the stage with Ronson -- who produced…

  17. Ringo Starr Talks Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber on 70th Birthday

    July 07, 2010 1:10 PM EDT R ingo Starr is celebrating his 70th birthday today (July 7), and to mark the occasion, the former Beatle spoke with ABC's Diane Saywer over Skype about his memories as a young pop star adored by millions of fans, not unlike the Lady Gaga's and Justin Bieber's of today. Video:…

  18. Emimem's 'Recovery' Remains at No. 1 on the Billboard 200

    July 07, 2010 11:04 AM EDT There's no surprise this week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as Eminem's "Recovery" holds atop the tally for a second week , selling 313,000 (down 58%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. In two weeks' time, the album has shifted 1.1 million copies in the U.S…

  19. Esmee Denters Sings Stevie Wonder

    July 05, 2010 12:01 AM EDT As someone whose homegrown YouTube renditions of pop stars' songs not only nabbed over 20 million views on YouTube but also the ear of Justin Timberlake , Esmee Denters knows her way around a good cover tune. In this week's Mashup Monday, the Dutch singer does a fresh, summery take…

  20. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 7/3/2010

    July 03, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funniest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @JustinBieber : Let's take some time to answer some…

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