1. Lance Bass Talks Mixed Feelings on Lou Pearlman's Death, Why the 'Music Industry Is Still Very Homophobic'

    September 15, 2016 12:55 PM EDT They say you can’t jump from boy band to solo star, with *NSYNC alum Justin Timberlake as the exception that proves the rule. But JT’s former bandmate Lance Bass, 37, has carved his own path through the entertainment world. His latest evolution has him hosting Finding Prince Charming which…

  2. Michael Jackson Remixes: Listen to 9 Best Right Now

    August 24, 2016 11:53 AM EDT These remixes are fit for a king. The King of Pop is behind such a lengthy string of hits that still deliver the same impassioned energy they did when he first created them. Michael Jackson 's music and star power are undeniable, and his influence is evident in various ways -- including…

  3. Elvis Presley & Madonna: The Day the Music Died, and Was Born

    August 16, 2016 11:05 AM EDT Aug. 16 marks the date that we welcomed the Queen of Pop and lost the King of Rock & Roll. Today marks the date that we welcomed the Queen of Pop and lost the King of Rock & Roll. Madonna was born Aug. 16, 1958. As we celebrate the Material Girl's birthday - happy 58th! …

  4. Justin Bieber Has U.K.'s Two Best-Selling Songs This Week So Far

    August 16, 2016 2:12 AM EDT Two tracks featuring  Justin Bieber  are battling it out for the U.K. singles chart crown, again. "Cold Water" (Because Music), by U.S. electronic outfit  Major Lazer  featuring Bieber and  MØ , is heading toward a fourth successive week atop the Official U.K. Singles Chart. It’s 3…

  5. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Shawn Mendes' 'Treat' Climbs, Kanye West Earns His 40th Top 40 Hit

    August 05, 2016 10:41 AM EDT As previously reported , Sia’s “Cheap Thrills,” featuring Sean Paul, spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Aug. 13) and fends off a strong challenger in Major Lazer’s “Cold Water,” with Justin Bieber & MO, which debuts at No. 2. Plus, Adele continues to scale the…

  6. Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40

    July 28, 2016 5:50 PM EDT As Sia ’s “Cheap Thrills” becomes her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as an artist, the singer-songwriter also completes the rare feat of earning her first No. 1 after her 40th birthday. Sia's 'Cheap Thrills' Hits No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart Just how unusual is…

  7. Michael Jackson's Nephews File $100M Libel Suit Against 'Radar Online' Over 'Sleazy' Porn Allegations

    July 27, 2016 8:17 PM EDT The lawsuit claims a series of stories published by the gossip website defame the late King of Pop and his three nephews. Michael Jackson 's nephews are taking Radar Online to court over stories that allege they were sexually abused by their uncle and accepted gifts to cover it up,…

  8. Michael Jackson's 2005 Child-Molestation Trial: Journalists Remember the Public Frenzy, Porn, Hijinks

    July 01, 2016 8:50 PM EDT For CNN's Miguel Marquez, the most surreal day of Michael Jackson 's child-molestation trial was March 25, 2005, when the prosecution spent hours displaying images from Barely Legal , Purely 18 , Live Young Girls , Finally Legal Freshman Class Orgy and other similar magazines seized…

  9. Rapper/Singer Omer 'O-Bee' Bhatti Debuts Prince Michael Jackson-Produced 'Automatic' Video: Premiere

    June 28, 2016 12:44 PM EDT Rapper/ singer Omer "O-Bee" Bhatti plays super hero in the clip for his latest single "Automatic," making its debut on  Billboard .  Shot in less than a week, the video -- directed by Chris Perez and produced by Michael Jackson 's son, Prince Michael Jackson -- was a…

  10. Michael Jackson's Daughter, Brothers Honor Him on Anniversary of His Death

    June 25, 2016 9:25 PM EDT Michael Jackson was remembered by his family on Saturday (June 25), seven years after his passing at the age of 50. Daughter Paris paid tribute to the late King of Pop by creating a photo collage featuring images of herself and her father, including childhood snapshots and what appears to be…

  11. Police Reports Surface Detailing Michael Jackson's Alleged Pornography Collection; Jackson Estate Responds

    June 21, 2016 5:21 PM EDT UPDATE: This story has been updated to include a statement from the estate of Michael Jackson. Please find the statement in full below. Radar Online released police reports Tuesday (June 21) that appear to be from the Santa Barbara Country Sheriff's Department in 2005 offering…

  12. All 9 Jackson Family Siblings Have Now Had Solo Hits on the Billboard Charts

    June 03, 2016 4:42 PM EDT Tito's new single "Get It Baby" completes the family set. Tito Jackson joins his brothers and sisters like Michael and Janet, and scores his first solo hit on the Billboard charts with "Get It Baby." With the single's recent debut, Tito becomes the ninth…

  13. Michael Jackson's Daughter Paris Shows off Her 'Dangerous' Ink

    May 24, 2016 2:34 AM EDT Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris has an impressive new tattoo which pays homage to the King of Pop. Paris’s new ink was inspired by the artwork for her father’s album Dangerous , which reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in December 1991. The body art features a menagerie of exotic animals …

  14. Wale Debuts Michael Jackson-Referencing Jam 'My P.Y.T.': Listen

    May 20, 2016 11:01 AM EDT Wale gets his two-step on for his latest single "My P.Y.T.," a Michael Jackson -referencing jam that stands for "pretty young thing." On The Dope  Boyz-produced  track, the D.C. rhymer dedicates a slew of bars to his special lady: "Pretty young girl/ Toast for you…

  15. Keith Urban Uses Personal Heritage to Push Country Limits in 'Wasted Time'

    May 02, 2016 10:18 AM EDT The track from his 'Ripcord' album was written mere weeks after his father's passing. When his father died on Dec. 5, 2015, Keith Urban was in the midst of working on what would become Ripcord , an album that’s due May 6. That kind of event is profoundly emotional, typically…

  16. Michael Jackson's Worth When He Died at Heart of Billion-Dollar Tax Court Battle

    April 20, 2016 10:21 AM EDT The IRS insists Jackson's name and image were worth more than $434 million. His estate says only $2,105. This story first appeared in the May 6 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine . Of all the befuddling legal matters in the entertainment business, there's perhaps none that…

  17. Will Paul McCartney Get The Rights To His Beatles Songs Back? He's Already Working On It

    March 18, 2016 3:22 PM EDT When news broke that the Michael Jackson estate would sell its 50 percent share of Sony/ATV Music Publishing to Sony in a $750 million deal, many wondered whether Paul McCartney would finally be able to acquire the rights to his share of the company’s crown jewel -- the Lennon-McCartney…

  18. Michael Jackson Hologram Dispute Is Settled

    March 17, 2016 3:56 PM EDT Two companies that fought viciously over the rights to hologram and digital projection technology have come to an agreement with each other, although it won't quite end all the legal madness over the technology capable of reviving dead stars and allowing living ones to be in multiple…

  19. Inside Sony/ATV's Buyout of Michael Jackson's Estate -- And Why They Cashed Out

    March 16, 2016 6:18 PM EDT From pricey antiques to a sprawling ranch stocked with exotic animals, Michael Jackson made many investments of varying usefulness over the course of his career. Yet among all of them, ATV Music Publishing -- which he purchased for $47.5 million in 1985, merged with Sony in a joint venture 10…

  20. A Timeline of Michael Jackson's Best Bet: The Sony/ATV Catalog

    March 16, 2016 3:34 PM EDT Michael Jackson was a famously profligate spender, renowned in his latter years for endless shopping sprees that nearly broke the bank. As a result, at the time of his death in 2009, the self-proclaimed King of Pop was $500 million in the hole. Before his shocking overdose at age 50, rumors…

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