1. How Boyce Avenue Outdid Beyonce & Won the Internet

    April 28, 2014 3:38 PM EDT Boyce Avenue, YouTube's most-followed band, has achieved all the hallmarks of major pop stars and more than $4 million in revenue last year. On a corner in Midtown Manhattan, Alejandro Manzano, 27, waits patiently for his time in front of the camera. It’s a familiar spot for…

  2. Boyce Avenue, ‘No Limits’: Exclusive EP Premiere

    April 15, 2014 1:50 PM EDT The Sarasota, Florida-native rockers Boyce Avenue make a return with their “No Limits” EP, their first release since 2010. The album is being released independently through the group’s own label 3 Peace Records and features a collaboration with dance producer/DJ Milkman, which is available…

  3. Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony and Draco Rosa Win Big at Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2013 12:40 AM EST The green carpet never happened as rain fell over Las Vegas, but there were no dampened spirits during the 14th edition of Latin Grammys which celebrated the well-known faces of music and some of the newer voices. More Latin Grammys Latin Grammys: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV Red…

  4. La Vida Bohème, Bajofondo Early Winners at Latin Grammys

    November 21, 2013 9:15 PM EST Despite rain and the cancellation of the famous green carpet, the 2013 Latin Grammy pre-telecast opened with a highly spirited performance by Venezuelan band La Vida Bohème, who later took the prize for best rock album. Sergio George was crowned producer of the year. The high-energy early…

  5. Los Tigres del Norte to Receive Legends Award at Billboard Mexican Music Awards

    October 03, 2013 3:08 PM EDT Mexican music legends Los Tigres del Norte will receive the first ever Lider award at next week's Billboard Mexican Music Awards. The recognition for their leadership role and social activism will take place at the awards ceremony, during which Los Tigres will also perform, to be…

  6. Natalie Cole Releases Spanish-Language Album

    July 01, 2013 2:43 AM EDT It's been four years since Natalie Cole received a kidney from a Salvadorian donor, and the singer says it not only connected her to Hispanic culture, it has given her the strength to record her first post-operation album — totally in Spanish. "I don't believe in coincidences…

  7. Ask Billboard: Robin Thicke Makes Chart History

    June 11, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Our mailbag is back, with readers discussing Robin Thicke's unprecedented family feat, the bevy of current dance covers, Jennifer Lopez's career sales and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  8. Jane Lynch, Star of ‘Glee,' To Divorce Her Wife

    June 11, 2013 3:25 AM EDT "Glee" star Jane Lynch is divorcing her wife of three years. Lynch married Dr. Lara Embry in 2010 in Massachusetts. She told People magazine in a statement Monday that splitting up was "a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another." Lynch asked…

  9. Mariah Carey Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction on 'Good Morning America': Watch

    May 24, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Mariah Carey's appearance on "Good Morning America" on Friday morning (May 24) was slightly less than beautiful, or even #beautiful. The pop star suffered a (minor) wardrobe malfunction on the "GMA" outdoor stage at Rumsey Playfield in New York City, and then cursed…

  10. Billboard Mexican Music Awards: 3BallMTY, Pepe Aguilar to Perform

    October 01, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Performers at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards will include 3BallMTY, the group of young DJs that leads the finalists for the awards with nods in 12 categories. Regional Mexican stars Pepe Aguilar, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Ana Barbara, Julion Alvarez y su Norteño Banda, and America Sierra,…

  11. Jay-Z Scores U2, Kanye West for 'NBA 2K13' Soundtrack

    July 31, 2012 8:13 PM EDT U2 will be rocking arenas in a whole new way this fall. The band's "Elevate" will make an appearance in "NBA 2k13," the latest installment of the popular basketball gaming franchise -- as part of a soundtrack curated by the game's executive producer, Jay-Z . …

  12. Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: 18 Things Seen & Heard

    June 12, 2012 11:15 AM EDT Electric Daisy Carnival , Insomniac Events' three-day rave experience at the massive Las Vegas Motor Raceway, featured extended firework shows; art installations plucked directly from Burning Man; a team of 500 "performers" (read: stilt walkers dressed like honey bees);…

  13. Justin Bieber Goes Head-to-Head With Glass Wall, Wins

    June 01, 2012 2:15 PM EDT Later in Paris, the Teen Superstar Serenades Fans on a Hotel Balcony: Watch Justin Bieber has had a rough go of it in Europe this week. While filming a performance for his upcoming NBC special "Justin Bieber Believe: All Around the World" in Paris on Thursday, the singer passed out…

  14. Dick Clark Leaves a Rockin' Legacy: An Appreciation

    April 19, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Foremost among his countless contributions to popular culture and the music business, Dick Clark took rock 'n' roll out of bedroom radios and placed it on televisions in living rooms and dens across America. Nearly five decades later, after creating and hosting game shows, the…

  15. Steven Tyler on Being 'Cruel' to Aerosmith Mates: 'In the End, I Get the Hits'

    March 08, 2012 4:40 PM EST Steven Tyler has no regrets over laying down the law when it comes to Aerosmith. In a profile to air on Sunday's edition of 60 Minutes, the frontman and American Idol judge refuses to apologize when CBS' Lara Logan presses him on his behavior toward bandmates Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton…

  16. Famed Pianist Roger Williams Dies at Age 87

    October 09, 2011 9:04 AM EDT Roger Williams , the virtuoso pianist who topped the Billboard pop chart in the 1950s and played for nine U.S. presidents during a long career, died Saturday. He was 87. Williams died at his home in Los Angeles of complications from pancreatic cancer, according to his former publicist Rob…

  17. Fashion Week: Marc Jacobs Seduces, Leona Lewis Performs & Yoko Ono Does Her Thing

    September 16, 2011 12:50 PM EDT The week of fashion, sparkle and diets of champagne and coffee has come to a close. As temperatures plummeted yesterday, the spring fashionistas fled the big, cold city in hopes of a warmer location for the upcoming fashion weeks. Some of the most anticipated shows of the season took to the…

  18. Michael Bolton: Recording Duets Album was 'Like Giving Birth 21 Times'

    July 07, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Michael Bolton says his latest album, "Gems -- The Duets Collection," was "like giving birth 21 times or something." And it wasn't initially planned as a duets album, either. Bolton tells Billboard.com that he was thinking duets would comprise "maybe half"…

  19. Los Tigres del Norte Q&A: On Going 'Unplugged,' Narcocorridos, & Being Rock Stars

    June 17, 2011 4:26 PM EDT The latest "Unplugged" special by bilingual channel MTV TR3s stars Los Tigres del Norte (The Tigers of the North), the icons of Mexican norteño music who have long sung about heroes, anti-heroes and immigration and political concerns. Having a group of men in hats and boots featured…

  20. Uncharted Territory: Pomplamoose Enters Top 10, Friendly Fires Debut

    May 19, 2011 4:42 PM EDT This week on Uncharted, while there has been little movement in the top slots on the chart ( Traphik and DJ BL3ND still dominating), indie duo Pomplamoose slingshots 30-5, breaking into the top 10 for the first time. Fans of Angry Birds - the popular mobile game - stumbled upon a pleasant…

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