1. Michelle Obama Says She Won't Run for President at SXSW Chat With Queen Latifah & Missy Elliott

    March 16, 2016 1:53 PM EDT Michelle Obama isn't just the White House's resident fashion inspiration -- the First Lady of the U.S. is making it her personal duty to bring education to young ladies around the world.  SXSW 2016: See Photos From the Fest For her special SXSW keynote presentation on Wednesday …

  2. Missy Elliott & Queen Latifah Joining Michelle Obama's SXSW Keynote

    March 15, 2016 9:29 AM EDT First Lady Michelle Obama will grace the SXSW stage tomorrow (March 16) for her keynote panel with a star-studded squad, including rapper Missy Elliott , songwriter phenom Diane Warren , and actress Sophia Bush, as well as moderator, the multi-hyphenate Queen Latifah .  SXSW 2016: 10…

  3. Tweet Returns With 'Charlene' After Over a Decade, Talks Reuniting with Missy Elliott & Timbaland

    February 29, 2016 11:26 AM EST In 2002, Tweet 's Timbaland -produced hit single "Oops (Oh My)" became an instant classic of the era. Charlene Keys’ church-trained vocals paired with her sensual sass carried her to the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart as her debut  Southern Hummingbird  (released that…

  4. New Meghan Trainor Album on the Way, 1D's Louis Tomlinson Talks Fatherhood & More Inside Scoop

    February 19, 2016 1:38 PM EST More Meghan On The Way?  A second LP by best new artist winner Meghan Trainor   is tentatively due in May, say sources. One song, likely to be called “No,” has the makings of an “All About That Ba ss” sequel, with the lyrics “My name is ‘no’/My n umber is ‘no.’ ” 1D’s Valentine’s Day Daddy…

  5. Elle King & Rachel Platten Co-Writer Dave Bassett Shares His 2016 Grammys Diary

    February 18, 2016 4:31 PM EST Dave Bassett scored two big radio hits last year, co-writing and producing Elle King 's "Ex's & Oh's" and co-writing Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." Earning a best rock song Grammy nomination for the former, the Malibu songwriter/record producer kept…

  6. Missy Elliott Decimates the Crowd at Warner Grammy Party with Explosive Set

    February 16, 2016 5:56 AM EST Missy Elliott ’s slow creep of a comeback over the past year -- her rousing 2015 Super Bowl appearance , her recent singles “WTF (Where They From)” and “Pep Rally” -- did little to prepare the audience at the Warner Music post-Grammy party at Milk Studios in Hollywood for the explosive 45…

  7. Missy Elliott Shares New Song 'Pep Rally' in Time for Super Bowl 50: Listen

    February 07, 2016 2:48 PM EST Beyonce isn’t the only one surprising fans with new music during Super Bowl weekend. Hours ahead of the big game on Sunday (Feb. 7), Missy Elliott shared a new song called “Pep Rally.” “#SuperBowl this my new Bounce ‘PepRally’ get u right 4the game where my Clappers,” she tweeted . S uper…

  8. Meet the Pint-Size Dancer from Missy Elliott's Women in Music Tribute

    December 18, 2015 8:59 PM EST Missy Elliott has been a longtime proponent of young talent busting a move in her music videos (see: Alyson Stoner ), so it was only fitting that her choreographer Galen Hooks recruited a pint-size dynamo for Misdemeanor's tribute at Billboard 's Women in Music ceremony, which aired…

  9. Ciara Presents Missy Elliott With Innovator Award at Billboard Women in Music: Read Her Full Speech

    December 18, 2015 8:53 PM EST Ciara was honored to introduce Missy Elliott at Billboard's Women in Music 2015 . Watch Ciara Talk Motherhood: 'It's a Great Challenge That I Don't Think's Ever Gonna Stop' Read her full speech below: "Just insane. Just amazing. And now, Billboard Women in…

  10. Missy Elliott's Top 10 Billboard Hits

    December 18, 2015 5:33 PM EST Known for her own early 2000 hits like "Get Ur Freak On" and "Lose Control," Missy Elliott 's also been a crucial contributor to others' hits. She is honored as our Innovator at  Billboard 's Women in Music event -- airing Friday (Dec. 18) at 8 p.m. ET on…

  11. Lady Gaga, Missy Elliott, Fifth Harmony & More Share Special Moments From Billboard's Women in Music 2015

    December 11, 2015 5:45 PM EST Memories were made at the 2015 Billboard Women in Music event on Friday (Dec. 11) as some of music's leading ladies were honored for their outstanding achievements the past year. The list of recipients and awards included:  Selena Gomez as Chart Topper;  Kelsea Ballerini  as…

  12. Innovator Missy Elliott Delivers Emotional Speech at Billboard Women in Music 2015

    December 11, 2015 2:08 PM EST Missy Elliott brought the funk to New York's Cipriani on Friday (Dec. 11). As Billboard's inaugural Innovator of the Year, the Virginia rapper let her Adidas tracksuit-clad dancers bust a move (or five) to a medley of her hits including "Lose Control," "Work It…

  13. Watch the Next Generation of Kids Dancing to Missy Elliott in New 'WTF' Choreography Video

    November 27, 2015 6:43 PM EST Some of Missy Elliott 's most iconic videos feature kids dancing to her always shimmy-worthy songs -- so it just makes sense that a whole new group of dancers would add some choreography to her comeback single, "WTF." Missy Elliott's 'WTF' Hits Top 10 on Hot R…

  14. Ask Billboard: Missy Elliott's Career Album Sales

    November 22, 2015 9:05 AM EST A look at sales of her albums, as she readies her return to the Hot 100's top 40. Plus, more about Adele's 'Hello.' As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as…

  15. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Justin Bieber's Artist 100 Milestone & More

    November 21, 2015 10:00 AM EST The latest  Billboard  charts saw Justin Bieber find his Purpose  on the charts and Chris Stapleton continue to reap the rewards of his CMA Awards domination. Justin Bieber Tops Billboard Artist 100 Chart for First Time Here are 13 things you need to know about this week's charts:  1. We…

  16. Adele, Zayn Malik & Missy Elliott: Real-Time Rewind for Nov. 20

    November 20, 2015 11:41 AM EST Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. Shira Karsen hits the studio for…

  17. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Missy Elliott's 'WTF' Debuts, With Leap Expected Next Week

    November 20, 2015 1:00 AM EST Elliott's comeback track debuts at No. 91, with an advance to the top 40 likely next week. Plus, moves for Coldplay, Sam Smith, Rachel Platten & Flo Rida. As previously reported, Adele 's "Hello" spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Nov. 28) and…

  18. Missy Elliott on How Her Anxiety Struggles Have Affected Her

    November 19, 2015 11:30 AM EST In Billboard 's new cover story with the inimitable Missy Elliott, the hip-hop boundary pusher elaborates on the anxiety issues she's struggled with despite boasting one of the most enviable careers in rap history. For example, she's one of a handful of rappers to play the…

  19. Billboard Cover: Missy Elliott on Her Comeback -- 'There Is Only One Missy'

    November 19, 2015 9:00 AM EST A couple of weeks before the world will get to see it, Missy Elliott stops by the Manhattan headquarters of her label, Atlantic, to give staff a sneak peek of the video for her hypnotically percussive, Pharrell Williams -produced new single, “WTF (Where They From),” the latest in a series of…

  20. What Is Graves' Disease? A Primer on Missy Elliott's Condition

    November 18, 2015 11:00 AM EST After knocking out six classic or near-classic albums between 1997 and 2005, Missy Elliott 's madcap pace came to a screeching halt. A few scattered tracks and 10 years later, Elliott is primed for a comeback, hot off her spot with Katy Perry and the Super Bowl halftime show and with a…

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