1. The Massage Therapist Kanye West, Katy Perry and More Pay to Bite (Yes, Bite) Them

    July 21, 2016 5:30 PM EDT There is the deep-tissue massage and then there is what Dorothy Stein delivers to big-name music industry clientele: the bite massage. Stein, 48, who has gone by the nickname "Dr. Dot" since Frank Zappa bestowed it on her in 1988, has been delivering her unusual form of body work --…

  2. Katy Perry, Britney Spears Debut in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    July 21, 2016 3:00 PM EDT Katy Perry roars in at No. 2 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks (dated July 30) with "Rise," after its July 15 exclusive release on Apple Music and iTunes . The tune is blocked from the No. 1 position by Ariana Grande’s “Into You,” which holds for a second consecutive week topping…

  3. Drake's 'One Dance' Edges Closer to U.K. Chart History

    July 19, 2016 2:29 AM EDT Drake's “One Dance” (Cash Money/Republic Records) is shuffling towards a 15th consecutive U.K. No. 1 and is now in sight of a place in the history books.  The Canadian rapper’s hit holds a slender lead in the race to the chart summit. “One Dance”  is No. 1 on the U.K Chart Update , with…

  4. Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Frank Ocean & Beyond: Looking Forward to the Rest of 2016 After a Huge First Half

    July 08, 2016 12:20 PM EDT The first half of 2016 saw music filling a heightened space in the cultural conversation. It was sometimes triumphant, at times heartbreaking, and a lot of it felt unprecedented.  There was a momentous succession of albums from industry A-listers, each one seemingly trying to outshine the…

  5. Old Dominion Channels The Beatles, George Strait In 'Song For Another Time'

    June 30, 2016 1:43 PM EDT The new single's lyrics span titles from Hank Williams to Elton John to Katy Perry. In an era when neither audiences nor artists tend to favor just one genre, Old Dominion ’s “Song for Another Time” may have emerged at the perfect moment. The third single from the band’s album Meat and…

  6. Uh Oh. The Celeb Fragrance Biz is Starting to Stink for Music's Divas

    June 24, 2016 6:11 PM EDT Something in the fragrance business stinks. For a decade following the blockbuster launch of Jennifer Lopez ’s 2002 scent Glow by JLo, celebrity-branded fragrances have been a steady, if modest, source of revenue for perfume makers like Coty, Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder. J. Lo’s $40M+…

  7. Where to Eat, Stay and Play (Like Bey and Jay) at the Cannes Lions Fest, Hosting Its First-Ever Music Program

    June 13, 2016 5:16 PM EDT Known for its über-elegant film festival, Cannes prepares to focus on music this month. It was where Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin vacationed in the early 1970s , where Elton John shot the 1983 video for "I'm Still Standing" -- but Cannes soon will cast a different spotlight…

  8. Katy Perry's Twitter Account Hacked

    May 30, 2016 9:30 PM EDT Katy Perry , who has one of the largest Twitter accounts on the social media platform with 89 million followers, had her account apparently hacked Monday night (May 30). Katy Perry Sports Bold Bleached-Eyebrow Look With Stunning Gown at Met Gala 2016 The account started using foul and racist…

  9. $1 Million a Week to Charter a Mega-Yacht? No Big Deal for Music's Biggest Stars

    May 27, 2016 2:28 PM EDT Yacht sales climbed 40 percent in 2015 as David Geffen, Katy Perry and other big names pay top dollar to vacation in private The hottest ticket at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival proved to be an invitation aboard Russian businessman Roman Abramovich's 533-foot yacht -- the second-largest…

  10. Kim Kardashian Kimoji Contributing Designer Creates Icons for Other A-Listers -- From Beyoncé to Lady Gaga: Exclusive

    May 27, 2016 1:55 PM EDT These days, stars from Future to The Chainsmokers are releasing their own emojis. With help from Jen Lewis, an independent designer who worked on the launch of Kim Kardashian's Kimojis, Billboard suggests icons for some other A-listers. See popmojis for Beyoncé , Lady Gaga ,…

  11. Katy Perry Shares a Special Message With a Terminally Ill Fan: Watch

    May 04, 2016 4:41 AM EDT Katy Perry has sent a heartwarming video message to a young fan suffering with a terminal illness.  Perry responded to a social media appeal on behalf of 13-year-old Sophie Birtles, who has the incurable genetic disorder juvenile Sandhoff disease. Referencing her 2010 hit "Firework"…

  12. Keith Urban Uses Personal Heritage to Push Country Limits in 'Wasted Time'

    May 02, 2016 10:18 AM EDT The track from his 'Ripcord' album was written mere weeks after his father's passing. When his father died on Dec. 5, 2015, Keith Urban was in the midst of working on what would become Ripcord , an album that’s due May 6. That kind of event is profoundly emotional, typically…

  13. Ruling Clears Way for Katy Perry to Buy Hilltop Convent

    April 13, 2016 7:29 PM EDT A judge on Wednesday voided the sale of a former Catholic convent to a Los Angeles businesswoman, clearing the way for Katy Perry to purchase the hilltop property. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Stephanie Bowick ruled that attempts to sell the property to the businesswoman by members…

  14. ACM Awards 2016: Jason Aldean Named Entertainer of the Year, Chris Stapleton Rules the Night

    April 04, 2016 12:02 AM EDT The  Chris Stapleton train continues to roll along in the country music world at a first-class rate. Sunday’s 51 st  Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were proof of this, as the singer added four more awards to his mantle -- new male vocalist, album of the year (for  Traveller ), song of…

  15. Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato & More Celebrate Twitter's 10th Birthday

    March 21, 2016 8:27 PM EDT Twitter celebrated its 10th birthday on Monday (March 21) and a slew of celebrities gave best wishes on the social media platform.  Twitter Turns 10: Looking Back at How the Music Industry Started Tweeting Katy Perry , Demi Lovato , Fifth Harmony and more from the music world wished Twitter a…

  16. Twenty Years of Billboard's Adult Pop Songs Chart: It's 'Top 40 for People Over 25'

    March 16, 2016 12:09 PM EDT The ranking that reflects the tempo-driven, family-friendly radio format marks its first two decades of hits, with Santana's 'Smooth' & Maroon 5 leading the way. In a 2012 Saturday Night Live skit , Odysseus (aka Jason Sudeikis) steers a ship in peril. Its pending doom? …

  17. Katy Perry Co-Sign Aurora on Her Breakthrough and Writing Music as Therapy: 'My Emotions Are Explosive'

    March 11, 2016 2:16 PM EST Glassnote's Norse alt-pop import Aurora has an A-list fan and already rules the U.K. There are few descriptions in music as reductive as "sensitive female singer-songwriter," a phrase endlessly deployed to describe any woman who sings in a less combustible manner than, say,…

  18. Katy Perry, Elton John & Andra Day Perform at Hillary Clinton Radio City Benefit

    March 03, 2016 12:35 PM EST "HILLARY CLINTON IS A BADASS" read Katy Perry's t-shirt after the singer performed at the sold-out "I'm With Her" Clinton fundraiser concert at Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday.    Nuff said. A photo posted by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on Mar 2, 2016 at 10:06pm…

  19. Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom Spotted Holding Hands in Hawaii: See the Photos

    February 29, 2016 6:47 PM EST Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom: Are they or aren't they? Well, they are holding hands -- that much was confirmed by a picture posted Monday (Feb. 29) by Entertainment Tonight . Orlando Bloom Goes In Pursuit of Katy Perry & More Insider Scoop The pop star and Pirates of the Caribbean…

  20. Conspiracy Theorists Claim Katy Perry is Actually JonBenet Ramsey, Even Though She's Obviously Not

    February 26, 2016 8:31 PM EST Is Katy Perry actually the late JonBenét Ramsey grown up? Very simply, no. But that hasn't stopped conspiracy theorists from thinking it's so and posting videos defending the opinion online.  Katy Perry Invited Taylor Swift to Her Pre-Grammy Party A few videos -- most made more than…

Pages