1. Go Inside Roc Nation's Annual Pre-Grammy Brunch

    February 07, 2015 9:51 PM EST Off the chain. Those three words are all you need to describe the chill yet fun atmosphere surrounding Roc Nation's annual Pre- Grammy Brunch 2015. Major names on both sides of the industry fence- artists and executives- didn't let a little rain dampen the party spirit. Held at the…

  2. Grammys 2015: A Party-Hopping Primer to the Industry's Top Velvet-Rope Events

    February 05, 2015 12:14 PM EST Getting on the guest list is only half the battle -- squeezing the many must-hit soirees into your schedule can be just as challenging. CLIVE DAVIS & THE RECORDING ACADEMY 'S PRE-GRAMMY GALA Where: The Beverly Hilton Who: Sting , Lorde , Miley Cyrus , Natasha Bedingfield , Patti…

  3. Should Britney Spears Have More Grammy Awards? Looking Back at Her Various Nominations

    February 04, 2015 2:44 PM EST It's been a decade since Britney won her first (and only) Grammy. How many more did she deserve? Ten years ago, Britney Spears was finally able to call herself a Grammy-winning superstar when her danger-courting pop stunner "Toxic" won the best dance recording trophy at the…

  4. 10 Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows

    January 30, 2015 2:30 PM EST 0 UPDATE: Katy Perry Shines at Super Bowl Halftime Show Before Katy Perry takes the stage this Sunday (Feb. 1), we countdown the ten most spectacular Super Bowl halftime performances ever. Agree with our picks? Disagree? Tweet us at @Billboard with your comments. Super Bowl 2015:…

  5. Producer Harmony Samuels Is Bringing Back the '90s With Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony & More

    January 29, 2015 6:30 PM EST When Ciara released "I Bet" a few weeks ago, it received a lot of attention for personal reasons: It's the first track since the singer's breakup with Future . But the song stands out aside from the biographical details; it also represents a new direction for Ciara.…

  6. Exclusive: Essence To Honor Jill Scott at Black Women in Music Event

    December 18, 2014 10:30 AM EST The magazine's sixth annual Black Women in Music event will also kick off its 45th anniversary celebration Jill Scott will be the special honoree at Essence magazine’s annual Black Women in Music . The Feb. 5 invitation-only event, held during Grammy Week, will also be the official…

  7. Kelly Rowland Mourns Mom's Death

    December 03, 2014 3:18 PM EST Kelly Rowland is mourning the death of her mother. The singer announced in a statement that Doris Rowland Garrison died Tuesday in Atlanta at age 66 -- days before her birthday on Saturday. The former Destiny's Child member, who recently became a mother herself, called her mother an…

  8. Ask Billboard: Max Martin Notches Another No. 1

    November 25, 2014 4:05 PM 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 MAX MARTIN SCORES ANOTHER No. 1 @gthot20 Why no mention of…

  9. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1991, Nirvana Brought Grunge to No. 1

    November 17, 2014 8:05 AM EST 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' signaled a historic change in the format's sound. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Madonna, Destiny's Child and Paul Simon. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history Nov.…

  10. Flashback Friday: Beyonce & Solange Dance It Out

    November 14, 2014 5:05 PM EST If you believe the tabloids,  Solange  is getting married this weekend to longtime boyfriend  Alan Ferguson . Naturally, big sister  Beyonce ,  who actually is also quite famous ,  is expected to attend. As soon as we heard that, we couldn't help but think of all the stellar dancing…

  11. Listen to Sweet Lullaby Kelly Rowland Wrote for Her Son

    November 10, 2014 4:00 PM EST Aww:  Kelly Rowland has written a lullaby for newborn son, Titan Jewell Witherspoon, and fans get to hear the result. "I've waited all my life to see ya/ I've been dreaming about you," she sings on "Mommy's Little Baby." "I wondered what you'd be…

  12. Beyonce Celebrates Her New 'Nephew': Kelly Rowland's Baby Titan

    November 06, 2014 8:09 PM EST Beyonce and Kelly Rowland have shared a lot of milestones over the years, from their days in Destiny's Child through their solo careers. And now they can share the experience of motherhood: Rowland gave birth to her first child, Titan Jewell , on Tuesday, almost three years after Bey…

  13. Kelly Rowland Gives Birth to Her First Child, Titan Jewell

    November 05, 2014 7:38 AM EST Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland , now 33, gave birth to her first child on Nov. 4. People reports that the baby is a boy named Titan Jewell. “We are thrilled to announce that today we are the proud parents of our first son,” Rowland and husband Tim Witherspoon said in a statement…

  14. The Top 20 Billboard Hot 100 Hits of the 2000s

    October 31, 2014 3:00 PM EDT In honor of Billboard magazine's 120th anniversary on Nov. 1, we're revealing the top 20 Billboard Hot 100 hits from each decade since the 1960s (for a total of 120 songs). R&B and Hip-Hop accounted for almost every one of the top 20 Hot 100 hits from the 2000s. There were two…

  15. Chris Brown & Beyonce Lead Soul Train Award Nominations

    October 13, 2014 3:56 PM EDT Team Breezy will be very happy about this. Chris Brown leads with seven nominations for the 2014 Soul Train Awards. Brown is followed by six nods for Beyonce and five for Pharrell . Hosted by Wendy Williams , this year’s show will take place at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 7 and…

  16. Gorgon City, BJ the Chicago Kid & Gregory Porter: Billboard Twitter Emerging Picks of the Week

    October 10, 2014 6:38 PM EDT Heading into autumn, Billboard brings you three tracks from our Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart with one theme in mind: feeling good. Whether an inspiring DJ-backed beat, a slow R&B groove, or a lively jazz tune, this week's selections are certain to relax and enliven.…

  17. Ciara Is Back in the Studio

    October 08, 2014 7:43 AM EDT Thanks to a new Instagram post, we now know Ciara is back in the studio , likely working on her follow-up to her 2013 self-titled album. In the photo, CiCi is hanging with producer Polow da Don, who did Ciara's " Promise ," one of her biggest singles, back in 2006. Polow da…

  18. A Pregnant Kelly Rowland Poses Nude for 'Elle': See a Photo

    October 06, 2014 5:17 PM EDT Kelly Rowland recently did a photo shoot with Elle magazine that shows off her fashion sense and her baby bump. Check out one of the barer pics below: Lance Gross for Elle Kelly Rowland Marries Manager Tim Witherspoon Earlier this year, the former member of Destiny's Child and…

  19. 'The Voice,' 'Idol' & 'X Factor': All 26 Judges, Ranked

    September 22, 2014 2:52 PM EDT As Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams join 'The Voice,' we rank the coaches who came before them. Starting Monday night (Sept. 22), there are two new kids on the singing-competition block: Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams , who will make their debut as coaches on The Voice .…

  20. Remember When... Destiny's Child (With Solange!) Performed the 'Proud Family' Theme Song?

    September 16, 2014 2:11 PM EDT Is Beyonce pregnant? It's really one of the big questions of Our Time, or at least this On The Run-heavy week. First there were rumors Jay Z allegedly dropped a clue and said "pregnant with another one" in concert, but then Beyonce posted some photos of her drinking champagne,…

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