1. Tokyo Police Club Ready '10 Days, 10 Covers, 10 Years'; Eye Third Album

    October 11, 2011 4:00 PM EDT After a sophomore album dubbed "Champ," it's no surprise that Tokyo Police Club is an ambitious band. But taking on 10 covers from 10 years in 10 days, as the group did in a Los Angeles studio at the end of August, would be a tall order for any act. "Ambitious is one word…

  2. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 10/8/2011

    October 08, 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 @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @JColeNC : So many people to stunt on, fighting the urge to…

  3. 21 Under 21: Miley Cyrus (2011)

    September 27, 2011 9:50 AM EDT No. 21. Miley Cyrus Birthdate: November 23, 1992 (age 18) Rank Last Year: 10 Why She's Hot: Miley's had quite the year -- some ups, some downs -- but despite lackluster sales of her third studio album and that whole Salvia snafu, Ms. Cyrus is still a teen force to be reckoned with.…

  4. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Tops Adult Pop Songs

    September 26, 2011 5:55 PM EDT Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. 1 *** "Moves Like Jagger" Maroon…

  5. Is Adele's 'Someone Like You' The First No. 1 Piano-And-Vocal-Only Ballad?

    September 13, 2011 12:05 PM EDT H ello Gary! I was amazed (and very, very happy) that Adele 's wonderful and mesmerizing ballad "Someone Like You" has made it all the way to the top of the Hot 100 , helped by her incredible performance at the MTV Video Music Awards Aug. 28 . I really thought that, being a…

  6. VMAs 2011: The 20 Best & Worst Dressed

    August 29, 2011 2:30 PM EDT An evening of gender bending, babies and all things leopard commenced last night at the 28th annual celebration of the MTV Video Music Awards. The show was loud in more ways then one, and certainly held true to its long tradition of exhibiting the most outrageous fashions of the year. From…

  7. Billboard Bits: Jon Stewart to Host Nirvana Special, Trace Cyrus & Brenda Song Expecting

    August 25, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jon Stewart To Hold Nirvana Special With Remaining Members on SiriusXM In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's "Nevermind," comedian and "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart will…

  8. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 8/13/2011

    August 13, 2011 12:45 PM 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 @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @THEREALSWIZZZ : It's going DOOOOWWWWNNNNN! …

  9. Miley Cyrus to Star and Produce God-Themed Comedy

    August 02, 2011 10:10 AM EDT Paramount has preemptively picked up an untitled comedy pitch with Miley Cyrus attached to star and produce. Cyrus will produce with her mother Tish Cyrus via the duo's Hope Town Entertainment banner. Also producing is Andrew Panay, whose credits include "Wedding Crashers" and …

  10. Wonder Girls Cover B.o.B / Bruno Mars: The Poll Winner!

    August 01, 2011 9:43 AM EDT Thousands and thousands and thousands of you came to Billboard.com in recent weeks to vote on which song Korean pop sensations Wonder Girls should play for their Mashup Monday cover. It was close, but B.o.B and Bruno Mars ' hip-hop/R&B-tinged "Nothin' On You" won with…

  11. Miley Cyrus Gets Pro-Gay Marriage Tattoo

    August 01, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Miley Cyrus has added another tattoo to her collection, and this time it's a symbol for marriage equality on her ring finger. The singer tweeted a photo of her new ink on Saturday."All LOVE is equal," she tweeted, along with the photo. In the image, her other tattoo, a heart on…

  12. Hot Tours: U2, Miley Cyrus, Kenny Chesney

    July 29, 2011 1:50 PM EDT U2 is No. 1 in the weekly Hot Tours tally with ticket sales counts reported from sold out stadium concerts in three U.S. markets during the final weeks of the record-breaking 360° Tour. This week's combined gross of $19.8 million comes from performances at Philadelphia's Lincoln…

  13. Disney Dudes & Divas: Then & Now Photos

    July 26, 2011 3:15 PM EDT Disney has quite the eye for finding young talent and molding their boys and girls into stars, but kids don't stay young forever. Every Disney star -- from '90s Mouseketeers Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake , to recent stars like JoBros and Miley Cyrus -- has to grow up and toss…

  14. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 7/16/2011

    July 16, 2011 10:00 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 @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @BrunoMars : @Billboarddotcom I've always wanted to…

  15. Hot Tours: U2, Kylie Minogue, Kenny Chesney

    July 15, 2011 5:45 PM EDT U2 returns to the top of the Hot Tours rankings as the final leg of the 360° Tour winds down to its late July finale. Box office stats from three venues reported during the past week add $16.8 million to the tour's overall gross total which now stands at an all-time Billboard Boxscore…

  16. Ask Billboard: Pen Pals: Readers Respond, Part 2

    July 09, 2011 10:05 AM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PEN PALS, READERS…

  17. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 7/9/2011

    July 09, 2011 10:00 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 @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @iamwill : The @Bep will take a break after the beginning..…

  18. Weekly Chart Notes: Beyonce, LMFAO, Katy Perry

    July 08, 2011 1:05 PM EDT '4' SCORES: Beyonce and Adele are doing quite a number on the Billboard 200. Beyonce's new leader "4" roars in at No. 1, a spot above Adele's former 10-week topper "21." Despite the titles' lock on the Billboard 200's top two spots, just nine…

  19. Alice Cooper Joins Ke$ha Onstage, Miley Cyrus Covers Gorillaz

    July 06, 2011 12:20 PM EDT Both Ke$ha and Miley Cyrus covered famous songs while overseas this week, but Ke$ha's cover had an added claim for legitimacy: the song's original artist. Alice Cooper joined Ke$ha onstage in Oslo, Norway last night (July 5) as she and her band tore into a cover of Cooper's…

  20. Weekly Chart Notes: Pitbull, Jill Scott, Weird Al Yankovic

    June 30, 2011 7:55 PM EDT PET SOUNDS: Dog days are just beginning atop the Billboard Hot 100 , as Pitbull celebrates his first No. 1 with "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer. In anticipation of the Miami rapper's ascension to the apex, Chart Beat reader and frequent contributor…

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