1. Morrissey Scolds Beyonce During L.A. Concert

    March 02, 2013 5:28 PM EST After insisting L.A.'s Staples Center go vegetarian for his show, Morrissey chided Beyonce for her choice of handbags once onstage on Friday. More than 25 years after the split of iconic British indie-rockers The Smiths, Morrissey remains one of the most intriguing figures in rock.…

  2. Dustin Lynch: Chart Beat Meet & Greet Video

    February 05, 2013 10:05 AM EST The country singer stopped by Billboard to perform his hits 'Cowboys and Angels' and 'She Cranks My Tractor.' "My era of guys is the class of '89: Garth [Brooks], Clint Black, Alan Jackson. Early '90s, mid-'90s country is still some of my favorite…

  3. Cee Lo Green and Goodie Mob Tackle Covers and Hits at ESPN Super Bowl Party

    February 02, 2013 9:35 AM EST The Atlanta hip-hop crew eventually turned a too-cool crowd crazy. Right after midnight on Friday (Feb. 2), Cee Lo Green took the stage at the ESPN the Magazine party, and the crowd of athletes, famous faces, and behind-the-scenes moneymakers rushed the stage. The Cee Lo Green they…

  4. Miguel 'Adorn's No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay For 20th Week: Weekly Chart Notes

    January 25, 2013 6:24 PM EST A look at other songs to rule Billboard radio charts for at least 20 frames, as well as what makes Miguel's smash so durable. Miguel's "Adorn" joins an elite group of hits to have led a Billboard airplay ranking for a whopping 20 weeks or more, as his smooth ballad tops…

  5. David Bowie's 'Where Are We Now' Looking for Rock Songs Chart Debut

    January 09, 2013 8:36 PM EST David Bowie's rush-released "Where Are We Now" may currently sit at No. 1 on iTunes' U.K. Top Singles list and figure prominently in download sales worldwide, but it is currently set to miss out on the Official Charts Company's chart on Sunday, as it contravenes OCC…

  6. Bruno Mars Still Atop Hot 100, Will.i.am & Britney Spears Enter Top 10

    January 09, 2013 1:15 PM EST With five weeks on top, 'Locked Out of Heaven' becomes Mars' longest-leading No. 1 Bruno Mars remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 , as "Locked Out of Heaven" logs a fifth week at No. 1. Will.i.am and Britney Spears ' "Scream & Shout," meanwhile,…

  7. Britney Spears 'Focused' on New Album

    December 30, 2012 9:20 PM EST She's 'Collaborating With Some New, Inspiring Producers' for Eighth Studio Set Britney Spears doesn't want to talk about her possible exit from "The X Factor," instead she's shifting attention to her upcoming eighth studio album. While answering fan…

  8. The Year In Chart Beat Meet & Greets: Gotye, The Wanted, Alicia Keys & More

    December 29, 2012 11:05 AM EST Chart Beat had your passes to up-close performances and interviews all year long. A new venue opened in New York this year that's since welcomed star acts from various genres. No, not Brooklyn's Barclays Center (although that's had some good shows, too). The tight spaces of…

  9. Britney Spears' Potential 'X Factor' Exit: How Much Would It Hurt?

    December 28, 2012 12:05 AM EST Two weeks after Antonio "L.A."Reid confirmed that the second season of the U.S. version of "The X Factor" would be his last on the judges panel , rumors of Britney Spears' exit from the show spread like wildfire on Thursday (Dec. 27), following a report from Us Weekly…

  10. Rolling Stones Give Brooklyn What It Wants

    December 09, 2012 3:15 AM EST Hours/23 Songs/50 Years -- Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ron Fuggedabout Age and Rock Brooklyn for the First Time "It's great to be here in Brooklyn, in this great new arena," Mick Jagger said early in the Rolling Stones ' first-ever show in the borough Saturday night. "…

  11. Rihanna Remains Atop Hot 100, Adds Radio Songs Reign

    December 05, 2012 4:00 PM EST As 'Diamonds' dominates the Hot 100 for a third week, it takes over Radio Songs. Plus, will.i.am and Britney Spears start just outside the top 10 As' "Locked Out of Heaven" (4-2) by approximately 2,500 chart points. "Diamonds" dips by 9% in overall points,…

  12. Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' At 30: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    November 30, 2012 10:45 AM EST Thirty years ago, Michael Jackson unleashed nine tracks that thrilled the world. Here's our look back at each song on his iconic 1982 album, "Thriller." • How 'Thriller' Changed Music • PHOTOS: Michael Jackson's Life • MJ's Biggest Chart Thrills Michael…

  13. Will.i.am and Britney Spears Multiply in 'Scream and Shout' Video: Watch

    November 28, 2012 10:03 PM EST Get ready to "Scream and Shout" for Will.i.am and Britney Spears ' new video. After weeks of anticipation, the video for the collaborative track premiered on "The X Factor" on Wednesday night. The Fox show -- which Spears judges -- finally aired the video toward the…

  14. Will.i.am on Britney Spears Song Leak: 'It's Not in Your Control'

    November 19, 2012 8:50 AM EST So close. Will.i.am 's new single with Britney Spears , "Scream & Shout," sprung a leak over the weekend, mere days before the much anticipated track was to premiere this afternoon . C'est la vie says the Black Eyed Peas star. "Well, that's done," he…

  15. Elvis Presley's Conquest of NYC Shown in Rare Footage: 'It Was Very Emotional'

    November 15, 2012 10:30 AM EST It was June of 1972. Though his career had enjoyed more triumphs than most any other in showbusiness, there was one city that Elvis Presley wanted to conquer: New York City. It had been over fifteen years since the "King of Rock & Roll" had performed there -- and he had not…

  16. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Still No. 1, 'Now 44' Scores Top Debut

    November 14, 2012 11:00 AM EST Ne-Yo surpasses sales expectations and Aerosmith goes Top 5 on the Billboard 200. Taylor Swift 's "Red" reigns supreme for a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 196,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 43%). Swift beats the No. 2 title -- the debuting "…

  17. Songwriters Hall of Fame: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood Honor the Greats

    October 08, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter among the honorees in Nashville. Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Marc Cohn, Bekka Bramlett and J. Fred Knobloch were among those paying tribute Sunday night (Oct.7) as Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Tony Arata were…

  18. James Franco's Band Working on Full-Length Album

    October 04, 2012 11:50 AM EDT Oscar-nominated actor describes working with Smokey Robinson on his band Daddy's first EP, 'MotorCity.' James Franco has been James Dean, Spider-Man pal Harry Osborn, Hugh Hefner, "127 Hours" climber Aron Ralston and, soon, the wizard of Oz. But his latest role is in…

  19. The 10 Best 'Gangnam Style' Parodies

    September 19, 2012 12:50 PM EDT PSY Features • PHOTOS: PSY Invades America • 'Gangnam Style' Gallops To No. 2 on Hot 100 • VIDEO: Psy Talks 'Style,' Bieber • Psy Rules Social 50 Chart • Britney Spears & Psy Do 'Gangnam Style' Since going viral last month, K-pop sensation   Gandalf Style A…

  20. Victoria Justice: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 2:49 PM EDT No. 21: Victoria Justice Last Year's Rank: 10 Birthdate: February 19, 1993 (age 19) Why She's Hot: The 19-year-old star of "Victorious" tumbles a bit in our 21 Under 21 list due to a relatively quiet recording year, but even as co-stars like Ariana Grande continue to see…

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