1. Miley Cyrus Named to Time's 2013 Best and Worst Dressed Lists

    December 05, 2013 2:34 AM EST Just when you thought Miley Cyrus couldn't do anymore weird stuff this year, she does something as rare as Chanukah falling on Thanksgiving by being listed on Time's Worst and Best-Dressed lists of 2013. On Wednesday, Time released it's 54 wide-ranging "Top 10 everything…

  2. One Direction’s Harry Styles Wins Britain's ‘Style Icon’ Award

    December 03, 2013 3:58 AM EST Harry Styles' name says it all: The pop star has been crowned this year's British Style Icon at the British Fashion Awards on Monday. The British Style Icon Award, which recognizes an individual who embodies the spirit of London and is an international ambassador for London as a…

  3. MKTO Preps For U.S. Push, Talks Debut Album

    October 24, 2013 12:04 PM EDT "I feel like each single's going to be different," says the pop duo's Malcolm Kelley of their 2014 debut. MKTO's uber-catchy single "Classic" has yet to take off in the States -- although the pop-rap track has reached the Top 10 on the Digital Songs…

  4. Usher to Exec Produce Education Documentary 'Undroppable'

    October 18, 2013 3:59 AM EDT Usher has joined on as an executive producer for "Undroppable," the documentary exploring the dropout epidemic in the U.S. educational system. Directed and written by Jason Pollock, the film will be completed this year and released in 2014. Usher was introduced to the film by…

  5. CODER Picks of the Week: AlunaGeorge, Riton, Disclosure and More

    July 26, 2013 12:58 PM EDT This Friday the CODE crew comes to you from across the globe with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Lauren, Jacob, Elissa, Tshepo and Eric have to say. AlunaGeorge: “You Know You Like It” (DJ Snake Remix) [Island Records] You may…

  6. Royal Baby Playlist: Songs to Celebrate Prince William & Kate Middleton's New Arrival

    July 22, 2013 11:50 AM EDT Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are the proud parents of a healthy baby boy, born Monday at St. Mary's Hospital in London. The young Prince, whose name has not been released, arrived at 4:24 p.m., weighing 8 pounds 6 ounces. In honor of Will and Kate's new…

  7. Jay-Z, 'Magna Carta Holy Grail': Track-By-Track Review

    July 04, 2013 1:50 PM EDT Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail," which became available thrugh the Samsung app (but also leaked elsewhere) late last night, is a lot to get through on a holiday... and not just if you have a Samsung phone. (Samsung users faced difficulties when downloading the album at…

  8. The Seekers Feted With Australian Honor, Judith Durham on the Mend

    May 30, 2013 12:54 AM EDT Australia’s '60s folk-pop icons the Seekers are to receive one of the country’s most prestigious music honors, coming just weeks after singer Judith Durham suffered a brain hemorrhage. The Seekers will be this year's recipients of APRA’s award for outstanding services to…

  9. Miss Kittin, 'Eleven': First Listen & Download

    April 17, 2013 3:30 PM EDT On the eve of her sixth album release, the French star talks EDM, electroclash, punk, and the genre trap. “What is EDM, seriously?” asks Miss Kittin with not a hint of sarcasm in her French lilt. “I don’t really know. Is it that the big music that is played at Ultra in Miami, like…

  10. Joss Stone Murder Plot Pair Found Guilty

    April 03, 2013 11:08 AM EDT Defendants were arrested in 2011 near the singer's home. A British jury has reportedly reached a guilty verdict nearly two years after a pair of men were arrested near the home of U.K. soul artist Joss Stone on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder the singer. According to live…

  11. Drake Signs With ASCAP: Exclusive

    April 01, 2013 10:38 AM EDT Drake has signed with ASCAP, the company’s VP of Rhythm & Soul Membership, Nicole George-Middleton, told Billboard exclusively today (April 1). "For me, a big part of making music is getting the opportunity to work with people I love, trust and respect," Drake says. "As…

  12. Pair Plotted To Kill Joss Stone, Court Hears

    March 19, 2013 5:52 AM EDT Prosecutors in Britain said Monday two men accused of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone planned to decapitate her, then dump her body in a river. The suspects, Junior Bradshaw and Kevin Liverpool, were arrested in June 2011, close to the singer's U.K. house after…

  13. David Bowie, 'The Next Day': Track-By-Track Review

    February 27, 2013 12:45 AM EST The first single released from David Bowie's first album in 10 years, "Where Are We Now?", is an anomaly. It is gentler, slower and lighter than the other 13 songs on "The Next Day," this musical chameleon's return to rock 'n' roll. Bowie and…

  14. The Seed: Juicy J, Future, Maino and More

    February 23, 2013 10:30 AM EST Introducing the Juice's weekly R&B/Hip-Hop round-up. It is our pleasure to introduce you to the newest addition to the Juice family, the Seed! Every Saturday, we will kick off your weekend with 10 new R&B/Hip-Hop tracks unleashed on the internet within the past seven days.…

  15. Mary J. Blige Honored by Vibe at Pre-Grammy Party

    February 09, 2013 4:00 PM EST Babyface called her an icon; Diddy said she was like a sister; and Anita Baker credited her for helping secure her latest Grammy nomination . There was no shortage of superlatives bestowed on Mary J. Blige on Friday night as Vibe magazine celebrated the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul's career,…

  16. Mac Miller to Star in Six-Part MTV2 Reality Series

    December 19, 2012 11:10 AM EST Mac Miller is headed to Hollywood. Not unlike a real-life version of HBO's "Entourage," MTV2 has begun production on reality series that follows the emerging music superstar as he and his friends -- the Most Dope crew -- leave their hometown of Pittsburgh, Penn., for the first…

  17. Whitney Houston, PSY Top Google's 2012 Trends

    December 12, 2012 9:42 PM EST The world's attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver. Whitney Houston was the "top trending" search of the year,…

  18. Mary J. Blige Embraces 'Betty & Coretta' Role: 'I'm Working My Way'

    September 26, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Taking a breather from her Liberation Tour with D'Angelo, Mary J. Blige is in Montreal this week to begin filming "Betty & Coretta," a double biopic of Betty Shabazz (played by Blige) and Coretta Scott King (Angela Bassett) in the wake of the deaths of their husbands,…

  19. Adam Ant Readies 'Analog-Sounding' Album for Early 2013 Release

    September 11, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Veteran singer-songwriter kicks off first North American tour in 17 years this week. Adam Ant promises that his forthcoming album, "Adam Ant is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner's Daughter," is, like its title, "completely different form anything else I've…

  20. Fashion Week NYC: Estelle Sits Front Row at BCBG, Samantha Ronson Spins at Charlotte's Show

    September 08, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Summer is coming to an end, but the fashionistas at New York Fashion Week are already bustling around in 8-inch stilettos, prepping next year's warm-weather fashions. As the spring 2013 runway shows begin at Lincoln Center, Billboard will be on the scene, exploring all of the shows,…

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