1. Dolly Parton Raps Over Queen Latifah Beat on 'Today': Watch

    January 12, 2012 3:40 PM EST We may already have crunk, OutKast and Three 6 Mafia , but Southern rap ain't seen nothin' yet. Appearing on the "Today" show Thursday morning (Jan. 12), country music queen Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah came together to promote their upcoming movie musical, "Joyful…

  2. The Grammys: Adele, Kanye West Lead Nominations

    November 30, 2011 11:10 PM EST Bruno Mars Up for Biggest Awards; Bon Iver & Skrillex Huge Surprises | SHOCK: WHO WAS SNUBBED MAJOR NOMINEES LIST Album Of The Year: "21" -- Adele "Wasting Light" -- Foo Fighters "Born This Way" -- Lady Gaga "Doo-Wops & Hooligans" -- Bruno Mars …

  3. Pussycat Dolls Creator Robin Antin: Revamped Group Will Be 'Fierce'

    November 06, 2011 10:00 AM EST Did Perez Hilton jump the gun with his recent blog post and photo proclaiming, "The REAL New Pussycat Dolls!"? According to Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin, the actual members of the revamped group haven't officially been chosen. "It's official that I'm doing…

  4. Faith Evans, Tweet, Syleena Johnson and More to Tape Reality Show

    October 03, 2011 1:30 PM EDT R&B veterans Syleena Johnson , Faith Evans , Tweet , Angie Stone and others will star in an upcoming reality show, "Diary of a Diva." Johnson, who recently released her fifth album, "Chapter V: Underrated" (Sept. 27), confirmed to both Soultrain.com and Billboard.com&…

  5. Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton Top CMA Award Nominees

    September 06, 2011 11:24 AM EDT The nominations for the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards are in, and it was a great year -- especially for some of the more youthful stars in the genre. Though the Swift, a former Entertainer of the Year winner, is up for the top prize once again this year, and tallied six overall…

  6. Jill Scott: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 24, 2011 12:05 PM EDT A word that captures Jill Scott's vibe of late? "Free." "That's the word I've been using," Scott says with a laugh. She's calling in from Baltimore, one of the stopovers on a promotional tour in support of her new album, "The Light of the Sun."…

  7. Kelly Price Returns to R&B Roots on New Album

    April 29, 2011 3:35 PM EDT When Kelly Price was nominated for a Grammy Award in the best female R&B vocal performance category last December, the nod caught many people off guard. Up until that point, Price hadn't released an R&B album since 2003's "Priceless." In fact, when she delivered…

  8. Drake, Jennifer Lopez & More to Star In Upcoming 'Ice Age' Film

    April 27, 2011 1:05 PM EDT D rake is joining the voice cast of the upcoming film, "Ice Age: Continental Drift." Other voice cast members announced yesterday (April 26) are Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lopez , comedian Aziz Ansari, Wanda Sykes and Keke Palmer . The newly announced voice cast members join a…

  9. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez On 'Every Mother Counts' Documentary Soundtrack

    March 11, 2011 10:55 AM EST Starbucks will release a companion CD to Christy Turlington Burns' documentary "No Woman No Cry" that will include music from Rosanne Cash , the Dixie Chicks , Jennifer Lopez , Madonna , Sinead O'Connor , Gwyneth Paltrow and others. The "Every Mother Counts" CD…

  10. Paula Abdul Dance Show Might Face 'American Idol'

    October 28, 2010 1:33 PM EDT A day after it was announced Kara DioGuardi is getting her own music judging show , CBS confirmed Paula Abdul could face off against "American Idol" this season in the same time slot. The former "Idol" judge's new CBS reality competition, "Live to Dance," is…

  11. Paula Abdul's 'Live To Dance' Show Gets Host and Judges

    October 13, 2010 5:58 PM EDT CBS has announced the host and judges for Paula Abdul 's new talent competition series, "Live to Dance." The network said Wednesday that choreographer Travis Payne, who worked on Michael Jackson 's "This Is It," and former Pussycat Dolls singer-dancer Kimberly…

  12. Sheryl Crow Returns To Her Roots On '100 Miles From Memphis'

    July 23, 2010 3:53 PM EDT As a young child one Christmas in Kennett, Mo., Sheryl Crow received a present that would change her life: a copy of the Jackson 5 ' "ABC." It was the first record she ever owned. "Every Saturday morning, we were in front of the TV watching the Jackson 5 cartoon," she…

  13. Sheryl Crow Enlists Keith Richards, Justin Timberlake For '100 Miles'

    June 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT S heryl Crow shows some more soul on her new album -- the soul she grew up with literally "100 Miles From Memphis" in Kennett, Mo. "The timing of it was perfect," Crow tells Billboard.com about the 12-song set, which comes out July 20. "I've always had a lot of…

  14. Jack Johnson Scores Third U.K. No. 1

    June 07, 2010 7:52 AM EDT Jack Johnson 's third No. 1 album and David Guetta 's third chart-topping single, "Gettin' Over You," were the highlights of the Official Charts Company's new U.K. sales data. Johnson's "To The Sea" (Brushfire/Universal Island) made a bestselling…

  15. Roll Deep, Diana Vickers Top U.K. Charts

    May 10, 2010 7:00 AM EDT RCA/Sony Music Entertainment's British teenage pop breakthrough act Diana Vickers followed her No. 1 debut on the singles chart of two weeks ago, "Once," with a bestselling start for her first album. "Songs from the Tainted Cherry Tree" debuted at No. 1 on the…

  16. Coachella: 10 Bands To Watch

    April 16, 2010 12:04 PM EDT The time for Coachella 2010 is now. And we're sure all the fans in the world know just why Jay-Z, Muse, Thom Yorke and Gorillaz are playing high-profile big-stage sets. But even if you aren't headed to Indio this weekend to catch the festivities live, there are a ton of other great…

  17. TobyMac "Tonight" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 2:23 PM EST Toby Mac, "Tonight" (Forefront) Release Date: February 9, 2010 From his early days with groundbreaking rap/rock trio dc Talk to his Grammy-winning solo career, tobyMac has long been one of the Christian music community's most innovative artists. Winner of the Gospel Music Assn.…

  18. Taking Peaks, Part 2: Nos. 75-51

    January 12, 2010 1:30 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 51 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  19. 2009 Artists of the Year Page Two

    December 10, 2009 12:19 PM EST Chart Article « Previous 1-10 11-20 Next » 11 Kings of Leon Chart History | Listen The Nashville band's slow-build finally exploded in 2009, with its platinum-selling album "Only By the Night" pushing the alt-rock quartet to arena-headlining status. "I always felt that…

  20. Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban Lead CMA Awards Nominations

    September 09, 2009 2:32 PM EDT Brad Paisley leads the nominees for the 43rd annual CMA Awards with six nominations, while Taylor Swift , Keith Urban and several other country stars follow closely with four nods each, it was announced today (Sept. 9). Paisley, who is also set to co-host the Nov. 11 ceremony with Carrie…

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