1. Pink Premieres French-Themed 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)' Video: Watch

    July 26, 2012 8:36 PM EDT Just call her Madame Pink . The pop star debuted the video for "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" on Thursday, with the black-and-white video paying homage to vintage French cinema. The palette's broken only by red wine -- spilled on Pink's unfortunate lover. The video, directed by…

  2. Toby Keith Has '14 or 15 Things' in Works for New Album

    July 10, 2012 8:25 PM EDT "Clancy's Tavern" is still open for business, but Toby Keith already has its follow-up in motion. The country star tells Billboard.com that he's "got about 14 or 15 things recorded" already for what will be his 17th studio set and is in the process of putting…

  3. Mickey Hart Travels Across the Universe on 'Mysterium Tremendum'

    May 01, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Mickey Hart has tapped into the sounds of the universe and the heart of the Grateful Dead for his latest band's first album, "Mysterium Tremendum." The percussion virtuoso tells Billboard.com that he built the songs from the 12-song set from celestial sound waves captured by…

  4. Big Star Film an 'Unofficial Work in Progress'

    March 12, 2012 3:00 PM EDT The documentary "Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me" is still "an unofficial work in progress" according to director Drew Denicola. But that's not stopping he and his partners from rolling it out for a sneak peak at this week's South By Southwest movie and music…

  5. Karmin Recalls 'Emotional' Experience on 'SNL' Following Whitney Houston News

    February 14, 2012 1:15 PM EST For millions of music fans, Saturday night (Feb. 11) will always be remembered as the night that Whitney Houston passed away at the age of 48. But for Karmin, the upstart pop duo who were about to make their debut on "Saturday Night Live" before even releasing their debut album, the…

  6. Ask Billboard: Twice Is Nice, Twice, for Adele

    November 05, 2011 6:05 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every week. 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. TWICE IS NICE,…

  7. Yo-Yo Ma Trades Bach for Bluegrass in 'Goat Rodeo Sessions'

    October 27, 2011 8:00 PM EDT Their schedules are hard to mesh and match, but the four bluegrass and classical musicians who made "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" are hoping their collaboration will continue in the future. "We had a really great time doing it, but there's a lot more depth there that we could…

  8. Justin Timberlake Snags Creative Arts Emmys For 'SNL'

    September 12, 2011 1:07 PM EDT Justin Timberlake added to his growing Emmy collection Saturday night with two wins at the Creative Arts Emmys: Guest Actor in a Comedy Series -- for his hosting duties on the "Saturday Night Live" finale back in May -- and for co-writing his opening "SNL" monologue song,…

  9. Elvis Presley Movie Based on Bodyguard's Book Due in 2012

    September 06, 2011 8:25 AM EDT A documentary filmmaker is riding with the King. John Scheinfeld, who has chronicled the lives of John Lennon , Harry Nilsson and others in documentaries, will direct the first-ever feature film based on the life of Elvis Presley. RLF Victor Productions has brought in Scheinfeld to direct and…

  10. Watsky's 'Kind of Sexy' Spurs Social 50 Chart Re-Entry

    August 25, 2011 5:55 PM EDT A mixtape helps slam-poet-turned-rapper Watsky re-enter Billboard's Social 50 chart, perking up at No. 48. He released "A New Kind of Sexy" for free download on Aug. 12 via Bandcamp.com , while five days later he uploaded his Lupe Fiasco mini-mix "Show Goes On" to…

  11. The 10 Best '00s Music Videos: Poll Results

    August 01, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Three weeks ago, in anticipation of MTV's 30th birthday today (Aug. 1), we asked our readers to celebrate three decades of music television by voting on the best videos of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, each week in a separate poll. Now, we are proud to present the top ten of the 2000s, as…

  12. Handsome Furs Fight Back After Leak of 'Sound Kapital'

    July 01, 2011 11:45 AM EDT Montreal-based synth rock band Handsome Furs first announced their third album, "Sound Kapital," on April 12. By April 13, the first reviews of "Kapital" had already begun cropping up online, many penned by listeners who seemed to be in shock at their own good fortune. The…

  13. Scotty McCreery Makes Historic Start, Lauren Alaina Bows On Country Songs

    May 30, 2011 11:05 AM EDT After winning the 10th season of "American Idol" Wednesday (May 25), Scotty McCreery blasts onto Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Country Songs chart at No. 32 with coronation track "I Love You This Big." McCreery performed the song after hearing host Ryan Seacrest…

  14. Robert Johnson, "The Complete Original Masters -- Centennial Edition"

    May 06, 2011 10:00 AM EDT The legendary catalog of bluesman Robert Johnson is dressed up to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth. In a collection that includes 12 vinyl reproductions of his 78 rpm records, Legacy has remastered the 42 takes that comprised 1990's "The Complete Recordings,"…

  15. Billboard Bits: Cher on 'Burlesque' Oscar Snub, Ke$ha Sued By Former Manager

    January 25, 2011 6:00 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Cher Responds to 'Burlesque' Oscar Snub In today's Oscar nomination flurry , many noticed that "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me Yet," the "Burlesque" song written by Diane…

  16. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Stars Getting Replaced in 2012, Michael Cera Joins Indie Rock Band

    December 01, 2010 6:25 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Glee" Stars Getting Replaced in 2012 Even Gleeks have to graduate some time, and " Glee " creator Ryan Murphy is preparing for his young actors to depart from McKinley High in 2012. Murphy has…

  17. Billboard Bits: Will.i.am Calls MJ Album 'Disrespectful,' Jessica Simpson Not Getting Prenup?

    November 15, 2010 7:15 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Will.i.am Calls New Michael Jackson Release 'Disrespectful' Will.i.am is far from excited about the release of "Michael," the first posthumous Michael Jackson album set for a Dec. 14 release on…

  18. Pink Gets in Character For 'Raise Your Glass' Video

    November 02, 2010 7:01 PM EDT P ink has always been the anti-pop-star pop star, marching to the beat of her own drum and championing those who do the same on her latest single, "Raise Your Glass." The song's video, which premiered today (Nov. 2) on Pink's official website , represents the "let…

  19. Perez Hilton Reveals How He Picks the Hits

    September 24, 2010 12:35 PM EDT Every year, Billboard polls music industry experts to compile our Maximum Exposure list : the top 100 ways that bands, singers and rappers can get their music seen and heard, from rocking big awards shows to getting good love from iTunes. Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton's taste may lean…

  20. Billboard Bits: Amy Winehouse Disses Mark Ronson, J. Lo's Ex Auditioning for 'Idol'

    September 20, 2010 7:10 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Amy Winehouse Disses Mark Ronson on Twitter Amy Winehouse dissed longtime collaborator Mark Ronson on Twitter early Saturday (Sept. 18) for riding the coattails of her hit 2006 album "Back to Black." …

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