1. Dr. Dre To Anchor Best Buy 'Club Beats' Sections

    November 10, 2009 11:06 AM EST Best Buy is aiming to become a destination for DJs. The retailer has partnered with Monster Cable and Beats by Dr. Dre headphones to launch its new in-store "Club Beats" area. The big box retailer is creating a new section in all its stores where consumers can sample the latest…

  2. Bon Jovi Beaten By Cheryl Cole On U.K. Chart

    November 09, 2009 8:02 AM EST Cheryl Cole secured a second week with the U.K.'s No. 1 album, "3 Words" (Fascination/Polydor/Universal), beating Bon Jovi 's " The Circle " (Mercury/Universal) which entered at No. 2. Cole lost her singles chart crown as "Fight For This Love" fell to…

  3. The Alicia Keys 'Element' Billboard Cover Story & Video

    November 06, 2009 4:38 PM EST An unseasonal gust of wind greets Alicia Keys as she steps out of a doorway behind a Beverly Hills hotel on a late-October afternoon. Decked out in a black leather vest and black leggings brightly accented by turquoise suede knee-high boots and a hint of matching eyeliner, the Grammy Award…

  4. Photos of the Week: Mariah Carey, Fergie, Beyonce, Lady Gaga

    November 06, 2009 3:00 PM EST Mariah Care y had a heavenly Halloween with hubby Nick Cannon. Fergie and Mick Jagger rocked the Rock Hall's 25th anniversary party. Beyoncé killed at the MTV Europe Awards, while Lady Gaga revealed a killer new look. It all happened this week, and we've got the pics to prove it.…

  5. Beyonce Wins Big At MTV EMAs In Berlin

    November 06, 2009 8:04 AM EST Beyonce won a hat-trick of awards at the 16th MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) at Berlin's O2 World Arena, which also marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The ceremony was also notable for a third MTV EMAs honor for German pop-rock act Tokio Hotel - the band also won…

  6. Madonna Takes Top Honors At Billboard Touring Awards

    November 05, 2009 9:00 PM EST Madonna's Sticky & Sweet tour was the big winner at the sixth annual Billboard Touring Awards, taking home honors for Top Tour and Top Draw, which acknowledge the highest-grossing and highest-attended tours of the year, respectively. Madonna's manager Guy Oseary won the Top…

  7. Chart Beat Thursday: Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift, Jason DeRulo

    November 05, 2009 5:47 PM EST HE IS NOT ALONE: Not only does Michael Jackson 's "This Is It" blast onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1, but several artists with ties to the late King of Pop also enter Billboard charts this week. "This Is It" marks Jackson's sixth No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Here…

  8. DeRulo Tops Hot 100, But Swift Swoops In With Record-Breaking Debut Sum

    November 05, 2009 5:28 PM EST Jason DeRulo is the fourth artist of 2009 to take their first charting single to No. 1 as his "Whatcha Say" tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart released yesterday (Nov. 5). He replaces fellow newbie Owl City , which sees its "Fireflies" fall to No. 2. Other artists to take…

  9. MTV EMAs Host Katy Perry Brings 'Cabaret' To Berlin

    November 04, 2009 12:46 PM EST The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) will be marking 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall when it takes place on Thursday evening (Nov. 5) at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, before an audience of over 17,000. At a press conference today (Nov. 4) at the venue, Bill Roedy, president of MTV…

  10. Beyonce Preps Live Release, Network Special, Lady Gaga Collaboration

    November 03, 2009 6:39 PM EST B eyoncé , the wildly popular singer who was named Billboard's Woman of the Year last month, is set to release a live concert DVD, a live CD and a new song, "Video Phone" featuring Lady Gaga . The DVD, entitled "I Am...Yours: An Intimate Performance At Wynn Las Vegas"…

  11. Lady Gaga: Billboard Chart 'Monster'

    November 03, 2009 1:02 PM EST As previously reported , Lady Gaga becomes the first artist in the 17-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs chart to notch four No. 1s from a debut album, as "Paparazzi" rises 3-1. The singer - recently honored as Billboard's Rising Star - previously led Pop Songs with …

  12. Lady Gaga Sets Latest Billboard Chart Record

    November 02, 2009 5:46 PM EST L ady Gaga becomes the first artist in the 17-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs chart to notch four No. 1s from a debut album, as "Paparazzi" rises 3-1. The singer - recently honored as Billboard's Rising Star - previously led Pop Songs with "Just Dance," …

  13. Rihanna Song Leaks, Interview Set For This Week

    November 02, 2009 1:05 PM EST Another track from Rihanna 's upcoming "Rated R" album , a song titled "Wait Your Turn (The Wait Is Ova)," leaked on the internet this past weekend. Not nearly as dark as first single " Russian Roulette ," the song -- which leans more towards a hip-hop feel…

  14. Cheryl Cole Owns U.K. Singles, Albums Charts

    November 02, 2009 10:39 AM EST C heryl Cole joined the select band of solo female artists to achieve simultaneous U.K. No. 1 singles and albums yesterday. The Girls Aloud member and "X Factor" judge's debut solo album "3 Words" (Fascination/Polydor/Universal) opened in pole position while "…

  15. Chris Brown And Friends at Power 105.1 Powerhouse '09 / October 27, 2009 / East Rutherford, NJ (IZOD Center)

    October 30, 2009 9:12 PM EDT While comeback shows are typically created for aged artists or fallen stars who are attempting to re-energize their careers, 20-year-old Chris Brown should never expect a show of his to be branded by the media as such again. In his first high-profile concert since being charged with five…

  16. Ask Billboard: Going Gaga For Album Re-Releases

    October 30, 2009 5:29 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. NOT AS EASY AS ABC Hey Gary, In reference to your stating in last week's…

  17. Mario, "D.N.A."

    October 30, 2009 3:19 PM EDT Mario has a broken heart and he's pouring it all out on his latest set, "D.N.A." Over simple violin strings on "Stranded," he sings, "All that we had is gone in a second/And I'm sad baby/What am I gonna do now?" Accompanied by a drum machine on "I…

  18. Chart Beat Thursday: Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw Linked Again

    October 29, 2009 4:35 PM EDT LEAVING? NOT SO, SWIFT: Few weeks go by in which Taylor Swift doesn't occupy space in Chart Beat. She has, after all, consistently authored achievements since her arrival in 2006. Absolutely no weeks, however, have passed since Nov. 11, 2006, that Swift's debut album did not grace…

  19. Owl City's 'Fireflies' Lands At No. 1 On Hot 100

    October 29, 2009 12:22 PM EDT Minnesota native Adam Young, better known as Owl City , moves 7-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Fireflies," his debut effort on the list. The track earns the Digital Gainer honor, moving 2-1 on Digital Songs with 196,000 downloads (up 26%). The track also moves into the top 30 of…

  20. Win The 'Women In Music' VIP Gift Bag

    October 28, 2009 11:58 AM EDT Billboard celebrates the best and brightest females in the music world with our annual Women in Music ceremony. This year we feted Beyoncé and Lady Gaga and you can win the same gift bag that they each received at the event, full of goodies from premium denim and perfume to cool music gear…

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