1. 'Glee' Guest Stars Wish List & New Cast We'll Meet Soon

    November 01, 2011 6:00 PM EDT While "Glee," at its heart, is the story of the core group of New Directions club members and their individual journeys through the wild world of high school, the show also has a variety of auxiliary players and guest stars who come in and spice up that tapestry. Sometimes, like in…

  2. 'Glee' Exclusive: Damian McGinty's Solo Debut, 'Bein' Green'

    October 28, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Damian McGinty, the singer from Ireland who won Oxygen's "The Glee Project," will sing Joe Raposo's "Bein' Green" and Teddy Thompson's "Take Care of Yourself" on "Glee." Before filming started he was not familiar with either tune. …

  3. Britney Spears 'Saddened' to Hear About Concertgoer's Death

    October 26, 2011 11:48 AM EDT Britney Spears has released a statement following the death of a 31-year-old who fell from a carnival ride just outside Dublin's O2 arena after watching Spears perform. Britney Spears, Nearing 30, Looks to the Future "I was saddened to hear of the tragic accident in Dublin. My heart…

  4. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 10/22/2011

    October 22, 2011 8:30 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @Billboard to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @SnoopDogg : Keep ya headup lindsay lohan! Wow! Revoked probation…

  5. Cee Lo Green to Join Kanye West, Maroon 5 at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

    October 18, 2011 9:27 PM EDT CBS' annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is going to be a mini "The Voice" reunion. The network announced Tuesday that Cee Lo Green is set to perform during the lingerie show, airing Nov. 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The Grammy award-winning artist joins his Voice co-mentor Adam…

  6. Kanye West, Maroon 5 to Perform At Victoria's Secret Show

    October 11, 2011 7:52 PM EDT Kanye West is going from #OccupyWallStreet to the runway. The rapper-producer, who visited the New York protests briefly with Russell Simmons on Monday, will perform at the "2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" on Nov. 29. Maroon 5 will also perform at the annual event, which…

  7. Kanye West Lets Fur Fly in Paris Fashion Week Debut

    October 02, 2011 9:12 PM EDT Kanye's much anticipated Paris Fashion Week spring 2012 show walked the runway Saturday night. Based in American sportswear, the collection was clean, sexy, and stark. Echoes of Helmut Lang and Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci's (who sat front row at the show) aesthetics…

  8. 'X Factor' Pants Dropper Draws Ire of Parents Television Council

    September 23, 2011 12:10 PM EDT The Parents Television Council has filed an indecency complaint after contestant Geo Godley dropped his pants while performing on Wednesday night's premiere of The X Factor. A giant "X" logo covered his crotch, while judge Paula Abdul stormed off the set. As the PTC points out,…

  9. Weekly Chart Notes: Kelly Clarkson, the Beatles, George Strait

    September 16, 2011 12:15 PM EDT B IG 'MR.' STUFF: Kelly Clarkson roars onto the Billboard Hot 100 , as "Mr. Know It All" launches as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 18. An impressive debut, certainly. But, just where does the song rank among other like-prefixed titles? Let's see where that overconfident …

  10. David Cook and Gavin DeGraw Co-Headlining Fall Tour

    September 13, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Gavin DeGraw is returning to the stage following his NYC hospitalization with American Idol winner David Cook.The two will kick off a co-headining tour on Oct. 9, visiting 22 cities through Nov. 10. Carolina Liar will open. Tickets go on sale Sept. 16. DeGraw will perform songs from his…

  11. Mitch Winehouse: Amy Died of a Seizure

    September 12, 2011 11:15 AM EDT Amy Winehouse's father Mitch Winehouse explains his daughter's death on the premiere episode of Anderson Cooper's talk show, "Anderson," which premieres today (Sept. 12). Amy Winehouse's Dad Is Sending Donations Back When Cooper asked if drugs were the cause of…

  12. NYFW: Lindsay Lohan, Joe Zee's Britney vs. Gaga Struggle, Nautica's Summer Boys

    September 10, 2011 1:21 PM EDT A sea of celebrities, editors, flamboyantly-coifed bloggers and the fabulously-dressed masses streamed into the tents at Lincoln Center yesterday (Sept. 9). There was a crisp aura of excitement in the air as designers presented their Spring/Summer 2012 collections, not only because the sun…

  13. Soulja Boy Apologizes for Controversial Anti-Military Video

    September 06, 2011 11:40 AM EDT Soulja Boy is apologizing for the anti-military lyrics of his new song "Let's Be Real," which have sparked outrage. "As an artist, I let my words get the best of me. Sometimes there are things that we feel, things that we want to express, and when we put them on paper and…

  14. Report: Lindsay Lohan Waves Off Pitbull's Apology

    August 26, 2011 11:20 AM EDT As the feud between actress Lindsay Lohan and rapper Pitbull continues to escalate, Lohan has reportedly made it clear she wants no part of the hip-hop artist's recent concession. According to The Hollywood Gossip , the "Mean Girls" actress has rejected Pitbull's apology…

  15. Billboard Bits: Lou Reed & Metallica Name Collaboration, 'Glee Project' Names Two Winners

    August 22, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lou Reed & Metallica Name Forthcoming Collaboration This fall's hotly anticipated mash-up of heavy metal gods Metallica and former Velvet Underground kingpin/accomplished soloist Lou Reed has been given an…

  16. Lindsay Lohan Sues Pitbull Over 'Give Me Everything' Lyric: Report

    August 19, 2011 4:20 PM EDT Lindsay Lohan is reportedly suing the creators of Pitbull 's No. 1 hit "Give Me Everything" over a disparaging lyric that she claims is in breach of "New York civil rights laws." According to TMZ , Lohan and her lawyer, Stephanie Ovadia, are attacking "Give Me…

  17. Amy Winehouse Adoption Claim 'Not True,' Rep Says

    August 01, 2011 2:05 PM EDT Despite rampant Internet rumors and a report in a British tabloid, Amy Winehouse did not plan to adopt a 10-year-old from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia before she died, her rep confirms. "It's not true," her rep tells TMZ of reports that she planned to bring Dannika…

  18. Katy Perry on 9 VMA Noms: 'I'm Speechless/Nervous/Turned On!'

    July 21, 2011 11:44 AM EDT Katy Perry is pumped about her nine MTV Video Music Award nominations. "OMG! I just got word that I'm nominated for 9 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS!!! I'm kinda speechless/nervous/turned on! NOW it's up to YOU to VOTE!" she Tweeted shortly after the news was announced…

  19. Jennifer Lopez on 'American Idol': 'We Don't Know If I'll Be Back'

    June 24, 2011 10:34 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez isn't sure she'll return for another season of "American Idol." "Nobody's made me make the decision yet , and it could go either way," the first-year judge tells Extra . "I'm not saying I didn't love it," she continued. …

  20. U2 Pays Tribute to Clarence Clemons in Concert: Watch

    June 20, 2011 12:20 PM EDT U2 paid tribute to Clarence Clemons during the Anaheim, Calif. stop of its 360 tour on Saturday night (June 18). Before launching into "Moment of Surrender," Bono said of the saxophonist, who died earlier that day , "I want you to think about the beautiful symphonic sound that…

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